|.|| The initial post mortems on this week’s NATO’s summit in Bucharest are reminiscent of the old fable about a group of blindfolded men trying to identify the elephant in their midst. Touching just the tusks leads to one conclusion, the trunk another, and the tail yet another.
As the various delegations issued their final assessments before packing up to leave the Romanian
|.|| “The most important problem of Azerbaijan, Karabakh issue, is considered by the State and local structures. However, the Azerbaijani Government and state structures cannot deal with the problems in Southern Azerbaijan openly. For me Southern Azerbaijan is the most important issue. Therefore, we are trying to include this issue into the political agenda of the meeting,” ANIP leader said.
According to un-official information, there are approximately 35mln Azeris residing in the Southern Azerbaijan (north Iran).
|.|| A U.S. B-52 bomber exploded while landing in a Qatari air base due to a technical fault on Friday, Qatar-based Al Jazeera television reported.
The television did not say if
|.|| Blackwater maintained that the diplomatic convoy it was protecting came under fire from armed militants, an account strongly disputed by the Iraqi government.
Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation have deemed most of the 17 fatal shootings were unjustified, The New York Times reported late last year, citing unnamed sources.
|.|| “Let’s be friends, guys, and engage in an honest dialogue.”
Putin, whose term in office ends next month, called the meeting “positive”, but the main issues behind the frayed relations between Russia and the alliance remained unresolved.
|.|| â€œWe think that Iran represents a threat for the United States, Europe and Russia and therefore, we call on Azerbaijan for joint activity,â€ the U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Ms. Anne E. Derse said.
The U.S. calls on Azerbaijan to combine efforts to combat threats from Iran.
|.|| Several German police officers and a soldier have allegedly trained Libyan anti-terrorism units for hefty sums. Their failure to get permission for the side job is the least of their concerns at the moment.
German officials have kept quiet in the past when retired special forces members have gone abroad to earn some extra income by passing on their expertise
|.|| The PKK were placed on the list, which freezes funds, in 2002 after a string of attacks in Turkey.
The list has subsequently been updated several times which means the ruling by the European Court of First Instance in Luxembourg will have no immediate effect, a European spokesman said.
|.|| Russia is strongly opposed to the idea, saying it could launch a new arms race on the continent.
President Bush has urged the Russians to reconsider. He stresses the Cold War is over and Russia is not the target.
At a news conference, just hours before the leaders of the western military alliance began their work in Bucharest, Mr. Bush offered more assurances
|.|| The area was checked for unexploded ordnance from the fighting in the 1970s that led to the island’s division.
Ledra Street has become the sixth crossing on the island to open since April 2003, when Turkish Cypriots for the first time lifted entry curbs for Greek Cypriots.
|.|| Iranian government is dumping all the chemical and nuclear wastes into Azerbaijani providences. Its aim is to make the area useless for future, as well as hiding its dangerous activities of developing nuclear weapons.
All standard and working nuclear stations are based in Fars providences of Iran, but useless and depot of the wastes are been spreader all around Azerbaijan. This is to trick International Community and also to give false sign to US or Israel in event of bombarding the nuclear bases in Iran. They will encourage US or Israel to bomb Azerbaijani lands, when all important bases are hidden in Farsistan!
|.|| Morgan Tsvangirai said he believed his Movement for Democratic Change had won Saturday’s election but declined to declare himself the winner.
He said his party would reveal their tally of results on Wednesday.
GAIP (Independence Party of Southern Azerbaijan)
Kanada Ulkucu Ocaklari
|.|| U.S. President George W. Bush left on Monday for his farewell NATO summit and a final heads-of-state meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin as he tries to salvage a foreign policy legacy frayed by the Iraq war.
Seeking to reassert himself on the world stage in the twilight of his term, Bush will press NATO for more troops in Afghanistan, try to keep up momentum in the alliance’s eastward expansion and attempt to ease strains with Russia.