Articles by Andrew Cawthorne



'Lightning' Bolt Pulls Off Sprint Double

  • 21 August 08
  • Reuters
Jamaica's Usain ""Lightning"" Bolt roared to gold in the 200 meters Wednesday to become the first man since Carl Lewis in 1984 to win an Olympic sprint double.

Kenyan Election Standoff Enters Parliament

  • 16 January 08
  • Reuters
Kenya's new government and opposition clashed in the parliament for the first time on Tuesday in a bad-tempered session reflecting deep bitterness over the disputed re-election of President Mwai Kibaki.

Kenyan Election Standoff Enters Parliament

  • 16 January 08
  • Reuters
Kenya's new government and opposition clashed in the parliament for the first time on Tuesday in a bad-tempered session reflecting deep bitterness over the disputed re-election of President Mwai Kibaki.

Blair Urges Electorate to Keep Faith

  • 05 May 05
  • Reuters
The British prime minister's attempt to recapture voters' trust is rooted in the strength of the nation's economy.

Berezovsky Wants to Move to Ukraine

  • 31 January 05
  • Reuters
Boris Berezovsky, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, said Saturday that he wants to leave Britain for Ukraine -- a move likely to ruffle the Kremlin's feathers.

Zakayev's Home Target of Arson Attack

  • 18 October 04
  • Reuters
Chechen rebel envoy Akhmed Zakayev suffered an arson attack at his home in London, British authorities said Saturday.

British Detainees in Cuba Head Home

  • 10 March 04
  • Reuters
Five Britons jailed for more than two years at the U.S. Guantanamo base in Cuba headed home Tuesday -- posing anti-terror police a dilemma over whether to release them to families or keep them behind bars.

Arab League Seats Iraq Delegate

  • 10 September 03
  • Reuters
Iraq's U.S.-appointed Governing Council took a major step toward international recognition Tuesday when Arab League foreign ministers admitted its delegate to represent Baghdad.

Police Arrest 7 in Raid of North London Mosque

  • 21 January 03
  • Reuters
Police in riot gear burst into a London mosque Monday in Britain's biggest anti-terror operation since the Sept. 11 attacks, arresting seven people as part of a wider probe into the discovery of ricin poison.

Controversial Pageant Won by Turkish Model

  • 09 December 02
  • Reuters
A 21-year-old Turkish model and dancer took the Miss World crown on Saturday in a contest moved to Britain from Nigeria after deadly Muslim-Christian riots sparked by controversy over the pageant.

Thousands Take Part in Anti-War Rally

  • 30 September 02
  • Reuters
Waving anti-war banners and chanting slogans, tens of thousands of Britons flocked to a vast peace rally in London on Saturday to oppose a possible military strike on Iraq.

Northern Ireland Parade Turns Violent

  • 09 July 02
  • Reuters
Northern Ireland entered the most volatile week of its annual marching season on Monday under the pall of violence at Drumcree village where two dozen police were injured at the weekend battling Protestant demonstrators.

Cuba Blasts Base Pullout, Blames U.S.

  • 19 October 01
  • Reuters
Cuba has responded angrily to Russia's decision to pull out of a spy base on the Caribbean island, saying no agreement had been reached and Moscow was ceding to U.S. pressure.

Triumphant Peru Faces Execution Accusations

Peru Prepares for Possible Talks With Rebels

Hopes for Peaceful End Fade In Peru

Peru Plane Crashes In Andes, Kills 123

El Dorado Gold Rush Turns Myth to Reality