Clashes broke out in Brazil’s largest city as US President Bush arrived at the start of a six-day regional tour

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At least 20 people were injured in clashes with riot police in Sao Paulo after thousands turned out to protest against George W Bush’s visit.
The US leader is due to meet Brazil’s Luis Inacio Lula da Silva to sign an ethanol energy alliance.
Click here for article:  BBC NEWS

 Democrats set Iraq pull-out plans

Middle East Last Updated: Friday, 9 March 2007, 11:18 GMT

Democrats in the US Congress propose legislation requiring all US troops to leave Iraq by August 2008
It is a direct challenge to President George W Bush, who has ruled out any fixed end to the Iraq operation.
Democrats, who took control of Congress in January, want to tie the measure to the $100bn (£52bn) Mr Bush has requested for Iraq and Afghanistan.

Click here for article :BBC NEWS

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