Mine Collapse in Darfur Region of Sudan Claims Dozens

Mine Collapse in Darfur Region of Sudan Claims Dozens African Union troops patrolling the Darfur region of Sudan. At least ten AU peacekeepers were killed by Darfur rebels on Sunday, September 30, 2007., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. Mine collapse in Darfur claims dozens Friday, 03 May 2013 00:00 KHARTOUM.…

Venezuelan President Sounds Warning to Europe

Venezuelan President Sounds Warning to Europe Nicolas Maduro has won the elections in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Maduro was designated as successor to the late President Hugo Chavez Frias., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. Maduro sounds warning Friday, 03 May 2013 00:00 PARIS. — Venezuela’s newly elected President Nicolas…

Brazil Eyes Maputo Dam

Brazil Eyes Maputo Dam Leaders from the Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa (BRICS) countries. The summit of these states will hold their first gathering on African soil this week in the Republic of South Africa., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. Brazil eyes Maputo dam Friday, 03 May 2013…

Up to 100% Vaccinated Sheep Contract Chronic Neurological Syndrome: Study

Bluetongue can be a deadly disease of sheep. The standard approach to an outbreak is vaccination, vaccination, & more vaccination. A new study shows that these vaccines cause an autoimmune neurological disorder called ASIA—the same that vaccines can induce in humans. This study of Spanish sheep provides a frightening look into its frequency and severity.…

Iraq War Facts, Results & Statistics at January 31, 2012

4,487 US Soldiers Killed, 32,223 Seriously Wounded March 04, 2012For your quick reading, I’ve listed key statistics about the Iraq War and occupation, taken primarily from data analyzed by various think tanks, including The Brookings Institution’s Iraq Index, and from mainstream media sources. Data is presented as of January 31, 2012, except as indicated. U.S. SPENDING…

UNHCR News Story: Greece: A Way into Europe

VIA: LEFTeria   Ahmet and Hussen’s brother and his family died on their way to Greece Greece: A Way into Europe Desperate Syrian refugees take deadly risks to get to Europe. Λέσβος, Ελλάδα. Ένας τουριστικός προορισμός … αλλά όλο και περισσότερο μια οδός διαφυγής … για εκατοντάδες πρόσφυγες που προσπαθούν να περάσουν στην Ευρώπη.  …

ECB Wins Ruling to Deny Access to Secret Greek Swap Files

ECB Wins Ruling to Deny Access to Secret Greek Swap Files The European Central Bank will be allowed to keep private files showing how Greece used derivatives to hide its debt after defeating the first court challenge using the bloc’s freedom of information rules.   “Disclosure of those documents would have undermined the protection of…

The Skouries forest is NOT a private property- May 1rst 2013

Original article in Greek,against the Canadian ElDorado Co. mining in Chalkidiki,N.Greece and the destruction of the environment. Please use the site’s translator.It’s one of those places that if it will be lost,the entire planet will be suffering. Relevant posts,plenty of them either on here or at the http://insomniadiary.wordpress.com one. Even though i don’t feel the…

Oil Spill Spotlights Keystone XL Issue: Is Canadian Crude Worse?

Oil Spill Spotlights Keystone XL Issue: Is Canadian Crude Worse? An oiled duck, one of at least 16 found covered in Canadian crude that leaked from the Pegasus pipeline March 29, was rescued Monday in Mayflower, Arkansas. Photograph by Courtney Spradlin, Log Cabin Democrat/AP Bret Schulte in Fayetteville, Arkansas for National Geographic News Published April…

Nigeria, Russia, and a private-security ship

October 31, 2012 A few comments on what’s going on at sea. Earlier this month, Nigerian authorities seized a ship operated by the Moran Security Group.  In the usual manner, the ship, M/V Myre Seadiver, is flagged by the Cook Islands, was built in Norway in the 1960s, was Norwegian owned and flagged for most…

African Misadventures

Payvand.com – Iran has succeeded in derailing its relationship with not one but three West African states in the embarrassing fallout surrounding a secret arms shipment. The row has left the Iranian administration’s hopes of expanding its political influence and trade ties with African states in tatters.   Senegal broke off diplomatic relations with Tehran…

Europe Has Become A Totalitarian State

Submitted by Mark J. Grant, author of Out of the Box, The Cyprus Template “What manner of men had lived in those days…who had so eagerly surrendered their sovereignty for a lie and a delusion?”                    -Taylor Caldwell Cyprus is absolutely the template for Europe now. It is just that the template is far worse…