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Main news of September 28

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A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours


* NATO Council envoys have begun to discuss a new strategic concept for the military alliance, NATO spokesman James Appathurai said

* Moldovan acting president Mihai Ghimpu announced the dissolution of parliament on Tuesday and said that early parliamentary elections would take place on November 28

* Ukraine wants to rebuild its trade fleet jointly with Russia, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov told journalists

* The Russian Foreign Ministry expressed its concern over Israel's decision to end a ten-month settlement freeze in the occupied Palestinian territories

* The North Korean leader Kim Jong-il was re-elected general secretary of the Worker’s Party of Korea, Chinese Xinhua news cited the Korean Central News Agency


* Moscow's long-standing mayor, Yury Luzhkov, was fired after weeks of speculation about his worsening relations with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and imminent departure

* A new Moscow mayor to replace Yury Luzhkov is likely to be appointed by the end of October, the city's acting mayor said

* Russia's top investigator ordered a review of all cases concerning attacks on journalists, his spokesman said

* Ex-Moscow mayor Yury Luzhkov should have taken measures to normalize relations with President Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said

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