Articles by Tariq Panja



Football Is Becoming Big Business in Russia

  • 29 August 08
  • Bloomberg
As coach Dick Advocaat celebrated with his Zenit St. Petersburg team after they won the club's first European trophy, his mobile phone buzzed. It was Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

4 Guilty in London Bombing

  • 10 July 07
  • The Associated Press
Four men were convicted Monday of plotting to bomb London's public transport system on July 21, 2005, two weeks after a coordinated suicide bombing attack on the network killed 52 commuters.

Bird Flu Lands in Britain

  • 05 February 07
  • The Associated Press
Health officials on Sunday announced new restrictions on movement near a commercial farm where the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu was found in turkeys Saturday, while authorities culled thousands of birds to contain the outbreak.

Business Booming at the Polonium Restaurant

  • 04 December 06
  • The Associated Press
A suddenly notorious name is paying off for a Polish restaurant in northern England.

Britain Investigates Suspected Poisoning

  • 20 November 06
  • The Associated Press
British police said Sunday that they were investigating the suspected poisoning of former FSB Colonel Alexander Litvinenko, who fell ill as he was investigating the killing of journalist Anna Politkovskaya.