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      COOPERATIVES EYEING PENDELI
      Kathimerin, 20-08-2007
     As a prosecutor charged on Saturday a 57–year–old man with starting last week’s destructive forest fire on Mount Pendeli, it emerged that several cooperatives have been vying to build on the slopes of the charred mountain, north of Athens.

The unidentified man who has been linked to the Mount Pendel >>>


      FATAL ATTACK AGAINST TWINS
      Kathimerin, 20-08-2007
     Two men were yesterday charged with murdering a 36–year–old man and seriously injuring his twin brother in Xanthi, northern Greece, following an argument.

Police said that three men attacked the two brothers on Saturday night, using a dagger and a wooden club to kill one twin and injure the other.>>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 20-08-2007
     ARCHBISHOP TO USA Christodoulos flies to Miami to undergo a liver transplant Archbishop Christodoulos on Saturday flew to Miami where he is to undergo a liver transplant. The archbishop took with him a good–luck charm given to him by Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis «so God may protect me and ensure I return >>>


      LEADERS HIT THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL AS RACE BEGINS
      Kathimerin, 20-08-2007
     PM says Greece is at a ‘crossroads’ The campaign for the September 16 general election got under way over the weekend with both Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and PASOK leader George Papandreou taking their message to voters while rallying their MPs for the coming electoral battle.

Karamanlis spoke to his dep >>>


      NINE HOSPITALIZED IN TWO–FAMILY SHOOTOUT
      Kathimerin, 20-08-2007
     A long–running feud between two Gypsy families in northern Greece led to nine people being injured after an exchange of gunfire on Saturday, police said.

Officers said the vendetta between the two families was rekindled after an argument at a cafe in the town of Alexandria in Imathia on Friday night.
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      POLICE NAB MIGRANT SMUGGLERS
      Kathimerin, 20-08-2007
     A 52–year–old Piraeus resident believed to have been running a migrant–trafficking operation has been arrested after being caught transporting 10 Iraqis inland from the Turkish border, police said yesterday.

Border guards detained the 52–year–old, along with two suspected accomplic >>>


      PROTESTERS AND OFFICERS CLASH AFTER MIGRANT DIES
      Kathimerin, 20-08-2007
     EUROKINISSI A photograph of the 25–year–old Nigerian who died after jumping from the window of a Thessaloniki cafeteria is seen amid flowers and candles that formed a makeshift shrine yesterday on the spot where he died. Unconfirmed reports named the man as Tony Ougounha, who sold pirated CDs in Kalamaria.>>>


      ABBADO PORTE MAHLER AUX CIMES
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     FESTIVAL. A Lucerne, le chef a une fois de plus prouvé ses affinités avec le compositeur viennois.

Julian Sykes Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Petit homme, Abbado, mais grand musicien. Chaque été, on attend avec impatience ses symphonies de Mahler au Festival de Lucerne. Le chef milanais, 74 an >>>


      AU CŚUR DES MARCHÉS. SILENCE, ON INJECTE!
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     L‘avis de l‘expert. La LPP permet ŕ l‘assuré de financer sa retraite anticipée Le Questionnaire malin du financier (7/8). «L‘argent ne fait pas le bonheur, mais il apaise» Un secteur sous la loupe. Luxe et grande distribution ne sont plus antinomiques FINANCE Le Temps I >>>


      CONTRE LE RÉCHAUFFEMENT, NUS SUR LA GLACE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     PHOTO. Quelque 600 volontaires ont répondu ŕ l‘appel de Greenpeace et de Spencer Tunick.

Etienne Dubuis Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Quelque 600 volontaires bénévoles ont bravé le froid, samedi apr';s–midi, pour poser nus sur le glacier d‘Aletsch devant l‘ >>>


      CRITIQUE. L‘ÉCORCE VIVE DE CICCOLINI
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
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      DANS LA CHALEUR DE L‘ÉTÉ, GAZA EST PRIVÉE D‘ÉLECTRICITÉ
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     PROCHE–ORIENT. Depuis vendredi, 750000 Palestiniens sont touchés par cette coupure.

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      EN DEUX FAUTES, CHRISTINA LIEBHERR A TOUT PERDU
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     HIPPISME. La Bulloise boutée hors du podium aux Championnats d‘Europe, oů elle dominait.

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      ENFANTS DISPARUS: ALERTE PAR MMS?
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     ENLEVEMENTS. Les radicaux préparent une motion. La lecture de ce texte (723 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, les éditions PDF et eP >>>


      ET LA SOUFFRANCE DEVIENT ÉLÉVATION
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     VTT. Mille participants se sont mesurés au Grand Raid. Que viennent–ils chercher sur les cimes?

Ariane Pellaton Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Pas de Lona, 2787 m, 12 h. Les coureurs se succ';dent. Pliés sur leur vélo qu‘ils poussent telles des montures désarticulées, l >>>


      EVIAN AUX SOURCES DE L‘ART RUSSE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     BEAUX–ARTS. La ville thermale française expose le th';me de l‘eau en Russie. Les śuvres, allant d‘icônes du XVIe si';cle jusqu‘ŕ des travaux contemporains, offrent un survol historique.

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      FC SION, VERTIGE DES CIMES
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Déception visible pour le patron du FC Sion Christian Constantin, ŕ l´issue du match contre le FC Zurich. Photo: Keystone FOOT. Il y a dix ans, Alberto Bigon offrait le titre au Valais. Son retour a réveillé la liesse. Trop vite: pour son premier choc au sommet depuis 1''7, Sion est tomb >>>


      GRAVE CRISE INSTITUTIONNELLE EN BELGIQUE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     APRES–ELECTION. Le pays n‘arrive pas ŕ former un gouvernement. Le roi suspend les négociations.

Jean–Pierre Stroobants, Le Monde Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Soixante–huit jours apr';s les élections, la Belgique en est revenue ŕ son point de départ: consta >>>


      JUSTE AU CORPS: ANNE–SYLVIE SPRENGER
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Journaliste et auteure de «Vorace», Fayard. Traduction en coréen pour 2008. La lecture de ce texte (2852 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      L‘AGENDA DE LA SEMAINE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Le Temps Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Lundi 20 ao$';t • La Banque Cantonale de Gen';vepublie ses résultats semestriels • Indice des prix ŕ la production et ŕ l‘importationpublié par l‘OFS pour juillet • Résultats semestriels: Medisize (techniques médicales) et Orid >>>


      L‘ARC JURASSIEN MARQUÉ PAR LA DÉSERTIFICATION DES ÉCOLES
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     JURA/NEUCHATEL/BERNE. La dénatalité et l‘absence de solde migratoire gén';re des fermetures de classes.

Serge Jubin Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Une semaine apr';s Bâle, Argovie, la Berne germanophone et de nombreux cantons alémaniques, la cloche de la rentrée >>>


      L‘ASPECT MOINS BUCOLIQUE DES P'4;TURAGES BOISÉS
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Eric Sandmeier, Bienne (BE) Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Les 44000 hectares de pâturages boisés de l‘Arc jurassien représentent bien, comme vous le dites dans votre article du 4 ao$';t intitulé «Pâturage boisé, bien précieux», un écosyst';me extr >>>


      L‘AVIS DE L‘EXPERT. LA LPP PERMET Ŕ L‘ASSURÉ DE FINANCER SA RETRAITE ANTICIPÉE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Fonds placement Marchés Economie Carri';res Immobilier Samedi culturel Disques Livres Multimédia Photos Vidéos Dessins Blogs Forums Dossiers Archives Revue de presse Newsletters Hors–séries Netvibes Flux RSS Edition PDF Edition ePaper Espace abonnés Boutique Events SMSAnnonces WebA >>>


      L‘ÉTAT DE GR'4;CE DE NICOLAS SARKOZY POURRAIT PRENDRE FIN Ŕ LA RENTRÉE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     FRANCE. Le nouveau président a déjŕ d$'; en rabattre sur plusieurs de ses promesses.

Le Temps Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Pour le moment, les sondages cajolent toujours le nouveau président français:
66% d‘opinions favorables ŕ fin juillet. Mais l‘automne s&l >>>


      LA DÉLICATE RENTRÉE DE NICOLAS SARKOZY
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Le président français lors de ses vacances aux Etats–Unis. Photo: Keystone FRANCE. L‘état de grâce du président français risque de se terminer brutalement.

Sylvain Besson, Paris Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Nicolas Sarkozy a peut–ętre mangé son pain blanc >>>


      LA PART D‘OMBRE DE LOUIS AGASSIZ
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Le naturaliste Louis Agassiz (1807–1873). Photo: DR SUISSE. Les inclinations racistes du scientifique suscitent la polémique ŕ l‘occasion des festivités qui marquent le bicentenaire de sa naissance.

Pierre–Emmanuel Buss Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Faut–il déboulonner >>>


      LA VOIX DU SILENCE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     FRANCOISE RICKLI. Elle a crevé l‘écran TV au soir du 1er Ao$';t en interprétant pour les sourds, en langue des signes, le discours de Micheline Calmy–Rey.

Cette passionnée de la communication silencieuse nous ouvre un univers inconnu.

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      LE QUESTIONNAIRE MALIN DU FINANCIER (7/8). «L‘ARGENT NE FAIT PAS LE BONHEUR, MAIS IL APAISE»
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Thomas Schmidt, chef du private banking de Coutts Bank von Ernst ŕ Zurich, ręvait ŕ l‘origine d‘ętre pilote ou inspecteur de police.

Emmanuel Garessus Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Le Temps: Enfant, ręviez–vous d‘ętre «riche comme Crésus»?
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      LE YANGZI Ŕ L‘AGONIE PERD SA DÉESSE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     FAUNE. Le dauphin blanc qui peuplait le plus grand fleuve chinois s‘est éteint en raison de l‘activité humaine. Une étude suisse rév';le toutefois que le Yangzi n‘est pas encore un syst';me mort comme on pouvait le craindre.

Frédéric Koller Lundi 2 >>>


      LES ANTICORRIDA Ŕ L‘OFFENSIVE EN FRANCE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
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      LES BANQUES, AU CARREFOUR DE TOUS LES RISQUES, SE PRÉPARENT Ŕ UN RUDE SEMESTRE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     La banque BNP Paribas a fortement payé le fait d´avoir caché son exposition réelle dans la crise des crédits «subprime». Photo: Keystone SUBPRIME. Pertes en cascade, faillite majeure, fonds liquidés: la somme des peurs converge sur la banque d‘affaires.

Myret Zaki Lundi 20 ao >>>


      LES JUGES B'4;LOIS PRIVERONT–ILS L‘OFFICE FÉDÉRAL DE L‘AVIATION CIVILE DE SON DIRECTEUR?
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     BALE–VILLE. Raymond Cron comparaît d';s mardi devant la justice bâloise pour des faits liés ŕ son activité précédente aupr';s de Batigroup. Sa condamnation embarrasserait grandement Moritz Leuenberger.

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      LES TOURISTES ANGLAIS SAOULENT L‘EUROPE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     • Les vols ŕ bas prix entre le Royaume–Uni et les ex–pays de l‘Est sont une aubaine pour le rite, tr';s britannique, des «stag parties», les enterrements de vie de garçon et de jeune fille. Au point que le Foreign Office vient de tirer le signal d‘alarme.

Ri >>>


      LOGEMENT: HISTOIRES DE MÉTAMORPHOSES (1/6). RECEVOIR ET HABITER CHIC Ŕ ZURICH
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Le bureau GXM Architekten ram';ne un vieil appartement cossu vers une logique contemporaine, relevée d‘un petit parfum Art nouveau.

Lorette Coen Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Chargés de remettre en état et de moderniser l‘un des appartements de l‘imposant Weisses Schloss ( >>>


      MONDIALISATION: EMBARQUEMENT IMMÉDIAT (1/6). BANGKOK L‘AÉROPORT DE TOUS LES MIRAGES THAĎLANDAIS
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Il devait propulser la Thaďlande au XXIe si';cle. Ouvert il y a tout juste un an, dernier–né des terminaux asiatiques, le nouvel aéroport international de Suvarnabhumi est enlisé dans les accusations de corruption et de malversations.

Mais le «pays du sourire», rich >>>


      QUI EMPĘCHERA LES BANQUES DE PERDRE?
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Editorial. Myret Zaki Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Alors que le «nouvel ordre financier mondial» devait subir son premier test avec l‘éclatement de la bulle du crédit, il devient clair... qu‘il n‘aura pas ŕ subir de test. Les autorités monétaires ont certes pour miss >>>


      QUOI DE NEUF. LE PARASOL RÉVERBČRE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
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      RECORD D‘AFFLUENCE POUR LES DÉBUTS DE BECKHAM
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     FOOTBALL. L‘Anglais a disputé son premier match entier ŕ Los Angeles. Effet réussi.

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      RIMBAUD CHEZ LES KURDES, PROTECTEUR D‘UNE VILLE DE 8000 ANS
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Les murs de la citadelle d´Erbil se dressent face aux quartiers modernes, en proie au développement effréné. Photo: Keystone REPORTAGE. Dans la capitale provisoire du Kurdistan virtuel, un centre culturel dans une citadelle vidée de sa population porte le nom de l‘homme aux semelles de ven >>>


      ROCK OZ‘ARČNES BÉNI DES DIEUX ROMAINS
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     FESTIVAL. De mercredi ŕ samedi, 35000 personnes ont rempli l‘amphithéâtre d‘Aventicum. Retour sur des moments d‘exception.

Luc Debraine Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 «Trois nuits par semaine, c‘est sa peau contre ma peau...»: il fallait ętre fondu dans le pu >>>


      SAVEURS DU FRAN'';AIS. POM POM GIRL, L‘ANGLAIS AMUSANT
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Chaque jour de l‘été, sans prétention, «Le Temps» déguste un mot de la langue française.

Nicolas Dufour Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Heroes restera la série TV de cet été. Il n‘aura pas échappé aux amateurs que, dans la version frança >>>


      UDC ET PARTI SOCIALISTE, DEUX VISIONS OPPOSÉES DE LA CAMPAGNE ÉLECTORALE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     L´UDC s´est offert un spectacle de carnaval avant de faire signer ŕ ses candidats un «contrat avec le peuple» pastichant le Pacte fédéral. Photo: Keystone STRATEGIE. Deux théâtres de Bâle ont accueilli samedi les élus des deux partis des pôles. Alors que l‘UDC moti >>>


      UN SECTEUR SOUS LA LOUPE. LUXE ET GRANDE DISTRIBUTION NE SONT PLUS ANTINOMIQUES
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Un secteur sous la loupe. Christophe Laborde, Bordier & Cie Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Les marchés du textile sont de belles tailles (Europe 140 milliards d‘euros, Chine 110 milliards d‘euros, et Japon 40 milliards d‘euros) et aiguisent de plus en plus les appétits. Des enseignes comme Z >>>


      ZAPPROPOS. RATTRAPAGES: UN TRAIN, UN BÉBÉ ET LA CHANSON DE MICHELINE
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
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      «A NOUS DE FAIRE QU‘ILS REVIENNENT VISITER LA VILLE»
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     TEMPS FORT Le Temps I Article «A nous de faire qu‘ils reviennent visiter la ville» Jan Papes, porte–parole du syndicat des agences de voyages tch';ques.

Richard Werly Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Le Temps: Le phénom';ne des «stag parties» est–il une >>>


      «DES GENS ONT OBTENU DES CRÉDITS SANS AVOIR NI REVENUS NI FORTUNE»
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     CRISE. Jean–Pierre Roth, président de la BNS, avertit que ce n‘est «pas encore la fin de l‘histoire». L‘effet sur la conjoncture sera limité. Il note l‘importance du secteur financier pour l‘économie.

Emmanuel Garessus, Zurich Lundi 20 ao$';t >>>


      «LES DÉMOCRATES VONT GAGNER LES ÉLECTIONS AMÉRICAINES 2008»
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     ETATS–UNIS. Professeur d‘histoire ŕ l‘American University de Washington, Allan Lichtman est convaincu que l‘héritage désastreux de George Bush ouvre un boulevard pour les démocrates.

Luis Lema, New York Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 «Les clés de la Maison&nda >>>


      «MISSION: DÉLIRE ET BITURE MAXIMALE»
      Le Temps, 20-08-2007
     Travestis en religieuses, ils fętaient ce week–end ŕ Prague le prochain mariage de leur ami. Dans un déluge de bi';re, de vodka–Red Bull et de grosses blagues salaces...

Richard Werly Lundi 20 ao$';t 2007 Rien de tel qu‘un bon déguisement, une coulée san >>>


      ACE, JLT FORM JOINT VENTURE
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     M. Ghazanfar Ali Khan, Arab News RIYADH, 20 August 2007 Arab Commercial Enterprises (ACE), an insurance company headquartered here, and Europes Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT), announced that they have agreed to establish a joint venture company in Saudi Arabia to support an exclusive trading agreement for the Kingdom and >>>


      ALWALEED VISITS MALI TO BOLSTER DEVELOPMENT
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Arab News RIYADH, 20 August 2007 Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), visited Bamako, capital of Mali last Aug. 8. on the invitation of Malian President Amadou Toumani Touré.

On his fourth visit to Mali, the president commended Alwaleed on his efforts and his role in help >>>


      ARAMCO FULFILLS COMMITMENT
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Arab News DHAHRAN, 20 August 2007 Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Al–Naimi, who is also chairman of the board of directors of the Saudi Aramco, said the state–owned oil company has maintained an excellent performance level.

At the introduction of the companys annual report for >>>


      ASIA PROPERTY RETAINS ALLURE IN STORMY MARKET
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Dominic Whiting & Eriko Amaha, Reuters HONG KONG/TOKYO, 20 August 2007 Asian property investment could dip because of rising borrowing costs and investor risk aversion stemming from the US subprime crisis, but the region is still a better bet than struggling US and European markets.

European and US commerci >>>


      CENTRAL BANKS UNDER PRESSURE TO SELL GOLD
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Atul Prakash, Reuters LONDON, 20 August 2007 European central banks may sell the maximum agreed limit of 500 tons of gold annually in the next two years as pressure mounts to pay off public debts and cut deficits, analysts say.

Unlike last years gold sales of just 3'5.80 tons, the banks are likely to sell 5 >>>


      GOLD DEMAND SURGES 30% IN KINGDOM
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Khalil Hanware, Arab News JEDDAH, 20 August 2007 Strong economies and stable prices in the Middle East region (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar & Egypt) increased gold demand by 20 percent to '7.5 tons in the second quarter of this year, the World Gold Council (WGC) report released on Wednesday sa >>>


      JETRO BIOLINK FORUM TO BOOST TIES WITH KINGDOM
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Sarah Abdullah, Arab News JEDDAH, 20 August 2007  JETRO, the Japan External Trade Organization is set to hold the JETRO BioLink Forum 2007 in Pacifico Yokohama, Japan on Sept. 1'–21. The forum will be held at the Yokohama InterContinental Hotel and has invited JETRO Riyadh office as among its guests to partici >>>


      NEWSLINE: MOBILY INTRODUCES 7ALA PREPAID SERVICE
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Mohammed Rasooldeen, Arab News RIYADH, 20 August 2007 Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has replaced its long–running prepaid packages Anees and Wafeer with 7ala to offer more value to its customers, the company said yesterday. Customers subscribed to Anees and Wafeer can migrate to 7ala (which means sweet in Arabic) at no >>>


      PROFITS OF SAUDI LISTED FIRMS RISE TO SR3'.51 BILLION
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Khalil Hanware, Arab News JEDDAH, 20 August 2007 The Saudi listed companies showed profit growth in the first half of this year. The total profit increased by 3.2 percent to SR3'.51 billion as compared to SR38.2' billion in the first half of 2006.

According to Al–Rajhi Bank quarterly update, profi >>>


      SHORT–TERM GAIN, LONG–TERM PAIN SEEN FOR US DOLLAR
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Kevin Plumberg, Reuters NEW YORK, 20 August 2007 Investors flight to safe haven assets to escape the global credit and liquidity squeeze of the past week has given the US dollar a reprieve from a long–term decline this summer, but capital flows suggest the greenbacks weakness will resume when the dust settles.
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      SPECULATORS CUT EXPOSURE TO OIL FUTURES
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Robert Campbell, Reuters NEW YORK, 20 August 2007 Speculative investors are cutting their exposure to oil futures amid fears of wider economic problems, but experts are divided over whether the fall signals the end of crudes four–year bull run.

Oil prices have fallen to a seven–week low from their r >>>


      SWISS PRIVATE BANKING: SECRECY WITHIN THE BOUNDS OF LAW
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Roger Harrison, Arab News Pasha Bakhtiar JEDDAH, 20 August 2007 It was axiomatic that getting a Swiss banker to talk to anyone not a client is a fiscal oxymoron. However, attitudes have changed and surprisingly to many have been moving toward if not revelation then at least explanation since the mid 1''0s. Such >>>


      THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET: IS IT SAFE YET?
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Dr. Mohamed Ramady During the recent meltdown of global equity markets, some traders and investors lauded the intervention of central bankers across the world to flood the markets with as much liquidity as needed to keep funding rates under control, but above all, to stop a self–fulfilling prophecy of financial ma >>>


      FAILING TO PROPAGATE ISLAM; USING THE INTERNET
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Edited by Adil Salahi Q.1. May I cite the case of a Muslim who lives in the midst of a community where the majority are non–Muslims, many of whom are courteous to him.

Yet he knows that they will burn in hell. Nevertheless, he fails to speak to them about Islam or call on them to become Muslims. What will >>>


      HUSBAND&#8217;S CLAIM TO WIFE&#8217;S SALARY
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
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Husbands Claim to Wifes Salary Edited by Adil Salahi

Q. Could you please explain the husbands right to his wifes salary? If she wants to give a portion of her salary to her parents, can he stop her?

A.H. Bulla A. Islam has given women their full financial r >>>


      WOMEN IN ISLAMIC SOCIETY &#8212; 34: HINTING AT MARRIAGE
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
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Women in Islamic Society 34: Hinting at Marriage Dr. Abd Al–Haleem Abu Shuqqah

In some Muslim communities, a woman is made to stay in doors throughout her waiting period, after her husbands death. A woman is certainly required to observe this waiting period, w >>>


      3 ASIANS ARRESTED OVER BUSINESSMAN&#8217;S MURDER
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
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3 Asians Arrested Over Businessmans Murder Ali Al–Amri, Arab News

JEDDAH, 20 August 2007 Police have arrested a three–man gang of violent robbers, who stabbed a Pakistani gold businessman to death in Qasim and attempted to flee the Kingdom.

The >>>


      7 YEARS, 400 LASHES FOR DEALING IN DRUGS
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Arab News JEDDAH, 20 August 2007 A man was found guilty of dealing drugs and sentenced to seven years in prison and 400 lashes. According to a report in yesterdays Al–Watan daily, the dealer was caught red–handed in possessions of Captagon pills, the commercial name for the stimulant fenetyllene. The suspect >>>


      BOY TURNS TO INDEX FOR DAILY LESSONS
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Arab News JEDDAH, 20 August 2007 With two weeks remaining to school, a second grader surprised his mother when he asked if the stock market indicator was green, the daily Al–Riyadh newspaper reported yesterday. Nine–year–old Husam informed his mother that he would not go to schools on the days that the >>>


      BREASTFEEDING DECREASES POSSIBILITIES OF HAVING BREAST CANCER
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Lulwa Shalhoub, Arab News JEDDAH, 20 August 2007 Breastfeeding is not only necessary for newborns to be nurtured, it also plays a role in reducing the chances of getting breast cancer.

According to the Sprecher Institute for Comparative Cancer Research in New York, breastfeeding reduces the risk of having breas >>>


      DESPERATE STUDENTS DUPED BY CONSULTANTS
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Najah Alosaimi, Arab News RIYADH, 20 August 2007 With an alarming rise in the number of students being duped by unauthorized educational consultancy offices, the Ministry of Higher Education has called prospective students who seek places at foreign universities to make sure that the consultancy offices they are seeking >>>


      GIRL DROWNS IN JEDDAH RESORT
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Arab News JEDDAH, 20 August 2007 A 10–year–old girl drowned at an unnamed local resort recently. The girl was rushed to Jeddahs Al–Salam hospital around 3 a.m.

but was pronounced dead on arrival. According to an unnamed Civil Defense investigator, there was no indication of foul play.
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      INDIAN NAVAL WARSHIPS COMING
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Syed Abdallah Rizvi, Arab News ALKHOBAR, 20 August 2007 A goodwill visit by two Indian warships begins on Aug. 21 when INS Rajput and INS Betwa touch the Saudi waters in Jubail, according to an official of the Indian Embassy. This will further boost the already growing Indo–Saudi bilateral relations. During their >>>


      MAKKAH GOVERNOR COMMENDS VIRTUE COMMISSION&#8217;S WORK
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
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Makkah Governor Commends Virtue Commissions Work Muhammad Al–Juaid, Arab News

MAKKAH, 20 August 2007 Prince Khaled Al–Faisal, governor of Makkah, yesterday stressed the role of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice as an o >>>


      NOW WAITING IS JUST TOKEN WITH BLACK MARKET FLOURISHING
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Arab News DAMMAM, 20 August 2007 If you are tired of waiting at banks or government departments, then dont worry because there are people who can provide you with a quick solution. Groups of people are taking advantage of the overcrowding at government departments and banks by taking token numbers and selling them to cl >>>


      PRC CALLS FOR REPATRIATION OF STRANDED PAKISTANIS
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Arab News Picture shows Ghulam Nabi Butt, 4th from left, with participants of a program organized by the PRC to mark Pakistans Independence Day in Jeddah recently.

(AN photo) JEDDAH, 20 August 2007 – The Pakistan Repatriation Council (PRC) celebrated Pakistans 60th independence anniversary at a funct >>>


      TOXIC GAS KILLS FOUR OF FAMILY
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Arab News RIYADH, 20 August 2007 A woman, her two daughters and her son died from carbon monoxide poisoning in their sleep in the capital, the daily Al–Riyadh reported yesterday. Neighbors noticed smoke coming out of a home and alerted Civil Defense.
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      YEMENIS DRESSED IN ABAYAS BUSTED
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Arab News BAHA, 20 August 2007 Six Yemenis were arrested at a checkpoint near this southern Saudi city after trying to get through dressed in womens abayas.

A Saudi human smuggler was arrested driving the vehicle with the cross–dressing Yemenis, who were undocumented migrants. The men were processed for d >>>


      15 MILITANTS DIE IN ARMY BOMBING
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Bashirullah Khan, Associated Press MIRANSHAH, Pakistan, 20 August 2007 Pakistan Army helicopter gunships strafed and bombed suspected militant hideouts in a restive tribal region in the countrys northwest yesterday, killing 15 militants, an official said.

The air raids were carried out after militants launched >>>


      BJP ASKS CADRE TO GET READY FOR SNAP POLLS
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Indo–Asian News Service NEW DELHI/BANGALORE, 20 August 2007 Sensing an opportunity in the impasse between the government and its left supporters over the India–US civil nuclear deal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday asked its workers to prepare for snap polls.

"The top BJP leadership >>>


      BROTHERHOOD TRIALS IN EGYPT RESUME AMID FRESH ARRESTS
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Agencies CAIRO, 20 August 2007 The military trial of 40 members of Egypts Muslim Brotherhood on charges of money laundering and financing a banned organization resumed yesterday amid an ongoing clampdown on the Islamists. Police have arrested at least 34 other members of Egypts main opposition movement over the last two >>>


      CAPTIVE GERMAN MAKES VIDEO PLEA
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Agence France Presse Christina Barbara Meier, the kidnapped German woman, appears on Afghanistan–based Tolo TV on Sunday. She appealed to Germany to work for her freedom and displayed her ID card (inset). (AFP)

KABUL, 20 August 2007 — A German aid worker abducted in Kabul at the weekend appeared yesterday >>>


      FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR IRAQ&#8217;S REFUGEE CHILDREN IN JORDAN
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
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First Day of School for Iraqs Refugee Children in Jordan Agence France Presse

Girls go to school on their first day at a public school in Amman on Sunday. (R) AMMAN, 20 August 2007 Thousands of Iraqi children registered yesterday to attend Jordans already crowded st >>>


      GAZA WITHOUT POWER AS EU STOPS FUNDING
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Ibrahim Barzak, Associated Press GAZA CITY, 20 August 2007 The European Union stopped funding a major Gaza Strip power plant yesterday, cutting off electricity to hundreds of thousands of Palestinians.

The plant had already cut power to large swaths of Gaza last week after Israel closed a fuel crossing into Gaz >>>


      IRAQI LEADERS AGREE ON AGENDA FOR SUMMIT
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Agencies BAGHDAD, 20 August 2007 Iraqs fractious leaders yesterday agreed on the agenda for a political summit called by embattled Prime Minister Nuri Al–Maliki in a bid to salvage his crumbling unity government. The breakthrough came on the second day of preparatory talks involving the countrys most senior politi >>>


      ISRAEL DENIES REPORT ON AMNESTY FOR PALESTINIANS
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Agencies JERUSALEM, 20 August 2007 Israel denied yesterday it had submitted to Palestinian officials a list of 110 militants whom Israeli forces would stop pursuing in the occupied West Bank. "The report is not true. There is no such list," Israeli government spokesman David Baker said.

But Palestinia >>>


      LEFT AGAINST ANY COMPROMISE ON US NUCLEAR DEAL
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Nilofar Suhrawardy, Arab News NEW DELHI, 20 August 2007 With the left bloc in no mood to support the Congress–led United Progressive Alliance government on the Indo–US nuclear deal, the Congress leaders are trying their best to resolve the crisis.

Senior Congress leader and External Affairs Minister >>>


      NAZARBAYEV&#8217;S PARTY WINS ALL SEATS IN PARLIAMENT
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
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Nazarbayevs Party Wins All Seats in Parliament Associated Press

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, 20 August 2007 The party of President Nursultan Nazarbayev has won all available seats in Kazakhstans new Parliament, according to preliminary results announced yesterday that were q >>>


      POLLUTION RAP AGAINST CANADIAN MINING FIRM IN S. PHILIPPINES IS FALSE: INSPECTORS
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Al Jacinto, Arab News CANATUAN, Philippines, 20 August 2007 — Rumors that a mine tailings dam in Zamboanga del Norte province collapsed and was spreading toxic chemicals was not true, an inspection team of the provincial government has found.

«No dam has collapsed and there is no issue of toxic waste spil >>>


      SETTLERS DIVERT DRINKING WATER TO SWIMMING POOL
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Mohammed Mari, Arab News RAMALLAH, West Bank, 20 August 2007 Residents of the Israeli settlement of Elon Moreh in the West Bank have cut a pipe carrying drinking water to a nearby Palestinian village, and are using it to fill a small swimming pool located at a picnic site, which itself was built on land owned by the vil >>>


      SHIPPING RESUMES AT PORT KHALID
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     K.T. Abdurabb, Arab News UAE Interior Minister Lt. Gen. Saif ibn Zayed Al–Nahayan, who visited Port Khalid on Saturday evening, congratulate the civil defense team. (AN photo)

SHARJAH, 20 August 2007 After a seven–hour closure on Saturday after a major fire, shipping has resumed at Sharjahs Port Kha >>>


      THOUSANDS ATTEND ASIA–PACIFIC AIDS CONGRESS IN COLOMBO
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Associated Press COLOMBO, 20 August 2007 Thousands of government officials and health care workers from across Asia gathered in Sri Lanka yesterday for an international conference aimed at ensuring the AIDS epidemic does not worsen in the region.

"The Asia and Pacific region has a low prevalence of HIV/AID >>>


      TROOPS SEIZE REBEL BASE IN TROUBLED PHILIPPINE ISLAND
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Arabnews MANILA, 20 August 2007 — Government troops have seized a well–developed Abu Sayyaf rebel base, a senior military official said yesterday, in a bloody retaliatory offensive spurred by the beheading of soldiers last month.

At least 35 soldiers and militants were killed in the raid, which started at >>>


      US SINKING IN WHIRLPOOL, KHAMENEI SAYS
      Arab News, 20-08-2007
     Agencies TEHRAN, 20 August 2007 Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei yesterday launched a new attack on the United States, saying Irans archenemy was "stuck in a whirlpool" and would sink deeper in the future. "America is weaker compared to 20 years ago and it does not have its previous power and >>>


      ‘QUEEN OF MEAN‘ HOTELIER HELMSLEY DIES
      Washington Post, 20-08-2007
     NEW YORK –– Leona Helmsley, the cutthroat hotel magnate whose title as the "queen of mean" was sealed during a tax evasion case in which she was quoted as snarling "only little people pay taxes," died Monday at age 87.

Helmsley died of heart failure at her summer home in Greenwic >>>


      13 DIE IN MIDWEST FLOODING
      Washington Post, 20-08-2007
     WINONA, Minn. –– Rivers swollen by as much as a foot of rain lifted houses off their foundations and washed away roads, killing at least 13 people in three states, authorities said Sunday.

Hundreds of people in southeastern Minnesota and southwestern Wisconsin were evacuated, some by boat off roofto >>>


      ACTIVISTS BOYCOTTS SCHOOL RANKINGS
      Washington Post, 20-08-2007
     PORTLAND, Ore. –– From his haphazard hideyhole of an office in this laid–back West Coast outpost, higher education activist Lloyd Thacker is raising a ruckus about college admissions that‘s got some of the country‘s most elite universities paying close attention.

His goal is no les >>>


      APA RULES ON INTERROGATION ABUSE
      Washington Post, 20-08-2007
     By Shankar VedantamWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, August 20, 2007; A03 SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1' –– The American Psychological Association ruled Sunday that psychologists can no longer be associated with several interrogation techniques that have been used against terrorism detainees at U.S. facilities >>>


      ARTIFICIAL LIFE LIKELY IN 3 TO 10 YEARS
      Washington Post, 20-08-2007
     WASHINGTON –– Around the world, a handful of scientists are trying to create life from scratch and they‘re getting closer.

Experts expect an announcement within three to 10 years from someone in the now little–known field of "wet artificial life." "It‘s going to be a >>>


      DRAMATIC RESCUES IN OKLAHOMA FLOODING
      Washington Post, 20-08-2007
     OKLAHOMA CITY –– Torrential rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Erin left at least six people dead in Oklahoma, and led to dozens of harrowing high–water rescues. One survivor described on Monday how she was plucked from a flooded pickup truck only to fall from the rescue helicopter seconds later. >>>


      EVANGELIST BILLY GRAHAM HOSPITALIZED
      Washington Post, 20-08-2007
     ASHEVILLE, N.C. –– Evangelist Billy Graham was recovering at a hospital Monday, two days after being admitted with an intestinal bleed, officials said.

Graham, 88, was in fair condition Monday morning, said Merrell Gregory, a spokeswoman for Mission Health & Hospitals in Asheville.

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      HOPE ALL BUT EXTINGUISHED AT UTAH MINE
      Washington Post, 20-08-2007
     HUNTINGTON, Utah –– Six coal miners caught in a cave–in may never be found and could forever be lost to the still–quivering mountain, officials conceded Sunday, abandoning the optimism they‘ve maintained publicly for nearly two weeks.

Relatives responded by accusing federal officia >>>



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