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towardsraising its target: a 460 million dollars for the flood victims of Pakistan,but aids agencies on the ground warned the crisis is continuing withdramatically worsening conditions in some areas forcing tens of thousands ofmore people to flee their homes, millions of people need emergency assistance.From Islamabad, GG reports.


Aftera period of some frustration, the United Nation is finally starting to soundoptimistic about the donor response to Pakistan’s crisis. More than half of thefunds requested as an emergency appeal has been clutched. By far, the biggestsimple donor is the United States. Some of those within Pakistan have expresseddismay with the slow response, there has been discussion about the need fortransparency in allocating and spending the funds.


ThePakistan e politician and former cricketer in Rancan has launched his ownemergency appeal saying the country cannot rely on the international community.


Thehead of global internet company Google has warned that some young people mayhave to change their identities in the future to skip their online pasts. ASsays that people are under aware of high much p information may leave on theinternet. JH reports.
ISdescribes the internet as the largest experiment in Anakinwe’ve ever had, he says we are under aware of the information about ourselveswe leave littered on the web, and here is the pokliptview of the future he warned changing our names might be the only way to escapeour online personals. Reaction to his comment has been mixed. Some feel hisview is too all, others agree with hissentiment, find it how ironic coming from the head of the company which hashimself being criticized for the where collects and whole information about us.


TheIndian army says three of his peace keeping soldiers have been hacked to deathin the east of democratic republic of Congo, seven others were injured, astatement from the Indian military said by 50 rivals raid the peace keeper’scamp at the middle of the night, and attacks them with …. and knifes.


Authoritiesin southern Sudan have unveiled a ten billion plan to rebuild the region’scities in shapes of animals and fruit. United Nation says more than 90 percentof Southern Sudan’s population lives less than a dollar a day. VH has more.


Elaborateblue prints for the new city have already been drawn up. The regional capital,
Juba,will be relocated and designed in the shape of the rhinoceros. While the capitalof western Bahr el-Ghazal state appears in a somewhat unwieldy shape of giraffe,the office of the regional president is situated where the animal’s eye shouldbe, and the sewage treatment plant is appropriately placed under the giraffe’stail. There is a talk that the town of Yambio will be shaped like a pineapple. Worldnews from the BBC.


Thecourt in Venezuela has bans national newspapers from printing graphicphotographs of murders and violence. The month long ban was introducedfollowing the publication by two opposition newspapers of front page photographwhich displayed the bullet-ridden bodies of murder victims piled up at a morgue.The government says the will protect children. But the newspapers which printedthe images say the ban is an attack on the freedom of the press ahead of parliamentaryelections in Venezuela in September.


Thesupreme leader of Iran has said Iran will not conduct talks with United Statesabout its nuclear program unless Washington drops sanctions and militarythreats. Speaking on state television, he said that America was not acting honestly.
Restrictionson the sale of alcohol in the Russian capital Moscow have been extended in anattempt to tackle the problem of alcohol abuse. From the 1stSeptember, shops will no longer be able to sell drinks containing more than 15%alcohol between 10 o’clock at night and 10 at morning. …, the government expertin drug and alcohol abuse welcomed the ban. This decision can only be welcomed,it is a very good measure that will reduce the alcoholic restrain on the population.30 to 40 percent of the population drinks to excess and this has economic, social,medical consequences. We are losing a lot because of this segment to ourpopulation.


Thenew advert by the McDonald’s fast food chain featuring thecartoon character Asterix the Gaul has provoked outrage ratheramong some French critics, who see it as a sallite to the American consumerism.Asterix,often seen as an emblem of French fighting spirit, is paidto his friends talking into burgers and chips in a takeoff the comic stripsregular village banquet. BBC world news.
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