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THE MAIN STICKING POINT IN NEGOTIATIONS TO END THE STANDOFF AT THE CHU...

The main sticking point in negotiations to end the standoff at the Church of the Nativity is Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's adamant opposition to exiling more than six "senior terrorists" to a European country, sources told CNN on Monday. Israel has a

World | May 6, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 233

RE-ELECTED FRENCH PRESIDENT JACQUES CHIRAC HAS CHOSEN HIS NEW PRIME MI...

Re-elected French President Jacques Chirac has chosen his new prime minister - little-known senator Jean-Pierre Raffarin. Mr Raffarin, from the right-of-centre Liberal Democracy Party, has previously served as a government minister for small businesses.

World | May 6, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 218

THE BURMESE PRO-DEMOCRACY LEADER, AUNG SAN SUU KYI, HAS RALLIED HER FO...

The Burmese pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has rallied her followers after the military government released her from nearly 20 months of house arrest. Thousands of cheering supporters mobbed her as she arrived at the headquarters of her party, th

World | May 6, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 264

AT LEAST 74 PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER A NIGERIAN AIRLINER ON A DOMESTIC FL...

At least 74 people are dead after a Nigerian airliner on a domestic flight crashed into buildings in the northern city of Kano. But at least two of those aboard, a female crew member and a male passenger, survived.

World | May 5, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 344

AFTER A WEEKLONG STAY AT THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION, SOUTH AFRICA...

After a weeklong stay at the international space station, South African Mark Shuttleworth zoomed to earth in a Soyuz capsule, landing in Kazakhstan early Sunday local time. The three men emerged from a small shuttle Sunday morning, and were briefly examin

World | May 5, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 339

ISRAELI SOLDIERS SHOT AND KILLED A GUNMAN WHO EMERGED FROM THE CHURCH ...

Israeli soldiers shot and killed a gunman who emerged from the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem on Saturday morning, Israeli military sources said. The soldiers felt they were in danger from the gunman, who was evacuated to a hospital where he died of

World | May 5, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 239

AFTER TWO WEEKS OF TURMOIL, DEBATE AND ANGUISHED REFLECTION, THE FRENC...

After two weeks of turmoil, debate and anguished reflection, the French go to the polls Sunday to choose between incumbent President Jacques Chirac and far-right firebrand Jean-Marie Le Pen as their next leader. Le Pen's surprise second-place finish in th

World | May 5, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 297

MAOIST REBELS IN NEPAL ARE CALLING FOR THE RENEWAL OF PEACE TALKS WITH...

Maoist rebels in Nepal are calling for the renewal of peace talks with the government in a fresh bid to end their 6-year insurgency against the constitutional monarchy. Rebel leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal issued a one-page statement to local press Thursday in

World | May 3, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 257

HUNDREDS OF U.S. AND COALITION TROOPS ARE SPREADING OUT ALONG THE NORT...

Hundreds of U.S.

World | May 3, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 255

AS PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT SPENT HIS FIRST DAY TRAVELING FREE...

As Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat spent his first day traveling freely in the West Bank since the siege of his compound ended, Palestinian negotiators appealed Thursday for international intervention to end the standoff at the Church of the Nativity, sa

World | May 3, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 284

LEADERS OF GERMANY'S BIGGEST UNION HAVE APPROVED THEIR FIRST MAJOR STR...

Leaders of Germany's biggest union have approved their first major strike in seven years, starting in a region that is home to vehicle giant DaimlerChrysler. The decision by the huge IG Metall union's executive followed strike ballots in two German region

World | May 3, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 294

A MAN WHO ACCUSES PAUL SHANLEY OF SEXUALLY ABUSING HIM AS A CHILD SAYS...

A man who accuses Paul Shanley of sexually abusing him as a child says the now-retired Roman Catholic priest raped him in a church confessional. The alleged abuse, authorities said Thursday, took place "almost on a weekly basis.

World | May 3, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 301

YUGOSLAVIA'S FORMER DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER, NIKOLA SAINOVIC, HAS GIVEN ...

Yugoslavia's former Deputy Prime Minister, Nikola Sainovic, has given himself up to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Mr Sainovic flew in from Belgrade on Thursday morning with another war crimes suspect, Momcilo Gruban, who has also surrendered.

World | May 2, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1008

PAKISTANI PRESIDENT PERVEZ MUSHARRAF'S LANDSLIDE VICTORY IN A REFEREND...

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's landslide victory in a referendum that will extend his rule for five years is being marred by allegations of widespread fraud. Election officials say Musharraf got 97.

World | May 2, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 239

HUNDREDS OF U.S. AND COALITION TROOPS ARE SPREADING OUT ALONG THE NORT...

Hundreds of U.S.

World | May 2, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT HAS LEFT HIS COMPOUND AND BEGAN TOURI...

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has left his compound and began touring the damage in Ramallah on Thursday, a day after Israel lifted a monthlong siege around his compound in the West Bank city. Crowds of people cheered in support of Arafat as he emerged

World | May 2, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 242

NEW MAY DAY CLASHES HAVE ERUPTED IN BERLIN AFTER OVERNIGHT RIOTING IN ...

New May Day clashes have erupted in Berlin after overnight rioting in which 83 officers were hurt and two civilians seriously injured. CNN's Stephanie Halasz reported that Wednesday's violence came as left-wing counter protesters clashed with police at a

World | May 1, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 269

PAKISTANI PRESIDENT PERVEZ MUSHARRAF HAS RECEIVED OVERWHELMING SUPPORT...

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has received overwhelming support in a controversial nationwide referendum to remain as leader for another five years, officials say. The election commission said Musharraf received well over 90 percent of the votes in

World | May 1, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 235

UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL KOFI ANNAN "IS MINDED TO DISBAND" HIS...

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan "is minded to disband" his fact-finding team which is supposed to go the Palestinian refugee camp at Jenin in the West Bank, UN officials say. The team was assembled nearly two weeks ago after Palestinian accusa

World | April 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 203

THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT HAS WON ITS LEGAL BID TO KEEP CONTROVERSIAL BLA...

The British government has won its legal bid to keep controversial black U.S.

World | April 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 244

ONE BY ONE, 27 PALESTINIAN CIVILIANS TUESDAY WALKED OUT OF THE CHURCH ...

One by one, 27 Palestinian civilians Tuesday walked out of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem where they had been holed up for almost a month. About 20 people Israel accuses of being terrorists remained inside.

World | April 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 212
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