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BBC News with Iain Purdon

European Union finance ministers have accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries which run up too much debt. At a meeting in Brussels on to how to tackle the current financial crisis caused by large state debts and falling confidence in the euro, the ministers agreed to a German call for budget deficits to be brought under control. From Brussels, here is Ben Shaw

Europe’s finance ministers have finely indicated how they will try to avoid the debt crisis that Greece has dragged much of the Continent into. Amongst other measures, ministers will create a crisis mechanism designed to deal with another EU country that finds itself unable to pay its debts. Stronger economic governance will also ensure countries are honest about their budget numbers. In presenting the results of this first taskforce meeting, the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy emphasized that although the process had only just began, there was a strong political view to improve the management at the European economy.

A car bomb in Iraq has killed at least 20 people at a market in a town north of Baghdad; and police said more than 15 people were wounded in the attack. Jim Muir reports from Baghdad.

The bomb went off in the early evening in the mainly Shia town of Khalis about 80km north of Baghdad. The car containing the explosives had been parked in front of a café in a busy street market. It was detonated at a time when the area was sure to be crowded with people taking advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day. Such indiscriminate attacks against Shia areas have been a feature of the recent violence, apparently aimed at provoking a sectarian reaction against Sunnis.

The Education Board in the US State of Texas is due to vote on proposed changes to the school curriculum which critics say will politicize teaching. Religious republicans on the Board have been accused of trying to force their ring-wing views into textbooks, but they say they’re trying to correct an existing liberal bias. James Reed reports.

The Texas Education Board has become the latest battleground in the ideological struggle between liberals and conservatives. The proposals are being debated include teaching that the United Nations could be a threat to American freedom and that the Founding Fathers may not have intended a complete separation of church and state. They could also revise the way slavery and the Civil Rights Movement are covered. The Board’s decisions won’t just affect how nearly 5 million students in Texas are taught, that also set a template for textbooks that could be used across the entire Untied States.

The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in China where she is expected to try to persuade the government to take a more critical approach to North Korea for the sinking of a South Korean warship. Earlier she said the evidence that the ship are being struck by a North Korean torpedo was overwhelming and scientific. An action against North Korea at the UN will require China’s backing.

World News from the BBC

The Obama administration has defended itself against accusations that it hasn’t done enough to deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. At a news conference, President Obama’s spokesman Robert Gibbs said they had applied the utmost pressure on BP which is struggling to contain the spill.

“We have taken every step; we have pushed relentlessly for BP to do what is necessary to contain what is leaking (and) to deal with both the environmental and the economic impacts of what as the president said today is unquestionably a disaster.”

Morocco has defended its decision to expel a number of westerners over the pass few months. The government accused them of trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. Our religious affairs correspondent Christopher Landau reports.

The morocco constitution defends freedom of worship for non-Muslim citizens, but attempting to convert Muslims to other faiths is against the law. Ahmed Toufik, the Moroccan minister for Islam affairs told the Reuters News Agency that the expelled foreigners have been undermining public order. He said that some hide their proselytism and religious activism under the guides of other activities.

Prosecutors at a trial in France arising from the crash of an Air France concorde in Paris ten years ago have asked for a suspended prison term for the former head of plane’s development program Henri Perrier; Mr Perrier had said he would not accept being held responsible.

Leaders of the Olympic and World Anti-doping organizations have challenged the American cyclist Floyd Landis who produced hard evidence to back up his claim that the seven-time winner of Tour de France winner Lance Amstrong took performance-enhancing drugs. The President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge said Landis couldn’t condemn Amstrong without proof.

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european union finance ministers accepted the need for sanctions against ill countries which run up too much debt.at the meeting in brazil on how to tackle the current financial crisis caused by large debt falling confidence in the euro.the ministers agreet to what a german call for budget deficits to be brought on the control.
europe's financial ministers finally indicated how they would try to avoid the debt crisis the greece drag too much to continent into.amongst other measures ministers would creat a crisis mechanism designing to deal with another e country. the finance itself is unable to pay its debts.stronger economic government will also ensure country's honest about that budget numbers.in presenting without the first task force meeting,the president to the european council xxx emphasised that although the process had only just begun.there was a strong political will to improve the management of the european economy.
a car bomb in iraq has killed at least twenty people at a market in the town north of bagdad.and police said more than fifty people will wound in the attack.
the bomb went off in the early evening in the mainly at town of halis about eighty kilometers north of bagdad.the car containing this explosives had been parked in front of a cafe in the busy street market.it was designated at the time when the area was sured to be crowded with people,taking advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day.such attacks against xx area have been featured the recent violence,apondly aimed the provoking a sectarian action against xxx.



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BBC News with Iain Purton.

European Union Finance Ministers have accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries which ran up too much debt. At a meeting in Brussels on how to tackle the current financial crisis caused by large state debts and falling confidence in the euro, the ministers agreed to a German call for budget deficits to be brought under control. From Brussels, here is Ben Shaw.

Europe’s Finance Ministers have finally indicated how they would try to avoid the debt crisis that Greece has dragged much of the continent into. Amongst other measures, ministers will create a crisis mechanism designed to deal with another EU country that finds itself unable to pay its debts. Stronger economic governments will also ensure countries are honest about their budget numbers. In presenting the results of this first task force meeting, the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, emphasized that although the crisis had only just begun, there was a strong political will to improve the management of the European economy.

A car bomb in Iraq has killed at least 20 people at a market in a town north of Baghdad. And police said more than 50 people were wounded in the attack. Jim Mill reports from Baghdad.

The bomb went off in the early evening in the mainly Shia town of Khalis about 80 kilometres north of Baghdad. The car containing the explosives had been parked in front of a café in a busy street market. It was detonated at a time when the area was sure to be crowded with people taking advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day. Such indiscriminative attacks against Shia areas have been a feature of recent violence apparently aimed provoking a sectarian reaction against Sunnis.

The Education Board in the US state of Texas is due to votes on proposed changes to the school curriculum which critics say will politicized teaching. Religious Republicans on the board have been accused of trying to force their right-wing views into text books, but they say they’re trying to correct the existing liberal bias. James Rige reports.

The Texas Education Board has become the latest battleground in the ideological struggle between Liberals and Conservatives. The proposals being debated include teaching that United Nations could be a threat to American freedom, and that the founding fathers may not have intended a complete separation of church and state. They could also revise the way slavery and the civil rights movement covered. The Board’s decisions won’t just affect whole nearly 5 million students in Texas at all, but also set a template for text books that could be used across the entire United States.


The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in China where she is expected to try to persuade the government to take a more critical approach to North Korea for the sinking of a South Korean warship. Earlier, she said the evidence that the ship had been struck by a North Korean torpedo was overwhelming and scientific, and the action against North Korea at the UN will require China’s backing.

World News from the BBC.

The Obama administration has defended itself against accusations that it hasn’t done enough to deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. At a news conference, President Obama’s spokesman Robert Gates said they have applied the utmost pressure on BP which is struggling to contain the spill.

“We have taken every step. We have pushed relentlessly for BP to do what is necessary to contain what is leaking to deal with both environmental and economic impacts of, what as the president say today, is unquestionably a disaster.”

Morocco has defended its decision to expel a number of westerners over the past few months. The government accused them of trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. Our religious affairs correspondent Christ Lando reports.

The Morocco constitution defends freedom of worship for non-Muslim citizens, but attempting to convert Muslims to other faith is against the law. Ahmed Toufig, the Moroccan Minister for Islamic Affairs, told the Reuters news agency that its expelled foreigners had been undermining public order. He said that some hide their proselytism and religious activism under the guides of other activities.

Prosecutors of the trial in France arising from the crash of an Air France Concorde in Paris ten years ago have asked for a suspended prison term for the former head of the plane’s development programme Henry Perriay. Mr. Perriay has said he would not accept being held responsible.

Leaders of the Olympic and the World Anti-doping Organizations have challenged the American cyclist Floid Landis to produce hard evidence to back up his claim that the seven-time winner of the Tour De France Lance Armstrong took performance enhancing drugs. The President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge said Landis couldn’t condemn Armstrong without proof.

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BBC news with Ane Perton
European Union Finance ministers accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries which run up too much debt. At a meeting in Brussels on how to tackle the current financial crisis, caused by large dead debts and falling confidence in the Euro, the ministers agree to a German call for budget deficits to be brought up the control. from Brussels here is Ben Shore.
Europe’s financial ministers have finally indicated how they would try to avoid the debt crisis, the Greece has struck much of the continent into. Among the other mentions, ministers would create a cirsis mechanisam designed to deal with another E country who finds itself unable to pay their debts. Strong economic governance will essential contries’ honesty about their budget numbers. In presenting themselves to the first tough 4th meeting, the president to the European Counsil Hamon Van Ronpoy emphasized that although the cirsis had just begun, there’s a strong political will to improve the management of European economy.

A car bomb in Iraq has at least killed 20 people at a market on the town north of Baghdad. police said  more than 50 people were wound in the attack. Jermil reports from Baghdad.
The bomb went off in the early evening in the Miglisher, town of Haleis, about 80 kilometers north of Baghdad. The car containing explosives had been parked in the front of a Cafe in a busy street market. It was designated at the time when the area would sure be crowded with people, taking advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day. Such occurrence attacks against Shiah was featured the recent violence, …aimed at provoking a … reaction against Sunnites.

The education board in the US state Texas due to votes on proposed changes to school curriculum which critics say will politicize teaching. Religious Republicans on the board have been accussed of trying to force their right-wing views into text books, but they say they are trying to correct the existing liberal bias. David reports.
The Texas education board has became the latest battle ground in the ideological struggle between the Liberals and the Conservatives. The proposals being debated include that teaching the US could be a therat to American freedom, and those founding fathers may not have intended a complete separation of church and state. They can also revise the way slavery and civil rights movements are covered. The board’s decisions want to just affect nearly 5 million students in Texas are taught. Thay also said …for text books that could be used across the entire US.

The US secretary of the state Hillary Clinton has arrived in China where she is expected to try to sway the government to take a more critical approach to North Korea for the thinking of the South Korea warship. Earlier she said the evidence that the ship has been struck by North Korean torpedo was overwhelming and scientific. And the action against North Korea of the UN will require China’s backing.

World news from the BBC.

The Obama administration has defended itself against accusations that they haven’t done enough to deal with the massive oil spil in the Gulf of Mexico. At the news conference, president Obama’s spokesman Robert Gifts said that they’d applied the utmost pressure on BP which is struggling to contain this spill.
We have taken every step, we’ve pushed relentlessly for BP to do what is necessary, to contain what is leaking, to deal with both the environmental and the ecnomic impacts of what is the presidency today is what is unquestionably a disaster.

Morocco has defended his decision to expel a number of westerners over the past few months. The government accused them of trying to convert muslins to Christanity. Our religious affairs correspodent Critofe Lando reports.
The Morocco constitution defends freedom worship of non-Muslin citizens, but the attempt to convert Muslins to other faiths is against the law. Ahkeman Tofeek, the Morocco minister for Islamic affairs, told the Reuters news agency that its expel of foreigners had been undermining public order. He said that some hide that … and religious activism were under the guise of other activitises.

Prosecutors on a trial in France arising from the crash of an air France Concord in Paris ten years ago have asked for an suspending prison term for the former head of the planes development program on repairing. Mr. Pariater said he would’t accept of being irresponsible.

Leaders of the Olympic world anti-doping organizations have challenged the American cyclist Floyd Landers to produce hard evidence to back up his claim that the 7- time winner of the Tour De France Lens Armstrong to  perfromance of enhancing drugs. The presdient of the International Olympic Committee Jacque Rogge said Landers couldn’t comdemn Armstrong without proof..
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BBC news with Ian Purton
European Union finance ministers have accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries which run up two much debt. At a meeting in Brussels on how to tackle the current financial crisis caused by large state debts and falling confidence in the Europe, the ministers agree to a German call for budget deficits to be brought under control. From Brussels, here is Ben Shaw.
Europe’s finance ministers have finally indicated how they would try to avoid the debt crisis the Greece’s dragged much of the continent into. Amongst other measures, ministers would create a crisis mechanism designed to deal with another EU country. They find itself unable to pay its debts. Stronger economic governance will also insure countries are honest about their budget numbers. In presenting results of this first task force meeting, the president of European council Hemon Van Rompoy emphasized that although the crisis had only just begun, there was a strong political will to improve the management with European economy.
A car bomb in Iraq has killed at least 20 people at a market in a town north of Bagdad. The police said more than 50 people were wounded in the attack. Jim Miral reports from Bagdad.
The bomb went off in the early evening in the Miglisher, town of Haleis, about 80 kilometers north of Bagdad. The car containing the explosives had been parked in front of a café in the busy street market. It was designated at the time when the area was sure to be crowded with people, taking advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day. Such indiscriminate attacks against Shiah areas have been a feature of the recent violence apparently aimed at provoking a sectarian reaction against Sunnites.
The education board in the US state of Texas is due to vote on propose changes to the school curriculum, which critics say will politicize teaching. Religious republicans on the board have been accused of trying to force their right wing views into text books, but they say they are trying to correct existing liberal bias. James Rich reports.
The Texas education board has become the latest battle ground in the ideological struggle between Liberals and Conservatives. The proposal’s being debated including teaching that UN could be a threat to American freedom and that the founding fathers may not have intended a complete separation of church and state. They could also revise the way slavery in the civil rights movement covered. The board’s decisions won’t just affect how nearly 5 million students in Texas at all, but also set the template for text books that could be used to cross the entire US.
The US secretary of state Hilary Clinton has arrived in China where she’s expected to try to persuade the government to take more critical approach to North Korea for the sinking of a South Korea warship. Earlier, she said the evidence that the ship had been struck by a North Korean torpedo was overwhelming and scientific and the action against North Korea at the UN will require China’s backing.
World news from the BBC
The Obama administration has defended itself against the accusations that it hasn’t done enough to deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. At a news conference, president Obama spokesman Robert Gibbs said they had applied the utmost pressure on BP, which is struggling to contain the spill.
“We have taken every step. We have pushed relentlessly for BP to do what is necessary to contain what is leaking, to deal with those environmental and economic impacts of what as the president said today is unquestionably a disaster.”
Morocco has defended its decision to expel a number of westerners over past few months. The government accused them of trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. Our religious affairs correspondent Christopher Lando reports.
The Moroccan constitution defends freedom of worship for non-Muslim citizens but attempting to convert Muslims to other faiths is against the law. Ahmond Tufic the Moroccan minister for Islamic affairs told Reuter’s news agency that expelled foreigners had been undermining public order. He said that some hide their proselytism and religious activism under the guide of other activities.
Prosecutors of the trial in France arising from the crash of an Air France Concorde in Paris ten years ago have asked for a suspended prison term for the former head of the plane’s development program Henry Perrier. Mr. Perrier has said he would not accept being held responsible.
Leaders of the Olympic and the world anti-doping organizations have challenged the American cyclist Floyd Landis to produce hard evidence to back up his claim that the 7 time winner of the Tour De France Lance Armstrong took performance-enhancing drugs. The president of the international Olympic Committee Jacque Rogue said Landis couldn’t condemn Armstrong with out proof.
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BBC News with Iain Purdon



European Union Finance Ministers have accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries which run up too much debt.  At a meeting in Brussels on tackle the current finance crisis caused by large state debts and falling confidence in the Euro, the ministers agree to a German call for budget deficits to be brought under control.  From Brussels, here is Ben Shore.



Europe's finance ministers have finally indicated how they would try to avoid the debt crisis the Greece has dragged much of the continent into.  Amongst other measures ministers will create a crisis mechanism designed to deal with another EU country that finds itself unable to pay its debts.  Stronger economic governance will insure countries are honest about their budget numbers.  In presenting the results of this first task force meeting, the president of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy emphasized that although the process had only just begun, there was a strong political will to improve the management of the European economy.  



A car bomb in Iraq has killed at least 20 people at a market in a town north of Baghdad and police said more than 50 people were wounded in the attack.  Jim Muir reports from Baghdad.  



The bomb went off in the early evening in the mainly Shiite town of Khalis about 80 kilometres north of Baghdad.  The car containing the explosives have been parked in front of a cafe in a busy street market.  It was detonated at a time when the area was sure to be crowded with people, taking advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day.  Such indiscriminate attacks against Shiite areas have been a feature of the recent violence,apparently aimed at provoking a sectarian reaction against Sunnies.  



The education board in the US state of Texas is due to vote on propose changes to the school curriculum, which critics say will politicize teaching.  Religious Republicans on the board have been accused of trying to force their right-wing views into textbooks.   But they say they are trying to correct an existing liberal bias.  James Reed reports.  



The Texas education board has become the latest battle ground in the ideological struggles between Liberals and Conservatives.  The proposals being debated include teaching that United Nations could be threat to American freedom and that the founding fathers may not have intended a complete separation of church and state.  They could also revise the way slavery and civil rights movements are covered.  The board's decision's watched as the fact how nearly five million students in Texas at all.  That also set a template for textbooks that could be used across he entire United States.  



The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in China where she is expected to try to persuade the government to take more critical approach to North Korea for the sinking of a South Korean warship.  Earlier she said the evidence that ship'd been struck by a North Korean torpedo was overwhelming and scientific and the action against North Korea at the UN would require China's backing.  World News from the BBC.



The Obama administration has defended itself against accusations that it hadn't enough to deal with the massive oil in the Gulf of Mexico.  At a news conference, president Obama spokesman Robert Gibbs said they had applied the utmost pressure on BP which is struggling to contain the spill.  



"We have taken every step.  We have pushed relentlessly for BP to do what is necessary, to contain what is leaking, to deal with both environmental and economic impact of what as the president said today is unquestionably a disaster."



Morocco has defended its decision to expel a number of westerners over the past few months.  The government accused them of convert Muslims to Christianity.  Our religious affairs correspondent Christopher Randall reports.



The Moroccan constitution defends freedom of worship for non-Muslim citizens, but it attempting to convert Muslims to other fates is against the law.  Ahmed Taoufiq, the Moroccan minister of Islamic Affairs, told the Reuter's News Agency that expelled foreigners had been undermining public order.  He said that some hide their proselytism and religious activisim under the guise of other activities.



Prosecutors at a trial in France arising from the crash of an Air France Concorde in Paris 20 years, have asked for suspended prison term for the format ahead of the plane's development of programme on reparing.  Mr. Perrier, he said he would not accept being how to responsible.   



Leaders of the Olympic and World Anti-Doping Organizations have chanllenged the American cyclist Floyd Landis to produce hard evidence to back up his claim that the 7-time-winner of the Tour De France Lance Armstrong took performance-enhancing drugs.  The president of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge said Landis couldn't condemn Armstrong without proof.



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BBC news with Iain Purdon.

European Union finance ministers have accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries which run up too much debt. As a meeting in Brussels on how to tackle the current financial crisis, caused by large state-debts and falling confidence in the euro, the ministers have agreed to a German call for the budget deficit to be brought under control. From Brussels, here's Ben Shaw.

Europe's finance ministers have finally indicated how they will try to avoid the debt crisis that Greece has dragged much of the continent into. Among other measures, the ministers would create a crisis mechanism designed to deal with another EU country who finds itself unable to pay its debts. Stronger economic governance would also ensure countries are honest about their budget numbers. In presenting results of this first task-forced meeting, the president of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, emphasized that although the process had only just began, there was a strong political will to improve the management of the European economy.

A car bomb in Iraq has killed at least 20 people at a market in a town north of Bagdad. The police said more than 50 people were wounded in the attack. Jim Muir reports from Bagdad.

The bomb went off in the early evening, in the mainly Shiite town of Hallis, about 80 km north of Bagdad. The car containing the explosives had been parked in front of a cafe in a busy street market. It was detonated at a time when the area was shortly crowded with people, taking advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day. Such in-discriminative attacks against Shiite areas has been a feature of the recent violence, apparently aimed at provoking a secterian reaction against Sunnis.

The education board in the US state of Texas is due to votes on proposed changes to the school curriculum, which, critics say, will politicize teaching. Religious Republicans on the board have been accused of trying to force their right-wing views into text books. But they say they are trying to correct the existing liberal bias. James Reed reports.

The Texas education board has become the latest battle ground in the idealogical struggle between the Liberals and the Conservatives. The proposal being debated include teaching that the United Nations could be a threat to American freedom, and that the founding fathers may not had intended a complete separation of church and state. They could also revive the way slavery in the Civil Rights Movement recovered. The board's decisions won't just affect how the nearly 5m students in Texas are taught, but also set a template for textbooks could be used across the entire United States.

The US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has arrived in China, where she is expected to try to persuade the government to take a more critical approach to North Korea for the sinking of the South Korean warship. Earlier she said the evidence that the ship had been struck by a North Korean torpedo was overwhelming and scientific. And the action against North Korea of the UN would require China's backing.

World News from the BBC.

The Obama Administration has defended itself against accusations that it hasn't done enough to deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. At a news conference, President Obama's spokesman, Robert Gibbs, said that they have applied the utmost pressure on BP, which is struggling to contain the spill. We have taken every step. We have pushed relentlessly for BP to do what is necessary to contain what is leaking, to deal with both environmental and economic impacts of what, as the president said today, is unquestionably a disaster.

Morocco has defended its decisions to expel a number of westerners over the past few months. The government has accused them of trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. Our religious affairs correspondent, Christopher Landau, reports.

The Moroccan constitution defends freedom of worship for its non-Muslim citizens, but attempting to convert Muslims to other fates is against law. xxx xxx, the Moroccan minister for Islamic affairs, told the Reuters news agency that the expelled foreigners had been undermining public order. He said that some hide their pxxxxtism and religious activism under the guise of other activities.

Prosecutors of the trial in France, arising from the crash of an Air France Concorde in Paris ten years ago, have asked for a suspended prison term for the former head of the plane's development programme, Henri Perrier. Mr.Perrier had said he would not accept being held responsible.

Leaders of the Olympic world-leading anti-doping organizations have challenged the American Cyclist, Floyd Landis, to produce hard evidence to backup his claim that 7-time winner of the Tour de France, Lance Armstrong, took performance-enhancing drugs. The president of the International Olympic Committee, Jacques Rogge, said Landis couldn't condemn Armstrong without proof.

BBC news.

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BBC news with Ane Perton.

European Union Finance minister has accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries with runup too much debt at a meeting in Brussels on how to tackle the current financial crisis caused by large dead debts in falling confidence in the euro. The minister has agreed to a German call for budget deficit to be brought under control. From Brussels, here's Den.

Europe finance minister has finally indicated how they would try to avoid the debt crisis that Greece has judge much of the confidence into. A month after measures, minister will create a crisis mechanism designed to deal with another EU country to find some unable to pay its debts. Stronger economical governors with all central countries are honest with their budget numbers. In presenting these results of the first taskforce meeting, the president to the European Council Herman Van Rompuy emphasized that although the process had only just began, there's a strong political will to improve the management of the European economy.

A car bomb in Iraq has killed at least 20 people at a market in the town north of Bagdad. And police said more than 50 people were wounded in the attack. Jim Muir reports from Bagdad.

The bombing went off in the early morning, in the mainly Shia town of Khalis, about 80 killometers north of Bagadad. The car containing the explosives has been parked in the front of a cafe in the busy street market. It was detonated at the time when the area was short to be crowded with people taking advantage of the eveving cool after the heat of the day. Such an indiscriminative attack against Shia areas have been a feature of the recent violence, apparently aimed at provoking a sectarian reaction against Sunnis.

The education board in the US state of Texas is due to vote on the prososal changes to the school curriculum which critics say will politicise teaching. Religious Republicans on the board have been accused of trying to force their rights on view into the textbooks but they say they are trying to correct existing liberal bias. Rajesh reports.

The Texas education board has become the latest battle ground in the ideological struggle between Liberals and Conservatives. The proposal has been debated including  teaching that United Nations can be a threat to American freedom. And the Founding Fathers may not have intended a complete separation of church and state. They could also revise the way of slavery and the civil rights movement covered. The board's decision will not only effect how nearly five million students in Texas at all, they also set a template for textbooks that could be used across entire United States.

The US secretary of state Hilliary Clinton has arrived in China where she's expected to try to persuade the government to take a more critical approach to North Korea for the thinking of South Korea's warship. Earlier she said the evidence showed that the ship have been struck by a North Korean torpedo was overwhelming and scientific. And the action against North Korea at the UN will require China's backing.

World news from the BBC.

The Obama Administration has defended itself accusation that it hasn't done enough to deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. At a news conference, president Obama's spokesman Robert Gilles said they had applied the utmost pressure on BP which is struggling to contain this spill.

We have taken every step, we have pushed relentlessly for BP to do what's necessary, to contain what is leaking to deal with both environmental and economical impacts of what as the president said today is unquestionable a disaster.

Morocco has defended his decision to expel a number of westerners over the past few months. The government accused them of trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. Our religious affairs correspondent Christopher Landor reports.

The Morocco constitution defends freedom of worship for non-Muslim citizens but attempting to convert Muslims to other faiths is against the law. Argument to feck the Morocco administer for Islamic says told the Reuters news agency that it expel foreigners has been undermining public order. He said that some hide their politisim and  religious activisms under the guides of other activities.

Prosecutors said the trial in France arising from the crash of an air France Concaold in Paris a year ago have asked for suspended prison terms for the former head of planes development program on Reparia. Mr Reparia said he would not accepted being held responsible.

Leaders of the Olympic anti, a world anti-doping organisation has challenged the American cyclists Florid Atlanta's produced  hard evidents to back up his claim that seven-time winner of the total France L took performance in H. The president of the international Olympic A said Atlanta could not condemn A without proof.

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BBC News with Iain Purdon.

1.  European Union finance ministers accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries which run up too much debt. At a meeting in Brussels on how to tackle the current financial crisis caused by large state debts and falling confidence in the Euro. The ministers agree to a German call for budget deficits to be brought under control. From Brussels, here is Ben Shaw.

Europe’s finance ministers have finally indicated how they would try to avoid the debt crisis that Greece has dragged much of the continent into.  Among other measures, ministers would create a crisis machanism designed to deal with another EU country that finds itself unable to pay its debts.  Stronger economic governance will also ensure countries are honest about their budget numbers. In presenting results of his first task force meeting, the president of European council  Herman Van Rompuy emphasized that although the crisis has only just began, there was a strong political will to improve the management of the European economy.

2. A car bomb in Iraq has killed at least 20 people at a market in the town north of Bagdad. Police said more than 50 people were wounded in the attack. Jim Muir reports from Bagdad.
The bomb went off in the early evening in a mainly Shiite town of Khalis about 80 kilometers north of Bagdad. The car containing the explosives had been parked in front of the cafe in a busy street market.  It was detonated at a time when the area was sure to be crowded with people, taking advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day.  Such indiscriminate attacks against Shiite areas have been the features of the recent violence, apparently aimed at provoking a sectarian reaction against Sunnis.

3. The education board in the US state of Texas is due to vote on propose changes to the school curriculum which critics say will politicize teaching. Religious Republicans on the board are being accused of trying to force their rightwing views into textbooks. But they say they are trying to correct the existing liberal bias. James Reed reports.

The Texas education board has become the latest battle ground in the ideological struggle between Liberals and Conservatives. The proposals being debated include teaching of the United Nations could be a threat to American freedom and the founding fathers may not have intended to a complete separation of church and state. They could also revise the way slavery and the Civil rights movement are covered. The board's decision won't just affect nearly 5 million students in Texas are taught, they also set a template for textbooks that could be used across the entire United States.

4. The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in China where she is expected to try to persuade the government to take a more critical approach to North Korea for the sinking of a South Korean warship. Earlier she said the evidence of the ship of being struck by a North Korean torpedo was overwhelming and scientific.  Any action against North Korea of the UN will require China's backing.

World news from the BBC.

5. The Obama’s administration has defended itself against accusations that it hasn’t done enough to deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. At a news conference, President Obama’s spokesman Robert Gibbs said they had applied the utmost pressure on BP which is struggling to contain the spill.

We have taken every step, we have pushed relentlessly for BP to do what is necessary to contain what is leaking, to deal with both environmental and economic impacts of what, as the president said today, is unquestionably a disaster.

6. Morocco has defended its decision to expel a number of westerners over the past few months. The government accused them of trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. Our religious affair correspondent Christopher Landor reports.

The Morocco constitution defends freedom of worship for non-Muslim citizens, but attempting to convert Muslims to other fates is against the law. Ahmed Toufiq, the Morocco Minister through Islamic affairs told the Reuters News Agency that its expelled foreigner had been undermining public order. He said that some hide their post-liberalism and religious activism under the guise of other activities.

7. Prosecutors of the trial in France arising from the crash of Air France Concorde in Paris ten years ago have asked for a suspended prison term for the former head of the plane’s development program Henri Perrier. Mr. Perrier said he would not accept being held responsible.

8. Leaders of the Olympic world anti-doping organizations have challenged the American cyclist Floyd Landis to produce hard evidence to back up his claim that the 7-time winner of the tour of France Lance Armstrong took performance in enhancing drugs. The president of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge said Landis couldn’t condemn Armstrong without proof, BBC news.


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European Union's Finance Minister has accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries which ran up too much in debt. As a meeting in Brussels on how to tackle the current financial crisis caused by large state debts and falling confidence in the Euro, the ministers agree to a German call for budget deficits to be brought onto control. From Brussels here in Ban Shore.

“Europe financial ministers have finally indicated how they would try to avoid the debt crisis the Greece has drag too munch the continent into. Amongst other measures, ministers would create a crisis mechanism design to deal with another EU country who finds itself unable to pay its debts. Stronger economic governance will also censure countries are honest to about their budget numbers. In presenting the results of this first task force meeting, the president of the European Council Hamon Van Ronpoy emphasis that although the crisis had only just began, there is a strong political will to improve the management to the European economy.“

A car bomb in Iraq has killed at least 20 people at a market in the town north of Baghdad. And police said more than 50 people will wounded in the attack. Jermill reports form Baghdad.

The bomb went off in the early evening in the Miglisher, town of Haleis, about 80 kilometers north of Baghdad. The car containing the explosives had been parked in front of a café in a busy street market. It was detonated at the time when the area was sort to be crowded with people taking the advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day. Such indiscriminative attacks against Shiah areas have been the feature of the recent violence apparently aimed at provoking sectarian reaction against Sunnites.

The education board in the US state of Texas is due to vote on proposed changes to the school curriculum which critics say will politicize teaching. Religious Republicans on the board have been accused to trying to force their right-wing views into text books, but they say they are trying to correct the existing liberal bias. Thames Jury reports.


“The Texas education board has become the latest battle ground in the ideological struggle between the Liberals and Conservatives. The proposals
being debated include teaching in United Nations to be a threat to American freedom, and that the founding fathers may not have intended a complete separation of church and state. They could also revise the way of slavery and civil rights movements have covered. The board's decisions vouch affect how nearly 5 million students in Texas are taught. They also set the template for text books that could be used across the entire United States.”

The US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has arrived in China where she is expected to try to persuade the government to take a more critical approach to North Korea for the sinking of a South Korean warship. Earlier she said the evidence that the ship have been strike by a North Korean torpedo was overwhelming and scientific. And the sactions against North Korea at
the UN will require China's backing.

World News from the BBC

The Obama administration has defended itself against accusations that it hasn't done enough to deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. At news conference, president Obama spokesman Robert Gifts said they had applied
the utmost pressure on BP, which is struggling to contain the spill.

"We have taken every step we have pushed relentlessly for BP to do what is necessary to contain what is leaking, to deal both with environment and economic impacts of what as the president said
today is unquestionably a disaster."

Morocco has defended its decision to expel a number of westerners over the past few months. The government accused them
of trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. Our religious affairs correspondent Critofe Lando reports.
“The Moroccan constitution defends the freedom of worships of non-Muslim citizens but attempting to convert Muslims to other faiths is against the law. Ahkeman Tofeek, the Moroccan minister to Islamic affairs, told the Reuters News Agency that the expelled foreigners had been undermining public order. He said that some hide their positivism
and religious activism under the guide of other activities.”

Prosecutors at the trail in France arising from the crash of an
Air France concord in Paris 10 years ago have asked for a suspended prison term for the former head of the plane's development program on repairing. Mr.Pariater said he would not accept being held responsible.

Leaders of the Olympic and NCO world anti-doping organizations have challenged the American psycholist Floyd Landers to produce hard evidence to back up his claim that the seven time winner of Tour De France Lens Armstrong to performance enhancing drugs. The president of the international Olympic committee Jacque Rogge said Landers couldn't condemn Armstrong without proof.
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European Union Finance ministers have accepted the need for sanction against EU countries which run up too much debt. At a meeting in Brussels on how to tackle the current financial crisis caused by large state debts and falling confidence in the Euro. The Ministers agreed to a German call for budget deficits to be brought under the control. From Brazil here is Ben Shaw.

Europe’s Finance Ministers have finally indicated how they would try to avoid the debt crisis that Greece has drag much of the continent into. Among the other measures, ministers would create a crisis mechanism designed to deal with another EU country that find itself unable to pay its debts. Stronger economic governance will also ensure countries are honest about their budget numbers. In presenting results of its first task force meeting, the president of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy emphasised that although the process had only just begun, there was a strong political will to improve the management of the European economy.

A car bomb in Iraq had killed at least 20 people at a market in the town north of Bagdad. A police said more than 50 people will be wounded in the attack. Jim Muir reports from Bagdad.

The bomb went off in the early evening in a mainly Shiite town of Khalis , about 80 kilometers north of Bagdad. The car containing the explosives had been parked in front of a cafe in a busy street market. It was detonated at the time when the area was sure to be crowded with people, taking advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day. Such indiscriminate attacks against Shiite areas have been a feature of the recent violence, apparently aimed at provoking a sectarian reaction against Sunesis.

The education board in the US state of Texas is due to vote on proposed changes to the school’s curriculum which critics say will politicize teaching. Religious republicans on the board had been accused of trying to force their right wing views into textbooks. But they say they are trying to correct the insisting liberal bias. James Reed reports.

The Texas’ education board has become the latest battle ground in the ideological struggle between Liberals and Conservatives. The proposal being debated includes teaching that United Nations could be a threat to American freedom and that founding fathers may not have intended a complete separation of church and state. They could also revise the way slavery and civil rights movement that covered. The board’s decisions vouched the fact how nearly five million students in Texas are taught. There also set a template for textbooks that could be used across the entire United States.

The US Secretary of States Hilary Clinton has arrived in China where she expected to try to persuade the government to take more critical approach to North Korea for the sinking of a South Korean warship. Earlier she said the evidence that the ship being struck by North Korean torpedo was over-whelming and scientific. Any action against North Korea at the UN would require China’s backing.

World news from the BBC.

The Obama’s administration has defended itself against accusations that it hasn’t done enough to deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. At a news conference, President Obama’s spokesman Robert Gibbs said they had applied the utmost pressure on BP which is struggling to contain the spill.

We have taken every step, we have pushed relentlessly for BP to do what is necessary to contain what is leaking, to deal with both environmental and economic impacts of what, as the president said today, is unquestionably a disaster.

Morocco has defended its decision to expel a number of westerners over the past few months. The government accused them of trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. Our religious affair correspondent Christopher Landor reports.

The Morocco constitution defends freedom of worship for non-Muslim citizens, but attempting to convert Muslims to other fates is against the law. ***, the Morocco Minister through Islamic affairs told the Reuters News Agency that its expelled foreigner had been undermining public order. He said that some hide their post-liberalism and religious activism under the guise of other activities.

Prosecutors of trial in France arising from the crash of Air France Concorde in Paris ten years ago have asked for a suspended prison term for the former head of the plane’s development program Henri Perrier. Mr Perrier said he would not accept being held responsible.

Leaders of the Olympic world anti-doping organizations have challenged the American cyclist Floyd Landis to produce hard evidence to back up his claim that 7-time winner of the tour of France Lance Armstrong took performance in enhancing drugs. The president of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge said Landis couldn’t condemn Armstrong without proof, BBC news
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BBC news with Iain Purdon.

European Union Finance Minister has said accept the need for sanctions against EU countries which ran up too much debt at a meeting in Brussels on how to tackle the current financial crisis caused by large state debts in falling confidence in the Euro.The Minister has agreed to a German call for the budget deficit to be brought under control.From Brussels,he is in Ben Shore/.

"Europe Finance Ministers have finally indicated how they would try to avoid the debt crisis that Greece drags the much of the continent into.Among other measures,minister will create a crisis mechnasims designed to deal with another EU country that finds itself unable to pay its debts.Strongger economic governors rules essential countries are honest about their budget numbers.In presenting results of this first task XXX meeting,the president to the European councilHerman Van Rompuy emphacized that although the crisis had only just begun,that there was a strong political will to improve the management of the European economy. "

A car bombing at Iraq has killed at least 20 people at a market in the town north of Bagdad.And police said more than 50 people were wounded in the attack.Jim Muir reports from Bagdad.

"The bomb went off in the early evening in the mainly Shiite town of Khalis about 80 kilometers north of Bagdad.The car containing the explosives have been parked in front of a coffee in a busy street market.It was detonated at XX area where was shortly crowded with people taking the advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day.Such indiscriminate attacks against Shiite areas have been a feature of the recent violence,apparently aimed to provoking a sectarian eruption/ against Sunnis."

The Education Board in the US state of Texas is due to vote on a proposed changes to the schools curriculum,which critics say will politicize teaching.Religious of republicans on the board have been being accused of trying to force their right-wing views into textbooks.But they say they're trying to correct exsisting liberal bias.James Reed reports.

"The Texas Education Board has become the latest battle ground in the ideological struggle between liberals and conservatives.The proposal are being debated,include teaching at United Nation's could be a threat to the American freedom.And they are finding that fathers may not have intended a completely separation of church in state.They could also revise the way of slavery and the civil rights movement covered.The Board's decision won't adjust/ the fact how nearly 5 million students in Texas are taught.They also set the template for textbooks that could be used across the entired United States."

The US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has arrived in China where she is expected to persuade the government to take a more critical approach to North Korea for the sinking of a South Korea warship.Earlier she said the evidence shown that the ship had been struck by a North Korea topedo was overwhelming and scientific.Any action against North Korea at the UN would require China's backing.

World news from the BBC.

The Obama administration is defended itself against accusation that it hasn't done enough to deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.At a news conference,president Obama's spokesman Robert Gates said they had applied the upmost pressure on BP which is struggling to contain the spill.

"We have taken every steps.We have pushed relentlessly/ for BP to do what is necessary to contain what is leaking,to deal with both the environmental and economic impacts of what as the president say today is unquestionable a disaster."

Morocco has defended its decision to expel a number of westerners over the past a few month.The government accuse them of trying to convert Muslems to Christianity.Our religious affair correspondent Christopher Landor reports.

"Morocco consititution defends freedom of worship ,for non-Muslem citizens,but attempting to convert Muslems to other faith is against the law.Ahmed Toufiq ,the Morocco minister through Islamic affair told Reuter news agency that it expelled foreigners had been undermining public order.He said that some had their possiblism and religious activism onto the guys of other activities."

Prosecuters of the trial in France suviving from the crash of an Air France Concorde that happened in Paris ten years ago, have asked for a suspended prisonsome for the former head of the Plane's development program Henry Perrier.Mr.Perrier has said he would not accept the being held/ responsible.

Leaders of the Olympic anti-doping organization have challenged the American cyclist Floyd Landis to produce hard evidence to back up his claim that seven-time winner of the tour de France Lance Armstrong took performance in XX drugs.The president of the International Olympic Committe Jacques Rogge said Landis could not condemn Armstrong without proof.
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BBC news with Ane Perton
European Union's Finance Minister has accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries which ran up too much in debt. As a meeting in Brussels on how to tackle the current financial crisis caused by large state debts and falling confidence in the Euro, the ministers agree to a German call for budget deficits to be brought onto control. From Brussels here in Ban Shore.

Europe financial ministers have finally indicated how they would try to the debt crisis the Greece has drag too munch the continent into. Amongst other measures, ministers who create a crisis mechanism design to deal with the northern EU country who finds itself unable to pay its debts. Stronger economic governance will censure countries are honest to about their budget numbers. In presenting the results of this first task force meeting, the president of the European Council Hamon Van Ronpoy emphasis that although the crisis had only just began, there is a strong political will to improve the management to the European economy.

A car bomb in Iraq has killed at least 20 people at a market in the town north of Baghdad. And police said more than 50 people will wounded in the attack. Jermill reports form Baghdad. The bomb went off in the early evening in the Miglisher, town of Haleis, about 80 kilometers north of Baghdad. The car containing the explosives have been parked in front of a café in a busy street market. It was desolated at the time when the area was sure to be crowded with people taking the advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day. Such indiscriminate attacks against Shiah areas have been the feature of the recent violence. A proudly aimed provoking aside ## reaction against Sunnites.

The education board in the US state of Texas has due to vote on propose changes to the school curriculum which critics say will politicize teaching. Religious Republicans on the board have been accused to trying to force their right to infuse the text book, but they say they are trying to correct the existing liberal bias. Thames Jury reports.
The Texas education board has become the latest battle ground in the ideological struggle between the Liberals and Conservatives. The proposal being debated include teaching that United Nations to be a threat to American freedom, and that the founding fathers may not have intended a complete separation of church in state. They could also revise the way slavery and civil rights movements have covered. The board's decisions want to just affect nearly 5 million students in Texas are taught. They also set the template for text books that could be used across the entire
United States.
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BBC news with Ian XX.
European union finance ministers have accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries which rou up too much debt. At a meeting in Brussel on how to tackle the global fianancial crisis caused by large state debts and falling confidence in Euro, the ministers agree to a German call for budget deficit to be brought under control. From Brussel, here is XX. Europ’s fianace ministers have finally indicated how they will try to avoid the debt crisis that Greece draged mush of the continent into. Among the other measures, ministers will creat a crisis mechanism designed to deal with another EU country who found itself unable to pay its debts. Stronger economic governors will also ensure countries are honest about their budget numbers. In presenting the results of his first task force in the meeting, the president of european counsil XX emphasize although the process had just began, there was a strong political will to improve the management at the european economy.


A car bomb in Iraq has killed at 20 people at a market in a town north of the country. People said more than 50 people were wounded in the attack. XX reports from Bagdad. The bomb went off in the evening in the mainly shia town of XX, 80 kilometers north of Bagdad. A car containing the explosices had been parked in front of a cafe in a busy street market. It was detonated at a time when the area was sure to be crowded with people taking advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day. Such indiscriminate attacks against Shia areas have been a feature of recent violentce apparent aimed at provoking a sectarian reaction against Sunis.
The education board in the US state of Texas is due to vote on proposed changes to the school curriculam, which critics say will politicize teaching. Religious Repulicans on the board have been accused of trying to force their right wing views on the text books, bnut they say they tryin to correct existing liberal bias. XX reports. The Texas education board has the latest battle ground in the ideological struggle between liberals and conservatives. the proposals being debated incluing teaching the United Nations could be a threat to American freedom, and the founding fathers may not expect a complete seperation between church and state. They could also revise the way slavery and civil rights movements are covered. The board’s decision won’t only affect the 5 million Texas students at all, they are also setting the ?? for the textbook that could be used across the entire united stated.
The US secretary of state Hillary Cliton has arrived in China, where she is expected to try to persuade the governent to take a more critical approach to North Korea for the singking of a South Korean warship. Earlier, she said that the evidence that the ship being striked by a North Korean torpedo was ovewhelming and scientific. Any action against North Korea at the UN will require China’s backing. World News from the BBC.
The Obama administration has defended itself against accusationa that it hasn’t done enough to deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. At a conference, president Obama’s spokeman, Mr XX, said they had applied utmost preesure on BP which is struggling to contain the spill. We have take every step. We have pushed relentlessly for BP to do what is neessary to contain what is leaking, to deal with both enviromental and economical impact of what as the president said today is unquestionably a disaster.
Mocaco has defended its decision to expel a number of westners over the past few months. The government accused of trying to convert muslims to Christianity. Our religious correspondent Chris XX reports.
The monaco institutions defend freedom of worship for nonmuslim citizens but attempting to convert muslims to other faiths is against the law. XXX, the Moraco minister for islamic affairs told the Reuters news agency that expelled foerigners had been undermining public order. XX said some hide their proselytism and religious activism under the other activities.
Prosecutors of the trial in France arising from the crash of an air France concorde in Paris have asked for a suspended prison term for the fomer head of the plane’s development program XXXX. Mr XX had said he would not accept being held responsible.
Leaders of the Olympic world anti-doping organisation have challenged the American cyclist XX to produce hard evidence to back up his claim that the 7-time winner of tour de France Lance Armestrong took perfomace enhancing drugs. The president of international Olympic committee said XX couldn’t blame Armstrong without proof. BBC News.





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BBC News with Iain Purdon.

European Union finance ministers have accepted the need for sanctions against EU countries which run up too much / debt. At a meeting in Brussels on how to tackle the current financial crisis caused by large state debts and falling confidence in the euro, the ministers agreed to a German call for budget deficits to be brought under control. From Brussels here is Ben Shore.

Europe’s finance ministers have finely indicated how they will try to avoid the debt crisis that Greece’s dragged / much of the continent into. Amongst other measures, ministers will create a crisis mechanism designed to deal with another EU country that finds itself unable to pay its debts. Stronger economic governance will also ensure countries are honest to about their budget numbers. In presenting the results of this first taskforce meeting, the President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy emphasized that although the process had only just begun, there was a strong political will to improve the management of the European economy.

A car bomb in Iraq has killed at least 20 people at a market in a town north of Baghdad. And police said more than 50 people were wounded in the attack. Jim Muir reports from Baghdad.

The bomb went off in the early evening in the mainly Shia town of Khalis, about 80 kilometers north of Baghdad. The car containing the explosives had been parked in front of a café in a busy street market. It was detonated at the time when the area was sure to be crowded with people taking / advantage of the evening cool after the heat of the day. Such indiscriminate attacks against Shia areas have been a feature of the recent violence apparently aimed at provoking a sectarian reaction against Sunnis.

The Education Board in the US state of Texas is due to vote on proposed changes to the school curriculum which critics say will politicize teaching. Religious Republicans on the board had been accused of trying to force their right-wing views into textbooks. But they say they are trying to correct an existing liberal bias. James Reed reports.

The Texas Education Board has become the latest battleground in the ideological struggle between / Liberals and Conservatives. The proposals being debated include teaching that United Nations could be a threat to American freedom, and that the Founding Fathers may not have intended a complete separation of church and state. They could also revise the way / slavery and the civil rights movements that covered. The board's decisions won’t just affect how nearly five million students in Texas are taught. They’ll
also set a template for textbooks that could be used across the entire United States.


The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in China where she is expected to try to persuade the government to take a more critical approach to North Korea for the sinking of a South Korean warship. Earlier she said the evidence that the ship had been struck by a North Korean torpedo was overwhelming and scientific. And the action against North Korea at the UN will require China's backing.

World News from the BBC

The Obama administration has defended itself against accusations that it hasn't done enough to deal with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. At a news conference, President Obama spokesman Robert Gibbs said they had applied the utmost pressure on BP, which is struggling to contain the spill.

"We have taken every step we have pushed relentlessly for BP to do what is necessary to contain what is leaking, to deal with both the environmental and the economic impacts of what, as the president said today, is unquestionably a disaster."

Morocco has defended its decision to expel a number of westerners over the past few months. The government accused them of trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. Our religious affairs correspondent Christopher Landau reports.

The Moroccan constitution defends / freedom of worship/ for non-Muslim citizens but attempting to convert Muslims to other faiths is against the law. Ahmed Toufiq, the Moroccan minister of Islamic Affairs, told the Reuters news agency that / expelled foreigners had been undermining public order. He said that some hide their proselytism and religious activism under the guise of other activities.”

Prosecutors at a trial in France arising from the crash of an Air France Concorde in Paris 10 years ago have asked for a suspended prison term for the former head of the plane's development program Henri Perrier. Mr. Perrier had said he would not accept being held responsible.

Leaders of the Olympic and / World Anti-Doping organizations have challenged the American cyclist Floyd Landis to produce hard evidence to back up his claim that the seven-time winner of Tour de France Lance Armstrong took performance enhancing drugs. The President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge said Landis couldn't condemn Armstrong without proof.

BBC News.


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