Posts Tagged ‘Bill Dod’

Many Syria solutions but little agreement in out-of-sync UN

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Comments off

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has pleaded for a divided Security Council to “pull back from the brink of a deeper catastrophe” over Syria. But as war continues to tear apart the Middle Eastern country, diplomatic unity is nowhere to be found. Read more…

New UN resolution unlikely to change Russia and China’s minds on Syria – RT

Sunday, February 12, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 12, 2012

Syria’s Ambassador to the UN Bashar al-Ja’fari on the floor before a vote on a resolution on Syria. (AFP Photo / Don Emmert)  – RT

A week after vetoes from Russia and China put an end to a UN resolution on Syria its supporters are coming back with another draft. Read more…

UN resolution drops demands for Assad’s resignation, arms embargo – reports

Friday, February 3, 2012 Comments off

The United Nations Security Council meets on Syria January 31, 2012 at the United Nations in New York. Western powers clashed with Russia as they pushed for a UN resolution ordering the resignation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and an end to what the United States called his “reign of terror.” (AFP Photo / Don Emmert)

Diplomats at the United Nations Security Council have reportedly agreed to drop demands for an arms embargo against Syria and the resignation of President Bashar al-Assad. Russia had vocally opposed both points. Read more…

RUSSIA:Two dead, 39 injured in Moscow restaurant blast

Monday, January 9, 2012 Comments off

.RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenko
Two people have been killed as a result of an explosion in an Italian restaurant, called “Il Pittore” in south-west Moscow. Thirty nine more have reportedly been injured. The blast damaged the roof and walls of the building and set it ablaze. Read more…

Sudan`s president visits Libya

Sunday, January 8, 2012 Comments off

New Libya, new friends: NTC welcomes Sudanese leader wanted for genocide

Photo: EPA 

The Sudanese president, Omer Hassan Al-Bashir, has said that his country is ready to help Libya with its army reform.

The announcement was made during Mr. Bashir`s visit to Libya, the first one since the fall of the Gaddafi regime. Read more…

Benghazi: From cradle to grave of the NTC?

Thursday, December 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 15, 2011

BENGHAZI : Libyans hold a slogan which is read in Arabic “Hey revolutionary and free Libyans, No amnesty for fighters loyal to Kadhafi, who committed crimes” during a protest against the National Transitional Council and its head Mustafa Abdel Jalil in the eastern city of Benghazi on December 12, 2011. (AFP Photo/Abdullah Doma)

The Libyan city of Benghazi, the birthplace of the rebellion that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, might also prove to be the deathbed of the ruling NTC. For two days, thousands of people have been protesting against the NTC and its chairman. Read more…

Libya – Benghazi to NTC: Dismantle militias! Where is our army?

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

A local militia is pictured at a checkpoint in Benghazi (AFP Photo / TREVOR SNAPP)

Three weeks after the National Transitional Council declared Libya liberated, the country remains dotted with the posts of militia forces who are refusing to lay down their arms – and no regular army. Read more…

Libya:Gaddafi ‘killer’ tells of Colonel’s last moments + Leaked VIDEO

Sunday, October 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 23,2011

Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters celebrate in the eastern coastal city of Sirte following news of Muammar Gaddafi’s capture and death on October 20, 2011 (AFP Photo / Ahmad Al-Rubaye) Read more…

Libya War:‘If NATO loses in Libya, the consequences will be enormous’ – lawyer

Friday, July 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 8,2011
NATO has denied a top Libyan official’s claims that they are intentionally using their airstrikes to assist rebel advances. Meanwhile, international lawyer Franklin Lamb claims that if NATO loses in Libya, it will face enormous financial consequences. Read more…

Bestselling UK tabloid closes over phone hacking scandal

Friday, July 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 8,2011 Scandal Kills off  News of the World

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