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Out this week: Ninja Gaiden II


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Games

World

  • Monday 2: Baltic bilateral talks.
  • Tuesday 3: OECD meetings; US Primaries end.
  • Friday 6: Focus on Russia’s growth.
  • Saturday 7: G8 energy meeting.

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Games

WEDNESDAY 4

Fatal Inertia EX (PS3)

GRID (PS3, 360, PC)

Hot Shots Golf 2: Open Tee 2 (PSP)

Kung Fu Panda (X360, PC, WII, PS3, PS2, DS)

Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (PSP, X360, PC, PS3, WII, PS2, DS)

Ninja Gaiden 2 (360)

Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Conspiracy (360, PS3)

Summon Night: Twin Age (DS)

The Incredible Hulk (X360, PS2, PS3, WII, DS)

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VC

WiiWare

Protöthea (UbiSoft, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone—Fantasy Violence, 1,000 Wii Points)

Toki Tori (Two Tribes, 1-2 players, Rated E for Everyone, 1,000 Wii Points)

VC

Ninja Combat (NEOGEO, 1-2 players, Rated E 10+ for Everyone 10 and Older—Mild Suggestive Themes, Fantasy Violence, 900 Wii Points)

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XBLA

RooGoo (800 MS Points)

Aces of the Galaxy (800 MS Points)

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DVD and Hi Def

Control

Semi-Pro (also on Blu-Ray)

Aeon Flux

Cloverfield (Blu-Ray)

Face Off (Blu-Ray)

Patton (Blu-Ray)

Signs (Blu-Ray)

The Warriors (Blu-Ray)

Radiohead: The Best of Radiohead

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Theater

You Don’t Mess with the Zohan

Kung Fu Panda

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Box Office

  1. Sex and the City $55.7/$55.7
  2. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull $46.0/$216.8
  3. The Strangers $20.7/$20.7
  4. Iron Man $14.0/$276.6
  5. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian $13.0/$115.6
  6. What Happens in Vegas $6.85/$66.0
  7. Baby Mama $2.2/$56.1
  8. Speed Racer $2.1/$40.5
  9. Made of Honor $2.0/$42.9
  10. Forgetting Sarah Marshall $1.0/$60.4
  11. The Visitor $.6/$5.3
  12. Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay $.4/$36.9

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World

MONDAY 2

Kyoto successor The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change hosts talks (to June 13) in Bonn to establish a successor to the Kyoto agreement.

Nuclear watchdog gathering The International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of governors meets (to June 6) in Vienna.

Baltic bilateral talks Finance ministers from member countries of the Council of the Baltic Sea States meet in Riga, Latvia for the Baltic Sea Business Forum. Member states, including Germany, Russia, Latvia, Sweden and Finland, will to discuss (to June 4) economic and political ties.

US debates Israel The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the pro-Israel lobby group, meets in Washington for its annual policy conference (to June 4). Speakers include Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, and Ehud Olmert, Israeli prime minister.

Antarctic treaty More than 300 delegates from 46 countries visit Kiev, Ukraine for the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (to June 13) to discuss new protected areas in the Antarctic and governments’ future policies on the area.

Africa on track The Africa Rail conference is held in Johannesburg (to June 6) to discuss development of the continent’s rail transport industry.

FT reports Greece; Youth in the Middle East

TUESDAY 3

European economic policy Eurozone finance ministers meet in Luxembourg at the European Union Ecofin Council to discuss policies for the region’s economy.

Global food security The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN hosts a conference (to June 5) – World Food Security and the Challenges of Climate Change and Bioenergy – in Rome . Delegates will discuss the most pressing issues in food and agriculture, from rising prices to biofuels.

Carbon emissions trading London hosts the Energy Forum (to June 4), where delegates will discuss carbon markets and the EU emissions trading scheme.

OECD meetings Climate change, growth and stability are the themes of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Forum 2008 summit (to June 4) in Paris. It is held alongside its annual Ministerial Council meeting (June 4-5) and leaders from government, business and academia meet to discuss a range of issues from climate change to trade. Those scheduled to attend include Jean-Claude Trichet, president of the European Central Bank, Steve Westwell, executive vice-president of BP, and Peter Mandelson, European trade commissioner.

US primaries end Presidential primaries take place in the US states of New Mexico (Republican), Montana (Democratic) and South Dakota (both parties). The contests mark the end of the US primary season.

Baltic relations José Manuel Barroso, European Commission president, meets Matti Vanhanen, Finnish prime minister, in Helsinki to discuss the EU Lisbon Treaty, climate and energy issues, the EU Baltic Sea Strategy and relations between the EU and Russia.

Turkish president in Japan Abdullah Gül, the Turkish president, and a delegation of business leaders, will visit Japan for talks with Yasuo Fukuda, the prime minister. Meanwhile, Ali Babacan, the Turkish foreign minister, visits the US (to June 9) to meet Dick Cheney, vice-president, Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state, and Stephen Hadley, national security adviser, for talks before lobbying for a temporary seat on the UN Security Council for 2009-10.

Sustainable banking The FT Sustainable Banking Awards are held in London. The awards were created by the FT and the International Finance Corporation to recognise banks that have shown leadership in integrating social and environmental objectives into their operations.

FT reports Sustainable banking

WEDNESDAY 4

African economic forum The World Economic Forum on Africa meets in Cape Town (to June 6) to discuss policies for boosting the continent’s development and growth.

Islamic debate The Muslim World League hosts the International Islamic Conference for Dialogue in Mecca (to June 6). Delegates debate the dialogue between followers of different religions and civilisations and promoting common values.

Global green policies The European Commission hosts the In Search of Global Green Policies forum in Brussels. Topics under discussion include: to talk about sustainability with global economic growth; and could the EU’s green leadership be a global economic opportunity?

BoE rates decision The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee meets (to June 5) to discuss UK interest rates.

THURSDAY 5

Medvedev visits Germany Dmitry Medvedev, Russian president, visits Berlin to meet Angela Merkel, German chancellor. Talks will focus on EU relations and energy co-operation.

Dutch PM meets Bush George W. Bush, US president, meets Jan Peter Balkenende, Dutch prime minister, to discuss issues including security and democracy in Afghanistan, and increasing pressure on Iran to halt its nuclear programme.

Finnish PM in S Korea Matti Vanhanen, prime minister of Finland, visits South Korea for talks with Lee Myung-bak, president, on bilateral economic and diplomatic relations.

Climate in the spotlight CC8, a global conference on climate, is held (to June 6) in Oslo. Speakers at the Technology and Finance in Climate Co-operation event include Nicholas Stern, author of the official UK report on the economics of climate change.

Women and commerce Hanoi hosts the Global Summit of Women (to June 7), which focuses on women in business. The theme is Women and Asia: Driving the Global Economy.

Blair on Middle East peace The international development select committee of the UK’s House of Commons hears evidence from Tony Blair, former UK prime minister and now the Middle East Quartet representative. Key issues on the agenda include Gaza, the Middle East peace process and role of the Middle East Quartet.

ECB rates announcement The European Central Bank’s governing council meets in Frankfurt to set eurozone interest rates.

FRIDAY 6

Focus on Russia’s growth Russia holds (to June 8) the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, alongside the World Economic Forum Russia CEO Roundtable. Trends and forecasts for the Russian economy will be discussed.

SATURDAY 7

G8 energy meeting Energy ministers from the Group of Eight leading industrialised nations meet in Aomori, the hub of Japan’s nuclear industry, to discuss energy supply and security.

FT reports Private Client Wealth Guide

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