Ugandan peacekeepers killed in somalia attack

Peacekeepers attacked in Somalia  An African Union (AU) peacekeeper from Uganda was killed today when a roadside bomb explosion struck his convoy in the capital Mogadishu. The AU forces convoy was coming from the airport when it was targeted by a roadside bomb. One of...

Reportrebel georgian regions rule out talks with tbilisi

Picture: (AFP/Vladimir Valishvili)Georgians cheer while listening to a speech by President Mikheil Saakashvili from the steps of the parliament building in downtown Tbilisi. Georgia and Russia have agreed to a peace plan brokered by France after Moscow ordered a halt...

Sleeping arab giant stirsUSfears

By Yvonne Ridley (source: the ugly truth.wordpress) The Arab world’s sleeping giant has finally woken from its slumbers after years of being drugged and mugged by the West.  Having witnessed – and experienced – first hand the brutality of the Egyptian and Tunisian...

Kashmir demonstrations

Picture: (AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)Indian Kashmiri Muslim demonstrators hold aloft an effigy depicting an Indian soldier during a demonstration in Srinagar on August 12. Security forces in Indian Kashmir have briefly relaxed a curfew as the casualty toll from two days of...