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IMF leader charged with assaulting N.Y. hotel maid

May 16, 2011


By Geraldine Baum and Kim Willsher Los Angeles Times NEW YORK – Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund, was due in a Manhattan courtroom Sunday to be arraigned on sexual-assault charges alongside weekend petty criminals – and before an audience of well-dressed French journalists, tourists, and New York tabloid reporters. Strauss-Kahn, leader […]

Britain pounds Libya from air and sea

March 19, 2011


By Sam Reeves (AFP) – 3 hours ago LONDON — Britain bombarded Libya with missiles from air and sea as multinational forces launched military action, with Prime Minister David Cameron urging an end to Moamer Kadhafi’s “appalling brutality”. As the intervention to enforce a UN-mandated no-fly zone began, Royal Air Force Tornados on Saturday hit […]

Open letter to the President of Israel, by Jean-Moïse Braitberg

February 4, 2009


Date: Sat, Jan 31, 2009 Dear Sir, I am writing to you, to ask you to contact those who are authorized to do so, to remove the name of my grandfather from the memorial at Yad Vashem, which is dedicated to the Jewish victims of National Socialism. It says “Moshe Brajtberg, gassed in 1943 in […]