PRESSMON.COM
Russian, European, Latin American and US press archive



All articles from Augst 22, 2008
<< Select other date

Pages:    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

      20–KILOMETER WALK...
      Kathimerin, 22-08-2008
     SIMELA PANTZARTZI/ANA Women taking part in the 20–kilometer walk pass the Olympic Stadium in Beijing yesterday during heavy rain. Greece’s Athanasia Tsoumeleka (second from left) was not able to repeat her heroics of four years ago when she was the shock winner of the gold medal. Instead, Tsoumeleka came 10th, iro >>>


      EXPANSION OF PLAKA BARS SHELVED
      Kathimerin, 22-08-2008
     INFORMATION Company Profile Health & Emergency NEWS Expansion of Plaka bars shelved Environment and Public Works Minister Giorgos Souflias yesterday called for a stop to legislative reform that would likely lead to the establishment of more bars and restaurants operating in Athens’s historic Plaka district, followin >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 22-08-2008
     BRUTAL KILLING Badly beaten body of foreign man found on Hania beach Port Authority officials in Hania were yesterday seeking the killer or killers of a foreign national, aged around 30, whose badly bruised body was found on a beach near the Cretan port in the morning. According to a coroner, the man died from a blow to >>>


      NIMETZ TO ARRIVE WITH A ‘CLEAR MESSAGE’
      Kathimerin, 22-08-2008
     United Nations mediator Matthew Nimetz will arrive in Greece today having received a clear indication of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s position on the name dispute after talks in Skopje yesterday.

«I received clear messages of what is and what is not possible,» said Nimetz after separa >>>


      NOTORIOUS FUGITIVE CAUGHT
      Kathimerin, 22-08-2008
     Palaiocostas, at large since 2006, linked to abduction of high–profile businessman Greece’s most wanted fugitive, Vassilis Palaiocostas, believed to have masterminded the kidnapping of a prominent businessman in June, was arrested near Thessaloniki late on Wednesday, police revealed yesterday.

The 42&ndas >>>


      ONE DEAD, FIVE INJURED IN CRETAN FAMILY FEUD
      Kathimerin, 22-08-2008
     One person was killed and another five injured on Crete yesterday when an argument between two families over some grazing land ended with them trading fire.

The two families met on their bordering plots of land near Rethymnon to settle a dispute over grazing rights but the get–together descended into viol >>>


      PAVLIDIS UNDER MORE PRESSURE
      Kathimerin, 22-08-2008
     More pressure was piled on beleaguered former Minister of the Aegean Aristotelis Pavlidis yesterday when Deputy Merchant Marine Minister Panos Kammenos became the latest New Democracy official to suggest that he should step down from his role as a party deputy.

Pavlidis has become embroiled in a blackmail case >>>


      ANALYSE. L‘IMPOSSIBLE DÉFINITION DU RÔLE DE L‘ARMÉE
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     DEFENSE. L‘évolution du contexte international et la polarisation politique rendent la mission de l‘armée confuse.

La lecture de ce texte (4206 caract';res et 1 encadré) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘éditi >>>


      AVENTURES CÉRAMIQUES INÉDITES AU MUSÉE ARIANA
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     EXPOSITION. L‘institution genevoise présente des acquisitions récentes et rend hommage ŕ ses donateurs.

La lecture de ce texte (2''' caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘édition en ligne pour 1 >>>


      C‘EST ENCORE LOIN, LA MER?
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Henri D';s, chanteur et compositeur. La lecture de ce texte (2'2' 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 >>>


      CES PETITES ENTREPRISES QUI NE VIVENT QU‘EN ÉTÉ (2/5). LA BARJE, DEUX BRAS D‘EAU ET TOUTE CETTE SOIF
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     GENEVE. Une roulotte et des chaises longues au service d‘un développement durable.

Rinny Gremaud Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 D';s le premier brin d‘été, un rash de poésie urbaine s‘empare de l‘espace public genevois. Sous le pont de la Coulouvreni'; >>>


      DES COIFFEUSES Ŕ L‘ÉCOUTE DES FEMMES BATTUES
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     PREVENTION. Un projet pilote de sensibilisation ŕ la violence conjugale voit le jour ŕ Bienne.

Sandra Zanelli Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 «Il ne s‘agit pas de convertir les coiffeuses en conseill';res sociales mais bien de leur fournir des outils pour aider les femmes victimes d >>>


      DES SOURIS QUI SENTENT VRAIMENT LE DANGER
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     NEZ. Des chercheurs de l‘Université de Lausanne montrent que les mammif';res – dont peut–ętre l‘homme – poss';dent un organe olfactif capable de littéralement «humer la peur» affichée par leurs congén';res.

Olivier Dessib >>>


      DU KOSOVO Ŕ LA GÉORGIE, LE DÉBAT SUR L‘AUTODÉTERMINATION RELANCÉ
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     SOUVERAINETE. Appuyés par la Russie, Abkhazes et Oss';tes demandent ŕ la communauté internationale de reconnaître leur indépendance, ŕ l‘instar du Kosovo. L‘amalgame fait débat.

La lecture de ce texte (4288 caract';res) est réservée ŕ >>>


      GENČVE ET SES CACHOTTERIES DÉPLACÉES
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Cynthia Gani Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Pour peu, ce serait un secret d‘Etat. Sans l‘avoir annoncé au préalable, le gouvernement genevois in corpore et le chancelier de la République se sont promenés quatre jours durant dans les pays Baltes, aux frais du contribuable.

Mais, d >>>


      HORS JEUX. OTTMAR HITZFELD: «C‘ÉTAIT DES INDIENS SUR LE SENTIER DE LA GUERRE»
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     FOOTBALL. Ottmar Hitzfeld tire les enseignements de son premier match ŕ la tęte de la Nati. Le coach loue l‘esprit combatif des joueurs, tout en soulignant certaines lacunes collectives.

La lecture de ce texte (3525 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.
>>>


      HÉBÉTUDE ATTITUDE
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     PHILIPPE QUESNE. Avec son théâtre en suspension, le metteur en sc';ne Philippe Quesne est la nouvelle coqueluche des festivals européens. Rencontre, en marge du Festival des arts vivants, ŕ Nyon.

Marie–Pierre Genecand Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Dans trois jours, Philippe Qu >>>


      HÔTELS AVEC HISTOIRES (5/6). LE LIEUTENANT BAILLIVAL VEILLE SUR ROMAINMÔTIER
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Au cśur du cél';bre village se niche un bel hôtel restauré ŕ l‘ancienne, oů rôdent encore les spectres des baillis de Berne en pays soumis.

Benjamin Luis Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Le chauffeur du car postal immobilise son véhicule. «C‘est ic >>>


      ICBC S‘AUTOPROCLAME REINE DE LA RENTABILITÉ
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     BANQUES. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China a enregistré une hausse de 56,75% de son résultat.

Le Temps Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 La premi';re banque de Chine, ICBC, a affirmé jeudi ętre devenue la banque ayant réalisé le plus de bénéfices au monde au pr >>>


      INTERNET NOUS REND–IL IDIOTS?
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     • Le numérique modifie nos façons de lire, d‘apprendre, de nous concentrer. Controverse. Luc Debraine Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 A chaque fois, c‘est la męme chose. Socrate a critiqué l‘apparition de l‘écriture, craignant que le recours ŕ un mot écrit ŕ >>>


      L‘AIDE AU DÉVELOPPEMENT EN PLEINE RÉORGANISATION. MARTIN DAHINDEN: «LA DDC NE DOIT PAS SUIVRE UNE VOIE SOLITAIRE»
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Martin Dahinden. L’ambassadeur qui succ';de ŕ Walter Fust avoue des débuts «sportifs». «Je m’entends bien avec Micheline Calmy–Rey et mon objectif n’est pas de me déconnecter du reste du département», dit–il. (photo: Keystone) COOPERATION. Le nouveau patron de l‘office, Mart >>>


      L‘AVIS DE L‘EXPERT. «ON PEUT METTRE LA DREAM TEAM EN DIFFICULTÉ»
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     L‘avis de l‘expert. Patrick Koller, ancien entraîneur de l‘équipe suisse de basketball, ex–joueur de Fribourg Olympic.

Xavier Vuissoz Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 «Les Etats–Unis seront difficiles ŕ battre, męme si l‘écart de niveau se resserr >>>


      L‘EGO RATATINÉ DE JEREMY WARINER
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     LaShawn Merritt (en bleu), tout pr';s du record du monde mythique de Michael Johnson. "Je suis arrivé en me disant que je n‘avais qu‘ŕ réaliser ce pour quoi j‘étais venu". (photo: Keystone) ATHLETISME. Le protégé de Michael Johnson et superfavori du 400 m >>>


      L‘IRRÉPRESSIBLE BESOIN D‘ÉVASION DU CONSEIL D‘ETAT GENEVOIS
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     En insistant aupr';s du chancelier Robert Hensler, on apprenait que le voyage avait été payé par les deniers publics. (photo: Keystone) GENEVE. Du 17 au 20 ao$';t, les sept ministres et le chancelier de la République ont voyagé en Lettonie et en Estonie aux frais du contribuable. >>>


      LA FEMME DU JOUR. VERONICA CAMPBELL SAIT TRANCHER DANS LE VIF
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     La femme du jour. Veronica Campbell–Brown, championne olympique du 200 m';tres.

Xavier Vuissoz Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Il n‘aura fallu que 21 secondes et 74 centi';mes ŕ Veronica Campbell–Brown pour boucler son demi–tour de piste. Une performance de choix puis >>>


      LA POTION MAGIQUE DE YANN LAMBIEL
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Yann Lambiel incarne les ancętres fid';les de personnalités: le barde Oskarix (Oscar Freysinger), O brelax (Daniel Brélaz) et le chef du village Pascalus Bignasus (Pascal Couchepin ) (photo: Keystone) SPECTACLE. L‘humoriste de «La Soupe est pleine» et le metteur en sc';ne >>>


      LA VIE DES AUTRES
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     60000 lecteurs ont acheté le roman Les Déferlantes de Claudie Gallay. Cela en fait l‘événement littéraire francophone de l‘été. Comme souvent dans ce genre de succ';s, le livre est passé entre les mailles des journaux.

«Il a d‘abord sé >>>


      LE DALAĎ–LAMA DÉNONCE «LE PROJET DE RÉPRESSION BRUTALE» AU TIBET
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Le dalaď–lama: «Notre approche ne va pas bouger: celle de la non–violence et de la voie médiane. L’autonomie reste notre but.» (photo: Keystone) CHINE. Le chef spirituel tibétain garde l‘espoir d‘un dialogue apr';s les Jeux olympiques.

Henri Tincq, Le Monde Vendred >>>


      LE FONDS AMÉRICAIN LONE STAR RACHČTE LA BANQUE ALLEMANDE IKB
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     SUBPRIME. L‘établissement spécialisé dans le financement des PME a failli disparaître dans la crise. L‘Etat allemand, qui s‘était porté ŕ son secours, se débarrasse d‘un boulet économique.

Antoine Heulard, Berlin Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 >>>


      LE «GLAIVE», FILS DE KADHAFI, ANNONCE SON RETRAIT DE LA POLITIQUE
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     LIBYE. Successeur le plus vraisemblable du Guide de la révolution, Seif al–Islam a été un artisan de la réhabilitation internationale du pays.

La lecture de ce texte (3803 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l&ls >>>


      LEHMAN BROTHERS, SUEURS FROIDES Ŕ WALL STREET
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     RUMEURS. La Fed veut s‘assurer que la banque d‘affaires bénéficie encore de lignes de crédit.

Rinny Gremaud Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Traumatisé par le récent effondrement de Bear Stearns, le Tout–Wall Street est ŕ l‘aff$';t de la prochaine implo >>>


      LES EXPORTATIONS HELVÉTIQUES CONTINUENT Ŕ MARQUER LE PAS
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     INDUSTRIE. Les livraisons ŕ l‘étranger stagnent d‘un mois sur l‘autre une fois l‘inflation et les phénom';nes saisonniers corrigés. L‘activité frénétique de l‘an dernier est bel et bien terminée.

Philippe Gumy Vendredi 22 ao$ >>>


      LES FAMILLES DES SOLDATS TUÉS TOURNENT LEUR COLČRE CONTRE SARKOZY
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     AFGHANISTAN. La polémique enfle sur l‘embuscade qui a tué 10 Français. Sylvain Besson, Paris Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Ciel bas et marche fun';bre, jeudi ŕ Paris, pour la cérémonie d‘hommage aux soldats français tombés en Afghanistan. Dans le décor im >>>


      LES PAYS DU GOLFE S‘OFFRENT DES CONCESSIONS AGRICOLES
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Les rizi';res thaďlandaises intéressent l’Arabie saoudite, grande consommatrice de riz. (photo: Keystone) CONTROVERSE. Les producteurs de pétrole craignent pour leur sécurité alimentaire.

Le directeur de la FAO met en garde contre le «néocolonialisme». Ram Etwar >>>


      LES PRIMES DU GROUPE MUTUEL GRIMPERONT DE 4,1%
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     SANTE. Apr';s Helsana, la caisse romande contribue ŕ assombrir les prévisions pour 200'.

Sylvie Arsever Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Les premi';res prévisions laissaient entrevoir un nouvel automne calme sur le plan des primes d‘assurance maladie. Les chiffres articul& >>>


      LIBRE DE GLACE, UN COL ALPIN LIVRE DES TRÉSORS
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     BERNE. Au Schnidejoch, les glaces ont fait apparaître les affaires d‘un chasseur du néolithique, les plus anciennes jamais trouvées dans les Alpes.

Olivier Dessibourg, Berne Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Il fait un temps de chien sur le col du Schnidejoch, ce jour du début du XXVIIIe >>>


      NÉGOCIATION POSSIBLE?
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Pierre Saba, Gen';ve Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Au Proche–Orient, l‘échange de prisonniers arabes et des dépouilles des soldats israéliens entre le Liban et Israël a donné lieu ŕ deux types de réactions officielles et populaires radicalement différentes (li >>>


      POUR HOLCIM, LA REPRISE DEVRAIT INTERVENIR Ŕ FIN 200'
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     CIMENT. Markus Akermann, patron du groupe zurichois, commente les résultats semestriels.

Daniel Eskenazi, Zurich Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Au second trimestre, la crise immobili';re aux Etats–Unis a touché de plein fouet Holcim. Les ventes y ont reculé de pr';s de ' >>>


      QUATRE CAS DE DOPAGE DISCRÉDITENT LES SPORTS ÉQUESTRES
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     L‘ego ratatiné de Jeremy Wariner Tom Daley, 14 ans, héros tout trouvé avec vue sur l‘amer La femme du jour. Veronica Campbell sait trancher dans le vif L‘avis de l‘expert. «On peut mettre la dream team en difficulté» Simple péquin. Les discrets adieux au camar >>>


      QUESTIONS Ŕ CÉDRIC WERMUTH. «DÉSOBÉISSEZ, ALLEZ AU BOTELLON!»
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Questions ŕ Cédric Wermuth, président de la Jeunesse socialiste suisse (JS) et étudiant.

La lecture de ce texte (2540 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘édition en ligne pour 17 CHF par mois Permet de con >>>


      QUOI DE NEUF/RENTRÉE DES CLASSES (5/5). CHIC, LA RENTRÉE
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Quoi de neuf/Rentrée des classes (5/5). Benjamin Luis Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Tout commence par une trousse. Une petite trousse de cuir (photo). Mais pas n‘importe quel cuir: fin, ŕ la teinte pastel, travaillé selon des méthodes de tannage artisanales, et ŕ la main par le maroquinie >>>


      SANDRINE KUSTER: «QUE LES GENS VIENNENT Ŕ L‘ARSENIC SANS COMPLEXE!»
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Questions ŕ Sandrine Kuster, directrice du Théâtre de l‘Arsenic ŕ Lausanne. Alexandre Demidoff Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Séduire sans démagogie. A la tęte du Théâtre de l‘Arsenic de Lausanne depuis 2003, Sandrine Kuster démontre qu‘une ligne exigea >>>


      SAVEURS DU FRAN'';AIS. BOGIE, LA SOLUTION Ŕ 12%
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Saveurs du français. Nicolas Dufour Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 D‘accord, le mot est anglais. Mais son balancement sonore le rend sympathique.

«Bogie» désigne le chariot mobile placé sous un wagon de train ou de métro, qui tient les essieux, arbres des roues. On peut dir >>>


      SCANDALE CHEZ SAL. OPPENHEIM
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     DELIT D‘INITIE. Un hedge fund géré ŕ Zurich aurait manipulé les cours. Myret Zaki Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Une affaire de délit d‘initié pourrait entacher Sal. Oppenheim en Allemagne et ŕ Zurich. La banque d‘affaires de Cologne, qui a développé ces der >>>


      SELON LE DALAĎ–LAMA, LA RÉPRESSION BRUTALE CONTINUE AU TIBET
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     CHINE. Pékin use toujours de la violence contre son peuple, accuse le chef spirituel des Tibétains.

Le Temps Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Dans un entretien accordé au Monde, le dalaď–lama dénonce en des termes tr';s durs l‘attitude de Pékin ŕ l‘ >>>


      SIMPLE PÉQUIN. LES DISCRETS ADIEUX AU CAMARADE HUA
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Simple péquin. Frédéric Koller Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Depuis deux semaines, la langue olympique avait presque réussi ŕ effacer toute trace de rhétorique «socialiste» dans les médias et les rues de Pékin.

Fini les campagnes patriotiques et d‘unit& >>>


      TOM DALEY, 14 ANS, HÉROS TOUT TROUVÉ AVEC VUE SUR L‘AMER
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     PLONGEON. L‘éph';be anglais est le plus jeune athl';te des Jeux. En quęte d‘un vecteur puissant, les responsables de Londres 2012 le financent et le vendent largement. A la chinoise.

Christian Despont, Pékin Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Le plus jeune athl';te >>>


      «BOTELLONES»: QUI DOIT TRINQUER?
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Pierre Maudet décrit et analyse le phénom';ne des beuveries collectives, en proposant quelques réponses aux questions soulevées par ces nouvelles formes de rassemblement adoptées par la jeune génération. Et en esquissant aussi des rem';des face au malaise géné >>>


      «CORPS ÉPARPILLÉS PARMI DES OBJETS FUMANTS»
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     ESPAGNE. Le pénible travail d‘identification des victimes du crash ŕ Madrid a commencé. Dix–neuf personnes ont eu la vie sauve.

Diane Cambon, Madrid Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Aux abords du Palais des Congr';s de Madrid, oů l‘un des pavillons a été tra >>>


      «LE CERVEAU PREND LA FORME DU WEB»
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Plus bęte ŕ cause d‘Internet et de Google? Réactions de spécialistes de la communication ŕ l‘EPFL et ŕ l‘Université de Lausanne.

Luc Debraine Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 Pierre Dillenbourg, professeur au Craft–Recherche et appui pour la formation et >>>


      «RIRE», AU FESTIVAL DES ARTS VIVANTS, Ŕ NYON. LE PROPRE DE LA FEMME
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     «Rire», au Festival des arts vivants, ŕ Nyon. La lecture de ce texte (1'74 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 >>>


      «RUSALKA», MERVEILLEUSEMENT ÉROTIQUE
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     OPERA. Une prostituée en guise d‘ondine, un bordel plutôt qu‘un lac et une foręt... La pi';ce d‘Antonin Dvorák présentée au Festival de Salzbourg par Jossi Wieler et Sergio Morabito, deux metteurs en sc';ne irrévérencieux, est un régal.
< >>>


      «UN MIROIR SOCIOLOGIQUE»
      Le Temps, 22-08-2008
     Pour Stéphane Koch, enseignant spécialisé dans les technologies del‘information, le Net est avant tout une production humaine.

Luc Debraine Vendredi 22 ao$';t 2008 «Il est toujours plus facile d‘accuser plutôt que de se remettre en cause.

L‘information >>>


      CORPORATE NEWS
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Arab News UNICEF/PAMPERS The United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) estimates that every three minutes, a newborn dies of tetanus. Pampers, with its commitment to the health of babies and mothers, has joined hands with UNICEF in its fight to eliminate maternal and newborn tetanus. The global campaign, 1 Pack = 1 Vaccine >>>


      CREDIT SUISSE HAILS CMA&#8217;S APPROVAL FOR FOREIGNERS
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Print Article | Comment on Article

Credit Suisse hails CMAs approval for foreigners Reuters

RIYADH: Credit Suisse has said the news of Capital Market Authority (CMA) approving equity agreements between non–resident foreign investors and authorized persons in Saudi Arabia is likely a catalyst in >>>


      GCC UNIFIED TARIFF LIKELY FROM 200'
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Daliah Merzaban I Reuters DUBAI: Gulf Arab states are likely to scrap a system of charging import duties for the benefit of the state of final destination in 200', the last step in implementing a regional customs union, a United Arab Emirates official said yesterday. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Oman and Kuwait are suppor >>>


      IRAQ, CHINA TO RESTORE SADDAM–ERA CONTRACT
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Sinan Salaheddin I AP BAGHDAD: Iraq and China will sign a deal next week to develop the Ahdab oil field, restoring an agreement that was canceled after the 2003 US–led invasion, an Iraqi spokesman said yesterday.

The governor of Wasit province, where the billion–barrel field is located, left Wednesd >>>


      KUWAIT DELAYS REFINERY, POWER PLANT TENDERS
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Reuters KUWAIT: Kuwait has delayed tenders for contracts to upgrade refineries and build a power plant, energy officials said yesterday. The refinery tenders for a $15 billion overhaul of Kuwaits Mina Abudullah and Mina Al–Ahmadi plants would be issued in the fourth quarter, said Mohammad Al–Ajmi, KNPC spoke >>>


      LUXURY CROSSOVER UNVEILED
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     K.S. Ramkumar I Arab News The all–new 200' Infiniti FX launched by Alhamrani United Co. in Jeddah on Wednesday night. (AN photo by Abdullah Al–Mowallad)

JEDDAH: Alhamrani United Company (AUC) launched the all–new, 200' second–generation Infiniti FX in Jeddah on Wednesday night. & >>>


      OIL PRICES ROCKET BACK ABOVE $122
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Agencies LONDON: Oil prices jumped back above $122 yesterday as traders tracked geopolitical tensions between the United States and Russia, a weak dollar and a large drop in US motor fuel reserves. New Yorks main contract, light sweet crude for delivery in October, soared more than $6 to $122.04 per barrel, a level last >>>


      OPEC FACES NEW CHALLENGES AS GLOBAL OIL DEMAND SLOWS
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Syed Rashid Husain I Arab News With market dynamics undergoing massive transition, literally in a matter of weeks, the focus is back on the next move of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on the global energy chessboard. In the evolving scenario, eyes are once again set on the next OPEC ministe >>>


      QATAR ISLAMIC SAYS NO PLANS TO SELL $300 MILLION BOND
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Reuters DUBAI: Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) said yesterday it had no plans to sell Islamic bonds worth $300 million, despite awarding a mandate for the bonds in December 2007.

Two bankers familiar with the transaction told Reuters on Wednesday the countrys second–largest bank by market value was considering s >>>


      FAIR IN EVERY RESPECT
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Edited by Adil Salahi ISLAM places very strong emphasis on justice in all spheres of life. In a sacred, or Qudsi Hadith, God is quoted as saying: "I have forbidden Myself injustice, and I have made it forbidden to you. Therefore, do not be unjust to one another." Numerous are the Quranic and Hadith statements >>>


      RECITERS OF GOD&#3'S REVELATIONS
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Commentary by Syed Qutb In the name of God, the Lord of Grace, the Ever Merciful We have given this Book to such of Our servants as We choose: among them are some who wrong their own souls, some follow a middle course; and some who, by Gods leave, are foremost in deeds of goodness. That is the greatest favor. Gardens of >>>


      THE DISCOURSE
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Edited by Adil Salahi Q. Please comment on those people who claim that wearing a beard is not important from the Islamic point of view. They even say that it is not something to talk about. However, Imam Muhammad ibn Al–Hasan reports a Hadith which states that "Ibn Umar used to hold his beard with one hand an >>>


      GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP AWARD FOR KINGDOM
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     M. Ghazanfar Ali Khan RIYADH: The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is to present Saudi Arabia with a prestigious award in recognition of its role in supporting visual impairment control programs both regionally and globally.

The "Global Partnership Award" will be conferred o >>>


      KING CONDOLES WITH BOUTEFLIKA OVER TUESDAY&#8217;S SUICIDE BLAST
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Print Article | Comment on Article

King condoles with Bouteflika over Tuesdays suicide blast Arab News

JEDDAH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah conveyed his condolences to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria for the victims of Tuesdays suicide bomb attack, Saudi Press Agency repo >>>


      MINISTRY ASKED TO PAY CITIZENS FOR LAND ACQUISITION
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Arab News JEDDAH: In what has been hailed as a first in Saudi Arabia, the Court of Grievances here issued 18 verdicts compelling the Ministry of Transport to compensate citizens whose lands were claimed by imminent domain for the construction of the Jeddah–Jizan coastal road.

The ministry had previously r >>>


      MORE JUDGES PRONOUNCING ALTERNATIVE SENTENCES
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Badea Abu Al–Naja I Arab News MAKKAH: Discretionary substitute sentences have become an alternative form of punishment meted out by Saudi judges for crimes that do not normally invite capital punishment.

The substitute sentences are only applied on Tazir crimes (those that entail discretionary punishments >>>


      70 TRIBESMEN KILLED IN DARFUR ARMED CLASHES
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Andrew Heavens | Reuters KHARTOUM: Up to 70 Arab tribesmen were killed on Wednesday in armed clashes over water and grazing land in South Darfur, a senior member of one the groups involved said yesterday.

The fierce fighting between the nomadic Rizeigat and Misseriya tribes was also fueled by bad blood over pas >>>


      AZMI DEFENDS AHMEDABAD BLASTS ACCUSED
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Shahid Burney I Arab News MUMBAI: The Samajwadi Partys state unit president and member of Parliament Abu Asim Azmi yesterday gave a clean chit to alleged Ahmedabad bomb blasts accused, Mufti Abu Bashir, stating that there was no possibility of Bashirs involvement in the blasts.

Despite Bashirs confession before >>>


      BRITISH GITMO INMATE WINS RIGHT TO SEE EVIDENCE
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Luke Baker I Reuters LONDON: A British court ruled yesterday that the government must disclose evidence to a defendant being held at Guantanamo Bay, a decision that carried with it implicit criticism of US government detention policies.

In its ruling, the High Court said Britains Foreign Office must provide Bin >>>


      HASINA CHARGED IN JET–PURCHASE CASE
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Agencies DHAKA: An anti–corruption court yesterday formally charged an ex–Bangladeshi prime minister in a case involving the purchase of fighter jets from Russia during her 1''6–2001 tenure, a government prosecutor said.

Judge Golam Mortuza Mazumdar of the special court set Sept. 3 to >>>


      ISRAEL MUST NOT ATTACK IRAN: SHEETRIT
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Mohammed Mari I Arab News RAMALLAH: Israeli Interior Minister Meir Sheetrit said that Israel must not attack Iran, but only defend itself if attacked.

The Israeli daily Haaretz quoted Sheetrit as saying that "Israel must on no account attack Iran, speak of attacking Iran or even think about it," Sheet >>>


      LEAVE GEORGIA NOW, US TELLS RUSSIA
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     David Brunnstrom I Reuters BREATHING FIRE: Russian soldiers patrol the highway near Igoeti, northwest of the Georgian capital Tbilisi, on Thursday. (AP)

TBILISI: Russia began pulling tanks and troops back over its frontier, pledging all forces would quit Georgias heartland tonight, but the United States demande >>>


      MANILA TO REVIEW PEACE AGREEMENT
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Agencies FIGHTERS, NOT KILLERS: A group of 31 fighters of the MILF which surrendered to the military shouts pro–government slogans at a military camp in Iligan City. The group, fighting under Commander Bravo, refused his orders to kill civilians. (AP)

MANILA: The Philippines said yesterday it would review >>>


      NUCLEAR SUPPLIERS MEET ON US–INDIA DEAL
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Agencies VIENNA: Forty–five nations met yesterday to consider lifting a ban on nuclear trade with India, a move which will help launch a US–Indian nuclear deal.

A green light from the Nuclear Suppliers Group is needed for the deal to proceed to the US Congress for final ratification.

But so >>>


      PAK RULING COALITION VEERS TOWARD COLLAPSE
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Agencies IN DESPAIR: People who were displaced from restive Bajaur tribal area where Pakistani security forces are engaged in an operation to flush out militants, protest in Peshawar on Thursday. (EPA)

ISLAMABAD: Suicide blasts and sinking financial markets added pressure on Pakistans government to tackle the n >>>


      PARLIAMENT SEEKS RETURN OF TERROR SUSPECT
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Reuters ISLAMABAD: Pakistans Parliament demanded yesterday repatriation from the United States of a Pakistani woman suspected of links to Al–Qaeda and facing charges of attempting to kill US soldiers in Afghanistan.

Aafia Siddiqui, 36, a US–trained neuroscientist, was flown to the United States from >>>


      PEACE PRESSURE COULD LEAD TO VIOLENCE: LIVNI
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Mohammed Mar&#3'i I Arab News RAMALLAH: Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni yesterday said that Israel and the Palestinians must reach &#34responsible&#34 accords if they are to avoid violent clashes.

Livni said during a meeting with the Foreign Press Association in Israel that &#34any atte >>>


      RICE VISITS BAGHDAD TO PRESS FOR SECURITY DEAL
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Agencies BAGHDAD: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice pressed Iraqi leaders yesterday to agree quickly to a US–Iraq security deal that outlines the withdrawal of American troops.

Flying into Baghdad on an unannounced trip, Rice said the two sides were nearing an agreement after months of painstaking ne >>>


      SUICIDE BOMBERS KILL 71
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Azhar Masood I Arab News KILLING MACHINE: Police and security officials inspect the body of a suicide bomber (left) at the blast site at Wah, near Islamabad, on Thursday. (EPA)

ISLAMABAD: At least 71 people were killed and over 100 injured when two men blew themselves up yesterday outside Pakistans main defense >>>


      SYRIA BACKS RUSSIA IN DISPUTE WITH GEORGIA
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Oleg Shchedrow | Reuters YOURE RIGHT!: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Syrian President Bashar Assad chat during their meeting in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday. (EPA)

SOCHI, Russia: Syrian leader Bashar Assad backed Russias military action against Georgia at talks with President Dmitry Medvedev yesterday tha >>>


      TRANS–KASHMIR BUS SERVICE RESUMES
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Agencies SRINAGAR: A trans–Kashmir bus service resumed yesterday after it was suspended in the wake of massive demonstrations in the Indian part of the disputed region, officials said.

Anti–India protests hit the Muslim–majority Kashmir valley last week, forcing authorities to halt the route. >>>


      YEMEN HANDS OVER 8 SUSPECTS TO KINGDOM
      Arab News, 22-08-2008
     Khaled Al–Mahdi I Arab News SANAA: Yemen has extradited eight Saudi nationals to the Kingdom wanted over criminal charges, Yemeni official sources said on Wednesday.

Police officials told Arab News the men detained in Yemen earlier this year were handed over to the Saudi authorities on Tuesday.

T >>>


      CREWS RESCUE 2 TEENS TRAPPED IN WASH. SNOW FIELD
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. –– An ice cave collapsed on two teenage boys Thursday, trapping them for hours until rescuers with chain saws managed to cut through large chunks of compact snow and ice to free them.

The Seattle teens, 17–year–old Alec Corbett and 14–year–old Allesandr >>>


      DEMOLITION DERBIES TAKE HIT FROM HIGH SCRAP PRICES
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     REEDSVILLE, W.Va. –– Mud is flying, smoke and steam are rising, and the deafening roar of V–8 engines all but drowns out 5–year–old Shelby Scott‘s screams.

"Get out of there! Get out of there!" she yells at the driver of a battered blue Ford LTD spray–painted >>>


      DETROIT MAYOR OFFERED PLEA DEAL IN ASSAULT CASE
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     DETROIT –– A prosecutor has offered a plea deal to Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick in his assault case, saying one of two charges would be dropped if Kilpatrick resigns.

Kilpatrick lawyer Juan Mateo had no immediate response to the offer in court Friday, telling a judge he had just learned about it.< >>>


      FAY BEDEVILS FLORIDA WITH HEAVY RAIN FOR 5TH DAY
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     MELBOURNE, Fla. –– Tropical Storm Fay continued a slow, wet trudge across Florida for a fifth day Friday, prompting communities farther inland and on the state‘s Gulf coast to brace for what could be drenching rains.

The erratic storm has dumped more than two feet of rain along parts of Florid >>>


      GUZMÁN BACK IN LINEUP AFTER 6–GAME ABSENCE
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21 –– Cristian Guzmán finished playing cards almost three hours before his return to the Washington Nationals‘ lineup for their game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night, then visited his locker for a moment to prepare for the batting cage.

Guzmá >>>


      LEGAL DISPUTE AMONG THE DOORS NEARS END
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     SAN FRANCISCO –– The end is near for a bitter legal dispute between the three surviving members of The Doors now that the California Supreme Court has refused to take up their case.

Keyboardist Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robby Krieger are on the hook for more than $5 million after they were found by >>>


      MCCAIN BEATS OBAMA IN RACE OF HISSING COCKROACHES
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. –– This presidential race was no contest: John McCain sped to the finish while Barack Obama was reluctant to leave the starting point.

But there‘s no guarantee giant Madagascar hissing cockroaches will predict the real result in November.

The roach race Thursday wa >>>


      MOTHER OF MISSING CHILD OUT OF PRISON
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     ORLANDO, Aug. 21 –– The mother of a missing toddler was released from jail on $500,000 bail Thursday and returned to her parents‘ home, where authorities will monitor her with an electronic ankle device.

Casey Anthony, 22, said nothing as she left the Orange County jail. She faces charges of c >>>


      OBAMA MAY ANNOUNCE RUNNING MATE LATER TODAY
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     WASHINGTON –– Presidential candidate Barack Obama says his pick for a running mate _ he‘s made a decision but isn‘t giving out a name just yet _ had to meet three standards to join the Democratic ticket: Prepared to be president, able to help him govern and willing to challenge his thinking.
>>>


      OBAMA PROLONGS THE SUSPENSE ON NO. 2 PICK
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     8:05 AM WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrat Barack Obama prolonged the suspense on his vice presidential pick on Friday, saying he has chosen an independent voice who could be an effective governing partner –– but not revealing the name.

Obama has dragged out the announcement of a No. 2 for maximu >>>


      PAKISTAN‘S SHARIF SETS NEW DEADLINE ON JUDGES
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif agreed on Friday to a debate in parliament next week on the restoration of judges deposed last year, putting back a deadline on a demand that could split the ruling coalition.

A day after militants carried out their most deadly strike agai >>>


      PHILLY CRIME WAVE: 10 YOUNG TREES HACKED, MAY DIE
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     PHILADELPHIA –– It‘s another case of big–city crime _ and this time the victims are trees.

Philadelphia officials say someone has hacked into the trunks of about 10 young trees downtown, and they fear the trees will die.

The trees, in the city‘s Fairmount Park system, were >>>


      RICE AND POLES DRINK TO SHIELD WITH GEORGIAN WINE
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     WARSAW (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski celebrated the signing of a missile shield deal this week with Georgian wine, a choice sure to leave a bitter taste for Russia.

Moscow, embroiled in a row with the West over its military incursion int >>>


      THE NATION‘S WEATHER
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     AM –– Tropical Storm Fay was expected to weaken to a tropical depression Friday evening as it moved westward across northern Florida. There was a possibility of it moving farther south than predicted by models and into the northeast Gulf of Mexico. The storm was to continue bringing thunderstorms, heavy rain >>>


      U.S. CONVENTIONS BRING RIVER OF CASH TO HOST CITIES
      Washington Post, 22-08-2008
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Along with TV cameras and funny hats, the 45,000 Democratic and Republican convention–goers will bring something more important to Denver and Minneapolis–St. Paul: their credit cards.

Each U.S. political convention is expected to generate $150 million to $250 million for >>>



Pages:    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15