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April 2, 2004

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“I have been promoted.”
Altaf Hossain Chowdhury
former home minister
after he was reassigned as the minister for commerce.

“No comment.”
Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury
former commerce minister
after his forced resignation last week.

“It wasn't bin Laden.”
David Mendel
the lawyer for a victim in Montpellier, France
who was convicted for trying to run over a pedestrian he mistook for the Qaeda leader.

“Make tea, not war,”
Protesters in London
carrying WANTED poster of British premier Tony Blair and US president George W Bush.

“This is an unfair election with a lot of question marks.”
Lien Chan
losing candidate in Taiwan's presidential election, declaring that the result should be invalidated and the ballots recounted.

“The bold and beautiful.”
Nasim Jamil Joy
writing on artist Qayyum Chowdhury's paintings in Escapade.

“You are looking good, you are still young.”
Muammar Gaddafi
Libyan president
to British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

“I can't imagine why this election is unfair. Failure is just another chance to grow up.”
Annette Lu
Taiwan's Vice President and running mate of President Chen Shui-bian, rejecting the opposition's call for a recount.

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

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