Monthly Archives: June 2011

No Relief for Iraqi Doctors

As thousands of doctors leave Iraq, those who remain to heal the sick say they need more security and less corruption. “The hospital is crowded, the medical staff are overloaded, and we are deficient of medical staff because doctors continue to leave Iraq,” Dr Yehiyah Karim, a general surgeon at Baghdad Medical City, told Al […]

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Gaza Flotilla Ship ‘Sabotaged by Divers’

Activists say Swedish ship due to join attempt to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza has been damaged in Greek port. A Swedish ship due to join an upcoming Gaza-bound aid flotilla has been sabotaged in the Greek port of Piraeus, organisers say. In a statement, they said “hostile divers had destroyed the propeller house and […]

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Climate Change: It’s Bad and Getting Worse

Severe weather events are wracking the planet, and experts warn of even greater consequences to come. The rate of ice loss in two of Greenland’s largest glaciers has increased so much in the last 10 years that the amount of melted water would be enough to completely fill Lake Erie, one of the five Great […]

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Fukushima: It’s Much Worse Than You Think

Scientific experts believe Japan’s nuclear disaster to be far worse than governments are revealing to the public. “Fukushima is the biggest industrial catastrophe in the history of mankind,” Arnold Gundersen, a former nuclear industry senior vice president, told Al Jazeera. Japan’s 9.0 earthquake on March 11 caused a massive tsunami that crippled the cooling systems […]

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