Global News Journal

The 9/11 decade

September 12, 2011

On September 11, 2001 nearly 3000 people were killed in the worst attack on U.S. soil. We look back on how the last decade was shaped by the dramatic events of that day.

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A tribute to journalist and colleague Sabah al-Bazee

March 29, 2011

Reuters correspondent Peter Graff in Baghdad writes following the death of journalist Sabah al-Bazee:

from Pakistan: Now or Never?:

Pakistan-India; a $5 million downpayment on a peace initiative

August 23, 2010

tentsHistorical parallels can be misleading, so I am a little bit wary of reading too much into a comparison between the devastating cyclone which hit then East Pakistan in 1970 and the current floods in Pakistan. But on the surface the similarities are there.

from Pakistan: Now or Never?:

Pakistan’s General Kayani given three-year extension

July 22, 2010

kayani profilePakistan army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez  Kayani, is to be given a a three-year extension to his term of office to maintain continuity in the country's battle against Islamist militants. 

from Photographers' Blog:

Nobody to trust in Mexico’s north

September 24, 2010

The first version of the killings came from Mexico City media. “Massacre in Tamaulipas State,” said the news anchorman. Seventy-two corpses had been discovered on a ranch in San Fernando municipality, all showing signs of a mass execution.