The ‘Hostile Imagination’ and Oslo Bombing

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Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. “It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable.” -Eric Hoffer, “The Passionate State of Mind.” On the same day of the horrific and devastating bombing and deadly shooting spree in Oslo, I received an email from a personal acquaintance […]

Norway gunman faces court hearing

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The man blamed for Friday’s twin terror attacks in Norway is due to make his first appearance in court. Anders Behring Breivik, 32, admits carrying out a massacre on an island youth camp and a bombing in the capital Oslo in which at least 93 people…

Tamil Parties Make Strong Showing in Sri Lanka

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NEW DELHI — Voters in northern and eastern Sri Lanka gave an alliance of parties closely linked to the defeated Tamil Tiger insurgency majorities in 18 of 26 local council elections, according to results released Sunday. Related Sri Lanka Voting Marked by Skepticism on Change (July 24, 2011) Times Topic: […]

Couples wed on 1st day gay marriage is legal in NY

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Related: “factbox” –> More News Hundreds of gay couples dressed in formal suits and striped trousers, gowns and T-shirts recited vows in emotion-choked voices and triumphantly hoisted their long-awaited marriage certificates on Sunday as New York became the sixth and largest state to recognize same-sex weddings. Couples began saying “I […]

Hotel maid goes public with allegations against ex-IMF chief

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(CNN) — The maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her in a New York City hotel room has ended her months-long silence and gone public. Nafissatou Diallo spoke to Newsweek magazine for an article posted on its website Sunday, as well as to […]

Afghan insurgents hang 8-year-old boy

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RAHIM FAIEZ Associated Press= KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents in southern Afghanistan hanged an 8-year-old boy six days after they abducted him, the Afghan government said Sunday. The boy’s captors had demanded that his father, a police officer, supply them with a police vehicle and he refused, said a statement […]

North Koreans vote in local elections

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North Koreans went to the polls for the first time in four years to take part in what analysts say is a rubber-stamp election for members of the local assemblies. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency said on Sunday that local assembly elections began across the country as songs […]

Norway suspect says attacks were ‘necessary’

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The man suspected of a bombing and shooting spree in Norway has called his deeds “atrocious but … necessary,” his lawyer has said. In an interview with TV2 news on Saturday, Geir Lippestad, who is representing 32-year-old Anders Breivik, said his client was willing to explain himself in a court hearing […]