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



All articles from December 15, 2008
<< Select other date

Pages:    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

      GUNMEN KILL SEVEN FROM IRAQI FAMILY: POLICE
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     MOSUL (Reuters) – Gunmen killed seven people from a single family, members of the minority Yazidi sect, when they stormed into their home in northern Iraq on Monday, police said.

Police said a woman, her husband, and the couple‘s adult children were shot dead in the attack, which took place after mi >>>


      HAMAS LEADERS SAY WILL NOT EXTEND GAZA TRUCE
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     GAZA (Reuters) – Hamas leaders said on Sunday they did not expect to extend a six–month ceasefire with Israel in the Gaza Strip when it expires this week, although it remained unclear whether this would mean an immediate surge in violence.

Israel, which has traded fire with Palestinian Islamists in >>>


      HUNGARIAN COURT ANNULS DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIPS LAW
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     BUDAPEST, Hungary –– Hungary‘s Constitutional Court says it has annulled a law giving rights to domestic partners because it would diminish the importance of marriage.

The law, passed by parliament a year ago, would have allowed unmarried or gay couples to register their domestic relationships >>>


      IRAQIS HAIL JOURNALIST WHO THREW SHOES AT BUSH AS A HERO
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     By Sudarsan Raghavan and Ellen KnickmeyerWashington Post Foreign ServiceMonday, December 15, 2008; 12:57 PM BAGHDAD, Dec. 15 –– Iraqis demonstrated in the streets Monday demanding the release of the journalist who hurled two shoes at President Bush during a press conference on Sunday, as Arabs across the Mid >>>


      ISRAEL FREES MORE THAN 200 PALESTINIAN PRISONERS
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     RAMALLAH, West Bank –– Israel released 224 Palestinian prisoners Monday in a gesture to moderate Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, as jubilant detainees waving Palestinian flags jumped on the roof of one of the buses carrying them to freedom.

Israel holds more than 8,000 Palestinians and their fa >>>


      LYE, BORIC ACID BANNED AS FOOD ADDITIVES IN CHINA
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     BEIJING –– Substances commonly used as industrial dyes, insecticides and drain cleaners were included on a list of illegal food additives China released Monday as part of a monthslong government crackdown aimed at improving the country‘s shoddy food safety record.

Among the 17 banned substance >>>


      MIA FARROW: CONGO CIVILIANS NEED URGENT PROTECTION
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     GENEVA –– Actress Mia Farrow appealed Monday for the world to stop the rape of women and girls in eastern Congo, which she described as "one of the worst situations I have ever encountered in my life." Farrow, who returned Sunday from a three–day visit to the African country on behalf of the >>>


      MUGABE‘S PARTY SAYS OPPOSITION PLOTS OVERTHROW
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     HARARE, Zimbabwe –– Zimbabwe‘s ruling party renewed accusations Monday that its opponents are training in neighboring Botswana to overthrow President Robert Mugabe, heightening political tensions as the country faces a spreading cholera epidemic.

The opposition dismissed the allegations made i >>>


      MUMBAI ATTACKERS STOLE CREDIT CARDS, MONEY: POLICE
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The militants who attacked India‘s financial center last month, killing 17' people, also stole credit cards, money and mobile telephones from their victims, Mumbai‘s top police officer said on Monday.

The stolen goods and currency included thousands of rupees and doll >>>


      OFFICIAL REPORT FAULTS IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     By Karen DeYoungWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, December 15, 2008; A17 As the United States prepares for a major expansion of its development and reconstruction programs in Afghanistan and Pakistan, government investigators have described the U.S. reconstruction effort in Iraq as a failure that wasted billions.
>>>


      PAKISTAN: NO BRITISH ACCESS TO MUMBAI SUSPECTS
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     ISLAMABAD, Pakistan –– Pakistan will not let British investigators question suspects detained in Pakistan over the Mumbai terrorist attacks, the prime minister said Monday.

British premier Gordon Brown asked for access to the suspects during a visit to Islamabad on Sunday. But his Pakistani counterp >>>


      PERU SEIZES 3 TONS OF COCAINE MIXED WITH GUANO
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     LIMA, Peru –– Drug agents in Peru say they have seized 3 tons of cocaine mixed into a shipment of guano bound for Spain.

A four–month investigation led to the seizure at a warehouse in the capital of Lima, anti–drug police Col. Cesar Cortijo said Monday.

Cortijo said the drugs b >>>


      POLICE QUASH ANTI–KREMLIN DEMONSTRATION; DOZENS HELD
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     MOSCOW, Dec. 14 –– Police thwarted a banned anti–Kremlin protest in central Moscow on Sunday, seizing dozens of demonstrators and shoving them into trucks.

Organizers said 130 people were detained across the capital, but police put the number at '0. The opposition movement, headed by fierc >>>


      PRIME MINISTER OF SOMALIA FIRED BY PRESIDENT
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     MOGADISHU, Somalia, Dec. 14 –– Somalia‘s president fired his prime minister Sunday and accused him of paralyzing the government with "corruption, inefficiency and treason." Hours later, as the government veered toward collapse, Islamist insurgents held a brazen news conference in the capital >>>


      RUSSIAN–LED GROUPING DECLARES TURKMEN VOTE FAIR
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     AM ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan –– A Russian–dominated group on Monday called Turkmenistan‘s parliamentary election free and open, but critics said the vote in the Central Asian nation was a sham and disputed the official turnout figure.

The parliamentary polls were the first since the death i >>>


      RUSSIAN NAVY: RUSSIAN WARSHIPS TO VISIT CUBA
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     MOSCOW –– Russian warships will visit U.S. foe Cuba for the first time since the Soviet era, the navy said Monday.

The destroyer Admiral Chabanenko and two support ships from a squadron that has been on a lengthy visit to Latin America will put in at Havana on Friday for a five–day stay, navy >>>


      SCIENTIST SAYS HE HAS FOUND OLDEST SPIDER WEB
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     PM LONDON –– The tiny tangled threads of the world‘s oldest spider web have been found encased in a prehistoric piece of amber, a British scientist said Monday.

Oxford University paleobiologist Martin Brasier said the 140–million–year–old webbing provides evidence that arachn >>>


      SOMALI PRIME MINISTER VOWS TO CONTINUE HIS JOB
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     AM MOGADISHU, Somalia –– Somalia‘s prime minister vowed to continue his job Monday even after the president fired him, the latest political chaos in a country struggling with a deadly insurgency and rampant piracy off the coast.

The prime minister, Nur Hassan Hussein, survived a no–confi >>>


      UKRAINE DETAINS MAN WANTED IN US IN INDECENCY CASE
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     KIEV, Ukraine –– Ukrainian officials say a Texas man wanted in the United States on charges of indecency with minors has voluntarily left for home after being detained near Kiev.

Interior Ministry spokeswoman Olena Melnyk said police detained 2'–year–old Stephen Bruce Unger outside t >>>


      UN SAYS CHOLERA DEATH TOLL IN ZIMBABWE REACHES '78
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     GENEVA –– The United Nations says the death toll from a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has risen to '78 _ an increase of nearly 25 percent in three days.

The U.N. humanitarian office says the total number of suspected cases reported in the southern African country has risen to 18,413 since the sta >>>


      UNSEEN IRAQ
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     A17 By Andrea Bruce Washington Post Staff Photographer Young boys chase each other through an arch of balloons and crowd onto the stage with cellphones and small cameras. The humid ballroom is packed with long tables strewn with the remains of dinner. Men sit back in their banquet chairs, chewing on toothpicks, ready to >>>


      US: DETAINEE DIES IN US CUSTODY IN IRAQ
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     BAGHDAD –– The U.S. military says a detainee has died of an apparent heart attack while in custody at a U.S. detention facility in Baghdad.

Monday‘s statement says the 25–year–old man was pronounced dead by doctors at a combat hospital after losing consciousness at Camp Cropper.
>>>


      WORLD BANK: CHINA FOCUS ON ITSELF CAN AID WORLD
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     BEIJING –– World Bank President Robert Zoellick warned Monday that 200' will prove to be a "very difficult" year for China and the world amid the financial downturn, but said the Chinese government‘s efforts to shore up the country‘s own economy will help aid global stability.
< >>>


      YEMEN: 3 GERMANS KIDNAPPED
      Washington Post, 15-12-2008
     SAN‘A, Yemen –– Tribesmen kidnapped a German aid worker and her parents in southern Yemen early Monday and are holding them hostage, demanding the government release imprisoned clan members, Yemeni officials said.

The aid worker, who is based in Yemen, and her visiting mother and father were s >>>


      BUSINESS IN BRIEF
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     Real Estate GA 2008 Travel Week‘s End Anglo File Business in Brief The Knesset Finance Committee will not vote this morning on the pension savings safety net proposal passed yesterday morning by the cabinet. The treasury has yet to formulate the required regulations and ordinances for implementing the proposal, an >>>


      INSURANCE FIRMS, TECHNION AMONG LOSERS IN MADOFF INVESTMENT SCAM
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Haaretz Correspondents and News Agencies , By Sharon Shpurer and Yoram Gabison Tags: bernard L. Madoff The huge $50 billion fraud allegedly perpetrated by Bernard Madoff, possibly the largest in history, has reached Israel, too. Among those invested in Madoff‘s funds and Ponzi scheme are an impressive list of I >>>


      MAALOT DOWNGRADES PROFIT BONDS TO SPECULATIVE
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Nathan Sheva Tags: israel news Profit Building Industries had already warned that it might have difficulty repaying its bondholders in full. Its bonds were already trading deep in junk territory, at yields of between 26% to '6%.

Then Midroog chimed in and downgraded its bonds yesterday by two notches (ag >>>


      MARKET REPORT / TA–25 FALLS 3.4% ON MORE BAD ECONOMIC NEWS
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Yael Pollak Tags: israel news The first trading day of the week on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange ended deep in the red, even though the cabinet approved the pension savings safety net in its regular weekly meeting yesterday.

The TA–25 fell 3.4% to end the day at 675 points, while the TA–100 lost 3. >>>


      MARKETS IN BRIEF
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     Bank Hapoalim‘s purchasing managers index hit its lowest point since 1''6 this November, falling to just 34.6 points. For eight months now the index has been below 50 points, which is the dividing line between economic expansion and contraction. Individual index components such as domestic demand and expor >>>


      MOST PAY MUCH MORE IN BANK FEES AFTER REFORMS
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Tal Levy Tags: banks, israel news Despite, or more likely because of the bank fee reforms, 62% of Israeli bank customers now pay 36% more on average in bank fees. The remaining 38% have seen their fees fall by an average of 42%, reported the Israel Consumer Council.

The main reason fees have gone up is that >>>


      STEINMETZ TRIES TO GIVE HIS BSG BONDHOLDERS A STEEP HAIRCUT
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Michael Rochvarger and Eti Aflalo Tags: israel news Energy and mining baron Beny Steinmetz seems to be following in the footsteps of fellow fuels magnate Yitzhak Tshuva, in giving bondholders a haircut.

Which means, in market jargon, to return rather less than investors had lent them in bond offerings to the >>>


      TAKING STOCK / WHOSE MONEY IS IT, ANYWAY?
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Guy Rolnik Tags: israel news They want us to think that the milk has already been spilled.

They would like us to confine our attention to questions such as how to stimulate the economy, how to create jobs, how to inject liquidity into the market and how to restart lending again.

They tell us this is >>>


      ANGRY YOUNG PEOPLE
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Anastasis Vistonitis Tags: athens, israel news Some 25 centuries ago, at the end of his life, Heraclitus chose to converse only with children. Last Saturday, in the Exarcheia district of central Athens, a police officer, known to his colleagues by the nickname Rambo, shot and killed, with his service revolver, a 15&n >>>


      ENOUGH ALREADY
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Akiva Eldar Tags: israel news Benjamin Netanyahu couldn‘t have expected a better result. The right–wing leader both used Moshe Feiglin to depict himself as a moderate statesman and erased him from the Likud ticket. This brilliant move paves Netanyahu‘s way to the center – the object of desire >>>


      I AM ASHAMED
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Hadassa Ben–Itto Tags: disputed house, settlers I always tried to integrate public activity into my personal life. I felt a special obligation to do so, as someone who had the good fortune to grow up here and to take part in the magnificent Zionist enterprise of establishing the Jewish state. I eschewed the pol >>>


      LEGALIZE THEM
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Haaretz Editorial Tags: bedouin, Bedouin community The committee tasked with resolving the dilemma of Bedouin settlement in the Negev, which is headed by former Supreme Court justice and state comptroller Eliezer Goldberg, submitted its recommendations last week, providing an opening to a solution of one of the most >>>


      NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Yehuda Ben Meir Tags: tzipi livni, gilad shalit A normal country and a wise nation seeks leaders who tell the truth – not those who speak to the people in populist slogans, cliches, double–speak and only what the public wants to hear. Unfortunately, we do not have an abundance of such leaders. One of the >>>


      ‘THERE IS NO MODERATE ISLAM,‘ SAYS FAR–RIGHT DUTCH LEGISLATOR GEERT WILDERS
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Cnaan Liphshiz Tags: Mumbai Chabad, Daniel Pipes An international conference on jihad that took place in Jerusalem on Sunday highlighted what hawkish scholars on Islam described as "real disputes" about the nature of the problem. The event also inspired the controversial Dutch legislator Geert Wilders to pl >>>


      $50B ‘PONZI SCHEME‘ STINGS JEWISH PHILANTHROPY GROUPS
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Haaretz Correspondent and Agencies , By Natasha Mozgovaya Tags: israel news WASHINGTON – An alleged $50 billion fraud by Wall Street financier Bernard Madoff has caused deep ripples in the Jewish philanthropic world, forcing the closure of a charity aimed at reversing assimilation and intermarriage and triggeri >>>


      ANALYSIS / WHO WANTS TO END THE HAMAS–ISRAEL CEASEFIRE?
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff Tags: Israel News, Ismail Haniyeh Israel and Hamas on Monday ratcheted up their public statements ahead of the critical date of Friday, December 1' when the six–month old cease–fire is set to expire. In Damascus, Hamas political leader Khaled Meshal threatened that calm >>>


      BARAK: JUSTICE SYSTEM TOO EASY ON LAWBREAKING SETTLERS
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Barak Ravid and Tomer Zarchin Defense Minister Ehud Barak yesterday accused the justice system of impeding efforts to enforce the law in the territories by treating lawbreaking settlers too leniently.

He also said his office is considering paying compensation to Palestinian victims of settler riots in Hebron >>>


      BEDOUIN DISAPPOINTED; RIGHTISTS CRITICAL
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     Both Bedouin and Jews are disappointed with the Goldberg Committee‘s conclusions. "Over the last two months they sold us gold–coated words, but the committee‘s recommendations have taken us back 60 years," said Hasain al–Rifaya, head of the council of unrecognized Bedouin villages.
>>>


      C‘TEE SAYS: LEGALIZE UNRECOGNIZED BEDOUIN VILLAGES
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Shahar Ilan A government committee on the status of the Negev Bedouin is recommending legalizing as many unrecognized villages as possible, and transferring residents of the remainder to agreed–upon locations.

"The Bedouin in the Negev are not illegal aliens, are not transparent and are not withou >>>


      CHANNEL 10‘S HOROWITZ MAY JOIN NEW LEFT–WING BLOC
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Roni Singer–Heruti Journalist and Channel 10 television analyst Nitzan Horowitz is reportedly considering joining the new left–wing movement, which is slated to join forces with Meretz.

Meretz chair Haim Oron met with Horowitz recently to offer him a position with the new bloc, but the broadcaste >>>


      CHARGES: MEN PLANNED TO FLY MODEL PLANE BOMB INTO BASE
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Ofra Edelman and Amos Harel Two men from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Isawiyah were indicted yesterday for planning to fly an explosive–packed model airplane into an army base near their home.

The indictment, issued by the Jerusalem District Court against Iyad Abid,
20, and Abdullah Abid, 21, >>>


      COMPANY FAILS TO PAY DEFENSIVE DRIVING EMPLOYEES FOR A YEAR
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Ruth Sinai Employees of a company that offers defensive driving courses could become among the most recent refugees of the shrinking middle class, a trend demonstrated in a report on wage gaps released yesterday.

Sixteen employees at the Israel National Council for the Prevention of Accidents, which used to >>>


      DESPITE LAG IN POLLS, KADIMA RECRUITERS HOPING TO CAPTURE AMBITIOUS NUMBER OF SEATS
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Mazal Mualem Tags: Marina Solodkin, Tzipi Livni Several Kadima activists responsible for recruiting new members will be running for a spot on the party‘s Knesset ticket during Wednesday‘s primary.

Despite polls indicating that the ruling party will lose seats in the next Knesset, some Kadima acti >>>


      EX–MK TESTIFIES AGAINST BAR–ON IN DOUBLE–VOTING CASE
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Jonathan Lis Former MK Inbal Gavrieli testified to the police yesterday against Finance Minister Roni Bar–On as part of a new inquiry into the 2003 Knesset double–voting case.

Officially, police stressed that they have not opened a formal investigation against Bar–On; rather, this is a prel >>>


      FARMERS TO LOSE 100 MILLION CUBIC METERS OF WATER, BAN ON GARDEN WATERING MAY BE NEXT IN LINE TO GO
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Amiram Cohen The Water Authority announced yesterday it would reduce the amount of water available for agricultural use by 22 percent, or 100 million cubic meters.

The cuts are expected to dry up 60,000 dunams of groves and orchards, and 40,000 dunams of greenhouses in the southern coastal plain and Negev.>>>


      GAZA BANKS AT RISK OF COLLAPSE UNLESS ISRAEL PUMPS MORE CASH, DIPLOMATS WARN
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Avi Issacharoff, Haaretz Correspondent and AP Tags: israel news Representatives of the Quartet, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund are asking Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to continue sending funds to the Gaza Strip in a bid to avoid the collapse of the banking system there.

Suspending the money >>>


      HOSPITAL OFFICIAL: SERIOUS FAULTS LED TO NEW MOTHER‘S DEATH
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Ran Reznick Tags: hadassah hospital A series of serious failures and negligence led to the death of a woman a day after she gave birth to twins by Caesarean section, a senior medical official at Hadassah University Hospital, Ein Karem told Haaretz.

Dr. Galit Sa‘ada–Ophir, 37, died Thursday in the >>>


      JERUSALEM FIRE CHIEF SUSPENDED OVER ATTEMPTING TO RUN A BROTHEL
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Jonathan Lis Tags: Israel News, Nir Barkat Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has temporarily suspended the municipal fire chief, Moshe Suissa, after police recommended to the State Prosecutor‘s Office that Suissa be charged with attempting to run a brothel, employing firefighters in private renovation work, taking bri >>>


      JERUSALEM MAYOR LOOKS TO BRING HOLLYWOOD TO THE HOLY CITY
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Jonathan Lis Tags: jerusalem, hillary clinton, Advertisement Members of the delegation included Darren Star, producer of the smash television series "Sex and the City," "Beverly Hills '0210" and "Melrose Place," and Steve Warren, who represents hit actors and actresses Leonardo DiCap >>>


      JUNIOR FACULTY SIGN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT WITH UNIVERSITY HEADS, ENDING SEVERAL YEARS OF CONFLICT
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Ofri Ilani University junior faculty representatives signed an employment conditions agreement last night with the committee of university heads, ending a struggle they had been waging for several years. The agreement covers the terms of employment for adjunct faculty, who until now were employed as contract workers >>>


      LACK OF ELECTRICITY ENDANGERS SICK CHILD
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     Yassin al–Athmiin, 3, suffers from severe shortness of breath. Ever since he was born, he has lived with his parents and his three older siblings in the illegal village of Hashem Zana. Because of his illness, doctors advised his parents to leave an inhaler next to his bed at night. But the village has no electrici >>>


      MAZUZ TO INDICT BALAD MK OVER ILLEGAL SYRIA VISIT
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Tomer Zarchin Attorney General Menachem Mazuz plans to indict MK Said Naffaa (Balad) for making an illegal trip to Syria last year, unless a hearing with the MK‘s lawyers convinces him otherwise, Mazuz informed Naffaa yesterday.

However, he has decided to close similar cases against MK Ahmed Tibi (Unit >>>


      MESHAL: CEASE–FIRE ENDS THIS WEEK
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Avi Issacharoff, Amos Harel, Barak Ravid and Jack Khoury, Haaretz Correspondents and Agencies Tags: Israel News, Khaled Meshal Hamas does not plan to extend its truce with Israel beyond this Friday, December 1', which is when the organization claims it is due to expire, the Damascus–based head of Hamas&lsqu >>>


      POLICE POSTPONE RIGHTIST MARCH PLANNED FOR UMM AL–FAHM
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Yoav Stern The mayor of Umm al–Fahm said yesterday that even if rightist demonstrators march through his city at a later date as planned, residents will turn out in force to prevent it. The march, scheduled for today, was postponed yesterday until further notice amid police fears it could result in life–t >>>


      SEVERED HEAD, BODY FOUND; OPS SUSPECT MOB LINK IN MURDER
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By Yuval Goren Tags: israel news A man‘s severed head and his body were found in two close but different streets in Petah Tivka yesterday. It is one of the most shocking murders in Israel in recent memory.

Police say the victim was a local resident in his thirties with no criminal record.

A maint >>>


      YEMENI RABBI: JEWISH COMMUNITY IS THREATENED
      Haaretz, 15-12-2008
     By The Associated Press RAYDAH, Yemen – Muslim extremists in this northern Yemeni town are still harassing the small Jewish community after one of its members was gunned down last week, a local rabbi said yesterday.

Rabbi Yahia Yaish bin Yahia said he felt alienated in his own village after a Jewish teach >>>


      NA VICE CHAIRWOMAN WELCOMES CHINESE, INDIAN GUESTS
      Nhan Dan, 15-12-2008
     National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong received delegations from the China National People‘s Congress and the Indian Association of Parliamentarians on Population and Development in Hanoi on December 14.

The Chinese and Indian delegations were in Vietnam to attend the 'th Asian Forum of Parl >>>


      PM PLEDGES TO BUILD STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH JAPAN
      Nhan Dan, 15-12-2008
     PM Dung hailed Fukuda‘s attendance at the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, saying that the issue had topped Vietnam‘s concern.

Vietnam, he noted, has recorded a lot of achievements while implementing the population strategy, but still faces various difficulties in stabi >>>


      THANH HOA URGED TO BOOST INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT
      Nhan Dan, 15-12-2008
     Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh has asked Thanh Hoa province to speed up industrial development with a focus being placed on the industrial facilities at the Nghi Son economic zone.

Having visited the northern province from December 12–14, the Party leader also stressed that due attention should be >>>


      VIETNAM‘S POSITION HAS IMPROVED, SAYS IPU LEADER
      Nhan Dan, 15-12-2008
     Inter–Parliamentary Union (IPU) General Secretary Anders B. Johnsson spoke highly of Vietnam‘s position and prestige, saying that they had been increasingly improved in the world.

The IPU leader made the remark while receiving a Vietnamese National Assembly delegation led by Nguyen Van Son, Chairman >>>


      Guitar Hero recluta a Metallica para un videojuego
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     ¡Guitar Hero rocks! Su dominio es obvio entre los videojuegos musicales, donde lidera un mercado hambriento de más porque los únicos que no se interesan en estos juegos son los que no los han probado, los que desconocen que la música que simulan, haciendo que tocan una guitarra con una escoba, puede ser real con el poder de un videojuego. Y >>>


      Guitar Hero recluta a Metallica para un videojuego
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     ¡Guitar Hero rocks! Su dominio es obvio entre los videojuegos musicales, donde lidera un mercado hambriento de más porque los únicos que no se interesan en estos juegos son los que no los han probado, los que desconocen que la música que simulan, haciendo que tocan una guitarra con una escoba, puede ser real con el poder de un videojuego. Y >>>


      Guitar Hero recluta a Metallica para un videojuego
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     ¡Guitar Hero rocks! Su dominio es obvio entre los videojuegos musicales, donde lidera un mercado hambriento de más porque los únicos que no se interesan en estos juegos son los que no los han probado, los que desconocen que la música que simulan, haciendo que tocan una guitarra con una escoba, puede ser real con el poder de un videojuego. Y >>>


      Guitar Hero recluta a Metallica para un videojuego
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     ¡Guitar Hero rocks! Su dominio es obvio entre los videojuegos musicales, donde lidera un mercado hambriento de más porque los únicos que no se interesan en estos juegos son los que no los han probado, los que desconocen que la música que simulan, haciendo que tocan una guitarra con una escoba, puede ser real con el poder de un videojuego. Y >>>


      "El hambre me llevó a la música"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Mide poco más de metro sesenta y goza de una elegante arrogancia. De abuelos gallegos -de Lugo-, Adrián Dárgelos, de 3' años, es el cantante de uno de los mejores grupos de rock argentino, Babasónicos. Su último disco, -tienen nueve-, se llama Mucho y es lo que suena en los áticos del bonaerense barrio de Palermo a la hora del cóctel. >>>


      "El hambre me llevó a la música"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Mide poco más de metro sesenta y goza de una elegante arrogancia. De abuelos gallegos -de Lugo-, Adrián Dárgelos, de 3' años, es el cantante de uno de los mejores grupos de rock argentino, Babasónicos. Su último disco, -tienen nueve-, se llama Mucho y es lo que suena en los áticos del bonaerense barrio de Palermo a la hora del cóctel. >>>


      "ETA le propone pagar una cuota anual de 6.000 euros"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Comentarios - 130 ¿Cómo reacciona un terrorista de ETA al saber que su familia está siendo extorsionada por sus compañeros de organización? Debido a su intensa actividad, el aparato de recaudación de la banda, GEZI, acrónimo de Gora Euskal Zerga Iraultzaila! (viva el impuesto revolucionario vasco), acostumbra a generar abundante documenta >>>


      "ETA le propone pagar una cuota anual de 6.000 euros"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Comentarios - 130 ¿Cómo reacciona un terrorista de ETA al saber que su familia está siendo extorsionada por sus compañeros de organización? Debido a su intensa actividad, el aparato de recaudación de la banda, GEZI, acrónimo de Gora Euskal Zerga Iraultzaila! (viva el impuesto revolucionario vasco), acostumbra a generar abundante documenta >>>


      "ETA le propone pagar una cuota anual de 6.000 euros"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Comentarios - 130 ¿Cómo reacciona un terrorista de ETA al saber que su familia está siendo extorsionada por sus compañeros de organización? Debido a su intensa actividad, el aparato de recaudación de la banda, GEZI, acrónimo de Gora Euskal Zerga Iraultzaila! (viva el impuesto revolucionario vasco), acostumbra a generar abundante documenta >>>


      "ETA le propone pagar una cuota anual de 6.000 euros"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Comentarios - 130 ¿Cómo reacciona un terrorista de ETA al saber que su familia está siendo extorsionada por sus compañeros de organización? Debido a su intensa actividad, el aparato de recaudación de la banda, GEZI, acrónimo de Gora Euskal Zerga Iraultzaila! (viva el impuesto revolucionario vasco), acostumbra a generar abundante documenta >>>


      "Hemos hecho lo que hemos podido"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     equipo tenía bajas importantes, pero los que han salido lo han hecho perfectamente". El Madrid salvó el honor, pero perdió tres puntos y el Barça le saca 12 a 10 días de Navidad. La distancia parece insalvable. Juande procuró lanzar un discurso esperanzador para evitar el hundimiento moral de sus muchachos. "En el fútbol, hay que ir pa >>>


      "Hemos hecho lo que hemos podido"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     equipo tenía bajas importantes, pero los que han salido lo han hecho perfectamente". El Madrid salvó el honor, pero perdió tres puntos y el Barça le saca 12 a 10 días de Navidad. La distancia parece insalvable. Juande procuró lanzar un discurso esperanzador para evitar el hundimiento moral de sus muchachos. "En el fútbol, hay que ir pa >>>


      "No añoro la NBA"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     de la lesión en el segundo, fue positiva. Pero no me arrepiento del paso que he dado. Quiero ayudar a este equipo a crecer. Sus dirigentes me demostraron que el proyecto es muy ambicioso y las expectativas son altísimas", afirma. El objetivo es obtener la clasificación para disputar la próxima edición de la Euroliga. Eso pasa por ganar >>>


      "No añoro la NBA"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     de la lesión en el segundo, fue positiva. Pero no me arrepiento del paso que he dado. Quiero ayudar a este equipo a crecer. Sus dirigentes me demostraron que el proyecto es muy ambicioso y las expectativas son altísimas", afirma. El objetivo es obtener la clasificación para disputar la próxima edición de la Euroliga. Eso pasa por ganar >>>


      "No me han descentrado"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Si en la primera parte Messi participó en 35 ocasiones, en el segundo tiempo apareció en 22. Le alcanzó para tirarle una pared a Busquets, que terminó en penalti: lo tiró Etoo y lo falló. El Madrid suavizó los contactos, pero mantuvo el punto físico suficiente para complicar la vida al Barcelona a base de provocar sus errores con orden >>>


      "No me han descentrado"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Si en la primera parte Messi participó en 35 ocasiones, en el segundo tiempo apareció en 22. Le alcanzó para tirarle una pared a Busquets, que terminó en penalti: lo tiró Etoo y lo falló. El Madrid suavizó los contactos, pero mantuvo el punto físico suficiente para complicar la vida al Barcelona a base de provocar sus errores con orden >>>


      "No me han descentrado"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Si en la primera parte Messi participó en 35 ocasiones, en el segundo tiempo apareció en 22. Le alcanzó para tirarle una pared a Busquets, que terminó en penalti: lo tiró Etoo y lo falló. El Madrid suavizó los contactos, pero mantuvo el punto físico suficiente para complicar la vida al Barcelona a base de provocar sus errores con orden >>>


      "No me han descentrado"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Si en la primera parte Messi participó en 35 ocasiones, en el segundo tiempo apareció en 22. Le alcanzó para tirarle una pared a Busquets, que terminó en penalti: lo tiró Etoo y lo falló. El Madrid suavizó los contactos, pero mantuvo el punto físico suficiente para complicar la vida al Barcelona a base de provocar sus errores con orden >>>


      "Nuestros votantes piden más distancia frente al PSOE"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Es "un hombre de campo". Nació en 1'52 en el pueblo del que llegaría a ser alcalde: Argamasilla de Alba (Ciudad Real), "el lugar de La Mancha donde Cervantes concibió el El Quijote", y dice que IU está llena de hidalgos caballeros como aquél. Casado y con dos hijos, Cayo Lara se despedía ayer de sus adversarios con apretones de manos >>>


      "Nuestros votantes piden más distancia frente al PSOE"
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Es "un hombre de campo". Nació en 1'52 en el pueblo del que llegaría a ser alcalde: Argamasilla de Alba (Ciudad Real), "el lugar de La Mancha donde Cervantes concibió el El Quijote", y dice que IU está llena de hidalgos caballeros como aquél. Casado y con dos hijos, Cayo Lara se despedía ayer de sus adversarios con apretones de manos >>>


      Abhisit Vejjajiva, nuevo primer ministro de Tailandia
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     En plena crisis política y con dos bandos enfrentados que afirmaban tener la legitimidad suficiente para que su candidato fuera designado jefe del Ejecutivo, el Parlamento de Tailandia ha elegido al que será su próximo primer ministro. Tailandia A FONDO Capital: Bangkok. Gobierno: Monarquía Constitucional. Población: 65,4'3,2'8 >>>


      Abhisit Vejjajiva, nuevo primer ministro de Tailandia
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     En plena crisis política y con dos bandos enfrentados que afirmaban tener la legitimidad suficiente para que su candidato fuera designado jefe del Ejecutivo, el Parlamento de Tailandia ha elegido al que será su próximo primer ministro. Tailandia A FONDO Capital: Bangkok. Gobierno: Monarquía Constitucional. Población: 65,4'3,2'8 >>>


      Abhisit Vejjajiva, nuevo primer ministro de Tailandia
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     En plena crisis política y con dos bandos enfrentados que afirmaban tener la legitimidad suficiente para que su candidato fuera designado jefe del Ejecutivo, el Parlamento de Tailandia ha elegido al que será su próximo primer ministro. Tailandia A FONDO Capital: Bangkok. Gobierno: Monarquía Constitucional. Población: 65,4'3,2'8 >>>


      Anarquistas veteranos y adolescentes se funden en la protesta griega
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Son poco más de 500 y siguen tácticas de guerrilla urbana en un tablero muy proclive al juego del ratón y el gato, la intrincada topografía del centro de la ciudad de Atenas. Los protagonistas de la violencia que desde hace una semana sacude Grecia pertenecen a grupos anarquistas, antisistema y autogestionarios, depositarios en parte de una >>>


      Anarquistas veteranos y adolescentes se funden en la protesta griega
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Son poco más de 500 y siguen tácticas de guerrilla urbana en un tablero muy proclive al juego del ratón y el gato, la intrincada topografía del centro de la ciudad de Atenas. Los protagonistas de la violencia que desde hace una semana sacude Grecia pertenecen a grupos anarquistas, antisistema y autogestionarios, depositarios en parte de una >>>


      Antena 3 se incorpora a Digital +
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Antena 3 se incorpora, desde hoy, a la oferta de Digital +, canal que está disponible para todos los clientes de la plataforma en el dial 13. Empresa: ANTENA 3 TV (Antena 3 de Televisión, S.A) La noticia en otros webs webs en español en otros idiomas Con esta incorporación, los espectadores de la plataforma podrán seguir sus programas fa >>>


      Antena 3 se incorpora a Digital +
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Antena 3 se incorpora, desde hoy, a la oferta de Digital +, canal que está disponible para todos los clientes de la plataforma en el dial 13. Empresa: ANTENA 3 TV (Antena 3 de Televisión, S.A) La noticia en otros webs webs en español en otros idiomas Con esta incorporación, los espectadores de la plataforma podrán seguir sus programas fa >>>


      Avalancha final en los cursillos para ejercer como profesor
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     En la Universidad de Alicante han tenido que levantar aulas prefabricadas para poder atender la avalancha de titulados que se han matriculado para obtener el Certificado de Aptitud Pedagógica (CAP), necesario para que cualquier licenciado (en matemáticas, filología, físicas, historia...) pueda ejercer como profesor de secundaria. La demanda >>>


      Avalancha final en los cursillos para ejercer como profesor
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     En la Universidad de Alicante han tenido que levantar aulas prefabricadas para poder atender la avalancha de titulados que se han matriculado para obtener el Certificado de Aptitud Pedagógica (CAP), necesario para que cualquier licenciado (en matemáticas, filología, físicas, historia...) pueda ejercer como profesor de secundaria. La demanda >>>


      Belmonte recupera la brazada
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Mireia Belmonte fue una de las grandes decepciones de los Juegos de Pekín. La gran promesa de la natación española, la mujer cuyas marcas como juvenil prometían competir de tú a tú con las mejores, se hundió. Agotada durante toda la competición, no logró meterse en ninguna final. Con 17 años, las aguas olímpicas le vinieron grandes. En los >>>


      Belmonte recupera la brazada
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Mireia Belmonte fue una de las grandes decepciones de los Juegos de Pekín. La gran promesa de la natación española, la mujer cuyas marcas como juvenil prometían competir de tú a tú con las mejores, se hundió. Agotada durante toda la competición, no logró meterse en ninguna final. Con 17 años, las aguas olímpicas le vinieron grandes. En los >>>


      Boca, San Lorenzo y Tigre jugarán un triangular por el título argentino
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Boca Juniors, San Lorenzo y Tigre se disputarán en un triangular el título de campeón del torneo Apertura argentino, tras ganar ayer sus encuentros de la última jornada y terminar el campeonato empatados a 3' puntos. Boca venció a Colón (3-2), San Lorenzo a Argentinos Juniors (0-1), y Tigre a Banfield (1-0). Los encuentros del triangula >>>


      Boca, San Lorenzo y Tigre jugarán un triangular por el título argentino
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Boca Juniors, San Lorenzo y Tigre se disputarán en un triangular el título de campeón del torneo Apertura argentino, tras ganar ayer sus encuentros de la última jornada y terminar el campeonato empatados a 3' puntos. Boca venció a Colón (3-2), San Lorenzo a Argentinos Juniors (0-1), y Tigre a Banfield (1-0). Los encuentros del triangula >>>


      Boca, Tigre y San Lorenzo jugarán un triangular por el título argentino
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Boca Juniors, San Lorenzo y Tigre se disputarán en un triangular el título de campeón del torneo Apertura argentino, tras ganar ayer sus encuentros de la última jornada y terminar el campeonato empatados a 3' puntos. Boca venció a Colón (3-2), San Lorenzo a Argentinos Juniors (0-1), y Tigre a Banfield (1-0). Los encuentros del triangula >>>


      Boca, Tigre y San Lorenzo jugarán un triangular por el título argentino
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Boca Juniors, San Lorenzo y Tigre se disputarán en un triangular el título de campeón del torneo Apertura argentino, tras ganar ayer sus encuentros de la última jornada y terminar el campeonato empatados a 3' puntos. Boca venció a Colón (3-2), San Lorenzo a Argentinos Juniors (0-1), y Tigre a Banfield (1-0). Los encuentros del triangula >>>


      Boca, Tigre y San Lorenzo jugarán un triangular por el título argentino
      El Pais, 15-12-2008
     Boca Juniors, San Lorenzo y Tigre se disputarán en un triangular el título de campeón del torneo Apertura argentino, tras ganar ayer sus encuentros de la última jornada y terminar el campeonato empatados a 3' puntos. Boca venció a Colón (3-2), San Lorenzo a Argentinos Juniors (0-1), y Tigre a Banfield (1-0). Los encuentros del triangula >>>



Pages:    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12