ALANBAA Thursday, 19 May, 2011 Sunday To Thursday English 20 International National IMF chief under suicide Kuwait submits to GCC draft watch at NYC jail law on private servants (AP) - IMF chief Do- This is nothing other las Sarkozy, have sug- girl's father is dead. (KUNA) -- Kuwait has country." Participants of minique Strauss-Kahn than a physical, sexual gested he may be the vic- The family was granted submitted a draft law re- the meeting asked the state was placed under a sui- cide watch in jail, while assault by this man on this young woman," her tim of a setup. The woman's lawyer, asylum in the U.S., and she is a legal resident. Dannii Minogue garding private servants during the 26th meeting of of Kuwait to submit a de- tailed visualization of this pressure mounted on him attorney said. Shapiro, said there was She has worked at the @heatworld : The 9 0’Clock general directors of pass- suggestion to circulate its to resign and the hotel He added: "She did not no truth to suggestions hotel for three years, ac- News – Dannii Minogue to join ports departments of the results and its implemen- maid who accused him know who this man was that she had fabricated cording to Shapiro. BBC singing talent show: Now Gulf Cooperation Council tation process to the rest of of attempted rape said until a day or two after her account, describing Strauss-Kahn himself this new rumour we could well (GCC), which concluded the GCC countries. through her lawyer that this took place." her as an honest woman appeared to realize that believe… ... http://bit.ly/j2HwnJ on Wednesday. Director of Al-Awadi noted that the she had no idea who he Police and prosecutors with "no agenda." his relationships with the General Department of meeting shed light on the was when she reported said he ambushed a house- "Her life has now been women could be a po- Immigration at the Minis- security circumstances in him to the police. keeper who had come to turned upside down. She litical problem. try of Interior Brig. Kamel the region, stressing that Law enforcement of- clean his $3,000-per-night can't go home. The French daily news- Al-Awadi said at the end of the GCC state members ficials emphasized that at a New York hotel. She can't go back to paper Liberation report- the meeting that the draft should apply stricter se- Strauss-Kahn had not Lawyers for the influ- work. She has no idea ed this week that at a would "allow private ser- curity measures on some tried to harm himself but ential banker have chal- what her future will be, meeting with Strauss- vants to enter any of the of the incoming nation- that guards were keep- lenged that account, say- what she will be able to Kahn in April, he spec- GCC states once they obtain alities and exchange in- ing a close watch on him ing the evidence doesn't do to support herself and ulated that his presiden- a visa, and to permanently formation on suspected just in case. support accusations of her daughter. tial campaign might be cancel it upon leaving the individuals. Meanwhile, details began to emerge about forcible sex. They wouldn't elab- This has been noth- ing short of a cataclys- subjected to low blows over "money, women and Arnold his accuser, a 32-year- orate, but the assertion mic event in her life," my Jewishness." old immigrant from the gave rise to speculation Shapiro said. He said "Yes, I love women... Schwarzenegger Economy West African nation of that they might argue it she "feels alone in the so what?" the newspaper @HolyMolyNews: Arnold Guinea with a 15-year- was consensual sex. world." quoted him as saying. Schwarzenegger reveals se- old daughter. "There is no way in At the same time, some of Strauss-Kahn's sup- The woman, he said, came to the U.S. seven Strauss-Kahn also theorized that his ene- cret 10 year old love child, world wishes him the best: EU president says EU recovery, which there is any aspect of this event which could be construed consensu- porters in France, where he was considered a pos- sible challenger next years ago under "very difficult circumstances" and is raising her daughter mies might try to pay someone to accuse him of rape, according to the #schwarzenegger http://holy- mo.ly/krIjui euro strong al in any manner. year to President Nico- by herself now that the newspaper. Singapore enters new era as founder Lee steps down (AP) - The surprise resignation of Singa- considered by many Sin- gaporeans to be the real Josie Gibson pore's founding father power. His ruling People's @NowMag: Josie Gibson thinks may herald a new, soft- Action Party controlled ev- John James Parton’s new girl- er approach by the city ery seat in parliament un- friend looks like a man in drag. state's long-ruling gov- til 1981 and in some elec- What do you think? Take a look ernment in response to tions, opposition parties in... http://fb.me/Hst7904Z growing opposition voic- have failed to even contest es and voters' desire for a majority of seats. a more open society. Still, it's unclear to what But, analysts say, extent Lee and Goh will be the big question now is sidelined from power. whether any substantive The two are still mem- (AP) - Ailing European economies puy said. Regardless of the challenges changes will be seen fol- bers of parliament and Lee are getting their houses in order and the all governments face in bringing their lowing Saturday's an- remains chairman of the euro remains a trustworthy currency, the deficits and debts under control, "the nouncement that 87-year- old Lee Kuan Yew and his Lee has long resented a major shift for a country where Lee, his country's sovereign wealth fund, Government of Sin- European Union's president said yester- day, describing the region's recovery as euro remains a "very strong currency trusted by investors worldwide," Van longtime right-hand man, Goh Chok Tong, were been dead- son who is now prime minister, and the 69-year- gapore Investment Corp., while Goh is central bank Lionel Messi "not bad at all." "Newspaper headlines might sometimes overshadow that the Rompuy said. He also defended the U.S. dollar, say- stepping down from their Cabinet positions. set against old Goh, are referred to as "the father, the son and chairman. Still, the elder Lee's di- @GoalUSA : Pele: Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is not as good as economic recovery in Europe as a whole is on track and even gaining momentum ing that challenges to its dominant role in world finance and trade crop up each "It's not clear wheth- er policy changes will allowing the holy Goh." Lee be- came prime minister in minished role should allow opposition parties more Johan Cruyff, Michel Platini or Alfredo Di Stefano http://bit.ly/ in some member states," Herman Van Rompuy said in a speech to the China time it weakens, but are premature even though the Chinese currency is bound be merely cosmetic in terms of communica- anything 1959 and saw the country through self-rule under breathing space. Lee has long been dead- lCkQrq Europe International Business School in Shanghai. "Our economic fundamentals to eventually take on a more important role. "It is a useless exercise to say we tion, or whether more meaningful changes in more than the British, a two-year federation with Malay- set against allowing any- thing more than a token remain sound," he said. While forecast European growth rates of 1.8 percent this should downplay the role of the dol- lar." During an earlier stop in Beijing direction are likely," said Wei Zheng Kit, an an- a token sia and finally indepen- dence in 1965. opposition in Singapore, warning factions would year and 2.0 percent in 2012 may appear modest compared with China's near 10 and now in Shanghai, Van Rompuy has been urging China to do more to make alyst with Citigroup in Singapore. opposition He remained in of- fice until 1990, over- weaken the government, scare off investors and un- percent pace, they reflect the maturity and prosperity of the region's economies. "It its economy a level playing field for for- eign business, especially in the area of At the very least, the seeing a period of rap- dermine prosperity. is really not bad at all," he said. government procurement. government has prom- id development that From the 1960s to 1980s, All 27 EU members are reducing their The EU, which has a population of ised a shift in tone away turned Singapore from he imprisoned suspected fiscal deficits, Van Rompuy said. about 500 million, is China's largest ex- from Lee's my-way-or- the-highway attitude a sleepy port city into to a modern, virtually cor- communists without trial for years and later bankrupt- Alex Curran And although Europe is still muddling through bailouts of Greece and Ireland port market, but European firms have been battered by low-cost Chinese tex- that has helped make ruption-free society that ed opposition figures with and working out arrangements to stabi- tiles, leatherwear and other goods. Singapore one of the remains a darling of for- defamation lawsuits. and Steven lize Portugal, those countries account Meanwhile, European companies, along world's wealthiest - and eign investors. "I did some sharp and for only 7 percent of the gross domes- with other foreign firms, complain of most tightly controlled Goh was prime min- hard things to get things Gerrard tic product of the world's largest com- regulatory barriers hindering their abil- - countries. ister until 2004, when right," Lee said in his 2011 @NowMag: BABY JOY! Alex bined economy. "The members of weak ity to compete freely in China. His departure after the baton passed to Lee's book Hard Truths. Curran and Steven Gerrard ex- economies have to do their homework Beijing's currency controls, which more than five decades son, Hsien Loong. "Why should we not pecting surprise baby No 3: Alex and have to put their houses in order and help boost Chinese exports, are also an comes in the aftermath Through it all, though, demolish them (opposi- and Steven Gerrard are thrilled that is what they are doing," Van Rom- irritant. of a disappointing May the elder Lee, who toler- tion parties) before they to b... http://bit.ly/lR9ZwC 7 election result that rep- ated little criticism, was get started?" People Resources Is it time to give up on Woods? Water shortages worst in (AP) - Four days after Tiger Woods laus that leads to speculation. Middle East Charlie Sheen declared himself unfit to play more than nine holes at The Players Cham- pionship, he said he expected to be at It's his health, too. Woods skipped one tournament (Quail Hollow) because he wanted to give a (AP) - Water shortag- nya could face increasing outside its borders to ensure gions, the 15 worst effected @celebtrainwreck: Charlie the U.S. Open next month. "minor injury" time to heal. es are worst in Africa and problems as they lease out food security, it creates a - categorized as extreme Sheen Borrows $10 Mil From "Will do all I can to get there," he He withdrew from the next one (Play- the Middle East, and the huge chunks of farmland situation in which water risk - are all in the Mid- Warner Bros.: TMZ has ob- said on Twitter. ers Championship) without even getting hardest hit are nations in to foreign nations. is reallocated away from dle East and Africa. tained Charlie’s contract for That only shows how far away he is to the 10th hole and with a nine-hole the Gulf, including Bah- Maplecroft said Chi- host countries," she said. For countries like Ye- Season 7 (2010 - 2011).... from catching, much less passing, the score of 42 that ranks among his worst. rain, Qatar, Kuwait and na has a contract to grow "If local water supplies are men and region of West- http://bit.ly/lKfx1p 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus. Former PGA champion Paul Azinger Saudi Arabia, according 2.8 million hectares (1.98 being used for agriculture ern Sahara, the shortag- The question used to be whether once thought Woods for sure would to a study released yester- million acres) of palm oil, for food destined for for- es are due mostly to their Woods was going to win a major. break Snead's record of 82 tour wins day by risk analysis firm while in the last year in eign countries at the ex- being located in semiarid Now it's whether he'll even play. (Woods is at 71) and probably would Maplecroft. Sudan, companies from pense of the needs of local regions where poverty is Only he knows how badly his left top Nicklaus in the majors, although The U.K.-based com- South Korea purchased communities, then the gov- rampant and the popula- knee and left Achilles are injured, and he never thought it was a lock. pany, which compared the 700,000 hectares and the ernments could be open to tions are growing. Woods rarely has been willing to offer Now he's not so sure about either amounts of water available UAE 750,000 hectares. accusations of negatively For others, like the oil- more than the bare minimum about his record. in a country compared to the "One of the primary wa- impacting on the right to rich Gulf states including health, if that much. "The big unknown is the severity of demands for it, also found ter users is agriculture, pro- water of their people. As the United Arab Emirates He withdrew last year from The the problem," Azinger said. that the booming economies viding a direct link be- water resources deplete in and Qatar, their rapid eco- Players Championship with a neck in- "The mental aspect still must be of China and India were facing increasing short- tween water stress and food security," said Prin- countries that currently ex- perience low water stress, nomic growth that has in- cluded a massive build- Cheryl Cole jury he said had been bothering him for a month. addressed - having the ability to find someone he can talk and talk with. ages, and parts of Africa cipal Environmental An- this will become increas- ing boom exacerbated @areyouentwise: Cheryl He said he ruptured his right Achil- He's angry at himself, angry at the with adequate water like alyst at Maplecroft, Kim- ingly problematic." underling shortages and Cole secretly dating X Fac- les in December 2008, yet never men- world, angry at people tearing him Sudan, Democratic Re- berlee Myers. According to the index increased the demand tor USA host?! http://tinyurl. tioned it until 16 months later. down. But physically, for the first time, public of Congo and Ke- "When a country goes of 188 countries and re- for water among grow- com/6epdxa2 It's no longer his pursuit of Nick- I'm starting to wonder."
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