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02/28/2002

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Saudi Peace Initiative Gathers Momentum

European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana flew to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to discuss Arab-Israeli peacemaking after Crown Prince Abdullah revived an Arab offer to trade Israeli-occupied land for peace.

Ex-Enron CEO Insists He's Blameless

Senators said they didn't believe him. Former colleagues continued to contradict him. Yet, ever the salesman, former Enron Corp. chief executive Jeffrey Skilling defended himself at length and combatively before Congress.

'Disinformation' Office Shut Down by Pentagon

The Pentagon has shut down a short-lived office that reportedly considered planting false news stories abroad to curry favor for U.S. policies.

56 Hindus Killed in Arson Attack

Muslim attackers set fire to a train carrying Hindu activists returning from a religious ceremony, killing at least 56 people Wednesday, officials said.

The Gold Medal for Whining Goes to ...

To be honest, I can't remember ever hearing a joke about Canadians before the last couple of weeks. I don't think Canada ever made much of an impression on Russians before.

No Prize at All for Progress

During the Cold War, major international sporting events such as the Olympic Games were a substitute for armed conflict, but without the bloodshed or the carnage.

Experts' Independence: A Question of Trust

Sell-side analysts are coming under increasing fire for sweetening their commentary to keep and win clients for the securities side of their investment banking firms.

Foreign Investment Up but Inhibitions Still High

Positive signs like a stable political environment, a new Tax Code and a 13 percent personal income tax rate seem not enough to make Russia attractive for foreign investments.

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