UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN peacekeeping chief says 90 of his colleagues have been killed this year, with 29 of them in "deliberate attacks".
Herve Ladsous notes in particular the deaths of 14 peacekeepers in the bloody Darfur region of Sudan. He calls that "totally unacceptable".
Ladsous gave his end-of-year brie ...more »
Jamaica's Olympic Games 200m bronze medallist Warren Weir (left) and girlfriend Natalya Olivia McGhie at the birthday party of fellow national athlete Melaine Walker on Tuesday night at the Element 86 Nightclub. Weir had proposed to Natalya at 11:59 pm on New Year's Eve and the happy lady said "Yes". Inset shows a picture of the proposal cake taken from Weir's Facebook page. Weir, in his first season on the senior international circuit, claimed third place behind Racers Track Club training partners Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake at the London Summer Olympics 200 metres final.
(Photo: Bryan Cummings)
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