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  • Briton pulled alive from Swiss avalanche as record freezing weather grips Europe, north America....

    01/04/2010 8:02:37 AM PST · by Boonie · 19 replies · 774+ views
    Daily Mail Online ^ | 01-04-2010 | Daily Mail Reporter
    When Britain woke up on the first day of the New Year it was met with freezing cold temperatures, feet of snow in places and the promise of travel chaos. And now, three days into 2010, forecasters have warned to expect continued snowfall for the next 10 days - bringing with it added stress for commuters heading back to work after a festive break and children returning to school tomorrow. Yet as Britain struggles to cope with the freezing weather conditions, other countries throughout the world are also finding themselves in the same predicament.
  • ElBaradei says Israel "nuclear" threat

    10/05/2009 5:51:58 AM PDT · by Boonie · 18 replies · 903+ views
    TEHRAN, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed ElBaradei said Sunday that "Israel is number one threat to Middle East" with its nuclear arms, the official IRNA news agency reported.
  • New Engagement rules......

    06/22/2009 7:36:30 AM PDT · by Boonie · 9 replies · 442+ views
    AP ^ | June 22, 2009 | JASON STRAZIUSO
    KABUL – The top U.S. general in Afghanistan will soon formally order U.S. and NATO forces to break away from fights with militants hiding in Afghan houses so the battles do not kill civilians, a U.S. official said Monday.