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Priyanka Gandhi: Rahul Gandhi ‘not focussed’ on PM job

Priyanka Gandhi, Congress party’s star campaigner in Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections, says brother Rahul is not focussed on becoming PM. He is working to “bring in positive change in the state and not for his reputation”, she told reporters. The country had an “extremely good prime minister” and the…

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Not just a game – Boston Globe

Boston Globe Not just a gameBoston GlobeThe tragedy was no surprise to Egyptian soccer players, nor to soccer players around the world. It can be a very violent sport for spectators. Riots are an unfortunate part of its legacy from Europe to Africa to South America.The Death Of Football – Why The Egyptian Riot Is Not The ExceptionThe Hard Tackle ...

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Syrian army ‘steps up Homs offensive’

The Syrian army has stepped up its attacks on opposition fighters in Homs, activists and witnesses have said, a day after a UN Security Council resolution aimed at ending the bloodshed in Syria was blocked by Russia and China. Video received by Al Jazeera from opposition activists on Sunday showed the apparent devastation caused by a military offensive in the ...

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Australian floods force thousands from their homes

* One dead in flooding, thousands evacuated * Coal industry largely unaffected by floods * Flooding causes damage to agriculture, property By Rebekah Kebede PERTH, Feb 6 (Reuters) – Thousands of Australians were forced from their homes on Monday because of floods that have risen to record levels in some areas and killed one person, and authorities issued warnings for ...

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China defends Syria veto in People’s Daily article

State paper denies giving ‘free rein’ to Bashar al-Assad’s crackdown and points to UN mandate ‘abused’ in Libya by Nato Chinese UN ambassador Li Baodong vetoes the security council resolution calling for Bashar al-Assad to resign as president of Syria. Photograph: Xinhua China’s top Communist party newspaper has defended Beijing’s rejection of a UN resolution calling for Syria’s President Bashar ...

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New York Giants win Super Bowl over New England Patriots

FOR the second time in five seasons, Eli Manning led the New York Giants to Super Bowl success over the New England Patriots, nabbing a second MVP award in the process. Manning directed a nine-play, 88-yard drive that set up running back Ahmad Bradshaw for the game-winning touchdown with a minute to go, as the Giants triumphed 21-17 in Super ...

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Haitian American Helps NY Giants To Super Bowl Win

News Americas, INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Mon. Feb. 6, 2012: Haitian American footballer, Jason Pierre-Paul, helped lead his team, the New York Giants to a nail biting 21-17 win Sunday night to take home the Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl XLVI at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. As his blind Haitian-born father, Jean Pierre-Paul, sat in the stand, experiencing his first ...

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USVI National Makes Super Bowl Debut

News Americas, INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Mon. Feb. 6, 2012: USVI national and X-Factor winner, Melanie Amaro, made her debut at the Super Bowl Sunday as part of a Pepsi commercial. The Florida resident appeared opposite singer Elton John. John plays a king waiting to be entertained. He acts bored to death with the contestants until Amaro comes before him and dishes ...

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Trinidad Rapper Nicki Minaj Performs At Super Bowl

News Americas, INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Mon. Feb. 6, 2012: Trinidad-born rapper, Nicki Minaj, were among the few top artists chosen by Madonna to accompany her on her half-time performance at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI. The sexy Minaj, wearing a white wig, fishnet stockings and a short leather skirt and red bodice, was part of the ...

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Brazil’s Airport Auction to Test World Cup Investment Climate – BusinessWeek

Brazil's Airport Auction to Test World Cup Investment ClimateBusinessWeekAir travel in Latin America's biggest economy has doubled in the past decade as rising incomes have swelled the middle class. With many of the country's aging airports operating at full capacity, officials at soccer's governing body FIFA have said … and more »

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