Woman: The show will begin with coverage of current events, focusing on
issues related to women. An upcoming demonstration protesting Iran's
execution of minors is discussed. Our guest is Farhad from Germany,
(last name omitted), who converted from Islam to Christianity. The
remainder of the show will include a health segment on plastic safety
around the house.
News and Views: The charred facade of the Marriott hotel stood amid
mounds of debris, as Pakistanis came to terms with one of the worst extremist
attacks in the nation's capital. Rescuers pulled more bodies from the shell of
the Islamabad hotel on Sunday pushing the death toll to 53, including the Czech
ambassador and a second American. More than 250 people were injured.
Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, will officially resign on Sunday evening.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry
Paulson is appearing on U.S. television to promote President Bush's plan to
have the government buy up to 700-billion dollars in bad debt.
The president said Saturday
that government intervention is essential to control the impact of the
financial crisis that is affecting ordinary Americans.
U.S. President Bush and his
Colombian counterpart, Alvaro Uribe, have urged Congress to approve a free
trade agreement, saying it is in the economic interests of both countries.
A fire caused by fireworks set
off inside a nightclub killed at least 43 people in southern China, state media
and government officials said on Sunday. Our guest is Dr. Mehrdad Khansari, Political Analyst.
The First Two Days:
Topic: The latest developments in the Iranian nuclear
program. Our guest is Gregory Schulte, American Ambassador to the IAEA.
Late Edition: Top Story: Pakistan Blast
NewsTalk: The show will discuss Israel's Prime Minister’s
resignation, as well as the latest
developments in Iran (5+1 meeting in Washington on Iran’s nuclear capability,
the upcoming United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York and the
anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war). Our guests are Dr. Mehrdad Khansari, and Dr. Sirous Amouzegar,
and Mr. Manashe Amir.