Saddam's Kerala link

Saddam's Palakkad linkT S SREENIVASA RAGHAVAN26 Nov, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORK When the news of Saddam Hussein’s capture in a dark hole exploded towards the end of 2003, and humiliating images of his bearded deranged…

Take a leaf out of 2006 books, The…

It has been a good year for polemics on the war in Iraq, poetry, graphic novels and a late 18th-century wood engraver. Writers and critics make their picks of 2006 Research by Ginny HookerSaturday November…

Do not adjust your sets: An alternative view…

Set up 10 years ago by the Emir of Qatar, Al Jazeera has grown to become an influential antidote to the Western bias of the global media. Today it launches an English-language channel.Guy Adams reports,…

Al Jazeera English goes live

Al Jazeera English, the new international news channel from the Qatar-based television network, has begun broadcasting from its main studios in Doha. The opening broadcast, which was expected to be available in 80 million households around…

The War on Terror is a Deliberate Strategy…

 The idea of terrorism is extended to several forms of social fight and protest.  Dissident political and trade union opinions become criminalized.  An environment movement such as Greenpeace or animal rights activist is even prosecuted…

Mandela, Gates most admired leaders, Bush at the…

11 Nov, 2006 AFP OTTAWA: Civil rights luminary Nelson Mandela and software billionaire Bill Gates are the world's most esteemed leaders, while US President George W Bush and Iranian and North Korean leaders rank at…