Posts Tagged ‘rebels’
POOLSIDE: Rebel fighters and civillians walk near the swimming pool inside the house of Aisha Gaddafi the daughter of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli. Muammar Gaddafi’s son al-Saadi liked fast cars, yachts and football, and his beachfront villa was stocked with his expensive toys. His sister Aisha lived in a two-storey mansion with a..
Russia clashes over energy with Belarus, Ukraine, EU
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Simple test may predict life expectancy
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
For North Korea, next step is a nuclear test?
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
NASA releases “Told Ya So” apocalypse video early
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of Col Muammar Gaddafi who was responsible for majority of the regime’s contact with the West, had been detained, officials from the International Criminal Court confirmed. The western educated 38 year-old, who also acted as his father’s official spokesman, was held by rebels in Libya. Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo confirmed late..
Two Libyan rebels drive a battered car yesterday – in a scene that appears to have come straight from the hit film ‘Mad Max’. One of the fighters held a powerful grenade launcher, looking just like tough man peace fighter ‘Mad’ Man Rockatansky in the 1979 film. Stars of the revolution: These two Libyan..
The burnt-out waterfront building was once the local branch of Libya’s hated high court. In the past three weeks, it has been transformed into a bustling hub of civic society, home to a daily newspaper, a recording studio and a press center. The dramatic shift highlights one of the main challenges facing the rebels seeking..
Libyan rebels pushed west on Thursday, extending their grip on a key coast road as Muammar Gaddafi received a warning he would be held to account at The Hague for suspected crimes by his security forces. Venezuela said the Libyan leader had agreed to its proposal for an international commission to negotiate an end to..