Topic: Freedom Alliance
Food Safety Modernization Act passed the Senate Tuesday on a bipartisan vote. The legislation, which gives the US added powers to inspect and recall, moves to the House, where hurdles remain, especially over cost.
11/30/2010 02:13 pm
Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who advocates banning the Quran, is expected to attend an event near ground zero to commemorate September 11 and rally opposition to Islam.
09/10/2010 04:54 pm
Voters in Thursday's Sri Lanka elections favored President Mahinda Rajapakse's ruling party, which prioritizes economic growth over reconciliation with the rebel Tamils after decades of civil war.
04/09/2010 10:32 am
In Sri Lanka elections on Thursday, President Mahinda Rajapaksa hopes to win the two-thirds parliamentary majority needed to alter the constitution.
04/08/2010 11:08 am
In the first election in 11 years Saturday, a pro-rebel party won the most local-council seats in Vavuniya and came in second in Jaffna.
08/09/2009 01:00 am
The island's first elections in two decades had been intended as a test of the peacemaking process with the breakaway fighters.
05/12/2008 01:00 am
Saturday's elections in an old Tamil Tiger stronghold offer the prospect of more autonomy and an end to civil war.
05/09/2008 01:00 am