California’s fastest half-marathon lived up to its billing Sunday as American Meb Keflezighi set a new U.S. 20k record and bettered his personal best by 25 seconds winning the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in a time of 1:01:00. Keflezighi’s 20k split of 57:52 broke Ryan Hall’s standing 20K record of 57:54 set in 2006.

California’s fastest half-marathon lived up to its billing Sunday as American Meb Keflezighi set a new U.S. 20k record and bettered his personal best by 25 seconds winning the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in a time of 1:01:00. Keflezighi’s 20k split of 57:52 broke Ryan Hall’s standing 20K record of 57:54 set in 2006.

By Jeremy Clarke
ASMARA, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Three Eritreans working for Australian company Chalice Gold Mines Limited (CHN.AX) have been killed in a shooting incident in the Red Sea state, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. Such violent deaths, uncommon in Eritrea, are likely to raise concerns among foreign investors in an industry many see as a lifeline to its agriculture-based economy, weakened by the global economic downturn and at the mercy of irregular rainfall.

By Jeremy Clarke
ASMARA, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Three Eritreans working for Australian company Chalice Gold Mines Limited (CHN.AX) have been killed in a shooting incident in the Red Sea state, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. Such violent deaths, uncommon in Eritrea, are likely to raise concerns among foreign investors in an industry many see as a lifeline to its agriculture-based economy, weakened by the global economic downturn and at the mercy of irregular rainfall.

The friends of Asena of Boston has started fund raising prior to receiving a call from friends of Asena of North America.  These energetic group of youngsters with fellow brothers and sisters are strong supporters of Asena.  They have been collecting funds to support the freedom of press.  Now they are encouraging all residents of Boston and surrounding to support their efforts to fund raise for Asena.  You can reach them by calling Hager at 617-777-7872.  The group will collect money till October 17.  Don’t let the freedom of press die again.

The friends of Asena of Boston has started fund raising prior to receiving a call from friends of Asena of North America.  These energetic group of youngsters with fellow brothers and sisters are strong supporters of Asena.  They have been collecting funds to support the freedom of press.  Now they are encouraging all residents of Boston and surrounding to support their efforts to fund raise for Asena.  You can reach them by calling Hager at 617-777-7872.  The group will collect money till October 17.  Don’t let the freedom of press die again.

Syracuse, Italy – At least 133 illegal immigrants from Eritrea arrived by boat in southern Italy, according to reports. Around 40 women and 15 children were among the group. Italian police stepped in to move the group to a provisional immigrant camp at the port of Portopalo immediately after they landed.

Syracuse, Italy – At least 133 illegal immigrants from Eritrea arrived by boat in southern Italy, according to reports. Around 40 women and 15 children were among the group. Italian police stepped in to move the group to a provisional immigrant camp at the port of Portopalo immediately after they landed.

ISUIsaias Afewerki led a guerrilla army that helped to overthrow the Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam in 1991 and win independence for Eritrea, which the Red Sea country secured after a referendum two years later. As Eritrea’s president, he initially pledged to introduce multiparty democracy and free markets. But a border war with Ethiopia from 1998 to 2000 led to a sharp change in course.

 

 

ISUIsaias Afewerki led a guerrilla army that helped to overthrow the Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam in 1991 and win independence for Eritrea, which the Red Sea country secured after a referendum two years later. As Eritrea’s president, he initially pledged to introduce multiparty democracy and free markets. But a border war with Ethiopia from 1998 to 2000 led to a sharp change in course.

 

 

Reporters Without Borders has meanwhile learned that, during the past three weeks, dozens of civil servants working for the ministries of information, defence, foreign affairs and national security have been forced by the authorities to surrender their email passwords.

Reporters Without Borders has meanwhile learned that, during the past three weeks, dozens of civil servants working for the ministries of information, defence, foreign affairs and national security have been forced by the authorities to surrender their email passwords.

IPGKUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (KUNA): The Independent Petroleum Group (IPG) said on Sunday it is resorting to the Court of Arbitration in London (governed by the Rules of Conciliation and Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce -ICC Rules), to obtain an arbitration award confirming that Eritrea and the Petroleum Corporation of Eritrea — PCE (the National Petroleum Company totally owned by the State of Eritrea) should immediately pay IPG the value of delivered petroleum products of around KD 19 million.

IPGKUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (KUNA): The Independent Petroleum Group (IPG) said on Sunday it is resorting to the Court of Arbitration in London (governed by the Rules of Conciliation and Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce -ICC Rules), to obtain an arbitration award confirming that Eritrea and the Petroleum Corporation of Eritrea — PCE (the National Petroleum Company totally owned by the State of Eritrea) should immediately pay IPG the value of delivered petroleum products of around KD 19 million.

 

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (KUNA): The Independent Petroleum Group (IPG) said on Sunday it is resorting to the Court of Arbitration in London (governed by the Rules of Conciliation and Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce -ICC Rules), to obtain an arbitration award confirming that Eritrea and the Petroleum Corporation of Eritrea — PCE (the National Petroleum Company totally owned by the State of Eritrea) should immediately pay IPG the value of delivered petroleum products of around KD 19 million.