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      EL PRI A PUNTO DE LA RUPTURA DEFINITIVA÷ ANALISTAS
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Dieron en el PRI "golpe de Estado jurídico"÷ SNTE 13÷0' La reunión del PRI costó más de 1.5 mdp 05÷12 Madrazo pide a Elba decline a ocupar presidencia del PRI 00÷01 Consenso÷ que se ratifique a Gordillo Indefinido aún >>>


      EL SANTORAL DE HOY
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      08÷20 Hoy se festeja a Mónica, Cesáreo, Armando, Marcelino, Serapión, Pedro, Juan, Leoncio y Margarita.

Mañana será onomástico de Agustín, Ezequiel, Adelina, Fortunato, Moisés y Joaquina.

Han transcurrido 238 días y faltan 127 para >>>


      EL SEXO, INDUSTRÍA SIN TABÚ
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Según información de Forrester Research, esta industria genera más de 60 mil millones de dólares al año en el mundo.

En México, asegura la empresa dedicada al ramo Wham Picture SA de CV, genera más de mil millones de dólares en el mismo lapso, e incluye s >>>


      EMPRENDE FOX CRUZADA PARA REMODELAR ESCUELAS
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      14÷5' El presidente Vicente Fox llamó desde aquí a todos los padres de familia, maestros y autoridades del sector educativo a sumarse a una gran cruzada de reconstrucción y remodelación de las escuelas públicas, y que éstas se conviertan en nuevos espacios dignos par >>>


      EN LA AFI, 20 POR CIENTO DE AGENTES ES INVESTIGADO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      El 20 por ciento de los elementos que integran la fuerza operativa de la Agencia Federal de Investigación (AFI) están implicados en alguna averiguación previa por la comisión de ilícitos que van desde el abuso de autoridad, ejercicio indebido de funciones y extorsión, hasta del >>>


      ENTREGARÁ EL PRESIDENTE FOX PREMIO SEP–ANUIES
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      10÷28 El presidente Vicente Fox Quesada entregará hoy el premio Nacional SEP–ANUIES al Desarrollo y Fortalecimiento Institucional 2005, a instituciones educativas y universidades tecnológicas que alcanzaron altos niveles de excelencia a nivel superior.

En gira de trabajo por San Luis >>>


      INICIA AUDIENCIA POR CASO SAHAGÚN–WORNAT
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      11÷52 Sin la presencia de las involucradas se efectúa la tercera diligencia de desahogo de pruebas en el juicio de Marta Sahagún contra Olga Wornat.

En el juzgado 12 de lo Civil, ubicado en la sede del Tribunal Superior de Justicia del Distrito Federal, en la colonia doctores, se analizar& >>>


      INSISTE PRD EN RESPONDER INFORME PRESIDENCIAL
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Instalan cerco policiaco en Cámara de Diputados 14÷37 Sitios Relacionados Consulta la cobertura sobre el V Informe 15÷44 El Comité Ejecutivo Nacional del PRD insistirá en que su grupo parlamentario en la Cámara de Diputados sea quien responda el quinto inform >>>


      MUÑOZ LEDO NO VE OPORTUNIDAD A POSTULACIÓN DE CUAUHTÉMOC
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Porfirio Muñoz Ledo, ex embajador de México ante la Unión Europea, aseguró que una cuarta candidatura presidencial de Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano no tiene posibilidad de triunfo y, por el contrario, de darse, ésta sería "testimonial o estorbadora, ma >>>


      NIEGA CÁRDENAS BATEL SER INTERLOCUTOR EN PRD
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Morelia , Mich. El gobernador de Michoacán, Lázaro Cárdenas Batel, negó que actúe como mediador entre su padre, Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano, y Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Cárdenas Batel admitió que ha conversado con el ex je >>>


      PIDE PRESIDENCIA MESURA A CHUAYFFET
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Mientras la Secretaría de Gobernación prepara una reunión del presidente de la República Vicente Fox con la dirigencia nacional del Partido Revolucionario Institucional, previa al quinto Informe de Gobierno, el vocero presidencial emplazó "a la mesura" al líder tricol >>>


      PIDE RECTOR INVERTIR EN EL CAMPO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      En los últimos 10 años se perdió 55 por ciento de la soberanía alimentaria, y productos de consumo básico para los mexicanos como el maíz perdieron su valor real en 64 por ciento , aseguró Heladio Ramírez, presidente de la Confederación Nacional Campesina ( >>>


      PIDE SHCP BASAR PRESUPESTO 2006 EN PRECIOS REALES DEL CRUDO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      17÷3' El secretario de Hacienda, Francisco Gil Díaz, dijo que el "riesgo es muy grande" para la economía nacional si el presupuesto para el año próximo se basa en los elevados precios que actualmente registra el precio del barril de petróleo en los mercados intern >>>


      REALIZA PGR CATEO POR DECOMISO DE DINERO EN EL AICM
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      17÷52 La Procuraduría General de la República (PGR) realizó este viernes un cateo en un inmueble de Naucalpan, estado de México, en el que dos personas fueron aseguradas para que rindan su declaración, en torno al decomiso de los más de siete millones de dólares l >>>


      REAPARECE CARLOS SALINAS CON CAMPESINOS EN Q. ROO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Noh–bec , QR. Luego de casi dos semanas de inactividad pública, reapareció el ex presidente Carlos Salinas de Gortari en este ejido, a 100 kilómetros de Chetumal, al sur de Quintana Roo, junto con su esposa y sus dos hijos pequeños, en una visita que calificó de "privada&qu >>>


      RECHAZA CÁRDENAS BATEL SER MEDIADOR ENTRE SU PADRE Y AMLO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      18÷16 Tras descartar que él pudiera fungir como intermediario o negociador entre su padre, Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano y el aspirante presidencial del PRD, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, el gobernador de Michoacán, Lázaro Cárdenas Batel afirmó >>>


      SE REÚNE CARLOS SALINAS CON INDÍGENAS EN Q. ROO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Reta López Obrador a Salinas de Gortari, por su fortuna 06/08/03 Sitios Relacionados ¿Cómo interpretas su reaparición pública?
13÷16 El ex presidente de México, Carlos Salinas de Gortari, se encuentra en estos momentos reunido con un grupo de indígenas mayas e >>>


      SEDE DEL CONGRESO, BÚNKER CON GRANADEROS DEL DF Y PFP
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Más de 150 efectivos de la policía a caballo y granaderos del Distrito Federal acordonaron desde ayer las inmediaciones de la Cámara de Diputados, con motivo del quinto Informe de Gobierno del próximo jueves 1 de septiembre.

Al interior del Palacio Legislativo de San Lázaro 1 >>>


      SOLICITA EX PRESIDENTE DE GUATEMALA EXTENSIÓN DE VISA EN MÉXICO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Viaja a México esposa de Portillo para visitarlo 01/04/04 Ofrece VFQ extraditar a Portillo, si lo solicitan 24/03/04 Niega SRE solicitud de extradición de Portillo 22/03/04 Viaja ex presidente guatemalteco Portillo a México 1'/02/04
17÷36 El ex presidente guatemalteco Alfonso Portill >>>


      URGE INVERTIR EN EL CAMPO÷ DE LA FUENTE
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      En los últimos 10 años se perdió 55 por ciento de la soberanía alimentaria, y productos de consumo básico para los mexicanos como el maíz perdieron su valor real en 64 por ciento , aseguró Heladio Ramírez, presidente de la Confederación Nacional Campesina ( >>>


      "DEJARÁ EL LÍDER PRIÍSTA SU CARGO LA PRÓXIMA SEMANA"
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      En el CEN del PRI está decidido÷ la próxima semana será convocado el Consejo Político Nacional de ese partido entre martes y miércoles para conocer la renuncia de su líder nacional, Roberto Madrazo Pintado.

Sea cual fuera el curso de las negociaciones que se rea >>>


      AMAGA ELBA CON DEFENDER SUS DERECHOS EN TRIBUNALES
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      La lideresa magisterial Elba Esther Gordillo advirtió ayer que acudirá al tribunal "que se requiera", en caso de que el Consejo Político del PRI le niegue el derecho de asumir la presidencia del Comité Ejecutivo Nacional.

"Esto no es cuestión de acuerdos, sino >>>


      ARRASA LLUVIA 50 MIL HECTÁREAS EN VERACRUZ
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Las fuertes lluvias que azotaron a Veracruz, Oaxaca y Michoacán dejaron en la semana que termina 28 muertos, serios daños a la infraestructura carretera y educativa, miles de viviendas anegadas y afectaciones millonarias en la agricultura de las tres entidades.

Los damnificados se cuentan por mil >>>


      COLOMBIA LES DA SEGURIDAD ESPECIAL A JUECES
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Bogotá . Los asesinatos de jueces supusieron un verdadero problema en Colombia en la época del capo Pablo Escobar. De sobra era conocido que aquellos a los que no lograba sobornar no seguían mucho tiempo con vida. En 1'84 asesinó al ministro de Justicia, Rodrigo Lara Bonilla, que hab&iac >>>


      COLOMBIA÷ CUIDAN LAS 24 HORAS A JUECES
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Bogotá. Un sistema de protección especial para los jueces especializados que tienen en sus manos casos de narcotráfico brinda seguridad a los impartidores de justicia las 24 horas.

A cada uno de estos jueces, alrededor de 20, se les proporciona un carro blindado que normalmente proviene de >>>


      CRITICAN BANDERAZO A COMICIOS ANTICIPADOS
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Boca del río , Ver. El coordinador de los diputados federales del PRI, Emilio Chuayffet Chemor, afirmó que su bancada no quiere condenar al país a un año de desperdicio bajo la tesis de que ya es tiempo de elecciones.

"Comicios que por cierto fueron irresponsablemente anticipad >>>


      DESASTRE Y DESESPERACIÓN DEJAN A SU PASO LAS LLUVIAS
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Serios daños a la infraestructura carretera y educativa, miles de viviendas anegadas y afectaciones millonarias en la agricultura de Veracruz, Oaxaca y Michoacán dejaron a su paso las fuertes lluvias que azotaron a las tres entidades la semana que termina.

El saldo hasta ahora es de 28 muertos, m >>>


      FOX QUIERE EN LOS PINOS A HOMBRE O MUJER PRUDENTE
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      San Luis Potosí, SLP. El presidente Vicente Fox confió ayer en que las elecciones del 2006 saldrán bien, sin incidentes ni contratiempos, "salvo que algún candidato o partido político se pase de la raya, violente la legalidad, haga cochupos o cualquier otra irregularidad".>>>


      FOX÷ ELECCIÓN EN CALMA, SALVO QUE ALGUIEN SE PASE DE LA RAYA
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      San luis potosí , SLP. El presidente Vicente Fox confió aquí en que los comicios de 2006 saldrán bien, sin incidentes ni contratiempos, "salvo que algún candidato o partido político se pase de la raya, violente la legalidad, haga cochupos o cualquier otra irregularidad&quo >>>


      FRICTIONS WITHIN PRI THREATEN TO CAUSE RUPTURE
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Mexico City, August 27, 2005
22 ºC Cloudy .links INMUEBLES VEHICULOS EMPLEOS EL UNIVERSAL Edición de Hoy Opinión Columnas Cartones El Gráfico Mexico News Hemeroteca SECCIONES El Mundo México Elecciones 2006 Los Estados DF Finanzas PyMES Deportes Espectáculos Cultura Estilos W >>>


      GENERAN DESASTRES GASTOS MILLONARIOS
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      El gobierno federal ha destinado más de mil millones de pesos anuales en promedio durante el último trienio, para reconstruir viviendas y caminos destruidos por desastres naturales, reveló la Secretaría de Desarrollo Social, Sedesol.

La dependencia reconoció que en esta mater >>>


      MOBY CRITICA A BUSH
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Además de difusor de la cultura rave y responsable del matrimonio del techno y el ambient con el rock, el blues y con el gospel, Moby también es un activista político que más de una vez ha generado controversia cuando expresa sus puntos de vista.

A unos días de iniciar una nu >>>


      NO SOMETERÉ AL PRI A NEGOCIACIÓN÷ GORDILLO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      La secretaria general del PRI, Elba Esther Gordillo Morales, advirtió ayer que acudirá al tribunal "que se requiera" en caso de que el Consejo Político del PRI le niegue el derecho de asumir la presidencia del Comité Ejecutivo Nacional de ese partido.

"Esto no es cues >>>


      URGE INVERTIR EN EL CAMPO÷ DE LA FUENTE
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      En los últimos 10 años se perdió 55 por ciento de la soberanía alimentaria, y productos de consumo básico para los mexicanos como el maíz perdieron su valor real en 64 por ciento , aseguró Heladio Ramírez, presidente de la Confederación Nacional Campesina ( >>>


      URGE MADRAZO A LA UNIDAD DEL PRI, "ANTES DE QUE SEA TARDE"
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Boca del río , Ver. El dirigente nacional del PRI, Roberto Madrazo Pintado, afirmó que lograr la unidad "es urgente para el PRI antes de que sea tarde", y reveló que en las negociaciones con Elba Esther Gordillo y Arturo Montiel se buscarán tres cosas÷ la unidad, la legitimi >>>


      VERACRUZ DEATH TOLL HITS 11
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Mexico City, August 27, 2005
22 ºC Cloudy .links INMUEBLES VEHICULOS EMPLEOS EL UNIVERSAL Edición de Hoy Opinión Columnas Cartones El Gráfico Mexico News Hemeroteca SECCIONES El Mundo México Elecciones 2006 Los Estados DF Finanzas PyMES Deportes Espectáculos Cultura Estilos W >>>


      VIVIR EN EL AGUA Y CARECER DE ELLA
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Ajuareada de blanco, estaba asomada por la ventana y a cada rato decía "mire cómo estamos", mientras señalaba el río Coatzacoalcos que atrapó su casa.

A la mujer de 73 años, le molestaba el hecho de que les hayan entregado sólo un garrafón de 1& >>>


      CONGELADA, INICIATIVA DE TRIBUNALES ANTIMAFIAS
      Ёль ёниверсал, 27-08-2005
      Ante las características de operación del crimen organizado, una de las iniciativas de ley propuestas por el gobierno federal que están congeladas en el Congreso es que el Poder Judicial de la Federación cuente con juzgados de distrito y tribunales con competencia especializada en delincuenc >>>


      DESAPROBACIÓN PARA GESTIÓN DE BUSH MARCA NUEVO RÉCORD
      Siglo XXI, 27-08-2005
      EFE Washington. La aprobación popular del presidente de EEUU, George W. Bush, ha sufrido una nueva caída y se encuentra en su nivel más bajo desde que llegó a la Casa Blanca, en 2001, según reveló hoy una encuesta llevada a cabo por la empresa Gallup.

El sondeo realiza >>>


      MINISTRO REVISA SEGURIDAD Y SE ACERCA A CIUDADANÍA EN AMAZONÍA
      Siglo XXI, 27-08-2005
      EFE Quito. El ministro de Defensa de Ecuador, Oswaldo Jarrín, supervisa hoy la seguridad en las provincias petroleras del nordeste e intenta "un acercamiento a la población" para que entienda lo grave de la huelga que paraliza la zona hace una semana.

Las provincias amazónicas de >>>


      PRESIDENTES SE REUNIRÁN SECRETARIO COMERCIO EEUU 20 OCTUBRE
      Siglo XXI, 27-08-2005
      ACAN–EFE La Unión, EL Salvador. Los presidentes de Centroamérica se reunirán con el secretario de Comercio de EE.UU., Carlos Gutiérrez, el 20 de octubre próximo en San Salvador, para analizar formas de impulsar el TLC entre sus países cuando entre en vigor en enero de 200 >>>


      URUGUAY÷ TEMPORAL COBRA LA NOVENA VÍCTIMA
      Siglo XXI, 27-08-2005
      AP MONTEVIDEO. El temporal con rachas de viento de hasta 187 kilómetros por hora que azotó el martes y el miércoles el sur y el este de Uruguay cobró el viernes su novena víctima.

Según informó el Canal 4 de televisión, un hombre pereció cuando tra >>>


      AUSTRALIA MAY TOUGHEN CITIZENSHIP RULES
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      The Australian government is considering toughening citizenship rules as part of its anti–terrorism campaign in light of last month‘s bombings in London.

The key measures being considered are doubling the number of years of permanent residency from two to four before citizenship is granted and more >>>


      BOMB KILLS US SOLDIER IN AFGHANISTAN
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      One US soldier was killed and four more were wounded in a bomb attack in southeastern Afghanistan, the US military said.

The soldiers were patrolling in the restive southeastern province of Paktika ahead of parliamentary elections next month when a roadside bomb hit their armoured vehicle, a statement on Satur >>>


      BUSH POPULARITY PLUMMETS
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      US President George Bush‘s approval rating has plummeted to the lowest level in his four and half years in the White House, according a poll released on Friday.

According to the Gallup poll, conducted in August, 40% of Americans approve of Bush‘s job performance while 56%disapprove.

It is >>>


      CONSENSUS ELUDES IRAQ CHARTER DRAFT
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      The head of Iraq‘s parliament has announced that the Shia and Kurdish factions have reached agreement on Sunni Arab proposals and will forward an amended text to the National Assembly on Sunday.

But the Sunnis denounced the text and called on people to reject it in the referendum.

The announceme >>>


      CORE GROUP TO DISCUSS KEY UN CHARTER
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      Less than three weeks before a UN summit opens, the 1'1 UN member states have finally agreed to let about 30 nations take the lead in trying to resolve major differences in a document that world leaders can then adopt.

The United States has submitted hundreds of proposed amendments to the 3'–page >>>


      EGYPT LINKS NUCLEAR TREATY TO ISRAEL
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      Egypt has linked a decision on ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty to an Israeli decision to join the Nuclear Non–Proliferation Treaty, the Egyptian state news agency MENA said.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit set the condition in a response to Tibor Toth, the new execut >>>


      EGYPT POLICE HIT BY LANDMINE IN SINAI
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      A landmine has damaged an Egyptian police vehicle in northern Sinai, injuring a police colonel and a civilian helping police track the group suspected of seven bombings in the area, a security source said.

Saturday‘s blast was the third in Sinai since police last week launched a large–scale search >>>


      EGYPT POLICE RETREAT FROM SINAI HOTSPOT
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      Police have withdrawn their forces from a Sinai mountain range where a land mine killed two senior officers during a massive search operation, security officials said.

The police pulled back about 50km from Halal Mountain in northeast Sinai "to reassess the situation" after Thursday‘s explosion >>>


      GAZA‘S GHOST AIRPORT AWAITS BETTER DAYS
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      Four years after Gaza airport‘s sole runway and control tower were demolished by Israeli F–16s, and days after Tel Aviv‘s pullout from the territory, Palestinians are waiting for the return of the terminal‘s better days.

"This airport was the symbol of the Palestinians‘ indep >>>


      HAMAS LEADER RESURFACES IN VIDEO
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      One of Israel‘s most wanted men, the Palestinian resistance fighter Mohammed Deif, has resurfaced in an internet video in which he promises "hell" for Israel after its pullout from the Gaza Strip.

A man claiming to be Deif, a chief of Hamas‘ armed wing the Izz al–Din al–Qassam >>>


      IRAN NUCLEAR PLAN TO CHECK EU MOVE
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      Iran has said it hopes to present within a month a plan to head off EU preparations to refer it to the UN Security Council for possible sanctions.

Britain, France and Germany, the "EU3", have held two years of talks with Iran to try to persuade it to abandon its nuclear programme that both the 25&nda >>>


      IRAN PRESS÷ UNMANNED PLANE CRASHES
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      An unmanned single–engine plane has crashed in a mountainous area of western Iran and the wreckage has been recovered by the Iranian armed forces, Iranian newspapers said.

It was not clear whether the plane was Iranian or foreign, although the influential Kayhan newspaper said that "usually these so >>>


      IRAN PROMISES CHANGES IN NUCLEAR TALKS
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      New proposals from Iran‘s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will lead to a "breakthrough" and major changes in negotiations over the Islamic republic‘s nuclear programme, Iran‘s top negotiator said.

"With our new proposals to the Europeans we will have a breakthrough, and with thes >>>


      IRAQ SUNNIS COUNTER CHARTER PROPOSAL
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      A Sunni Arab negotiator has said that Sunnis submitted counterproposals on Iraq‘s constitution and would meet with the US ambassador, who has urged the country‘s factions to produce a charter acceptable to all.

Earlier, Parliament Speaker Hajim al–Hassani, a Sunni, said Shia and Kurds had mad >>>


      ISRAELI SETTLERS PROLIFERATE IN WEST BANK
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      The population in Israel‘s West Bank settlements has grown by more than 12,000 during the past year, reinforcing Prime Minister Ariel Sharon‘s goal of strengthening large settlement blocs while withdrawing from the Gaza Strip.

An Israeli interior ministry spokesman said on Friday that the settler p >>>


      MOROCCAN, TURK HELD FOR INTERNET HAVOC
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      Authorities in Morocco and Turkey have arrested two men for writing computer worms that disrupted networks across the United States a few days back.

A security official on Friday told the Aljazeera correspondent in Rabat that an 18–year–old Moroccan youth had been arrested.

The arrest foll >>>


      PROTESTERS FACE OFF NEAR BUSH RANCH
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      Tensions are mounting in the Texas town near US President George Bush‘s ranch, as a small army of his supporters poured in to challenge demonstrators opposed to the war in Iraq.

Protests and counter–protests were planned throughout Saturday in Crawford, with both sides flying the US flag or wearing >>>


      US RELEASES 1000 ABU GHRAIB PRISONERS
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      The US military has released nearly 1000 prisoners from Abu Ghraib prison after Iraqi authorities requested that they be set free, a military statement says.

The move, the largest prisoner release to date, followed appeals by Sunni representatives at the stalled constitutional talks to the government to start >>>


      VENEZUELA CURBS FOREIGN PREACHERS
      Aljazeera, 27-08-2005
      Venezuela‘s government has temporarily suspended permits for foreign missionaries after a US evangelist said Washington should assassinate President Hugo Chavez.

The policy announcement came four days after conservative evangelist Pat Robertson said Washington should execute Chavez, a former soldier who >>>


      17 MORTS ET 30 BLESSÉS DANS L‘INCENDIE D‘UN IMMEUBLE À PARIS
      APS, 27-08-2005
      Paris – Dix sept personnes ont trouvé la mort et 30 autres ont été blessées dans l‘incendie qui s‘est produit dans la nuit de jeudi à vendredi dans un immeuble de six étages à Paris, occupé par des familles d‘origine africaine logé >>>


      CHAMPIONNAT DIVISION I÷ EXPLOIT DE L‘ASO EN DÉPLACEMENT FACE AU MCA
      APS, 27-08-2005
      Alger – Le joueur Mohamed Messaoud de l‘ASO Chlef auteur d‘un triplé, jeudi face au MC Alger (1–3) a été la vedette de la première journée du championnat d‘Algérie de football de 1ère division, saison 2005–2006, marquée &eacut >>>


      L‘INTERNET REMET EN QUESTION LA SÉCURITÉ ÉCONOMIQUE DES OPÉRATEURS TRADITIONNELS DE TÉLÉCOMMUNICATIONS, SELON L‘OCDE
      APS, 27-08-2005
      Paris – L‘industrie des télécommunications "a renoué avec la rentabilité, mais l‘évolution des technologies Internet remet en question le rôle et le modèle économique traditionnels des acteurs des télécommunications", a i >>>


      PARTENARIAT ENTRE LA CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE ET D‘INDUSTRIE DJURDJURA ET CELLE DE NADOR (MAROC)
      APS, 27-08-2005
      Tizi Ouzou – Une convention de partenariat a été signée jeudi à Tizi Ouzou entre la chambre de commerce et d‘industrie Djurdjura et la chambre de commerce, d‘industrie et de services de Nador (Maroc), par leurs présidents respectifs, MM. Medjkouh Meziane et Yahia T >>>


      CANADIAN TROOPS HAND OUT RADIOS IN AFGHANISTAN
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 27-08-2005
      Canadian troops in Afghanistan are handing out free radios to help counter the messages of fear and hate propagated by the Taliban.

"We‘re distributing them to everybody. Workers, students, basically anyone of voting age," Master Cpl. Kevin Langlois told CTV News.

According to Langlois >>>


      COLOMBIA HELPS AFGHANISTAN WAGE DRUG WAR
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 27-08-2005
      Colombia and Afghanistan are becoming counterdrug allies. Colombia has begun exporting counternarcotics know–how to Afghanistan in a bid to stem that country‘s record heroin production, which, in turn, bankrolls al Qaeda.

Much of the emphasis will be on Colombia‘s teaching the Afghans how to >>>


      FATHER LOSES HOPE OF HICKS‘S FREEDOM
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 27-08-2005
      The father of Australian Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks says he fears his son has little prospect of release from the US military camp where he has been held for three–and–a–half years.

David Hicks, 30, was detained in Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States >>>


      GIRL‘S SCHOOL TORCHED IN LAGHMAN
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 27-08-2005
      Afghan Press Monitor (No 140, 25 Aug 05) – published by the Institute for War & Peace Reporting (Erada) Unidentified men set fire to a girl‘s secondary school in the Alingar district of the eastern province of Laghman late on August 23. Asiruddin Hotak, director of Laghman‘s education department, >>>


      INDIA RESTORES PREMIER AFGHAN SCHOOL TO FORMER GLORY
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 27-08-2005
      The Habibia School here, one of Afghanistan‘s premier institutions devastated by the civil war and the diktats of the Taliban, has been restored to its former glory by a team of Indian engineers.

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who will pay a two–day visit to Afghanistan Aug 28–2', >>>


      INDIA WANTS ACCESS TO AFGHANISTAN
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 27-08-2005
      India says Pakistan is hindering its attempts to provide assistance to Afghanistan by not allowing it transit access through Pakistani territory.

India is forced to despatch people and goods to Afghanistan via Iran, rather than through Pakistan, foreign secretary Shyam Saran said.

He made the allegati >>>


      SUSPECTED TALIBAN KILL GOVERNMENTMAPMAKER AND MERCHANT IN SOUTH AFGHANISTAN
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 27-08-2005
      Fri Aug 26, 4÷03 AM ET KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AFP) – Suspected Taliban insurgents have shot dead a government mapmaker and a merchant as the two walked through a city in southern Afghanistan.

The gunmen, riding motorcycles, attacked the men on Thursday as they were walking home in Lashkar Gah, the >>>


      TALL TALE OF THE WILD EAST, OR VIABLE ENERGY PLAN?
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 27-08-2005
      LED by the Feminist Majority Foundation, the Washington sisterhood‘s campaign against the Taliban thwarted ambitious plans by US energy firm Unocal to build a pipeline across Afghanistan‘s wastelands.

But what a difference a war makes. In the new Kabul the $US3.8 billion ($A5 billion) gas project Ч >>>


      UZBEK SENATE BACKS U.S. EVICTION FROM BASE
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 27-08-2005
      TASHKENT, Uzbekistan – The Uzbek Senate on Friday endorsed the government‘s decision to evict U.S. troops from an airbase that has been an important hub for American military operations in Afghanistan.

Uzbekistan‘s ties with Washington have deteriorated since the Bush administration joined ot >>>


      VICENZA REMEMBERS FOUR COMRADES KILLED LAST WEEKEND IN AFGHANISTAN
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 27-08-2005
      VICENZA, Italy Ч Hundreds of people thousands of miles from the front lines in Afghanistan spent time Thursday remembering four members of the Southern European Task Force (Airborne) who will never return to Caserma Ederle.

Spc. Blake Hall, 1st Lt. Joshua Hyland, Spc. Michael Lehmiller and Pvt. Christopher Pal >>>


      ASIAN AND WESTERN COMPANIES IN RACE FOR NIGERIAN BLOCKS
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Abuja Reuters÷ Asian and Western oil companies competed yesterday for the most promising exploration contracts in Nigeria‘s first open bidding round as world prices hit record highs.

Africa‘s top oil producer has toughened contract terms, betting that with prices at above $67 a barrel it can >>>


      BARGAIN HUNTING AT FUN CITY BACK–TO–SCHOOL SHOW
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Staff Report Dubai÷ The Back–to–School exhibition in Modhesh Fun City has become the city‘s centre of attraction with its DSS events.

The exhibition, which started on August 1, will run until August 30. Everything from stationery, uniforms, health school food, shoes and accessories are >>>


      DUBAI ISLAMIC BANK WINS SERVICE AWARD
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Staff Report Dubai÷ Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) won the Best Consumer Internet Banks Award at the country level.

This was announced by Global Finance which released the first round winners of the World‘s Best Internet Banks competition in the Middle East and Africa.

The winners were selected >>>


      DUBAI TO GET AIR LINK TO ‘THE WORLD‘S FACTORY‘
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      By Saifur Rahman, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ Kenya Airways will begin flights from Dubai to Guangzhou, known as "the world‘s factory", from October 1, said a senior official.

The carrier will be the first to offer a direct connection to Guangzhou from the Gulf.

Dubai–based Emir >>>


      EGYPT‘S TOURISM INDUSTRY DRAGGED DOWN BY ATTACK
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Reuters Cairo÷ Frightened tourists have been slow to return to Egypt‘s south Sinai since bombs killed more than 64 people in the resort of Sharm Al Shaikh last month, dragging the regional economy into the doldrums, hoteliers say.

The resort town is a major attraction in Egypt‘s tourism indu >>>


      GLOBAL HOTEL CHAINS FLOCKTO SRI LANKA
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Staff Report Dubai÷ With a host of international hotel groups ploughing millions of dollars into new developments, Sri Lanka‘s hospitality sector seems to be right on track to becoming a world class tourist destination after being ravaged by the tsunami in 2004.

More than 250 new rooms are set to >>>


      INDIA AND CHINA LEAD ASIANS IN GITEX
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Staff Report ubai÷ Over 130 companies from China and India will spearhead Asian participation in Gitex 2005, said event organiser Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) yesterday.

"Both India and China have registered high growth in recent years and have emerged as the bright spots in IT demand, with Indi >>>


      INDIAN OIL EXPANSION TARGETS SOUR CRUDES
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Reuters New Delhi÷ Indian Oil Corp Ltd will build new facilities to raise the proportion of sour grades of crude oil it uses, the head of its refining operations, Jaspal Singh, told Reuters yesterday.

"All future expansion will be based on sour crudes," he said. IOC, India‘s largest refi >>>


      LAMCY PLAZA HOSTS PAPER CRAFT WORKSHOP
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Staff Report Dubai ÷ The real world will be captured in paper models at a special ‘Make it in Paper‘ workshop being held in Lamcy Plaza this week.

Setting the tone for the academic year, it forms an introduction to paper sculpting or the art of raising flat paper into shapes.

From a >>>


      LNG TRADE SHAKING OFF SHIPPING AND CONTRACT SHACKLES
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Reuters Singapore÷ An active, globally–traded spot market for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is taking shape as buyers book new tankers and win more flexible delivery options in their long–term contracts.

Although it has a long way to go to rival the liquidity of oil, encouraging signs have eme >>>


      LOOKING AT THE ECONOMIC ROOT OF NIGER‘S TROUBLES
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      The Economist "Much about poverty is obvious enough," wrote Amartya Sen, one of the world‘s best–known and most respected economists, in his 1'82 classic Poverty and Famines.

"One does not need elaborate criteria, cunning measurement, or probing analysis to recognise raw poverty >>>


      OIL HOLDS ABOVE $67
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Reuters London÷ Oil held above $67 a barrel yesterday as dealers feared Hurricane Katrina could threaten Gulf of Mexico rigs supplying the United States, the world‘s largest fuel burner.

A sabotage blast at a well in Iraq‘s northern Kirkuk oilfield only added to worries about stretched crude >>>


      PETROKAZ TAKEOVER MAY FACE KAZAKHSTAN OPPOSITION
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      euters London÷ Chinese state oil firm CNPC may face Kazakh government opposition to its planned $4.2 billion takeover of Canada‘s PetroKazakhstan, possibly over ownership of the Central Asian nation‘s largest refinery, industry sources said.

The Kazakh government has declined to comment on t >>>


      PIONEERING EFFORT AIMS TO TACKLE GLOBAL WARMING
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      By Fiona Harvey, Financial Times In the north of Scotland, preparations are under way for a power station that will test the limits of science in attempting to tackle global warming.

The plant, planned by BP and Scottish and Southern Energy, the UK energy companies, would convert natural gas into carbon dioxid >>>


      QUALITY EDUCATION FOR A STRONG ECONOMY
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      By Anwer Sher, Special to Gulf News Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the Minister of Education, recently made a call to overhaul the educational system in the country.

The fact that the UAE has one of the highest per capita spends on education is remarkable, but the Minister was referring to the necessity >>>


      REMITTANCES TO BANGLADESH FROM UAE RISE
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      By Saifur Rahman, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ Remittances from the UAE to Bangladesh surged 18.41 per cent in the last fiscal year ending June to Dh1.62 billion ($442.24 million), up from Dh1.37 billion the previous year, according to Bangladesh Bank.

This translates ip>nto an average annual per capita rem >>>


      RUSSIA AMBITIOUS TO BECOME OIL SUPERPOWER
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Reuters Moscow÷ Russia is reaping the economic benefits of sky–high world oil prices, but appears uncertain how to translate its energy riches into lasting international political influence.

Russia‘s leaders seem in little doubt that, in an era of $60 a barrel oil, they command more attentio >>>


      THE AGILE ORGANISATION
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      By Mohan Sawhney, Financial Times Strategic planning has traditionally relied on forecasts of market conditions and customer needs.

But in today‘s uncertain business environment, it is difficult for companies to look far into the future. Instead, they have to spot trends early and respond more quickly th >>>


      UAE SHARES EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING THIS WEEK
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      By Arif Sharif, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ UAE shares are expected to rise this week, extending the gains of the past two weeks, as average prices are still lower than those in May and expectations build up ahead of third quarter company results, analysts said.

Dubai‘s share index rose 4.83 per cent la >>>


      VILLA ROTANA TO OPEN NEXT MONTH
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Staff Report Dubai ÷ After the success of Rihab and Rimal suites in Dubai, Rotana Hotels, Suites and Resorts is all set to launch its latest property, the Villa Rotana Suites.

The construction of Villa Rotana, located on Shaikh Zayed Road, is close to completion and is scheduled to open by the end of ne >>>


      CHILDREN AS YOUNG AS NINE SEEK HELP TO QUIT SMOKING
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      By Nina Muslim, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ Children as young as nine are seeking help to kick the habit of smoking, reflecting the rising global trend that more teenagers and children are taking up smoking, according to senior health ministry officials.

The 2002 Global Youth Tobacco Survey, conducted by the >>>


      E–FAX SYSTEM HELPS SPEED UP POLICE SERVICES
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Staff Report Dubai÷ Dubai police have completed 103,376 transactions via the e–fax system as part of efforts to automate public services.

The e–fax system was introduced in November 2004 as part of a package of e–services launched by Dubai police to simplify and speed up their services >>>


      EMPLOYERS AND WORKERS BLAMED FOR DELAYING CASES
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      By Diaa Hadid, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ Labour disputes should take only two weeks to be resolved, say ministry officials, but note a number of cases are dragging on because employers and workers do not wish an early resolution.

Employers want to pressure labourers into giving up their end–of–s >>>


      ENTRIES POUR IN FOR HUNTING EXHIBITION CONTESTS
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      Staff Report Abu Dhabi÷ The organising committee of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition 2005 has received more than 200 art and poetical works for the competition of best picture, best painting, best invention and the best poem depicting falcons and falconry.

The exhibition wil >>>


      HIGH HUMIDITY NEXT MONTH TOO, SAYS METEOROLOGIST
      Gulf News, 27-08-2005
      By Daniel Bardsley, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ Meteorologists say that September is almost as uncomfortable as August so workers working outside during the peak hours are in for a tough time.

September‘s average maximum temperature in Dubai of 38.8C is only slightly down in contrast with the August fig >>>



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