Friday, December 28, 2007

In the News: Dec-28

Bhutto died from hitting car sunroof: interior ministry - 28 Dec 2007 at 11:11am - ISLAMABAD (AFP) - Benazir Bhutto died from hitting her vehicle's sunroof and there was no bullet or shrapnel found in her, the interior ministry spokesman said on Friday.

Pakistan says al Qaeda behind Bhutto killing - 28 Dec 2007 at 11:25am - ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has "intelligence intercepts" indicating that al Qaeda was behind the killing of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.

Transcript of Alleged al-Qaida Intercept - 28 Dec 2007 at 1:13pm - A transcript released by the Pakistani government Friday of a purported conversation between militant leader Baitullah Mehsud, who is referred to as Emir Sahib, and another man identified as a Maulvi Sahib, or Mr. Cleric. The government alleges the intercepted conversation proves al-Qaida was behind the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.

Bush to veto defense authorization bill - 28 Dec 2007 at 12:50pm - CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush intends to veto defense authorization legislation over a provision that would "imperil Iraqi assets held in the United States," the White House said on Friday.

Thought for the day:
I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses. -Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885)


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