Friday, September 19, 2008

In the News: Sep-19

Bush, Abbas to meet at White House next week - 19 Sep 2008 at 3:06pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush will review progress in Middle East peace talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas when they meet in Washington next week, the White House said on Friday.

NATO denies provoking Russia-Georgia conflict - 19 Sep 2008 at 1:54pm - LONDON (AFP) - NATO denied provoking last month's conflict between Russia and Georgia, a spokesman for the alliance said Friday, after Russian President Dmitry Medvedev accused it of sparking the conflict.

Man dies after Canadian troops fire on Afghan civilian truck - 19 Sep 2008 at 9:51am - A male passenger in an Afghan vehicle is dead after Canadian soldiers fired on a civilian truck that was driving toward their military convoy Thursday evening.

NKorea preparing to restart nuclear reactor: official - 19 Sep 2008 at 8:47am - PANMUNJOM, Korea (AFP) - North Korea said Friday it is working to restart its atomic reactor and no longer wants US concessions after accusing Washington of breaking a nuclear disarmament pact.

'Too early to say' if diggers killed Afghan governor - 19 Sep 2008 at 8:00am - Federal Defence Minister Joel Fitzgibbon says it is too early to say whether Australian soldiers were responsible for mistakenly killing an Afghan district governor yesterday.

Thought for the day:
Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish. -Steven Wright (1955 - )


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