Aug 1, 3:53 PM EDT
EU slaps more sanctions on Syria http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/S/ ... 1-15-53-52
Aug 1, 3:08 PM EDT
Fears of far-right rise in crisis-hit Greece http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/ ... 1-15-08-23
once-marginalized extremist groups are gaining a foothold in mainstream society for the first time, filling a perceived gap in law enforcement in crime-ridden neighborhoods, and benefiting from a surge in popular anger against the political establishment.
Armed Groups Attack Official and Police Departments in Hama Using Machineguns and Molotov Cocktails
Aug 01, 2011http://www.sana.sy/eng/337/2011/08/01/361738.htm
the army is still pursuing its mission of removing the roadblocks set by saboteur groups on the city's main entrances, and that a wide scale conflict is taking place since these groups are organized into units and use advanced weapons, in addition to laying traps in main streets.
Credit ratings: how Fitch, Moody's and S&P rate each country
Monday 1 August 2011 16.20 BST http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog ... s-standard
IT'S ALL THERE, THERE AIN'T NO 'MO.
Global manufacturing retreat kills market relief rally
8:12PM BST 01 Aug 2011http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/econ ... rally.html
THE SUPERPOWER LIES SO MUCH, MADISON AVE DONE LOST ITS MOJO.
President for clear terms of engagement between Pakistan, US in war against militants
Aug 1http://ftpapp.app.com.pk/en_/index.php? ... 1&Itemid=1
SHUT UP AND DO AS YOU'RE TOLD!
ANALYSIS - If U.S. debt is downgraded, will anyone care?
NEW YORK | Tue Aug 2, 2011 12:55am ISThttp://in.reuters.com/article/2011/08/0 ... 7520110801
Japan lost AAA status more that a decade ago and it has some of the lowest interest rates in the developed world.
Putin says U.S. is a "parasite" on global economy
LAKE SELIGER, Russia | Mon Aug 1, 2011 4:27pm EDT http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/ ... ews&rpc=71
"Countries like Russia and China hold a significant part of their reserves in American securities ... There should be other reserve currencies."
Israeli Occupation Troops Cross Border, Exchange Fire with Lebanese Soldiers
Mon, 01.08.11http://www.almanar.com.lb/english/adeta ... id=14&s1=1
“Lebanese troops stationed in the area fired warning shots. The Israeli patrol retreated and then fired at Lebanese army posts."
IEA: Statistics Reports July 2011 http://hadidonline.org/pdf/IEA_sr_july_2011.pdf