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Stories for February 11th 2007

  • Sunday, February 11th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Falkland Islanders “feel vulnerable” to Argentine pressure

    Ambassador  Dr. John Hughes

    Falkland Islanders “feel vulnerable” to Argentine pressure
    The British Embassy in Buenos Aires said the increased political and economic pressure exercised by Argentina on the Falkland Islands has made the Islanders “feel vulnerable”.

  • Sunday, February 11th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    G 7 demand more exchange rate flexibility for China's Yuan

    China became the worlds fourth largest economy

    Finance ministers and bankers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized countries, G7, renewed pressure on China to relax controls over its currency. China promised more flexibility but gave no indication of time or percentages.

  • Sunday, February 11th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    British tycoon offers price $ 25 million to clean up atmosphere

    Sir Richard Branson

    As if offering flights to space and recently hosting his own reality show were not enough to get British billionaire Sir Richard Branson the publicity he so richly affords, this week he has gone over the heads of environmental leaders everywhere to offer a US$ 25 million prize for the first scientist who can invent an economically viable way to clean carbon from Earth's atmosphere.