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      CHINA REFUSES PEACE BIKERS ENTRY
      Kathimerin, 06-08-2008
     A group of 55 Greek motorcyclists who set off from Athens last month in a bid to drive to Beijing with the aim of promoting peace have been refused permission to enter China due to security fears, it emerged yesterday.

The participants in the «Routes of the Olive Tree» trip, who set off from Greece >>>


      FATHER OF VICTIM URGES IMPROVED HEALTHCARE
      Kathimerin, 06-08-2008
     The father of an Australian tourist who was killed on Myconos asked Greek authorities yesterday to improve healthcare on the islands, as Health Minister Dimitris Avramo–poulos revealed that Oliver Zammit’s gesture of donating his son’s organs on Friday has prompted others to follow his example.

Zammit met >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 06-08-2008
     NAME ONLY UN talks will not touch on any other subjects, says FM Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis said yesterday that a new round of United Nations–sponsored talks between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia will focus solely on the name dispute between the two countries and no other issues. UN me >>>


      MINISTER WANTS SUSPECTS NAMED
      Kathimerin, 06-08-2008
     convicted. Justice Minister Sotiris Hatzigakis said yesterday that he is in favor of the names of people involved in «heinous» crimes being made public even before suspects stand trial.

In a statement apparently prompted by the deadly attack on an Australian tourist on Santorini, Hatzigakis said tha >>>


      SIEMENS PROBE PROGRESS
      Kathimerin, 06-08-2008
     German authorities to allow Greek prosecutor to question key suspect in bribery case Greek judicial authorities have been given the go ahead to question the key figure in the Siemens bribery scandal as they attempt to find out more about Greek officials who may have received irregular payments from the German electronic >>>


      SUFFERING FROM LACK OF SLEEP...
      Kathimerin, 06-08-2008
     EUROKINISSI The mother, brother and father of the 25–year–old woman, Adamantia Karkali, who was beheaded by her husband on Santorini, are seen yesterday. It emerged yesterday that the killer, 31–year–old Athanassios Arvanitis, and Karkali had visited the island’s health center two days before the >>>


      WORKERS RESCUED AFTER FIRE IN ACHELOOS TUNNEL
      Kathimerin, 06-08-2008
     Seven men working on the construction of a tunnel that is part of the controversial project to divert the Acheloos River from western to central Greece had to be rescued yesterday after becoming trapped.

The men were penned in when a lorry that was helping to remove earth from the tunnel caught fire in the area >>>


      61E FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM DE LOCARNO. ATTENZIONE LOCARNO, LES ROMANDS ARRIVENT!
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Le pari de Denis Rabaglia Les tripes de Lionel Baier L‘humanité de Fernand Melgar Le ręve de Dominique de Rivaz Le cśur de Jacqueline Veuve La richesse des autres films Hadrien, empereur gay, humaniste... et sanguinaire Le cinéma du mercredi. Momies chinoises made in USA Le cinéma du mercr >>>


      ADECCO A SON REGARD RIVÉ SUR L‘ANGLAIS MICHAEL PAGE
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     PLACEMENT. Le concurrent du groupe suisse refuse tout rapprochement. Daniel Eskenazi, Zurich Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Adecco part ŕ la chasse. Le leader mondial du recrutement a affiché son intéręt pour la société anglaise Michael Page, numéro deux dans son pays.

Dans un >>>


      AFFAIRE VALENTIN: RACHIDA DATI EN A–T–ELLE TROP DIT?
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     FRANCE. Séparation des pouvoirs. Caroline Stevan Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 «J‘ai demandé au procureur de la République d‘ouvrir une information judiciaire sur la qualification de meurtre sur mineur de 15 ans, avec la qualification supplémentaire d‘acte de barbarie», >>>


      BALADES AU BORD DE L‘EAU (3/6). LE DOUBS, PAR LE CANYON DES CONTREBANDIERS
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Sur la fronti';re franco–suisse, la rivi';re plonge dans un pays sauvage ŕ faire frémir, la vallée de la Mort. Evasion entre voluptés et tumultes.

Serge Jubin Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 La nuit a été frisquette sous la tente plantée au bord du grand la >>>


      C‘EST ENCORE LOIN, LA MER?
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Mark Muller, conseiller d‘Etat libéral genevois, chargé des Constructions. Cynthia Gani Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 – La premi';re fois que vous avez vu la mer?

– En vacances avec mes parents ŕ Denia, en Espagne. J‘avais une dizaine d‘années.

– Quelles va >>>


      COMBATS D‘AFFICHES (18/24). LA LONGUE MARCHE DES PARTISANS DU SUFFRAGE FÉMININ
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     SUISSE Le Temps I Suisse I Article La longue marche des partisans du suffrage féminin Le suffrage féminin a longtemps été combattu par des slogans simplistes.

(photo: Basler Plakatsammlung) Trente ans se sont écoulés entre la percée des Vaudois et la résignation des Appen >>>


      DANIEL ROSSELLAT PRIVÉ DU POP NYONNAIS
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     VAUD. Le candidat ŕ l‘exécutif pas inquiet. Alexandra Ulmer Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Au plus haut dans les foules du festival, la cote de popularité du patron du Paléo est bien plus basse dans la gauche de la gauche nyonnaise. Le 8 juillet dernier, les sept élus communaux du POP local >>>


      ENTRE JOHN MCCAIN ET BARACK OBAMA, LA GUERRE DU PÉTROLE EST DÉCLARÉE
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     CAMPAGNE. Devant des Américains dont le prix de l‘essence est devenu la principale préoccupation, les deux candidats ŕ la Maison–Blanche multiplient les propositions sur l‘or noir. Et les volte–face.

Luis Lema, New York Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Le pétrole ou les >>>


      FRAN'';OIS LONGCHAMP: «COINTRIN PEUT FAIRE FACE Ŕ UN REVIREMENT DE MARCHÉ»
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     L’Aéroport international de Gen';ve:l’aérogare devrait accueillir 12 millions de voyageurs cette année.

Lors de sa construction, en 1'68, elle avait été prévue pour 5 millions de clients. (photo: Keystone) GENEVE. Pour François Longchamp, qui préside l‘a >>>


      HADRIEN, EMPEREUR GAY, HUMANISTE... ET SANGUINAIRE
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     EXPOSITION. Le British Museum renouvelle avec superbe la lecture du personnage cher ŕ Marguerite Yourcenar.

Grégoire Allix, Londres, Le Monde Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 C‘est l‘histoire du jeune chef d‘une grande puissance dont la premi';re décision est de se retirer >>>


      JE(U) Ŕ VIF
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     MANU MOSER. Il programme La Plage des Six Pompes, festival de théâtre de rue de La Chaux–de–Fonds et s‘illustre lui–męme dans cet art sans filet.

Le point sur un homme pressé. Marie–Pierre Genecand Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Un flot de paroles. Une cascade de >>>


      LA BOURSE SUISSE. NET REDRESSEMENT
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article Net redressement La bourse suisse.

BCGE Private Banking Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Mardi, ŕ la quelques heures de la réunion de la Réserve fédérale, le marché suisse s‘est nettement redressé, soutenu par l‘excellent comportem >>>


      LA FIN ANNONCÉE DU CARNET JAUNE, REMPLACÉ PAR UNE CARTE DE PAIEMENT
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Les paiements en liquide seront–ils bientôt impossibles? (photo: Keystone) POSTE. Une étude zurichoise plaide pour la suppression des versements en liquide au guichet, trop onéreux. Elle prône également le remplacement des bureaux postaux par des agences.

Fabienne Bogadi Mercredi >>>


      LA GUERRE DES GÉNÉRATIONS N‘AURA PAS LIEU
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Etienne Dubuis Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Le vieillissement est, ŕ côté de l‘immigration, le plus grand défi démographique que la Suisse devra relever au cours de la premi';re moitié du XXIe si';cle.

Passons sur le profond changement de mentalité qu&ls >>>


      LA SUISSE AU DÉFI DU VIEILLISSEMENT
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     La vie des autres Je(u) ŕ vif C‘est encore loin, la mer?

Quoi de neuf. Le téléphone ŕ l‘âme de rasoir SOCIETE Le Temps I Article La Suisse au défi du vieillissement Les Suisses devraient–ils avoir plus d’enfants pour financer leurs assurances sociales?Pas forc >>>


      LA SUISSE ET LA CHINE DE MAO
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Le «kowtow» de Mao Tsé–toung ŕ la Suisse TEMPS FORT Le Temps I Article La Suisse et la Chine de Mao Mao Tsé–toung proclame la République populaire de Chine le 1er octobre 1'4'. Une semaine apr';s, le Conseil fédéral adopte le principe de sa reconnaiss >>>


      LA VIE DES AUTRES
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Stéphane Bonvin Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Rajesh a posé la question ŕ sa femme Puja: «Puja, mon épouse, accepterais–tu de pręter ton ventre ŕ une étrang';re?» Au début, Puja a cru ŕ une plaisanterie.

Comment elle, pauvre femme d‘un >>>


      LE CINÉMA DU MERCREDI. MOMIES CHINOISES MADE IN USA
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     La machine ŕ recycler hollywoodienne tourne ŕ plein régime dans «La Momie 3» de Rob Cohen.

Norbert Creutz Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Fallait–il vraiment ressusciter encore une fois La Momie? Mélange douteux de cinémas d‘aventures et d‘horreur baignant da >>>


      LE CINÉMA DU MERCREDI. WATERGATE Ŕ L‘ANGLAISE
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Spéculation sur un «casse» réel de 1'71, «Braquage ŕ l‘anglaise» vaut le détour.

Elsa Duperray Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Contrairement ŕ ce que son titre et la présence du rude Jason Statham en vedette laissent supposer, Braquage ŕ l&lsquo >>>


      LE FOOTBALL MENACÉ D‘ĘTRE BOTTÉ EN TOUCHE DES JO
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Lionel Messi, vedette argentine du FC Barcelone, ŕ son arrivée sur sol chinois.Selon le verdict du Tribunal arbitral du sport, le gaucher extraterrestre du club catalan pourrait refaire ses valises en sens inverse d';s aujourd’hui.

(photo: Keystone) JUSTICE. Le TAS se prononce aujourd‘hu >>>


      LE PDC L'4;CHE DU LEST SUR LES HAUTS SALAIRES
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     ECONOMIE. Révision du droit des SA. Bernard Wuthrich, Berne Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Le PDC ne soutiendra pas l‘initiative «contre les rémunérations abusives».

Ce texte, qui veut donner aux assemblées générales de larges compétences dans la fixation des >>>


      LE RWANDA ACCUSE Ŕ NOUVEAU LA FRANCE D‘AVOIR PARTICIPÉ AU GÉNOCIDE DE 1''4
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Des Hutus accueillent les premiers soldats de l’opération Turquoise.La commission a dévoilé la face cachée de celle–ci. (photo: AFP) RWANDA. Une commission demande des poursuites judiciaires contre d‘anciens dirigeants politiques et militaires français.

Colette Braeckman Mer >>>


      LE SILENCE ACHETÉ DES PARENTS DES VICTIMES DES «ÉCOLES EN TOFU» EFFONDRÉES AU SICHUAN
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Sur le lieu d’une école effondrée.«Je veux qu’on trouve les responsables de la mort de ma fille.» (photo: Keystone) CHINE. Les autorités ont cherché ŕ étouffer le scandale des bâtiments mal construits en versant 6000 euros par enfant tué.

Pascal Nivelle, Pékin Mercre >>>


      LE TESSIN ET LA SUISSE: UNE INDIFFÉRENCE PASSIONNÉE (3/5). LE MARCHANDAGE DE LA FRONTIČRE
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     ECLAIRAGES Le Temps I Article Le marchandage de la fronti';re Les Italiens sont 40000 ŕ travailler dans la région de Lugano qui, tel un aimant, attire 86% de la population cantonale.

Joëlle Kuntz Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Marco Solari, qui a le cśur grand comme l‘Europe et >>>


      LE «FAVORITISME» NEUCH'4;TELOIS QUI IRRITE LA DROITE
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     NEUCHATEL. La nomination probable de l‘ancien conseiller aux Etats socialiste Pierre Bonhôte au poste de chimiste cantonal fait réagir la droite, qui fustige l‘«Etat socialiste». Explications.

Pierre–Emmanuel Buss Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Le conseiller d‘Etat B >>>


      LE «KOWTOW» DE MAO TSÉ–TOUNG Ŕ LA SUISSE
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     TEMPS FORT Le Temps I Article Le «kowtow» de Mao Tsé–toung ŕ la Suisse Dans les années 1'50, les communistes chinois tendaient une main que la diplomatie suisse n‘a pas saisie.

Alain Campiotti Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 C‘était le 1er ao$';t 1' >>>


      LES GRANDES AFFAIRES ÉCONOMIQUES (5/6). BERNIE, LE JONGLEUR BERNÉ
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     ESCROQUERIE. Fondateur d‘IOS, le financier Bernie Cornfeld a trouvé plus retors que lui.

Jean–Claude Péclet Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 «Do you sincerely want to be rich?» Avec ce slogan et une armée de 25000 vendeurs, Bernie Cornfeld a drainé en dix ans 2,5 milliar >>>


      LES PRÉSIDENTS ULTRA–MÉDIATISÉS, STRATÉGIE Ŕ DOUBLE TRANCHANT POUR LES PARTIS
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     RETOUR DE VACANCES. Une fois encore, Christophe Darbellay, Christian Levrat et Toni Brunner ont lancé des pavés dans la mare. Mais la télégénie, devenue essentielle chez les candidats ŕ la présidence, peut se refermer sur eux.

Valentine Zubler, Berne Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2 >>>


      LES TRIBULATIONS D‘UN YÉMÉNITE Ŕ PÉKIN
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     SOLIDARITE OLYMPIQUE. Le gymnaste Nashwan al–Harazi a été repęché ŕ l‘issue des qualifications grâce au principe de l‘universalité des Jeux. Une bulle de fraîcheur et d‘authenticité dans le cagnard pékinois. Portrait d‘un iconoclaste.
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      MOSCOU (ENCORE PLUS) HORS DE PRIX
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Dans la capitale russe,la vie nocturne peut rapidement vider un porte–monnaie. (photo: DR) VILLES CHERES. New York, en revanche, n‘est plus qu‘au 22e rang.

Jean–Claude Péclet Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 New York, la ville des Etats–Unis la plus ch';re, ne figure plus >>>


      MYSTÉRIEUX ASSASSINAT DU CONSEILLER DU PRÉSIDENT SYRIEN
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     SYRIE. Le général Souleimane était l‘homme de confiance d‘El–Assad. Mouna Naďm, Beyrouth, Le Monde Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Les autorités syriennes n‘avaient toujours pas soufflé mot, mardi, de l‘assassinat du général Mohammed Souleimane, conseil >>>


      PIERRE HAZAN: «LE PENTAGONE ESTIMAIT QU‘UN KARADZIC ARRĘTÉ ÉBRANLERAIT LA BOSNIE»
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     JUSTICE. Le Bosno–Serbe assure que les Etats–Unis ont renoncé ŕ l‘arręter en 1''6, ŕ condition qu‘il se retire de la vie politique. Washington dément.

Caroline Stevan Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Radovan Karadzic, l‘ancien chef des Serbes de Bosnie >>>


      QUOI DE NEUF. LE TÉLÉPHONE Ŕ L‘'4;ME DE RASOIR
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Quoi de neuf. Benjamin Luis Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Kiosque de la gare de Lyon, Paris. Un Genevois s‘avance: «Un paquet de mentos, une boîte d‘allumettes et... un Natel, siouplaît.» Le buraliste obtemp';re, apporte les bonbons, les allumettes, puis s‘arręte, bru >>>


      S&P SOULIGNE LE FORT POTENTIEL DE CROISSANCE DE TREIZE SOCIÉTÉS SUISSES
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Culture Eclairages Courrier lecteurs Météo Finance Fonds placement Marchés Economie Carri';res Immobilier Samedi culturel Disques Livres Multimédia Dossiers Photos Vidéos Dessins Blogs Forums Archives Revue de presse Newsletters Hors–séries Netvibes Flux RSS Edition PDF Editio >>>


      SAVEURS DU FRAN'';AIS. BOTRYTIS, UNE NOBLE POURRITURE
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Saveurs du français. Nicolas Dufour Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 En premi';re approche, on pense avoir affaire ŕ la quintessence du fléau.

Botrytis désigne une redoutable moisissure dont une esp';ce, dit Le Robert, «provoque la muscardine sur le ver ŕ soie». >>>


      SUBSTITUER LE MAZOUT?
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Christophe de Reyff, Pensier (FR) Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 M. Giovannini propose, ŕ tr';s juste titre, de mieux utiliser les agents énergétiques fossiles pour le transport et le chauffage (LT du 03.07.2008).

Concernant ce dernier, il écrit que sa substitution ŕ grande é >>>


      SWISS RE POURSUIT SON EXPANSION EN DÉPIT DE NOUVELLES DÉPRÉCIATIONS AU 2E TRIMESTRE
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     RESULTATS. Le réassureur versera plus de 1,5 milliard de francs pour racheter un portefeuille d‘assurances vie ŕ Barclays. Les correctifs de valeur liés ŕ des produits structurés de 362 millions entre avril et juin sont conformes aux prévisions.

Yves Hulmann, Zurich Mercredi >>>


      TROP CHER POUR LA POSTE, LE CARNET JAUNE EST MENACÉ DE DISPARITION
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     UNE Le Temps I Article Trop cher pour La Poste, le carnet jaune est menacé de disparition ETUDE. Un économiste encourage le géant jaune ŕ renoncer aux paiements au guichet.

Le Temps Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 En 2007, les Suisses ont effectué 217 millions de paiements en esp' >>>


      UNE BRIGADE DE SOURIS BLANCHES HANTE LES CUISINES
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     NUTRITION. Acheminés en fourgons blindés, tous les aliments servis au village olympique sont testés par des experts.

Christian Despont, Pékin Mercredi 6 ao$';t 2008 Les autorités chinoises ont détaché une brigade de souris blanches, «la meilleure», au cś >>>


      UNE INITIATIVE CANTONALE POUR LE CHČQUE SCOLAIRE VAUDOIS SERA LANCÉE CET AUTOMNE
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Le libre choix de l’école.Pour les partisans du ch';que scolaire, leur initiative permettra de contribuer ŕ l’épanouissement des enfants et de favoriser l’égalité des chances en rendant possibles une offre pédagogique diversifiée et le choix de l’école. (photo: Keystone) V >>>


      «BIG BROTHER» VEILLE SUR LES JO
      Le Temps, 06-08-2008
     Les autorités chinoises ont déployé 100000 agents des forces de l’ordre – dont 34000 soldats – pour surveiller la ville. Jamais la sécurité des Jeux n’avait co$';té aussi cher. (photo: Keystone) SECURITE. Avec plus d‘un million de caméras, Pékin est la ville la plus s >>>


      BOLT, SEEKING GOLD, DRESSES THE PART
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     BEIJING, Aug. 5 –– As much as Jamaican Usain Bolt loves his nation‘s reggae and dancehall music, you won‘t find him bobbing to tunes fed through the headphones of his MP3 player before his races.

Bolt wouldn‘t dare do that. It is, quite simply, against the rules. His coach, Glen Mi >>>


      BUSH ASKED TO CALL CONGRESS BACK ON ENERGY ISSUES
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Sen. Arlen Specter on Tuesday became the first U.S. senator to formally ask President George W. Bush to call Congress back from its August recess to pass legislation that will help lower high oil and gasoline prices.

The Democratic–controlled Congress has been slamm >>>


      GOATS SLIP PAST SECURITY FENCE NEAR NYC BRIDGE
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     NEW YORK –– It was a report calculated to send chills through those charged with anti–terrorist vigilance in New York City: Bearded intruders secretly penetrate heavily guarded transportation site.

But it turned out the would–be trespassers were goats imported by the National Park Servic >>>


      KOSHER MEATS FIRM CITED FOR CHILD LABOR VIOLATIONS
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     5, 2008; 5:43 PM DES MOINES, Iowa –– Iowa labor officials said Tuesday that they had uncovered dozens of child labor violations at the nation‘s biggest supplier of kosher meat.

Officials from the state‘s Labor Commissioner‘s Office said their investigation, which spanned several mo >>>


      MARS FINDING DOESN‘T RULE OUT LIFE
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By Marc KaufmanWashington Post Staff WriterWednesday, August 6, 2008; A02 With reports circulating on the Internet that the Phoenix lander had found a chemical in the Martian soil that made past or present life there highly unlikely, NASA officials quickly organized a teleconference yesterday to announce that although t >>>


      NEWSPAPER: BLACK REPORTER BOOTED FROM MCCAIN RALLY
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     PM TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –– A newspaper has asked John McCain‘s campaign why a black reporter assigned to cover a rally was singled out by security and told to leave a backstage area.

Stephen Price, a reporter for the Tallahassee Democrat, was among four Florida capital press corps reporters behin >>>


      OHIO PREACHER, 71, CONVICTED IN ROAD RAGE CASE
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     CINCINNATI –– A 71–year–old Cincinnati preacher has been convicted of aggravated menacing, after another motorist said he waved a gun and cursed at her.

Thomas Howell could get up to six months in jail on the misdemeanor charge when he‘s sentenced Sept. 4.

Howell says he w >>>


      TALES OF ADDICTION, ANXIETY, RANTING
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By Amy Goldstein, Nelson Hernandez and Anne HullWashington Post Staff WritersWednesday, August 6, 2008; A01 Late last fall, Bruce E. Ivins was drinking a liter of vodka some nights, taking large doses of sleeping pills and anti–anxiety drugs, and typing out rambling e–mails into the early morning hours, acco >>>


      A JUNKET THAT‘S PATENTLY ENVIABLE
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     Attention, Hill staffers: Washington summer getting to you? Thinking about how your boss has never taken you on a congressional delegation junket overseas? Beat the heat and conquer that lingering resentment! Sign up now for a fabulous staff delegation (staffdel) trip to lovely Copenhagen, Denmark, courtesy of the Unite >>>


      BUNDLER COLLECTS FROM UNLIKELY DONORS
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     The bundle of $2,300 and $4,600 checks that poured into Sen. John McCain‘s presidential campaign on March 12 came from an unlikely group of California donors: a mechanic from D&D Auto Repair in Whittier, the manager of Rite Aid Pharmacy No. 5727, the 30–something owners of the Twilight Hookah Lounge in F >>>


      E–MAIL HACKING CASE COULD REDEFINE ONLINE PRIVACY
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     D01 A federal appeals court in California is reviewing a lower court‘s definition of "interception" in the digital age, in a case that some legal experts say could weaken consumer privacy protections online.

The case, Bunnell v. Motion Picture Association of America, involves a hacker who in 200 >>>


      ENERGY RETURNS AS MAJOR ISSUE
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     August 6, 2008; A04 BEREA, Ohio, Aug. 5 –– Barack Obama and John McCain used an ongoing debate over energy policy to tack back to core themes of their campaigns Tuesday, with Obama blasting his rival for the presidency as a clone of the current administration and the Republican seeking to revive his reputati >>>


      FBI TO SHOW HOW GENETICS LED TO ANTHRAX RESEARCHER
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     WritersWednesday, August 6, 2008; A03 The FBI today will begin to unveil how it exploited the rapidly advancing science of genetics to link a single bioweapons researcher to samples taken from the victims of the 2001 anthrax attacks and to powder from the letters that killed them.

The bureau scheduled briefings >>>


      FRANK SAYS DEMOCRATS HEALING AFTER EXTENDED PRIMARY FIGHT
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By Ben Pershingwashingtonpost.com Staff WriterTuesday, August 5, 2008;
10:18 AM Rep. Barney Frank (Mass.), one of Sen. Hillary Clinton‘s (N.Y.) most prominent House supporters during the Democratic presidential primary, says the previously tense relationship between her backers and those of Sen. Barack Obama ( >>>


      FREDDIE CEO FEELS STRAIN OF FIRM‘S TWIN MISSIONS
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     August 6, 2008; D01 Freddie Mac chief executive Richard F. Syron, who has presided over an implosion of investor confidence in his company, said yesterday that conflicting demands on the government–chartered mortgage giant have made his job "almost impossible." On the eve of Freddie Mac‘s quarterly >>>


      MCCAIN ONE–UPS OBAMA WITH AD BUY
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     It appears that spending $5 million on advertising during the Olympics will get a presidential candidate only the silver medal.

Presumptive Republican nominee John McCain has taken out a $6 million ad buy for airtime during the Beijing Games that open Friday, $1 million more than Democratic rival Barack Obama h >>>


      MOTORCADE MAP FOUND AT HOUSE OF BOMB SUSPECT
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     Police found a map of Camp David marked with a presidential motorcade route inside the Bethesda home of the teenager at the center of a bombmaking probe, along with a document that appears to describe how to kill someone at a distance of 200 meters, a Montgomery County prosecutor said yesterday at a court hearing.
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      NANCY PELOSI, JUST SCRATCHING THE SURFACE
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     PostWednesday, August 6, 2008; C01 KNOW YOUR POWER A Message to America‘s Daughters By Nancy Pelosi with Amy Hill Hearth Doubleday. 180 pp. $23.'5 MADAM SPEAKER Nancy Pelosi‘s Life, Times, and Rise to Power By Marc Sandalow Modern Times. 300 pp. $25.'5 Newly moved to San Francisco in 1'6', bu >>>


      STOCKS JUMP ON FED‘S PREDICTION FOR INFLATION
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By Heather Landy and Neil IrwinWashington Post Staff WritersWednesday, August 6, 2008; D01 NEW YORK, Aug. 5 –– The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 2.' percent Tuesday as investors drew confidence from a continued decline in oil prices and from the Federal Reserve‘s prediction that inflation wou >>>


      11 CHARGED IN GLOBAL THEFT, SALE OF 40 MILLION CARD NUMBERS
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     August 6, 2008; D01 Federal prosecutors charged 11 people yesterday with the theft and sale of more than 40 million credit and debit card numbers from at least nine U.S. retailers in what they said was one of the largest and most complex hacking and identity theft cases ever brought.

Officials with the Departme >>>


      A RAGTAG PURSUIT OF THE TALIBAN
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By Candace RondeauxWashington Post Foreign ServiceWednesday, August 6,
2008; A01 CHAHAR DARREH, Afghanistan –– Lt. Col. Abdul Hamid, a new police commander, was having trouble doing the math. When he took control of this district in the country‘s north in early July, he had 54 officers. Since then, >>>


      BIRD DUNG MEANS BUSINESS ON PERU ISLAND
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     ISLA DE ASIA, Peru –– It‘s a dirty job, but people love to do it. Workers toiling 24 days a month loosen, scrape, sift, filter and bag bird dung to make some of the world‘s finest organic fertilizer _ known as guano.

They work in a chilly breeze with the pungent smell of must, salt and a >>>


      BOLIVIAN REFERENDUM POINTS UP CLASHING VISIONS
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By Joshua PartlowWashington Post Foreign ServiceWednesday, August 6, 2008; A08 SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia, Aug. 5 –– Henrri Zeballos, a lawyer, and his wife, a dentist, gathered the kids in their minivan for a Sunday–morning drive through their home town of Santa Cruz.

People came out of their houses >>>


      CHINA‘S UIGHURS WARY, WORRIED AFTER ATTACK
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     KASHGAR, China, Aug. 5 –– Fear and caution pervaded the warren of mud–brick homes and shops of this northwestern city‘s ethnic Uighur neighborhood Tuesday, a day after an attack on a paramilitary police unit that killed 16 officers. Residents said they feared they would be blamed because the two >>>


      CHINA‘S WOULD–BE PROTESTERS DENIED
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By Ariana Eunjung ChaWashington Post Foreign ServiceWednesday, August 6,
2008; A13 SUZHOU, China, Aug. 5 –– China announced late last month that it would permit protests during the Olympics in specially designated zones, as long as demonstrators first secured permits. The process has not proved that simp >>>


      COURT HAS HIV–POSITIVE MEXICAN SOLDIER REINSTATED
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     GUADALAJARA, Mexico –– A Mexican soldier has won his job back six years after he was kicked out of the military for testing HIV positive.

The soldier from western Mexican state of Jalisco was removed from his job after 20 years of service. But a federal court has ruled in his favor.

The Cen >>>


      IRAN SEEKS DETAILS ON NUCLEAR OFFER
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By Colum Lynch and Karen DeYoungWashington Post Staff WritersWednesday, August 6, 2008; A06 UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 5 –– The Iranian government said Tuesday that it is ready to respond to an incentives package that the United States and five other world powers have offered in exchange for suspension of its uran >>>


      IRAQ BANKS BILLIONS IN SURPLUSES, GAO SAYS
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By Karen DeYoungWashington Post Staff WriterWednesday, August 6, 2008; A06 Iraq‘s oil income will more than double this year, even as Baghdad continues to spend only a small percentage of its own money on reconstruction and services while it banks billions in surplus funds, according to projections by U.S. governm >>>


      MEXICAN NATIONAL EXECUTED IN TEXAS
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By Manuel Roig–FranziaWashington Post Foreign ServiceWednesday, August 6, 2008; A06 MEXICO CITY, Aug. 5 –– Texas executed on Tuesday night a Mexican citizen whose case inflamed passions in this country about capital punishment and tested international standards of justice.

José Ernesto >>>


      MOURNERS PAY RESPECTS TO SOLZHENITSYN
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By Peter FinnWashington Post Foreign ServiceWednesday, August 6, 2008; A12 MOSCOW, Aug. 5 –– Mourners braved heavy rain Tuesday to file past the body of former Soviet dissident and Nobel Prize–winning author Alexander Solzhenitsyn, which lay in an open coffin at the Russian Academy of Sciences, flanked >>>


      NEW YORKERS ON THE AFGHAN STEPPE
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     8:07 PM CHAHAR DARREH, Afghanistan –– The night before the team of National Guardsmen headed out on a mission, their base commander launched into a short soliloquy.

"Be a hard target," Lt. Col. John Weber said as he looked around the room full of soldiers. He gave me a sideways glance. &qu >>>


      PAKISTANI WOMAN FACES ASSAULT CHARGES
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     By William BraniginWashington Post Staff WriterWednesday, August 6, 2008; A14 A U.S.–educated Pakistani woman suspected of links to al–Qaeda appeared in federal court in New York yesterday on charges of attempting to kill American military officers and FBI agents in Afghanistan last month.

Aafia Sid >>>


      RIGHTS GROUPS ACCUSE IOC OF COMPLACENCY
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     A13 Less than a week before the Olympics, human rights groups are venting their anger over China‘s handling of the Games, saying the International Olympic Committee has only halfheartedly followed up on key causes of concern.

These groups say IOC representatives have failed to make good on pledges to pres >>>


      TRIAL COULD BRING US CLOSER TO CLOSING GUANTANAMO
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba –– The war crimes trial of a driver for Osama bin Laden could bring the United States closer to its goal of closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

The 10–day trial of Salim Hamdan, in a makeshift courtroom behind coils of razor wire, offers a road map for clarify >>>


      WHITE HOUSE DENIES AUTHOR‘S ACCUSATIONS OF DOCUMENT FORGERY
      Washington Post, 06-08-2008
     The Bush administration joined former top CIA officials in denouncing a new book‘s assertion that White House officials ordered the forgery of Iraqi documents to suggest a link between Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and the lead hijacker in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

The claim was made by Puli >>>


      AVIV WINS, GAYDAMAK LOSES
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     By Sharon Shpurer Arcadi Gaydamak was once the darling of the Israeli capital market, but it turns out the real winners are the Aviv family, headed by Doron Aviv and Dafna Harlev, who sold their controlling stake in Ocif Developments to Gaydamak less than two years ago.

The Aviv family sold Gaydamak 60% of the >>>


      BUSINESS IN BRIEF
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     Real Estate Easy Start Travel Week‘s End Anglo File Business in Brief After a few weeks of quiet, employees of the Israel Post are threatening to renew their strike and other work sanctions. The union informed the government company that they would soon start protesting the state‘s refusal to meet its financ >>>


      CAR SALES DECLINE IN JULY AFTER STELLAR FIRST SIX MONTHS
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     Tags: Israel New car sales in were down 7% in July, compared to July 2007, the car importers umbrella organization announced yesterday.

Nevertheless, sales for 2008 are up 20% compared to the first seven months of 2007, according to the figures.

Although car importers saw their market expand by 25% in >>>


      CELIAC PATIENTS FORCE ELITE TO MAKE GLUTEN–FREE PRODUCTS IN CLASS–ACTION
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     By Nurit Roth Tags: Israel, celiac Celiac patients won a battle against Elite early this week, after the Tel Aviv District Court approved a compromise in a class–action suit. Under the compromise, the food manufacturer will produce food items specifically for Israel‘s celiac population for the next two years >>>


      ENGEL PLANNING $400M MOSCOW AREA STRIP MALLS
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     By Michael Rochvarger Tags: Moscow, Israel Yaakov Engel‘s real estate development company, EngelInvest, plans to build 10 power center style, strip mall commercial projects in the Moscow area.

Engel will invest $400 million in building the centers, and anticipates revenues totaling $850 million. The proje >>>


      HOW WILL WE RECOGNIZE THE NEXT NIDAR?
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     By Ami Ginsburg The financial collapse of Nidar Construction & Development provides an opportunity to examine the warning lights that were blinking in the company‘s most recent profit and loss reports. Naturally, if a company is on the verge of bankruptcy, the signs will be in the balance sheet and the cash fl >>>


      ISRAEL COMPLETES FIRST STAGE OF OECD MEMBERSHIP PROCESS
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     By Moti Bassok Tags: Israel Israel has completed the first stage of joining the Organization for Economic Co–operation and Development. In this stage, Israel committed itself to adopting the accepted legal foundations for group members – the world‘s most developed nations – regarding policy, legi >>>


      LOCAL TYCOONS JOIN FORCES ON GREEN ENERGY INITIATIVES IN INDIA
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     Tags: Israel Mathew Bronfman, George Horesh and Hemi Peres have joined forces with David Azrieli‘s Indian green energy project. The four have founded a new company, Focal Energy, and undertaken to invest a total of $36 million. The company plans to invest in power plants that run on renewable energy – includ >>>


      MARKET REPORT / REAL ESTATE JUMPS 6.6%; HEMICALS TAKES A BEATING
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     Easy Start Travel Week‘s End Anglo File Market Report / Real estate jumps 6.6%; Chemicals takes a beating By Tal Levy Tags: Israel The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, particularly the real estate index, showed nice gains yesterday, despite sharp drops for The Israel Corporation and its Israel Chemicals subsidiary.
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      MARKETS IN BRIEF
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     Clal Finance says that Elbit Systems‘ stock has become attractive. "The combination of the company‘s growth and share price have created one of the most interesting opportunities on the TA–25 index," the brokerage writes, adding that it sees an 18% upside to the defense company‘s market >>>


      MAZUZ TO WEIGH IN ON BROADCAST REFORMS THROUGH ARRANGEMENTS LAW
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     By Avi Bar–Eli Tags: Israel Attorney General Menachem Mazuz is weighing the treasury and Communications Ministry‘s proposal to implement a reform in the television market that will allow HOT and yes to broadcast advertisements as of April 200', alongside a limited, and more inexpensive package of channel >>>


      SOLAR ENERGY COULD RAISE ELECTRICITY PRICES
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     By Avi Bar–Eli Tags: solar energy, Israel Construction of three new solar energy stations at Ashalim in the Negev, along with recently announced incentives for installing solar panels on rooftops, could cost an additional NIS 350 million annually for electricity production, raising prices by up to 1.5%.

W >>>


      SWISS FORENSIC LAB RESULTS BLOW BIG HOLE IN DEFENSE OVER CELLCOM STAKE
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     Jewish World Opinion National Print Edition Car Rental Books Haaretz Magazine Business Real Estate Easy Start Travel Week‘s End Anglo File Swiss forensic lab results blow big hole in defense over Cellcom stake By Nurit Roth Tags: Israel The trust document that attorney Yigal Arnon presented in his lawsuit against >>>


      TAX REVENUES DOWN NEARLY 11% IN JULY
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     By Moti Bassok Tags: Economy State revenues from taxes in July were 10.'% lower in real terms than in the same period last year, and down 5.0% for the first seven months of the year.

The decline means that, based on the current figures, the state budget will have NIS 1 billion less available in nominal term >>>


      TSUR: STOCK MARKETS AND THE LAWS OF PHYSICS
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     Tags: stock market, Israel The truth is that the pendulum principle is all around us. We just don‘t always want to admit it. We often realize in principle that things can‘t move upward forever, and admit that it will slow or even stop, but we don‘t want to admit that things will reverse.

In al >>>


      WHY CROCS COLLAPSED
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     By Doron Tsur Tags: Israel The laws of the playground are legion. Every child knows if the swing is pushed hard in one direction, it will rise to a certain height, and then swing back in the other direction. The child naturally doesn‘t know how high the swing will go, or exactly where it will change direction. But >>>


      MATRICULATION IS NOT EVERYTHING
      Haaretz, 06-08-2008
     By Haaretz Editorial Tags: Education For many years the Education Ministry has not been sparing of reforms intended to increase the number of students eligible for matriculation certificates, but this number has not changed. This year, too, about 46 percent of the cohort will receive matriculation certificates, an impro >>>



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