Like many things that happen inside the secretive Islamic state, we may never know for sure.
The Catholic Church in the U.K. has had to resort to desperate measures in order to fund the Pope’s September visit.
“If they won’t charge him with treason, they ought to charge him with murder.”
– REP. MIKE ROGERS, a Republican from Michigan, telling a radio host that Army analyst Bradley Manning’s alleged release of documents to Wikileaks …
Seven months after his homeland was rattled by a massive earthquake, Wyclef Jean told TIME that he will announce his candidacy for President of Haiti just days before the Aug. 7 deadline.
“The international community, to which Pakistan belongs, is losing the war against the Taliban,”
– ASIF ALI ZARDARI, president of Pakistan, on the progress of the war in Afghanistan. (via New York Times)
King Tut’s chariot has arrived in New York City, its first journey out of Egypt since its creation some 3,000 years ago.
It seems that Japan—famed for its citizens’ longevity—hasn’t actually been keeping tabs on whether the oldest living citizens were actually, you know, still around. Awkward!
“There is a desperate need for temporary shelter, clean drinking water and toilets to avert a public health catastrophe.”
- JANE COCKING, of the relief group Oxfam, on flooding in Pakistan that has displaced some 2.5 million …
The United Arab Emirates, in its efforts to prohibit Blackberry use within its borders announced today that a new set of anti-Blackberry rules will also affect foreign visitors traveling through the Middle Eastern country.
Nearly 25 years after the Chernobyl explosion, Europe still sees signs of radiation. Now it’s even in their wild boars.
Did you ever expect ocean water to end up in your drinking glass?
A week after their nation became the first Latin-American country to legalize same-sex weddings, Jose Luis Navarro and Miguel Angel Calefato became the first pair to tie the knot.