22 October 2014
N. Korea Releases Detained American After 6 Months
Pyongyang, October 22 (QNA) - North Korea has released one of the three
American citizens detained in the communist state.
US State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf made the announcement on
Tuesday at a regular news briefing, Korea's (KBS WORLD) website reported.
Jeffrey Fowle has been allowed to depart the DPRK and is on his way home to
re-join his family.
Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93
Ben Bradlee, a former Washington Post executive editor discusses about the
Watergate Hotel burglary and stories for the Post at the Richard Nixon
Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California April 18, 2011.
WASHINGTON: Ben Bradlee, the hard-driving editor who reigned over the
Washington Post newsroom with the style of a well-dressed swashbuckler and
the profane vocabulary of dockworker as the newspaper helped topple
Red Cross official: 6 months to contain Ebola
The Associated Press, Beijing
A top Red Cross official said Wednesday that he is confident the Ebola
epidemic that has killed thousands of people in West Africa can be
contained within four to six months.
Elhadj As Sy, secretary general of the International Federation of Red
Cross and Red Crescent Societies, told a news conference in Beijing that
the time frame is possible if there is "good isolation, good treatment of
North Korea releases 1 of 3 Americans held captive
WASHINGTON - U.S. officials viewed North Korea's unexpected release Tuesday
of a detained American as a welcome development - even as it was
accompanied by brash North Korean rhetoric over its nuclear ambitions.
Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans held captive, was on an Air Force
plane heading back to his home state of Ohio - released after being
detained for nearly six months.
Associated Press: Shakhtar's striker Adriano alleges racism
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- by Associated Press
Shakhtar Donetsk's Luiz Adriano scores his team's seventh goal during the
UEFA Champions League group H football match between BATE Borisov and
Shakhtar Donetsk at the Borisov Arena in Borisov on October 21, 2014.
Shakhtar Donetsk won 7-0.
© AFP PHOTO / MAXIM MALINOVSKY
BORISOV, Belarus - Shakhtar Donetsk striker Luiz Adriano accused fans at