0 Visits: 1148 | Friday February 01, 2013 - 11:32:33(Reuters) - A Somali-American man was found guilty on Thursday of trying to blow up a Christmas-tree lighting ceremony in Oregon using a fake bomb supplied to him by undercover agents posing as Islamist militants, the public defender's office said.
Ten years ago this Friday, seven astronauts died when space shuttle Columbia broke up during re-entry.
0 Visits: 980 | Friday February 01, 2013 - 09:52:20Ten years ago this Friday, seven astronauts died when space shuttle Columbia broke up during re-entry. ,Where were you that day?
0 Visits: 1116 | Friday February 01, 2013 - 04:15:11LONDON – Citing a "specific threat to Westerners," the British government issued a warning on Sunday for any of its citizens living in Somaliland to flee the breakaway territory that lies between Ethiopia and the Gulf of Aden, on the northern tip of the Horn of Africa.
0 Visits: 1120 | Friday February 01, 2013 - 02:39:24According to the latest estimates from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the economies of the Horn of Africa struggled to rebound last year after the devastating drought of 2011.
0 Visits: 1024 | Tuesday January 22, 2013 - 04:54:57Austrians are voting in a referendum to decide whether the country retains compulsory military service or switches to a professional army.
0 Visits: 932 | Tuesday January 22, 2013 - 04:47:42Barack Obama is due to be officially sworn in for his second term as US president in a small ceremony at the White House.
0 Visits: 1109 | Tuesday January 22, 2013 - 04:45:28It's a common grumble that politicians' lifestyles are far removed from those of their electorate. Not so in Uruguay. Meet the president - who lives on a ramshackle farm and gives away most of his pay.
0 Visits: 1254 | Tuesday January 22, 2013 - 04:33:56At the checkpoint on the northern edge of Niono, a group of Malian soldiers sat in the shade, watching the news - about their country, about Oprah interviewing Lance Armstrong, or whatever - on a battered television.
0 Visits: 1476 | Tuesday January 22, 2013 - 04:25:24The Burmese army has launched a fresh attack on rebel Kachin forces in the north of the country, breaking a short-lived government ceasefire.