Saturday, March 30, 2013

Check out Pakistan's Woman Warrior; Egyptian Cable Guys; Six Ideas; and Sarkozy's Unexpected Defender

The Daily Beast: What Were Egypt's Divers Up To With Underwater Cables? 30 March 2013
Internet service throughout the Middle East was disrupted this week when three men severed fiber-optic links. Was it just an accident, or a warning to the world about unprotected lifelines?

Also, in case you missed them earlier in the week

Newsweek: Around the World in Six Ideas, 25 March 2013
From rat brains to losing our religion.

Newsweek: Pakistan's Woman Warrior, 25 March 2013
Accused of blasphemy, Sherry Rehman fights back.

The Daily Beast: Sarkozy's Unexpected Defender, 25 March 2013
Georges Kiejman, a former minister of justice, has stood up for France's ex-president, as he's been sucked into the family feud over the fortune of L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt.


France 24 Video: The World this Week, 22 March 2013

On Thursday, Turkey's prime minister gets an historic truce agreement from the jailed Kurdish rebel leader. On Friday, Recep Tayip Erdogan accepts Israel's apology of Israel over the 2010 sinking of a flotilla bound for Gaza. Two separate stories... but is there a common thread when it comes to Syria?

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