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NATO strikes Tripoli, Libyan rebels make gains

TRIPOLI/KIKLA, Libya (Reuters) – NATO warplanes attacked Tripoli on Tuesday night after Libyan rebels pushed back forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi on three fronts, bringing them closer to the capital. The strikes followed a lull in NATO bombing of Tripoli on Tuesday, but in the evening loud blasts rocked the city with plumes of smoke filling the sky to ...

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New Greek Strike Amid Brutal Budget Cuts

Crisis-hit Greece is braced for a 24-hour nationwide strike, in the latest sign of swelling social unrest against a new batch of brutal government budget cuts. Thousands of protesters in Athens plan to surround parliament, creating a human shield to prevent lawmakers from entering the building. The latest round of cuts comes as the government tries to woo additional bailout ...

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