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· June, 2008

Stories about North America from June, 2008

28 June 2008

Israel: Sarkozy Security Scare at Airport

As French President Nicholas Sarkozy departed Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport, shots rang out. A quick assessment revealed that one of the Israeli members of Sarkozy's security detail had turned his weapon...

27 June 2008

U.S., Russia: Satender Singh Murder Trial Update

Israel: Broken Truce Angers Israelis

Six days after Israeli and Palestinian forces brokered a ceasefire agreement, four kassam rockets fired from Gaza blasted the Western Negev. Islamic Jihad claimed credit for the attack, while Hamas,...

21 June 2008

Barbados: Caribbean Football Falters

Living in Barbados comments on the fortunes of regional football teams, as qualification matches begin for World Cup 2010.

Cuba: Election Summer

20 June 2008

China: Is the West afraid of our patriotism?

Are there factors informing your perception of China circa 2008? Novelist-blogger and researcher of worldly affairs Yang Hengjun moves on from ‘How did America cover up the truth of the...

China and U.S: Why Block Chinese Direct Investment

South Korea: Sentiment Behind Anti Beef Protest

19 June 2008

Lithuania: Missile Shield Plan

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Juneteenth

Lebanon: Condoleezza Rice's Surprise Visit

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made an unannounced, five-hour visit to Lebanon on Monday, June 16. She declared her government’s support for the newly elected Lebanese president, as well...