Taliban inflict revenge attacks for burning Korans

The Taliban immediately claimed responsibility for the blast in the city of Jalalabad, stating it was in revenge for the burning that has caused an outcry in Afghanistan, triggering a wave of demonstrations and killings. About 40 people have been killed in protests and related attacks since the incident became known last Tuesday, including four … [Read the full story]

Gaddafi STILL urges civilians to fight on

The end is almost upon Gaddafi and hisĀ regime. As darkness fell across the country, mosques in Tripoli broadcast public messages urging civilians to fight. They rallied locals to take up arms against Gaddafi’s regime with chants of Allahu Akbar (God is Great) from their loudspeakers. It was on this cue that rebel ‘sleeper cells’ emerged, … [Read the full story]

Libyan soccer stars abandon Colonel Gaddafi

Four of the national soccer team of Libya, and the coach of one of the countrys top club sides have abandoned Colonel Gaddafi and his regime, and defected to the ant-government rebels. The move is a bitter propaganda blow to the Libyan dictator, especially as theĀ  coach is Adel bin Issa from Tripoli’s top club … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1940

On this day, German aircraft blanket incendiary bombs over London, setting both banks of the Thames ablaze and killing almost 3,600 British civilians. The German targeting of the English capital had begun back in August, payback for British attacks on Berlin. In September, a horrendous firestorm broke out in London’s poorest districts as German aircraft … [Read the full story]

North Korea attacks South Korea

North Korea has fired over 50 artillery shells onto a South Korean island, killing one person. This set off an exchange of fire between the two countries. South Korea’s governement occupied an underground war room and air force jets were reported to have scouted the area around the Yellow Sea Island. North Korea failed to … [Read the full story]