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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Manning branded a 'traitor and anarchist' at court martial

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States Soldier passed secrets to help al-Qaeda, says prosecutor in wrap up of court martial Soldier Bradley Manning betrayed his country ... but well-intentioned truth-teller. "He was not a troubled young soul, he was a determined soldier with the knowledge, ability and desire to harm the United States in its war effort," lead prosecutor ...

  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Jailed Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan denies being part of killing machine

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... bites for head of state As the Khmer Rouge's head of state, Khieu Samphan was one of the few public faces of the brutal Cambodian regime. The 83-year-old insisted he was not part ... and during the regime years Khieu Samphan was appointed head of state as well as to more powerful positions within the party. It was in these roles that genocide researchers say he would have surely ...

  3. News - World - EUROPE

    EC head warns Cameron against 'historic mistake' on immigration

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 09:41pm by GDN

    ... argued yesterday that Britain was better off in the EU and warned that alienating its allies would be a "historic mistake". The outgoing head of the 28-member bloc's executive body ... forward question the very principle at stake and offend fellow member states," he added. Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed to renegotiate the terms of Britain's EU membership ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Islamic State jihadists take heavy losses in battle for Kobane on Syria-Turkey border

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 08:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Mursitpinar

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mursitpinar In a sign that the tide may be turning against Islamic State radicals fighting to take the town of Kobane on the border between Syria and Turkey reports say there have been many casualties Islamic State was taking heavy losses in the Syrian battleground of Kobane on Sunday as Iraqi forces fought the jihadists buoyed by US backing for top ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Why Julia Pierson, first woman head of US Secret Service, felt she had to quit

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 06:08am by Bloomberg, AP

    ... Agencies in Washington Having presided over a series of blunders as head of the US presidential protection unit, Julie Pierson lost confidence of her boss and Congress Secret Service head ... of an embarrassing end for the nation's first woman to head up the Secret Service after just 18 short months. On Wednesday, she finally resigned. Pierson was given the top job in March last year tasked ...

  6. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraqi Kurds fight Islamic State with antiquated weapons

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 11:36am by Associated Press in Mahmoudiyah, Iraq

    ... Associated Press in Mahmoudiyah, Iraq Kurdish Peshmerga fighters armed with decades-old weapons are facing Islamic State jihadists using moden American weapons captured from the Syrian ... fierce battles with Islamic State militants. One of them, Moustafa Saleh, tapped the cannon with his mud-caked boots. “Russian-made,” he said, with a smirk. “My grandfather used the same one.” ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Secret Service head Julia Pierson takes blame for White House breach

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Secret Service head takes the blame The head of the US Secret Service last night took "full responsibility" for a security lapse at the White House in which an intruder with a knife gained access to an area just yards from the president's private rooms. The Washington Post said that the man climbed a fence, ran across the lawn ...

  8. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Problem of corruption lies with a state economy

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:32am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Public sector contracts are the leading source of corruption, not private firms, as China shows Problem of graft lies with state economy In one of the highest level ... they will. Corruption is the normal state of things for a big state-run economy in which capital allocation is made by fiat decision from the centre. That's just the nature of the way that money ...

  9. Use your head

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... By John Millen 'Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses' Lao Tzu- ancient Chinese philosopher A head start I think I've got a head start over the others. What or who is...? 1 a big head a. someone who is always saying how good they are b. a person who works hard 2 a head of state a. the boss of the police ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Activists urge US drug agency head Margaret Hamburg to quit over painkiller abuse

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:40pm by AP

    ... by the FDA's continued approval of new, dangerous, high-dose opioid analgesics that are fuelling high rates of addiction and overdose deaths," states the letter, which is addressed to Health ...




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