Europe: December 2009 Archives
Thursday December 10, 2009
The view from a dangerous frontier. High stakes and airstrikes as Pakistan tries to crush the Taliban advance.
The words no crime reporter in Tokyo ever wants to hear from the Yakuza: write the story and you die. We'll find out what happened to him next.
Yaks and thugs and 160 flat tires: the cyclist who pedalled halfway round the world to take on his own fears.
And, summoning the dead to protect the living.
It's an old tradition that disturbs some of Jamaica's Christian community. So why is the country promoting it?
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- Canadian-supported medical clinic in Syria destroyed video
- The Canadian branch of a medical non-profit reports that one of its clinics in Aleppo, Syria, has been destroyed, and is pointing the finger at airstrikes by Russian and regime forces.
- Protests follow Donald Trump to California Republican convention video
- Donald Trump, the outsider, made his case to California's Republican establishment on Friday as protesters clashed with police.
- Philippine military hopeful raids may spur hostage release
- The Philippine military is hoping an operation against Abu Sayyaf militants may put enough pressure on the group to force it to release some hostages. The military warns, however, the group will likely be reluctant to free Westerners, including Canadian Robert Hall.
- 'They were taking me away to be the main hostage for ransom': NDP MP Nathan Cullen video
- The beheading of John Ridsdel this week in the Philippines brings back disturbing memories for NDP MP Nathan Cullen, who was kidnapped at gunpoint while working with a small NGO in Ecuador more than 20 years ago.
- For Trump, being more 'presidential' could be a mistake video
- American politics has, by now, heard about “Lyin’ Ted” and “Crooked Hillary.” But politicos are still waiting to get acquainted with “Presidential” Donald. That is, if he actually exists, Matt Kwong writes.