February 2011 archive

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Feb 24

PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA ATTACKED BY OUATTARA SUPPORTERS IN ABIDJAN

POLITICS Jacob Zuma attacked by pro-Ouattara in Abidjan Posted Tuesday, February 22, 2011 | Reuters © Reuters More than fifty supporters of Mr. Ouattara expressed their hostility to the South African president, widely regarded in their camp as an ally of Laurent Gbagbo. Gathered at the lobby of the hotel, they created a stampede and …

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Feb 23

WHEN LITTLE CHILDREN PLAY WITH REAL TANKS, THEN YOU KNOW IT’S REVOLUTION TIME!

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Feb 23

when tanks become the plaything of little children, then you know it’s revolution time!

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Feb 23

LATEST FOOTAGE FROM ALJAZEERA IN LIBYA

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Feb 23

WHEN THE PEOPLE TURN AGAINST A VAMPIRE ADMINISTRATION….

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