Aug 29, 1:01 PM EDT
Bank of America sells half of its China bank stake http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 9-13-01-35
will sell 13.1 billion shares in the Chinese bank for $8.3 billion to a group of investors it declined to name.
S&P 500 Trading at Reagan Recession Valuations After Losing $2.3 Trillion
Aug 29, 2011 4:03 PM ET http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-2 ... llion.html
The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index has lost 13 percent in the past five weeks
President al-Assad Discusses with a Delegation of Syrian Community in Kuwait Situation in Syria
Aug 29, 2011http://www.sana.sy/eng/21/2011/08/29/366699.htm
Dr. Daniel Bolos, Chairman of the Syrian Community in Kuwait, told SANA that the meeting with President al-Assad dealt with the political, economic and social situation in Syria.
He stressed the delegation's rejection of all campaigns against Syria and attempts of foreign interference, voicing support to the independent national stance and the reform process led by President al-Assad.
University staff asked to inform on 'vulnerable' Muslim students
Monday 29 August 2011 18.51 BST http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/201 ... m-students
Officials implementing the government's revamped Prevent strategy are training frontline university employees in how to spot students vulnerable to extremism.
Zardari due in Urumqi tomorrow to attend China-Eurasia Expo
Tuesday, 30 August 2011http://app.com.pk/en_/index.php?option= ... 3&Itemid=1
three-day visit to China to participate in the first China-Eurasia Expo being held in this capital
city of Xingjian Uygur Autonomous Region
Mirza’s revelations shocking: Imran
08 29 11http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=111598
Imran Khan, Chairman PTI, has expressed shock at the revelations and accusations made by PPP leader Zulfiqar Mirza who is a close confidant of President Asif Zardari.
In a statement he said, the most serious allegations relate to MQM Chief Altaf Hussain which, if correct, amount to treason against the state of Pakistan.
Mirza accused the MQM Chief of allying his party with the US in the latter’s alleged agenda of breaking up Pakistan.
Debt super committee vexes even lobbyists
Mon Aug 29, 2011 4:29pm EDT http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/ ... view=large
"The super committee members are tasked with deciding what's best for the country, not just what will benefit the interests bankrolling their own re-election prospects."
SEE:http://www.reuters.com/article/interact ... conomy2010
Campaign Contributions to Super Committee Members by Organization
(1990 - 2012 Election Cycles)
Italy drops tax on high earners from austerity plan
ROME | Mon Aug 29, 2011 9:23pm BST http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/08/2 ... 5I20110829
"The 'unanimous decisions' from the Arcore summit do not change the severe inequities of the austerity package but further reduce its already weak credibility"
Enemy offensive repelled by Mujahideen
Aug. 29 –
A military offensive carried out by cowardly French invaders and their local puppets of ANA this morning in Tagab district was repelled by Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate which forced the enemy to flee the area after taking on deadly casualties and losses.