What happens when one day you go to the petrol station and find that there is no more petrol? One of the main worries in many countries these days is that the oil is running out. All the while, political...
A French-made SMD Ouessant Agosta 70 class submarine, acquired for training purposes when two Scorpene submarines were bought from France, is now lying as an open-air museum piece in Malacca.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mORiJ6nPUI?rel=0&w=475&h=271]Thanks to blog reader tuakee for...
Funeral tents have been attacked in Gaza, hospital premises shelled, a high-rise building housing international media fired at by an Apache helicopter, medical teams prevented from responding to 80 per cent of emergency calls... and of course, the rising...
In view of the latest revelations about the France-Malaysia arms deals, a wide-ranging and full-scale independent inquiry is required.Too many questions have been raised, and it is a shame that we have to rely on the French courts...
Most of us have done it while we were in school. You know, taking part in walkathons and donation drives to help the school build a new wing or to carry out urgent repairs. And we usually thought nothing...
Many of us tend to think that Palestine is a "Muslim issue". But it is not. Do you know, for instance, that Bethlehem, the birth-place of Jesus Christ, lies in Palestinian territory? In any case, it shouldn't matter what...
Mothers' Day in the United States has its roots in the rallying cry by a feminist, poet and anti-war activist Julia Ward Howe (left) for women to convene a major congress to further the cause of peace and oppose...
These are selected leaked documents from the Directorate-General of the French National Police and the Judicial Police Directorate’s anti-organised and financial crimes unit.The documents were presented to a French anti-corruption court in May-June 2011 and 133 official...
More than 500 people packed the PJ Civic Centre auditorium last night for an Abolish ISA/Solidarity with Palestinians vigil followed by a forum.Police were present but left about an hour later.
Meet Robert Waldrop (left), one of the leading lights of the Catholic Worker movement in the United States. Bob runs the Oscar Romero Catholic Worker House in Oklahoma, US. His powerful words - more than the way he looks...

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