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Bagdad:A Pakistani diplomat missing in Baghdad has made contact with his embassy to say he was kidnapped, Pakistani officials said Sunday. In Islamabad, Pakistan’s information minister made an appeal on state television for the release of the diplomat, Malik Muhammad Jaweed. Mr. Jaweed disappeared about 8 p.m. Saturday, police officials in Baghdad said. Pakistani officials […]

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Først kom Martin Kolberg, og svingte med høyrearmen: fagbevegelsen, fagbevegelsen, fagbevegelsen! messet han. Ordet «historisk» sitter løst. Så kom Jensemann og fikk mikrofonen opp i ansiktet. Hvilke løfter kan du komme med til velgerne? -Jeg kan ikke komme med noen løfter, med vi skal bygge vår politikk på verdier som velgerne kan… bla, bla, bla, […]

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Kveldens debatt i Redaksjon En om at 67 prosent av journalistene stemmer SV eller Ap, mistet raskt fokus. Ikke rart. Journalister vet å avlede. Hagen forbausende tam («det er blitt bedre»). Noen enkle spørsmål: slagsiden begynner på Høgskolen, der et stort antall lærere er tidligere ML-ere. Snakker vi yrkesforbud? Nei, men hvordan kan det ha […]

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Two New York teenage girls were arrested and are in federal custody after authorities said they planned to become suicide bombers on U.S. soil, law enforcement sources said on Thursday. The two 16-year-olds, born in Bangladesh and Guinea, were arrested March 24 on immigration charges, and are considered a threat to U.S. security, the sources […]

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Skråblikk på media: To småsaker igår, symbolske, som jeg vil subsumere under tittelen: Flipp: En kunstner skal sette opp 30 hvite kors foran Stortinget, som en dårlig kopi av Kjartan Slettemarks Vietnam-bilde på 60-tallet. Dybden i kunstnernes politiske syn får man en pekepinn om når han hevder at USA siden annen verdenskrig bare har stått […]

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Sosiopolitisk likeverd for begge kjønn ble akseptert etter det annet vatikankonsil, men samtidig opprettholdes forbudet mot prevensjon som professoren mener er et hinder for kvinners fulle deltagelse på alle områder i samfunnet. – Ideen om spesifikke roller og plikter for de to kjønn slik Wojtyla forfektet er helt i samsvar med islam. Teologiprofessor Kari Elisabeth […]

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Some 8,000 students demonstrated for political reform at four Egyptian universities on Tuesday in what is fast becoming a weekly or even a daily ritual. But the students, at al-Azhar, Helwan and Ain Shams in Greater Cairo and at Kafr el-Sheikh in the Nile Delta, did not leave campus — a step which often leads […]

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Jordskjelv:The massive tremor that struck northern Indonesia this week has confirmed experts’ fears that a December earthquake set off a domino effect of seismic instability that could last decades and kill thousands. Seismologists are already sure that Monday’s magnitude 8.7 quake off Sumatra island was a direct result of raised stress levels in the earth’s […]

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JERUSALEM: Israel’s Supreme Court dealt a blow to the power of the rabbinical establishment Thursday by ordering the state to recognise non-Orthodox conversions to Judaism, including those in the Reform and Conservative movements. Orthodox rabbis, who had control over conversion under Israeli law, reacted angrily to the ruling, which means a wider pool of converts […]

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IRAK: Casualties among coalition forces in Iraq in March fell to their lowest level in more than a year, according to figures from the US and British defence departments and the US central command. The data show 39 US and coalition troops were killed during the month, the lowest since February 2004. (FT)

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