European leaders meeting in Brussels were met with protests against austerity as they try to work out a way to tackle the debt crisis crippling the Eurozone. Some of the protestors were arrested by police.
Thousands of protestors in Brussels were also demanding that EU leaders bring austerity measures to a close and focus on boosting growth and reducing unemployment.
The protests were led by the European Trade Union Association, and the [...]
Times of India
July 1, 2012
NEW DELHI: For the first time in many years, the country’s elite counter-terror force NSG has decided to pull out its over 900 commandos rendering VIP security duties and put them to perform specialist counter-terror and counter-hijack operations.
The ‘black cat’ commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG) are segregated into five units, two Special Action Groups (SAGs) manned by officers and jawans from the Army and [...]
As part of Occupy Wall Street’s call for a nationwide “general strike” May 1, elements within the group are looking to shut down bridges and tunnels in both New York and San Francisco.
Occupy Oakland, the most radical of all the local Occupy groups, passed a resolution April 15 that vows to shut down all travel from Marin to San Francisco.
“If any of the unions on the Golden Gate bridge declare [...]
This morning the Wall Street Journal published an interview with Harold Simmons, the Texas investor who — despite his $9 billion fortune and controversial nuclear waste program — has remained largely unknown to the general public.
Simmons came out swinging against Obama, telling the WSJ he plans to give $36 million to various right-leaningsuper PACs before the election. He’s already given $18 million, both personally and through his chemical company Contran Corp., making him the most generous [...]