Author

 
William J Kole

William J Kole

    Serbia won't give up 'an inch' of Kosovo
    Serbia won't give up 'an inch' of Kosovo
    Serbia will not give up "an inch" of Kosovo, Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica said on Monday as talks on the breakaway province's future entered a...
    Famed composer 'was fascinated by patterns'
    Famed composer 'was fascinated by patterns'
    Composer Gyorgy Ligeti, who fled Hungary after the 1956 revolution and gained fame for his opera Le Grand Macabre and his work on the...
    WHO: Bird flu could be passing between people
    WHO: Bird flu could be passing between people
    The deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu could be passing from person to person in Turkey even though health experts have no evidence that the virus is...
    Seven Years in Tibet mountaineer dies
    Seven Years in Tibet mountaineer dies
    Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountaineer and writer with a Nazi past who fled a British prisoner-of-war camp in India for the northern Himalayas,...
    Snow-deprived Europe gets walloped
    Snow-deprived Europe gets walloped
    Fouling traffic and tempers, heavy snow fell on Thursday on much of Europe that had been spared winter's full fury for weeks, giving Rome and the...
    Many tonnes of explosives disappear in Iraq
    Many tonnes of explosives disappear in Iraq
    Several hundred tonnes of conventional explosives are missing from a former Iraqi military facility that once played a key role in Saddam Hussein's...