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Timothy Garton Ash: Facts Are Subversive

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Timothy Garton Ash: Facts Are Subversive One of Britain's most influential and admired commentators presents his latest volume of dispatches from a tr...

10 Best Places For Smokers Traveling Abroad

LA Times | Mark Milian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With so many places around the world instituting smoking regulations, increasing taxes and, quite literally, kicking smokers to the curb, it's getting...

Serbia takes Kosovo status to court

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Province's declaration of independence was "flagrant violation", UN court hears....

Kosovo Offers Model For Nation-Builders, Despite Problems

washingtonpost.com | Craig Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PRISTINA, KOSOVO -- Nearly two years after the newest country in the world declared independence, outside powers are still firmly in control....

Serbia Makes Formal Application To Join EU

guardian.co.uk | Mark Tran | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Serbia today formally applied for EU membership as it took another step in shedding its pariah status after the conflicts that tore apart the former Y...

Counter-Factual History: McCain Is President and Bono Wins the Nobel Prize

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

"I have to admit that I'm beginning to miss George W. Bush," is the way former Republican Senator "Chuck" Hagel responded when being asked by CNN's Wolf Blitzer to assess the foreign policy record of the administration of Republican President John McCain.

American Police Force And Hardin: Security Firm Gets Control Of Empty Montana Jail

TPMMuckraker | Justin Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A shadowy private security company that has no known clients but claims to have helped foreign governments combat terrorism and will protect anything ...

Bosnia: Tensions Rising 14 Years After War Ends

The Washington Post | Craig Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia -- Fourteen years after the United States and NATO intervened to stop war and ethnic cleansing in Bosnia, the old divisions and hatre...

The Wrong Story on Karadzic

James S. Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James S. Gordon

I found the Times' piece on Radovan Karadzic very disturbing -- not because it addressed his crimes, but because it chose to focus on an identity he assumed while he was living underground in Belgrade.

How Zoo Animals Keep Cool (PHOTOS, VOTE)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Animals in zoos' across the globe attempted to beat the summer heat by cooling off poolside. Vote for your favorite photos....

World In Photos: June 30, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

The Iranian Crackdown: Who's Really Afraid of Whom?

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cynthia Boaz

Every time the regime represses, it further undermines its own power while simultaneously helping to recruit new members to the resistance.

Serbia: 10 Years Later

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

The United States deserves little credit for the positive developments in Serbia and a fair amount of blame for the country's remaining problems.

The US War on Yugoslavia: Ten Years Later

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

For many Democrats, the 1999 U.S-led war in Yugoslavia was a "good" war, in contrast to the "bad" war in Iraq. But it was still an unnecessary and illegal war, with political consequences that are far from settled.

Serbian Church Drug Rehab Program Under Investigation For Beating Patients

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Serbian officials are investigating the Crna Reka drug addiction rehab program run by the Serbian Orthodox Church after videos emerged showing what ap...

British House of Commons: Demanding Justice For Armenians, Not Just Genocide Recognition

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

This continuum of massacres, genocide and deportations highlights the existence of a long-term strategy implemented by successive Turkish regimes from the 1890's to more recent times.

Richard Holbrooke: Able and Insufferable

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Brown

I should think that someone who knows something about history, like Mr. Holbrooke, should realize the quagmire we are getting ourselves into at a time of economic crisis here at home.

A Waltz with President al Bashir of Sudan

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Typically, talking about a crime by an Arab leader in the Middle East, one will almost always end up talking about other concerned parties. It seems to be a special built-in ability to auto-dodge accountability.

World In Photos: April 29, 2009

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

Gearing Up For Eurovision 2009 (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Eurovision Song Contest has been the premier international song festival for the past 53 years featuring such well-known artists such as ABBA, Jul...

Cluster Bombs In The Balkans, 10 Years Later, Still Threaten 160,000 People

Inter Press Service | Vesna Peric Zimonjic | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Apr 8 (IPS) - An estimated 160,000 people in Serbia are still in danger from thousands of unexploded cluster bombs, ten years after the NATO...

Obama Administration Needs to Take a Stand on Cluster Bombs

Donald Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Donald Steinberg

Cluster munitions are particularly evil weapons. On falling to the ground, these bombs and shells separate into dozens of small bomblets, exploding on the enemy and civilians.

Near DVD Quality of Wolverine Movie Leaked Online

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hear that? That's the sound of executives at 20th Century Fox falling all over themselves in a desperate attempt to bring the Internet to a halt. Why?...

Yugoslavia Genocide Suspect Arrested In Kenya

The Standard | Cyrus Ombati | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Yugoslavia genocide suspect was yesterday arrested in a dramatic raid on his posh hotel in Mombasa in what police believe is a crucial operation....

Serbia Marks 10-Year Anniversary To NATO Bombing Campaign

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Air-raid sirens wailed on Tuesday as Serbia marked the 10th anniversary of NATO's bombing campaign against the regime of late president Slobodan Milos...