Wednesday, August 3, 2011

UN Security Council is struggling to Syria Resolution

The troops of the Syrian dictator Assad's rage against the opposition. Human rights report of one hundred dead in two days - they ask the UN Security Council to act. This could not agree so far, but given the brutality of the regime, the pressure increases. The Syrian city of Hama, a stronghold of opposition to the regime's security forces to go with severity against the dissidents there before.

NATO reinforcements to Kosovo packaging at the robe voltage increase

NATO is sending several hundred soldiers as reinforcements to Kosovo after the escalation of violence last week between Serbian and Albanian sources said Tuesday the Atlantic organization. A battalion, mostly formed by members of Germany and Austria, will be integrated into the international KFOR troops in the coming days.

U.S., the agreement also cuts jobs

Why Barack Obama, speaking yesterday from the White House Rose Garden after the vote on the debt of the United States focused on employment? Because the creation of jobs must be the priority of parliamentary stars and stripes, ready to go on holiday after negotiations that have dragged on for weeks? Simple: to try to pick up the pieces of a vase now broken.

The deal, who smiles more to Republicans than to Democrats, provides a series of cuts that, according to the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, will reduce the jobs of thousands of people, public servants or not. Estimates of the old liberal studies are chilling: 1.82 million people will be unemployed due to the new austerity.

Building the world's tallest tower

Saudi Billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said yesterday a plan to build the world's tallest tower in the port city of Jeddah on the Red Sea, after signing a thousand 230 million dollars with the Bin Laden Group. Kingdom Tower will be over a thousand feet high and will take five years to complete. "Building this tower in Jeddah sends a message to financial and economic should not be ignored," Alwaleed said.

Egypt, Hosni Mubarak on trial

It opened today in Cairo, Hosni Mubarak on trial, accused together with his sons Alaa and Gamal for corruption and murder. The 83enne former Egyptian president was airlifted from Sharm el-Sheikh, where from April was hospitalized for heart problems, and the airport has been taken to court in an ambulance.

Mubarak, who risks the death penalty, following the trial of the defendants in the cage, where it is lying on a stretcher. In the cage, his sons, dressed in white overalls of the detainees. The representative of procuraegiziana, who is making his submissions at the trial of the former Rais, accused former Minister of Hosni Mubarak 'Interior Habib el Adly of premeditated murder against protesters during the revolution of January.

The U.S. Senate adopted the bill on the debt

After the House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate approved Tuesday, August 2, the bill raising the debt ceiling. The text was then promulgated by President Barack Obama, which allows the U.S. to avoid a default, hours before the ultimate limit set by the Treasury. Elected officials have approved the text by 74 votes against 26 the day after its adoption in the House of Representatives.

The compromise reached Sunday night at torn between the White House and congressional leaders allows an increase in the ceiling of U.S. debt. The measure is accompanied by budget cuts. "This is not the deficit reduction plan that I wrote," he said Tuesday, shortly before the vote, the Republican minority leader, Mitch McConnell, the Senate.