Cable thieves plunge entire village into darkness
11:26PM BST 04 Oct 2011http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/ ... kness.html
An entire village was plunged into darkness after the electricity was cut off when thieves stole more than 1,000 metres of overhead cabling.
UK wins major victory to stop EU regulation of financial services
8:08PM BST 04 Oct 2011http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/news ... vices.html
The EU has moved to pass a directive, the Emir, or European Market Infrastructure Regulation, to regulate the trading of complicated financial instruments that many blamed for causing the global financial crisis.
The legislation aims to standardise all derivatives products not traded on a regulated exchange.
Many U.S. veterans say Iraq, Afghan wars not worth it
WASHINGTON | Wed Oct 5, 2011 2:15pm IST http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/10/0 ... 8420111005
The poll found that 96 percent of these veterans expressed pride in their military service.
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FACTBOX - [mperial] India's involvement in old ally Afghanistan
Wed Oct 5, 2011 2:23pm IST http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/10/0 ... 8620111005
Following are some details of [Imperial] India's involvement in Afghanistan [= in The Superpower's war against the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan].
Exclusive: Gaddafi will fight on to the end
TUNIS | Tue Oct 4, 2011 5:46pm BST http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/10/0 ... F420111004
"I think Gaddafi ... has not left the country.
I strongly believe, based on my knowledge of him, that he is fighting with his weapons and alongside his men," [xprime minister] Al-Baghdadi Ali al-Mahmoudi, who is in prison in neighbouring Tunisia, said in comments passed to Reuters by his lawyer.
"He will not give up and he will not lay down his weapons until the end,"
Zambia suspends metal export permits awaiting
Wed Oct 5, 2011 10:29am GMT http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/i ... DY20111005
Newly elected President Michael Sata has been concerned -- analysts say with good reason --
about copper exporters misreporting the amount of ore leaving the country, and last week said that henceforth all export payments would have to be routed via the central bank.