Monthly Archives: November 2006

Lebanese PM vows to defy protests

  Lebanese PM vows to defy protests Siniora warned any attempt to topple his government will fail Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora has said his government will not be brought down by mass protests planned by pro-Syrian opposition groups. Speaking … Continue reading

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SA same-sex marriage law signed

  SA same-sex marriage law signed South Africa is the first African country to approve such unions South Africa’s Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has signed the Civil Union Act which gives same-sex couples the right to marry. South Africa will … Continue reading

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Call Me MISTER

  Welcome to Call Me MISTER   The Call Me MISTER program is an effort to address the critical shortage of African American male teachers particularly among South Carolina’s lowest performing schools. Program participants are selected from among under-served, socio-economically … Continue reading

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Rwanda takes French radio off air

  Rwanda takes French radio off air President Kagame has always accused France over the genocide Rwanda has ordered Radio France International to halt local broadcasts, in an escalating row over events leading to the 1994 Rwandan genocide. The move … Continue reading

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Mayor Says Shooting Was ‘Excessive’ but stands by police chief

 Mayor Says Shooting Was ‘Excessive’ By JOHN HOLUSHA and DIANE CARDWELL Published: November 27, 2006 Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said this afternoon that “it sounds to me like excessive force was used” in a police shooting over the weekend in … Continue reading

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Iraqi president seeks Iran’s help, while US president seeks Iraqi PM’s help

  Iraqi president seeks Iran’s help Mr Ahmadinejad (left) said Iran what would do what it could Visiting Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has called on Iran to provide "comprehensive help" to improve his country’s security situation. Mr Talabani arrived following … Continue reading

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Weary rivals review Mid-East deadlock

  Weary rivals review Mid-East deadlock By Roger Hardy Middle East analyst, BBC News After months of deadlock, is there at last a bit of movement in Israeli-Palestinian relations? Israel is looking for a way out of a deadlock with … Continue reading

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