February 7, 2008 – review

It’s the Lunar New Year holiday so these few days will see updates few and far between.

Here’s my pick of today’s top stories.

BBC: OSCE to boycott Russian elections
Sure-fire way of making relations between Brussels and Moscow worse.

BBC: Chad to pardon French kidnappers
One wonders if this is linked to France’s help in repelling rebel forces from N’Djamena over the past week.

BBC: Capello wins opener
Italian-born new England coach Fabio Capello’s first match in charge of England ends in a 2-1 win over Switzerland.

BBC: Australia releases whaling photos
Japan really has to explain this. They cannot be allowed to get away with this.

CNN: Pakistani police arrest 2 suspects in Bhutto assassination
First step towards solving the mystery.


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