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      MULTICULTURALISM POLICY NOT WORKING, SENIOR TORY SAYS
      Reuters UK, 03-08-2005
      | RSS LONDON (Reuters) – Muslims must integrate better into mainstream society because the policy of multiculturalism has failed, according to David Davis, favourite to become the next Conservative Party leader.

Davis, the current shadow Home Secretary, said questions had to be raised about how the " >>>


      PICCADILLY LINE TO RESUME NORMAL SERVICE
      Reuters UK, 03-08-2005
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LONDON (Reuters) – All stations on the London Underground will be open for service on Thursday for the first time since 52 commuters died in attacks exactly four weeks ago, transport officials said on Wednesday.

A normal service will return to the Piccadilly Line, the site of the deadlies >>>


      SPACEWALKING ASTRONAUT GOES TO WORK ON HEAT SHIELD
      Reuters UK, 03-08-2005
      | RSS Related Pictures Related Articles Discovery‘s commander cool in shuttle hot seat Shuttle‘s return could mean Hubble‘s survival CHRONOLOGY–Key dates in U.S. space shuttle program FACTBOX–Discovery‘s diverse crew of astronauts FACTBOX–NASA‘s history, from Mercury to t >>>


      SPACEWALKING ASTRONAUT GOES TO WORK ON HEAT SHIELD
      Reuters UK, 03-08-2005
      | RSS Related Pictures Related Articles Discovery‘s commander cool in shuttle hot seat Shuttle‘s return could mean Hubble‘s survival CHRONOLOGY–Key dates in U.S. space shuttle program FACTBOX–Discovery‘s diverse crew of astronauts FACTBOX–NASA‘s history, from Mercury to t >>>


      SPACEWALKING ASTRONAUT REPAIRS HEAT SHIELD
      Reuters UK, 03-08-2005
      | RSS Related Pictures Related Articles Discovery‘s commander cool in shuttle hot seat Shuttle‘s return could mean Hubble‘s survival CHRONOLOGY–Key dates in U.S. space shuttle program FACTBOX–Discovery‘s diverse crew of astronauts FACTBOX–NASA‘s history, from Mercury to t >>>


      SURVIVORS RECOVER, CLUES SOUGHT IN TORONTO CRASH
      Reuters UK, 03-08-2005
      | RSS Related Pictures Related Articles Darkness, panic, safety after Toronto plane crash CHRONOLOGY–Major world Airbus crashes since 1''6 Toronto Crash Survivors React TORONTO (Reuters) – Stunned survivors of the fiery crash at Toronto airport were coming to grips with their ordeal on Wednesday whi >>>


      THAI POLICE SEEK MAN AFTER GIRLFRIEND‘S MURDER
      Reuters UK, 03-08-2005
      | RSS BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai police are hunting for Briton Paul Chetwin Talbot in connection with the murder of his girlfriend Debra O‘Hanlon on the southern Thai resort island of Phuket.

The Northampton–born O‘Hanlon, 31, was found dead in a rented room of a guest house on Tuesday, a >>>


      THAIS ARREST UK–ALGERIAN WITH 450 FAKE PASSPORTS
      Reuters UK, 03-08-2005
      | RSS BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai police arrested a British man of Algerian descent on Wednesday for having more than 450 fake passports from several European countries.

Police said the 35 year–old was arrested early on Wednesday at Bangkok airport while in transit from the southeastern Thai resort is >>>


      ZAMBIA TO HAND SUSPECTED MILITANT TO BRITAIN
      Reuters UK, 03-08-2005
      | RSS LUSAKA (Reuters) – A suspected militant arrested in Zambia and linked by media reports to the July 7 suicide bomb attacks in London will be deported to Britain, Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa said on Wednesday.

Haroon Rashid Aswad, a British citizen, was arrested in Zambia on July 20. Media repor >>>


      DACIA LOGAN DID NOT OVERTURN AT SWERVE TEST IN ROMANIA
      Rompres, 03-08-2005
      Bucharest, Aug 3 (Rompres) – The Dacia Logan car did not overturn at the "elk" (swerve) test carried out in Romania on Tuesday, Constantin Stroe, vice president of Dacia–Renault company, told Radio Romania Actualitati
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      MINISTER BLAGA ABOUT INCREASING SECURITY AT ROMANIA‘S BORDERS
      Rompres, 03-08-2005
      Bucharest, Aug 2 /Rompres/ – "Increasing border security is the most difficult task Romania has to fulfil on her way to the European Union, because the country will have the second longest external borders of the European Union, of 2,050 kilometres," Romanian Minister of Administration
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      PRESS REVIEW
      Rompres, 03-08-2005
      Bucharest, Aug 3 /Rompres/ – "Tariceanu asks SRI and SIE to check on ministers," daily Bursa headlines its article in which it informs that Prime Minister Calin Popescu Tariceanu has asked the directors of the Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) and the Foreign Intelligence Service (SIE) to urgent >>>


      ROMANIA‘S PREMIER MEETS AUSTRIA‘S CHANCELLOR
      Rompres, 03-08-2005
      Vienna, Aug 3 /Rompres/ – Romanian Prime Minister Calin Popescu Tariceanu met, early on Wednesday, Austria‘s Federal Chancellor Wolfgng Schuessel to talk about Romania and Austria‘s joint concern with providing stability
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      ROMANIAN STATE MIGHT MAJORITY SHAREHOLDER IN DAEWOO AUTOMOBILE SA CAR MAKER
      Rompres, 03-08-2005
      Bucharest, Aug 2 /Rompres/ – The Romanian state is negotiating with General Motors Daewoo Automotive Technology the acquisition of the majority stake in SC Daewoo Automobile SA car maker, Minister of Economy and Trade
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      GARANG ÷ LAST OF AFRICA&#8217;S LIBERATION CHIEFS
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      Editorial, The New Vision August 2, 2005 The passing of John Garang in rather tragic circumstances is a shock to many who follow African politics.

For a man who spent the better part of his life risking it before enemy bullet to have gone down the way he did, to the vagaries of weather, is probably not what ma >>>


      GET ETHIOPIAN & HARAR HISTORY RIGHT!
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      By Haaq Angisach August 2, 2005 An article by Hibret Selamu under the title of "Ethiopia

– The undemocratic electoral system" published by Sudan Tribunal on May 27,2005 is saddening, and written with out any contemplation of democracy, indigenous right and the apartheid history.

On his >>>


      IN THE WAKE OF GARANG&#8217;S DEATH÷ PROSPECTS FOR PEACE IN SUDAN
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      By Eric Reeves August 2, 2005 The death of Dr. John Garang de Mabior, longtime leader of the struggle for a just peace in southern Sudan, casts an ominous shadow over the prospects for sustaining the north/south peace agreement signed this past January in Nairobi. For the unfortunate truth is that there is no leader wi >>>


      UNTIMELY DEATH
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      By Eric Reeves , The New Republic Online August 2, 2005 The chances for an end to Darfurs genocide were dealt a potentially severe blow this weekend by the helicopter crash that killed the countrys new vice president, John Garang de Mabior. But this is not because Garang was, as U.S. State Department officials have dis >>>


      20 DEAD IN OVERNIGHT CLASHES IN KHARTOUM
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Aug 3, 2005 At least 20 people were reported killed overnight in retaliatory violence against southern Sudanese in Khartoum, where residents said armed men roamed the streets despite a curfew.

Police and troops patrol downtown Khartoum and areas around the city as protesters continue to attack and bu >>>


      ERITREAN PRESIDENT, US CONGRESSMAN DISCUSS SUDAN PEACE PROCESS
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      ASMARA, Aug 2, 2005 (Shabait.com) Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki today received and held talks with US Congressman Donald Payne.

Isaias Aferworki The US Congressman commended Eritreas role in the Sudanese peace process.

Noting that the Sudanese peace agreement represents a step forward, Donald Payn >>>


      ETHIOPIA TO PROCURE 10 BOEING 787 PLANES
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      ADDIS ABABA, Aug 2, 2005 (ENA) Ethiopian Airlines said on Monday it has begun discussions with Boeing, an airplane manufacturing company, in a bid to procure 10 up–to–date airplanes at a cost of 1.2bn US dollars.

Ethiopian, the national carrier, would be importing Boeing 787, named as the dream lin >>>


      INTERVIEW–UN SEES JOINT INVESTIGATION INTO GARANG&#8217;S DEATH
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      By Opheera McDoom CAIRO, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The United Nations has offered to help investigate the cause of the helicopter crash which killed former southern Sudanese rebel leader and First Vice President John Garang, Sudans top U.N. envoy said on Tuesday.

Hundreds of Sudanese and foreigners gather in Kha >>>


      NEW LEADER OF SUDAN SPLM TIPPED TO TAKE GARANG&#8217;S VP POST
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      NEW SITE, Sudan, Aug 2 (AFP) Salva Kiir, who has been appointed the new leader of the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM) following the death of John Garang, is assured of inheriting Garangs other job as first vice president as well, diplomats said Tuesday.

Salva Kiir The SPLM named Kiir as its new leader >>>


      NEW SPLM CHIEF URGES END TO VIOLENCE IN KHARTOUM
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      Salva Kiir NEW SITE, Sudan, Aug 3 (AFP) The new chief of southern Sudans ex–rebel group on Wednesday appealed for an end to the deadly violence that has wracked Khartoum and its suburbs since the weekend death of his predecessor John Garang.

Salva Kiir, who replaced Garang as head of the Sudan Peoples Li >>>


      PEOPLE FLEE CENTRAL KHARTOUM, VIOLENCE REPORTED
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Aug 3 People fled central Khartoum in cars on Wednesday while troops and riot police headed towards the centre of the Sudanese capital, where residents reported fresh violence, witnesses and journalists said.

The reported violence followed rumours a southern Sudanese militia leader had been killed. B >>>


      SALVA KIIR MEETS US ENVOYS, SEEKS DARFUR PEACE
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      By Katie Nguyen NEW SITE, Sudan, Aug 3 (Reuters) – The new leader of southern Sudan met with top U.S. and South African envoys on Wednesday as part of diplomatic moves to maintain the fragile peace accord in Africas largest country.

Salva Kiir who took over the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM) af >>>


      SECURITY COUNCIL CALLS SUDANESE TO HONOUR GARANG&#8217;S MEMORY BY RESTORING PEACE, CALM
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      United Nations Security Council

Security Council 5245th Meeting (AM) Security Council Expresses Profound Regret at Death Of Sudan S First Vice–President, John Garang, in 30 July Helicopter Crash Presidential Statement Calls for Calm, Trusts Sudanese Will Continue to Implement Peace Agreement for Whic >>>


      SOUTHERN SSDF LEADER IN TALKS WITH SUDANESE PRESIDENT
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Aug 2, 2005 (Sudan Tribune) The president of the republic today, at the Guest House, met the commander in–chief of the Southern Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF), Maj–Gen Paulino Matip.

Paulino Matip In a statement to the radio after the meeting, Paulino said they had gone to give their condole >>>


      SUDAN MEDIA BEHAVIOUR ON AUG 2
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Aug 2, 2005 (Sudan Tribune) On 2 August Sudan Radio continued to air a repeat of what was aired on 1 August, and regular programming seemed suspended for the day.

Most of the news items were about Dr Garangs efforts on peace and his activities after being sworn in as first vice–president of Sud >>>


      SUDAN PEACE PROCESS CRUCIAL TO WHITE NILE OIL DEAL
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      LONDON, Aug 2, 2005 Sudans fragile peace process will determine the fate of a major oil exploration deal following the death of the countrys first vice president John Garang, analysts said on Tuesday.

Sudans First Vice President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha (L) and Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement leader John Garan >>>


      SUDANESE CLASH AFTER GARANG&#8217;S DEATH
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      By TANALEE SMITH KHARTOUM, Sudan, Aug 2, 2005 (AP) Sudans capital erupted into ethnic and sectarian conflict Tuesday, with bands of northerners and southerners staging attacks on each other in an outpouring of anger sparked by the death of a former rebel leader turned vice president.

A Sudanese protester walks >>>


      SUDANESE RULING PARTY WELCOMES NEW SPLM LEADER
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Aug 2, 2005 (Sudan Tribune) The ruling National Congress (NC) has announced that it welcomed Sudan Peoples Liberation Movements (SPLM) decision to appoint Maj–Gen Salva Kiir Mayardit as the leader of the SPLM and the commander–general of Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA).

In a press st >>>


      SUDANESE SPLM CALLS FOR INTERNATIONAL PROBE INTO GARANG&#8217;S DEATH
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      By TANALEE SMITH KHARTOUM, Sudan, Aug 3, 2005 (AP) The leadership of John Garangs political movement has called for an international investigation into the weekend helicopter crash in southern Sudan that killed their leader and 13 others, sparking two days of deadly clashes in the capital.

John Garang Pagan Am >>>


      SUDANESE TV COMMENDS SPLM COMMITMENT TO PEACE
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Aug 2, 2005 (Sudan Tribune) The Sudanese TV haild in a report broadcated today the positive stances of Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM) following the death of the first vice–president John Garang, who was also the president of the southern government, have been received with satisfaction by a cr >>>


      UGANDA FEARS GARANG&#8217;S DEATH MAY PROLONG BRUTAL WAR WITH LRA REBELS
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      KAMPALA, Aug 2 (AFP) As Sudan ponders the future of its landmark north–south peace deal in the wake of the weekend death of ex–rebel leader John Garang, neighboring Uganda voiced fears Tuesday that his demise may prolong its own long–running war with the Lords Resistance Army (LRA).

Ugandan a >>>


      UGANDAN GOVT NAMES TEAM TO PROBE GARANG&#8217;S HELICOPTER CRASH
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      KAMPALA, Aug 3, 2005 (Xinhua) The Ugandan government has named three aviation experts to investigate the tragic helicopter crash that killed former Sudanese first vice president John Garang.

First VP John Garang Ugandan Minister of Works, Housing and Communication John Nasasira was quoted by local press on Wed >>>


      UN, US CALL ON SUDAN TO IMPLEMENT GARANG&#8217;S LEGACY
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The United Nations and the United States on Monday called the death of former Sudanese rebel leader John Garang a loss for the country and urged all factions to carry out the peace process he began.

The United Nations, which has sent troops to implement >>>


      US ENVOYS TO MEET SPLM&#8217;S SALAV KIIR
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      NEW SITE, Sudan, Aug 3 (AFP) Two senior US envoys are to meet here Wednesday with the new chief of southern Sudans ex–rebel group amid fears the weekend death of his predecessor, John Garang, may imperil a landmark peace deal.

Salva Kiir Amid recurrent deadly violence in Khartoum that erupted after Garan >>>


      WORLD RUSHES TO RESCUE OF FRAGILE POST–GARANG SUDAN
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      NEW SITE, Sudan, Aug 2 (AFP) Mourners paid tribute to Sudans John Garang, as his successor vowed to pursue the rebel–turned–statesmans peace drive and urged restraint as riots flared again in the capital Khartoum.

Hundreds of Sudanese and foreigners gather in Khartoum,Tuesday Aug. 2,
2005 to of >>>


      AFRICA ACTION STATEMENT ON JOHN GARANG&#8217;S DEATH
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      Africa Action Press Statement Tuesday August 2, 2005 (Washington DC) – Upon the death of Vice President John Garang de Mabior on Sunday, Africa Action offers its condolences to John Garangs family and the people of Sudan, in particular the southern Sudanese people and the progressive pro–democracy forces th >>>


      HIGH–LEVEL US ENGAGEMENT NEEDED TO SECURE PEACE IN SUDAN
      Sudan Tribune, 03-08-2005
      United States Commission on International Religious Freedom PRESS ADVISORY August 2, 2005 Sudan÷ High–level U.S. Engagement Needed to Secure Peace and Promote Human Rights Following Garangs Death

Contact÷ Anne Johnson, Director of Communications, (202) 523–3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON T >>>


      BUSH SIGNS TRADE ACCORD WITH CENTRAL AMERICA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
      USIA, 03-08-2005
      President says CAFTA–DR will help region‘s economies, democracies The U.S. free–trade agreement with Central America and the Dominican Republic (CAFTA–DR) will strengthen the economies and democracies of the CAFTA–DR countries, according to President Bush.

Bush signed CAFTA– >>>


      JAMAICA HOSTING CONFERENCE ON CHALLENGES FACING SMALL ISLAND STATES
      USIA, 03-08-2005
      Event to focus on U.N. environmental, poverty reduction goals By Eric Green Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– Meeting U.N. goals on ensuring environmental sustainability and cutting extreme poverty in the world‘s small island developing states will be the focus of an August 3–5 internat >>>


      NASA AUTHORIZES SPACEWALK TO FIX SHUTTLE PROBLEM
      USIA, 03-08-2005
      Astronaut to remove protruding "gap fillers" from Discovery‘s heat shield By Cheryl Pellerin Washington File Staff Writer Washington âЂ« NASA has authorized a repair task for the space shuttle during an August 3 spacewalk that experts say should ensure a safe landing for the Discovery crew.< >>>


      PAKISTANI EDUCATORS LEARN NEW SKILLS IN U.S. TRAINING PROGRAM
      USIA, 03-08-2005
      Educators develop more effective teaching methods By Mercedes Suarez and Brittany Sterrett Washington File Staff Writer Washington âЂ« While most Pakistani students are enjoying their summer vacations, some of their teachers have been hard at work in summer school, halfway around the world. A group of Pakis >>>


      RUMSFELD SAYS THERE CAN BE NO MODERATE SOLUTIONS TO EXTREMISM
      USIA, 03-08-2005
      Op–ed by U.S. Secretary of Defense (This op–ed by Donald Rumsfeld, U.S. Secretary of Defense, appeared August 1 in the Financial Times and is in the public domain.  There are no republication restrictions.) (begin byliner) There Can Be No Moderate Solutions To Extremism By Donald Rumsfeld Last month >>>


      STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING, AUGUST 2
      USIA, 03-08-2005
      North Korea, Russia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia, Albania, Iran, Turkey, Cyprus, Azerbaijan, Travel by Secretary Rice, Resignation of Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roger Noriega, Sudan, No Change in Policy Toward Latin America/Central American Free Trade Agreement, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia S >>>


      U.S. AMBASSADOR READY TO HELP IRAQIS AGREE ON CONSTITUTION
      USIA, 03-08-2005
      Khalilzad says Iraq can and will succeed, and U.S. will support it U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad says it is very important that Iraqis agree on a new constitution, and he has expressed his willingness to help facilitate consensus among the constitutional drafters.

"What is lacking in Iraq now i >>>


      U.S. CONDEMNS ACTIONS AGAINST UNION OF BELARUSIAN POLES
      USIA, 03-08-2005
      U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesman August 2, 2005 Statement by Tom Casey, Acting Spokesman BELARUS÷ ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST UNION OF BELARUSIAN POLES The United States condemns the actions taken by the Belarusian government against the Union of Belarusian Poles.  The arrest of the Union‘ >>>


      U.S. MAY SEEK TEXTILE DEAL WITH CHINA, COMMERCE DEPARTMENT SAYS
      USIA, 03-08-2005
      U.S. Department of Commerce August 1, 2005 COMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEXTILE AGREEMENTS (CITA) ANNOUNCES CHINA SAFEGUARD DECISIONS Bush Administration to Consult with Domestic Industry and Members of Congress on Broader Textile Agreement with China Washington, D.C. âЂ«– The Committee for the >>>


      U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY HAILS BRAZIL‘S ECONOMIC POLICIES
      USIA, 03-08-2005
      Snow says Brazilian success offers an example to other countries The United States applauds Brazil‘s emergence as "a leader of South American economies and a global example of how good policy leads to growth and economic stability," says U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow.

Addressing an audience >>>


      DISAGREEMENT WITHIN GOVERNMENT ON ALLOCATION OF TRANSPORT FUNDS
      Helsingin Sanomat, 03-08-2005
      The Ministry of Finance presented the main points of its proposal for next years state budget on Tuesday.

Helsingin Sanomat has learned that there is disagreement among government ministers on allocation of funding for transport projects.

Minister of Finance Antti Kalliomäki (SDP) descr >>>


      FINNISH EXPORTS GROW DESPITE PAPER STOPPAGES
      Helsingin Sanomat, 03-08-2005
      Finnish exports grew in May by ten percent compared with the same time last year.

In spite of the labour dispute in the pulp and paper industry, the Finnish National Board of Customs reports that the value of exports rose to EUR 4.2 billion. The greatest recipient country of Finnish goods was Sweden.

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      HALONEN DEFENDS BALTIC COUNTRIES AT PRESS CONFERENCE WITH PUTIN
      Helsingin Sanomat, 03-08-2005
      President Tarja Halonen gave an exceptionally strong defence of Estonia and Latvia during an outdoor press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Finnish Presidents summer residence Kultaranta in Naantali.

Putin had lamented what he saw as the poor treatment of Russian–speaking minoritie >>>


      KAJAANI FINLAND‘S MOST RACIST CITY, STATISTICS REVEAL
      Helsingin Sanomat, 03-08-2005
      Saturday evening‘s attack against a Kajaani pizzeria run by immigrants was not an isolated incident. Of all the cities in Finland, Kajaani has the largest number of racially motivated crimes in proportion to the number of foreign residents. The cities of Joensuu and Oulu are the runners–up in this questiona >>>


      NIEMINEN TOPPLES TOP SEED IN POLAND
      Helsingin Sanomat, 03-08-2005
      Jarkko Nieminen scored a morale–boosting victory on Tuesday in the first round of the EUR 425,000 Idea Prokom Open in Sopot, Poland. Facing the top seed Mariano Puerta of Argentina, Nieminen disposed of his opponent in just an hour and 44 minutes, winning 6–4, 7–6 [7–1].

Puerta‘s >>>


      RESIDENTS COMPLAIN ABOUT INCOME SUPPORT IN ESPOO
      Helsingin Sanomat, 03-08-2005
      Many residents of Espoo living on income support filed complaints to the State Provincial Office of Southern Finland in July. According to Senior Inspector Ritva Nissinen, the messages were typically related to a shortage of food and medicines.

These people have been unable to cover their necessary expenses, a >>>


      WATERS IN LAKES IN SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL FINLAND WARMER THAN AVERAGE FOR EARLY AUGUST
      Helsingin Sanomat, 03-08-2005
      The rainy weather of late July has slightly cooled the waters in Finnish lakes, which had been warmed by a heat wave earlier in the month.

Nevertheless, those swimming in lakes in Southern and Central Finland can still enjoy water that is 1–2 degrees above the normal level for this time of the year. In t >>>


      ‘HUNGRY SEASON‘ PREYS ON NIGER‘S YOUNGEST – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      In a small village in southern Niger, hundreds of mothers gather with their hungry children hoping somebody will help them.

Hunger is nothing new in Niger. Every year there‘s a several–month gap. They call it the "hungry season," the time between when the crops have been planted and they >>>


      ADIDAS TO PAY $3.8BN FOR REEBOK – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Germany‘s Adidas–Salomon is to buy rival sporting goods firm Reebok in a deal worth 3.1 billion ($3.8 billion), Adidas said on Wednesday as it posted a forecast–beating second–quarter profit.

Adidas, the global number two in the sporting goods industry after Nike, is buying all outstan >>>


      AID GROUPS WORKING TO EASE NIGER CRISIS – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
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      AIR FRANCE CHIEF SALUTES CREW IN AIRBUS CRASH – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Air France Chairman Jean–Cyril Spinetta on Wednesday praised the crew of a jetliner that crash–landed in Canada and burst into flames but, remarkably, claimed no victims.

"I want to pay homage to the crew," Spinetta said at a news conference at Air France headquarters. "I don‘ >>>


      ALL SURVIVE AIR FRANCE JET CRASH AND FIRE – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      An Air France passenger jet attempting to land at Toronto‘s Pearson International Airport overran a runway by 200 meters Tuesday, bursting into flames and sending smoke billowing into the sky.

"There are no known fatalities" among the 2'7 people and 12 crew members who were on board, an ai >>>


      AUSTRALIA WARNED OVER TERROR CELLS – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Up to 60 Islamic extremists are actively involved in terrorist cells in Australia, the federal police commissioner confirmed Wednesday after a former spymaster claimed it was only a matter of time before an attack was launched on Australian soil.

Michael Roach, a senior official who recently retired from the >>>


      AUSTRALIAN‘S DRUG APPEAL REOPENS – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      An appeal trial for convicted Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has reconvened in Bali, Indonesia Wednesday with defense lawyers hoping evidence from two airport employees can assist her case.

But attempts to secure a witness who can back up Corby‘s assertion that the drugs found in her possessio >>>


      BASAYEV INTERVIEW÷ RUSSIA BARS ABC – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Moscow is barring journalists from U.S. television channel ABC from working in Russia after the channel broadcast an interview with Chechen rebel leader Shamil Basayev, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

Accreditations for ABC‘s reporters would not be renewed and, in the meantime, they would be banne >>>


      BUSH SENDS FATHER, CHENEY TO SAUDI – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney will lead a delegation paying its respects to the late King Fahd and the Saudi leadership, and former President George Bush will accompany him, the White House has announced.

Cheney is to leave Washington on Wednesday evening and return early Friday. King Fahd died on Monday an >>>


      CORBY DRUG APPEAL TRIAL TO REOPEN – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
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      FOURTEEN MARINES KILLED IN BOMBING – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Fourteen Marines and a civilian interpreter were killed Wednesday when their amphibious assault vehicle struck an improvised explosive device about 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) south of Haditha, Iraq, military officials said.

A Marine was also injured. The Marines were assigned to the 2nd Marine Division.

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      GUNFIRE REPORTED IN MAURITANIA – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Gunfire rang out near the presidency building in Mauritania‘s capital Nouakchott Wednesday after soldiers surrounded state radio and blocked off streets in the city, a witness said.

President Maaouya Ould Sid‘Ahmed Taya was out of the country after attending the funeral of Saudi Arabia‘s Kin >>>


      IRAN‘S AHMADINEJAD TAKES OFFICE – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Conservative Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has become Iran‘s new president after the Islamic Republic‘s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved his appointment.

"I therefore ... approve the vote of the nation and appoint Dr Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran,&qu >>>


      IRAN DELAYS BREAKING U.N. SEALS – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Iran has told the international atomic watchdog agency that it would refrain for now from breaking seals at a nuclear plant, U.S. officials said Tuesday.

The officials said that Iran told the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of its decision not to break the seals placed by U.N. monitors, which would >>>


      IRAN HOPES FOR NUCLEAR RESTART – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Iran said it hoped to restart work at a uranium conversion plant on Wednesday and said a request by the U.N. nuclear watchdog that it wait a week for surveillance equipment to be installed was unacceptable.

The spokesman for Iran‘s Supreme National Security Council Ali Aghamohammadi said IAEA (Internati >>>


      IRAN REJECTS NUCLEAR DELAY REQUEST – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      An Iranian official has reiterated his country plans to resume nuclear activities at its Isfahan plant, possibly as soon as Wednesday, calling an International Atomic Energy Agency request for a delay unacceptable.

Ali Aghamohammadi, spokesman for Iran‘s Supreme National Security Council, made the remar >>>


      LONDON RELIGIOUS HATE CRIME SOARS – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Crimes motivated by religious hatred have jumped by nearly 600 percent in London since the July 7 bombings, according to police records.

They include verbal and physical attacks and criminal damage to property, including mosques.

Scotland Yard figures showed there were 26' such incidents reported >>>


      N. KOREA NUKE TALKS NEAR IMPASSE – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Delegates to North Korean disarmament talks said Wednesday they were approaching the final stages of discussions but that a resolution to the dispute over the communist nation‘s nuclear weapons program ultimately lay in its own hands.

As meetings entered a ninth day, envoys from the two Koreas, the Unit >>>


      PROTESTERS RENEW MARCH AGAINST ISRAELI PULLOUT  – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Demonstrators gathered Tuesday near the Gaza border for a protest march against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon‘s plan to withdraw all Jewish settlements from Gaza.

Israeli authorities said they are allowing the march after reaching agreement with organizers that protesters won‘t try to enter >>>


      ZAMBIA TO EXTRADITE SUSPECT TO UK – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      The Zambian government says it has signed an agreement with Britain to extradite Rashid Haroon Aswat, a suspected al Qaeda operative believed to have facilitated or recruited the July 7 London transport bombers.

Aswat, 30, will be transferred to Britain soon, Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa said Wednesday.>>>


      2 KILLED WHEN TRAIN SLAMS INTO DUMP TRUCK – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      An Amtrak train hit a dump truck Tuesday in Raleigh, North Carolina, killing both of the truck‘s occupants and slightly injuring five people aboard the train, an Amtrak official said.

The train engineer and four passengers were taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries that were minor and non– >>>


      BRAIN–DEAD WOMAN GIVES BIRTH TO BABY GIRL – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      A brain–dead pregnant woman who has been kept on life support for nearly three months to give her fetus more time to develop gave birth to a baby girl Tuesday, the woman‘s brother–in–law said.

There were no complications during delivery and the baby "is doing well," Justin To >>>


      COMPANY OUTINGS ARE NO PICNIC – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      not a place to hook up with the office hottie or get your "money‘s worth" at the open bar. Lasting impressions are formed here. You don‘t want to be labeled as the guy or gal who got sloshed or paraded around in a thong.

Dress appropriately÷ Come casual but look neat. Don‘t >>>


      NATIONAL ZOO‘S BABY PANDA IS A BOY – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      It‘s a boy –– a quick peek at the baby panda born last month at Washington‘s National Zoo showed it is a male, the zoo said on Tuesday.

Curious veterinarians at the Smithsonian National Zoo lured giant panda Mei Xiang out of her den with a bamboo snack and sneaked a look at her cub, wh >>>


      REPORT÷ POLICE FAILED TO FOLLOW PROCEDURES IN TRUNK DEATHS – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Police failed to follow proper procedures as they searched for three missing boys, neglecting a federal agency‘s recommendations to immediately look in enclosed spaces such as car trunks, a report released Tuesday said.

The report also faulted parents of the children for waiting three hours to call poli >>>


      SCIENTISTS PUZZLE OVER ODDITIES ALONG PACIFIC COAST – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Julia Parrish, seabird ecologist SAN FRANCISCO, California (AP) –– Marine biologists are seeing mysterious and disturbing things along the Pacific Coast this year÷ higher water temperatures, plummeting catches of fish, lots of dead birds on the beaches, and perhaps most worrisome, very little plankt >>>


      SHUTTLE CREW GEARS UP FOR SPACEWALK, REPAIR – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      In a history–making spacewalk Wednesday, Discovery astronaut Steve Robinson will come within feet of the space shuttle‘s underbelly and gently pluck filler material sticking out from between heat–resistant tiles in two places on the orbiter.

On Earth, it would be a mundane home improvement p >>>


      STUDY÷ LOW–COST ROAD CHANGES COULD REDUCE URBAN CRASHES – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      Making low–cost changes to busy roadways in cities, such as adding left–turn signals and extending the length of merger lanes, can reduce the number of crashes, according to a study by the insurance industry.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety studied the changes to a busy thoroughfare in >>>


      U.S. FREELANCE JOURNALIST SLAIN IN IRAQ – AUG 3, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      An American freelance journalist was found shot to death in the Iraqi city of Basra early Wednesday, officials said.

A U.S. Embassy spokesman confirmed Steven Vincent‘s body was found, and that his family has been notified.

A Western official said Vincent suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He ha >>>


      WHY IS NOBODY GOING TO ‘MURDERBALL‘? – AUG 2, 2005
      CNN, 03-08-2005
      The movie "Murderball" has all the makings of a big hit÷ Tough guys, violence, a little sex and a U.S. sports team overcoming long odds. Reviews have been fabulous.

So why aren‘t more people going to see it? "Murderball" is the true story of the U.S. wheelchair rugby team, and >>>


      PRESSESTIMMEN VON MITTWOCH, 3. AUGUST 2005
      телерадиокомпания "Немецкая волна" (ФРГ, "Deutsche Welle")Обзор прессы, 03-08-2005
      Atomstreit Iran – EU/ Urteil zu Hartz IV/ Rentenlücke Die Zuspitzung im Atomsteit zwischen der Europäischen Union und dem Iran, das Urteil des Berliner Sozialgerichts über die Verfassungsmäßigkeit des Arbeitslosengeldes II und das mangelnde Wissen der Deutschen über ihre zukünf >>>


      ARBEITSLOSIGKEIT IM WIRTSCHAFTSWUNDERLAND
      телерадиокомпания "Немецкая волна" (ФРГ, "Deutsche Welle")Экономические новости, 03-08-2005
      Junge Arbeitslose in China Das Thema Arbeitslosigkeit war im kommunistischen China lange ein Tabuthema. Dabei ist die Zahl erschreckend hoch÷ 174 Millionen suchen einen Job. Die Machthaber Chinas fürchten den Aufstand der intellektuellen Elite.

In China befinden sich momentan drei Millionen Hochsch >>>


      DREI STREIFEN AUF DER ÜBERHOLSPUR
      телерадиокомпания "Немецкая волна" (ФРГ, "Deutsche Welle")Экономические новости, 03-08-2005
      Mehr Platz auf dem US–Markt? Der Sportartikelhersteller Adidas–Salomon vergrößert sich÷ Mit der Übernahme des Konkurrenten Reebok für drei Milliarden Euro soll die Position am US–Markt gestärkt werden.

Der fränkische Sportartikelhersteller gab am Mittwoch >>>


      FRANKREICH÷ ZIEL DEUTSCHER BAUARBEITER
      телерадиокомпания "Немецкая волна" (ФРГ, "Deutsche Welle")Экономические новости, 03-08-2005
      Flucht aus der Arbeitslosigkeit ins Ausland Nicht nur Mikrobiologen und Kernphysiker arbeiten im Ausland, auch Bauarbeiter haben gute Chancen. Der europäische Binnenmarkt macht deutschen Arbeitslosen Mut÷ Außerhalb Deutschlands zählt Qualifikation vor Alter.

Lebenslanges Lernen, Mobilit& >>>


      GEMEINSAM STARK
      телерадиокомпания "Немецкая волна" (ФРГ, "Deutsche Welle")Экономические новости, 03-08-2005
      Setzt auf ein Netzwerk÷ Wolfgang Clement Mehr als vier Millionen Arbeitslose gibt es in Deutschland. Was Politik und Wirtschaft bislang nicht gelang, soll nun ein breites Netzwerk engagierter Bürger vorantreiben÷ mehr Arbeitsplätze und Lehrstellen zu schaffen.

Wer genau hinschaute, der >>>


      АИФ "РЕКОМЕНДУЕТ - САМОЕ ИНТЕРЕСНОЕ НА ПРЕДСТОЯЩЕЙ НЕДЕЛЕ
      АиФ, 03-08-2005
      ПРИГЛАСИТЕЛЬНЫЙ БИЛЕТ КИНО "СКРЫТОЕ" (Франция) О чем. В повседневное существование респектабельной семьи вторгается далекое прошлое в виде подброшенной загадочной видеокассеты. Для кого. Для поклонников автора скандальной "Пианистки". Фильм - лауреат Каннского фестиваля-2005. Режиссер: Михаэль Ханеке. В ролях: Ж. Бинош, Д. Отой >>>


      АНЕКДОТЫ НЕДЕЛИ
      АиФ, 03-08-2005
      АНЕКДОТЫ НЕДЕЛИ Когда Далю были нужны новые слова, он приезжал в деревню, разбивал на глазах мужиков 2-3 бутылки водки, а потом стоял и записывал. * * * Грузия и Украина договорились о строительстве газопровода между этими странами. Осталось узнать у России, с какой стороны этого газопровода она предпочла бы закачивать газ. >>>


      БОЛЬНИЧНЫЙ ПОЗЕЛЕНЕЛ
      АиФ, 03-08-2005
      ЗДОРОВЬЕ С 1 АВГУСТА больничные листы окрасятся в зеленый цвет. К чему? "БЛАНК листка нетрудоспособности не менялся уже более 40 лет, - объяснил зампред Фонда социального страхования Виталий Линник. - В некоторых больницах скопились просто залежи листов 20-летней давности". Больничные часто подделывают - ведь бланки можно купить с ру >>>


      В ВЕНЕЦИЮ - ЗА 1000 РУБЛЕЙ
      АиФ, 03-08-2005
      ОТДЫХ ЛЕТО в разгаре, и на нас отовсюду - из телевизора, газет и, кажется, уже из унитаза - обрушиваются рекламные призывы немедленно посетить "дешевую" Италию за восемьсот евро или "смехотворно недорогую" Францию долларов эдак за семьсот. А ЧТО делать тем людям (а их в России - большинство), которым такие цены кажутся не смешными, >>>


      В ЛЕС ПО ЯГОДИЦЫ
      АиФ, 03-08-2005
      ЗДОРОВЬЕ У меня жена просто фанатеет от лесных и садовых ягод: собирает часами, морозит на зиму, компоты варит. А какая от них польза? А. К о р к и н, Томск ЛЕСНЫЕ ягоды, в отличие от грибов, практически не накапливают тяжелые металлы и радиоактивные вещества и, кроме того, оказывают множество лечебных эффектов. Черника особенн >>>


      ВЕНГЕРСКИЙ ОТВЕТ НА КВАРТИРНЫЙ ВОПРОС
      АиФ, 03-08-2005
      ПОДРОБНОСТИ ПРЕСЛОВУТЫЙ квартирный вопрос в течение жизни приходится решать каждому человеку. В России эта проблема всегда стояла остро. И даже после того, как президент Путин назвал обеспечение граждан жильем "приоритетной социальной задачей", реального доступа к квадратным метрам у большинства людей пока не появилось. В ЭТОМ смысл >>>


      ВКУСНОЕ ЛУКОШКО
      АиФ, 03-08-2005
      ИНФОРМБЮРО Почему-то в последнее время чаще можно встретить в подмосковной электричке грибника или поддатого рыболова, чем человека с лукошком ягод. Да и на московских рынках самая ходовая дикая ягода - земляника, а то, что продают под видом лесной малины, - бессовестный садовый гибрид. ОКОСЕВШАЯ тетка, сидя на перевернутом ведре в >>>



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