Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
16 - 22 December 1999
Issue No. 460
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Moscow backtracks on ultimatum
Amidst a spate of international criticism, Moscow backpedals on its ultimatum to clear the Chechen capital Grozny. Abdel-Malek Khalil, in Moscow, writes
Presidential tug of war
As 1999 comes to a close, the US presidential contests have become far more intriguing than they appeared to be just a few months ago, writes James Zogby
Labour under globalisation
Labour rights are being increasingly undermined in both the South and the North. Faiza Rady reviews the 1999 report of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
Still the silent treatment
It would take a heart of stone not to note that mankind's best efforts to cast off the sins of the past are always given short shrift by the international media. --read on--
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