Category: Security

Riot police dodge fire bombs and tear gas hurled at protesters as demonstration in Athens against cuts descends into violence: 500,000 Protest

Officers were set alight  by exploding bombs as a protest descended into carnage near country’s  parliament About 500,000 people  joined the anti-government rally to demonstrate against new austerity measures  in Greece Police were seen fighting  with protesters in what is thought to be the biggest anti-austerity protest in […]

Where is everybody?

Picture of the DaySep. 27, 2012 – 06:52AM JST Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda addresses the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. Noda spoke about Japan’s territorial disputes with China and South Korea and said that issues should be resolved peacefully, according […]

China White Paper Claims Ownership of Islands Under Japanese Control: Claims the U.S. decision to hand them over to Japan was a “backroom deal” and a “grave violation of China’s territorial sovereignty.”

Sep. 25, 2012 – 02:41PM By Wendell Minnick TAIPEI — The Chinese State Council Information Office has issued a white paper about the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands dispute with Japan. The paper, released Sept. 25, is available in English on the People’s Daily Online website. The paper, “Diaoyu Dao, An […]

‘He was the da Vinci of mental manipulation’: Guru goes on trial for ‘brainwashing’ French aristocratic family out of £3.6m fortune

Thierry Tilly is accused of  defrauding 11 members of theVédrines  family He allegedly told them  they were in mortal danger and he’d protect them Tilly denies persuading victims to part with property,  savings and jewellery By Leon Watson PUBLISHED:04:24 EST, 25  September 2012| UPDATED:04:53 EST, 25 September 2012 […]

China carrier a show of force as Japan tension festers:”China will never tolerate any bilateral actions by Japan that harm Chinese territorial sovereignty,” Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun said on Tuesday. “

 China’s first aircraft carrier, which was renovated from an old aircraft carrier that China bought from Ukraine in 1998, is seen docked at Dalian Port, in Dalian, Liaoning province in this September 22, 2012 file photo. China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, officially entered naval ranks on September […]

Clinton Aide Philippe Reines fires off an angry expletive to reporter Michael Hastings.” Stevens was worried about the security situation in Benghazi for months before the attack”

State Department Aide Tells Reporter to ‘F**k Off’ by Megan McArdle Sep 24, 2012 1:36 PM EDT   I’ve never seen a government official get quite this testy with a reporter. According to BuzzFeed, Clinton aide Philippe Reines sent quite the stream of profanity to one of their […]

Facebook has been flooded with complaints from users who say some of their old private messages have been re-published publicly on the social network.

Even though not validated yet Facebook denies the claim Facebook flooded with complaints after messages ‘bug’ Some Facebook users said that messages they had sent privately on the social network between 2007 and 2009 were being republished into their public timelines on the site Photo: REX FEATURES <!– […]

China delays approval of working visas

Firms made to wait as Beijing retaliates amid Senkakus flare-up Kyodo Sunday, Sep. 23, 2012 BEIJING — Japanese companies are experiencing delays in obtaining working visas for their employees from Chinese authorities due to the Senkaku Islands row, domestic business sources said. The delays have triggered concerns among […]

China warns Canada “Business is business. It should not be politicized,” in China’s Takeover over of Canadian Oil

China envoy warns Canada against politicizing Nexen deal Posted 2012/09/22 at 11:26 am EDT TORONTO, Sep. 22, 2012 (Reuters) — China’s ambassador to Canada warned in remarks published on Saturday against allowing domestic politics to drive the Canadian government’s decision on whether to approve Chinese state-owned oil company […]

Troika report on Greece could be delayed until US election: The Obama administration doesn’t want anything on a macroeconomic scale that is going to rock the global economy before November 6,”

An EU-IMF report on Greece’s debt could be delayed until after November 6, EU officials and diplomats say. The EU politicians want to avoid any shock to the global economy before the US presidential election, Reuters said. The report by the “troika” – the European Commission, European Central […]

U.S. Government wreckless use of TrapWire May have Compromised highly sensitive private information on Millions of Citizens

*Engineering Evil: Article Needs 2nd Source Confirmation   Secretive TrapWire company’s affiliations revealed Published: 20 September, 2012, 02:27 Edited: 20 September, 2012, 06:34 Just discovered documentation concerning the TrapWire secret surveillance system suggests that the San Diego-based Cubic Corporation did have a direct connection with the program, despite […]

Revolutionary life saving Palantir software denied to the 3rd Infantry Division because of Red tape. Even though the company offered its technology on a cost-free basis

Army Investigating 3rd Infantry Division’s Acquisition of Controversial Intel Software Sep. 20, 2012 – 06:16AM   | By PAUL MCLEARY An Aug. 16 email from the Army’s acting assistant secretary for acquisition, Heidi Shyu, demanded “immediate corrective action” after she discovered that the 3rd Infantry Division had attempted to […]

Chinese General: Prepare for Combat with Japan

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 China’s most powerful military leader, in an unusual public statement, last week ordered military forces to prepare for combat, as Chinese warships deployed to waters near disputed islands and anti-Japan protests throughout the country turned violent. Protests against the Japanese government’s purchase of three […]