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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 6, 2005

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Iraqi politicians say the country’s new interim assembly will hold its first meeting ten days from today. Also, more than a month after the January 30th election, the party leaders have apparently brokered a deal for the top posts in the new government. . .

An Italian journalist freed from Iraqi kidnappers this week says U.S. troops gave no warning before they fired on her car. That attack wounded the reporter and killed the Italian intelligence agent who helped win her release…

Israel will turn the West Bank town of Tulkarem over to Palestinian control early next week, the first of five Palestinian communities scheduled for the withdrawal of Israeli forces…

Lebanese officials say Syrian troops in Lebanon will begin moving back
toward the Syrian border tomorrow… the presidents of the two nations are to meet tomorrow. . .

The survival of two endangered species of pacific sea turtles may depend on the outcome of a U.N. conference beginning next week…

A long-time observer of California politics has a novel idea for
reforming state government: replace it with a parliamentary system.

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