UK Newswire Archive
06-04-2003 06:23"..the battle group would comprise “about ten warships, including submarines and large landing ships”." "A media report said at least three Russian nuclear submarines armed with nuclear-tipped missiles would also be deployed in the Indian Ocean."
"Mr. Ivanov told reporters....the Russian warships had no plans to enter the Persian Gulf."
06-04-2003 06:16"...extraordinary dispersion of the (coalition)ground forces, their fragmentation (the biggest group now contains up to 12 thousand troops) create advantageous preconditions for Iraqi counter-attacks, but the air superiority of the coalition severely complicate such projects. If, due to weather conditions, the coalition forces lose their air support, it may have very dramatic consequences. "
06-04-2003 03:12I am sick of this support our troops crap.
06-04-2003 02:39After leaving the sit-in, I walked down Duke street with some of my friends. One of my friends was still in the small group of marchers that had been isolated. I kept shouting his name, so that he would know we were all nearby. After shouting his name one time too many, the police at the back of the contingent came and grabbed me violently...
06-04-2003 00:39A comparison of the so-called humanitarian interventions against Yugoslavia and Iraq
06-04-2003 00:16Thousands heading for Hillsborough…..
05-04-2003 23:10New Poll shows support for Blair is falling
They chanted "Bush is a dog" and "Blair is a dog"
On Sunday, an MMA-sponsored rally in the north western city of Peshawar drew up to 100,000 people, the biggest protest so far in Pakistan since the war started two weeks ago.
05-04-2003 21:50On Saturday the 22nd at a protest in Edinburgh, after one person was violently arrested by plaincloth police officers, demonstrators tried to intervene,thus resulting in more arrests. Most were released on sport due to crowd pressure, but here is the report of one of the arrested, all of them but one released without charges on the following monday.
05-04-2003 20:50The demo at the US embassy today ended with an impromptu march to Oxford street.Police violently pushed us towards the square, caging us in with barriers, telling us that IF ANY OF US PROTESTED AGAIN THAT DAY WE WOULD BE ARRESTED. A new police tactic? WE MUST NOT BE INTIMIDATED WE MUST CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE. IT SHOWS THEY ARE SCARED.
05-04-2003 20:42Bringing death home to Manchester today. Tomorrow, remember Mayday, reclaim Albert Square. Turn it into a garden.
05-04-2003 20:30Frontlines is publishing approx. hourly updates of the situation in Baghdad. The most recent update describes senseless destruction and wanton killing of civilians by US forces - all reportedly captured on film.
05-04-2003 20:20FASISTES THA SAS SFAXOYME
Who would take his pregnant wife for a holiday in Sellafield?
05-04-2003 20:12The attempt to strip Sheikh Abu Hamza of his Citizenship is wrong and endangers the ability of everyone to speak freely without fear.