04 Aug

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective




Egypt resumes trials of former officials  

Ex-interior minister Habib al-Adly and senior security officials face charges over their role in killing of protesters.

Last Modified: 04 Aug 2011 12:04 GMT


Shell faces first Nigeria spill claims in UK

British court rules that Bodo community can seek compensation from Dutch oil giant after oil spills devastate area.

Last Modified: 04 Aug 2011 05:49 GMT


Hosni Mubarak is seen on a huge TV screen outside the Police Military Academy in Cairo, as the former Egyptian president enters the courtroom on a hospital bed

Mubarak faces wrath of nation he terrorised

Robert Fisk: This was a moment when a country proved not only that its revolution was real, but that its victims were real.


Villagers from Las Dos Erres protested with red roses at the trial

Guatemalan soldiers get 6,060 years for civil war massacre

Guy Adams: A court in Guatemala has sentenced four retired army officers to each serve 6,060 years in prison for carrying out one of the most notorious atrocities in the country’s 36-year civil war.


World Politics

Britain rules out military action against Syria

Britain will continue to press for international action against the Syrian regime amid a brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters, a Foreign Office minister said.


Nigeria oil spill clean-up ‘will take 30 years’

Oil spill in Oloibiri Town, Niger Delta

 A succession of oil spills by Shell and other companies over half a century will cost $1bn to clean up, says major UN report 

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re Mubarak faces the wrath of those he terrorized . . . using the money we have given to support him for so many years.

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