Fresh fighting reported in Central African Republic

Fresh fighting has broken out in the conflict-torn Central African Republic, witnesses said Saturday, as the deadline closed for candidates to register for a vote by the transitional parliament for a new interim president.

Italian ‘pasta’ beats French force to win battle of words!

The Quebec govt’s language police, that seeks to protect French from the rising tide of English and other languages, has taken action against a popular Italian restaurant for including words like ‘pasta’ in its menu.