Foreign Affairs

Huge earthquake hits Turkey feared 1000 dead

Oct 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Foreign Affairs

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Eastern Turkey near Iranian border at 15:31 local time, killing at least 138 people as buildings pancaked and crumpled into rubble. The death toll was expected to rise as rescuers sifted through the rubble and reached surrounding villages. Thousands fled into the streets running, screaming or trying to reach relatives […]

All Blacks beat France to win rugby World Cup

Oct 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Foreign Affairs, Sports

New Zealand has defeated France in the Rugby World Cup final, clinging on for a tense 8-7 triumph at a packed Eden Park in Auckland. The victory hands the All Blacks their second World Cup triumph after defeating the French in the final when they hosted the tournament in 1987. It is the third time […]

Clues to Gaddafi’s death covered up

Oct 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Daily News, Foreign Affairs

Libyan forces guarding Muammar Gaddafi’s body in a cold storage room let in members of the public to view the deposed leader for a second day today, but the wounds that may hold the clue to how he died were covered up. Gaddafi’s body lay on a mattress on the floor of the cold room, […]

Gaddafi death poses ‘number of questions’ – Lavrov

Oct 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Foreign Affairs

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday said the convoy carrying Moamer Gaddafi posed no danger when attacked by NATO jets and questioned other circumstances of the Libyan strongman’s death. Speaking in a live radio interview, Lavrov added that Western leaders were premature in celebrating the veteran dictator’s death. “The way his death happened poses […]

Clinton’s Journey & Gaddafi Reported Killed

Oct 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured articles, Foreign Affairs

In the wake of the wholesale destruction of the Libyan town of Sirte by al-Qaeda affiliated rebels and NATO, the National Transitional Council has announced it captured Moammar Gaddafi, who was supposedly wounded after a NATO attack. AFP provided a photograph that appeared to show him wounded or dead. Reuters reported that the ousted Libyan […]