Wednesday, August 3, 2011

A typhoon and a tropical storm caused at least 70 dead in Philippines

The combined action of first tropical storm and then a typhoon in the Philippines has caused 70 deaths, 24 missing and about a million people displaced, officials said Tuesday. The National Center for Disaster Prevention rose this morning to 66 the number of people killed when tropical storm Nock-Ten toured the north of the archipelago last week, out on Thursday.

Then he went and killed four others Typhoon 'Muifa', which affected the country on Thursday with sustained winds of 175 mph and gusts to 210 mph, according to data from the agency. The latest victims are nine fishermen found in the province of Masbate, the Philippines, after wrecking his boat and had been missing since last Wednesday.

The agreement of the U.S. debt don't calm down Chinese creditors

China, the main creditor of the United States, see the last-minute agreement reached at the Congress of American country to avoid bankruptcy as a short term solution, but distrust the future of their economy, according to today released the official Journal the People. "Although the U.S. has avoided bankruptcy, the sovereign debt problems remain unresolved and only have been postponed for later," the paper said spokesman of the Communist Party of China in an editorial.

More than 35 violent deaths in less than 24 hours in the largest city of Pakistan

The violence still bleeding to Karachi. The death toll rises to 35 in 24 hours in the southern city of Pakistan. The numbers of clashes and killings continue rising despite the peace imposed by the Government a few days ago, demonstrating his inability to curb violence in the most populous city (17 million) and Pakistan's economic capital.

"35 people have died in violent incidents over the past 24 hours, especially in shootouts," said provincial government official, Sharfuddin Memon. These deaths raise the number to 50 since last Saturday and are attributed to political rivalries, ethnic and mafias. Moreover, the dead since the beginning of July are now over 200.

Most social mobilization in the history of Israel Netanyahu calls for reforms

The 'outraged' who lead the largest social protest in the history of Israel are preparing a document with their demands to present to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday the newspaper Haaretz. The text is being drafted by the leaders of the protest movement, initiated last 14 days in a camp in Tel Aviv by the prices of housing and that has been gaining up between various sectors of the population.

A group of hackers stealing personal data of readers of 'The Sun'

In July the personal data of thousands of readers who participated in contests and surveys on the website of the British tabloid The Sun, quoted in The Guardian today. News International, Rupert Murdoch, owner of the head, reported last night to some users of the website your name, address, date of birth, email and phone may be involved, although their financial data, reports the Guardian.

The Israeli Supreme orders to dismantle the illegal West Bank settlement

Jerusalem. .- The Israeli Supreme Court today ordered the dismantling of the colony of Migron, the largest in the occupied Palestinian territory between the West Bank that Israel considers illegal (for international law, all are). The Court has demanded the army to evacuate before March next year's settlement, near Ramallah and sixty houses in which some 250 settlers live, told Efe Yariv Oppenheimer, director of the Israeli NGO "Ajshav Shalom".

The NATO mission in Kosovo calls for reinforcements following the incidents at the border

The leaders of the NATO mission in Kosovo (KFOR) admitted Tuesday that asked for more troops to control the situation in the young Balkan country, where tensions have risen in recent days after Pristina prohibit the importation of goods Serbian in response to a similar action taken by Belgrade. "Yes, I confirm it," declared the spokesman for the Atlantic Alliance in the small republic, Hans Dieter Wicht, after a reporter asked if he had asked KFOR reinforcements to central control from Brussels.