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Terrorist? | March 26, 2007

The news today had images of the Rev I. Paisley and Gerry Adams not just in the same room but at the same table (albeit with a space in between).

Then again we see other images of what our world is supposed to be like right now, and one just despairs. 

Sri Lanka government plans to defeat terrorism

Sunil C. Perera – Reporting from
Colombo, 26 March, (Asiantribune.com): The Government says it is determined to face any challenge in its fight against terrorism. It further points out all sections of the Sri Lankan society should extend fullest cooperation to the government in this national endeavor. The LTTE terrorists are facing a severe defeat in the northern and eastern war front. It is common practice terrorists’ organizations to resort to cowardly attacks in the face of defeats in the battle front. A special media release issued by the government in connection with the LTTE attempt to attack the Katunayake air force camp and says a light aircraft has dropped 3 bombs at the air base but only two of them exploded. Three air force personnel died and 16 others suffered injuries. The release further says neither the fighter aircraft at the hangers of the air force camp nor the runner way was damaged. The Bandaranaike International airport is in full operation for all incoming and outgoing flights as scheduled. The government reiterates it is the responsibility of all concerned to cast aside petty political differences and stand by the government to safeguard unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the nation and eradicate terrorism. Commander-in-chief of the Sri Lanka Air Force has appointed a special board, comprising a senior official to conduct extensive investigations into the attempted terrorist attack on the Katunayake air force base.Military spokesman Brigadier Prasad Samarasinghe although the aim of the terrorist was to destroy Kafir and Mig fighter craft of the air force, they were only able to drop bombs into the army camp. A Senior Police Spokesman SSP Roshan Fernando said the police has conducted a special search operations in Madampe , Marawila and Koswatte areas at dawn today to arrest LTTE suspects.– Asian Tribune –  

Source [1]

Lib Dems: EU must address climate change and terrorism

Monday, 26 Mar 2007 10:32 Menzies Campbell has said the European Union must tackle climate change, terrorism and energy security if it is to meet the challenges of the 21st century.The Liberal Democrat leader was speaking to mark the signing of the Berlin Declaration which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.Sir Menzies said: “It is fitting that Berlin, once the symbol of a divided Europe, should be the scene for a celebration of a free and united
Europe. We should celebrate these fifty years of unprecedented peace and prosperity in Europe.”
“The European Union is by no means a perfect institution, but its achievements far outweigh its faults. The challenge now is to find a renewed purpose for the next fifty years,” he said.Sir Menzies added: “The EU must show that it can deal with issues that really matter to its citizens, such as climate change, international crime and terrorism, and energy security. It must meet the challenges of economic and social globalisation 


Lallamona has some interesting tags! Thanks and hope it helps. Islam, iraq, Palestine, Tell the Truth and Run


[1] http://www.asiantribune.com/index.php?q=node/5076

[2] http://www.politics.co.uk/issueoftheday/europe/eu-structure/eu-structure/lib-dems-eu-must-address-climate-change-and-terrorism-$469388$469371.htm

[3] http://lallamona.wordpress.com/2007/03/26/dad-whats-a-terrorist/


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