Monday, May 2, 2011

Blitz in Pakistan, killed Bin Laden 'Justice has been done, "America is celebrating

Four people, including Osama bin Laden, were killed during a commando raid carried out against the residence of the American al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden about fifty miles north of Islamabad. The U.S. officials report. The body of Osama bin Laden is "in custody" American states on the website of Al Jazeera, even if the operation that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden was held in collaboration with the Pakistani anti-terrorism.

SYRIA - Bloody Sunday at Banias

The demonstrations against the regime of Bashar Assad, which began in mid-March, focused on April 10 in the coastal city of Banias, located in north-west, pan-Arab daily reported. Witnesses said security forces opened fire, leaving four dead and dozens wounded among civilians. Following a day of protest, the army tanks were deployed around the city and outside communications were cut.

The rearmament of Rússia i la festa l'econòmica Norwegian Arctic ocea

Segons has Declare Jonas Gahr Store, Minister of Norway Afers Exteriors, l'activitat of piracy apareguda the Golf d'Aden ial'Oceà Indian difícils i els problemes existents to al'Orient Mitjà i Nord d'Africa, have creat situacions In connection inquietants amb shipping between Europe i Asia. Join Són circumstances, has dit, l'apparition that could drive a sea route alternative d'amb Asia, through the Nord Pas-west, Artic travessant l'oceano.

The rebels deny the death of the son of Gaddafi

The denunciation of the regime of Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son that he and three of her grandchildren were killed Saturday night in a NATO bombing in Tripoli is "a lie" of "propaganda", has said Jalal al Galal spokesman for the National Transitional Council (CNT), the highest body of the rebels. According to the rebels, "Gaddafi wants to push and to NATO" to stop its attacks on the capital and "demonstrate that the Alliance wants to kill you", as stated by the Libyan regime on several occasions when the Allied bombing raids reached their residence in Tripoli.

MIDDLE EAST - Calm after four days of tension between Israel and Gaza

After four days of fighting, calm returned on April 10 between Hamas and Israel, reports the Israeli daily. Although representatives of both sides continue to "threaten the enemy and [to] show their determination," some "restraint" has been found on the ground. Since April 7, the day an Israeli teenager was killed, we are witnessing the most violent confrontation between the two camps since the end of the Israeli operation Cast Lead in January 2009.

Thousands protest in Rabat despite new social measures

Rabat (EFE) .- Thousands of protesters responded today in Rabat at the invitation of the leading Moroccan trade unions, supported by the Movement February 20, despite recent measures taken by the Government to improve the situation of workers. The protesters, organized by labor groups, went on a peaceful march from the central square of Bab el Had, crossed the main street of Rabat, Mohammed V, and ended the protest near the headquarters of the prime minister.

John Paul II and is blessed

"We wish to host the Cardinal Agostino Vallini our brother, our vicar general for the diocese of Rome, many other brothers in the episcopate and of many faithful, after having received the opinion of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints with our apostolic authority, we grant that the venerable servant of God John Paul II, Pope, from now on be called blessed and your party can be held in places and under rules established by law, every year on 22 October.

YEMEN - The Gulf countries are urging the president Saleh to leave

The foreign ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) called on 10 April, President Saleh to hand over power to Vice-President, announced in a daily in Dubai. The GCC wants the opposition to form a national unity government to prepare a constitutional reform and new elections in Yemen. On 8 April, President Saleh was denied a plan to end the crisis of the GCC and denounced "a flagrant interference in Yemeni affairs."

Three Yemeni soldiers killed after attack by Al Qaeda

Taiz (Yemen) .- At least three Yemeni soldiers were killed and four others were wounded in an attack by suspected members of Al Qaeda against a government compound in the city of Zinyibar, southwestern Yemen. The Yemeni Interior Ministry said in a statement that an armed group linked to al Qaeda attacked early today with missiles B10 Zinyibar the government complex, capital of the southern province of Abyan.

The keys to the theologian pope's homily

Short, emotional and deep, the homily of Benedict XVI on the feast of the faith of the beatification of his predecessor and "friend" John Paul II. A homily that perfectly combines the theological key event with a good dose of personal closeness and affection for the Pope to the then Cardinal Ratzinger served with dedication for 23 years.

The pope's homily to his friend, the wise pilgrim Pope and the Great. Benedict began his address around grouped in the Beatitudes, which are like the Constitution of the Kingdom of God, glossing some of them. For example, says: "Blessed are those who believe without seeing" (Jn 20, 29).

NETHERLANDS - Thousands of people gather after fatal shooting

Thousands of inhabitants of Alphen aan de Rijn (west) and the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte were collected on April 10, holding candles, near a shopping center where the day before, a young Man killed six people with automatic weapons before killing himself. A dozen people were injured. The gesture of the shooter remains unexplained: the farewell letter he left to his parents, he expresses his unhappiness and his desire for suicide, but no signs of the tragedy.

The French far right stands as "savior" to the crisis

Paris .- The president of the far-right National Front (FN), Marine Le Pen, ran today as an alternative to the 2012 presidential elections in the ultra-nationalist parade of May 1 in France, where he made a speech based on the recovery of freedom and emulating the historical image of Joan of Arc, a symbol of the struggle for social justice in France.

"Millions of French people turn to us asking us to save them from servitude, breaks his chains, liberate them," cried the newly elected leader of the movement before thousands of supporters gathered in Paris. Parade known as Joan of Arc, the concentration traditionally brings together the French right-wing forces, coinciding with the celebration of Labor Day organized by unions and leftist parties.

Yemeni President refuses to leave power

The agreement signing ceremony for the transfer of power in Yemen proposed by the Gulf countries has been postponed 'sine die', after the president, Ali Saleh Abadal, has conditioned its heading to a series of demands unacceptable opposition. Input, Saleh has been willing to sign the agreement in Sana'a, not in Riyadh, as planned, and after such time as the opposition.

A government source explained that in addition, Saleh signed the agreement as president of the ruling General People's Congress, "and not as head of state." The agreement, which provided a peaceful transition, was forged by representatives of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on 21 April and accepted by President Saleh three days later, but is still pending the signing of the documents.

JAPAN - Local elections: the Democratic government weakened

One month after the great earthquake that struck the archipelago, the results of local elections that took place on April 9 proved painful for the government of Naoto Kan. Its management of disaster and the nuclear crisis has been criticized by public opinion. Shintaro Ishihara, backed by the Liberal Democratic Party (main opposition) and known for his nationalist views, was reelected governor of Tokyo for a fourth term.

NATO destroyed a column of 45 vehicles gadafistas forces

Benghazi ..- A total of 45 vehicles of a military column gadafistas have been destroyed in an air strike by NATO in the east of the country after its members attacked civilians in two populations, as reported by sources rebels. The gadafistas entered the villages of Yalu and Auliya, south of Ajdabiya, early on Saturday.

They opened fire on civilians, killing at least five people and wounded ten others, has said a military spokesman said the rebels. A spokesman for the oil AGOCA, which controls the oil fields of the territory under rebel control, Abdel Jalil Mayuf has specified that have been a total of 45 vehicles destroyed gadafista column in the bombing.

BRAZIL - President Dilma Rousseff official visit to China

"The trade balance between Brasilia and Beijing is in favor of the latter is primarily the fault of the Brazilians," said Aloizio Mercadante, Minister of Science and Technology, while the President begins this Dilma Rousseff April 11 an official visit to China. He said the lack of investment in Brazilian companies in research and technology explains this deficit.

Dilma Rousseff's visit includes the objective to rebalance trade between the two major emerging economies.

Gaddafi's forces intensified their offensive in the border with Tunisia

Algiers .- The border town of Dehiba (Tunisia) has been hit by artillery fire from the forces of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi who are fighting against rebels in the border between both countries, while another contingent gadafista forward positions in the city insurgent Zinta, southwest of the capital.

Most of the shells fired by artillery hit Qaddafi on the outskirts of the city of Dahiba, in an area that is empty of residents, except a few houses. There is no record of casualties. In Zinta, the Libyan army has intensified its progress in the last hours with the launch of a new barrage of rockets indiscriminately forced the rebels to retract positions.

Emirates adds to the repression

Although it may seem that spring has arrived Arab Emirates, the confederation of autocratic states haven of luxury and the Middle East petrodollars, the reality is substantially different: rather, dictators Emiratis are taking preventive measures, including arrest bloggers, activists and dissidents, to prevent any protests organized on behalf of democratic reform question them.

On Monday, the respected NGO Human Rights Watch called for the government of UAE for the immediate release of the five most prominent activists, including prominent blogger and human rights defender Ahmed Mansur, arrested on April 8 and remanded in custody , as Attorney General Salim Saed Kubaish in the prison of Abu Dubai Al Wathba.

EGYPT - Mubarak rejects corruption allegations

President Hosni Mubarak broke his silence for the first time since his fall on February 11. In an audio message broadcast by the Saudi channel Al-Arabiya, he denied abusing his authority to amass wealth and expressed its readiness to cooperate with any investigation, the newspaper reported. Mubarak denounced the smear campaigns against him.

Making his comments came after the events of April 9 and 10, who demanded the trial of the former head of state and former senior regime officials.

Morocco feared more terrorist attacks against tourist areas

Rabat - Following the bomb attack at a tourist cafe that left 16 dead Marrakesh, Morocco feared new attacks, as recognized by the Interior Minister Taieb Cherkaoui, quoted by local media in Rabat. "We must be vigilant" because the danger to suffer attacks has not happened yet, so they were strengthened security measures, the minister said.

King Mohamed VI visited the scene and went to the hospitals where they found the wounded. According to the researchers, after the bloodshed would be a branch of the international terrorist network Al Qaida in North Africa. The Moroccan authorities suspect may occur by this branch of Al Qaida more attacks in tourist areas or in government buildings.

NATO kills a son of Gaddafi in air strike

A NATO airstrike on Tripoli has claimed the life of one of the sons of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, Saif Arab, according to a Libyan government spokesman, Ibrahim Musa. "We believe it is now clear to everyone that what is happening in Libya has nothing to do with the protection of civilians," he added. The Libyan government spokesman explained that Gaddafi has left unharmed but three of her grandchildren have died.

PERU - Ollanta Humala led the first round of presidential

The Lima newspaper publishes on its website the preliminary results of the first round of presidential elections held on April 10. Ollanta Humala, the candidate of the nationalist left, leads with about 28% of the vote and thus participate in the second round on June 5 The identity of his opponent currently remains uncertain: it should include former Prime Minister Pedro Pablo Kuczynski or curator Keiko Fujimori, the former president Alejandro Toledo pretending meanwhile distanced.

King Mohamed VI visited the scene of the bombing of Marrakech

Marrakesh (Morocco) .- The King Mohamed VI of Morocco visited today in the cafeteria Argana Jemaah el Fna square in Marrakesh, where 16 people were killed last Thursday in a terrorist attack. The monarch walked for less than ten minutes on the cafe terrace Argana, from where he greeted thousands of Moroccans and tourists who were concentrated in the square, according to Efe found.

After examining the site accompanied by other authorities, Mohamed VI came down to the plaza and walked a few moments for her waving to the crowd. After visiting the scene of the attack, the sovereign, accompanied by his cousin Moulay Ismail Ibn Tofail went to hospital and the Avicenna military hospital of the "Red City", where several of the injured admitted.

King Mohamed VI visited the site of attack

King Mohamed VI visited the cafeteria Argana in Jemaah el Fna square in Marrakesh, where 16 people were killed Thursday in an attack. The monarch walked for less than ten minutes on the cafe terrace Argana, from where he greeted thousands of Moroccans and tourists who were concentrated in the square.

After examining the site accompanied by other authorities, Mohamed VI came down to the plaza and walked a while greeting the crowd. The sovereign, accompanied by his cousin Moulay Ismail, he then went to Ibn Tofail Hospital and the Military Avicenna, where several of the injured admitted.

EUROPEAN UNION - Immigration: Italy finds himself all alone

"Refugees: Europe Italy blocks", written in a Turin daily. On 9 April, the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, has again appealed to the European Union to tackle the "human tsunami" of refugees arriving on Italian soil since the fall of Tunisian President Ben Ali in January last. The meeting of European ministers of Interior, April 11, promises to be stormy, while France and Germany are strongly opposed to the Italian decision to grant temporary residence permits to refugees.

A GPS can locate a lost Mayan city in Guatemala

Madrid (Portaltic / EP) .- We can say that sometimes the GPS tracking devices spared any trouble to users, but this time its use has gone beyond. In Guatemala, a group of archaeologists has found a city of the Mayan civilization that has been hidden in the jungle thanks to one of these tracking devices.

As enshrined in the National Geographic magazine have discovered hundreds of old buildings that have been hidden for eight centuries. These buildings have been discovered in the midst of lush vegetation, virtually impenetrable, thanks to a three dimensional mapping using GPS and electronic measurements have yielded a map of the pyramid that was behind the vegetation.

The mystery of the blood (and the triple coffin)

After being raised to the altars, the remains of the new Blessed John Paul II will be exhibited to be venerated in the interior of the Basilica of San Pedro. John Paul II, who died on April 2, 2005, rests on a very particular coffin: a triple coffin. His body is in a walnut coffin, which in turn is inside a perfectly sealed lead coffin, which in turn is inside a coffin of cypress wood.

Be the triple coffin (which until Thursday was under a slab of white marble in the Vatican Grottoes, in the underground Basilica of St. Peter) that expose the public today in the chapel of San Sebastian, located just a few steps from the famous Pietà by Michelangelo. Monday morning the coffin will be buried under the altar of the chapel of San Sebastian, in a ceremony closed to the public.

Portrait - Super Mario en route to Frankfurt

Italy's Mario Draghi has every chance of succeeding Jean-Claude Trichet as head of the European Central Bank. So a man from a country heavily in debt that we would entrust the task of saving the euro, "wrote Der Spiegel.

Youth Violence: The Neverending Story

Attack in the subway station Friedrichstrasse in Berlin on an early Saturday morning on 23 April. 01. May 2011 2011-05-01 11:38:21 hit one evening in December 2007, Serkan A., 20 years old, and Spyridon L., 17 years old, a man in the Munich subway station Arabella Park from the back down . Serkan A. and L.

Spyridon had been drinking. They had smoked in the car, the victim had made them aware of the smoking ban. After they had beaten the man who came Serkan A. and L. Spyridon in his face. With multiple lead. A security camera filmed the attack. see The recordings are a testament of extreme brutality, two young men who not only take into account that the victim does not survive the attack, but obviously want to kill.

Obama mocks Trump and those who doubt his citizenship in a gala dinner

Washington .- The U.S. president, Barack Obama, did not hesitate to resort to the weapon of choice because of their potential opponents in the race for the White House in 2012, the question really is whether American or not, to ridicule presidential ambitions of billionaire Donald Trump. In a speech at the dinner of White House correspondents, often humorous interventions characterized by the presidents, Obama fired a series of pranks against Republicans who flirt with disputing the Oval Office and in particular against Trump in the audience .

Kosovo - With a president is better!

The election to the presidency of Atifete Jahjaga, a 36 year old woman from the ranks of the police, temporarily ended the political crisis that has shaken the country for several months. Between relief and mistrust, the local media trying to profile of this "complete unknown".

Bundeswehr reform: With poor grades in marriage?

"Girls Day" in the army - as employers increase their attractiveness to students 01 May 2011 2011-05-01 11:27:54 In early September 2010 took place in the city hall of Kulmbach on a Saturday morning a discussion on the future of the Bundeswehr. Prominent guest was the then Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, who explained his plans to suspend the military draft.

When he was finished, an elderly man stood up and told that his wife was employed by an army recruiting office. After their accounts to be feared that the army would continue to soon to eighty percent of Turks. And yet he wondered which side would be in the emergency. A murmur in the hall.

Gaddafi's youngest son and three grandchildren killed in a NATO attack

Tripoli. .- A NATO bombing has claimed the life of the sixth son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al Arab Qaddafi, and three of his grandchildren, as reported by the Libyan government spokesman, Ibrahim Musa. However, NATO has confirmed in a statement issued this morning, the attacks "precision" against military installations of the system of Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli, but not the deaths of a son and three grandchildren of Libyan leader.

Syria announced a comprehensive reform plan

The newly appointed Syrian Prime Minister Adel Safar said Saturday that his government will develop a "comprehensive plan" of political, judicial and economic, as collected by state news agency SANA. Add to Safar says it may set up committees to propose new laws and amendments to the legislation in these areas.

However, this announcement contrasts with the violence and arrests that security forces have been practicing for Saturday afternoon. The victims, contrary to government figures, the known and veteran opposition Hassan Abdel Azim, 81, of Damascus, and Omar Qashash, 85, Aleppo and a group of eleven women who were demonstrating in silence Salhyia district of Damascus.

FRANCE - Immigrants from Italy, no thank you

In announcing that it would reject migrants from mainland Italy, Paris seems to refuse any cooperation with its neighbor on the thorny issue of immigration. "Winds of Le Pen" breath on the hexagon, castigates the right-wing daily La Stampa.

The gas bill

A Hosni Mubarak is going to be expensive the gas bill. On February 11 he lost the presidency of Egypt, which he enjoyed since 1981, but the best is yet to come: now it threatens to pass the bill agreement signed in secret with Israeli companies SUPPLIES natural gas at bargain prices. In Tahrir Square, main stage of the Egyptian popular revolt, the sale of natural gas to Israel was one of the reasons put forward by the protest movement.

40 dead in the sinking of a boat on the Nile

At least 22 Egyptians were killed Friday when a bus fell into the river Nile near the village of Naser, in the province of Beni Suef, 110 km south of Cairo. According to sources in the security services, the bus, carrying 32 passengers, slid into the Nile from a vehicle platform for a ferry ride to Ashmen height, a district of Nasr.

The sources said only four people were saved when the vehicle got out into the river. The waters of the Nile are the usual scenario ferry wrecks and accidents due to overloading of passengers and goods, the poor conditions found in the vessels and the lack of security measures. The state news agency MENA initially put the number of dead at 43 people, but later lowered the number to 22.