- EU / CROATIA : Zagreb Now Set To Become EU Member #28...In 2013.
- COSTA RICA: Currency Intervention Predicted As Colon Surges Vs USD.
- PHILIPPINES /USA : Stranded US Naval Warship Finally Dismantled.
- ITALY: 12 Dec UPDATE: Is Silvio's 'Friend'...Key Sex Trial Witness Ruby The Heart Stealer...On The Run? Ruby Finally Surfaces...In Mexico!
- PERU: Sand Fly Bite...Morphs Into Horror Story For American.
- BRASIL : Dilma Wins Port Privatization Approval From Congress.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- MUSIC FOR MONDAY: From SWEDEN / AZERBAIJAN : Eurovision Winner Loreen Sings "Euphoria."
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- VENEZUELA :6 March UPDATE: Shooting At Caracas Opposition Rally Wounds Capriles Supporter.
17 April 2013
RUSSIA : Police Search VKontakte Offices...And Founder Durov's Home.
St.Petersburg police searched the offices of Russia's most popular social network... VKontakte/In Contact...and also the home of its reclusive young founder...Pavel Durov.
They are investigating the early April injury of a policeman by a driver...that they believe was Durov.
A spokesman for Durov claims he doesn't own a car.
It is yet another crackdown on websites that allow opposition debate.
With 200 million users...VKontakte...begun in 2006...is more popular than Facebook in Russia.