Tuesday, June 7, 2011

The radioactivity in Fukushima is much higher than the announced

An independent panel of experts and scholars Nipponese began today an investigation into the nuclear crisis in central Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power, the epicenter of Japan's nuclear crisis. The first panel meeting came a day after the Japanese Nuclear Safety Agency (NISA) indicate that, according to a review of its estimates, the radioactivity emitted by the plant in the early days of the crisis could have been almost double the originally estimated up to 770,000 terabequereles.

At least 120 victims in the clashes between Syrian police and protesters

Clashes between Syrian police and demonstrators in the town of Jisr al Shagur Monday caused at least 120 dead. This was stated by state television, blaming alleged "armed groups" operating in that city, located northwest of Damascus. Confirmed these figures, it would be the largest slaughter since the beginning of the protests.

Depending on the version of the scheme, about 80 members of the security services were killed in an ambush, while at least eight died in an explosion in the building of Jisr al Shagur Post. For their part, activists protesting for months against the regime of Bashar Asad say at least 37 civilians were killed by security forces.

The Australian Army has lost X-Files

The Australian Army has acknowledged Tuesday that it has lost its "X-Files detailing UFO sightings across the country. Have not been found after two months of research by the Department of Defense, an operation that began by asking for an Australian newspaper by the institution Freedom of Information (FOI by its acronym in English) of the country, which requires the Government to release the documents of public interest.

POLLUTION - Water in the gas shale

In recent years, shale gas has become the Mecca of world energy producers. Unfortunately, exploiting this resource requires injection into the crust of billions of gallons of water with chemical additives.

CASE DSK - The indulgence of the French elites

Since that May 14, Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested in New York for sexual assault, French politicians are continuing to say horrified by the "violence" of the treatment meted to the accused by U.S. justice. It must be a shock to them: the spectacle of a major French political figure treated as an ordinary criminal is nearly as rare as a photo of the Queen of England in a bikini.

But they not only express their concern for a colleague said. Many also think: "Thank God (or rather by the fact that I live in France and not the U.S.), it has not fallen on me." France is convinced she made the revolution, when she was just given a new elite, even more powerful. Its members believe themselves so indispensable to the smooth running of the country trying to bring down one of them is tantamount to threatening to kill a horse race because he has tasted your lawn.

KUWAIT - Set of hands, playing villains in Parliament

"Shame!" As the English-language daily on its website. On 18 May, the Kuwaiti Parliament has witnessed a skirmish between Sunni and Shiite deputies in an "incident unprecedented in fifty years of parliamentary democracy," the newspaper said. Elected officials have come to blows during a debate on the Kuwaiti detainees from the U.S.

prison at Guantanamo Bay, described as "members of al-Qaida" by a Shiite member. Parliament Speaker adjourned the session until May 31

SPAIN - The movement of "indignant" invited in the election campaign

Defying the ban of the authorities, thousands of people have again gathered May 18 at the Puerta del Sol, in the heart of Madrid, to show their anger against the political class, while unemployment is rife and that the benefits of crisis arises. Chanting "We have the right to be outraged," the crowd, responding to appeals on social networks, has invaded in recent days major cities in Spain to be heard before the local elections on May 22

Humala has consolidated its victory in Peru after the official count

The leftist presidential candidate Ollanta Humalalogró an insurmountable advantage over the right of Keiko Fujimori in the official count after Sunday's elections in Peru, by achieving 51.25% of the vote, against 48.74, accounted for 87 , 80% of the votes. As expected, each new report of the National Office of Electoral Processes brings a slight increase in the advantage of Humala, a situation that should be maintained until the end that the minutes from missing to include the most remote areas in which the candidate the winner.

Japan: More radioactivity in Fukushima

n the first days after the earthquake and tsunami of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station leaked twice as much radioactivity as previously stated. According to recent calculations of the Japanese nuclear regulatory authority Nisa there are 770 000 Terabcquerel.

The chairman of the Japanese Nuclear Safety Commission, Madarame, told the state television NHK that the accident in Fukushima were due to human error, and acknowledged the same time their own mistakes. The guidelines for nuclear power plants get a case of a prolonged power outage is not available.

Five U.S. soldiers die after being attacked with missiles military base in Iraq

Five U.S. soldiers were killed and five others are injured by a rocket attack on Camp Victory, a large U.S. military base outside Baghdad. The U.S. military provided no further details at this time. Coinciding with this event, at least 13 people were killed and 19 others were injured by a suicide bomber detonated the charge in his car in the city of Tikrit, the birthplace of former dictator Saddam Hussein.

Israel will present to the UN complaint against Syria

Israel will present a formal complaint against Syria at the UN after hundreds of Palestinians attempting to cross the border from the Golan Heights, a spokesman confirmed Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem. Israel accuses Syria of manipulating the protesters palestinospara divert attention from domestic problems has paíscon anti-government protests.

Syria denounces Israel to UN for the assault on the border in the Golan

Syria denounces Israel to UN by the influx of hundreds of Syrians and Palestinians on Sunday to the border in the Golan Heights, which Damascus believes driven to distract the attention of the protests against the regime are recorded in the Arab country. "We will file an official protest to the UN because the Syrian government encouraged, planned and intentionally caused violent incidents at the border and also drove in a violation of international line monitored by the UN," said Igal Palmor spokesman Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

RUSSIA: - News in candidates and parties

With the upcoming launch of the campaign for parliamentary elections in December 2011, the group Oneksim boss, Mikhail Prokhorov, 46, third fortune in Russia, announced his readiness to lead the party Pravoïe Delo, a lot of leadership training, re supposed liberal values that are no longer represented in the Duma by any party since 2003.

Its future leader announced that it was second place the legislative elections, reports the Nezavisimaya Gazeta. However, serious doubts are raised by political scientists and politicians on its ability to gather a significant constituency.

CHINA - Reforming the tax will not reduce inequalities

Two recent reports from China have attracted the attention of Western media. One is very serious and the other is less, but they both show how rising inequality has become a real political problem in this country. The first is the proposal of the Business Council of State to modify the rates of income tax to ease the burden of the working class and higher taxes for the rich.

It's really important news. The second information, reported by The New York Times, is that in some cities, the government has limited the size of graves to prevent the wealthy from erecting sumptuous monuments that irritate people. For those who know the intricacies of the Chinese tax policy, tax rates should have been changed long ago, but this is probably not the most effective way to reduce income inequality.

Ben Ali breaks the silence and says the trial against him, is a masquerade

Former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has broken his silence and ensured that the trial opened against him in his home country is a "masquerade." The statement has sent the French lawyer, Jean-Yves Le Borgne, which has insisted it is doing everything possible to "discredit" his client and that "the process taught in Tunisia is a masquerade with the sense of illustrate a symbolic break with the past.

Humala: My government will dialogue, hope and change

"Thank you dear brothers." The virtual president of Peru addressed the thousands of people for more than six hours waiting for him at the Plaza 2 de Mayo in Lima, Peru emblematic left to celebrate his election victory virtual. "Tonight I renew my commitment to the Peruvian people for economic growth with social inclusion," he promised.

"We will continue the good, correct what is wrong and make growth are real policies to solve the problem pensionary, health, education, infrastructure and security." According to the National Office of Electoral Processes, with 90.5% of the votes counted, Humala has been made with 51.36%, while Fujimori got 48.63%.

The Syrian regime promised a new law on parties to put the riots

The Syrian government tries to stop the protest movement against President Bashar al Assad increasingly promises of reform, most recently a new law of parties today announced the official news agency Sana. According to the source, the prime minister, Adel Safar, agreed to form a committee for drafting the new legislation, which will be filed after the public before being approved.

New York: Strauss-Kahn said the "not guilty"

Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair on the way to 06th Court June 2011 2011-06-06 16:55:45 has started in New York on Monday at the Supreme Court of the rape case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed with only a few-minute presentation for "not guilty" on all counts.

Strauss-Kahn and his wife passed on the way to the Supreme Court in Manhattan, a group of hotel employees, the "Shame on you" (such as "Shame on you") chanted. The 62-year-old Frenchman, is accused before his arrest on 14th May have a suite at the Sofitel Hotel in Manhattan forced oral sex to girls to a room.

22 killed on the border between Israel and Syria in the war protests of 67

Israel's border with Syria is experiencing a violent 'déjà vu'. Of the 'Nakba' (the war of 48) to 'Naksa' (for War 67). From the massive demonstrations of Palestinian refugees on 15 May at this Sunday to celebrate the 44th anniversary of the Arab defeat in the sound called the Six Day War. It ended with the Israeli occupation of the Gaza Strip (retired in 2005) and Sinai (withdrawn after the peace of 79) who were under the control of Egypt, the Golan Heights (Syria) and the West Bank and Jerusalem This (under Jordanian rule).