On a recent visit to the southern Lebanese village of Qana one could not find even traces of joy. Instead, anger with the Israeli murderers and their American supporters was palpable on every street corner.
Addressing Hollywood film industrialists in Beverly Hills on January 14, Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad invited the American entertainment industry to invest in his latest brainchild, the Multimedia Super-Corridor (MSC).
That US foreign policy is hostage to Israeli/zionist interests is no secret. With the appointment of Madeleine K Albright (the ‘K’ stands for Korbelova, later abbreviated to Korbel!) as US secretary of State, it has once again brought this into sharp focus.
The US has openly joined the conspiracy not only to bring down the government of president Hasan al-Bashir in Khartoum but also pave way for the dismemberment of Sudan.
Renewed street protests against the Albanian government broke out in the capital Tirana and other major towns on February 5. These erupted after the Democratic Party (PD) government of president Salih Berisha failed to satisfy investors that it would repay the money they had invested in failed ‘pyramid’ investment schemes.
February 5 is traditionally observed as Kashmir Day in Pakistan. This year it was no different although it was somewhat overshadowed by the just-concluded elections in Pakistan.
Chechen determination to achieve full independence from Russia was emphasized on February 1 when Aslan Maskhadov, president of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, laughed off suggestions that he would take a seat in the Upper House of the Russian parliament.