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A coalition of British aid and human rights groups say the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip is worse since Israel first occupied the territory more than forty years ago. In a report today, the aid British-based groups call for an end to Israel’s blockade on Gaza, saying the measures taken are illegal under the international humanitarian law. The aid groups say the blockade has dismantled the economy and empowered population.

 

Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki is urging lawmakers to approve a power-sharing deal, intended to end the country’s deadly post-election crisis. Addressing legislators before the opening parliament today, Mr. Kibaki called on them to support the deal that would enshrine the power sharing deal into law.

 

A Sri Lanka Tamil lawmaker and his driver were killed today in a roadside bomb attack in northern Sri Lanka. / was a member of the Tamil National Alliance, as a party ally with the rebel Tamil Tigers. Meanwhile, an international panel monitoring human rights in Sri Lanka has announced its resigning, saying the government failed to support the process. The International Independent Group of eminent person said today that the Sri Lanka government failed to meet the basic minimum standards for / investigations and /. Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch said in a new report that the Sri Lanka government is responsible for widespread of deductions and disappearances that are national crises. / researched the Human Rights Watch report and disputes that position.

“In many cases, we have truths that before people disappeared, before they went to mission, they were not feeling in custody of army or navy officers or they were ratified as police, and since then, all traces of them have been lost”.

The government says many of the people listed as missing went away without informing their family, and has mentioned / who research that Human Rights report, disputes the government’s claims.

 

Venezuelan president / is threatening to end his country’s trade ties with Colombia and response to last week’s Colombia military raid on / in Ecuador. Mr. / made a threat to / during the joint news conference with Ecuador’s president /. Mr. / sent thousands of Venezuelan troops to Colombia’s border, but said he is not / conflict. However, US Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he does not expect finding breakout between Colombia and Venezuela and if it does, he believes that the Colombia military can successfully defend its country. VOA’s / reports.

Secretary Gates was asked about the increased tension on Colombia and Venezuela border during a news conference on Wednesday.

“Relatively little likelihood of military conflict between them, and my further impression is that the Colombians can take care of themselves.”

Venezuela president / announced Sunday he was sending thousands of troops to the border area, but early Wednesday, a senior US defense official said there is not as much as to Venezuela’s build up as being reported. Secretary Gates also expressed his support for the Colombian government and its efforts to deal with the / rebels who he called terrorists. President / and Venezuela has good relations with / and previously try to mediate between them and Colombian government. A Colombian military strike on a alleged / Saturday sparkled the current tension. Ecuador’s government has protested the attack because of violations of its sovereignty, but has not taken any military action.

/ VOA News, at the Pentagon.

 

A small explosive device damaged a military recruiting station at New York City’s Times Square earlier today. Police say someone threw the device at the recruiting station   several hours before dawn. Police and fire crews called up Times Square and adverted subways trans for several hours. The normal traffic resumed by the start of the morning rush hour. And no injuries were reported. This hotel guest had he heard the explosion.

“big bang ,and don’t see any and see people running. It was very loud, extremely loud. it should be 24 floor.”

Police who are investigating report that someone riding a bicycle may have thrown the bomb at the recruiting station.

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