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                                      UNITED KINGDOM
                                         Tuesday December 1, 1998 N° 808 Publisher : B. Perelsztejn, 24 rue Meyerbeer, 1190 Brussels, Belgium
                  RUSSIA : The Russian government
                  postponed key talks on its budget

                                                              Chile Minister Flies Out After Pinochet Mission
                  by nearly two weeks on Monday in
                  the latest indication of how hard
                  ministers are finding the search for     Chile's Foreign Minister Jose       They all told him the decision on    and murder of Spanish citizens        human rights group, told BBC
                  remedies to the worst economic cri-      Miguel Insulza has left London      whether to let the extradition       in Chile during the 1970s and         radio that most Labour MPs
                  sis since communism. The delay           after being told by Defence         case go ahead rested with Home       1980s. The Law Lords ruled            wanted the Spanish prosecution
came on the eve of a visit to Moscow by the head of        Secretary George Robertson          Secretary Jack Straw alone and       last week he was not immune           to go ahead. In his meetings
the International Monetary Fund.                           that he could not intervene to      was "not a matter for collective     from prosecution as a former          with ministers, Mr Insulza is
                                                           stop General Pinochet being         Ministerial discussion".             head of state. Although Mr            believed to have warned trade
TURKEY : Turkey's powerful generals issued a               extradited to Spain. Mr Insulza,    Mr Straw has to act in a "quasi-     Straw has insisted he will not        between Britain and Chile could
pointed warning to squabbling politicians on Monday        who is going to Madrid to plead     judicial" role and decide            be    swayed     by   political       be put at risk by a decision to
that they should avoid comments that could draw the        with Spanish ministers to block     whether to allow magistrates to      considerations, Labour MPs            extradite General Pinochet. Mr
army into politics. The warning, from the strongly         the extradition bid, met Foreign    hear Spain's case against            have continued to pile on the         Robertson told him of the value
secularist General Staff, appeared directed at the         Secretary Robin Cook and            General Pinochet, or release him     pressure for him to allow             he attached to "our warm
Islamist       Virtue        Party.      But      it       Trade and Industry Secretary        on "compassionate" grounds.          General Pinochet to face trial.       relations with Chile, on which
reflected broader worries over uncertainty that has        Peter Mandelson during a four-      The former dictator is facing        Ann Clwyd, Labour chairman            we hope to build in the future".
followed the collapse of Prime Minister Mesut              day visit to London.                charges of torture, kidnapping       of the 150-strong all-party
Yilmaz's resignation last week.
                                                                                                                                     Dobson Announces Care Standards Shake-Up :
GERMANY : Deutsche Bank AG said it had agreed                      Stephen Dorrell admits                                          Tough new inspection powers have been announced by the
a $10.1 billion takeover of Bankers Trust in a deal
that will create the world's largest bank and lead to                   BSE failings                                               Government in a bid to drive up standards of social service care.
                                                                                                                                   Health Secretary Frank Dobson told MPs there would be "effective
the loss of 5,500 jobs in New York and London.             Former Conservative Health         death than CJD. So it's a very       new inspections systems" to protect the vulnerable from neglect
Germany's biggest bank said the purchase fulfilled its     Secretary Stephen Dorrell has      unpleasant risk we are guarding      and abuse. The new arrangements will apply to the needy, young or
expansion ambitions in the US and would enable it to       told the BSE inquiry it is hard    against." The government's           old, whether they were living at home or in residential accommoda-
compete more effectively in its core market, Europe,       to imagine a worse form of         position from the start has been     tion.
where it plans further acquisitions.                       death than the brain disease       that specified bovine offal
                                                           CJD. Mr Dorrell, who was           should be removed and tested                Heart Surgeon Loses Dismissal Appeal :
ITALY : Italy said on Monday detained Kurdish              Health Secretary between July
guerrilla leader Abdullah Ocalan could appear before                                          outside the human good chain,        Shamed heart surgeon Janardan Dhasmana has lost his appeal
                                                           1995 and May 1997 when there       Mr Dorrell said. Trying to quell     against his dismissal from the Bristol Royal Infirmary. Mr
an international court but the idea had yet to be          were several major develop-
discussed at length and the details worked out.                                               public anxiety over the              Dhasmana, 59, was one of three doctors found guilty of serious
                                                           ments in the crisis, told the      escalating BSE crisis was also       professional misconduct after a lengthy General Medical Council
Speaking at a meeting with the foreign press corps,        inquiry: "What we are talking
Italian Interior Minister Rosa Russo Jervolino                                                a government priority and            inquiry last summer into the Bristol heart children's scandal. Mr
                                                           about is a terrible disease, an    attempts to allay public fears       Dhasmana was banned from operating on children for three years
acknowledged that neither she nor the Italian              untreatable disease. "It's very
government knew exactly what form such a court                                                were led by scientists who           but allowed to continue with surgery on adults.
                                                           hard to imagine a worse form of    were continually carrying out
could take, stressing it was just one option before the
Italian authorities.                                                                          tests.                                      Soldiers Get Life Sentence Overturned :
                                                                      Hospital Gives Pinochet                                      Three former British soldiers have had their appeal against life
GAZA : The Speaker of the Palestinian legislature                                                                                  sentences for killing Danish tour guide Louise Jensen upheld by the
Ahmed Korei warned on Monday that Palestinians                         His Marching Orders                                         Cyprus Supreme Court. The men, ex-members of the First Battalion
would use "all possible means" to oppose Jewish            General Augusto Pinochet has       It said they hoped the general       Royal Green Jackets, will now serve a maximum 25 years as
settlement-building on Israeli-occupied land and           been told to leave the private     would leave "as quickly as           opposed to the life term imposed by a criminal court.
called on Palestinian negotiators to refrain from          London hospital where he has       possible". The hospital added
resuming talks with Israel on a permanent peace            been convalescing from back        that it was stated in open court        Oil falls near lows on OPEC disappointment :
agreement.                                                 surgery.                           more than two weeks ago that         World oil markets flirted with historic lows on Monday as prices
                                                           The Grovelands Priory Hospital     the general was fit enough to        fell again after OPEC oil producers last week failed to act to
CONGO : President Laurent Kabila returned to the           in north London said he was fit    appear at an initial bail hearing.   alleviate a global glut. Benchmark Brent futures in London lost 40
Democratic Republic of the Congo on Monday from a          and     no    longer    required   There have been suggestions          cents in afternoon trading to $10.74 a barrel, just after the New
Franco-African summit in Paris following which he          specialist medical care. "It is    that the UK Home Secretary,          York Mercantile Exchange came in 38 cents down at $11.48.
held out hope for a ceasefire in his battered nation.      now the responsibility of          Jack Straw, could grant the 83-
Kabila also stopped over in Libya on his way back to       General Pinochet's advisers to     year old former dictator's
Kinshasa from Paris.

INDIA : India's eight-month-old federal government,
                                                           find alternative accommoda-
                                                           tion" said a hospital statement.
                                                                                              release on grounds of ill health.
firm in its view that the coalition was safe and stable,                                                                           YACHTING :                 been in talks with CRICKET :
rejected calls for its resignation after the dominant                                                                              Australian      skipper    Arrows boss Tom England's cricketers
party was humiliated in several state elections. Faced
with opposition parties turning up the political heat,
                                                                             UK in brief                                           Darren Bundock and
                                                                                                                                   his crew John Forbes
                                                                                                                                                              Walkinshaw.              have     refused    to
                                                                                                                                                                                       concede defeat in the
allies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) buried          DEAD : A young          Tuesday morning.      a     £2       million    lifted the Tornado         FOOTBALL : Peter Ashes series against
differences and said they were committed to a stable       reveller was brutally   She is charged with   campaign        spear-    world title in style by    Johnson has resigned Australia despite an
government at the centre.                                  shot dead outside a     the murder of five-   headed by a new,          winning the series         as Everton chairman embarrassing seven-

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