LEVI’S JEANS PRESENT HEALTH HAZARD
In Great Britain, the latest shipment of clothes produced by the famous Levi’s firm is being removed from sale for fear of the textile’s hazardous effect on human health.
SAM KORITZ: THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF IAN COLLINS
Newspapers from different nations will often report the same story quite differently, as we can see from Reality Macedonia's translation of an article originally published in the Macedonian newspaper, Dnevnik, which offers a perspective on the death of British soldier Ian Collins that can't be found in the British or American press.
ANDREI KRUSHINSKI: WAR GAMES NEAR CHINESE COAST
China’s military fliers piloting Su-27s have at last deserved a praise from Gen. Jang Wannyan. Reviewing yesterday the just finished 4-month long exercises of the People's Liberation Army of China (PLAC), this influential Chinese military leader
ANDREI CHERKASSOV: PRISONERS OF WAR – TRUTH AND LIES
Over recent years democratic press published many articles about cruel loss of former soldiers of the Red Army who had got to Stalin prisoner-of-war camps after release from Fascist captivity.
NEBOJSHA MALIC: A DAY TO REMEMBER
Amidst the continuing vivisection of Macedonia, terror in Kosovo and political struggles in Yugoslavia, it was hard this week to remember an important anniversary. Yet it was exactly six years ago, on August 30, 1995, that NATO first entered the Balkans' wars as a combatant
MARINA ROMANOVA: ST.PETERSBURG SUFFERS FROM GYPSY INVASION
The citizens of St.Petersburg can see this picture in the streets: dark-skinned people who can not really speak Russian, wearing gowns and slippers are begging the passers-by and drivers for money
AUSTRALIAN MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION SPEAKS ON
The Australian Minister for Immigration Mr. Philip Ruddock made the following remarks at the Parliament House, Canberra in connection with the Tampa crisis:
SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC MADE A 36-PAGE STATEMENT. “THE WORLD RETURNING TO SUPREMACY OF VIOLENCE”
Yugoslavian ex-president Slobodan Milosevic has asked the secretariat of International Tribunal over former Yugoslavia to deliver to mass media the text of his written statement. On 36 pages, Milosevic proves unlawfulness of “this so-called tribunal” and writes about possible fatal consequences of its activities.
DMITRY SKLYAROV RELEASED ON MONEY SECURITY.
NEXT TRIAL FIXED FOR SEPTEMBER
Yesterday, San Jose court officially brought an accusation against Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov and Moscow ‘Elcomsoft’ company for which he works. Both are accused of infringement of law “About Copy Right in Digital Millenium” issued in 1988.
MONKEY AND COCONUT – THE SADDEST STORY EVER TOLD
Authorities of Thailand health resort Chon Buri supplicate tourists for not feeding monkeys of local reserve with open coconuts, stranno.km site reports. These “refreshments” could be even dangerous for monkeys.
WORLD CONFERENCE ON RACISM MUST STAY FOCUSSED
The Third World Conference on Racism in Durban, which starts tomorrow, must stay focussed if it is to launch a meaningful action plan which makes a difference, or else lose itself in a political squabble perpetrated by the USA and Israel, against the rest of the world.
SERGEI BORISOV: FSU IMMIGRANTS LURED TO ARAB TERRITORIES
Some immigrants from the countries of the former Soviet Union do not even suspect that they live on territories which Palestinians count as theirs. When the peace process was gathered strength, everything was quiet in the Ariel village on the West Bank.
ANDREI KRUSHINSKI: THE JAPANESE MADE A ROCKET
After a series of catastrophic failures, Japan, at last, has managed to send its rocket to the Earth orbit. This happened yesterday. The 53-meter long orange-black rocket soared into the sky from the south-Japanese isle of Tanegashima.
NATO: OBJECTIVES REGARDING USSR AND BALKANS
The attack on Yugoslavia and the kidnapping of Milosevic are not random events. They constitute a new phase of the "anti-Eastern" strategy, which Washington has pursued for more than five decades
ESSENTIAL HARVEST’S 1ST PHASE OVER. NATO AWAITS RECIPROCITY FROM MACEDONIA: CHANGING CONSTITUTION
The first phase of the “Essential Harvest” operation - collecting arms from Albanian extremists - is over. The operation has been suspended until the session of the Macedonian parliament, diplomatic sources in Skopje, Macedonia’s capital, report.
EDIFICATION IS AN IMMORTAL GENRE
A unique find has been made by archaelogists in the city of Torzhok. It is a birch rind scrap from 12th century with a fragment of an unusual text.
ALAN BOCK: PLAN COLOMBIA GROWS
Asa Hutchinson, President Bush's choice for head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, supports Plan Colombia, which was begun by the Clinton administration and has, so far, sent US$1.3 billion to the sorry government of that South American country.
RICHARD WAGENAAR: DUTCH PRIME-MINISTER WIM KOK ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
The Dutch prime-minister announced his retirement at the press-conference. He will not lead his party (the Party van de Arbeid, the Dutch socialist party) in the future. The international highly praised politician will finish his period as prime-minister
JUSTIN RAIMONDO: WHO KILLED IAN COLLINS?
The death of Ian Collins, a British soldier killed in Macedonia by some kids flinging rocks, has mobilized the British media behind a campaign of anti-Macedonian vitriol: "Macedonian mob kills British soldier" said the lead story in the Telegraph.
SURVEY: VLADIMIR PUTIN IS COMPLETELY TRUSTED BY ONE THIRD OF QUESTIONED PEOPLE. SENATORS – THREE TIMES LESS
Curious results were shown by survey about trust to the president, to Council of Federation and to the government carried out among Russians by ROMIR independent research centre. First question was what was the degree of your trust or distrust to the state head Vladimir Putin.
RUSSIAN PROGRAMMER DMITRY SKLYAROV THREATENED WITH 25 YEARS IMPRISONMENT. COURT SCANDAL GROWING
In the USA court scandal connected with Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov’s case is becoming more powerful, who was arrested on July 16 after his appearance at international programmers’ conference in Las Vegas. Today Sklyarov appears before trial in San Joce where official charges against him will be preferred.
YURI RAZGULAEV: PROTESTANTISM PENETRATES INTO KIRGHIZIA THROUGH BUSINESS CHANNELS
In the end of August, a quite unusual action took place in Kirghiz capital – an international meeting of Protestant businessmen. Businessmen from Austria, Germany, Holland, Korea, India and CIS countries took part in this meeting.
“SCHOOL OF GOODNESS”. BOTH FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS
Famous Russian clown Yuri Kuklachev skin-rolling dogs and cats has decided to create “School of Goodness”. For September 2 a kind of presentation is fixed in his Cat Theatre – first lesson in frames of Kuklachev’s new programme.
BRAZIL: STATISTICS CONFIRM RACIST STATE
Recent statistics about the ethnic composition of Brazil point towards a state where racism is hidden, but practised on a massive and profound scale.
ANGOLA: 53 DEAD IN ATTACK ON BUS
The military situation in Angola remains unstable, provoking ever-increasing columns of refugees pouring into the areas controlled by the government party, MPLA, namely along the coastline. The UNO classifies the situation as “worrying”.
AFGHANISTAN – THE LAND WHICH CONTINUES TO DEFY LOGIC
The Taliban, perpetrators of horrific crimes against the person, torture, kidnapping, beatings, mutilation, flagellation and murder, continue to send Afghanistan ever further into an abyss which grows deeper and deeper, like a bottomless pit.
ANDREI LUBENSKI: IGOR ALEXANDROV’S SON DOES NOT BELIEVE HIS FATHER KILLED “BY MISTAKE”
Today Alexei, the son of journalist Igor Alexandrov killed in the city of Slavyansk issued a letter accusing the investigation of juggling with facts and of unwillingness to find out true circumstances of the crime.
RUSSIA AND LATVIA TO DISCUSS MOOT QUESTIONS AT UN RACISM CONFERENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA
Russia and Baltic countries’ leaders will meet at the U.N. world conference in the city of Durban, South Africa. The conference will be devoted to the issues of racism, race discrimination and other forms of human intolerance
ANDREI KRUSHINSKI: ANTI-DRUG FIGHTERS, KEEP TOGETHER!
At Beijing regional Anti-Drag Committee it has been declared, that to overcome drag dealers would be impossible if united forces of law and order representatives are not opposed to them.
NUCLEAR WEAPON PREVENTED WORLD WAR III
The first nuclear explosion was carried out in the USSR 52 years ago – on August 29, 1949. That explosion changed the entire post-war history. The nuclear bomb test during the cold war period put the USSR on the position of one of 2 superpowers