Bush administration

 
Bush's dog days, his enemies' glee
Bush's dog days, his enemies' glee
United States administrations typically suffer temporary loss of international influence as their time in office draws to a close.
Aid workers ready for action after Burma promise
Aid workers ready for action after Burma promise
Foreign aid workers saddled up for the cyclone-ravaged Irrawaddy Delta on Monday to see whether army-ruled Burma will honour a promise made by its...
A new Cold War? We're yet to adjust to the old one ending
A new Cold War? We're yet to adjust to the old one ending
There were tears and sweat aplenty in Moscow's Luzhniki stadium on Wednesday, but barely any blood. English fans kept calm. Russia's police avoided...
Big guns roll through Red Square once more
Big guns roll through Red Square once more
Seventeen years have gone by since T-90 tanks last rolled across the historic cobbles of Moscow's Red Square. But on Friday they were back -- with...
Kuwait's shifting sands
Kuwait's shifting sands
Over lavish buffets in giant, air-conditioned tents whose generators battle with the searing summer heat, Kuwaitis have been arguing over an...
US mulls thousands more troops for Afghan war
US mulls thousands more troops for Afghan war
The Pentagon is considering sending up to 7 000 more United States troops to Afghanistan next year to make up for a shortfall in contributions...
US hails cricket fan's novel that met 9/11 challenge
US hails cricket fan's novel that met 9/11 challenge
It is a subject that has engaged some of the biggest names in international letters: Don DeLillo in Falling Man, Ian McEwan in Saturday and Jonathan Safran Foer in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close....
US court allows apartheid lawsuit to proceed
US court allows apartheid lawsuit to proceed
The United States Supreme Court said on Monday that it cannot intervene in an important dispute over the rights of apartheid victims to sue US...
Closer encounter: Nasa plans landing on asteroid
Closer encounter: Nasa plans landing on asteroid
It was once considered the most dangerous object in the universe, heading for Earth with the explosive power of 84 Hiroshimas. Now an asteroid...
'We are going to liberate Somalia'
'We are going to liberate Somalia'
The senior leader of Somalia's Islamist opposition vowed on Wednesday to expel United States-backed Ethiopian troops by force and create an Islamic...
Zim riot police raid MDC headquarters
Zim riot police raid MDC headquarters
Armed riot police raided the headquarters of Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) on Friday and detained scores of people,...