Greater Manchester police chief constable Peter Fahey speaks ...
Apr 9th, 2009
(Reuters) - Greater Manchester police chief constable Peter Fahey speaks at a news conference in Manchester, northern England April 9, 2009. Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer, Scotland Yard's Assistant Commissioner Bob Quick, quit on Thursday after his security blunder forced police to bring forward a major operation to thwart a suspected al Qaeda plot involving Pakistani nationals. REUTERS/Darren Staples (BRITAIN CONFLICT SOCIETY) -
By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson will retire at the end of the season after more than 26 years in charge, bringing to a close the most glittering managerial career in British football. The Premier League champions confirmed on Wednesday that Ferguson, 71, would step aside following United's home game ... [Full Article]
BAGHDAD (AP) - A string of attacks killed at least 16 people in Iraq on Saturday, while gunmen abducted eight policemen guarding a post on the country's main highway to Jordan and Syria, the latest in a wave of violence to grip the country. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea has replaced its hard-line defense chief with a little-known army general, according to a state media report Monday, in what outside analysts call an attempt to install a younger figure meant to solidify leader Kim Jong Un's grip on the powerful military. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]