In World News
Mar 21st, 2012
Mitt Romney has won the Republican primary in Illinois, his latest win on the road to decide who will contest November’s poll against Barack Obama. Mr Romney has won 47% of the votes, compared with 35% for Rick Santorum, with nearly all votes counted. Sending a message to President Obama at a v...
In Cote d'Ivoire
Mar 13th, 2011
Abidjan – Forces allied with internationally recognised Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara on Sunday seized control of a fourth town from forces loyal to strongman Laurent Gbagbo in the west of the country, both sides reported. After fighting, the New Forces (FN) fighters “took the town ...
Mar 13th, 2011
Abidjan – Troops loyal to Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo went on a rampage on Saturday, randomly shelling an area of Abidjan in what his rival’s camp insisted was a show of force as his power dwindles. As international sanctions cut off his funding and tightened the noose around his...
Mar 10th, 2011
US President Barack Obama has condemned “abhorrent” violence in the Ivory Coast after escalating clashes left scores dead. At least three men and a woman on Wednesday became the latest victims of a bloody post-electoral crisis when they were shot dead in Abidjan’s Treichville neighb...
In Odd News
Feb 12th, 2011
Her daughter had tried for years to have a baby Almost 39 weeks ago, Kristine Casey set out on an unusual journey to help her daughter and answer a spiritual calling. Her goal was achieved late Wednesday when she gave birth to her own grandson at age 61. Casey, possibly the oldest woman to give [&hel...