Category Archives: World

10Feb/15

What DSK Knew

(BVO) – Outside the courthouse, topless women protest as Dominique Strauss-Kahn heads into court.

Inside the courthouse the former IMF chief faces pimping charges.
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10Feb/15

Spain’s Podemos party says Falciani, source of HSBC leaks, to advise it

The leader of Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos (We Can) confirms that Herve Falciani, the so-called HSBC whistle-blower, will help his party with its election programme by producing a tax fraud report for the Spanish party.

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10Feb/15

Supporters, families of Common Man Party leaders celebrate Delhi polls victory

Supporters and family members of leaders of India’s Aam Aadmi, or the Common Man Party, celebrate party’s record mandate win in Delhi assembly polls.

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10Feb/15

NYC cop indicted for fatal stairwell shooting of unarmed man -WSJ

NYPD officer indicted in the death of an unarmed black man who was shot and killed in November.
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10Feb/15

Police seize lost ‘Da Vinci’ painting in Switzerland

Italian and Swiss Police have seized a lost painting attributed to Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci from a bank vault in Switzerland.
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10Feb/15

EU solution to Italy migrant deaths needed – UNHCR

A spokewoman for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) says a recent incident that resulted in the deaths of 29 African migrants trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean demonstrated once again that the European Union needed a “proper” solution to save more lives.

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10Feb/15

Malaysia’s Anwar jailed for 5 years after losing appeal in sodomy trial

(NVO) – Convicted of sodomy — Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim arrives at prison Tuesday — where he is sentenced to serve five years.
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10Feb/15

Massachusetts struggles to remove snow after massive storm

Large snow storm in Massachusetts shuts down Boston transit and schools.
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