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2006-07-28 04:52:01

By Adrian Croft ABOARD BLAIR'S PLANE (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair will push for a speedy U.N. resolution on the Middle East crisis and dispatch of a peacekeeping force when he meets President Bush in Washington on Friday.

2006-07-27 17:06:31

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair faced growing pressure to distance himself from his ally the United States over the Middle East as he headed for talks with President Bush in Washington on Friday.

2006-07-25 06:40:24

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union trade chief Peter Mandelson said the United States was trying to give Boeing an advantage in possible talks to resolve a row with European plane maker Airbus over state subsidies.

2006-07-18 08:25:00

British Prime Minister Tony Blair was roundly mocked as a U.S. poodle on Tuesday after an off-the-cuff chat with President George W. Bush was accidentally broadcast.

2006-07-17 15:30:00

A microphone picked up an unaware President Bush saying on Monday Syria should press Hizbollah to "stop doing this shit" as they discussed the upsurge in violence in the Middle East.

2006-06-30 08:13:03

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair's political woes mounted on Friday when a poll showed he is now less popular than his main rival and his Labour Party suffered a humiliating election setback.

2006-06-27 05:29:10

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime

2006-06-26 22:36:26

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime

2006-06-26 14:57:46

By Madeline Chambers LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Monday the Group of Eight industrialized nations had failed to make progress on some of last year's commitments to end global poverty, particularly on world trade.

2006-05-15 05:01:58

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's regional parliament will meet for the first time in nearly four years on Monday as political enemies strive to overcome decades of hatred and mistrust to forge agreement on sharing power. Progress is expected to be slow.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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