UK, Germany fly secret evac missions into Libya

Kirsten Grieshaber and Sylvia Hui The Washington Post 2/27/2011

BERLIN — British and German military planes swooped into Libya’s desert, rescuing hundreds of oil workers and civilians stranded at remote sites, as thousands of other foreigners are still stuck in Tripoli by bad weather and red tape.

The secret military missions into the turbulent North […]

RAF veteran beaten by two shouting ‘death to soldiers’

‘Kill soldiers’ thugs beat up RAF hero Anthony OBrien, 69

Richard Moriarty The Sun [UK] 28 Dec 2010

AN RAF veteran told yesterday how he was battered in the street by two thugs who shouted: “Death to soldiers”.

Anthony O’Brien, 69, was head-butted and punched to the ground by the men.

The pair then […]