Category: Politics

ational treasure in life, reviled ‘sex abuser’ in death

ational treasure in life, reviled ‘sex abuser’ in death

(CNN) — The BBC is embroiled in a scandal that one of its veteran correspondents has called its worst crisis in nearly 50 years — over its response to allegations that have turned a beloved on-air personality into one of the most reviled figures in the UK. Since his death a year ago at age 84, Jimmy Savile, the popular […]

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What China’s leadership change means

What China’s leadership change means

Hong Kong (CNN) — Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now. Thousands of senior officials from around the world’s most populous nation have gathered in Beijing amid heavy security for a week of lengthy speeches and jargon-heavy meetings that began Thursday. At the end […]

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Obama did it again!

(CNN) — A black man is returning to the White House. Four years ago, it was a first, the breaking of a racial barrier. Tuesday night, it was history redux. And more. In the midst of national splintering and a time of deep ideological animosity, Americans elected President Barack Obama to a second term. And thousands rejoiced in his victory, […]

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Iranian blogger Sattar Beheshti dies after arrest

Iranian blogger Sattar Beheshti dies after arrest

The death of an Iranian blogger has been reported by his family a week after he was taken into custody. Sattar Beheshti, 35, was arrested by Iranian police on charges of “actions against national security on social networks and Facebook.” His exact whereabouts and the manner of his death are unclear. Mr Beheshti’s family say police told them to pick […]

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