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EU points finger at US for WTO collapse PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 01 August 2008

Reuters, Brussels- The European Union's trade chief Peter Mandelson said on Wednesday the United States helped to bring down global trade talks this week when its negotiators shunned a compromise proposal at a key juncture in the talks.

The United States hit back and accused the EU of having tried to undo a carefully crafted set of compromises because it was under fire from European governments including France.
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SL says military win may not wipe out rebels PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 01 August 2008

REUTERS, COLOMBO - Sri Lanka may be close to a military victory over Tamil Tiger separatists, but the rebels could still wage a protracted low-intensity insurgency with hidden resources, a senior foreign ministry official said.

"Defeating the LTTE might not be the end of the story because an organisation like this might still have some resources hidden away," Sri Lanka's Foreign Secretary Palitha Kohona told Reuters in an interview.

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Japan closes India visa office, warns over bombings PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 01 August 2008

REUTERS, NEW DELHI - The Japanese government closed the consular section of its embassy in India and warned its citizens to avoid crowded places such as markets and train stations after receiving an e-mail warning of a possible attack.

Japan's embassy in New Delhi said in a statement in Japanese on its website that it had received an e-mail warning of an attack on New Delhi's popular market district of Sarojini Nagar, where at least 66 people were killed in a 2005 bomb attack.

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Malaysia says police done with Anwar investigation PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 01 August 2008

REUTERS, KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian police have finished investigating a sodomy complaint against opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim, the government said on Thursday, and a security official told Reuters he will soon be formally charged.

The allegations against Anwar, who is gearing up to run for a parliamentary seat in a northern state, have added to months of political uncertainty in the country, rattling investors and denting confidence.

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Olmert's rivals jostle for Israel's leadership PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 01 August 2008

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's rivals jostled for Israel's leadership on Thursday after his decision to resign but aides said he could remain in office long enough to forge a statehood deal with the Palestinians.

Dogged by corruption scandals, Olmert thrust Israeli politics into turmoil on Wednesday by announcing that he would step down after a Sept. 17 vote within his centrist Kadima party to choose a new leader.

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