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Articles from AFP Global Edition (August 28, 2008)

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'Horrendous' rise in fuel costs sends Canadian airline into tailspin AFP 399
21 Muslim Brotherhood members arrested in Egypt AFP 139
30 of 59 rape charges dropped against Indian-born designer AFP 313
Accor posts drop in first-half profit AFP 137
Aer Lingus says it suffers first-half loss AFP 133
Aer Lingus warns it will dive into annual loss in 2008 AFP 407
AIDS in New York spreads 3 times faster than rest of US: report AFP 147
Air France-KLM says ready for stake in new Alitalia company AFP 564
Air France-KLM says ready to take a stake in new Alitalia company AFP 235
Allianz to decide by Sunday on future of Dresdner Bank: sources AFP 475
America stands at 'defining moment' : Obama AFP 783
Americans elect poodle to White House AFP 265
Arab economic summit to focus on poverty AFP 255
Areva faces 50 pct cost rise for Finnish nuclear reactor: report AFP 188
ASEAN concludes free trade deal with India: ministers AFP 451
At least 1,500 flee Hindu-Christian clashes in India AFP 552
At least 10 dead in Pakistan suicide attack AFP 451
Australian Olympic medallist Rice sick with pneumonia AFP 212
Bayern bid farewell to Jansen, welcome Oddo AFP 462
Belgian drugmaker UCB to cut 2,000 jobs in restructuring AFP 125
Berlusconi says Alitalia to remain Italian as rescue gathers pace AFP 578
Black women South Africa's most unemployed AFP 564
Bolt headlines starry cast at Zurich Golden League AFP 646
British galleries scramble to save Titian likened to Mona Lisa AFP 202
Cambodia faces new HIV threat as 'condom campaign at risk' AFP 255
Canada asks Inuit, others for input on safeguarding polar bears AFP 391
Carbon clues to when Greenland was a green land AFP 561
Celtic star McDonald savours Battle of Britain AFP 668
China government misused billions of dollars: audit AFP 278
China hails $3bln oil deal with Iraq AFP 582
China to boost tourism employment to 100 million by 2015: report AFP 190
China, Iraq reach three-billion-dollar oil deal: Iraqi embassy AFP 259
Coin rolls over Ivanovic in one of the biggest upsets in Grand Slam history AFP 884
Coin rolls over Ivanovic in shocking US Open upset AFP 841
Coin upsets world number one Ivanovic at US Open AFP 322
Condom lubricant popular acne cure for Cambodian women AFP 265
Credit Agricole bank reports weak profits AFP 190
Crucified frog upsets devout Italians: culture minister AFP 220
Czech president halts legal proceedings against hip seller AFP 124
Dalai Lama admitted to hospital with stomach pain AFP 239
Dalai Lama hospitalised with stomach pain: spokesman AFP 428
Darfur rebels claim downing of Sudan drone AFP 264
Dating, demos faze young NKorean refugees AFP 349
Deadly Gustav hurtles toward Jamaica AFP 622
Death toll climbs as Gustav barrels through Caribbean AFP 653
Death toll from Gustav climbs to 51 in Haiti AFP 107
Democrats make history, and Obama the nominee AFP 770
Democrats primed for spectacular finale AFP 772
Democrats usher Obama into history AFP 701
Dong released by United AFP 154
Dozens of massacred narwhals found on Greenland coast AFP 279
Drinks group Diageo posts flat profits, signals slower growth AFP 400
Drinks group Diageo sees net profits edge higher AFP 231
Dubai port operator profits more than double in H1 AFP 254
ECB and US Fed want to ease cash access in times of crisis: report AFP 211
ECB says money supply growth eased in July AFP 410
Elsom cleared and named in Wallaby team AFP 270
Enforcement of child labor laws weak: US study AFP 374
Ethiopia releases newspaper editor AFP 139
Ethiopian military commitment to Somalia not open-ended, PM says AFP 291
EU mulls action against overcharging mobile operators AFP 381
Exports push up US GDP to 3.3% pace AFP 457
Eyes turn to dawn of 'visual computing' AFP 647
Father of Hamas-held soldier blasts Israeli government AFP 167
Filipino star Pacquiao to face De La Hoya in Vegas AFP 198
Football: United drawn with Celtic ahead of Euro title defence AFP 469
Football: United drawn with Celtic, Torres in Atletico return AFP 609
Former US Marine cleared of manslaughter in California AFP 502
Four Austrians suffer tick-borne encephalitis from cheese: report AFP 206
France's Coin scores historic upset in Grand Slam debut AFP 416
French bank profits hit by economic slowdown AFP 440
Futuristic fridges invade Berlin consumer electronics show AFP 482
Galactic clash sheds light on dark matter AFP 331
Gaza blockade protesters set sail back to Cyprus AFP 129
Gaza blockade protesters to set sail back to Cyprus AFP 442
Georgia crisis casts shadow on Central Asian summit AFP 498
Georgia crisis overshadows Central Asian summit AFP 424
German jobless rate falls further, but trend 'nearing end' AFP 413
Gleneagles greens make Ryder Cup race a lottery: Westwood AFP 483
Golden girl: solid gold sculpture of Kate Moss unveiled AFP 236
Handicapped Palestinian siblings locked in cellar 'for years' AFP 425
Hargreaves to use Super Cup to get United career back on track AFP 505
Harmison denies money motivated his one-day return AFP 314
Hero's welcome for Afghanistan's first Olympic medallist AFP 261
I'm not Ferrari number one: Massa AFP 268
In Bulgaria, pot grows at the heart of power AFP 108
In King's shadow, Obama claims his prize AFP 690
India floods a 'calamity', says premier AFP 334
Indian troops kill Kashmir militants, rescue hostages AFP 251
Indian troops kill Kashmir militants, three hostages dead AFP 376
Indonesian armed forces chief shrugs off ExxonMobil suit AFP 311
Inflation-hit Iran to lop zeros off currency AFP 317
Iran's Ahmadinejad blames foreign powers for Georgia crisis AFP 290
Iraq says US to hand over former Sunni battleground AFP 611
Iraq's Sadr suspends militia activity indefinitely AFP 604
Iraq's Sadr suspends militia operations AFP 718
Irish seek Denmark's advice on EU treaty opt-outs: report AFP 330
Israel media group retracts 'terrorist' term in Nigeria kidnap AFP 238
Japan unveils economic plan as inflation hits decade high AFP 611
Japan's Takeshi Kitano brings 'cruel art' to Venice AFP 669
Japanese inflation hits decade-high 2.4 percent in July AFP 284
Japanese inflation surges to fresh decade high AFP 553
Jury retires in case against Marine accused of prisoner killing AFP 470
Keane vows to help Chopra deal with "personal problems" AFP 158
Klinsmann relishing Champions League foray AFP 457
Kuwait earns half budget in three months AFP 272
Liverpool captain Gerrard to undergo groin surgery AFP 436
Long-term incense use 'increases cancer risk' AFP 254
Loyalists of Iraq's Sadr sign blood oaths to continue fighting AFP 675
Loyalists of Iraq's Sadr vow to continue armed fight AFP 659
Malaysia's Anwar returns to parliament AFP 575
Malaysia's Anwar stages walkout after return to parliament AFP 598
Man City's late show steals UEFA Cup qualification AFP 439
Massive evacuation after India river changes course: officials AFP 318
McCartney to play first ever concert in Israel AFP 330
McCartney to play first-ever concert in Israel AFP 330
Medvedev hails support from China, Central Asia AFP 537
Michelin takes fresh step into Asia with Hong Kong, Macau guides AFP 546
Michelin to issue Hong Kong, Macau guides AFP 568
Militants say kidnapped Israeli located in Nigeria AFP 240
Mourinho looking forward to Champions League opener AFP 459
Mozambique's Mutola to bow out in Zurich AFP 414
Mugabe defies opposition over government plans AFP 560
Mugabe to defy opposition and name cabinet: minister AFP 497
Murray was hard to handle, admits former coach Gilbert AFP 250
Mutola to bow out at Zurich athletics meeting AFP 414
Nepalese man sues KBR on human trafficking charges AFP 330
New parasitic wasp discovered in Ireland AFP 279
North Pole ice cap melting faster than ever AFP 631
Oil prices down sharply on profit-taking AFP 418
Oil prices fall as Gustav impact discounted AFP 454
Oil prices swirl higher on US storm worries AFP 179
One dead as Lebanese army helicopter comes under fire AFP 515
Orchestra admits 'miming' at Sydney Olympics in 2000 AFP 410
Over 100 militants killed in Afghanistan in three days: coalition AFP 318
Pakistani lawyers demand judges' reinstatement AFP 540
Palestinians should not linger in Lebanon: Abbas AFP 489
Pernod Ricard to take over US distribution of Absolut AFP 202
Philippines endorses condoms despite church AFP 162
Policemen targeted as 10 killed in Pakistan attack AFP 526
Pop stars align for Democratic convention's coda AFP 292
Popular Malaysian political website blocked: government AFP 306
Putin assails US over Georgia conflict AFP 850
Quebec publisher pulls magazine with 'too thin models' AFP 182
Rebels and army clash in eastern DRCongo AFP 435
Rising fuel costs sends Canadian airline into tailspin AFP 154
Russia faces more fallout over Georgia AFP 715
Russia missile test heightens stand-off with West AFP 708
Russia's Safina advances to third round at US Open tennis AFP 475
SAfrica's biggest cement firm to sell stake to black investors AFP 223
Shanghai jaywalkers face TV shame: report AFP 192
Siemens seeks investment from sovereign wealth funds: CFO AFP 265
Slice of Diana wedding cake reaps £1,200 at auction AFP 162
Social injustice 'killing on a grand scale': WHO AFP 477
Somali MPs jeer president, premier in parliament AFP 288
Somali pirates free Omani fishing vessel AFP 195
Sony to launch world's slimmest 40-inch LCD TV AFP 214
Sudan seizes copies of English-language paper AFP 281
Swazi virgins get busy ahead of annual ritual AFP 258
Swedish magazine recalled after faulty recipe poisons four AFP 246
Thai PM says 'no showdown' with protesters AFP 609
Thai PM vows 'no showdown' as protesters dig in AFP 630
Thai protesters defy orders to end siege AFP 474
Thai protesters expel police testing PM's peaceful resolve AFP 523
Thai protesters, police scuffle at besieged compound AFP 605
Top seeds Nadal, Ivanovic pack punch in day four of US Open tennis AFP 428
Toyota shelves goal of selling 10 mln vehicles AFP 598
Tropical Storm Gustav shifts, may miss New Orleans AFP 498
UN confirms replacement of Western Sahara envoy AFP 317
UN envoy urges Muslim nations to help hungry Somalis AFP 269
Under the radar: Subliminal cues do work after all, says study AFP 465
United drawn with Celtic ahead of Euro title defence AFP 469
Up close and personal Emin show draws mixed reviews in Britain AFP 410
US blogger arrested for leaking Guns N' Roses online AFP 438
US economy sees surprise 3.3 percent spurt AFP 616
US economy sees surprise 3.3% spurt AFP 549
US economy sees surprise 3.3-percent spurt AFP 549
US observers in Angola for poll AFP 240
US refuses to follow France's lead and talk with Syria AFP 244
US Suez shooting probe blames ship's wrong arrival time AFP 344
US to transfer Anbar security control Monday: Iraqi official AFP 258
US transferred foreign detainees for interrogation: NY Times AFP 368
US, Pakistani militaries devise strategy against growing militancy AFP 497
US, Pakistani military officials hold high-level talks AFP 442
Valuev looking to win back WBA crown in style AFP 182
Venezuela nets 4.3 billion dollars in windfall oil profit tax AFP 230
Witherspoon promotes campaign against domestic violence AFP 304
Wright-Phillips rejoins Manchester City AFP 329
WSahara envoy says UN mandate not renewed AFP 469
WSahara envoy says UN not renewed his mandate AFP 334

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