Missile strike in Pakistan kills children and women
Three children and two women were killed when
missiles fired by a suspected unmanned US aircraft hit a Pakistani
tribal village Friday in the third such attack in as many days,
W.Bank urges better aid to fight food, fuel squeeze
High fuel and food prices are threatening
millions with poverty and the world needs to find more flexible and
effective ways of delivering aid to fight this “double jeopardy”,
the World Bank president said on Thursday.
Palin draws 37 million viewers, just shy of Obama
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, unknown to most
Americans a week ago, nearly matched Barack Obama’s record TV
audience with her feisty speech on Wednesday accepting the
Republican nomination for vice president, topping 37 million U.S.
Canada seeks fifth Foreign Minister in 30 months
Foreign Minister David Emerson said on Wednesday
he would not run in an election expected to be called on Sunday,
leaving Canada to find its fifth Foreign Minister in a little over
two and a half years.