The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – November 30, 2003

  • In the heaviest fighting in Iraq in months, US troops kill 46 resistance fighters in a battle north of Baghdad
  • Palestinian and Israeli delegates are on their way to switzerland for the official signing of the Geneva Accord, a peace plan that doesn’t have the backing of their respective governments but – according to polls – has the widespread support among the Israeli and Palestinian people
  • World AIDS Day is tomorrow, and officials and activists involved in fighting the disease say most of the recent news is bad – HIV infection rates are rising, both in the US and worldwide
  • The World Conference on Global Warming opens tomorrow in Milan, Italy – the question hovering over the talks is likely to be: when will Russia ratify the Kyoto treaty? The Pact can’t become effective without ratification by either the US or Russia

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