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      SIMON WIESENTHAL DÉCČDE Ŕ L‘'4;GE DE '6 ANS
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      mardi 20 septembre 2005 (Reuters – 0':42) VIENNE – Simon Wiesenthal, qui a consacré sa vie ŕ la traque des anciens responsables nazis dans le monde depuis 1'45, est décédé ŕ Vienne ŕ l‘âge de '6 ans.

Selon le rabbin Marvin Hierr, doyen du ce >>>


      SIMON WIESENTHAL, "CONSCIENCE DE LA SHOAH", MEURT Ŕ '6 ANS
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      mardi 20 septembre 2005 (Reuters – 17:23) par Boris Groendahl VIENNE – Simon Wiesenthal est décédé mardi ŕ Vienne ŕ l‘âge de '6 ans, au terme d‘une vie largement consacrée ŕ la traque des criminels nazis.

Né en 1'08 en Ukraine, il a s >>>


      SIMON WIESENTHAL, LA MORT DE «L‘HOMME MÉMOIRE» DE L‘HOLOCAUSTE
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      Rescapé des camps, il avait passé le reste de sa vie ŕ traquer les criminels nazis Il avait notamment retrouvé Adolf Eichmann «Son moteur, c‘était sa conscience, sa force intérieure et cette incroyable volonté de justice», témoigne un historien ayant travaillé avec lui >>>


      SIMONE VEIL REND HOMMAGE Ŕ UN COMBATTANT DE LA MÉMOIRE
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      Par AFP mardi 20 septembre 2005 (Liberation.fr – 13:13) Simon Wiesenthal était "un combattant de la mémoire, de la justice et de la tolérance", a déclaré mardi Simone Veil, présidente de la Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah.

"Le principe selon lequel >>>


      UN JOURNALISTE RETROUVÉ MORT
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      le corps d‘un journaliste irakien travaillant pour le New York Times, a été découvert hier dans la ville de Bassora (sud de l‘Irak). Enlevé quelques heures plus tôt, Fakher Haider travaillait depuis deux ans et demi pour le quotidien américain. Les représentants du journa >>>


      A GRENOBLE, CARIGNON REVIENT PAR LE BLOG
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      alain Carignon refait doucement surface ŕ Grenoble, avec des th';mes anciens revisités par des outils neufs. Aujourd‘hui président UMP de l‘Is';re, l‘ex–maire de Grenoble veut lancer «l‘e–démocratie» dans sa ville. Hier apr';s–midi, >>>


      ASSAUT D‘AMABILITÉS SUR FOND DE GUÉRILLA
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      amis–amis. Apr';s les universités d‘été de l‘UMP ŕ La Baule oů ils avaient affiché leurs tensions, Dominique de Villepin et Nicolas Sarkozy ont fait assaut d‘amabilités hier soir lors d‘une réunion publique qui se tenait en marge des journ&# >>>


      DANS LE NORD, DES VOIX PS POUR LE CANDIDAT UDF
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      le coup n‘est pas passé loin. A l‘issue d‘une campagne tr';s ŕ gauche, l‘UDF a failli enlever un si';ge de député ŕ l‘UMP, dimanche, dans la 4e circonscription du Nord. Il s‘en est fallu d‘un cheveu ­ 1 208 voix sur plus de 18 000 suffr >>>


      DEUX MORTS ET UN BLESSÉ DANS UN INCENDIE CRIMINEL Ŕ BAYONNE
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      BORDEAUX – Deux personnes ont été tuées, une autre a été gri';vement blessée et une quatri';me intoxiquée dans un incendie d‘origine criminelle dans la nuit de lundi ŕ mardi ŕ Bayonne, apprend–on aupr';s de la préfecture des Pyr >>>


      LA GRADATION DES SANCTIONS ENVERS LES CHÔMEURS PREND FORME
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      PARIS – La réforme du contrôle des chômeurs prévoit une gradation des sanctions qui peut aller jusqu‘ŕ la suppression de l‘indemnisation au troisi';me refus d‘une offre valable d‘emploi, a précisé le minist';re délégué ŕ >>>


      LA RIVALITÉ VILLEPIN–SARKOZY EN FILIGRANE Ŕ EVIAN
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      par Hél';ne Fontanaud EVIAN, Haute–Savoie – La rivalité entre les deux présidentiables Dominique de Villepin et Nicolas Sarkozy est apparue lundi en filigrane des journées parlementaires de l‘UMP, sur les bords embrumés du lac Léman.

Quelques heures apr&# >>>


      NEUF FAUCHEURS D‘OGM, DONT JOSÉ BOVÉ, FACE AUX JUGES
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      par Nicolas Fichot TOULOUSE – Le proc';s de neuf personnes, dont le syndicaliste José Bové et le député Vert Noël Mam';re, jugées pour l‘arrachage d‘un essai de maďs transgénique en juillet 2004, s‘est ouvert ŕ Toulouse.

Le pr >>>


      SANTÉ: LE MINISTČRE VISE 40.000 EMPLOIS AIDÉS D‘ICI FIN 2005
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      par Dominique Rodriguez PARIS – Le minist';re de la Santé s‘est fixé l‘objectif de recruter 40.000 personnes en contrats aidés d‘ici la fin décembre 2005 dans les secteurs sanitaire et médico–social, apprend–on de source gouvernementale.

Le m >>>


      SURSIS POUR UN JEUNE CAMEROUNAIS EN INSTANCE D‘EXPULSION
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      PARIS – Un titre de séjour provisoire a été accordé par le minist';re de l‘Intérieur ŕ un jeune Camerounais dont l‘expulsion avait été empęchée dimanche par une manifestation de ses camarades de lycée.

Le parquet de Bobigny a anno >>>


      UN PRÉSIDENT DE RÉGION DÉFEND SES TRAINS CORAIL PAR VOIE DE PRESSE
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      l‘encart pleine page dans le quotidien Ouest–France a eu son petit effet. Assortie d‘un numéro de téléphone, cette annonce entend recruter des vraies gens pour une cause que la droite consid';re comme «une opération politicienne» : «Le conseil régional des Pays de la >>>


      VILLEPIN Ŕ LA CONQUĘTE DE SA MAJORITÉ
      Liberation, 20-09-2005
      un petit raté qui sonne comme un avertissement. En trois mois, Dominique de Villepin a déjoué les pronostics de ceux qui le voyaient trébucher au Parlement. Contre toute attente, il a su séduire députés et sénateurs de l‘UMP. Mais rien n‘est acquis. Hier, aux journ&# >>>


      A CAPITAL TEST FOR NATIONAL DEMOCRACY
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Nikolai Petrov To Our Readers Has something you‘ve read here startled you? Are you angry, excited, puzzled or pleased? Do you have ideas to improve our coverage?

Then please write to us. All we ask is that you include your full name, the name of the city from which you are writing and a contact teleph >>>


      BANKS AGREE TO LEND $12BLN TO GAZPROM
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Elif Kaban and Guy Faulconbridge Reuters Western banks agreed to a record $12 billion loan to gas giant Gazprom to acquire Roman Abramovich‘s Sibneft oil firm in a deal that would give the Kremlin control over one–third of Russia‘s oil, senior bankers said on Monday.

Bankers said Gazprom s >>>


      BUSINESS IN BRIEF
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      Aa Aa Aa Business in Brief Outflow to Reach $10Bln The Finance Ministry has raised its 2005 net capital outflow forecast to $10 billion from a previous prediction of $6 billion to $7 billion, Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said on Monday.

Outflows overshot official estimates last year mainly due to the protrac >>>


      CHINESE CITY TO RID ITSELF OF ‘WEIRD FOREIGN TITLES‘
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      The Associated Press Stephen Shaver / Bloomberg Shanghai, like the rest of China, favors foreign names for buildings.

SHANGHAI, China –– Farewell, "Aladdin Gardens" and "White House Mini District." Hello, "Good Living Business Estates." The southwestern Chinese city of >>>


      DEAL CREATES A LOGISTICS GIANT
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Richard Blackden Bloomberg LONDON –– Deutsche Post, faced with the loss of its German mail–delivery monopoly, agreed to buy Exel for 3.7 billion ($6.7 billion) to become the world‘s largest manager of warehouses and inventories for customers.

Deutsche Post, Europe‘s biggest pos >>>


      EXPERIMENT TO MAKE ROOM FOR SKYSCRAPER
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Bela Lyauv and Lilia Lobanova Vedomosti Igor Tabakov / MT City authorities plan 60 skyscrapers similar to this one in western Moscow.

City authorities have decided to use an experimental method of compensating residents of an area in northern Moscow whose buildings are earmarked for demolition to make way f >>>


      FOR BEIJING, BUSINESS IS AN ARTICLE OF FAITH
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Konstantin Sonin In a column that ran in this space last October, called "Business Attracts the Best and the Brightest," I discussed a study conducted by an international team of economists from the World Bank; the University of California, Berkeley; and the Center for Economic and Financial Research, whos >>>


      GOING DANGEROUSLY ASTRAY
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Pavel Felgenhauer This month, Russia lost two jet fighters during military exercises that simulated a major war with NATO. A naval task force was deployed in the North Atlantic on a mission to intercept and destroy U.S. reinforcements heading to the European theater of war.

To Our Readers Has something you& >>>


      GREF PROMISES TO HELP FAR EAST
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Anna Smolchenko Staff Writer Vedomosti German Gref Economic Development and Trade Minister German Gref has pledged to double federal aid to the Far East next year and said he would welcome it if half of the new $2.5 billion state investment fund flowed to the neglected region, Interfax reported Monday.

Gref >>>


      IKEA UNVEILS 3RD MOSCOW STORE
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Conor Humphries Staff Writer Yury Samoligo / For MT Dahlgren, left, and Semyonov sawing a pine log at the opening ceremony.

Swedish furniture giant IKEA opened its third Moscow store last week on a site southeast of the city that will eventually house a huge shopping center, an amusement park and possibly a >>>


      LIBESKIND TO BUILD WARSAW TOWER
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      The Associated Press AP The 45–story apartment tower will be built in Warsaw‘s business district.

WARSAW –– Polish–born American architect Daniel Libeskind, designer of Berlin‘s landmark Jewish Museum and the master plan for New York‘s Ground Zero, has designed a 45&nd >>>


      MUNICIPAL PROVIDER TO INVEST $300M
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Lyuba Pronina Staff Writer Vedomosti RKS CEO Mikhail Slobodin Russian Municipal Systems –– an alternative provider of power, heat and water to regional households –– said on Monday that it would invest $300 million over the next three years to expand its business by up to 40 percent.

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      OIL FIRMS TO FREEZE PUMP PRICE
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      The Associated Press Russia‘s major oil producers on Monday agreed to freeze their gasoline prices in Russia until the end of the year, Interfax reported, citing the Industry and Energy Ministry.

The oil companies made the decision at a meeting with Industry and Energy Minister Viktor Khristenko, Interfa >>>


      OPEC MULLS BOOSTING OIL PRODUCTION
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      The Associated Press VIENNA –– Ministers of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries expressed concern Monday about a tropical storm bearing down on the hurricane–ravaged U.S. Gulf Coast as they debated ways to calm global jitters over oil prices and worries over winter supplies.

Cru >>>


      REPORT: $100M RUSSIAN BID FOR U.K. SOCCER CLUB
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      Combined Reports LONDON –– English Premier League football team Aston Villa said Monday it had received a "preliminary approach" to buy the club, which is based in the Midlands city of Birmingham.

The publicly traded team‘s share price soared to a five–year high following week >>>


      RUSSIA‘S SUN–KISSED SOUTH FRETS ABOUT FUTURE
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Maria Levitov Staff Writer Maria Levitov / MT Competition from Turkey and Cyprus is increasingly drawing Russian vacationers from beaches like this one in Anapa.

ANAPA, Krasnodar Region –– Like many middle–class Muscovites, Zina Nosova was planning on spending her summer vacation abroad th >>>


      TEACHING THE TEACHERS
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Yevgenia Albats It hardly even merits repetition, but yes, education matters. It is not just about the literacy rate, which political scientists view as a key predictor for development of democratic politics in a country. According to this theory, Russia should be a front–runner in democracy. For decades, its >>>


      THE DARKER SIDE OF ST. PETERSBURG HOSPITALITY
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Vladimir Kovalev It‘s not easy being a foreigner in St. Petersburg these days. Just recently, I heard of yet another attack on a foreign visitor who was hit over the head with a bottle and robbed.

The British man was in St. Petersburg to visit a friend who was in a city hospital after a car accident. >>>


      TOP–OF–LINE ART FAIR DRAWS EAGER BUYERS
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By John Varoli Bloomberg Moscow is capturing the imagination of art dealers around the world, as booming oil and metals prices give Russia‘s newly rich cash to lavish on the arts.

While London and New York are the usual venues for sales to Russian collectors, dealers have the chance to show their wares b >>>


      UES, SISTEMA ASK FOR KYOTO ACTION
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      Reuters Power monopoly Unified Energy Systems and services group Sistema pressed the government on Monday to pass laws needed to implement the Kyoto Protocol, saying a lack of clarity was endangering environmental projects.

Since ratifiying the treaty a year ago, allowing it to come into force worldwide, Russi >>>


      6 MORE PRISONERS MOUNT DUMA BIDS
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Nabi Abdullaev Staff Writer Igor Tabakov / MT Valery Doshkevich, 56, a cobbler who supports Khodorkovsky, mending shoes about 50 meters from the Moscow City Court on Monday.

With bids that threaten to thoroughly discredit the race, a motley group of prisoners at the Matrosskaya Tishina detention facility ar >>>


      A CAPITAL TEST FOR NATIONAL DEMOCRACY
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Nikolai Petrov To Our Readers Has something you‘ve read here startled you? Are you angry, excited, puzzled or pleased? Do you have ideas to improve our coverage?

Then please write to us. All we ask is that you include your full name, the name of the city from which you are writing and a contact teleph >>>


      BANKS AGREE TO LEND $12BLN TO GAZPROM
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Elif Kaban and Guy Faulconbridge Reuters Western banks agreed to a record $12 billion loan to gas giant Gazprom to acquire Roman Abramovich‘s Sibneft oil firm in a deal that would give the Kremlin control over one–third of Russia‘s oil, senior bankers said on Monday.

Bankers said Gazprom s >>>


      CLINTON SAYS AUTHORITARIANISM GROWING UNDER PUTIN
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      The Moscow Times Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said in an interview published Monday that he was worried about authoritarian trends under President Vladimir Putin. Asked what he thought about Putin‘s policies, Clinton said, "Putin had a very active start, but now I am concerned about the authoritarian t >>>


      DEMENTYEVA‘S SUCCESS HAILED BACK HOME
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Gennady Fyodorov Reuters Russia hailed new tennis queen Yelena Dementyeva on Monday for inspiring her team to a second consecutive Fed Cup title.

Pictures of a triumphant Dementyeva graced most Russian papers after the 23–year–old blonde led the defending champions to a dramatic 3–2 victor >>>


      FOR BEIJING, BUSINESS IS AN ARTICLE OF FAITH
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Konstantin Sonin In a column that ran in this space last October, called "Business Attracts the Best and the Brightest," I discussed a study conducted by an international team of economists from the World Bank; the University of California, Berkeley; and the Center for Economic and Financial Research, whos >>>


      GOING DANGEROUSLY ASTRAY
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Pavel Felgenhauer This month, Russia lost two jet fighters during military exercises that simulated a major war with NATO. A naval task force was deployed in the North Atlantic on a mission to intercept and destroy U.S. reinforcements heading to the European theater of war.

To Our Readers Has something you& >>>


      GREF PROMISES TO HELP FAR EAST
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Anna Smolchenko Staff Writer Vedomosti German Gref Economic Development and Trade Minister German Gref has pledged to double federal aid to the Far East next year and said he would welcome it if half of the new $2.5 billion state investment fund flowed to the neglected region, Interfax reported Monday.

Gref >>>


      IKEA UNVEILS 3RD MOSCOW STORE
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Conor Humphries Staff Writer Yury Samoligo / For MT Dahlgren, left, and Semyonov sawing a pine log at the opening ceremony.

Swedish furniture giant IKEA opened its third Moscow store last week on a site southeast of the city that will eventually house a huge shopping center, an amusement park and possibly a >>>


      KHODORKOVSKY APPEAL DELAYED FOR 2ND TIME
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Catherine Belton Staff Writer Igor Tabakov / MT Khodorkovsky smiling Monday as he was led into the courtroom, where he refused again to replace Genrikh Padva.

Mikhail Khodorkovsky on Monday won a day‘s reprieve for his election campaign as the Moscow City Court for a second time adjourned proceedings >>>


      LOSING RUSSIANS STILL MAKE QUARTERFINAL
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Carl Schreck Staff Writer Dusan Vranic / AP Russia‘s Kirilenko of the NBA‘s Utah Jazz guarding Germany‘s Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday in Vrsac. Germany won the game 51–50.

VRSAC, Serbia–Montenegro –– After being held scoreless for more than 20 min >>>


      MUNICIPAL PROVIDER TO INVEST $300M
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Lyuba Pronina Staff Writer Vedomosti RKS CEO Mikhail Slobodin Russian Municipal Systems –– an alternative provider of power, heat and water to regional households –– said on Monday that it would invest $300 million over the next three years to expand its business by up to 40 percent.

>>>


      OIL FIRMS TO FREEZE PUMP PRICE
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      The Associated Press Russia‘s major oil producers on Monday agreed to freeze their gasoline prices in Russia until the end of the year, Interfax reported, citing the Industry and Energy Ministry.

The oil companies made the decision at a meeting with Industry and Energy Minister Viktor Khristenko, Interfa >>>


      REPORT: $100M RUSSIAN BID FOR U.K. SOCCER CLUB
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      Combined Reports LONDON –– English Premier League football team Aston Villa said Monday it had received a "preliminary approach" to buy the club, which is based in the Midlands city of Birmingham.

The publicly traded team‘s share price soared to a five–year high following week >>>


      RUSSIA‘S SUN–KISSED SOUTH FRETS ABOUT FUTURE
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Maria Levitov Staff Writer Maria Levitov / MT Competition from Turkey and Cyprus is increasingly drawing Russian vacationers from beaches like this one in Anapa.

ANAPA, Krasnodar Region –– Like many middle–class Muscovites, Zina Nosova was planning on spending her summer vacation abroad th >>>


      YAKOVLEV, LEADING PERESTROIKA JOURNALIST, DIES
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      By Oksana Yablokova Staff Writer Itar–Tass Yakovlev, shown in 2003, turned Moskovskiye Novosti from a propaganda tool into the leader of the liberal press.

Yegor Yakovlev, who is often referred to as the founder and patriarch of perestroika–era and post–Soviet journalism, died Sunday in a Mos >>>


      YUSHCHENKO STRUGGLES TO WIN SUPPORT FOR YEKHANUROV VOTE
      The Moscow Times, 20-09-2005
      The Associated Press KIEV –– President Viktor Yushchenko scrambled Monday to secure the necessary support for his candidate for prime minister amid growing signs that the Ukrainian parliament would block his choice.

Failure to approve acting Prime Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov‘s candidacy would p >>>


      EVERY FOURTH NORWEGIAN MENTALLY ILL
      The Norway Post, 20-09-2005
      One in four adult Norwegian becomes mentally ill. A survey by the Institute of Psychiatry at the University of Oslo reveals this.

Anxiety and depressions are the most common illnesses among the mentally ill.

– It started by what the psychiatrists once called existential sadness, says Odd Volden >>>


      MORE NORWEGIAN VACANCIES
      The Norway Post, 20-09-2005
      In the period from 1 January this year until 1 September nearly 163,000 vacamt jobs were announced.

This is eight per cent more compared with the same period last year. Figures from Aetat show that there is a large increase of vacancies in Norway. The increase is larger within engineering positions and the IT >>>


      PROFESSOR CRITICISES KING HARALD
      The Norway Post, 20-09-2005
      Professor Trond Nordby thinks King Harald should avoid controversial topics when mentioning the political collaboration between Norway and the US..

– It is hopeless when a king talks about politics when he doesnt avoid controversial topics, Nordby comments to Dagbladet. He is a professor of social scienc >>>


      TELENOR AND SAVE THE CHILDREN IN NEW PARTNERSHIP
      The Norway Post, 20-09-2005
      Telenor and Save the Children have entered into a three–year partnership agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to prevent abuse of children over the Internet, and to make the Internet and mobile phones safe for children and young users.

This partnership involves a joint effort from Telenor and Save >>>


      HYDRO ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE SPINNAKER EXPLORATION
      The Norway Post, 20-09-2005
      Norsk Hydro ASA – announced today that it will acquire Spinnaker Exploration Company (NYSE: SKE) in an all–cash transaction for US$ 2.45 billion. The acquisition will substantially boost Hydros presence and growth potential in the US Gulf of Mexico.

The acquisition of US–based Spinnaker Explo >>>


      ASEAN TO SET UP WORKING GROUP ON JUDICIAL AND EXTRA JUDICIAL DOCUMENTS
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      Law ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed to establish the Working Group on an Agreement on Service Abroad of Judicial and Extra Judicial Documents amongst ASEAN member countries.

The agreement was reached during the sixth ASEAN Law Ministers Meeting (ALAWMM), which closed >>>


      DEPUTY PM CALLS FOR STRONGER JUDICIAL AND LEGAL CO–OPERATION IN ASEAN
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      Addressing the opening ceremony of the 6th ASEAN Law Ministers Meeting in Hanoi, the Deputy PM said ASEAN member countries are heading towards the establishment of a security, economic and socio–cultural community by 2020, while strongly integrating into the outside world, thus facing increasing transnational cri >>>


      FOREIGN MINISTRY VOWS TO PUNISH VIOLATORS OF VISA FEE COLLECTION REGULATION
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      The Foreign Ministry has vowed to hand down adequate punishment to any staff of overseas Vietnamese diplomatic missions found raising the fees for visa and passport services, which were regulated by the Finance Ministry.

"The Head of the diplomatic missions will take responsibility when their staff are fo >>>


      GIA LAI PROVINCE LEADS CENTRAL HIGHLANDS IN GDP GROWTH RATE
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      Central Highlands Gia Lai province has obtained an average GDP growth rate of 11.1% a year over the past five years, 2% higher than the average rate for the Central Highlands.

The figure was highlighted in reports by Gia Lai leaders to Truong Tan Sang, Politburo member and Chairman of the Economic Commission o >>>


      LAO LEADER HAILS VIETNAMESE PARTY INSPECTORS&#3'; O–OPERATION
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      inspectors co–operation Choumaly Sayason, Politburo member of the Lao Peoples Revolutionary Party Central Committee (LPRPCC), has lauded bilateral co–operation between the two Party inspection agencies while receiving a delegation from the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committees Commission for Inspect >>>


      PRESIDENT LUONG ASKS DONG THAP TO UPGRADE INFRASTRUCTURE
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      President Luong visits a remote resident clusters in Hoa Binh commune, Tam Nong district.

President Tran Duc Luong urged Dong Thap province in the Plain of Reeds, which is often whipped by floods, to strengthen its basic infrastructure in order to enable the local people to maintain a stable settlement.
>>>


      SEMINAR DISCUSSES WTO MEMBERSHIP&#3';S INFLUENCES ON LOCAL WORKERS
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      memberships influences on local workers Employment and the workers live as well as trade unions solutions after Vietnam joins the World Trade Organisation (WTO) were the main topics of a seminar in Hanoi on September 1'.

At the workshop, jointly held by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) a >>>


      STORM VINCENTE CLAIMS FOUR DEATHS AND ONE MISSING
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      The tropical storm of Vincente, which hit the central and northern provinces on September 18–1', has caused huge losses including four deaths.

Two children were killed by uprooted trees and collapsed houses in Nghi Loc and Quynh Luu districts of Nghe An central province. Another two people in Hong Ho >>>


      VIETNAM CONTRIBUTES ACTIVELY TO STRENGTHENING DEVELOPMENT OF ASEAN AND AIPO: PRESIDENT LUONG
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      Vietnamese President Tran Duc Luong said that "Ten years as an AIPO member, the National Assembly of Vietnam has joined the mainstream of ASEAN and worked with other Member Parliaments to help consolidate solidarity, unity, co–operation and development of ASEAN and AIPO, making contributions to the promotion >>>


      VIETNAM SUCCESSFUL IN MAKING MDGS FEASIBLE
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      Vice State President Truong My Hoa has attributed Vietnams fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the countrys efforts to make them feasible.

Speaking with the Vietnam News Agencys New York–based correspondent in an interview after the recent summit of the United Nations (UN) General A >>>


      VIETNAMESE AO VICTIMS&#3'; LAWSUIT MUST GET REINSTATED: US LAWYERS
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      "We will attempt to get the decision by the district court reversed and get the case reinstated," said Jonathan Moore, head of the visiting delegation of US lawyers, when answering questions from Vietnam News Agencys reporters in an interview in Hanoi over weekend.

The delegation visited Vietnam from >>>


      VIETNAMESE LEADER CALLS UPON AIPO TO INVOLVE MORE IN SETTLING REGIONAL ISSUES
      Nhan Dan, 20-09-2005
      The Vietnamese NA Chairmans speech goes as follows: "Since the 25th AIPO General Assembly, the worlds political and security landscape, though absent of major disturbances, has evolved with complexity.

International terrorism continued to stand as a potential threat to the security and development of vari >>>


      12 MORE PAKISTANIS RETURN FROM SUDAN
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Observer Report Islamabad—Out of the 60 Pakistanis detained in a private Jail in Sudan for Slavery, twelve more returned to Karachi by Qatar Airways flight. There release becomes fruitful only because of the great efforts of Ansar Burney, Chairman of the Ansar Burney Welfare Trust International.

Nine of them r >>>


      BENAZIR CONFIDENT OF CLEARING HER NAME
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Appears before Swiss court Geneva—Pakistan’s former prime minister, Benazir Bhutto, relaunched her defence against Swiss charges of money laundering on Monday, appearing in a Geneva court and saying the accusations were politically motivated.

Bhutto, who has consistently denied any wrongdoing, said she was coo >>>


      HUMAYUN ACCUSES INDIA OF DELAYING IPI GAS PROJECT
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Mumbai—Pakistan has accused India of unduly delaying multibillion Iran–Pakistan–India (IPI) gas pipeline project. «Pakistan wants early decision on the gas pipeline project but India is dragging its feet on it», visiting Pakistani Commerce Minister Humayun Akhtar Khan told the audience of a prog >>>


      IRAN MUST OPEN UP NUCLEAR SITES: IAEA
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Vienna—UN atomic agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei called on Iran to finally allow access to sensitive sites and key people as his agency met to consider sending Tehran before the UN Security Council for possible sanctions.

The «ball is very much in Iran’s court on this issue,» ElBaradei told reporter >>>


      ISLAMABAD HAILS DECISION
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Mahmood Hussain Islamabad—Pakistan welcomes the outcome of the Six Party Talks held in Beijing with the announcement of decision by Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea to abandon its nuclear programme and allowing inspection of its nuclear facilities by IAEA.

A statement issued here by the Foreign Office remi >>>


      N KOREA AGREES TO GIVE UP NUCLEAR WEAPONS
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Beijing—North Korea promised to give up its nuclear weapons in exchange for pledges of aid and security, the first major breakthrough in more than two years of deadlock over the high–stakes crisis.

The unexpected agreement also said the United States would respect the North’s sovereignty and would not at >>>


      NHA, SAMBU SIGN RS 5.5 B PROJECT
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Islamabad—The National Highway Authority (NHA) and Korean construction company ‘SAMBU’ on Monday signed Rs 5.5 billion historic Lowari Rail Tunnel Project.

Chairman NHA, Maj.Gen.Farrukh Javed and country director of Korean construction company Mr.Hu signed the documents.The signing ceremony was also attended b >>>


      OPPOSITION STAGES WALK–OUT
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Ranjha ignores quorum in Senate Mahmood Hussain Islamabad—The presiding officer in the Senate Dr Khalid Ranjha here on Monday evening ignored observations of Opposition’s Asfandyar Wali that quorum in the House was not complete. Asfandyar had taken the floor on a point of order to raise the quorum issue when proceeding >>>


      PAK–ALGERIA TO BOOST ECONOMIC TIES
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Islamabad—Pakistan and Algeria Monday called for enhancing mutual cooperation for promotion of economic, trade and commercial relations between the two brotherly countries.

«There is a lot of potential for strengthening of existing relations so that new initiatives should be taken for the betterment of t >>>


      PAK, INDIA COMPOSITE DIALOGUE TO GO AHEAD, SAYS MUSHARRAF
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      President visits CENTCOM headquarters Tampa—President General Pervez Musharraf visited the headquarters of the US Central Command, where he received a briefing about the CENTCOM. Commander CENTCOM Gen John Abizaid briefed the President about the command’s operations, which is one of the five geographically defined unif >>>


      PAKISTAN WELCOMES AFGHAN ELECTIONS
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Rejects idea of using force against Iran Mahmood Hussain Islamabad—Pakistan has welcomed the parliamentary elections held in Afghanistan on Sunday and assured Kabul of continued support in the national reconstruction and consolidation of stability of that country, Foreign Office spokesman said here, Monday.

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      SHAB–E–BARAT OBSERVED
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Observer Report Islamabad—‘Shab–i–Barat’ was observed throughout the country on Monday night with religious fervour.

The mosques were illuminated and the ulema delivered sermons regarding the significance of Shab–i–Barat. Mahafil–i–Naat and Qirat were organised on the occasi >>>


      SONIA NAZ CASE
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      SP Abdullah suspended, DIG made OSD Muzaffar Ali Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister, Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has suspended SP (Investigation) Faisalabad, Abdullah Khalid for his alleged involvement in Sonia Naz case and directed for registration of a case against him.

He has also transferred DIG Faisalabad, Chaudhry >>>


      TWO IRAQIS KILLED AS BRITISH TROOPS, DEMONSTRATORS EXCHANGE GUNFIRE
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      Baghdad—British forces and demonstrators exchanged gunfire in the southern city of Basra on Monday leaving two civilians dead after two British men were arrested for allegedly gunning down an Iraqi police officer, authorities and witnesses said Monday.

Fifteen civilians were also wounded in the clashes that br >>>


      WATER SECURITY MUST FOR UPLIFT: SHAUKAT
      Pakistan Observer, 20-09-2005
      National Council to be constituted soon Islamabad—Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Monday said a comprehensive national water policy was being prepared to ensure proper utilization, conservation and management of the precious natural resource.

Presiding over a high level meeting at the PM House to determine major c >>>


      ‘PRIVATE PATIENTS ARE TREATED WITHOUT A WAIT‘
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      By Dr Thomas Stuttaford IT WAS once a boast of the NHS that private care might be more convenient and give a patient more comfort, but that when someone was seriously ill there was little advantage in going private: the outcome was likely to be the same.

This no longer applies. Not only is the treatment of pri >>>


      AGENCY SET TO ENCOURAGE WIDER COMMUNITY TIES FOR MUSLIMS
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      By Philip Webster and Ruth Gledhill CHARLES CLARKE will unveil plans tomorrow for a new commission to look at ways Muslims and other faiths can better integrate into the community.

The commission on integration, to be headed by Hazel Blears, the Home Office Minister, is one of the Governments responses to the >>>


      AL–QAEDA OWN UP TO 7/7
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      By David Sanderson AL–QAEDA made its first explicit claim of responsibility for the London bombings on July 7 in a tape broadcast on al–Jazeera last night.

Ayman al–Zawahri, second in command of the terror group, said that it had been honoured to launch the blessed London attacks. In an earli >>>


      BOSS LEFT HIS COCKLE PICKERS TO DIE IN SEA, JURY IS TOLD
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      By Russell Jenkins A GROUP of 21 Chinese cockle pickers drowned in the shifting sands of Morecambe Bay because of the criminal negligence of their gangmaster, Preston Crown Court was told yesterday.

Lin Liang Ren, 2', who arrived from China as an overseas student, controlled the team harvesting shellfish o >>>


      H&M DROPS KATE MOSS OVER SEX AND DRUGS HEADLINES
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      By Simon Freeman, Times Online Kate Moss has been dropped as the face of high street clothes chain H&M, which today become the first fashion company to respond to newspaper revelations over her alleged use of cocaine.

Moss, 31, had hoped to ride out the multitude of headlines with her image and lucrative a >>>


      JULY 7 BOMBERS REHEARSED SUICIDE ATTACKS
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      By Sam Knight, Times Online The July 7 suicide bombers visited London and practised their attack two weeks before carrying out the atrocity, it emerged today.

Metropolitan Police detectives have trawled through tens of thousands of hours of CCTV to find images of the dummy run, which occurred in late June.
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      LEADERSHIP DEFEATED OVER EUROPE BUT PARTY SOFTENS ITS LINE ON IRAQ
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      By Greg Hurst MEPs were accused of giving Brussels a balnk cheque in a row that threatened to split the party ATTEMPTS by the Liberal Democrats to boost their credibility suffered a blow yesterday as the partys MEPs threw out an attempt to back curbs on European Union spending.

In the opening debate of the Lib >>>


      LIFE–SAVING CANCER DRUGS ‘KEPT FROM NHS PATIENTS BY RED TAPE‘
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      By Sam Lister, Health Correspondent MORE than 20 cancer treatments that have been licensed for use in Britain because of their significant clinical benefits are being denied to NHS patients because of bureaucratic delays. The full extent of problems affecting the availability of life–saving cancer treatments has >>>


      MORE WOE FOR KENNEDY AS POST OFFICE REFROM IS REJECTED
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      By Jenny Booth, Times Online, in Blackpool The Liberal Democrats today inflicted a major defeat on Charles Kennedy and the modernisers in his frontbench team by refusing to endorse their flagship plan to privatise Royal Mail.

One opponent accused the leadership of trying to foist unsellable, "back–o >>>


      POLICE ARREST MAN OVER MILLY DOWLER MURDER
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      By Times Online and agencies Millie Dowler Detectives hunting the killer of teenager Milly Dowler, who was murdered in 2002, have arrested a 57–year–old man, Surrey Police said today.

Milly, 13, went missing on her way home from school in Walton–on–Thames, Surrey, in 2002. Her body was >>>


      WE‘RE MORE LIKE GERMANY THAN ANYONE WILL ADMIT
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      By Peter Riddell IT COULD happen here. The stalemate in German politics after Sundays election could be a foretaste of the British election of 200'. A hung Parliament with no single party having an overall majority is at least as likely, arguably more likely, than any other result.

This is a forbidden subj >>>


      ‘TURN RIGHT AT THE LIGHTS. TRUST ME.‘ THE FATAL LURE OF IN–CAR NAVIGATION
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      LA Notebook by Chris Ayres I HAVE LIVED in a state of perpetual disorientation since about three years ago, when the Hertz rental car company began equipping its vehicles with a device called NeverLost.

As you might imagine, Times foreign correspondents spend a lot of time in rental cars. And so the introducti >>>


      BIRTHDAY BLUES
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      by Xanadu, Times Online special correspondent about town Is it too much to ask to be the most important girl in the world, just for a day?

Birthdays suck. They were not always so bad. In fact they used to be special. They used to be a wonderful day completely dedicated to Miss Queen Bee. A time to be lavished >>>


      CIRCLES OF POWER
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      by pink mum One boy with two mothers. The diary of an unconventional nuclear family Bank holiday Monday Work. Yes, weve nobly resisted the lure of sitting in a motorway traffic jam or queuing for hours at Heathrow for a seat on a plane serving drinks with ice scraped off the floor of the catering factory. Given a choic >>>


      CONSOLIDATION OF POLICE FORCES IN PURSUIT OF IMPROVED SERVICE
      The Times, 20-09-2005
      From Mr Tom Edwards Sir, Another quick fix is proposed for the complex problem of decline in police services (report, September 13; see also letter, September 17).

In my view the decline started with unit beat policing in the 1'60s when the police were placed in cars to cover a larger area cheaply. Since t >>>



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