Saddam Urges Iraqis to Unite Against U.S troops

Saddam Hussein Urges Iraqis to To Stop Killing Each Other and Instead Fight U.S. Troops By BASSEM MROUE BAGHDAD, Iraq Mar 15, 2006 (AP)— Saddam Hussein, testifying Wednesday for the first time in his trial, called on Iraqis…

Israeli siege of prison ignites violence

MARK MACKINNON With a report from Canadian Press JERICHO, WEST BANK -- Foreigners fled the West Bank and Gaza Strip en masse yesterday as spasms of violence erupted in the Palestinian territories after Israeli soldiers…

UN creates new human rights body

UN creates new human rights body Sudan, accused of rights abuses, could be excluded from new body The UN General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to create a new human rights organisation for the world body,…

Iraq: Permanent US Colony

Dahr Jamail, t r u t h o u t | Perspective,14 March 2006 Why does the Bush Administration refuse to discuss withdrawing occupation forces from Iraq? Why is Halliburton, who landed the no-bid contracts…

INDIA: Media industry to grow 19 percent until…

Phenomenal growth of print media, TV industry and Internet attributed to rising income levels, government policies Times of India, Sunday, March 12, 2006 New Delhi --- The Indian entertainment and media industry is witnessing a…

Sri Lanka rebels extort from Tamil expats –…

Wed Mar 15, 2006 12:48 PM IST COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels are extorting money from Tamils living in Canada, Britain and Europe to fill their coffers for a final war against…

U.N.: New Rights Council Offers Hope for Victims

15 Mar 2006 ,Source: Human Rights Watch(New York, March 15, 2006) – The creation of a new Human Rights Council by the United Nations General Assembly is a major step forward for the protection of…

Indian Ocean coral may die in 50 years…

VICTORIA, March 15 (Reuters) - Rising sea temperatures caused by global warming could kill off the Indian Ocean's coral reefs in the next 50 years, threatening vital marine life, a marine researcher said on Wednesday.…