News for 2010-10-09

Saturday, October 9, 2010
Why is This GOP House Candidate Dressed as a Nazi?
An election year already notable for its menagerie of extreme and unusual candidates can add another one: Rich Iott, the Republican nominee for Congress from Ohio's 9th District, and a Tea Party favorite, who for years donned a German Waffen SS uniform and participated in Nazi re-enactments. Iott,...
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Gaza Flotilla Attack: Calls for International Criminal Court to Step In
The international criminal court is being urged to prosecute members of the Israeli defence force for the raid on a Gaza -bound aid ship. Turkish victims have formally requested an investigation, the Guardian has learned.
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Pakistan's Convoy Halt Forces US to Reduce Tensions
WASHINGTON - - By continuing its halt in NATO convoys headed for Afghanistan through the Torkham border crossing into a second week, Pakistan's military leadership has brought an end to the unilateral attacks in Pakistan pushed by Gen. David Petraeus and forced Washington to make a new...
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10/10/10: 7,000 Events Planned in 188 Countries
BUENOS AIRES -- NGOs and ordinary citizens around the world plan to help raise awareness on the problems caused by climate change and urge governments to adopt policies to combat the phenomenon, with more than 7,000 activities in 188 countries on Sunday. The international grassroots climate...
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