Archive for July, 2013

Gaddafi minister sentenced to death

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
A Libyan court sentences a minister in the government of Muammar Gaddafi to death for inciting violence during the country's 2011 civil war.

Absent pension reform, city faces $1 billion hole – Chicago Tribune

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Absent pension reform, city faces $1 billion hole
Chicago Tribune
The pension time bomb has left City Hall officials fretting less about the budget gap they now face than the one they will have to grapple with next year. This year's budget hole was expected — multimillion-dollar shortfalls have been declared every ...

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UN to probe Syria chemical weapons

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
United Nations inspectors will go to Syria to visit three sites where chemical weapons are suspected of being used, a spokesman says.

Iran Seen Capable of Processing Weapons-Grade Uranium Next Year – Businessweek

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

NCR-Iran.org (press release)

Iran Seen Capable of Processing Weapons-Grade Uranium Next Year
Businessweek
Iran may achieve the “critical capability” to process low-enriched uranium into material for a nuclear weapon without detection by international inspectors by mid-2014, according to a report by a research group. Iran would reach this capability by ...
Ex-Envoy's Account Clarifies Iran's 2003 Nuclear DecisionTruth-Out
Israel slams Iranian bid for key position on UN nuclear disarmament committeeJerusalem Post
No cause for concern about Iran's nuclear program: RafsanjaniTehran Times
Journal-Advocate -NCR-Iran.org (press release) -Arutz Sheva
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Wounded Boston bombing couple says their love is stronger than ever as plan … – New York Daily News

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

New York Daily News

Wounded Boston bombing couple says their love is stronger than ever as plan ...
New York Daily News
For one steadfast couple, two explosions, 1,500 miles and months of agonizing surgery still can't come between them. Approximately three months after surviving the Boston Marathon bombings, Rebekah Gregory and Pete DiMartino say their love is stronger ...

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Tunisia cabinet hit by resignation

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Tunisia's Education Minister Salem Labyedh has resigned following the assassination of opposition MP Mohamed Brahmi, the prime minister's office has said.

Police ordered to end Cairo sit-ins

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Egypt's military-backed cabinet orders police to end sit-ins by supporters of ousted President Morsi, saying they are a national security threat.

Bahrain on the brink?

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Bahrain MPs call for a crackdown amid increasing attacks

Christian peace campaigners from across Europe join French anti-nuclear protest – Independent Catholic News

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Christian peace campaigners from across Europe join French anti-nuclear protest
Independent Catholic News
Christians active against the Replacement of Trident, the UK's nuclear weapons system, which will be assembled at Aldermaston Atomic Weapons establishment cross the Channel to join forces with the French peace movement in Dijon. They go to make ...

Revealed: how Israel offered to sell South Africa nuclear weapons – The Guardian

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Revealed: how Israel offered to sell South Africa nuclear weapons
The Guardian
Secret South African documents reveal that Israel offered to sell nuclear warheads to the apartheid regime, providing the first official documentary evidence of the state's possession of nuclear weapons. The "top secret" minutes of meetings between ...