Monthly Archives: February 2011

Vote recounts underway in 10 Afghan provinces (AP) – 138th Edition

AP – Vote recounts that could throw doubt on the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s parliament are under way in 10 provinces even as the legislature starts work with its newly elected speaker, election officials said Monday. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog … Continue reading

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South Korea, U.S. brush off North threat, begin big drills (Reuters) – 137th Edition

Reuters – South Korean and U.S. forces began on Monday military exercises that they say are defensive but which have raised tension and led to North Korean threats to use nuclear weapons and turn Seoul into a “sea of flames.” … Continue reading

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4 rare Javan rhinos photographed in Indonesia (AP) – 136th Edition

AP – Four of the world’s most rare rhinoceroses were captured by camera traps installed in an Indonesian national park, an environmental group said Monday. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Manager arrested over Indian maternity ward deaths (AFP) – 135th Edition

AFP – Indian police have arrested the manager of a company that made intravenous fluids suspected of killing 13 pregnant women at a state-run hospital, they said Monday. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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NATO: 4 service members killed in Afghanistan (AP) – 134th Edition

AP – Four NATO service members, including a 37-year-old Italian lieutenant, were killed across Afghanistan on Monday by roadside bombs and an insurgent attack, the coalition said. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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India increases social spending in pro-poor budget (AFP) – 133th Edition

AFP – India’s left-leaning Congress government on Monday unveiled a budget focused on helping the poor and rural masses with pledges to hike social spending by 17 percent and fight food inflation. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine … Continue reading

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Shanghai GM recalls 233,000 cars for fire risk (AP) – 132th Edition

AP – Shanghai General Motors Co., a joint venture between General Motors Co. and Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corp., is recalling nearly 233,000 vehicles in China to fix faulty fuel lines that could cause engine failures or fires.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s … Continue reading

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Afghan attacks kill four NATO soldiers (AFP) – 131th Edition

AFP – Four NATO soldiers were killed Monday in a wave of insurgent attacks across Afghanistan, the international force said. By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Diplomats slam China harassment of journalists (AP) – 130th Edition

AP – U.S. and European diplomats have criticized the harassment of foreign reporters in China who were trying to cover calls for peaceful protests like those that swept the Middle East.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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U.S. ambassador to China decries violence against media (Reuters) – 129th Edition

Reuters – The U.S. ambassador to China, who is considering a run for the White House, on Monday condemned the harassment and beating of some foreign reporters who went to cover a planned protest gathering against the government.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine … Continue reading

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