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2008-08-08 06:00:16

Karachi Geo News television in Urdu at 1600 GMT on 7 August relays live regularly scheduled "Today with Kamran Khan" program. Noted Pakistani journalist Kamran Khan reviews, discusses and analyzes major day-to-day developments with government ministers and officials, opposition leaders, and prominent analysts in Geo TV's flagship programme. Program: "Today with Kamran Khan" Reception: Good Duration: 120 minutes Today's special edition of programme is on the Pakistan ruling alliance's...

2008-08-07 09:00:04

Karachi Geo News television in Urdu at 1400 gmt on 6 August carries live regularly scheduled "Capital Talk" program relayed from channel's Islamabad studio. Prominent Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir is host of the popular talk show in Pakistan; Words within double slant lines are in English Reception: Good Duration of program: 60 minutes Guests: Barrister Mohammad Ali Saif, President Pervez Musharraf's lawyer; Ansar Abbasi, analyst and editor investigation of English daily The News;...

2006-08-24 01:18:27

By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo comfortably beat an attempt by political opponents to unseat her on Thursday in a widely-anticipated victory. After a marathon overnight session of debate, lawmakers in the lower house of Congress voted 173 to 32 to quash the impeachment complaint, which accused Arroyo of election fraud, corruption and human rights abuses. Financial markets have shrugged off the impeachment attempt because of the...

2006-08-23 23:38:29

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo comfortably beat an attempt by political opponents to unseat her on Thursday in a widely-anticipated victory. After a marathon overnight session of debate, lawmakers in the lower house of Congress voted 173 to 32 to quash the impeachment complaint, which accused Arroyo of election fraud, corruption and human rights abuses. Financial markets have shrugged off the impeachment attempt because of the president's majority...

2006-08-23 04:36:14

By John O'Callaghan MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine lower house of Congress was debating an impeachment motion on Wednesday that President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will almost certainly beat with the sheer strength of her allies. The complaint, the second by Arroyo's political foes to be heard in a year, already seemed to be doomed last week when a congressional committee ruled it lacked merit. Despite persistent allegations of election fraud, corruption and rights abuses against...

2006-08-23 01:03:35

By John O'Callaghan MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine lower house of Congress was due to vote on Wednesday on an impeachment motion that President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will almost certainly beat with the sheer strength of her allies. The complaint, the second by Arroyo's political foes to be heard in a year, already seemed to be doomed last week when a congressional committee ruled it lacked merit. Despite persistent allegations of election fraud, corruption and rights abuses...

2006-08-23 00:19:54

By John O'Callaghan MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine lower house of Congress was due to vote on Wednesday on an impeachment motion that President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will almost certainly beat with the sheer strength of her allies. The complaint, the second by Arroyo's political foes to be heard in a year, already seemed to be doomed last week when a congressional committee ruled it lacked merit. Despite persistent allegations of election fraud, corruption and rights abuses...

2006-06-28 18:47:41

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Berkeley plans to give voters a say on a measure calling for the impeachment of President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, the mayor of this famously liberal California city said on Wednesday. A number of local governments across the United States have passed resolutions urging impeachment. But the Berkeley city council wants to be the first to put the issue directly to voters, Mayor Tom Bates said in an interview. "This is basically...

2006-06-28 14:23:12

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The municipal council in the liberal California city of Berkeley plans to give voters a say on a measure calling for the impeachment of President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, the mayor said on Wednesday. A number of local governments across the United States have pressed resolutions urging impeachment, but the Berkeley city council's goal is to be the first to put the issue directly to voters, Mayor Tom Bates said in an interview....

2006-06-26 04:35:16

By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - Political opponents of Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo filed a new impeachment complaint on Monday, attempting to unseat her over allegations of corruption and human rights abuses. Arroyo survived an impeachment attempt last year and analysts expect the latest charge to fail due to insufficient support in the lower house of Congress, where her allies hold a majority. Several anti-Arroyo groups, many dressed in peach-colored shirts,...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.