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Entries from August 2012

AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL: Mitt Romney wants to turn the page "four years of Obama's presidency"

August 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

 
AFP - Mitt Romney pledged Thursday to revive the U.S. economy and create millions of jobs, accepting the Republican nomination for president against Barack Obama, following a convention where everything has been done to humanize.
Calling for "revitalize the promise" of America "disappointed" by four years of Obama's presidency, Mr. Romney said that […]

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SYRIA: In Holland, the use of chemical weapons would justify a "direct intervention"

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

 
AFP - President François Hollande in Paris announced Monday that Syrian recognize a provisional government from its inception, and said that Paris was working with its allies to credit , ation of buffer zones in Syria to contain the flood of refugees.
Accused of "wait" this summer by the opposition, Mr. Holland spent the […]

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Norway suspended Breivik trial verdict

August 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

 
Tried for "terrorism," Anders Behring Breivik will learn his fate this Friday, 24 August, 13 months after the tragedy that killed 77 people. July 22, 2011, this right-wing extremist, now aged 33, had, at first, a bomb detonated near the government headquarters in Oslo killing eight. Then, heavily armed and disguised as police officer, […]

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GERMANY: Muslims in Hamburg will soon celebrate Eid at home

August 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

 
The mayor of Hamburg, the measure was necessary as "evidence." In the name of equality, Olaf Scholz hoped that its citizens can benefit from Muslim holidays according to their religious calendar, as well as Catholics, Protestants and Jews. A measure far from trivial because the northern city of Germany has within it some 180,000 Muslims, […]

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A New York-Moscow flight arises in Iceland after a bomb threat

August 17th, 2012 · Comments Off

 
REUTERS - A plane liaising New York Thursday Moscow had to make a forced landing in Iceland because of a bomb threat, said a spokesman for the Russian airline Aeroflot.
"There was an anonymous call saying there was a bomb on the plane," said Irina Dannenberg. "The pilot decided to land the aircraft […]

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CHINA: After a day of trial, the wife of Bo Xilai awaits verdict

August 10th, 2012 · Comments Off

 
Gu Kailai, wife of former Chinese leader Bo Xilai, "did not dispute" the charge against him of homicide of a British businessman, during his trial s Thursday in China, said a spokesman for the court.
The discussion of a day in court ended in Hefei (east) and the verdict, in deliberation, will be […]

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HIROSHIMA: The Japanese commemorate the sad anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima

August 7th, 2012 · Comments Off

 
Tens of thousands of people commemorated Monday the atomic bombing on Hiroshima 67 years ago, amid growing opposition in Japan's nuclear from Fukushima.
Survivors, relatives of victims, government officials and foreign guests attended the annual ceremony at Peace Memorial, erected at the site of the explosion.
At 8:15 (11:15 p.m. GMT Sunday), […]

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