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THE PLASTIC EXPLOSIVE THAT A PASSENGER ALLEGEDLY TRIED TO DETONATE ABO...

The plastic explosive that a passenger allegedly tried to detonate aboard a trans-Atlantic American Airlines flight last week was "very, very sophisticated," a U.S.

World | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 291

PAKISTAN AND INDIA FACE WAR, MIGNEWS REPORTED ON DECEMBER 27. DELHI HO...

Pakistan and India face war, MIGnews reported on December 27. Delhi holds nuclear weapons along the frontier, replying the dislocation of the Pakistani middle-range missiles, Daily Telegraph announced.

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

ISRAELI FORCES THURSDAY ENTERED THE NORTHERN PART OF THE CITY OF HEBRO...

Israeli forces Thursday entered the northern part of the city of Hebron, in an area under full Palestinian control, and arrested eight Palestinians, a statement from the Israel Defense Forces said. Those arrested were suspected of terrorist activity, and

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT TAKES WHAT IT DESCRIBES AS "MINIMAL" DIPLOMATIC ...

The Indian government takes what it describes as "minimal" diplomatic steps against Pakistan, while urging the Pakistani government to crack down on terrorism. India wants Islamabad to take action against two Kashmir-based militant groups blamed for a sui

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 301

THE CHANNEL TUNNEL BETWEEN UK AND FRANCE HAS BEEN REOPENED AFTER SOME ...

The Channel Tunnel between UK and France has been reopened after some 500 refugees trying to get to Britain stormed the French entrance in two waves. Authorities arrested 129 refugees who broke through security in the first wave on Tuesday night and got a

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 688

ARGENTINA WILL INTRODUCE NEW CURRENCY ARGENTINO.”DESPERATE TO REVIVE T...

Argentina will introduce new currency Argentino.”Desperate to revive the spent economy and keep a lid on social unrest, the cash-strapped government said Wednesday a new currency, the Argentino, would start circulating in January alongside the peso and th

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 373

OSAMA BIN LADEN ACCUSED THE UNITED STATES OF HATING ISLAM IN AN EXCERP...

Osama bin Laden accused the United States of hating Islam in an excerpt of a videotaped statement aired Wednesday by the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television network.

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 264

RESCUE WORKERS HAVE CONTINUED TO RECOVER BODIES FROM UNDER THE MUDSLID...

Rescue workers have continued to recover bodies from under the mudslides which killed at least 49 people in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro on Christmas Eve. State governor Antony Garotinho said the toll would be even higher, because many bodies wer

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

AFTER SUSPENDING FOREIGN DEBT PAYMENTS, ARGENTINA'S NEW POPULIST LEADE...

After suspending foreign debt payments, Argentina's new populist leader drafted plans to print cash to help cut the poverty and unemployment that led to a series of bloody riots that toppled his predecessor last week.

World | December 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 350

THE MAN SUSPECTED OF TRYING TO BLOW UP A TRANSATLANTIC AIRLINER WITH E...

The man suspected of trying to blow up a transatlantic airliner with explosives concealed in his shoes was a British convert to Islam, Britain's Times newspaper said Wednesday.

World | December 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 407

BUSH FIRES RAGED OUT OF CONTROL AND LICKED AT THE OUTSKIRTS OF AUSTRAL...

Bush fires raged out of control and licked at the outskirts of Australia's biggest city on Wednesday, leaving many to watch weather conditions after disrupted Christmas celebrations, evacuations and destruction.

World | December 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 373

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY LEADER YASSER ARAFAT DID NOT ATTEND CHRISTMAS EV...

Palestinian Authority leader Yasser Arafat did not attend Christmas Eve Mass in Bethlehem because of a ban imposed by Israel.

World | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

THOUSANDS OF TOURISTS AND WORSHIPPERS ATTENDED ST PETER'S SQUARE FOR T...

Thousands of tourists and worshippers attended St Peter's Square for the Pope's Christmas message. The 81-year-old pope, celebrating the 24th Christmas of his papacy, said Christ's message of light and hope was still valid.

World | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 384

CHRISTMAS HYMNS ECHOED IN THE U.S. MILITARY CAMP RHINO AS OFFICIALS WA...

Christmas hymns echoed in the U.S.

World | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 432

ARGENTINA'S DECISION TO SUSPEND PAYMENTS ON ITS HEFTY DEBT FAILED TO S...

Argentina's decision to suspend payments on its hefty debt failed to surprise most investors on Monday, and their attention shifted to how the new president can end a grueling recession that sparked his predecessor's resignation.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 841

AFGHANISTAN'S NEW LEADER, HAMID KARZAI, TURNED 44 ON MONDAY, FACING TH...

Afghanistan's new leader, Hamid Karzai, turned 44 on Monday, facing the daunting task of rebuilding a failed state in which his authority on the ground barely reaches beyond the capital Kabul.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 311

NIGERIA'S JUSTICE MINISTER WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY ONE OF SEVERAL UNIDE...

Nigeria's justice minister was shot and killed by one of several unidentified attackers who broke into his home in the southeastern city of Ibadan, government officials and family members said Monday.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 415

IN A NEW ULTIMATUM, ISRAEL SAID MONDAY IT WILL ONLY ALLOW PALESTINIAN ...

In a new ultimatum, Israel said Monday it will only allow Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to attend Christmas Mass in Bethlehem if he arrests the assassins of an Israeli Cabinet minister by sundown.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 323

PRIME MINISTER JUNICHIRO KOIZUMI'S CABINET ON MONDAY APPROVED A BUDGET...

Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's cabinet on Monday approved a budget plan for the next fiscal year aimed at tightening Japan's drooping fiscal belt, despite calls already emerging for extra spending to rescue the economy. The government's draft budget f

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

AUTHORITIES ARE TRYING TO DETERMINE THE IDENTITY AND MOTIVES OF A MAN ...

Authorities are trying to determine the identity and motives of a man overpowered aboard an American Airlines flight, a day after the plane was diverted to Boston's Logan International Airport. Passengers and crewmembers subdued the man December 22 on the

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 327

ADOLFO RODRIGUEZ SAA, A 54-YEAR-OLD PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR APPOINTED TO S...

Adolfo Rodriguez Saa, a 54-year-old provincial governor appointed to serve as Argentina’s replacement president until elections on 3 March, announced the country will suspend its foreign debt payments, triggering the biggest debt default in history. Argen

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 417
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