With intensive bombardments and street fighting in Yemen forcing more than 3,600 schools across the country to close and disrupting education for some 1.8 million children, the top United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) official there appealed today to the warring parties to [continue reading].
Donald Trump’s McCain insult shows ignorance of anti-air hell faced by pilots in Vietnam Aviators showed extreme courage in face of Soviet-supplied North Vietnamese defenses that created ‘most sophisticated and intense anti-air environment ever’ The contretemps over [continue reading].
CAIRO – Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy confirms that a verdict in his re-trial in Cairo has been postponed until Aug. 8. Fahmy, who faced widely denounced terror charges and had spent more than a year in prison before a successful appeal of an earlier conviction, says no [continue reading].
Vincent van Gogh, the most mythologized of Impressionists, died 125 years ago, on July 29, 1890. And he is the subject of two ongoing exhibitions recently reviewed by New York Times critics. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art is “Van Gogh: Irises and Roses,” which [continue reading].
Accused of supporting outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, Fahmy fears return to prison Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, who is on bail in Cairo, fears he and two other journalists will be ordered back in jail when a court in Cairo hands down its verdict on Thursday.Fahmy, the former [continue reading].
One of Canada’s most famous expats is railing against the Harper government over a federal law that takes the right to vote away from citizens living abroad for more than five years. Donald Sutherland attacks the policy in an opinion piece published Tuesday in the Globe [continue reading].
A news website in British Columbia opted not to include Stephen Harper’s name in its report on the prime minister’s visit to wildfire-ravaged West Kelowna Thursday, and referred to him in the headline only as a “man in blue suit.” Infonews.ca reporter [continue reading].
UN Human Rights Committee criticizes Canada’s record on asylum-seekers, missing and murdered Aboriginal women, mining companies and anti-terrorism legislation. Opposition parties vow they’ll do a better job of prioritizing human rights obligations if they come to power [continue reading].
Okay, being Mexican is bad; you shouldn't be Mexican. And being a war hero is bad; you shouldn't go to war. And as for Veterans, well, Veterans are bad; you shouldn't be Mexican or Veteran. Okay. That is all. [continue reading].
The World Health Organization (WHO) has been delivering water to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Al-Dhalea governorate, Yemen, are suffering from a shortage. Welcoming the announcement by the Saudi-led Coalition of a unilateral five-day humanitarian pause in Yemen, United [continue reading].
I planned on posting an article on the bombing that went off in a crowded market in the city of Damaturu, Nigeria this morning; 17 people killed, and 50 people injured, and then I read the first two sentences of the following BBC News article, and now, at this moment I fear [continue reading].