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      FRANCE ‘TO EXPEL RADICAL IMAMS‘
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      Sarkozy said preaching incitement would not be tolerated French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy has vowed to deport any Muslim cleric preaching violence.

Speaking after meeting his Spanish counterpart in Madrid, Mr Sarkozy said he would seek the expulsion of imams in France "whose sermons are radical&qu >>>


      ISRAEL LAUNCHES MORE AIR STRIKES
      "--" (, "BBC"), 16-07-2005
      At least two Hamas members died in an earlier air strike in Gaza city Israeli aircraft have launched fresh air strikes against industrial targets in Gaza City and southern Gaza.

The BBC‘s Alan Johnston in Gaza City says one missile hit a workshop in the east of the city and another was aimed at a store r >>>


      VENEZUELA DOCTORS IN CUBA PROTEST
      "--" (, "BBC"), 16-07-2005
      Doctors in Venezuela say the Cuban doctors are a political tool Hundreds of Venezuelan doctors have marched through the country‘s capital, Caracas, demanding the expulsion of Cuban doctors.

President Hugo Chavez says he invited the medical staff into the country to provide free health care for the poor.< >>>


      ALL MOD CONS
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      The urban radicalism of our middle–class pioneers died in the suburbs Tristram Hunt Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian To the implacable left, one of New Labour‘s most persistent crimes is a tendency "to pander to the middle classes". From academy schools to tax cuts, Tony Blair‘s excesses >>>


      BOMBER VISITED PARLIAMENT
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Paul Owen Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian One of the London bombers visited the Houses of Parliament as a guest of an MP a year ago, the Labour party confirmed last night.

Mohammad Sidique Khan visited parliament in July 2004 in his capacity as a learning mentor at Hillside primary school in Leeds. As part >>>


      BRITAIN‘S PLAN IN IRAQ
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian Robin Cook‘s article (Our troops are part of the problem, July 15) suggests that we are planning a timetable for reductions of our forces in Iraq which we are not prepared to acknowledge publicly. This is completely untrue.

Several times since my appointment I have pub >>>


      COUNCIL TAX BAND REVALUATION WILL HIT SOUTH–WEST HARDEST
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Patrick Collinson Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian Households in the south–west of England are likely to be the biggest losers from the revaluation of council tax bands, according to research published today, although a small town north of Newcastle could see the steepest rise in bills.

In the first b >>>


      EUROPEAN COUNTRIES SEEK TO DILUTE G8 DEBT RELIEF DEAL
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Nicholas Watt, European editor Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian A group of small EU countries are seeking to water down some of the key proposals agreed last week by G8 leaders in Gleneagles, leaked documents have revealed.

The documents, which were obtained by the Jubilee Debt Campaign group, showed that B >>>


      FAMILIES OF MURDER VICTIMS TO HAVE THEIR SAY IN COURT
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Clare Dyer, legal editor Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian Relatives of murder victims will be given the right to speak out in open court about the effect of the loss of their loved ones on their lives, under plans to be unveiled by the Department for Constitutional Affairs next week.

They will be allowed to >>>


      JARVIS CHIEF ADMITS TO ‘SHOCKING‘ RESULTS
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      PFI contractor reports loss of 354m for the year Richard Wray Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian Jarvis, the struggling private finance initiative (PFI) contractor, revealed a 354m loss yesterday after what the chief executive, Alan Lovell, admitted was "a year of absolutely shocking results". But he denied >>>


      LIE ENDS BYERS COMEBACK HOPES
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Former minister to face Commons inquiry over Railtrack case David Hencke, Westminster correspondent Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian The chance of a political comeback for Stephen Byers, once one of New Labour‘s brightest hopes, was fading yesterday after the former transport secretary had to admit in court th >>>


      NEW ANTI–TERROR MEASURES OUTLAW CAMP RECRUITS
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Alan Travis, home affairs editor Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian A new package of counter–terrorism measures which will be proposed by the government on Monday would outlaw those who provide or attend terrorist training courses in Britain or abroad and make it a criminal offence to describe those who carry ou >>>


      OFF THE RAILS
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Julia Finch Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian The privatisation of the UK railway system was promised by transport secretary Cecil Parkinson in 1''0. Six years later, in the dying months of John Major‘s government, Railtrack – which owned 20,000 miles of track and 2,500 stations

– w >>>


      PUBLIC–SECTOR JOBS AXED AS BROWN KEEPS BUDGET PLEDGE
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Charlotte Moore Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian The growth in the number of government employees slowed sharply over the past year as civil service and public corporation jobs were axed, official data showed yesterday.

Public–sector employment in the year to the first quarter increased by 72,000 &nda >>>


      REPORTERS FIND COCAINE IN EU PARLIAMENT
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Krysia Diver in Stuttgart Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian Significant amounts of cocaine have been found in the European parliament, German undercover reporters claim.

Armed with wet wipes, reporters from the television station Sat 1 polished toilet roll dispensers, door handles and other areas in the Brus >>>


      TORIES RUE DEFEAT IN CHEADLE
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Tania Branigan, political correspondent Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian The Conservatives yesterday admitted their disappointment at losing the keenly fought Cheadle byelection, but wrote it off as a minor obstacle on their road to electoral recovery.

Several MPs had predicted privately that they would rec >>>


      UNIONS ARE BACK IN BUSINESS
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Recognition is growing, but some names are more welcome than others. Nick Pandya reports Saturday July 16, 2005 The Guardian Chinese restaurants are not the sort of places in which you expect to find union representation. But Cathay Dim Sum in Manchester this year became one of the first Chinese catering businesses to >>>


      CAR BOMBS AND EXPLOSIONS KILL 30 IN IRAQ
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Saturday July 16, 2005 1÷16 AM AP Photo BAG107 By SAMEER N. YACOUB Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – Suicide car bombs and explosions rocked wide areas of the Iraqi capital Friday, targeting U.S. and Iraqi security forces and killing at least 30 people. Two U.S. Marines died in a blast near the >>>


      COURT÷ U.S. CAN RESUME DETAINEE TRIBUNALS
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Saturday July 16, 2005 1÷16 AM By ROBERT BURNS AP Military Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – A Guantanamo detainee who once was Osama bin Laden‘s driver can be tried by military tribunal, a federal appeals court ruled Friday, apparently clearing the way for the Pentagon to resume trials suspended when a lower >>>


      DNA LINKS IND. SUSPECT WITH CRIMES IN WEST
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Saturday July 16, 2005 1÷16 AM By RYAN LENZ Associated Press Writer TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) – DNA evidence has linked a man charged with the murders of three Indiana women to sexual assault cases in Nevada and California, according to court records.

An affidavit filed by prosecutors said Kevin Hamp >>>


      LAWYER ACCUSES U.S. OF INVADING PRIVACY
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Saturday July 16, 2005 1÷01 AM AP Photo ORGW101 By WILLIAM McCALL Associated Press Writer PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Federal agents intentionally deceived a judge to obtain a warrant to arrest a Portland man who was incorrectly linked to terrorist bombings in Spain, the man‘s attorney told another federal >>>


      LAWYER÷ FEDS FOOLED JUDGE IN BOMB ARREST
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Saturday July 16, 2005 1÷01 AM AP Photo ORGW101 By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI Associated Press Writer PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Federal agents intentionally deceived a judge to obtain a warrant to arrest a Portland man who was incorrectly linked to terrorist bombings in Spain, the man‘s attorney told another fed >>>


      NABISCO RECALLS COOKIES, MAY HAVE PEANUTS
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Saturday July 16, 2005 1÷01 AM WASHINGTON (AP) – Nabisco Foods issued a national recall Friday for 838,000 boxes of Pure Milk Chocolate Covered Oreo Sandwich Cookies because some boxes may contain cookies with peanut butter creme filling, posing a health hazard to people allergic to peanuts.

The r >>>


      SCHWARZENEGGER TO END TIES TO MAGAZINES
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Saturday July 16, 2005 1÷16 AM AP Photo NY116 By TOM CHORNEAU Associated Press Writer SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Friday that he will end his multimillion–dollar consulting deal with two fitness magazines that rely heavily on advertising for nutritional supplements.
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      SPEEDING SUV KILLS TWO CHILDREN IN TEXAS
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Saturday July 16, 2005 1÷16 AM By ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press Writer EL PASO, Texas (AP) – A sport utility vehicle speeding toward a border crossing plowed into a family Friday, killing two little girls and seriously injuring their mother and two sisters.

The vehicle had blood on a bumper >>>


      TODDLER SHOOTING EXPOSES TENSIONS IN L.A.
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Saturday July 16, 2005 1÷01 AM AP Photo CADD102 By PAUL CHAVEZ Associated Press Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) – Dozens of protesters wave signs branding police as baby killers.‘‘ They heckle passing police cars as lines of baton–toting officers keep close watch on the restless crowd.< >>>


      WIS. HIGH COURT LETS TEEN SUE OVER PAINT
      Guardian, 16-07-2005
      Saturday July 16, 2005 1÷01 AM By JR ROSS Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A split Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday that a Milwaukee boy can sue manufacturers of a lead paint pigment he claims left him mentally retarded – even though he cannot prove which ones made the pigment that ma >>>


      BABY DEATHS DOCTOR STRUCK OFF
      The Daily Mail, 16-07-2005
      What is RSS? Professor Sir Roy Meadow has been struck off the medical register after being found guilty of serious professional misconduct over evidence he gave in the Sally Clark child murders trial.

In a highly critical judgment, a General Medical Council fitness to practise panel concluded that Prof Meadow, >>>


      BOMBER WAS MP‘S GUEST AT PARLIAMENT
      The Daily Mail, 16-07-2005
      What is RSS? One of the London suicide bombers was strolling the corridors of the House of Commons just a year before he blew himself up, it emerged.

In an extraordinary twist which sent shockwaves through Westminster it was revealed that Mohammad Sidique Khan attended Parliament as the guest of a Labour MP.>>>


      END OF AN ERA AS NICKLAUS BIDS FAREWELL
      The Daily Mail, 16-07-2005
      What is RSS? Jack Nicklaus admitted he was happy to "pass the baton totally" after completing his last ever round in a major championship.

Amid emotional scenes at St Andrews, Nicklaus carded a second–round 72 over the Old Course.

A three–over–par total of 147 was not good >>>


      HARRY POTTER CASTLE LAUNCH HAS CHILDREN SPELLBOUND
      The Daily Mail, 16-07-2005
      What is RSS? The magic of Harry Potter came alive for millions of fans across the globe as the hotly–awaited sixth book in the series was finally unveiled in a witching–hour spectacle.

For a few thousand awestruck children in Edinburgh, the night was that little bit more special as they got within >>>


      IT‘S ALL IN A DAY‘S WORK
      The Daily Mail, 16-07-2005
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      MONTY THANKS FANS
      The Daily Mail, 16-07-2005
      What is RSS? Colin Montgomerie praised the Open galleries for staying around to help him set up a mouth–watering head–to–head with Tiger Woods on Saturday.

Many of the 40,000 crowd might have thought of heading away from St Andrews after witnessing first Jack Nicklaus‘ farewell and then >>>


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      The Daily Mail, 16-07-2005
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      PATIENT WOODS LOOKS OMINOUS
      The Daily Mail, 16-07-2005
      What is RSS? Runaway leader Tiger Woods fired an ominous warning to the rest of the British Open field at St Andrews after a second–round 67 put him well ahead at the halfway stage.

The 2'–year–old already had a one–stroke advantage when he began the day and five birdies took him to >>>


      PEARCE – WRIGHT–PHILLIPS WANTS TO STAY
      The Daily Mail, 16-07-2005
      What is RSS? Stuart Pearce has claimed Shaun Wright–Phillips does not want to leave Manchester City.

City rejected a 20million bid from Premiership champions Chelsea within hours of the offer landing on the table.

"The kid wants to stay here," declared Pearce. "He doesn‘t wa >>>


      SUICIDE BOMBER ‘A NORMAL YOUNG MAN‘
      The Daily Mail, 16-07-2005
      What is RSS? The family of teenage suicide bomber Hasib Hussain spoke of their "devastation" and described their son as a "loving and normal young man".

In a statement issued through West Yorkshire Police, they expressed their disbelief that the 18–year–old was involved in the b >>>


      WIN THIS &#163;325,000 GRADE II LISTED THATCHED COTTAGE
      The Daily Mail, 16-07-2005
      entry. Click here to download your bonus tokens. So start collecting tokens now and this dream cottage could be yours. HOW TO ENTER WITH TOKENS Every day until September ' 2005 differently dated tokens will appear in the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday. You must collect 24 differently numbered tokens – any >>>


      30 DEAD IN FRIDAY ATTACKS IN BAGHDAD
      The Jerusalem Post, 16-07-2005
      BAGHDAD, Iraq Suicide car bombs and explosions rocked large areas of the Iraqi capital Friday, at least seven of them suicide attacks. The attacks targeted US and Iraqi security forces and killed at least 30 people. Two US Marines died in a blast near the Jordanian border.

At least 111 people, including seven >>>


      CAIRO÷ MAN SOUGHT IN LONDON DETAINED
      The Jerusalem Post, 16-07-2005
      CAIRO, Egypt Egypt‘s police detained an Egyptian biochemist sought in the probe into the London bombings, the Interior Ministry said Friday.

The man, Magdy Mahmoud Mustafa el–Nashar, 33, had denied any role in the attacks, the ministry said.

El–Nashar, who recently had been teaching >>>


      CHANGING THE ENVIRONMENT
      The Jerusalem Post, 16-07-2005
      In an unusually brisk July morning, Naomi Tsur arrives half an hour late to her staff meeting bearing fresh cheese burekas and two types of cookies from the local pastry shop on Jaffa Road.

Tsur is dressed in a pastel–floral button–down short–sleeve shirt, a mid–calf navy skirt, support >>>


      CORRIDORS OF POWER
      The Jerusalem Post, 16-07-2005
      The last Thursday of the month. Six p.m. Safra Square. The monthly municipal council meeting.

Perhaps you imagine this to be a meeting of public servants, deeply committed to the welfare of their constituencies. If you do, you‘re wrong. These are meetings about interests, emotions, drives and control.
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      FOREIGN PRESS REJECT SIGNING GAZA FORMS
      The Jerusalem Post, 16-07-2005
      The Foreign Press Association is urging its members not to sign initial forms the IDF is requiring journalists to sign in order to enter the Gaza Strip, calling them "an attack on journalistic freedoms and free movement of our members." Following the closure of Gaza Wednesday, they IDF has only allowed in jou >>>


      HAT TRICK
      The Jerusalem Post, 16-07-2005
      he Hats of Jerusalem, a documentary by Nati Adler screened at the Jerusalem Film Festival earlier this week and which will be shown on Channel 2, is not so much about hats as the people who wear them. It‘s also a look at the spirit and customs of the three religions that dominate Jerusalem, since just about the o >>>


      SCREENING SAFDIE
      The Jerusalem Post, 16-07-2005
      A one–and–a–half hour documentary on an architect, and every moment of it fascinating? Yes, because of the astounding range of Moshe Safdie‘s work, and his ability to articulate his thoughts.

Sunday‘s showing of Moshe Safdie÷ The Power of Architecture at the Jerusalem Film >>>


      SYRIA EXIT LEAVES A MESSY BORDER
      The Christian Science Monitor, 16-07-2005
      Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor MASNAA, LEBANON–SYRIA BORDER When Iraqi teenager Nihad Rahim was allowed to accompany his truck–driver father, Ayad, on a trip to Beirut, it was supposed to be a reward for passing his school exams.

But instead of being a break from his war–torn >>>


      TESTING LIMITS OF DISSENT IN IRAN
      The Christian Science Monitor, 16-07-2005
      Contributor to The Christian Science Monitor TEHRAN, IRAN Iranian journalist Akbar Ganji entered the 33rd day of his hunger strike Thursday, demanding unconditional release from the notorious Evin prison in north Tehran.

With only six months left in his sentence on a variety of charges after he wrote articles >>>


      GAS EXPLOSION CLOSED MAIN HIGHWAY TO OSLO
      The Norway Post, 16-07-2005
      The main highway leading to Oslo from the west (E18) was closed for all traffic in both directions Thursday evening, after an explosion at a gas station blew manhole covers in all directions.

The road remained closed until the early hours of Friday morning, for fear of further explosions. The lineups stretched >>>


      WESTERN FJORDS GIVEN "WORLD HERITAGE" STATUS
      The Norway Post, 16-07-2005
      The West Norwegian Fjords of Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord were Thursday inscribed on the World Heritage List at the 2'th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Durban, South Africa.

The West Norwegian Fjords is the first natural World Heritage site in Norway, and the third natural site in >>>


      PASSENGER LINER AGROUND OFF THE COAST OF SVALBARD
      The Norway Post, 16-07-2005
      The Norwegian tourist liner "Polarstar" has run aground at Hinlopen off the coast of the Svalbard archipelago with 38 passengers and a crew of 34.

It was able to refloat itself at high tide Tuesday afternoon, NRK reports. No one has been hurt, and there is no immediate danger for those on board, acco >>>


      TRONDHEIM POLICE UNCOVER MINIBANK SWINDLE
      The Norway Post, 16-07-2005
      The police in Trondheim is in the process of breaking up an international league which has swindled a number of cash dispenser customers in the city.

Two persons have already been arrested, and a third is still wanted by the police.

The swindle has been made possible by the installation of so–ca >>>


      EXPLOSIVES POINT TO AL–QAEDA LINK IN LONDON BOMBINGS
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      Bomb–maker held LondonThe link between the London bombings and Al–Qaeda has grown, as it emerged that the explosives used in the British capital might be similar to those seen in earlier operations by the terror network.

As the confirmed death toll from the July 7 bombings rose to 54, with some 70 >>>


      FAULTY COMPUTERISED SIGNAL SYSTEM CAUSED TRIPLE–TRAIN ACCIDENT
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      LahoreAn interim inquiry report speaks of malfunctioning of computerised signal system at Sarhad Railway Station, cause of triple train crash, near Ghotki.

Final report will be presented to the government after full probe has been carried out in all respects.

The accident was being probed by the Fede >>>


      INDIA PROPOSES AUG 4–8 FOR KISHANGANGA TALKS WITH PAK
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      IslamabadIndia has formally invited Pakistan to hold talks on controversial Kishanganga dam issue in New Delhi from August 4–8, Foreign Office Spokesman Jalil Abbas Jilani told reporters on Friday.

He said Indus Water Commission was reviewing Indias new call for talks on the issue of Kishanganga dam af >>>


      LG ELECTIONS PROCESS BEGINS TODAY
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      Dogar firm to ensure transparency, fairplay Mahmood Hussain IslamabadThe Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is all set to invite nomination papers on Saturday (today) for holding the first phase of the Local Government elections. It will cover 17 districts in Punjab, 11 in Sindh,
12 in the Frontier and 14 in Ba >>>


      NO DEFENCE AGREEMENT SIGNED WITH US÷ MANMOHAN
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      New DelhiThe Communist Party of India (Marxist) today said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured leaders of Left parties that no defence agreement with the United States had been entered into, only the framework on defence relationship between the two nations has been signed.

«We, however, firmly op >>>


      NOTIFICATIONS OF DROS, ROS, AROS ISSUED
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      IslamabadElection Comm–ission of Pakistan has issued notifications of District Returning Officers, Returning Officers and Assistant Returning Officers for the forthcoming Local Government elections.

Kanwar Muhammad Dilshad Federal Secretary, Election Commission of Pakistan said in a statement on Friday >>>


      NWFP GOVT WARMS UP FOR LEGAL BATTLE
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      Tariq Saeed PeshawarThe NWFP Government is also flexing its muscles to fight a forceful legal battle in defence of the Hasba bill, passed on Thursday by the Frontier Assembly and which has been challenged through Presidents reference in the Supreme Court.

It was learnt that the NWFP Government is going to co >>>


      PAK, ITALY EXPRESS RESOLVE TO STRUGGLE AGAINST TERRORISM
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      MoUs on political cooperation, concession of soft loans signed RomePakistan and Italy on Friday expressed their resolve to struggle against terrorism and stressed to tackle its underlying factors.

A joint declaration issued at the end of Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz three–day visit to Italy said followi >>>


      PANEL FAILS TO SUGGEST FUTURE INTERNET CONTROL
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      Brussels (Belgium)A UN panel created to recommend how the Internet should be run in the future has failed to reach consensus but did agree that no single country should dominate.

The United States stated two weeks ago that it intended to maintain control over the computers that serve as the Internets princip >>>


      PILOTLESS TARGET AIRCRAFT INDUCTED INTO IAF
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      New DelhiIndias indig–enously developed first Pilotless Target Aircraft «Lakshya» was inducted into the Indian Air Force squadron on Saturday.

Nine indigenously upgraded twin–seater deep penetration strike aircraft Jaguar were also handed over to the IAF by Defence Minister Pranab Muk >>>


      PRESIDENT DIRECTS POLICE TO TIGHTEN NOOSE AROUND EXTREMISTS
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      Collection of donations, arms display, banned outfits gatherings and hate materials sale to be eliminated Harmony must for progress Aroosa Alam IslamabadOutraged by the reports of re–emergence of banned extremist groups and callous attitude of the police to check this menace, President General Pervez Musharraf >>>


      SC ADMITS FEDERATIONS REFERENCE ON HASBA BILL
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      Notices issued to NWFP Govt, AGs Mahmood Hussain IslamabadThe Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued notices to NWFP Government and Advocates General of the four provinces on a reference filed by the Federation seeking the Apex Courts opinion on Hasba Bill–2005. The reference about Hasba Bill passed by the NWFP A >>>


      SUICIDE BOMBER ARRESTED IN IRAQ
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      BaghdadIraqi and US forces captured a suicide bomber before he could detonate his explosive belt, and announced a key suspect in the kidnap–slaying of Egypts top envoy to Iraq had been arrested in what was hailed as a blow to the terror network.

Thursdays thwarted suicide attack – just 150 feet >>>


      UN PLANS TO BRIDGE GAP BETWEEN ISLAMIC, WESTERN WORLDS
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      United NationsThe United Nations on Thursday launched an initiative aimed at building new bridges between the West and Islam. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters in New York that the move has been driven by concerns that extremists are exploiting the sense of a widening gap between Islamic and Western societ >>>


      US THINK TANK HAS NO RESERVATIONS ON HASBA BILL÷ DURRANI
      Pakistan Observer, 16-07-2005
      WashingtonNWFP Chief Minister Akram Khan Durrani has said that during his visit of United States he met Pentagon officials and US Think Tank and cleared all the reservations in their minds regarding protection of women, minorities and human rights in NWFP after implementation of Hasba Bill. «I hope US government >>>


      ‘TROUBLESOME GRANNIES‘ MAY END BYERS‘ HOPES OF A CABINET RETURN
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By David Charter and Angela Jameson THE slim hopes of a return to the Cabinet for Stephen Byers looked doomed last night as he bowed to pressure to make a personal statement to the Commons after his courtroom confession that he misled MPs.

The former Transport Secretary said that he would make a statement as s >>>


      A HALF–PRICE TREAT FOR A MIDNIGHT FEAST
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Jack Malvern, Arts reporter THE sound of clocks striking midnight last night was drowned out by the cheers of thousands of children as they finally got their hands on a copy of Harry Potter and the Half–Blood Prince.

After weeks of media reports of fantastical figures, from the 274 million global sale >>>


      CLERIC WHO DEFENDED SUICIDE BOMBERS ALLOWED INTO BRITAIN
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Sean ONeill and Richard Ford The Home Secretary‘s decision will be seen as a test of the Government A MUSLIM cleric who has defended suicide bombings in Israel and Iraq is to be allowed into Britain next month for an international conference.

Yusuf al–Qaradawi, 7', who has a visa to come to >>>


      DOCTORS WILL FEAR TESTIFYING
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Dr Thomas Stuttaford THE GMCs decision to strike Sir Roy Meadow off the medical register will be viewed with dismay by most doctors.

Many already feel that Sir Roy has been made a scapegoat for all those social workers, doctors and others who over the years have adopted a politically correct approach to chi >>>


      EGYPTIAN CHEMIST AND HEAD OF PAKISTANI RELIGIOUS SCHOOL HELD
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Daniel McGrory, Zahid Hussein in Islamabad and Issandr El–Amrani in Cairo MAGDY EL–NASHAR, the Egyptian chemisty student who befriended some of the bombers in Leeds, was arrested by police in Cairo in a dawn raid yesterday.

Scotland Yard detectives are expected to question him over the weekend. >>>


      HITCHHIKERS TO HEAVEN WHO CREATED HELL ON EARTH
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Ben Macintyre The Times charts the last hours of the first home–grown suicide bombers to hit Britain ON THE afternoon of Wednesday, July 6, Hasib Hussain told his mother that he was thinking of going to London with a few of the lads to attend a religious seminar. I might go to London for the night and come bac >>>


      JAMAICAN BOMBER, 1', WAS TO BE FATHER AGAIN
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Adam Fresco, James Bone and Joanna Bale THE Piccadilly Line suicide bomber, Jermaine Lindsay, was revealed yesterday as the second teenager in the terrorist cell.

Lindsay, who was born in Waterford, Jamaica, was 1' and the father of a one–year–old son. His wife, Samantha Lewthwaite, 21, with >>>


      KILLERS MAY HAVE BEEN RECRUITED AT YOUTH CENTRE
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Russell Jenkins POLICE took six computer hard drives yesterday from the youth drop–in centre at the centre of the investigation into the London suicide bombers.

Anti–terrorist officers hope that they may provide clues about how young Muslim men in the normally harmonious Leeds suburb of Beeston >>>


      LONDON TERROR SUSPECT ARRESTED
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Sean ONeill and Richard Ford A SENIOR cleric was arrested in Pakistan as the British Government signalled a crackdown on extremists and jihadi recruiters under a range of anti–terror offences announced last night.

The head of an Islamic religious school was among four men seized as part of the respons >>>


      MEADOW STRUCK OFF FOR MISLEADING THE SALLY CLARK TRIAL
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Sam Lister, Health Correspondent SIR ROY MEADOW, one of the countrys most eminent paediatricians, was struck off the medical register yesterday for giving erroneous and misleading evidence which helped to convict Sally Clark of murdering her two sons.

In a highly critical judgment, the General Medical Counc >>>


      MILLIONS WILL HAVE HIGHER COUNCIL TAX
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Tom Bawden NEARLY three million English households face council tax increases of up to 400 a year from a government reassessment of local tax bands, based on new estimates by Halifax.

The first revaluation since the present bands were set in 1''1 could push about 2.8 million households into a higher >>>


      NEW SCARE AS CHICKEN DISEASE PROMPTS EU BAN ON EXPORTS
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Valerie Elliott, Countryside Editor AN OUTBREAK of a bird disease that can wipe out entire flocks was confirmed by the Government last night, fuelling a new scare in the countryside.

A case of Newcastles disease in Surrey led to an immediate ban on all exports of live birds, hatching eggs, meat and eggs out >>>


      PEOPLE WITH ANDREW PIERCE
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      It was a dark knight, officer Christian Bale, whose Batman Begins is one of the box–office successes of the summer, with Katie Holmes, his love interest, at his side. Bale revealed some of the perils of film promotion.

One poor drunken driver managed to ram sidelong into the Batmobile in Chicago. He got >>>


      PUBLIC BACKS OLYMPICS DESPITE TERROR FEAR
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Peter Riddell MOST British people believe that holding the Olympics in London increases the dangers of another terrorist attack.

However, according to a new Populus poll for The Times, taken after the terrorist attacks, a large majority of voters still backs holding the Olympics in London in 2012. Most thin >>>


      SPEED DEVICE WILL ACT AS COST ‘CARROT‘ TO YOUNG DRIVERS
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Ben Webster, Transport Correspondent YOUNG drivers are to be offered cheaper insurance if they agree to have a speed–monitoring device that records every occasion they break the limit installed in their cars.

The device, which uses a satellite tracking system combined with a digital map of speed limit >>>


      THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY IS HE‘S A TOUGH ACT FOR ANY AUTHOR TO FOLLOW
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Erica Wagner KIDS. They grow up, they leave home its the empty nest syndrome, and theres nothing you can do about it. It even happens when your kid is a wizard÷ and it wont be long before Harry Potters all grown up and will have to manage on his own, living on in childrens imaginations but no longer in books >>>


      DAN CRAWFORD
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      December 11, 1'42 – July 13, 2005 Rumpled American who made the tiny King‘s Head Theatre a venue to rival the best of the West End DAN CRAWFORD was a truly original man of the theatre. As a young American, newly arrived in London, he spotted the potential in a run–down Victorian pub in a North Lon >>>


      FAITH NEWS
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      Compiled by Dan Frank Hindus have staged a protest outside Britains French Embassy after a French footwear company refused to withdraw shoes printed with an image of the Hindu god Lord Rama. The secretary general of the Hindu Forum of Britain, Ramesh Kallidai, said÷ In our culture, we do not consider it respectf >>>


      MULTICULTURALISM HAS FANNED THE FLAMES OF ISLAMIC EXTREMISM
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      Kenan Malik ONE was a loving father. Another helped out in his parents fish and chip shop. All apparently chatted away as if they were going on holiday as they walked through Kings Cross station with their deadly rucksacks. It is the contrast between the ordinariness of the London bombers lives and the savage barbarism >>>


      NORMAN LEVINE
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      October 22, 1'23 – June 14, 2005 Taking the seedy route from Canada to St Ives BROUGHT up in Canada, of which he gave an unsparing account in the autobiographical Canada Made Me (1'58), Norman Levine settled in England after the Second World War, making a base for himself at St Ives, Cornwall, a county wh >>>


      OLYMPIC INCENTIVES TO OUR SPORTING YOUTH
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      From Mr John Talbot Sir, The 2012 Games need a two–pronged attack. Obviously the project management must ensure that the infrastructure and subsequent operations go better than have some of our major projects in the past. But we must also aim for success on the part of our athletes. In track and field we want the >>>


      PRAY WITHIN YOUR OWN SOLITUDE – HOWEVER NOISY IT IS
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      Credo by Roderick Strange DOM JOHN CHAPMAN, who was the Abbot of Downside 75 years ago, is famous for advising people to pray as you can and not as you cant.

He was speaking about personal prayer and discouraging the notion that there is some ideal style of praying to which everyone should aspire. Each one of >>>


      RUNNING DRY
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      Global drought and rising water demand pose long–term threats A long hot summer beckons, and with it the inevitable hosepipe ban. Many people will mock the order, blaming the water boards for wasting millions in leakages and ridiculing their descriptions of summer thunderstorms as the wrong sort of rain. The warn >>>


      SHOULD CHERIE BLAIR PROFIT FROM HER HUSBAND‘S JOB?
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      After criticism about her 30,000 Washington book promotion, Cherie Blair has cancelled a controversial appearance at the opening of a new shopping mall in Malaysia. She will also be donating her fee from a TV show to charity.

Where should the line be drawn over personal profit from political connections? E&nda >>>


      THE WAGES OF DECEIT
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      Stephen Byers must pay a high price for his mendacity Wednesday was a reasonably good day to bury bad news, though not as good as the previous Thursday would have been. Even so, the many newspaper pages devoted to the aftermath of the London bombs were not enough to push Stephen Byers completely out of the headlines. T >>>


      THE WEEK
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      Overload of the week The data is enough to fill ten stacks of files reaching from Earth to the moon Criticism of a proposal by Charles Clarke to compel internet and phone companies to retain their records of traffic on private e–mails, text messages and phone calls for three years Patriot of the week I do not bel >>>


      THERE‘S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT &#150; THE NEXT TORY LEADER HAS TO BE DAVID
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      There‘s no doubt about it the next Tory leader has to be David Matthew Parris THE NEWS is all about bombers and bombs. These perils are immediate. But beneath the clamour, other conversations continue, and one of these is rather important.

It is not clear that Gordon Brown will win a general election in >>>


      THIS GREAT UNDERSEA PRINCIPALITY OF WHALES WILL MAKE YOUR HEART SOAR
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      Wild Notebook by Simon Barnes BUT AT THE LAST they were all around us÷ the sound of their breathing and the cloop of water as they broke the surface, and as they sighed so I sighed with them in a long moment of delight. Like the revelation of a mystery, they emerged from the depths and then rolled like shining w >>>


      TWANGGG! ANOTHER GOLD FOR COREN
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      Giles Coren I HAVE always dreamt of achieving sporting immortality with a dazzling performance at Lords. And something that I spotted during Englands capitulation there in the one–day international against Australia last weekend gave me renewed hope that it may still be possible.

Alas, the thing I spotte >>>


      UNEXPECTED, UNMENTIONABLE SUCCESS
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      Congratulations to our highly driven readers who top the charts on er, um Another day, another survey. They are the pot of the Nervous Noughties.

But todays offering is different. Most researches fill readers with guilt or gloom or a suspicion that they are suffering from some fatal disease or flaw.

B >>>


      WHAT ARE...‘CITIZEN REPORTERS‘?
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      James Harkin WHAT A DIFFERENCE a week and a sizeable terrorist outrage can make to the public image of camera phones. Until now, camera and video phones have been associated only with pop culture, prurience and paedophilia. When they first arrived a couple of years ago, some of Londons trendiest nightclubs banned them >>>


      WHY NOT SPLASH OUT ON SWIMMING?
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      Janice Turner Sports facilities are being sold or allowed to crumble away, despite all the good they can do four our children THE LITTLE ceremony in which my sons received their swimming awards was unusually emotional last week. It wasnt just maternal pride that they had passed their ASA Levels 4 and 5 sponsored by tha >>>


      WHY SHOULD WE TOLERATE THESE ISLAMOFASCISTS WHO HATE US ALL?
      The Times, 16-07-2005
      By Julie Burchill AT THE ROOT of my friend Michael Collinss quite brilliant book The Likes of Us÷ A Biography of the White Working Class, and the recent TV show on the obliteration of the same, one truth hit home with agonising ease. And that was his righteous anger not with immigrants as many seat–sniffin >>>



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