Tag Archives: world affairs

No Tom, Dick or Harry

John and Margaret are the luckiest lottery names, according to Britain’s National Lottery figures. In an effort to con more of the unsuspecting public into wagering their hard earned money, it revealed that the top 10 men’s names among winners who have banked prizes of more than £50,000 are John, David, Michael, Peter, Robert, James,… Read More »

I die, you also die

Counterterrorism experts with the UK intelligence service MI5 are reportedly aware of a new technique that will help suicidal terrorists avoid detection at airports after discovering increasingly strong chatter regarding the subject on extremist websites. MI5 told Daily Mail that suicide bombers may now surgically implant explosives in their bodies. The explosive, commonly known as… Read More »

China bashing

Amnesty International has criticised China’s execution of 53-year-old Briton Akmal Shaikh, who was convicted of drug smuggling by the Chinese authorities, as a “slap in the face” of the international community. The NGO also called on Beijing to fulfill its human rights commitments by abolishing the death penalty. According to Amnesty, of the 2,400 executions… Read More »

Does it have to be Bill Clinton?

Bill Clinton may be getting all the credit for the release of Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two female American journalist detained by North Korea, but there may be a reason why it has taken so long for the hostage situation to be resolved: Years ago, police documented something called the Stockholm syndrome. Robbers had… Read More »