Chilean writer Isabel Allende gestures during a news conference ...
Sep 16th, 2009
(Reuters) - Chilean writer Isabel Allende gestures during a news conference to present her latest book "La Isla Bajo el Mar" (The Island Under the Sea) in Madrid September 16, 2009. REUTERS/Sergio Perez (SPAIN ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA) -
OGIDI, Nigeria (AP) - Writer Chinua Achebe shunned Nigeria's corrupt politicians and twice turned down national honors, never fearing to criticize those he felt ruined his country. On Thursday, however, the lawmakers and the country's elite came to praise him. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
(Reuters) - The chief executive of Royal Mail, Moya Greene, who is responsible for leading a turnaround of the business, is set to receive an annual bonus worth nearly 500,000 pounds, as the company readies itself for a stock market listing this year, Sky News reported. Royal Mail's remuneration committee has yet to sign off on the pay proposa... [Full Article]
KAIROUAN, Tunisia (AP) - Around 11,000 police officers and soldiers blocked an annual conference Sunday at Tunisia's main religious center by a radical Islamist movement that has been implicated in attacks across the country, prompting clashes with angry youths that resulted in one death. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]