Saturday, April 26, 2008

Soaring Food Prices

A sharp rise in food prices has developed into a global crisis, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday. Ban urged leaders of the international community to sit down together on an "urgent basis" to discuss how to improve economic distribution systems and promote the production of agricultural products. - The Associated Press, 25 April 08

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Tibet Steals (Lime)Light Off Beijing Olympics

Oh & btw - just read this today... :)
The (Indian) government was on Tuesday claiming to have made adequate security arrangements to ensure that the Olympic torch relay in the Capital on April 17 was not disrupted, but Tibetan protesters took the security personnel by surprise by taking out their own ‘protest torch relay’ on Rajpath. The protesters were stopped by the police and placed under arrest. Delhi Police PRO Rajan Bhagat said that 27 Tibetan protesters, including 12 women, were arrested by the Tilak Marg police under preventive sections and will be produced before a city court on Wednesday. - The Times of India, 16 April 2008

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