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March 5, 2004

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"Osama bin Laden is either alive and well or alive and not too well or not alive."
Donald Rumsfeld
US defence secretary.

“There is nothing more deep than recognising Israel's right to exist. That's the most deep thought of all… I can't think of anything more deep than that right.”
George W. Bush
US president.

“They were enforcing a peaceful blockade demanding the annulment of the so-called peace treaty.”
Altaf Hossain Chowdhury
The home minister (HM), in a statement in the parliament. The "peaceful road blockade" enforced by the Sama Odhikar Andolon was marked by sporadic clashes, including an attack on the Gono Forum supremo Dr Kamal Hossain's car.

“This is untrue.”
Kader Siddiqui
Krishak Shramik Awami League MP, reacting to the HM's statement. Dr Kamal, according to Siddiqui, later cried at the insult and violence meted out to him in Rangamati.

“His exploits have been making headlines for years: the drinking, the drugging, the yobbing, the waste of the costliest education of the land, the explicit disdain for the lower orders, the increasingly sexual public romps-- we have heard it all.”
Carol Sarler
Columnist in the British newspaper, the Daily express on Prince Harry. The royal family has described her piece as "nonsense" and "unfair".

Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN. Quotes can be sent to <dsmagazn@gononet.com>

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