(WorldDental) – Statistics from a study conducted by the New Zealand Ministry of Health suggest that there are no advantages derived from fluoridation. These statistics actually match similar arguments set forth by the American Dental Association. Continue reading
(CounterCurrents) – Thousands across Gaza live with severe injuries: youth war amputees, mothers severely burned by phosphorus bombs, countless Palestinians coping with physiological wounds, all injuries stemming from the disaster wrought on Gaza by the Israeli military assault in the winter of 2008/2009.
And war injuries remain a consistent reality in 2010.
“Every night, even last night, Israeli warplanes bombed Gaza,” said Muawiya Hassanein, director-general of ambulance and emergency services for the Palestinian Ministry of Health, in an interview from Gaza City during the recent strikes. Continue reading
New rules to be introduced by government decree will require people who upload videos onto the Internet to obtain authorization from the Communications Ministry similar to that required by television broadcasters, drastically reducing freedom to communicate over the Web, opposition lawmakers have warned. Continue reading
(WAPost) – Two people have been executed in China for their involvement in deadly riots in Tibet last year, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, the first officially confirmed to have been carried out. Continue reading
(Haaretz) – The Hamas Health Ministry is claiming that since the Israel Defense Forces operation in Gaza last winter, a higher percentage of children have been born with birth defects, the Ma’an news agency has reported. Continue reading
The Interior Ministry, currently headed by Wolfgang Schäuble, plans to expand the authority of the German state to spy on its own citizens. The domestic secret service will be given far-reaching powers and the separation of the police and secret services will be largely abolished. Continue reading
(Truthout) – To public fury, the country is handing over control of its oilfields to foreign companies. Continue reading
“Time is running out, and Israel has decided not to depend on the United Nations in terms of sanctions on Iran”, Israeli daily Ynet said on Friday. The Israeli Foreign Ministry has launched extensive diplomatic activities aimed at pressuring a series of the world’s leading countries to impose sanctions on Iran, even if the Security Council fails to make such a decision. Continue reading
The army in Switzerland is starting to stockpile “swine flu” vaccines as it gears up for a mass forced vaccination of the Swiss population in autumn, according to a report in the Basler Zeitung. Continue reading
The convoy got through!!!!! While we gathered at the Egyptian Mission to the UN one of the women got a call from Galloway, Barron & McKinney announcing that an agreement was reached – everything could go through but the trucks. They could unload the trucks and bring everything into Gaza at the crossing but the trucks couldn’t be donated. Continue reading
(Guardian) – A detained British embassy employee in Tehran is to be put on trial as the supposed orchestrator of the mass protests that followed last month’s bitterly disputed Iranian presidential election, despite Britain’s insistence that the charges against him are false. Continue reading
(BBC) – Iran continues hostility to western media, threatening harsher action if ‘interference’ in country’s affairs continues Continue reading