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Palme

(Sven) Olof (Joachim) . 1927--86, Swedish Social Democratic statesman; prime minister (1969--76, 1982--86); assassinated
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Mr Palme was a campaigner for the working classes and Third World causes.
In a documentary aired on Sunday by public broadcaster SVT, one of Pettersson's friends, Roger Ostlund, said he saw Pettersson shoot Palme, but that the prime minister had been mistaken for a local drug dealer who was the real target.
WHEN GUS VAN SANT'S ELEPHANT was awarded the Palme d'Or at Cannes last May, it was taken by some Americans on the scene as a backhanded gesture.
In the Palme investigation, one suspect was captured and released after a week.
Two Japanese films competing for the coveted Palme d'Or at the 56th Cannes Film Festival failed to get any awards as the annual fete ended its almost two-week run on Sunday.
She said she could not go through with her commitment to hand over the prestigious Palme D'Or because of "family problems".
yuSTANBUL (CyuHAN)- An academic has filed a complaint against Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, whose richly ruminative Chekhovian drama "KyyE- Uykusu" (Winter Sleep) was awarded the Palme d'Or in May at the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, over scenes in the award-winning movie that the academic believes depicts animal cruelty.
The film will be making its premiere but is not competing for the Palme d'Or, one of cinema's most coveted prizes, Fox News reported.
Palme Middle East will take place from April 26 to 28 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.
The list also features a number of Cannes regulars, such as the Dardenne brothers from Belgium - Palme d'Or winners in 1999 with "Rosetta" and in 2005 with "L'Enfant" -who are competing with "Le Gamin au Velo" (Boy with a Bike).
Children from the Olof Palme Primary School were exposed to career opportunities within the beverage industry, courtesy of the Christina Swart-Opperman AIDS Orphan Foundation Trust and Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL), this week.