Good, Bad, and Ugly

Inappropriate photo?

March 5, 2010

gbu eritrea matcher

The photo used in the article regarding Eritrea needing Humanitarian help was in fact taken in Somalia.
I find this photo very offensive and so do my Eritrean friends. Please replace the photo used and in future use photos taken in Eritrea to represent Eritreans.

Nazis and Dresden…

February 16, 2010

German protesters stop neo-Nazi march in Dresden

GERMANY-NEONAZIS/DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) – At least 10,000 Germans formed a human chain in Dresden on Saturday and stopped neo-Nazis staging a funeral march to remember victims of the Allied air raid that flattened the city 65 years ago.

Hijacked planes on September 11

December 28, 2009

U.S. says al Qaeda-linked man tries to blow up plane

gbu detroit delta 220It also is the latest in a string of terrorism-related plots in the United States over the past few months. Al Qaeda militants carried out the September11, 2001, attacks in the United States in which three passenger planes were hijacked.

The queen of what?

December 4, 2009

+A-Prospects of an early election in Australia

Some conservative opponents have legal advice saying the carbon bills might not qualify as a double dissolution trigger. But Rudd only needs to convince the Governor-General, who represents Australia’s head-of-state Queen Elizabeth of Britain, to approve an election

Not a former president…

December 1, 2009

Former guerrilla favored to win Uruguay election

Former President Pedro Bordaberry, who finished third in the initial round, has thrown his support behind Lacalle, whose candidacy marks a comeback after his presidential term ended with corruption accusations involving several top aides.

Many believe?

October 29, 2009

Israeli police, Arabs clash near Jerusalem mosque

The compound is revered by Jews as the Temple Mount, where many believe the Jewish Temple stood until it was destroyed by the Romans in 70 A.D.

Veiled slander?

October 8, 2009

Honduras talks start, police disperse protesters

Foreign ministers and the head of the Organization of American States are overseeing the highest-level dialogue in the coffee-growing nation since Zelaya was bundled into exile at gunpoint three months ago, but a solution to the crisis seemed distant.

Grammar in Olympics story…

October 8, 2009

Chicago go out in first round of 2016 Olympics voting
COPENHAGEN, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Chicago were eliminated after the first round of voting for the 2016 Olympics host city.

Who invaded whom?

September 14, 2009

New York’s September 11 museum to play martyrdom tapes

But former New York Governor George Pataki canceled the Freedom Center after critics, including survivors and relatives of the nearly 3,000 who died, said the museum should instead be dedicated exclusively to the day known as 9/11 and the 1993 truck bombing of the World Trace Center.

Run, Mr. President!

July 29, 2009

Nigeria to hunt down Islamic radicals, president

Nigeria wants to hunt down its president? Heh. That headline is quite amusing.

J.F.P.

Sigh. We subsequently replaced the comma with a dash: GBU Editor

Nigeria’s President Umaru Yar’Adua attends prayers celebrating the end of Ramadan in the capital Abuja, September 29, 2008.REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde