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Sunday, September 11, 2005

The Norwegian parliamentary election, 2005, held September 12, is set to be a very close race, according to pollsters. The vote will determine the balance of power in the Storting for the coming four years. The centre-right government under Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik faces a centre-left opposition led by Jens Stoltenberg of the Norwegian Labour Party. //www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article1111846.ece (Aftenposten)/text
According to exit polls, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party has won a landslide victory in the Japan general election, 2005. Democratic Party leader Katsuya Okada concedes defeat and announces his resignation as party leader. //today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNewsstoryID=2005-09-11T125348Z_01_SCH017657_RTRIDST_0_INTERNATIONAL-JAPAN-ELECTION-DC.XML (Reuters), //english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/8F7D3E44-79D4-40BF-B8C6-E93BBCE4F0E1.htm (Aljazeera)
The death toll of the Japanese Encephalitis outbreak in Uttar Pradesh has reached an official number of 650, with estimates of aid agencies about double this number. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4230562.stm (BBC), //www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-09/11/content_476816.htm (China Daily), //www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/10/AR2005091001208.html (Washington Post).
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