Saturday, May 28, 2011

The "Spanish Spring" will arrive in Italy?

"When you begin to say enough in Italy? When?!? "This is what a little 'time wonder many Italians, young and old. Among them is also Johanna, 29, a girl from the Trentino Alto Adige, which works in Valencia for more than a year. Johanna is experiencing first hand the so-called "Spanish Spring" and then, more than others, can not help but ask yourself this question, to desire the same "spring" for his country of origin.

Ratko Mladic is "transferable" at The Hague

The Belgrade court in charge of war crimes has decided Friday, May 27, that Ratko Mladic was "transferred" to the ICTY in The Hague. The interrogation of the former leader of the Bosnian Serb army had been suspended Thursday night because of his poor health, before returning Friday morning. "The judge believes it is able to follow the hearings.

Personally, I think it is not," he said to reporters. "We are therefore obliged to request an independent medical opinion" about the health of Ratko Mladic, he said. Previously, the son of Ratko Mladic, Darko, told the press that the health of his father was "disturbing. (...) We saw my father for the first time today.

Rio-Paris flight, the black box: a peak in three minutes

Endless moments of panic. For three and a half minutes, Air France 447 flight from Paris to Rio de Janeiro, the bloody June 9, 2009, crashed down into the sea. Instruments aboard the pilots have seen appear two different speeds, but only one stated: the aircraft was descending at an excessive. "We have no valid claim," were the last words uttered by one of them.

Before sinking. And only now beginning to surface the truth on that first crash that killed 228 people. It has since been the focus of rumors, leaks, even a good dose of silence, since the tragedy involving public groups such as Air France, the manufacturer of the plane Airbus (Franco-German consortium).

Violent clashes between army and tribes in Yemen

Military planes have bombed, Friday, May 27, a military blockade of the Republican Guard north-east of Sanaa, took some time earlier by tribal fighters. "Our men were attacked early in the morning three military checkpoints of the Republican Guard in the area Fardh [about 75 km northeast of Sana'a]. (...) We managed to take control of one of these positions, "said one tribal source, who also said that six attackers and a soldier were killed during these clashes.

Borghezio Executioner's on the Srebrenica "Mladic is a true patriot, I'm going to find it"

Borghezio is with Mladic. The League's hard and pure Srebrnica of the Executioner, the author of the Bosnian genocide, the man who helped to shed blood in the former Yugoslavia, the friend of the Tiger Arkan. Borghezio is with him, no ifs, ands or buts. Even thought the allegations against the former military captured yesterday after 16 years on the run.

And so by the microphones on the Mosquito Radio24 says: "For me, Mladic is a patriot. I have not seen the evidence, the Patriots are patriots. Those that have addressed political charges. " Enough? Not at all. Why Po MEP continues: "The Serbs would have stopped the Islamic advance into Europe, but not let you do.

No break in the fight against impunity

The arrest of former Serb war leader Ratko Mladic, responsible for one of the most serious crimes committed in Europe since the end of World War II, the massacre of 8,000 Bosnian men and boys in Srebrenica in July 1995 is a victory for international justice. We will not dwell here on the long wait that preceded this announcement: Sixteen years have passed since the indictment of Ratko Mladic by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

The Public Prosecutor is investigating the heritage Brasilea 'number 2' of Government

The Brazilian Federal Public Ministry, through its Attorney, announced yesterday the opening of an investigation into the sudden enrichment of the Minister for the Civil and number two the Brazilian government, Antonio Palocci. All efforts coordinated between the president Lula da Silva, the Executive and the Workers' Party (PT) to stop an investigation of the case, just as they claim the opposition parties in Parliament have been in vain.

Libya, loud explosions from the bunker raisElicotteri war Born in Misurata

Three months after the start of the riots, fighting continues in Libya. If the balance of land between loyalist forces and insurgents has not undergone major changes, the forces involved in NATO air strikes in the region announced that they have been reduced to a minimum the ability of the military regime of Muammar Gaddafi.

Soon will be used to Misurata - one of the hottest fronts and humanitarian crisis - the British Apache helicopter gunships and the French Tigre, more focused operations. Five loud explosions have been registered during the night in Tripoli, where it has nell'areain barracks-bunker of Bab al Azizizya, alleged residence of the Rais.

"Serbia can claim a record unmatched with international justice"

Serbian authorities had tried to explain that Ratko Mladic had fled, but they had no evidence, no evidence enabling them to support these claims. Mladic was protected by its allies, especially in the Serb army and the authorities knew it. The defensive line of Mladic in 2011 is currently unknown. We'll have more details during his appearance before the International Tribunal, before which he will plead guilty or not guilty at his arrival at The Hague.

Increase tensions with weak Yemen ceasefire

An informal ceasefire between the security forces of President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, and a tribal group on Saturday led to a pause in the fighting, after nearly a week of deadly clashes that brought the country to the brink of war civil. This week's clashes left some 115 dead, caused thousands of people to flee in Sana'a and left open the possibility that chaos benefits the arm of Al Qaeda in Yemen and threatening the nearby Saudi Arabia, the world's largest exporter of oil.

The NATO chief in the north from Afghanistan survives suicide attack

Seven people, including two police officers, three German soldiers of NATO and two guards were killed today in a Taliban suicide attack against the governor's house in the northern Afghan province of Takhar, where senior officials of the country and participating Alliance in a meeting. Among those attending the meeting was the commander of NATO forces in northern Afghanistan, Germany Markus Kneip, who has been hurt.

G8 letter to Obama on B. "Not in my name"

Dear President Obama, if they had told me twenty years ago that one day I wrote to the President of the United States of America, I would not have thought possible. Now the circumstances require it to me, in the interests of my country, I am honored to represent the European Parliament. All of Italy has seen an embarrassing video of the G8 in Deauville during which our former president of the Council of Ministers has approached to let them know of the "drift" which refers to our "politicized judiciary," the fact that all the judges "left" want to ruin it.

Thousands of Egyptians Tahrir Square for more democracy

Tens of thousands of people gathered Friday Tahrir Square in Cairo to protest against the slow pace of reform after the regime change in February and the grip of the country by the army. This event, the call including youth movements active on the Internet, calls a "second revolution" and wants a new "day of rage" in reference to major events that led to the downfall of President Hosni Mubarak.

Syria protests leave 8 dead

.- Syrian security forces shot dead eight people Friday, activists said, after protesters defied a nationwide offensive launched by President Bashar al-Assad to end the revolt. Human rights groups estimate that at least a thousand people have been killed in the 10 weeks of rioting. Leaders of the Group of Eight rich nations met in France said they were "dismayed" by the death of peaceful protesters, and demanded an immediate end to the use of force.

Fined for cutting communications Mubarak protest

An Egyptian court fined on Saturday the ousted President Hosni Mubarak and two other former officials with 540 million pounds (90.64 million dollars) to cut mobile phone services and internet during protests in January, a judicial source said. This is the first ruling against Mubarak since he was ousted Feb.

11. Mubarak is facing more serious charges, including ordering the killing of demonstrators, a charge that could carry the death penalty. A judicial source said that the administrative court fined Mubarak to 200 million Egyptian pounds, the former Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif to 40 million pounds, and former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly with 300 million pounds.

Four years in jail for a former governor of the Bank of Italy

The governor of the Bank of Italy Antonio Fazio has been sentenced to four years in prison and five of disqualification from holding public office by a court in Milan. The judges considered evidence that Fazio made in 2005 a crime of insider trading when he was at stake the disputed sale of Antonveneta Italian credit institution.

Fazio, who favored the prosecution by the People's Bank of Lodi (now BPI) against the interests of Dutch ABN Amro institute must pay 1.5 million euros in compensation. The first governor of the Bank of Italy to receive a criminal conviction was replaced because of the scandal by Mario Draghi, the next director of the European Central Bank.

"We indignados", the words to say

Indignados. Spaniards are tired of the political class that, say, does not care about the country or the future of young people (the rate of unemployment among the under 30 nearly 45%). From May 15 to 22, the day of the vote in local elections which has severely punished Zapatero, thousands of people have joined the movement Democracia Ya Real and have even camped out at the Puerta del Sol in Madrid and in Pla├ža de Catalunya in Barcelona (until the evacuation of this morning).

The Tunisian Prime Minister talks about a likely postponement of elections

The Tunisian Prime Minister, Beji Caid Essebsi said, Friday, May 27, that the elections scheduled July 24 in Tunisia will be postponed if the electoral commission "believes that it is necessary," she once said, during a press briefing at the G8 summit. "This is not postponed, but the commission [election] was felt that a little more time for these elections are above reproach, fair and transparent," said the head of the transitional government.

Relief by opening Gaza border

.- The opening of the main crossing from the Gaza Strip with the outside world, scheduled for Saturday, is a long-awaited relief for the population and a significant achievement for Hamas, which governs the Palestinian territory, but highlights the deterioration of relations from Egypt to Israel since the uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak in February.

Egypt plans to open the Rafah crossing on its border with Gaza, has worried Israel, which fears that Hamas militants will move more freely to enter and leave the territory largely blocked. Egypt's decision, announced shortly after the fall Mubarak and the military took power, was a drastic change.

NATO attacks in daylight near the palace of Gadhafi in Tripoli

.- A NATO air strike today was heard during the day in Tripoli, in the Bab Aziza, where the residential complex Muammar Gadhafi after the Alliance shelled this night several areas of the capital, according to Qatari television channel Al Jazeera. Witnesses in the Libyan capital said they heard a loud explosion around 10:00 local time (08:00 GMT) near the palace of the Bab Aziza, after which there was a large plume of white smoke rising from the area.

Confiscated a mummy and three skulls in a mailing from Bolivia

BUENOS AIRES, 28 May. The Federal Administration of Public Revenue Argentina (AFIP) has confiscated a complete mummy discovered three skulls in a mailing from Bolivia, as reported by the Argentine newspaper 'La Nacion'. The contents had been declared as replicas of Peruvian ceramics. According to the source, it would be remains of the Paracas culture (which came in the eighth century BC and disappeared in the third century).

Permanently Egypt reopens its border with Gaza

Just after nine o'clock Egypt opened its border with Gaza indefinitely, thus breaking the siege from 2007 maintains the freedom of a million and half people subject to the whims of the Government of Israel. There was great excitement in Rafah at that hour. Most of the informants had been withheld from seven o'clock in the pre-border controls, with arguments for all tastes.

The old ways are forgotten later, Hosni Mubarak and Arafat fell from its pedestal just 100 days. Neither on the frontier, there was a great influx in the early hours. However, the trickle has grown up to become a steady stream, mostly out of the Strip. Although input. At this time more than 300 people have already crossed the Egyptian Palestinian side.

Lebanon, La Russa: "You are wounded, no deaths" Severe conditions of two Italian soldiers

No Italian soldier died in the attack this afternoon in Lebanon, reported the general Massimo Fogari. The spokesman of the Defence Staff, has thus denied the rumors about the death of one or more military, the news spread quickly after the attack. Six peacekeepers were injured, however, along with three civilians Libyans.

"Two of the injuries are severe - added the Minister of Defense Ignazio La Russa - one risked losing an eye while the other has a tear in the carotid artery and has already been operated on." According to hospital sources in which they are hospitalized, but both are out of danger. The military are victims of the explosion of a bomb - probably 10 pounds and driven away - hidden behind a concrete barrier on the highway directly to the port city of Sidon, 40 kilometers south of Beirut.

When Berlusconi calls Barack Obama the "dictatorship of judges left" in Italy

Silvio Berlusconi took advantage of the G8 in Deauville, Thursday 26 and Friday 27 May, to plead his case personally to Barack Obama. On the occasion of an apparent break in the talks on Thursday, the Italian Prime Minister caused a brief tete-a-tete with Bush. The meeting was filmed content that exchange of two minutes was made public.

Mr. Berlusconi, who appears in court in several trials in Italy - including abuse of power and incitement to prostitution of a minor - told the U.S. president: "We introduced the reform and justice for us is fundamental because right now we have almost a dictatorship of judges left. " Barack Obama before an impassive, shaking his head slightly toward the translator, Silvio Berlusconi continues: "I have been thirty and a trial and I've always been acquitted." The insistence of the Italian request to the president of the world's greatest power on an internal matter, if not personal, at a summit devoted to major international issues like the war in Libya, the Cavaliere is mockery, Friday Press the peninsula.

"Yes to the Fund for the Arab spring" from the G8 package to $ 40 billion

The G8 has agreed to allocate $ 40 billion for 2011-2013 in Tunisia and Egypt. E 'as foreseen in the draft final communique of the summit being held in Deauville, and what is enhanced by French President Nicolas Sarkozy to the Tunisian Minister of Finance Jalloud Ayed. Assistance will be provided by international financial institutions (see IMF) and multilateral development banks (see the EBRD or EIB) and will be tied "to supporting the development and appropriate efforts on the reform front.

Washington calls on Moscow to put pressure on Gaddafi

The U.S. president, Barack Obama, asked his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, to impress upon Muammar Gaddafi that if he wants to stay alive, he must leave the country, said a senior Russian official who participated in the talks, quoted by the newspaper Kommersant on Friday. "It has been proposed to the Kremlin to take part in a mission (...): to convey to Colonel Gaddafi that he will survive if he voluntarily gives up power and leave Libya," the Russian daily.

Srebrenica, not to forget

If someone had forgotten the crimes of Ratko Mladic, for example, the systematic massacre of civilians in Srebrenica 7000 (made under the eyes and the indirect complicity of UN peacekeepers and the international community), we highly recommend the beautiful and terrible documentary of 1999 A Cry From The Grave, by Leslie Woodhead, for the most part composed of footage shot during the events.

Arrest of Mladic: Bosnian press welcomes the Serbian press gives details

The Serbian press widely evoked, Friday, May 27, circumstances and consequences of the arrest of Ratko Mladic, Thursday, in north-eastern Serbia. Two daily newspapers and a portrait of the front of the former military leader of Bosnian Serbs. This picture of Ratko Mladic, 69, cap on head, and published by Politika Blic, is the first known since the end of his run, which began after the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992-1995).

Colonies blessed with Netanyahu

At-Tuwani is in the southern West Bank, occupied by generous and hospitable Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation and oppression of the continuous harassment of the settlers of the settlements that arise at a stone's throw of the village, from the bush where there are the container of an outpost (the method used by settlers to expand more and more the settlement).

Only two days ago, the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the United States, denied the possibility of a Palestinian state within the '67 borders (as advocated by Obama) and reaffirmed the waiver to the colonies. It can think about how you want, but you can not deny the objective difficulty of creating a state with neighboring parts of the country internally.

Hillary Clinton's visit to Pakistan to warm relations

The head of American diplomacy, Hillary Clinton, visited surprise visit Friday to Pakistan, including providing to ask "difficult questions" to ally after the elimination of Osama bin Laden. The United States has "absolutely no evidence" that any charge to the "highest level" in Pakistan have known the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden, "said Secretary of State.

She added that anti-Americanism is deeply rooted in public opinion in Pakistan "will not solve the problems" of the country. Hillary Clinton met with President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and General Ashfaq Kayani, head of the army. It is accompanied by Admiral Mike Mullen, Chief of Staff U.S..

From G8 Summit "to stop violence in Syria and Libya" Resume Negotiations in Middle East

Stop the violence in Libya and Syria. To ask are the Heads of State and Government of the G8, as stated in the draft final declaration of the summit of Deauville. The leaders of the eight most industrialized countries of the world call on the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to "cease the use of force and intimidation against the Syrian people and to engage in dialogue and fundamental reforms." As for Libya, the G8 will ask "an immediate end to the use of force by the Gaddafi regime" in Libya, reaffirming support for "a political settlement that reflects the will of the people." From the draft comes the request for '"a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through" the resumption "of negotiations without references" to reach a "framework agreement on all issues concerning the final status." Leaders of Eight most industrialized countries have expressed also "full confidence" in Japan and on his recovery from the Fukushima nuclear crisis.

The Brussels metro has stopped broadcasting songs in French and Flemish

Brussels Correspondent - It is a beautiful chapter of the "Belgian stories" that has been written by the STIB, the company that manages the urban transport network in Brussels. Wednesday, May 25, she said it was sticking to the broadcasting of songs in English, Italian and Spanish in the hallways of the subway.

To meet the "linguistic peace" and not have to choose between French and Dutch, the two official languages of the only bilingual region of the kingdom ... This stunning revelation followed an operation to promote new album Lady Gaga in the underground corridors the STIB. It has led some to question the policy of the company for his choice of music.