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  1. Talking points

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... sentences al-Qaeda 'drone' plotter A federal court in Boston sentences a 26-year-old al-Qaeda sympathiser who has pleaded guilty to plotting to bomb the Pentagon and the Capitol using model planes laden with C4 explosives (left). Rezwan Ferdaus had called his models 'small drone airplanes', according to the FBI's reports, in an echo of America's ...

  2. Living life on the run is a mistake

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to a smartphone; laptop case over shoulder, hitting other drones as you power through the crowds; never stopping to notice anything that is unrelated to what's going on in your head. Some people argue ...

  3. on style, she rules

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I need to comply with a dreary casual-dress policy at work. Chinos are de rigueur for the drone banker but I find most brands too baggy and shapeless. I liked the more fitted, flat-fronted cut of R.M. Williams moleskins but can't find them in Hong Kong. Could you help, please? Load of Khaki, Admiralty The Dictator: What? I thought you drones had employee handbooks expressly ...

  4. Letters

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... history and the context around which the second Iraq war and the drone attack on a Yemeni doctor to which he refers (seems he must have a mole in that air force base on the prairies who fed him ...

  5. Smart way to get on in the ministry of silly ideas

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... always rely on immediately accessible manifestations of this genre. They need to study the drone-like speeches delivered in the legislature, pore over government publications for small signs ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Dec 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Escalation is the wrong policy The US has intensified its killing in Afghanistan and Pakistan. On December 17 and 18, US Predator drone aircraft carried out an escalating series of missile attacks on Pakistani targets near the Afghanistan frontier. What was described as a fleet of drones pummelled a village in North Waziristan, killing as many as 17 people on December 17. According to media ...

  7. Reyna Harilela

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... myself junk food- I'm always dipping into French fries. In London, Drones is wonderful. I think it's a members-only club and the food is amazing.' Any favourite dishes? ...

  8. The quiz

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... 3 Shanghai Shenhua 4 Three 5 D 6 A US Predator drone 7 Havel; The Garden Party. Hitchens; The Trial of Henry Kissinger. Gaddafi; The Green Book 8 C 9 Her right leg 10 Credit Suisse 11 Estonia 12 ...

  9. In your dreams

    Posted Mar 01st 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Something the financial secretary said last week made me chuckle. It wasn't anything to do with his humour: there wasn't any in his lengthy budget speech, which he read, head bowed, in that monotonous drone so typical of our bureaucrats. Maybe John Tsang Chun-wah didn't look his listeners in the eye because he had nothing to say that would even ...

  10. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... night heard. But how can you find rhythm from 50,000 fans, each blowing a vuvuzela indiscriminately. This is pure noise - a one-note drone. Where is the great African rhythm in this? Can you ...




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