Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

My turn! Libya, France, ICC battle over Gaddafi spy chief – RT

Monday, March 19, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Mar. 19, 2012

Libya is sending a delegation to Mauritania for the extradition of Abdallah al-Senussi, intelligence chief to Muammar Gaddafi. France has filed a competing extradition request, while the ICC is also seeking to bring him to trial.
­“Libya’s Foreign Service is in touch with its Mauritanian colleagues. We are planning to send a delegation to Nouakchott,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Saad Elshlmani said on Sunday. Read more…

Cold snap claims more victims in Europe

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 7, 2012

The bitterly cold weather sweeping across Europe has claimed more victims and has caused havoc on infrastructure.

More than 200 people have died so far due to the cold snap that has gripped much of the continent for more than a week. Read more…

Turkey recalls French ambassador over Armenian genocide denial law

Thursday, December 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 22, 2011

Turkey is suspending military ties with France and recalling its ambassador to the country. Ankara is making the move in protest after the French parliament passed a law making the denial of the Armenian holocaust a crime.
The French lawmakers put the 1915 atrocity on a par with Holocaust denial by simple raising their hands on Thursday in overwhelming majority. The measure now goes to the Senate, which this year has killed an earlier attempt at passing the criminal law.
Members of a pro-government workers union protest on December 21, 2011 outside the French Embassy in Ankara. Placards read: “Genocide expert imperialist France.” (AFP Photo / Adem Altan). Read more…

TEHRAN:Britain expels Iranian diplomats, Tehran vows to retaliate

Thursday, December 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 1, 2011

TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) — Iranian Foreign Ministry vowed Wednesday to retaliate after the British Foreign Secretary William Hague announced to expel all the Iranian diplomats in Britain in response to Iranian protesters storming the British embassy in Tehran on Tuesday. Read more…

Iran to become diplomatic outcast?

Thursday, December 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 1, 2011

All UK’s diplomatic ties with Iran have been ruptured after Britain pulled out all its staff from its embassy in Tehran and set a 48-hour deadline for Iranian diplomats to leave the UK. Britain’s allies in the EU are joining the move. Read more…

Nuke carrier leads US strike force into Syrian waters + Related Articles

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 29,2011
French fig-leaf: Sarkozy wants Syria
EU rejects French call for intervention in Syria

USS George H.W. Bush. (AFP Photo/US Navy)

Nuclear aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush has reportedly anchored off Syria. As an Arab League deadline to allow observers into the country passes with no response from Damascus, the possibility of intervention in Syria seems to be growing. Read more…

Italy:Rome descends into chaos as protests turn violent, Photo + Related News

Sunday, October 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 16,2011


Italy, Rome: A car burns during a demonstration, in Rome on October 15, 2011 (AFP Photo / Alberto Pozzoli)

What was initially planned as a peaceful “Occupy Rome” protest turned into a violent demonstration in the Italian capital. Police reportedly used tear gas and water cannons to disperse crowds of angry Italians. Read more…

Humanitarian guns for hire: West’s mercenary mission – RT

Thursday, September 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 29,2011


Mirage 2000 jet fighter (AFP Photo / Stephan Agostini)

With the UK and other Western forces still in Libya, a prominent British journalist argues that control of oil was the real motivating factor. Rebels in oil-rich countries everywhere can count on the West as a mercenary army in their revolutions. Read more…

Evading capture: Gaddafi’s French getaway car

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 21,2011


Reports suggest Colonel Gaddafi could have fled his country in a state-of-the-art armored vehicle provided by the French government. With President Sarkozy giving “the green light” to the deal. Read more…

France:French lawyers to sue Sarkozy over Libya abuses

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 30,2011

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