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Posted by abu ameerah on Friday, June 29, 2007

Israeli leader guilty in sex case

June 29, 2007

ISRAELI President Moshe Katsav pleaded guilty yesterday to committing sexual crimes against female employees in a plea bargain that will keep him out of jail. Under the deal, Israel’s Attorney-General Menachem Mazuz retreated from his stated intention to charge Katsav with rape but said the President, whose term expires next month, would resign and that “shame will accompany him forever”.

Read more: http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,21986884-2703,00.html


Ethiopian Premier Admits Errors on Somalia

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said Thursday that his government “made a wrong political calculation” when it intervened in Somalia, where Ethiopian troops are bogged down in a fight against a growing insurgency.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/28/AR2007062802464.html


Bush Won’t Supply Subpoenaed Documents

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Bush, in a constitutional showdown with Congress, claimed executive privilege Thursday and rejected demands for White House documents and testimony about the firing of U.S. attorneys.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-6745066,00.html


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