Syria bolsters troops as Iranian warships dock

Syrian troops massed around Homs, sparking calls Monday for women and children to flee the besieged flashpoint city, as Iranian warships docked at the port of Tartus in a show of force. The reported buildup came as Mediterranean states meeting in Rome agreed to preserve Syria’s territorial integrity and avoid an “Iraqi scenario.” according to Tunisian foreign minister Rafik Abdessalem.

US General Martin Dempsey said any intervention in Syria would be “very difficult” and that it was “premature” to arm the opposition. China’s People’s Daily warned that any Western support for the rebels would trigger a “civil war”. However, president Bashar-al-Assad targeted the city of Homs for a 17th straight day. The attacks killed nine out of the 15 people killed across Syria so far on Monday, according to reports by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and official state media.

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Murdoch starts work on new ‘Sun on Sunday’

Rupert Murdoch began work on Monday on the first Sunday edition of his top-selling British tabloid The Sun, seven months after the closure of its scandal-ridden sister title News of the World. Publisher News International said the US-based mogul would stay in London to oversee the launch this Sunday and confirmed that the editor of the weekday paper, Dominic Mohan, would also edit the Sun on Sunday. A News International spokeswoman said: “Dominic (Mohan) is the editor and yes, Rupert Murdoch is overseeing the launch.

Murdoch, 80, flew in to Britain last week to announce the creation of the new paper and to promise demoralized staff he would stand by them despite the arrest of senior Sunjournalists over bribery allegations. “Rupert Murdoch said during his visit on Friday that a new Sunday title would be published “very soon” – and that is a week from today,” the company’s chief executive Tom Mockridge said in an internal memo to staff.

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How to plan a funeral?

Most of the people believe that life is all about achieving goals and finding success. At the same time, many people believe that life is all about staying happy, irrespective of achieving success or not. So whatever be the perspective, every human being has an end. That’s death. While in every happy occasion, we know how to keep the momentum of happiness going but in an event of a sad occasion, it’s tough.

You might have faced situations of unexpected death of your known people and when that happens, everyone gets broke and someone would need to take the initiative of finishing the funeral process. Take a look at how to plan a funeral and you will get all the information about starting up the funeral process. Whilst this does not happen frequently, knowing the steps of arranging a funeral will always be helpful under any circumstances.

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