Category: News

Funerals in Libya…Hundreds Killed in Protests

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4wB95JoefY Libya ‘uses mercenaries’ to keep order on streets as 200 die in violent clashes Up to 200 people have died in violent clashes in Libya as officials draft in mercenaries from neighbouring states to help keep order, it was…

How was Mark Zuckerberg’s page hacked?

The news that Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook fan page was hacked is not reassuring news for regular users of the popular site, according to security analysts. By Emma Barnett, Zuckerberg’s respective personal and fan pages are not subject to any special…

Tear gas Used on Iran Protesters

Tear gas used on Iran protesters Clashes between pro-reformists and security forces in Tehran leave several people injured, amid reports of one death. Tear gas was used to scatter protesters at various points during Monday’s banned protests in Tehran [AFP]…

Protests in Italy: 'after Mubarak, Berlusconi'

Protests in Italy — ‘after Mubarak, Berlusconi’ Rome, Feb 13 (DPA) A group of Italian protesters, who call themselves the Purple People, organized a weekend of demonstrations in several cities against Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, demanding his resignation over…

Is Algeria the Third?

Algeria’s police crack down on protesters Algeria rocked by clashes as activists take on riot police by Lesley Yarranton, Sunday Mirror 13/02/2011 More than 400 protesters were arrested as riot police fired plastic bullets at pro-democracy ­activists in Algeria yesterday.…

Is it Radical Islam or Independence?

It’s not radical Islam that worries the US – it’s independence The nature of any regime it backs in the Arab world is secondary to control. Subjects are ignored untilthey break their chains. Noam Chomsky ‘The Arab world is on…

Heart Disease Stalks Both Genders

Heart disease stalks both genders By Kathryn Roy – masslive.com There’s a misconception that heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases affect mainly men, and therefore, women need not worry about them. However, in light of February’s designation as American Heart…