The Wausau Word

Local, State & World News for Residents of North Central Wisconsin

  • Pages

  • Archives

  • ~~ Prayers ~~ For the Innocent in all Nations…

    Prayers are being offered for the victims (both soldiers and civilians) worldwide due to Radical Islamic Terrorists, 476428_blue_flame.jpg
    as well as the victims of other racist, and extremist groups that use violence to assert control over others and take away their inalienable human rights. May we learn to co-exist peacefully so that we may experience the blessing of LIFE God has given to all of us.

  • ADMIN

  • Web Tool Links:

  • RSS AP – World News

    • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.
  • RSS AP – US News – Top Stories

    • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.
  • Advertisements

World and US News Links – August 23, 2006

Posted by Admin on August 25, 2006

globe.gifThe Wausau Word’s – World & US News Round-up
If you find this list useful please subscribe to our
RSS feed, and tell a friend!The Wausau Word


August 23, 2006
WORLD NEWS:

TOP STORIES:

IRAN’S NUCLEAR PROGRAM:

NORTHWEST FLIGHT TO INDIA FORCED TO TURN BACK TO THE NETHERLANDS (August 23, 2006):

QUOTE:

[. . .] Some of the passengers pulled out cell phones during the flight and appeared to be trying to pass the cell phones to other passengers, a U.S. government official said.

In addition, some passengers unfastened their seatbelts while the light requiring they be fastened was still illuminated, the official said. [. . .]

– “Northwest Jet Turns Back; Passengers Arrested” – CNN News

U.S. FOX NEWS REPORTER & NEW ZEALAND CAMERAMAN ABDUCTED IN GAZA:

MOSCOW MARKET BLAST:

HEATHROW TERROR PLOT INFORMATION:

GERMAN TRAIN STATION BOMBING CASE:

RUSSIAN PLANE CRASH IN UKRAINE:

TRIAL OF SADDAM HUSSEIN:

WAR AND TERRORISM AROUND THE WORLD:

ALGERIA:

AFGHANISTAN:

AUSTRALIA:

  • PM SAYS AUSTRALIA TO BOOST MILITARY” – by Rod McGuirk, Associated Press (AP) – The Seattle Post-Intelligencer – The Hearst Corporation – Seattle, Washington, US – 23 August 2006
  • BOMB SCARE SHUTS DOWN CITY CENTRE” – by Richard Sproull, The Australian – News.com.au – News Limited – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia – 23 August 2006
  • LODHI GETS 20 YEARS FOR TERRORISM PLOT” – ABC News Online – Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia – 23 August 2006

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA:

  • NATO TROOPS SEARCH HOMES IN BOSNIA” – by Samir Krilic, Associated Press (AP) – The Seattle Post-Intelligencer – The Hearst Corporation – Seattle, Washington, US – 23 August 2006

BRITAIN:

CANADA:

CHINA:

EGYPT:

GERMANY:

GREECE:

HAMAS:

HEZBOLLAH / HIZBULLAH

INDIA:

INDONESIA:

INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY (IEA):

IRAN:

IRAQ:

ISRAEL:

ITALY:

LEBANON:

NIGERIA:

PAKISTAN:

PHILIPPINES:

RUSSIA:

SAUDI ARABIA:

SOMALIA:

SOUTH AFRICA:

SRI LANKA:

SYRIA:

UNITED NATIONS:

UZBEKISTAN:

  • WANTED ISLAMIC EXTREMIST DETAINED IN UZBEKISTAN” – Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) – The Raw Story – The Raw Story Media – Washington D.C., US – 23 August 2006 [Police arrest Abdurakhim Tukhtasinov, leader of the extremist Hizb ut-Tahrir party.]

ZIMBABWE:

AROUND THE WORLD:

BRAZIL:

CHINA:

CUBA:

ISRAEL:

JAPAN:

KASHMIR:

LITHUANIA:

PHILIPPINES:

POLAND:

SOMALIA:

SOUTH KOREA:

SWEDEN:

THAILAND:

TUNISIA:

UKRAINE:

VENEZUELA:

HEALTH & MEDICINE:

HISTORY & SOCIETY:

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY:

ENTERTAINMENT:

SPORTS:

UNITED STATES NEWS:

ON THE HOMEFRONT:

OTHER TOP STORIES:

VERMONT & NEW HAMPSHIRE BOMBINGS:

RFID-CHIPPED PASSPORTS:

ALLEGED TAMIL TIGER (LTTE) SUPPORTERS ARRESTED:

INDIANA SHOOTINGS –

EDUCATION:

POLITICS & ACTIVISM:

LEGISLATIVE, JUDICIARY & CRIME:

AROUND THE NATION:

ALABAMA:

  • SUMTER COUNTY CHURCH VICTIM OF ARSON” – by Andriena Baldwin, The Demopolis Times – The Selma Times-Journal – Selma Newspapers Inc. – Selma, Alabama, US – 22 August 2006

ARIZONA:

CALIFORNIA:

FLORIDA:

INDIANA:

KANSAS:

MICHIGAN:

NEW YORK:

NORTH CAROLINA:

TEXAS:

VERMONT:

VIRGINIA:

WASHINGTON:

WISCONSIN:


EDITORIALS:
Disclaimer: Liberty Rocks does not necessarily agree with all opinions
expressed in the editorials linked to.


PRESS RELEASES, STATEMENTS, RESEARCH REPORTS & TRANSCRIPTS:

 

NATIONAL BLOGS, ORGANIZATIONS & MAGAZINE WATCH:


HUMOROUS & STRANGE NEWS:

  • EU TUNNEL CROSSING ENDS IN FARCE” – by Artyom Liss – BBC News – British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) – London, England, UK – 23 August 2006
    Summary:
    Two men who tried to burrow under various European borders using only shoe horns are under arrest in Russia.
  • 10 GOATS EAT USD 12,500 IN CHINA” – Press Trust of India (PTI) – Daily News & Analysis (DNA) – Diligent Media Corporation Limited – Mumbai, India – 23 August 2006
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: