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



All articles from Augst 11, 2005
<< Select other date

Pages:    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29

      KHARTOUM DEPLORES DARFUR REBELS&#8217; ALL TO DELAY TALKS
      Sudan Tribune, 11-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Aug 11 (AFP) Khartoum on Thursday deplored a call by the main rebel group in the strife–torn Darfur region to delay peace talks set for later this month, saying it would hurt those displaced by the fighting.

Sudans chief negotiator, Majzoub al–Khalifa, addresses the fifth round of Darfur >>>


      KIIR VOWS UNITY AFTER BECOMING SUDAN&#8217;S NEW VP
      Sudan Tribune, 11-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Aug 11 (AFP) Salva Kiir was sworn in as Sudans first vice president Thursday after the death of his predecessor John Garang, pledging to follow his legacy and work for peace and unity in the war–ravaged country.

Salva Kiir, successor to the late southern Sudanese leader John Garang, talks to re >>>


      POWER EQUATIONS WITHIN SPLM MAY CHANGE AFTER GARANG DEATH
      Sudan Tribune, 11-08-2005
      By the EastAfrican NAIROBI, Aug 8, 2005 With the exit of Garang from the scene, the power equations within the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement are likely to change in major ways.

First VP John Garang In terms of profile and seniority, one would say that the next in the hierarchy after Salva Kiir is Riek Mach >>>


      SALVA KIIR SWORN IN AS NEW SUDANESE VICE PRESIDENT
      Sudan Tribune, 11-08-2005
      By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Southern Sudanese leader Salva Kiir vowed to work towards the unity of Sudan as he was sworn in as first vice president on Thursday, following the death of his predecessor John Garang in a helicopter crash last week.

Southern Sudanese leader Salva Kiir Mayar >>>


      SALVA KIIR SWORN IN AS SUDAN&#8217;S VICE PRESIDENT
      Sudan Tribune, 11-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Sudan, Aug 11, 2005 (AP) Southern leader Salva Kiir Mayardit was sworn in as Sudans first vice president Thursday, replacing his former boss John Garang, who died in a helicopter crash July 30.

The former rebel commander took the oath in the grounds of the presidential palace.

"I swear >>>


      SUDAN ASKS UK FOR INFORMATION REGARDING ARRESTS OF SUDANESE
      Sudan Tribune, 11-08-2005
      Mustafa Ismail KHARTOUM, Aug ', 2005 (Sudan Tribune) The Sudanese Foreign Minister has asked the British ambassador in Khartoum to supply Sudan with more information regarding the arrest of three Sudanese in Britain.

In a news conference, the Foreign Minister, Mustafa Osman Ismail, said that reports from t >>>


      SUDAN BLASTS UGANDAN CLAIMS OF "UNKNOWN BODY" AT GARANG CRASH
      Sudan Tribune, 11-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Aug 10, 2005 (Sudan Tribune) The Sudanese Foreign Minister, Mustafa Osman Ismail, has announced that the USA, the UN and the Russian Federation, Uganda and other states have expressed their readiness to assist the national committee set up to probe the plane crash of the late John Garang.

Pallbearers >>>


      SUDAN&#8217;S BASHIR PLEDGES TO COOPERATE WITH KIIR ON PEACE DEAL
      Sudan Tribune, 11-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Aug 11, 2005 (Xinhua) Sudanese President Omar al–Bashir here Thursday pledged to cooperate with newly sworn–in First Vice President and southern Sudans president Salva Kiir to implement the peace deal signed by Kiirs predecessor John Garang and Khartoum.

Southern Sudanese leader Salva Kii >>>


      SUDAN&#8217;S NEW VP TO BE SWORN IN
      Sudan Tribune, 11-08-2005
      KHARTOUM, Aug 11 (AFP) Salva Kiir is to be sworn in as Sudans first vice president Thursday facing the enormous tasks of implementing a landmark peace deal and carrying on the legacy of his charismatic predecessor John Garang.

Sudans President Omar Hassab al–Bashir (R) and Salva Kiir, successor to the la >>>


      UGANDA FM STATION SILENCED AFTER GARANG DISCUSSION
      Sudan Tribune, 11-08-2005
      NAIROBI, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Ugandas government suspended the broadcasting licence of a popular FM radio station on Thursday after it aired a programme discussing theories about the death of Sudans vice president John Garang.

Sudanese First Vice President John Garang boards a helicopter at Entebbe Interna >>>


      US LAWMAKER TO VISIT SUDAN, ETHIOPIA
      Sudan Tribune, 11-08-2005
      WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (AFP) A US lawmaker with a history of pushing for human rights will visit Sudan and Ethiopia next week to discuss regional stability as well as the future of democracy in East Africa, his office announced.

Republican Representative Chris Smith, who chairs the House International Relations Co >>>


      AMBASSADOR PLACED IN PENTAGON‘S NUMBER 3 POLICY–MAKING JOB
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      Edelman, new defense under secretary, was U.S. envoy in Turkey, Finland A senior State Department foreign service officer has been appointed as the under secretary of defense for policy, according to a Defense Department announcement.

Eric Edelman, who most recently had been U.S. ambassador to Turkey, replaces >>>


      AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ACHIEVING REAL PROGRESS
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      U.S. committed to helping each person reach full potential On July 26, President Bush commemorated the 15th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which guarantees equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public accommodations, commercial facilities, employment, transportation, state and loc >>>


      ATMOSPHERIC CENTER‘S RADAR PROBES HURRICANE RAINFALL PATTERNS
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      National Center for Atmospheric Research Press release, August 8, 2005 NCAR Radar Probes Hurricane Rainbands Hurricane field program could improve intensity forecasts BOULDER [Colorado]âЂ»A collaborative research team will soon begin one of the largest hurricane research projects ever undertaken. Its goal i >>>


      BANGLADESH SHRIMP EXPORTS POISED TO SOAR WITH U.S. ASSISTANCE
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      USAID–funded project aiding production of quality shrimp By Afzal Khan Washington File Special Correspondent Washington âЂ« Bangladesh, working with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and several American companies, aims to increase its exports of shrimp fivefold in the coming five >>>


      IAEA RESOLUTION URGES IRAN TO HALT NUCLEAR ACTIVITIES
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. Statement August ', 2005 IAEA Board of Governors Meeting Iran Madam Chair, The United States government has strongly supported the efforts of France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, with the support of the High Representative of the European Union, to negotiate a diplomatic settlement >>>


      IRAQIS ON TRACK TO FINISH NEW CONSTITUTION, STATE OFFICIAL SAYS
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      Constitutional committee due to finish document by August 15 By David Shelby Washington File Staff Writer Washington âЂ« The political process is on track in Iraq, and the constitutional committee is committed to meeting its goal of completing a draft constitution by August 15, according to the State Depart >>>


      MAURITANIA MUST SHOW COMMITMENT TO CONSTITUTIONAL RULE, U.S. SAYS
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      State Department spokesman expresses confidence in African Union mission Washington –– The African Union has made clear "the necessity for a return to constitutional government" in Mauritania, the State Department‘s deputy spokesman Adam Ereli said during the department‘s regular press >>>


      NASA‘S MARS EXPLORATION ORBITER READY FOR LAUNCH
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      Mission will look for landing sites, relay communications to Earth Washington –– NASA‘s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is scheduled for an August 11 morning launch and will arrive at Mars in March 2006 for a mission to understand the planet‘s water riddles and advance exploration of the myste >>>


      NIGER, SAHEL REGION OF AFRICA BENEFIT FROM GENEROUS AMERICAN AID
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      U.S. assistance to region topped $122 million in fiscal year 2005 The 206 metric tons of special food supplements airlifted to Niger by the United States on August 5 to help feed more than 34,000 at–risk children were just the latest in a series of steps taken by the U.S. government to save lives and improve livi >>>


      SENATOR SAYS AMERICA MUST DEAL WITH REALITY OF A RISING CHINA
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      Op–ed column by Senator Chuck Hagel in August 10 Financial Times (This column by Senator Chuck Hagel, Republican of Nebraska, the number two Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and chairman of the U.S. Congressional–Executive Commission on China, was first published August 10 in the Financi >>>


      SIX–PARTY TALKS RECESS COULD FOSTER POSITIVE RESULTS, HILL SAYS
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      U.S. negotiator expresses optimism on August 2' resumption of talks By Todd Bullock Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– Although 13 days of intensive negotiations did not produce a final agreement, the United States believes the current recess before the August 2' resumption of the Six– >>>


      STATE DEPARTMENT DAILY BRIEFING, AUGUST 10
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      Iraq, Iran, Cyprus, Israel/Palestinians, Mauritania, Turkey/Iraq, Colombia State Department Deputy Spokesman Adam Ereli briefed reporters August 10.

Following is the State Department transcript÷ (begin transcript) Daily Press Briefing Index Wednesday, August 10, 2005 Briefer÷ Adam Ereli, Deputy S >>>


      STRONG RESULTS IN U.S. BIRD FLU VACCINE TRIAL; MORE TESTS NEEDED
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      Interview with Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health By Charlene Porter Washington File Staff Writer Washington âЂ« Patients participating in a U.S.–government–backed trial of a vaccine for a dangerous bird flu virus are showing some positive results, but an official overseeing the >>>


      U.S. ACADEMIC EXPERTS ADVISE AGAINST SECURITY COUNCIL EXPANSION
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      "Reform is a process, not an event," discussion program told By Judy Aita Washington File United Nations Correspondent United Nations –– Questioning current efforts to enlarge the U.N. Security Council, two foreign affairs experts say that nations must decide what is wrong with the current system >>>


      U.S. ENCOURAGED BY LATEST ROUND OF SIX–PARTY TALKS, HILL SAYS
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      North Korea appears willing to give up nuclear weapons and related systems By Jane Morse Washington File Staff Writer The fourth round of Six–Party Talks in Beijing broke after 13 days, failing to reach a final agreement, but the chief U.S. negotiator for the discussions, which are aimed at ending North Korea&lsq >>>


      U.S. SUPREME COURT IS TOPIC OF GLOBAL INTERNET CHAT AUGUST 10
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      Chat features University of California Berkeley Professor John Yoo University of California Law Professor John Yoo shared his views on the U.S. Supreme Court with participants from around Europe during an Internet chat August 10.

Drawing on his vast experience with the American legal system –– incl >>>


      U.S. WELCOMES ARREST OF WAR CRIMES INDICTEE MILAN LUKIC
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesman August 10, 2005 Statement by Adam Ereli, Deputy Spokesman ARREST OF WAR CRIMES INDICTEE MILAN LUKIC The U.S. welcomes the arrest on August 8 by Argentinean authorities of Milan Lukic, a fugitive indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia fo >>>


      WHITE HOUSE DAILY BRIEFING, AUGUST 10
      USIA, 11-08-2005
      President‘s schedule, North Korea, economy, Iraq, Bush meets Rumsfeld August 11 to discuss foreign policy White House deputy press secretary Trent Duffy briefed reporters on Air Force One the morning of August 10 as they accompanied President Bush on a trip to Chicago, Illinois.

Following is the transcri >>>


      ARGENTINA DEMANDS BOTNIA ABANDON THEIR PULP MILL UNDERTAKING IN URUGUAY
      Helsingin Sanomat, 11-08-2005
      According to news agency Reuters, the Argentine government has called for the stopping of the pulp mill projects by the Finnish Botnia and the Spanish Ence groups in Uruguay.

The Argentines feel the mills would pollute the water in the river on the border between the two countries and spoil the air in the regi >>>


      HELICOPTER CRASH VICTIMS TO BE BROUGHT TO SURFACE TODAY IF WEATHER ALLOWS
      Helsingin Sanomat, 11-08-2005
      Twelve passengers and two crew members died on Wednesday afternoon when a Finnish Copterline Sikorsky S–76C+ helicopter, on a scheduled flight from Tallinn to Helsinki, plunged into the sea just outside the Estonian capital.

On Thursday morning divers were preparing to bring the bodies of the victims &nd >>>


      IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN HELSINKI COLLECT EUR SIX MILLION FROM FINNISH SPONSORS
      Helsingin Sanomat, 11-08-2005
      The 10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki have eight main national partners, including Fazer, Finnair, Fortum, Hartwall, Nokia, Puustelli, TeliaSonera, and Veikkaus. The international rights of the games are owned by a Japanese marketing company, from which the Finnish organisers bought the rights to m >>>


      NO MEDALS FROM THE JAVELIN – PITKäMäKI BITTERLY DISAPPOINTED WITH 4TH
      Helsingin Sanomat, 11-08-2005
      Finland‘s hopes of a World Championships medal in the men‘s javelin foundered in the Olympic Stadium last night, as Tero Pitkämäki and Aki Parviainen failed to deliver the success that the capacity crowd was baying for.

In conditions only marginally less hostile than t >>>


      NO RUSSIAN APOLOGIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF ESTONIAN AIRSPACE
      Helsingin Sanomat, 11-08-2005
      Estonias Minister for Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet said in the Finnish capital Helsinki on Wednesday that Russia has not apologised or expressed regret for any of the times its planes have violated Estonian airspace.

Violations of Estonian territory by Russian military planes have been the same kind of problem f >>>


      SILENT COPTERLINE TERMINALS FILLED WITH DISCONSOLATE ATMOSPHERE
      Helsingin Sanomat, 11-08-2005
      The atmosphere in Copterline‘s terminal in Tallinn was tense and confused when the travellers for the 1.30 p.m. helicopter flight to Helsinki were informed about the cancellation of all of Wednesday‘s remaining flights.

Finns Pekka Aarnio and Kari Heiskanen, who are engaged in project sales in Tall >>>


      STORM LEFT THOUSANDS OF HOUSEHOLDS IN SOUTHERN FINLAND WITHOUT ELECTRICITY
      Helsingin Sanomat, 11-08-2005
      In addition to spoiling the ongoing Athletics World Champions in Helsinki, Tuesday night‘s exceptionally strong thunderstorm in Southern Finland managed to uproot trees, cutting power lines and leaving thousands of households in Southern Finland without electricity, and caused shipping lines to cancel several dep >>>


      10 IN COURT OVER JULY 21 ATTACKS – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Ten people are due in court Thursday charged in connection with the failed July 21 bomb attacks in London.

Eight of the 10 are due to appear before Bow Street magistrates in central London via video link, with the other expected to appear in person.

A tenth man charged on Wednesday night is also due >>>


      ADVOCATE÷ JAILED REPORTER BAD FOR LATIN PRESS – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      A leading defender of press freedom in the Western Hemisphere has said he is concerned that the imprisonment of New York Times reporter Judith Miller could set a "terrible example" for the cause of press freedom in Latin America.

Alejo Miro Quesada, a Peruvian who is head of the Inter–American >>>


      BA FLIGHTS TAKE OFF WITHOUT FOOD – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      An ongoing dispute between a catering company and its staff has forced British Airways to issue passengers with food and vouchers before they board flights out of London‘s Heathrow Airport.

Gate Gourmet, which supplies catering for the airline, sacked 500 of its workers Wednesday in a row over plans to >>>


      GERMAN GROWTH FLATTENS OUT – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      German gross domestic product stagnated as expected in the second quarter as a pick–up in domestic demand offset a negative net contribution from trade, Federal Statistics Office data showed Thursday.

Adjusted for price, calendar and seasonal effects, GDP was unchanged in the second quarter of 2005 afte >>>


      IRAN WARNED OVER NUCLEAR ACTIVITY – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      A draft resolution submitted to the U.N. nuclear watchdog says Iran must resume the full suspension of all nuclear fuel related activities and asks the U.N. nuclear watchdog to verify Tehran‘s compliance.

The resolution, a copy of which has been obtained by CNN, says the agency cannot confirm that Tehra >>>


      ISRAEL BANS NONRESIDENTS FROM GAZA – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      In a policy change prompted by activists staying in Gaza to protest Israel‘s plan to close Jewish settlements there, Israel announced that nonresidents will not be allowed into the territory.

Israel‘s Southern Command on Thursday announced "only residents of the Israeli communities in the Gaz >>>


      JAPAN POLL÷ KOIZUMI SUPPORT JUMPS – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Support for Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has risen since he called a snap election after party rebels voted down his postal privatization bills, according to an opinion poll published on Thursday.

Koizumi‘s support rate rose to 47 percent in a survey carried out after he dissolved parliamen >>>


      KIIR SWORN IN AS SUDAN‘S VP – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Southern leader Salva Kiir was sworn in as Sudan‘s first vice president on Thursday, replacing his former boss John Garang, who died in a helicopter crash on July 30.

Wearing a black suit, the former rebel commander took the oath with his hand on a red Bible in a large tent in the grounds of the preside >>>


      LEBANON DETAINS UK–BASED CLERIC – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      A British–based radical Muslim cleric who praised the July 7 terror attacks on London‘s transport system has been detained by Lebanese security forces, according to a Lebanese army general.

Omar Bakri Mohammed was picked up around 1 p.m. Thursday on his way to an interview with Future TV, the gene >>>


      MP RESIGNS OVER GANDHI INQUIRY – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      An Indian minister implicated in the killings of thousands of Sikhs following the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1'84 has resigned, after the current prime minister pledged to further investigate the attacks.

Jagdish Tytler, the minister in charge of nonresident Indian affairs, met with >>>


      PAKISTANI CRUISE MISSILE TESTED – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Pakistan has test fired its first cruise missile, capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads, and did not give advance warning to its arch rival India, officials said.

The missile, named Babur, has a range of 500 kilometers (310 miles), and was fired early Thursday. The launch site was not disclose >>>


      POLICE HUNT SUSPECTS IN $67 MILLION BRAZIL HEIST – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Police in northeastern Brazil on Wednesday examined fingerprints and scoured through evidence left behind by the thieves who stole 156 million reals ($67.8 million) from a Central Bank vault in one of the world‘s biggest heists ever.

The amount taken surpassed the $65 million stolen in 1'87 from the >>>


      SKY ITALIA, PRINT LIFT NEWS RESULT – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Media conglomerate News Corp. has posted a 67 percent increase in fourth–quarter profit, beating analysts‘ forecasts, as subscriber gains at Sky Italia and newspapers helped offset weaker television operations.

The owner of the 20th Century Fox film studio and the New York Post posted a net profit >>>


      SUDAN VICE PRESIDENT SWORN IN – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Southern leader Salva Kiir Mayardit has been sworn in as Sudan‘s first vice president, replacing his former boss John Garang, who died in a helicopter crash on July 30.

Wearing a black suit, the former rebel commander took the oath on Thursday with his hand on a red bible in a large tent in the grounds >>>


      TERROR CAMP SUSPECT ORDERED HELD – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      A suspected Islamic militant accused of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in the United States was ordered to remain in custody Thursday, as U.S. authorities prepare an extradition case against him.

Senior District Judge Timothy Workman ruled that Haroon Rashid Aswat should remain in prison until Sep >>>


      THAI SATELLITE PREPARES FOR LAUNCH – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      A Thai–owned communications satellite billed as the world‘s largest will be launched early Thursday off French Guiana, officials said.

The 7–ton satellite, Thaicom 4, will provide Internet access and multimedia services for the Asia–Pacific region as well as Australia and New Zealand.< >>>


      TRINIDADIANS FLEE EXPLOSION – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      A bomb exploded on a busy street in Trinidad‘s capital Wednesday, sending bystanders fleeing, police and a witness said.

There were no reported injuries. Desmond Callandar, a witness, said the blast seemed to come from a large pile of garbage bags on the side of the shop–lined street in downtown P >>>


      U.S. SERVICE MEMBER, SIX INSURGENTS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      An American service member and six insurgents were killed Tuesday in separate incidents in Afghanistan, the coalition command in Kabul said Wednesday.

The U.S. service member died from wounds suffered in a bomb attack near Ghazni, the military said. Another service member was wounded and is in stable conditio >>>


      UK HOLDS 10 ON SECURITY GROUNDS – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      –––––––

Arabic Japanese Korean Turkish CNN TV CNN International Headline News Transcripts Advertise with Us About Us © 2005 Cable News Network LP, LLLP.

A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read ou >>>


      UNIONS÷ SOUTH AFRICAN STRIKES REVEAL GROWING ANGER – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      The worst strike in 18 years to hit South Africa‘s key gold industry is part of a wave of industrial unrest involving airline staff, shop assistants and municipal workers angry that the economic benefits of apartheid‘s demise have been slow to filter down.

Union leaders say there is rising ire at >>>


      ASTRONAUTS CHEERED IN HOUSTON – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Discovery‘s astronauts arrived to a rousing celebration Wednesday as nearly 700 people crowded an airplane hangar, waving flags and holding signs that read÷ "Welcome Home, Astronauts!" The seven–person crew returned to Earth on Tuesday after being the first to take a space shuttle into orb >>>


      CABBIE÷ COUPLE‘S STORY DIDN‘T ‘WASH‘ – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      A cab driver who picked up a couple suspected in the slaying of a Tennessee prison guard during a courthouse escape said Thursday the two told him they were going to an Amway convention but their story just "didn‘t really seem to wash." Mike Wagers said he drove George and Jennifer Hyatte about 115 mil >>>


      CENSUS÷ TEXAS NEWEST STATE TO HAVE NON–WHITE MAJORITY – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Demographer William Frey YOUR E–MAIL ALERTS Texas Population Census Bureau or Create Your Own Manage Alerts
>>>


      CNN PROBE FINDS WEAK LINK IN AIR SECURITY – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Nearly four years after '/11, Americans flying on passenger planes remain vulnerable to another terrorist attack in the air because of lax screening of the millions of tons of cargo loaded into the belly of aircraft, a three–month CNN investigation shows.

While screening of passengers and their lugg >>>


      CORONER÷ MAN KILLED HOLDING DAUGHTER HAD DRUGS IN SYSTEM – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      A man who allegedly used his daughter as a shield during a shootout with police had large amounts of cocaine and methamphetamine in his system when officers shot him to death, coroner‘s officials said Wednesday.

A toxicology report also showed the drugs were not metabolized, indicating that Jose Pena, 3 >>>


      FUGITIVE COUPLE CAPTURED AT OHIO MOTEL – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Roughly 36 hours after police say a prisoner‘s wife opened fire on his guards –– killing one of them –– and sprang him from custody, authorities captured the couple at a motel in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday night.

What began in a hail of bullets ended with a phone call÷ A >>>


      GRIEVING MOTHER‘S WAR PROTEST GAINING MOMENTUM – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Cindy Sheehan‘s eyes well with tears when she talks about her oldest son, Casey, an easygoing young man with a quiet wit.

Casey joined the Army in 2000, never imagining he would see combat. Five days after he arrived in Iraq last year, the 24–year–old was killed in Sadr City.

Sheeha >>>


      GROUND RADAR PROBES NEW YORK‘S PAST – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Archaeologists are digging with electronic fingers into Central Park to learn more about Seneca Village, a vanished 1'th–century settlement of poor folks –– blacks, Irish immigrants and others –– that existed before landscapers arrived in the 1850s.

A team of scientists from >>>


      IRENE A TROPICAL STORM AGAIN – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Tropical depression Irene became a tropical storm again as it moved closer to the East Coast on Thursday, raising the possibility it could eventually hit the United States as a hurricane.

Irene‘s top sustained winds had strengthened to near 40 mph, giving it tropical storm status. Tropical storms have s >>>


      MAN ARRESTED WITH SUSPECTED EXPLOSIVE DEVICE AT AIRPORT – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Federal agents arrested a 24–year–old man at an Oklahoma airport Wednesday after finding what appeared to be an explosive device in his bag, authorities said.

Charles Alfred Dreyling Jr. was going through a security checkpoint at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City when a Transportation Sec >>>


      NASA TO LAUNCH MARS ORBITER – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Two days after bringing Discovery home, NASA prepared Thursday to launch a spacecraft to Mars with new tools designed to gather more data on the planet than all previous Martian missions combined.

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is expected to spend four years circling Mars, collecting information that will h >>>


      NAVY BELIEVES VIDEO SHOWS SEAL‘S ID, WEAPON – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      A purported al Qaeda video aired on an Arabic–language news network appears to show the photo identification card and weapon of one of the Navy SEALs killed in late June in eastern Afghanistan, a Navy official said.

The card shows the name of Petty Officer 2nd Class Danny Dietz, 25, of Littleton, Colora >>>


      PENNSYLVANIA MOURNS SOLDIERS KILLED IN IRAQ – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Seven National Guard soldiers from Pennsylvania have been killed in Iraq in less than four days, a toll that Gov. Ed Rendell said "brings home the crushing reality of this war." Five were slain on Tuesday, the deadliest day of the war for the state‘s soldiers, the governor said Wednesday.

The >>>


      ROLLING STONES TUNE TAKES AIM AT BUSH POLICIES – AUG 11, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      The Rolling Stones‘ upcoming album contains a song seemingly critical of President Bush, but Mick Jagger denies it‘s directed at him, according to the syndicated TV show "Extra." "It is not really aimed at anyone," Jagger said on the entertainment–news show‘s Wednesday editi >>>


      SETTLEMENT REACHED FOR STOLEN PICASSO – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      The grandson of a Jewish woman whose Pablo Picasso painting was stolen by Nazis during World War II will receive $6.5 million from an American who later bought the work from a gallery.

Marilynn Alsdorf of Chicago decided she would rather pay Thomas Bennigson and keep the painting than continue a costly and co >>>


      TOWN PREPS FOR SCHOOL SHOOTER‘S RELEASE – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      Seven years after taking part in a schoolyard ambush where four students and a teacher died, Mitchell Johnson will walk out of a federal detention center Thursday.

His impending release has this northeast Arkansas town on edge, and many still question the fairness of releasing Johnson on his 21st birthday bec >>>


      TRUCK OF EXPLOSIVES DETONATES ON HIGHWAY – AUG 10, 2005
      CNN, 11-08-2005
      A truck carrying 35,500 pounds of explosives crashed and exploded Wednesday, leaving a huge crater in a Utah highway and injuring at least four people.

The driver was able to get out and warn other motorists away before the truck exploded. But a passenger in the truck cab and other motorists were rushed to ho >>>


      PRESSESTIMMEN VON DONNERSTAG, 10. AUGUST 2005
      телерадиокомпания "Немецкая волна" (ФРГ, "Deutsche Welle")Обзор прессы, 11-08-2005
      Wahlkampf der Union / Diskussion um Renten Die Kommentare der deutschen Tageszeitungen befassen sich an diesem Donnerstag unter anderem mit dem Wahlkampf der CDU/CSU und mit der Diskussion um die Renten in Deutschland.

Die TZ aus München schreibt zur Wahlkampfstrategie der Union÷ "Nach einer W >>>


      DIE IFA LOCKT MIT INNOVATIONEN
      телерадиокомпания "Немецкая волна" (ФРГ, "Deutsche Welle")Экономические новости, 11-08-2005
      LCD– und Plasmabildschirme sind der Zukunftstrend Die Internationale Funkausstellung verspricht auch dieses Jahr, alle Rekorde zu brechen. Multifunktionsgeräte, hoch auflösendes Fernsehen und Digitaltechnik heißen die Zauberformeln in der Unterhaltungselektronik.

Vom 2. bis 7. September 2 >>>


      DIE ÄRA DES MOBIL–TV
      телерадиокомпания "Немецкая волна" (ФРГ, "Deutsche Welle")Экономические новости, 11-08-2005
      Die mobile Zukunft hält noch einiges bereit Durch die UMTS–Technik der dritten Mobilfunkgeneration ist das Zeitalter des mobilen TV eingeläutet. Viele der Erwartungen bleiben bisher unerfüllt, doch es gibt interessante Entwicklungen.

Die Euphorie für die dritte so genannte 3G/UMTS Mob >>>


      COCA-COLA РАЗБАВЯТ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Рядом с ее напитками появится продукция конкурентов Крупнейшему производителю напитков в мире, компании Coca-Cola, пришлось пойти на уступки российским антимонопольным органам. Вчера компания заявила, что больше не будет запрещать торговцам своей продукцией продавать напитки конкурентов. Вчера Федеральная антимонопольная служба сооб >>>


      GORENJE ЗОВУТ НА УРАЛ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Словенский производитель бытовой техники Gorenje продолжает поиск в России места для строительства завода. В апреле компания заявила о намерении разместить производство в Нижнем Новгороде. А недавно Gorenje получила предложение от администрации Свердловской области. О том, что Gorenje рассматривает возможность организации сборочного >>>


      SMS ГОЛОСОВАНИЕ :ЗАЧЕМ КОМПАНИЯ" ИНТЕКО "ВЛОЖИЛА ДЕНЬГИ В" ГАЗПРОМ "И СБЕРБАНК
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Елена Батурина уходит из бизнеса - Ved1; это временное вложение - Ved2; решила стать портфельным инвестором - Ved3; вложилась по просьбе государства для примера другим инвесторам Ved4. Чтобы проголосовать, отправьте сообщение с кодом выбранного вами варианта ответа на номер 1501. Cервис доступен на всей территории РФ, охваченной >>>


      АФК" СИСТЕМА "НЕ ИСПОЛНИЛА ОПЦИОН
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      10% акций МТС могут быть проданы на рынке АФК "Система" не успевает реализовать свое эксклюзивное право на покупку 10,15% акций МТС, принадлежащих Deutsche Telekom (DT), до 15 августа - даты истечения срока опциона. Однако "Система" намерена продолжить переговоры о покупке этого пакета. Аналитики уверены, что DT не выбросит пакет на биржу >>>


      БАЯДЕРКА ИЗ АВТОБУСА
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Куцые версии классических балетов успешно сбывают гостям столицы Несмотря на то что Большой театр давно закрыл сезон и отбыл на гастроли, по вечерам Театральную площадь заполняют толпы интуристов. Они в полном недоумении пытаются прорваться к закрытому лесами зданию с квадригой Аполлона, пока их не отправляют в подъезд неподалеку. Уже нес >>>


      БЕЗЛЮДНЫЙ КОСМОС
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      США усомнились в перспективах пилотируемой космонавтики Успешное приземление космического корабля Discovery в калифорнийской пустыне Мохаве вызвало ликование в США, однако радость может оказаться недолгой: многие проблемы космической отрасли оказались слишком серьезными. "Мы счастливы вернуться домой и поздравить всю команду [проекта] >>>


      В СИБИРЬ СО СВОИМ ТЕРМИНАЛОМ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Пришел первый московский оператор-логистик Крупнейший московский оператор складских услуг - Национальная логистическая компания начинает строительство своих складов в регионах. Первый региональный терминал класса А компания начала строить в Новосибирске, где склады такого же уровня создают еще две местные компании. Но в ближайшие два >>>


      ВЕКСЕЛЬБЕРИНГОВО МОРЕ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Олигарха хотят заслать на Камчатку Миллиардер Виктор Вексельберг через полтора года может стать "начальником Камчатки". В этой роли совладельца ТНК-BP и "СУАЛа" видит полпред президента в Дальневосточном федеральном округе Константин Пуликовский. Таким образом полпред пытается восполнить кадровый голод на Дальнем Востоке, объясняют наблюд >>>


      ВЕКТОР
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Пожертвовать укреплением Центробанку становится все сложнее одновременно сдерживать инфляцию и укрепление рубля. По данным ЦБ, курс рубля в реальном эффективном выражении укрепился с начала года на ',2%. Первоначальный годовой потолок укрепления рубля в 8% уже неактуален, и недавно в правительстве говорили о его повышении до 11%. Впро >>>


      ВЗНОСОВ НЕТ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      РСА судится с пропавшими страховщиками Российский союз автостраховщиков (РСА) подал в суд на компании, которые не платят членские взносы. Впрочем, показательная порка вряд ли принесет плоды - у половины неплательщиков лицензии приостановлены, а у половины отозваны. Одновременно РСА готовит документы для выплат клиентам этих компаний, попа >>>


      ВКРАТЦЕ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      НОВОСИБИРСК ФАС оштрафовал мэрию ВЕДОМОСТИ - Управление Федеральной антимонопольной службы (УФАС) по Новосибирской области вынесло постановление о наложение штрафа на мэрию Новосибирска в 500 МРОТ. Как пояснила заместитель начальника отдела по контролю за соблюдением антимонопольного законодательства УФАС Галина Даниленко, мэрия оштрафов >>>


      ВКРАТЦЕ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      КИЕВ "Криворожсталь" продадут 24 октября ИНТЕРФАКС - Фонд госимущества Украины назначил на 24 октября 2005 г. конкурс по продаже '3,02% акций ОАО "Криворожсталь" по начальной цене 10 млрд гривен. Как говорится в официальном информационном сообщении, опубликованном вчера в газете "Ведомости приватизации", конкурс начнется в 11.00 в по >>>


      ВКРАТЦЕ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      КАЗАНЬ Казанский IT-технопарк получил $40 млн AC&M - ОАО "Инновационно-производственный технопарк "Идея" (Казань) получил из бюджета Татарстана на создание технико-внедренческой зоны (ТВЗ), включающей в себя IT-технопарк, около $20 млн и недвижимость на такую же сумму. Об этом сообщил гендиректор "Идеи" Денис Муратов. Министр эк >>>


      ВКРАТЦЕ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      ФРАНКФУРТ Commerzbank покупают французы? BLOOMBERG - Акции третьего по величине немецкого банка Commerzbank выросли вчера на 7,2% до 21,48 евро на слухах, что в его покупке может быть заинтересован французский BNP Paribas. Французский банк ситуацию не комментирует, но 3 августа его гендиректор Бодуэн Про заявил, что хотя BNP Paribas >>>


      ВКРАТЦЕ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      МОСКВА "Газпром" и Газпромбанк обменялись активами AK&M - "Газпром" и Газпромбанк завершили сделку по обмену медийными и энергетическими активами, говорится в сообщении монополии. В рамках сделки "Газпром" продал структуре, аффилированной с банком, '5,13% акций "Газпром-Медиа", а также 4,44% акций НТВ, 100% акций ЗАО "ПРТ-1" (вла >>>


      ГЛОБАЛИСТ :ПРАВИЛ НЕ БУДЕТ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Все чаще приходится слышать от иностранных инвесторов вопрос: какой режим пытается сформировать Кремль для зарубежного бизнеса в России? Вроде бы российские власти ясно дали понять, что в стратегические секторы экономики иностранцев не пустят, но, с другой стороны, окологосударственные российские компании активно подписывают с иностранными >>>


      ЗОЛОТАЯ ЛИХОРАДКА
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Может охватить мир, если не прекратят забастовку рабочие в ЮАР Золотодобывающую отрасль ЮАР охватила крупнейшая за 18 лет забастовка. Работу бойкотируют около 100 000 человек. Они требуют повышения зарплаты. Если забастовка продлится еще несколько недель, это спровоцирует рост цен на золото, считают эксперты. Забастовка началась в в >>>


      ИНТЕРВЬЮ :ДЖЕФФРИ АССЕЛЬСТАЙН ,ПРЕДСЕДАТЕЛЬ ПРАВЛЕНИЯ HSBC BANK
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      "Я убежден, что никогда не поздно выходить на рынок" Глава HSBC Bank RR Джеффри Ассельстайн рассчитывает, что банк вырастет вместе с экономикой России После того как в 2000 г. британский HSBC купил Republic National Bank of New York, ему досталось среди прочего и подразделение этого банка в Москве, открытое еще в 1''6 г. Сей >>>


      КИРОВСКИЙ ЗАВОД ОБЕЗГЛАВЛЕН
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      САНКТ-ПЕТЕРБУРГ - Одно из крупнейших в Санкт-Петербурге машиностроительных предприятий - Кировский завод остался без руководителя и крупнейшего совладельца. В ночь на среду погиб гендиректор и акционер завода Петр Семененко. Эксперты не исключают, что новые собственники могут распродать часть площадей Кировского завода. 5'-летний >>>


      КОМПАНИЯ НЕДЕЛИ :ИЗЪЯНЫ СТАЛИ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Вчера власти Украины дали старт приватизационной сделке, которая обещает стать крупнейшей на всем постсоветском пространстве. 24 октября мы узнаем, кому достанется самый большой на Украине меткомбинат - "Криворожсталь". Предстоящая сделка сулит значительные барыши госбюджету страны. Стартовая цена '3% акций предприятия - почти $2 млрд. >>>


      ЛИНДЕК "УХОДИТ С РЫНКА
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Зерновая империя Любомира Тяна может рухнуть. Два года "Линдек" безуспешно пытался продать Нижегородский мукомольный завод (НМЗ). В итоге на мельнице ввели внешнее управление. Вчера с иском о собственной несостоятельности в суд обратился Володарский комбинат хлебопродуктов, также входящий в "Линдек". О том, что Володарский комбинат х >>>


      МЕТАЛЛУРГИ БОГАТЕЮТ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Благодаря росту цен на никель, медь и алюминий Цены на цветные металлы растут, и, по мнению экспертов, 2005 г. станет наиболее удачным для "Норильского никеля" и Уральской горно-металлургической компании (УГМК). Только за первые полгода в стоимостном выражении экспорт меди увеличился на 11,6%, а никеля - на 30,6%. В первом полугодии >>>


      МИЛИЦИОНЕРЫ И ЧИНОВНИКИ ВЫГЛЯДЯТ СТРАШНЕЕ ,ЧЕМ БАНДИТЫ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Проведенный Центром Юрия Левады опрос граждан России показал, что самой криминальной население считает профессию милиционера, за ними с большим отрывом идут чиновники и только 3-е место делят между собой собственно бандиты и бизнесмены. Эксперты, не отрицая серьезных имиджевых проблем у чиновников, признают, что представления граждан не сл >>>


      НАЛЕТАЙ НА КОРПОРАТИВНОЕ
      Ведомости, 11-08-2005
      Merrill Lynch рекомендует евробонды наших компаний Рост мировых процентных ставок и затяжное ралли не снизили привлекательность российских суверенных еврооблигаций, убеждены аналитики Merrill Lynch. А перспективы евробондов наших компаний, по их мнению, выглядят еще лучше. Ставку на корпоративный внешний долг делают и местные эксперты. >>>



Pages:    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29