Thursday, June 30, 2011

Freed two French journalists kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2009

The French journalists Hervé Ghesquière and Taponier Stéphane and his interpreter Reza Din, who had been kidnapped on December 30, 2009 in Afghanistan have been released, as reported by the Elysee Palace on Wednesday in a statement. The French public television, for which they worked, also confirmed the release.

Omar al-Bashir, Sudanese President accused of genocide, in China

The President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, claimed by the International Criminal elTribunal Hague for war crimes ygenocidio, met with his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao, an encounter that ended with the signing of several agreements of economic and China's technological North African country. The agreements, which included Chinese loans for the development of infrastructure and equipment  were signed at a ceremony after the meeting between Hu and al-Bashir at the Great Hall of the People.

Israeli Defense Minister believes unjustified the flotilla to Gaza

The Israel Defense Minister Ehud Barak, believes the Freedom Flotilla II is a simple provocation. "The evidence is clear. There is no humanitarian crisis in Gaza," stressed the minister, quoted by Haaretz. "If the organizers of the Gaza flotilla were sensitive to human suffering, redirecting their efforts to the immediate release of Gilad Shalit," he added in reference to the Israeli soldier captured by insurgents gazacíes five years ago.

Chavez and Fidel Castro in apparent good health

The President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez and Cuban leader Fidel Castro are in apparent good health, according to a videotape aired tonight by the state broadcaster VTV. The images were taken "this morning," said Venezuelan Minister of Communication and Information Andres Izarra, and they both appear with sports clothing in a garden, chatting and reading today's edition of the official daily Granma.

At least 43 killed in clashes between the Yemeni army and Al Qaeda

At least 43 people died on Wednesday at the outskirts of the coastal city of Zinyibar in southern Yemen, in a clash between the Yemeni army and Al Qaeda, according to military sources reported. In battle, 26 soldiers and 17 Islamist militants were killed in the vicinity of Al Wihda sports stadium, where it is based on a military brigade, when members of the terrorist tried to storm the place.

The North Korean government threatens its southern neighbor with a holy war

In the conflict with South Korea, the communist North Korea on Wednesday again raised the pitch and threatened a "holy war" for a few slogans that have been hanging on the Korean border. State media in the communist regime in Pyongyang accused the border units of the South Korean armed forces of offending the "army, honor system" of North Korea with slogans visible anticoreanos that has hung.

Hackers access personal data of U.S. military and government officials

Hackers have been reported to access the database of the Gannett media company for information about subscribers to publications usually followed by military and government officials from the United States . Gannett reported to subscribers via email that he had discovered a breakthrough in their system this month.

He also gave part of the situation through his website. Hackers gained access to names, passwords and email addresses of subscribers. In addition, other data obtained from some readers who work for the Armed Forces. Among those affected are subscribers of the publication 'Defense News' and other targeted to members of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps.

The junta says the clashes in Tahrir respond to an organized plan

The Egyptian military forces on Wednesday condemned the clashes between protesters and police last night in Tahrir Square to have resumed this morning and said there was "an organized plan" to cause tension between revolutionaries and the security institutions. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces said in a statement posted on his Facebook page that clashes with the sole aim of destabilizing the country according to a plan that uses "the blood of martyrs" of the revolution that began January 25 and ended on February 11 with the resignation of Hosni Mubarak to the presidency.