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11/25/2005

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Press Review

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

Attack at Iraqi Hospital Kills Dozens

A suicide car bomber attacked a hospital south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing 34 people and wounding dozens more as militants stepped up their campaign of violence ahead of elections next month.

Toxic Slick Reaches Chinese City

A toxic slick of polluted river water reached the outskirts of one of China's biggest cities on Thursday, nearly two weeks after an explosion at a petrochemical plant upstream.

U.K. Official Charged Over Al-Jazeera Leak

A British civil servant has been charged under the Official Secrets Act for allegedly leaking a government memo that, according to a newspaper report Tuesday, suggests British Prime Minister Tony Blair persuaded U.S. President George W. Bush not to bomb the Arab satellite television station Al-Jazeera.

Feeding the Fragile Dove of Peace

Ten years ago, at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base outside Dayton, Ohio, the leaders who had waged a brutal four-year war in Bosnia -- at the center of a volatile region that had launched two world wars -- finally agreed to peace.

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