Feb
28

TRIPOLI UNDER THE SHADOW OF DEATH — BY ROBERT FISK

Robert Fisk: The destiny of this pageant lies in the Kingdom of Oil The London Independent Saturday, 26 February 2011 AFP King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia offered his citizens $36bn to keep their mouths shut THE Middle East earthquake of the past five weeks has been the most tumultuous, shattering, mind-numbing experience in the history… Continue reading »

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Feb
28

INTERNATIONAL PRESSURE IS RATCHETED ON GADDAFI

THE NEW YORK TIMES February 28, 2011 International Pressure on Qaddafi Intensifies By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and ALAN COWELL TRIPOLI, Libya — An international campaign to force Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi out of office gathered pace on Monday as the European Union adopted an arms embargo and other sanctions, as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton… Continue reading »

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Feb
27

WOULD AFRICA MISS GADDAFI IF HE WENT? by CAMERON DUODU

CAMERON DUODU resorts to satire in assessing the impact that the ‘Brother Leader’ Muammar Gaddafi has made on Africa and how his reported use of African mercenaries against Libyans will affect Arab-African relations in the future. 2011-02-24, Issue 518 http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/71186 Printer friendly version cc Wikimedia It’s nonsensical for Gaddafi to be preaching the theory of… Continue reading »

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Feb
24

GERMAN UNIVERSITY STRIPS DEFENCE MINISTER 0F DEGREE FOR PRESENTING “CUT AND PASTE” THESIS

Comments | Share | Print | Rate IANS University strips German defence minister of degree 2011-02-24 06:30:00 Berlin, Feb 24 (DPA) The University of Bayreuth stripped German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg of his degree Wednesday, a week after the disclosure that parts of his doctoral thesis were copied. Ruediger Bormann, the university president, announced… Continue reading »

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Feb
24

WIKILEAKS FOUNDER JULIAN ASSANGE LOSES EXTRADITION CASE IN BRITAIN. FACES TRIAL IN SWEDEN

Julian Assange attacks ‘rubber-stamp’ warrant as he loses extradition battle WikiLeaks founder can be sent to Sweden, Belmarsh magistrates court rules Follow reactions to the ruling on our li 1872 Esther Addley and Alexandra Topping guardian.co.uk, Thursday 24 February 2011 15.53 GMT Article history Julian Assange speaks to the media outside Belmarsh magistrates court after… Continue reading »

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