Archive for the ‘WORLD’ Category

Norway – Breivik sentenced to 21 years in prison for Norway attacks

Friday, August 24, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  August  24,  2012

Ninkii Norway ku dilay 77 da qof  ee ay ku jireen labada qof ee Soomaalida ahaa 22 kii Luulyo 2011 kii,  ayaa maxkamad ku taal Magaalada Oslo ee  dalka Norway ay ku xukuntay 21 sano oo xabsi ah,ninkaas oo lagu magacaabo  Anders Breivik, wuxuuna dadkaa ku laayay laba meelood oo meeli tahay meel camp dhalinyara ah oo ku taal Utoya Island, halka meesha kalana ay ahayd xaruunta dawladda ee Oslo,  ninkaasi markuu kaamkaa dadka kulaynayay wuxuu usoo gashaday dharka Booliska, wuxuuna iskasoo dhigay qof  Boolis ah. Read more…

Philippines floods leave 70 dead – ( August 10, 2012)

Saturday, August 11, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  August 11,  2012


More than 70 people have been killed and seven are considered missing following devastating floods in the Philippines.
The floods caused by monsoon rains have paralyzed the capital Manila, populated by 15 million people. Read more…

N Korea – Heavy rain in North Korea kills 169

Sunday, August 5, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  August 5,  2012

The UN World Food Programme has announced plans to provide emergency food aid to flood-stricken North Korea.

Heavy rain since mid-July has caused flooding in the western province of South Pyongan and elsewhere. Read more…

Syrian Crisis – “Human rights in Syria violated by both sides” – Russia’s Deputy FM

Thursday, August 2, 2012 Comments off

Aug 2, 2012

Russia’s deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov believes that human rights are violated by both sides in the Syrian conflict and this is something Western and Arab politicians should realize full well. Read more…

Floods kill 88 people in N. Korea – Media + Photos

Monday, July 30, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  July 30,  2012

North Korean state media has reported that heavy rains stemming from a typhoon have killed at least 88 people and injured 134 more.

The Korean Central News Agency says the heavy rain that fell from the 18th to the 24th this month led to numerous floods across North Korea. Conditions were especially bad in South Pyongan Province, in the west of the country. Read more…

Russia – Lavrov dismisses Bashar refuge talk

Sunday, July 29, 2012 Comments off



Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has dismissed foreign reports that Russia is prepared to grant asylum to Bashar Assad as a deliberate provocation aimed at portraying Russia and China as the main culprits in the ongoing crisis in Syria. Read more…

Philippine – 16 killed in Philippine army clash with Abu Sayyaf

Friday, July 27, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  July  27,  2012

Philippine government forces and Al Qaeda-linked Muslim militants have fought again on the southern island of Basilan. Twelve army soldiers and 4 rebels were killed. Read more…

US flags lowered over Denver shooting – VOR

Saturday, July 21, 2012 Comments off

Jul 21, 2012

US President Barack Obama on Friday ordered the American flag flown at half-mast over the White House and all public buildings and grounds, as well as embassies and military bases overseas and naval vessels, to honor the victims of the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. Read more…

Japan VS China – Japan ambassador returns to discuss Senkaku issue

Monday, July 16, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News July  16,2012

Japan’s ambassador to China has made a temporary return home to report on the recent developments over a group of islands in the East China Sea.

Uichiro Niwa arrived in Tokyo on Sunday and met Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba. Read more…

Japan -10 dead, 18 missing in heavy Kyushu rains

Thursday, July 12, 2012 Comments off

Torrential rains have lashed Kyushu island in western Japan, leaving 10 dead and 18 missing. The meteorological agency says the region has never experienced such severe rain and warns of further rainfall.

The rain began in the early hours of Thursday morning as a seasonal rain front was activated by warm and moist southerly winds. In Kumamoto and neighboring Oita prefectures, hourly rainfalls of 100 millimeters were recorded. Read more…