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Lockerbie bombing: Investigation vow on anniversary – BBC News

BBC NewsThe UK, US and Libyan governments have vowed to work together to reveal “the full facts” of the Lockerbie bombing which claimed 270 lives. The administrations also expressed their deep condolences to the families of the victims. The announcement came …Lockerbie victims remembered at 25th Anniversary of bombingTelegraph.co.ukMemorials mark Lockerbie attack anniversaryWashington PostFla. man […]

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Canada court strikes down prostitution restrictions – Irish Times

Irish TimesValerie Scott (left), one of three current and former sex workers who initiated a challenge to Canada’s prostitution laws, has her picture taken with a copy of the ruling at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa today. Photograph: Chris Wattie/Reuters. Topics …Canada’s high court strikes down curbs on prostitutionAFPSupreme Court prostitution decision: 5 […]

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Putin ‘envies’ Obama: ‘He can get away with it’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Moscow isn’t controlling National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who has asylum in Russia. Putin said at a news conference Thursday that any revelations published by Snowden must have come …Vladimir Putin annual press conference: liveTelegraph.co.ukPutin: US Leaker Snowden is “Noble”Voice of AmericaPutin Says NSA Surveillance Necessary […]

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EU can help resolve Ukraine concerns about trade deal, diplomat says – CNN

CNN(CNN) — The European Union can help resolve some of the financial concerns that have prevented Ukraine from signing a landmark trade deal, its top diplomat said Monday, as tens of thousands of protesters kept up demonstrations over fears that Kiev would …Pro-government supporters rally outside Kiev’s barricadesTimes of IndiaEU says door remains open to […]

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Mandela goodbye for ANC members ahead of state funeral – BBC News

BBC NewsMembers of the African National Congress have paid final tributes to Nelson Mandela at a ceremony ahead of Sunday’s funeral. President Jacob Zuma and other ANC leaders attended the event, which included a multi-faith service and a musical tribute.Mandela’s Body Flown to Home Province for Funeral and BurialNew York TimesNelson Mandela’s remains flown to […]

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Nelson Mandela ceremony interpreter branded ‘fake’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe sign language interpreter used at Tuesday’s memorial service for Nelson Mandela was being called a “fake” by the Deaf Federation of South Africa. Please get RID of this CLOWN interpreter,please! pic.twitter.com/ziAZ4KBFNZ. — Bruno Peter Druchen …Mandela memorial: Outcry over ‘inept’ sign interpreterBBC NewsNelson Mandela memorial interpreter ‘was a fake’Telegraph.co.ukSign-Language Interpreter at Mandela’s Memorial […]

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Rare Singapore riot forces soul searching over foreign workers – Reuters

ReutersSINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s first major riot in four decades is forcing the wealthy island to confront a stubborn but vexing question: how to treat low-paid foreign workers whose muscle underpins much of the economy but whose presence increasingly …Singapore to charge 24 Indian workers for riotingTimes of IndiaSingapore to charge 24 people for riotingABC […]

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Nelson Mandela death: Daily funeral cortege planned for Pretoria – BBC News

BBC NewsA funeral cortege bearing Nelson Mandela’s body will travel through the streets of Pretoria for three days ahead of his burial next Sunday, the South African government says. It said the cortege will leave a morgue on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning …‘Mandela looked his enemy in the eye and held him close’Telegraph.co.ukS. Africa […]

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Air traffic control glitch delays flights at Heathrow, UK airports – CNN

CNNLondon (CNN) — A technical issue at the UK’s air traffic control center in Swanwick is causing delays to hundreds of flights Saturday across the United Kingdom, including Heathrow Airport. “We are currently experiencing some difficulty switching from night …NI passengers face flight delays at UK airportsBBC NewsAir traffic computer fault hits flights from EnglandReutersAir […]

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Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich should prepare himself for prison, because although having his wife on the NBC show I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here to try to win him some sympathy and let her convince others that her husband should not go to jail – it didn’t work. That was two years ago, remember with […]