Saturday, May 14, 2011

Hosni Mubarak's wife, under medical observation after arrest

A heart attack freed from prison to the former Egyptian first lady Suzanne Mubarak. The wife of the "last Pharaoh" suffered a heart attack and is in the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital in Sharm el Sheikh, the resort town where the Mubarak family fled after the fall of the regime on 11 February. According to the state newspaper "Al Ahram", Suzanne will be monitored for 24 hours before deciding to transfer military plane to the prison for women in Al Qanater, north of Cairo.

RUSSIA - A speech by Putin as a platform

"Russia must become the fifth largest economy in the world, doubling its productivity, completely re-equip his army and rebuild its infrastructure," reports the Moscow daily the day after the Prime Minister's annual address to the Duma. Vladimir Putin has submitted April 20, the objectives of the country until 2020 in a speech that, a year of presidential elections (March 2012), sounds like a platform.

At least 35 injured in rioting in the Yemeni city of Taiz

Taiz. .- At least 35 people were injured in the Yemeni city of Taiz, three of them in critical condition, a clash between police and opposition activists, medical sources told Efe. The sources said three of the victims were shot in the head and there is little hope that they can survive. The riots occurred when police tried to clear barricades set up by several opposition activists in this city, 257 kilometers southwest of the capital of Yemen, Sana'a.

Pakistan parliament calls for Islamabad to review its relationship with Washington

Having heard the explanations of the secret service ISI, the Pakistani Parliament condemned on Saturday the operation carried out by U.S. troops in Abbottabad to kill Osama bin Laden. The two chambers this morning issued a tough resolution after a marathon session behind closed doors, where they received explanations of the intelligence chief, Ahmed Shuja Pasha, and the dome of the Army.

In the text, the Parliament called on the Executive, headed by the pro-Western People's Party (PPP) Bhutto family, to "revise" its political relationship with the U.S. in order to "ensure that the national interests of Pakistan are fully respected." The Legislature also requests the Government to appoint an independent commission to look responsibilities and recommend actions that will prevent an incident similar.

LIBYA - Washington wants to send equipment to the rebels

In a letter sent to Congress, U.S. President Barack Obama has said he wants to provide $ 25 million of equipment "non lethal" to the Libyan rebels (uniforms, tents, etc..). "This proposal follows the decision to send Italy, like France and Great Britain, military advisers to assist the rebellion Jamahiriya," said the British daily.

Jay Carney, spokesman for the White House, recalled that the U.S. had no plans to send troops on the ground.

The death of a Palestinian teenager shot the tension before the Nakba Day

Jerusalem. .- The death of a Palestinian teenager in East Jerusalem for the alleged shooting of a Jewish settler triggered tension in the region before the Day of the Nakba ("tragedy"), which commemorates the mass flight of Arabs after the foundation of the State of Israel, in 1948. Hours before in Ramallah, the seat of government of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), to concentrate morning thousands of people for the main acts of commemoration, Jerusalem was again the scene of violent clashes today, the last during the funeral the young Milad Said Ayyash, 16.

The ephemeral life of a baby in Paradise (tourists)

Alberto and sweet, with two companions, rise to the motor boat that takes you from Vilankulo to Berenguerua Island, Mozambique. The couple has been in her arms a baby just five months that she, her mother, protected by a blanket. "It's a little sick, we have been in hospital a few drugs that we have to give," says Dulce.

What do you have? "We do not know, we do not have that," he replies. The group is incorporated into their weekly shift at Marlin Lodge, a luxury hotel. Come happy, dying of laughter, and he, the father, not for showing off wife and son. "It's the first thing we have" an impact, while hugging.

AUSTRALIA - migrants set fire to a detention center

"The prisoners set fire to Villawood," as the newspaper of Sydney after a night of rioting in the Villawood detention center in the suburbs of the capital. Asylum seekers have sparked fires and "forced the guards to retreat," the newspaper said. Nine buildings were burned and hundreds of people allegedly involved in the riots, authorities said.

Several violent uprisings were reported recently in Australian detention centers, as well as suicides.

Michel Martelly, proclaimed President of Haiti

Port au Prince. .- Michel Martelly was inaugurated President of Haiti today in a ceremony held at Parliament around the nation. Martelly, 56 º President of the Republic of Haiti, was sworn in after reading the decree that declares head of the Haitian State and received by the President of the National Assembly (bicameral) Rudolphe Joazile, the presidential sash, delivered by the former ruling Rene Preval.

Iran postpones the induction of blindness against acid-throwing youths face Ameneh

The Iranian judiciary on Saturday postponed the execution of the sentence against a young Iranian woman sentenced to lose his sight for throwing acid on the face of a fellow faculty and having blinded and disfigured. According to the family of the offender, Majeed Mohavedi of 29 years, the decision was taken to the anticipation surrounding the case and around the hospital where he had to execute the punishment, which, from early morning on Saturday raced numerous media.

INDIA - Successful launch of three satellites

"Take off perfect," enthused the largest Indian business daily, after the orbit, April 20, three satellites launched from the same rocket technology locally. After the setback in December 2010, when a similar rocket crashed on takeoff on live television, the Indian aerospace industry boasts a success that "cheers", the newspaper said.

Launched from the Sriharikota, north-east of Madras (south), the equipment includes a satellite remote sensing Recourcesat-2 and Indo-Russian satellite.

At least four opponents shot dead by Syrian troops

Cairo. .- At least four opponents were killed by gunfire by Syrian security forces in the city of Tel Kalaja, on the border with Lebanon, which remains under siege since early this morning, told Efe Razan Zaituneh opposition activist. Telephone from Damascus, Zaituneh explained that three of the victims died from shots fired by security forces, while the fourth injured fled the city and died in Lebanon.

Gaddafi, NATO: I live in a place where you can not reach and where you can not kill me

After rumors about his health unleashed this Friday, the Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, has reappeared. At least his voice. In an audiotape broadcast on the state of Libya, Gaddafi has threatened to NATO. Just hours after the intervention of Gaddafi, two loud explosions were heard in the east of Tripoli, while came the flight of several aircraft, according to witnesses quoted by AFP.

"I say to the Crusaders cowards [of NATO] I live in a place can not reach and where you can not kill me ... I live in the hearts of millions [of Libya]," said the voice. The audio was not accompanied by pictures. The Libyan leader said he issued his statement after receiving a "massive" number of calls asking about their status after a NATO air strike on Thursday.

Materializing the wi-fi? A bright idea

Making the invisible visible - in this case the wi-fi - did just that three young Norwegians in Oslo. To materialize these waves, Timo Arnall, Jorn Knutsen and Einar Martinussen Sneve used a light pole and a camera. The trio walked the area with a bar Grünerløkka 4 meters equipped with 80 light emitting diodes (LEDs).

This bar is equipped with an electronic device measuring the intensity of wi-fi signal. The signal is more powerful, it yad'ampoules that light up. Thanks to their long exposure night photos, the three designers of the Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) set the luminous trail left by the removal of their display device.

Two held for alleged terrorist activity in Northern Ireland

London. .- A man and a woman were arrested today in County Armagh in Northern Ireland in relation to terrorist activities linked to dissident groups and inactive Irish Republican Army (IRA), police said today. The two suspects, 25 and 26 years respectively, were arrested on Saturday morning, under anti-terrorism legislation, and questioned at a police station in the area.

The security forces are on alert for the state visit to Ireland carried Queen Elizabeth II, from 17 to 20 May, the first British monarch to a neighboring country.

Worker dies in central Fukushima after losing consciousness

A worker at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station died Saturday after collapsing unconscious while carrying building materials in a plant, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported. The plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), has indicated that it has found traces of radioactive substances in the human body and it had no apparent injuries.

The operator collapsed one hour after starting their working day at 06.00 am (21.00 GMT Friday) when he entered a medical ward of the facility in Fukushima. This is the first time a worker dies Fukushima plant while working, and the other two deceased employees were victims of the earthquake and tsunami that hit nuclear plant on 11 March.

Over 30,000 people protest in Chile against a hydroelectric project

Santiago de Chile. (EFE) .- More than 30,000 people gathered tonight in the capital of Chile to protest the recently passed Hidroaysén megaproject, which includes the construction of five dams in Chilean Patagonia. Early police reports indicated that at least 70 people were arrested across the country, the demonstrations spread to several cities in Chile.

In Santiago, reported the police (military police), 30,000 people marched peacefully to 21.30 local time (01.30 GMT Saturday) when ending the authorization. However, once the time established a group of at least 5,000 people tried to reach the vicinity of the Palacio de La Moneda Executive headquarters, where they clashed with the police, who used "water cannons cars" and lots of tear gas.

The Hamaoka plant stops all operations for seismic risk

The Hamaoka nuclear power plant, 200 kilometers south of Tokyo, has completely ceased operations Saturday in the two reactors remained operational at the request of the Government, which is located in an area of high seismic risk. The operator of Hamaoka, Chubu Electric, stopped the reactions of fission reactor 5 in the early hours of the morning calls to insert control rods in the core, which stops the power generation process.

PRIVACY - Benevolent, invasive EU

Europe does not go well. The bailout of the euro has been misunderstood and disagreements of Europe on this issue as well as the intervention in Libya are source of tension. However, it is in these circumstances that the European Commission is working to thwart even the most convinced Europeans. The Commission (the EU) European ruin public confidence in the European Union by passing a hurry for a particularly dubious and whose citizens will pay the price.

Bin Laden shows his support for the riots in Tunisia and Egypt in their last recording

The last audio message recorded by Osama bin Laden, found in a raid on his home in Pakistan, shows his support for the popular protests that have traveled the Middle East, said a U.S. official told CNN. In the posthumous recording, the leader of Al Qaeda speaks of popular protests in Egypt and Tunisia, but does not mention the riots in Libya, Syria and Yemen, although, according to authorities, the message came at the end of April.

ITALY - A pope like no other

The new film opens with Nanni Moretti archive footage that have been around the world, those of the funeral of Pope John Paul II: the rolling purple robes of the cardinals, the coffin naked, the crowd silent. The drama began when a journalist pedant insists on obtaining permission to film at least "a pan of the Sistine Chapel." Nothing to do, the doors of the Vatican close.

Immediately the darkness descends on the cardinals met in conclave to elect a new pope. As schoolchildren struggling with an essay, paralyzed before the sheet on which they must write the name of the predestined. The prelates began to pray in silence: "Not me, Lord, I am not worthy." The second appearance of the smoke is good, the pope is elected.

Beijing accuses Clinton of promoting an "Arab spring" in China

Beijing .- Beijing on Saturday criticized the U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, to condemn human rights violations in China and said any attempt to further unrest as the Middle East in China will be futile. "It is inappropriate that anyone compare China with some countries in Africa and Middle East turmoil facing," he said in a statement posted on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the day by his spokesman, Jiang Yu.

U.S. and Libyan rebel positions close to get additional support for the riots

U.S. presidential senior met Friday with Libyan rebel delegation, led by its Foreign responsible Mahmoud Jibril, who addressed how to provide "additional support" to those groups. In a statement following the meeting between the rebels and Libyan National Security Adviser, Tom Donilon, the White House said the senior U.S.

official said the Libyan National Transition Council, the body which groups the rebels, is a "partner credible and legitimate of the Libyan people. " On the other hand, insisted that the Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, "has lost its legitimacy to govern" and should leave office immediately.

United Kingdom - preventive arrests to ensure the tranquility of the royal wedding

Scotland Yard is planning to make preventive arrests to ensure that militants did not disrupt the royal wedding. The Metropolitan Police of London is working with forces across the country to identify individuals likely to commit crimes on April 29. The concept of early arrest is difficult to apply, says The Guardian.

For the Metropolitan Police is required to prove a criminal conspiracy is being put in place to carry out arrests. About sixty people arrested during previous demonstrations will also ban travel to the City of Westminster (central London, which will host the wedding). Nearly 5,000 police officers will be mobilized for the wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Bin Laden expressed his support for the protests in the Middle East in their last recording

Washington .- The last audio message recorded by Osama bin Laden, found in a raid on his home in Pakistan, shows his support for the popular protests that have traveled the Middle East, said on Saturday a U.S. official told CNN. In the posthumous recording, the leader of Al Qaeda speaks of popular protests in Egypt and Tunisia, but does not mention the riots in Libya, Syria and Yemen, although, according to authorities, the message came at the end of April.

CUBA - The day that Fidel has listened to his own will

We can say goodbye, leaving a note on the table or through a phone call. But some, before you travel abroad to end a relationship or even life, want to settle everything down to the smallest details in order to force those remaining to follow in their footsteps. Others leave, slamming the door or call the solemn tribute they think deserve before their departure.

Some fairly distribute their goods, while others have so much power to alter the Constitution of their country so that nobody can touch their work once the party. Preparations and meetings of the Sixth Congress of the Cuban Communist Party [which was held from April 16 to 19] were a kind of large public requiem for Fidel Castro staged his departure, he demanded meticulous ceremonial and which was bent - without looking at spending - his little brother.

Palestinian youth dies in new unrest in East Jerusalem

Jerusalem .- A young man who was seriously injured in the clashes on Friday between Israeli police and Palestinian demonstrators in East Jerusalem, died this morning, medical sources said. The young man, Said Aiyash, 17, died of a hemorrhage in the hospital operating table at Mukasa, a source of the medical center.

The victim had been admitted with serious injuries after being shot in the abdomen in a Palestinian protests that took place in several neighborhoods of East Jerusalem to commemorate the day of the Nakba, the "catastrophe" of exile and loss land following the creation of Israel in 1948.

EGYPT - A hunting for millions of Mubarak

Forgotten allegations that the former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his family had amassed billions of dollars abroad, mainly in Swiss bank accounts and real estate in London and Manhattan. The fortunes of Mubarak, who suffers from heart problems and is now recovering in the presidential suite of a large hotel in the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, is perhaps closest to him.

According to Western diplomats and Egyptian police, many of its hidden assets could be arranged along the palm-lined streets of this city in southern Sinai peninsula - the Egyptian equivalent of Orlando or Las Vegas Luxury hotels where Western-style malls, Starbucks and McDonald's stretch for miles along the coast.

Fukushima employee dies after losing consciousness

Tokyo .- A worker at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station died Friday after collapsing unconscious while carrying building materials in a plant, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported. The plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), said that no remains have been found radioactive substances in the human body and it had no apparent injuries, although at the moment no further details about the cause of death .

Zuckerberg, Bezos and Schmidt will attend the Internet supercumbre Sarkozy

Managers or founders of three U.S. Internet giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon will attend 24 to 25 May in Paris at the G8 Summit Internet, organized on the eve of the Summit of Deauville, said French President Nicolas Sarkozy . "I am pleased to announce that many of the Internet world leaders have responded to the invitation of France to discuss the future of the Internet in the forum of the G-8," said the president in his Facebook page.

Kazakhstan - The president praised his country's multiculturalism

"In twenty years of independence, the Kazakhs were able to build a common house whose doors are open to all our friends around the world," said President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the XVII Congress of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan the theme "Independent Kazakhstan: twenty years of peace, harmony and construction," reported the newspaper in a Kazakh Express-K.

The same geopolitical

The war against terrorism has been hot, but was similar to the Cold War. The cold war world according to the teaching work inspired by George F. Kennan, who advised the containment of the Soviet Union. And Kennan was right, but not convinced everyone. The journalist Walter Lippmann criticized this policy because it found that the anti-Soviet alliance would involve the deal with undemocratic forces.

Video porn in the house of Bin Laden

After the death of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, U.S. officials claimed that the fundamentalist leader's house was the "base" of Al Qaeda and there the material seized SEAL extremely important to understand how the terrorist network. Probably not related to pornographic material that elite U.S. troops found in the mansion Pakistan's most wanted man in the world.

As announced on Friday several representatives of the army, the founder of Al Qaeda had in his home videos of the highest quality. And many, according to unnamed officials said. The sources do not know exactly where to find the material or who saw it. In Abbottabad ensure that the complex where he lived Bin Laden had no connection to internet.

INDIA - The revolution will not happen tomorrow

Anna Hazare, the man who made a hunger strike to protest against the corruption of the powerful, was quickly considered a new Gandhi. If it appears to have accelerated the drafting of a law, the method and character provoke strong reactions. Press review.

U.S. Agents interrogate the widows of Bin Laden

Washington. .- The Pakistan security forces allowed U.S. agents to interrogate the widows of terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden, according to the White House confirmed today. The first interrogation of the three widows yielded little information, CNN quoted the statements of two U.S. and Pakistani officials involved in the case.

The White House spokesman, Jay Carney, confirmed the meeting but gave no details of the meeting: "The U.S. government has agreed to the wives of Osama bin Laden. I do not have any information to you about it," said at a news conference. I can only say that "obviously we had access and appreciate the cooperation we received from the Pakistani government," said Carney at a time when Pakistani officials say the U.S.