You are undisputedly the most powerful man in the world. Yet your influence on world events is slight.
The American government no longer wishes to concern itself with Internet governance. Washington wants to do away with the last part of the Internet that it still has control over at present, as reported by The Washington Post on Friday.
In the United States, the government, among others, still concerns itself with the [Read more]
Barbie never had children, we never see her in domestic drudgery and she isn't some exploited peasant or a prostitute or the victim of sexual violence. Barbie would never let anything like that happen to her.
<i>A smaller role for America on the world stage is an appealing prospect for some. But it will surely be a disappointment, columnist Paul Brill writes, “because who will fill in the gaps?”</i>
With the first State of the Union address of his second presidential term, President Obama has served his left wing [Read more]
<i>The Republican Party in the United States is facing the problem of conservative fanatics dominating the political debate, so much so that moderate politicians can hardly clear this hurdle, writes Paul Brill.</i>
The question is self-evident: Are the Republicans going to be able to win this election year? [Read more]
<i>The victory of Republican Sen. Rick Santorum in the primaries in the conservative states Minnesota, Colorado and Missouri mainly shows that front-runner Mitt Romney has difficulty convincing conservative voters.</i>
Yesterday, Santorum won convincingly in three different states. The results are surprising because [Read more]
The incoming American president Barack Obama wants a decrease in taxes of about 300 billion dollars (215 billion euro) to stimulate the weak American economy.
Obama was scheduled to discuss the plans on Monday with members of Congress, The Wall Street Journal, an American business newspaper, reported. [Read more]
There are less than four weeks until the U.S. elections and McCains campaign is trying to paint a frightening picture of Obama to the American people through Sarah Palins ardent speeches and TV ads.
When, last week, in some campaign meetings, some people called Obama a terrorist and expressed a wish to kill him, [Read more]
Oranjestad, Aruba: Joran van der Sloot took an intoxicated Natalee Holloway home and had sex with her.
Subsequently she expired from alcohol and drugs; he panicked and buried her somewhere in the dunes. Because of this theory, Dutch experts using satellite imagery are searching the dunes area of Aruba for the remains [Read more]
GENEVA: European governments have known about the existence of secret CIA prisons for at least two years.
This was announced on Friday on Swiss television by the chairman of the commission, the Swiss Dick Marty, who on behalf of the Council of Europe is investigating the affair.
According to Marty, "'the [Read more]