Fourteen countries helped the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency build a network of secret flights and detention centers to fight the war on terrorism, according to a Council of Europe investigator’s report released Wednesday. Continue reading
More arrests are possible in a suspected terrorism plot targeting Canadian buildings. Continue reading
John Merrow has been reporting on the efforts of New Orleans schools to remain open in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, which destroyed much of the infrastructure of the school systems in the Gulf Coast. Continue reading
In a major diplomatic move, six major powers announced Thursday that they had reached agreement over a set of proposed incentives for Iran to suspend its nuclear effort, and a series of possible actions should Tehran defy international will. Continue reading
On the first day of the 2006 hurricane season, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff discusses the federal government’s preparedness for another storm season after the devastation and chaotic response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The chairman of the African Union Commission expressed “deep regret” Thursday that two prominent rebel groups in Darfur had declined to sign a peace agreement before the May 31 deadline. Continue reading
Survivors of Saturday’s deadly earthquake in Indonesia face the threat of Mount Merapi, a volcano showing signs of eruption. Following a report on the volcano’s activity, Indonesia’s ambassador to the United States updates relief efforts in the region. Continue reading