Saturday December 15, 2007COUNTRIES will be paid to protect forests from logging, with the Bali conference adopting a proposal for the successor to the Kyoto Protocol to embrace deforestation.
Tuesday December 11, 2007THE US Central Intelligence Agency is again mired in controversy. It admitted last week that it had destroyed videotapes of what it calls aggressive interrogations - and human rights advocates call torture - of terrorism suspects. Now, the spy organisation is adopting diversionary tactics, by seeking to portray its congressional critics as accessories after the fact. A leaked story alleges that legislators, including the present Democrat Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, were ...
Monday December 10, 2007A MAJORITY of the Illawarra's state Labor MPs were adopting a wait-and-see stance yesterday ahead of today's controversial meeting of the Cabinet and caucus called to discuss the privatisation of the electricity industry.