Aid promised to Africa:
Rich nations fail to act
US: The world’s seven industrialized nations have
fallen short on their promises to double aid to Africa by 2010,
according to a report on Tuesday by ONE Campaign against poverty.
First woman Prime Minister in Trinidad
TRINIDAD: Prime Minister Patrick Manning was
ousted on Monday in Trinidad and Tobago’s general election, with a
coalition of opposition parties winning at least 27 of 41 seats in
Parliament, according to preliminary results.
Prefers dialogue to confrontation :
China urges restraint in Korea crisis
CHINA: China Tuesday urged all parties involved
in the crisis sparked by the deadly sinking of a South Korean
warship to exercise restraint, saying dialogue was preferable to