News you may have missed #671

Pablo Neruda (right) and Salvador AllendeBy IAN ALLEN | intelNews.org |
►►German ‘spies’ detained in Pakistan. Three alleged German spies have been detained in Pakistan by police and released to German diplomats, according to reports. The men were detained last Saturday in the northeastern city of Peshawar by officers who accused them of belonging to “an unauthorized liaison office of the German embassy”. A Pakistani official said counterintelligence authorities had been observing the three Germans “for months”.
►►Was poet Pablo Neruda murdered? Pablo Neruda, Chile’s Nobel Prize-winning poet, died exactly 12 days after the brutal coup that ended the life of his close friend, socialist President Salvador Allende. The official version was that he died of natural causes brought on by the trauma of witnessing the coup and the lethal persecution of many of his friends. But now Neruda’s body might be exhumed for testing to address long-simmering suspicions that the poet was poisoned.
►►Britain’s secret mission to beat Gaddafi. British efforts to help Libyan rebels topple Colonel Gaddafi were not limited to air strikes. On the ground –and on the quiet– British special forces soldiers were blending in with rebel fighters. The BBC’s Newsnight program has produced a report on the subject. The report includes information on E Squadron, which has not hitherto been discussed publicly. It was formed in 2007 to work closely with MI6, and is mainly involved in missions “where maximum discretion is required”.

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2 Responses to News you may have missed #671

  1. Kidd says:

    poets are rather sensitive lot, often offing themselves because they can’t deal their own devices . this poet had cancer and something as traumatic as what he was exposed , could have brought on a death spiral. and just what good would it do at this point to find that he had been poisoned . there is hardly a chance that anyone would be brought to justice.

  2. There were a lot of caucasian mercenaries/soldiers that would pop up in the pictures of the Libyan rebels on militaryphotos(dot)net. I would imagine they are contractors from xe or blackwater and such that were hired by Qatar too since their tanks showed up there.

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