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Lost Gandhi Recording Resurfaces

Rare speech in English calls for Indian unity and message of 'love'

(Newser) - A long-lost recording of a Mahatma Gandhi speech has emerged in the collection of an American journalist, the Washington Post reports. In the 1947 speech, one of only two known recordings of the spiritual and political leader speaking in English, Gandhi calls for peace and unity. The day before, he... More »

Iraqis Irate Over Senate Partition Vote

Resolution pushing autonomous regions prompts backlash

(Newser) - The Iraqi government is reacting angrily to a Senate resolution passed Thursday that the US push to divide the country into three autonomous regions—Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish—to reduce ethnic bloodshed. "No Iraqi is for dividing their country or for splitting it into three weak states, unable to... More »

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