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10/18/2002

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Press Review

A brief look at the stories making headlines in the Russian-language press

Rudy to Clean Up Mexico City

Back in 1519, Hernando Cortes, a foreigner with some fairly severe ideas about law enforcement, came to clean up this city, vowing to ""chastise evildoers."" He wound up destroying the city to save it.

Ivanov: U.S. to Submit New Proposal on Iraq

Foreign Minster Igor Ivanov said Friday that the United States and Britain will submit new proposals for a UN Security Council resolution on Iraq in the coming days.

North Korea Admits to Nuclear Program

In a startling revelation, North Korea has told the United States it has a secret nuclear weapons program in violation of a 1994 agreement with the United States, the White House said.

5 Dead in Philippine Mall Bombings

At least five people were killed and 144 wounded when bombs ripped through a shopping center in the largely Christian city of Zamboanga in the southern Philippines on Thursday, officials said.

Indonesia Questions 4 Suspects

Indonesian police questioned four men on Thursday over bombs in Bali as Australia warned it had information of new threats against Westerners in the country.

Battered Boeing Sees Turbulence Ahead

Battered by a slump in the commercial aircraft business, Boeing Co. reported sharply lower third-quarter earnings Wednesday and acknowledged that a downturn in the airline industry could well last through 2004.

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