Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Lieberman: "For peace with the Palestinians will take at least ten years"

JERUSALEM - While the U.S. try again to revive peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians, the Israeli foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman the Hawk, it will take "at least ten years" to reach a peace agreement with the Palestinians. "With the Palestinians there is a good economic cooperation and issues of security," Lieberman said in an interview, "we should continue on both fronts is at least ten years for a political solution." "I think it is impossible to artificially accelerate the political process.

Suicidal son of the Shah of Persia's brother announces it on the internet

ROME - Ali Reza Pahlavi, the youngest son of the Shah of Iran Mohammad Rezi Pahlavi, committed suicide in the U.S., in her apartment in Boston. This was announced by his brother Reza on its website. Ali Reza Pahlavi was the third son of the Shah of Persia and Farah Diba.

The surrender of Rwandan Callixte Mbarushimana the ICC confirmed

The Court of Cassation in Paris confirmed Tuesday the surrender of Rwandan Hutu Callixte Mbarushimana the International Criminal Court (ICC) for his alleged role in war crimes and against humanity committed in eastern Congo in 2009, his lawyer said Tuesday MePhilippe Gréciano. The Court has rejected two appeals by Mr.

Mbarushimana, who opposed his continued detention and to surrender to the ICC. Executive Secretary of the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR), Mr. Mbarushimana is claimed by the ICC for his alleged role in war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during the armed conflict that erupted in 2009 his organization Forces Armed Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and the Rwandan Defence Forces (RDF).

In Australia, snakes and crocodiles are threatening a city flooded

The 75,000 inhabitants of the Australian city of Rockhampton, located 500 kilometers north of Brisbane, were preparing, Tuesday, January 4, to be cut off, due to flooding "biblical" facing the north-east. The residents piled sandbags around houses and shops to protect the waters of the Fitzroy River, which flows through the city and whose level reached 9.20 meters Tuesday.

It should still rise to 9.40 meters on Wednesday or Thursday. Emergency services fear that the water level remains high for at least two weeks, promoting the proliferation of mosquitoes, vectors of disease. They also warned people against poisonous snakes and crocodiles. "It's mating season and they were suddenly removed from their natural environment.

Intensification of the destruction of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem

Israel has intensified in recent months the demolition of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem, said Tuesday the Israeli Ir Amim, adding that this policy continues at the same pace early this year. "The New Year in East Jerusalem began with a disturbing trend over the last two days the Jerusalem Municipality demolished residential buildings in Sheikh Jarrah and Beit Hanina," two Palestinian neighborhoods, lamented in a statement the organization.

In a letter to Mr. Obama, Israel calls the grace of Jonathan Pollard

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has formally requested the U.S. President, Barack Obama, to pardon Jonathan Pollard, an American imprisoned for twenty-five years in the United States for spying for Israel, said Tuesday radio Kol Israel (The Voice of Israel "). The office of Mr. Netanyahu, who announced Dec.

21 that the Prime Minister take the initiative in the coming days, has neither confirmed nor denied reports of radio, but said that he would speak on the subject to Parliament in late afternoon. Kol Israel said the request for clemency was made in a letter to U.S. President, which is read in Parliament.

According to AU, Gbagbo is ready to negotiate a peaceful end to the Ivorian crisis

According to the mediators of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and African Union (AU), Laurent Gbagbo pledged to lift the blockade imposed on land for several weeks by his forces headquarters his rival Alassane Ouattara, in Abidjan. The outgoing president of Cote d'Ivoire - which the Constitutional Council has approved the re-election, challenged by the international community - have also agreed to negotiate without preconditions a peaceful end to the political crisis in his country have continued mediators Following a recent visit of four envoys on Monday, Côte d'Ivoire, which resulted in failure.

Punished assassinated the governor of Punjab because it was against the law on blasphemy

ISLAMABAD - Salman Taseer, Governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, was assassinated by one of his bodyguards during a visit to Islamabad. It is still not fully understood the dynamics of homicide. According to a first reconstruction, Taseer was sitting in a restaurant in a popular district of the capital, when one of its security officers shot him against nine bullets.

In the firefight that followed were injured five guards. The murderess was arrested. According to another version, given the Samaa TV, the attack took place in the market Kohs, attended by government officials and foreign tourists. The governor was shot as he was climbing on his car. Rushed to the hospital, died shortly after.

Mr Sarkozy "President of Côte d'Ivoire Alassane Ouattara called"

Saint-Dizier (Haute-Marne), special correspondent - "President of Côte d'Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara called and he was selected by the Ivorians," said Nicolas Sarkozy, during his greetings to the armed forces, Air Base Saint-Dizier (Haute-Marne), Tuesday, Jan. 4. The head of state has clearly reaffirmed France's support to Mr.

Ouattara, who won the recent presidential elections in Côte d'Ivoire, Laurent Gbagbo, who, in power since 2000, refuses to give way. "The soldiers of France did not intend to interfere in the internal affairs of Cote d'Ivoire. They act under a UN mandate," said the head of state. Mr Sarkozy has called on all parties to respect the choice of the Ivorian people.

Thiene gives farewell to Matthew "A generous heart of the Alps"

Thiene (Vicenza) - A contagious optimism, a strong faith and a willingness uncommon. This was Matteo Miotto, Corporal of the Alpine killed Dec. 31 in Afghanistan, and so I wanted to remember Monsignor Livio Right, vicar of the bishop of Padua, opening the homily of the funeral of a young, privately celebrated in the Cathedral of Thiene.

"He arrived in Afghanistan had surprised everyone quoting Don Gnocchi and saying 'now we have to be first in line' ... With his optimism - he said Monsignor Right - Matthew had infected his comrades wounded in that land. It was his way of life by 'generous heart of Alpine' he inherited from his grandfather and kept during his frequent visits in the parish of Elm Thiene.

The Governor of Punjab killed in a shooting in Islamabad

The governor of the Pakistani province of Punjab, Salman Taseer, a leading member of the ruling party in Pakistan, was killed Tuesday, January 4 in a shootout in Islamabad, said his spokesman. The shots rang out in a commercial district of Islamabad frequented by foreigners. According to two Pakistani channels, the car of the governor of Punjab province was near Market Kohsar when the shooting erupted.

Europe in crisis: Union of hypocrites

They rave about the political union - and plunder from the community, wherever it goes. The European states, the gloomy conclusions of the British novelist Tim Parks, who own creation cynical refuse loyalty to her and rob the future. The challenges are piling up but Europe remains arrogant and confused.

No matter how ultimately affect climate change, shortage of raw materials, mass immigration, militant Islam, a decline in America and a strengthening China, it is obvious that our current way of life is not sustainable in the long run. It must be a huge change much. And for the first time these changes must be directed at the global level and negotiated.

Blog - When an Iranian general slaps Ahmadinejad

The revelations of U.S. diplomatic memo obtained by Wikileaks continues. The latest concerns the relationship of forces within the Iranian government. The New York Times "and" Der Spiegel "tell how Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was hit in the face by the head of the Revolutionary Guards.

Mysteriser murder: U.S.leading military expert found dead

Gruesome discovery in the Delaware: A leading military expert of the U.S. government has been discovered dead on a rubbish dump. The 66-year-old John Wheeler was for many years adviser at the Pentagon - the police suspect a murder. Dover - He advised Ronald Reagan, George Bush senior and junior in key military issues - now is John Wheeler, years of Pentagon expert for the U.S. government, are mysteriously dead Circumstances: Following to the police, the 66-year-old on New Year's unloading a garbage truck found in a landfill. According to a first statement is from the police about a murder - that had shown an autopsy. You follow clues to a possible neighborhood dispute, but no firm lead.

Controversy over nuclear program: Iran leads against its nuclear facilities

The nuclear talks go to the next round - just before the meeting, Iran demonstrated openness and offers to visit its nuclear facilities. Which countries are invited to the leadership is unclear. Brussels - Iran opened its nuclear facilities to foreign representatives: Shortly before a further round of nuclear talks, Tehran has offered a tour.

The invitation was to representatives of several countries at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna gone, "said an EU diplomat, the news agency. Which countries have received the invitation letter, he left open. "It seems that trying to Iran in discussions about its nuclear program is a positive face to give" the American expert on Iran Gary Sick, of Columbia University.

The two candidates for president of Ivory Coast meet accepted

Laurent Gbagbo and Raila Odinga, who maintain a pulse for the presidency of the Ivory Coast have agreed to meet. According to the African Union mediator, Kenyan Prime Minister, this meeting would be subject to the fulfillment of "certain conditions" not yet specified. The deal comes just hours after another failed attempt by the international community to Laurent Gbagbo cede the presidency to Ouattara, who won the election.

"They want to destroy the Copts of Egypt but we will continue to pray here"

ALEXANDRIA - The fears of a minority who feels in danger, but that in the past has never had an easy life, linger in the church of Saints Peter and Mark. In the church where, three days after the massacre of the New Year's Eve, concentrate the hopes and anxieties of the Coptic community. Men and women of all ages, young and old sweatshirt sporting the classic skull-cap with high sides, ladies in black jeans and girls in the crowded lobby at the foot of the crucifix wrapped in a bloodstained sheet set all'inferriata inner scale.

"I walked away from Al Qaeda because Islam is my duty"

Noman Benotman just a morsel. And it is because dinner is not to your liking: concentrate on detailing why he split with Al Qaeda and how this has contributed to the peace agreements between the Kadhafi regime and the movement of which he was leader, the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG ) seems to forget the food, as if the sacrifice in favor of talk time.

If not for the passion with which he outlines his arguments, it seems that this sacrifice is thought, which is a tactic of his current mission: the de-radicalized Jihadi-tion, which spoke in November in Madrid, invited by the Foundation Ortega-Marañón and the Real Instituto Elcano. Of refined English accent and exquisite manners, it is difficult to imagine Benotman (Tripoli, 1967) up arms along with other jihadists in the octa to "liberate Afghanistan from the USSR." But he soon reveals his profile military strategist, citing the Prussian General Clausewitz when he explains the reason for your letter of complaint, on 10 September, Bin Laden, his comrade in arms in Afghanistan.

Rousseff promises Internet for all

The new president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, belongs to a generation of politicians in love with the new techniques of communication. She will be a president of the Internet. On Monday, in his first working meeting after taking office, he devoted much of his time to defend a cheap rate to the network connection to the lower middle class that has just reached the consumer world can have access to the band wide at popular prices.