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TEN YEARS AGO MONDAY, A JURY IN THE LOS ANGELES SUBURB OF SIMI VALLEY ...

Ten years ago Monday, a jury in the Los Angeles suburb of Simi Valley acquitted the four white Los Angeles police officers who had been caught on home video repeatedly clubbing King, who had led them on a car chase after they tried to stop him for speedin

World | April 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 253

THE ISRAELI ARMY HAS MOVED INTO THE WEST BANK TOWN OF HEBRON IN FORCE,...

The Israeli army has moved into the West Bank town of Hebron in force, with seven Palestinians reported dead. Israel said it was acting on information that more attacks were planned by Palestinians following the killing of four Israelis at the nearby sett

World | April 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 236

MILLIONS OF IRAQIS WERE ESTIMATED TO HAVE GATHERED ACROSS IRAQ ON SUND...

Millions of Iraqis were estimated to have gathered across Iraq on Sunday in celebration of President Saddam Hussein's 65th birthday. Iraqi television carried live coverage of the celebrations in the president's home town of Tikrit and across the Iraqi cap

World | April 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 209

THE ISRAELI CABINET IS REPORTED TO HAVE ENDORSED A PROPOSAL BY US PRES...

The Israeli cabinet is reported to have endorsed a proposal by US President George Bush that could lead to the lifting of the siege on the Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, in the West Bank town of Ramallah. Israeli tanks encircled Mr Arafat's compound o

World | April 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 270

A TEACHER IN GERMANY HAS TOLD OF HIS CHILLING ENCOUNTER WITH A TEENAGE...

A teacher in Germany has told of his chilling encounter with a teenage killer who had just shot dead 16 people at a school. Rainer Heise was confronted by the masked youth in a corridor.

World | April 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 426

FORMER RUSSIAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE ALEXANDER LEBED HAS DIED FROM IN...

Former Russian presidential candidate Alexander Lebed has died from injuries sustained in a helicopter crash in Siberia. The Mi-8 helicopter is said to have hit a power line in poor weather conditions at 0615 local time before crashing near Abakan, about

World | April 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 278

ON THE EVE OF A U.N. FACT-FINDING TEAM'S VISIT TO THE JENIN REFUGEE CA...

On the eve of a U.N.

World | April 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 300

RIVAL MOTORCYCLE GANGS CLASHED IN A SOUTHERN NEVADA CASINO EARLY SATUR...

Rival motorcycle gangs clashed in a southern Nevada casino early Saturday, leaving at least four people dead, 11 wounded and an entire town in lockdown, authorities said. Two men identified as shooters were among the wounded, according to Larry Tunforss o

World | April 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 312

THE LATEST FRENCH OPINION POLL GIVES FRENCH PRESIDENT JACQUES CHIRAC A...

The latest French opinion poll gives French President Jacques Chirac a potential landslide 81 percent of the vote in the May 5 runoff for president. Controversial far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen is on 19 percent -- just two points higher than in the fi

World | April 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 328

PAKISTAN'S SUPREME COURT HAS GIVEN THE GO-HEAD FOR A CONTROVERSIAL REF...

Pakistan's Supreme Court has given the go-head for a controversial referendum to extend President Pervez Musharraf's rule. The court has rejected eight petitions brought by opposition parties and lawyers' groups arguing that the referendum - scheduled for

World | April 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 211

US DEFENCE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD HAS ARRIVED IN AFGHANISTAN JUST H...

US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has arrived in Afghanistan just hours after three rockets were fired at Kabul's international airport. Sources from the International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) said the rockets landed close to their base east of

World | April 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 235

SHOCKED AND GRIEVING RESIDENTS IN THE GERMAN CITY OF ERFURT ARE STRUGG...

Shocked and grieving residents in the German city of Erfurt are struggling to understand why a failed student shot dead 16 people before killing himself in the country's worst murder spree in post-war history. The 19-year-old returned to his high school o

World | April 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 234

THE ISRAELI ARMY IS SEARCHING FOR ONE OR MORE PALESTINIAN GUNMAN WHO I...

The Israeli army is searching for one or more Palestinian gunman who infiltrated the Jewish settlement of Adora near the West Bank town of Hebron, killing at least five Israeli settlers, the Israeli Army said. At least six others were injured -- one serio

World | April 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 239

IRAQ IS CONSIDERING THE RETURN OF UNITED NATIONS WEAPONS INSPECTORS, A...

Iraq is considering the return of United Nations weapons inspectors, an adviser to the country's President, Saddam Hussein, has told CNN. "We have neither accepted nor rejected this," General Amer al-Sa'adi, Hussein's scientific adviser, told CNN in an i

World | April 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

GUNMEN HAVE KILLED TWO TEACHERS AND A POLICE OFFICER AT A GERMAN SCHOO...

Gunmen have killed two teachers and a police officer at a German school and barricaded themselves in a classroom with at least 20 students, police say. Six others at Gutenberg Gymnasium School in the eastern German city of Erfurt were were injured, a poli

World | April 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 266

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE HAVE HELD PROTESTS ACROSS FRANCE FOR THE F...

Tens of thousands of people have held protests across France for the fifth consecutive day since against far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen. And France's political mainstream is reporting large numbers joining the major parties in reaction to Le Pen's suc

World | April 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

SAUDI CROWN PRINCE ABDULLAH DELIVERED A STERN WARNING TO PRESIDENT BUS...

Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah delivered a stern warning to President Bush on Thursday about the risks the United States faces if it continues with a Middle East policy widely perceived in the Arab world as favoring Israel. In comments to reporters after the

World | April 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 331

AT LEAST 12 WOMEN AND CHILDREN HAVE BEEN KILLED AND MORE THAN 20 INJUR...

At least 12 women and children have been killed and more than 20 injured in a suspected bomb attack during a religious ceremony at a Shia mosque in central Pakistan. Authorities said an explosion tore through the mosque in the western town of Bhakkar, in

World | April 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 249

BANKS IN ARGENTINA ARE TO OPEN FOR FIVE HOURS FOR LIMITED OPERATIONS O...

Banks in Argentina are to open for five hours for limited operations on Friday for the first time this week. They were closed after a series of court rulings allowed Argentines to withdraw their cash, leaving some banks very low on reserves.

World | April 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 296

AN EXPLOSION THURSDAY IN THE CHELSEA NEIGHBORHOOD OF MANHATTAN DAMAGED...

An explosion Thursday in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan damaged adjoining high-rise buildings housing a technical school, offices and residential units and injured at least 50 people, three seriously, police and fire officials said. It appears the

World | April 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 245

THE TRIAL OF FOUR MEN ACCUSED OF THE MURDER OF U.S. JOURNALIST DANIEL ...

The trial of four men accused of the murder of U.S.

World | April 25, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 291
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