Articles By Vittorio Hernandez
YouTube users were surprised on Tuesday, Nov 19, when they could not access the popular video sharing site. The 30-minute downtime occurred between 5:20 and 5:40 pm Eastern Time.
To protect her from future rampages of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, the brothers of Councillor Pam McConneell are planning to provide her more protection such as a helmet. The added measure is in response to their elderly and diminutive politician sister suffering a fat lip on Monday after the mayor hit her while trying to protect his brother engaged in verbal tussle with the council audience.
It was International Men's Day on Tuesday, Nov 19, but few Brit males were aware there was such a day.
Due to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's continued refusal to apologise for the phone tapping on several Indonesian officials, Jakarta is downgrading its relationship with Canberra, Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said on Tuesday night.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key signed on Tuesday five deals with Thai companies as part of his 2-day business visit to the Southeast Asian nation. He led a delegation made up of 22 Kiwi companies.
Samsung scored yet another court victory against competitor Apple when a U.S. federal appeals court upheld on Monday the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denying Apple's request to ban sale of Samsung phones in the U.S.
Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi is questioning why a one-year lease for a Canberra house with a rental of $3,000 a week was signed before the September election which saw Tony Abbott became prime minister.
A newspaper for migrants in New Zealand encouraged Filipinos to donate to a fund for victims of super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines. However, Filipino Migrant News made a list of preferred agencies that excluded government institutions.
Chaos marked the Monday meeting of the Toronto city council as the Ford brothers engaged the crowd in a shouting match. The verbal battle was preceded by the filming of the public gallery which those present objected to.
National Security Administration whistle blower Edward Snowden claimed that Australia's intelligence agency had tried to spy for 15 days in August 2009 on the personal phone calls of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.