“Hundreds of police officers, backed by armored vehicles, stormed a lawless southern village on Monday after people suspected of growing marijuana fired rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and machine guns at officers during a drug raid. The police said no one was hurt in the clash in and around Lazarat.” Everyone except the police seems to have known about this for years, so I guess it was a case of “you pretend to resist and we’ll pretend to burn your plantations.” I liked this video – summary in the description – but there are lots more:
Albania has always intrigued. I know a little bit about the Greek side of the border and a friend became something of an expert in Enver Hoxha’s defence systems – rather less frightening than le peuple. But I’d probably end up “missing” somewhere in a ravine, like the walking father of another friend.
- Proprietary digital mapping query
Just in case any of you are experts in this kind of thing, here’s where I’m at: Data collection is fine. My
- Terrorist hairdos
The house is in uproar following the arrest (using a fire engine) in Marseille of Hossein Ghanbari, an Iranian, in possession
- I quite like Radio Occitania
If you are immune to the narcissim of small differences and accept the notion that Valencian is a dialect of Catalan,
- French and Russian cavalry rode backwards in retreat?!
This claim helped defeat Valentine Shortis’ insanity plea at his murder trial in 1895-6, but was it true?
- Dutch terror arrests
A life-long pessimist suggests that the news that the Dutch parliament complex, ‘t Binnenhof, has been “hermetically sealed” is the police’s