News RoundupThe headlines that caught my eye in the last 15 minutes:
West Africa: Roving Warriors Recruited for New Conflicts
Thousands of young men and boys, many of whom have committed atrocities while fighting in West Africa's brutal civil wars, face re-recruitment into the region's emerging conflicts, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today.
Rumsfeld seeks to temper desire for revenge in Iraq
U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's call for Iraq's new leaders to resist political purges has touched one of the most sensitive issues in Iraq.
Aust in difficult position over non-aggression pact
Australia appears to be becoming increasingly isolated diplomatically in Asia over its refusal to sign ASEAN's Treaty of Amity and Cooperation.
Woman won't sue over finger food
A woman who said she scooped up a human finger along with her chili at a Wendy's restaurant has decided not to sue the fast-food chain.
Arrests made ahead of Juve clash
Italian police have arrested eight Juventus fans ahead of tonight's Champions League encounter with Liverpool.
A Liverpool supporter was hit on the head with a bat last night, leading to the arrests, while there have been further flare-ups today in the lead-up to the quarter-final second leg in Turin.
Chelsea's onfield glory tarnished by Mourinho, backroom team
Chelsea has reached the semifinals of the Champions League and is almost assured of winning its first league title in 50 years.
Instead of glowing with pride, however, the Blues are under fire for an arrogant attitude toward European soccer's governing body, accused of trying to poach one of Arsenal's stars and could be eclipsing Manchester United as the most hated team in English soccer.
the earley edition - Posted by Dave @ 4/14/2005 01:41:00 am || ||