Friday, August 26, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/26/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/26/2011A suicide bomber in the Nigerian capital Abuja exploded his car at the main building of the UN compound, killing at least 18 people. The Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the blast.

Meanwhile, in Libya, rebel forces supported by NATO are attacking Moammar Gheddafi’s hometown Sirte, where the former dictator is believed to have holed up, along with Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bomber.

In other news, a consortium of the most wealthy citizens in France has petitioned the government to raise their taxes, in order to help pay off the country’s debts.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, Caroline Glick, CSP, Diana West, JP, Kitman, Nilk, Rembrandt, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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Caveat: Articles in the news feed are posted “as is”. Gates of Vienna cannot vouch for the authenticity or accuracy of the contents of any individual item posted here. We check each entry to make sure it is relatively interesting, not patently offensive, and at least superficially plausible. The link to the original is included with each item’s title. Further research and verification are left to the reader.

2 comments:

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