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      5–MLN–EURO SHIPMENT OF COCAINE NETTED
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     The coast guard has seized a 51–kilo haul of cocaine on board a Bahamas–flagged cargo ship at the Corinthian Gulf port of Aigion valued at some 5 million euros, the Merchant Marine Ministry said yesterday.

Three of the ship’s officers were arrested and 24 crew members were being questioned, the mini >>>


      A SMALL SEA TURTLE...
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     PANTELIS SAITAS/ANA A small sea turtle, nicknamed Carolina, is held by a member of the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece (Archelon) in Glyfada, southern Athens, after the completion of its treatment for injuries and before being released back into the sea.
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      A WOMAN AT THE AGHIOS CONSTANTINOS AND ELENI CEMETERY...
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     PHILIPPOS CHRISTOU/AP A woman at the Aghios Constantinos and Eleni Cemetery in Nicosia stands by the graves of Cypriot soldiers killed during the invasion of the island 33 years ago by Turkish forces, yesterday. The anniversary was marked with ceremonies in Cyprus and Greece.
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      CYPRUS RESHUFFLE AFTER SPLIT
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     The Cyprus government yesterday appointed four new ministers to replace deputies of AKEL who quit Cyprus’s ruling coalition after the Communist party decided to field its own candidate in forthcoming presidential elections.

Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos appointed career diplomat Erato Kozakou–Mark >>>


      EXAM BLUNDER DUE TO ‘MIX–UP’
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     The Education Ministry played down claims yesterday that exam markers upped the scores of university candidates in June, saying the incident was due to a misunderstanding.

Education Minister Marietta Giannakou said that instructions given to teachers to be more careful when marking university entrance exams may >>>


      FLEXIBLE CYPRUS POLICY MOOTED
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     The head of Cyprus’s AKEL party, Dimitris Christofias, told Sunday’s Kathimerini that if elected president in February, he will provide a more «flexible» approach to reunification talks than current leader Tassos Papadopoulos.

«We urgently need to take the initiative,» said Christofias. >>>


      GREEKS ABROAD TO GET VOTE
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     PM says law to be passed in October but gives no clues on election date A law will be passed by Parliament in October that will enable Greeks living abroad to vote in the country’s general elections, Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis said yesterday as his party voted on the makeup of its new political council.

K >>>


      HOSPITAL STAFF WARNS OF SHORTAGE
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     Budget cutbacks have resulted in about a third of staff positions being vacant at one of Greece’s largest hospitals, the KAT Hospital in northern Athens’s Kifissia, according to workers.

Health Ministry figures show that at the end of 2006, 1,636 people were on the hospital’s payroll when the total number of po >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     HIT–AND–RUN British soldier on Halkidiki vacation dies after being hit by passing car A British soldier serving in Kosovo was killed in a hit–and–run accident early yesterday in Halkidiki, northern Greece, where he was spending his vacation. Brett Walmsley, 25, from Darwen near Blackburn, was kil >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     HIT AND RUN Man, 22, arrested for death of British soldier in Halkidiki accident A 22–year–old man was arrested in Halkidiki, northern Greece, on Saturday on suspicion of being the driver in a hit–and–run accident that led to the death of a British soldier. Brett Walmsley, 25, from Darwen near Bl >>>


      ISTANBUL CANCELS DALARAS CONCERT
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     A decision by authorities in Istanbul on Saturday to cancel at the last minute a concert by popular Greek singer George Dalaras, prompted the Foreign Ministry to accuse Turkish officials of looking for a «pretext» to call off the event.

The concert was due to take place at the 15th–century for >>>


      MAN DIES IN FIRE AT WAREHOUSE
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     A 21–year–old man was burned to death in a fire in a food warehouse in northern Greece early yesterday but firefighters managed to rescue three members of his family from the blaze.

The unnamed Bulgarian national lived in the warehouse in the village of Patrida, near Veria, with his parents and wife >>>


      RESIDENTS CAN FIGHT ILLEGAL HOMES
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     Residents have access to legal remedies that can help them secure the demolition of illegally built dwellings in their neighborhood when the authorities turn a blind eye, a top judiciary official said yesterday.

Sophocles Haralambidis, honorary member of the Council of State, the country‘s highest adminis >>>


      SKIATHOS FIRE RAZES BIG TRACT OF FOREST
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     A large fire on Skiathos, which has ravaged some 2,000 hectares of forestland and burnt homes on the island since it broke out on Thursday morning, was partly under control last night. Firemen remained on standby as high winds fueled fears that the blaze would rekindle.

Municipal authorities on the island, whic >>>


      THE 44TH INTERNATIONAL AEGEAN SAILING RALLY SET SAIL...
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU/EPA Sailing boats taking part in the 44th International Aegean Sailing Rally set sail near the port of Piraeus yesterday. The rally, organized by the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC), is the oldest and most important open–sea race in Greece. Forty–four crews are taking part this year, >>>


      THIS WEEK
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     Monday President Karolos Papoulias to meet with the visiting Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader at 11.30 a.m.

The 10th Symi Symposium takes place on the island of Paros. The symposium is organized by the Andreas G. Papandreou Foundation and the PASOK party.

This year’s symposium focuses on the environ >>>


      TOURISTS GAZE AT THE PARTHENON...
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     PANTELIS SAITAS/ANA Tourists gaze at the Parthenon on the rock of the Acropolis from afar yesterday as industrial action by the monument’s guards meant that it remained closed to visitors this weekend. Many tourists decided to go to the top of Philopappou Hill for the best view of the Acropolis and to take some photogra >>>


      TWO FEARED DEAD IN BOTCHED FISHING TRIP
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     Authorities on the Dodecanese island of Leros spent the weekend trying to establish how many people were killed in a botched fishing expedition after the coast guard found at least one dismembered body aboard a drifting boat.

The coast guard said on Saturday that the small vessel had been found off the northeas >>>


      WIND WHIPS UP BRUSH FIRES
      Kathimerin, 16-07-2007
     Firefighters combat more than 100 blazes as gales blow across Greece Strong winds across Greece fanned more than 100 brush fires – some of which firefighters were still battling last night – and disrupted sea travel during one of the busiest times of the year for ferry companies.

The fire service said late yest >>>


      A GSTAAD, L‘INQUIÉTANTE DÉROUTE HELVÉTIQUE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     TENNIS. Le bilan suisse de l‘Allianz Suisse Open est plutôt médiocre. Alors que Stanislas Wawrinka peine ŕ sortir la tęte de l‘eau, Roger Federer semble plus seul que jamais pour défendre les couleurs nationales.

La lecture de ce texte (3'27 caract';res et 1 enca >>>


      AGENDA DE LA SEMAINE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Le Temps Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Lundi 16 juillet SGS publie ses résultats semestriels. Helvea s‘attend ŕ ce que le chiffre d‘affaires progresse de 11,8% ŕ 2,062 milliards de francs. Son analyste table sur une progression de la marge opérationnelle de '0 points de base ŕ 16,2%. Le >>>


      AU CŚUR DES MARCHÉS. LE DILEMME DES SUBTILITÉS DE L‘INFLATION
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Le Questionnaire malin du financier (3/8). «Le succ';s est une source de bonheur plus grande que l‘argent» La chronique des hedge funds. Les mati';res premi';res, un marché ŕ part L‘avis de l‘expert. Droit boursier: obligation de déclarer et premi& >>>


      BANQUE PRIVÉE EN TĘTE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     PERFORMANCE. LODH s‘illustre ŕ l‘Alpha League. Le Temps Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Une banque privée genevoise occupe de nouveau la tęte de l‘Alpha League.

L‘an dernier, Pictet s‘était distingué dans ce classement des meilleures performances corrigées des r >>>


      COMMENT C‘ÉTÉ? LE ROUGE QUI TACHE LES VERS
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Comment c‘été? Olivier Horner Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Week–end de catastrophes au Montreux Jazz. Comme si le retour du soleil avait fait perdre la boule ŕ certains artistes. En plus du concert décevant de Sly Stone, le public a eu droit au pénible hommage scénique rendu ŕ Jea >>>


      COMMENT PRINCE MAÎTRISE TOUS LES COUPS DE MARKETING
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     MUSIQUE. Le chanteur a distribué gratuitement son nouvel album avec un journal londonien.

Le Temps Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Et si la venue de Prince ŕ Montreux ce soir, restée une surprise jusqu‘ŕ l‘ouverture du festival, était le point d‘honneur du dernier coup de market >>>


      CRITIQUE. UN DISQUE POUR SE SOUVENIR DE LUI
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Critique. Arnaud Robert Lundi 16 juillet 2007 C‘est un retour au Prince. Pas celui du jazz qui avait décontenancé les amoureux des tubes de synth';se («The Rainbow Children», 2001). Ni celui des usines pourpres, en deux ou trois volets, qui tenaient davantage de l‘opéra aut >>>


      ECONOMIE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Carri';res Immobilier Samedi culturel Disques Livres Multimédia Photos Dessins Blogs Forums Dossiers Archives Revue de presse Newsletters Hors–séries Netvibes Flux RSS Edition PDF Edition ePaper Espace abonnés Boutique Events SMSAnnonces WebAdresses Publicité Voyages Rencontres Pré >>>


      EN CAMPAGNE ÉLECTORALE, LA TURQUIE TAIT LA QUESTION DE LA «DÉCEVANTE» EUROPE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     STRATEGIE. A une semaine des élections législatives turques, les partis politiques préf';rent ne pas aborder ce th';me tabou au moment oů la confiance des Turcs dans l‘UE est au plus bas.

La lecture de ce texte (4065 caract';res) est réservée ŕ no >>>


      ESSAYAGES VIRTUELS
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     MODE. Trouver et tester ŕ distance vętements et accessoires, c‘est désormais possible sur Internet. Le site d‘une start–up toulousaine propose un nouvel outil pour choisir ses lunettes de soleil.

La lecture de ce texte (4866 caract';res et 1 encadré) est réserv >>>


      FMB CONSTRUIT UNE CENTRALE Ŕ GAZ EN ITALIE DU NORD
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Centrale de Livorno Ferraris Photo: FBM ENERGIE. La société électrique, propriété du canton de Berne, installe, avec l‘allemand E.ON, deux turbines ŕ gaz. L‘énergie, qui pourra en partie ętre importée en Suisse, correspond ŕ la moitié de la centrale nucl >>>


      FULVIO PELLI: «COUCHEPIN EST L‘HOMME DE LA SITUATION»
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Fulvio Pelli Photo: Keystone ENTRETIEN. Le Parti radical renouvelle sa confiance ŕ ses deux conseillers fédéraux. Fulvio Pelli, son président, s‘en explique.

D.S. Miéville Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Le Temps: Pascal Couchepin s‘était donné jusqu‘en septembre pour >>>


      ISRAËL ASSOUPLIT SES POSITIONS POUR RENFORCER LE CLAN ABBAS
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     PROCHE–ORIENT. Le leader du FDLP libre de venir en Cisjordanie. La lecture de ce texte (184' caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘édition en ligne pour 17 CHF par mois Permet de consulter tous les articles du jour, des archiv >>>


      JEAN–DOMINIQUE VASSALLI: «L‘OPÉRATION DE NETTOYAGE MENÉE Ŕ L‘UNIVERSITÉ DE GENČVE ÉTAIT NÉCESSAIRE»
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Le nouveau recteur de l´Université de Gen';ve, Jean–Dominique Vassalli Photo: Keystone GENEVE. Entrant en fonctions ce lundi, le nouveau recteur de l‘Université de Gen';ve, Jean–Dominique Vassalli, détaille ses projets pour l‘institution, apr';s les aff >>>


      JUNGFRAU: LES MILITAIRES AVAIENT ÉTÉ PRÉVENUS
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     BERNE. Un guide de montagne, présent ŕ la cabane, leur avait dit que l‘ascension était trop risquée.

François Mauron Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Le tragique accident survenu ŕ la Jungfrau aurait pu ętre évité. Tel est le constat qui s‘impose comme une évid >>>


      JUSTE AU CORPS. NICOLAS BIDEAU
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Chef de la section cinéma ŕ l‘Office fédéral de la culture. Florence Gaillard Lundi 16 juillet 2007 – Quand avez–vous fait du sport pour la derni';re fois?

– La semaine derni';re, de la varappe ŕ Chamonix. – Trois mots pour vous décrire? – Grand, solide, >>>


      L‘AUTRE TOUR. UN ÉTAT PITOYABLE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     L‘Autre Tour. Guillaume Prébois Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Une semaine de Tour et je me fais déjŕ peur quand je me regarde dans la glace. J‘ai le nez br$';lé par le soleil et trois taches brunes espacées sur le front qui correspondent au bronzage des trous d‘aération de >>>


      L‘AVERTISSEMENT DE VLADIMIR POUTINE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Stéphane Bussard Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Vladimir Poutine ne se contente pas de paroles, il passe aussi ŕ l‘acte.

En décidant samedi de suspendre l‘application du traité sur les Forces conventionnelles, le président russe a lancé un avertissement aux Etats–Unis et & >>>


      L‘AVIS DE L‘EXPERT. DROIT BOURSIER: OBLIGATION DE DÉCLARER ET PREMIČRES INTERROGATIONS
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     L‘avis de l‘expert. Jean J. Ah Choon, Avocat, Schellenberg Wittmer Lundi 16 juillet 2007 La nouvelle ordonnance de la CFB sur les bourses (OBVM–CFB) vient d‘entrer en vigueur, et certaines interrogations apparaissent.

L‘histoire boursi';re récente a été secou >>>


      LA CHRONIQUE DES HEDGE FUNDS. LES MATIČRES PREMIČRES, UN MARCHÉ Ŕ PART
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     La chronique des hedge funds. Olivier Baumgartner– Bézelgues, Unigestion Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Suite ŕ l‘engouement récent d‘un nombre toujours plus grand d‘investisseurs pour les mati';res premi';res, beaucoup s‘interrogent sur le meilleur véhicule pour >>>


      LA GRANDE ET LA PETITE HISTOIRE DU CONSEIL FÉDÉRAL (7/24). SON DERNIER MOT FUT: «SALUEZ MA MČRE»
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Karl Scheurer Photo: Keystone Karl Scheurer (1872–1'2') tenait un journal intime. Il y évoquait notamment sa santé défaillante.

Valérie de Graffenried Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Son dernier mot, le 14 novembre 1'2', fut: «Saluez ma m';re». Et deux heures >>>


      LA PLACE FINANCIČRE VOIT ENCORE DE L‘ESPACE POUR UNE MEILLEURE RÉGLEMENTATION
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     SURVEILLANCE. Banquiers et avocats réclament cependant des dispositions proportionnées et pragmatiques.

Yves Genier Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Le secteur financier apprécie la réglementation si elle reste lég';re et contenue. Toutes les prises de position des associations bancaires i >>>


      LA SUISSE, TROISIČME INVESTISSEUR AU VIETNAM
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     ECONOMIE Le Temps I Economie I Article La Suisse, troisi';me investisseur au Vietnam COMMERCE. Apr';s la Chine, Doris Leuthard est arrivée dans un autre pays dynamique d‘Asie.

Jean–Claude Péclet, Hanoi Lundi 16 juillet 2007 «Les Thaďlandais plantent le riz, les C >>>


      LE DERNIER FONDS CHRÉTIEN LANCÉ EN EUROPE EST CATHOLIQUE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     INVESTISSEMENT RESPONSABLE. 700 des 2700 grands titres mondiaux ne sont pas «moraux». Les sociétés actives dans la contraception sont bannies.

Olivier Schaerrer Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Les fonds éthiques agnostiques sont devenus une catégorie de placement ŕ part enti'; >>>


      LE PS VEUT ÉJECTER UN RADICAL
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     CONSEIL FEDERAL. Le PDC et les Verts émettent des réserves. La lecture de ce texte (1315 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘édition en ligne pour 17 CHF par mois Permet de consulter tous les articles du jour, des archives, >>>


      LE QUESTIONNAIRE MALIN DU FINANCIER (3/8). «LE SUCCČS EST UNE SOURCE DE BONHEUR PLUS GRANDE QUE L‘ARGENT»
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Pour le responsable de Credit Suisse en Suisse romande, Gérard Haeberli, une certaine forme d‘ego motive l‘ętre humain.

Jean–Claude Péclet Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Le Temps: Enfant, ręviez–vous d‘ętre «riche comme Crésus»?

Gérard >>>


      LE RČGNE AGITÉ DE PRINCE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Prince Photo: Keystone • Le génie de Minneapolis fait un détour, ce soir, par Montreux. Avec un nouvel album qu‘il offre aux lecteurs d‘un journal anglais, il continue de vouloir mettre ŕ mort l‘industrie du disque.

Arnaud Robert Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Difficile d‘y croire. >>>


      LES AFFAIRES CRIMINELLES QUI ONT SECOUÉ LA SUISSE (6/10). L‘ANGOISSE DE SAN–ANTONIO
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     ECLAIRAGES Le Temps I Article L‘angoisse de San–Antonio Frédéric et Joséphine Dard, apr';s l´heureux déroulement du rapt Photo: Edipresse Le 23 mars 1'83 au matin, Frédéric Dard, cél';bre auteur de romans noirs, trouve la chambre de sa fille de 12 a >>>


      LE'';ON DE THÉOLOGIE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Peter Clarke, Lausanne Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Jean–Pierre Chavaz (LT du 22 juin) argumente que Jésus, juif respectant la loi mosaďque, n‘aurait jamais commis le sacril';ge de se prendre pour Dieu. Cette argumentation est circulaire; si Jésus était réellement Dieu, il aurait eu >>>


      LUMIČRES D‘ÉTÉ (1/6). DANS LA GLACE BLEUE DU PETIT CERVIN
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Le beau bleu dans lequel baigne la grotte est fourni par des néons Photo: Luc Debraine A pr';s de 4000 m';tres d‘altitude ŕ l‘aplomb de Zermatt, un palais de glace offre une froide phosphorescence aux visiteurs en quęte de fraîcheur. Elle accompagne le fond de l‘air >>>


      MARQUAGE Ŕ LA CULOTTE DANS LES ALPES
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Premi';re étape des Alpes en direction de Tignes Photo: Keystone TOUR DE FRANCE. Le Danois Rasmussen, vainqueur ŕ Tignes, émerge. Vinokourov, diminué par ses blessures, surnage. Tous les autres ne se lâchent pas d‘une semelle.

Simon Meier, Tignes Lundi 16 juillet 2007 On n >>>


      MONTÉES AU FILET
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Jean–François Collet Photo: keystone JEAN–FRAN'';OIS COLLET. Il vient de reprendre tour ŕ tour les ręnes de l‘Open de Gstaad et du FC Lausanne, menacés par la faillite. Portrait du Vaudois Jean–François Collet, aux épaules aussi solides qu‘un cogneur >>>


      QUESTIONS Ŕ ROLF STOUT: «L‘INDONÉSIE A UNE BONNE PLACE DANS NOTRE FONDS EN ACTIONS MONDIALES»
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Questions ŕ Rolf Stout, gérant ŕ Amsterdam du Fortis L Fund Obam Equity World.

Olivier Schaerrer Lundi 16 juillet 2007 En 1'74 déjŕ, Rolf Stout analysait les titres néerlandais. Depuis dix–sept ans, il est responsable d‘un fonds en actions mondiales qui p';s >>>


      QUOI DE NEUF Ŕ LA PISCINE 1/7. WABOBA Ŕ LA PLAYA
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Quoi de neuf ŕ la piscine 1/7. Steve Hunziker Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Non. La waboba n‘est ni la derni';re drogue que s‘arrachent les jet–setteurs, ni la danse africaine de l‘été. Une ch';vre rare vivant sur les plateaux tibétains, peut–ętre? Non et re >>>


      SARKOZY CHERCHE SA VOIE CONSTITUTIONNELLE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Nicolas Sarkozy lors de la traditionnelle cérémonie du 14 juillet Photo: Keystone FRANCE. Le chef de l‘Etat français vient d‘exposer sa vision des institutions de la République lors d‘un discours ŕ Epinal, 61 ans apr';s de Gaulle. Mais son projet reste flou. Seule certi >>>


      SAVEURS DU FRAN'';AIS. TITRISATION, MALICE FINANCIČRE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Saveurs du français. Nicolas Dufour Lundi 16 juillet 2007 On entend déjŕ les murmures des sceptiques. Consacrer une semaine de nos saveurs aux mots de l‘économie reviendrait ŕ se faire un hara–kiri lexical.

Tant il est vrai que le vocabulaire des affaires, tel qu‘on le >>>


      SLY STONE, UNE MASCARADE FAMILIALE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Sly and the Family sur la sc';ne de Montreux Photo: keystone Agrandir l‘image MONTREUX JAZZ. Historique, le retour sur sc';ne vendredi apr';s vingt ans d‘absence du précurseur d‘une soul furibarde s‘est avéré aussi pathétique que grotesque.

Oli >>>


      UN ROI DU MARKETING
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     La stratégie commerciale de l‘artiste paie. Ses coups de pub en Grande–Bretagne le prouvent.

Olivier Horner Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Les chiffres varient mais sont mirobolants. Depuis son apparition sur la sc';ne musicale, il y a une trentaine d‘années, Prince a vendu entre 80 e >>>


      UNE SUISSE DE CARTES POSTALES (1). CHILLON OU L‘ÉTERNEL ROMANTIQUE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Jungfrau: les militaires avaient été prévenus REGIONS Le Temps I Article Chillon ou l‘éternel romantique Le Château de Chillon, ceint par l´autoroute A' et la Tour d´Ivoire de Montreux Photo: DR Depuis qu‘elle a été chantée par Lord Byron, la forteresse d >>>


      VLADIMIR POUTINE SE RETIRE D‘UN TRAITÉ SYMBOLE DE LA GUERRE FROIDE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     Vladimir Poutine Photo: Keystone DEFENSE. Apr';s des menaces proférées pendant des mois, le président russe passe ŕ l‘acte. Il suspend l‘application du traité sur les Forces conventionnelles.

Les Européens sont inquiets. Stéphane Bussard Lundi 16 juillet 20 >>>


      «PLUME», UNE VIE COURTE ET TRAGIQUE
      Le Temps, 16-07-2007
     VAUD. Morte d‘une pneumonie ŕ 33 ans. Le Temps Lundi 16 juillet 2007 Son destin violent et sa tragique destinée avaient ému toute la Suisse romande. «Plume», de son vrai nom Fabienne Miserez, est décédée ŕ l‘âge de 33 ans, selon le faire–part de sa fa >>>


      ABU DHABI PLANS TO ISSUE GOVT BONDS
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Dr. Eckart Woertz In recent press announcements about Abu Dhabi’s rating getting upgraded to AA by the rating agencies Standard & Poor’s and Fitch, an important detail went unnoticed: The emirate plans to issue government bonds to serve as a benchmark for the corporate bond sector. In the aftermath of the GCC stock >>>


      AMIANTIT WINS ORDERS WORTH SR72 MILLION
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Sarah Abdullah, Arab News JEDDAH/DAMMAM, 16 July 2007 — Amiantit Fiberglass Industries India, Ltd., a joint venture company formed with the Saudi Arabian Amiantit Company and the Salgaocar Group of Goa, India has recently been awarded four contracts amounting to SR72 million. The three main orders worth SR70 million are >>>


      DIP SIGNS DEAL WITH KLEINDIENST & PARTNER
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     K.T. Abdurabb, Arab News DUBAI, 16 July 2007 — Dubai Investments Park (DIP) signed an agreement with Kleindienst & Partner, a Dubai–based German real estate broker, to open the «European Business Center» (EBC) in DIP, in a move predicted to foster a greater European corporate presence in Dubai.
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      GIB POSTS $150.3 MILLION FIRST HALF PROFIT
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Arab News BAHRAIN, 16 July 2007 — Gulf International Bank BSC (GIB) has reported consolidated net income after tax of $150.3 million for the six months ended June 30, representing an $18.7 million or 14 percent increase over the prior year period. The year–on–year advance reflected increases in interest and >>>


      JAPAN’S TRADE WITH GCC RISES 26 PERCENT IN 2006
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Mehmood Rafique, Arab News MANAMA, 16 July 2007 — Japan’s trade with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries recorded a healthy growth of 26 percent in 2006 rising to $111.5 billion from $88.5 billion in 2005. Saudi Arabia emerged as the biggest trading partner, covering 37.5 percent of the total trade followed by >>>


      KHC CONGRATULATES APPLE ON ITS NO. 1 RANKING
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Arab News KHC Chairman Prince Alwaleed, right, with Apple CEO Steve Jobs. RIYADH, 16 July 2007 — Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), one of the world’s largest and most diversified private investment groups and Saudi Arabia’s No. 1 company, offered its congratulations to Apple Inc. following its ranking by Business Week as b >>>


      OFFSHORE HUBS LURE ISLAMIC FINANCE BUSINESS
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Mushtak Parker, Arab News LONDON, 16 July 2007 — There are growing signs that offshore banking hubs are increasingly competing with each other to attract Islamic finance business especially as registration domiciles for Islamic capital markets products such as sukuk (Islamic bonds), trusts, and special purpose vehicles >>>


      SABB OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Arab News RIYADH, 16 July 2007 — SABB hosted a reception for four students who have been chosen this year for «SABB MBA Scholarship Scheme from the UK.» SABB’s Deputy Managing Director Adel Al–Nasser, Manager of Training and Development Dr. Kasib Al–Rashidi and Head of Corporate Communications Ib >>>


      SAUDI PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY: THE HEART OF INVESTMENT...
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Dr Mohamed A. Ramady In the era of market openness and fierce globalized competition, both multinationals and nations are once again reassessing their core competitive advantage.

What is it they are good at and which makes them stand out from the crowd? For the Gulf nations, embarking on massive investment and >>>


      SRMG TO INVEST IN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY: PRINCE FAISAL
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     P.K. Abdul Ghafour, Arab News Prince Faisal bin Salman JEDDAH, 16 July 2007 — The Saudi Research & Marketing Group (SRMG) will invest its earnings from the initial public offering of its subsidiary Saudi Printing & Packaging Company (SPPC) to strengthen the group’s leading position in the publishing industry, it >>>


      ZAD, ZEUS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Lulwa Shalhoub, Arab News JEDDAH, 16 July 2007 — Zad Investment Company and Zeus Inframanagement Private Limited, India, will both partner as an attempt to pool its combined financial, technical and operational capabilities to create significant and successful businesses in identified markets. Zad, headed by Prince Mish >>>


      INTEREST AND THE VALUE OF MONEY
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. Islam forbids riba, or interest. In the past when Muslims borrowed from each other, they would return the same amount of gold or silver currency, without increase. Today, if one borrows the equivalent of, say, 100 grams of gold and returns it after one year, he will have to pay to the lender a >>>


      WOMEN IN ISLAMIC SOCIETY — 2': PARTICIPATION IN THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Dr. Abd Al–Haleem Abu Shuqqah There are many Hadiths that show that the wives of the Prophet (peace be upon him) and his lady companions eagerly sought knowledge, showing the same determination Muslim men showed. These Hadiths span the entire period from the very early days of the Islamic message up to the end of >>>


      ‘EVERYONE SHOULD VOLUNTEER IN MAKING JEDDAH A BETTER PLACE’
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Hasan Hatrash, Arab News Prince Sultan bin Salman, secretary–general of the Supreme Commission for Tourism, and Jeddah Mayor Adel Fakieh with national cleaning campaign volunteers in Jeddah on Sunday. (AN photo) JEDDAH, 16 July 2007 — A new comprehensive plan for developing and replenishing Jeddah’s historic downt >>>


      MAKKAH COMMITTEE WINS PARDON FOR 117 DEATH ROW CONVICTS
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     P.K. Abdul Ghafour & Muhammad Al–Juaid, Arab News JEDDAH/MAKKAH, 16 July 2007 — The Higher Committee for Reconciliation in Makkah has been successful in winning pardons for 117 people on death row in the last six years, according to Dr. Nasser Al–Zahrani, its executive president.

Al–Zahran >>>


      SAFE DIVING CONTEST WINNERS HONORED
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Lulwa Shalhoub, Arab News JEDDAH, 16 July 2007 — Jeddah Governor Prince Mishaal ibn Majed yesterday honored winners of the Seabed Cleaning and Safe Diving Contest that took place on Thursday.

The first, second and third winners were Yasser Al–Jahdali, Mohannad Ba–Azeem and Mohamed Teshari respective >>>


      SHUAIBA WATER PROJECT TO EASE SCARCITY
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Mohammed Rasooldeen, Arab News Fahd Al–Shareef, governor of Saline Water Conversion Corporation addresses guests at the signing of the Shuaiba water project agreement in Riyadh on Sunday. (AN photo) RIYADH, 16 July 2007 — The Water and Electricity Company (WEC), ACWA Power Projects Company and a consortium of Mala >>>


      SUSPECT IN FRENCHMEN’S MURDER CAPTURED
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Raid Qusti, Arab News RIYADH, 16 July 2007 — Naser Al–Balawi, a third suspect wanted by Saudi authorities for alleged involvement in the cold–blooded murder of four French nationals on Feb. 26 north of Madinah, was arrested in the northwestern Al–Jouf region of the Kingdom, the Interior Ministry announ >>>


      UMRAH PILGRIM ARRIVALS REACH NEW HIGH
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     K.S. Ramkumar, Arab News JEDDAH, 16 July 2007 — Tens of thousands of Umrah pilgrims continue to visit Saudi Arabia. They come from all parts of the world, notably from Indonesia and other Far East countries, Egypt, Morocco, Europe, the United States and from various parts of the Middle East–Gulf region and South A >>>


      VOSG OFFERS A MIDDLE WAY FOR SAUDIS TO GET QUALITY EDUCATION
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Somayya Jabarti, Arab News JEDDAH, 16 July 2007 — Going to school is a daily grind for Umm Kareem’s children. Not only do they have to hit the books but they also have to hit the road. And the road is long — across the King Fahd Causeway all the way to Bahrain.

With a limited curriculum to choose from in Saudi >>>


      2 DOCTORS OF SAUDI ORIGIN FREED IN UK
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Mushtak Parker, Arab News LONDON, 16 July 2007 — Scotland Yard yesterday released without charge two more suspects in connection with the failed car bomb attacks in central London and Glasgow Airport on June 30. Little has been revealed about the two men, aged 28 and 25, who are believed to be trainee doctors of Saudi d >>>


      DHAKA UNVEILS POLL SCHEDULE
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Imran Rahman & Agencies DHAKA, 16 July 2007 — Bangladesh will hold parliamentary elections sometime between October and December next year, the election commission’s chief said here yesterday.

«The cut–off time frame for the election set by the interim authority is no later than the end of 2008, >>>


      FATAH GUNMEN DISARM UNDER AMNESTY DEAL
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Mohammed Mar’i, Arab News RAMALLAH, West Bank, 16 July 2007 — Dozens of wanted Fatah gunmen in the West Bank have turned in their weapons to the Palestinian Authority, under an arrangement in which Israel will grant them effective amnesty as a gesture to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. They also signed a document t >>>


      LEBANESE ARMY POUNDS CAMP HIDE–OUT
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Agencies NAHR Al–BARED, Lebanon, 16 July 2007 — A soldier was killed yesterday as the Lebanese Army battled for the eighth week to crush Islamist extremists who fired more rockets from inside a battered and besieged refugee camp.

The soldier was killed in the confrontations with diehard militiamen of Fata >>>


      LIBYA CONFIRMS CASH DEAL IN THE AIDS CASE
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Agence France Presse TRIPOLI, 16 July 2007 — Families of Libyan children infected with AIDS have accepted compensation topping $400 million, a Libyan foundation confirmed yesterday, which could lead to a death sentence on six foreign medics being lifted.

Libya’s top legal body is expected to examine the deal to >>>


      MILF URGES RESTRAINT AS PHILIPPINE MILITARY GIRDS FOR OFFENSIVE
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Al Jacinto, Arab News ZAMBOANGA CITY, 16 July 2007 — As military commanders hinted of an offensive in the southern island of Basilan against militants who beheaded 10 soldiers, a separatist official yesterday appealed for restraint so as not to imperil the peace process.

Khaled Musa, deputy chairman the MILF’s >>>


      SCORES DIE IN PAK SUICIDE ATTACKS
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Azhar Masood, Arab News Residents look at bodies of those killed in a suicide attack in Matta, North West Frontier Province, on Sunday. (Reuters)

ISLAMABAD, 16 July 2007 — Suicide attacks on a military convoy and a police recruitment center killed scores of people in Pakistan yesterday as militants in the count >>>


      WAQF ROW LIKELY TO DOMINATE MAHARASHTRA ASSEMBLY SESSION
      Arab News, 16-07-2007
     Shahid Raza Burney, Arab News PUNE, 16 July 2007 — Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national Vice President Gopinath Munde said here yesterday that the BJP would rake up the issue of irregularities in the Waqf properties as well as the farmers’ suicide and floods in the monsoon session of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembl >>>


      ‘YOU CAN‘T PUT A DOLLAR SIGN‘ ON TRAUMA
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     By Paul LewisWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, July 16, 2007; A03 Those alleging sexual abuse by clergy members in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles said yesterday that the record $660 million settlement from the church will go only part of the way toward healing their wounds.

Cardinal Roger M. Ma >>>


      16 SAUDI DETAINEES RETURN HOME FROM GUANTANAMO
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     The Defense Department announced today that 16 detainees from the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have been transferred to their home nation of Saudi Arabia in recent days, a sizable handover of "enemy combatants" that is part of the U.S. government‘s effort to empty the facility.

The de >>>


      BUSH DEFENDS MISSILE DEFENSE SHIELD
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     WASHINGTON –– President Bush and Polish President Lech Kaczynski on Monday defended plans for a missile defense shield fiercely opposed by Russia.

At a meeting in the Oval Office, Bush called the missile–defense plan a "symbol of our desire to work for peace and security." Kaczynski >>>


      CLINTON, ROMNEY LEAD IN N.H. POLL
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     PM –– THE RACE: Support for Republican, Democratic candidates in the presidential races in New Hampshire ___ THE NUMBERS – DEMOCRATS Hillary Rodham Clinton, 33 percent Barack Obama, 25 percent John Edwards, 15 percent Bill Richardson, 7 percent Undecided, 12 percent ___ THE NUMBERS – REPUBLICANS >>>


      DEEP IN THE HEART
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     By Joe HolleyWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, July 16, 2007; C01 STONEWALL, Tex., July 15 There‘s been bountiful rain this spring and summer in the Hill Country here. Instead of sun–parched fields, blankets of startling green lie between the stony hills. The bluebonnets are gone for the season, but the In >>>


      DHS PLAGUED BY TURNOVER IN TOP POSITIONS
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     The Department of Homeland Security lost senior leaders at twice the rate of the rest of the federal government over the past two years, including 23 of 26 top officials who report to the secretary, according to a new government report and DHS officials.

Turnover was highest at headquarters, where more than hal >>>


      EDWARDS BEGINS TOUR TO HIGHLIGHT POVERTY
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     NEW ORLEANS –– Linking the federal minimum wage to inflation and strengthening collective bargaining rights would be two steps toward the eventual elimination of poverty in America, Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards said Monday.

Edwards made New Orleans the starting point for his eight& >>>


      EXECUTION OF GA. MAN NEAR DESPITE RECANTATIONS
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     By Peter WhoriskeyWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, July 16, 2007; A01 SAVANNAH, Ga. –– A Georgia man is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Tuesday for killing a police officer in 1'8', even though the case against him has withered in recent years as most of the key witnesses at his tr >>>


      FEARFUL LIBERIANS FACE U.S. DEADLINE FOR DEPORTATION
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     By Karin BrulliardWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, July 16, 2007; A01 Last month, finally, Bendu Simpson told her young daughter about the ticking clock that keeps Mom awake at night: Come October, no more karate class, no more zoo trips to see the otters, no more zipping around smooth suburban streets on your purple >>>


      FOR NEW IMAGE, MCCAIN LOOKS TO HIS PAST
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     By Dan BalzWashington Post Staff WriterSunday, July 15, 2007; A05 CLAREMONT, N.H., July 14 –– It was back to basics for Republican presidential candidate John McCain here on Saturday, in a scene reminiscent of his first run for president eight years ago.

The setting was the second floor of the Ameri >>>


      GEEK PRIDE BLOOMS INTO A REAL–WORLD SUBCULTURE
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     NEW YORK –– The nerds are in the hoouusse! On a steaming Saturday, a horn–rimmed posse of software engineers, computer programmers and support technicians was grooving at a most unlikely spot

–– a fierce underground music venue here. The act: MC Chris –– king of the bur >>>


      HAMILTON WORRIES ABOUT PROSPECTS IN IRAQ
      Washington Post, 16-07-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Former Rep. Lee Hamilton, co–chairman of the Iraq Study Group, said Monday he‘s "extremely doubtful" that Prime Minister Nouri al–Maliki will be able to secure the country and allow American forces to leave any time soon. President Bush, however, reaffirmed his stron >>>



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