August 2016


Brief lifting of curfew in Kashmir prompts fresh violence

Srinagar residents hurl stones and shout slogans demanding freedom from Indian rule before curfew is reimposed A nearly two-month curfew in the troubled Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir was partially lifted on Monday only to be largely re-imposed after fresh violence erupted in several parts of the capital, Srinagar. For many people the easing


Gene Wilder: a life in pictures

Gene Wilder was best known for his portrayal of Willy Wonka and his collaboration with Richard Pryor, he also directed films and turned to writing Read more:


Oslo Accords Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at what you need to know about the Oslo Accords, a series of agreements between Israel and the Palestinians signed in the 1990’s. Facts:Oslo I is formally known as the Declaration of Principles (DOP). The pact established a timetable for the Middle East peace process. It planned for an interim Palestinian government