Archive for May 22nd, 2008

Unveiling a series of emergency, Silvio Berlusconi said the Naples rubbish crisis (photo, from BBC) will be treated as a natural disaster.

Italy’s prime minister said landfill sites will be classified as of strategic national interest, guarded by soldiers. (more…)

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Thabo Mbeki (photo), South Africa’s president, has approved the deployment of the army to quell violence against immigrants.

His office announced this after xenophobic attacks spread outside Johannesburg, to the city of Durban. (more…)

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