Indian PM vows to fight terrorism
India celebrated Saturday the anniversary of its
independence from British rule with a vow to eradicate terrorism
from its soil in the wake of last year’s devastating militant
Islamic attacks on Mumbai.
NKorea calls for better ties with Russia
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il on Saturday
called for improved ties with Russia despite UN sanctions against
the North over its second nuclear test.
Special Olympics mourns the loss of Eunice Kennedy
Eunice Kennedy Shriver died on Tuesday morning
at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Massachusetts surrounded by her
family. She was 88 years old. Near her at the time of her death was
her husband, R. Sargent Shriver; her five children: