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Police say three bombers behind Chechnya attack

GROZNY, Russia – Three suicide bombers were responsible for killing at least nine people in the capital of Russia’s Chechnya region, a police official in the North Caucasus province said on Wednesday. The attack late on Tuesday near Chechnya’s parliament building was one of the deadliest in recent years in Grozny, which has been rebuilt by a Kremlin-backed government after ...

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Panel: Widespread waste and fraud in war spending

WASHINGTON—As much as $60 billion in U.S. tax dollars has been lost to waste and fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan over the past decade due to lax oversight of contractors, poor planning and corruption, according to an independent panel. In its final report to Congress, to be publicly released Wednesday, the Commission on Wartime Contracting said the waste could grow ...

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Five Military Officers Convicted In Bolivia

News Americas, LA PAZ, Bolivia, Weds. Aug. 31, 2011: Five top military officers from Bolivia have been jailed for between 10 and 15 years in prison. Bolivia’s Supreme Court convicted four former generals and an admiral over the killings of at least 64 people during protests in 2003. The former generals, Roberto Claros Flores, Juan Veliz Herrera, Jose Ovaldo Quiroga ...

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Gucci-wearing Dalai Lama misleading world on Tibet: China

Calling the Dalai Lama “a small figure”, China today dismissed him as an old Lama who wears Gucci shoes and likes to travel around the world to mislead the international community on Tibet. “Since 1959, the Dalai has been in exile (in India). He is an old Lama, who wears…

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Caribbean Dreams in Mexico – International Living

International LivingCaribbean Dreams in MexicoInternational LivingOne of the best parts of this investment is the hotelier is going to lease back our condo and pay us a guaranteed income and take care of all the ownership expenses for the next five yea...

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Two More Monks jailed in Tibet, Rights Groups Condemn Unjust Trial

Article by Yeshe Choesang, WN Correspondent Dharamshala. Dharamshala: – A local Chinese court in Ngaba county of eastern Tibet Tuesday, 30 August, jailed two Tibetan monks of Kirti Monastery after accusing them of “intentional homicide” over Phuntsok’s death by self-immolation, according to a latest report. The US and international human rights organizations have strongly criticized the sentencing of three Tibetan ...

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Syrian forces said to be conducting searches for activists

BEIRUT – Syrian security forces conducted house-to-house raids in the central city of Hama yesterday, hunting for activists involved in the country’s uprising, residents and activists said. Several tanks and military buses were parked on the eastern entrance of the city, they said, while hundreds of soldiers searched two…

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Obama avoids political showdown, reschedules Congress speech

Washington, Sept 1 (PTI) Thursday, September 01, 2011 –> US President Barack Obama has avoided a major political showdown with the opposition Republican as he agreed to address the joint session of the Congress on September 8 instead of September 7 after objections from House Speaker John Boehner. Obama, who wanted to outline his much-anticipated jobs creation plan next Wednesday ...

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Around town: DJ Ferry Corsten and more – gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comAround town: DJ Ferry Corsten and moregulfnews.comWhat Hot Bollywood celebrities including, Priyanka Chopra, Malaika Arora, Jacqueline Fernandes, Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone, along with ex-Destiny's Child star, Kelly Rowland, Sea...

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‘Reggae’s Gone Country’ enjoys rousing launch – Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner'Reggae's Gone Country' enjoys rousing launchJamaica GleanerRising reggae artiste and TV personality Sanjay (left) speaks with the group LUST which sings 'Flowers On The Wall' as part of the 'Reggae's Gone Cou...

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