AP INTERNATIONAL – AUG 24 (11:00 GMT) -.
IRAQ-US U.S. Army says the number of troops in Iraq is less than 50,000 Baghdad .- The U.S. Army in Iraq reported today that it has reduced the number of troops it maintains in the country to less than 50,000, the figure marked by the U.S. president, Barak Obama, to end combat operations. According to a military statement, this figure is that he, ffxiv gil, had decided to remain in Iraq after the end of combat operations, scheduled for next August 31 and that from that day his troops to devote themselves to training and advice Iraqi security forces and provide support in the fight against terrorism if requested to do so by Iraqi authorities.
NEPAL-ACCIDENT killed 14 people in a plane, Star Trek Gold, crash southeast of Katmandu Katmandu .- The fourteen occupants of a passenger plane, including six foreigners, were killed in the crash of the device southeast of Kathmandu, when it's going to the region of Everest. The accident occurred in the mountains of Makwanpur district, located about 100 kilometers southeast of the Nepali capital, told Interior spokesman,, fallen earth chips, Jaya Mukunda Janal.
YEMEN-SECURITY killed 18 members of Al Qaeda in clashes with police in Sana'a Yemen .- Eighteen alleged members of the terrorist network Al Qaeda were killed in clashes with police in southern Yemen, in a police operation began four days ago , confirmed Tuesday, security sources told . This security operation in the town of Luder, in the province of Abuan, began after the death of eleven policemen in an ambush on a police convoy made last Friday by a suspected armed belonged to Al Qaeda.
CONFLICT AFGHANISTAN-ISAF kills 35 insurgents in Kabul province within a month of elections Kabul .- U.S. troops, French and Afghan troops have killed 35 suspected insurgents in an operation launched three days ago in the province of Kabul with the aim of ensuring security ahead of elections in September. ISAF International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) of NATO said in a statement that during the offensive troops have also captured several insurgents arms suppliers.
PHILIPPINES-COMMUNIST Five soldiers killed in an assault on military outpost in the southern Philippines Manila .- Five soldiers were killed Tuesday in a communist guerrilla attack against an army post in the southern Philippines, the second in less than a week, said military sources. About thirty rebels attacked at dawn the military installation located on the outskirts of the town of Veruela, in the province of Agusan del Sur and some 870 kilometers from Manila.
EC warns MAURITANIA-SECUESTRO/UE safety of aid workers is "more committed than ever" Brussels .- The European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, has warned that the security of aid workers in the third world is " more committed than ever. " Georgieva has raised the hardening of the situation for humanitarian personnel in a statement that shows its appreciation of the release of aid workers from the NGO AccioSolidarity and Roque Pascual Albert Vilalta, but according to the data handled by Brussels last year killed more aid workers than soldiers of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.
MEXICO-EARTHQUAKE Earthquake of 6.4 Richter scale against Mexico Mexican Pacific coast .- An earthquake measuring 6.4 degrees on the Richter scale was registered off the coast of Jalisco Mexico, the Pacific without so far no casualties were reported material damage. The National Seismological Service (SSN) indicated that the quake occurred at 21.11 local time (11.02 GMT on Tuesday) and was centered in the sea area 330 kilometers southwest of Cihuatlan (Jalisco), at a depth of 20 km.
US-RELEASE BP already paid 399 million dollars in claims for the discharge of the Gulf of Mexico Washington .- The company British Petroleum (BP) announced that it paid 399 million dollars and issued checks for 127 000 claims the discharge of the well broken in Gulf of Mexico, during the 16 weeks when I manage by itself the tasks of the disaster compensation. BP left on Wednesday to accept new cases for the spill and pass the baton to an independent body set up specifically for the task, the Claims Center Gulf of Mexico (GCCF, in English).
MISS UNIVERSE Mexico takes Miss Universe crown for the second time in history, Las Vegas (USA) .- The Miss Universe 2010 Miss Mexico designate, Jimena Navarrete, as the new global beauty queen, holding the crown Venezuela Stefania Fernandez during the last twelve months. It is the second time in history that Mexico is made with this win. The previous occasion dates back to 1991, when Lupita Jones was chosen.
MEDICINE SCIENCE Scientists point to a virus as possible cause of chronic fatigue Washington .- The chronic fatigue syndrome, whose causes are a mystery and dozens of investigations have focused, may be related to a virus and therefore would have treatment, according to a study published in the Journal of the National Academy of Sciences USA, which concluded that the key to chronic fatigue may be a category of viruses related to murine leukemia virus (MRV).