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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 21, 2005

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President Bush issues harsh warnings to Syria and Iran in a speech in Belgium.. .Bush has traveled to Europe for a series of meetings aimed at restoring relations with leaders who opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq…

In Lebanon, tens of thousands of protestors demand the withdrawal of Syrian troops…

The battle to become Iraq’s prime minister heats up when U.S. backed interim leader Iyad Allawi’s coalition formally put him forward as a candidate

Palestinians give a jubilant welcome to 500 prisoners freed by Israel as
part of a truce.. .but critics say all the eight thousand prisoners
should be released, including leaders of the uprising

An Oakland debate over a proposal to allow the use of herbicides for fire prevention..

Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson dies in an apparent suicide at the age of 67…

The Audubon ballroom in Harlem where Malcolm X was assassinated 40 years ago is rededicated tonight

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