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US PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH ARRIVED IN SEOUL ON TUESDAY FOR THE LATEST...

US President George W. Bush arrived in Seoul on Tuesday for the latest and most sensitive leg of his tour of north-east Asia.

World | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 358

FARM MINISTERS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION APPLICANT STATES DEMANDED ON MOND...

Farm ministers of the European Union applicant states demanded on Monday that their farmers be treated equally after enlargement, but the European Commission said they were not ready to receive the same amount of aid. The ministers say the Commission's pr

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US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH HAS THANKED JAPAN FOR ITS SUPPORT FOLLOWING...

US President George W Bush has thanked Japan for its support following the 11 September attacks in America. Addressing the Japanese parliament, he said the two countries had formed one of the great and enduring alliances of modern times which had brought

World | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 266

ISRAELI TROOPS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE KILLED THREE PALESTINIANS IN A REF...

Israeli troops are reported to have killed three Palestinians in a refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip. This brings to five the number of Palestinians killed in retaliation for a string of suicide attacks on Monday which left four Israelis and three m

World | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

ZIMBABWE HAS DESCRIBED AS "DISGRACEFUL" THE EUROPEAN UNION'S DECISION ...

Zimbabwe has described as "disgraceful" the European Union's decision to impose personal sanctions on President Robert Mugabe and his ruling elite. Mr Mugabe views European attempts to observe Zimbabwe's March presidential elections as neo-colonialist int

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EUROPEAN UNION FOREIGN MINISTERS HAVE AGREED TO IMPOSE "TARGETED" SANC...

European Union foreign ministers have agreed to impose "targeted" sanctions on President Robert Mugabe's government in Zimbabwe. The EU is also to withdraw its election observers from the country, an EU official confirmed to CNN on Monday.

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE 52ND BERLINALE FILM FESTIVAL IN BERLIN TWO FI...

At the conclusion of the 52nd Berlinale film festival in Berlin two films have been awarded Golden Bear first prizes. They're the British-Irish production 'Bloody Sunday' by Paul Greengrass and the Japanese animated cartoon, 'Spirited Away' by Hayao Miyaz

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 242

A PALESTINIAN ON HIS WAY TO A CARRY OUT A CAR BOMBING KILLED AN ISRAEL...

A Palestinian on his way to a carry out a car bombing killed an Israeli policeman when he detonated his explosives prematurely on Monday, in what Israel said was the fifth attempted suicide attack in 24 hours. Israeli police said the Palestinian bomber wa

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 365

FOUR MEN WHO ATTEMPTED TO PULL OFF A DARING ?200M DIAMOND HEIST AT THE...

Four men who attempted to pull off a daring ?200m diamond heist at the Millennium Dome have been found guilty of conspiring to rob. Gang members were caught by armed police as they smashed their way into the south east London attraction with an earth move

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 313

THE FIRST WITNESS HAS BEEN CALLED AT THE WAR CRIMES TRIAL OF FORMER YU...

The first witness has been called at the war crimes trial of former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic. Mahmut Bakalli, the top Communist Party official in Kosovo from 1970 to 1981, took the stand in the Hague on Monday after Milosevic finished his openin

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

THE FRENCH FRANC CEASED TO BE LEGAL TENDER AT MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY AS TH...

The French franc ceased to be legal tender at midnight on Sunday as the euro became the country's sole currency from Monday on. There has been little sign of regret for the franc, with many people just relieved to be leaving behind the parallel-currency s

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 439

FORMER YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC CLAIMED MORAL VICTORY IN ...

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic claimed moral victory in court Monday, fiercely attacking the United States and other Western nations for deliberately breaking up Yugoslavia and denying knowledge of the Srebrenica massacre of thousands of Bos

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

AFGHAN OFFICIALS, AIDED BY PLANES SENT FROM BRITAIN, SAUDI ARABIA AND ...

Afghan officials, aided by planes sent from Britain, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, scrambled Monday to bring would-be pilgrims to the annual pilgrimage in Mecca. A lack of flights has blocked thousands from making the journey, stirring anxiety in a nation st

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

ZIMBABWE IS FACING THE THREAT OF SANCTIONS AS THE EUROPEAN UNION MEETS...

Zimbabwe is facing the threat of sanctions as the European Union meets to discuss President Robert Mugabe's decision to expel the head of a mission to observe next month's election. Swedish diplomat Pierre Schori had his visa revoked by Zimbabwe at the we

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 416

FORMER YUGOSLAV LEADER SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC HAS BEGUN THE FINAL HOURS OF...

Former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic has begun the final hours of a rambling opening defence statement before the UN war crimes tribunal at the Hague. Milosevic has already spent two days delivering his defiant opening speech at his trial in the Hagu

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 356

PRESIDENT BUSH ON MONDAY GAVE JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER JUNICHIRO KOIZUM...

President Bush on Monday gave Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's slowed economic reforms a ringing endorsement, even as the Japanese leader said Japan had lost confidence in itself. "I'm confident in this man's leadership ability.

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

GEORGE SPEIGHT, THE MAN WHO LED A COUP IN FIJI TWO YEARS AGO, HAS RECE...

George Speight, the man who led a coup in Fiji two years ago, has received a life sentence after pleading guilty to treason. Speight was sentenced to death by hanging by the trial judge but the country's President, Josefa Iloilo, signed a decree commuting

World | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 416

DOZENS OF MEMBERS OF THE SECURITY FORCES ARE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN KIL...

Dozens of members of the security forces are reported to have been killed in two simultaneous attacks by Maoist guerrillas in the remote west of Nepal. No official count of the dead has been confirmed but policemen, soldiers and local officials are said t

World | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 356

ISRAEL LAUNCHED AIR STRIKES AGAINST PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT TARGETS IN ...

Israel launched air strikes against Palestinian government targets in the West Bank Sunday in retaliation for a suicide bombing that killed two teenagers and wounded 20 people in a Jewish settlement.

World | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 277

AFGHANISTAN'S INTERIM LEADER, HAMID KARZAI, SAID ON SUNDAY HE WOULD DO...

Afghanistan's interim leader, Hamid Karzai, said on Sunday he would do everything necessary to ensure security after the assassination of the tourism and civil aviation minister and an attack on British peace-keeping troops. But as Karzai was vowing to ma

World | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386

PRESIDENT BUSH ARRIVED IN TOKYO ON SUNDAY AT THE START OF AN ASIAN TOU...

President Bush arrived in Tokyo on Sunday at the start of an Asian tour, during which he hopes to win more support for his declared war on terror and to cajole Japan to bite the bullet on economic reforms. About 100 demonstrators wearing helmets and face

World | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 328
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