December 28, 2008
Gaza is facing severe attacks by the
Israeli army which had killed over 200 after the Hamas had
launched an offensive campaign.
December 08, 2008
Athens saw violent riots when when
urban youth were setting parts of the city on fire.
December 07, 2008
Zimbabwe suffers badly from a cholera
outbreak and the UN is expecting some 60.000 being infected.
Officially the Mugabe regime has admitted 13.000 cases
December 06, 2008
American car industry is seeing a huge
crisis and GM might merge with Chrysler.
December 02, 2008
Bangkok Airports will be functioning
again soon since the Thai Supreme has forced the prime minister
to step back.
November 30, 2008
Mumbai security forces had to kill
around 24 Muslim terrorists who may have killed around 200
civilians during their attack.
December 01, 2008
Bangkok Airports remain further closed
and 300.000 tourists are now stuck in Thailand.
November 29, 2008
Both Bangkok Airports remain occupied
by demonstrators who have declared to fight to their death
in case security forces might try to enforce normality. The
demomstrators are equipped with guns, grenades and iron bars.
Around 30.000 tourists are getting stuck each day.
November 27, 2008
Mumbai saw the killing of over 100
and more than 250 getting injured by Muslim extremists named
Deccan Mujahedeen who had attacked the Oberoi and Taj Mahal
hotels what does remind of the recent blast in Pakistan. Gunmen
are holding westerners hostage while heavy explosions shook
the building. Indian security forces have lost control over
the occupied buildings.
November 27, 2008
Bangkok Airport might remain closed
for a long time as the Thai security forces remain unable
to enforce normality at one of the most important airports
in Asia. Still thousands of travelers are stuck in Bangkok
and at other airports in Thailand and meanwhile also the second
Bangkok airport Don Muyang has come under control of the demonstrators.
November 26, 2008
Bangkok Airport is still occupied by
anti government protesters and thousands of tourists and holiday
makers are waiting for their evacuation. Analysts do not rule
out a military coup within the next hours to free Suvanarbumi
Airport, which is one of the biggest in Asia.
Meanwhile the Russian government has sent planes to pick
up Russian tourist whist the Thai authorities have started
to evacuate stuck passengers. Singapore Airlines and other
carriers have seized all flights to Bangkok.
November 24, 2008
Somali pirates are now facing combined
attacks by Russian and American forces in addition to Muslim
extremists led by Sheik Abdirahim Isse Adow.
November 20, 2008
Oil prices have fallen below $50,60
November 18, 2008
Somali pirates have captured a large
Saudi oil tanker with 2 million barrel in the Indian Ocean
where despite several navy units the overall success rate
of criminal gangs has been increasing due to their large logistics
and technical resources.
November 13, 2008
Racist Austrian TV presenters had insulted
Barack Obama during their election coverage as well as Italian
leader Berlusconi had introduced himself with his "nice
tan" comment as tacky.
November 13, 2008
Oil prices have gone down to $50,60
Dollar. Back in July the world had suffered from a $160 per
November 07, 2008
The British government has revealed
multi-billion investment plans to record every mail, sms,
phone call in addition to movements with black boxes similar
to those in aviation.
Unemployment is rising fast in the
US where analysts see a dramatic recession at it`s earliest
November 04, 2008
The oil price has fallen down to $60
November 01, 2008
Over 250,000 people had to escape from
their homes in Congo during the latest
clashes between militant groups. Meanwhile 1 million are displaced
and several thousand genocide experts have become a threat
to the region.
October 30, 2008
Exxon had earned the highest quarterly
profit in American history with $14,83 billion while the
US economy has kept on shrinking.
October 22, 2008
The oil price has fallen below $70
October 18, 2008
Western leaders are discussing plans to solve the crisis on
financial markets at a global finance summit
in the U.S.
October 11, 2008
Stock markets were falling all over
the world as well as oil prizes.
October 06, 2008
European governments are trying to find solutions for curing
the banking crisis which is shaking
Ireland, France, Germany and the UK.
October 03, 2008
The US House of Representatives has approved the $700 billion
bailout plan of President Bush.
September 30, 2008
The US Senate
has approved a modified version of President Bush`s $700 bail-out
plan to support some run down American financial institutes.
Stockmarkets all over the world were
nose-diving after Dow Jones faced the highest loss in history
with 7%. Before President Bush had failed with his $700 billion
donation to failed Banks.
September 25, 2008
President Bush was stopped from feeding
dubious US investment banks with $700 billion in an attempt
to help out investors.
September 20, 2008
Over 60 people had died in a huge bomb blast at the Mariott
Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan.
September 13, 2008
Hurricane Ike had left 4 million without
electricity, 1 million is on the run and waves were expected
as high as 16 meters.
September 04, 2008
Pakistan is expecting more U.S. military
operations against terrorists.
September 02, 2008
Thailand saw minority protests against
the government, airports had been closed and the PM had called
for a state of emergency.
September 01, 2008
Hurricane Gustav had driven people
out of their homes in New Orleans and many were evacuated.
1 million had no electricity.
August 29, 2008
Barack Obama had a giant election party
in front of 80.000 when he received his nomination.
August 24, 2008
The Olympic games are over and China
had been the most successful nation. Usain Bolt and Michael
Phelps had been the top scoring athletes and the NBA Allstars
the most impressive team.
August 19, 2008
a global fear of a return to cold war
has been triggered by Russia, Poland, Georgia and NATO and
their expansive ambitions.
August 16, 2008
The world worries about Pakistan after the resignation of
General Pervez Musharraf.
August 10, 2008
President Bush and the EU are demanding from Russia an end
of the warfare in South Ossetia while
the entire world fears a full scale war between Russia and
tiny Georgia where thousands of civilans suffer from airforce
and ground attacks.
August 3, 2008
In China militant Islamists have killed
16 policemen with 2 grenades.
August 3, 2008
In Xinjiang, China militant Islamists
have launched new bombings. 1 security guard and 7 extremists
have been killed.
August 3, 2008
Palestine suffers from intense clashes
between Hamas and Fatah. Meanwhile 180 Fatah fighters have
found shelter in Israel.
August 1, 2008
General Motors has managed to create
losses worth $ 15 billion within the second quarter.
July 25, 2008
Barack Obama is
sponsoring the NBC TV coverage from the Olympic games in Beijing
with $5 million and he saw a raving 200.000 in Berlin when
introducing his visions of the future world.
July 23, 2008
The Hague war crimes tribunal fears that Serbian authorities
may delay the extradition of former leader Radovan
July 14, 2008
Sudan`s President Omar al-Bashir has
been condemned by the International Criminal Court for genocide.
An arrest warrant might follow.
July 11, 2008
The U.S. Airforce has killed 47 civilians
in Afghanistan. 39 were women and children.
July 9, 2008
Iran has published photos with midrange
missiles that might be able to reach Europe and Israel.
July 3, 2008
The Oil price had reached $147 per
June 29, 2008
Spain won the European
Football Cup against Germany.
July 2, 2008
Zimbabwe suffers from the Mugabe regime
but neighboring countries seem to tolerate him.
June 28, 2008
Robert Mugabe claims to have won some
election and International protests are massive. George W.
Bush wants to impose sanctions.
June 15, 2008
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has announced
plans to move into Pakistan to track down Taleban extremists.
June 13, 2008
Ireland has voted against an EU membership.
June 06, 2008
Israel threatened Iran with a strike
against nuclear plants.
May 15, 2008
A heavy 7,8 earthquake has killed perhaps more than 40.000
people in China. Up to 26.000 are still
May 01, 2008
The Italian government had published
the individual income of all tax payers on the Internet for
more than 24 hours until a lawyer had caused an injunction.
The oil price is now at $125.
April 23, 2008
Amnesty International introduced President Bush`s preferred
"waterboarding torture" in
cinemas around England.
April 22, 2008
17.413 former criminals have found new jobs with the U.S.
Marines in Afghanistan and Iraq.
April 15, 2008
Once again Silvio Berlusconi has been
chosen as the new prime minister of Italy.
April 8, 2008
The Chinese government has changed
it`s visa regulations with making multiple entry unavailable.
April 7, 2008
Demonstrators in London and Paris have disturbed the Olympic
torch relay to express their resentments against China`s
policy in Tibet.
April 3, 2008
President Bush had not been able to
convince Nato members concerning the admission of the former
Soviet republics Georgia and Ukraine.
March 29, 2008
Security experts from the Department of Homeland at JFK
airport have deported British artist Sebastian Horsley
after an 8 hour interrogation because of "moral turpitude".
Demonstrations in Lhasa continue and
the Chinese Government has strengthened their security forces.
All foreign media has been removed from the region.
March 16, 2008
The Chinese Government has intensified
military and police efforts to crush the separatists movement
in Tibet. The EU and U.S. have extended their complaints while
more than 80 people are reported as being killed.
UN police was chased out of Northern
Kosovo by militant Serbs who want to be a part of Serbia.
March 01, 2008
The Israeli government said, that it
will try to seek a peaceful solution despite the assassination
of 8 students by a Palestinian gunman.
In Iran conservative forces have won
Israeli troops have killed 45 Palestinians
including many kids in order to further fuel existing hatred
in response to missile attacks launched by Muslim extremists.
February 22, 2008
Serbian authorities had permitted a violent attack
on the U.S. Embassy which had been set on fire.
February 08, 2008
The CIA has warned German authorities of invading Islamic
suicide bombers while Turkish President Erdogan is
demanding Turkish schools and Universities to be set up in
The candidate of the Republicans John McCain is aiming to
replace Russia with Brazil and India
among the G8 Nations.
February 01, 2008
Two female suicide bombers killed 60 civilians at the central
market in Baghdad.
January 26, 2008
Egypt sees thousands of Gaza people
rushing through a demolished border. Analysts are now expecting
half a million Palestinians at the Israeli border.
January 16, 2008
Riots in Kenya continue in Nairobi
January 13, 2008
Taleban units have attacked a Hotel
in Kabul where the Norwegian foreign minister managed to survive
in the cellar.
January 07, 2008
Riots in Nairobi, Kenya have led to
the killing of over 1000 civilians.
January 04, 2008
Barack Obama has won the first round
of the U.S. election among the democrats while Mike Huckabee
has emerged as the winner among the Republicans.
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