Another day, another ambassador.
Al-Jazeera: The Syrian ambassador to the UAE defected
Syrian amb to UAE Abdel Latif Al-Sabbagh is married to former Syrian charge d’affaires of Cyprus, Lamia Hariri who defected yesterday
Turkey to close border crossings with Syria: Turkish official
“This is an open-ended measure and the reopening depends on the developments on the ground,” the official said on Wednesday, speaking on condition of anonymity.
“We have taken such a measure for our [...]
April 16, 2012
Anyone who follows the TSA blog, run by “Bob”, will know that from time to time the agency attempts to offset the ballooning negative public opinion directed towards it, and the openly criminal behaviour of its employees, by bragging about “dangerous” items that it has discovered and confiscated from the luggage and persons of those traveling through the nation’s airports.
Another of these pathetic bragging blogs appeared this [...]
Rubber bullets were carried only “by a small number of trained officers”, the Metropolitan Police said
Rubber bullets could be used in cases of “extreme” disorder at a tuition-fees protest in London on Wednesday, a Scotland Yard commander has said.
About 4,000 police officers, some from other forces, will be deployed on the route, said Commander Simon Pountain.
Criminal behaviour would be dealt with “decisively and swiftly”, he added.
US federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into suspected privacy lapses in the “apps” that run on Apple and Google smartphones, according to the maker of one of the most popular mobile applications.
Pandora Media, which produces a free streaming music service, said that it had received a subpoena in connection with the inquiry, but that it had been told that it was not “a specific target [...]