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U.S. Airline Investigates Vandalism on Planes

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 12:23 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S.-based Southwest Airlines is investigating reports of unusual vandalism on the underbellies of its planes. Southwest Airlines spokeswoman Whitney Eichinger told VOA Thursday that markings are being found during routine inspections of the airline’s Boeing 737 aircraft. U.S. media reports say the markings appear to be Arabic or Arabic-type symbols. They say the symbols were […]

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Ahmadinejad to Address U.N. General Assembly

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 9:03 am (UTC-5)
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will address the United Nations General Assembly Thursday — a day after Iran released two American hikers it had held for two years on suspicion of spying. Iranian media say President Ahmadinejad’s speech is expected to focus on the themes of global management and fundamental reform of the United Nations. During […]

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Three Peruvian Children Killed by Contaminated Food

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 2:44 am (UTC-5)
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Peruvian health officials say three school children have died and dozens were treated at a hospital after eating food contaminated with pesticide. Offcials say 88 children and at least three adults became ill after consuming food prepared in a pot containing pesticide residue in Cajamarca north of Lima, the capital. Health officials say the food […]

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Ahmadinejad to Address U.N. General Assembly

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 1:38 am (UTC-5)
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will address the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, just one day after Iran released two American hikers who had been held for two years on suspicion of spying. During past addresses to the U.N., President Ahmadinejad has denied the holocaust and expressed doubt about the official version of the September […]

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Colombian Oil Workers Agree to End Protests

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 1:06 am (UTC-5)
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Colombian oil workers have agreed to stop demonstrations that forced a Canadian company to shut down one quarter of Colombia’s oil production. Pacific Rubiales Energy Company and union officials announced the deal late Wednesday following a meeting with government representatives. Toronto based Pacific says the protests forced it to stop pumping 225,000 barrels of oil […]

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U.S., France Urge Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 7:38 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says there can be “no shortcut” to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, as French President Nicolas Sarkozy proposes a timetable of up to one year to solve the conflict. Both leaders took the podium at the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday. Palestinian leaders are preparing to submit their application for full U.N. […]

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U.S., France Urge Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says there can be “no shortcut” to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, as French President Nicolas Sarkozy proposes a timetable of up to one year to solve the conflict. Both leaders took the podium at the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday. Palestinian leaders are preparing to submit their application for full U.N. membership […]

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U.S., France Urge Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 1:18 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says there can be “no shortcut” to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, as French President Nicolas Sarkozy proposes a timetable of up to one year to solve the conflict. Both leaders took the podium at the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday as Palestinian leaders prepared to submit their application for full U.N. membership […]

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Obama: ‘No Shortcut’ to Israel-Palestinian Peace

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama told the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday there can be “no shortcut” to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Mr. Obama said he is frustrated by delays in the peace process, but continues to believe the dispute must be solved through negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians, and not at the United Nations. Palestinian […]

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Obama: ‘No Shortcut’ to Israel-Palestinian Peace

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 10:51 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama told the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday there can be “no shortcut” to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Mr. Obama said he is frustrated by delays in the peace process, but continues to stand by the U.S. position that the conflict mus be solved through negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians, and not […]

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