Day: August 12, 2015

New threat to Taj Mahal

Hindu: Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad, the city of glass and bangles, will now be surveyed for air pollution caused by its glass units operating within the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) covering the Taj Mahal and 40 other protected monuments. The world famous glass industries which have been in news since 1990s […]

Syrians fear Army Colonel murdered during traffic altercation in Latakia will not get justice as suspect is son of President Assad’s first cousin

Hassan Sheikh, who served on the front line against Isis, was fatally shot by a machine-gun fired by either Sulieman Assad or his bodyguard BY    ROBERT FISK      THE INDEPENDENT Wednesday 12 August 2015 In government-controlled Syria, you respect the President. But you do not mess with the […]

Abdullah al-Senussi execution: This perversion of justice suits Western security services just fine The secret agreements between our intelligence and Gaddafi’s torturers will now remain safe for good

Abdullah al-Senussi execution: This perversion of justice suits Western security services just fine The secret agreements between our intelligence and Gaddafi’s torturers will now remain safe for good BY ROBERT FISK  Shutting them up. That’s what it’s about. The hangman’s drop, the crackle of the firing squad, and their secrets […]