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1. The value of shares on WallStreet has soared after the American government announced details of its plan to revive the banking system. The Don Jons index cold up almost 9 percent, the biggest one-day rise in nearly 5 months. President Obama has said that he was very confident that the bank rescue plan will succeed. Greg Woods reports from New York.

 

2. Previous government plans to relieve the banks of mortgage securities of nonperformance home loans which has weighed them down has met with contentious response from Wallstreet. But this time was different. A bank share is left on the belief that latest scheme might actually work to relieve their burden. It caused the government and the private investors to put up equal sum of money to create funds to buy the toxic assets from the banks. These funds will also be able to borrow more money from the government of low rates to increase their purchase in power.

 

3. The world Trade Organization has said it expected the volume of world trade to fall by 9 percent this year. It’s the biggest contraction since the Second World War. But in a new report, the WTO urged government to refine from further protection as measures, saying this would hamper economic recovery. H reports from Geneva.

 

4. This recently January International Monetary Fund predicted the global trade production of just 2.8 percent. Now the World Trade Organization says the outlook is in fact far worse. Developed countries will be there brought a dropping demand, their exports are expected to fall by 10 percent with, the WTO acknowledges, a consequent rise in unemployment.

 

5. A suicide bomber has struck a funeral in Iraq, killing at least 25 people. Nearly 50 people were wounded. R reports. The suicide bomber exploded * a funeral tent in a town of 150 kilo meters northeast of Baghdad. They were attending a furenal of Father of Hamid, the official of Kurdish Communist party, which is a part of political block led by the Iraqi president. It is likely Mr. was the target. Al-Qaida in Iraq has mounted dozens of suicide bomb attacks in province, most of them since the organization was driven out of the area of west Baghdad, where Local people formed the weak movement, the coalition of suni tribes, which joined forces with the Americans to fight Al-Qaida.

 

6. The Mexican authorities offered a award of about 2 million dollars each for information leading to the arrest of 24 most wanted leaders of Mexican drug gangs. Among those on the list, published by the office of attorney general, , which is well known for the , recent became the first of expected Mexican drug cut leader, to be included in the world’s most richest billionaires by the American magazine Fobus. You are listening to world’s latest news from the BBC.

 

7. The Palestine president has condemned the terrorist crime, the killing of the Deputy Head of the Palestine liberation Organization in Libanen. Mr. a member of political faction and his three body guides were killed by a road side bomb as they were leaving the * refugee camp in southern Libanen.

 

8. A Nobel Peace Prize Committee says it won’t participate in the peace conference in South Africa unless the country reconsiders its decision not to allow the Dalai Lama to attend. The government says the time isn’t right for the visit because it will distract from the issue of the conference on using football to fight racism. A presidential spokesman denied that China has exerted any pressure.

 

9. Scientists in the United States say there is new evidence for the concept of cold nuclear fusion ahead to the theoretical process, and promise a cheap and abounding source of energy. G has more.There was a great deal of scientific excitement in March 1999 when researchers first declared they are producing nuclear energy using simple laboratory equipment. The hopes of endless cheap power supplies were sharply lifted as other scientists failed to reproduce in terms of cold fusion. Some experts refused to give up any idea, but estimate the energy source ssss at room temperatures. Now at a meeting of American chemistry society in Utah, researchers say they have the first clear visual evidence the process of cool fusion can produce highly energetic neutrons. M suggest that nuclear reactions are occurring.

 

10. The American cyclist and 7-time Tour De France winner Lans Armstrong has broken his collarbone in a crash during a race in Spain. He was taken to hospital after pie-up and said he needed a surgery which will scrub his chances to compete in the Tour de France in July. Amstrong, who is 37, returned to the competitive cycling earlier this year, three years after saying retired from sport.

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