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      CAE LUGARTENIENTE DEL CÁRTEL ARELLANO FÉLIX EN TIJUANA
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Aprehenden de nueva cuenta a El Chapito 05÷42 Recapturará la AFI al hijo de El Chapo

10÷12 El presunto narcotraficante José Gustavo Contreras, alias El Chapulín, que dirigía una célula del cártel de los Arellano Félix e >>>


      CONCEDEN AMPARO A RAÚL SALINAS
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Anulan delito de peculado a Raúl Salinas 0'/12/04 Concede un tribunal amparo a Raúl Salinas 0'/10/04 Raúl Salinas impugna fallo 03/01/03 Entrevista a Raúl Salinas÷ "inventaron todo"
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21÷14 Raúl Salinas de Gortari no es penalmente respons >>>


      CONFIRMAN QUE EL CHAPITO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      11÷4' Iván Archibaldo Guzmán Salazar, alias El Chapito está próximo a rendir su declaración ministerial luego de ser trasladado del penal de máxima seguridad de la Palma a las oficinas de la SIEDO.

Según el reporte preliminar de El Chapito, Jorge Buci >>>


      CONSIDERA SARTORI QUE MÉXICO ES ESTABLE Y DEMOCRÁTICO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      21÷05 El politólogo italiano Giovanni Sartori, designado en España ganador del premio Príncipe de Asturias de Ciencias Sociales 2005, consideró hoy que en México hay estabilidad y la democracia es sólida.

"México, sin duda, se encuentra en una situac >>>


      DIFUNDIRÁN SESIONES DE LA CORTE POR TV
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Explican jueces suspensiones otorgadas a reos 14÷36 Respetará Presidencia decisiones del Poder Judicial 0'÷50 Violará México acuerdos, sin reforma judicial

Crímenes de lesa humanidad El dolor de impartir justicia en México El tú >>>


      EL ESTADO NO HA SIDO REBASADO POR EL CRIMEN÷ ABASCAL
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Pide Abascal ceñirse a la Ley por marcha de 2 de julio 11÷31 Convoca Abascal a diálogo con partidos 10÷30
12÷07 En el combate al crimen organizado, "el Estado no ha sido rebasado como forma de organización política y social", sostuvo el s >>>


      EXIGE ESPINO A MONTIEL CESE DE PUBLICIDAD DISFRAZADA
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Investiga IEEM finiquito de cinco ex consejeros

Isidro Pastor quiere dejar campaña, afirma Mendoza Peña plantea apoyar proyecto de aeropuerto Polevnsky pide invitar a observadores electorales 12÷14 El presidente nacional del Partido Acción Nacional (PAN), Manuel E >>>


      EXPLICAN JUECES SUSPENSIONES OTORGADAS A REOS
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Piden a PGR probar acusación contra juez 17÷5' Respetará Presidencia decisiones del Poder Judicial 0'÷50 Violará México acuerdos, sin reforma judicial

Crímenes de lesa humanidad El dolor de impartir justicia en México El t& >>>


      FINCA LA PGR NUEVAS ACUSACIONES CONTRA EL CHAPITO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Prevé abogado nuevo arraigo contra El Chapito 13÷23 Confirman que El Chapito está próximo a declarar 11÷4' Aprehenden de nueva cuenta a El Chapito 05÷42 Recapturará la AFI al hijo de El Chapo

13÷41 La Procuraduría G >>>


      FIRMAN CONVENIO UNAM Y SSP EN COMBATE A INSEGURIDAD
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      21÷03 La Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) y la Secretaría de Seguridad Pública federal (SSP) suscribieron un convenio general de colaboración mediante el cual se desarrollarán proyectos de investigación científica y tecnológica, estudio >>>


      NIEGA AZUELA MOLESTIA ANTE CRÍTICAS "DESTRUCTIVAS"
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      22÷48 El presidente de la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación (SCJN), Mariano Azuela Güitrón, subrayó que al Poder Judicial no le molestan las críticas "destructivas" sobre su trabajo, pues se desempeña con apego a las leyes y a la Constitución.

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      PEDIRÁ DEFENSA MAÑANA LA LIBERTAD DE RAÚL SALINAS
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Conceden amparo a Raúl Salinas 21÷14 Listo fallo de amparo de Raúl Salinas 20÷14 Sesionan magistrados por caso Raúl Salinas 11÷54 Raúl Salinas, recuento del caso 04÷58 Anulan o avalan hoy sentencia a Raúl Salinas

21÷43 Alo >>>


      PIDE ABASCAL CEÑIRSE A LA LEY POR MARCHA DE 2 DE JULIO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Dimes y diretes por la convocatoria de Fox 10÷20 El mitin del 2 de julio, acto del PAN÷ Presidencia 0'÷05 Chocan Los Pinos y AN por llamado de Fox a festejar

Amagan PRI y PRD con demandar a Fox 11÷31 El secretario de Gobernación, Carlos María Aba >>>


      PIDEN A PGR PROBAR ACUSACIÓN CONTRA JUEZ
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Finca la PGR nuevas acusaciones contra El Chapito 13÷41 Prevé abogado nuevo arraigo contra El Chapito 13÷23 Confirman que El Chapito está próximo a declarar 11÷4' Aprehenden de nueva cuenta a El Chapito 05÷42 Recapturará la AFI al hijo de &# >>>


      PRECISA SEGOB PERMISOS SOBRE CENTROS DE APUESTA
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      23÷35 La Secretaría de Gobernación (Segob) precisó que en mayo pasado se emitieron oficialmente los siete permisos autorizados para la instalación de centros de apuestas y salas de sorteo con estricto apego al Reglamento en la materia.

La dependencia hizo varias precisiones e >>>


      PREVÉ ABOGADO NUEVO ARRAIGO CONTRA EL CHAPITO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Confirman que El Chapito está próximo a declarar 11÷4' Aprehenden de nueva cuenta a El Chapito 05÷42 Recapturará la AFI al hijo de El Chapo

13÷23 Jorge Bucio, abogado de Iván Archivaldo Guzmán Salazar, alias El Chapito, in >>>


      PROPONE YARRINGTON ACUERDO POLÍTICO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      20÷35 Tomás Yarrington Ruvalcaba, aspirante a la candidatura presidencial del PRI, propuso a las diversas fuerzas política la suscripción de un acuerdo para que el próximo Presidente de la República, tenga margen de maniobra para impulsar temas fundamentales y resolver los prin >>>


      RATIFICA TRIBUNAL MULTA CONTRA PVEM
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      12÷48 El Tribunal Electoral del Poder Judicial de la Federación (TEPJF) ratificó la multa de cinco mil días de salario mínimo (220 mil pesos) que el IFE le impuso al Partido Verde Ecologista de México (PVEM), por hacer proselitismo a través de su libro ecológico d >>>


      RECHAZA EL CHAPITO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Finca la PGR nuevas acusaciones contra El Chapito 13÷41 Prevé abogado nuevo arraigo contra El Chapito 13÷23 Confirman que El Chapito está próximo a declarar 11÷4' Aprehenden de nueva cuenta a El Chapito 05÷42 Recapturará la AFI al hijo de &# >>>


      RECHAZA PAN CONVOCAR MITIN DEL 2 DE JULIO
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Sitios Relacionados ¿Qué opinas del llamado a la marcha de Fox?
14÷05 La celebración del quinto aniversario del triunfo de Vicente Fox de las elecciones presidenciales del año 2000, es un evento al que convoca el PAN, "pero no queremos figurar como los organizadores, ni siqui >>>


      RECONOCE GOBIERNO GRAVEDAD DE LA VIOLENCIA
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      22÷55 El gobierno federal reconoció la gravedad de la violencia que se vive en la frontera norte del país, sin embargo advirtió que no cederá ante el crimen organizado.

A través de un comunicado conjunto, la Procuraduría General de la República (PGR) y la >>>


      SESIONAN MAGISTRADOS POR CASO RAÚL SALINAS
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      Notas Relacionadas Raúl Salinas, recuento del caso 04÷58 Anulan o avalan hoy sentencia a Raúl Salinas

11÷54 Los magistrados del segundo tribunal colegiado iniciaron la discusión y análisis del amparo que podría dejar en unas cuantas horas más en libertad >>>


      TRANSMITIRÁ SCJN SUS SESIONES POR TELEVISIÓN
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      20÷02 La Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación (SCJN) comenzará a difundir en televisión por cable, a partir del 16 de junio, las sesiones públicas en las que resuelve todos los juicios a su cargo como una manera de transparentar su actuación y lograr que la gente conozca c&oa >>>


      URGEN DIPUTADOS A CATEAR PENALES
      Ёль ёниверсал, 10-06-2005
      13÷30 Diputados federales del PAN y PRD urgieron a las autoridades federales y estatales a llevar a cabo un programa de cateos en celdas para decomisar los celulares que utilizan los reos.

Bajo la premisa de que tener un celular en la cárcel es más peligroso incluso que un arma, ya que por >>>


      HOSPITALIZADO PRESIDENTE PACHECO POR PRESIÓN ALTA
      Siglo XXI, 10-06-2005
      ACAN–EFE San José. El presidente de Costa Rica, Abel Pacheco, de 71 años, fue internado hoy, lunes, en un hospital de San José por problemas de presión alta, donde permanecerá entre 24 a 48 horas, confirmaron fuentes de la familia.

Un familiar del presidente Pacheco con >>>


      MILES MARCHAN EN LA PAZ DETONANDO CARTUCHOS DE DINAMITA
      Siglo XXI, 10-06-2005
      AP LA PAZ. Miles de campesinos, mineros, maestros, obreros y estudiantes marcharon nuevamente el martes en esta capital detonando cartuchos de dinamita, mientras el Congreso anunció que sesionará el miércoles para tratar la renuncia del presidente Carlos Mesa.

La policía dispers&oac >>>


      OEA EXPRESA DISPOSICIÓN DE AYUDAR A BOLIVIA, SI LO PIDE
      Siglo XXI, 10-06-2005
      AP FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, EEUU. Los cancilleres americanos expresaron el martes su ССdisposiciónТТ para proporcionar todo tipo de ayuda que puedan requerir las ССautoridades legítimasТТ de Bolivia a raíz de la renuncia del presidente Carlos Mesa.

La ayuda se orientaría, cuando Bo >>>


      PELIGRA SUMINISTRO DE AGUA A CINCO ZONAS DE LA PAZ POR SABOTAJE
      Siglo XXI, 10-06-2005
      EFE La Paz. La empresa abastecedora de agua potable de la ciudad de La Paz anunció hoy riesgo de cortes del suministro en cinco barrios de la capital administrativa de Bolivia por los daños ocasionados por campesinos en una represa del altiplano andino.

La firma Aguas del Illimani, encargada de l >>>


      ABBAS GETS PLEDGE TO KEEP TRUCE
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has won a commitment from resistance groups in the occupied Gaza Strip to maintain a truce with Israel that has been endangered by a flare–up of violence.

Abbas sealed the pledge on Thursday in discussions with leaders of 14 Palestinian political factions including Ham >>>


      ADDIS ABABA QUIET, TENSE AFTER PROTESTS
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      Ethiopian authorities have slapped tight surveillance on opposition leaders and residents of Addis Ababa after more than 25 people were killed in clashes between security forces and demonstrators.

Police announced that the death toll had risen from 22 to 26 on Thursday after four injured people succumbed to th >>>


      BOLIVIAN PROTESTER SHOT DEAD
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      Bolivian troops have shot and killed a miner after protesters swept into the city to demand the nationalisation of the country‘s natural gas resources.

Soldiers fired on a bus with miners heading to demonstrations in Sucre on Thursday, Interior Minister Saul Lara told reporters. Two more miners were woun >>>


      BUSH÷ PATRIOT ACT SHOULD BE PERMANENT
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      US President George Bush has said that the Patriot Act has made America safer and should be made permanent.

Despite facing efforts by some in his party to scale back the post–'/11 security legislation, Bush insisted it closes "dangerous gaps" in America‘s law enforcement and intellige >>>


      CHINA DEFENDS ONE–CHILD RESTRICTIONS
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      China has defended its controversial one–child policy, saying the world‘s most populous country is fighting an uphill battle against a swelling population.

Pan Guiyu, deputy director of the State Population and Family Planning Commission, said on Thursday that the policy had avoided 300 million bir >>>


      COUNTRY PROFILE÷ BOLIVIA
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      With a history of nearly 200 coups and counter–coups since its independence from Spain in 1825, Bolivia has been left a legacy of deep–seated poverty, social unrest and corruption along with an underground illegal drug economy.

Bolivia is landlocked between Peru, Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Chi >>>


      ERDOGAN÷ END TURKISH CYPRUS ISOLATION
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      Turkey‘s PM has called on the UN Security Council to endorse a blueprint to ease the isolation of Turkish–occupied northern Cyprus.

Prime Minister Recep Erdogan expressed frustration on Thursday that the Security Council had yet to vote on a plan developed by UN chief Kofi Annan to open the north o >>>


      ILLEGAL ISRAELI OUPOSTS EXPAND
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      Israeli construction on illegal settlement outposts in the West Bank is continuing even after US President George Bush renewed calls in May for their removal, a report has found.

According to the report by the Israeli watchdog group Peace Now, permanent construction continues in at least 17 illegal outposts in >>>


      ITALIAN HOSTAGE FREED IN AFGHANISTAN
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      An Italian aid worker held hostage for more than three weeks in Afghanistan has been released, the Afghan Interior Ministry says.

Interior Ministry spokesman Latfullah Mashal on Thursday said Clementina Cantoni, 32, was safe.

"Yes, she has been released. She is at the Ministry of Interior. She ha >>>


      JUDGE÷ USE LAW NOT FORCE TO FIGHT TERROR
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      A veteran Spanish judge has said terrorism should be eradicated through international cooperation rather than through war waged by individual nations.

In a reproach to US foreign policy on Thursday, Spain‘s National Court Judge Baltasar Garzon told delegates at the United Nations that "terrorism is >>>


      NEW BOLIVIAN PRESIDENT SWORN IN
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      Former supreme court head Eduardo Rodriguez has been sworn in as Bolivia‘s new president, after Congress convened to accept Carlos Mesa‘s resignation, amid violent street protests that claimed one life.

Rodriguez was sworn in on Thursday by head of Congress Hormando Vaca Diez, who himself declined >>>


      SAUDI DETAINEES COMPLAIN OF ABUSE
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      Prisoners in Saudi jails have sent a barrage of complaints to the country‘s first human rights commission, officials from the group said.

Saudi Arabia set up the National Human Rights Association (NHRA) in March 2004 as part of government efforts to improve the kingdom‘s human rights record .
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      SAUDIS DEBATE WOMEN DRIVERS
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      A Saudi man‘s call to lift a decades–old ban against women driving – the only prohibition of its kind in the world – has been met with death threats and opposition.

Mohammed al–Zulfa‘s knew his proposal last month to Saudi Arabia‘s appointed advisory council, of which >>>


      STUDY÷ BABY FACE DOES NOT WIN VOTES
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      A baby face may win hearts but it doesn‘t win votes, US researchers say. Students picked the winning US congressional candidate nearly 70% of the time merely by glancing at their photos and deciding which one looked more competent, they said.

"This remarkable effect ... likely reflects differences i >>>


      SYRIA LOOKS TO EASE EMERGENCY LAW
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      Syria‘s ruling Baath Party has agreed to loosen an emergency law in place since 1'63, but proposed no sweeping liberalisation of the country‘s tightly controlled political system.

Ending a four–day congress focusing on reform on Thursday, the Baath party eased its grip on government, orde >>>


      UN TEAM MAY RETURN TO LEBANON
      Aljazeera, 10-06-2005
      The United Nations is to consider sending a verification team back to Lebanon after reports that Syrian intelligence may not have completely withdrawn from the country, Secretary–General Kofi Annan said.

"We are now receiving reports that there may be elements that are still there, and we are consid >>>


      ACCORD PALESTININO–ISRAÉLIEN SUR LA COORDINATION DU RETRAIT DANS SON VOLET SÉCURITAIRE
      APS, 10-06-2005
      Amman – Les parties palestinienne et israélienne ont convenu la nuit de mercredi à jeudi de coordonner le retrait, dans son volet sécuritaire, de la bande de Ghaza et du Nord de la Cisjordanie qu‘Israël entend évacuer en été prochain.
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      AMAR EL ACHAB ET RÉDA EL DJILLALI EN CONCERT, APRÈS 30 ANNÉES D‘ABSENCE
      APS, 10-06-2005
      Alger – Amar El Achab, l‘une des figures emblématiques du chaabi des années cinquante et soixante et Reda El Djillali, l‘interprète connu de la musique andalouse ont animé mercredi soir, un concert, à la salle El Mouggar, à l‘occasion de la journ&eacut >>>


      FISCALITÉ÷ LA DIRECTION DES GRANDES ENTREPRISES OPÉRATIONNELLE
      APS, 10-06-2005
      Alger – La Direction des grandes entreprises (DGE), créée en septembre 2002 par décret exécutif pour mieux gérer la fiscalité des gros contribuables, a été inaugurée officiellement jeudi à Alger par le ministre des Finances, Mourad Medelci, e >>>


      L‘ENTMV RÉCEPTIONNE UN NOUVEAU CAR–FERRY÷ "EL–DJAZAIR II"
      APS, 10-06-2005
      Alger – L‘ Entreprise nationale de transport maritime de voyageurs (ENTMV) a procédé mercredi à Alger à l‘ouverture des offres commerciales pour la vente du dernier de ses anciens navires, le "Hoggar", avant de réceptionner son nouveau car ferry navire ha >>>


      OUYAHIA÷ LA LUTTE CONTRE LA CORRUPTION N‘EST PAS UNE CAMPAGNE CONJONCTURELLE
      APS, 10-06-2005
      Alger – La lutte contre la corruption et les maux sociaux n‘est pas une "campagne conjoncturelle", a affirmé jeudi à Alger le chef du gouvernement, Ahmed Ouyahia. "Personne n‘a dit que la lutte contre la corruption et les maux sociaux est une campagne conjoncturelle" >>>


      ‘KANDAHAR‘ STAR‘S MEMOIR CAPTURES LIFE BEFORE AND AFTER SOVIET OCCUPATION
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      Pazira from the 2001 movie "Kandahar," a fictionalized account of her search for a childhood friend during the Taliban‘s rule of Afghanistan.

Her new book takes readers to a different Afghanistan –– the country as it was before the rule of the hard–line group.

Her mem >>>


      AFGHAN PRESIDENT AUTHORIZES BODY TO ELIMINATE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      KABUL, June ' (Xinhua) –– Afghanistan‘s President Hamid Karzai in an attempt to further ensure women‘s rights in his conservative post–war nation, has authorized a ministerial task force obliged to eliminate violence against women, a UN spokesperson said Thursday.

"Presid >>>


      AFGHAN TROOPS ARREST SUSPECTED TALIBAN COMMANDER RESPONSIBLE FOR BOMB ATTACKS
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      Security forces arrested a suspected Taliban commander in southern Afghanistan allegedly responsible for roadside bomb attacks against Afghan and U.S.–led coalition troops, while fighting in the region left two suspected insurgents dead, an Afghan army commander said Thursday.

Mullah Abdul Razak was hand >>>


      AFGHANISTAN‘S FIRST WOMAN GOVERNOR
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      Afghanistan‘s former women‘s minister is settling into her new job as the country‘s first female governor.

Habiba Sarabi was appointed by President Karzai to run the province of Bamiyan. Many observers argue the move was to demonstrate his country‘s commitment to women‘s rights.>>>


      AFGHANS FLEE ARMY OVER TALIBAN AND LOW MORALE
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      Thousands of soldiers are deserting Afghanistan‘s new British– and American–trained national army, their morale undermined by poor conditions and the threat from the Taliban.

Since the 205th Afghan National Army corps became the first unit of the new national army to be deployed outside Kabul >>>


      AFGHANS HOPEFUL OF WINNING THE WAR AGAINST POLIO
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      By Robert Birse PAWAT, Afghanistan, June ' (Reuters) – Gada Mohammad is a resolute foot soldier in Afghanistan‘s battle against polio, tramping up remote mountains to search out children and give them their pink vaccine drops.

He might be about to win the war. Afghanistan looks to be on the ver >>>


      DAILY AFGHAN REPORT
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      Presidential Spokesman Says Afghan Mosque Bombing Part Of Larger Plot Jawed Ludin told a news conference in Kabul on 7 June that the suicide bombing, which on 1 June killed 21 and injured more than 50 people at a mosque in Kandahar city, could have been intended to undermine Afghanistan‘s parliamentary elections, >>>


      ELECTION CANDIDATES IN SOUTH AFGHANISTAN WITHDRAW NOMINATIONS
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      KABUL, June ' (Xinhua) –– Several candidates in the southern Afghan province of Ghazni have withdrawn their candidature following complaints about their relations with electoral office staffers, a local media reported Thursday.

Under the election law, candidates having relatives in the election >>>


      GIRL WITH HEART DEFECT GETS NEW CHANCE
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      NEW YORK – Growing up in the slums of Kabul and suffering from a life–threatening heart defect, 11–year–old Vasila Hossaini feared time for her was running out. That was last year. Today, she‘s full of energy, soaking up the atmosphere of New York after donations brought her from Afghanist >>>


      HEALING AFGHANISTAN‘S WAR SCARS
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      Cradled in the arms of a US special forces soldier, a fragile young girl is levered on to a Black Hawk helicopter, an American "ambulance of the sky" bristling with machine guns and operated by gun–toting medics.

Her body is listless and wan; her face wracked by confusion rather than contorted >>>


      HORSE OX–USA INC. BRINGS NEW SPORT TO THE U.S.
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      Jurupa Road and Camino Real in Riverside, California. Horse OX–USA projects that this very old – but new to the U.S. – horseback sport will be adopted into American horse sports and move through America like "wildfire." Amin notes, "There was a song called ‘Wildfire‘ about a >>>


      ITALY HOSTAGE RELEASED IN KABUL
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      Italian aid worker Clementina Cantoni has been freed nearly a month after being taken hostage in Afghanistan, the Afghan interior ministry has said.

"She has just been released," said a ministry spokesman. "She is fine." Ms Cantoni, who works for aid agency Care International, was abducted >>>


      NATO DEBATE BOOSTING PEACEKEEPING FORCE
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      agenda today at a meeting in Brussels. The ministers looked at plans to boost NATO‘s peacekeeping force in Afghanistan during the country‘s September parliamentary elections.

NATO planners are hoping for an extra 3,000 soldiers for the 8,300–strong International Security Assistance Force ther >>>


      NEGOTIATIONS TO FREE ITALIAN HOSTAGE SAID TO CLOSE TO CONCLUSION
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      aid worker (eds÷ woman) kidnapped last month in Afghanistan is alive and in good health.

Speaking on Italian television, Fini gave few details but said Italian authorities know the hostage, Clementina Cantoni, is "well." Afghan Interior Ministry spokesperson, Lutfullah Mashal, speaking during >>>


      RETRIAL OF AFGHAN WARLORD BEGINS IN LONDON
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      LONDON÷ An Afghan warlord and his troops randomly tortured, shot and killed their fellow citizens in an area near Kabul during the 1''0s, prosecutors claimed on Wednesday. Opening the retrial of Faryadi Sarwar Zardad, prosecutor James Lewis said between 1''1 and 1''6, a period of internal >>>


      RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTER WELCOMES NATO PRESENCEIN AFGHANISTAN, PRAISES U.S. ANTITERRORIST TACTICS
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      RIA Novosti, Russia BRUSSELS, June ' (RIA Novosti) – Russia welcomes NATO presence in Afghanistan and appreciates latest changes in the U.S. antiterrorist tactics, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov told reporters on his arrival in Brussels.

"There is no threat of conflicts and cataclysms in >>>


      TRADE IN AFGHAN SOUTH SEEN HURT BY ANTI–DRUG DRIVE
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      By Sayed Salahuddin KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, June ' (Reuters) – Bomb blasts, rebel ambushes and raids are all too common in southern Afghanistan but traders say it is not the fear of violence that is hurting business but a government drive to stamp out opium.

Southern Afghanistan is one of the main pop >>>


      TWO HELD IN US OVER AL–QAEDA CAMP
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      A Pakistani–American and his son have been arrested in the US after the son admitted attending an al–Qaeda training camp in Pakistan, officials say.

They say that Umer Hayat and his son Hamid are now being questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the Californian capital, Sacrament >>>


      UNICEF WARNS OF RISE IN DIARRHOEA CASES AS TEMPERATURE RISES
      јфганска€ пресса онлайн, 10-06-2005
      the countryТs health officials and the UN Children Fund (UNICEF) warned of an increasing risk of diarrhoeal disease in major cities.

Diarrhoea is a leading cause of death among children in Afghanistan, accounting for more than 50,000 deaths annually amongst those under the age of five and contributing to one o >>>


      DEBUT SUKUK BY EMIRATES NETS $824M
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      Staff Report Dubai ÷ Emirates announced yesterday that the debut Islamic Sukuk issue for the airline received subscriptions of $824 million against an initial target of $550 million, oversubscribed by about 50 per cent.

The order book has been closed at $550 million. The issue will be a Floating Rate No >>>


      DUBAI MARKET SHUT DUE TO POWER FAILURE AS ABU DHABI CARRIES ON
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Arif Sharif, Staff Reporter Dubai ÷ Dubai‘s share market was shut yesterday following a city–wide power breakdown while Abu Dhabi shares rose one per cent in robust trade, led by banks, and analysts said they expected the market to continue to climb in the run up to the second quarter results.
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      DWTC RESIDENCE PROJECT CONTRACTS SOON
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      Staff Report Dubai ÷ Turner Construction will soon begin awarding the first contracts for the World Trade Centre Residence project.

The contracts will be for dewatering the construction zone, excavating and removing piles and installing an earth support shoring system for the perimeter of the site. Dewa >>>


      EFG–HERMES HAS DH3B OF UAE BANKING DEALS
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      Reuters Dubai ÷ Egyptian investment bank EFG–Hermes is working on about Dh3 billion ($817 million) of mandated investment banking deals in the UAE, a senior official said on Wednesday.

Mustafa Abdul Wadood, chief executive of EFG–Hermes UAE, said most of the deals were initial public offerin >>>


      GROWTH MUST NOT AFFECT ENVIRONMENT OFFICIAL
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      Staff Report Dubai ÷ Ten years from now Dubai‘s urban sprawl will have grown two–and–a–half times covering an area of 604.8 square kilometres, according to a top municipal official.

Foreseeing a sagging urban health, the Dubai Municipality has begun taking steps to ensure that th >>>


      LUBNA SEEKS MORE INVESTMENTS FROM ITALY
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      Staff Report Dubai ÷ The strategy of the Ministry of Economy and Planning focuses on reconsidering the operating laws of international companies which should be more flexible and encourage investments in the UAE and Italy, said Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of Economy and Planning.

At the three& >>>


      REALTY TALK÷ EXPERIENCES OF A HOME LOAN SHOPPER
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Richard Ghosh, Special to Gulf News This week I thought I would do some mystery shopping as the mortgage market is now over one year old and staff should now be more knowledgeable and better trained than the last time I tried this a year ago.

I posed as a client called Richard (original, eh!), who needs fin >>>


      THOUGHTS OF A BILLIONAIRE
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Kokila Jacob, Staff Reporter What, if anything, is property mogul Donald J. Trump, America‘s flamboyant billionaire entrepreneur, planning to do in Dubai, a city he said recently he was keen to visit?

The man known as a peerless dealmaker and an intrepid speculator expressed a desire "to meet the >>>


      UAE BOASTS OF HAVING 52,800 OF WORLD‘S MILLIONAIRES
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      Staff Report Dubai ÷ The UAE has 52,800 millionaires, or 0.63 per cent of the total number of millionaires in the world, according to a latest report released by Merrill Lynch and Capgemini.

The number of high net worth individuals (HNWIs) individuals with a net worth of at least $1 million (Dh3.678 mil >>>


      UAE SHOWS ITS COMPETITIVE EDGE IN GLOBAL AVIATION INDUSTRY
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Dr Mohammad Al Asoomi, Special to Gulf News There has recently been an intense increase in the critical campaign against the so–called government support for Emirates airline. This campaign started off with Air France and then extended to other European airlines to reach the Australian airline Qantas.

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      UAE TOP IMPORTER OF SAUDI PRODUCTS
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Mariam Al Hakeem, Correspondent Riyadh ÷ The UAE was Saudi Arabia‘s top importer of non–oil products in March, buying goods worth 56' million Saudi riyals (Dh555 million).

It was followed by China, 427 riyals million, and Singapore which imported 272 million riyals worth of goods, acc >>>


      ‘IT TOOK US JUST MINUTES TO RESTORE SOME SUPPLY‘
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Bassam Za‘za‘, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ The accident that left most of Dubai blacked out for hours and which occurred at the Jebel Ali Power Station was due to a substation fault, said a senior Dubai Electricity and Water Authority official.

It was not due to a glitch at the production gener >>>


      ABU DHABI MUNICIPALITY BANS VISIBLE SATELLITE DISHES
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Nissar Hoath, Staff Reporter Abu Dhabi÷ The Municipalities and Agriculture Department in the emirate has advised all the residents to either hide unsightly satellite receiver dishes or remove them.

The new ruling, covering all the cities of Abu Dhabi emirate comes following a similar decision last mo >>>


      AN ALERT CITY SAVES THE DAY
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Mona Ahmad, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ A construction worker died yesterday, with his colleagues claiming he might have survived had they been able to call ambulances.

Dubai blackout Powerless ... but Dubai powers on Dubai hit by major power cut An alert city saves the day Long wait for some flights Share >>>


      ASK THE LAW – JUNE 10, 2005
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      Special Reports Supplements About Dubai About UAE

Published÷ 10/6/2005, 06÷53 (UAE) Ask The Law – June 10, 2005 Companies can draft their own labour contractsMusgrave from Dubai asks÷ I am an Australian working in Dubai for an Abu Dhabi–based company. I am not happy with the jo >>>


      BANK SUES AIRLINER AND AGENT FOR DH8.18M
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Bassam Za‘za‘, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ A Dubai–based international bank is suing a multinational airliner and a cargo agent for Dh8.18 million in compensation for mislaying a computer–parts consignment.

The bank had agreed with the airliner and the agent to dispatch a computer&n >>>


      COMMUTERS CRITICISE HIGH FARES ON AL AIN–DUBAI ROUTE
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Aftab Kazmi, Bureau Chief Al Ain÷ Demand for a low–cost public bus service has been rising on the Al Ain–Dubai route, as commuters complain about the high fares charged by transporters.

Many people have demanded the start of Emirates Express service on the route as well, saying it would g >>>


      DARKNESS AT NOON
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Kelly Crane, Staff Reporter Dubai ÷ Harried motorists queued for more than 60 minutes to get petrol as the majority of the fuelling stations turned people away.

Stationary cars were abandoned at a station, just off Shaikh Zayed Road on the way into the city.

One member of staff said÷ >>>


      DAY–LONG DISRUPTION COULD COST BUSINESSMEN MILLIONS
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Saifur Rahman and Kokila Jacob, Staff Reporters Dubai ÷ The emirates 1.2 million residents could have lost more than Dh268.46 million in potential business due to the power blackout and disruption in telecom services.

Dubai blackout Powerless ... but Dubai powers on Dubai hit by major power cut An al >>>


      DEWA ISSUES POWER CUT STATEMENT
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      Staff Report Dubai÷ The following is a statement from Dubai Water and Electricity Authority concerning the power cut in Dubai.

Dubai blackout Powerless ... but Dubai powers on Dubai hit by major power cut An alert city saves the day Long wait for some flights Share market hit by blackout Slowdown affect >>>


      DUBAI RESIDENTS RALLY ROUND AFTER OUTAGE
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Daniel Bardsley, Bassma Al Jandaly and Bassam ZaТzaТ, Staff Reporters Dubai÷ Kind–hearted Dubai residents rallied round to help each other as the power cut threatened the plunge the citys highways into chaos.

Dubai blackout Powerless ... but Dubai powers on Dubai hit by major power cut An alert >>>


      ETISALAT BASE STATIONS HALT OPERATIONS
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Staff Reporters Dubai÷ A disruption in cell phone telecom services following the power cut yesterday exposed the vulnerability of the countrys lone telecom operator.

Dubai blackout Powerless ... but Dubai powers on Dubai hit by major power cut An alert city saves the day Long wait for some flights Sh >>>


      HIGHER HUMIDITY MAKES RESIDENTS UNCOMFORTABLE
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Daniel Bardsley and Diaa Hadid, Staff Reporters Dubai÷ The effects of the power cut were made worse by humid weather yesterday that meteorologists described as uncomfortable.

Dubai blackout Powerless ... but Dubai powers on Dubai hit by major power cut An alert city saves the day Long wait for some f >>>


      JUBILANT TRADERS SAY COIN SHORTAGE PREDICAMENT OVER
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Daniel Bardsley, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ Delighted shopkeepers have said the shortage of small change that has reportedly plagued local stores in recent months is now over thanks to new coins made in Canada.

Until recently, some stores had resorted to putting up notices saying that coins were in short >>>


      LONG WAIT FOR SOME FLIGHTS
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Sunita Menon, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ The scene at Dubai International Airport yesterday was chaotic with frustrated passengers queuing up at the check in area frantically seeking information about their flights.

Dubai blackout Powerless ... but Dubai powers on Dubai hit by major power cut An alert cit >>>


      NEWS IN BRIEF
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      Compiled from WAM and staff reports UAE ambassador presents credentials to Chad ministerNjamena – Eisa Abdullah Al Nuaimi, the UAE Ambassador to Sudan and non–resident ambassador to Chad, submitted his credentials yesterday to Dr Nagoum Yamassoum, Chad Foreign Minister. The UAE envoy also conveyed to the Ch >>>


      POWERLESS ... BUT DUBAI POWERS ON
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      Gulf News Report Dubai pulled together yesterday when a power failure caught the city unawares.

Dubai blackout Powerless ... but Dubai powers on Dubai hit by major power cut An alert city saves the day Long wait for some flights Share market hit by blackout Slowdown affects operations Day–long disruption >>>


      RED CRESCENT PRAISES DUBAI CUSTOMS
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By A Staff Reporter Dubai÷ Dubai Customs has been praised for its role in facilitating the smooth passage of relief aid to tsunami victims.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Red Crescent Authority (RCA) have hailed the role the organisation played after relief goods were consig >>>


      REGISTRATION AND REPATRIATION OF CHILD CAMEL JOCKEYS GATHER PACE
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      WAM Abu Dhabi÷ The joint programme to register, rehabilitate and repatriate children involved as jockeys in camel racing completed its first month on Wednesday.

The agreement was signed between the United Nations Children‘s Fund, (Unicef) and the Ministry of Interior as a follow up to strict new l >>>


      SEEK SOLUTIONS, NOT WHO TO BLAME
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      Ways should be found to solve the growing unemployment of UAE nationals With so many newly qualified graduates leaving places of higher learning, it is depressing that predictions claim a great percentage will be unable to find employment in the UAE.

Certainly there will be a number who will seek further acade >>>


      SLOWDOWN AFFECTS OPERATIONS
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Kokila Jacob, Staff Reporter Dubai ÷ Dubais ports experienced some slow down in its operations, said officials.

Dubai blackout Powerless ... but Dubai powers on Dubai hit by major power cut An alert city saves the day Long wait for some flights Share market hit by blackout Slowdown affects operations >>>


      STORES KEEP FREEZERS SHUT TO SAVE FOOD
      Gulf News, 10-06-2005
      By Mahmood Saberi, Staff Reporter Dubai÷ Stores yesterday scrambled to save their fruit and vegetables and other perishables as they realised the power would not come back soon.

Dubai blackout Powerless ... but Dubai powers on Dubai hit by major power cut An alert city saves the day Long wait for some f >>>



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