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NORTH KOREA MARKED LEADER KIM JONG-IL'S 60TH BIRTHDAY ON SATURDAY WITH...

North Korea marked leader Kim Jong-il's 60th birthday on Saturday with dancing children, a vow of 'ardent worship' and a pledge to boost the fighting ability of its huge army in the face of U.S.

World | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 316

AN EXPLOSION AT A SHOPPING CENTER PIZZERIA IN A WEST BANK JEWISH SETTL...

An explosion at a shopping center pizzeria in a West Bank Jewish settlement late Saturday killed three people and wounded 26, Israeli police said. Two of the dead were Israelis and a third appeared to be a suicide bomber, West Bank Police Chief Shahar Aya

World | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 252

PRESIDENT BUSH TOOK A HARD LINE TOWARD NORTH KOREA AS HE SET OFF ON SA...

President Bush took a hard line toward North Korea as he set off on Saturday for Asia, calling for Pyongyang to stop spreading weapons technology and to stand down its armed forces. Bush departed on a six-day trip to Japan, South Korea and China on Saturd

World | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

POLICE IN PAKISTAN SEARCHING FOR ABDUCTED AMERICAN JOURNALIST DANIEL P...

Police in Pakistan searching for abducted American journalist Daniel Pearl say they are now focusing on another key suspect in his kidnapping. Police sources say the man has a number of aliases, one of which is Imtiaz Siddiqui.

World | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 416

THREE PALESTINIANS, INCLUDING TWO TEENAGERS, ARE KILLED NEAR A REFUGEE...

Three Palestinians, including two teenagers, are killed near a refugee camp in Gaza, as militants fire a second Qassam-2 missile at Israel.

World | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 334

THE FUNERAL OF MURDERED AFGHAN CIVIL AVIATION MINISTER ABDUL RAHMAN TO...

The funeral of murdered Afghan civil aviation minister Abdul Rahman took place in the capital Kabul, attended by interim leader Hamid Karzai and other top government officials. Seven people have been arrested in connection with the killing at Kabul airpor

World | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505

TWO BOMB BLASTS HAVE ROCKED THE SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES, KILLING AT LEAST...

Two bomb blasts have rocked the southern Philippines, killing at least five people and wounding dozens.A bomb tore through the lower floor of a movie house in a Zamboanga shopping mall near the Philippine military southern command post on Saturday, injuri

World | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 454

-- PRESIDENT BUSH PLANS TO MEET WITH CHINA'S HEIR-APPARENT, TALK TOUGH...

-- President Bush plans to meet with China's heir-apparent, talk tough about North Korea's weapons programs and discuss economics in Japan during his three-nation Asian trip. Bush's visit to the regional capitals of Tokyo, Seoul, and Beijing initially was

World | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

AFTER THE BIGGEST SCANDAL AT THE WINTER OLYMPICS FOR 30 YEARS, THE IOC...

After the biggest scandal at the Winter Olympics for 30 years, the IOC took the unprecedented step on Friday of awarding gold medals to two Canadian figure skaters beaten in competition by improper judging. A French judge at the center of allegations of v

World | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 459

AFTER NABBING THE MASTERMIND OF THE KIDNAPPING OF U.S. REPORTER DANIEL...

After nabbing the mastermind of the kidnapping of U.S.

World | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 276

FORMER YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC SAYS HE WILL CALL EX-US L...

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic says he will call ex-US leader Bill Clinton and other Western politicians to testify at his trial for war crimes at The Hague. On the second day of his defence case, he has repeated his allegation that Nato is

World | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 320

POLICE AND SECURITY COMPANY OFFICIALS ARE TRYING TO DISCOVER HOW MANY ...

Police and security company officials are trying to discover how many asylum seekers escaped from the Yarl's Wood detention centre during a major fire. The fire which spread throughout the complex started after a riot broke out at the centre in north Bedf

World | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 324

A STRONG EARTHQUAKE SHOOK SOUTHERN MEXICO AND GUATEMALA LATE ON THURSD...

A strong earthquake shook southern Mexico and Guatemala late on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, officials said. The National Seismological Service said the quake struck at at 5:23 p.

World | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 273

A MOB OF AFGHAN PILGRIMS HAS BEATEN TO DEATH A MINISTER IN THE COUNTRY...

A mob of Afghan pilgrims has beaten to death a minister in the country's interim cabinet at Kabul airport. Afghan government sources confirmed on Friday that Civil Aviation Minister Abdul Rahman had died of his injuries.

World | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

FIJI IS ABOLISHING THE DEATH PENALTY FOR TREASON ON THE EVE OF THE TRI...

Fiji is abolishing the death penalty for treason on the eve of the trial of 13 coup plotters. The long awaited trial of coup leader George Speight and 12 others on charges of treason is due to be heard in the High Court on Monday.

World | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 446

PRESIDENT BUSH THURSDAY UNVEILED A SERIES OF TAX CREDITS AND OTHER INC...

President Bush Thursday unveiled a series of tax credits and other incentives to encourage business and farmers to reduce harmful emissions, a less stringent alternative to the international Kyoto treaty he rejected last year. Under his plan, Bush set a g

World | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444

PRESIDENT BUSH'S NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER CONDOLEEZZA RICE SAID THURS...

President Bush's National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice said Thursday the United States is "not ruling out any options" in its approach with Iraq, saying Saddam Hussein's regime is a "problem" and that a new approach is needed. But Rice also emphasize

World | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 439

THE RULER OF BAHRAIN HAS BEEN PROCLAIMED KING AND THE TINY GULF ISLAND...

The ruler of Bahrain has been proclaimed king and the tiny Gulf island state a constitutional monarchy, a major step in democratic reforms. The emir, Sheik Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, immediately called national elections for a legislative body in October a

World | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 509

THE FBI HAS ISSUED AN ALERT TO 350 LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN THE SOU...

The FBI has issued an alert to 350 law enforcement agencies in the southwest and Salt Lake City for potential Valentine teddy bear bombs after a suspicious transaction at a Wal-Mart last month. The FBI said a clean-shaven male, possibly of Middle Eastern

World | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

FORMER YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC HAS ACCUSED NATO - AND TH...

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has accused NATO - and the prosecutors at his war crimes trial - of lying about the Kosovo conflict. Launching a robust defence at The Hague tribunal, he began by showing video footage, including German televis

World | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 325

PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH HAS WARMLY WELCOMED VISITING PAKISTANI PRESIDE...

President George W Bush has warmly welcomed visiting Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf as a key ally against terrorism. "Together our nations will continue to cooperate against terror and trafficking in drugs," Mr Bush said at a joint news conference w

World | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 371
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