Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Ecclestone's daughter bought the most expensive house in the United States

The daughter of Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, Petra, bought in Los Angeles that was considered the most expensive house in the United States. He revealed to the Wall Street Journal in its online edition. The mega resort villa in Holmby Hills had been put up for sale two years ago at a price of $ 150 million by Candy Spelling, widow of the legendary Hollywood producer Aaron Spelling.

Radoslaw Sikorski, Polish Foreign Minister - Solidarity

Sang Lan, Chinese gymnast paralyzed - Complainant

Barack Obama President of the United States - Adopted

He said almost no accent in a speech May 23 in Dublin, which means "Yes we can" in Irish. And he reminded his local roots: "My name is Barack Obama, Obama Moneygall," the birthplace of his great-great-great-grandfather, 130 km from the capital. The child in the country has even been renamed "O'Bama" by some.

Turkish troops killed three suspected members of the PKK Kurdish insurgents

Turkish troops have killed three Kurdish militants in a clash Tuesday in central Turkey, according to military sources. This marks the first serious outbreak of violence since parliamentary elections last Sunday. The jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan threatened last month to a "war" if the Government does not trigger conversations.

NATO destroyed 13 military facilities in Libya

NATO has destroyed at least thirteen military objectives of the Libyan regime of Muammar Gaddafi in the 62 operations attacks in the last 24 hours, including a command and control center near Misurata, the only city in western country still controlled by the rebels and which remains subject to strong forces siege of Tripoli.

The allied forces have been destroyed in addition to this command and control center in Misurata, an artillery piece, five military vehicles of the forces of the regime, including two armored vehicles and a refuge from the forces loyal to Qaddafi about the same locality, NATO has confirmed Tuesday in a statement.

Japan distributed to 34,000 children dosimeters to detect radiation

Fukushima authorities announced today that next fall distributed to about 34,000 schoolchildren dosimeters to monitor their exposure to radioactivity, amid concerns about pollution levels in the area. The City of Fukushima, a town located about 60 miles of the battered Daiichi Nuclear Power Station provides dosimeters distributed at preschools, elementary schools and institutes of the city.

Gaddafi's army tries to destroy the refinery Misurata

Gaddafi's army launched the evening of Monday, a Grad rocket attack against the town's refinery, located about eight kilometers from the village, and nearly causing a disaster. No one was injured, but a rocket destroyed two emergency diesel generators that are less than 50 meters from the four main fuel tanks and diesel.

Former Tunisian president will be judged on June 20

Doha / Tunisia .- The trial of former Tunisian President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, who lives in exile, beginning on June 20, reported the Tunisian Prime Minister Caïd Essebsi Béji functions, the Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera. Ben Ali and his allies are accused of more than 90 charges. Since his flight from Tunisia in January, Ben Ali lives in Saudi Arabia.

Ben Ali is accused of drug use and trafficking and corruption in office Tunisian political leader. So far, Saudi Arabia did not respond to an extradition request filed by Tunisia. Ben Ali was ousted in January after a series of events, kicking off a wave of pro-democracy protests in the region.

Japan: a law to help TEPCO to pay

The Government of Japan has approved a law on economic assistance to the operator of the plant in Fukushima, Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) to address the claims millions of victims of the nuclear crisis. The law, which must be ratified by the Diet (parliament) before its entry into force, provides for the creation of an entity that financially assist TEPCO to take compensation for the disaster and to its loss of value on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Thaksin Shinawatra, former Thai Prime Minister in Exile - Dynastic