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Latest update : 2010-07-16

Anti-depressants released into sea make shrimps suicidal

In today’s international press review, we look at continuing bad press for BP despite their success in capping the oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. Also, a New York Times/International Herald Tribune report on close ties between NGO behind the Gaza flotilla and the Turkish ruling party. Finally, are anti-depressants making shrimps suicidal?! FRIDAY, 16th JULY 2010

 

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
The Guardian: “BP troubles deepen with Buncefield verdict”
 
The Guardian: “Lockerbie bomber's release linked to surge in UK arms deal talks”

International Herald Tribune:  “Sponsor of Flotilla Tied to Elite of Turkey”
 
Haaretz: “Poll: Most Americans back Israeli military action against Iran’
 
Daily Tech: “Pollutant in Water Making Shrimp Suicidal, Putting Babies at Risk”

 

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