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Thursday, August 16, 2007

The Bank of Japan injects 400 billion yen into its money market. //www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/08/16/business/AS-FIN-ECO-Japan-Central-Bank.php (AP via IHT)
Peru's civil defense agency estimates that the death toll from the 2007 Peru earthquake is now 337 with 827 more injured. The coastal province of Ica is hardest hit. A 6.3 magnitude aftershock hits the country. The Government of Peru declares a state of emergency. //www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/08/16/wquake316.xml (The Telegraph) //www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087sid=axJfEOETiDUsrefer=home (Bloomberg) //www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/08/16/2007296.htm (AFP via ABC News Auatralia)
The leaders of Russia, China and Iran use the forum of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation to warn the United States not to become too heavily involved in Central Asia. //www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/08/17/europe/EU-GEN-Kyrgyzstan-Security-Summit.php (AP via IHT)
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