International news of October 28, 2008 - U.S. accused of aggression by Syria

2008-10-30 14:15:34 (GMT) (Caymanmama.com - World News News)

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Top 5 International news of October 28, 2008 in Caymanmama press release distribution service

  • Interest rate cut by Federal reserve - steps taken to recover from recession
  • Syria approaches UN for support against US aggression
  • US not to hold talks with Mullah Omar
  • Israeli authorities apologize to Egyptian President for inflammatory remarks
  • McCain lags behind Obama in AP-GFK polls

Interest rate cut by Federal reserve - steps taken to recover from recession

Washington (Reuters): The US feds cut off interest rate by half percent yesterday and left room for further reduction if necessary to pull the country out of recession. “The pace of economic activity appears to have slowed markedly, owing importantly to a decline in consumer expenditures.” “Moreover, the intensification of financial market turmoil is likely to exert additional restraint on spending.” said the Fed.

Syria approaches UN for support against US aggression

United Nations (Dawn Report): The Syrian authorities have approached the UN to seek their help against the US aggression. A letter sent by Syrian authorities requested the UN to act in preventing future attacks by the US helicopters inside Syria.

US not to hold talks with Mullah Omar

Washington (AFP): The Pentagon spokesman, Geoff Morrell said that the US government will not reconcile with anybody who has sheltered Osama Bin Laden and has the blood of thousands of American on his hands. He said, “We as a government do not believe that Mullah Omar is somebody you reconcile with.”

Israeli authorities apologize to Egyptian President for inflammatory remarks

Jerusalem (AP): The President and the Prime Minister if Israel called the President of Egypt to apologize on the comments made by Avigdor Lieberman, while he was speaking to the Israeli parliament. The member of the ultranationalist party Yisrael Beiteinu party, Avigdor Lieberman, had said in his speech “If he wants to speak with us then let him come over here. If he doesn’t want to come, then he can go to hell.”

McCain lags behind Obama in AP-GFK polls

Washington (Dawn Report) A survey “AP-GFK polls” that concluded on October 26, indicated that Barrak Obama led by 18 percentage points. While McCain lagged behind, just six days before the election in the US. The polls were conducted in the eight battle grounds. The survey shows that McCain was behind Obama even in his home state.

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