Archive: September 17, 2006 - September 23, 2006

In U.N. Coverage, Local Politics Counts

In the global online media, the speeches of presidents George W. Bush, Mahmoud Ahmedinejad and Hugo Chavez dominated coverage of the U.N. General Assembly -- but not always and not everywhere. A look at how world leaders made headlines after their appearances at the U.N. session...

By Jefferson Morley | September 21, 2006; 10:41 AM ET | Comments (7)

Cartoon Roundup: Pope Benedict and Islam

Is it more insulting to portray Pope Benedict as a Nazi than to portray the Prophet Muhammed as a suicide bomber? Rose Al Yousef cartoon The pontiff is portrayed wearing a Nazi medallion on the cover of this week's edition...

By Jefferson Morley | September 20, 2006; 8:01 AM ET | Comments (70)

Pundits See Revival for Non-Aligned Movement

While scorned or ignored by U.S. commentators, the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Havana over the weekend made headlines in the international online media as a revived forum for nations that want to take an independent position in a one superpower...

By Jefferson Morley | September 18, 2006; 6:22 PM ET | Comments (13)

 

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