Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio's political vision -- and his political travels -- have increasingly reached far beyond the borders of New York City.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Su Chi coined a convenient and useful name for a modus vivendi between Taiwan and China in April 2000 when he was about to step down as chairman of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC). He was appointed to that office by President Lee Teng-hui, who would retire on May 20 and Chen Shui-bian would take over to launch the first Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) administration. The name Su created was the "1992 Consensus."
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The United Nations will on Monday review the U.S. rights record, with police brutality and racism, mass surveillance and the legacy of the "war on terror" in the spotlight.
David Cameron barely had time to toast his stunning election victory before attention turned to Britain's future in Europe and the onerous task of quelling rebellious euroskeptics within party ranks.
Once upon a time, motherhood was the epitome of womanhood.
The British people's hopes for economic stability can be said to have brought the Conservative Party out of turmoil to remain in power.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
When I was a child, there were two holidays that I dreaded. I dreaded them so much that I wanted to rip them off the pages of calendars. If I could have thrown those holidays out the window and out of my life, believe me, I'd have done it. It was of course impossible., 1 Comment
The general election in Britain has confirmed that the nation's politics are in great flux. The governing Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister David Cameron, has made unpredicted crucial gains.
It was not the first time that news about child sex rackets had surfaced in the Pakistan media, but when I read about child prostitution in Jinnah Garden, Peshawar, it was dismaying beyond words.
From across the pond, U.S. President Barack Obama has warmly welcomed David Cameron's election victory, but with Britain's role in Europe and the world in doubt so too is its "special relationship" with the United States.