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THE ISRAELI SECURITY CABINET HAS AGREED TO SHOW RESTRAINT FOLLOWING TH...

The Israeli security cabinet has agreed to show restraint following the latest suicide bombing in central Jerusalem. The Palestinian bomber and three Israelis died in the attack, which also injured more than 40 people.

World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 327

THE STRUGGLING JAPANESE ECONOMY IS CONTINUING TO DETERIORATE, BUT THE ...

The struggling Japanese economy is continuing to deteriorate, but the decline shows signs of slowing down, the country's central bank said on Friday. The bank of Japan's March report said the economic deterioration was expected to moderate steadily as pro

World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 305

A SUSPECTED PALESTINIAN SUICIDE BOMBER KILLED HIMSELF AND AT LEAST ONE...

A suspected Palestinian suicide bomber killed himself and at least one woman on Thursday when he blew himself up on a busy Jerusalem shopping street, an Israeli rescue worker at the scene said, quoted by Reuters. "Other than the bomber, at least one woman

World | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 336

A JOINT SECURITY MEETING WITH ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS ENDED EARLY TH...

A joint security meeting with Israelis and Palestinians ended early Thursday without a cease-fire agreement because of "gaps and differences" on both sides, a senior Israeli defense ministry official said, quoted by CNN. The official, however, said the tw

World | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 377

POLICE IN KENYA HAVE ARRESTED 200 MEMBERS OF THE BANNED MUNGIKI SECT, ...

Police in Kenya have arrested 200 members of the banned Mungiki sect, which has been blamed for violence in the capital, Nairobi. Weapons - including clubs, swords, and arrows - were recovered in raids carried out in the Kajiaro district, south of Nairobi

World | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 261

THE UNITED STATES HAS CONDEMNED WHAT IT DESCRIBES AS AN ORCHESTRATED C...

The United States has condemned what it describes as an orchestrated campaign of violence and intimidation against the opposition in Zimbabwe. The State Department spokesman, Richard Boucher, said the US was unaware of "any convincing evidence" for the tr

World | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 307

THE US SENATE HAS GIVEN FINAL CONGRESSIONAL APPROVAL TO A BILL LIMITIN...

The US Senate has given final congressional approval to a bill limiting the funding of political campaigns. The landmark vote ends a seven-year campaign to ban the large, unregulated donations which political parties use to fund television advertising.

World | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 265

AL-QAEDA AND TALEBAN SUSPECTS CAPTURED IN AFGHANISTAN WILL HAVE MORE R...

Al-Qaeda and Taleban suspects captured in Afghanistan will have more rights than originally planned when they face US military tribunals, details given to Congress show. The Defence Department has partly listened to critics of the tribunals, which were fi

World | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 281

PERU ANNOUNCED A SECURITY CLAMPDOWN THURSDAY AFTER NINE PEOPLE WERE KI...

Peru announced a security clampdown Thursday after nine people were killed and 30 injured in a powerful car bomb explosion near the U.S.

World | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 333

A BITTER TRADE BATTLE BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND ITS COMMERCIAL RIV...

A bitter trade battle between the United States and its commercial rivals intensified on Wednesday as controversial US tariffs on imported steel came into effect. Within hours, Japan became the latest country to file a complaint against the tariffs at the

World | March 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

TURKEY IS CLOSE TO TAKING OVER THE REIGNS OF THE INTERNATIONAL PEACE-K...

Turkey is close to taking over the reigns of the international peace-keeping force in Afghanistan, U.S.

World | March 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 253

NEARLY A DAY AFTER DECLARING VICTORY IN A SUSTAINED BATTLE WITH TALIBA...

Nearly a day after declaring victory in a sustained battle with Taliban and al Qaeda forces, coalition forces came under attack overnight in the eastern Afghan town of Khowst, a U.S.

World | March 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 240

TRADE UNIONS IN ZIMBABWE ARE ATTEMPTING TO LAUNCH A THREE-DAY GENERAL ...

Trade unions in Zimbabwe are attempting to launch a three-day general strike, a day after the Commonwealth suspended the country's government from all the organisation's meetings for a year. The unions have called the strike in protest at what they say is

World | March 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 249

A TOP ITALIAN ECONOMIC ADVISER WAS GUNNED DOWN TUESDAY WHILE RIDING HO...

A top Italian economic adviser was gunned down Tuesday while riding home on his bicycle in a shooting the government blamed on domestic terrorism. Marco Biagi, 52, a professor and consultant to Italian Minister of Labor Roberto Maroni, was shot to death b

World | March 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 259

A SUICIDE BOMBER DETONATED HIMSELF ON A BUS IN NORTHERN ISRAEL ON WEDN...

A suicide bomber detonated himself on a bus in northern Israel on Wednesday morning, killing at least five people and wounding at least 30 others, a police spokesman said. The bomber also died in the blast.

World | March 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 257

THE PEOPLE OF RAMALLAH HAVE GOT A SPRING IN THEIR STEP AGAIN - AT LEAS...

The people of Ramallah have got a spring in their step again - at least most of them have - and the heart of the town seems to be back to its ebullient, chaotic self once more. After last week's invasion - the biggest by the Israeli army in almost 20 year

World | March 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 325

UNITED STATES VICE-PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY HAS SAID HE IS PREPARED TO ME...

United States Vice-President Dick Cheney has said he is prepared to meet Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat - if the Palestinians take steps to halt attacks against Israel. After talks with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Mr Cheney said the coming week

World | March 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION HAS DECIDED TO END AROUND-THE-CLOCK COMBAT AIR...

The Bush administration has decided to end around-the-clock combat air patrols over New York and instead will rely on intermittent patrols and a plan to keep fighter jets on "strip alert," ready to fly within 15 minutes, officials said, quoted by CNN.

World | March 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 274

A HALF BROTHER OF OSAMA BIN LADEN SAYS THE TERRORIST'S FAMILY HAS ITS ...

A half brother of Osama bin Laden says the terrorist's family has its own information that bin Laden is alive and that he does not have kidney disease requiring dialysis. In an interview with CNN correspondent Rula Amin, Sheikh Ahmad -- who did not want h

World | March 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

YUGOSLAVIA COULD LOSE $40M IN VITAL FINANCIAL AID IF IT DOES NOT START...

Yugoslavia could lose $40m in vital financial aid if it does not start to co-operate with the international war crimes tribunal, US Secretary of State Colin Powell has warned.

World | March 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 208

A VAST ICE SHELF IN ANTARCTICA HAS COLLAPSED AND IS NOW FLOATING FREEL...

A vast ice shelf in Antarctica has collapsed and is now floating freely in the Amundsen Sea south of the Pacific Ocean, scientists say. The huge iceberg, bigger than Cyprus and nine times the size of Singapore, broke away from the main land mass on the ea

World | March 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 240
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