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Russia:Assad ready for talks, ‘fully commits’ to end violence – Lavrov

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 8, 2012

Photo: EPA

Syria’s President Assad has agreed to talks with the opposition and will follow the Arab League’s roadmap, increasing the number of observers in the country, even in the most hostile areas in Syria. Read more…

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Norway:Breivik demands medal of honor for Norway massacre

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 7, 2012

Anders Behring Breivik (R), 32, arrives on February 6, 2012 in court in Oslo (AFP Photo / Daniel Sannum Lauten)- RT

Anders Breivik, the Norwegian who killed 77 people last July, told a court that he deserves a medal of honor for the act, and demanded his release. Read more…

Intervention tension: UK eyes ‘failed state’ Somalia

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 27, 2011

With the Libya campaign seen as mission accomplished, Britain reiterates it is eyeing another conflict-torn African country – Somalia. (AFP Photo / Carl de Souza)

With the Libya campaign seen as mission accomplished, Britain reiterates it is eyeing another conflict-torn African country – Somalia. The UK cites threats to its national security, but some analysts say this hides a self-interested strategic agenda. Read more…

In Libya, death and disappearance still stalk the land

Thursday, December 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 22, 2011

People are vanishing in broad daylight in Libya, as the country’s new rulers continue to settle accounts with their opponents. Widespread insecurity means the families of the kidnapped can do no more than hope that their loved ones are still alive.
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­Libya’s conflict is over, and the man who stood in the way of Western-style democracy is dead. Yet atrocities against Muammar Gaddafi’s loyalists continue. The images emerging from Libya are disturbing.
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A fighter of Libya’s new regime inspects a body in a field in Sirte on October 22, 2011 (AFP Photo / Philippe Desmazes) Read more…

Research on contagious bird flu strain classified

Thursday, December 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 22, 2011

Authorities in the United States have classified a scientific report on how the deadly H5N1 virus that spreads like wildfire among birds can also be made to go viral among humans. The decision was made on recommendation from the National Bio-Security Council. Read more…

US court backs claims of terrorism victims in Africa – VOR

Friday, December 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 2, 2011

Photo: EPA

In the United States, the Court of the Federal District of Columbia has sustained the claims against Iran and Sudan by those who have suffered in terrorist attacks in Africa. The court ruled that Iran and Sudan should pay money damages. Read more…

Lights. Camera. Faction! NATO’s pressure on war-press – RT

Thursday, October 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 13,2011

Libyan anti-Kadhafi fighter waves the flag of the rebellion on a desert road some 30 kilometers before the eastern town of Brega (AFP Photo / Aris Messinis)
Massive civilian casualties and failure to finish the job in Libya have turned opposition to NATO’s invasion into open anger at the intervention, and at manipulation of media coverage of the conflict. Read more…

Somalia:Somali leader condemns Mogadishu suicide attack as toll rises to 70 + Related News

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 5,2011
Al-Shabaab threatens with new terrorist acts
Somali leader condemns Mogadishu suicide attack as toll rises to 70

MOGADISHU, Oct.4 (Xinhua) — Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed on Tuesday strongly condemned the deadly suicide attack against government building in Mogadishu as death toll rose to 70 while the injured numbered 150 others, officials said. Read more…

Uganda:Kampala bomber gets 25 years

Friday, September 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 16,2011
By Andante Okanya and Edward Anyoli

Nsubuga and Mugisha being led to prison Read more…

AFGHAN:Taliban attacks in Kabul + Related News

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 13,2011
Taliban fighters attack US embassy in Kabul

Victim of terrorist attack in Kabul. Photo: EPA  Read more…