Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Prions le Seigneur - 2/26/2008

Via Google News:
Kenya poll negotiations suspended
BBC News - 1 hour ago
Talks to end post-election violence in Kenya have been suspended, former UN head and mediator Kofi Annan has said. Mr Annan said that the sessions he has led for more than a month "are suspended for the moment".

African Union Chief Heads to Kenya to Support Crisis Talks
Voice of America - 27 minutes ago
By VOA News The head of the African Union travels to Kenya Tuesday to try to break a deadlock in political crisis talks between the government and opposition.

The Olympics in Beijing are coming up, so guess what?
China Says It Is Willing to Resume Rights
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By Edward Cody BEIJING, Feb. 26 -- China declared Tuesday it is willing to resume a long-stalled human rights dialogue with the United States, seeking to improve its image before this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing.

Iraq demands that Turkey withdraw its troops
Times Online - 49 minutes ago
The Iraqi Government demanded today that Turkey withdraw its army from Iraq's snowbound northern mountains. Five days after Turkey launched its military incursion there are reports that its commandos have penetrated 100 miles inside Iraqi territory, ...

West ponders IAEA resolution after Iran weapons allegations
Monsters and Critics.com - 1 hour ago
Vienna - Members of the UN nuclear watchdog are considering a new resolution against Iran at the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) upcoming March meeting after data presented by the IAEA suggested Tehran had been working on military ...

North Korea
North Korea concert brings NY violinist "home"
Reuters - 47 minutes ago
PYONGYANG (Reuters) - The Korean War helped bring violinist Michelle Kim's father to South Korea from the North. The New York Philharmonic's unprecedented concert on Tuesday brought her back to the communist land her father fled.

Come and Waken Us
O Christ, our Morning Star, Splendor of Light Eternal, shining with the glory of the rainbow, come and waken us from the grayness of our apathy and renew in us your gift of hope.
—St. Bede the Venerable

--the BB

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