Tuesday, May 31, 2011

MEDICINE - Antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission

"People infected with the AIDS virus are at much less risk of transmission to their sexual partners if they are put on treatment immediately instead of waiting for their immune system begins to deteriorate, as indicated by the Preliminary results of clinical trials announced on May 12, "reports the New York daily.

According to the study published in the United States, early treatment with antiretroviral HIV patient by 96% would reduce the risk of virus transmission.

Yemen is experiencing a bloody night that caused several casualties

Taiz (Yemen). .- At least three demonstrators were killed in the Yemeni city of Taiz shot by police and military to dissolve a political protest, told Efe opposition sources. The demonstration in Taiz, the main industrial center in southern Yemen, wanted to press for the resignation of the president Ali Abdullah Saleh, whose output power is asking the opposition since late January.

According could verify Efe, military police and Republican Guards fired on hundreds of people involved in the protest on the streets of Gamal Abdel Nasser and other adjacent places. Since last Sunday the city of Taiz is the scene of escalating protests against Saleh's regime as part of political protests taking place elsewhere in the country, including the capital, Sanaa.

The King of Sweden refuses to go to strip clubs and their relationship with a mobster

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on Monday flatly denied the Swedish media reports according to which frequents clubs 'striptease' and has had contacts with organized crime. "No, it is impossible there," replied the head of the Swedish State, asked about the existence of photographs that would show the king before two naked women who recently spoke of a former mobster, Mille Markovic, owner of the club hostess, who said that such images are in his possession.

CHINA - Christians appeal to the National People's Congress

"A plea for religious freedom goes up to Beijing," as the Hong Kong daily. The leaders of twenty churches and Christian communities have signed an unofficial petition to that effect, which must be submitted on 13 May at the National People's Congress. "This is the first time the budding underground churches in cities and join their forces," the newspaper said.

The crackdown since mid-April against a Protestant church in Beijing would be the detonator.

Mladic leaves jail to visit the grave of his daughter

Belgrade. .- The former general Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic left today for a moment his cell in Belgrade to visit the grave of his daughter in the capital of Serbia, between heavy security, officials said. The deputy prosecutor of Serb war crimes Bruno Vekaric told public broadcaster RTS that operation, considered high risk to safety, was carried out for 20 minutes and was uneventful.

Chechnya arrested the alleged murderer of Anna Politkovskaya

The Chechen Rustam Majmudov, designated by the Committee of Education of Russia (CIR) as the perpetrator of the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, committed on October 7, 2006, was arrested Tuesday in Chechnya, said the radio "Echo of Moscow ". According to the station, which quoted Murad Musayev, a lawyer for one of the brothers Majmudov on who weighed a search and arrest warrant, he was arrested this morning at home with their parents.

GERMANY - John Demjanjuk, convicted and free

Curtain on the last major trial against a former Nazi war criminal. On 12 May, the Munich court sentenced him to five years in prison John Demjanjuk, found guilty of having collaborated with the death of 27,900 Jews while he was a guard at the Sobibor camp. However Demjanjuk was released because of his age: 91 years.

The Bavarian daily refuses to argue about the "softness" of the possible penalty: the important thing was to "condemn, establish guilt" and "the truth".

Iran holds in the air the plane of Angela Merkel

Berlin. .- The Iranian authorities have held this morning for two hours in the air the official aircraft of the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, on her way to India for an official trip. The Airbus A-340 of the Foreign Minister and his delegation was forced to return and fly over Turkish airspace to receive permission to cross the territory of Iran, said Steffen Seibert, official government spokesman Germany.

The Afghans will not tolerate a NATO attack against home

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has warned on Tuesday the NATO forces that are at risk of being seen as an "occupation force" if they continue bombing civilian homes. "If these attacks do not stop, his presence in our country will be seen as an occupation against the will of the Afghans," Karzai said at a news agency in Kabul.

"History shows clearly how the Afghans react against a conqueror," added the president. The Afghan leader also said the Alliance can not launch attacks against Afghan households in its' hunting insurgents. " "NATO must learn that air strikes against Afghan houses are not permitted and that Afghans will not tolerate any more," he said Karzai, in relation to one of the past 'failures' of the Alliance on Afghan soil, which ended with the lives of 12 children and two women, Afghan officials said on Saturday during a fight against the Taliban.

YEMEN - A country on the brink of civil war

"The uprising in Yemen takes a dramatic turn", as the Emirates daily. "Members of some of the most powerful Yemeni tribes and heading for the capital to protect the demonstrators come from attacks by troops loyal to President Saleh," he recounts. "Their initiative marks an escalation in anti-government protests, which many fear it could lead to civil war." Since Wednesday, May 11, 19 demonstrators were killed by security forces, including Bayda and Taiz, two cities south of Sanaa.

The quiet revolution of women driving in Saudi Arabia

In Saudi Arabia driving is an act of rebellion if you are female. The Alawite monarchy does not like to see them at the wheel, although it is unclear whether there is legislation in place to prohibit it. Even so, driving can be expensive if you're not a man. On 19 May, Manal al-Sharif, a 32 year-old, got into his car and drove through the streets of the city of Khobar.

Sharif had with her Wajeha al-Huwaider, an activist for the rights of women. Al-Huwaider shot the girl driving, and both talked about the constraints faced by women in the Gulf kingdom. The brave Al-Sharif uploaded the video on YouTube, and before it was banned four days later, he was viewed more than 600,000 times.

You hear a loud noise near a reactor core Fukushima

A loud noise was heard outside one of the buildings of a nuclear reactor in Fukushima Japan, damaged after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami on 11 March. TEPCO has said that the crash was due to damage that occurred in a gas cylinder. "We found that heavy machinery has trapped the gas cylinder and damage has occurred," said TEPCO spokesman, Junichi Matsumoto, in a press conference.

The company explained that despite this incident, there have been no changes in radiation levels and there is no hurt. Coinciding with this event, technicians working in the battered nuclear power plant on Tuesday detected a leak of oil into the sea that could come from tanks located near the reactors, but impact of the leak is "very limited", according to authorities.

AFRICA - A new Africa

Gaddafi, willing to negotiate a solution, as the South African press

Johannesburg. .- The Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on Monday showed their willingness to negotiate a solution to the conflict Libya, according to South African press on Tuesday, after talks with South African President Jacob Zuma, in Tripoli. Besieged by NATO bombing and beset by defections of its employees, Muammar Gaddafi, who is facing a civil war since the popular uprisings of the mid-February, yesterday showed its willingness to negotiate a solution to the civil war in the country for three months.

A woman cuts off penis to a neighbor who tried to rape her and takes him to the police

A woman in southern Bangladesh cut off his penis to his neighbor to fend off an attempted rape, according to her, and then carried the severed member as evidence to a police station, said a police spokesman. According to police source, the woman, Monju Begum, married with three children, said he cut the penis of her neighbor, Mazi Mozammel Haq, after he tries to force her into his village, Mirzapur, where they lived next door.

Syria-Europe - Red Card Gaddafi, carte blanche to Assad

So it has been determined to put an end to violence by Muammar Gaddafi against the Libyan people, Europe remains silent in the face of terror exercised by Syria Bashar al-Assad. And the sanctions came into force on May 10 against his regime are shown a little more weakness in the EU, the Slovak daily SME wrote.

A song to 'forget' the bullets in a nursery in Mexico

Monterrey. .- A Mexican teacher did with a song that the children in their care to "forget" the intense exchange of fire with heavy weapons that was happening near the center, located in the city of Monterrey, a performance for which he was recognized today as official. "I feel very proud, especially of children.

They gave me the courage and the courage to act as he did," said Martha Rivera after receiving a plaque from Rodrigo Medina de la Cruz, governor of Nuevo Leon state bordering United States, whose capital is Monterrey. The authorities of the northern Mexican state's teacher recognized his valor and courage in implementing last Friday "security protocols correct," but Martha Rivera had already received many expressions of admiration.

Ruby was taken on the case without Il Cavaliere

The second hearing of the process 'Rubygate' before the Court in Milan has begun this morning with the absence of the head of the Italian Government, Silvio Berlusconi, who yesterday suffered a severe electoral defeat in its traditional stronghold Milan. Berlusconi is in Romania for an official visit and will not attend the trial, which will be prosecuted for an alleged crime of child prostitution and abuse of power.

CANNES 2011 - Make way for filmmakers

"Four films made by women in competition, it's probably never seen before in Cannes," says the Swiss daily Le Temps. May 12, festival-goers discovered including We Need to Talk About Kevin Lynne Ramsay's Scottish and Sleeping Beauty by the Australian Julia Leigh. "Exploit? Trend? Looking at the festival 'off', ie the parallel sections of the Directors 'Fortnight and Critics' Week, in principle, more oriented towards the discovery, we note that the phenomenon is growing six (plus three 'couples') fortnightly, five Week ", the Swiss newspaper.

Merkel says goodbye to the nuclear and heralds a revolution in renewable

Fukushima and more than 30 years of citizens' movement against nuclear have forced the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to take to the mountain: a maximum of eleven years to 2022, Germany will maintain its power without nuclear power industry and population, the first Europe. The move, expected but officially announced yesterday, is fraught with consequences for the continent.

If Germany can, other smaller European neighbors more so. Described as "irreversible", the decision is a huge boost industrial and research for renewable energy, together with gas and other technologies gradually occupy the hole, that 23% of electricity generation today is for nuclear in the country .

More than 30 people at a bus fell into a pond to the northwest of India

At least 31 passengers, including 12 women, were killed and six others were injured when a bus carrying a wedding procession came to a lake in northeastern India, police said Tuesday. The accident occurred Monday night in the Assam region, giving up a wooden bridge over the bus, carrying 40 people crashed in a lake 12 meters deep, the agency told PTI Police india .

Among the victims are the groom, his parents and three children, the source said, adding that six passengers were rescued and transported to a nearby hospital. Police, assisted by the Army and some locals still early in the morning for possible missing in the lagoon, which has already been removed the bus, which was traveling between the cities of Guwahati and Dihua.

Putin gives drivers a year without ITV

For much of the Russians, hell comes once a year and seems to roadworthiness of vehicles. When the fateful day approaches, we must be prepared for long lines if you do not want to pay a bribe to alleviate widespread, yes, evil drink. Millions of sufferers, however, be spared from this predicament in the remainder of 2011 due to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

A decree of the Government extends twelve months the validity of certificates. Putin's gift, which takes effect this week, comes seven months after the elections to the Duma. In addition, there are presidential elections in March 2012. Russian Prime Minister has undertaken to promote his party, United Russia, weakened in recent regional elections, with the creation of a Popular Front.

Gaddafi, prepared to declare a truce and find a solution to conflict

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has shown its willingness to negotiate a solution to the conflict of Libya, according to South African media reported Wednesday, after talks with South African President Jacob Zuma, in Tripoli. Besieged by NATO bombing and beset by defections of its employees, Muammar Gaddafi, who is facing a civil war since the popular uprisings of the mid-February, yesterday showed its willingness to negotiate a solution to the civil war in the country for three months.

UNITED STATES - The New York Times parody

The Final Edition, a parody site of the New York Times, which commemorates the supposed death of the famous New York daily, was launched May 11, annoncePolitico. Led by the former editor of the monthly satirical magazine Spy, Tony Hendra, the new site looks just like the original, but suffers from a "clear lack of reporters and, therefore, reports," can be read on the site.

The image of A, accompanied by an article titled "The owners have set fire to the building to recover the insurance money," shows the building of the New York Times, built at great expense in flames. There are also articles delusional, one of them announcing that the Pope is preparing to reopen the trial of Galileo.

Massimo Franco, "has begun Berlusconi's farewell"

The political and journalistic Roma last night was a hive of interpretations of the medium-term consequences on the outcome of the elections. Massimo Franco, an analyst with the newspaper Corriere della Sera and author of numerous books on the Italian reality and the Vatican, said the situation for La Vanguardia.

According to Franco, Silvio Berlusconi was the only defeated, but the Northern League has also lost the privileged position they hold thought in their area of influence. As always in Italy, plan many questions about the scenarios that are open, but one thing seems fairly clear: the era Berlusconi is running out because it is not plausible to think, after the debacle at the polls and the results of Milan, Berlusconi again a candidate for prime minister in 2013, assuming that the legislature could be exhausted.

Renewed fighting in Sanaa end to the truce between the president and tribes

It was a very fragile truce but trying to avoid another civil war in the poorest Arab country in the world, Yemen. However, the renewed fighting that have occurred in the capital, Sanaa, tribal groups and forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, have broken any hope. "The ceasefire agreement has ended," has secured a Yemeni government official.

This cease-fire went into effect this weekend, after more than 115 people died in fighting between both sides in the capital, using machine guns, mortars and rocket-propelled grenades. The international community has put pressure on Saleh to sign the agreement reached by the Gulf countries with the opposition Yemeni and would open a transition process in China.

ZOOLOGY - Ants manipulated by fungi

The scene is worthy of a horror movie, décritDer Spiegel: a fungus invades the nervous system of the individual to take control of his every move. The individual in question is an ant species Camponotus Leonardi and a parasite invader species Ophiocordyceps unilateral; parasitoid rather than parasitic, elsewhere: a parasite never kills its host, while O.

unilateral eventually destroys its host ant. The fungus always follows the same procedure: it infects the insect is spreading in his body through his nervous system and enslave the animal to bring it down from the canopy to reach the ground, where moisture conditions and temperature are more favorable to the parasitoid.

Zuma could fly to Benghazi with a proposed solution

Algiers .- South African President Jacob Zuma, who arrived Monday in Tripoli to find a solution to the Libyan conflict could also travel to Benghazi, the stronghold of the insurgents, to present their proposal, according to sources said Monday the rebels to Qatari television channel Al Jazeera. The sources of the National Transitional Council (CNT)-the highest body of the rebels cited by the chain said that Zuma's proposal provides for an honorable solution to the Libyan leader, Muammar Qaddafi, and that if the regime accepts Tripoli The South African president will travel to Benghazi to treat with the insurgents.

The highest battlefield on earth, a block of ice at 6000 meters

India and Pakistan resumed on Monday in New Delhi dialogue on border conflict Siachen Glacier, almost three years after it was interrupted after the attacks in Bombay in November 2008. The talks are conducted by Pakistan's Defense Secretary, Syed Ather Ali, and his Indian counterpart, Pradip Kumar, who for two days talking about the so-called highest battlefield on earth, a block of ice more than 6,000 meters altitude where the two nuclear powers and maintain a ceasefire since 2003.

UNITED STATES - After the death of Bin Laden, Obama is reviewing its Afghan copy

The death of Osama Bin Laden May 1 reinforces congressional advocates of a reduced commitment and U.S. spending in Afghanistan. At the White House, too, the terrorist leader's disappearance reinforces those who advocate a quick withdrawal of some U.S. forces. Several members of government have always preferred an approach based more on the targeted killing of insurgent leaders, rather than the strategy of counterinsurgency, intensive staff that President Barack Obama was ultimately approved.

Milan and Naples away from Berlusconi

Barcelona / Rome (Writing and agencies) .- The right of Silvio Berlusconi has lost Milan, the economic capital of Italy, where the left has obtained 55.14% of the votes after the counting of ballots in 1,195 polling stations out of 1251, according to the website of the Ministry of Interior. The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his party, People of Freedom, in the absence of knowing what happens definitely with Naples, has lost the city of Milan.

SWITZERLAND - Who wants to applaud Bertrand Cantat?

Comédie de Genève does it allow the musician Bertrand Cantat? Tuesday, May 10, Herve Loichemol, the new director of the institution, told the press that the former leader of Black Desire play this fall in Geneva in women, a show composed of three tragedies of Sophocles and set directed by Wajdi Mouawad.

Since that announcement, personalities were angry about the stage presence of the former companion of Marie Trintignant. They regretted that it could well return to the light, seven years after committing the irreparable night forever blurred. Yes, his crime has shocked and upset, not just fans of the actress.

Russia bans imports of vegetables from Spain and Germany

Moscow. .- Russia announced a ban from today's vegetable imports from Spain and Germany following the outbreak of an intestinal infection that the German authorities initially blamed a party of Spanish cucumbers. "If the situation does not change, banned all European vegetables," said Gennady Onischenko, Russian medical chief, told Interfax.

According to Germany, the outbreak of a variant of intestinal bacteria E. coli has caused 13 deaths and about 1,200 are affected. "We ask people not to buy fresh vegetables from Germany and Spain. To buy domestic products," said Onischenko, adding it has also been ordered to withdraw from sale all vegetable stocks of these two European countries.

The Yemeni regime's forces killed 21 demonstrators in the city of Taiz

At least 21 people have died in protests against the government of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in the city of Taiz in the south of the country, Al Jazeera channel reported. According to a Yemeni journalist has told the channel, security forces fired on demonstrators and moved with his armor on Freedom Square, where they camped for several days hundreds of people.

About 150 protesters were injured. Apparently, the security forces also used water cannons and tear gas to disperse them. Several shops were burned opponents. In recent months, about 300 Yemenis have died in the context of protests demanding the resignation of the president and a new era of reforms and have been harshly repressed by forces loyal to the president.

Monday, May 30, 2011

FRANCE - François Mitterrand, a disappointment African

Africa commemorates its way thirty years from the accession to power of François Mitterrand. Indeed, context is marked by intense elections on the continent. As he had recommended in his famous and now historic speech in La Baule in 1990, secured the support of democracy. But today, what else does it effect Mitterrand? Can we venture to say that the continent has advanced in terms of democracy? Without doubt the passage of Mitterrand he scored the world.

China detains 74 suspects in factories contaminated with lead batteries with the blood of hundreds of people

Beijing, May 30 .- The authorities of the eastern province of Zhejiang on Monday reported the arrest of 74 suspects and hundreds of factories closing in connection with the 172 affected blood lead environmental infractions battery producers. In a statement, the government Luqiao district, belonging to the jurisdiction of Taizhou City, reported the arrest of 74 suspects, after registering 148 complaints on environmental pollution and order cutting off water and electricity to 652 companies.

Mladic's capture is supported by your lack of money to pay for bodyguards

The lack of money to finance the long flight from war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic serboboniso was the crucial factor that led to his arrest last Thursday, according to Serbian media says. According to the newspaper 'Blic', in the last three years, the former general had been left without financial means to pay the salaries of his guards in the past allegedly protected him day and night.

"Money was not the only reason. Mladic knew she could not rely 100% on any of his men. With them at all times was in danger," said a source familiar with the background of the catch. "I had no money, and (Mladic) assumed that being alone would be safer if no one knew where he is," he said.

SPAIN - Small earthquake, major damage: ground fault

"Lorca, Murcia and Granada are located on lands composed of alluvial sediment and unfortunately this greatly facilitates the spread of certain seismic waves. In addition, the epicenter of the first earthquake (with a capacity of 4.5 on Richter scale) was 10 kilometers deep, and the second one (a power of 5.1), barely a mile, "said a geologist in Spanish El Pais.

"It explains that with the amount of energy after all the damage are not great as terrible." The Spanish newspaper said that the tremors were received into the upper floors of buildings in Madrid! The Murcia region is known for its seismic risk and its many previous earthquakes. In 2010, Grenada had experienced a power of 6.1 on the Richter scale with an epicenter happily over 600 kilometers in depth and very little damage, in 2002 to 50 km of Lorca, the City of Bullas had also suffered a magnitude 4.6.

Loud explosions in a military arsenal forced to evacuate again a Russian village

Moscow .- Several hundred people were evacuated again Monday in a village in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan, about 1,000 kilometers southeast of Moscow, resumed after explosions at a military arsenal artillery shells. "With the explosion of artillery shells have taken the decision to evacuate people," said a police source told Interfax Bashkiria.

He added that, initially, more than half Urman thousand residents will be moved to the outskirts of this small town, which was evacuated on Thursday for the same reason. "There have been several explosions and a fire is declared. The blasts are not very intense, like a week ago, but flying bullets and that is a threat to people," he said.

Sweden criticized the German decision to advance the nuclear outage to 2022

The Swedish Minister of Environment Andreas Carlgren centrist, has criticized the German decision to advance the nuclear blackout in that country in 2022, an initiative that believes the solution is not ideal. In his view, the Germanic decision will harm efforts to reduce CO2 emissions. "Focus on what year both nuclear energy should be eliminated makes you run the risk of losing the essential, that is, how can we solve the dual challenge of reducing nuclear energy and greenhouse gas emissions," said the station Carlgren Public Radio of Sweden.

UNITED STATES - The Galleon founder guilty of insider trading

May 12, Raj Rajaratnam, head of investment fund Galleon, was convicted of fourteen insider trading which he was charged. The verdict, after a sensational trial, made headlines of the daily Wall Street. "This sentence will serve in some quarters to prove that the U.S. financial system is rigged," he laments in an editorial.

The newspaper said the case shows foremost that existing laws make it possible to pinpoint the unscrupulous individuals responsible for illegal transactions.

Lack of money facilitated the capture of Mladic

Belgrade. .- The lack of money to finance the long flight from war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic serboboniso was the crucial factor that led to his arrest last Thursday, said today the Serbian press. According to the newspaper Blic, in the last three years, the former general had been left without financial means to pay the salaries of his guards in the past allegedly protected him day and night.

The Dalai Lama formally abandoned political power in Tibet

The Dalai Lama has transferred its "formal authority" policy to the elected Tibetan leadership in exile, although it remains the spiritual leader of Tibet, said on Monday India news agency IANS. "The changes that we (the Tibetan Parliament) made to the Constitution, were approved on Sunday by His Holiness," said a spokesman for the secretariat of the Parliament of Tibet, Tenzin Norbu told IANS.

SYRIA - Hunt bloody opponents in Homs and Banias

"The Syrian army has pursued, May 11, the repression of popular protest, bombing neighborhoods in Homs and Al-Harra, raking several other cities, including Banias and Deraa, and continuing arrests of opponents," tells the Lebanese daily. About twenty people were killed. "Meanwhile, several European and American officials have raised their voices against the Syrian president," the paper said.

Mladic's lawyer fears for the life of the accused and requested a medical examination

Belgrade. .- The defense of war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic asked today to create a team of independent doctors examine the health status of the accused, who according to his family is unable to follow the trial that awaits. "His state of health is alarming, and I do not expect to arrive alive at the start of the trial," he told reporters today before Mladic's lawyer, Milos Saljic.

The lawyer said doctors from the prison where Mladic since his capture last Thursday, can not provide relevant diagnosis, so he asked to be examined by a team of cardiologists, neurologists, orthopedists and gastroenterologists. Mladic's family insisted on several occasions in recent days that the defendant, who in recent years suffered a stroke and suffers from several chronic diseases can no longer awaits trial before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY ) in The Hague.

The Gaddafi's reign of terror is coming to an end, according to NATO

The military campaign in Libya NATO is achieving its objectives and purpose of the Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi is close, as has assured the secretary general of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen. NATO planes have increased attacks complex of Bab al-Gaddafi Aziziyah located in the center of the city. Britain announced yesterday that his troops will start using bombs "bunker buster" in Libya, the Libyan leader to understand that it is time to say goodbye.

GERMANY - A Green to direct the Baden-Wurttemberg

In one, the newspaper of the Frankfurt adorned with a crown. Winfried Kretschmann, 62, will be May 11 the first Green elected Minister-President of Land, in this case Baden-Württemberg. On 27 March, his party ally the Social Democrats SPD delighted that bastion that voted for fifty-eight years straight.

"All of Germany is closely following this new experience," the newspaper said. The game will be difficult to Kretschmann, head of a Land where the large industrial groups automobiles reign supreme.

Police kills fourteen protesters in Yemen

The Taliban put at risk the Afghan city of Herat with two suicide bombings

The Taliban have since Monday in check the supposedly peaceful city of Herat in western Afghanistan, where prominent part of the Spanish and in theory from July will be under the responsibility of the Afghan security forces. Two suicide bombers have blown themselves up in the center of the city in a few minutes interval.

Four people died and 33 more were injured. All were civilians, but an Afghan policeman. The first suicide bomber detonated the explosive charge into the quarter past eleven (two hours earlier in the Peninsula) at the very entrance to the military base called Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT, its acronym in English) located in the center of the city where Italian troops are deployed.

SPAIN - deadly earthquake in Murcia

One third of the inhabitants of the town of Lorca, southern Spain, spent a night away from home, sometimes outside, fearing aftershocks. May 11, late afternoon, two earthquakes of 4.4 and 5.1 on the Richter scale shook the region of Murcia. They left eight dead and more than a hundred wounded, including three in serious condition, the newspaper reported.

In Lorca, many buildings collapsed. This earthquake was the deadliest on record since 1956 in the country.

NATO apologizes for civilian deaths in Afghanistan

Kabul .- NATO today issued a statement in which he apologized for killing civilians in a bombing aéreoregistrado last Saturday in the southern Afghan province of Helmand. "On behalf of the coalition offer our sincere apologies to the families and friends of the dead," he said in the text John Toolan, commander of the NATO mission in Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) .

A tropical storm paralyzes part of operations in central Fukushima

Technicians at the Fukushima nuclear plant on Monday temporarily suspended part of its operations because of the tropical storm hits the area, public broadcaster NHK reported. The plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), ordered to stop spraying chemicals around the damaged reactor, which takes place on a regular basis from late March to determine the radioactive particles and prevent their spread.

CHILE - Pablo Neruda would he have been murdered?

In an article published by the Mexican magazine Proceso, a former collaborator of the Chilean Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda said that the poet had been "assassinated" by order of the government of Augusto Pinochet. Manuel Araya, who was at the bedside of the poet few hours before his death, says that it was eliminated when he was hospitalized.

This version was contradicted by the Neruda Foundation, who recalled that the writer died September 23, 1973, following complications from cancer of the prostate.

At least 12 dead and 25 wounded by a bomb blast at a market in Nigeria

Bauchi. (Reuters) .- At least 12 people were killed and 25 wounded by exploding a bomb in a market town of Bauchi, northern Nigeria, as reported by sources of emergency services. The attack came hours after he was sworn in as President Goodluck Jonathan. "There was a strong and powerful explosion," said Shuaib Yushu, spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), who has indicated that the injured have been taken to hospital and evacuated the bodies.

Pakistan ready to launch an operation against a sanctuary for al Qaeda

Pakistan has decided to launch a military operation in North Waziristan near the Afghan border, "a sanctuary for al Qaeda and the Taliban. United States had long been demanding Islamabad to act in this area to encircle the Haqqani network, one of the bloodiest Afghan factions against American troops in Afghanistan, according to a local newspaper.

After the initial reluctance of Pakistan, have decided to take the step to launch the offensive after discovering that Bin Laden was hiding in its territory and the pressures of Washington. According to the newspaper, which quoted "sources of all solvency Pakistani military aircraft targeted launch attacks from the air before it came to a terrestrial phase.

INDIA - Supreme Court refuses to reopen the case of Bhopal

"Too late and baseless: Supreme Court rejects the request of the CBI on Bhopal," as the daily. The Central Bureau of Investigation, the Indian equivalent of the FBI, failed in his attempt to increase penalties for perpetrators of the Bhopal disaster. In 1984, a toxic cloud from a U.S. plant had caused thousands of deaths in the central region.

In 2010, seven executives of the plant were sentenced to two years in prison for negligence, barely considered too weak by the IWC.

Despite the freedom, few dare to travel to Egypt and Tunisia

He had never seen advertising like that tourism is now in Cairo. There are signs with raised fists in the air and the phrase: "Come see Cairo." At the airport, images of young Tahrir Square in the heart of protest are displayed with the words of Barack Obama: "We have to raise our children to be as young Egyptians." On the Internet, circulating videos sponsored by Ministry of Tourism that seem anti-documentary.

Israel sees the opening of the Rafah border crossing with concern and some relief

As expected, the decision of Egypt to permanently reopen the border crossing of Rafah in the Gaza Strip, Israel is causing in many reactions, mostly critical. However, several leaders, officials and analysts point out the positive side either, they say, because "Egypt now at last assumes the responsibility for what happens in Gaza" or to claim "is further evidence that the planned fleet has no provocation and justification except that both products through Israel and Egypt people can enter and leave Gaza without problems.

EUROPEAN UNION - Denmark restores border controls

"It's against the spirit of Denmark", denounces the daily editorial Aarhus. On 11 May, Copenhagen has announced its decision to reinstate within two to three weeks, customs controls at its borders with the European Union. This measure is the result of an agreement sealed between the Liberal-Conservative government and the far right Danish People's Party.

Denmark takes the lead and when, on 12 May in Brussels, the European Commission must consider the temporary reintroduction of border controls within the Schengen area at the request of Rome and Paris. "Even if the Danish People's Party is trying to minimize the decision, made as an attempt to prevent beggars and criminals from entering the country, the posting again customs and police watch at our borders, symbolically, that we do not accept as Europeans, "the newspaper criticism.

More than 30,000 Greeks take the center of Athens

Athens. .- Some 30,000 people, police said, more as protesters have gone to the streets Sunday in Athens to protest the Greek political class. The demonstration has been called through social networks, as well as in Spain, and the participants cited the movement as a reference 15M. "We've had enough.

The politicians are laughing at us. If things continue like this, our future will be very hard," said one of demonstrators gathered outside the headquarters of the Greek Parliament in Syntagma Square, while his teammates chanted " Thieves, thieves! ". This is the fifth day of protests in Syntagma Square and this time they have been joined by a Spanish group who wanted to express solidarity with the merger.

Ollanta and Keiko, face to face

Before the dead heat in the light of recent surveys between Keiko and Ollanta Humala, Peru election debate live tonight becomes a 'round' instrumental in the fierce struggle that both candidates face to win the presidency. While Ipsos Apoyo polling places in a mock vote Keiko (41%) with a slight lead over Ollanta (39%), the company invests Imasen these results and gives the Nationalist 43.8% of the votes and daughter Former President Alberto Fujimori's 42.5%.

The Italian Coast Guard rescued a barge with 210 refugees from Libya

A boat was adrift in Maltese waters with 210 refugees from Libya, was assisted Sunday by Coast Guard patrols Italian despite being outside their jurisdiction, sources told Efe that institution. The barge, carrying both men, women and children, was in the Sicilian Channel 50 miles south of the Italian island of Lampedusa, which has become the gateway for immigrants from North Africa to Europe .

Gibraltar - The oil spill silent

The wind brings the Straits to Punta Europa, in the extreme south of the rock of Gibraltar, the stench of rotten eggs. They come from boats anchored in Algeciras Bay and connected by large pipes. "It's the smell of gas that is released when the oil tankers transvasent in boats. It is penetrating and unpleasant, but they say it is not harmful," said one resident of the Rock.

With its refinery, chemical industry, power station and its base of British submarines, the Bay of Algeciras is an environmental time bomb. This is the place in Europe where there is greater risk of oil spills and the fourth world center of "bunkering", or bunkering (fuel transfer between vessels).

12 children die in a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan

Kabul. .- At least 18 civilians and 20 policemen were killed in a bombing by NATO forces in Afghanistan reported on Thursday during an operation in the east that killed more than 85 Taliban, Efe said an official source. "18 civilians were killed because the Taliban used villagers as human shields and fired on Afghan and international forces from their homes," he told Efe Jalaludin Badr, governor of Nuristan province, where the bombing occurred.

Amnesty celebrates 50 years with the challenge of changing the world

Amnesty International first candle lit in 1961, and his name has not been extinguished because they are still many who are still living without freedom. That candle lit 50 years ago British lawyer Peter Benenson continue burning for all those prisoners of conscience imprisoned for publicly expressing his opinion and those who were tortured, kidnapped or disappeared one day without.

Inspired by the thought of French philosopher Voltaire ("I hate your opinions, but I'm willing to die to defend your right to express them") and after learning that two Portuguese students were jailed for toasting freedom in the dictatorial regime of Salazar, Benenson decided it was time to move to action a May 28, 1961.

UNITED STATES - Newt Gingrich Republican nomination

After a suspense expertly maintained, Newt Gingrich would ultimately announce May 11 his intention to run in the race for the Republican nomination for president in 2012. The Washington Post reports that Gingrich would make the announcement official on Facebook and Twitter. It will continue its momentum in the evening with an appearance on the platform of the conservative news channel Fox News.

Catholics in Diaspora

The Catholic vote has never been monolithic in Italy, but Catholics have always felt keenly. In the nearly half century of existence of the former Christian Democrats, was very clear that this party, protected from birth by the Vatican, was the natural home of those who frequented the churches, although there have always been believers attracted by the egalitarian message of PCI , the most powerful communist party in the West.

General singer Obama

Probably in a European country would have ended the public career of anyone. But the sense of the ridiculous, or feast-on the side of the Atlantic and is different. But here's the next commander in chief of the U.S. Armed Forces, the Army General Martin Dempsey, imitating Frank Sinatra for a year. It is not clear that Dempsey can win the two wars and a half in which the U.S.

is now involved (Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya). But you can try to persuade the Taliban to put down their weapons based serenades. So, Barack Obama has finally chosen as the next Chief of Staff of United States General Martin Dempsey, who until now was the head of the Army. Dempsey's appointment comes after all the bureaucratic war that Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and the current chief of staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, the president himself have been convinced of the appropriateness of this general 59.

CHINA - Child trafficking in Hunan

Children have been trafficked in a poor prefecture in Hunan where family planning officials to forcibly removed from their parents and placed in an orphanage. This emerges from a survey of the very serious business magazine Xinshiji Zhoukan, following research by parents of these children. The incident took place between 2002 and 2005.

To put pressure on their families to collect fines, officials in charge of family planning in the prefecture of Longhui in Shaoyang in Hunan, forcibly took nearly two dozen children. Against the sum of 1,000 yuan each [approximately 100 euros], they have placed in the orphanage in Shaoyang, giving them all the surname "Shao".

Sunday, May 29, 2011

President dies the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia

The president of the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia, Sergei Bagapsh, has died in Moscow after complications arise after undergoing surgery, according to Russian television. Bagapsh, 62, had surgery a week ago one of his lungs at the clinic number 83 in the Russian capital, after what had to be connected to an artificial respirator, hospital officials reported the official news agency "Itar -Tass.

U.S. - PA wants to shed light on the death of Bin Laden

The news agency Associated Press filed May 9, a formal request with the U.S. government for access to video a funeral at sea for Osama bin Laden as well as pictures of his mutilated body, reports The Atlantic . Michael Oreskes, one of the editors of AP, said that these documents - that prove the death of the leader of al-Qaida - are essential to "shed light" on the share of U.S.

commandos sent to Abbottabad, Pakistan. "In the week following the raid against the compound where bin Laden lived in several different versions have been given on the actual conduct of the operation, said Mr. Oreskes. It is our job as journalists to try to obtain these documents to understand what really happened.

Dan from the Army a former general convicted of crimes during the dictatorship

Buenos Aires .- The Argentine Ministry of Defense was discharged from the ranks of retired Army generals Luciano Benjamin Menendez and Antonio Domingo Bussi, two symbols of repression convicted of crimes against humanity committed during the dictatorship (1976-1983), official sources said. The Auditor General of the Armed Forces said that it was issuing from the lower of the two individuals as a result of penalties and disqualifications that are applied to convicts, "the ministry said in a statement.

The day of truth for Silvio Berlusconi

Silvio Berlusconi is nervous, very nervous. When tomorrow at 15.00 close of polling, in which 6.5 million Italians are called to vote today on the second round of municipal elections to elect the mayors of 88 towns, could begin the end of his political career. If, as happened in the first round as all the polls say Berlusconi loses in Milan, the great bastion and the city where his party ruled for 16 years, could mean the final debacle.

RUGBY - Always champion but until when?

Stade Toulousain, one of the best rugby clubs in the world is entering a transition period. Speaking of "decline" or "death" would be a folly, because, given the money and expertise available in the Pink City, it is unlikely that the situation persists. Everything depends on the coach, veteran [since 1989] Guy Noves and his ability to work miracles again.

But with aging and a selection of young players who have yet to prove themselves, he has work to do. Guy Noves is obviously not a novice. The current team is the fourth generation led by the coach and each time the club has lost Califano, a Castaignede Pelous or [former players of Toulouse], the man responded.

Egypt opens the transit of the border with Gaza Strip

Egypt and Israel had closed its borders with Gaza after Hamas seized power in the Palestinian territory in June 2007, driving out forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Previously, from November 25, 2005, had controlled the passage together-with interruptions-Egypt, the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), the police mission of the European Union and Israel EUBAM.

While Israel is concerned with this measure for their own safety, Hamas celebrated and organized a demonstration in Rafah today to thank Egypt for opening the crossing. However, Hamas also calls for the normalization of freight traffic. After the fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Egypt has reoriented its policy toward Israel and the Palestinians.

Africa is not getting ready for Arab demonstrations

When he speaks about revolution in the Arab world, Michela Wrong is reluctant to which this is spreading in other regions of Africa. "You will not see the riots in Libya, Tunisia and Syria played further south in Africa." The Italian raised in London says that "to organize a revolt like the one he has lived in Tahrir Square requires a more critical group of people than live in most of Africa." "There is no feeling of solidarity between different social classes," he adds.

Appear in France three suspected cases of poisoning

Paris .- The French Government has informed on Saturday of three cases of poisoning possibly related to ingestion of contaminated cucumbers bacteria that come from Spain. The bacteria, whose exact origin is unknown, could have killed nine Germans, two of them in the UK. The joint communique of the French Ministries of Economy, Health and Agriculture said that the three cases are "under investigation" and notes that are "in line with the epidemic of Germany." The infestation of the bacterium E.

The police violently prevented a gay pride march in Moscow

Several gay Russians have been detained in central Moscow to try to hold a gay pride march that was authorized by the City Council of the Russian capital. "Police officers arrested seven people near Alexander Gardens when attempting to hold an unauthorized action," he informed a police spokesman told Interfax.

After carrying out the detentions, the police cordoned off the Manezh square, opposite the Kremlin walls to prevent the march homosexual. The police also want to avoid violent clashes with ultra-nationalists and members of other radical groups opposed to gay demonstrations were also concentrated near the square.

Amram Mitzna, former Israeli Labor Party leader - Required

He wants to run for party leader. "There is only me that Labour has a chance to get a number of members exceeds ten in the Knesset. I could no longer be a spectator. I had to commit myself again. "

An armed clash leaves 11 dead and 36 gunmen arrested in Mexico

Mexico City .- An armed confrontation between the Federal Police and the Family led cartel on Friday killed 11 gunmen and 36 others were arrested in the central Mexican state of Michoacán, reported the Secretariat of Public Security. According to the secretariat, members of the band attacked last Tuesday a federal police aircraft when federal agents were active detection of convoys sighted in various communities around Apatzingan.

UNUSUAL - Treating Osteoarthritis ... like magic

According to some psychologists, it would be enough of a hocus-pocus to relieve arthritis. A simple optical illusion generated by computer can alleviate their suffering, as shown in an experiment conducted by the University of Nottingham after a chance discovery. The researchers hope their work will one day allow patients to control their unconscious to help manage their disease.

Through a machine called Mirage, patients with osteoarthritis have improved the mobility of their hands by reducing the pain of their fingers. Guinea pigs should place their hand inside a box containing a camera whose image was projected on a screen before them. This arrangement gave them the illusion that their fingers with osteoarthritis stretched or shortened greatly.

Three French aid workers kidnapped during the civil war in Yemen

Sanaa (Editorial / Agencies) .- Three French aid workers, two women and one man have been kidnapped in southern Yemen, as reported by a source of security forces in the region of Hadramawt, where the kidnapping occurred, as reported by Reuters news agency. The sources gave no details on the identity of the hostages or the name of the NGO they work for, and said they were unaware of the identity of the attackers, reports EFE.

Three barges with 1,356 immigrants arrive today to the Italian island of Lampedusa

Three barges with 347, 400 and 609 refugees respectively, from Libya, have reached the Italian island of Lampedusa after being aided by patrol boats from the Coast Guard and Finance Guard, sources told Efe Coast Guard. This is the sixth landing in a few hours to register with the Italian coast with people from North Africa, which includes a total of 1,356 immigrants from mostly from Libya, with the exception of a small boat out of Tunisia.

BOLLYWOOD - Research masterpiece desperately

Udaan [Soaring], the first film Vikramaditya Motwani as a director, was acclaimed by critics when it debuted in 2010. It was also the first Indian film in seven years to be part of the selection at Cannes (in the section "Un certain regard") and won the award for best film and best director for Star Screen Awards 2011 [the 'Indian equivalent of the Oscars].

Udaan is a story of learning the story of a teenager whose literary aspirations are thwarted by a domineering father. The film casts doubt on the troubling time when the action takes place. The first scene shows four boys, including the hero, Rohan, making the wall of their boarding school to see a porn movie in town.

Calls for his arrest Mladic not turn on the violence in Serbia

Belgrade .- The former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic has been on Saturday appealed to the public through his lawyer to avoid riots and bloodshed to coincide with his extradition to The Hague, seat of the International Criminal Court Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). "His health has not changed, is confusing and, pending consideration by other doctors, asks to see (the president of the Serbian Parliament), Slavica Dukic-Dejanovic, neuropsychiatrist by trade, said the lawyer for Mladic Milos Saljic, as recorded by the Serbian news agency Tanjug.

Tie between Socrates and Passos Coelho although the crisis does not come into season

A week after the snap general election, the Portuguese still have many doubts about who the next prime minister. In surveys that have been published almost daily keeps the tie between the two main parties, the Socialist Party of outgoing José Socrates, and the Social Democratic opposition leader, Conservative Pedro Passos Coelho.

In the latest poll, published Saturday in the newspaper Público, the Social Democrats continue to lead but lost away in the last week, falling to 35.8% of voting intentions, one and a half more than the Socialists, which rise to 34.1%. Although he resigned in March, opening the internal political crisis, precipitating the need for external support, José Socrates takes every misstep of his rival for trying to take political advantage.

A Taliban suicide bomber caused seven deaths in Afghanistan

Kabul .- Seven people, including two senior police officers were killed victims of Taliban suicide attacks recorded during a security meeting in northern Afghanistan, where NATO members were involved, officials said. Four Afghan police commanders, including the police commander for northern Iraq, General Mohammad Daud Daud, and three German soldiers have died in the suicide attack against the headquarters of the provincial government of Takhar in the north, by Faiz Mohammad Tawhidi, spokesman for the governor of the province.

Killing three German soldiers and a former deputy minister in an attack in Afghanistan

Seven people, including two police officers, three German soldiers of NATO and two guards were killed in a Taliban suicide attack during a meeting in the governor's house in the northern Afghan province of Takhar. One of those killed was General Daud Daud, head up to the police in northern Iraq, former deputy minister of counternarcotics and 'mujahideen' who fought the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.

QUALITY - Hong Kong and Macao better off

Clearly, Beijing expands its famous "one country two systems" to food. Since 1998, the year that followed the great swine flu in China, people in Hong Kong and Macao have a system of food safety is different from that of mainland China, Southern Weekend reported. A system that proves effective because food imported from the continent are consistent with tests to 99.97% forthe Hong Kong market and 100% for that of Macao.

Over 250,000 take to the streets ANA in 20 German cities

Some 250,000 people took to the streets today in twenty German cities demanding "nuclear shutdown, immediately renouncing nuclear power plant closures. In Berlin, some 25,000 people marched in a festive atmosphere of the city center, ending with a rally outside the headquarters of the ruling Democrat Party (CDU) Angela Merkel.

The Chancellor will tomorrow the latest conclusions of the reports on nuclear energy and plant safety, which commissioned several charges after the accident in Fukushima. A decision is expected soon from the government on the future of nuclear energy in Germany. The 17 nuclear power plants in Germany should turn off their engines until 2021, experts recommend the Ethics Commission appointed by the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel in its final report, which was seen today DPA.

CHINA - Nothing is good in the pig

In his barn, the animals Wang He (name) receive from the red Sudan [a synthetic dye that is no longer authorized for food since 1995 in the European Union because it would be carcinogenic] tablets for the cough and clenbuterol hydrochloride [a substance that promotes the development of muscle mass, burn fat and is on the list of illegal products from the World Anti-Doping Agency].

According to Wang, it has become the standard for fattening pigs. It is sufficient to use one of these products to be sure to get a bright-colored meat and nice texture. As for its taste, Wang He does not know because he never eats his own pigs! The farm is located at Wang Yubei in Henan province (east).

Mubarak will pay more than $ 33 million by cutting communications during protests

Cairo. .- The Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to pay a compensation of 200 million Egyptian pounds (33 million and half dollars) in order to cut mobile phone services and internet during January and February protests that forced his resignation. According to state news agency, MENA, an administrative court also sentenced former Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif and former Minister of Interior Habib al Adli, charged with the same offenses, to pay public finances 40 and 300 million pounds respectively.

Thousands of people begin to concentrate again on Tahrir Square

Thousands of people have begun to focus this morning on the square of Cairo Tahrir, which has called for a mass demonstration after the noon prayer that its supporters call "the second Friday of Wrath" and his detractors "on Friday of the conspiracy. " At 9.00 pm (7.00 GMT) and had formed several large groups of people in different parts of the square, a symbol of the protests that erupted on 25 January which led, seventeen days after the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

Serbia denies the relationship between the arrest of Mladic and the EU

Paris. .- The President of Serbia, Boris Tadic, said today that his country has closed the "chapter" of the arrest of Bosnian Serb former general Ratko Mladic in the interest of society and not as a "bargaining chip" to negotiate accession to the Union (EU). "We close the chapter of Ratko Mladic for ourselves, not as a bargaining chip," Tadic said in an interview with radio station "France 24".

U.S. calls for firm measures to Pakistan to act against Islamic militancy

The secretary of state in the U.S., Hillary Clinton said Friday that Pakistan needs to crack down on Islamist militancy and the relationship between the two allies, strained since the death of Osama bin Laden, had reached a turning point. Clinton, the most important official to have visited Pakistan since the U.S.

elite team of SEALs killed the leader of Al Qaeda in a complex near Islamabad this month, seemed to be trying to ease tensions. Clinton repeated that there was no evidence that any senior Pakistani official had known the whereabouts of bin Laden, but also asked Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani and army chief, Ashfaq Kayani, do more to combat militants.

CRIME - The bank that liked (too) dirty money

On April 10, 2006 at sunset, a DC-9 landed at Ciudad del Carmen, a port city in the Gulf of Mexico. Mexican soldiers who were waiting to board are 5.7 tons of cocaine - there at the time, for 100 million dollars. But the reconstruction of the circumstances of the purchase of the unit by the cartel Sinaola will lead to a discovery far more important.

After a survey of twenty-two month investigation by the Drug Enforcement Agency [U.S. agency responsible for enforcing the law on drugs], the Internal Revenue Service [the IRS] and other federal agencies, it appears that traffickers paid the plane with money laundering by one of the largest U.S.

NATO attacks in broad daylight the palace of Gaddafi in Tripoli

Algiers. .- A NATO air strike today was heard during the day in Tripoli, in the Bab Aziza, where the residential complex Muammar Gaddafi after the Alliance shelled this night several areas of the capital, according to Qatari television channel Al Jazeera. Witnesses in the Libyan capital said they heard a loud explosion at around 10.00 local time (8.00 GMT) near the palace of the Bab Aziza, after which there was a large plume of white smoke rising from the area.

The Netherlands will ban the sale of cannabis to foreigners

The Dutch government said Friday it will start to ban the sale of cannabis to tourists. In addition, authorities also restrict the use of marijuana and hashish to the citizens of the Netherlands. The country has so far maintained a very tolerant policy on cannabis, which is sold widely in the so-called 'coffee shops', which come every year tens of thousands of tourists from around the world.

TUNISIA - How far will the Islamists?

Nahda (Renaissance) party is probably the most influential of the new political scene in Tunisia. Prohibited under Ben Ali, training has been the target of severe repression in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The revolution has challenged the laws in force, notwithstanding section 8 of the Constitution (to be revised), which prohibits political parties based on religion, Ennahda was officially legalized on 1 March by government decree Interim.

Cucumbers infection builds up in Germany and now has 10 dead

Berlin .- Today Saturday has been a tragic day for Germany when the consequences of disease outbreak caused by a bacteria housed in cucumbers from Spain. German health authorities have reported that the death of four people and ten patients died from the outbreak of a variant of the bacterium E. coli "in the country, while the number of people affected remains at about one thousand people.

The last fatality of the hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), caused by this pathogen is a woman of 84 years died this morning in Lauenburg, state Schleswig-Holstein (northern Germany), the Ministry of Health this region. Germany today rose to ten the total number of deaths from the outbreak of a dangerous variant of the bacterium E.

The Church of England ordained a priest knowing that he was a pedophile

The correspondence that has appeared recently in a report that was posted on a website and then removed, shows the error of the Church of England when it comes to supporting the victims of a convicted pederast, Roy Cotton, who was ordained . Specifically, in a letter, Lambeth Palace Cotton went on to suggest that should go to "a carefully selected parish." The same years have insisted that, in 1995, there were strong safeguard policies in place to prevent these cases.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

ANALYSIS - A corruption problem before any

Bahrainis have a long tradition of political protest behind. In 1922, the population had rebelled against the tax system is discriminatory and against the right chore available to the ruling family. In 1938, activists demanded political reforms (with the promulgation of a constitution and free elections), which earned them to be imprisoned by the British on the island of St.

Helena - the very one who was the last residence of the prisoner Napoleon Bonaparte. As for the current uprising, it is still and always produce a social, political and constitutional. This has nothing to do with Sunni-Shiite tensions, as claimed by the Bahraini regime and as willing to believe the other Gulf regimes and a host of analysts and Western governments.

Who is the payer of Europe?

Who is the major payer of Europe in crisis? Certainly not the German taxpayer. But the misleading message is repeated over and over again, many media and politicians, German. The idea that "the Germans are the most pagan" is firmly anchored even in the European public. In Germany the complaint resurfaces in every discussion of bailout funds to countries in distress.

In Europe is a prime political issue, because it erodes the axis of the European Union and thins the environment. In no European country the theme of the national contribution is as important as in Germany. Its basis is that, as the eurozone's largest economy and its largest population, Germany is the one that brings in money fund totals as stabilization of the euro.

Lazarevo dwellers want their people bearing the name of Mladic

In Lazarevo, the town where Thursday was captured war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic, a group of residents wants to launch an initiative to take his place in the future the name of the detained Bosnian Serb general. As reported Friday serbia news agency 'Fonet', the villagers want to present in coming days such a request.

In this, ask Lazarevo, located about 85 kilometers north of Belgrade, bearing the name of Mladic or at least do the street who was arrested the former general. Asked about why they want their people bearing the name of a person accused of being responsible for the deaths of thousands of people, several people responded that this way they want revenge against Croatia.

TRUST - Nothing goes between Washington and Islamabad

The national security adviser of President Obama, Thomas E. Donilon, called Sunday, May 8 in Pakistan permission to interview the three wives of Osama bin Laden. This requirement should not improve the already tense relations between the two countries since it was discovered that the leader of Al Qaeda had hidden for years near Islamabad.

MM. Donilon and Obama remained cautious and did not accuse the Pakistani leaders have been aware of the residence of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, a garrison town situated about fifty kilometers from the Pakistani capital. They wished to recall that the United States still considered Pakistan, a nuclear fragile, as a key partner in the fight against Islamist terrorism.

Egypt reopens its border with Gaza permanently

Cairo. .- The Egyptian authorities have reopened today the border crossing with the Gaza Strip on a permanent basis, for the first time since June 2007 with the aim of strengthening the inter-Palestinian reconciliation, official sources confirmed to Efe. The passage opened at 09.00 local time (07.00 GMT) and will remain open until 18:00 (16:00 GMT) every day of the week except Fridays and holidays.

The G8 wants to promote democracy in Arab countries

"What a beautiful sunset!" Said Angela Merkel have to look through the glass how the sun was hiding behind the line of the sea. It was 20.00 hours in Deauville Ciro's restaurant and the eight presidents of the G8 dined quietly with his counterparts from Tunisia and Egypt, invited to the banquet to tell first hand the urgent needs of countries.

"It was a special moment that demonstrates the good atmosphere that has prevailed in this summit," Sarkozy said Friday in a press conference closing ceremony. He looked happy to head the French state. In their eyes, the G8 has come out beautifully. The incredible security measures (12,000 police and soldiers moved) managed to push the anti-demonstrators, who prepare a morning ceremony in the nearby town of Le Havre.

PAKISTAN - The key men

Kayani the army chief, General Pervez Kayani, has been accused of the U.S. operation only when the raid was launched in Abbottabad. The army then took an hour to arrive on the scene, while the Navy SEALs had already departed. Zardari In an article published by The Washington Post May 3, President Asif Ali Zardari said the Pakistani position after the death of the leader of Al Qaeda.

Pasha The ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha, was summoned to Washington to explain what he knew of the presence of bin Laden in Abbottabad. The United States also require the names of several Pakistani intelligence agents for questioning.

NATO bombed Tripoli for a fifth day

Tripoli. - The capital of Libya, Tripoli, was a witness today for the fifth consecutive night of air strikes by NATO, said Saturday the station Al Jazeera. The source said several explosions were heard in the city, where he also saw columns of smoke ascending. The information has not been clarified.