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04/10/2007

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Safin Is Russia's Davis Cup Savior Again

Marat Safin once again proved Russia's Davis Cup hero of the hour, putting the defending champion into the semifinals with a victory in the deciding rubber against France on Sunday.

Bush Revisits Migration Issues on Arizona Border

U.S. President George W. Bush was expected to return Monday to the volatile issue of immigration, where his hope for a legislative breakthrough is complicated by cold relations with Congress.

East Timor Faces Test of Elections

A Nobel laureate squared off with two rivals in presidential elections Monday that could test East Timor's fragile calm a year after one of the world's youngest and poorest nations descended to the brink of civil war.

UN Troops Announce Pullout From Ivory Coast Buffer Zone

The head of the UN peacekeeping effort in the Ivory Coast has announced that UN troops will soon begin leaving the militarized zone dividing the country's rebel-held north from the government-controlled south.

Sadr Rallies Thousands Against U.S.

Tens of thousands draped themselves in Iraqi flags and marched through the streets of two Shiite holy cities Monday to mark the fourth anniversary of Baghdad's fall, with some demonstrators calling for U.S.-led forces to leave Iraq.

French to Hear Final Appeals Before Election

The French presidential campaign entered its final phase Monday with a series of carefully choreographed spots by candidates, two weeks before the first round of voting.

$50Bln Bid For Dow Chemical

A consortium of Middle Eastern investors and U.S. buyout firms is preparing a $50 billion approach for Dow Chemical in what could be the world's biggest leveraged buyout, a British newspaper reported.

Citigroup Seals $426M Deal in Taiwan

Citigroup said Monday that it would pay $426 million for Taiwan's Bank of Overseas Chinese, or BOOC, its third Asian purchase in recent months as it looks to boost overseas earnings.

Tin Mining Tears Apart Indonesian Island

The coconut palms on the tropical beaches of the Indonesian island of Bangka open up to reveal a landscape so devastated by mining that it bears an eerie resemblance to the surface of the moon.

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