Monthly Archives: June 2013

Thousands of protesters take to streets in Egypt – Financial Times

ABC News Thousands of protesters take to streets in EgyptFinancial TimesEgypt appeared to be poised on the brink of a leap into an uncharted and potentially violent chapter as thousands of opponents of Mohamed Morsi, the elected Islamist president, took … Continue reading

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Cousteau grandson pays tribute by trying to beat undersea record

MIAMI (Reuters) – Third-generation oceanographer Fabien Cousteau will attempt to spend a record 31 days living and working underwater in a bus-sized laboratory submerged in the warm, turquoise Atlantic off the Florida Keys. Reuters: Entertainment News

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German prosecutors probe NSA surveillance claims

BERLIN (AP) — German federal prosecutors say they are looking into whether reported U.S. electronic surveillance programs broke German laws. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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Singapore tightens tax evasion measures

From Monday, anyone found guilty of assisting tax evasion in the Asian city state will be liable to charges normally reserved for money-laundering offences Financial Times – Asia homepage

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It Could Be A Long Summer Ahead For Gold Bulls

By Tim Iacono: Precious Metals Weekly Market Wrap Another round of lowered price forecasts for precious metals combined with more outflows from ETFs to spur yet another sell-off for gold and silver. A short-covering rally late in the week recouped … Continue reading

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Rosberg wins as tyre drama overshadows British GP

NICO ROSBERG won a thrilling race at Silverstone after FOUR dangerous blowouts raised more safety concerns Sport RSS feed

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Arsenal Transfer Round Up: Gunners target £12m Manchester City defender

Arsenal Transfer Round Up: Gunners target £12m Manchester City defender – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal have made the first move for Manchester United’s striker Wayne Rooney, by submitting a formal bid of £20million for the England international. The 27-year-old … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Mohamed Morsi faces mass protests: live updates – The Guardian

CBC.ca Egypt's Mohamed Morsi faces mass protests: live updatesThe GuardianEgyptian protesters in Tahrir Square Egyptian protesters chant slogans against Egypt's Mohamed Morsi while waving Egyptian flags on top of a traffic light during a rally in Tahrir Square in Cairo. … Continue reading

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Germany compares reported US bugging to ‘Cold War’

BERLIN (AP) — A top German official accused the United States on Sunday of using "Cold War" methods against its allies, after a German magazine cited secret intelligence documents to claim that U.S. spies bugged European Union offices. Tech News … Continue reading

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EU demands answers over US spy claims

A transatlantic row over surveillance has worsened over claims the US bugged EU offices Financial Times – Asia homepage

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