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      NOW YOU KNOW
      The Christian Science Monitor, 21-09-2005
      Who governs Antarctica? After the fifth–largest continent was discovered in 1821, a number of nations used the continent for scientific research and for obtaining fur from seals. It has no native inhabitants and few indigenous plants and animals. In 1'5', 12 nations signed the Antarctic Treaty, which proh >>>


      SADR MILITIA‘S NEW MUSCLE IN SOUTH
      The Christian Science Monitor, 21-09-2005
      Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor BAGHDAD Moqtada al–Sadr, the young Shiite cleric who promised to disband his militia after clashing with US forces last April, proved this week that he remains a potent threat to both coalition troops and Iraq‘s fledgling government.

In a dramatic bat >>>


      STICKING POINT OF VOTING–REFORM BID: PHOTO IDS
      The Christian Science Monitor, 21-09-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor WASHINGTON Since the disputed election of 2000, some Americans have lost faith that their votes count.

The federal reforms of 2002 were a start, say voting experts, but more is needed. Problems in the 2004 elections – from long lines at polling stations to i >>>


      THE TRIUMPH OF SELF–ESTEEM OVER EXCELLENCE
      The Christian Science Monitor, 21-09-2005
      csmonitor.com HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA "A chicken is a noble beast, The cow is much forlorner; Standing in the pouring rain, With a leg at every corner." This week we pay tribute to the triumph of steadfast faith in oneself despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, as epitomized by the life of William Topaz >>>


      TOKYO AFFORDABLE? IN SOME WAYS, NOW IT IS.
      The Christian Science Monitor, 21-09-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor TOKYO Japan is stereotyped as the land of the $80 watermelon and the $'0 mushroom.

Many expats think it easier to rearrange the rings of Saturn than use the word "affordable" and "Tokyo" in the same sentence.

Yet as urban real esta >>>


      US USES ‘LIBYA MODEL‘ TO BOOST PRESSURE ON SYRIA
      The Christian Science Monitor, 21-09-2005
      Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor BEIRUT Once considered key to Middle East stability, Syria is facing growing marginalization as the United States maintains a policy of unrelenting pressure against the Baathist regime.

American and Iraqi officials have stepped up their criticism of Syria in rece >>>


      US, UN FIND COMMON GROUND
      The Christian Science Monitor, 21-09-2005
      SALT LAKE CITY Last week wasn‘t a great one for President Bush.

He was buffeted by political fallout over the tardy governmental response to hurricane Katrina. Violence continued apace in Iraq.

In the MonitorWednesday, 0'/21/05 Before the oil runs out: How US can cope when gas prices surge S >>>


      UZBEK ‘SHOW TRIAL‘ BEGINS
      The Christian Science Monitor, 21-09-2005
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      WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR – AND WHAT WE DON‘T
      The Christian Science Monitor, 21-09-2005
      Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor WASHINGTON Why did it take so long? Why was government at almost all levels sluggish in providing aid to the victims of hurricane Katrina?

That‘s an issue that will preoccupy Washington for months to come. This week, President Bush appointed domestic securit >>>


      WILLIAM NOVELLI AND JOHN ROTHER
      The Christian Science Monitor, 21-09-2005
      ANDY NELSON – STAFF William Novelli and John Rother By David T. Cook William Novelli, chief executive officer of AARP, and John Rother, its strategy director were Tuesday‘s guests. Here are excerpts from their remarks: In the MonitorWednesday, 0'/21/05 Before the oil runs out: How US can cope when gas p >>>


      A BERLIN, VERS UNE GRANDE COALITION SANS GERHARD NI ANGELA
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      face ŕ l‘unité affichée par les sociaux–démocrates, les chrétiens–démocrates se serrent les coudes. Affaiblie par son maigre score de dimanche soir (35,2 %), Angela Merkel a été réélue hier ŕ la tęte du groupe parlementaire CDU–CSU  >>>


      ACCORD EN TROMPE L‘OEIL EN CORÉE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      comme les bonnes nouvelles se font rares par les temps qui courent, l‘annonce, le 1' septembre, d‘une déclaration conjointe des six pays impliqués dans les discussions sur la Corée du Nord avait quelque raison d‘égayer les esprits. Il s‘agissait d‘un large programm >>>


      AFFAIRE GONGADZÉ : KOUTCHMA MIS EN CAUSE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      la commission parlementaire ukrainienne enquętant sur le meurtre, en 2000, de Guéorgui Gongadzé a accusé hier le président de l‘époque, Leonid Koutchma, d‘ętre l‘«organisateur» du rapt du journaliste retrouvé mort peu apr';s. C‘est la premi >>>


      AMERICAN DREAM
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      męme américain, le ręve se fait dur ŕ vendre aux peuples désabusés. Et męme celui de coloniser la Lune et d‘accrocher une autre étoile au drapeau américain, il accable plus qu‘il n‘exalte. Non tant pour ce qu‘il co$';te (quoi qu‘en dise >>>


      BONGO MUSELLE SES OPPOSANTS AU GABON
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      a l‘approche de l‘élection présidentielle prévue en décembre, on savait Omar Bongo de plus en plus nerveux. Le président gabonais a carrément disjoncté dimanche en annonçant son intention de priver de passeport les opposants qui ont l‘outrecuidance de le «d >>>


      HEURTS Ŕ BASSORA.
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      un soldat britannique saute hors de son blindé, attaqué aux cocktails Molotov lancés par la population, peu apr';s que l‘armée britannique a assailli un poste de police irakien ŕ Bassora, lundi. Les militaires entendaient libérer deux soldats des forces spéciales, vrais >>>


      INTERVIEW &BULL; «IL A INCARNÉ LA CHASSE AUX NAZIS Ŕ UNE ÉPOQUE OŮ PERSONNE NE S‘Y INTÉRESSAIT»
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      L‘avocat et historien militant Serge Klarsfeld préside l‘Association des fils et filles de déportés juifs de France Il évoque le rôle de Simon Wiesenthal dans la traque des criminels nazis Par Judith RUEFF mardi 20 septembre 2005 (Liberation.fr – 18:26) Que restera–t&nda >>>


      ISRAËL DÉCLARE FRONTIČRE INTERNATIONALE LES LIMITES AVEC GAZA
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      mercredi 21 septembre 2005 (Reuters – 16:40) JERUSALEM – Israël a proclamé fronti';re internationale les limites le séparant de la bande de Gaza, établissant formellement pour la premi';re fois une fronti';re avec un éventuel Etat palestinien.

Le d&# >>>


      L‘ENGAGEMENT BRITANNIQUE MOINS BIEN ACCEPTÉ Ŕ BASSORAH?
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      les forces d‘occupation britanniques qui contrôlent la région irakienne de Bassorah sont de moins en moins appréciées par la population locale.

Mercredi, une manifestation a ainsi réuni environ 300 personnes, deux jours apr';s une opération de sauvetage tr'; >>>


      L‘OURAGAN RITA FORCIT, NOUVELLES ÉVACUATIONS EN LOUISIANE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      mercredi 21 septembre 2005 (Reuters – 0':20) par Jim Loney MIAMI – L‘ouragan Rita, qui gagne en puissance, s‘est abattu mardi sur l‘archipel des Keys en Floride tandis que le golfe du Mexique, déjŕ meurtri par Katrina, procédait ŕ de nouvelles évacuations.
>>>


      LA PREUVE PAR LE LABOUR
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      les élections allemandes n‘ont heureusement pas été le raz de marée qu‘on pouvait craindre en faveur de la droite et de ses projets ultralibéraux.

La majorité rouge–verte n‘en a pas moins été désavouée, et la gauche allemande en ressort >>>


      LE JEU DES ALLIANCES RESTE TRČS OUVERT EN ALLEMAGNE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      mercredi 21 septembre 2005 (Reuters – 18:55) par Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN – Les Verts ont accepté de rencontrer les conservateurs pour discuter d‘une éventuelle coalition, sans pour autant renier leur préférence pour le SPD, laissant planer une incertitude totale sur la couleur du >>>


      LE MENUET DES FAUX PAS DE L‘ETAT
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      depuis quelque temps, Claude Got, professeur de médecine ŕ la retraite, qui a longtemps travaillé dans des organismes publics de conseil, avait pris la fâcheuse habitude d‘écrire des livres, certes passionnants, autour du risque sanitaire et aussi ŕ propos de l‘injustice socia >>>


      LE PARLEMENT REFUSE L‘INVESTITURE DU PREMIER MINISTRE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      moins de deux semaines apr';s avoir congédié le cabinet de Ioulia Timochenko, passée depuis ŕ l‘opposition, Iouchtchenko a connu mardi de nouveaux déboires: le Parlement a refusé l‘investiture ŕ Iouri Ekhanourov, son candidat au poste de Premier ministre. Trois vo >>>


      LE QUARTET APPELLE AU DÉMANTČLEMENT DES MILICES PALESTINIENNES
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      mardi 20 septembre 2005 (Reuters – 20:40) NATIONS UNIES – Le Quartet composé de l‘Union européenne, des Etats–Unis, de la Russie et des Nations unies exhorté l‘Autorité palestinienne ŕ démanteler les milices armées et ŕ concentrer ses efforts sur le >>>


      LE RETOUR Ŕ LA NOUVELLE–ORLÉANS SUSPENDU EN ATTENDANT RITA
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      a La Nouvelle–Orléans, la gestion de l‘apr';s–Katrina reste chaotique. Lundi, apr';s avoir décidé d‘autoriser les habitants des quartiers asséchés de la ville ŕ revenir chez eux, le maire, Ray Nagin, a, sous la pression de la Maison Blanche, suspend >>>


      LE VATICAN ACCUSÉ D‘AIDER UN CRIMINEL DE GUERRE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      la procureure du Tribunal pénal international pour l‘ex–Yougoslavie (TPI), Carla del Ponte, accuse le Vatican d‘aider le plus cél';bre des criminels de guerre croates, en fuite depuis 2001, le général Ante Gotovina, ŕ échapper ŕ la justice. «J‘ai des i >>>


      LES DÉBOIRES DE LAURENT FABIUS
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      le 2' mai, la nette défaite du oui au référendum européen a constitué une véritable victoire pour Laurent Fabius. Ce jour–lŕ, l‘ancien Premier ministre de François Mitterrand a remporté haut la main la premi';re manche dans la compétition pour l >>>


      MISE AU POINT DE BOUTEFLIKA
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      la virulence des invectives récurrentes d‘Abdelaziz Bouteflika contre une France accusée de «génocide» en Algérie pendant la colonisation provoquait depuis des mois la perplexité ŕ Paris. Hier, le président algérien a enfin expliqué le pourquoi de ces charges : obteni >>>


      NUCLÉAIRE : TÉHÉRAN MENACE DE «REPRÉSAILLES PÉTROLIČRES»
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      le ton est monté entre les Européens et les Iraniens, hier ŕ Vienne, au si';ge de l‘Agence internationale de l‘énergie atomique (AIEA). Dans un projet de résolution tr';s dur, les Européens ont demandé ŕ l‘exécutif de l‘AIEA de saisir >>>


      NUCLÉAIRE: L‘EUROPE DURCIT LE TON CONTRE L‘IRAN
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      le ton est brusquement monté entre les Européens et les Iraniens aujourd‘hui ŕ Vienne au si';ge de l‘Agence internationale de l‘énergie atomique (AIEA). Dans un projet de résolution tr';s dur, les Européens ont demandé ŕ l‘exécutif de >>>


      PAPE Ŕ PAPIER
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      un grizzli, un sphinx, un loup. Une éminence, un samouraď, un Raminagrobis. Un Citizen Kane, et męme un François Mitterrand. Voilŕ le portrait de Claude Durand, éditeur ŕ Paris depuis 1'58, tracé par ses amis et ses ennemis.

Tout lui va. Ce qu‘il ne veut pas, >>>


      PROCČS SUR MESURE Ŕ TACHKENT
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      comme dans un remake des proc';s staliniens de Moscou, les quinze hommes accusés d‘avoir organisé, en mai, les émeutes sanglantes d‘Andijan, en Ouzbékistan, ont tous plaidé coupables au premier jour de leur proc';s qui s‘est ouvert hier ŕ Tachkent. Ces av >>>


      RITA DEVIENT UN OURAGAN DE FORCE 4, SE DIRIGE VERS LE TEXAS
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      mercredi 21 septembre 2005 (Reuters – 17:30) par Jim Loney MIAMI – Apr';s avoir balayé l‘archipel des Keys de Floride, Rita est devenue mercredi un ouragan de force 4 (sur une échelle de 5) et se dirige vers le golfe du Mexique suivant une trajectoire menaçant le Texas et la Lou >>>


      RITA PASSE EN OURAGAN DE CATÉGORIE 2 Ŕ L‘APPROCHE DE LA FLORIDE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      mardi 20 septembre 2005 (Reuters – 21:00) par Jane Sutton MIAMI – L‘ouragan Rita gagne en puissance ŕ l‘approche de l‘archipel floridien des Keys et du littoral du golfe du Mexique, déjŕ dévasté il y a trois semaines par le passage du cyclone Katrina.

Clas >>>


      UKRAINE: L‘ANCIEN PRÉSIDENT MIS EN CAUSE DANS LA DISPARITION D‘UN JOURNALISTE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      la commission parlementaire ukrainienne enquętant sur le meurtre en 2000 de Guéorgui Gongadzé a accusé mardi Léonid Koutchma, président ŕ l‘époque, d‘ętre «l‘organisateur» de l‘enl';vement du journaliste, retrouvé mort un peu plus tard. >>>


      «LE CAMBODGE EST SUR LA VOIE BIRMANE»
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      alors que le Premier ministre cambodgien Hun Sen effectue une visite officielle en France depuis lundi, le chef de l‘opposition cambodgienne, Sam Rainsy, se languit ŕ Paris, oů il circule en métro, souvent vętu d‘un simple jogging. Il entame son huiti';me mois d‘exil forc& >>>


      L‘ÉTAT–MAJOR DE LA SNCM "SÉQUESTRÉ" Ŕ MARSEILLE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      MARSEILLE – Plusieurs dirigeants de la Société nationale Corse–Méditerranée (SNCM), dont le P–DG, ont été "séquestrés" ŕ bord d‘un des deux navires de la SNCM bloqués ŕ quai par des marins CGT qui protestent contre la possible priv >>>


      LA BANDE Ŕ VILLEPIN JUNIOR JOUE DES POINGS
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      la belle et la bęte. Apr';s Marie de Villepin, 1' ans, qui affiche sa plastique dans Elle, c‘est au tour d‘Arthur, la vingtaine, qui fait le coup de poing. C‘était samedi soir, boulevard Emile–Augier, dans le XVIe arrondissement, un quartier pas vraiment mal famé de l >>>


      LE CHEF DU FN APPLAUDIT BAROIN
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      jean–Marie Le Pen et François Baroin sont en phase. Bien qu‘il juge «tardives» les propositions du ministre de l‘Outre–Mer, le président du FN se prononce «pour une réforme du droit du sol. Notre syst';me de nationalité est périmé. Il est incapable de r >>>


      LE PDG DE LA SNCM LIBÉRÉ Ŕ MARSEILLE, MAIS LA TENSION RESTE VIVE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      par Jean–François Rosnoblet MARSEILLE – Des marins grévistes hostiles ŕ la privatisation de leur entreprise ont séquestré pendant plusieurs heures trois dirigeants de la compagnie maritime SNCM ŕ Marseille, oů étaient bloqués mercredi 1.500 passagers en partance >>>


      LE PEN PREND DE L‘AVANCE POUR LA CHASSE AUX PARRAINAGES
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      candidat avec expérience de quatre campagnes présidentielles recherche désespérément parrainages pour 2007. «L‘atteinte cérébrale dont a été victime le président de la République a ouvert la campagne présidentielle ŕ dix–huit mois de son  >>>


      LE PS ÉPLUCHE LES CADEAUX FISCAUX DU PREMIER MINISTRE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      les socialistes peaufinent leurs arguments contre la réforme fiscale de Dominique de Villepin. Le but : faire apparaître le caract';re inégalitaire et impécunieux du projet du gouvernement, qui sera présenté en grande pompe aujourd‘hui, lors de l‘adoption en Conseil de >>>


      LES "FRAIS DE BOUCHE" DES CHIRAC DEVANT LA COUR DE CASSATION
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      PARIS – La Cour de cassation examine ce mercredi le dossier des "frais de bouche" des époux Chirac entre 1'87 et 1''5 ŕ l‘Hôtel de Ville de Paris, un avocat voulant relancer les poursuites abandonnées l‘an dernier.

Au centre de l‘affaire, 14 mil >>>


      LES GRÉVISTES SNCM LIBČRENT LES DIRIGEANTS RETENUS Ŕ MARSEILLE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      MARSEILLE – Les trois dirigeants de la Société nationale Corse–Méditerranée (SNCM) ont pu quitter le navire oů ils étaient retenus depuis mardi soir par des marins grévistes dans le port de Marseille, a–t–on appris de source syndicale.

"Ils sont l >>>


      LES MOTIONS DES SOCIALISTES AVANT LEUR CONGRČS
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      ambiance polar hier soir au 10, rue de Solférino, si';ge parisien du Parti socialiste. Espionnage, grenouillages et soupçons ŕ tous les étages : les ténors du PS ont rivalisé de précautions pour protéger le plus longtemps possible le contenu de leur prose, qui sera soumi >>>


      LIGUE 1: TOULOUSE BAT MARSEILLE 1–0
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      PARIS – Toulouse a battu l‘Olympique de Marseille 1–0, en match de la 8e journée de la Ligue 1 du championnat de France de football.

Bryan Bergougnoux a donné la victoire ŕ son équipe ŕ la 12e minute. Toulouse a par ailleurs fini le match sans Dominique Arribagé, >>>


      LIGUE 1: TOULOUSE ENRAYE LA REMONTÉE DE MARSEILLE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      PARIS – Bien que réduit ŕ dix d';s la 20e minute de jeu, Toulouse a battu l‘Olympique de Marseille 1–0 mercredi en match de la 8e journée de Ligue 1.

Les Toulousains, qui n‘avaient plus gagné depuis le premier match de la saison et n‘avaient pas marqu&# >>>


      QUAND GOLLNISCH ET LANG REFUSENT L‘ALLÉGEANCE
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      au FN, le chef n‘impose plus le respect. En fin de r';gne, Jean–Marie Le Pen se voit ouvertement défié par ses principaux lieutenants. Pour la premi';re fois, Bruno Gollnisch, le délégué général, et Carl Lang, le secrétaire général, ont ains >>>


      RASSEMBLEMENT Ŕ PARIS POUR LA DÉFENSE DES TRAINS CORAIL
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      PARIS – Les sept fédérations syndicales de cheminots appellent ŕ un rassemblement ce mercredi ŕ Paris pour défendre les trains Corail, qu‘elles jugent menacés par des réductions de dessertes envisagées par la SNCF.

La CGT, majoritaire dans le secteur, esp >>>


      SARKOZY SE PAYE VILLEPIN LE «TECHNICIEN»
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      match retour, avantage Sarkozy. Il y a quinze jours, lors des universités de l‘UMP ŕ La Baule, le numéro 2 du gouvernement s‘était fait voler la vedette par un Dominique de Villepin sportif (jogging, natation...) et qui avait été mis avant lui dans le secret de l‘hospita >>>


      VAGUE D‘ARRESTATIONS D‘OUVRIERS CLANDESTINS DANS LE SUD–OUEST
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      BORDEAUX – Onze personnes en situation irréguli';re travaillant dans une exploitation agricole du Lot–et–Garonne ont été interpellées, a–t–on appris mercredi ŕ la préfecture du département.

Les gendarmes sont intervenus ŕ Sainte&ndas >>>


      VERS LA FIN DE L‘AFFAIRE DES "FRAIS DE BOUCHE" DES CHIRAC
      Liberation, 21-09-2005
      PARIS – L‘affaire des "frais de bouche" des époux Chirac entre 1'87 et 1''5 ŕ l‘Hôtel de Ville de Paris pourrait ętre définitivement close ce jeudi, si la Cour de cassation suit l‘avis du parquet général.

Lors d‘une audience >>>


      ALFA TELECOM PREFERS STATUS QUO AT VIMPELCOM
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      Reuters Alfa Telecom does not want to force Telenor to sell its holding in No.
2 Russian mobile operator VimpelCom or to push it to buy Alfa‘s stake in the company, a top Alfa executive said.

"We are not interested in selling our shares in VimpelCom, and we are not ready to buy shares in VimpelC >>>


      BROKER WOOS CLIENTS INTO CAFES
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Greg Walters Staff Writer In a bid to boost interest in small–capitalization Russian stocks, one Moscow–based brokerage is getting into the Internet cafe business.

Moscow–based Antanta Capital ––which specializes in trading Russia‘s roughly 600 small–cap stocks &nda >>>


      BUSINESS IN BRIEF
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      Aa Aa Aa Business in Brief Oil Output Growth to Slow Oil output growth will slow further in 2006 from around 2 percent expected this year and following explosive rises of previous years, Interfax quoted Energy Minister Viktor Khristenko as saying.

"As for 2006, our forecast is even less optimistic – >>>


      COMPETENCE? NOT REQUIRED FOR GOVERNORS
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Yulia Latynina A year ago President Vladimir Putin abolished gubernatorial elections.

Let‘s take a look at what we were promised and what results we have actually got.

To Our Readers Has something you‘ve read here startled you? Are you angry, excited, puzzled or pleased? Do you have ide >>>


      COPS DECRY BARRIERS IN WAR WITH PIRATES
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Anna Smolchenko Staff Writer The police are being hindered in their efforts to clamp down on counterfeiters in part due to a lack of cooperation from the West, a top Interior Ministry official said Tuesday.

Other factors, such as low purchasing power and mild punishments for offenders, could help push up th >>>


      FROM SOVIET TRADE BANK TO UNIVERSAL LENDER
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Greg Walters Staff Writer Michael Eckels / MT Vneshtorgbank is giving the competition a run for its money as it expands into retail and corporate services.

Russia‘s No. 2 bank, Vneshtorgbank, is emerging from its historic role as the government‘s foreign–trade facilitator and is pushing ha >>>


      KAZAKHS OFFER LESSONS IN THE ART OF BANKING
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Maria Levitov Staff Writer Awash in petrodollars, the Russian economy is moving full steam ahead.

Yet while the oil sector has established its role as the driver of economic growth, many other sectors, including banking, seem to have taken a back seat.

Thousands of kilometers away, Russia‘s b >>>


      KOMATSU PLANS TO OPEN RUSSIAN PLANT
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Yuriy Humber Staff Writer Ricky Wong / Bloomberg Japan‘s No. 1 manufacturer of earthmoving equipment is already in a joint venture with Ivanovo–based Kraneks.

ST. PETERSBURG — Komatsu, Japan‘s No. 1 manufacturer of construction equipment, said on Tuesday that it was planning to set up a pr >>>


      LUKOIL AT CAPACITY AS PROFITS SOAR 61%
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      Combined Reports LUKoil, Russia‘s biggest oil producer, said second–quarter profit jumped 61 percent as prices for crude surged and the company cut costs.

Net income rose to $1.41 billion, or $1.71 per share, from $877 million, or $1.06, a year earlier, LUKoil said Tuesday. Sales rose 70 percent to >>>


      2 COPS GO ON TRIAL AFTER 7 YEARS
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Carl Schreck Staff Writer MT Alexei Mikheyev and his mother in their Nizhny Novgorod apartment in 1'''.

Seven years have passed since Alexei Mikheyev threw himself out of the third–story window of a Nizhny Novgorod police station after confessing to a rape and murder that never happened.>>>


      AIR FORCE CHIEF TO BE REPLACED
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      The Moscow Times MT Vladimir Mikhailov President Vladimir Putin will fire the Air Force commander, General Vladimir Mikhailov, when he turns 62 next month and appoint him to run the newly established Federal Air Navigation Service, Kommersant reported Tuesday.

As the commander–in–chief of the armed >>>


      BROKER WOOS CLIENTS INTO CAFES
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Greg Walters Staff Writer In a bid to boost interest in small–capitalization Russian stocks, one Moscow–based brokerage is getting into the Internet cafe business.

Moscow–based Antanta Capital ––which specializes in trading Russia‘s roughly 600 small–cap stocks &nda >>>


      CLOG DANCES AND BLANKETS FOR REFUGEES
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Dan Shea Staff Writer Natalya Nechayeva / For MT A dancer from the Clog America troupe listening to a young girl after the performance at the Palace of Children‘s Arts.

The audience in the Moscow Palace of Children‘s Arts was filled with families of refugees from the parts of the world that are >>>


      COMPETENCE? NOT REQUIRED FOR GOVERNORS
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Yulia Latynina A year ago President Vladimir Putin abolished gubernatorial elections.

Let‘s take a look at what we were promised and what results we have actually got.

To Our Readers Has something you‘ve read here startled you? Are you angry, excited, puzzled or pleased? Do you have ide >>>


      CONSPIRACY CLAIM AS UZBEK TRIAL OPENS
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Vladimir Isachenkov The Associated Press AP Fifteen men accused of participating in the Andijan uprising sitting in a defendants‘ cage in a Tashkent court Tuesday.

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan –– Prosecutors opened a trial Tuesday against the first group of suspects charged with taking part in an >>>


      COPS DECRY BARRIERS IN WAR WITH PIRATES
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Anna Smolchenko Staff Writer The police are being hindered in their efforts to clamp down on counterfeiters in part due to a lack of cooperation from the West, a top Interior Ministry official said Tuesday.

Other factors, such as low purchasing power and mild punishments for offenders, could help push up th >>>


      DRUG ENFORCERS SHARPLY CRITICIZED
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Oksana Yablokova Staff Writer The Federal Drug Control Service is opaque and prone to corruption, while its rank–and–file staff lack any clear–cut mission and often commit abuses, according to a scathing independent study of the two–year–old agency released Tuesday.

The report, >>>


      FROM SOVIET TRADE BANK TO UNIVERSAL LENDER
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Greg Walters Staff Writer Michael Eckels / MT Vneshtorgbank is giving the competition a run for its money as it expands into retail and corporate services.

Russia‘s No. 2 bank, Vneshtorgbank, is emerging from its historic role as the government‘s foreign–trade facilitator and is pushing ha >>>


      KAZAKHS OFFER LESSONS IN THE ART OF BANKING
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Maria Levitov Staff Writer Awash in petrodollars, the Russian economy is moving full steam ahead.

Yet while the oil sector has established its role as the driver of economic growth, many other sectors, including banking, seem to have taken a back seat.

Thousands of kilometers away, Russia‘s b >>>


      KHODORKOVSKY TOLD TO FIND A LAWYER
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Valeria Korchagina Staff Writer Judges at the Moscow City Court on Tuesday adjourned Mikhail Khodorkovsky‘s appeal for a third time due to the absence of key defense lawyers Genrikh Padva and Yury Shmidt, but warned that if they failed to show up in court on Thursday a state–funded public defender would >>>


      KOMATSU PLANS TO OPEN RUSSIAN PLANT
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Yuriy Humber Staff Writer Ricky Wong / Bloomberg Japan‘s No. 1 manufacturer of earthmoving equipment is already in a joint venture with Ivanovo–based Kraneks.

ST. PETERSBURG — Komatsu, Japan‘s No. 1 manufacturer of construction equipment, said on Tuesday that it was planning to set up a pr >>>


      UKRAINIANS DO NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Roman Kupchinsky 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 tele >>>


      UNITED RUSSIA NOMINATES 2 DUMA DEPUTY SPEAKERS
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Francesca Mereu Staff Writer Maxim Malinovsky / AP Gryzlov speaking at a football match with Belarussian lawmakers Monday.

United Russia‘s State Duma faction on Tuesday picked two senior deputies to fill vacant deputy speaker posts, said Oleg Kovalyov, chairman of the Duma Management Committee.
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      YEKHANUROV REJECTED AS PREMIER
      The Moscow Times, 21-09-2005
      By Natasha Lisova The Associated Press Reuters Yuriy Yekhanurov KIEV –– Ukraine‘s parliament on Tuesday rejected President Viktor Yushchenko‘s choice for prime minister in a stinging defeat for the country‘s leader less than two weeks after he fired his Orange Revolution team amid an escal >>>


      BETTER CARE OF ASYLUM SEEKER CHILDREN
      The Norway Post, 21-09-2005
      County governors will get more responsibility to take care of underaged asylum seeker children who live alone at reception centres.

The way these children have been treated previously has been widely criticised. The decision to remove the supervision responsibility is made by the Norwegian Directorate of Immig >>>


      BOMB THREATS AT GARDERMOEN
      The Norway Post, 21-09-2005
      An aircraft at Oslo airport Gardermoen was evacuated last night after a bomb threat.

Parts of the airport were closed. Around 6pm yesterday a bomb threat rang towards a SAS–Braathens aircraft of which were about to head off at 6.10pm towards Copenhagen.

The aircraft was evacuated after the threa >>>


      CANCER PATIENTS POORLY INFORMED
      The Norway Post, 21-09-2005
      Many patients experience life threatening communication failure at the hospital after a cancer operation in the stomach.

New nationwide supervision reports reveal this. The reports indicate that hospital routines often fail when giving information to the patients.

The reports also show there are mess >>>


      MORE NORWEGIAN VACANCIES
      The Norway Post, 21-09-2005
      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 >>>


      POLISH MAN LOOKING FOR A JOB
      The Norway Post, 21-09-2005
      I WAIT FOR SOME PROPOSITION. Contactinformation: Name: PIOTR RYCHLIK Address: ZACZERNIE '43 State: Zipcode: 36–062 Country: POLAND Phone: 0048605644034 Fax: RYCHLIKOWIE@NEOSTRADA.PL
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      PRIESTS DON’T BELIEVE IN HELL
      The Norway Post, 21-09-2005
      Norwegian priests think partnership is fine and that hell doesn’t exist. A new survey by theologian Paul Leer–Salvesen indicates this. Nineteen priests in Oslo and Agder bishopric were interviewed thoroughly by Leer–Salvesen. The answers reveals that Norwegian priests are not as Conservative as many thinks. >>>


      SWEET COW DREAMS
      The Norway Post, 21-09-2005
      Norwegian cows get their own mattresses in the cowshed by next year. A new regulation will make every Norwegian cow lie softer. The cow Dagny (4) at Gjerdrum already lies on a mattress. Farmer Ole–Kristian Skullerud (40) says all his cows have become calmer after he got hold of cow mattresses last year.

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      AIPO–26 HELPS ENHANCE UNITY AMONG ASEAN: LAO PM
      Nhan Dan, 21-09-2005
      Lao Prime Minister Bounyang Vorachith has said that the 26th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter–Parliamentary Organization (AIPO) will help enhance unity among the 10 ASEAN members for the sake of building an ASEAN community of peace, stability and development.

PM Bounyang Vorachith made the remarks at >>>


      AN OVERDUE DECISION
      Nhan Dan, 21-09-2005
      The press have quoted the White House as saying that US President George Bush removed China and Vietnam from a list of countries that the US considers as major transit points for, or producers of, illegal drugs.

"The president removed China and Vietnam from the list of major drug–transit or major il >>>


      DENMARK ASSISTS IMPLEMENTATION OF AUDITING LAW
      Nhan Dan, 21-09-2005
      Denmark will provide 2,'32,500 DKK (US $500,000) to help the National Assemblys Economy and Budget Committee improve its capacity in implementing the State Auditing Law, under a project signed in Hanoi on September 20.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Nguyen Duc Kien, Chairman of the Economy and Budget Co >>>


      EFFORTS FOCUS ON HEALING CONSEQUENCES OF STORM
      Nhan Dan, 21-09-2005
      According to the Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control, the number of fatalities from Vicente has climbed to 12 including three killed by storm in Nghe An and Quang Ninh, five by floods in Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Binh Dinh and another four by landslides caused by downpours in Yen Bai.

The st >>>


      ISRAEL WANTS TO BOOST CO–OPERATION WITH VIETNAM, SAYS PRESIDENT
      Nhan Dan, 21-09-2005
      Israel wants to strengthen co–operation with Vietnam for the benefit of both countries, said Israeli President Moshe Katsav while receiving newly–accredited Vietnamese Ambassador to Israel Le Tien Ba in Jerusalem on September 15.

President Katsav spoke highly of Vietnams great achievements during i >>>


      LANDSLIDES KILL THREE, INJURE FIVE IN NORTHERN PROVINCE
      Nhan Dan, 21-09-2005
      Landslides occurred in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on September 1'–20, leaving three people dead and five others injured.

The landslides, triggered by downpours, also blew down four houses in Nam Khat commune, Mu Cang Chai district, and buried one house in Hung Thinh commune, Tran Ye >>>


      SEVENTH NATIONAL ROLE–MODEL CONGRESS TO BE HELD IN EARLY OCTOBER
      Nhan Dan, 21-09-2005
      The seventh national congress of role–model units and individuals will be held in Hanoi on October 4, announced the organising board on September 20.

It is reported that over '5% of localities, ministries, sectors, branches and organisations have held their role–model congresses and appointed r >>>


      VIETNAM AND LAOS VOW ETERNAL GOOD NEIGHBOURLINESS
      Nhan Dan, 21-09-2005
      President of the Lao Front for National Construction Sisavath Keobounphanh has pledged to forever develop the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive ties Laos shares with Vietnam.

Mr Keobounphanh made the vow while meeting a delegation from the Vietnam Peace Committee on September 20. The >>>


      VIETNAM RED CROSS DESERVES NOBLE DECORATIONS
      Nhan Dan, 21-09-2005
      Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) has made great achievements in assisting disadvantaged people and deserves the noble honours awarded by the Government to the association and its leaders, said a senior National Assembly official.

Deputy National Assembly Chairman Truong Quang Duoc made the statement while presenting th >>>


      VIETNAM TO BOOST EDUCATION CO–OPERATION WITH INDONESIA
      Nhan Dan, 21-09-2005
      How to boost co–operation in education with Indonesia, as well as with other ASEAN countries, was a purpose of a three–day working visit to Indonesia by Vietnamese Education Minister Nguyen Minh Hien.

Meeting with his Indonesian counterpart Bambang Soedibyo during his visit from September 18– >>>


      ALGERIA TO ASSIST PAKISTAN IN OIL, GAS EXPLORATION
      Pakistan Observer, 21-09-2005
      Agreements in SME, cultural exchange and S & T fields signed Sharafat Kazmi Islamabad—.Minister for Small and Medium Enterprises of Algeria Mustafa Benbada called on Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz here on Tuesday. Both the leaders discussed matters of mutual interest concerning both the countries. During the meeting A >>>


      AMBIENCE OF TRUST MUST FOR KASHMIR SOLUTION: QAYYUM
      Pakistan Observer, 21-09-2005
      New Delhi—Former AJK Prime Minister Sardar Muhammad Abdul Qaqyyum Khan on Tuesday underscored the need for an ambience of trust between Pakistan and India to ensure forward movement towards lasting and durable resolution of Kashmir dispute.

Inaugurating a two–day «Heart to Heart» talks on Kas >>>


      BRITISH AIRWAYS SWEEPS BUSINESS TRAVELLER AWARDS
      Pakistan Observer, 21-09-2005
      Observer Report Islamabad—Readers of Business Traveller magazine have voted British Airways, the best airline in the world.

In a ceremony held recently at the London Hilton hotel, the airline’s chief executive designate, Willie Walsh, collected six awards for: Best airline, Best shorthaul airline, Best frequen >>>


      GOVT COMMITTED TO FATA DEVELOPMENT: PM
      Pakistan Observer, 21-09-2005
      Sharafat Kazmi Islamabad—Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Tuesday said the federal government is committed to the development of FATA and will ensure provision of basic facilities like water, electricity, gas, roads, health and education.

He was talking to a delegation of Muttahida Majlis–e–Amal compris >>>


      GOVT WILLING TO LOOK INTO OPP. GRIEVANCES: PM
      Pakistan Observer, 21-09-2005
      Foreign observers invited for LB polls third phase Nothing dealing with religion removed from curriculum Meets opposition during NA session Sharafat Kazmi Islamabad—The government has invited local and foreign observers to witness the forthcoming third phase of the local government elections in the country.

Th >>>


      OIC GROUP MEETS KASURI FOR INCLUDING KASHMIRIS IN PEACE PROCESS
      Pakistan Observer, 21-09-2005
      Mahmood Hussain Islamabad—Addressing the OIC Contact Group meeting at New York, the Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri stressed the need for involving the True Representative of the Kashmiri people in the on–going dialogue process with India.

He emphasized that a durable and lasting peace in South A >>>



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