STAFF BLOG REEL TALK INDIEWATCH: Truth is stranger than fiction in ‘The Bling Ring’
The Bling Ring is writer/director Sofia Coppolas latest film about burglaries that took place in 2008 and 2009 in the Hollywood Hills. The films opening credits are smeared with shots of celebrities, ... Posted on 10/28/13 at 11:35 AM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Flensburg Files News Flyer 5 September 2012
There were a lot of events that happened while I was on hiatus for a few weeks, two of which were spent back in Flensburg and the surrounding area with my family. Most of the events have a zero at the... Posted on 9/5/12 at 7:25 AM
Iran and six world powers extended high-stakes talks over Tehran's nuclear program into an unscheduled third day on Saturday, as their top diplomats labored to hammer out a long-sought deal to end a decade-old standoff.
Yeganeh Torbati and Lesley Wroughton
, November 08, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will join nuclear talks between major powers and Iran in Geneva on Friday in an attempt to nail down a long-elusive accord to start resolving a decade-old standoff over Tehran's atomic aims.
Louis Charbonneau, Fredrik Dahl and Justyna Pawlak
, November 07, 2013
Israel announced plans Wednesday to build more than 1,500 homes in Jewish settlements in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, dealing a setback to newly relaunched peace efforts hours after it had freed a group of long-serving Palestinian prisoners.
U.S. and Israeli officials differed over Iran's nuclear program on Wednesday as Israel called for its effective dismantlement and the United States suggested better safeguards could assure that it is peaceful rather than military in nature.
A stormy, high-level meeting of senior Palestinian leaders called to discuss U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's latest peace proposal ended with a decision early Friday to demand guarantees that Israel agree on the general border of a future Palestinian state, officials said.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, engaged in breakneck shuttle diplomacy to coax Israel and the Palestinians back into peace talks, is flying to the West Bank on Sunday to have a third meeting in as many days with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Official Israeli figures show housing starts in West Bank settlements rose significantly in the first three months of 2013 compared to the same period last year — numbers that are likely to cast a shadow on the upcoming visit of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
The Palestinian U.N. envoy accused Israel on Friday of carrying out "an immediate provocation" following the U.N.'s recognition of the state of Palestine by announcing the expansion of settlements which he denounced as illegal.
Palestinian militants took aim at Jerusalem for the first time Friday, launching a rocket attack on the holy city in a major escalation of hostilities as Israel pressed forward with a relentless campaign of airstrikes in the Gaza Strip.
Ibrahim Barzak and Josef Federman
, November 16, 2012
The White House says President Barack Obama has spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi about rocket attacks being launched from Gaza into Israel and escalating violence in the Gaza Strip.
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