This brief first novel by a Swiss dramatist, translated from the French by its publisher before her death last year, anchors itself in a real-life event. In 1906, the young Spanish king, Alfonso XIII and his British bride were on their way back to the palace from their wedding in the cathedral when an anarchist threw a bomb at their carriage.
Days into an offensive aimed at dislodging him from the presidential mansion, Ivory Coast's strongman refused to budge Thursday from a bunker underneath his home, insisting he would never surrender despite the immense international pressure bearing down on him.
The Volvo C30 Electric is part of Volvo Cars' ambitious electrification strategy. It is as well-equipped, comfortable, sporty and safe as the standard car — while at the same time offering the driver a range of up to 150 kilometers per charge with almost zero carbon dioxide emissions.
I have two clarifications to John R. Coyne Jr.'s interesting and timely book review ("How Ike eased Middle East strife," March 29).
JERUSALEM | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will ask Germany's leader to drop her support for a proposal endorsing a Palestinian state in nearly all of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem when he meets with her this week, Israeli officials said Wednesday.
There weren't really any Cinderellas at this Final Four, but an unexpected invitee did walk away with the glass slipper.
Local restaurants and national food companies are feeling little effect from the ongoing crisis in Japan, and the Food and Drug Administration is assuring Americans that food imported from the Pacific Ocean is safe, though increased safety inspections have been put in place.
A diplomatic push by Moammar Gadhafi's regime ran into trouble Monday as opponents at home and abroad rejected any solution to the Libyan conflict that would involve one of his sons taking power.
Well, Arnold Schwarzenegger IS back.