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.