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01/18/2008

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Finding a Way to Deal with Corrupt Traffic Police

In response to ""Corruption Helping New Fines Work,"" an article by Natalya Krainova on Jan. 11.

BA Plane Crashes at Heathrow

The Associated Press
A British Airways passenger jet crash landed Thursday at Heathrow Airport, tearing its underbelly, damaging its wings and skidding to a halt before emergency chutes deployed.

Police Accused of Killing 7 in Kenya

Reuters
Kenya's opposition on Thursday accused police of killing seven people during a second day of clashes with demonstrators protesting against President Mwai Kibaki's disputed re-election.

Taiwan UN Vote Called 'Provocative'

Reuters
The United States stressed on Thursday that it opposed Taiwan's plans to hold a referendum on UN membership, while Beijing urged Washington to help oppose the vote, which it calls a dangerous provocation.

Indians Keep Birds Despite Outbreak

Reuters
Villagers at the center of a bird flu outbreak in India's east refused to hand over their chickens and ducks for culling on Thursday, hampering efforts to stamp out the disease.

7 Dead in Suicide Pakistan Bomb Blast

The Associated Press
A suicide attacker detonated a bomb at a Shiite mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar late Thursday, killing at least seven people and wounding 20, officials said.

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