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1. But the closer ties with Washington have drawn increased international attention to widespread human rights abuses in the former Soviet republic, whose authoritarian government(威權政府) is seen as one of the most repressive(壓制的) in the region.
2. Heavy rains discouraged eligible voters from going to the polls, while many of those who voted did not understand what the election was all about.
3. Vice Unification Minister(統一部次長) Rhee Bong-jo said the new proposal had not been discussed with other countries participating in the talks.
4. Use of mobiles has increased rapidly worldwide but there has been no hard ◆evidence that the technology causes health problems ranging from headaches to brain tumors.
5. At least 489 people, most of them civilians, have been killed by bombings and other insurgent attacks(叛軍攻擊) since Iraq’s new government was announced by Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on April 28.
6. The United States and the United Nations have both welcomed Kuwait's decision to give full political rights to women as an important advance. The US state department said the change to election law would help not only women but(also) the whole of Kuwaiti society.
7. Security forces are searching for an Italian woman who was kidnapped in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Monday night. Officials said aid worker Clementina Cantoni was forced from her car by several armed men and dragged into another vehicle.
8. Afghan police and NATO troops searched on Tuesday for an Italian aid worker kidnapped from her car in central Kabul, as the government said criminals, not Islamic militants, were believed responsible.
9. China Tuesday denied a ◆report that North Korea had asked it to arrange a visit by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to Pyongyang in a bid to reach a breakthrough on nuclear an missile issues.
10. Three stowaways were found dead on board a Danish-registered cargo vessel headed for China, news reports said Tuesday.
11. In Mexico nine out of 10 people with disabilities(殘障), nine out of 10 Indians(印地安人), nine out of 10 homosexuals, and nine out of 10 elderly people consider that there is discrimination against their conditions.
12. A North Korean cargo and passenger ferry(客貨渡輪), a major economic link for the communist state, has arrived at a northern Japanese port for a 24-hour visit - its first journey to Japan this year. The vessel was greeted by demonstrators and some 500 police officers.
13. A Cuban-exile(古巴流亡人士) sought by Cuba and Venezuela for his alleged involvement in the 1976 bombing of a Cuban Airways passenger jet has been taken into custody by U.S. authorities. The case has created an international uproar(引發全球嘩然).
14. Republicans in the US Congress(美國國會) are trying to pass legislation which would keep female soldiers out of combat. The measure is being considered now by the House Armed Services Committee(美國眾議院軍事委員會).
15. Pakistan's opposition has condemned an ◆announcement that President Pervez Musharraf will seek to stay in power after his current term expires in 2007. Supporters of Nawaz Sharif, the prime minister Gen Musharraf ousted in a 1999 coup, said the move exposed the president's "dictatorial designs".