Saturday, June 18, 2011

Weiner collect a pension as a former congressman over one million dollar

The former Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner, who resigned after disseminating messages and inappropriate pictures on social networking site Twitter, receives a pension from Congress between 1.12 and 1.28 million, according to the National Taxpayers Union (NTU ). The union issued a note which said that Weiner, 46, will begin receiving his pension from 2020.

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will not return to Yemen

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will not return to Yemen, as confirmed by a Saudi official. Given this news, the Yemeni people have taken to the streets to celebrate.  Riad Saleh is hospitalized after suffering a seizure at his palace in Sana'a on 3 June.

NATO calls "cynical" the son of Gaddafi's proposal on holding elections

NATO called Friday for "cynical stunt" the affirmation of Saif al Islam, son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, who is willing to hold elections in Libya over a period of three months or later than the end year. "It's another example of the cynical publicity stunt" Gaddafi's regime, said a spokeswoman for the Atlantic Alliance.

Hundreds of Jordanians demonstrate to demand the resignation of the government

Hundreds of Jordanians rallied on Friday after Muslim prayers in various parts of the country to demand the resignation of Prime ministroMaruf Bakhit and policy reforms aimed witnesses. In Tafileh, 180 kilometers south of Amman, hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets to ask Bakhit's resignation for his "failure" when carrying out political reforms, witnesses said by telephone declined to be identified.

European Debt Crisis: Double Chaos in Greece and between the 17th European institutions

The "guidelines" for the second rescue package for debt-ridden Greek state could be adopted next week. The question is, in this period, the government under Prime Minister Papandreou crashes before.

Israel warns it will not respect the agreement if the Palestinians are going to the UN

A week after sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, demanding an urgent meeting of the International Quartet to push Israelis and Palestinians to resume peace negotiations, the European diplomat, Catherine Ashton, meets today in Jerusalem and Ramallah with the harsh reality. A reality that calls for the resumption of dialogue.

The Saudis defy tradition by taking the wheel

The Saudi authorities had deployed dozens of police to prevent religious women to meet their challenge: driving a car. But about 70 women as witnesses said, were driving in different parts of the country and most of them were accompanied by a relative.

A leak of radioactive water decontamination in Fukushima delayed

A new leak of radioactive water from nuclear power plant in Fukushima-1 threatens to delay the start of operations to restore water decontamination system, scheduled for this Friday, as reported by the Tokyo Power Company (TEPCO) . The leak occurred as a result of a breakdown in the pumping system.

The operators of the electricity now working to repair the circuit, but inevitably a delay in the work of decontamination, said on state television NHK. The removal of radioactive water is one of the keys to solving the crisis in Fujushima-1. For months, the workers dumped about 500 tons of water to cool reactors at the plant and avoid a new issue of radioactive particles into the atmosphere.

Some pictures confirm the existence of armed militias that oppose the Syrian regime

Syrian opponents begin to organize militias to confront the regime of Bashar Assad. That's what they show some pictures taken with an i-Phone near the village of Jisr al Shugour and delivered Thursday to AFP. This is a rare testimony of an armed insurrection in a country suffering the violent repression of the regime for three months, when they began peaceful demonstrations against the government.