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THE POPE HAS ORDERED AN INQUIRY INTO ALLEGATIONS THAT A ROMAN CATHOLIC...

The Pope has ordered an inquiry into allegations that a Roman Catholic archbishop in his native Poland sexually abused seminarians and priests. The respected Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita said that Monsignor Juliusz Paetz had been banned from a seminary

World | February 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 269

ENRON IS NEGOTIATING WITH ITS FORMER AUDITOR ANDERSEN ABOUT SETTLING A...

Enron is negotiating with its former auditor Andersen about settling any claims that Andersen mishandled the company's books, The New York Times reported on Saturday, citing a voice-mail message issued to employees by the energy trader's chief executive.

World | February 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 257

PAKISTAN SAID ON SATURDAY A VIDEOTAPE OF THE KILLING OF KIDNAPPED WALL...

Pakistan said on Saturday a videotape of the killing of kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was too gruesome for public release.It also stepped up security at all U.

World | February 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

A PERMANENT CEASEFIRE HAS COME INTO FORCE IN SRI LANKA WHICH IT IS HOP...

A permanent ceasefire has come into force in Sri Lanka which it is hoped will lead to peace talks between the government and Tamil Tiger rebels. The truce, which will be observed by small teams headed by international monitors, has caused great excitement

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 315

EGYPT'S TRANSPORT MINISTER, IBRAHIM AL-DEMERI, HAS RESIGNED FOLLOWING ...

Egypt's Transport Minister, Ibrahim al-Demeri, has resigned following the country's worst ever train fire, which claimed over 370 lives. The head of the country's railway authority, Ahmed al-Sherif, has also tendered his resignation over Wednesday's disas

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 379

AT LEAST THREE US SOLDIERS HAVE DIED IN THE CRASH OF A TRANSPORT HELIC...

At least three US soldiers have died in the crash of a transport helicopter into the sea in the southern Philippines. There were 10 personnel aboard the MH-47 Chinook, which came down in a gulf north of the island of Mindanao.

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 249

OSCAR-WINNING CARTOON ANIMATOR CHUCK JONES, WHO BROUGHT TO LIFE A HOST...

Oscar-winning cartoon animator Chuck Jones, who brought to life a host of cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, has died in California of heart failure at the age of 89. He made more than 300 cartoons and won three Oscars for his work as

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 320

ISRAELI SOLDIERS IN THE WEST BANK KILLED AN UNARMED PALESTINIAN SATURD...

Israeli soldiers in the West Bank killed an unarmed Palestinian Saturday who ran toward their post in the dead of night shouting an Arabic rallying cry, the army said, quoted by Reuters. Palestinian security sources said Israel had handed the man's body o

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 253

INVESTIGATORS IN PAKISTAN SAY THEY KNOW THE NAMES OF THE MILITANTS WHO...

Investigators in Pakistan say they know the names of the militants who abducted and killed Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl and are taking "the strongest possible actions" to bring them to justice. Pearl's widow released a letter thanking the wor

World | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 259

RELATIVES OF MORE THAN 370 PEOPLE KILLED IN WEDNESDAY'S PASSENGER TRAI...

Relatives of more than 370 people killed in Wednesday's passenger train fire in Egypt have begun the gruesome task of trying to identify their loved ones. People carrying coffins to take their dead home gathered at the central morgue in the capital Cairo,

World | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 245

ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON ANNOUNCED THURSDAY HIS GOVERNMENT ...

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon announced Thursday his government will set up buffer zones as "security separation" to protect Israelis from the Palestinians. Asked where the zones will be, how big they will be, and if they will protect Jewish settlem

World | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

PRESIDENT BUSH HAS SAID HE WELCOMES THE EMERGENCE OF A "STRONG, PEACEF...

President Bush has said he welcomes the emergence of a "strong, peaceful and prosperous China" but has urged Chinese to embrace liberty, tolerance and religious freedom as the country opens up. In a speech to students at Beijing's top Tsinghua University

World | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 271

WALL STREET JOURNAL REPORTER DANIEL PEARL, KIDNAPPED LAST MONTH ON HIS...

Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, kidnapped last month on his way to interview a Muslim fundamentalist leader in Pakistan, has been killed by his abductors, officials said Thursday. The U.

World | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 457

THE WAR CRIMES TRIAL OF SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC TOOK A NEW UNEXPECTED TURN ...

The war crimes trial of Slobodan Milosevic took a new unexpected turn when a key witness said he was too ill to finish his testimony. Farmer Agim Zeqiri, who had been giving evidence about "ethnic cleansing" killings, was excused by the court before the f

World | February 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 340

U.S. SPECIAL FORCES DEPLOYED IN THE SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES AS PART OF WA...

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World | February 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 329

ISRAELI GUNSHIPS FANNED OUT ACROSS PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES, HITTING PA...

Israeli gunships fanned out across Palestinian territories, hitting Palestinian security and police targets in near simultaneous raids on Thursday. The latest Israeli operation came soon after Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's security Cabinet approve

World | February 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 247

BRITISH TROOPS HAVE COME UNDER FIRE IN AFGHANISTAN FOR THE SECOND TIME...

British troops have come under fire in Afghanistan for the second time in less than a week. A patrol of British paratroopers was shot at in the Afghan capital and returned fire, a spokesman for the British-led multinational force in Kabul said on Thursday

World | February 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 289

IN BEIJING ON THE THIRD AND FINAL STOP OF A SIX-DAY ASIAN TOUR, U.S. P...

In Beijing on the third and final stop of a six-day Asian tour, U.S.

World | February 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 282

PRIME MINISTER LIONEL JOSPIN ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY THAT HE WOULD CHALLEN...

Prime Minister Lionel Jospin announced Wednesday that he would challenge incumbent Jacques Chirac for the French presidency in upcoming elections, ending months of shadow-boxing that has turned off voters. Jospin, a Socialist who has shared power for five

World | February 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 313

TWO MILLION MUSLIMS HAVE MADE A PILGRIMAGE TO THE MOUNT WHERE PROPHET ...

Two million Muslims have made a pilgrimage to the mount where Prophet Mohammed delivered his final sermon. As dawn broke on the second day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, a sea of white-dressed worshippers surged towards Mount Arafat near the holy city of

World | February 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 325

SURVIVORS OF EGYPT'S WORST RAIL DISASTER, IN WHICH MORE THAN 370 PEOPL...

Survivors of Egypt's worst rail disaster, in which more than 370 people died, have described their escape from the burning, speeding train. "The smoke was coming at us and we started screaming and knocking on the doors and at this point the fire broke int

World | February 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353
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