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It 15:00 Universal Time. And here is the news from the Voice of American.


I am David Deforest from the VOA news centre in Washington.


Leaders of the world's largest economist confront a global financial system in disarray today. As they gathered in Washington to cope with plunging stock markets  a frozen credit market, and fears the world is headed for a recession. Key European stock market indexs were down between nine and ten percent in afternoon trading. In Russia , Financial regulators suspended trading on the countries two main indexes until further notice. Japan's Nikkei Index was off near 10% for close. The biggest one day lost since 1987. Officials from the group of seven industrial nations will meet with President Bush on Saturday. Mr. Bush today commented on the financial crisis.


"We see the problems in the financial system are not isolated the United States, also affecting other nations around the global. So we working closely with parters around the world that our actions are coordinated and effective. Tomorrow I will meet with financial minister and some reporters in G-7, and heads of international monetary fund and world bank." President Bush.


Fears that the global crisis is about get worse have sent oil prices falling down to less than 80 dollars a barrel.  The price of crude oil for future delivery fell more than $7 dollar to $79.57 a barrel during trading in New York today before easing upward again. Oil prices now lose more than 10% just this week. And are down more the 45% since sets recorde high in July.


The Nobel Peace Prise has been a awarded for a Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari for his work negotiating peaceful solutions to conflicts from Namibia to Kosovo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement.

"The Norwegian Nobel committee had decide to award the Nobel Peace Prise for 2008 to Martti Ahtisaari for his important efforts on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts."

The committee says the 71-year-old played a significante part in the establishment of Namibia's dependence in 1990. More recently he cracked a plan for Kosovo to be granted international supervised independence. That plan was not be implemented . He and an organization he founded also worked for facilitate peace in Iraq, Indonesia and Northen Ireland.


Pakistani official say a suicide bomb has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in one of Pakistan's tribal regions near the Afghan border. Authority say the bomb attacked triable council meeting in *. long regarded as the most peaceful Pakistan seven * tribal regions.


NATO was agree to grant a US request to allow direct attack against Afghanistan's drug trade. spokesman for the allience announced the agreement today. He said would allow international troops to work with Afghan forces to act against drug facilities that help to found Taliban insurgence. He said many act will may be approve for all of the involve nations.

   
Turkish Military says have launched air strikes in North Iraq against Kurdish rebels, who is trying to accross the border. Military spokesman said today the rebels were detected when trying slipping  the Turky and most of them were killed.


Israeli police are on a higher alert after a mixed Jewish-Arab town were hit by ethnic violence. Robert Berger has report from  Jerusalem.

About 700 Israeli police have deployed in a historic Mediterranean coastal town of Acre, after clashes between Jews and Arabs damaged dozens of cars and shops. The violence erupted on Yom Kippur, the day of atonement. The holiest day in Jewish calendar. Residents and police say an Arab drop his car through a Jewish neighborhood playing loud music. infuriating Jews observing the solemn Yom Kippur fast. It is customary not to drive in Israel Yom Kippur. Jews through stones at the car and beat the man. And the spread about the incident.  Angry Arabs took the streets , since it was a high holy day, police were understaffed and took a long time to deploy reinforcements. Police finally restored order suing tear gas and water cannons.   Robert Berger for VOA News,Jerusalem.


There here brake look at market activties on Wall Street this hour. US stock index weak down once again. major Asia-Pacific markets were lowered at the colse of trading today.

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It's 15:00 hours, Universal Time, and here is the news from the Voice of America. I'm David Deforest from the VOA News Center in Washington.

Leaders of the world's largest economies confronted a global financial system in disarray today, as they gathered in Washington to cope with a plunging stock market, a frozen credit market, and fears the world is headed for a recession. Key European stock market indexes were down between 9 and 10 percent in afternoon trading. In Russia, financial regulators suspended trading on the country's two main indexes until further notice. Japan's Nikkei index was off nearly ten percent at the close, the biggest one-day loss since 1987. Officials from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will meet with President Bush on Saturday. Mr. Bush today commented on the financial crisis.

"We’ve seen that problems in the financial system are not isolated to the United States, they are also affecting other nations around the globe. So we're working closely with partners around the world to ensure that our actions are coordinated and effective. Tomorrow I'll meet with finance ministers from our partners in the G7, and the heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank." President Bush.

Fears that the global financial crisis is about to get worse have sent oil prices falling to less than $80 a barrel. The price of crude oil for future delivery fell more than $7 to $79.57 a barrel during trading in New York today before easing upward again. Oil prices have now lost more than 10% just this week, and are down more than 45% since hitting a record high in July.

The Nobel Peace Price has been awarded to former Finnish president Martti Ahtisaari for his work negotiating peaceful solutions to conflicts from Namibia to Kosovo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement.

"The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2008 to Martti Ahtisaari for his important efforts on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts."

The committee says the 71-year-old played a significant part in the establishment of Namibia's independence in 1990. More recently he cracked a plan for Kosovo to be granted internationally supervised independence, that plan is now being implemented. He and an organization he founded also worked to facilitate peace in Iraq, Indonesia and Northern Ireland.

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in one of Pakistan's tribal regions near the Afghan border. Authority say the bomber attacked a tribal council meeting in Or'kazi district, long regarded as the most peaceful of Pakistan's seven semi-autonomous tribal regions. 

NATO has agreed to grant a US request to allow direct attacks against Afghanistan's drug trade. The spokesman for the alliance announced the agreement today. He said it would allow international troops to work with Afghan forces to act against drug facilities that help fund the Taliban insurgency. He said any action will need the approval of all the involved nations.

Turkey's military says it has(删去) launched air strikes in northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels, who were trying to cross the border. A military spokesman said today the rebels were detected while trying to sneak into Turkey, and that most of them were killed.

Israeli police are on high alert after a mixed Jewish-Arab town was hit by ethnic violence. Robert Berger has a report from Jerusalem.

About 700 Israeli police have deployed in the historic Mediterranean coastal town of Acre, after clashes between Jews and Arabs damaged dozens of cars and shops. The violence erupted on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar.

Residents and police say an Arab drove his car through a Jewish neighborhood playing loud music, infuriating Jews observing the solemn Yom Kippur fast. It is customary not to drive in Israel on Yom Kippur. Jews threw stones at the car and beat the man, and as words spread about the incident, angry Arabs took to the streets. Since it was a high holy day, police were understaffed and it took a long time to deploy reinforcements. Police finally restored order using tear gas and water cannon. Robert Berger for VOA News, Jerusalem.

Taking a brief look at market activities on Wall Street at this hour, US stock indexes are way down once again, and major Asia-Pacific markets were lower at the close of the trade today.

I'm David Deforest, VOA News, more news on the Internet at voanews.com.

 

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It's 15:00 hours, Universal Time, and here is the news from the Voice of America. I'm David Deforest from the VOA News Center in Washington.

Leaders of the world's largest economies confronted a global financial system in disarray today, as they gathered in Washington to cope with a plunging stock market, a frozen credit market, and fears the world is headed for a recession. Key European stock market indexes were down between 9 and 10 percent in afternoon trading. In Russia, financial regulators suspended trading on the country's two main indexes until further notice. Japan's Nikkei index was off nearly ten percent at the close, the biggest one-day loss since 1987. Officials from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will meet with President Bush on Saturday. Mr. Bush today commented on the financial crisis.

"We’ve seen that problems in the financial system are not isolated to the United States, they are also affecting other nations around the globe. So we're working closely with partners around the world to ensure that our actions are coordinated and effective. Tomorrow I'll meet with finance ministers from our partners in the G7, and the heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank." President Bush.

Fears that the global financial crisis is about to get worse have sent oil prices falling to less than $80 a barrel. The price of crude oil for future delivery fell more than $7 to $79.57 a barrel during trading in New York today before easing upward again. Oil prices have now lost more than 10% just this week, and are down more than 45% since hitting a record high in July.

The Nobel Peace Price has been awarded to former Finnish president Martti Ahtisaari for his work negotiating peaceful solutions to conflicts from Namibia to Kosovo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement.

"The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2008 to Martti Ahtisaari for his important efforts on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts."

The committee says the 71-year-old played a significant part in the establishment of Namibia's independence in 1990. More recently he crafted a plan for Kosovo to be granted internationally supervised independence, that plan / now being implemented. He and an organization he founded also worked to facilitate peace in Iraq, Indonesia and Northern Ireland.

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in one of Pakistan's tribal regions near the Afghan border. Authorities say the bomber attacked a tribal council meeting in Orakazi district, long regarded as the most peaceful of Pakistan's seven semi-autonomous tribal regions. 

NATO has agreed to grant a US request to allow direct attacks against Afghanistan's drug trade. The spokesman for the alliance announced the agreement today. He said it would allow international troops to work with Afghan forces to act against drug facilities that help fund the Taliban insurgency. He said any action will need the approval of all / involved nations.

Turkey's military says it launched air strikes in northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels, who were trying to cross the border. A military spokesman said today the rebels were detected while trying to sneak into Turkey, and that most of them were killed.

Israeli police are on high alert after a mixed Jewish-Arab town was hit by ethnic violence. Robert Berger has a report from Jerusalem.

About 700 Israeli police have deployed in the historic Mediterranean coastal town of Acre, after clashes between Jews and Arabs damaged dozens of cars and shops. The violence erupted on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Jewish calendars.

Residents and police say an Arab drove his car through a Jewish neighborhood playing loud music, infuriating Jews observing the solemn Yom Kippur fast. It is customary not to drive in Israel on Yom Kippur. Jews threw stones at the car and beat the man, and as words spread about the incident, angry Arabs took to the streets. Since it was a high holy day, police were understaffed and it took a long time to deploy reinforcements. Police finally restored order using tear gas and water cannon. Robert Berger for VOA News, Jerusalem.

Taking a brief look at market activities on Wall Street at this hour, US stock indexes are way down once again, and major Asia-Pacific markets were lower at the close of / trade today.

I'm David Deforest, VOA News, more news on the Internet at voanews.com.

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It's 15:00 hours, Universal Time, and here is the news from the Voice of America. I'm David Deforest from the VOA News Center in Washington.

 

Leaders of the world's largest economies confronted a global financial system in disarray today, as they gathered in Washington to cope with a plunging stock market, a frozen credit market, and fears the world is headed for a recession. Key European stock market indexes were down between 9 and 10 percent in afternoon trading. In Russia, financial regulators suspended trading on the country's two main indexes until further notice. Japan's Nikkei Index was off nearly 10 percent at the close, the biggest one-day loss since 1987. Officials from the Group of Seven industrilized nations will meet with President Bush on Saturday. Mr. Bush today commented on the financial crisis.

 

"We'v seen the problems in the financial system are not isolated to the United States. They're also affecting other nations around the globe. So we're working closly with partners around the world to ensure that our actions are coordinated and effective. Tomorrow I'll meet with finance ministers from our partners in the G7, and the heads of the International Momentary Fund and World Bank." President Bush.

 

Fears that the global financial crisis is about to get worse have sent oil prices falling to less than $80 a barrel. The price of crude oil for future delivery fell more than $7 to $79.57 a barrel during trading in New York today before easing upward again. Oil prices have now lost more than 10 percent just this week, and are down more than 45% since hitting a record high in July.

 

The Nobel Peace Price has been awarded to former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari for his work negotiating peaceful solutions to coflicts from Namibia to Kosovo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement. "The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Price for 2008 to Martti Ahtisaari for his important efforts on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts."  The committee says the 71-year-old played a significant part in the eastablishment of Namibia's independence in 1990. More recently he crafted a plan for Kosovo to be granted internationally supervised independence. That plan is now being implemented. He and an organization he founded also worked to facilitate peace in Iraq, Indonesia and Northern Ireland.

 

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in one of Pakistan's tribal regions near the Afghan border. Authorities say the bomber attacked a tribal council meeting in Orakzai district, long regarded as the most peaceful of Pakistan's semi-autonomous  tribal regions.


NATO has agreed to grant a US request to allow direct attacks against Afghanistan's drug trade. The spokeman for the alliance announced the agreement today. He said it would allow international troops to work with Afghan forces to act against drug facilities that help fund the Taliban insurgency. He said any action will need the approval of all the involved nations.

 

Turkey's military says it launched air strikes in northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels, who were trying to cross the border. A military spokesman said today the rebels were detected while trying to sneak into Turkey, and that most of them were killed.

 

Israeli police are on high alert after a mixed Jewish-Arab town was hit by ethnic violence. Robert Berger has a reporter from Jerusalem.

 

About 700 Israeli police have deployed in the historic Mediterranean coastal town of Acre, after clashes between Jews and Arabs damaged dozens of cars and shops. The violence erupted on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Residents and police say an Arab drove his car through a Jewish neighborhood playing loud music, infuriating Jews observing the solemn Yom Kippur fast. It is customary not to drive in Israel on Yom Kippur. Jews threw stones at the car and beat the man, as word spread about the incident, angry Arabs took to the streets. Since it was a high holy day, police were understaffed and it took a long time to deploy reinforcements. Police finally restored order using tear gas and water cannon. Robert Berger for VOA News, Jerusalem.

 

Taking a brief look at market activities. On Wall Street at this hour, US stock indexes are weighed down once again. And major Asia-Pacific markets were lower at the close of trade today.

 

I'm David Deforest, VOA News. More news on the internet at voanews.com.

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It's 15:00 hours, Universal Time, and here is the news from the Voice of America.

I'm David Deforest from the VOA News Center in Washington.

 

Leaders of the world's largest economies confronted a global financial system in disarray today, as they gathered in Washington to cope with a plunging stock market, a frozen credit market, and fears the world is headed for a recession. Key European stock market indexes were down between 9 and 10 percent in afternoon trading. In Russia, financial regulators suspended trading on the country's two main indexes until further notice. Japan's Nikkei index was off nearly 10 percent at the close, the biggest one-day loss since 1987. Officials from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will meet with President Bush on Saturday. Mr. Bush today commented on the financial crisis.

 

"We'v seen the problems in the financial system are not isolated to the United States. They're also affecting other nations around the globe. So we're working closly with partners around the world to ensure that our actions are coordinated and effective. Tomorrow I'll meet with finance ministers from our partners in the G7, and the heads of the International Momentary Fund and World Bank." President Bush.

 

Fears that the global financial crisis is about to get worse have sent oil prices falling to less than $80 a barrel. The price of crude oil for future delivery fell more than $7 to $79.57 a barrel during trading in New York today before easing upward again. Oil prices have now lost more than 10 percent just this week, and are down more than 45% since hitting a record high in July.

 

The Nobel Peace Price has been awarded to former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari for his work negotiating peaceful solutions to coflicts from Namibia to Kosovo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement. "The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Price for 2008 to Martti Ahtisaari for his important efforts on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts."  The committee says the 71-year-old played a significant part in the eastablishment of Namibia's independence in 1990. More recently he crafted a plan for Kosovo to be granted internationally supervised independence. That plan is now being implemented. He and an organization he founded also worked to facilitate peace in Iraq, Indonesia and Northern Ireland.

 

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in one of Pakistan's tribal regions near the Afghan border. Authorities say the bomber attacked a tribal council meeting in Orakzai district, long regarded as the most peaceful of Pakistan's semi-autonomous  tribal regions.


NATO has agreed to grant a US request to allow direct attacks against Afghanistan's drug trade. The spokeman for the alliance announced the agreement today. He said it would allow international troops to work with Afghan forces to act against drug facilities that help fund the Taliban insurgency. He said any action will need the approval of all the involved nations.

 

Turkey's military says it launched air strikes in northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels, who were trying to cross the border. A military spokesman said today the rebels were detected while trying to sneak into Turkey, and that most of them were killed.

 

Israeli police are on high alert after a mixed Jewish-Arab town was hit by ethnic violence. Robert Berger has a reporter from Jerusalem.

 

About 700 Israeli police have deployed in the historic Mediterranean coastal town of Acre, after clashes between Jews and Arabs damaged dozens of cars and shops. The violence erupted on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Residents and police say an Arab drove his car through a Jewish neighborhood playing loud music, infuriating Jews observing the solemn Yom Kippur fast. It is customary not to drive in Israel on Yom Kippur. Jews threw stones at the car and beat the man, as word spread about the incident, angry Arabs took to the streets. Since it was a high holy day, police were understaffed and it took a long time to deploy reinforcements. Police finally restored order using tear gas and water cannon. Robert Berger for VOA News, Jerusalem.

 

Taking a brief look at market activities. On Wall Street at this hour, US stock indexes are weighed down once again. And major Asia-Pacific markets were lower at the close of trade today.

 

I'm David Deforest, VOA News. More news on the internet at voanews.com.

 

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It's 15: 00 hours, Universal Time, and here is the news from the Voice of America.

I'm David Deforest from the VOA News Center in Washington.


Leaders of the world's largest economies confronted a global financial system in disarray today, as they gathered in Washington to cope with a plunging stock market, a frozen credit market, and fears the world is headed for a recession. Key European stock market indexes were down between 9 and 10 percent in afternoon trading. In Russia, financial regulators suspended trading on the country's two main indexes until further notice. Japan's Nikkei index was off nearly 10 percent at the close, the biggest one-day loss since 1987. Officials from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will meet with President Bush on Saturday. Mr. Bush today commented on the financial crisis.


"We'v seen the problems in the financial system are not isolated to the United States. They're also affecting other nations around the globe. So we're working
closely with partners around the world to ensure that our actions are coordinated and effective. Tomorrow I'll meet with finance ministers from our partners in the G7, and the heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. " President Bush.

Fears that the global financial crisis is about to get worse have sent oil prices falling to less than $80 a barrel. The price of crude oil for future delivery fell more than $7 to $79. 57 a barrel during trading in New York today before easing upward again. Oil prices have now lost more than 10 percent just this week, and are down more than 45% since hitting a record high in July.


The Nobel Peace Price has been awarded to former Finnish
president Martti Ahtisaari for his work negotiating peaceful solutions to conflicts from Namibia to Kosovo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement. "The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2008 to Martti Ahtisaari for his important efforts on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts. " The committee says the 71-year-old played a significant part in the establishment of Namibia's independence in 1990. More recently he crafted a plan for Kosovo to be granted internationally supervised independence, that plan / now being implemented. He and an organization he founded also worked to facilitate peace in Iraq, Indonesia and Northern Ireland.

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in one of Pakistan's tribal regions near the Afghan border. Authorities say the bomber attacked a tribal council meeting in Orakzai district, long regarded as the most peaceful of Pakistan's
seven semi-autonomous tribal regions.

NATO has agreed to grant a US request to allow direct attacks against Afghanistan's drug trade. The
spokesman for the alliance announced the agreement today. He said it would allow international troops to work with Afghan forces to act against drug facilities that help fund the Taliban insurgency. He said any action will need the approval of all / involved nations.

Turkey's military says it launched air strikes in northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels, who were trying to cross the border. A military spokesman said today the rebels were detected while trying to sneak into Turkey, and that most of them were killed.

Israeli police are on high alert after a mixed Jewish-Arab town was hit by ethnic violence. Robert Berger has a
report from Jerusalem.



About 700 Israeli police have deployed in the historic Mediterranean coastal town of Acre, after clashes between Jews and Arabs damaged dozens of cars and shops. The violence erupted on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Jewish
calendars.

Residents
and police say an Arab drove his car through a Jewish neighborhood playing loud music, infuriating Jews observing the solemn Yom Kippur fast. It is customary not to drive in Israel on Yom Kippur. Jews threw stones at the car and beat the man, and as words spread about the incident, angry Arabs took to the streets. Since it was a high holy day, police were understaffed and it took a long time to deploy reinforcements. Police finally restored order using tear gas and water cannon. Robert Berger for VOA News, Jerusalem.

Taking a brief look at market activities. On Wall Street at this hour, US stock indexes are
way down once again. And major Asia-Pacific markets were lower at the close of / trade today.

I'm David Deforest, VOA News. More news on the internet at voanews. com. 
When things do not go your way, God has a plan for you.
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It's 15: 00 hours, Universal Time, and here is the news from the Voice of America.

I'm David Deforest from the VOA News Center in Washington.


Leaders of the world's largest economies confronted a global financial system in disarray today, as they gathered in Washington to cope with a plunging stock market, a frozen credit market, and fears the world is headed for a recession. Key European stock market indexes were down between 9 and 10 percent in afternoon trading. In Russia, financial regulators suspended trading on the country's two main indexes until further notice. Japan's Nikkei
Index was off nearly 10 percent at the close, the biggest one-day loss since 1987. Officials from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will meet with President Bush on Saturday. Mr. Bush today commented on the financial crisis.


"We'v seen the problems in the financial system are not isolated to the United States. They're also affecting other nations around the globe. So we're working closely with partners around the world to ensure that our actions are coordinated and effective. Tomorrow I'll meet with finance ministers from our partners in the G7, and the heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. “President Bush.

Fears that the global financial crisis is about to get worse have sent oil prices falling to less than $80 a barrel. The price of crude oil for future delivery fell more than $7 to $79. 57 a barrel during trading in New York today before easing upward again. Oil prices have now lost more than 10 percent just this week, and are down more than 45% since hitting a record high in July.


The Nobel Peace Price has been awarded to former Finnish president Martti Ahtisaari for his work negotiating peaceful solutions to conflicts from Namibia to Kosovo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement. "The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2008 to Martti Ahtisaari for his important efforts on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts.” The committee says the 71-year-old played a significant part in the establishment of Namibia's independence in 1990. More recently he crafted a plan for Kosovo to be granted internationally supervised independence, that plan
has now being implemented. He and an organization he founded also worked to facilitate peace in Iraq, Indonesia and Northern Ireland.

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in one of Pakistan's tribal regions near the Afghan border. Authorities say the bomber attacked a tribal council meeting in Orakzai district, long regarded as the most peaceful of Pakistan's seven semi-autonomous tribal regions.

NATO has agreed to grant a US request to allow direct attacks against Afghanistan's drug trade. The spokesman for the alliance announced the agreement today. He said it would allow international troops to work with Afghan forces to act against drug facilities that help fund the Taliban insurgency. He said any action will need the approval of all involved nations.

Turkey's military says it launched air strikes in northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels, who were trying to cross the border. A military spokesman said today the rebels were detected while trying to sneak into Turkey, and that most of them were killed.

Israeli police are on high alert after a mixed Jewish-Arab town was hit by ethnic violence. Robert Berger has a report from Jerusalem.



About 700 Israeli police have deployed in the historic Mediterranean coastal town of Acre, after clashes between Jews and Arabs damaged dozens of cars and shops. The violence erupted on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement
-- the holiest day on the Jewish calendars.

Residents and police say an Arab drove his car through a Jewish neighborhood playing loud music, infuriating Jews observing the solemn Yom Kippur fast. It is customary not to drive in Israel on Yom Kippur. Jews threw stones at the car and beat the man, and as words spread about the incident, angry Arabs took to the streets. Since it was a high holy day, police were understaffed and it took a long time to deploy reinforcements. Police finally restored order using tear gas and water cannon. Robert Berger for VOA News, Jerusalem.

Taking a brief look at market activities. On Wall Street at this hour, US stock indexes are way down once again. And major Asia-Pacific markets were lower at the close of trade today.

I'm David Deforest, VOA News. More news on the internet at voanews. com. 

 

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It's 15:00 hours, Universal Time, and here is the news from the Voice of America.

I'm David Deforest from the VOA News Center in Washington.

 

Leaders of the world's largest economies confronted a global financial system in disarray today, as they gathered in Washington to cope with a plunging stock market, a frozen credit market, and fears the world's headache for a recession. Key European stock market indexes were down between 9 and 10 percent in afternoon trading. In Russia, financial regulators suspended trading on the country's two main indexes until further notice. Japan's Nikkei index was off nearly ten percent of the close, the biggest one-day loss since 1987. Officials from the Group of Seven industrialize nations will meet with President Bush on Saturday. Mr. Bush today commented on the financial crisis. "We've seen the problems in the financial system are not isolated to the United States, they're also affecting other nations around the globe. So we're working closely with partners around the world to ensure that our actions are coordinated and effective. Tomorrow I'll meet with finance ministers of our partners in the G7, and heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank." President Bush.

 

Fears that the global financial crisis is about to get worse have sent oil prices falling to less than $80 a barrel. The price of crude oil for future delivery fell more than $7 to $79.57 a barrel during trading in New York today before easing upward again. Oil prices have now lost more than 10% just this week, and are down more than 45% since setting a record high in July.

 

The Nobel Peace Price has been awarded to former Finnish president Martti Ahtisaari for his work negotiating peaceful solutions to conflicts from Namibia to Kosovo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement. "The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2008 to Martti Ahtisaari for his important efforts on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts." The committee says the 71-year-old played a significant part in the establishment of Namibia's independence in 1990. More recently he cracked a plan for Kosovo to be granted internationally supervised independence. That plan is now being implemented. He and an organization he founded also worked to facilitate peace in Iraq, Indonesia and Northern Ireland.

 

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in one of Pakistan's tribal regions near the Afghan border. Authority say the bomber attacked a tribal council meeting in Or'kazi district, long regarded as the most peaceful of Pakistan's seven semiautonomous  tribal regions. 

 

NATO has agreed to grant a US request to allow direct attacks against Afghanistan's drug trade. The spokesman for the alliance announced the agreement today. He said it will allow international troops to work with Afghan forces to act against drug facilities that helped found the Taliban insurgency. He said any action will need the approval of all the involved nations.

 

Turkey's military says it's launched air strikes in northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels, who were trying to cross the border. A military spokesman said today the rebels were detected while trying to sneak into Turkey, and that most of them were killed. Israeli police are on high alert after a mixed Jewish-Arab town was hit by ethnic violence. Robert Berger as a reporter from Jerusalem.

 

About 700 Israeli police have deployed in the historic Mediterranean coastal town of Acre, after clashes between Jews and Arabs damaged dozens of cars and shops. The violence erupted on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the holyest day on the Jewish calendar.

 

Residents and police say an Arab drove his car through a Jewish neighborhood playing loud music, infuriating Jews observing the solemn Yom Kippur fast. It is customary not to drive in Israel on Yom Kippur. Jews threw stones at the car and beat the man, and as word spread about the incident, angry Arabs took to the streets. Since it was a high holy day, police were understaffed and it took a long time to deploy reinforcements. Police finally restored order using tear gas and water cannons. Robert Berger for VOA News, Jerusalem.

 

Taking a brief look at market activities. On Wall Street at this hour, US stock indexes are way down once again, and major Asia-Pacific markets were lower at the close of the trade today.

 

I'm David Deforest, VOA News, more news on the Internet at voanews.com.

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It's 15: 00 hours, Universal Time, and here is the news from the Voice of America.

I'm David Deforest from the VOA News Center in Washington.


Leaders of the world's largest economies confronted a global financial system in disarray today, as they gathered in Washington to cope with a plunging stock market, a frozen credit market, and fears the world is headed for a recession. Key European stock market indexes were down between 9 and 10 percent in afternoon trading. In Russia, financial regulators suspended trading on the country's two main indexes until further notice. Japan's Nikkei Index was off nearly 10 percent at the close, the biggest one-day loss since 1987. Officials from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will meet with President Bush on Saturday. Mr. Bush today commented on the financial crisis.

"
We've seen that problems in the financial system are not isolated to the United States. They're also affecting other nations around the globe. So we're working closely with partners around the world to ensure that our actions are coordinated and effective. Tomorrow I'll meet with the finance ministers from our partners in the G7, and the heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. “President Bush.

Fears that the global financial crisis is about to get worse have sent oil prices falling to less than $80 a barrel. The price of crude oil for future delivery fell more than $7 to $79. 57 a barrel during trading in New York today before easing upward again. Oil prices have now lost more than 10 percent just this week, and are down more than 45% since hitting a record high in July.

The Nobel Peace Price has been awarded to former Finnish
President
Martti Ahtisaari for his work negotiating peaceful solutions to conflicts from Namibia to Kosovo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement. "The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2008 to Martti Ahtisaari for his important efforts on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts.” The committee says the 71-year-old played a significant part in the establishment of Namibia's independence in 1990. More recently he crafted a plan for Kosovo to be granted internationally supervised independence, that plan has now been implemented. He and an organization he founded also work/ to facilitate peace in Iraq, Indonesia and Northern Ireland.

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in one of Pakistan's tribal regions near the Afghan border. Authorities say the bomber attacked a tribal council meeting in Orakzai district, long regarded as the most peaceful of Pakistan's seven semi-autonomous tribal regions.

NATO has agreed to grant a US request to allow direct attacks against Afghanistan's drug trade.
A spokesman for the alliance announced the agreement today. He said it would allow international troops to work with Afghan forces to act against drug facilities that help fund the Taliban insurgency. He said any action will need the approval of all of the
involved nations.

Turkey's military says it launched air strikes in northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels, who were trying to cross the border. A military spokesman said today the rebels were detected while trying to sneak into Turkey, and that most of them were killed.

Israeli police are on high alert after a mixed Jewish-Arab town was hit by ethnic violence. Robert Berger has a report from Jerusalem.

About 700 Israeli police have deployed in the historic Mediterranean coastal town of Acre, after clashes between Jews and Arabs damaged dozens of cars and shops. The violence erupted on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement -- the holiest day on the Jewish calendar
/
. Residents and police say an Arab drove his car through a Jewish neighborhood playing loud music, infuriating Jews observing the solemn Yom Kippur fast. It is customary not to drive in Israel on Yom Kippur. Jews threw stones at the car and beat the man, and as words spread about the incident, angry Arabs took to the streets. Since it was a high holy day, police were understaffed and it took a long time to deploy reinforcements. Police finally restored order using tear gas and water cannon. Robert Berger for VOA News, Jerusalem.

Taking a brief look at market activities. On Wall Street at this hour,
US stock indexes are way down once again. And major Asia-Pacific markets were lower at the close of trade today.

I'm David Deforest, VOA News. More news on the internet at voanews. com. 

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今天好多人啊,我再小改一处^-^

It's 15: 00 hours, Universal Time, and here is the news from the Voice of America.

I'm David Deforest from the
VOA News Center in Washington.


Leaders of the world's largest economies confronted a global financial system in disarray today, as they gathered in Washington to cope with a plunging stock market, a frozen credit market, and fears the world is headed for a recession. Key European stock market indexes were down between 9 and 10 percent in afternoon trading. In Russia, financial regulators suspended trading on the country's two main indexes until further notice. Japan's Nikkei Index was off nearly 10 percent at the close, the biggest one-day loss since 1987. Officials from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will meet with President Bush on Saturday. Mr. Bush today commented on the financial crisis.

"
We've seen that problems in the financial system are not isolated to the United States. They're also affecting other nations around the globe. So we're working closely with partners around the world to ensure that our actions are coordinated and effective. Tomorrow I'll meet with the finance ministers from our partners in the G7, and the heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. “President Bush.

Fears that the global financial crisis is about to get worse have sent oil prices falling to less than $80 a barrel. The price of crude oil for future delivery fell more than $7 to $79.57 a barrel during trading in New York today before easing upward again. Oil prices have now lost more than 10 percent just this week, and are down more than 45% since hitting a record high in July.


The Nobel Peace Pri
ze has been awarded to former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari for his work negotiating peaceful solutions to conflicts from Namibia to Kosovo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement. "The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2008 to Martti Ahtisaari for his important efforts on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts.” The committee says the 71-year-old played a significant part in the establishment of Namibia's independence in 1990. More recently he crafted a plan for Kosovo to be granted internationally supervised independence, that plan has now been implemented. He and an organization he founded also work to facilitate peace in Iraq, Indonesia and Northern Ireland.

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in one of Pakistan's tribal regions near the Afghan border. Authorities say the bomber attacked a tribal council meeting in Orakzai district, long regarded as the most peaceful of Pakistan's seven semi-autonomous tribal regions.

NATO has agreed to grant a US request to allow direct attacks against Afghanistan's drug trade. A spokesman for the alliance announced the agreement today. He said it would allow international troops to work with Afghan forces to act against drug facilities that help fund the Taliban insurgency. He said any action will need the approval of all of the involved nations.

Turkey's military says it launched air strikes in northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels, who were trying to cross the border. A military spokesman said today the rebels were detected while trying to sneak into Turkey and that most of them were killed.

Israeli police are on high alert after a mixed Jewish-Arab town was hit by ethnic violence. Robert Berger has a report from Jerusalem.

About 700 Israeli police have deployed in the historic Mediterranean coastal town of Acre, after clashes between Jews and Arabs damaged dozens of cars and shops. The violence erupted on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement -- the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Residents and police say an Arab drove his car through a Jewish neighborhood playing loud music, infuriating Jews observing the solemn Yom Kippur fast. It is customary not to drive in Israel on Yom Kippur. Jews threw stones at the car and beat the man, and as words spread about the incident, angry Arabs took to the streets. Since it was a high holy day, police were understaffed and it took a long time to deploy reinforcements. Police finally restored order using tear gas and water cannon. Robert Berger for VOA News, Jerusalem.

Taking a brief look at market activities. On Wall Street at this hour,
US stock indexes are way down once again. And major Asia-Pacific markets were lower at the close of trade today.

I'm David Deforest, VOA News. More news on the internet at voanews. com. 

 

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It's 15: 00 hours, Universal Time, and here is the news from the Voice of America.

I'm David Deforest from the
aVOA News Center in Washington.


Leaders of the world's largest economies confronted a global financial system in disarray today, as they gathered in Washington to cope with a plunging stock market, a frozen credit market, and fears the world is headed for a recession. Key European stock market indexes were down between 9 and 10 percent in afternoon trading. In Russia, financial regulators suspended trading on the country's two main indexes until further notice. Japan's Nikkei
index was off nearly 10 percent at the close, the biggest one-day loss since 1987. Officials from the Group of Seven industrialized nations will meet with President Bush on Saturday. Mr. Bush today commented on the financial crisis.

"
We've seen that problems in the financial system are not isolated to the United States. They're also affecting other nations around the globe. So we're working closely with partners around the world to ensure that our actions are coordinated and effective. Tomorrow I'll meet with the finance ministers from our partners in the G7, and the heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. “President Bush.

Fears that the global financial crisis is about to get worse have sent oil prices falling to less than $80 a barrel. The price of crude oil for future delivery fell more than $7 to $79.57 a barrel during trading in New York today before easing upward again. Oil prices have now lost more than 10 percent just this week, and are down more than 45% since hitting a record high in July.


The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari for his w
ork negotiating peaceful solutions to conflicts from Namibia to Kosovo. The Norwegian Nobel Committee made the announcement. "The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2008 to Martti Ahtisaari for his important efforts on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts.” The committee says the 71-year-old played a significant part in the establishment of Namibia's independence in 1990. More recently he crafted a plan for Kosovo to be granted internationally supervised independence, that plan has now been implemented. He and an organization he founded also work to facilitate peace in Iraq, Indonesia and Northern Ireland.

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens of others in one of Pakistan's tribal regions near the Afghan border. Authorities say the bomber attacked a tribal council meeting in Orakzai district, long regarded as the most peaceful of Pakistan's seven semi-autonomous tribal regions.

NATO has agreed to grant a US request to allow direct attacks against Afghanistan's drug trade. A spokesman for the alliance announced the agreement today. He said it would allow international troops to work with Afghan forces to act against drug facilities that help fund the Taliban insurgency. He said any action will need the approval of all of the involved nations.

Turkey's military says it launched air strikes in northern Iraq against Kurdish rebels, who were trying to cross the border. A military spokesman said today the rebels were detected while trying to sneak into Turkey and that most of them were killed.

Israeli police are on high alert after a mixed Jewish-Arab town was hit by ethnic violence. Robert Berger has a report from Jerusalem.

About 700 Israeli police have deployed in the historic Mediterranean coastal town of Acre, after clashes between Jews and Arabs damaged dozens of cars and shops. The violence erupted on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement -- the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Residents and police say an Arab drove his car through a Jewish neighborhood playing loud music, infuriating Jews observing the solemn Yom Kippur fast. It is customary not to drive in Israel on Yom Kippur. Jews threw stones at the car and beat the man, and as
word spread about the incident, angry Arabs took to the streets. Since it was a high holy day, police were understaffed and it took a long time to deploy reinforcements. Police finally restored order using tear gas and water cannon. Robert Berger for VOA News, Jerusalem.

Taking a brief look at market activities. On Wall Street at this hour,
US stock indexes are way down once again. And major Asia-Pacific markets were lower at the close of trade today.

I'm David Deforest, VOA News. More news on the internet at voanews. com.

究竟是Japan's Nikkei index 还是Japan's Nikkei Index 呢,上网查了下,两种都有。请帮忙下。Thanks!
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