Middle East: January 2012 Archives
Thursday January 12, 2012
From our correspondents around the world!
In Gaza, Palestinians have no problem keeping past heroes alive. Not so for their bretheren in East Jerusalem, where Israel is in control and is trying to re-write Palestinian text books. Photo/GettyImages
Israel rewrites the history books. No Arafat. No Intifada. Palestinians say, no more.
How jazz found a foothold in India. A story of rhythm and racism.
We revisit Congo, where former rebels are getting away with murder.
Did an Irishman save Hitler's life? Disturbing documents surface in Dublin.
And a view from Beijing, where a foot in cold water is the poor man's recreation.
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- Wed., 23 – March 24 - 27, 2011 from: Noda and Sendai, Japan - Chernobyl - Tunis - Benghazi, Libya - Berlin
- Tue., 22 – The screwy Saudi security syndrome
- Thu., 17 – March 17/20, 2011 Dispatches: from Kabul - Riyadh - Beijing - Douglas, South Africa -Cozumel - India via New York
- Mon., 14 – Addis Ababa...renting the news of revolution
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- Somali cabinet minister who called Toronto home killed in Al-Shabaab hotel siege
- A Somali cabinet minister who called Toronto home was among 15 people killed Saturday when gunmen stormed a hotel in that country’s capital in an hours-long attack that reportedly began with a suicide bomber detonating a vehicle loaded with explosives at its gate.
- British pound slips once more as Asian markets open
- Asian stocks fell and the British pound tumbled more than two per cent in early trade on Monday as markets struggled to shake off deep uncertainty sparked by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
- Analysis In the U.S., same-sex marriage a milestone, not the finish line
- Love knows no borders — except, it seems, in 32 states in America. A year after a June 26, 2015 Supreme Court ruling granted marriage equality nationwide, same-sex couples have not shaken the last vestiges of discrimination.
- Photos Pride celebrated in New York, London as Orlando's shadow lingers
- Millions took part in pride parades around the world this weekend, two weeks after a mass shooting in a Florida nightclub stirred fear and solidarity among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
- Spain election: Conservatives fail to win majority, cannot yet form government
- Spaniards headed to the polls Sunday for an unprecedented repeat election that failed to break six months of political deadlock as again no party managed to win a majority.