|News from the BBC
||[Sep. 16th, 2004|12:01 pm]
Four related stories today bring me no joy; when will it end?|
Iraq war illegal, says Annan
UN chief Kofi Annan tells the BBC the Iraq war was illegal and warns elections are at threat from ongoing violence.
Three foreigners 'seized in Iraq'
Gunmen abduct two Americans and a Briton from their house in Baghdad, Iraq's interior ministry says.
Briton shot dead in Saudi capital
A British man is shot dead near a shopping centre in the Saudi capital Riyadh, raising fears of militant attacks.
Colonel accuses Allies over Iraq
An ex-Army officer criticises the US and UK for failing to plan properly for the aftermath of the Iraq war.
wouldnt it be great to turn on the news or read nothing but 'good news' for a switch?
Well I'm sure that there are actually "good" news stories but unless there is very little other news they just get buried by the "important" stuff.
Definitions of "good" and "important" are subject to change depending on your political view-point and the latest weather reports.