MP refers Murdoch to Met over email

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Claims that James Murdoch knew three years ago that phone hacking at the News of the World was not confined to a single “rogue” reporter have been referred to the police. Labour MP Tom Watson said he was contacting Scotland Yard after two former senior executives at the paper publicly […]

Somalia famine worsened by civil war, experts say

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Mogadishu, Somalia — Somali soldiers beat back desperate families with gun butts Thursday as they fought for food supplies in front of a weeping diplomat, a day after the United Nations declared parts of the country were suffering from the worst famine in a generation. “I will knock on every […]

Scandal grows as James Murdoch evidence questioned

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Pressure intensified on Rupert Murdoch’s media empire Friday after his son James was accused of misleading British MPs, as rival newspapers became embroiled in the phone-hacking scandal. After hacking allegations forced Murdoch to close his News of the World tabloid, it emerged that police had asked a regulator for files […]

Libya’s Gaddafi rules out talks

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SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) – Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi ruled out on Thursday talks with the rebels seeking to end his 41-year-rule, casting doubt on a flurry of Western efforts to negotiate an end to a deepening civil conflict. A girl holds a picture of Libya’s leader Muammar Gaddafi during a […]

Deception and Invisible Weapons and Wars

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Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. One of the greatest strategies for an army to employ in order to win a war is deception. From the use of smoke, to hide military maneuvering and movements, to unique modern-day camouflage techniques and special paints on military equipment and weaponry, so as […]

Egypt not to allow foreign poll monitors

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Egypt’s council of military rulers will not allow international monitors to observe upcoming parliamentary elections, a council member has said. Maj. Gen. Mamdouh Shaheen, who presented the new election law to reporters on Wednesday, said barring foreign monitors was a necessary step to protect Egypt’s sovereignty. “We have nothing to […]