Thursday, March 06, 2008

Señor, ten piedad

Palestine - Israel - Egypt
Picking Up Pieces, Gazans Debate Israel Incursion
New York Times - 1 hour ago
Palestinians in a destroyed area of Jabaliya and elsewhere argued over the repercussions of a 48-hour Israeli incursion into the Gaza Strip, which killed nearly 100 Palestinians.
British Aid Groups Say Gaza Conditions Worst Since 1967 Voice of America
Egypt Presses Hamas on Gaza Truce The Associated Press
'NGO report fails to face reality of deteriorating Gaza situation'
Jerusalem Post - 43 minutes ago
By ITAMAR SHARON The Foreign Ministry on Thursday refuted a report by a coalition of eight British-based human rights organizations which blames Israel for the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip.
Israeli soldier killed in Palestinian militant attack CNN
Fierce Gaza clashes break out BBC News
Ministro israelí cancela visita a EU por el deterioro de seguridad ...
El Universal (México) - hace 41 minutos
09:08 El ministro israelí de Defensa, Ehud Barak, ha cancelado la visita que tenía previsto efectuar la próxima semana a Estados Unidos en vista del deterioro de la "seguridad" en Israel, informó hoy a Efe una portavoz de su oficina. ...

Venezuela - Colombia - Ecuador
Venezuelan Troops Patrol Border
The Associated Press - 1 hour ago
SAN ANTONIO, Venezuela (AP) - Soldiers toting assault rifles trudged through sugarcane fields, pausing occasionally to gaze across the river that separates Venezuela from Colombia.
Venezuelan Military Reinforces Border with Colombia Voice of America
Diplomats Closer To Ending Crisis In Latin America Washington Post
Correa dice que esto no ha terminado y exige condena a Colombia
W Radio - hace 5 horas
03/06/2008 - Tras su llegada a Caracas para entrevistarse con Hugo Chávez en el Palacio presidencial de Miraflores, el presidente de Ecuador Rafael Correa afirmó que su Gobierno "no va a quedarse tranquilo" hasta que la comunidad internacional ...
80 ciudades marcharán por víctimas del conflicto
La Patria (Colombia) - hace 9 horas
El llamado para hoy es al respeto ya la tolerancia. Quienes quieran movilizarse contra las Farc lo podrán hacer. Solidaridad. 20 ciudades en Colombia y 60 en todo el mundo se movilizarán hoy con varias intenciones pero sólo un propósito: solidaridad ...

Kenya Parliament Convenes with Power Sharing Deal Topping Agenda
Voice of America - 2 hours ago
By VOA News Kenya's parliament is to convene Thursday in Nairobi to discuss for the first time a power sharing deal intended to end the country's deadly post-election crisis.

Sri Lanka
S Lanka rapped over 'disappeared'
BBC News - 9 hours ago
Sri Lanka's government is one of the world's worst perpetrators of enforced disappearances, US-based pressure group Human Rights Watch (HRW) says.

Thailand - International Arms Dealing
Thai police arrest Russian arms dealer
CNN International - 1 hour ago
BANGKOK, Thailand (CNN) -- Thai police Thursday arrested Viktor Bout, a internationally wanted Russian arms dealer, Thai police and a US embassy spokeswoman told CNN.

Turkey - Kurdistan - Iraq
Turks launch air, artillery strikes on Kurds in Iraq
Houston Chronicle - 8 hours ago
By ASSO AHMED and ALEXANDRA ZAVIS SULAYMANIYA, IRAQ - Turkey unleashed air and artillery strikes against Kurdish guerrillas in northern Iraq on Wednesday, officials here said, five days after the Turks completed a major ground offensive in the ...

Iran - United States - Iraq
Iran team leaves without US talks on Iraq
AFP - 5 hours ago
BAGHDAD, March 6, 2008 (AFP) - An Iranian delegation left Baghdad for home on Thursday without holding talks with officials from archfoe the United States on the security situation in Iraq, an Iranian official said. "The delegation has left Baghdad ...

New York City
Police Investigate Times Square Blast
The Associated Press - 44 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - A small bomb caused minor damage to an empty military recruiting station in Times Square early Thursday, shaking guests in hotel rooms high above "the crossroads of the world.

World Markets
Le pétrole et l'euro au plus haut - Publié depuis 1 heure
Ainsi, jeudi midi, les cours du baril «light sweet crude» pour livraison avril a franchi pour la première fois la barre de 105 dollars, grimpant même jusqu'à 105,97 dollars. Juste avant, un porte-parole de la police new-yorkaise avait indiqué qu'«une ...

Nouvelle percée contre le Sida - 3 mar 2008
Un quart de siècle après avoir isolé le virus responsable du Sida, les chercheurs ont enfin découvert comment certains individus infectés parviennent à échapper à tout symptôme. Une équipe nord-américaine a en effet identifié une protéine impliquée ...

NATO-Treffen: Fast grünes Licht für den Balkan-Beitritt
Deutsche Welle - vor 4 Stunden gefunden
Auf dem NATO-Treffen zeichnet sich bei der Erweiterungs-Frage eine Entscheidung ab: Die Balkan-Länder Albanien, Kroatien und Mazedonien könnten dem Bündnis im Prinzip beitreten, die Ukraine und Georgien eher noch nicht. Grundsätzlich ist eine große ...
Greece rejects Macedonia Nato bid BBC

'Substantial' Dutch terror risk BBC
The Netherlands has raised its terrorism alert level to "substantial", partly due to the expected release of an anti-Islam film.
It is the second-highest alert level, although the justice ministry said "there is no concrete evidence" that the country faced possible attacks

Spokesman Says Swayze Has Pancreatic Cancer - 15 hours ago
"Dirty Dancing" star Patrick Swayze is suffering from cancer, according to his physician, but is not in as dire condition other media outlets report.

O heavenly Father,
protect and bless all things that have breath;
guard them from all evil
and let them sleep in peace.

--Albert Schweitzer

--the BB

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