Articles by Daniel Tovrov
- Spain: Teachers And Students Protest Education Spending Cuts
May 22 2012 11:05 AM
Teachers and students in Spain staged a mass strike on Tuesday in protest of government budget cuts that could put 100,000 substitute teachers out of work.
- UN Condemns Yemen Bombing: 'Terrorists Must Be Held Accountable'
May 22 2012 9:45 AM
This criminal act cannot be justified by any cause, United Nation's chief Ban Ki-moon stated on Monday. Its perpetrators must be held accountable.
- Italy Earthquake: Monti To Call State Of Emergency
May 21 2012 4:10 PM
The Italian government will call a state of emergency on Tuesday in the areas affected by Sunday's 5.9 magnitude earthquake.
- NATO: Phase 1 Of European Missile Defense Shield Operational
May 21 2012 3:18 PM
NATO announced at its summit this weekend that its European missile defense shield is now active.
- Yemeni Security Chiefs Fired After Parade Bombing
May 21 2012 1:53 PM
Yemen's president sacked at least one high ranking security chief on Monday afternoon following the deadly suicide bombing in Sanaa.
- Mexico: Zetas Cartel Boss Arrested For Ordering Massacre
May 21 2012 11:18 AM
Mexican troops arrested the Los Zetas cartel commander who allegedly ordered the murder and decapitation of 49 people last week.
- The Great Googamooga Festival Photos: Food, Drink And Lines In Brooklyn
May 21 2012 9:48 AM
The Great Googamooga festival takes over Brooklyn's Prospect Park.
- Italy Earthquake Aftermath: Rescuers Keep Working Despite Tremors
May 21 2012 8:49 AM
Emergency workers in northern Italy speedily built tent cities and makeshift shelters on Monday as aftershocks and tremors raise fear of further destruction.
- Italy Recalls Ambassador To India Amidst Murder Row
May 18 2012 4:12 PM
Italy recalled its ambassador to India on Friday afternoon after two Italian marines were charged with murdering two Indian fishermen earlier in the day.
- UN Nuclear Agency Chief To Visit Tehran On Sunday
May 18 2012 2:44 PM
Iran is getting a visit from the United Nations' nuclear agency on Sunday, a surprise development as Iran prepares for scheduled talks with Western powers next week.
- Russian Missile Engineer Sentenced To 8 Years For Spying
May 18 2012 11:20 AM
Alexander Gniteyev, an engineer at the Avtomatika production plant in the city of Yekaterinburg, was found guilty of leaking classified information about Russia?s Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles to foreign intelligence agencies
- Prison Riot In Honduras; Inmates Take Over
May 18 2012 10:34 AM
Guards have surrounded the prison, but to avoid a bloodbath, Prison Governor Orlando Leiva has ordered them stay outside
- South Africa?s Mbeki In Sudan To Mediate Peace Talks
May 18 2012 8:59 AM
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki was in Khartoum on Friday to try and push Sudan and South Sudan back to the negotiation table.
- Syrian Opposition Leader Resigns: 'The Revolution Is Above Personalities'
May 17 2012 4:26 PM
Burhan Ghalioun is quitting the Syrian National Council amid criticism of his leadership.
- Greece: New Democracy Party Leads Syriza In Polls
May 17 2012 3:06 PM
Greece's center-right New Democracy party has a slight edge among voters over the Coalition of the Radical Left, or Syriza, party ahead of the June 17th parliamentary elections, according to a new opinion poll.
- Mexican Generals Questioned On Drug Gang Ties
May 17 2012 11:12 AM
Mexico's drug war has left 50,000 people dead; if generals are playing both sides, who is winning?
- Somaliland: Death By Firing Squad Ordered For 17 Civilians
May 17 2012 9:16 AM
A military court in Somaliland sentenced 17 civilians to death for attacking army officers in the capital of Hargeisa.
- Assad Praises Syrian Reforms On Russian Television
May 16 2012 2:54 PM
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gave a rare television interview on Wednesday, appearing on Russia's official Rossia-24 news channel to tout the success of the May 7 parliamentary elections.
- Golden Dawn: The Rise Of Greece's Extreme Right Wing
May 16 2012 12:32 PM
Shortly after winning 21 seats in parliament, Greece's Golden Dawn has already become a political pariah.
- Half Of South Sudan Facing Hunger Crisis: UN
May 16 2012 9:34 AM
More than four million people in South Sudan -- about half of the country's population -- face hunger and food shortages as clashes with Sudan along the border continue, according to the United Nations.