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11/11/2003

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Will Anything Change With Clash in Georgia?

Nona Magradze, a plump grandmother with apple cheeks, runs Children's Home No. 1 in a gloomy suburb of Tbilisi. She looks after 120 children and there's a long list of others waiting to be admitted.

Same Old Shake-Up Game

The defense industry is again in a state of turmoil and change. It has been announced that Nikolai Nikitin, the CEO of MiG, which makes MiG-29 fighters for export, has been fired.

Shevardnadze Goes to Adzharia

Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze planned Monday a meeting with the one opposition leader who has urged decisive steps be taken against the demonstrators.

'Flexible' Russians, Cautious Americans

After the Columbia space shuttle disaster, safety is getting even more attention by the U.S. space program.

Kasparov to Square Off On Virtual Chessboard

The world's top-ranked chess player is facing a high-tech challenge: playing a game invented more than a millennium ago, against a computer, with voice-activated moves posted on a virtual board.

Israel Narrowly Agrees To Prisoner Exchange

Israel's Cabinet narrowly approved a prisoner swap with Hezbollah after eight hours of anguished debate, but the deal could still collapse over a Lebanese inmate who was responsible for the deaths of three Israeli civilians in 1979.

Ambassador Links Rock, Freedom

Andras Simonyi, Hungary's ambassador to the United States, opened his remarks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a question: ""Let me ask you, how many of you have ever played an air guitar?""

Berlusconi In the Hot Seat Again

Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's government is coming under fire from a testy coalition set to turn Italy's last weeks at the helm of the European Union presidency into a domestic political minefield.

Developers Seek Out Italian Job

Cutting a block-wide swathe through Italy's business capital, Milan's monolithic trade fair center is as much a part of the city's fabric as its gothic cathedral and fascist-era train station. But the Fiera's days are numbered.

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