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World and US News Links – August 23, 2006

Posted by Admin on August 25, 2006

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August 23, 2006
WORLD NEWS:

TOP STORIES:

IRAN’S NUCLEAR PROGRAM:

NORTHWEST FLIGHT TO INDIA FORCED TO TURN BACK TO THE NETHERLANDS (August 23, 2006):

QUOTE:

[. . .] Some of the passengers pulled out cell phones during the flight and appeared to be trying to pass the cell phones to other passengers, a U.S. government official said.

In addition, some passengers unfastened their seatbelts while the light requiring they be fastened was still illuminated, the official said. [. . .]

– “Northwest Jet Turns Back; Passengers Arrested” – CNN News

U.S. FOX NEWS REPORTER & NEW ZEALAND CAMERAMAN ABDUCTED IN GAZA:

MOSCOW MARKET BLAST:

HEATHROW TERROR PLOT INFORMATION:

GERMAN TRAIN STATION BOMBING CASE:

RUSSIAN PLANE CRASH IN UKRAINE:

TRIAL OF SADDAM HUSSEIN:

WAR AND TERRORISM AROUND THE WORLD:

ALGERIA:

AFGHANISTAN:

AUSTRALIA:

  • PM SAYS AUSTRALIA TO BOOST MILITARY” – by Rod McGuirk, Associated Press (AP) – The Seattle Post-Intelligencer – The Hearst Corporation – Seattle, Washington, US – 23 August 2006
  • BOMB SCARE SHUTS DOWN CITY CENTRE” – by Richard Sproull, The Australian – News.com.au – News Limited – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia – 23 August 2006
  • LODHI GETS 20 YEARS FOR TERRORISM PLOT” – ABC News Online – Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia – 23 August 2006

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA:

  • NATO TROOPS SEARCH HOMES IN BOSNIA” – by Samir Krilic, Associated Press (AP) – The Seattle Post-Intelligencer – The Hearst Corporation – Seattle, Washington, US – 23 August 2006

BRITAIN:

CANADA:

CHINA:

EGYPT:

GERMANY:

GREECE:

HAMAS:

HEZBOLLAH / HIZBULLAH

INDIA:

INDONESIA:

INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY (IEA):

IRAN:

IRAQ:

ISRAEL:

ITALY:

LEBANON:

NIGERIA:

PAKISTAN:

PHILIPPINES:

RUSSIA:

SAUDI ARABIA:

SOMALIA:

SOUTH AFRICA:

SRI LANKA:

SYRIA:

UNITED NATIONS:

UZBEKISTAN:

  • WANTED ISLAMIC EXTREMIST DETAINED IN UZBEKISTAN” – Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) – The Raw Story – The Raw Story Media – Washington D.C., US – 23 August 2006 [Police arrest Abdurakhim Tukhtasinov, leader of the extremist Hizb ut-Tahrir party.]

ZIMBABWE:

AROUND THE WORLD:

BRAZIL:

CHINA:

CUBA:

ISRAEL:

JAPAN:

KASHMIR:

LITHUANIA:

PHILIPPINES:

POLAND:

SOMALIA:

SOUTH KOREA:

SWEDEN:

THAILAND:

TUNISIA:

UKRAINE:

VENEZUELA:

HEALTH & MEDICINE:

HISTORY & SOCIETY:

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY:

ENTERTAINMENT:

SPORTS:

UNITED STATES NEWS:

ON THE HOMEFRONT:

OTHER TOP STORIES:

VERMONT & NEW HAMPSHIRE BOMBINGS:

RFID-CHIPPED PASSPORTS:

ALLEGED TAMIL TIGER (LTTE) SUPPORTERS ARRESTED:

INDIANA SHOOTINGS –

EDUCATION:

POLITICS & ACTIVISM:

LEGISLATIVE, JUDICIARY & CRIME:

AROUND THE NATION:

ALABAMA:

  • SUMTER COUNTY CHURCH VICTIM OF ARSON” – by Andriena Baldwin, The Demopolis Times – The Selma Times-Journal – Selma Newspapers Inc. – Selma, Alabama, US – 22 August 2006

ARIZONA:

CALIFORNIA:

FLORIDA:

INDIANA:

KANSAS:

MICHIGAN:

NEW YORK:

NORTH CAROLINA:

TEXAS:

VERMONT:

VIRGINIA:

WASHINGTON:

WISCONSIN:


EDITORIALS:
Disclaimer: Liberty Rocks does not necessarily agree with all opinions
expressed in the editorials linked to.


PRESS RELEASES, STATEMENTS, RESEARCH REPORTS & TRANSCRIPTS:

 

NATIONAL BLOGS, ORGANIZATIONS & MAGAZINE WATCH:


HUMOROUS & STRANGE NEWS:

  • EU TUNNEL CROSSING ENDS IN FARCE” – by Artyom Liss – BBC News – British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) – London, England, UK – 23 August 2006
    Summary:
    Two men who tried to burrow under various European borders using only shoe horns are under arrest in Russia.
  • 10 GOATS EAT USD 12,500 IN CHINA” – Press Trust of India (PTI) – Daily News & Analysis (DNA) – Diligent Media Corporation Limited – Mumbai, India – 23 August 2006
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