Oct 23, 2008

McCain, Obama begin final sprint after last debate

McCain, Obama begin final sprint after last debate
October 16, 2008 05:46 AM ET
HEMPSTEAD, New York (Reuters) - Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama begin a 19-day sprint to Election Day on Thursday after a contentious final debate that featured aggressive McCain attacks on Obama's campaign tactics and tax plans.

McCain Presses Obama in Final Debate
John McCain raised persistent and pointed questions about Barack Obama in a session that was by far the most spirited and combative of their encounters this fall.

Searching for the Antidote to Ahmadinejad
Spiegel Online - Berlin,Germany
But many citizens unwilling to vote for an oligarch like Rafsanjani opted not to vote at all. Ahmadinejad was elected on a tide of right-wing populism. ...

Asian stocks drop after U.S. plunge; Tokyo off 11 per cent
Asian stocks tumbled Thursday after another dive on Wall Street as worse-than-expected data about the U.S. economy heightened fears of a global recession.

Iran blames US "hegemony" for financial crisis
Reuters - USA
ASTANA (Reuters) - Iran blamed the United States on Thursday for triggering global financial meltdown, saying the "hegemonic" nature of the US economy ...
US blowback in Iran's elections
Asia Times Online - Kowloon,Hong Kong
By Hossein Askari While the Islamic Republic of Iran is always careful to flaunt its independence from the United States, its next presidential elections in ...

Iranian inspectors evaluate Azerbaijan elections as sound
Mathaba.Net - London,UK
According to Baku office in the communique issued by the Elections Inspectors Delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran, it is said, "This delegation ...

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