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      DARFUR: CONTINUAL TARGETING OF CIVILIANS IN DONKEY DEREISA
      Sudan Tribune, 10-05-2006
      SOAT Sudan Organisation Against Torture Human Rights Alert: 08 May 2006 Darfur: Continual Targeting of Civilians in Donkey Dereisa Extra judiciary killing; arbitrary arrests; destruction of property On 2' April 2006, three officers from the government of Sudan armed forces under the command of an officer from the m >>>


      PHYSICIANS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS WELCOMES DARFUR PEACE AGREEMENT
      Sudan Tribune, 10-05-2006
      Physicians for Human Rights www.phrusa.org Press Statement CONTACT: Nathaniel Raymond, nraymond@phrusa.org

Cell: (617) 413–6407 Phone: (617) 301–4232 May 6, 2006 Physicians for Human Rights welcomes the Darfur Peace Agreement as a chance to stop the killing of civilians, widespread rape, pillagin >>>


      BELGIUM, LUXEMBOURG FUND U.S. MEMORIAL TO BATTLE OF BULGE
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Veterans of World War II battle mark anniversary of Victory in Europe Day Washington ‫ A new memorial dedicated May 8 –– the 61st anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) Day ‫ outside Washington honors those who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, a brutal campaign in the final winter >>>


      BUSH PICKS NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY‘S MICHAEL HAYDEN TO HEAD CIA
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Hayden will focus on terrorism, intelligence reform, John Negroponte says Washington –– President Bush nominated General Michael Hayden, the current director of the National Security Agency (NSA), as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Hayden >>>


      CAREER MILITARY INTELLIGENCE OFFICER NOMINATED TO HEAD CIA
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Hayden knows value of international partnerships in war against terrorism By Jacquelyn S. Porth Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– The United States‘ highest–ranking military intelligence officer has been nominated by President Bush to serve as the next director of the CIA. (See related >>>


      CHILD LABOR DECLINING MOST QUICKLY IN LATIN AMERICA, CARIBBEAN
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      New U.N. report says decrease part of worldwide decline in child labor By Eric Green Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– Latin America and the Caribbean have experienced the greatest decline in child labor over the last four years of any region in the world, according to a new U.N. report.

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      DARFUR HAS CHANCE TO "BEGIN ANEW," BUT SITUATION "REMAINS DIRE"
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      President Bush speaks out on Darfur, Rice to address U.N. Security Council By Charles W. Corey Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– With the recent peace agreement signed in Abuja, Nigeria, Sudan‘s Darfur region has the chance to "begin anew" but the situation there remains "dire, >>>


      DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TO HOST ASSEMBLY OF WESTERN HEMISPHERE NATIONS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Good governance, development focus of June 4–6 meeting of 34 democracies By Eric Green Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– The Dominican Republic‘s capital city of Santo Domingo is preparing to host a June 4–6 meeting of the Western Hemisphere‘s 34 democracies, on issues relat >>>


      ENERGY DEPARTMENT SIGNS WIND–TO–HYDROGEN RESEARCH AGREEMENT
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Project will compare producing hydrogen from wind power, electric grid Washington ‫ The U.S. Department of Energy‘s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Xcel Energy, an electric power and natural gas utility, have signed a cooperative agreement for an innovative "wind to hydroge >>>


      FIRST TEST OF PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEM MAY 16, 17
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Exercise to improve preparedness, response capability of 28 nations By Cheryl Pellerin Washington File Staff Writer Washington ‫ The first regionwide test of the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific, called Exercise Pacific Wave ‘06, will be carried out May 16 and 17.

The exercise, sponsore >>>


      FOREIGN AID MUST FOSTER DEMOCRATIC PROGRESS, U.S. OFFICIAL SAYS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      United States can play vital role in Muslim world, State‘s Tobias adds By Ralph Dannheisser Washington File Special Correspondent Washington –– An effective foreign assistance program must go beyond charity and help equip the people and leaders of recipient countries to achieve a democratic transforma >>>


      INTER–AMERICAN CONTEST BEING HELD TO SUPPORT MICROENTERPRISES
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Competition intended to support assistance to low–income businesses By Eric Green Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– The Inter–American Development Bank (IDB) is holding a competition aimed at boosting projects that support low–income business people in Latin America and the Caribb >>>


      IRAN‘S LETTER TO BUSH NOT RELEVANT TO NUCLEAR ISSUE, RICE SAYS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Secretary meets with U.N. Security Council members to discuss Iran By David Shelby Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice dismissed a letter from Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadi–Nejad to President Bush May 8 as "broadly philosophical" and not relevant >>>


      KENYAN TEA COMPANY UNITES SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY WITH PROFIT
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Highland Tea furthers Fair Trade for Kenyan products, earns USAID help By Susan Ellis Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– The inspiration for Kenyan Wanja Michuki to get into the business of Kenyan tea was the small–scale tea farmers in her country, who work from daybreak to dark for little pro >>>


      LA NIŃA WILL NOT AFFECT 2006 ATLANTIC HURRICANES, NASA SAYS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Advanced Search/Archive Espańol | Français | Pycckuú | | | You Are In: USINFO > Products >Washfile 08 May 2006 La Niña Will Not Affect 2006 Atlantic Hurricanes, NASA Says Forecasters still expect large number of Atlantic Ocean hurricanes Washington ‫ NASA oceanographers agree that >>>


      MIDEAST QUARTET RESPONDS TO PALESTINIAN NEEDS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Will set up limited, temporary system for aid delivery By Judy Aita Washington File United Nations Correspondent United Nations –– The Quartet for Middle East peace continues to insist that the Hamas–led Palestinian government accept international principles, but also will make an effort to deliver mo >>>


      MULTINATIONAL STUDIES OF RARE DISEASES UNDER WAY
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      International collaboration seen as a faster route to cures Washington ‫ The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and collaborators across the country are beginning a new phase in their efforts to understand better the causes and therapies for thousands of rare diseases and disorders.

The Rare Dise >>>


      NASA AGREES TO COOPERATE WITH INDIA ON LUNAR MISSION
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Two scientific instruments will launch with Chandrayaan–1 in 2008 Washington –– NASA will have two scientific instruments on India‘s maiden voyage to the moon, according to a May ' NASA press release.

NASA Administrator Michael Griffin and his counterpart, Indian Space Research Orga >>>


      NATO, RUSSIA TO HIGHLIGHT SECURITY COOPERATION
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Two–week cross–country tour of Russia will showcase new era of partnership By David I. McKeeby Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– Representatives from NATO‘s 26 member countries are embarking on NATO–Russia Rally 2006: What Binds Us Together, a two–week, 12,000–ki >>>


      NEW MEMBERS VITAL TO NATO, EU, CHENEY TELLS ADRIATIC LEADERS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      U.S. supports Croatia, Albania, Macedonia in full trans–Atlantic membership By Howard Cincotta Washington File Special Correspondent Washington –– Vice President Cheney says that the United States supports the aspirations of Croatia, Albania and Macedonia to become full members of the Euro–Atlan >>>


      OFFICIAL DEFENDS PROPOSAL ON FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN U.S. AIRLINES
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Transportation Department‘s Shane explains effect on EU open skies pact By Bruce Odessey Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– A top U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) official tried to defend before a Senate subcommittee a proposal for giving foreign investors some opportunity to influence >>>


      PAKISTAN, U.S. COMPLETE TALKS TO STRENGTHEN MILITARY RELATIONS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Joint military exercises, training activities to be held in 2007 Washington ‫ The United States and Pakistan on May 5 wrapped up five days of talks designed to enhance the strategic relationship between the two countries.

The talks, led by Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Eric Edelman and Pak >>>


      PLAN TO HELP TEA FARMERS IN KENYA WINS GLOBAL PRIZE
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Wanja Michuki uses her master‘s degree to produce social benefits for Kenyans By Susan Ellis Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– Since it began more than a decade ago, the Highland Tea Company has been recognized internationally.'4;  It recently won third prize in the Global Social Ventu >>>


      PROGRESS IN IRAQ AT RISK IF FUNDING LAGS, SAYS RUMSFELD
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Secretary, Admiral Giambastiani point out favorable Iraqi political, military developments Washington –‫ As Iraq continues to make political and military progress, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is urging Congress to pass an emergency supplemental spending bill to avoid slowing efforts to train an >>>


      READING PROGRAM RAISES FOREIGN AUTHORS‘ PROFILES IN UNITED STATES
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      More than 250 U.S. bookstores join "Reading the World" effort By Michael Jay Friedman Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– For the second consecutive year, U.S. booksellers and publishers are joining to offer Reading the World, a program that brings international voices to the attention of A >>>


      RICE PRAISES COMMITMENT, DETERMINATION OF IRAQI LEADERSHIP
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      U.S., Iraqi officials to coordinate changing security roles By David Shelby Washington File Staff Writer Washington ‫ Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice expressed optimism at the commitment and determination of Iraq‘s new leaders as they seek to forge a government of national unity.

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      RICE, COUNTERPARTS MEET TO DISCUSS LONG–TERM STRATEGY ON IRAN
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Talks continue at U.N. headquarters; ministers agree Iran should suspend nuclear programs By Judy Aita Washington File United Nations Correspondent United Nations –– The five permanent members of the Security Council moved beyond negotiating a resolution to charting a long–term strategy to deal with I >>>


      RUSSIA‘S BEST NEIGHBORS ARE DEMOCRACIES, CHENEY SAYS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      No Eastern Europe nation or NATO member is threat, vice president adds Washington –– Russia has a "tremendous opportunity" to become a strategic ally and partner of the United States and other democracies –– none of which constitute any kind of threat to Russia, Vice President Cheney s >>>


      SATURN‘S MOON TITAN HAS SEAS OF SAND, INTERNATIONAL TEAM FINDS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Dunes 100 meter high cover hundreds of miles at Titan‘s equator Washington ‫ Until a couple of years ago, scientists thought the dark equatorial regions of Titan might be liquid oceans.

New radar evidence shows they are seas ‫ but seas of sand dunes like those in the Arabian or >>>


      SRI LANKA WATER SUPPLY STILL SUFFERS EFFECTS OF 2004 TSUNAMI
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      International team is helping develop expertise on local water supply Washington ‫ Sri Lanka‘s coastal drinking water supply continues to suffer the effects of the December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, which caused major death and destruction in the region.

Much of the island nation‘s co >>>


      U.S.–EU PARTNERSHIP TRANSCENDS WAR ON TERROR, BUSH SAYS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Fighting diseases, stopping nuclear proliferation among areas of cooperation By Peggy B. Hu Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– The relationship between the United States and Europe is "a vital partnership that transcends the war on terror," President Bush says.

"Part of our r >>>


      U.S. LAWMAKER PRAISES BUSH‘S TIMELY REACTION TO DARFUR CRISIS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Representative Chris Smith cites "strong leadership" by president By Jim Fisher–Thompson Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– Representative Chris Smith (Republican of New Jersey), who in the past has voiced disappointment with the slow reaction of international donors to the Darfur cr >>>


      U.S. PLEDGES STRONG SUPPORT FOR COSTA RICA
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      First lady Laura Bush leads U.S. delegation to inauguration of Oscar Arias Washington –– The United States values its relationship with Costa Rica and reaffirmed its strong support for the country at the May 8 inauguration of President Oscar Arias, according to U.S. first lady Laura Bush.

Oscar Ari >>>


      U.S. PROHIBITS ALL TORTURE; 103 TROOPS COURT–MARTIALED FOR ABUSE
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Officials report on U.S. position to U.N. Committee Against Torture By Vince Crawley Washington File Staff Writer Washington ‫ U.S. law forbids torture under any circumstances anywhere and anyplace, senior Bush administration officials told the United Nations Committee Against Torture in Geneva on May 8.>>>


      U.S. SAYS CIA FLIGHTS OVERSTATED, WELCOMES IDEAS FOR GUANTANAMO
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      "We do not outsource torture," State‘s Bellinger tells journalists in Belgium By Vince Crawley Washington File Staff Writer Washington ‫ The great majority of CIA flights questioned by Europeans were not carrying suspected terrorist detainees, says a top State Department official, who also >>>


      U.S. TO SEND $10 MILLION IN HUMANITARIAN AID TO PALESTINIANS
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Rice blames deteriorating Palestinian conditions on Hamas By David Shelby Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– The international community is concerned deeply about the reported shortages of medicine and health care equipment in the Palestinian Territories and will work to address the problem, accordi >>>


      U.S. URGES RUSSIA TO FIND AND PROSECUTE KILLERS OF EDITOR
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Acquittal leaves those responsible for Klebnikov‘s murder still at large Washington –– The acquittal of two persons charged with the July 2004 murder of Paul Klebnikov, the former editor of Forbes Russia magazine, "unless overturned on appeal, means that those responsible for the murder remain at >>>


      U.S., PARAGUAY SIGN FOREIGN AID COMPACT
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Millennium Challenge Corporation $34 million pact will aid development Washington –– The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a U.S. federal entity that administers the Bush administration‘s Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) foreign aid compacts, has signed a $34.65 million Threshold Program agree >>>


      UNIFIED ARAB–AMERICAN LOBBYING EFFORT URGED
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Former White House chief of staff offers advice on successful advocacy By Afzal Khan Washington File Special Correspondent Washington ‫ Arab Americans must learn to speak with one voice if they want be successful in lobbying U.S. politicians and influence policy, says former White House Chief of Staff John >>>


      UNITED STATES CONDEMNS CONTINUED REPRESSION IN CUBA
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      State Department reiterates its support for dissidents denied freedom Washington ‫ The United States condemns the continued repression of Cuba‘s dissidents by the regime of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, and looks forward to a day when basic freedoms are enjoyed by all Cubans, according to the U.S. Sta >>>


      UNITED STATES HAILS DARFUR PEACE ACCORD
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Agreement calls for prompt disarmament of Jingaweit, other armed militia groups By Howard Cincotta Washington File Special Correspondent Washington –– The United States praised the Darfur Peace Agreement, signed in Abuja, Nigeria, on May 5 between the government of Sudan and the principal rebel group, the S >>>


      UNITED STATES, KAZAKHSTAN AGREE TO NEW NUCLEAR SECURITY MEASURES
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Public Affairs May 6, 2006 U.S. Works With Kazakhstan to Stop Nuclear and Radioactive Material Smuggling Washington –‫ As part of the overall U.S. strategy to prevent nuclear and dangerous radiological materials from falling into the hands of terrorists, the Depart >>>


      WHITE HOUSE REPORT, MAY ': IRAN, PERSONNEL
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      President addresses Iran‘s nuclear program, announces ambassadorial nomination DIPLOMACY FIRST OPTION IN RESOLVING CONFLICT WITH IRAN, BUSH SAYS President Bush said that in the conflict over Iran‘s nuclear program, the first and "most important option" is diplomacy. Other countries have agreed wit >>>


      WORLD MOBILIZATION URGED FOR DARFUR ACCORD, ACTION
      USIA, 10-05-2006
      Secretary Rice urges nations to seize "momentous opportunity" to restore hope By Judy Aita Washington File United Nations Correspondent United Nations –– At the request of the United States, foreign ministers of the world‘s major powers met in the U.N. Security Council May ' to discuss t >>>


      BLAIR ‘WILL ARRANGE ORDERLY EXIT‘ – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      The man likely to replace Tony Blair as prime minister said Tuesday he believes Blair will arrange a dignified and orderly exit from the post.

An opinion poll published Tuesday, which pegged the governing Labour Party‘s support at a 14–year low, found that half the respondents hoped that Blair wou >>>


      BOLIVIA‘S LAND REDISTRIBUTION PLAN HITS SNAG: LANDOWNERS – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      A plan by Bolivia‘s leftist government to redistribute up to 54,000 square miles (140,000 square kilometers) of land to the poor generated protests Tuesday by leaders in the wealthy province of Santa Cruz –– the stronghold of opposition to President Evo Morales.

The majority of the land to b >>>


      CHAVEZ PLANS FOREIGN OIL FIRMS TAX – MAY 8, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      President Hugo Chavez said Venezuela would take further steps to increase revenues from its petroleum industry, including a new tax on companies that extract oil in the South American nation.

Chavez, who made the announcement Sunday during his weekly television and radio program, said the measure would create >>>


      HAMAS MILITANTS ATTACK FATAH FUNERAL IN GAZA – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Hamas militants attacked a Fatah funeral procession and children were among the wounded in a Gaza City shootout on Tuesday.

Nine Palestinians, including five children, were wounded in a gunfight in Gaza City on Tuesday morning. Each side blamed the other for triggering it.

Then Hamas militants attack >>>


      JAKARTA DEBATES SUHARTO CHARGES – MAY 10, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Indonesia‘s president planned to confer Wednesday with top lawmakers over whether to drop corruption charges against former dictator Suharto because of his deteriorating health, a government official said.

Suharto, 84, was hospitalized over the past week for an operation to halt intestinal bleeding, pro >>>


      NOBEL LAUREATE BECOMES COSTA RICAN PRESIDENT – MAY 8, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias returned to the Costa Rican presidency on Monday, hoping to use his skills as mediator to unite a country sharply divided over free trade with the United States and struggling with a 20 percent poverty rate.

The 65–year–old Arias, best known for winning the Nob >>>


      POLICE KILL EGYPT BOMBINGS SUSPECT – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Police have killed the leader of an Islamic militant group wanted for the terrorist attacks last month in a Sinai beach resort town that killed 21 people, officials said.

Nasser Khamis el–Mallahi, leader of the group Monotheism and Jihad, was shot dead in a battle with police in an olive grove in el&nda >>>


      SNIPER VICTIM: ‘I DROPPED TO THE GROUND AND PRAYED‘ – MAY 10, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      For two survivors of the 2002 Washington–area sniper shootings, memories of the confusion, fear and pain when the bullets struck are still clear.

Jurors in the second trial of sniper John Allen Muhammad heard testimony from the two victims Tuesday, one of whom is a teenager who was shot outside his scho >>>


      U.S. HAS SECOND WORST NEWBORN DEATH RATE IN MODERN WORLD, REPORT SAYS – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      An estimated 2 million babies die within their first 24 hours each year worldwide and the United States has the second worst newborn mortality rate in the developed world, according to a new report.

American babies are three times more likely to die in their first month as children born in Japan, and newborn >>>


      WOMAN JAILED AFTER INFECTING BOY WITH HIV – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
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      ‘BOTMASTER‘ GETS 57 MONTHS IN PRISON – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
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      ‘FAT MAN WALKING‘ COMPLETES CROSS–COUNTRY TREK – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Steve Vaught didn‘t count each mile he walked or weigh himself every day along the way. And as he completed the final leg of his trek across America, he said making it to New York City from California on foot was only part of his story.

"I‘m glad that I‘m here, but for me it‘s nev >>>


      ‘LIFE AND DEATH EVERY DAY‘ FOR IRAQ MEDICS – MAY 10, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      "Don‘t let me die! Please, don‘t let me die," the U.S. soldier said repeatedly as medics carried him to the trauma room.

His glazed eyes focused on an Army chaplain kneeling over him. There was blood everywhere.

A roadside bomb that exploded next to his patrol vehicle sent shard >>>


      ‘NOBODY‘S ENTITLED‘ – MAY 10, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      In "Down in the Valley," Edward Norton plays a deluded 21st–century cowboy whose contrived Old West masculinity and aw–shucks innocence attracts a restless teenage girl who‘s desperate for something more authentic than the asphalt highways of suburban Los Angeles.

Norton is again & >>>


      ‘PERVERSE‘ CANNIBAL KILLER GETS LIFE – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      I didn‘t want to kill him‘ Armin Meiwes gave a detailed confession of his grisly activities.

WATCH Browse/Search Man gets life sentence for killing, eating acquaintance (2:40) RELATED Retrial set for German cannibal YOUR E–MAIL ALERTS Germany Crime, Law and Justice Murders or Create Your Own >>>


      2 MEN CONVICTED IN TUNISIA BOMBING – MAY 10, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      A Spanish court on Wednesday convicted two men, a Pakistani and Spaniard, of collaborating with a terrorist group and contributing to the Tunisian synagogue bombing in 2002.

The bombing killed 21 people and a suicide bomber, according to a copy of the court order viewed by CNN. It took place on the North Afri >>>


      3 DEAD AS TORNADOES SWEEP THROUGH TEXAS – MAY 10, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Tornadoes swept through two North Texas towns after dark, tearing apart brick houses and leaving three dead and 10 injured, officials said Wednesday.

An elderly couple were found dead in a destroyed home in the tiny town of Westminster, about 45 miles northeast of Dallas. A teenager was found dead in another >>>


      ADIDAS NET PROFIT UP 37 PERCENT – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Sports apparel maker Adidas–Salomon said Tuesday that net profit rose by 37 percent in the first quarter, helped by strong sales, and forecast double–digit earnings and sales growth for the full year.

Net profit in the January–March period was 144 million euros ($183 million), up from 105 mi >>>


      ANALYSIS: THE CHALLENGES FACING PRODI – APR 1', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Silvio Berlusconi‘s allies seem ready to cede victory to Romano Prodi in the Italian election, even if the outgoing prime minister does not.

But when the formalities are concluded in May what sort of task awaits Prodi? How well qualified is he to cope with the problems of a country seemingly split exact >>>


      ANIMAL ACTIVISTS TARGET GLAXO SHAREHOLDERS – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
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      ANIMALS THRIVE IN COLD WAR ZONE – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Within earshot of a truckload of South Korean troops, a family of wild boars approaches a military base looking for an afternoon snack. Just down the road, water deer dash into a forest dotted with mines.

Off–limits to most civilians for more than 50 years and separating some 2 million soldiers of the t >>>


      AUSTRALIA, U.S. REACH INMATE DEAL – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Australian terror suspect David Hicks would be able to serve any possible prison term in his homeland, according to a prisoner transfer agreement reached between Canberra and Washington.

Hicks, the only Australian still held at the U.S. naval base of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was captured in Afghanistan in late 2 >>>


      BABY BRANGELINA: A MILLION–DOLLAR PHOTO? – MAY 10, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      With Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie holed up in Namibia for the birth of their child, one of the most pressing questions in Hollywood has been: How much money will the photograph of Baby Brangelina fetch?

One million dollars? Two million? More than that? The growing consensus is the first photo of the offspring >>>


      BALI BOMBING SUSPECTS GO ON TRIAL – MAY 8, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Four suspected Islamic militants accused in the deadly October 2005 restaurant bombings on Indonesia‘s tourist resort island of Bali have gone on trial, according to The Associated Press.

They appeared in court in Denpasar on Tuesday, accused of supplying and transporting explosives to be used in blasts >>>


      BARCA GO FOR UN HUMANITARIAN GOALS – MAY ', 2006
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      BLAINE UNCONSCIOUS, CONVULSING WHEN REMOVED – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Magician David Blaine was unconscious and having convulsions when he was rescued from his 8–foot aquarium during a breath–holding stunt, his trainer said Tuesday.

"I wasn‘t focused on records; I was thinking of a rescue," said trainer Kirk Krack, a free–diving expert. Blaine >>>


      CABLE GROUP NTL TO CUT 6,000 JOBS – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      UK cable company NTL reported a small first–quarter operating profit on Tuesday as it announced plans to cut about 6,000 jobs by the end of 2007 following its merger with rival Telewest.

"Part of this process will involve outsourcing a significant number of jobs, where employment would be transferr >>>


      CEASE–FIRE DECLARED AFTER DOZENS KILLED IN SOMALIA – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      The latest flare–up between Islamic militia and a self–styled anti–terrorism alliance of warlords in Somalia‘s capital has killed at least 57 people, sources from both sides said Tuesday.

But late Tuesday, a top Islamist said that the Islamic militia would observe a cease–fire to >>>


      CHANGING OF GENDER BEHIND THE COUNTER – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Saudi Arabia confirmed on Tuesday that women would replace male sales assistants in lingerie shops from next month, ending an awkward anomaly in the ultra–conservative Islamic state.

The government, which wants more women to work as part of its efforts to diversify the country‘s oil–dependen >>>


      CHINESE MIG BUYER SEEKS EBAY REFUND – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      A Chinese businessman who bought a Russian fighter jet online wants his money back after finding it could not be shipped to China, state media reported on Tuesday.

Zhang Cheng, a Beijing businessman, bid $24,730 and paid a $2,000 deposit for the former Czech air force plane on Chinese–based eBay, Xinhua >>>


      CHIRAC BREAKS SILENCE ON SCANDAL – MAY 10, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      President Jacques Chirac has denounced the "dictatorship of rumors" at the heart of a political scandal threatening his government, and rebuffed calls for the resignation of his prime minister.

"I have full confidence in the government of Dominique de Villepin, to lead the mission I gave him,&q >>>


      DOLPHINS, LIKE HUMANS, RECOGNIZE NAMES – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Bottlenose dolphins can call each other by name when they whistle, making them the only animals besides humans known to recognize such identity information, scientists reported on Monday.

Scientists have long known that dolphins‘ whistling calls include repeated information thought to be their names, bu >>>


      DUTCH GIANTS AJAX SACK COACH BLIND – MAY 10, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Ajax Amsterdam sacked coach Danny Blind on Wednesday, 13 months after he took over from Ronald Koeman.

A statement from the Dutch club on Wednesday blamed a failure to challenge for the league title as the reason for his departure.

Ajax finished fourth, 24 points behind champions PSV Eindhoven, but q >>>


      EGYPT BOMBINGS ‘MASTERMIND‘ KILLED – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      The leader of the terrorist group blamed for recent bombing attacks in the Sinai peninsula has been killed in a gun battle with Egyptian security forces, the Egyptian interior ministry reported.

Nasser Khamis el–Mallahi, 30, the leader of Tawhid wal Jihad, was killed and a top aide –– Abdall >>>


      EU3 PUSHING INCENTIVES PLAN FOR IRAN – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Britain, France and Germany are cobbling together a United Nations incentives package to induce Iran to halt its nuclear program, a European diplomat said Tuesday.

Washington, meanwhile, is working to amass a coalition of willing states to impose sanctions against Iran if U.N. diplomacy fails.

The fi >>>


      EUROPE LOWER AHEAD OF FED DECISION – MAY 10, 2006
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      FRIENDS SAY GUNMAN OFTEN SPOKE OF ATTACK PLAN – MAY ', 2006
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      GATES ENVISIONS ‘ANYWHERE‘ GAMING – MAY 10, 2006
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      HISTORIC LINER HEADS TO SCRAP YARD – MAY ', 2006
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      HOT ON THE TRAIL OF ANGELINA JOLIE – MAY 10, 2006
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      We‘re barreling down the streets of Beverly Hills and Angelina Jolie is in our sights. Her black Range Rover, just ahead.

I‘m in the middle of a pack of paparazzi in pursuit of the red–hot actress, and my adrenaline is pumping.

I‘m starting to realize what drives these guys. I >>>


      HUSSEIN ATTORNEY SLAMS TRIBUNAL, BUSH – MAY ', 2006
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      He‘s questioned the legality of the court. He‘s called the trial "pure chaos." He‘s called a judge‘s attempt to protect attorneys and witnesses "absurd." Now, a member of Saddam Hussein‘s defense team is saying they need an extra month to prepare the defense of the for >>>


      IRAN‘S PRESIDENT IN INDONESIA – MAY ', 2006
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      Iran‘s president and his Indonesian counterpart were to discuss Iran‘s nuclear ambitions Wednesday, with Jakarta pushing for transparency to head off the intensifying international dispute over Tehran‘s uranium enrichment.

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the fiery Iranian leader, arrived in I >>>


      IRAN LETTER BLASTS BUSH, DEMOCRACY – MAY ', 2006
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      Iran‘s president declared in a letter to President Bush that democracy had failed worldwide and lamented "an ever–increasing global hatred" of the U.S. government.

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice swiftly rejected the letter, saying it didn‘t resolve questions about Tehran&lsquo >>>


      IRAQ‘S SUFFERING CAPTURED ON CANVAS – MAY ', 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      How do you capture a nation‘s suffering and pain in a single expression? This has been Iraqi artist Suad Al Attar‘s mission since the beginning of the first Gulf War in 1''1.

More than a decade of turmoil in her homeland and her personal life have provided her with plenty of raw material t >>>


      ITALY FINALLY AGREES ON PRESIDENT – MAY 10, 2006
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      Italy‘s parliament has elected a new president, which will bring Romano Prodi one step closer to forming a new government and taking the helm as prime minister.

The parliament approved 80–year–old Giorgio Napolitano, to be the first member of the former Communist Party to serve as Italy&lsqu >>>


      ITALY PRESIDENT VOTE FAILS AGAIN – MAY ', 2006
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      Italy‘s Parliament failed for a second day running Tuesday to elect the country‘s new president, further delaying Romano Prodi‘s bid to form a government.

No candidate received the two–thirds majority required for election, and voting was set to resume on Wednesday, when the necessary >>>


      LAST U.S. TITANIC SURVIVOR DIES – MAY 7, 2006
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      LOST HIKERS FIND BACKPACK, SURVIVE 3 NIGHTS IN MOUNTAINS – MAY 10, 2006
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      Two lost hikers who survived three nights in the frigid San Jacinto Mountains said they stumbled upon the campsite of a man who vanished a year ago and were able to scavenge food, clothes and matches from his backpack.

Brandon Day and Gina Allen were rescued Tuesday after searchers spotted smoke from a fire t >>>


      MCEWEN ENJOYS SECOND STAGE TRIUMPH – MAY ', 2006
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      Australia‘s Robbie McEwen landed his second stage victory of the week in the Giro d‘Italia on Tuesday.

McEwen took the lead 200 meters from the end of the 1'3–km fourth stage and accelerated to the line to edge out Italians Paolo Bettini and Alberto Loddo.

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      MONOLITH MAY CAST NEW LIGHT ON MESOAMERICA – MAY ', 2006
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      A carved monolith unearthed in Mexico may show that the Olmec civilization, one of the oldest in the Americas, was more widespread than thought or that another culture thrived alongside it 3,000 years ago.

Findings at the newly excavated Tamtoc archeological site in the north–central state of San Luis P >>>


      NADAL RAISES GAME IN RECORD CHASE – MAY ', 2006
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      Second seed Rafael Nadal began his bid for back–to–back Rome Masters titles when he edged out fellow Spaniard Carlos Moya 6–1 2–6
6–2 on Tuesday.

Nineteen–year–old Nadal will equal Guillermo Vilas‘s 1'77 record of 53 consecutive wins on clay if he succes >>>


      NALBANDIAN EASES INTO THIRD ROUND – MAY 10, 2006
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      David Nalbandian extended his good form on Wednesday with a 6–2 6–4 win over Paul–Henri Mathieu in the second round of the Rome Masters.

Coming off his first title of the year in Estoril on Sunday, Argentine Nalbandian has reached a career high number three, but is seeed fourth based on his >>>


      NEVADA BLAST TEST PUT ON HOLD AMID COURT FIGHT – MAY 10, 2006
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      The Pentagon‘s plans for an explosive test next month in the Nevada desert have been put on hold for at least three weeks because of a lawsuit over the controversial experiment, which critics contend may be part of an effort to develop new nuclear weapons.

The National Nuclear Security Administration an >>>


      OAHU‘S NORTH SHORE: PEACEFUL IN THE ‘OFF–SEASON‘ – MAY 10, 2006
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      The true stars of Oahu‘s famed North Shore aren‘t the actors in ABC‘s "Lost" or top–selling musician Jack Johnson –– they‘re the monster waves that roll in every winter.

The rest of the year, when the 30–foot surf and the crowds are long gone, the Nort >>>


      OFFICIALS: SECOND–GRADER SEXUALLY ASSAULTED BY 12 BOYS  – MAY 10, 2006
      CNN, 10-05-2006
      Twelve boys in the first and second grade at a St. Louis elementary school are accused of sexually assaulting a second–grade girl during recess, authorities said Tuesday.

One teacher who was supposed to be supervising the recess has been fired, and another suspended with pay, school superintendent Creg >>>


      OIL HOVERS ON IRAN FACTOR – MAY 10, 2006
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      Oil hovered above $70 on Wednesday as an expected build in gasoline stocks in the United States was countered by renewed worries over Iran‘s nuclear stand–off with the West.

U.S. light crude eased 6 cents to $70.63 a barrel by 0525 GMT, after rising by '2 cents on Tuesday. London Brent crude f >>>



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