Monthly Archives: August 2006

Mahfouz and his literary ‘diwans’

  Quote BBC NEWS | Middle East | Mahfouz and his literary ‘diwans’ Mahfouz and his literary ‘diwans’ By Penny Spiller BBC News Up until a fall in July that put him in hospital, Egyptian laureate Naguib Mahfouz, who has … Continue reading

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Voters in Guyana to choose president

  Quote Voters in Guyana to choose president – Yahoo! News Voters in Guyana to choose president By BERT WILKINSON, Associated Press Writer 37 minutes ago GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Critics accuse Guyana’s government of turning a blind eye to the … Continue reading

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Chad suspends 3 ministers over oil deals (Oh yeah)

  Quote Chad suspends 3 ministers over oil deals – Yahoo! News Chad suspends 3 ministers over oil deals By MADJIASRA NAKO, Associated Press WriterSun Aug 27, 4:58 PM ET The president suspended the oil minister and two other Cabinet … Continue reading

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Ten Britons hurt in Turkey blasts

 Quote BBC NEWS | UK | Ten Britons hurt in Turkey blasts Ten Britons hurt in Turkey blasts The blasts took place in a busy tourist area Ten Britons have been injured after three explosions hit a holiday resort in … Continue reading

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Nasrallah sorry for scale of war

  Quote BBC NEWS | Middle East | Nasrallah sorry for scale of war Nasrallah sorry for scale of war Nasrallah ordered the capture of the soldiers on 12 July Hezbollah chief Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah has said he would not … Continue reading

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Rebel killing raises stakes in Pakistan

Quote BBC NEWS | South Asia | Rebel killing raises stakes in Pakistan Rebel killing raises stakes in Pakistan By Ahmed Rashid Guest journalist Ahmed Rashid assesses what the killing of a rebel tribal leader in Balochistan province means for … Continue reading

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Man City’s gay recruitment drive

  Quote BBC NEWS | UK | England | Manchester | Man City’s gay recruitment drive Man City’s gay recruitment drive Manchester City is the first professional club to join the scheme Manchester City FC has signed up to a … Continue reading

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