670 more words
These are not soldiers, these are men. They are not adventurers or warriors, designed for human butchery – as butchers or cattle. They are the ploughmen or workers that one recognizes even in their uniforms.
Tags » Under Fire
BERLIN (AP) — Four attacks in a week, three of them carried out by asylum seekers, have left Germany on edge and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policies of welcoming refugees under renewed criticism. 911 more words
From 1983, this morning’s movie. Haven’t seen it since I was a teen back in the mid-’80s. I remember little about the movie, except that Ed Harris plays a mercenary, or CIA spook, or both, who, at one point in the movie, snipes a young, affable Sandinista who throws hand grenades with incredible accuracy (because the kid’s a talented baseball player, after all), and that, after Harris takes him out, we’re supposed to feel bad about that because…well, my memory’s spotty on exactly why we’re supposed to feel bad about that, but… 568 more words
A lady took to Twitter to express shock at the huge amount of money a Primary school in Lekki Phase 1 Lagos is charging parents for accepting their children into school. 41 more words
A group of semi-viral images has gained some negative attention in Japan. Photographer Keow Wee Loong claimed to illegally cross in the Red Zone of Fukushima… 861 more words
Global News has been honoured with a total of 13 RTDNA 2015 Network Awards for its television and online news coverage.
RTDNA Canada, the Association of Electronic Journalists, honours the best journalists, programs, stations and newsgathering organizations in radio, television and digital annually. 755 more words