Archive for February 13th, 2010

A shooting at a southern US university left three people dead and a biology professor denied a job promotion has been charged with murder.

After opening fire at a faculty meeting, Amy Bishop (photo, from bbc.co.uk) was apprehended outside a science building at the University of Alabama in Huntsville campus. (more…)

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The biggest offensive in Afghanistan since the overthrow of the Taliban in 2001 has been launched, and Nato-led forces say they are making good progress. (photo, from aljazeera.net)

More than 15,000 US, UK and Afghan troops swept into the Helmand districts of Marjah and Nad Ali among clashes, in a bid to secure government control. (more…)

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