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Saturday, June 24, 2006
On to the last sixteen
The first round of the FIFA World Cup final of 2006 has gone according to the script, with 1998 champion France alone clearly underperforming. All the other major football powers have made it easily to a pre-quarterfinal that promises thrilling ...
Choosing the second best option
The endeavours of the European Union (EU) and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to clinch a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) represent a watershed in the pattern of bilateral trade deals being negotiated the world over as a response ...
Leader Page Articles
The killing fields of Chechnya
By Vladimir Radyuhin
Moscow faces a difficult task in trying to strike a balance between rival power groups in Chechnya. Maintaining this balance is key to returning the region to normality.
Rajiv Gandhi an appreciation
By V.R. Krishna Iyer
His political tenure was tragically brief. He had promises to keep and miles to go.
Don't desert the drylands
By William D. Dar
In 2006, the International Year of Deserts and Desertification, a global initiative called "Oasis" will link and synergise various research efforts for dryland development.
The time to get out is now
By Geoffrey Wheatcroft
"QANDARY for the Democrats," said the newsreader early on Thursday on BBC Radio's World Service. The quandary for those Democrats on Capitol Hill is whether they should continue to support the war in Iraq or insist on early withdrawal, in which ...
Corrections and Clarifications
The text in "France and l'affaire Dreyfus revisited" (Editorial page, June 23, 2006) said: "`The Dreyfus case illustrates what can happen when a democracy becomes a tyranny. But the courage of Dreyfus' supporters, especially men like Bernard ...
U.S. scientists back claim on climate change
By David Adam
A 1999 study showed that humans are altering the climate.
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