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      JEÛNE DE L‘ABBÉ PIERRE, PAR SOLIDARITÉ AVEC SON ANCIEN MÉDECIN
      Reuters France, 06-06-2005
      PARIS (Reuters) – L‘abbé Pierre, '2 ans, a entamé un jeûne de quarante–huit heures par solidarité avec son ancien médecin, Michele d‘Auria.

Ce dernier observe lui–même une grève de la faim depuis 53 jours pour dénoncer sa r >>>


      LA CFDT PROPOSE UN PACTE SOCIAL À DOMINIQUE DE VILLEPIN
      Reuters France, 06-06-2005
      PARIS (Reuters) – Le secrétaire général de la CFDT, François Chérèque, propose à Dominique de Villepin un "véritable pacte social" avec quatre priorités pour lutter contre le chômage et la précarité.

"Le Pre >>>


      LA FRANCE MARQUE SA DIFFÉRENCE EN EUROPE APRÈS SON "NON"
      Reuters France, 06-06-2005
      par Yves Clarisse LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – La France a marqué sa volonté de réorienter la construction européenne après le "non" à la Constitution et a rappelé le Royaume–Uni à ses obligations de rassemblement imposées par sa future pr&e >>>


      LE PÈRE LEFORT, ACCUSÉ DE VIOLS SUR MINEURS, EST JUGÉ À NANTERRE
      Reuters France, 06-06-2005
      NANTERRE (Hauts–de–Seine) (Reuters) – Le procès du père François Lefort, un prêtre accusé de viols et d‘agressions sexuelles sur des mineurs en 1''4 et 1''5 au Sénégal, s‘est ouvert à Nanterre en présence de cinq >>>


      LE PÈRE LEFORT, ACCUSÉ DE VIOLS SUR MINEURS, JUGÉ À NANTERRE
      Reuters France, 06-06-2005
      NANTERRE (Hauts–de–Seine) (Reuters) – Au premier jour de son procès, le père François Lefort, figure de l‘humanitaire accusé de viols sur des mineurs en 1''4 et 1''5 au Sénégal, a clamé lundi son innocence et s‘est pré >>>


      LE TUNNEL DU FRÉJUS FERMÉ APRÈS UN INCENDIE
      Reuters France, 06-06-2005
      MILAN/LYON (Reuters) – Le tunnel du Fréjus, entre la France et l‘Italie, restera fermé pour une durée indéterminée, sans doute plusieurs mois, après l‘incendie d‘un camion qui a provoqué samedi la mort de deux personnes.

Le flux des camio >>>


      LES SYNDICATS ACCUSENT THIERRY BRETON DE BRADER FRANCE TÉLÉCOM
      Reuters France, 06-06-2005
      PARIS (Reuters) – Des syndicats dénoncent la décision du ministre de l‘Economie Thierry Breton de céder 6% à 8% du capital de France Télécom, entreprise dont il était P–DG jusqu‘à sa nomination à Bercy le 25 février.

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      LONDRES SUSPEND LA PROCÉDURE DE RATIFICATION DU TRAITÉ EUROPÉEN
      Reuters France, 06-06-2005
      par Mike Peacock LONDRES (Reuters) – Allant à l‘encontre des appels de Paris, Berlin et Varsovie, la Grande–Bretagne a annoncé la suspension du processus de ratification par référendum du traité constitutionnel européen, que les électeurs françai >>>


      OFFENSIVE DES SYNDICATS POUR LA PRÉSERVATION DU CODE DU TRAVAIL
      Reuters France, 06-06-2005
      par Dominique Rodriguez PARIS (Reuters) – Pour son "baptême du feu" sur le terrain social, le nouveau Premier ministre Dominique de Villepin a été confronté lundi à des syndicats offensifs pour préserver le Code du travail et le modèle social frança >>>


      OFFENSIVE SYNDICALE POUR PRÉSERVER LE CODE DU TRAVAIL
      Reuters France, 06-06-2005
      par Dominique Rodriguez PARIS (Reuters) – Pour son "baptème du feu" sur le terrain social, le nouveau Premier ministre Dominique de Villepin est confronté à des syndicats offensifs pour préserver le Code du travail.

Les uns et les autres ont souligné qu‘ >>>


      PLUS DIVISÉ QUE JAMAIS, LE PS REPART EN CAMPAGNE
      Reuters France, 06-06-2005
      par Laure Bretton PARIS (Reuters) – Déchirés comme jamais après l‘éviction de Laurent Fabius de leur direction, les socialistes repartent en campagne dès ce week–end dans la perspective du congrès de novembre, où la parole sera aux militants.

P >>>


      ADRIAN UNGUR WINS BUCHAREST FUTURES TOURNAMENT
      Rompres, 06-06-2005
      Bucharest, June 6 (Rompres) – Romanian tennis player Adrian Ungur won the Euro Fly Taxi men‘s tournament with cash prizes of $10,000, the
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      CATALINA PONOR GOES GOLD IN BEAM AT EUROPEAN GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
      Rompres, 06-06-2005
      Bucharest, June 6 (Rompres) – Catalina Ponor won the gold medal in the beam event at the European Gymnastics Championships in Debrecen, Hungary.
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      PRESS REVIEW
      Rompres, 06-06-2005
      Bucharest, June 6 (Rompres) – Two events on the Romanian political scene are the focus of the national newspapers on Monday – the announcement made by former President Ion Iliescu that he plans to step down as leader of the Social Democrat senators and maybe leave the opposition party as well and Corn >>>


      ROMANIA AND BULGARIA SUPPORT CONTINUATION OF PROCESS MEANT TO RATIFY EU CONSTITUTIONAL TREATY
      Rompres, 06-06-2005
      Bucharest, June 6 (Rompres) – Romania‘s and Bulgaria‘s Foreign Ministers Mihai–Razvan Ungureanu and Solomon Passy on Monday, at the end of the talks they held in Ruse, adopted a joint statement on supporting the continuation of the process meant to ratify the constitutional treaty in the E >>>


      ROMANIAN FOREIGN MINISTER TO PAY WORKING VISIT TO NETHERLANDS
      Rompres, 06-06-2005
      Bucharest, June 4 (Rompres) – Romanian Foreign Minister Mihai–Razvan Ungureanu will pay a working visit to the Netherlands on Tuesday, June
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      THEATRE PERFORMANCE IN ROMA LANGUAGE, NATIONAL FIRST
      Rompres, 06-06-2005
      Bucharest, June 6 /Rompres/ – On the occasion of the World Day of the Roma Language set by UNESCO on June 16, a theatre performance in Roma language is to be performed at the Ariel Theatre in Targu Mures (central
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      DARFUR‘S REAL PROBLEM
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      Editorial, The Washington Post June 3, 2005 –– Sudan may be extremely poor, but its spin doctors are sophisticated.

The suffering in Darfur is terrible, they say, but don‘t blame the government. The violence is a function of generalized anarchy, which is a function of underdevelopment, which >>>


      DARFUR, TRAGEDIES WE CAN‘T IGNORE
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      Warring factions in Darfur now have the chance to broker peace By Jonathan Steele, The Guardian June 3, 2005 –– As Tony Blair and Gordon Brown gear up for next month‘s G8 summit, with its focus on Africa, the crisis of Darfur appears unlikely to get more than a passing mention. Nor is Bob Geldof&lsquo >>>


      ICR TO INVESTIGATE FORMALLY WAR CRIMES IN DAFUR‘S SUDAN
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      THE HAGUE, June 6, 2005 (AP) –– The International Criminal Court Monday formally announced the opening of a war crimes investigation in Sudan‘s Darfur region.

Prosecutors said in a statement their inquiries will be "impartial and independent, focusing on the individuals who bear the grea >>>


      AFRICAN UNION URGES AID WORKERS TO COOPERATE IN DARFUR
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      AlFASHIR, June 5, 2005 (SUNA) –– The commissioner of peace and security at the African Union (AU), Ambassador Said Djinnit, has urged the international and national humanitarian organizations which are operating in Darfur to work together for the sake of creating a better humanitarian situation in Darfur.>>>


      ANTONOV PLANE CRASH DEATH TOLL RISES TO SEVEN
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, June 5, 2005 (Sudan Tribune) –– The death toll from the Russian–built Antonov plane, which crashed on take–off from Khartoum airport last Thursday 2 June, has risen to seven people.

A Russian–built Antonov passenger plane which crashed at Khartoum airport in Khartoum, Su >>>


      ARAB LEAGUE TO ATTEND ABUJA PEACE TALKS ON SUDAN‘S DARFUR
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, June 4, 2005 (Sudan Tribune) –– Secretary–General of the Arab League Amr Mussa has announced that the league will attend, with a high–level delegation, political negotiations on Darfur in the Nigerian capital of Abuja on June 10, the Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported here Saturday.
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      CHADIANS BEGIN VOTING ON CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      N‘DJAMENA, June 6 (AFP) –– Polling stations in Chad opened Monday morning for a referendum on a constitutional change which would permit incumbent President Idriss Deby to stand for a currently–barred third term in 2006.

The first stations in Chad‘s still–dozing capital open >>>


      EGYPT ROUTS SUDAN 6–1 IN WORLD CUP QUALIFIER
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      CAIRO, Egypt, June 5, 2005 (AP) –– Abdel Halim Ali and Amr Zaki scored two goals each Sunday to help Egypt crush Sudan 6–1 in an African World Cup qualifier.

Halim Ali opened scoring in the eighth minute and added another in the 31st. Zaki scored in the 28th and 4'th minutes.

Tar >>>


      EGYPTIAN FM SEEKS URGENT RELIEF ASSISTANCE FOR ETHIOPIA
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      CAIRO, June 4, 2005 (Xinhua) –– Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit has requested food relief assistance to Ethiopia within the coming few days, the official MENA news agency reported Saturday.

Ahmed Aboul Gheit The ministry‘s Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa would supply Eth >>>


      ETHIOPIA‘S PARTIES CHALLENGE 55 PERCENT OF ELECTION RESULTS
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      By ANTHONY MITCHELL ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 6, 2005 (AP) –– Ethiopia‘s political parties are challenging 55 percent of recent legislative polls, the electoral chief said Monday while setting up 10 teams to investigate complaints that may lead to a repeat vote in some areas.

Kemal Bedri, t >>>


      ETHIOPIA, KENYA TO RESTORE SECURITY AT COMMON BORDER
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      By Kenyan newspaper The Daily Nation NAIROBI, June 4, 2005 –– Ethiopia is to restore peace on the border, where its rebels have killed a number of Kenyans, a meeting resolved on Thursday 2 June.

The truce meeting, attended by government security teams from both sides, was told that 2' suspected >>>


      ETHIOPIAN STUDENTS DEFY DEMO BAN, POLICE SURRONDS CAMPUSES
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      ADDIS ABABA, June 6 (AFP) –– Ethiopian police surrounded two university campuses in Addis Ababa on Monday as hundreds of students defied a government ban on demonstrations to protest last month‘s disputed elections, witnesses said.

Armed officers from the federal police blocked access to the >>>


      FACTBOX–KEY FACTS ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – The International Criminal Court (ICC) is set to announce on Monday a formal investigation into suspected crimes against humanity in Sudan‘s Darfur region.

Inaugural ceremony of International Criminal Court in The Hague, March 11, 2003. (Reuters).

Here are some k >>>


      GARANG TO WASHINGTON FOR TALKS ON PEACE IMPLEMENTATION
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      CAIRO, June 4, 2005 (MENA) –– John Garang, chief of the Sudan People‘s Liberation Movement (SPLM), left here Saturday for the US wrapping up an official visit to Egypt.

John Garang Yasir Arman, spokesman of the SPLM, said Garang will meet during his visit to the US with officials at the US De >>>


      GERMANY SLOW IN SENDING PEACEKEEPERS TO SUDAN
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      BERLIN, June 5, 2005 (Itar–Tass) –– Germany decided to take part in the UN mission in southern Sudan more than a month ago, but only four German military observers have been sent there so far.

German Defense Minister Peter Struck. A representative of the German Defense Ministry said on Sunday >>>


      ICC TO PROBE DARFUR WAR CRIMES
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      By ANTHONY DEUTSCH THE HAGUE, June 5, 2005 (AP) –– The International Criminal Court will launch a formal investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sudan‘s troubled Darfur region, officials familiar with the case said Sunday.

A Sudanese girl recovers from injuries sustained during an att >>>


      JANPANESE NGO–AFFILIATED FIRM ACQUIRES OIL RIGHT IN SUDAN
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      TOKYO, Jun 06, 2005 (Kyodo) –– Systems International Group Inc., an affiliate of a nongovernmental organization, said Monday it has acquired exploitation rights to an oil field in eastern Sudan, in a rare example of company with no links to the oil business engaging in the oil development.

The medi >>>


      JAPANESE AID GROUP INKS OIL DEAL WITH SUDAN
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      TOKYO, June 5, 2005 (AP) –– A company established by a Japanese nongovernment organization providing humanitarian support in Sudan has obtained concession rights for oil and natural gas in the African nation, a Japanese newspaper reported Sunday.

Systems International Group, a Tokyo–based med >>>


      KEY FACTS ABOUT CONFLICT IN SUDAN‘S DARFUR REGION
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – The International Criminal Court launched a formal investigation on Monday into suspected crimes against humanity in Sudan‘s Darfur region.

A 14– year–old Sudanese girl holds her wounded baby brother, hit by shrapnel from an aerial attack in North Darfur, Octo >>>


      KHARTOUM URGES DARFUR REBELS TO JOIN TALKS
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, June 5 (AFP) –– Sudanese President Omar al–Beshir said Sunday he hoped rebels would join talks in the Nigerian capital next week aimed at reaching a peace deal for conflict–ridden Darfur.

Peace–broker St. Egidio community spokesman Mario Marazziti, right, shakes hands wi >>>


      RED CROSS BEGINS AIRLIFTING FOOD AID TO DARFUR REFUGEES
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, Sudan, June 4, 2005 (AP) –– The Red Cross said Saturday it had begun airlifting food supplies to refugees in the violence–wracked Darfur region, saying a rising number of attacks on aid convoys made it too risky to move the food by road.

Aid workers from the ICRC and Sudanese Red Cr >>>


      RUSSIA TO TRAIN PILOTS FOR UN MISSION IN SUDAN
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      MOSCOW, Jun 4, 2005 (Xinhua) –– The Russian Defense Ministry has decided to send a helicopter squad to Sudan to train pilots and aviation engineers for the UN mission in the African country, a ministry source said Saturday.

Nepalese soldiers in the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) arrive in >>>


      SUDAN BANS MOVEMENT IN REGION CLOSE TO ERITREAN BORDER
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, June 6, 2005 (Sudan Tribune) –– Governor of Kassala State, eastern Sudan, Maj–Gen Faruq Hassan Mohamed Nur yesterday issue an emergency order banning movement of the residents in the southern region of Kassala State bordering Eritrean without the permission or approval by the security author >>>


      SUDAN CALLS ON ARABS SUPPORT TO AU TROOPS IN DARFUR
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, June 4 (AFP) –– Sudan called on Arab countries on Saturday to support efforts by the African Union to stabilize the situation in the war–ravaged western region of Darfur, the scene of a massive humanitarian crisis.

Rwandan troops operating under the Africa Union mandate walk inside >>>


      SUDAN REBELS WELCOMES ICC DARFUR WAR CRIMES PROBE
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      CAIRO, June 6 (AFP) –– The main rebel group in Sudan‘s war–torn Darfur region hailed Monday the decision by the International Criminal Court to begin investigating alleged war crimes in the region.

An African Union (AU) peace keeper shows injuries on a former detainee, allegedly inflict >>>


      SUDAN SAYS NOT NOTIFIED OF ICC DARFUR PROBE
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, June 6 (Reuters) – The Sudanese government has yet to be notified of investigations at the International Criminal Court into suspected crimes in the Darfur region of Sudan, a Sudanese minister said on Monday.

Asked whether the Sudanese government had received any communication from the ICC, Naj >>>


      SUDAN SAYS US STANCE CHANGED
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, Sudan, June 4, 2005 (UPI) –– Sudanese President Omar Bashir said Saturday there was a "positive change" in the U.S. position on the troubled Darfur region.

Omar el–Bashir Bashir said on state–owned Um Durman TV the U.S. "shift confirms substantial improvement in >>>


      SUDAN TO FACE ICC WAR CRIMES PROBE
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      THE HAGUE, June 6 (AFP) –– The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague was expected on Monday to announce the launch of a war crimes probe into atrocities committed in Sudan‘s western Darfur province, sources here said.

The village of Um Ziefa in Sudan‘s Dafur burns after attack >>>


      SUDANESE FM ARRIVES IN INDIA FOR ENERGY TALKS
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      NEW DELHI, Jun 6, 2005 (Xinhua) –– Sudan‘s Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail arrived here Monday to hold talks with India on energy cooperation, Indo–Asian News Service reported.

M. Ismail Ismail, who is on a three–day visit to India, will meet Indian Prime Minister Manmohan S >>>


      SUDANESE FM HOLDS TALKS WITH US ZOELLICK
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, Jun 4, 2005 (Xinhua) –– Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Othman Ismail said Saturday that he agreed with visiting US Under Secretary of State Robert Zoellick on an expected visit by a Sudanese delegation to Washington to discuss how to normalize bilateral relations.

U.S. Under Secretary >>>


      SUDANESE GOVT READY FOR ABUJA TALKS ON DARFUR– OFFICIAL
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, Jun 5, 2005 (Xinhua) –– The Sudanese government announced here Sunday that it has formulated a delegation to participate in the next round of peace talks on Darfur in the Nigerian capital of Abuja.

Najib al–Khair Abdalwahab Najeeb el–Kheir Abdu–el–Wahab, minister o >>>


      SUDANESE GOVT, OPPOSITION ALLIANCE TO RESUME CAIRO PEACE TALKS
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, June 5 (AFP) –– Stalled peace negotiations between the Sudanese government and exiled opposition groups are to resume in Cairo next weekend and continue until a final deal is reached, officials said Sunday.

Mohamed Osman al–Mirghani (L), NDA leader, and John Garang, chairman of the >>>


      SUDANESE OPPOSITION STUDIES GOVT PROPOSAL ON RESUMPTION OF CAIRO TALKS
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      CAIRO, June 3, 2005 (MENA) –– Chairman of the Sudan People‘s Liberation Movement (SPLM) John Garang continued his talks in Cairo today with the leaders of the Sudanese National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

John Garang in a meeting with the NDA direction in Cairo , May 2, 2005. On his right Gen >>>


      SUDANESE PRESIDENT HOPES NEXT ROUND OF DARFUR PEACE TALKS BE FINAL
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      KHARTOUM, June 4, 2005 (Xinhua) –– Sudanese President Omar el–Bashir expressed hope Saturday that the next round of peace talks between his government and the Darfur rebel groups scheduled for June 10 in the Nigerian capital Abuja will be final and successful.

Sudanese President Omar Al&ndash >>>


      UK WHITE NILE RETURNS STRONGLY
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      By Lisa Urquhart, Financial Times LONDON, June 4, 2005 –– Shares in White Nile, the speculative oil exploration company, resumed trading yesterday after the group agreed to allow shareholders to sell up to 35 per cent of their holdings to increase liquidity.

The company‘s shares had been susp >>>


      AMIS–PRESS RELEASE ON THE DETERIORATING SECURITY SITUATION IN SOUTH DARFUR
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      AFRICAN UNION – AFRICAN MISSION IN SUDAN Press Statement Khartoum, June 6, 2005 The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in the Sudan, Amb. Baba Gana Kingibe has been following with deep concern the deteriorating security situation in the AMIS Force Sector 2 Area of responsibi >>>


      UPDATE÷ VIOLENCE IN SOBA ARADI AREA, SOUTH KHARTOUM
      Sudan Tribune, 06-06-2005
      SOAT Sudan Organisation Against Torture Human Rights Alert÷ 3 July 2005 On 20 May 2005, SOAT reported the death of several people including 14 police officers and civilians including two children when violence erupted in the Soba Aradi Area of Khartoum on 18 May. The incident began when police officers entered S >>>


      BURMA, CAMBODIA, NORTH KOREA CITED FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING ABUSES
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      U.S. Department of State 2005 Report Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000÷ Trafficking in Persons Report BURMA (TIER 3) Burma is a source country for women and men trafficked for the purposes of forced labor and sexual exploitation. Burmese men, women, and children (primarily from t >>>


      BUSH SAYS CAFTA WILL STRENGTHEN DEMOCRACY IN WESTERN HEMISPHERE
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      In weekly radio address, calls on U. S. Congress to ratify trade agreement In a weekly radio address June 4 devoted to economic issues, President Bush urged the U.S. Congress to ratify the Central American and Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).

The president previewed his meeting with regional le >>>


      BUSH TO HOST INDIA‘S SINGH AT WHITE HOUSE
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary June 3, 2005 STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY Visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India President Bush will welcome Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the White House on July 18. The visit marks the next stage in the expanding and deepening U.S.–India relationship >>>


      COMMERCE CHIEF URGES CHINA TO PROTECT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      Secretary Gutierrez also defends U.S. import controls on textiles The United States believes that pirating intellectual property is no less criminal than counterfeiting money and U.S. trading partners should do more to prevent piracy of copyrighted goods, says Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez.

Speaking t >>>


      COMMERCE SECRETARY EXPLAINS U.S. ACTIONS ON CHINESE TEXTILES
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      U.S. constraints permitted by World Trade Organizations, Gutierrez says Recently imposed U.S. restrictions on Chinese textiles are simply a response to "market disruption" and are permitted by World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements, says U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez.

During a June 3 >>>


      DUMPING DUTIES IMPOSED ON SANITIZING CHEMICALS FROM CHINA, SPAIN
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      International Trade Commission says imports injure, threaten U.S. industry Washington â« Anti–dumping duties have been imposed on imports from China and Spain of certain chemicals used as sanitizing and bleaching agents that were dumped on the U.S. market, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USI >>>


      INTER–AMERICAN STATES PLEDGE TO STRENGTHEN BENEFITS OF DEMOCRACY
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      United States to host June 5–7 inter–American meeting in Florida By Eric Green Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– The 34 countries that will participate in a June 5–7 inter–American meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, have pledged their mutual cooperation to better deliver t >>>


      LEADERS STATE IMPORTANCE OF INTER–AMERICAN DEMOCRATIC CHARTER
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      Charter called instrument for promoting democracy in Americas By Eric Green Washington File Staff Writer Fort Lauderdale, Florida –– The nations of the Western Hemisphere must fully comply with the Inter–American Democratic Charter, adopted in September 2001 to defend and promote democracy in the regi >>>


      NEW RADAR INSTRUMENT WILL SHOW HOW TORNADOES FORM
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      National Science Foundation [Arlington, Virginia] Press release, June 1, 2005 Rapid–Scanning Doppler on Wheels Keeps Pace with Twisters Updated instrument promises a better look at how tornadoes form A new Doppler radar instrument that can scan tornadoes every five to 10 seconds is prowling the Great Plains this >>>


      NEW U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE TO OPEN IN GUATEMALA
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      Office will monitor, report, advise government and others on human rights By Eric Green Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– Guatemala‘s Congress has endorsed an agreement to open a new U.N. human rights field office in the Central American nation.

In a June 2 statement, the United Nati >>>


      NEW WEB SITE LETS PUBLIC TRACK TROPICAL STORMS, HURRICANES
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [Washington, D.C.] Press release, June 1, 2005 NOAA UNVEILS â?STORM TRACKER‘ TO FOLLOW TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES June 1, 2005 â» As the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season gets underway, NOAA today introduced a new way to follow specific tropical >>>


      RICE CONDEMNS HUMAN TRAFFICKING AS MODERN SLAVERY
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      2005 State Department report estimates 800,000 victimized each year Trafficking in human beings is nothing less than a modern form of slavery, said Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as she unveiled the State Department‘s fifth annual Trafficking In Persons Report June 3.

"We estimate that up to 80 >>>


      RICE SEES "TRANSFORMATIONAL MOMENT" AT HAND FOR OAS
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      Secretary outlines views as organization‘s general assembly nears The present moment can be a crucial one in the history of the Organization of American States (OAS), according to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

"This could be a really transformational moment... because I do have a lot of respe >>>


      RUMSFELD QUESTIONS CHINA‘S MILITARY BUILDUP
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) News Transcript Presenter÷ Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld Saturday, June 4, 2005 Secretary Rumsfeld‘s Remarks to the International Institute for Strategic Studies ÂÂÂÂÂ Thank >>>


      SOUTH ASIA ANTI–TRAFFICKING EFFORTS IMPROVE, REPORT SAYS
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      State Department report praises Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan By David Shelby Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– Three South Asian countries, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan, received praise in the State Department‘s 2005 Trafficking in Persons Report for their significant efforts to confront the >>>


      STATE‘S BURNS TO VISIT UNITED KINGDOM, BALKANS
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesman June 3, 2005 Statement by Sean Mccormack, Spokesman UNDER SECRETARY BURNS TRAVEL TO EUROPE JUNE 6–', 2005 Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns will travel to London on June 6,
2005, for a meeting of G–8 political directors and for consultations wit >>>


      STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING, JUNE 3
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      Department / Sec. Rice welcomes McCormack as spokesman / Trafficking in Persons report / Amb. Dobriansky meeting with ambassadors / Sec. Rice attendance at OAS summit / aid to fragile democracies / Inter–American Democratic Charter, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia, North Korea, Sudan, G8, Iraq, >>>


      STATE DEPARTMENT RELEASES 2005 TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS REPORT
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      Miller discusses annual review of anti–trafficking efforts of 150 nations The U.S. Department of State released June 3 its fifth annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP), which estimates that as many as 800,000 victims may be transported across international borders each year and forced to work against their wi >>>


      TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS REPORT FOCUSES ON LABOR EXPLOITATION
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      Secretary Rice, Ambassador Miller aim to end modern–day slavery By Susan Ellis Washington File Staff Writer Washington â« Citing both the positive actions and failures of governments around the world to take the necessary steps to end modern–day slavery, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice pres >>>


      U.S. CONTINUES STRONG SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION EXCHANGE
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      State‘s Jacobs says "welcome mat still out" for foreign students By Anthony Kujawa Washington File Staff Writer Seattle –– The United States has an "enduring commitment" to support international educational exchange and is working to encourage a resurgence of international students >>>


      U.S. FINDS FEW EFFORTS TO HALT HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN ARAB GULF
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      Gulf states serve as trafficking destination for sex trade, camel jockeys By David Shelby Washington File Staff Writer Washington â« Nearly all the Arab Gulf countries experienced a deterioration in efforts to combat human trafficking, according to the State Department‘s 2005 Trafficking in Persons R >>>


      U.S. HELSINKI COMMISSION DISAPPOINTED AT KHODORKOVSKY SENTENCE
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe The U.S. Helsinki Commission Washington, D.C.

June 2, 2005 Senator Sam Brownback, Chairman Rep. Christopher H. Smith, Co–Chairman HELSINKI COMMISSION CHIDES KHODORKOVSKY VERDICT AS ARBITRARY JUSTICE (Washington) – The leadership of the U.S. Comm >>>


      U.S. PARTNERS WITH AFGHANISTAN TO PRESERVE ANCIENT GOLD COLLECTION
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      National Endowment for the Humanities funding archeological studies By Mercedes L. Suarez Washington File Staff Writer Washington –– A 2,000–year–old collection of exquisitely crafted gold is at the center of a new partnership between the United States and Afghanistan to study and preserve Afgha >>>


      U.S. SOUTHERN COMMAND COMPLETES INQUIRY ON QURAN MISHANDLING
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      U.S. Southern Command JFT–G PAO 011–53''–3713 or 3022 pao@jtfgtmo.southcom.mil FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2005 HOOD COMPLETES KORAN INQUIRY Guantanamo Bay, Cuba –– Brigadier General Jay Hood, commander of Joint Task Force Guantanamo, completed his inquiry into the validity of al >>>


      U.S. URGES CHINA TO RELEASE TIANANMEN PROTESTORS STILL JAILED
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesman June 4, 2005 Statement By Sean McCormack, Spokesman Message on the Sixteenth Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Sixteen years after the brutal and tragic events of Tiananmen Square, we still remember the many Chinese citizens killed, detained, or missing in connection with >>>


      USTR PRAISES BREAKTHROUGH ON WTO DOHA AGENDA AT APEC MINISTERIAL
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      Trade ministers reach consensus on formula for certain tariff reductions The United States is pleased with the outcome of a two–day meeting of trade ministers of the 21 member economies of the Asia–Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC), according to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Portman, who c >>>


      WHITE HOUSE DAILY BRIEFING, JUNE 3
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      Canada/Virgin Atlantic flight 45 update, president‘s schedule, Russia/Georgia, North Korea/six–party talks, British Prime Minister Blair‘s U.S. visit, UK/Africa, Lebanon/Syria, campaign contributions, Iraq, Rumsfeld in China, judicial nominations, Haiti, week ahead, OAS/new Secretary General White Hou >>>


      WHITE HOUSE REPORT, JUNE 3÷ GEORGIA, AMBASSADORIAL NOMINATIONS
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      President Bush congratulates Georgian leader for troop withdrawal agreement GEORGIA CONGRATULATED FOR RUSSIAN TROOP WITHDRAWAL AGREEMENT President Bush telephoned Georgian President Mihail Saakashvili to congratulate him for reaching an agreement with Russia on the removal of Russian forces from Georgia.

Speak >>>


      ZOELLICK CALLS FOR MORE AFRICAN UNION POLICE IN DARFUR
      USIA, 06-06-2005
      Police presence, security keys to restoring peace to the region Washington –– More African Union police should be deployed in refugee camps in Darfur to help stop attacks against civilians across the region, U.S.

Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick stressed June 3.ÂÂÂ&Aci >>>


      BITTER LAST–MINUTE DEFEAT FOR FINNISH WOMEN IN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
      Helsingin Sanomat, 06-06-2005
      Finland‘s women footballers began their campaign at the UEFA European Championships with a spirited fight–back against England from 2–0 down, but a late equaliser by Laura Kalmari was not enough÷ England scored again in the first minute of injury time to take the match 3–2.

The m >>>


      JARKKO NIEMINEN TAKES ATP CHALLENGER VICTORY AND TAKES TO WIFE
      Helsingin Sanomat, 06-06-2005
      Finland‘s tennis No.1 Jarkko Nieminen was knocked out of the French Open in the second round, but he chose not to sit on his hands for the second week of the event. Instead he signed up for an ATP Challenger series tournament in the Czech Republic – and he went on to win it.

Nieminen enjoyed a 6&nd >>>


      NON–INSPECTION OF PASSPORTS DOES VIOLATE SCHENGEN TREATY AFTER ALL
      Helsingin Sanomat, 06-06-2005
      The decision by the Finnish Frontier Guard to stop inspecting passports of travellers crossing the from Finland into Russia is a violation of the Schengen Treaty after all.

According to an EU regulation that came into force at the beginning of this year, passports of third country citizens have to be stamped e >>>


      PAPER WORKERS REJECT MEDIATION PROPOSAL AS "COMPLETELY INADEQUATE"
      Helsingin Sanomat, 06-06-2005
      Finnish pulp and paper mills will remain shut down for the time being. The Finnish Paperworkers Union on Sunday rejected a mediation proposal made by National Conciliator Juhani Salonius, which would have ended the current employer lockout.

The two sides are so far apart that the labour dispute is expected to >>>


      RAIN INTERFERED WITH HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES‘ CELEBRATIONS IN HELSINKI
      Helsingin Sanomat, 06-06-2005
      Persistent rain on Saturday made a mess of the time–honoured tradition of new upper secondary graduates and other youngsters who had simply finished another year of schooling – to take over Helsinki‘s popular outdoor hangouts to celebrate and let off steam.

According to police estimates, a fr >>>


      STATE SELLS OFF EUR 770 MILLION WORTH OF SHARES IN FORTUM
      Helsingin Sanomat, 06-06-2005
      A holding of 7.2% of shares in the energy company Fortum held by the Finnish state was sold on Friday to investors in Finland and other countries. The deal brought approximately EUR 770 million to state coffers.

The sale leaves the Finnish state with a 51.7% holding in the company. Parliament has set 50.1% as >>>


      TRANSCRIPT OF THE COUNTRY NARRATIVE FOR FINLAND
      Helsingin Sanomat, 06-06-2005
      Finland is a destination and transit country for women and girls trafficked primarily from Russia for the purpose of sexual exploitation. A smaller number of victims are trafficked from other former Soviet states including Estonia, Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, and Georgia. Finnish authorities in 2004 reported A >>>


      UNIONS DISCUSS POSSIBLE SUPPORT MEASURES FOR PAPER WORKERS
      Helsingin Sanomat, 06-06-2005
      A number of Finnish trade unions affiliated with the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK) are considering possible measures to support the Paperworkers‘ Union in its present labour dispute.

However, there were rumblings from the SAK‘s largest industrial union, the Metalworkers‘ >>>


      US REPORT STILL SEES FINLAND AS COUNTRY WITH HUMAN TRAFFICKING PROBLEMS
      Helsingin Sanomat, 06-06-2005
      An extensive Trafficking in Persons Report by the United States Department of State ranks Finland among countries which do not fully comply with minimum standards to fight human trafficking, but which are "making significant efforts to bring themselves into compliance with those standards." The report, which >>>


      ASSAD PRESENTS IDEAS ON REFORM AT PARTY MEETING
      International Herald Tribune, 06-06-2005
      DAMASCUS Under increasing international scrutiny, President Bashar al–Assad opened a congress of the governing Baath Party on Monday with a speech outlining his vision for reforming the party that has ruled Syria for 42 years, including possibly loosening central control and endorsing the emergence of other parti >>>


      PRO–SYRIAN GROUPS CLAIM SWEEP IN SOUTH LEBANON
      International Herald Tribune, 06-06-2005
      BEIRUT A pro–Syrian coalition of two Shiite Muslim groups, Hezbollah and Amal, claimed a sweep Monday of all 23 parliamentary seats in southern Lebanon after the second round of national elections here.

"The southerners wanted to state clearly a ‘yes‘ for a unified stand toward the resis >>>


      SUNNIS TO JOIN CONSTITUTION WORK
      International Herald Tribune, 06-06-2005
      BAGHDAD Sunni Arab leaders are expected to present by Thursday a list of 25 to 35 Sunni Arabs willing to help draft a permanent constitution, an official with a parliamentary committee overseeing the drafting said in an interview.

The 55–member committee, dominated by Shiite Arabs and Kurds, the two grou >>>


      '/11 PANEL GATHERING AGAIN TO CHECK RESULTS
      International Herald Tribune, 06-06-2005
      WASHINGTON Members of the Sept. 11 commission are joining together almost a year after completing their final report to press the White House for information that the commissioners contend will show that the nation remains vulnerable to another catastrophic terrorist attack, commission officials said.

The offi >>>


      ARCHIVES SHOW JFK EFFORT FOR VIETNAM PACT
      International Herald Tribune, 06-06-2005
      WASHINGTON Newly uncovered documents from both American and Polish archives show that President John F. Kennedy and the Soviet Union secretly sought ways to find a diplomatic settlement to the war in Vietnam, starting three years before the United States sent combat troops.

Kennedy, relying on his ambassador t >>>


      NEW SCOURGE IN HAITI÷ A WAVE OF KIDNAPPING
      International Herald Tribune, 06-06-2005
      PORT–AU–PRINCE, Haiti She is a bank teller. Her husband delivers air mail packages for DHL. In a country where about 70 percent of adults have no jobs, that means Gehanne and Jacques–Henri Beaulieu are worth a small fortune.

On Tuesday, it was taken. As Gehanne Beaulieu arrived for work on Tu >>>


      U.S. FACING SETBACK IN ITS NEIGHBORHOOD
      International Herald Tribune, 06-06-2005
      FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida The major nations of Latin America have told the United States that they cannot support an American plan to establish a permanent committee of the Organization of American States that would monitor the exercise of democracy in the hemisphere, Latin American diplomats said.

Secretary of >>>


      ACEH SEPARATISTS ACCUSE ARMY OF OPPOSING PEACE
      International Herald Tribune, 06-06-2005
      JAKARTA Separatists in Indonesia‘s Aceh Province warned Monday that the country‘s powerful military might try to destroy an emerging peace deal to end the province‘s bloody, 30–year rebellion.

The army, however, denied it had any such intention. "If any armed group is going to stop >>>



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