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Towards rising its target of 460 million dollars for the flood victims of Pakistan but aid agencies on the ground warned that the crisis is continuing with dramatically worse in some areas forcing tens of thousands more people to flee their homes millions of people need emergency assistance. From Islamabad, Jill McGivering reports.
After a period of some frustration the United Nations is finally starting to sound optimistic about the donor response to Pakistan’s crisis. More than half of the fund requested in its emergency appeal has been pledged by far the biggest single donor is the United States. Some of those in Pakistan expressed dismay with the slow response. There has been a discussion about the need for transparency in allocating in spending the funds.
The Pakistani politician and former cricketer Imran Khan in Rankan has launched his own emergency appeal saying the country can not rely on the international community.
The head of the global internet company Google has warned that some young people may have to change their identities in the future to escape their online pasts. Eric Schmidt says people are unaware of how much personal information may leave on the internet. Jonny Hogg reports.
Eric Schmidt describes the internet is the largest experiment in anarchy we have ever had. He says we are unaware of the information about ourselves we leave later on the web and in his apocalyptic view of the future. He warns changing of our own names might be the only way to escape our online personas. Reactions to his comments have been mixed. Some feel of his view is too Orwellian others agree with his sentiment but find it ironic coming for a head of a company, which has himself being criticized for the way it collects and holds information about us.
The India army says three of its peace keeping soldier has been hanged to death in the east of democratic republic of Congo, seven other were injured. A statement for the India military said about 15 rebels rid the peace keeper’s camp in the middle of the night and attacks them with the machetes and knives.
The authorities in south Sudan have unveiled a 10 billion dollar plan to rebuild the region cities in the shapes of animals and fruit. The United Nation says more than 90% of the south Sudan’s population lives unless 1 dollar a day. Mary Harper has more.
Elaborate blueprints for the new cities have already being drew up. The region of capital Juba will be relocated and designed in the shape of a rhinoceros. Wau, the capital of Western Bahr el-Ghazal state, appears in somewhat unwieldy shape giraffe. The office regional president is situated whether animal’s eye should be. And the sewage treatment plant properly placed under the giraffe’s tail. There’s a talk that the town of Yambio will be shaped like a pineapple.
World news from the BBC.
A court in Venezuela has banned national news papers from printing graphic photographs of murders and violence. The month long ban was introduced following the publication by opposition news papers of a FrontPage photograph which displayed the bullet ridden body of murder victims piled up a morgue. The government says the ruling will protect children but the news paper which printed the image say the ban is an attack on the freedom of the press had parliamentary election in Venezuela in September.
The supreme leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said Iran will not conduct talks with United States about its unclear program unless Washington drops sanction on military threats, speaking on states television he said the American was not acting honestly.
Restrictions on the sale of alcohol in the Russian capital Moscow have been extended in attempts to tackle a problem of alcohol abuse. From the first of September shops will no longer be able to sell drinks containing more than 50% alcohol between 10 o’clock at night and ten in the morning. Yevgeny Brun, the government expert in drug and alcohol abuse, welcome the ban.
This decision can only be welcomed. It’s a very good measure that would reduce the alcoholic string on the population. 30% to 40% of the population drink too excess, and this has economic, social and medical consequences. We are losing a lot because of this segment of our population.
The new adverse by the Madonna’s fast food chain feature the cartoon characteristic the Gall has provoke outrage rather among some French critics who say it as a sellout to America consumerism. Asterix often seen as an emblem of French fighting spirit is depicted with his friends talking into burgers and chips in a takeoff of a comic strips regular village banquet.
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