Sunday, February 27, 2011

New clashes in downtown Tunis

New clashes erupted Sunday in downtown Tunis, following protests that left three dead.
Young people have engaged in vandalism, while police tried to disperse them using tear gas.
The youth tried to go to the Interior Ministry. He broke the windows of buildings, throwing stones and put up barricades. They defied the ban the Department of movement for pedestrians and cars on Avenue Habib Bourguiba from Saturday 18 pm until midnight Sunday.

Depart Gaddafi "inevitable" (Italy)

The departure of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is "inevitable", said today the Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said, adding that the situation in that country had reached "a point of no return", when asked by Sky TV BT -24. Asked by a journalist on the possible departure of Colonel Qaddafi, the leader of Italian diplomacy said: "It's inevitable." "The situation in Libya has reached a point of no return," he added. "We had never seen a situation where the leader of a regime gives the order to kill his own brothers and sisters into mercenaries pay up," said Mr. Frattini.

Friday, February 25, 2011

LIVE. Libya protesters amid the shelling in Tripoli

Then they hold the entire eastern part of the country and progress to the west, this Friday, the day of prayer, opponents of the regime of Colonel Gaddafi called for a rally in Tripoli. The "Guide" Will it withstand the pressure of the people? Thursday, in another speech to the people he accused bin Laden of manipulating the Libyans and did not appear ready to relinquish power. Meanwhile, remittances continue and the international community amplifies its pressure. The Security Council of the United Nations in particular must meet this Friday to address the issue of the crisis in Libya and the Council of Human Rights the UN must decide on a suspension of Libya from the organization.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Tobacco, fellatio and cunnilingus: what is the most dangerous?

An astonishing discovery in the triggers of cancer buccopharyngés: fellatio and cunnilingus have overtaken tobacco! The culprit is HPV, the leading cause of cancer of the cervix.
The hypothesis of a relationship between infection of human papillomavirus and cancers buccopharyngés (from the mouth and throat) had already been advanced by Professor Torbjörn Ramqvist Swedish Karolinska Institute. This hypothesis has been confirmed by Dr. Maura Gillison, a professor of medicine at the University of Ohio.

China sends an emergency team in New Zealand

China sent the request of the New Zealand government, a rescue team in the city of Christchurch, said Thursday the spokesman of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ma.
According to the China Earthquake Administration, the ten-member team consists of experts and rescuers.
China is ready to provide assistance as needed from New Zealand, Ma said at a regular press conference.
He said the Chinese government has paid great attention to developments following the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that rocked Christchurch Tuesday, one of the largest cities in New Zealand. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi expressed their condolences to their counterparts in New Zealand.

Gaddafi accuses bin Laden

In an audio message, the Libyan Head of State presents his condolences to the families of victims of violence.
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi spoke Thursday afternoon in an audio message broadcast on Libyan television and presented as a phone-line. Two days after he vowed to quell protests against his rule, the colonel expressed his condolences for the "children of Libya" dead in the violence, while denouncing the manipulation of young Libyans by Osama bin Laden.

LIVE: Libya at the edge of chaos

While Muammar Gaddafi, determined to retain power, had promised the day before regaining control of the situation and a "butcher" for the demonstrators, the stock was significantly different in the early evening: the east coast of Libya would be "dropped "the hands of opponents. Meanwhile, the Islamist movement Al-Qaeda itself has gained ground, making the coastal town of Derna, on the east, its stronghold. The international community has clamped down significantly during the day, referring to how increasingly assertive implementation of sanctions against the Qaddafi regime, not just economic. The European Union and the United States clearly invoke sanctions. President Barack Obama must speak for the first time on Libya, by tomorrow. 

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Xavier Dolan begins his third film

(BANG) - Xavier Dolan will begin in a few days filming Laurence Anyways.Xavier Dolan soon begin on February 27 started shooting his third feature film, Laurence Anyways.
 The winter scenes will be shot until 12 April and will resume filming in mid-September to late October, Montreal and Charlevoix.
 In this new film we follow Laurence (Melvil Poupaud) who on the day of its 30th anniversary in 1989, tells his friend, Fred (Suzanne Clement), his intention to become a woman. Then came a series of adventures that will feel the torque.

Bernie and petrodollars

It's still ironic. In hopes of raising more money, Bernie Ecclestone has increased threats to the organizers of the Grand Prix of France, England, Austria, Belgium and, of course, Canada, in recent years .
Some of these countries have lost their annual race, others have kept the price of huge investments. Still others, and we know only too well in Quebec, have had endless psychodrama, losing their Grand Prix, then finding a year later.

The great visit to Montreal

Thierry Henry and the New York Red Bulls face the Impact Will
World champion in 1998, Thierry Henry treads the Lawn Of The Saputo Stadium, Wednesday, May 11 while the New York Red Bulls Will Face the Montreal Impact, in a friendly match.
The club of Major League Soccer (MLS), a future opponent of the Montreal club championship in 2012, Will land in Montreal with SEVERAL international figures. In addition to forming The European Stars Who Made history of French football history footwork Both Than That of His left hand, the Mexican defender Rafa Marquez, will travel.

Oral cancer: oral sex more dangerous than tobacco

Fellatio and cunnilingus have taken precedence in recent years on tobacco as triggers for cancers of the mouth and throat in the United States, especially among young, U.S. doctors reported.
Responsible for this phenomenon is the human papillomavirus (HPV). The latter is known to cause many sexually transmitted infections and is the leading cause of cancer of the cervix in women.
United States, people infected with HPV are at 32 times more likely to suffer from oropharyngeal cancer than the rest of the population. In comparison, the risk for smokers is 3 times higher, "said Maura Gillison, a professor of medicine at the University of Ohio at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS ) in Washington.

Tunisia requested the extradition of Leila Ben Ali Trabelsi

The Tunisian authorities have sent to Saudi Arabia a formal request for extradition which has been accused of corruption in built form of government. Tunisia has officially claimed Monday, February 21 to Saudi Arabia to extradite Leila Trabelsi, the wife of the ousted president and initiated the Battle of the dissolution of the powerful Democratic Constitutional Rasseblement, RCD, the party of deposed President Ben Ali. At the same time, the authorities announced the arrest of the killer of Polish priest found slain Friday near Tunis, saying he was a carpenter who worked in the Tunisian school where the priest was discovered death. His death was strongly condemned by the government and the main Islamist group in the country, Nahda (Renaissance), which is prohibited under Ben Ali.

The AU mediators continue to mediate in Abidjan

Four of the five heads of state charged by the African Union mediation in Côte d'Ivoire continued Tuesday their mission, in the absence of their counterpart from Burkina Faso Blaise Compaore.
After meeting the day before the incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo, they had to go in the day in the Gulf where the hotel is entrenched rival northerner Alassane Ouattara from the presidential election on November 28.
Ouattara was declared the winner by the Independent Electoral Commission, the UN, AU, ECOWAS and the quasi-totality of the international community. But Gbagbo proclaimed his re-election by a constitutional council in his hand and refuses to cede power.

Major opposition demonstration in Manama

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Manama, Bahrain's capital, to demand the departure of the government.
The demonstrators moved towards the Place de la Perle, the epicenter of the controversy, a distance of about 3 kilometers from the starting point of the march.
The demonstrators, including many women, have raised a huge banner with photographs of the seven Shiites killed during the repression of the protest movement and on which is written: "March of loyalty to the martyrs. "

Gaddafi refused to leave and is threatening

The Libyan regime's strongman, Muammar Gaddafi, has no intention of leaving office and intends to fight to preserve it.
This much was announced by the Libyan dictator Tuesday during an address to the nation.
Describing himself as "a Bedouin warrior" who has brought glory to his country and as the leader of the Revolution Muammar Gaddafi said he would not leave Libya and he will fight until the last drop of blood to stay.
"I shall die as martyrs if necessary," he told the crowd gathered on the green square to listen. Drugs and hallucinogenic pills

Sunday, February 20, 2011

A huge crowd buries demonstrators killed in Benghazi

The streets of the city would be in the hands of tens of thousands of opponents of the Gaddafi regime. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered Sunday in Benghazi, Libya's second city, to bring in earth demonstrators killed by security forces, witnesses said. The violence on Saturday night to Sunday brought to 173 the number of people killed in four days of fighting, centered on Benghazi and nearby cities, according to a report prepared by the advocacy organization Human Rights Rights Watch (HRW), headquartered in New York.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Crown Prince of Bahrain ordered the police to stay away

MANAMA - Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa on Saturday ordered police to "stay away from gatherings, " as protesters returned to the Place de la Perle, a center of protest to Manama.The Crown Prince, Deputy Commander of the Armed Forces, at the same time asked the protesters to disperse "to avoid a confrontation" with police, said the official news agency BNA Bahrain."We order all security forces to withdraw immediately from assembly areas (...) as we ask those gathered to leave these places to avoid hanging, and according to our initiative for a return to calm, "he said.

Libya: 24 dead in Benghazi yesterday

Twenty-four people were killed yesterday in clashes between anti-regime demonstrators and security forces in Benghazi, reports and hospital sources close to the reformist newspaper Quryna Seif el-Islam Kadhafi, a son of Libyan leader.
"Eighteen people were killed Friday in Benghazi," he told AFP on condition of anonymity a source of Al-Jala Hospital in this city located at 1,000 km east of Tripoli. Shortly afterwards, the newspaper Quryna confirmed this assessment on its website, saying also that six deaths had been reported by the Medical Center of Benghazi.

Gbagbo's forces dispersed demonstrators

ABIDJAN - The security forces loyal to Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo out Saturday in Abidjan dispersed supporters of Alassane Ouattara, leader of the state recognized by the international community that would respond to the call for a "revolution" in Egypt.
"Enough is enough, Gbagbo released" almost three months after the election on November 28 that plunged the country into a serious crisis, the camp Ouattara wanted by this operation follow the footsteps of the Tunisians and Egyptians to hunt out .

The new SLK world premiere in Toronto

The Toronto show has finally been entitled to a first-class. And not North America but globally. Mercedes-Benz had booked a surprise Thursday: the first public appearance of the latest SLK.
The convertible roadster to be presented in Geneva next month. Too bad for the Swiss. The model unveiled in Toronto is the 350 with a V6 3.5-liter 302-horsepower direct injection. A SLK 250, entry-level model, is approached later, accompanied by a 4-cylinder turbocharged 1.8-liter 201 horsepower.

Lady GaGa Maria Aragon calls for a duet!

Remember, this week we told you about a young Canadian ten years interpreting the tube by Lady GaGa, Born This Way on Youtube! Mini Miss has even managed to cry the star, who had confided after listening: "That's why I make music, it is the future."
The little Maria Aragon just had a nice surprise, since the singer sent him a personal message when she was invited to a local radio show.

Analysis: Clearly a seller's market ...

Those who still had doubts were confirmed yesterday.
The trading period in the NHL, which ends in 10 days, is clearly in favor of selling club. The CEO of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Brian Burke, has finally traded unloved defender Tomas Kaberle and earned the maximum return: a first-round pick, a leading hope, Joe Colborne, a 6-foot center 5 inches drafted in the first round by the Boston Bruins in 2008, and perhaps even a second-round pick if Kaberle chooses to stay in Boston rather than test the free agent market after 1 July.

The beginning of the end for Gaddafi?

The call, relayed on Twitter yesterday, showed the feverish enthusiasm which animated the opponents of the regime, whether in the field or, very often, abroad. Events have indeed shaken the city of Derna, Al-Baida, and obviously Benghazi, the second largest city, but there was violent repression. Balances dénombrent at least forty dead since Tuesday, but some sources say that number could be much higher.
In his office in Geneva, Switzerland, the secretary general of the Libyan League for Human Rights is very concerned. "The government has ordered that the doors of hospitals are closed to demonstrators injured. They also ordered the ambulances do not get injured. And Libya is on the board of Human Rights UN! "Sliman Bouchuiguir protests, joined by The Press yesterday.

Bahrain: the protesters up tents

The police tried to block access to the Place de la Perle, in the capital. But opponents have returned.
Protesters began to erect tents instead of the Pearl in Manama, where they returned Saturday two days after dispersal by security forces of a sit-in.
Thousands of protesters were actually assembled in the square, the epicenter of the pro-democracy protest, shortly after the withdrawal of the army of Manama as demanded by the opposition, mainly Shiite. Thursday at dawn, security forces forcibly dispersed protestors camped on this spot for the second consecutive night to demand reforms, killing four protesters. 

Severe cuts for Wisniewski

(CKAC Sports) It was not until late afternoon that we should inquire about the health of defenseman James Wisniewski, cut on the cheek by a puck in Edmonton Thursday night.A photograph circulating on Facebook shows he suffered a deep cut on his left cheek. However, since he was discharged from the hospital, is believed to have suffered no fractures.The Canadiens will train only in the afternoon on Friday. Therefore it is only then that we should have details on his condition.

The PQ and oil Anticosti

According to Pauline Marois, the sale by Hydro-Québec of its oil rights to the company Petrolia will lose hundreds of billions of dollars to Quebec. This would actually be $ 240 billion, since it is the value of oil that would contain the island, as estimated by Petrolia. For Ms. Marois, the presumed value of property alleged translates directly into less revenue for government. What is somewhat surprising.
In the same breath, without seeing any contradiction there, it requires a thorough study of the BAPE before the start of exploration. Question: we drill or not drill or not Ms. Marois? Because if we do not drill, I wonder what is this talk about the hundreds of billions lost.

Obama condemns use of violence in Bahrain, Libya and Yemen

Barack Obama on Friday condemned the use of violence against demonstrators in Bahrain, Libya and Yemen, and urged the governments of these countries to exercise restraint.The U.S. president said he was "deeply concerned" by reports of violence in the country holding demonstrations against the regime."The United States condemns the use of violence by governments against peaceful demonstrators in the country and wherever it might happen, " said Bush. His statement was read by a spokesman for the White House Jay Carney reporters aboard Air Force One traveling with Barack Obama between California and Oregon.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Suppressed the rebellion in blood in Bahrain

At least 4 dead and 200 wounded. The response of the military in the tiny kingdom of Bahrain was brutal yesterday to expel hundreds of demonstrators camped up the Pearl in the capital, Manama. Appeals for calm were heard around the world including the United States who own the island a major military base. Sunni dynasty, which ruled the country, she will yield ground to the demands of its predominantly Shiite population?

Two million Egyptians are celebrating the victory Tahrir Square

CAIRO (Reuters) - Millions of Egyptians celebrated Friday in the joy of their success "Revolution of the Nile", which led to the fall, a week ago today, President Hosni Mubarak, in power for 30 years.
According to the official news agency Mena, who had downplayed or outright ignored the strong popular mobilization during the 18 days that changed the history of Egypt, two million people gathered in Tahrir Square and its surroundings.
But apart from this great place in Cairo, which was the beating heart of the revolution, hundreds of thousands of people participated in the rest of the country at this "victory march" aimed to pay tribute to 365 victims repression.

Yemen: At least 4 injured in the repression of a new event

SANAA - Supporters of the regime in Yemen were violently attacked an opposition demonstration on Friday in Sanaa, while the violence continued in Aden (south) after the death of three protesters.
At least four protesters were injured when supporters of the ruling General People's Congress (GPC) attacked them with truncheons, axes and sticks, according to an AFP correspondent and witnesses.
Thousands of young people, mostly students, had gathered after Friday prayers in the main artery of the capital, al-Zubair street, repeating a single slogan: "The people want the fall of the regime."

Born This Way Madness

The wave Born This Way sweeping Quebec. The new song of Lady Gaga, she read in the last Grammy Awards, is selling like hotcakes, and relentlessly demanding the listeners with radio stations.
According to the record label Universal, 44 000 copies of "Born This Way were sold at home in three days, from Friday to Sunday, mostly on iTunes.
"The record is 40,000 in a week, said Jonathan Bergeron, representing the promotion and marketing at Universal.

Habs acquire Paul Mara Ducks

MONTREAL --- The Chief of the Montreal Canadiens, Pierre Gauthier, announced late evening the acquisition of defenseman Paul Mara of the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a fifth-round pick, previously acquired from Anaheim in the deal that sent Maxim Lapierre in Anaheim, December 31, 2010.
      31 years old, Mara, who joined for the first time Canadians as a free agent July 10, 2009, took part in 33 games with the Ducks this season, collecting one goal, one assist, for a total of two points and 40 penalty minutes. In 714 NHL games, including 42 with the Canadiens, with whom he recorded eight assists in 2009-2010, the defender of 6'4''and 207 lbs tallied 64 goals, 185 grants and a total of 249 points, be awarded more than 728 minutes of punishment.

Yemen: Supporters and opponents of the plan clash

  The Yemeni capital, Sanaa has again been the scene Thursday in clashes between supporters and opponents of the government in power. Protesters demanding the ouster of President Ali Abdallah Saleh, in power for 32 years. The clashes left one person dead in Aden in the south.
Yemeni opponents are they now follow the path of the Egyptians and Tunisians? While Thursday Bahrain and Libya were also plagued by unrest, unrest continued in the main cities of Yemen for the seventh consecutive day. In the south, Aden, one protester was killed when police dispersed a rally. In Sanaa, the capital, 800 government supporters attacked opponents of 1500 with clubs and daggers. Protesters responded by throwing stones. At least forty people were injured.