Jul 20th, 2012
Ouagadougou – Three European aid workers released in Mali after being kidnapped by an al-Qaeda-linked group were freed in exchange for three Islamists, a negotiator said as they headed home. The Islamist militant group, the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO), claimed it had r...
May 30th, 2012
Italy’s prime minister Mario Monti yesterday called for football in the country to be suspended for ‘two to three’ years after the latest match-fixing scanda Mr Monti said the idea was a question he was asking ‘as someone who was passionate when football was still footballR...
Apr 17th, 2012
Vladimir NESTEROV | The last three years the European Union has faced the most grave economic crisis in its history. It’s not so much about preserving the «social oriented» market model that it has been so proud of the last three dozen years. The matter is that the poorly thought-out EU extension at ...
Mar 8th, 2012
A British hostage was killed by his captors in Nigeria yesterday when a UK Special Forces rescue operation ended in tragedy. Chris McManus was executed by gunmen as members of the Special Boat Service and Nigerian soldiers moved in on the Al Qaeda-inspired terrorists’ hideaway. Fellow hostage, Italia...