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All of Today's 150+ Bush Watch Headlines Are Here [scroll down if archived]:... news roundup... specials... united states ... canada ...england ...australia ...latin america ......europe ...middle east ... asia ... africa ... alternative...op-eds

Recent Bush Watch Features

Campaign Trail: Our Man Goes Faulkner in Dearborn, Michigan , William Smith
Prez primary scam: Why and how the game is rigged , Michael Scherer
Bush Watch Feature: Cartoon Caption Contest , the editors
Bush Watch Exclusive: The Wacky World of William Smith , William Smith
Comment: Our Take On The News , politex
Bush Watch Blast: 25 Op-Eds , various
Ed/News: Ex-Prez of Mexico Confirms Bush Watch Allegation Re "Cowboy" Bush , Politex
Ed/News: Greenspan Confirms Bush Watch Allegation Re Iraq Oil War , Politex
Op-Eds: Smirking Chimp Editors' Picks , various
Op-Eds: Thomas Paine Editors' Picks , various
Dictatorship: Bush Restricting Travel Rights of Over 100,000 U.S. Citizens , Sherwood Ross
The New American Way: Greedy Not Needy Shape Shape Both Parties, Paul Krugman
Bush Watch Op-Eds: The Latest From Wokusch, Weiner, Partridge, Morford
The Party Line: Why A Republican Vote Is A Racist Vote, Paul Krugman
GOP Plot: Let's Dump The Undemocratic Electoral College, NYT Ed
Mind Detox: Selected Op-Eds, Various
Helping the Victims: The Bush Housing Bubble Bursts, Paul Krugman
Genocide As U.S. Foreign Policy: Bush Shares The Guilt For The Darfur Genocide?, 60 Minutes
The Bush Economy: The U.S. Economy Has Hit The Fan, Paul Krugman
Mailbag: on GOP Debates, Impeaching Bush, Losing Freedom, Bush Propaganda Museum, various
Quip: Inspecting the Bridge, Politex
10 Recent Op-Eds: ...from Thomas Paine's Corner, various
Editorial: Are the Dems Fascist Lite? Bush Watch
10 Recent Op-Eds: ...from Thomas Paine's Corner, various
Destroying the Constitution: Our Fascist Government, BW Editorial
Bush Watch Op-Eds: The Latest From Wokusch, Chamberlin, Weiner, Uhler, Partridge, Samples, Brasch

News Roundup

The eery twilight zone inside Bush's bunker, Purdum
Eternal nightmare: Bushcult's unholy grail; $18 trillion worth of Iraqi oil, Podvin
Iraqi oil contracts spill out to foreign oil companies: Bush can't even hold our stolen oil, Ed
The 'good Germans' among us, Rich
Temporary clean air victory: Bush gang is still working hard to keep it dirty, Ed
The House takes an important step toward easing the housing crisis, Ed
Gore derangement syndrome: what is it about Gore than drives hard-right insane?, Krugman
The feral Debra Cagan is touring Europe to recruit Iraq fodder 'like John Bolton on steroids', Cohen
Today's harvest of shame: Washington is subsidizing US farmers out of the global market, Kleckner
An 'internet jihad': this should help Bush whip up the wilting 'war on terror' , Moss &Mekhennet
BushReich mulls meaningless new status hearing reruns for Gitmo victims, Glaberson
Giuliani defames NYC to sell himself, Nagourney
Israel silent on reports of bombing within Syria: rogue states don't explain, Erlanger
World Bank neglects African farming, Dugger
Iraqi journalist for WP, shot and killed in Baghdad, von Zielbauer &Kramer
Turk warns against House genocide motion, Arsu
Castro chats with Chavez on TV, Romero
Trotting Laura Bush out to the Middle East on 'a diplomatic mission'. Please, Stolberg
In this broken administration, interim heads increasingly run federal agencies, Shenon
The fruits of preemption: Bush's horrifying 1st term paved the way for aggressors everywhere, Sanger
In Maryland, a microcosm of debate on children's health politics, Pear
U.S. frustrated by Putin but Bush has destroyed our moral authority & our voice in the world, Myers
Another Ohio Republican gets out of politics, AP

AFP

Rice pledges 'substantive' Mideast meeting in US
China's Hu opens key congress with reform pledges
Putin confirms visit to Iran to go ahead
US trio wins Nobel Economics Prize
Airbus delivers first A380 superjumbo to Singapore Airlines
Oil prices rocket to record highs in London and New York
Euro shoots higher against US dollar

News Bullets

  • Generals, War Correspondents Promote Treaty on Small Arms
  • Palestinian Takes On UK In Court
  • US Military and Iraqis Say They Are Shut Out of Inquiry
  • Stemming The Trickle-Up Effect: Finding Alternative Economies
  • Turkey May Request Incursion Into Iraq
  • Bush and Congress Dispute Armenian ‘Genocide’ Status
  • Greenpeace Tracks Whales As Japan Plans Hunt
  • Only Now, The Full Horror of Burmese Junta’s Repression of Monks Emerges
  • Nobel Rumors Energize Groups Hoping To Draft Gore
  • Jimmy Carter: US Tortures Prisoners
  • Gay Rights Champ Rep. Barney Frank Lashes Out At Critics
  • US Income Gap Widens, Richest Share Hits Record
  • Miami OK’s Payout to FTAA Protesters
  • Rumsfeld Debate Heats Up At Stanford
  • China: Three Gorges Dam May Displace Millions More
  • US Rights Group Sues Blackwater
  • US Strike Kills Women and Children
  • Guarded Optimism for Moratorium Vote
  • Anti-Poverty Index Scores US Last on Environment Policies
  • Gore Wins the Norwegian Primary

    Op-Ed Roundup

    Cynthia Boaz:
    Some Thoughts About The True Miracle in The Andes
    Ralph Nader:
    Dodging Impeachment
    Mark Morford:
    The Whine of Voracious Liberals
    Boston Globe:
    A Nobel For Truth
    Bill Maher:
    American Flag Pins Are For Idiots
    Joe Brewer:
    Missing the Real Message in Nobel Prize?
    Tom Engelhardt:
    A Future Only a Pentagon Planner Could Possibly Love
    Christopher Brauchli:
    Rudy and Propriety
    Helen Thomas:
    US Torture Tactics Shame Us All
    Pat Williams:
    Where Have You Gone, Paul Wellstone?
    Thom Hartmann:
    Ann Coulter and Justice Antonin Scalia to Synagogue - Jews Are Safer with Christians in Charge
    Naomi Wolf:
    American Tears
    Jeremy Scahill:
    Iraqis Sue Blackwater for Baghdad Killings
    John Pierre Ameer:
    1860, 1932, 2008
    Laurence Ebersole:
    Imagine No More Guantanamos
    Ellen Goodman:
    Tinkering with Death
    Rosa María Pegueros:
    No More Naked Emperors
    David Michael Green:
    The Coming Progressive Era
    Tony Norman:
    Here Come da Judgment Day


    Special: Al Gore Wins Nobel Prize (continued)

    Al Gore wins Nobel peace prize. This time, no one can take it away from him, Pilkington
    An Oscar. The Nobel Peace Prize. Now, can Al Gore win the presidency?, Cornwell
    Al Gore’s Nobel peace prize seen as a rebuke for Bush , Reid
    Green giant: Al Gore, editorial
    Rooting for Al Gore is a sentimental self-indulgence, Kettle
    Smearing Al Gore: Here We Go Again, Parry
    Jeff Cohen: Can Al Gore Be Trusted?
    Al Gore: Freedom & Security: 2003 Speech to MoveOn.org
    Gore Wins Peace Prize: Now What?
    Al Gore and UN climate body win Nobel Peace Prize


    Special: Africa Watch

    Fifteen years of conflicts have cost Africa around $300bn, Oxfam
    First global Arms Trade Treaty would particularly benefit Africa, IRIN
    Eritrea President says Ethiopia border issues 'must be resolved', IRIN
    Eritrea: Eid Al-Fetir Colorfully Celebrated Nationwide, Shabait
    Mogadishu: Ethiopian base in a former spaghetti plant attacked overnight, Shabelle News
    Somalia: Ministers demand confidence vote, IRIN
    Disintigration of Somalia makes it a perfect place to dump European nuclear waste, Ethiopian Reporter
    Sudan: Darfur attack by government forces 'targeted women and children', IRIN
    Rebel Pullout from Sudan Talks Sparks War Fears Among Neighbors, Monitor (Kampala)
    Sudan: Partition as Possible Alternative to Conflict [editorial] , Monitor (Kampala)
    Mali: Rural youth rarely find fortunes in the city, IRIN
    Niger: Uranium - blessing or curse?, IRIN
    Liberia: Post-conflict dilemma – should health care be free?, IRIN
    Ghana: Country Loses $772.4 Million to Malaria Yearly. Health is not produced in hospitals., Public Agenda (Accra)
    The culture of electoral fraud in Cameroon , The Post (Buea)
    Nigeria Accuses Eastern Europe over Arms in Niger Delta, This Day (Lagos)
    Criminal Politics: Violence, “Godfathers” and Corruption in Nigeria, Human Rights Watch
    Nigerian Federal Government Faults Human Rights Report, This Day (Lagos)
    Nigeria: Unknown Number Burnt to Death in Shell Pipeline Fire, Vanguard (Lagos)
    DR Congo: Thousands of youth risk forced recruitment into militia, IRIN
    DR Congo rebels in standoff, Al Jazeera
    Uganda: 'Corruption rampant at borders' - Report, New Vision (Kampala)
    Urban conflict - fighting for resources in Nairobi slums example of global problem, IRIN
    We now have to contend — yet again — with the spectre of vote-buying in Kenya, The Standard (Nairobi)
    Scenes of extra-judicial ‘executions’ shock outlying districts, The Standard (Nairobi)
    Robert Mugabe’s succession crisis deepened yesterday, Zimbabwe Independent
    Southern Africa's Bushmen face threat to hunter-gatherer lifestyle, Mail and Guardian
    US court gives nod to apartheid claims against dozens of major companies, Mail and Guardian
    Aids affecting Mozambican education, killing 1,000 teachers each year , Al Jazeera


    Today's Alternative, Etc. Special: Various

    Cheney's Law, PBS
    Sources: CIA legal official quit in protest over "enhanced interrogations", Silverstein
    Are We Heading for 1929?, Robert Kuttner & William H. Donaldson
    A Call For Heresy: Why Dissent Is Vital To Islam And America, Prof. Anouar Majid
    Does Merle Haggard Speak for America?, Klein



    The Rest of Today's Bush Watch Daily Headlines Are Here:...mainstream ... united states ... canada ...england ...australia ...latin america ......europe ...middle east ... asia ... africa ... alternative...op-eds


    Mainstream

    United States

    Boston Globe

    US asks for Turkish restraint in Iraq , BG
    The real actors on the GOP stage, Venocci

    Chicago Tribune

    After 20 years, Paul Simon's daughter back on trail, Parsons
    If only I could have . . . Oh, never mind -, Keillor

    McClatchy

    Dems: We've Come a Long Way, Baby!, Stearns+Talev
    Bush, Aides 'Grossly Misjudged Putin', Landay
    Gates: Russia Is Saying, 'We Are Back', Youssef
    A Warm But Wary Welcome for Giuliani in South Carolina, Douglas
    Bush v. Gore: No Sign of Global Warming, Stearns
    Congress to Bestow Its Highest Award on the Dalai Lama, Angering China, Schoof

    New York Times

    A crackdown on hold: judge plugs Bush's mad flood of immigration havoc...for now, Ed
    Will these 5 shortsighted legislators sacrifice kids in their states for Bush bully veto?, Ed
    Still waiting for democracy in Florida: when will former inmates get their votes back?, Ed
    What, me worry? GOP candidates locked in scary, rose-colored denial, Ed
    Sliming Graeme Frost: only a truly vicious political movement smears injured children, Krugman
    The Hamiltonian ground: the GOP has completely lost touch with the aspiring working class, Brooks
    Without uncomplaining illegals, slaughterhouses are struggling, Greenhouse
    Children's cold drugs withdrawn: 'these medicines don't help, may hurt, don't use them', Harris
    14 yr. old seized in new school killer plot: his mom bought him the assault gun, Hurdle &Urbina
    Minnesota limits Big Pharma 'gifts' that tempt doctors to be pushers, Harris
    Relations sour between Shiites and Iraq militias, Tavernise
    Death by starvation in Japan: 'are they telling the needy to die as quickly as possible?', Onishi
    Turkey reacts angrily to Armenian genocide vote, recalling its ambassador, Arsu
    Legal or not, abortion rates compare, Rosenthal
    Suspect denies ties to German bomb plot, Mekhennet &Kulish
    Ex-rebels quit unity government in Sudan, Gettleman
    Gaza banks out of cash as Israeli banks halt business, El-Khodary &Kershner
    Bush gang conducts punitive 'investigation' of CIA's watchdog to shut him up on torture, Mazzetti &Shane
    Blackwater USA sued by Iraqis in American court for killings and war crimes, Reuters
    Military seeks alternatives in case Turkey kicks us out, Cloud
    Liberal base proves trying to Democrats, Herszenhorn
    Marines to conduct inquiry into killings of Afghan civilians in March, von Zielbauer
    U.S. reports 2,002 deaths in arrests in 2003-5, Moore
    Gitmo detainee says at hearing that when tortured he said 'anything they wanted me to say', Glaberson
    The counsel for Gonzales: DOJ insider takes on the Consigliere's Augean stable, AP

    Boston Globe

    Clinton vows to check executive power, Bombardieri
    Release the torture memos, Ed

    Chicago Sun Times

    Nooses hang across America , Haines
    State Department may cancel deal with Blackwater, CST
    Bush: U.S. 'does not torture people' , Loven
    GIs, we got yer back. Stabbing it., Smith

    Chicago Tribune

    Minority areas hit hardest by eminent domain , Page
    Bush takes page from Bill Clinton playbook , Silva
    Giving soft bigotry a break , Page
    Jena 6 defendant out of jail , Simpson
    Cleaning up after Bush: It was 'childrens do learn' , Silva

    McClatchy

    'God' Now Allowed on Certificates for Capitol Flags, Rosen
    All's Quiet on the Golan Heights, for Now, Nissenbaum
    Gates: British Drawdown in Iraq Due to Improved Conditions, Youssef
    As Olympics Near, Beijing Highlights the `Wow Factor', Johnson
    After Disdaining Arms Control, Bush Seeks to Engage Moscow, Landay
    Wars Have Cost Africa an Estimated $284 Billion since 1990, Bengali
    House Panel Approves Armenian Genocide Measure, Doyle
    Increased Violence Continues in Iraq, Price
    U.S. Children Often Lack Quality Medical Care, Pugh

    L.A. Times - World News

    Mexico's ex-president rebukes critics
    Britain to cut its Iraq forces by half
    Iraqis divided by constitution's treatment of women
    Gossip law is a juicy topic in Colombia
    Blasts, other violence kill 37 Iraqis
    Iran reopens border with northern Iraq
    Tehran students denounce Ahmadinejad
    15 troops missing after battle in Pakistan

    L.A. Times - National News

    Superferry sets off the battle of Kauai
    Wisconsin town mourns 6, and killer
    Bush faces GOP foes on budget cuts
    Return to the moon -- via Arizona
    2 Americans, Briton share Nobel in medicine
    Quick treatment key after minor strokes
    Clinton talks trade and mortgages in Iowa

    L.A. Times - California | Local News

    The trouble with rehab, Malibu-style
    Handling of obscenity cases disputed
    Private-school scout gives parents the lowdown
    Friend of actor Seagal criticizes the FBI
    Women in Catholic abuse cases speak out
    Buying at a local bookstore provides more than books

    Los Angeles Times - Opinion

    The grim reality of torture
    Ayaan Hirsi Ali: abandoned to fanatics
    Cheap HIV drugs are more important than patents
    Belgium: Europe's canary in a coal mine?
    The 'standy-by' electricity vampires
    Even the British are leaving Iraq

    SF Chronicle

    SFGate: Top News Stories

    Physics Nobel Goes to German, Frenchman
    Egyptian bloggers expose horror of police torture / They're posting graphic v...
    Bolivia marks capture, execution of 'Che' Guevara 40 years ago
    / The fall of Your Black Muslim Bakery
    Britain will pull out half of its Iraq force / Prime minister says calm arou...

    SFGate: Chronicle Op-Ed

    Meyer's Toon Take
    The melting pot is NOT broken
    It's time for new ways to give
    Anti-Military? In Ess Eff, some facts get in the way
    THE CHRONICLE RECOMMENDS: CAMPAIGN 2007 / Micromanaging City Hall
    Pakistan on edge

    SFGate: Mark Morford

    Britney Spears sucks Blackwater / Showdown! White-trash diva versus mercenary...
    Is it OK to love Whole Foods? / The overpriced ultra-yuppie grocery wonderlan...
    The great American hypocrisy tour / Larry Craig's bathroom stall! Haggard's m...
    The Republican who likes gays / Behold, an extraordinary event, the most asto...
    The fall of the Godmongers / Praise Jesus, it's the collapse of evangelical C...
    Eat this, you fat, sad idiot / Who, pray who, is still sucked in by grotesque...
    Iraq, deep in your bones / A war that isn't really a war, the great humiliati...

    washingtonpost.com - Today's Editorials

    Patent Fight
    Rescue for Children
    More Torture Memos
    Mensroom: Mr. Craig Stays
    Dems Rise: Virginia Faces the Ballot
    Pakistan's Tainted Election
    Kid's HealthThe Debate Goes On

    washingtonpost.com - Op-Ed Columns

    'Socialized Medicine' Quackery
    A Dutch Retreat on Speech?
    Bridges to Somewhere
    North Korean Mystery
    Why Is This GOP Strategist Smiling?

    washingtonpost.com - Nation

    Nuclear Power Primed for Comeback
    Record Heat Halts Chicago Marathon
    US, UK Scientists Win Nobel in Medicine
    As War Dragged On, Coverage Tone Weighed Heavily on Anchors
    A Knell for Lobsters On Long Island Sound
    Case Tests Boundaries of Prayer in Sports
    Democrats to Offer New Surveillance Rules
    Utah Men Accused of Trying to Export Fighter Jet Parts to Canada; Iran is a B...

    washingtonpost.com - World

    Top Iraqis Pull Back From Key U.S. Goal
    Costa Ricans Vote on Trade Pact
    Chopper Escorting Musharraf Crashes
    Iraqi Probe Faults Blackwater Guards
    Gorilla Habitat Seized By Rebels in Congo
    WORLD IN BRIEF:Egypt Demonstration
    Russians Honor a Crusading Journalist
    Darfur Town Held by Army Is Burned

    washingtonpost.com - Sunday Outlook

    The Protocols of the Elders of Turkey
    5 Myths About Sick Old Europe
    Forget Easy Money. Try Saving a Few Bucks.
    I Hear America Talking
    Who Made Hillary Queen?
    Chill out.
    Sure, He's Got Guns for Hire. But They're Just Not Worth It.
    More Torture Memos

    Canada

    Globe and Mail

    News Top Stories

    Reject MMP, Conservatives tell voters
    Heeding hungry moose's call
    McGuinty predicts victory, draws fire

    From the Editorial page

    Electoral reform fraught with risk
    Cutting rates is job one
    Full speed along a dead-end road
    Liberals credible on energy policy
    Giving on Thanksgiving
    Failing grades for booming Calgary
    A brutal report card on Calgary's failing quality of life could be the watershed moment that defines our future.

    England

    Guardian

    PKK claims it has left Iraq as Erdogan talks tough on invasion, MacAskill
    The man who knew too much: the whistle blower on US cover-ups, Levy
    After the riots, Burma returns to an unspoken terror, Doyle
    Gary Player's ties to Burma: Mandela withdraws golf invitation, McGreal
    Tony (Who?) meets 'Mission Impossible' in Gaza , Black
    Vladimir, how did we get here? Russia warns it will dump nuclear treaty, Harding
    UK government to investigate dangers of wireless internet use, Sample
    Politics of personal destruction: Repugs attack a 12 year-old, Hayes
    America's overstretched army, Korb

    Independent

    Blair admits he is shocked by the conditon of the Palestians, McIntyre
    Inquiry after US air strikes kill 15 women and children in Iraq, Staff

    Times Online

    All-white Florida jury clears guards in kicking death of black boy , Staff
    Private guards set for bigger role despite fury at Blackwater deaths, Haynes
    Torture, starvation and death: how American boot camps abuse boys, Reid
    CIA tries to muzzle its own watchdog: why does America allow this?, Reid
    Own goal by the Dems: innoculations before going to NASCAR land, Reid

    Financial Times

    Just brainless, Mr. Bush: Thoughts on his torture policies, Cook

    Australia

    ABC, news

    Latin America

    policymakers the world over have boosted the profits of drug lords and fostered narcostates that would frighten Al Capone., foreignpolicy.com
    Arrested `Drug Queen' Enthralls Mexico, AP
    Bush a 'windshield cowboy,' Mexico's Fox says, Arizona Republic
    US-Mexico claim drugs blitz 'success' after 25 years of failure, BBC
    Possible Guatemala Presidents Compete, Prensa Latina
    Costa Rica: CAFTA under threat as Vice-President resigns for using dirty tricks, inforpressca.com
    Costa Rica United against Trade Deal, Prensa Latina
    Cuba's Che Guevara still inspires, four decades after death, Caribbean NN
    Church Backs Cuban Literacy Program for Haiti, Prensa Latina
    Strike Paralyzes the Dominican Republic, Prensa Latina
    Terrorist Accomplice Enjoys Impunity in El Salvador , Periodico 26
    The Great Powers' Enmity Against Aristide, National Catholic Reporter
    Dozens of Colombia politicians killed ahead of vote, Reuters
    While Ambassadors Lie, the Drug War in Colombia Is More Destructive Than Ever, Narco News
    Venezuela Responds to US Secretary of Defense, Venezuelanalysis.com
    Venezuela's Foreign Minister on Democracy Now!, Venezuelanalysis
    Using Oil Diplomacy to Sever Venezuela’s Dependence, Venezuelanalysis
    Powerful corporations Brazil's landowning elite a new lease on its degenerate lifestyle, Brazzil
    The Smartest Thing China Could Do Right Now: Invest $ 200 Billion from their US trade surplus in Brazil, Brazzil

    Upside-Down World

    Europe

    Inter Press Service

    China: Communist Congress to Reaffirm One-Party Rule , Bezlova
    Development: India, Brazil, South Africa - the Power of Three , Jorge
    Health: Maternal Mortality Shames Superpower U.S. , Rizvi
    Rights-Colombia: Defying Threats, Thousands Take to the Streets , Martínez
    Politics: White House Hopes to Avert Major Rift With Turkey , Akhavi
    Climate Change: Nobel Prize Recognises Scientific Community , Capdevila

    Der Spiegel

    New Racist Assault: Skinheads Beat Up Three Greeks in Eastern Berlin
    SPIEGEL Interview with Spokesman for Burmese Opposition in Exile: 'The Regim...
    The Dark Past: Germany's FBI Examines its Nazi Roots
    Picture This: Running in Blur-lin
    Battle of the Bahn: Train Strikes in Germany Approaching
    The World from Berlin: Bavarian Power Shift
    Ukraine Elections: Tymoshenko Poised to Become PM
    Germany Wins Women's World Cup: 'We Have the Best Women in The World'

    International Herald Tribune

    See no evil, speak no truth
    Still out in the cold
    The trauma after the trauma
    Prolonging the honeymoon
    9/11 is over
    Is Hillary Clinton the new old Al Gore?
    Blogging Ahmadinejad
    Language: Translating the lingo of adultalescence

    Radio Paris (WNN)

    Middle East

    Haaretz

    Rice won't impose any conditions on Israel, Barak Ravid
    Palestinian Authority is gearing up for its first census in a decade, AP
    AG orders third probe against PM Olmert over corruption allegations, Yuval Yoaz
    Rabin killer asks to attend son's upcoming circumcision, Jonathan Lis
    Israel Medical Association: Knesset bill would encourage organ trafficking, Ran Reznick
    Israel refuses entry to 6 Gazans in urgent need of medical care, Staff
    Ann Coulter's dream of a Jew-free America, Bradley Burston
    Israeli journalists can go to Syria and Iraq, but not to the Gaza Strip, Gideon Levy

    Al Jazeera

    Turkey shells Kurdish town in Iraq , Al Jazeera
    UN urges 'vigorous' probe into a US air raid that killed 15 Iraqi women and children last week., Al Jazeera
    Iraqi fighters form political group, Al Jazeera
    Al-Sadr bloc rejects federalism, Agencies
    Rice warns Israel over land seizure, Agencies
    Deaths in Afghan suicide blast, Agencies
    Afghanistan shutsdown security firms, Al Jazeera

    The Middle East

    Headlines from the Arab press, MET
    Corruption and partition are the headlines in another dismal week in occupied Iraq, Al-Ahram
    Plans to partition Iraq are causing a political earthquake, Al-Ahram
    The future of the Arab world for generations to come hangs on whether or not the US succeeds in partitioning Iraq, Al-Ahram
    Outraged Iraqis condemn killings by foreign guards, MET
    Editorial: Blackwater Goons, Arab News
    At last, some good news from Iraq, Asia Times
    Abbas Asks for Return of All Occupied Land, Arab News
    Mearsheimer, Walt and the Israel Lobby: Two knights and a dragon, Arab News
    Israeli Land Seizure to Cut West Bank in Two, Arab News
    Jordan slams Israeli land grab, MET
    Route 443 – West Bank road for Israelis only, B'Tselem
    Israeli security conditions the health of sick Palestinians on their becoming informants, Al-Ahram
    The Arabs' possible gains and concessions in the next peace meeting, Al-Ahram
    There is little chance of Israel and the PA bridging divisions, Al-Ahram
    The clock is ticking in the search for a Lebanese president, Al-Ahram
    Ahmadinejad scores 'fair' in mid-term report, Asia Times
    Bullying impedes dialogue between Islamic and Western world, Tehran Times
    War Cries Against Iran, Arab News
    From Washington to war in Waziristan, Asia Times
    Benazir Bhutto interview: 'How we plan to control the military', Arab News
    Turkey set to attack Kurds in Iraq, Asia Times
    Turkey is rightly furious at Sunday’s killing of 12 soldiers by Kurdish rebels, Arab News
    Turkey plans long stay in northern Iraq, Zaman Daily
    Turkey mobilizes to take on Kurdish terror group, Turkish Daily News
    Oil Should Be Above $100, Qatar Says, Arab News
    Western conceptions of gender and feminism are skewed towards imposing Western values on the non-Western world, Al-Ahram
    Depleted uranium an enduring risk, Uruknet

    Daily Star

    Asia

    China

    Rise in Biofuel Production in China and India May Cause Shortages of Water, Finfacts Ireland
    China Surplus Bolsters Currency Critics, FT
    China's Communists to Endorse Hu Jintao's Economic Model , AFP
    China Toymakers Get Safety Lesson, BBC News
    Lust Lost in (Beijing's) Translation, Asia Times

    South East Asia

    Search increases for cameras and mobiles in Rangoon, Mizzima News
    Buddhists don't kill: ' The soldiers are soldiers first and Buddhists last.', Mizzima News
    Aung San Suu Kyi is the last hope, Mizzima News
    UN envoy meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Mizzima News
    Cracks emerge in Myanmar military unity, Asia Times
    Myanmar defends crackdown, Al Jazeera
    Hints of Myanmar power struggle, Al Jazeera
    Whiteshirts - Burma Junta's Storm Troopers, IPS
    Blast hits Thai army headquarters, Al Jazeera
    Coordinated bombings rock the South of Thailand, Bankok Post
    Doesn't anyone have a policy in Thailand?, Bankok Post
    Indonesia can push for major reform in Myanmar, Jakarta Post
    Philippine Elections Chief Resigns Amid Bribery Allegations, Arab News

    Asia Times, opinion

    SPENGLER : The devil and Alan Greenspan
    Economy: No such thing as a Sure Thing
    Cracks emerge in Myanmar military unity
    Al-Qaeda wants a part of Afghan talks
    An anti-US, anti-al-Qaeda voice is silenced
    China reshuffle sends message to Taiwan
    FILM REVIEW : A failed kingdom ; The Kingdom directed by Peter Berg
    Ahmadinejad and Bush: Mirror men

    The Hindu, news

    Africa

    US Africa Command: Aid crusader or meddling giant?, Mail and Guardian
    Fierce fighting rocks Somali capital, Mail and Guardian
    Somalia: Ethiopian troops seen in new places, shabelle.net
    Worries over increasing African exodus to Yemen, IRIN
    Somalis face worsening plight, Al Jazeera
    Somalia: Living in fear of more floods, IRIN
    Ethiopia: Ogaden Crisis Strikingly Similar to Darfur, allAfrica.com
    Sudan: Darfur attackers 'committed war crimes', IRIN
    Darfur attack: 'The fighting was terrible', Mail and Guardian
    Senegal threatens Darfur pullout, Al Jazeera
    Mandela's Elders group including Jimmy Carter. First mission: Darfur, allAfrica
    A deadly cholera epidemic has broken out in several regions of Sierra Leone. , IRIN
    Sierra Leone: Salimatu Thoronka, “I have given birth to four children since losing my legs”, IRIN
    Nigeria: Court Adjourns Killer Drug Case Against Pfizer, allAfrica
    Nigeria readies for Pfizer battle, Al Jazeera
    President Yar'Adua condemns killing of Nigerian soldiers in Sudan, Guardian (Nigeria)
    Last surviving nationalist leader: Our Dream for Nigeria Not Realised, This Day
    Aircraft crashes in DR Congo. Safety record an embarrassment, Al Jazeera
    DR Congo: Review of Mining Contracts Marred By Lack of Transparency, allAfrica
    The logging industry in DR Congo is out of control, greenpeace
    Great Lakes army chiefs meet for security talks, Mail and Guardian
    Uganda: More house girls taking DNA tests, claim bosses deny offspring, Monitor
    Why women in Isingiro will ‘always’ deliver babies in the bushes, Monitor
    Uganda: Picking up the pieces as Lord’s Resistance Army war winds down, IRIN
    Kenya: Private agony of public clinics, IRIN
    Kenya: Debt Blamed On Graft, The Nation (Nairobi)
    Tsvangirai calls for free polls in Zimbabwe, Al Jazeera
    Zimbabwe's inflation rate 6,592 per cent, Aljazeera
    Rescue of thousands of trapped S Africa miners under way, Al Jazeera
    'It is made so clear that the poor slum dwellers are not Citizens', allAfrica

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    Pfizer Joins Online Doctors' Forum, Mark Jewell
    Can a Vaccine give you Bird-Flu?, http://birdflunewsflash.wordpress.com/2007/10/14/can-a-vaccine-give-you-bird-flu/
    Does CDC Recommend Shots for NASCAR Fans? , GOPHub.com
    New FDA Research Center Rife With Risks, Matthew Perrone
    Treatment a ‘Gray Area’ for FDA, Jessica Fargen
    Off the Shelves, Stephanie Desmon and Chris Emery
    Conflicting Measles Reports Raise Questions , Jordan Miller
    Polio Vaccine Caused Nigerian Kids to Get Polio, NoWorldSystem
    FDA Puts Black-Box Warning On Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Imaging Drug , Dow Jones
    Here's How Cholesterol Damages Your Heart , Dr Joseph Mercola
    Do You Understand the Dangers of Hormone Therapy?, Dr Joseph Mercola
    CDC says Oregon Deaths from Toxic Drug Underscores Problems, Sarah Skidmore
    Doctor Gift Limits Force Marketing Changes, UPI
    Civil Justice Rx for Pharm Co Whose Drug, Jury Says, Caused Breast Cancer, Kia Franklin
    Government Subsidies: the Reason Why Cancer-Causing Foods are so Cheap and Readily Available, S.A Ramratan

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    Iraq: 2 Women Killed in Security Shooting Are Buried in Iraq, Kramer+Glanz
    China: China Takes Aim at U.S. on Quality Control Amid Criticism Over Recalls, Zamiska
    Germany: Siemens Settlement Sets Off Criticism of German Inquiries, Crawford+Esterl
    US: CEO pay disparity rears its head, Guerrera+Pimlott
    Old Perils Resurface as Trapped S African Miners Emerge Alive, Russell
    US: Wal-Mart Workers Win $62 Million, Dale

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