News Round Up 10/09/2012

Posted by Andrew |

  • "Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s Islamist president, has issued a general pardon covering political activists jailed since last year’s revolution over clashes with the security forces. The pardon extends to individuals sentenced by military tribunals which sent several thousand Egyptians to prison since the toppling of Hosni Mubarak, the former president, in February 2011."

    tags: egypt morsi muslimbrotherhood democracy revolution protest

  • "An acquisition of Tap by Avianca’s Brazil unit would certainly make sense. Firstly, it would give Avianca the international routes it’s long wanted and more firepower to better compete with Latam, the newly created transnational carrier created by the merger of Chile’s Lan and Brazil’s Tam. "

    tags: airlines portugal tap transportation brazil

  • "Residents of America: have you been approached by a friendly-looking man offering you free sweets from the back of a truck? Beware! This is not just any garden variety perv; it is a European perv, trying to corrupt our youth—by convincing them that "Nutella" is an acceptable breakfast item. It is not. "

    tags: nutella food breakfast health random

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