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      BOMB ATTACK...
      Kathimerin, 11-07-2008
     G. Nikolaidis/Eurokinissi A diplomat’s car parked outside the Moroccan Embassy in the northern Athens suburb of Palaio Psychico was damaged in a bomb attack early yesterday morning. The blast was caused by an improvised explosive device, according to police.
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      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 11-07-2008
     Railway extension Work on link from Kifissia to Aghios Stefanos set for 2010 The management of the Kifissia–Piraeus urban electric railway (ISAP) yesterday gave the green light for the extension of the line from Kifissia to the northern Athens suburb of Aghios Stefanos. Construction of the 11–kilometer under >>>


      PARCHED CYPRUS IN DESPERATE SEARCH FOR WATER
      Kathimerin, 11-07-2008
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      PASOK’S DIALOGUE BID REJECTED
      Kathimerin, 11-07-2008
     Papandreou writes to PM asking for parliamentary debate and committee to tackle political graft A bid by PASOK leader George Papandreou to encourage Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to join him in tackling corruption was given short shrift yesterday by the government, which dismissed the move as an attempt to divert att >>>


      POOR PROMISED HELPING HAND
      Kathimerin, 11-07-2008
     The government will implement measures in September to alleviate the tribulations of low income citizens due to the global economic crisis, Economy and Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis said yesterday following talks at the Maximos Mansion with Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis.

«There is no doubt that >>>


      SHARP RISE IN CRIME THIS YEAR
      Kathimerin, 11-07-2008
     There has been a significant rise in the number of robberies and burglaries during the first six months of this year compared to 2007, according to figures made public yesterday by the police.

The number of robberies went up from 1,230 to 1,764 over the first six months of the year. Break–ins at homes and >>>


      SIX HELD FOR STONING DRUG ADDICT TO DEATH
      Kathimerin, 11-07-2008
     Six drug addicts alleged to have tied a fellow addict to a tree near Mount Parnitha, north of Athens, in March and stoned him to death, were remanded in custody yesterday.

According to police, the six suspects abducted 34–year–old Panayiotis Kantaras on March 1 and took him to the foot of Mount Parn >>>


      SPAIN AND GREECE UNITE ON MIGRANTS
      Kathimerin, 11-07-2008
     Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and his visiting Spanish counterpart Jose Luis Zapatero yesterday called for the creation of a common European Union coast guard to curb illegal immigration but stressed that the EU should not become a «fortress» against would–be migrants.

«Greece and Spa >>>


      AU BAR'';A, JOAN LAPORTA SEUL CONTRE TOUS
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     FOOTBALL. Huit membres de la direction du FC Barcelone ont démissionné face au refus du président d‘abandonner son poste. La grogne monte dans les allées du Camp Nou.

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      BERNARD HINAULT OU LE VÉLO DANS LE CŚUR
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Bernard Hinault a repris son vélo pour de petites promenades de santé. «Trois heures, ce qui fait 100 km, décrit–il. Sinon, il ne faut pas sortir. On est lŕ pour s’amuser, quand męme!» (photo: Keystone) CYCLISME. Quintuple vainqueur du Tour de France, Bernard Hinault est aujourd‘hui >>>


      C‘EST ENCORE LOIN, LA MER?
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
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      COMBATS D‘AFFICHES (2/24). TRIPLE ATTAQUE CONTRE LE PIÉDESTAL RADICAL
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     SERIE. Vingt ans de lutte et trois initiatives, en 1'00, 1'10 et 1'18, ont été nécessaires pour faire passer l‘élection du Conseil national du syst';me majoritaire au syst';me proportionnel.

Bernard Wuthrich, Berne Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 L‘Etat f >>>


      CONSTRUIRE AUTREMENT (5/5). LES ARCHITECTES ET LE ROBOT AU PIED DU MUR
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Fabio Gramazio et Matthias Kohler poussent au plus loin l‘art de construire et ouvrent l‘';re de la «matérialité digitale».

Lorette Coen Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Des plots assemblés selon une structure qui défie l‘équilibre. Et un personnage mé >>>


      DSR GAGNE DEVANT LA JUSTICE GENEVOISE
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     DROIT. Le spécialiste de la restauration collective jugé non coupable de concurrence déloyale.

Frédéric Leli';vre Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 «Une décision sans surprise. La bonne foi a triomphé.» Andrew Gordon, directeur de DSR, s‘est réjoui de la >>>


      FIN DE LA MÉDIATION SUISSE
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     TEMPS FORT Le Temps I Article Fin de la médiation suisse Bogota a officialisé mercredi sa décision.

Angélique Mounier–Kuhn Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Mercredi soir, l‘Ambassade de Colombie a officialisé ses «remerciements» ŕ «la Suisse pour le travail de >>>


      FLEURS DES PRAIRIES SČCHES (5/6). LE SILČNE ENFLÉ, JOLIE «SALOPE»
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Les prairies s';ches rétrécissent d‘année en année sous la pression conjuguée de l‘agriculture intensive et de l‘avancée des foręts. Or, elles rec';lent une extraordinaire biodiversité. Balade.

Etienne Dubuis Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Son >>>


      L‘INVITÉ. POLITIQUE DE LA FORMATION: OSONS L‘EXCELLENCE!
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     L‘invité. Romain Miceli, Groupe de Riencourt Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 La population résidente dont le niveau de formation est du degré tertiaire universitaire (y compris les HES) connaît une augmentation rapide et constante.

A cet égard, l‘Office fédéral de la stat >>>


      L‘INVITÉE. ETF: DES PLACEMENTS AVANTAGEUX, MAIS PAS TOUJOURS NI PARTOUT
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     L‘invitée. Barbara Vannotti–Holzrichter, Co–Head Fund Research, Rothschild Bank Zurich Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Les Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) sont des fonds indiciels gérés passivement qui suivent l‘évolution de leur indice de base. Ils séduisent par toute une séri >>>


      L‘IRAN ACHČTE DAVANTAGE AMÉRICAIN
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     ETATS–UNIS. Le montant des exportations a décuplé durant l‘';re Bush. Stéphane Bussard Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Depuis que l‘Iran a mis en route son programme d‘enrichissement d‘uranium, l‘administration américaine n‘a pas ménagé ses efforts >>>


      LA DÉLÉGATION SUISSE Ŕ LA DÉCOUVERTE D‘UN OURAL EN PLEINE CROISSANCE
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Les entreprises suisses informent ŕ satiété Philippe Gaydoul, patron de Denner, s‘offre les 50 magasins de chaussures Navyboot L‘invité. Politique de la formation: osons l‘excellence!

L‘invitée. ETF: des placements avantageux, mais pas toujours ni partout Pé >>>


      LA FONDATION DE L‘UNION POUR LA MÉDITERRANNÉE. AMBITION DE RÉCONCILIATION AUTOUR D‘UNE MER
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     SOMMET. Quarante–trois Etats sont attendus ce dimanche ŕ Paris pour lancer l‘Union pour la Méditerranée. Réticences des pays du sud.

Caroline Stevan Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Le colonel Kadhafi ne viendra pas, le président algérien Bouteflika a traîné les pieds >>>


      LA QUALITÉ DE LA RECHERCHE EST EN JEU
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Willy Boder Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Le rachat de Speedel par Novartis, brutal ŕ plusieurs égards, illustre le principal probl';me de l‘industrie pharmaceutique: trouver rapidement et ŕ moindre co$';t de nouveaux médicaments plus efficaces.

Pour cela, deux facteurs sont >>>


      LA SUISSE A MIS DU BLEU DANS LE SICHUAN MEURTRI
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     La Suisse a mis du bleu dans le Sichuan meurtri Combats d‘affiches (2/24). Triple attaque contre le piédestal radical SUISSE Le Temps I Suisse I Article La Suisse a mis du bleu dans le Sichuan meurtri Des tentes de fortune devant les ruines d’une petite ville dévastée. Avec la chaleur, la vie sous t >>>


      LA VIE DES AUTRES
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Simone de Beauvoir, on édite ces jours–ci ses Cahiers de jeunesse, 1'26–1'30, chez Gallimard. Le 22 juillet 1'28, elle y note: «Extraordinaire influence de Sartre – depuis treize jours que je connais ce garçon, il a fait le tour de moi, me prévoit et me poss';de >>>


      LE CABINET DE CURIOSITÉS DE DOUGLAS GORDON
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     EXPOSITION. Avec «Oů se trouvent les clés?», l‘artiste écossais expose ses questionnements ŕ la Collection Lambert en Avignon et au Palais des Papes.

Elisabeth Chardon Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Oů faut–il aller en premier dans ce double rendez–vous propos >>>


      LE GROOVE–ROCK FÉLIN DES HEAVY
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     MONTREUX. Halte en libre acc';s ce soir d‘Anglais hybrides. La lecture de ce texte (1404 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      LE MONDE EN ACCORDÉON
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     «Paraíba Meu Amor», avec Chico César et Richard Galliano, ce soir au Monterux Jazz Festival. (photo: Keystone) MUSIQUE. Montreux part au Brésil du forró. Autour du film de Bernard Robert–Charrue, une musique de nuit profonde.

Arnaud Robert Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Tout commence par la >>>


      LE PATOIS DE BAGNES EN ROUTE POUR L‘ÉTERNITÉ
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     VALAIS. Scientifiques et patoisants travaillent ŕ un dictionnaire du patois de Bagnes ŕ paraître en 2011. Premier bilan intermédiaire.

Xavier Filliez Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Entre les mazots, ŕ deux pas de l‘Abbaye du Châble, Raphaël Maître se régale des riche >>>


      LES 400 ANS D‘UNE CITÉ
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Joël Fillion, Québec, Canada Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Votre article du 1er juillet est quelque peu réducteur et me confond par sa méconnaissance de ce qui se passe vraiment ŕ Québec en cette année marquant le 400e anniversaire de sa fondation.

Que les politiques de tous bords, >>>


      LES BOURSES REDOUTENT UN «KRACH RAMPANT» SANS REBOND
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     FINANCE. Les pertes boursi';res qui se suivent font craindre l‘entrée dans un cycle baissier.

Le Temps Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Le moral des investisseurs est sombre. La crise financi';re, le choc pétrolier et les menaces sur les marchés immobiliers font craindre une entr >>>


      LES ENTREPRISES SUISSES INFORMENT Ŕ SATIÉTÉ
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Philippe Gaydoul, patron de Denner, s‘offre les 50 magasins de chaussures Navyboot L‘invité. Politique de la formation: osons l‘excellence!

L‘invitée. ETF: des placements avantageux, mais pas toujours ni partout Périscope Les grandes ambitions africaines du géant russ >>>


      LES GRANDES AMBITIONS AFRICAINES DU GÉANT RUSSE GAZPROM
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Le géant gazier Gazprom avait remporté par appel d‘offres, en décembre dernier, l‘explotation de trois «blocs» gaziers dans le sud de la Libye. (photo: Keystone) ENERGIE. Le président de la société a annoncé qu‘il espérait pouvoir se porter acquéreur de &laq >>>


      LES ÉLUS JURASSIENS DÉFENDENT LEUR TAXE SUR L‘EAU
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     JURA. Un comité de parlementaires, sans l‘UDC, contre les arguments jugés «consternants» des référendaires.

Serge Jubin Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Ce sera le sujet br$';lant de l‘automne dans le Jura: la loi sur la gestion de l‘eau. Qui, sur ses principes & >>>


      LUTTE CONTRE LE FEU BACTÉRIEN
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Le Temps Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Le dernier journal de PPDALe journaliste français vedette Patrick Poivre d‘Arvor, âgé de 60 ans, a fait ses adieux hier soir aux téléspectateurs, apr';s 21 ans d‘antenne sur la chaîne TF1. Il avait visiblement bien préparé sa s >>>


      MONIKA STOCKER TIRE SA RÉVÉRENCE, VAINCUE PAR SON CŚUR ET L‘UDC
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     ZURICH. A la tęte du Département des affaires sociales pendant quatorze ans, la municipale verte a marqué la politique sociale au–delŕ de sa ville et de son canton.

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      NOVARTIS REPREND SPEEDEL ET PROVOQUE LE DÉPART DE LA FONDATRICE DE LA SOCIÉTÉ
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     La passion dévorante d‘Alice Huxley Swiss Re renouvelle sa direction en douceur DSR gagne devant la justice genevoise Rep';re. L‘essence trop ch';re? Ach';te une télé!

La délégation suisse ŕ la découverte d‘un Oural en pleine croissanc >>>


      PHILIPPE GAYDOUL, PATRON DE DENNER, S‘OFFRE LES 50 MAGASINS DE CHAUSSURES NAVYBOOT
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     HABILLEMENT. Le montant de la transaction reste secret. La chaîne veut s‘étendre ŕ l‘étranger.

Daniel Eskenazi, Zurich Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Encore patron de Denner jusqu‘ŕ fin 200', Philippe Gaydoul rach';te Navyboot.

La chaîne de 50 magas >>>


      POLAR... CHÉOLOGUE
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     FRED VARGAS. Archéozoologue et «polardeuse», elle vient de publier «Un lieu incertain», une histoire de vampires déjŕ au top des ventes. Un peu naďve, un peu chamane, elle plonge son lecteur dans le gouffre... pour mieux l‘en tirer.

Eléonore Sulser Vendredi >>>


      PÉRISCOPE
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Emmanuel Garessus Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Les obstacles colossaux pour le défi climatique • Quelque chose a changé dans le débat, selon Martin Wolf, éditorialiste au Financial Times. Les Etats–Unis se sont engagés. Sans enthousiasme et avec des conditions. Mais tout de męme. La Chine >>>


      QUOI DE NEUF. FAITES DE BEAUX RĘVES...
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Quoi de neuf. Isabelle Musy Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 On le connaissait rond. Voici le lit ovale, dont la forme n‘est pas sans évoquer celle du giron maternel. Un cocon. Comme un appel ŕ la régression.

Mais pas que... Lomme – puisque c‘est son nom – est une invitation ŕ >>>


      REPČRE. L‘ESSENCE TROP CHČRE? ACHČTE UNE TÉLÉ!
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Rep';re. François Pilet Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 La hausse du prix de l‘essence étrangle l‘automobiliste américain, dit–on.

Des tourments qui n‘ont visiblement pas poursuivi longtemps le consommateur, une fois garé devant son shopping mall.

Les princi >>>


      RICCARDO RICCO AVEC BRIO
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Le jeune Italien remporte la sixi';me étape. Ariane Pellaton Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Il avait claironné son envie de remporter une étape. Riccardo Ricco n‘a pas failli ŕ sa réputation de grimpeur hors pair, hier, lors de la premi';re arrivée en moyenne montagne, ŕ >>>


      RÉFUGIÉS NORD–CORÉENS POURCHASSÉS
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     ASIE. Des manifestants sud–coréens dénoncent la Chine et le HCR. La lecture de ce texte (1651 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      RÉGIME DRACONIEN POUR LA «GRANGE SUBLIME»
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     VAUD. Le Théâtre du Jorat, qui a accumulé les déficits, appelle l‘Etat ŕ l‘aide.

Yelmarc Roulet Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 La pilule doit ętre dure ŕ avaler pour Anne–Catherine Sutermeister, la nouvelle directrice du Théâtre du Jorat. Alors que les pr >>>


      SAVEURS DU FRAN'';AIS. SPHAIGNE, BANQUE D‘EAU
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Saveurs du français. Nicolas Dufour Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Une odeur d‘humus. A l‘Exposition internationale de Saragosse, ouverte jusqu‘au 14 septembre, le visiteur du pavillon de la Belgique est saisi par le parfum de la terre, âcre et doux ŕ la fois. L‘installation belge impose >>>


      STÉPHANIE CLARKE: «L‘HOMME N‘EST PAS QUE SON CERVEAU»
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     NEUROSCIENCES. Du 12 au 16 juillet, 5300 spécialistes du cerveau se réunissent ŕ Gen';ve pour le plus grand congr';s européen du genre. Entretien avec Stéphanie Clarke, présidente de la Société suisse de neurosciences.

Olivier Dessibourg Vendredi 11 juille >>>


      SWISS RE RENOUVELLE SA DIRECTION EN DOUCEUR
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     ASSURANCES. Le directeur général adjoint Andreas Beerli est remplacé ŕ l‘interne.

Yves Genier Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Swiss Re renouvelle en douceur sa direction générale alors que la société est l‘assureur suisse le plus engagé dans des crédits  >>>


      UNE EX–BRIGADISTE ROUGE EMBARRASSE PARIS ET ROME
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     ITALIE. Le président Sarkozy entend extrader Marina Petrella, mais demande la grâce de la part de son homologue italien.

Eric Jozsef, Rome Vendredi 11 juillet 2008 Le président de la République italienne Giorgio Napolitano n‘a visiblement pas apprécié. Pour sa part, le chef d >>>


      WALL STREET ENTRE DANS SA ONZIČME BAISSE PROLONGÉE DEPUIS 1'45
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     2008 restera marquée pour les employés des banques de Manhattan. C‘est l‘année de la onzi';me période de baisse prolongée de la bourse depuis la fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. (photo: Keystone) TENDANCE. Le marché boursier américain perd 20% depuis le début >>>


      «J‘AI RÉUSSI Ŕ PARDONNER»
      Le Temps, 11-07-2008
     Ingrid Betancourt, le poids des mots. Apr';s six ans de solitude spirituelle, le besoin de parler et l’obligation morale de témoigner et de continuer ŕ lutter pour obtenir la libération des derniers otages retenus dans la jungle. (photo: Keystone) «Je ne pense pas que l‘on puisse donne >>>


      40 REAL ESTATE PROJECTS UP FOR GRAB IN KERALA
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     P.K. Abdul Ghafour | Arab News JEDDAH: Nearly 20 property developers from the southern Indian state of Kerala have staged an exhibition here presenting more than 40 real estate projects to Keralite expatriates working in the Kingdom.

R. Sreekumar, manager Saudi operations at Housing Development Finance Corporat >>>


      CORPORATE NEWS
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Arab News MOE/DED The UAE Ministry of Economy (MoE) and the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) requiring their cooperation in trade protection and the planning, development, and unification of procedures related to trade control. The MoU is intended to enhance >>>


      KINGDOM ZEPHYR RAISES $325M FOR PAIP II
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Arab News KHC Chairman Prince Alwaleed and Ahmed Reda Halawani, executive director for Private Equity, following the announcement of the second Kingdom Zephyr fund. (AN photo)

JEDDAH: Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) chaired by Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has announced that Kingdom Zephyr Africa Management II (KZAM) >>>


      OF NATIONS’ PRIDE AND ACCESS TO RESOURCES
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Syed Rashid Husain | Arab News Access to national, natural resources is a divisive issue in real, real sense. It evokes raw emotions. And the emotions turn explosive, take a deeply political tone, when the national energy resources are in focus.

In an era, when to those who matter in this unipolar world of ours >>>


      CONTRACEPTION
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Adil Salahi | Arab News A pregnant woman has been advised by her doctor to have an operation to ensure that she does not get pregnant again. She had previously given birth twice, each time delivering by Caesarean section. The doctor’s advice is based on that three abdominal operations is the maximum that a woman can hav >>>


      HYGIENE AND GOOD SMELL
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Adil Salahi | Arab News The Prophet (peace be upon him) regularly used perfumes and he liked every pleasant smell, but he preferred distinctive ones when he could find them.

Indeed, when he mentioned the two things he liked best in this present life were perfumes and women, emphasizing always the need to treat >>>


      WAYS OF THE ALMIGHTY
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Commentary by Sayyid Qutb In the name of God, the Lord of Grace, the Ever Merciful He causes the night to pass into the day, and the day to pass into the night; and He has made the sun and the moon subservient (to His laws), each running its course for an appointed term. Thus is God, your Lord: to Him belongs all domini >>>


      ‘SOLD’ BY HER FATHER, RASHA GETS NO HELP FROM COURT
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Arab News TAIF: When Rasha registered for high school a few years ago, she discovered that her estranged father had married her off without her knowledge to a man in his 80s in exchange for a SR30,000 (about $8,000) dowry payment.

Now a court has denied her appeals to divorce the man. «The officials at th >>>


      &#3'ISLAM PROTECTS ALL BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS&#3'
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Top: Justice P.K. Shamsuddin of Kerala presenting a copy of civil jubilee souvenir of Indian Islahi Center to Abdul Rahman Yousef, a Saudi businessman, in the presence of IIC officials. Bottom: Quiz contest winners Nabeel, Hamdan and Naveed. (AN photo)

JEDDAH: Justice P.K. Shamsuddin, former judge at Kerala Hig >>>


      BUSINESSMAN DUPED OF SR1.5M
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Arab News JEDDAH: An Egyptian businessman who has been living in Saudi Arabia for the last 35 years paid SR1.5 million to obtain Saudi nationality only to find himself embezzled of the cash, a local daily reported yesterday, quoting police sources. The report said the Egyptian paid the amount to some people who promised >>>


      KAMC SURGEONS READY TO SEPARATE SAFA AND MARWA
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Ghazanfar Ali Khan | Arab News EAGER TO PART: Moroccan twins Safa and Marwa will undergo separation surgery at King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh on Saturday. (AN photo)

RIYADH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has issued directives for surgery to separate Moroccan conjoined twins, Safa and Ma >>>


      POLICE SHUT DOWN FAKE PLACEMENT AGENCY IN JEDDAH
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Abdullah Al–Qarni | Arab News JEDDAH: Police shut down a racketeering operation run by six young women who are accused of setting up a fake job–placement agency that targeted women. Police did not disclose the nationality of the women except to say they were all Arab.

According to a police source, t >>>


      SIDELIGHTS: HOUSE GUESTS ORDERED AT GUNPOINT TO CLEAN
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Arab News TAIF: If you’ve ever had annoying house guests you might be able to empathize with a man in this western Saudi city who — fed up with repeated prolonged visits by neighbors — whipped out his gun and ordered his clueless guests to clean up after themselves, including washing the dishes and the clothes of his ch >>>


      YOUTH–ORIENTED PROGRAMS HIGHLIGHT OF ABHA FESTIVAL
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Hayat Al–Ghamdi | Arab News ABHA: Muhammad Abdu and Khaled Abdul Rahman will join other Arab pop stars at the Abha summer festival beginning tomorrow in the southern Asir province.

Abdullah Mutaen, executive director of the Tourism Promotion Council for the province, said the festival is dedicated to the >>>


      ‘IRAN THREAT JUSTIFIES SHIELD’
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Agencies PRAGUE: The director of the US Missile Defense Agency said yesterday that Iran’s missile tests have emphasized the urgency of going ahead with plans to place a proposed US missile defense system in Eastern Europe.

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice meanwhile warned Iran that the United States will >>>


      INDIAN PM CALLS FOR VOTE OF CONFIDENCE
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Agencies NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yesterday sought a vote of confidence in his government after his Communist allies withdrew their support in protest against a nuclear deal with the United States.

The date of the parliamentary vote will be announced today. Singh met President Pratibha Pa >>>


      IRAQ, TURKEY TO BOOST STRATEGIC COOPERATION
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Agencies BAGHDAD: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged yesterday to strengthen security and economic ties with Iraq and urged the region to do more to help the Baghdad government rebuild after years of war.

Erdogan, the first Turkish leader to visit Iraq since the US–led invasion in 2003, s >>>


      ISRAELI SOLDIERS KILL UNARMED PALESTINIAN LAD
      Arab News, 11-07-2008
     Hisham Abu Taha | Arab News GAZA CITY: A 17–year–old boy who crossed into Israel in search of work was killed by Israeli troops yesterday.

Mouawiya Hassnin, a Health Ministry official, told Arab News that the teenager, identified as Salem Hamedi, was wearing a T–shirt and jeans and had sustain >>>


      A LOOK AT KEY PARTS OF HOUSE, SENATE HOUSING BILLS
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     AM –– Comparison of major elements of housing relief bills in the Senate and House. They would: _Give the Federal Housing Administration $300 billion in new lending authority and relax standards to provide affordable, fixed–rate mortgages to debt–ridden homeowners. Any losses would be covered by >>>


      AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCING MEAT RECALL RULE
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     WASHINGTON –– Next time there‘s a meat recall, you may be able to find out if your local grocery store received any of the tainted meat.

Prodded by fallout from the nation‘s largest beef recall, the Agriculture Department was expected to finalize plans Friday to make retailers‘ nam >>>


      AP NEWSALERT
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     BEIRUT, Lebanon –– Lebanon‘s prime minister forms national unity government.
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      ASK AP: CANDIDATES AND CUBA, DIESEL–ELECTRIC CARS
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     AM –– U.S. policy toward Cuba hasn‘t played a major role in this year‘s campaign for the White House.

But many voters may be wondering: Will the end of President Bush‘s tenure bring changes in the trade embargo? Will travel restrictions be lifted?

Will the next president m >>>


      ASTRONAUTS HANDLE EXPLOSIVES ON DARING SPACEWALK
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. –– In a daring spacewalk, two space station astronauts cut into the insulation of their descent capsule Thursday and removed an explosive bolt that could have blown off their hands with firecracker force.

Spacewalkers Sergei Volkov and Oleg Kononenko managed, in the end, to safe >>>


      BODIES OF 2 MISSING US SOLDIERS ARE FOUND IN IRAQ
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     DETROIT –– The bodies of two U.S. soldiers missing in Iraq for more than a year have been found, their families said Thursday night. The military would not immediately confirm the report.

The father of Army Sgt. Alex Jimenez, of Lawrence, Mass., said the remains of his son and another soldier, Pvt. >>>


      BUSH PUSHES CONGRESS TO ALLOW OIL DRILLING
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     WASHINGTON –– President Bush prodded Congress on Friday to allow oil drilling in offshore waters and in the Alaskan wildlife refuge, citing "tough economic times" for the American people.

Bush met with his senior economic advisers at the Energy Department to discuss soaring prices for gaso >>>


      BUSH SIGNS NEW RULES ON GOVERNMENT WIRETAPPING
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     WASHINGTON –– President Bush signed a bill Thursday that overhauls rules about government eavesdropping and grants immunity to telecommunications companies that helped the U.S. spy on Americans in suspected terrorism cases.

He called it "landmark legislation that is vital to the security of our >>>


      CALIF. NATIONAL GUARD JOINS FIREFIGHTING EFFORT
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     ALBION, Calif. –– Sweat rolled down Lisa Mirander‘s forehead as she hacked a tangle of saplings and brush down to bare dirt to prevent a wildfire from spreading. It was a tough job, but no harder than the 13 months she served in Afghanistan.

California‘s wildfire season has become so sev >>>


      CALMER WEATHER SLOWS FIRES IN CALIF., WASH.
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     .cPARADISE, Calif. –– Firefighters battling a raging wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California caught a break early Friday when strong winds they expected did not immediately materialize, while residents in Washington state‘s Spokane Valley fled a fire that destroyed eight houses.

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      COPS FEAR CALIF. ISLE IS TURNING GANGSTER PARADISE
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     AVALON, Calif. –– It seems even 22 miles of open ocean might not be keeping gangs off Catalina Island, a mist–shrouded outpost of Los Angeles County best known for its Hollywood history and crystal–clear harbors.

Deputies on the isle say a fledgling gang called the Brown Pride Locos has >>>


      COURT OVERTURNS BUSH AIR POLLUTION RULE
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     WASHINGTON –– A federal appeals court has struck down an environmental rule that the Bush administration championed as crucial in protecting public health.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit unanimously rejected the Clean Air Interstate Rule, saying it found several flaws >>>


      COURT TOSSES WHITE HOUSE APPEAL ON VISITOR LOGS
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     WASHINGTON –– A federal appeals court on Friday set back the White House‘s efforts to keep the names of its visitors secret.

The Washington court threw out the government‘s appeal in the case in which a watchdog group is trying to find out how often prominent religious conservatives visi >>>


      DOCTORS‘ GROUP ISSUES APOLOGY FOR RACISM
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     PM The country‘s largest medical association today issued a formal apology today for its historical antipathy toward African American doctors, expressing regret for a litany of transgressions, including barring black physicians from its ranks for decades and remaining silent during battles on landmark legislation >>>


      FAMILY CLEARED IN DEATH OF JONBENET RAMSEY
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     BOULDER, Colo., July ' –– Prosecutors cleared JonBenet Ramsey‘s parents and brother Wednesday in the 1''6 killing of the 6–year–old beauty queen, saying they were "deeply sorry" for putting the family under a cloud of suspicion that hung heavily for more than a decade. >>>


      FORECLOSURE RESCUE TO PASS SENATE
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     AM WASHINGTON –– Struggling homeowners who can‘t afford their mortgages and banks facing big losses would get government help under a foreclosure rescue that has broad bipartisan support.

The plan is headed for Senate passage Friday, but faces a bumpy road, with the House planning a rewrite an >>>


      FORMER PENTAGON WORKER SENTENCED IN CHINA SPY CASE
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     ALEXANDRIA, Va. –– A former Pentagon analyst has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for giving secret military information to a New Orleans furniture salesman who turned out to be a Chinese spy.

At a sentencing hearing Friday in federal court in Alexandria, Gregg Bergersen (BUHR‘&nd >>>


      GERMANS SAY DETAILS OF OBAMA VISIT BEING HANDLED
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     BERLIN –– German Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s government has a message for presidential hopeful Barack Obama: We can work it out.

Merkel had signaled unease over a possible Obama speech at Berlin‘s historic Brandenburg Gate. A Merkel spokesman, Ulrich Wilhelm, said Friday that while detail >>>


      HURRICANE BERTHA APPROACHES BERMUDA
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     MIAMI –– Forecasters say a tropical storm watch could be issued for Bermuda as Hurricane Bertha moves slowly toward the island.

Forecasters are urging people in Bermuda to monitor the Category 1 storm‘s progress closely. Bertha is producing large swells and high surf there.

If it stay >>>


      JACKSON, MISS. MAYOR SAYS DRUG FIGHT WILL CONTINUE
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     JACKSON, Miss. –– Embattled Jackson Mayor Frank Melton says he‘ll continue fighting to rid Mississippi‘s capital city of illegal narcotics, despite facing federal charges in a brazen attack on a suspected crack house with a sledgehammer.

"I‘m not going to have drugs sold with >>>


      LIKE OBAMA, MCCAIN DEVOTES A DAY TO WOMEN VOTERS
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     HUDSON, Wis. –– Republican John McCain told a mostly female audience Friday that his plans to cut income, business and estate taxes would help women while Democrat Barack Obama‘s proposals would only erect new economic obstacles for them.

A day after Obama devoted a day of campaigning to women >>>


      MCCAIN DISAGREES WITH ADVISER‘S ‘WHINERS‘ REMARK
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     FAIRFAX, Va. –– Republican John McCain distanced himself from an economic adviser who dubbed the United States "a nation of whiners" in a "mental recession" as Democrat Barack Obama turned the remarks against his rival.

"I strongly disagree" with Phil Gramm‘s rema >>>


      NYC CEMENT DRIVERS‘ STRIKE SETTLED, UNION SAYS
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     NEW YORK –– A 10–day strike by cement truck drivers who work at some of New York City‘s biggest construction sites has been settled.

Teamsters Local 282 spokeswoman Carolyn Daly says drivers will be back at work Friday. Terms of the agreement have not been disclosed.

A separate >>>


      NYC WILL CLOSE 2 LANES TO CARS ON BROADWAY
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     NEW YORK –– New York City will close two lanes to cars on Broadway in midtown to make way for a bike lane and a pedestrian walkway with cafe tables.

The esplanade, called Broadway Boulevard, will run from 42nd Street eight blocks south to Herald Square, The New York Times reported Friday.

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      OBAMA FAULTS MCCAIN ON ENERGY
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     DAYTON, Ohio –– Democrat Barack Obama is casting Republican John McCain as a Washington insider and blaming him in part for the country‘s dependence on foreign oil.

Obama says he couldn‘t agree more with McCain‘s recent comment that the dependence "has been 30 years in the mak >>>


      OBAMA SEEKS INFO ON DODD IN VICE PRESIDENT SEARCH
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     WASHINGTON –– Barack Obama‘s presidential campaign has requested information from Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd as part of its search for a possible vice presidential candidate.

The former White House hopeful and Connecticut lawmaker indicated Wednesday that he has been approached by the campaign >>>


      OBAMA STATES BACKING FOR INDO–U.S. NUCLEAR DEAL
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     MUMBAI (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama supports a civilian nuclear trade deal between India and the United States and would not push for changes to it, an Indian news magazine quoted him as saying.

"I voted for the U.S.–India nuclear agreement because India is a stron >>>


      OHIO PLANS FIRST EXECUTION SINCE MORATORIUM
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     COLUMBUS, Ohio –– Ohio is planning its first execution since a U.S. Supreme Court decision ended a national pause on killing inmates.

The Ohio Supreme Court on Friday set an execution date of Oct. 14 for Richard Cooey, who was convicted of raping and murdering two University of Akron students in 1&# >>>


      WHITE HOUSE PRESSES CONGRESS ON FANNIE–FREDDIE LEGISLATION
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The "best thing" for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac right now would be for Congress to pass new oversight legislation, the White House said on Friday, amid growing concerns about the mortgage giants‘ funding problems.

White House spokesman Tony Fratto declined to comment >>>


      A DELICATE BALANCE
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     You know something‘s up when both the secretary of the Treasury and the chairman of the Federal Reserve give speeches calling for a new mechanism to allow them to manage the orderly liquidation of a major financial institution.

You have a sense that things are getting desperate when General Motors has to >>>


      CAPITALISM‘S REALITY CHECK
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     The biggest political story of 2008 is getting little coverage. It involves the collapse of assumptions that have dominated our economic debate for three decades.

Since the Reagan years, free–market cliches have passed for sophisticated economic analysis. But in the current crisis, these ideas are falling >>>


      CLINTONITES AT ARM‘S LENGTH
      Washington Post, 11-07-2008
     "I would say he was pretty underwhelming," a longtime Democratic activist said several days after he and some 200 other big–money supporters of Hillary Clinton‘s failed presidential campaign met with the victor, Barack Obama, in Washington on June 26. Gus will support and contribute to Obama as the >>>



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