Kim Phuc Phan Thai, the girl and the photo that ended the vietnam War.

10 09 2009

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This picture by Nick Ut(AP, for which he got the pulitzer price) arguably ended the vietnam war. With 65% burns the little girl running naked on the streets with napalm burns, is Kim Phuc Phan Thai, Living in Canada spoke about the whole ordeal – pretty heavy stuff, read it via yahoo below.

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Calm urged after N Korea missiles

4 07 2009
 
NORTH KOREA 2009 TESTSmap
4 July – Seven suspected ballistic missiles fired
2 July – four short-range cruise missiles launched
25 May – second underground nuclear test brings new UN sanctions
25/26 May – series of short-range rockets fired
5 April – N Korea says long-range rocket was satellite launch

    North Korean activities drive the rest of the world impatient, calmness urged. 

    Could this be USSR all over again?   

    “South Korean officials said some of the missiles could have been medium-range Nodongs – which have the range to strike Japan – but that their flight distances had been deliberately shortened, Yonhap news agency said.”

 

 

 

 

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BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Calm urged after N Korea missiles.





Life after the Tsunami…

6 06 2009

here are some pictures from PUDHU NEMMELI KUPPAM, post tsunami