Day: October 12, 2011

German military unveils super drone

Source: The Local The German military on Wednesday unveiled the new “Euro Hawk” super drone, whose size and range is set to revolutionize the Bundeswehr’s intelligence-gathering capabilities. “It’s a milestone for us,” project leader Rüdiger Knöpfel told Die Welt newspaper in Manching, Bavaria, where the drone was presented by the Federal Office […]

Destroying a Country’s Standard of Living: What Libya Had Achieved, What has been Destroyed

by Prof. Michel Chossudovsky “There is no tomorrow” under a NATO sponsored Al Qaeda rebellion.  While a  “pro-democracy” rebel government has been instated, the country has been destroyed. Against the backdrop of war propaganda, Libya’s economic and social achievements over the last thirty years, have been brutally reversed: The [Libyan […]

Free at last

The Jakarta Post Myanmar women prisoners walk outside Insein Prison in Yangon, Myanmar Wednesday after they were released. Myanmar has begun releasing more then 6,300 prisoners but has held back on freeing some prominent political prisoners. The releases began around the country Wednesday morning after President Thein Sein issued an […]

Harrisburg files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The city council of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, voted to file for bankruptcy protection Tuesday night. The state capital of Pennsylvania, with just under 50,000 residents, was facing a possible takeover of its operations by the state government under a receivership. It had been designated as “financially distressed” […]