The Ministry of a oil industry of Egypt has presented a new oil and gas system for licensing which gives the international oil and gas companies the right to bid for the exploration rights at thirty individual blocks. The new system includes nine blocks in gulf of Suez, eight in Mediterranean sea, seven in the Libyan desert, three in the Egyptian delta and three in Red sea. Results of tenders will be declared later this year or in the beginning of 2003.
An unidentified man wielding a knife attacked civilians in the Church of Notre Dame in the French city of Nice. Three people were killed, several others were hospitalised with injuries.One of the victims was beheaded