09 Jan

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective




US politician shot in Arizona

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords remains in critical condition, while at least six others are killed in Tucson attack.
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2011 15:41 GMT

Masses turn out to vote in S Sudan

People in Southern Sudan vote in a historic referendum that will decide whether the country splits or remains united.
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2011 13:54 GMT

In Depth

The Arab world must face its demons

Lamis Andoni 09 Jan 2011 15:12 GMT
Attacks on Christians are a wake-up call for fragmented Arab societies where disenfranchisement breeds bigotry.

A week of racism in Israel

By Mya Guarnieri

On a recent Monday, more than 200 Jewish Israelis rallied in Bat Yam, a suburb of Tel Aviv under the banner ‘Keep Bat Yam Jewish’. The demonstrators, most of whom were religious and young, were there to protest against romantic relationships between Arabs and Jews, particularly those between Arab men and Jewish women.


Israel demolishes historic hotel

Hotel Shepherd bulldozed to make way for new settlement despite global opposition to the move seen as obstacle to peace.

Inside Americas

Ms Giffords with her husband Mark Kelly

US congresswoman battles for her life

Sunday, 9 January 2011

Representative who beat Tea Party rival ‘gravely wounded’ in shopping mall bloodbath that leaves six dead

Assange's lawyer claims that the rape charges are a 'political stunt'

US demands Twitter release Assange details

Sunday, 9 January 2011

Emily Dugan: Court in Virginia secretely subpoenas information relating to accounts of four WikiLeaks associates.

Details of suspect in US rampage slowly emerge

Sunday, 9 January 2011

An initial portrait of the man accused of shooting Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in the head in an attack that also killed six people outside a Tucson grocery store slowly began to emerge, as authorities described a young man with a troubled past and neighbors recalled a 22-year-old who often kept to himself.


West Bank non-violent protesters die

Jawaher Abu Rahme

Daughter becomes third casualty in a West Bank family dedicated to ‘non-violent resistance’ against Israeli barrier


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