special envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell, has returned to the region to push Israel and the Palestinians to start direct peace talks, the State Department said on Monda.
ling and violence, which have caused more than 35,000 deaths over the past four and a half years, said National Security Officer Alejandro Poire. It involves working cooperatively.SEE PORTFOLIO
ans that an eruption could happen in the next 48 hours. The Galeras, which is just 9 km from Pasto, the provincial capital of Narino, has been active for years. It turned deadly in.READ MORE
major military crackdown when President Felipe Calderon took office in 2006. Official data show more than more than 30,000 people have been killed in battles among rival gangs and.READ MORE
federal agencies, they have backed nearly 90 percent of new mortgages over the past few years. BOGOTA, May 31 (Xinhua) -- Colombia's largest rebel force has asked the newly-releas.READ MORE
t there to meet up with him after voting in Janesville, Wisconsin. The two visited a campaign office and had lunch together at a local restaurant. The surprise convergence of the t.READ MORE
inister said the scandal surrounding him was over, and that he was not involved in any wrongdoing and, because of that, he had no fear of upcoming investigations. Lupi said there w.READ MORE
hreats, which declined by 25 percent, 13 percent and 12 percent respectively, according to Statistics Canada. Nearly three quarters of cases in youth courts involved non-violent of.READ MORE
ton and surrounding cities and towns. Mike Martinez's team, Pony Xpress Puro Tajano, a cooking crew made up solely of Mexican Americans, took third place overall in 2007, the thir.READ MORE
ceive ship wastes" and they also "lack the necessary resources and organizational structure to monitor the ships." Dumping toxic waste is a serous threat to the health and sustena.
on, the budget would not restore California's long-term financial health, the report said. This is the second budget passed by the Legisture in as many weeks. Governor Jerry Brown .
for the next 10 months, as well as unemployment insurance. Participants in the meeting include House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Senate Majority Lead .
3 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. manufacturing sector grew for the 26th consecutive month in September at a slightly higher pace, a leading industry survey reported on Monday. The U.S. Ins.