Amnesty accuses U.N. peacekeepers of killing two, raping girl in Bangui

Aug 12, 2015

Amnesty accuses U.N. peacekeepers of killing two, raping girl in Bangui

Amnesty International on Tuesday accused United Nations peacekeepers of raping a 12-year-old girl and killing a boy and his father during an operation in Central African Republic’s capital Bangui earlier this month. The U.N. mission, set up to maintain stability as the country struggles ...

New York mayor greeted by heckles at police ceremony

Dec 30, 2014

New York mayor greeted by heckles at police ceremony

Simmering tensions between New York City’s police force and its top official boiled over again into public view Monday as boos greeted the mayor during an officer swearing-in ceremony. Hundreds of police turned their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio during Saturday’s funeral for ...

Jul 24, 2013

Myth of the 'virtuous' worker

Professor Dipak Basu is a shining example of someone who expresses his views on a variety of topics seemingly from his soul, and I respect him for that. He brings his faith into his arguments while casting the odd aspersion on “Western Christianity.” He ...