Utter desolation shown in exclusive Russia Today footage of Ishinomaki Region of Japan after the tsunami. The silent soundtrack seems appropriate given the utter devastation.
Via Russia Today.
“NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory filmed images of a large solar flare on February 24 2011. The (M3.6 rating) event is not the strongest solar flare ever recorded but was still big enough to kick up a huge tendril of plasma, known as a solar prominence. The entire eruption lasted for about 90 minutes. Thursday’s flare was the latest in a recent series of of sun storm emissions, but its blast was directed away from the Earth and is not expected to pose any disruption to satellites or other electronic systems. Scientists use a three tier system to classify solar flares; Class X are the largest and most powerful, Class M are medium but still considered very large, while Class C are the weakest..””
Via Russia Today.
Seemingly thinking invoking the magic name will result in Western support, Saif al-Islam Al-Gaddafi, is now attributing the popular uprising against the Libyan regime to al-Qaeda . Thinking that the rest of the world would be that stupid is one thing but the calm way he lies directly to the cameras is a chilling testament to the pure evil he and the rest of his family represent.
Hoping for the best for the good people of New Zealand. A wonderful country suffering such a tragedy.
And just in from Parliament.
Report from Australian Network News.
Aerial shots via Russia Today
Prime Minister John Key says at least 65 people have died following the 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch this afternoon.
Via Russia Today
Russia Today looks at the spread of protests in the Middle East and events in Iran .
“The events in Egypt are reverberating throughout the Middle East. On Monday, anti-government demonstrators clashed with police in Tehran. Police fired tear gas to disperse the demonstrators, who were throwing stones at the officers. It’s the first such clash in the country for over a year. The day before the protest, the U.S. State Department began sending Twitter messages to Iranians in their native tongue. Professor Seyed Mohammad Marandi, from the University of Tehran, says Washington is losing ground in the region…