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  • May 08 / 2008
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North America

As aid trickles in, frustrations grow in aftermath of cyclone

Front As aid trickles in, frustrations grow in aftermath of cyclone 990 words 8 May 2008 The Virginian-Pilot & The Ledger-Star NFLK VP – The Virginian-Pilot A16 English © 2008 The Virginian-Pilot & The Ledger-Star. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All Rights Reserved.   From wire reports Small quantities of drinking water, food, tents [...]

  • May 08 / 2008
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North America

Pentagon proceeding cautiously on potential aid drop

  Pentagon proceeding cautiously on potential aid drop By MATTHEW LEE 828 words 8 May 2008 17:21 Associated Press Newswires APRS English (c) 2008. The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.   WASHINGTON (AP) – Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday the U.S. military was stepping up preparations for a relief mission in Myanmar, but he [...]

  • May 07 / 2008
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Europe

EU parliament head urges Myanmar to postpone vote

  EU parliament head urges Myanmar to postpone vote 439 words 7 May 2008 11:03 Reuters News LBA English (c) 2008 Reuters Limited   BRUSSELS, May 7 (Reuters) – The president of the European Parliament urged Myanmar’s military junta on Wednesday to further postpone a controversial constitutional referendum after a cyclone killed more than 22,500 [...]

  • Feb 14 / 2008
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Asia-Pacific

French foreign policy for today’s world

3 French foreign policy for today’s world – WHILE the media has been focused on French President Sarkozy’s romance and subsequent marriage to the striking Italian model/singer Carla Bruni, his peripatetic foreign minister, Bernard Kouchner, former Socialist and founder of Medicins sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) has been busily covering the flash points in the [...]

  • Feb 04 / 2008
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North America

UN Council Condemns Rebel Attack On Chad

  UPDATE: UN Council Condemns Rebel Attack On Chad 564 words 4 February 2008 15:31 Dow Jones International News DJI English (c) 2008 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.   (Updates with new quotes and details from resolution, new figure on French troops) UNITED NATIONS (AP)–The U.N. Security Council Monday strongly condemned the rebel attack on [...]

  • Feb 03 / 2008
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North America

A Statesman Without Borders

  Magazine; SECT6 A Statesman Without Borders By JAMES TRAUB 8375 words 3 February 2008 The New York Times NYTF Late Edition – Final 44 English Copyright 2008 The New York Times Company. All Rights Reserved.   CORRECTION APPENDED An article on Feb. 3 about Bernard Kouchner, the foreign minister of France, referred incorrectly to [...]

  • Dec 18 / 2007
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North America

The man known as Sarko will dazzle Canadians

  Comment Column The man known as Sarko will dazzle Canadians JEFFREY SIMPSON 712 words 18 December 2007 The Globe and Mail GLOB A27 English 2007 CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.   PARIS — Canadians will get to see French President Nicolas Sarkozy up close next year. They’re likely to be impressed. Mr. Sarkozy [...]

  • Aug 23 / 2007
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Europe

Die Bekehrung von Bernard Kouchner

  Kommentar der Anderen Die Bekehrung von Bernard Kouchner David Rieff* 1056 words 23 August 2007 Der Standard DSTAN German (c) 2007, Der Standard. http://www.derstandard.at/   Bernard Kouchner, Mitgründer von “Ärzte ohne Grenzen”, war einer der maßgeblichen Verfechter humanitärer Interventionen und so auch Befürworter des Irakkriegs. Als Außenminister unter Sarkozy gibt er sich nun moderater. Analyse [...]

  • Aug 05 / 2007
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Asia-Pacific

Conversion in France’s Foreign Ministry

  005 Conversion in France’s Foreign Ministry 916 words 5 August 2007 The Japan Times JTIM English © Copyright 2007 The Japan Times. All rights reserved.   For full article click here: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/

  • Aug 03 / 2007
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Asia-Pacific

The conversion of Bernard Kouchner

  OPED The conversion of Bernard Kouchner David Rieff 938 words 3 August 2007 Daily Star DSTAR English (c) 2007 THE DAILY STAR, BEIRUT, LEBANON.   Beirut — French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s appointment of Bernard Kouchner as France’s foreign minister was a brilliant political stroke. Having beaten his Socialist rival, Segolene Royal, Sarkozy decided to [...]