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Video flash- Egyptian insurgents blow up Gas Pipeline at Sinai, Alaska Super Storm

In a word with you, Afrika, China Town, Crime and human story, Global terror, La Amerika, Nature and Environment on November 10, 2011 at 2:36 pm

Militants blew up the Gas pipleine at Sinai supplying Jordan and Israel

Published on Nov 10, 2011 by AssociatedPress

Attackers set off explosives along a gas pipeline in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula that transports fuel to neighbouring Israel and Jordan early on Thursday, Egypt’s state news agency MENA reported. (Nov. 10)

Raw Video: Super Storm Batters Alaska’s Coast

From: AssociatedPress | Nov 9, 2011 | 2,210 views

One of the most powerful storms to hit western Alaska in nearly 40 years battered coastal communities Wednesday with snow and hurricane-force winds, forcing some residents to seek higher ground as it knocked out power and ripped up roofs. (Nov. 9

Raw Video: Deadly 5.7 Quake in Turkey

From: AssociatedPress | Nov 9, 2011 | 756 views

Turkish media reports say at least three people have been killed and more than 50 are trapped in the rubble of a hotel that collapsed after a 5.7-magnitude quake hit the province of Van, where hundreds died in a 7.2 earthquake last month. (Nov. 9)

Growing concern over China’s ‘disappeared’

From: AlJazeeraEnglish | Nov 10, 2011 | 302 views

Dozens of Chinese activists, lawyers, and bloggers have been victims of state-backed, extrajudicial detentions over the years, of which many have simply disappeared, not to be seen again for months.

Human Rights Watch says these disappearances are an alarming new trend which the government is refusing to address.

Many human rights organisations and activists are concerned that the country is currently working on a new draft of its criminal law that would make disappearances legal.

Al Jazeera’s Melissa Chan reports from Beijing

Volcanic eruption at Congo, Stampede tragedy at Ganges, China’s Military Build up

In Adventure, Afrika, China Town, Crime and human story, La Amerika, Live Stream Videos-Latest Reports, Nature and Environment on November 8, 2011 at 3:58 pm

Volcanic eruption in Eastern Congo has been spewing lava and smoke since weeks

Published on Nov 8, 2011 by AssociatedPress

Africa’s most active volcano has sent a spectacular display of lava and bright orange smoke and ash into the night sky in Virunga National Park, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. (Nov. 8)
Volcano Continues to Erupt in Eastern Congo by NTDTV

Published on Nov 8, 2011 by AssociatedPress

A stampede killed 16 Hindu pilgrims and injured about 50 during a religious ceremony on Tuesday on the banks of the Ganges River in northern India, an official said. NOTE: Graphic content. (Nov. 8)

Guatemala moves to the right with a new leader

From: Euronews | Nov 6, 2011 | 209 views

The central American nation of Guatemala has elected a new president. He is a retired right-wing general called Otto Perez and he will be the first military man to take power since democracy was restored in 1986.

Perez has promised a crackdown on violent crime and to protect the country from Mexican drug cartels

China’s growing military might

From: AlJazeeraEnglish | Nov 7, 2011 | 1,873 views

China’s growing military capability has been a growing concern among Asian countries in recent years.

The issue is expected to be one of the key points on the agenda of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Hawaii this week.

Al Jazeera’s Melissa Chan reports from Beijing, the Chinese capital.

Islamist Terror Strike at Nigeria over 100 Killed, Suicide bombings at Baghdad

In Afrika, Crime and human story, Global terror, Ground zero defilement, Live Stream Videos-Latest Reports, terror tora tora on November 6, 2011 at 7:04 pm

More than 150 people confirmed already dead in a string of devastating Terror strikes with bombs set at Churches, Mosques and government buildings and Gunmen shootings in a frenzy of mayhem let loose by Islamist Boko Haram at Nigeria

Published on Nov 6, 2011 by AssociatedPress

More than 100 died in a series of attacks in northeast Nigeria launched by a radical Muslim sect, a Nigerian Red Cross official said Sunday, as sect gunmen shot and killed another police officer. (Nov. 6)

Published on Nov 6, 2011 by Euronews The death toll continues to rise after a series of deadly militant attacks in Nigeria.

Initial reports said about 65 people died in bombings and shootings on Friday in the northeastern city of Damaturu.

But now the number of dead has climbed to at least 150, according to some officials.

Militants bombed churches, mosques, government buildings and police stations.

The Boko Haram sect has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

It launched a campaign of terrorism two years ago with the aim of imposing Islamic sharia law in the country.

Baghdad blasts kill eight

From: Euronews | Nov 6, 2011 | 74 views

At least eight people are reported dead and dozens injured after three bomb blasts rocked the Iraqi capital.

The explosions struck the busy Shurja market in central Baghdad on the first day of the Muslim festival of Eid.

The number of people killed by violence in Iraq rose sharply last month with a string of roadside and suicide bombings in Baghdad.

US is due to withdraw all its forces from Iraq by the end of the year.

Military leaders had expressed fears militants would become more active as American troops packed up and left

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