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      A BURNT CAN...
      Kathimerin, 12-07-2008
     GIORGOS CONSTANDINIDIS/EUROKINISSI A burnt can lies among the dying embers of a forest fire in the Sithonia area of Halkidiki yesterday. The blaze tore through just over one hectare of pine forest before being put out. A fire also broke out near Zacharo in the Peloponnese but was quickly brought under control. >>>


      CYPRUS GETS NEW UN MEDIATOR
      Kathimerin, 12-07-2008
     United Nations Secretary–General Ban Ki–moon yesterday appointed a veteran Australian diplomat to adopt the role of mediator in talks between Greek and Turkish–Cypriot leaders ahead of a crucial meeting between the two men later this month.

The appointment of Australia’s former Foreign Ministe >>>


      EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS LAWYER...
      Kathimerin, 12-07-2008
     PANTELIS SAITAS/ANA Employment rights lawyer Giorgos Niko–loutsopoulos hugs his wife after being released from custody at Korydallos Prison yesterday. The lawyer was released on 50,000 euros bail after spending six months in prison.

Nikoloutsopoulos tried to commit suicide last month and has been diagnose >>>


      FYROM DIGS ITS HEELS IN
      Kathimerin, 12-07-2008
     The diplomat dispatched by the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to New York to discuss the Macedonia name dispute with a United Nations mediator has rebuffed four name proposals, including the geographical qualifiers Northern and Upper, sources in Skopje have told Skai TV and radio.

FYROM’s negotia >>>


      GREEKS TO BE GRANTED VISA–FREE US TRAVEL
      Kathimerin, 12-07-2008
     Greek citizens will soon be able to travel to the United States without first having to apply for a visa, as bilateral talks to include Greece in the US Visa Waiver Program (VWP) are close to completion, government sources have told Kathimerini.

Ongoing talks, which reached a breakthrough in March, are set to c >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 12-07-2008
     PROSECUTOR CLEARED No action against Bayias after attack on justice system The Supreme Court’s disciplinary panel yesterday cleared the head of the Prosecutors’ Union Sotiris Bayias for comments he made earlier this year criticizing the judiciary and questioning the promotion of some judges.

Supreme Court prose >>>


      RED TAPE IS STILL A BIND
      Kathimerin, 12-07-2008
     Half of public services and independent bodies make citizens do legwork Half of civil services and independent bodies, which are bound by an agreement to help cut red tape by doing the legwork on behalf of citizens, are not keeping to the deal, according to the results of an internal investigation carried out by the gov >>>


      US COLLECTOR TO RETURN TWO ANCIENT ARTIFACTS
      Kathimerin, 12-07-2008
     The Culture Ministry said yesterday that it has reached an agreement with a New York philanthropist for the return to Greece of two ancient artifacts which are believed to have been stolen by antiquities thieves.

In a statement, the ministry said that Shelby White, who founded the Institute for the Study of the >>>


      ANALYSE. SUR LA COLOMBIE COMME AILLEURS, LE DFAE A UN GROS PROBLČME DE COMMUNICATION
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     BONS OFFICES. La Suisse ne tire aucun bénéfice de la libération d‘Ingrid Betancourt. Faute de réaction, la ministre des Affaires étrang';res se laisse mettre en posture d‘accusée, ne suscitant que l‘incompréhension.

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      APRČS UN AN ET DEMI DE CRISE POLITIQUE, LE LIBAN A ENFIN UN GOUVERNEMENT
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     LIBAN. Le premier ministre a présenté sa nouvelle équipe, dont la composition est conforme ŕ l‘accord de Doha signé en mai.

Delphine Minoui, Beyrouth Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Apr';s plusieurs semaines d‘âpres discussions sur la répartition des portefeuilles e >>>


      AU CŚUR D‘UNE HYSTÉRIE MUSICALE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Tokio Hotel, un rock faussement rebelle, fait de rage contenue dans les limites de l’audible. (photo: Keystone) • Tokio Hotel joue ce samedi soir ŕ Gen';ve. Le groupe allemand suscite un engouement planétaire. La fi';vre s‘est emparée depuis une semaine de milliers de fans. Radiograp >>>


      AU TOUR DE FRANCE, LES MAILLOTS VALSENT MAIS LE DOPAGE DEMEURE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     CYCLISME. L‘Espagnol Manuel Beltran a été contrôlé positif ŕ l‘érythropoďétine (EPO) samedi.

Le Temps Samedi 12 juillet 2008 En une semaine, au Tour de France, le peloton aura connu quatre porteurs différents de maillots jaunes. Mais depuis la premi&# >>>


      AUX ETATS–UNIS, LA SUISSE PLAIDE POUR LE SORT D‘UBS
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Analyse. Sur la Colombie comme ailleurs, le DFAE a un gros probl';me de communication Aux Etats–Unis, la Suisse plaide pour le sort d‘UBS Combats d‘affiches (3/24). Quand l‘absinthe rendait fou SUISSE Le Temps I Suisse I Article Aux Etats–Unis, la Suisse plaide pour le sort d‘ >>>


      BARACK OBAMA ET JOHN MCCAIN TENTENT DE RÉPONDRE Ŕ LA CRISE ÉCONOMIQUE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     ELECTIONS. Le débat entre les deux candidats se recentre sur l‘économie. Emploi, énergie et assurance santé au programme. Sylvain Cypel, Le Monde Samedi 12 juillet 2008 «On va passer l‘été ŕ parler boulots, énergie et assurance santé.» La phrase est de >>>


      BRUXELLES TRAQUE LES PRATIQUES DU NÉGOCE DE CÉRÉALES
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     PRODUITS AGRICOLES. Parmi les maisons inspectées, Cargill et Bunge. Pour ces sociétés, ces contrôles n‘ont rien d‘inhabituel.

Pierre–Alexandre Sallier Samedi 12 juillet 2008 En ces temps de folle inflation des produits agricoles, les inspections surprises menées par le >>>


      BURQA: NATIONALITÉ REFUSÉE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     FRANCE. Le comportement d‘une Marocaine jugé trop soumis. La lecture de ce texte (3736 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      COMBATS D‘AFFICHES (3/24). QUAND L‘ABSINTHE RENDAIT FOU
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Le 5 juillet 1'08, le peuple décida ŕ une grande majorité d‘interdire la «morphine des po';tes» L‘émotion était au rendez–vous. La campagne qui aboutit ŕ l‘interdiction de l‘absinthe en juillet 1'08 naquit de l‘indignation popu >>>


      CRITIQUE: DÉCÉLÉRATION AU MONTREUX JAZZ. GNARLS BARKLEY AU TROT
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Critique: décélération au Montreux Jazz. Olivier Horner Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Un souvenir de chemises de nuit ŕ rayures. D‘un concert tout en vitesse et allégresse soul. Il y a deux étés ŕ Montreux męme, Gnarls Barkley était parvenu ŕ écarquiller yeux et >>>


      DE BRANCHES EN BRANCHES
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     BALADE. Au cśur de la foręt, les parcs aventures hissent le promeneur ŕ hauteur de branches. De Vercorin au Signal de Bougy ou Charmey, promenade d‘arbre en arbre.

Anne Davier Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Pas besoin d‘ętre un Tarzan pour se lancer d‘un arbre ŕ l‘autre. >>>


      EMPRUNTER VA Ŕ NOUVEAU COŰTER MOINS CHER
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     OBLIGATIONS. Les taux ŕ long terme baissent rapidement. Un répit pour les propriétaires.

Philippe Gumy Samedi 12 juillet 2008 «Le pic a été franchi. Les taux longs vont désormais baisser cette année», affirme Jan Amrit Poser, économiste chez Sarasin. En ŕ >>>


      EMS REVOIT Ŕ LA BAISSE SES PRÉVISIONS DE BÉNÉFICE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     CHIMIE. L‘entreprise détenue par la famille Blocher subit la détérioration conjoncturelle.

Willy Boder Samedi 12 juillet 2008 «L‘affaiblissement conjoncturel est maintenant avéré. Nous nous attendions ŕ un recul de la demande aux Etats–Unis, mais pas au plan >>>


      EN ATTENDANT L‘IPHONE PAR UNE DOUCE NUIT D‘ÉTÉ
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     TELEPHONE. Opération marketing pour Swisscom qui a ouvert son magasin ŕ Zurich ŕ minuit déjŕ.

Catherine Cossy, Zurich Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Męme par une douce nuit d‘été, la Bahnhofstrasse ŕ Zurich est aussi déserte qu‘une salle de coffres–for >>>


      EXPORTATIONS COLOMBIENNES
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Charly Barone, Gen';ve Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Le Temps du 21 juin nous fait savoir que la Suisse est le quatri';me destinataire des exportations colombiennes. Nous sommes nombreux qui aimerions savoir selon quelles conditions et comment sont fabriqués ou cultivés ces produits qui nous parvienne >>>


      FLEURS DES PRAIRIES SČCHES (6/6). LE TRČFLE DES PRÉS, PETIT SURDOUÉ
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     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 Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Il y a >>>


      FORBO ACCROÎT LA PRESSION SUR RIETER
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     PARTICIPATION. Le leader des revętements en linoléum détient 10% du fabricant de machines.

Daniel Eskenazi, Zurich Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Forbo augmente sa participation dans le fabricant de machines textile et d‘équipements automobile Rieter. Le spécialiste zougois des colles et >>>


      IPHONE: PAS DE NOUVEAUX STOCKS SAMEDI
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     MULTIMEDIA. Il faudra attendre lundi. Anouch Seydtaghia Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Encore au minimum quarante–huit heures: c‘est le temps que devront attendre les Helv';tes qui convoitent l‘iPhone. Le téléphone d‘Apple, en vente d';s vendredi matin dans les magasins Swisscom >>>


      L‘EFFROI D‘UN ENFER THÉ'4;TRAL Ŕ AVIGNON
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     THEATRE. L‘Italien Romeo Castellucci s‘empare de «La Divine Comédie» et offre une traversée en trois actes ŕ couper le souffle.

Alexandre Demidoff, Avignon Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Un grand spectacle est toujours initiatique. Il désaxe, aveugle, illumine.

Il ag >>>


      L‘INTERVIEW DE LA SEMAINE. PETER SPUHLER: «LA PLACE INDUSTRIELLE SUISSE BÉNÉFICIE TOUJOURS DE BONNES CONDITIONS–CADRES POUR SE DÉVELOPPER»
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     «Les bilatérales sont taillées sur mesure pour la Suisse» Entrepreneur d‘abord ECONOMIE Le Temps I Economie I Article «La place industrielle suisse bénéficie toujours de bonnes conditions–cadres pour se développer» Peter Spuhler: «Jusqu’ŕ présent, no >>>


      L‘ÉNIGMATIQUE BACHAR EL–ASSAD ARRIVE Ŕ PARIS
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Bachar el–Assad. «Aujourd’hui, son objectif, c’est de sortir de l’isolement dans lequel s’est retrouvée la Syrie. Pour lui, il n’y a donc pas de contradiction ŕ discuter ŕ la fois avec l’Iran, Israël ou encore la France.» (photo: Keystone) SYRIE. Que cherche le jeune président entre une al >>>


      L‘ÉTAU SE RESSERRE AU CHILI AUTOUR DE L‘ANCIEN NAZI ARIBERT HEIM
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     TRAQUE. Témoignages récoltés par les pisteurs du Centre Wiesenthal. La lecture de ce texte (2717 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      LA 3E ANNÉE DE MÉDECINE Ŕ FRIBOURG EST CONFIRMÉE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     FRIBOURG. Le gouvernement a donné son accord de principe. Le Grand Conseil devrait suivre.

Le Temps, avec ATS Samedi 12 juillet 2008 D';s la rentrée 200', il sera possible de faire un bachelor de médecine ŕ l‘Université de Fribourg. Comme annoncé par Le Temps (LT >>>


      LA BOUTEILLE SE LA SEMAINE. PINOT NOIR 2005, DOMAINE E. DE MONTMOLLIN
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     La bouteille se la semaine. La lecture de ce texte (15'0 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      LA GÉNÉRATION DE LA RUPTURE GLOBALISÉE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Olivier Perrin Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Déferlante Tokio Hotel ce samedi soir en l‘Arena de Gen';ve. Quatre jeunes Allemands d‘ŕ peine 20ans emmenés par Bill et Tom Kaulitz, respectivement chanteur et guitariste du nouveau groupe–culte globalisé des 10–16 ans.

C >>>


      LA ZURICH SE HISSE AU DEUXIČME RANG DE L‘ASSURANCE EN ESPAGNE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     L‘annonce du refus par Zurich Financial de racheter les affaires d‘assurances de RBS au Royaume–Uni fais gagner 8% ŕ l‘action ZFS vendredi matin. (photo: Keystone) ACQUISITION. Le groupe suisse renonce ŕ une acquisition ŕ 14 milliards au Royaume–Uni, mais verse 1,5 milliard d >>>


      LE DARFOUR S‘ENFONCE DANS LE DÉSASTRE HUMANITAIRE ET SÉCURITAIRE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     SOUDAN. Dépourvue de moyens, la Minuad a été victime mardi de sa plus grave attaque. L‘insécurité qui vise les convois humanitaires entrave l‘acheminement de l‘aide. La CPI lancera lundi de nouvelles poursuites pour crime contre l‘humanité.

Angélique Mo >>>


      LE DOPAGE RONGE L‘ATHLÉTISME
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     PHENOMENE. Les annonces de cas positifs se multiplient ŕ un mois des Jeux. L‘image du sport risque d‘en souffrir. La lecture de ce texte (1833 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      LE VICE–PRÉSIDENT D‘ABB SE FAIT REMETTRE EN PLACE EN RUSSIE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     MISSION ECONOMIQUE. Saint–Pétersbourg a d‘énormes chantiers devant elle. Mais ses dirigeants ne doutent pas de leurs forces, la ville étant engagée dans la deuxi';me phase d‘investissements.

Jean–Claude Péclet, Saint–Pétersbourg Samedi 12 juill >>>


      LES BANQUES EUROPÉENNES DEVRAIENT LEVER 100 Ŕ 145 MILLIARDS DE FONDS
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     ETUDE. Goldman Sachs évalue les ratios de fonds propres et le ratio d‘endettement ŕ la fin de 2008. UBS est le champion d‘une catégorie, le cancre de l‘autre.

Emmanuel Garessus, Zurich Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Les banques européennes ont perdu '00 milliards de francs de v >>>


      LES ÉTERNELS DÉMONS DU CYCLISME
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     L’Espagnol Manuel Beltran a été contrôlé positif ŕ l’EPO lors de la premi';re étape du Tour de France. Il a immédiatement été exclu de la course par son équipe Liquigas qui va le licencier si la contre–expertise s’av';re positive également. (ph >>>


      PRISON POUR MINEURS: PALÉZIEUX VOTE DIMANCHE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     VAUD. Le projet controversé d‘un centre pour délinquants romand est soumis au référendum.

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      QUATRE PARCS AVENTURES EN SUISSE ROMANDE ET EN FRANCE VOISINE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     La bouteille se la semaine. Pinot Noir 2005, Domaine E. de Montmollin Sexe, pouvoir et vidéo Burqa: nationalité refusée Village People. Sainte Ingrid SOCIETE Le Temps I Article Quatre parcs aventures en Suisse romande et en France voisine Le Temps Samedi 12 juillet 2008 VERCORIN Le plus long (1,5km) et le >>>


      QUESTIONS Ŕ PETER BERGER. «ON PARDONNAIT PLUS Ŕ BÉJART»
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Questions ŕ Peter Berger, président de la Fondationn du Béjart Ballet Lausanne. La lecture de ce texte (1782 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      REPČRE. PERTE DE NOTORIÉTÉ POUR WINTERTHOUR?
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Rep';re. Philippe Gumy Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Mauvaise nouvelle pour la ville de Winterthour. La holding de Heineken Suisse va quitter la cité zurichoise pour s‘installer ŕ Lucerne, au si';ge d‘Eichhof, a révélé le Tages–Anzeiger vendredi. Le géant hollanda >>>


      SAVEURS DU FRAN'';AIS. CENTAURÉE, RUADE CHAMPĘTRE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Saveurs du français. Nicolas Dufour Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Un homme–cheval volant au secours des adolescentes anorexiques, telle pourrait ętre l‘histoire de notre centaurée. Pour conclure notre semaine dédiée aux plantes, cette fleur mauve s‘impose malgré sa fręle app >>>


      SEXE, POUVOIR ET VIDÉO
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     MŚURS. Max Mosley, patron de la Fédération internationale de l‘automobile, attaque le journal «News of the World» en proc';s. Dans la balance, intéręt public contre protection de la vie privée.

Florence Gaillard, Londres Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Dans les bus >>>


      SOUS LE PARASOL, LA TRADITION ET L‘AUDACE
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     VAUD. Bavois prépare la fęte cantonale de la Fédération des jeunesses campagnardes, entre sports et ivresse.

Marco Danesi Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Le soleil frappe fort sur la place des fętes. Béatrice Agassis, présidente du comité d‘organisation, survole le village d >>>


      UN FRIBOURGEOIS EST SOUP'';ONNÉ DE PÉDOPHILIE Ŕ MARRAKECH
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     A ce stade de l‘enquęte, ni le Département fédéral des affaires étrang';res, ni l‘Office fédéral de la police (Fedpol) «ne disposent d‘information officielle au sujet de l‘arrestation du Fribourgeois de Marrakech». (photo: Keystone) FRIBOURG. Issu d&lsqu >>>


      VILLAGE PEOPLE. SAINTE INGRID
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Village People. La lecture de ce texte (1525 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

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      ZURICH PLIE FACE Ŕ LA PRESSION FISCALE DES VOISINS
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     ZURICH. Une baisse d‘impôt pour les tr';s hauts revenus entraînera un manque ŕ gagner de 300 millions.

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      «ECOUTER TOKIO HOTEL, C‘EST UN REMČDE»
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Témoignages d‘ados compl';tement accros. Marion Moussadek Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Il y a Karine, 18 ans. Sa sśur Emilie, 15 ans. Ces deux Bordelaises ont déjŕ vu 10 fois Tokio Hotel en concert. Il y a encore Gabrielle, Ir';ne, Aude. Ou Margo, venue expr';s de Paris, 15 an >>>


      «JE SUIS RESTÉ PROCHE DE LA POPULATION»
      Le Temps, 12-07-2008
     Hugo Fasel, Singinois, unique membre chrétien–social au National et syndicaliste atypique, a su s‘imposer grâce ŕ ses frondes.

Philippe Miauton Samedi 12 juillet 2008 Sa moustache blanche et broussailleuse ainsi que son sourire ont valeur de marque de fabrique. Hugo Fasel est reconnai >>>


      BAB RIZQ ACADEMY LAUNCHED
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Hasan Hatrash | Arab News JEDDAH: A new virtual business academy was launched Wednesday evening as part of the Abdul Latif Jameel (ALJ) Community Service Program to help young businessmen in entering the market.

Saad Al–Ghamdi, executive vice president of ALJ, launched the virtual academy during the concl >>>


      CORPORATE RESULTS TO BOOST INVESTOR CONFIDENCE
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Khalil Hanware & Abdul Jalil Mustafa | Arab News JEDDAH/AMMAN: Saudi shares extended losses last week mainly due to the political tension between Iran and the West and the turmoil at world stock markets.

The Tadawul All–Share Index (TASI) shed 4.'6 percent last week, closing at 8,''8.28 po >>>


      EMIRATES FLIES TO KOZHIKODE
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Arab News KOZHIKODE: Emirates’ first flight, EK 562, touched down to a warm welcome at Calicut International Airport here on Tuesday evening. Emirates will operate six flights a week to this northern Kerala city, a key commercial and tourist gateway. This is the Emirates’ third gateway in Kerala and its tenth in India. >>>


      KEC SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH NCB, SWICORP
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Arab News JEDDAH: Knowledge Economic City Development Co. Ltd. (KEC) has appointed NCB Capital and Swicorp as joint financial advisers to list 30 percent of its shares in the upcoming initial public offering (IPO).

The agreement signing ceremony was held at the company’s headquarters in Jeddah on Wednesday and >>>


      OIL HITS RECORD OVER $147 A BARREL
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Agencies NEW YORK: Oil prices jumped $5 to a record high above $147 a barrel yesterday amid growing worries of threats to supplies from Iran and Nigeria and a strike by Brazilian oil workers next week.

The strong early gains were trimmed later in the day, however, as dealers focused on US economic turmoil that >>>


      CONTRACEPTION
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     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, 12-07-2008
     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 >>>


      MATTERS OF PREFERENCE
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Adil Salahi | Arab News Everyone of us dislikes certain things and likes others. Preferences in such matters are very much personal. They are often inexplicable. However, we may all share in a particular area but differ in our preferences of its details. All of us, for example, like good smells and feel irritated by bad >>>


      SAALIK
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Adil Salahi | Arab News In my home country, some people call themselves Saalik. They deliberately put on a crude and austere appearance, wearing a large white turban and applying henna to their beards and heads. They claim that seven parts of our bodies have to say the name of God many times during the day. Their guides >>>


      SHAVING AFTER UMRAH
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Adil Salahi | Arab News Some people shave their heads when they finish the Umrah, but others cut only a small portion of their hair. Which way is correct one?

A.A. Javeed Both are correct. However, to shave is much better. God says in the Qur’an: «you shall enter the Sacred Mosque, if God so wills, in ful >>>


      THE START OF MAN’S LIFE
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Commentary by Sayyid Qutb In the name of God, the Lord of Grace, the Ever Merciful It is God who creates you all out of dust, then out of a gamete. He then makes you into two sexes. No female conceives or gives birth without His knowledge. No one attains to old age or has his life cut short unless it be thus laid down i >>>


      TWO TYPES OF WATER
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Commentary by Sayyid Qutb In the name of God, the Lord of Grace, the Ever Merciful It is God who creates you all out of dust, then out of a gamete. He then makes you into two sexes. No female conceives or gives birth without His knowledge. No one attains to old age or has his life cut short unless it be thus laid down i >>>


      WAYS OF THE ALMIGHTY
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     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 >>>


      KINGDOM TO DONATE DATES TO SRI LANKA
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     M. Rasooldeen | Arab News RIYADH: The Kingdom will donate 200 metric tons of dates to the Muslims of Sri Lanka during Ramadan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced here yesterday. Saudi Ambassador in Sri Lanka Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahman Al–Jammaz, told Arab News that he would handover the consignment of dates to >>>


      POLICE ARREST WOMAN FOR DRIVING IN JEDDAH’S AZIZIAH DISTRICT
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Arab News JEDDAH: Police arrested a woman in her twenties while driving her family’s car in the Aziziah district, a security source said Thursday.

The source said that police took the woman to the police station where she was released after her parents paid bail.

She will have to be brought to the stat >>>


      PROGRAM TO FIGHT DIABETES TO BE INTENSIFIED
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     M. Rasooldeen | Arab News RIYADH: The Kingdom will solicit foreign expertise to intensify its national program to combat diabetes, Dr. Khalid Al–Zahrani, deputy minister of health for preventive medicine, said following the first meeting of the National Committee for Prevention of Diabetes here recently.

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      SHOURA MEMBER DENIES PERSONAL GRUDGE CHARGE
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Hayat Al–Ghamdi | Arab News ABHA: Shoura Council Member Abdullah Al–Tuwairqi, who this past week demanded the resignation of Health Minister Dr. Hamad Al–Manie for the inefficiency and corruption in his ministry, dismissed the media suggestion that he made the charge because of a personal grudge.
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      ‘MEDIA SHOULD PLAY A CONSTRUCTIVE ROLE’
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Arab News MAKING A POINT: N.M. Muhammad Sadique Saqafi, Sunni Students Federation’s Kerala state committee vice chairman, speaking at the seminar in Jeddah.

(AN photo) JEDDAH: The media has a duty to report news conscientiously and ensure human values are safeguarded — this was the conclusion of a media seminar >>>


      AL–JUBEIR STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF INTERFAITH CONFERENCE
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Barbara Ferguson | Arab News WASHINGTON: As part of a Saudi outreach to defuse interfaith tensions, improve Islam’s image, and restore respect for religious values, an interfaith conference will be held on July 16 in Madrid, Spain, under the patronage of King Abdullah.

The announcement of the interfaith dialogu >>>


      CUSTOMS OFFICIALS CHARGED FOR FLEECING PASSENGERS
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Mohammed Ashraf | Arab News KOCHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has charged 25 Customs Department officials with conspiracy and abuse of official position for monetary gain.

The charge sheet was filed in a case registered in connection with the CBI’s monitoring of their activities through closed ci >>>


      FAHMIDA DENIES CONFLICT AMONG COALITION PARTIES
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Yousuf Muhammad | Arab News MADINAH: Fahmida Mirza, Pakistan’s first woman Parliament speaker, said that it was for the first time that the country’s two major political parties in the country were forging an alliance to form the government.

Speaking to Arab News, she said there is no conflict among the ruling >>>


      ISRAELI PM QUESTIONED AGAIN IN BRIBERY CASE
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Mohd Mar’i | Arab News RAMALLAH: Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was questioned for the third time yesterday about the hundreds of thousands of dollars he allegedly received over 15 years from Jewish–American millionaire Morris Talansky.

The interview comes amid heightened wrangling between the police >>>


      KASHMIR COMES UNDER DIRECT FEDERAL RULE
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Mukhtar Ahmad | Arab News SRINAGAR: Troubled northern state of Jammu and Kashmir came under governor’s rule last night, following the fall of Ghulam Nabi Azad–led coalition government in the state.

Governor N.N. Vohra, issued a proclamation last evening, «in exercise of powers conferred by Section & >>>


      LEBANON HAS A UNITY GOVT
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Laila Bassam | Reuters RELIEF AT LAST: Lebanese Premier Fouad Siniora announces his Cabinet at a news conference in Beirut. (Reuters) BEIRUT: Lebanon ended weeks of wrangling yesterday and formed a unity government in which Hezbollah and its allies hold effective veto power, as agreed under a deal that ended a paralyzin >>>


      SENSITIVE CLUES ABOUT BHUTTO’S KILLING FOUND
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Azhar Masood | Arab News ISLAMABAD/NEW YORK: Interior Ministry adviser Rehman Malik told journalists here last evening that the government has recovered sensitive evidence which indicates that the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was meant to dismember Pakistan.

He made this disclosure at a >>>


      UPA TO FACE TRUST VOTE; SONIA CONFIDENT
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Nilofar Suhrawardy | Arab News CRUCIAL TEST AHEAD: Indian Congress party President Sonia Gandhi receives Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at Gandhi’s residence in New Delhi on Friday. (AP) NEW DELHI: India’s Parliament will meet for a confidence vote in the government on July 21 and 22 after the government’s leftist >>>


      US AIRSTRIKE, ARTILLERY FIRE INJURE 11 NEAR WANA
      Arab News, 12-07-2008
     Azhar Masood | Arab News ISLAMABAD: Eleven people including nine security men were injured in the Angoor Ada area near Wana after US airstrike and artillery fire from across the border with Afghanistan. According to sources, US jets carried out bombardment in Angoor Adda area on Thursday night. Nine security officials a >>>


      ANALYSIS: HELP CANDIDATES CAN DO WITHOUT
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     WASHINGTON –– Former Republican Sen. Phil Gramm isn‘t the first friend to give a presidential candidate heartburn. And based on recent history, another one will be along before John McCain or Barack Obama know it.

"You‘ve heard of mental depression; this is a mental recession," >>>


      AP WITHHOLDS JFK–NEAR COLLISION STORY
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     –– WASHINGTON _ Withhold the JFK–Near Collision story, V1282. The timing of the incident is in question.

The AP

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      ARMY SECRETARY ASKS FOR PROBE OF FIRING
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     A02 Army Secretary Pete Geren has asked his staff for an internal review to examine the Army‘s firing last month of Gina Gray, the former public affairs director of Arlington National Cemetery who had worked to restore media coverage of military funerals.

"The goal is to strike the right balance betw >>>


      BENIHANA FOUNDER DIES IN NEW YORK FROM CANCER
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     MIAMI –– Rocky Aoki, who sought to offer diners a sense of magic and entertainment at his Japanese steakhouse Benihana, has died after complications from cancer. He was 6'.

Aoki, whose Benihana empire includes more than 100 restaurants worldwide, died Thursday night in New York from pneumonia, s >>>


      BERNIE MAC MAKES OFF–COLOR JOKE AT OBAMA EVENT
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     CHICAGO –– Comedian Bernie Mac endured some heckling and a campaign rebuke during a surprise appearance Friday night at a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama.

Toward the end of a 10–minute standup routine at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Chicago, the 50–ye >>>


      BUDGET DEFICIT TWICE AS BIG AS LAST YEAR‘S
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     The Treasury Department says the federal deficit swelled to $268.7 billion in the first nine months of this budget year as record spending outpaced revenue.

The department‘s look at the government‘s balance sheets, released yesterday, shows that the deficit for the budget year that began Oct. 1 was >>>


      BUSH TRIES TO BLAME CONGRESS FOR HIGH ENERGY COSTS
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     WASHINGTON –– President Bush on Saturday tried to pin the blame on Congress for soaring energy prices and said lawmakers need to lift long–standing restrictions on drilling for oil in pristine lands and offshore tracts believed to hold huge reserves of fuel.

"It‘s time for members o >>>


      CALIF. AQUAFARMERS CASH IN ON DEMAND FOR ABALONE
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     CARLSBAD, Calif. –– Carlsbad Aquafarm is growing a multimillion–dollar investment in abalone in a row of tanks alongside a tidal lagoon just outside San Diego.

In a process that has taken years to complete, microscopic abalone larvae have finally grown into fist–sized mollusks that can f >>>


      CHATTY BURGLAR OVERSTAYS WELCOME, GETS ARRESTED
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     WINNSBORO, Texas –– An apparently intoxicated suspect chatted with a burglary victim long enough for officers to arrive and arrest him, authorities said.

John Michael Baker, 25, of Winnsboro was jailed Friday on bond totaling $5',500, the Wood County Sheriff‘s Office said.

Baker w >>>


      CHENEY ROUTINE MEDICAL CHECK NORMAL: WHOUSE
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, who has a history of heart disease, got an all clear from his doctors after his yearly routine physical on Saturday, his office said in a statement.

The vice president has ... resumed his normal schedule," the statement said.

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      CLASH OF WHEELS MARS PORTLAND‘S BIKE–FRIENDLY FAME
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     PORTLAND, Ore. –– Portland‘s reputation as a bike–friendly city fell flat this week when a confrontation between a cyclist and motorist turned to blows.

It turns out the motorist who yelled at the man on the bike was a longtime cyclist, trying to lecture on bike ethics.

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      DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY FOR GA. SENATE SEAT WIDE OPEN
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     ATLANTA –– In a year when the battle for the White House has pumped up political passions, Georgia‘s five–man race for the chance to challenge Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss has been a sleeper.

The race has pitted the CEO of one of Georgia‘s biggest counties and a former state law >>>


      FBI: AGENTS FOIL BANK ROBBERY, RESCUE HOSTAGE
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     CHICAGO –– FBI agents say a suburban Chicago bank employee just may have saved her fiance‘s life after he was abducted, bound, shot in the leg and hit in the feet with a wrench by ransom–seeking kidnappers.

Following the signal of an electronic tracking device hidden in a bag of money, F >>>


      FORMER BUSH PRESS SECRETARY TONY SNOW DIES
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     AM WASHINGTON –– Tony Snow, a conservative writer and commentator who cheerfully sparred with reporters in the White House briefing room during a stint as President Bush‘s press secretary, died Saturday of colon cancer. He was 53.

"America has lost a devoted public servant and a man of ch >>>


      FORMER WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY SNOW DIES
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former White House press secretary Tony Snow, who battled colon cancer, has died, according to media reports on Saturday.

Snow, 53, who had been a conservative radio and television commentator, resigned in August 2007 as President George W. Bush‘s spokesman.

He had le >>>


      HURRICANE BERTHA HEADS TOWARD BERMUDA
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     HAMILTON, Bermuda –– Hurricane Bertha was spinning over open water and headed toward Bermuda, but tourists didn‘t expect it to wreck their weekend on the idyllic Atlantic island.

Surfers and swimmers remained in the water despite reports of stronger surf and rip currents along the southern coa >>>


      KAN. TOWN SETS PAIR OF PENNY WORLD RECORDS
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     FORT SCOTT, Kan. –– Hundreds of volunteers have proven pennies really can go a long way. Miles, in fact.

Three days after the first coin was placed on the ground Tuesday evening, the group had assembled a 40–mile–long chain of pennies Friday night in the parking lot of Fort Scott Middle >>>


      OVERSEAS CREWS COMING TO BATTLE CALIF. WILDFIRES
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     2008; 4:51 AM PARADISE, Calif. –– As hundreds of blazes continue to char California, additional National Guard troops and overseas crews are being called in to assist exhausted firefighters, and President Bush has scheduled a visit to the state.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday ordered 2,000 mor >>>


      PASTOR AMONG SUSPECTS IN ILLEGAL SNAKE BUST
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     FRANKFORT, Ky. –– The pastor of a Kentucky church that handles snakes in religious rites was among 10 people arrested by wildlife officers in a crackdown on the venomous snake trade.

More than 100 snakes, many of them deadly, were confiscated in the undercover sting after Thursday‘s arrests, s >>>


      PIONEERING HEART DOCTOR MICHAEL DEBAKEY DEAD AT ''
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     HOUSTON –– Dr. Michael DeBakey, the world–famous cardiovascular surgeon who pioneered such now–common procedures as bypass surgery and invented a host of devices to help heart patients, has died. He was ''.

DeBakey died Friday night at The Methodist Hospital in Houston from " >>>


      REPORT: EX–BUSH SPOKESMAN TONY SNOW DIES OF CANCER
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     AM WASHINGTON –– Tony Snow, a conservative writer and commentator who cheerfully sparred with reporters in the White House briefing room during a stint as President Bush‘s press secretary, has died of colon cancer, Fox News reported Saturday. Snow was 53 years old.

Snow, who served as the firs >>>


      RESCUED HOSTAGES HEAD FOR FLORIDA
      Washington Post, 12-07-2008
     SAN ANTONIO –– Three Americans freed after being held more than five years by rebels in Colombia are giving thanks and urging people to not forget other hostages who were left behind.

The three men are heading home to Florida after 10 days of treatment in Houston at Brooke Army Medical Center.
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