Leading member of the left-wing Die Linke party Gregor Gysi ...
Jan 26th, 2012
(Reuters) - Leading member of the left-wing Die Linke party Gregor Gysi (C) speaks during a debate about the German security services' decision to monitor members of the Die Linke parliamentary faction in the lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, in Berlin, January 26, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS) -
NABEK, Syria (AP) - Masked gunmen abducted a leading Syrian human rights lawyer and three other prominent activists in a rebel-held Damascus suburb Tuesday in a new sign that al-Qaida linked militants who have joined the fight against President Bashar Assad are trying to silence rivals in the opposition movement. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Ed Cropley and Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - With hymns and eulogies, South Africans of all colors and creeds remembered Nelson Mandela in a day of prayers on Sunday, holding him up as an example to build a better nation and world. Mandela, South Africa's first black president who steered his nation out of apartheid and in... [Full Article]
A radical group linked to Al-Qaeda kidnapped two Spanish journalists reporting in Syria in September and is holding them captive, El Mundo newspaper reported on Tuesday. El Mundo correspondent Javier Espinosa and Ricardo Garcia Vilanova, a freelance photographer, were seized on September 16 in Raqqa province, the Spanish daily said on its website. ... [Full Article]
By Kanupriya Kapoor and Jonathan Thatcher JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's autocratic former President Suharto left office in disgrace, his political empire and the economy in ruin, but 15 years later, his old ruling party hopes nostalgia for his legacy will sweep it back into power. Indonesia, third largest of the world's democracies, and... [Full Article]