December 31, 2012
Lakhdar Brahimi, the international envoy to Syria, has warned that as many as 100,000 could die in the country in the next year if the ongoing civil war does not end.
Brahimi, the UN-Arab League envoy for the Syrian crisis, said that if the crisis continues, Syria will not be divided into states “like what happened in Yugoslavia”.
He, instead, warned that the country would face “Somalisation, which means warlords, [...]
The warlords of Afghanistan had already put a £25,000 price on Prince Harry’s head.
And last night military experts feared the bounty for assassinating him may have increased dramatically.
It follows unofficial reports yesterday that co-pilot Harry, 28 , had killed his first Taliban commander as he flew a mission as part of an Apache gunship crew.
He and his comrades are said to have unleashed a Hellfire missile to eliminate the terror chief after [...]
James Kosta came off the rails and divorced his parents at 13
At 14, he was convicted of 45 counts of technical burglary and convicted to 45 years in prison
Instead he was allowed to join the Navy at 18 as intelligence analyst
At 20 he joined the CIA tracking funds of warlords in Africa and Middle East
At 24 he sold his first dotcom company for tens of millions of dollars
Now 37 his [...]
UNITED NATIONS – A treaty being hammered out this month at the United Nations — with Iran playing a key role — could expose the records of America’s gun owners to foreign governments — and, critics warn, eventually put the Second Amendment on global trial.
International talks in New York are going on throughout July on the final wording of the so-called Arms Trade Treaty, which supporters such as Amnesty International [...]
A village in western India hosted a mass wedding and engagement ceremony of 21 girls on Sunday aimed at breaking a tradition of prostitution which has for centuries exploited women of a poor, marginalised and once nomadic community in the region.
Hundreds of guests from surrounding villages and government officials gathered at the colourful event, which saw eight couples married and 13 others engaged in a huge marquee in Vadia village, [...]
US authorities say former Liberian leader Charles Taylor worked for its intelligence agencies, including the CIA, the Boston Globe reports
January 21, 2012
… Rumours of CIA ties were fuelled in July 2009 when Mr Taylor himself told his trial, at the UN-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone in the Hague, that US agents had helped him escape from a maximum security prison in Boston in 1985.
… Globe reporter Bryan Bender told [...]
al-Qaeda fanatics in Britain are being taught to avoid detection – by pretending to be gay.
A new terror training manual tells Islamic extremists to lie about their sexuality if a woman approaches them in case she is a “honeytrap” spy sent by security services.
The handbook, which was uncovered by a Sunday Mirror investigation, says: “Many hotels – especially in busy UK cities – have women hanging around the lobby areas [...]
At least working citizens of European Union member nations already have witnessed the absolute grand picture of what this proposed financial bail out package will mean for them.
The World media only need run American headlines since near when Carter was in office, up to and including the laughable fiasco of the country boy Senate grilling of BP, Citi, the finger pointing going on over responsibility, and the inevitable inaction by [...]