Al-Jazeera Sets June Date for English-Language Launch

13 April 2006

   QATAR - The broadcasting thorn in George W Bush's side says its planned English-language news service could launch globally as early as June.
   Al-Jazeera managing director Nigel Parsons has revealed the much delayed Al-Jazeera International service [WAMN: 28-Oct-04], is undergoing technical tests and is hoping to reach 100 million homes eventually.