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Fri, 21 Oct 2005 10:55:00 EDTWhy is Syria in the news?
Wed, 12 Oct 2005 11:23:00 EDTWhy is Iraq's constitution in the news?
Tue, 11 Oct 2005 14:05:00 EDTNote: Excerpted from the translation provided by the Associated Press.
Fri, 02 Sep 2005 09:39:04 EDTIn the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina, the world media sees an appalling human tragedy and some lessons for the sole remaining superpower.
Wed, 24 Aug 2005 10:30:03 EDTAs the Iraqi National Assembly considers the latest draft of the country's proposed constitution, Tuesday's headlines in Baghdad suggested a capital city close to meltdown.
Tue, 23 Aug 2005 08:15:00 EDTWhat is the status of Iraq's constitution?
Wed, 10 Aug 2005 10:36:01 EDTA brief explanation of Israel's planned withdrawal from the Gaza Strip:
Thu, 14 Jul 2005 09:00:00 EDTA U.S. exit strategy for Iraq is beginning to take shape, though few U.S. and British officials care to call it that.
Tue, 12 Jul 2005 08:57:05 EDTTwenty-year-old Shahera Akther Islam had an appointment at the dentist's last Thursday morning, reports the Guardian on its page devoted to the victims of the July 7 bombings in London. She has not been heard from since. Shahera embodied multicultural London, according to the Times. A devout Muslim and dedicated shopper, she was "happy in a hijab or high heels."
Fri, 08 Jul 2005 12:33:03 EDTWhat prompted the bombs in London yesterday? Did the war in Iraq fuel the attacks that killed at least 50 Londoners or was it Islamic fundamentalism?
Thu, 07 Jul 2005 11:09:01 EDTTerror struck at Tony Blair's finest hour. As host and driving force of the Group of Eight summit, the British prime minister was close to assuming the role akin to that of a world president on Thursday morning. His dream of forging a global political agenda for the planet was coming to fruition at the moment the explosions ripped through London's subways and a double-decker bus.
Tue, 05 Jul 2005 12:03:03 EDTAbout the only thing missing from the global Live 8 concerts to end poverty in Africa was the participation of Africans.
Thu, 30 Jun 2005 09:03:03 EDTIn the wake of President Bush's speech on Iraq, international online commentators are talking about something American pundits are not: political negotiations to blunt the militant insurgency in Iraq.
Tue, 28 Jun 2005 10:00:09 EDTOnce again, the Sunday Times scooped the U.S. press on a big Iraq war story. "US 'in talks with Iraq rebels,'" the London newspaper reported this weekend.
Thu, 23 Jun 2005 12:20:11 EDTThe Downing Street Memo continues to spread in American political discussion despite efforts to dismiss its significance.
Mon, 20 Jun 2005 19:36:00 EDTThe U.S.-run detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, needs "to be closed down or cleaned up," former president Bill Clinton told the Financial Times. It may be surprising that the former American president is quoted in a British newspaper. But then again the international online media has long been ahead of U.S. news outlets in airing debate about the detention facility.
Thu, 16 Jun 2005 08:15:03 EDTThe Iranian media's coverage of the Iranian presidential campaign belies the country's image as a monolithic theocratic dictatorship. The online media, in particular, voice the popular dissatisfaction with the country's ruling clerics that has pervaded the run-up to Friday's balloting.
Tue, 14 Jun 2005 10:18:02 EDTDeep Throat now has an English accent.
Thu, 09 Jun 2005 08:00:04 EDTThe international online media is panning President Bush's and Prime Minister Tony Blair's press conference in Washington on Tuesday.
Tue, 07 Jun 2005 09:18:01 EDTMore than a month after its publication, the so-called Downing Street Memo remains among the top 10 most viewed articles on The Times of London site.
Thu, 02 Jun 2005 08:38:16 EDTAs Iraqi insurgents have mounted bloody suicide attacks on civilians in recent weeks, the Iraqi press has become preoccupied with the specter of "sectarian conflict" -- and the difference between U.S. and Iraqi news coverage has become clearer.
Tue, 31 May 2005 11:09:07 EDTThe people of France have spoken and there's not much dispute in the international online media about what they had to say.
Thu, 26 May 2005 10:05:59 EDTDomestic politics and international diplomacy converge in the shadow of war in Iran as the Middle East's most populous country prepares to decide its future.
Mon, 23 May 2005 17:54:02 EDTThe world says "Guantanamo," and the Bush administration replies "Sesame Street."
Thu, 19 May 2005 08:30:00 EDTTuesday was a very good day for two of the fiercest foreign critics of the Bush administration, according to the international online media.
Tue, 17 May 2005 08:24:01 EDTNot all rebellions against tyranny are created equal, it seems.
Thu, 12 May 2005 11:26:58 EDTThe story was the stuff of a Bush administration nightmare: "Iraq joins the International Criminal Court."
Tue, 10 May 2005 08:21:04 EDTScratch the happy surface of Monday's 60th anniversary ceremony in Moscow commemorating the end of World War II and you will find deep apprehension about Vladimir Putin's Russia.
Thu, 05 May 2005 07:52:00 EDTIt's a test of Arab democracy. It's a challenge to Israel. It's a referendum on suicide bombing.
Tue, 03 May 2005 07:05:00 EDTThe drip drip drip of press leaks about Tony Blair's decision to join the U.S. invasion of Iraq is eroding the British prime minister's lead in public opinion polls heading into Thursday's election, according to British online commentators.
Thu, 28 Apr 2005 09:47:59 EDTWhen it comes to U.N. reform, the United States and the rest of the world are speaking different languages.
Tue, 26 Apr 2005 10:38:00 EDTTomorrow's verdict in the trial of Russian billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky will be the first test of President Vladimir Putin's vision for the economy and "social and political life of Russia."
Thu, 21 Apr 2005 06:00:00 EDTThe conservatism of Pope Benedict XVI is playing very differently around the world.