Israeli foreign minister charged over financesFriday, 14 December, 2012, 5:51am
Outrage in Britain as cleric freed from jail14 Nov 2012 - 3:52am
Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday found former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s ex-chief of staff guilty of corruption.
Jose Dirceu, Lula’s ex-right-hand man, was found guilty by six of the ten judges in connection with a vote-buying scheme in Congress during Lula’s first term, a court spokesman said.10 Oct 2012 - 8:41am
'Emerald seas', 'breathtaking views', 'astounding variety' - welcome to the cliche-rich, hype-heavy world of the modern backpack guidebook.
Somebody should impose a ban on gushing.2 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
The economic landscape is changing so rapidly that today's children will live in a world we will barely recognise. Most of us grew up thinking of an industrialised world centred on Europe and North America. Out there, somewhere, was a poverty stricken, very backwards 'Third World'. But even Africa now seems to be on the cusp of a great leap forward.13 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva has big plans for his country: He wants it to have a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council and sees it as one day being the leader of a united South America.
Given Brazil's setbacks in recent months, such ideas may seem far fetched. But keep in mind they come from a man who rose from abject poverty to the presidency.20 May 2006 - 12:00am
Phenomenal equity performances in the Brazilian and Mexican markets have generated phenomenal returns for Threadneedle21 Feb 2006 - 12:00am
With a name like Oonya Kempadoo, a writer must have a head start in turning out a lush, moist, exotic confection of a novel. Buxton Spice fulfils the promise of its author's sapid moniker (she sounds like some flavoursome rainforest fruit); what it lacks in plot (there is none, really) it more than makes up for in sheer tropical poetry.14 Aug 1999 - 12:00am