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Stories for January 8th 2006

  • Sunday, January 8th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Bolivian elected president woos China

    Bolivian elected president Evo Morales began Sunday his visit to China declaring himself a great admirer of Mao Zedong and his “proletarian revolution” but also urged Chinese businesses to invest in key sectors of the Bolivian economy, including natural gas and oil.

  • Sunday, January 8th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    New electoral timetable in volatile Haiti

    The first round of presidential and parliament elections in Haiti has been reprogrammed for February 7, revealed Sunday Chilean diplomat Juan Gabriel Valdes who is the United Nations envoy to the Caribbean country immersed in violent political turmoil.

  • Sunday, January 8th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Japanese whaler rams Greenpeace vessel in Antarctica

    Greenpeace accused Sunday the Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru of deliberately ramming its boat the Arctic Sunrise, in Antarctic waters before steaming off at high speed.