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      60 FIRES BURN ACROSS COUNTRY
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     More than 60 fires burned across Greece over the weekend as temperatures remained high, prompting authorities to issue another fire warning for today.

Authorities said most of the fires had been contained or brought partially under control. There were no reports of homes being threatened.

A forest fire >>>


      A YOUNG READER...
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     ANA/KATERINA MAVRONA A young reader leafs through the latest Harry Potter book that went on sale in Athens on Saturday. The English–language version of ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ is available in Greece but the Greek–language version will not be at bookstores until November.
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      AN EVZONE...
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     KATIA CHRISTODOULOU/ANA An Evzone (traditional elite sentry) stands guard at the Tymvos Makedonitissa military cemetery in Nicosia yesterday during a memorial service for the Greek and Greek–Cypriot soldiers killed during the Turkish invasion of the island 33 years ago.
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      ARCHBISHOP CHRISTODOULOS WAVES...
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     PANTELIS SAITAS/ANA Archbishop Christodoulos waves as he exits the Aretaio Hospital in Athens yesterday after spending 42 days there. ‘I am deeply grateful for the love you have shown me and for your prayers,’ said the head of the Church of Greece. ‘I am here standing on my own two feet.’ Looking much gaunter than when >>>


      BARROSO BACKS GREECE
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     EC president praises PM’s position on Turkey, progress in economy Alexandros Beltes/ANA Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis is pictured with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (right) on Saturday evening ahead of a dinner in Vouliagmeni.

In an interview with Sunday’s Kathimerini, Barroso described K >>>


      BLAZE GUTS 80 CARS IN BANK YARD
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     An improvised petrol bomb exploded in a parking lot belonging to a bank on the eastern outskirts of Athens late on Saturday night, damaging around 80 cars. No one was injured in the attack, which took place just after 11.30 p.m.

The assailants, who eluded arrest, used an explosive device consisting of three gas >>>


      BODIES FOUND AFTER 30 YEARS
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     The remains of three American divers who went missing while exploring underwater caves near Athens some 30 years ago have been identified by DNA tests, the US Embassy said yesterday.

«The remains recovered in Vouliagmeni in 2006... have been positively identified as those of American citizens Donald Micha >>>


      CHARGES TO BE LAID IN ILLEGAL ADOPTION CASE
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     Police in the northern Greek city of Serres are investigating the illegal adoption of a baby girl and have identified two people, a retired lawyer and his wife, as key suspects in the alleged crime, authorities said yesterday.

The couple are believed to have recently taken part in the attempted sale of an infan >>>


      DANGER STILL HIGH AS FOREST FIRES EASE
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     Improved weather conditions helped firefighters to contain blazes in different parts of Greece yesterday. However, authorities warned of a «very high» risk of fire today.

A massive fire in Corinth, west of Athens, was dying down after it burnt at least 10 homes and some 2,500 hectares since it start >>>


      ELECTION TALK BENDS BUDGET
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     Senior Finance Ministry officials are pushing forward their request to Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to call early elections in a bid to ease pressure on the government budget, according to sources.

The conservative government‘s four–year term ends in March 2008 and Karamanlis has said that natio >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     HEAT WAVE BEGINS Temperature to hit 3'C today and rise 1C every day until Wednesday The temperature in Athens is expected to reach 3' Celsius (102 Fahrenheit) today and then rise by 1C every day until Wednesday, when the temperature is due to hit 43C (10'F), the National Meteorological Service (EMY) said yes >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     EMPLOYEE DISAPPEARS Nearly 100,000 euros missing as police search for bank worker A 38–year–old bank employee in Larissa, central Greece, has gone missing along with about 100,000 euros from accounts, police said on Saturday.

The unidentified employee, who had not turned up to work in recent days, i >>>


      NURSERIES OPEN EARLIER TO WELCOME EXTRA KIDS
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     Nursery schools will open one hour earlier from September when all 5–year–olds will have to attend school, according to an Education Ministry decision made public yesterday.

Children will be able to start school at 7 a.m., according to the new timetable, but nurseries will continue to end classes at >>>


      ONE IN FIVE TEENS FAT, STUDY SAYS
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     One in five teenage boys in Athens is overweight, according to the results of a study which warned that obesity in youngsters was on the increase and could provoke health problems.

A total of 1'.2 percent of boys aged between 12 and 18 are overweight, while 4.4 percent are obese, according to a two–an >>>


      OPPOSITION TO ACROPOLIS MUSEUM
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     Protests by architects and citizens have intensified ahead of the planned demolition of two listed buildings blocking the view of the Parthenon from the new Acropolis Museum in central Athens.

The owners of the two buildings on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street – one a prime example of art deco architecture and the >>>


      PIPELINE NEEDS FURTHER STUDY
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     Seismologists have called for more research to be conducted into seismic activity in northeastern Greece in a bid to identify potential dangers in the area ahead of the construction of the Burgas–Alexandroupolis pipeline.

The pipeline, which will pump Russian crude from the Bulgarian port of Burgas to Ale >>>


      PM, MERKEL SEE EYE–TO–EYE
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     Greece and Germany hail ‘excellent’ relations as Eurofighter deal mooted Greece and Germany enjoy «excellent» relations that could soon grow stronger, particularly on defense issues, Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and Chancellor Angela Merkel indicated after meeting in Athens yesterday.

«Our >>>


      THIS WEEK
      Kathimerin, 23-07-2007
     Monday Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis visits Sarajevo. To tomorrow.

Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis to attend EU General Affairs and External Relations Council meeting in Brussels.

PASOK leader George Papandreou to meet with workers’ unions of the public and private sectors and businessmen to discus >>>


      AU CŚUR DES MARCHÉS. MONNAIE UNIQUE: L‘ILLUSION D‘UN EURO FORT
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Le Questionnaire malin du financier (4/8). «La richesse n‘est que la récompense du travail» Chronique sectorielle. Le retour en grâce des assureurs européens?

L‘avis de l‘expert. Les crit';res ŕ respecter pour obtenir une extourne de sa banque FINANCE Le >>>


      BRAVO MONSIEUR ZAPPELLI
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Jacqueline Hottelier, Plan–les–Ouates (GE) Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Bravo ŕ monsieur Zappelli qui a enfin osé faire expulser les squatters de la Tour en attendant ceux du Rhino (LT du 11 juillet). Ces marginaux ne veulent pas entrer dans le syst';me mais comptent bien en profiter. C‘est >>>


      CES BRASSEURS QUI FONT PSCHITT (1/6). LE PARI DE BIČRES «INVENDABLES»
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     A Saignelégier, Jérôme Rebetez a fait du «contre–courant» sa marque de fabrique. Ses bi';res ont du go$';t, du dépôt, de l‘amertume et de l‘alcool.

Jusqu‘ŕ 14% pour la derni';re, exportée aux Etats–Unis. Serge Ju >>>


      CES SUISSES QUI CROIENT AU VIETNAM
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Le pouvoir se décrispe Logiciels, made in Saigon TEMPS FORT Le Temps I Article Ces Suisses qui croient au Vietnam De grandes – et de petites – sociétés surmontent les obstacles bureaucratiques.

Jean–Claude Péclet Lundi 23 juillet 2007 «Attendez–vous ŕ des s >>>


      CHRONIQUE SECTORIELLE. LE RETOUR EN GR'4;CE DES ASSUREURS EUROPÉENS?
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Chronique sectorielle. Michel Wiederkehr, Bordier & Cie, analyste financier CFA – secteurs banques/assurances Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Le secteur européen de l‘assurance a une performance boursi';re décevante depuis le début de l‘année et inférieure au marché des >>>


      COMMENT LA PLUIE RÉHABILITE LE TALENT Ŕ L‘ÉTAT PUR
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     FORMULE 1. Fernando Alonso remporte un GP d‘Europe marqué par les averses, oů les ordinateurs étaient inopérants face au flair et au doigté.

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      COPENHAGUE PROTČGE SES AIDES IRAKIENS
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     HUMANITAIRE. Retrait des troupes danoises. La lecture de ce texte (2060 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      CRITIQUE. LES SONS FILÉS D‘ANNE–SOPHIE MUTTER Ŕ VERBIER
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
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      DANS LEUR MAJORITÉ, LES ENTREPRISES TIENNENT LEURS PROMESSES BÉNÉFICIAIRES
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     PLACEMENTS. Sur la base des résultats semestriels, les strat';ges anticipent une poursuite de la hausse des bourses.

Yves Genier Lundi 23 juillet 2007 La semaine passée n‘a pas été facile pour les actions européennes, particuli';rement les titres suisses. Une s >>>


      IMMORTEL HARRY POTTER
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     LIVRE. Des millions de lecteurs ont fait ce week–end leurs adieux ŕ Harry Potter. Le septi';me et ultime tome des aventures du sorcier se déroule ŕ un rythme haletant et se clôt de mani';re classique.

Albertine Bourget, Paris Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Harry Potter ne mourra >>>


      JUSTE AU CORPS: ROSETTE POLETTI
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Infirmi';re en psychiatrie, pédagogue, responsable de la page «Sagesse» dans Le Matin Dimanche.

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      L‘AGENDA DE LA SEMAINE
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Le Temps Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Lundi 23 juillet • Résultats semestriels de Kühne &Nagel et d‘Austria Microsystems.

Mardi 24 juillet • Résultats semestriels de Mikron (MIKN.S). Résultats trimestriels d‘Inficon.

• Publication de l‘indice PMIindustrielde l‘U >>>


      L‘ARGENTINE JUGE CHRISTIAN VON WERNICH, PRĘTRE ET TORTIONNAIRE
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     AMERIQUE DU SUD. L‘ex–aumônier de la police de Buenos Aires est accusé de 7 assassinats, 42 enl';vements et 31 cas de torture. La complicité de l‘Eglise avec la dictature est mise en lumi';re.

Antoine Bigo, Buenos Aires Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Depuis l‘arriv& >>>


      L‘AUTRE TOUR. J‘INVOQUE LA PITIÉ CÉLESTE, HAGARD ET SONNÉ
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     L‘Autre Tour. Guillaume Prébois Lundi 23 juillet 2007 J‘avais peur, et j‘avais raison. Vendredi soir, une étrange agitation me nouait l‘estomac. Avant de m‘endormir, le docteur m‘a pris la tension:
150/80. Haute, tr';s haute. Je me suis réveillé en plei >>>


      L‘AVIS DE L‘EXPERT. LES CRITČRES Ŕ RESPECTER POUR OBTENIR UNE EXTOURNE DE SA BANQUE
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     L‘avis de l‘expert. Carlo Lombardini, Avocat au barreau de Gen';ve Lundi 23 juillet 2007 La Cour de justice de Gen';ve a rendu un arręt tr';s intéressant le 23 février 2007 dans une cause 18826/2004 qui sera publié sur http://www.commercialarbitr....

Un cl >>>


      L‘INDE ÉLIT SA PREMIČRE PRÉSIDENTE
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     ASIE. L‘avocate de 72 ans Pratibha Patil gagne une élection historique. La lecture de ce texte (2385 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      L‘ISLAMISTE MODÉRÉ RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN RENFORCE SON POUVOIR EN TURQUIE
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Des supporteres du parti de la justice et du développement, l´AKP. Dimanche, le premier ministre s´est assuré une solide victoire aux législatives.

Photo: Keystone TURQUIE. Le premier ministre a gagné son pari avec la nette victoire de son parti, l‘AKP, aux élections l&# >>>


      L‘ÉPOPÉE SCIENTIFIQUE AUX PÔLES (1/6). SOUS LA GLACE, LE CLIMAT
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Le 1er mars 2007 a commencé la 4e Année polaire internationale. But: faire connaître les recherches menées aux pôles. «Le Temps» vous les présente en six volets. Aujourd‘hui: le paléoclimat, ou les mille vestiges du temps passé cachés au cśur des calott >>>


      LA BUSE ET LE POULET, CONTE PYRÉNÉEN
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Alberto Contador passe devant Michal Ramussen. Photo: Keystone TOUR DE FRANCE. Alberto Contador s‘impose devant Michael Rasmussen, qui conforte un maillot jaune toujours aussi sulfureux.

Simon Meier, Plateau de Beille Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Et si Michael Rasmussen gagnait le Tour de France? La question, qu >>>


      LA COMCO PENCHE EN FAVEUR DE LA FUSION ENTRE MIGROS ET DENNER
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Les patrons de Denner et Migros du temps de la fusion, en janvier 2007. Photo: Keystone DISTRIBUTION. Le gendarme de la concurrence devrait autoriser l‘absorption du numéro trois du commerce de détail par le numéro un, estimant que cela n‘entraverait pas la concurrence.

Yves Genier Lu >>>


      LA GRANDE ET LA PETITE HISTOIRE DU CONSEIL FÉDÉRAL (12/24). QUAND LA MORT S‘INVITE SOUS LA COUPOLE
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Josef Escher (1885–1'54) fut le premier Valaisan ŕ accéder au gouvernement. Mais il y connut une fin brutale, s‘effondrant en pleine session parlementaire, au Conseil national.

Philippe Miauton Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Le jeudi ' décembre 1'54, le Conseil national tient sa se >>>


      LA PAUSE ESTIVALE AVANT LES ÉLECTIONS, ENTRE OPPORTUNITÉ ET PIČGE POUR LES PARTIS
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     L´apparent calme de l´été déroute les partis, ŕ quelques semaines des élections. Photo: Keystone STRATEGIE. Entre la crainte de partir trop tôt et celle d‘arriver en retard, les partis m';nent une campagne hésitante pendant ces vacances. Le PS, divisé, impr >>>


      LA «CATASTROPHE» DE 1'48 ENSEIGNÉE AUX ISRAÉLIENS
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     PROCHE–ORIENT. Les manuels scolaires israéliens citeront la version palestinienne de l‘histoire.

Serge Dumont, Tel–Aviv Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Pour la premi';re fois depuis la création de l‘Etat hébreu (1'48), le minist';re israélien de l‘Educ >>>


      LE DIMANCHE NOIR DE SERGIO GARCIA
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     GOLF. L‘Espagnol perd le British Open au profit de Padraig Harrington. La lecture de ce texte (277' caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      LE QUESTIONNAIRE MALIN DU FINANCIER (4/8). «LA RICHESSE N‘EST QUE LA RÉCOMPENSE DU TRAVAIL»
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Le directeur de la Banque Pasche insiste sur la dimension morale de l‘argent gagné et la nécessité de ne pas le gaspiller.

Emmanuel Garessus Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Le Temps: Enfant, ręviez–vous d‘ętre «riche comme Crésus»?

Christophe Mazurier: >>>


      LES OTAGES DES TALIBANS EN SURSIS
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     AFGHANISTAN. Un otage allemand est mort. L‘ultimatum est repoussé. Le Temps Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Des négociations intensives se déroulaient dimanche pour sauver la vie des 23 évangélistes sud–coréens apr';s le report de 24 heures de l‘ultimatum, ŕ lundi 14h30 >>>


      LES TÉMOINS DE JÉHOVAH S‘ENTRAÎNENT Ŕ PALEXPO
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Les témoins de Jéhovah se sont rassemblés ŕ Palexpo. Photo: Keystone GENEVE. Sept mille adeptes romands se sont rassemblés pour étudier la bible et se préparer ŕ convertir le reste du monde.

Christian Lecomte Lundi 23 juillet 2007 «Nous sommes tous des étranger >>>


      LOGICIELS, MADE IN SAIGON
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Ignace Jeannerat Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Dans l‘industrie du logiciel, quand on regarde vers l‘Asie, on pense Inde, Corée, Taďwan, Chine... D‘autres Etats prennent position. A l‘exemple du Vietnam qui hisse crânement son étoile.

Aujourd‘hui, ce secteur représ >>>


      MONTREUX JAZZ, LE LUXE DES CHIFFRES NOIRS
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Le chanteur français Abd Al Malik, ŕ gauche, et DJ Laurent Garnier, dimanche au Miles Davis hall. Photo: Keystone BILAN. La 41e édition du festival lémanique s‘est achevée samedi sur un équilibre budgétaire retrouvé, apr';s quatre années déficitaires. Le >>>


      NEW– YORKAISE DE CHŚUR
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     JOAN HARRIS. Soprano, elle chante ce soir ŕ Verbier avec la Collegiate Chorale. Journaliste de télévision et de radio, elle ne saurait vivre sans musique. Elle s‘y relaxe, s‘y ressource. Et y trouve parfois sa madeleine.

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      NUIT D‘UNE STUPÉFIANTE QUALITÉ MUSICALE
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     CONCERTS. Le quartet gagnant de vendredi soir. La lecture de ce texte (2314 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      PLUS UN VÉHICULE POLLUE, PLUS IL SERA TAXÉ
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     IMPOSITION. La Confédération dresse la liste des voitures selon leur impact environnemental.

Ron Hochuli Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Il existe désormais un classement officiel des véhicules en fonction de leur impact sur l‘environnement. Le Département des infrastructures de Moritz Leue >>>


      PÉTITION CONTRE LES OGM Ŕ PULLY
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Le Temps Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Lancée depuis deux semaines par la section «Lavaux–Oron» du POP, la pétition «NON aux disséminations d‘OGM ŕ Pully» a récolté ŕ ce jour 350 signatures selon les pétitionnaires. Ces derniers estiment que l‘exp >>>


      QUOI DE NEUF A LA PISCINE (6/7). UN JETABLE SINON RIEN
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Quoi de neuf A la piscine (6/7). La lecture de ce texte (1446 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      RAZ DE MARÉE ÉLECTORAL EN TURQUIE EN FAVEUR DU PARTI ISLAMISTE
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     LEGISLATIVES. Victoire écrasante du parti AKP de Recep Erdogan face ŕ l‘opposition pro–laďque.

Le Temps Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Le parti au pouvoir en Turquie, issu de la mouvance islamiste, a remporté une victoire écrasante aux législatives de dimanche face ŕ l&lsqu >>>


      REVIREMENT DE L‘UDC SUR LA LEX KOLLER
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     IMMOBILIER. Le parti est soudain opposé ŕ l‘abrogation de la loi. La lecture de ce texte (124' caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      SAVEURS DU FRAN'';AIS. NOUBA, FĘTE CULTURELLE
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     ZOOMS Le Temps I Article Nouba, fęte culturelle Chaque jour de l‘été, sans prétention, «Le Temps» déguste un mot de la langue française.

Nicolas Dufour Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Sans conteste, l‘expression est datée. «Faire la nouba», faire la f >>>


      SIMILORGROUP
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
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      UNE TERRE SI SUBTILEMENT ATTIRANTE
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     ESPACE. Le satellite GOCE mesurera avec précision le champ de gravité terrestre, élément crucial dans les études d‘océanographie, de climatologie ou de géophysique. Gros plan sur un engin qui modifiera la vision que les scientifiques ont de la Terre.

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      VANDALISME POLICIER
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Andréas Kündig, Gen';ve Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Au cours de l‘évacuation du squat de la Tour, la police genevoise a laissé le propriétaire de l‘immeuble prendre et détruire les affaires personnelles des squatters. Ne s‘agit–il pas lŕ de vol et de vandalism >>>


      VIETNAM, L‘ENVOL D‘UN DRAGON
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     • Le pays connaît la deuxi';me plus forte croissance en Asie, derri';re la Chine. Gros plan sur cette vitalité.

Ignace Jeannerat, de retour du Vietnam Lundi 23 juillet 2007 A quoi reconnaît–on un pays qui boome? A son taux de croissance. Pour le Vietnam, les chiffres sont &# >>>


      VIETNAM, MÉTAMORPHOSE EN DEUX TEMPS
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     Editorial. Ignace Jeannerat Lundi 23 juillet 2007 Dites Asie et croissance. On vous répondra sans doute Chine ou Inde. Discr';tement, entre les deux, le Vietnam est devenu le pays affichant la deuxi';me plus forte croissance de la région Asie–Pacifique. Sur les dix derni';res ann& >>>


      WAWRINKA «RESSUSCITE»
      Le Temps, 23-07-2007
     TENNIS. Le Vaudois battu de peu par Nadal. La lecture de ce texte (1'08 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      CHANGE IN FINANCIAL CULTURE BODES WELL FOR KINGDOM
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Roger Harrison, Arab News JEDDAH, 23 July 2007 — Recent changes in the Saudi Arabia’s financial culture bode well for the development of the investment market. The GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region is changing rapidly, adding to its traditional reliance of commodities — particularly oil — financial trading and inves >>>


      CMA ALLOWS SABIC TO INCREASE SUKUK SIZE TO SR8 BILLION
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Khalil Hanware, Arab News JEDDAH, 23 July 2007 — The Saudi Capital Market Authority (CMA) granted permission to Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) yesterday to increase the size of its sukuk (Islamic bonds) up to SR8 billion. Earlier, the CMA issued the license to SABIC to issue sukuk on July ' fixing the upper li >>>


      DISAPPOINTING ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE: FAILED POLICY OR NO POLICY AT ALL
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Dr. Mohammad Fahd Al–Qahtani Philosophers have been debating whether to let the economy engage in self–correction procedures, via so–called invisible hands, or craft and implement policies that aim at eradicating periodic malfunctions that plague economic cycles.

Since the Great Depression and >>>


      GLOBAL REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS HIT RECORD $600 BILLION
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Mushtak Parker, Arab News LONDON, 23 July 2007 — US, Australian and Middle Eastern investors were the most prominent private capital investors into the global real estate market in 2006, whose emergence as a mainstream global asset class was further confirmed According the latest report by UK–based international p >>>


      GM SALES RISE 12% IN FIRST HALF
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Arab News JEDDAH, 23 July 2007 — General Motors (GM) sales in Saudi Arabia rose by 12 percent to 40,3'6 in the first half of 2007 to fuel continued record sales growth for the automaker in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia accounted for 61 percent of total GM sales in the region. Chevrolet sales were up 26 percent to 28 >>>


      PRIVATE EQUITY SHOWS ROBUST GROWTH
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Arab News KUWAIT, 23 July 2007 — Private equity in the MENA region in general and the GCC in particular has continued its robust growth in 2006 and 2007 on the fund raising front, as well as fund sizes, according to Kuwait–based Global Investment House (Global).

This growth was made possible due to a lot >>>


      SAUDI ARABIAN AIRLINES EYES BOEING DREAMLINER
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Raid Qusti, Arab News Boeing Saudi Arabia President Ahmed Jazzar speaks to the press in Riyadh. (AN photo by Abdullah Ateeq) RIYADH, 23 July 2007 — Saudi Arabian Airlines, the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, is currently in discussions with American aircraft manufacturer giant Boeing regarding the purchase of its late >>>


      THE WTO IS DEAD: LONG LIVE THE WTO...
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Dr. Mohamed A. Ramady The long wait is over. After last minute and often acrimonious wrangling, the latest negotiations to try to secure a new global trade deal under the so–called «Doha Round», have collapsed without agreement. Those involved — from the European Union, US, India and Brazil blamed the >>>


      UGB POSTS RECORD PROFIT OF $168M
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Mahmood Rafique, Arab News MANAMA, 23 July 2007 — United Gulf Bank (UGB) recorded a net profit of $168 million for the first half of 2007, another historic amount for the fifth consecutive year. The bank’s achievement in the level of proceeds was almost four times the $45.4 million net profit posted for the correspondin >>>


      SIGNIFICANT ROLE OF WOMEN COMPANIONS OF THE PROPHET
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Dr. Abd Al–Haleem Abu Shuqqah When people became Muslim, they were eager to know more about Islam. During the lifetime of the Prophet (peace be upon him), he was the only source from which they could learn their faith. They realized that by adopting Islam, they committed themselves to a fundamental change in their >>>


      WHEN FASTING IS NOT ALLOWED
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. Did the Prophet (peace be upon him) fast on his birthday? Should we fast on that day? Could you also tell me on which days of which months fasting is not allowed and why?

A. Yusuf A. The Prophet (peace be upon him) did not fast on his birthday, as we nowadays call a birthday, which is >>>


      DEAF BOY DIES IN APARTMENT BLAZE
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Hasan Hatrash, Arab News JEDDAH, 23 July 2007 — A five–year–old boy with hearing impairment died from smoke fumes on Saturday night when a fire engulfed an apartment in Jeddah’s Al–Ammariah district. According to a Civil Defense spokesman, the boy had hid under his bed to escape the fire.

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      FOOD POISONING CASE: RESTAURANT FACES STIFF PENALTY
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Yousuf Muhammad, Arab News MADINAH, 23 July 2007 — A committee investigating the food poisoning that caused 23 diners including children to fall sick at a busy restaurant in Madinah on Tuesday has recommended penal action against the restaurant.

The report has been submitted to the Ministry of Interior for appr >>>


      GIFTED PEOPLE TO RECEIVE SUPPORT THROUGHOUT THEIR LIVES
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Hasan Hatrash, Arab News JEDDAH, 23 July 2007 — The King Abdul Aziz and His Companions Foundation for the Gifted (KACFG) is planning to establish a new program to support gifted people throughout their lives instead of just offering partial support.

Khaled Al–Sabti, secretary–general of KACFG, said >>>


      MORE PARKS FOR JEDDAH
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Hasan Hatrash, Arab News JEDDAH, 23 July 2007 — The number of parks in Jeddah is set to increase by the end of the year from the current 134 to 2'0, announced Bahjat Hamouh, head of the Parks and Beautification Department at Jeddah Municipality.

Hamouh said that his department has completed a survey of the >>>


      NEW CITIES TO CREATE 2.1M JOBS
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Arab News RIYADH, 23 July 2007 — The new industrial cities being built in Tabuk, Hail, Eastern Province, Madinah, Rabigh and Jizan will create a total of 2.1 million job opportunities over the period between 2010 and 2020, according to Abdul Wahid Al–Homaid, undersecretary for planning and development at the Labor >>>


      NO PLANS TO BACK OFF SAUDIZATION DEMANDS
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Raid Qusti, Arab News RIYADH, 23 July 2007 — Saudi Arabia is not considering reducing the quota set for employment of Saudi nationals in the commercial sector, a statement from the Labor Ministry said yesterday.

The Saudization quota, which allots a certain percentage of jobs for Saudi nationals, varies from se >>>


      NOVEL PROGRAM TO PROMOTE CREATIVE THINKING
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Javid Hassan, Arab News Dr. John Aydelott RIYADH, 23 July 2007 — An innovative educational program designed to unleash the powers of creative thinking will be available to Saudi and expatriate students in the Kingdom for the first time this September.

The project, known as the University Preparatory Program (UP >>>


      AK PARTY WINS ELECTION
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Dawud Helleman, Arab News Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan waits as his wife Emine casts her vote at a polling station in Istanbul on Sunday. (EPA)

ISTANBUL, 23 July 2007 — Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) was re–elected to power for another five–year term yesterda >>>


      BSP GEARED TO IMPLEMENT ITS UP FORMULA IN MAHARASHTRA
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Shahid Raza Burney, Arab News PUNE, 23 July 2007 — The Mayawati–led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is all set to rock and penetrate into the Congress and Nationalist Congress stronghold and the home turf of Maratha strongman Sharad Pawar by planning to hold an all–Brahmin and upper caste convention in Pune during >>>


      CHURCH UNITES AGAINST KERALA GOVT
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Ashraf Padanna, Arab News THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, 23 July 2007 — Dominant Christian denominations in Kerala have closed ranks against the state’s communist–led coalition government saying its policies were aimed at ruining their faith and rights.

The pastoral letters read out in churches across the factional >>>


      ISRAEL APPROVES NEW TEXTBOOK FEATURING NAKBA
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Mohammed Mar’i, Arab News RAMALLAH, West Bank, 23 July 2007 — The Israeli Education Ministry has authorized Arab schools inside the Jewish state to use a history book which includes the Palestinian side of the 1'48 War — or Nakba (catastrophe), as it is called in the Arab world. «The Arab public deserves to be >>>


      KHATIB CONFERS WITH KNESSET SPEAKER
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Abdul Jalil Mustafa, Arab News AMMAN, 23 July 2007 — Jordanian Foreign Minister Abdul Ilah Khatib conferred in Amman yesterday with the Speaker of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset), Dalia Itzik, on latest moves to spur the stalled peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, according to an official statement. >>>


      PALESTINIAN PARLIAMENT FAILS TO MEET AGAIN
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Mohammed Mar’i & Hisham Abu Taha, Arab News RAMALLAH/GAZA CITY, 23 July 2007 — For the third time in two weeks, the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) yesterday failed to convene in Ramallah and Gaza as a result of the Hamas–Fatah disagreement, and the boycott of other Palestinian parliamentary blocs.
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      TALEBAN EXTEND DEADLINE FOR HOSTAGES
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Amir Shah, Associated Press KABUL, 23 July 2007 — A purported Taleban spokesman said yesterday that the militia was extending by 24 hours the deadline for the Afghan government to trade captured militants for 23 South Korean hostages.

Qari Yousef Ahmadi, who claims to speak for the Taleban, said the militants w >>>


      TOUR DUBAI IN STYLE WITH AMPHIBIOUS WATER BUSES
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Shadiah Abdullah, Arab News SHARJAH, 23 July 2007 — Tourists in Dubai can now tour the city in style using newly launched amphibious water buses, which are currently shuttling between Al–Seef Station and Al–Shandaga Station across Dubai Creek.

The shuttle service is available seven days a week from >>>


      TROOPS KILL 1' MILITANTS
      Arab News, 23-07-2007
     Azhar Masood & Agencies MIRANSHAH, 23 July 2007 — Pakistani troops killed 1' militants in clashes near the Afghan border as US said it was considering using force against Al–Qaeda in Pakistan and Islamabad warned against any such move.

Six rebels died in a gunbattle yesterday after they ambushed a >>>


      4 DEAD, 2 WOUNDED IN ATLANTA SHOOTINGS
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     ATLANTA –– A gunman shot three people to death and wounded two others in a southwest Atlanta home Monday morning before killing himself, authorities said.

All the victims were believed to be related, Atlanta police spokesman Eric Schwartz said.

The gunman was identified as Abdulaziz Ibrahim >>>


      A WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF THE BUZZ FROM THE SUNDAY TALK SHOWS
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     Sen. Russell Feingold (D–Wis.) announced that he would introduce resolutions to censure President Bush for the conduct of the Iraq war and some of his administration‘s counterterrorism initiatives.

Feingold, one of the Senate‘s most liberal members, said on NBC‘s "Meet the Press&quo >>>


      ARMY DENIES SPIRITUAL ACCESS TO SITES
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     HONOLULU –– Two Native Hawaiian groups that have waited two years for access to four Army–occupied sites they consider sacred will not be able to enter them, the Army has told them.

Malama Makua and Hui Malama have been banned since 2005 from four sites in the Makua Valley on Oahu for safety r >>>


      CLINTON, GIULIANI TOP FLORIDA POLL
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     AM –– THE RACE: Support for Republican, Democratic candidates in the presidential races in Florida ___ THE NUMBERS – DEMOCRATS Hillary Clinton, 36 percent Al Gore, 14 percent Barack Obama, 14 percent John Edwards, ' percent No opinion, 14 percent ___ THE NUMBERS – REPUBLICANS Rudy Giuliani, 3 >>>


      COCKFIGHTING ON WEB ENTERS LEGAL ARENA
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     By Peter WhoriskeyWashington Post Staff WriterSunday, July 22, 2007; A03 MIAMI –– One evening last week, two roosters in a ring surrounded by cheering spectators pecked and clawed one another in a fight to the death. With each lunge, feathers flew, then floated to the ground. Finally, one bloodied bird, its >>>


      DECEASED FARMERS GOT USDA PAYMENTS
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     The U.S. Department of Agriculture distributed $1.1 billion over seven years to the estates or companies of deceased farmers and routinely failed to conduct reviews required to ensure that the payments were properly made, according to a government report.

In a selection of 181 cases from 1''' to 200 >>>


      DEMOCRATIC HOPEFULS PREPARE FOR DEBATE
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Campaigning by Democratic candidates was limited to brief photo opportunities Monday as their focus shifted to preparing for the first presidential debate in which the questions are posed by members of public via Internet videos.

The two–hour debate, which begins at 7 p.m. EDT, i >>>


      GROWTHS IN BUSH‘S COLON NOT SUSPICIOUS, DOCTOR SAYS
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     Doctors found and removed five growths from President Bush‘s colon yesterday and sent them for tests to determine whether they are cancerous, but the White House said they were small and did not appear to be cause for alarm.

Bush transferred power to Vice President Cheney for two hours while undergoing th >>>


      IDAHO FIRE NEARS HOMES, MILITARY RANGE
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     BOISE, Idaho –– A wildfire grew by an estimated 200 square miles in 24 hours, blackening grazing land Sunday as it threatened thousands of southern Idaho homes and facilities at an Air Force training range, fire officials said Sunday.

Two large wildfires along the Nevada line combined Saturday to cr >>>


      JUDGE REJECTS CONDIT LAWSUIT VS. PAPER
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     PHOENIX –– A judge dismissed former U.S. Rep. Gary Condit‘s defamation lawsuit against an Arizona newspaper that said the Democrat had lied to investigators about his relationship with a Washington intern who was later found dead.

The Sonoran News, a weekly that describes itself as "The C >>>


      NATION IN BRIEF
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     Radiation Scans Set for U.S. Ports LOS ANGELES –– Virtually all cargo containers entering U.S. ports will be scanned by radiation–detecting equipment by the end of the year, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said.

The agency also expects to scan "virtually 100 percent" of >>>


      OBITUARIES IN THE NEWS
      Washington Post, 23-07-2007
     AM –– Zahir Shah KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) _ Mohammad Zahir Shah, the last king of Afghanistan who returned from three decades of exile to bless his war–battered country‘s fragile course toward democracy, died Monday, President Hamid Karzai said.

He was '2. Weak if well–meaning d >>>



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