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Wednesday, March 30, 2011
- Libya troops advance east; powers want Gaddafi out
- Syria mobilizes thousands for pro-Assad marches
- France, U.S. to help Japan in nuclear crisis
- At least 53 dead as Iraqi forces end gunmen's siege
- Britain, Qatar give message of support to Libyans
- Venezuela's Chavez wins journalism school prize
- Carter and Castro discuss U.S.-Cuba relations
- Yemenis fume over bloodshed, indirect talks start
- Ouattara forces push south in Ivory Coast
- Journalist for Reuters killed in Iraq attack
|« William Dudley, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, maintains inflation is not a problem in the U.S.|
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March 29, 2011 | From theTrumpet.comFed presidents Fisher and Dudley offer two very different opinions on the economy. By Robert Morley
A voting member of the Federal Reserve Bank just told an audience in Germany that America is heading toward insolvency and that the Fed has printed too much money. Another member told an audience in Queens that things are good and that the cost of living really isn’t rising. Which is it?
|« Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad supports a new Iranian film showing the conquering of Jerusalem, which he has advocated throughout his political career.|
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March 29, 2011 | From theTrumpet.com
A feature-length documentary film produced by a top adviser to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claims that the current unrest in the Middle East is a signal that the Mahdi—or Islamic messiah—is about to appear. Former Revolutionary Guards officer Reza Kahlili, who defected to the West after spying on behalf of the cia inside Iran for more than a decade, obtained a bootleg copy of this new film and turned it over to Western media sources.
|« German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at a meeting of the CDU in Berlin on March 28.|
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March 29, 2011 | From theTrumpet.comThe defeat of the chancellor’s party in Baden-Württemberg is the latest of several blows Germany’s current leadership has sustained.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
- Rebels push west before Libya crisis talks
- Syrian forces fired warning shots in Deraa
- Japan finds plutonium at stricken nuclear plant
- Mother "offered cash" if Libya woman changes story
- Egypt plans September ballot, shortens curfew
- Yemen handover talks stall but deal within reach
- Leading race, Humala further softens tone in Peru
- Israel eases steps to revoke citizenship
- Ouattara's forces open fronts across Ivory Coast
- Bahrain opposition says 250 detained, 44 missing
|« Argentine President Cristina Kirchner continues to defy Britain and lay claim to the Falkland Islands.|
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March 28, 2011 | From theTrumpet.com
The Argentine Senate on March 16 unanimously approved a bill designed to prevent Argentine companies from cooperating with oil exploration around the Falkland Islands.
The following week, Rockhopper Exploration announced that oil drilling around the Islands would likely be commercially viable.
|« Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates resigns over struggles with parliament to rein in Portugal’s debt.|
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March 28, 2011 | From theTrumpet.comEurope’s economic crisis continues.
Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates resigned on March 23 after parliament rejected his austerity package. “The defeat is likely to trigger a bailout similar to the rescue packages Greece and the Republic of Ireland had to accept last year,” reports the bbc.
|« Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne arrives at the Treasury on March 23, in London, England. Osborne implemented further measures to tackle the UK’s deficit.|
March 28, 2011 | From theTrumpet.comThe collapse of the UK accelerates. By Robert Morley
The UK chancellor of the exchequer has issued some grim news. The economy is growing slower than hoped, and the budget is in worse shape than expected. However, George Osborne has a solution. Unfortunately, it is just more of the same thinking that got Britain into trouble in the first place.