Archive for April, 2012

U.S. Amasses Stealth-Jet Armada Near Iran

In Crisis Over Dissident, U.S. Sends Official to Beijing The Obama administration rushed to contain a growing diplomatic crisis between the United States and China, sending a senior diplomat to Beijing to discuss the fate of a blind dissident who fled house arrest last week. Obama wants to strike ‘appropriate balance’ on Chinese dissident, official […]

Bradley Manning: a show trial of state secrecy

Syria running out of cash as sanctions take toll, but Assad avoids economic pain Syria’s remaining cash reserves are quickly dwindling as the country’s anti-government uprising marks its 13th month, according to intelligence officials and financial analysts who describe a steady hollowing-out of the country’s economy in the face of sanctions. U.N. aims to feed […]

127 dead in Pakistan plane crash

127 dead in Pakistan plane crash Pakistan plane crash investigation begins Air crash investigators are combing the wreckage of a passenger plane that crashed near the Pakistani capital Islamabad, killing all 127 on board. 120 bodies recovered after plane crash in Pakistani capital Tens of Thousands in Bahrain: Grand Prix Is Racing on Our Blood […]