Sweden is closing five embassies worldwide in 2011: Buenos Aires, Brussels, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur and Luanda. The official reason is budget cuts. "This painful decision is a consequence of the recent decision of the Riksdag to cut funding to the...
Why would a judicial police commissioner allegedly commit suicide while wrapping up a report on investigations into one of the biggest criminal acts in France in recent times? Helric Fredou, a 45-year-old French police commissioner, reportedly shot and killed himself...
Sadiq Khan, 45, a former newspaper delivery boy whose father worked as a bus driver after moving to Britain from Pakistan and mother as a seamstress, grew up in a council estate and went on to become a human...
Technically speaking, the Sarawak Chief Minister did speak at the House of Lords - but it appears to have been in a room down a corridor. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9tGZkuGJkY&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0] Not quite the image many had in their minds. Blog reader Sean...
Apparently, the "Abolish ISA" chanting could be heard from inside the Malaysian High Commission in London. Foreign Minister Anifah got out of his car and came over to talk to those at the vigil for about half an hour. Anifah...