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Stories for August 9th 2008

  • Saturday, August 9th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Malvinas war was a “battle” of ongoing claim, says CFK

    Naomi praised Cristina's good taste and extravaganza

    The Malvinas war was but a “battle” for the ongoing Argentine claim over the Falkland Islands which has the support of the world's citizenship and Margaret Thatcher, as a citizen of a world military power “will never be able to hide the fact the UK is a colonial country in the XXI century”.

  • Saturday, August 9th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Georgia: In 'state of war' over South Ossetia

    Both presidents Bush and Putin during his meeting in China spoke about the new conflict

    Russia and small, U.S.-allied Georgia headed toward a wider war Saturday as Russian tanks rumbled into the contested province of South Ossetia and Russian aircraft bombed a Georgian town, escalating a conflict that already has left hundreds dead.

  • Saturday, August 9th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Bolivia, Shell reach agreement in nationalization

    Bolivia has reached an agreement in principle to purchase the local operations of energy company Royal Dutch Shell PLC as part of President Evo Morales' nationalization push.

  • Saturday, August 9th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Brazil's President Lula promotes Rio 2016 in Beijing

    Lula: “When God made the world he prepared Rio for the Olympic Games”

    President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said Friday in Beijing that Rio de Janeiro's bid for the 2016 Summer Games carries the ultimate seal of approval, reports the AP. He said, “when God made the world he prepared Rio for the Olympic Games.”