Thursday, June 9, 2011

Amounts to about two thousand 500 the number of Syrian refugees in Turkey

900 thousand other Syrians arrived in Turkey on Wednesday, bringing to 500 the total two thousand refugees who crossed the border with Turkey, which set a major receiving device and helps in Hatay province, told AFP on Thursday to a source government. The figure of two thousand 500 refugees was announced Thursday night by Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, according to NTV television.

Uruguay .- Mújica defends raising taxes on large estates, despite the opposition from Vice President

MONTEVIDEO, 9 June (Reuters) - President of Uruguay, Jose Mujica, Thursday defended his plan to raise taxes on large rural properties, an idea resisted by his deputy that generated tensions in the ruling coalition left. Mujica, a former guerrilla who was tortured and suffered a severe detention during the dictatorship that ruled Uruguay between 1973 and 1985, said that raising taxes on large tracts of land will not change current business conditions in the country.

Peru .- Humala praised the "successful" economic model of Brazil in a meeting with Rousseff

BRASILIA, 9 Jun. elected president of Peru, Ollanta Humala, has praised Thursday the "successful" economic model that has been launched in Brazil in recent years during a meeting with President Dilma Rousseff held in Brasilia, its first destination the tour that started in Latin America. "Brazil is a successful model of macroeconomic stability with social inclusion, Humala has said in statements to the press after the meeting with Rousseff held at the Planalto Palace, headquarters of Brazilian Executive.

NATO reiterates that the intervention in Libya will last "as long as necessary"

The strikes are increasing in the western sky of Tripoli, Muammar Gaddafi reiterated that he will "never submit" and NATO provided, Wednesday, June 8, it will continue its military intervention "as long as necessary". "We have intensified our efforts including the deployment of aircraft and attack helicopters and more are determined to continue our operation to protect the Libyan people," assured the defense ministers of the twenty-eight member countries in a joint statement.

Yemen: Saleh was in a coma

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, was more seriously injured in the attack announced his palace in Sanaa, Friday, June 3 According to RFI, which citemercredi "a medical source close to the military hospital in Riyadh," the president would be burned at 40% and was in a coma. U.S. officials quoted by AP news agency, had said Tuesday that Mr.

Saleh would be severely burned and suffered internal bleeding in the head. Monday, surgeons have also removed from his chest wood splinters. For its part, the New York Times said that Mr. Saleh would also hit back. "His face was severely burned," said the American newspaper a Western diplomat who requested anonymity.

The UN summit against AIDS

The UN is organizing from Wednesday, June 8 a summit to make the commitments of the international community against AIDS, a disease that still infects 7,000 people a day despite progress in poor countries. On the eve of this international meeting, the Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution calling for the maintenance of international action against the pandemic, wealthier countries seeking to reduce their financial contribution.

Brazil's Supreme Court ordered to release Battisti

The Supreme Court of Brazil has decided to release Cesare Battisti, after four years in prison, but has rejected an appeal from Italy's extradition request, but has continued its deliberations before making a final decision on Battisti destination. By six votes to three, judges have ruled that Italy does not have the legitimacy to challenge the decision of president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who did not grant the extradition of Cesare Battisti.

Elephants kill a person and cause panic in India

Two wild elephants entered today in the southwestern Indian city, killing one person after causing panic among the population, local news agency IANS. The incident took place in Mysore in Karnataka state, where the elephants were for three hours at his free will before they were cut and tied to two trees.

According to State Minister of Higher Education, S. A Ramdas, the fatality, Renuka Prasad, was hit by the elephant when he left his house to find out what happened after hearing the shouting of the people on the street for the arrival of the animals. Ramdas said that one of the elephants and then went on a girls' school after breaking the fence that protected the compound, and the other entered a residential area in a market.

Peru set''station''to monitor glacial melting in Andes

Peru set up an "ice station" five thousand 180 meters above sea level, on the snowy Quisoquipina in the Cuzco region to monitor the rate of melting of glaciers in that part of the Cordillera de los Andes, today reported Environment Ministry source. According to previous studies in Peru, Cordillera Blanca, located in the Ancash region and a favorite for sport climbing in snow, suffered a decrease of 33 percent of its glaciers between 1980 and 2006 due to warming global.