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WATCH LIVE: The Fall of Tripoli

Rebel forces advance in Libya. Watch this live video from Al Jazeera English, broadcast Aug. 21, 2011.…

McCain: Gaddafi only has ‘hours if not days’ left

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) said Sunday on CBS’s Face the Nation that Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi would be ousted in a “matter of hours if not days.” “I believe that it’s nearing the end, and it’s going to be a big challenge forming a new government, uniting a country that…

British police release video of rioters firing at officers

British police have released video of a few rioters firing at officers during last week’s rioting in the nation. WATCH: Video from the BBC on August 20, 2011.…

British police release video of rioters firing at officers

British police have released video of a few rioters firing at officers during last week’s rioting in the nation. WATCH: Video from the BBC on August 20, 2011.…

Libyan rebels take strategic town 30 miles from Tripoli

Rebel forces in Libya have retaken the pivotal town of Zawiya, which is only 30 miles from Tripoli. The rebels now dominate the routes leading to the Libyan capital from three sides. According to CBS News, Zawiya is particularly important because it controls supply routes for Tripoli and is also…

Libyan rebels take strategic town 30 miles from Tripoli

Rebel forces in Libya have retaken the pivotal town of Zawiya, which is only 30 miles from Tripoli. The rebels now dominate the routes leading to the Libyan capital from three sides. According to CBS News, Zawiya is particularly important because it controls supply routes for Tripoli and is also…

Pope visit triggers violent protests in Madrid

A four day visit from the pope for a Roman Catholic youth festival, an event that draws thousands from around the world, looks to cost the Spanish government roughly 100 million euros according to critics, although officials won’t say exactly how much they’re shelling out. During a time of severe…

France holds 43rd annual World Snail Racing Championship

The small village of Lagardere in France recently held the 43rd annual World Snail Racing Championship. The losers become escargot, a French appetizer, and the winner is set free. “It’s great,” said one participant. “It’s a lot of fun. It’s all about nature and it’s something different from what we…

Woman presumed dead after being swept over Niagara Falls

Authorities have transitioned a rescue operation into a recovery mode two days after a 19-year-old Japanese exchange student fell from an observation platform and was swept over Niagara Falls. Watch this video from CBC via CNN, broadcast Aug. 15, 2011.…

U.S. drone strikes killed 775 civilians since 2004: report

Chris Woods, an award-winning reporter with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, appeared Monday on Democracy Now to discuss an investigation into civilian deaths caused by U.S drones in Pakistan. According to chief counterterrorism advisor John Brennan, no civilians have been killed in the drone attacks for nearly a year. “The…

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