06 Oct

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective



More Nato lorries burnt in Pakistan

At least 22 tankers are set on fire and one driver killed in the Pakistani city of Quetta, police officials say.
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2010 12:18 GMT


US judge bans Guantanamo witness

Court delays start of the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo Bay detainee citing irregularities with state witness.
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2010 16:04 GMT


Rabbis visit burnt West Bank mosque
Jewish religious leaders hand over Qurans in symbolic act of peace after mosque was apparently attacked by settlers.
Bilal Randeree Last Modified: 06 Oct 2010 16:07 GMT

Israeli soldiers and Palestinians clashed after local demonstrators were stopped from reaching a protest site [AFP] 

Palestinians in a West Bank town have received a group of Jewish Rabbis who brought copies of the Quran to replace those burnt and damaged in what locals say was an attack on a mosque by Jewish settlers.

Nidal Thawabte, the mayor of Beit Fajjar, told Al Jazeera that the Rabbis were received by the town as men of God and not as settlers because they did not identify themselves as settlers.


Dissent in the age of Obama

Cindy Sheehan 06 Oct 2010 13:50 GMT
Peace activists had high hopes of an Obama presidency only to face the harsh realities of FBI raids and intimidation………………..


Sally Connally Hardie: Environmental campaigner and philanthropist

Scotland has benefited hugely from a number of American ladies, married to Scots, who have not only been generous philanthropists to a range of worthwhile causes but who have brought forthright intelligence and opinions to the life of Scotland.




Nevada’s voters lose their taste for tea

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Guy Adams: The Democrats were braced for defeat – and then the Republican Party got stuck with Sharron Angle…………….


Meet the lone protester taking on Glenn Beck

6 Oct 2010: Matt Sky, 26, stands outside Fox News HQ for up to eight hours a day campaigning against the rightwing TV and radio host——————————————————-

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