Tag: Government

Turkish Graft Documents 17 DECEMBER OPERATION as leaked – Converted to PDF

EEV: Link here is to WordPress PDF file: 17 ARALIK OPERASYONU BAKANLAR FEZLEKESİ Egemen Bağış Zafer Çağlayan Muammer Güler Original leak source : The Twitter  pseudonym @HARAMZADELER333 EEV: First post published below for linking: R A P O R Soruşturma No        : İstanbul CBS 2012/120653 Tarih                          : 18.12.2013 İlgi      : […]

Riots erupt on streets of Istanbul after Turkish government clamps down on internet – Opponents say sweeping new powers are effort to hush-up corruption scandal

Protestors are angry over far-reaching government powers to block web pages ‘within hours’ The demonstrators threw stones and set off fireworks after riot police fired water cannons Prime Minister says new powers have been introduced to protect privacy, not stifle criticism By Sam Webb UPDATED:          13:46 EST, 9 […]

Bizarre Complaint Stems From Auto-Complete

  By RYAN ABBOTT   ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CN) – The federal government is stalking a former contractor because Google auto-completed his intended search: “How do I build a radio controlled airplane?” to the unfortunate query “How do I build a radio controlled bomb?” the man claims in court. […]

Listing of the Most Controversial Posts as of 27 NOV 2013

As requested we have posted the list in preparation for archiving: ‘Assassination market’: Bernanke tops ‘kill-list’ in crowd-sourced bitcoin fundraiser for wannabe hitmen Current Black Market Prices for People and Organs Dangerous experiment in fetal engineering Hackers publish CIA Director Brennan’s financial records Hackers release financial records for […]

“Every single sphere of British influence” in society is dominated by men and women who went to private school or who are from the “affluent middle class”

‘Truly shocking’ that the private-school educated and affluent middle class still run Britain, says Sir John Major The dominance of a private-school educated elite and well-heeled middle class   in the “upper echelons” of public life in Britain is “truly shocking”, Sir   John Major has said. State school educated […]

US discloses Israel’s top-secret military base outraging Tel-Aviv

  Published time: June 04, 2013 19:17      Edited time: June 04, 2013 21:05                                                                             An Arrow II battery, a U.S.-backed Israeli missile shield, is seen at Palmachim base, south of Tel Aviv May 29, 2013.(Reuters / Amir Cohen) The US government has inadvertently revealed the details of a top-secret […]

New Chinese President Xi aims to paint Africa red

Nile Bowie is a political analyst and photographer currently residing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Published time: March 12, 2013 10:51                                                                             China’s Communist Party Chief Xi Jinping (Reuters/Jason Lee) The fact that China’s incoming president, Xi Jinping, is set to visit Africa on his first foreign trip is […]

Armed forces are vulnerable to cyber attack, warn MPs ” entire combat units, such as aircraft and warships, could be rendered completely dysfunctional by a cyber attack “

Commons Defence Committee said threat to UK security had ability to evolve at ‘almost unimaginable speed’ Gavin Cordon Wednesday, 9 January 2013 The armed forces are now so dependent on information technology that their ability to operate could be “fatally compromised” by a sustained cyber attack, MPs warned […]

The White House has warned Britain that its position on the world stage could be significantly weakened by leaving the European Union.

Britain will be weaker without EU, says USA With David Cameron now saying a Britain out of Europe was now ‘imaginable’, US agitation has reached a new high Photo: Thierry Roge/EPA   By Alex Spillius, Diplomatic Correspondent 9:00PM GMT 18 Dec 2012 The Obama administration has expressed concern at […]

David Cameron has been told he cannot “repatriate” powers from Brussels to Britain because membership of the European Union is “for life”.

Europe is ‘for life’, Francois Hollande tells David Cameron in EU power spat David Cameron has been rebuked by France over his plans to repatriate powers from the EU By Tim Ross, and Bruno Waterfield in Brussels 2:27PM GMT 14 Dec 2012 The French President, Francois Hollande, declared […]

Drugs giant Novartis warns jobs may go overseas: said bringing a drug to an NHS trust, securing clinical trials and getting approval, is inefficient and takes too long

The Government must tackle the red-tape and research hold-ups hampering Britain’s pharmaceutical industry or risk seeing jobs and investment disappear overseas, one of the industry’s leading companies has warned. Novartis global finance director Jon Symonds said that while the UK has made “great strides” in supporting life sciences, […]

Senior Government minister has accused the EU of squandering Britain’s international aid budget on schemes that often have nothing to do with alleviating world poverty.

Senior Tory accuses EU of “squandering” Britain’s aid budget Alan Duncan has accused the EU of “squandering” Britain’s international aid budget. Photo: Justin Sutcliffe Robert Mendick and Andrew Gilligan 9:00PM BST 29 Sep 2012 Alan Duncan, the minister of state for aid, said the Department for International Development […]