Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has moved forward the presidential vote by six months, without explaining the move. Opposition leaders claim Aliyev is trying to hamper his rivals' efforts to fight 'vote rigging.'
It was around this time of year in 2005 when I took a 75-mile drive to Cape Town’s biggest reservoir with Saleem Mowzer, the African National Congress (ANC) councillor then in charge of water for South Africa’s second-largest city.
President Dalia Grybauskaite told reporters after visiting NATO troops in central Lithuanian town of Rukla that 'Iskander missiles are being stationed in Kaliningrad for permanent presence as we speak.'
Recent decisions at the Interior and Commerce departments are opening the doors for more commercial exploitation of US fisheries and land resources. Advocates say the changes finally allow local voices to be heard. Critics say science is being ignored in favor of industry.