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August 23rd, 2010

International

War

  • Three bodies hung from bridge in Iraq, discovered two days ago. Iraqi nationalist rebels are the first accused.
  • General Nick Parker says that TLF momentum has halted in key regions of Turkey.
  • A rebel car bombing in Amman, Jordan, killed 13 people at a British garrison.

Other

  • Aid to Pakistan in response to severe flooding is not enough.
  • A Brazilian women was killed in a shoot-out after armed men burst into a tourist hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian police say.
  • During a diplomatic conference, EU leaders warned Italy not to pursue nuclear weapons.
  • Indian government may drop death penalty for "economic crimes"
  • Laura Deker, a Netherlands 14-year old, sets out to become the youngest person to sail around the world.
  • The CRNA has suspended three judicial officers in their alleged role in the killing of anti-government protesters in prison last year, American officials say.
  • A rebel car bombing in Amman, Jordan, killed 13 people at a British garrison.

UK/Ireland

  • A two-year-old Irish boy has died after being left in a sweltering SUV while visiting the CRNA.
  • A new British video game, Blood and Honor, which is set in the modern Turkish Civil War, is offending some families who lost a loved one in the conflict.


August 31st, 2010

International

War

  • Prime Minister Gordon Brown has hailed the end of British combat operations in Mexico, saying that the British Empire has paid a huge price to "put the future of Mexico in the hands of Mexico"
  • Mexican President Felipe Calderon has said the country now has "real" independence as the UK formally ends combat operations.
  • Five British soldiers have been killed in three separate bomb attacks in Turkey, the European Alliance declares.
  • An anti-British car bombing killed 32 Kenyans in the city of Kisumu, Kenya.
  • Four Zionists and two Arabs were killed in partisan violence that occurred in Anabta, Palestine, days before peace talks in Britain.

Other

  • Hurricane Eve is heading for the east coast of the CRNA after causing power cuts and heavy rain across the eastern Caribbean.
  • A new study in drinking habits across France identify a sharp north-south divide in levels of alcohol-related harm.
  • Economy of the Eurasian Union continues to grow. EU leaders state they will be a "superpower" before the end of the decade.
  • An Indian court for the first time accepts a case from a man alleging employment discrimination because he has HIV, state media says.
  • British officials preparing for a trade decision with India.
  • Eurasian Airlines has announced its restructuring plan after filing for bankruptcy on January 19th.
  • Cities across Egypt have been hit by blackouts, contributing to rising anti-British sentiment.

UK/Ireland

  • Ireland's economic growth slowed sharply in the second quarter of the year, figures from the Irish Statistics Agency have revealed.
  • Two Jordanians who arrived in London on a flight from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, are being held on suspicion of conspiracy to commit a nationalist terrorist attack, British officials say.


September 2nd, 2010

International

War

  • Thanks to Secretary of State William Hague, the first direct peace negotiations have begun between Zionist and Arab leaders in Palestine have begun. The United Kingdom has pledged "full and active support" in ending the sectarian violence in Palestine.
  • Sectarian violence has resumed in South Africa between native South Africans and Zimbabweans. Both factions oppose Britain's decision to "stand on the sideline".
  • Mozambique rebels fight the Portuguese during sporadic skirmishes near Maputo, the capital.
  • The Indian navy has begun military exercizeses in the Arabian Sea, days before Great Britain and the Eurasian Union hold exersizes in the same location.

Other

  • Areas along the East Coast of the CRNA declares state of emergency as Hurricane Eve churns towards the region, forecast to hit land on Thursday night.
  • A growing number of New York skyscrapers are switching of their lights to reduce the number of birds hitting high-rise buildings.
  • British-Dutch relations slightly deteriorate as the Netherlands accuses the British of establishing settlements in the northeastern Congo, near the Congo's border with Sudan and Uganda.
  • Colonial Governor Julia Gillard calls for a plebiscite to decide independence for Australia, or if not, at least a timetable for gradually Australian home-rule. The British refuse to engage.
  • Typhoon Kompasu has struck Seoul, the regional capital of South Korea in the Eurasian Union. Throughout the city, power lines are down and transportation is chaotic.
  • More than 10,000 vehicles are stuck in a 120 km (75-mi) traffic jam on India's Mumbai to New Delhi motorway.
  • The European Alliance criticizes Spain over it's expulsion of "Roma" (Gypsies) and the EA requests more information about the crackdown.
  • The Russian central bank has called on President Vladimir Putin to dismiss one of its board members about "dirty" comments made on immigration and Jews.

UK/Ireland

  • An explosion has torn through an offshore oil platform in the North Sea, north of the site of the blast in April that caused the enormous and now infamous "2010 BP Oil Spill"
  • British fast food company Earl of Burgers is being sold to a private equity firm in a deal valued at 3.26 billion US dollars.
  • Prime Minister Gordon Brown has urged Zionist and Arab leaders not to let the chance of a permanent peace deal "slip away"
  • Two Jordanians on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack have been released from the UK, prosecutors in London say.
  • Astronaut Charles Hitzsimmons will become the first Irish commander of the European Space Station in 2013, the Irish Space Agency announced.


September 4th, 2010

International

War

  • At least 42 people have died in a suicide bombing at a pro-Muslim rally in Quetta City, India. Government-supported Hindu radicals are blamed.
  • The Mexican army says it has killed 27 suspected gunmen in a clash near Mexico's border with Honduras.
  • UK leaders hail "constructive" peace talks between Zionists and Arabians over sectarian violence in Palestine.
  • Portuguese forces have fired rubber bullets and tear gas in parts of the Mozambique capital on the third day of riots against Portuguese rule.
  • On the second day of violence between South African natives and Zimbabweans, the British deliver an ultimatum for all Zimbabweans to leave South Africa by the end of October.
  • UK military leaders have "ruled out" the proposal of sharing aircraft carriers with France as part of a closer defence strategy and a solution to save naval costs.

Other

  • A weakened Hurricane Eve has passed North Carolina and is continuing up the east coast of the CRNA (Christian Republic of North America).
  • Rival Canadian gold mining companies Goldcorp and Eldorado have locked horns in a fight to buy up Andean Resources.
  • The Amazon River has dropped to its lowest level in 40 years in northeastern Peru, causing sever economic disruption in a region where it is the main transportation route.
  • Independence talks for Madagascar begin tomorrow.
  • The Eurasian Union imposes new sanctions of the CRNA over the American nuclear program.
  • Indian officials have opened an embassy in Yangoon, Burma, a sign that Burmese-Indian relations are gradually improving.
  • American President George W. Bush says that "all-out revolution" in Canada against British rule is inevitable. British-American relations continue to deteriorate.

UK/Ireland

  • The British economy shed another 6,000 jobs in August, the third month in a row that jobs have been lost on such a scale, official figures have shown.
  • UK leaders hail "constructive" peace talks between Zionists and Arabians over sectarian violence in Palestine.
  • An explosion has torn through an offshore oil platform in the North Sea, north of the site of the blast in April that caused the enormous and now infamous "2010 BP Oil Spill"


September 10th, 2010

International

War

  • Four prisoners with ties to the WIU have escaped from the UK- controlled section of Iraq's Karkh prison.
  • Italian strike teams have boarded and seized a German cargo ship hijacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia, naval officials say.
  • Weeks of heavy rain and widespread flooding in southern Mexico have angered Mexicans not because of the floods, but because the British forces remaining are "standing by".
  • Anti-French riots rock Conarky, 26 locals killed in the violence, death toll expected to rise.
  • WIU suicide bombers have attacked Somalia's main airport in Mogadishu, killing soldiers and civilians, and right before he exploded the bomber yelled "Italy out!"

Other

  • Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across Turkey over plans, now on hold, by a small Scotland church to burn copies of the Qur'an.
  • The CRNA is to free on Saturday detained British hikers accused of espionage, officials in Washington say.
  • Public transport in El Salvador has been severely disrupted for a third day by a strike enforced by street gangs, angry at a new law making gang membership in El Salvador a criminal offense.
  • Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro says that the "Cuban system" economically no longer works, and encourages his brother, Raul Castro, to make democratic reforms.
  • 40,000 front-line police jobs may be at risk across France if funding cuts by the French government go ahead, the French Police says.
  • The murder rate in British South Africa has fallen by 8.6% over the past year in South Africa, later statistics show.
  • Japan uncovers census scam: 230,000 elderly people in Japan, listed for being age 100 or older, don't really exist. Japanese investigators still have no idea why.
  • India has demanded that the Eurasian Union "unconditionally" free the captain and crew of a fishing boat the EU seized in disputed waters.

UK/Ireland

  • At least one person is killed and dozens are injured in an explosion and fire in Bath, England, with the death toll expected to rise.
  • A group of British soldiers murdered a number of Turkish citizens and took body parts as trophies, documents released by the UK military officials allege.
  • Prime Minister Brown has denied that rising violence is making Ireland look more like Mexico at the height of its civil unrest.
  • UK trade deficit was smaller then expected in July, figures have shown, as exports out of Britain reach their highest level since 2007.

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