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ARGENTINA’S CONGRESS DELAYED APPOINTING A NEW INTERIM PRESIDENT SATURD...

Argentina’s Congress delayed appointing a new interim president Saturday night as lawmakers quarreled over how long a caretaker government should remain in office and when to call fresh elections. They are likely to elect Adolfo Rodriguez Saa, a provincia

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 323

NEWLY SWORN IN AFGHAN LEADER HAMID KARZAI HAS BEGUN THE JOB OF REBUILD...

Newly sworn in Afghan leader Hamid Karzai has begun the job of rebuilding his shattered land, with a meeting of his cabinet the first order of business. Chairman Karzai promised to fulfill his mission to bring peace to Afghanistan after years of war.

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 361

ISRAEL SAYS IT WILL BAR PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY PRESIDENT YASSER ARAFAT ...

Israel says it will bar Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat from visiting Bethlehem at Christmas because he has not done enough to stop terrorism. The Palestinian leader told Voice of Palestine radio December 22 he would visit the town of Jesus

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

NEW YORK MAYOR RUDY GIULIANI HAS BEEN NAMED TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSONALIT...

New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been named Time magazine's Personality of the Year, the magazine announced on December 23.

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 276

AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 63 FROM PARIS TO MIAMI MADE AN EMERGENCY LAND...

American Airlines flight 63 from Paris to Miami made an emergency landing in Boston after a passenger tried to light what may have been explosives in his shoes, authorities said. The FBI is still examining materials found after the incident on board a com

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444

A NEW INTERIM AFGHAN GOVERNMENT WAS SWORN ON DECEMBER 22 IN THE CAPITA...

A new interim Afghan government was sworn on December 22 in the capital, Kabul, joining together members of the country's various factions and bringing an official end to five years of Taliban rule. Moments after assuming chairmanship of the interim admin

World | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 324

PAKISTAN'S LEADER GENERAL PERVEZ MUSHARRAF HAS SLAMMED INDIA'S DECISIO...

Pakistan's leader General Pervez Musharraf has slammed India's decision to cut transport ties and withdraw a top diplomat following a deadly attack on the Indian parliament last week. Musharraf, who is on a five-day political mission in China, described I

World | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 425

FORMER YUGOSLAV LEADER SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC HAS LODGED AN APPEAL WITH TH...

Former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic has lodged an appeal with the European Court of Human Rights for immediate release. It is the latest attempt by Milosevic to have the International War Crimes Tribunal charges against him thrown out.

World | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 288

WITH ITS ECONOMY IN TATTERS AND THE NATION SHAKEN BY DEADLY PROTESTS, ...

With its economy in tatters and the nation shaken by deadly protests, Argentina's interim president said he was stepping aside. Ramon Puerta, who is the country's Senate leader, had said he did not want the interim position following Thursday's resignatio

World | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 259

THE CEREMONY FOR THE SWEARING-IN OF AFGHANISTAN'S NEW INTERIM LEADER H...

The ceremony for the swearing-in of Afghanistan's new interim leader Hamid Karzai and his interim government began in Kabul on December 21. The move officially ends Taliban rule in Afghanistan and is the first peaceful transfer of power in decades.

World | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

COALITION FORCES ARE INTERROGATING ABOUT 7,000 PRISONERS IN AFGHANISTA...

Coalition forces are interrogating about 7,000 prisoners in Afghanistan to determine the level of their involvement in the Taliban and Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network, a coalition spokesman said on December 21.

World | December 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

ONE HUNDRED DAYS AFTER THE SEPTEMBER 11 ATTACKS, PRESIDENT BUSH ANNOUN...

One hundred days after the September 11 attacks, President Bush announced December 20 the targeting of two more organizations believed to be funnelling money to terrorists and terrorist groups. These groups are Umma Tameer-e-nau (UTN) and Lashkar-e-Tayyib

World | December 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

ARGENTINA'S PRESIDENT RESIGNS AMID RIOTS, LOOTING AND THE COUNTRY'S WO...

Argentina's president resigns amid riots, looting and the country's worst economic crisis. Fernando De la Rua was flown out of the presidential palace by helicopter after two days of nationwide violence in which fires were set alight around the palace gat

World | December 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

THE PALESTINIAN MILITANT GROUP HAMAS ANNOUNCED DECEMBER 21 IT WOULD EN...

The Palestinian militant group Hamas announced December 21 it would end suicide attacks and mortar attacks in Israel, until further notice. The statement, issued in Gaza, came after days of debate inside Hamas about how to respond to Palestinian leader Ya

World | December 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 375

SEVENTY BRITISH MARINES HAVE ARRIVED AT BAGRAM AIR BASE TO HELP SET UP...

Seventy British marines have arrived at Bagram Air Base to help set up and lead a multinational peacekeeping force in Afghanistan as an interim government prepares to assume power this weekend. The deployment of the British soldiers was being made as U.

World | December 21, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 374

POLICE FIRED TEARGAS AGAINST PROTESTERS CLAMORING FOR THE ARGENTINE PR...

Police fired teargas against protesters clamoring for the Argentine president's resignation outside his palace on Thursday. Days of rioting over austerity measures left 16 dead and forced the economy minister to quit.

World | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

THE STEREOTYPICALLY STRAIGHT-LACED IMAGE OF THE GERMANS HAS BEEN BUCKE...

The stereotypically straight-laced image of the Germans has been bucked by an Internet psychological study into international humour. According to the data from the survey Germans laugh the most, while the Canadians have the weakest sense of humour.

World | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 349

THE FIRST BRITISH PEACEKEEPERS ARE DUE TO ARRIVE AT BAGRAM AIR BASE ON...

The first British peacekeepers are due to arrive at Bagram Air Base on December 20 to set up and lead a multinational force in Afghanistan. The deployment was being made as members of the United Nations Security Council put together a draft resolution on

World | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 349

"SONY" AND "VIVENDI UNIVERSAL" WILL SIGN A JOINT VENTURE FOR THE CREA...

"Sony" and "Vivendi Universal" will sign a joint venture for the creation of a subscription system and a catalogue for downloading music from Internet. The service will be introduced after January 1, 2002.

World | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 395

THE FBI, CONVINCED ANTHRAX FOUND IN THE MAIL WAS MADE IN THE USA, IS I...

The FBI, convinced anthrax found in the mail was made in the USA, is investigating a scientist who was fired from an Ohio facility.

World | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 364

HIGH-LEVEL TALKS BETWEEN ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN SECURITY OFFICIALS RE...

High-level talks between Israeli and Palestinian security officials resumed late in the evening on December 19 as both sides sat down to discuss prevention of terrorist attacks. Few details were released on the meetings.

World | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 347
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