Whenever she hears the helicopter, Umm Abdu tenses, collects her medical kit and runs through the lanes of Old Aleppo to the only working hospital in her neighbourhood.
3 December 2014
23 November 2014
I like these statues. I feel nervous about his M9 service pistol however.
22 November 2014
14 November 2014
The world may be running out of chocolate.
chocolate article at Bloomberg
8 November 2014
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has removed U.S. Cardinal Raymond L. Burke, 66, as head of the Vatican’s highest court and named him to a largely ceremonial post with a chivalric religious order.
22 July 2011
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg :
“I have a message to whoever attacked us. It’s a message from all of Norway,” he said. “You will not destroy us. You will not destroy our democracy.”
11 February 2011
What an extraordinary Day! The people of Egypt have begun the long road to creating a new form of government in search of the fundamental freedoms that I take for granted.
May Allah protect and guide you, the new Egypt.
5 February 2011
A young university graduate, Mohamed Bouazizi, set fire to himself in December in Sidi Bouzid, 125 miles southeast of Tunisia’s capital.
For the unemployed and oppressed people of Tunisia, a young man’s decision to set himself on fire in mid-December was a wake-up call, sparking days of protests and eventually the fall of the government.