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Los Angeles TimesAvailable doses of the vaccine against pandemic H1N1 influenza will top 100 million in the United States by today, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Thursday. The vaccine has become sufficiently plentiful, prompting at least 24...
The Religion WorldChristopher diCarlo got in trouble in 2005 when he suggested to his Critical Thinking students at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada, that scientific evidence proves that the human species originated in Africa. Some of his students...
Associated Press WriterA Hamburg mosque once frequented by some of the Sept. 11 attackers was shut down Monday because German authorities believe the prayer house was again being used as a meeting point for Islamic radicals. The Taiba mosque was closed and the cultural...
Tags: Germany, Uzbekistan, Civil Unrest, Religious Conflicts
Tribune criticThe 45th parallel: It's close to where Custer met his maker and Mary Tyler Moore flipped her hat high for TV cameras. It links thirsty Russian czars with Madonna's winemaking dad in Michigan and connects the Shroud of Turin with a new Japanese museum...
Geoquiz question: The Central Asian nations of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan all border what landlocked country in the Hindu Kush Mountains?The Central Asian nations of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan all border what landlocked country in the Hindu Kush Mountains? Answer: Afghanistan
Tags: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
Associated Press WriterWorld Aids Day was marked around the globe by somber religious services, boisterous demonstrations and warnings that far more needs to be done to treat and prevent the disease in order to avert millions of additional deaths. Ukraine's President Viktor...
Tags: HIV, Demonstration, Fashion Shows, Entertainment, AIDS
Tribune foreign correspondentThe wind-raked scrub of this barren plateau reveals little hint of the revolution gurgling 9 feet beneath. China's first international oil pipeline, buried in the Kazakh steppe, is a milestone for the world's newest empire--one forged not in the name...
Tribune foreign correspondentIn the wake of air strikes by the U.S.-led coalition, the search has begun for a viable successor to Afghanistan's hard-line Taliban regime, whose ragtag army and outdated arsenal are not expected to survive a protracted offensive by modern weaponry. The...
New York Times News ServiceThe collapse of the Taliban has opened the next crucial phase of the American campaign in Afghanistan: joining the effort to deliver relief for millions of hungry, cold, sick, war-weary Afghans, thousands of them at death's door. In the end, the war...
Tags: Taliban, Charity, Social Issues, Refugee, UNICEF
Tribune foreign correspondentFor Russian President Vladimir Putin, facing a wrenching decision about supporting U.S. military action in Afghanistan, the devil was not in the details. The devil, which is how some in Russia still regard America, was in whether to support President...
Tags: White House, Russia, Moscow (Russia), Parliament, NATO
Tribune foreign correspondentAmerican officers scouting locations to deploy U.S. troops in Uzbekistan are focusing on the former Soviet air base at Khanabad, Uzbek military sources said Tuesday. A U.S. advance team of several officers began studying Khanabad on Sept. 20, the sources...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDemands by the Security Council that U.N. members act against global terrorism are being used by some regimes to justify repression of domestic dissent, U.N. officials and independent human rights advocates say. The anti-terrorism campaign has been...
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