Day: October 16, 2012

Source: Spiegel: AP Oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Iran could be planning to create a vast oil spill in the Strait of Hormuz, according to a top secret report obtained by Western intelligence officials. The aim of the operation is to both temporarily block the vital shipping channel […]

No winner

Source: BBC Mo Ibrahim said only exceptional leaders will get the prize There is no winner this year for the world’s most valuable individual prize – the Mo Ibrahim prize for good governance in Africa. Read More:

Tripoli prison suffers mass breakout

Source: BBC The prisoners are said to be of various nationalities and officials say about 60 have so far been recaptured. It is not clear how the breakout happened. Al-Judaida is one of Tripoli’s largest jails. Human rights groups accuse officials of abusing inmates. The mass escape comes less than […]