Aug 19, 2:48 AM EDT
Dust storm envelops Phoenix, downs power lines http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 9-02-48-27
third time since early July
Syrian Human Rights Network Calls for Investigation in Syrian Women Rape inside Turkish Camps
Aug 19, 2011http://www.sana.sy/eng/337/2011/08/19/364816.htm
400 girls and 250 pregnant women were raped in Turkey.
Thursday, 18 August 2011 17:31
Message of Felicitation regarding the 92nd anniversary of independence of Afghanistan from British aggressionhttp://alemara1.com/english/index.php?o ... s&Itemid=4
The British invaders of Afghanistan...repeatedly faced defeats and the headache of the British extended to several decades of war,
the basic factor was that...the enemy...[paid] consideration to [only the] few of their hireling puppets.
British...only...[dealt] with their puppets and through their [the puppets] guarantees they [the Brits] envision[ed] dreams of invasion of the country.
Unfortunately, the American invaders are repeating the same experience.
They think that their bargaining with some puppets and the agreement for their permanent presence will weaken the moral rights of resistance against them.
They should understand that a few hireling puppets cannot take up decision about such kind of important issues regarding the country’s future and this brave nation will not accept such deals.
19 August 2011 Last updated at 03:12 ET
British Council in Kabul attackedhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14586024
16 August 2011 Last updated at 13:24 ET
Bahrain unrest: Rights panel closes office after clashhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14548777
crowd stormed its office in Manama and clashed with staff.
They were angered by media reports that the panel had cleared the authorities of committing abuses
Factbox: Japan rebuilding effort in numbers
Fri Aug 19, 2011 2:12am EDThttp://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/ ... VV20110819
JAPAN SHOOTS SELF IN FOOT TRYING TO BUILD OWN NUKES
SUPERPOWER BOMBS SECRET REACTOR IN NORTH-EAST JAPAN
Unexpected results: earthquake and tsunami
Expected cover story: Earthquake! Tsunami! Not Us!!
Spectre of a new credit crunch haunts frightened markets
Thursday 18 August 2011 20.55 BST http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011 ... ed-markets
Shareholders were rattled by the revelation that the European Central Bank had lent $500m to an undisclosed eurozone bank that was struggling to raise dollars. The news came amid heightened fears that banks are becoming nervous about lending to each other.