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|Author:||jaspar2002us [ Tue Nov 01, 2011 11:39 am ]|
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The time has arrived where we must understand the realities of the dark forces amongst us.
Nov 1, 8:20 AM EDT
Kyrgyz election winner says US base poses risk
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/ ... 1-08-20-23
"We know that the United States is [>] often engaged in conflict.
First in Iraq, then in Afghanistan, and now relations are tense with Iran.
I would not want for one of these countries to launch a retaliatory strike on the military base."
European Banks Reduce Jobs Amid Debt Crisis
Nov 1, 2011 7:31 AM ET
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-0 ... risis.html
Credit Suisse Group AG, Switzerland’s second-biggest bank, said today it will eliminate about 1,500 jobs, adding to the 2,000 staff cuts the Zurich-based lender announced in July.
Danske Bank A/S, Denmark’s largest lender, will also trim 2,000 posts.
Barclays Plc Chief Executive Officer Robert Diamond said yesterday the London-based bank had eliminated 3,500 positions this year and that the trend will continue.
1 November 2011 Last updated at 01:51 ET
Colombia President scraps spy agency after scandals
Last month its former head, Jorge Noguera, was sentenced to jail for 25 years for collaborating with paramilitary death squads
[Juan] Santos said most DAS staff were being transferred to other government departments
1 November 2011 Last updated at 00:40 ET
Police 'confession' crime detection rates revealed
Having offences taken into consideration (TIC) arises when someone is accused or convicted of a crime and admits other offences in order to wipe the slate clean.
The suspect receives credit from the courts for admitting the offences and avoids being prosecuted for them later on.
For police, the benefits are greatly enhanced detection rates.
1 November 2011 Last updated at 00:11 ET
MPs call for Commons debate on UK's extradition rules
Home Secretary Theresa May is currently considering the findings of the Baker report on extradition, but...[Dominic] Raab said it was important for MPs to get the chance to debate them before she responds.
The debate, if agreed, would consider a motion calling for a bill to be introduced in the next
session of Parliament reforming the extradition system.
The reforms would be based on recommendations made by Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights earlier this year.
Human Rights Joint Committee - Fifteenth Report
The Human Rights Implications of UK Extradition Policy
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/p ... /15602.htm
1 October 2011 Last updated at 05:39 ET
Al-Jazeera boss steps down : strains with Qatar royals?
Al Jazeera has always operated under Qatar's political and economic umbrella, but the network's critics claim the relationship goes deeper and the channel is really only another arm of the emir's government
1 November 2011 Last updated at 08:04 ET
DR Congo mining transparency site launched
The Carter Center said it helped launch [>] congomines.org to give people more information about the mining sector, including contracts and payments.
31 October 2011 Last updated at 21:43 ET
Argentina tightens dollar exchange controls
People wanting to exchange Argentine pesos for dollars must now explain where they got the money, and show they have paid their taxes
Police officer surrenders in Nawzad district
Tuesday, 01 November 2011 12:21
http://alemara1.com/english/index.php?o ... s&Itemid=2
along with his weapon
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