Monthly Archives: October 2006

Hezbollah in ‘serious’ talks on captured Israelis

  Hezbollah in ‘serious’ talks on captured Israelis Group’s leader says negotiations under way on fate of captive soldiers Updated: 6:03 p.m. ET Oct 31, 2006 BEIRUT, Lebanon – Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Tuesday indirect negotiations between … Continue reading

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Niger suspending Arab expulsions

  Niger suspending Arab expulsions Niger’s government has suspended a controversial decision to deport thousands of Arabs back to Chad. The Mahamid Arabs, who are mostly nomads with animals, have lived in arid areas of Niger for several decades. The … Continue reading

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Interview: Chalabi Prods U.S. on Iran

 AP Interview: Chalabi Prods U.S. on Iran Sat Oct 28, 4:02 PM LONDON – Ahmad Chalabi, a former Pentagon favorite who was once Iraq’s deputy prime minister, urged the United States to open talks with Iran, saying Saturday that it … Continue reading

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Klinsmann Talking With U.S Soccer

 Klinsmann Talking With U.S Soccer Fri Oct 27, 4:41 AM Juergen Klinsmann is talking with the U.S. Soccer Federation about the possibility of taking over as coach of the American national team. Klinsmann, who coached his native Germany to a … Continue reading

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HRC Statement on New Jersey Supreme Court Decision Recognizing Same-Sex Couples’ Constitutiona

  HRC STATEMENT ON NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT DECISION RECOGNIZING SAME-SEX COUPLES’ CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO EQUAL BENEFITS AND PROTECTIONS WASHINGTON — Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese made the following statement regarding today’s ruling in Lewis v. Harris — a court case in … Continue reading

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Opec approves cut in oil output

  Opec approves cut in oil output Opec supplies a third of the world’s oil The oil producers’ cartel Opec has approved plans to cut crude output by 1.2 million barrels per day. The cut, agreed at a meeting in … Continue reading

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Israel admits phosphorus bombing

  Israel admits phosphorus bombing Israel fought Hezbollah in Lebanon in July and August Israel has for the first time admitted it used controversial phosphorus shells during fighting against Hezbollah in Lebanon in July and August. Cabinet minister Jacob Edery … Continue reading

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