Friday, April 8, 2011

North Korea rallies to perpetuate itself as a Communist stronghold

International Writing .- The Supreme People's Assembly (parliament) of North Korea is scheduled to meet today in a session in which North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, might strengthen the role of his son Kim Jong-un, as heir communist regime. The Assembly meeting in Pyongyang, which was announced three weeks ago by North Korean news agency KCNA, it could be the occasion of the appointment of Jong-front or as a member of the National Defense Commission, considered the country's most powerful institution .

France and Italy will patrol the coast of Tunisia together to halt immigration

France and Italy have decided to organize "joint patrols in the Tunisian coasts to stop the exits" of illegal immigrants, as stated by the Italian Interior Minister Roberto Maroni, after a meeting with his French counterpart Claude Guéant. "Neither Italy and France plan to host Tunisian immigrants, Guéant has made it clear during the press conference in Milan, after a one-hour meeting with his Italian counterpart.

BOLIVIA - Access to the Pacific before international tribunals

All March 23, Bolivians commemorate the solemn Day of the Sea in remembrance of the loss of the department of coastline and therefore their access to the sea at the end of the "Pacific War" which had opposed in Chile between 1879 and 1883. And as he acknowledged the failure of implicit negotiations with Santiago on the issue in 2006, Evo Morales announced on 23 March that the country would lodge a complaint before international tribunals, reported the daily La Razón.

Barajas reaches thirty Cuba dissident released by

Madrid. .- The last dissident released by the Castro regime and which includes a greater number than thirty have reached the early hours of Friday at Madrid Barajas Airport, Europa Press has found. The Berlin Air charter flight chartered by the Spanish Government has landed at 7.45 pm in Terminal 1 at Barajas airport, from Havana.

In the aircraft traveled about thirty former political prisoners and some of their relatives who have left the island as part of the release process started last summer in Havana with the mediation of the Cuban Catholic Church and supported by Spain. This is the first time that the Cuban political prisoners who agree to move to Spain once free travel on a plane chartered by the Government, because until now the transfer had been made on commercial flights, but also was the executive that would cover the costs of tickets.

Hamas warns Israel will regret for the attack on a school bus

In Israel considered the truce announced this morning by the Islamist group Hamas in an attempt to prevent further retaliation after the shooting yesterday of a Kornet anti-tank missile against an Israeli school bus in the south of the country and left critically injured a teenager. Reading the local press and listening to the Government of Benjamin Netanyahu, does not seem that serious escalation, revived yesterday in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel approaches its end.

Evacuation in Japan: Please no "fault" for the population

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recommended the evacuation of the place Iitate which is located 40 kilometers north west of the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Previously there had been measured radiation from 10 micro Sievert per hour.
Greenpeace also strongly advised to evacuate. Within days, people could then the maximum radiation dose for one year to be exposed. The Japanese government declared that there was no cause for evacuation. The village is outside the Iitate established by the Japanese government's evacuation zone of 20 kilometers around the damaged nuclear power plant and outside the zone with curfew.

Civilian casualties: victims of the insurgency?

A total of 2,777 civilians died in Afghanistan last year, according to United Nations and the Independent Human Rights Commission of Afghanistan. Of the 2,777 who died, three quarters are attributable to the insurgency. That is, a total of 2,080 deaths. For their part, international and Afghan troops killed 440 civilians.

An Afghan girl injured in Wardak province, west of Kabul. Official statistics bear that he shot the insurgency but really was it?

CUBA - The dissidents are free black spring

"The Cuban government has released 23 March Felix Navarro and Jose Ferrer, the last two opponents of the group known as the 'seventy-five', arrested and convicted during the Black Spring of 2003. Thus ends the release process started by Raul Castro's regime, under the auspices of the Catholic Church and the Spanish Foreign Minister, "reported Página 12.

Felix Navarro and Jose Ferrer had been convicted in an expedited manner to twenty-five years in prison. On the seventy-five opponents arrested in March 2003 and sentenced to terms ranging from six to twenty-eight years in prison, fifty-two were still in prison when negotiations began with the Catholic Church, July 7, 2010.

President-elect Ivorian forces attacked the outgoing governor residence

Abidjan .- The Republican Forces of Côte d'Ivoire (Frei), loyal to the country's elected president, Alassane Ouattara, attacked again on Thursday the Presidential Palace in Abidjan and the official residence of the outgoing president, Laurent Gbagbo, after the few hours quiet on Wednesday. According to sources of Staff of Ouattara, after a failed assault on Gbagbo's residence on Wednesday, where he took refuge with his family, on Thursday launched a new attack with heavy artillery against the state building.

Gaddafi forces storming the rebel enclave Ajdabiya

Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi on Thursday launched a surprise attack against the city of Ajdabiya, which is 160 km west of Benghazi, the stronghold of the rebels, said the Qatari television network Al Jazeera. The correspondent of the chain said the attack was launched from the west and south of the city and forces have bombed Qaddafi with numerous shells and Grad rockets the western part of the city.

INDONESIA - Military Cooperation Agreement with China

Indonesia and China have signed a bilateral agreement on technical cooperation in defense, writes the Jakarta Post. The agreement includes a transfer of military technologies and a training program. It also paves the way for joint production of missiles. Several Indonesian warships are already equipped C-802 missiles from China bill.

Obama meets with Republicans emergency to save budget

Washington .- U.S. President. UU., Barack Obama, will meet on Thursday to urge the congressional leaders to try to reach a budget agreement that will avoid the Government's administrative suspension from Friday. As announced by the White House, Obama has called the president of the House of Representatives, John Boehner, and the leader of the Democratic majority in the Senate, Harry Reid, in an Oval Office meeting at 13.00 local (17.00 GMT) .

The Council of Europe to the Vatican to investigate money laundering

The Council of Europe, through the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Measures to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (Moneyval) will examine the finances of the Vatican, at the request of the Holy See. The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted a resolution accepting Moneyval research in the Vatican "with immediate effect." Pope Benedict XVI issued last December 30 in an apostolic letter which referred to the "prevention and combating illegal activities in the area of monetary and financial relations." In addition, the Pope referred to the law of the Vatican City on the prevention and combating the laundering of proceeds from criminal activities and terrorist financing, which came into force on 1 April.

SPAIN - Basque separatists again barred from elections

Basque separatists, private polls since 2003, they will field candidates in upcoming local elections on May 22? Nothing is less certain, since the Spanish Supreme Court refused Wednesday, March 23, of validating the registration Sortu, new political party formed in February by leaders of Batasuna, the banned eight years ago because of its links with the armed organization ETA.

The founders of Sortu had argued before the Tribunal that they had distanced themselves from terrorism and the legalization of their party would hasten the end of ETA. But judges have preferred to follow the arguments of the government and prosecutors who feel that the new party seeks to pursue the fraudulent activities of Batasuna.

U.S. Ecuador expels ambassador in Washington

Washington .- The United States has ordered the expulsion of the ambassador of Ecuador in Washington, Luis Gallegos, in response to the decision of the government of Rafael Correa to declare "persona non grata" to the U.S. representative in Quito, for his remarks released by Wikileaks reported on Thursday a U.S.

official source. He also announced its intention to suspend bilateral dialogue with Ecuador which was scheduled for June. "The unwarranted action of the Ecuadorian government to declare Ambassador (Heather) persona non grata Hodges has left us no other option than this reciprocal action," said the Office for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Department of State.

A Spanish in Abidjan: After eight days of confinement, we were able to buy food

The administrative capital of Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, tries to regain some normalcy, pending the outgoing president, Laurent Bagbo, resisting entrenched in his bunker at the presidential palace. This is corroborated by a Spanish company working in Ivory Coast for 10 years, lived the previous crisis in 2003 and 2005 and has lived moments of real panic, "gunfights dened and the explosion in the city.

CINEMA - Elizabeth Taylor, the "sublime bitch"

Elizabeth Taylor is a bitch. A great, great bitch. A pure bitch, a real one. Hieratic a bitch. The czarina of the sluts. These senseless bitches who are named Joan of Arc. Or Simone de Beauvoir. Or Jane Fonda. Or Aung San Suu Kyi. Or Catherine Deneuve. Or Simone Veil. These sublime sluts who are willing to go to war against injustice, against an evil, against a diktat oppression.

Cons stupid laws and stupid men. Against the ugly. By dint of scandals. A very favorites. By dint of breath. Elizabeth Taylor is a bitch. Beautiful beyond all dreams porn. Richard Burton knew. Everyone knew. Those eyes! His eyes. But they do not: when she smiles a bit, turning up the lips a little feline lot, ready for blood, ready for carnage, the heart die.

The government moves to locate the photographer disappeared in Libya

Berlin .- The Spanish foreign minister, Trinidad Jimenez, said Thursday that when the Government is aware of the disappearance of a Spanish photographer in Libya has been in contact with his family and "right from the start" paying attention to this matter to find her whereabouts. Jimenez was speaking to journalists in Berlin, where he participated in the Spanish-German forum, after learning that the photographer Manuel Varela de Seijas, moved to cover the war in Libya, has been missing along with three other journalists since last Monday .

Netanyahu and Merkel ally against a unilateral Palestinian declaration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, were sold off on Thursday for past disagreements with Berlin's commitment not to support any unilateral declaration of a Palestinian state as the UN seeks to promote the Palestinian National Authority ( ANP). Merkel, supported by his crutches after knee surgery last week, and Netanyahu appeared before the press to minimize the disagreements that marked their previous meeting in February and removing iron even by Israel, the purpose of building new settlements.

NATO denies having attacked the oil field and accuses Gadhafi Sarir

Brussels .- NATO on Thursday denied having attacked the Sarir oilfield, the largest in Libya, and blamed the forces of Muammar Gaddafi for damage in the area. The Alliance reacted to a statement to the Libyan regime's accusations, asserting that the organization's planes had bombed the important enclave.

"We know that pro-Gaddafi forces have attacked this area in recent days, resulting in at least one fire in an oil plant in northern Sarir" he said in the note Canadian Lt. Gen. Charles Bouchard, head of Allied operations from the military base in Naples (Italy). According to Bouchard, try to blame NATO "shows how desperate is the regime." "We have never conducted operations of attack in this area because its forces were threatening the civilian population centers from there," Lieutenant-General stressed.

Israel and the Gaza militias face anti-tank missiles and air strikes

Israel Air Force attacked numerous targets in the Gaza Strip, killing three Palestinians (two militants and one civilian) after Gaza militia fired an antitank missile against a school bus that has critically injured a teenager Israel 16. Palestinian armed factions had threatened a "painful and very hard vengeance in the heart of the enemy" after the air attack on Friday that killed three members of the armed wing of Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza.

Spanish photographer Manuel Varela, who disappeared in Libya

Benghazi (Libya) .- The Spanish photographer Manuel Varela de Seijas Bravo, moved to cover the war in Libya, has been missing along with three other journalists since last Monday, today confirmed the news agency EFE.

Pump News! Tripoli

What happens if you choose the best journalists around the world are locked in a luxury hotel? The scene may be more hilarious than Evelyn Waugh's novel 'bombshell! ". The book describes the behavior of journalists covering a civil war in a remote African country. That place could be Tripoli, where dozens of reporters are concentrated in the Hotel Rixos Al Nasr in the pending civil war reaches the Libyan capital.

The NATO air strikes kill 50 rebels Libyans

Algiers .- The NATO air strikes have caused today killed at least 50 rebels near the Libyan city of Brega, east of Tripoli, according to the television channel Al Arabiya. UAE chain, citing security sources, said that many other members of antigadafistas forces were injured in these bombings. Al Arabiya did not specify the circumstances of that appears to be a new error of NATO air forces in less than a week.

Honeymoon jinx

The Swedish couple formed by Erika and Estefan, accompanied by small Elinor began their honeymoon last December without the usual suspect in December Their first destination was Germany, or rather the Germans airports, where they remained for several days withheld because the so-called 'snow storm of the century.

" Escaping from the cold, headed to Bali. But here, instead of the coveted sun and beach, I was expecting a monsoon rainstorm. In the next stage circuit of natural disasters: Australia, were accompanied by forest fires, floods and a cyclone that forced them to change the hotel for a shelter.

CONTEST - The "Capital of Biodiversity"

Organized by the regional agency Natureparif simultaneously in France, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and Hungary, the competition for the title "Capital of Biodiversity" to reward those communities most involved in protecting their natural heritage city. More information on www. Natureparif. fr/concours2011

France granted residence permits under new immigrants

Paris .- The French Interior Minister, Claude Guéant, announced that it is going to reduce the granting of residence permits for new immigrants, a policy tightening so far focused on the fight against illegal immigrants. "I have asked to reduce the number of people admitted for labor migration" to 20,000 per year and "we will continue reducing the number of foreigners coming to France with family reunification" to 15,000 Guéant said in an interview to the magazine "Le Figaro Magazine." About illegal immigrants, recalled that the objective of his Government's drive this year to 28,000, adding that "frankly, I hope we will make." He also noted that asylum France is "more generous than Germany or the UK despite the restrictions provided, although we apply the same international conventions, with more than 10,000 people last year had refugee status.

Massacre in Rio de Janeiro, a young man murdered 13 children and killed himself in his old school

A 23 year old on Thursday caused a slaughter in his former school in Rio de Janeiro. Armed with two revolvers, Menezes de Oliveira Wellington opened fire inside the municipal school Tasso de Silveira, killed 13 students and ended up committing suicide by being struck by several police officers patrolling the area.

The shooting also left 18 wounded, including children and workers. The former student entered the building, located in the neighborhood of Realengo, in western Rio, under the pretext of giving a lecture. As a sweeper who witnessed the scene, Wellington came to a classroom where 40 children attending a Portuguese class after eight in the morning.

UNITED KINGDOM - Do not touch my drink!

In late October 2010, to offset the projected reduction of 30% of the budget of the Ministry of Environment, the British government offered to sell 150,000 acres of forest - half the forested area owned by the state. The entire British press then denounced the project. "This sale, which represents the transfer of land to state the largest ever since the Second World War, could result in the construction of subdivisions, golf courses and holiday villages in places formerly protected," noted The Guardian .

Several unidentified aircraft bombed Tripoli

Algiers .- Several aircraft have now flown over Tripoli, the Libyan capital, and have carried out bombings, said the Qatari Al-Jazeera network. The source does not specify, however, whether the aircraft belonged to NATO forces and what have been the targets of bombings. Moreover, a group of French fighter planes, multinational force operating in Libya yesterday attacked two bases of air defense missiles Gaddafi Army, reported the Gallic Army Staff.

Bahrain leads the witch hunt football and stops a number of professional players

At least six professional players from Bahrain were arrested and twenty suspended for participating in protests for weeks demanding deep political reforms in the small Gulf country. The Bahraini league stars are added so the string of opponents arrested for participating in demonstrations demanding more democracy and which began last February 14 in the heat of the riots that have shaken the Arab world.

TROPICAL FORESTS - Analysis of the difficulty of providing for the future

In June 2010, Daniel Avelino, the Attorney General of the Brazilian state of Para, where the majority of cattle in the Amazon, has probably contributed to saving the rain forest that will never do the many existing environmental groups. He identified 20 major ranches installed illegally deforested land, and acquire their livestock slaughterhouses.

He then established that some of the largest distributors in the world, including Wal-Mart and Carrefour, they bought meat. Finally, he condemned the ranches and slaughterhouses to fines of R $ 2 billion [0.86 billion] and warned retailers that it would condemn them also to fines if they did not order in their supply chains.

China investigates the artist Ai Weiwei for alleged economic crimes

Beijing (Reuters) .- The Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed Thursday that the activist and artist Ai Weiwei is being investigated, "according to the law" for "alleged economic crimes." "As far as I know, Ai Weiwei was arrested for alleged economic crimes," he said at a news conference ministry spokesman, Hong Lei.

"Public SECURITY In departments are investigating," he said. "China is a state law that conforms to the law to act in accordance with the law," he added. Ai, who has exhibited at the Tate Modern in London and has participated in the construction of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Stadium, known as the 'Bird's Nest' is one of many dissidents who have suffered repression from the Chinese authorities since Arab riots erupted.

Two arrested in connection with the murder of Northern Ireland police

Northern Irish police (PSNI) on Thursday arrested a second man for alleged link with the murder of a Catholic agent Ronan Kerr in an attack Saturday by IRA dissidents inactive. The suspect, 40, is in a police station in Antrim, north of Belfast, with another person, aged 26, arrested yesterday in Scotland as a result of investigations by the PSNI on the killing of police, 25.

The alleged terrorist was arrested on Thursday while riding in a vehicle between the towns of Omagh and Northern Ireland Ballygawley, in County Tyronne, a spokesman for the PSNI. The two people are being questioned for his alleged involvement in the bombing and the discovery on Tuesday of a cache of weapons in Northern Ireland town of Coalisland in County Tyronne, not far from Omagh, where a sticky bomb placed in the Car Kerr ended his life.

France-Italy, is on migrants clash

 The immigration crisis once again rekindled the conflict between France and Italy. Once in Italy Interior Minister Maroni had discussed the possibility of a temporary residence permit for immigrants wishing to leave Italy on their way to another EU country here from Paris came the reply from the Minister of the Interior trans Claude Guéant .

NGOs denounce the massacres against civilians in Ivory Coast

Paris .- The current humanitarian situation in Ivory Coast is desperate and non-governmental organizations have serious problems in carrying out their relief work, as revealed on Thursday a report on the field of Radio France International (RFI). Various humanitarian sources speak of more than 500 people died as a result of clashes between supporters of outgoing President Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara.