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THE OFFICIAL CURRENCY OF THE NETHERLANDS -- THE GUILDER -- HAS FORMALL...

The official currency of The Netherlands -- the guilder -- has formally ceased to exist as spendable cash after 776 years. The guilder is the first of 12 European currencies to completely disappear as a result of the introduction of the euro on January 1.

World | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 300

ALL SIX AL QAEDA FIGHTERS HOLED UP IN A KANDAHAR HOSPITAL FOR MORE THA...

All six al Qaeda fighters holed up in a Kandahar hospital for more than seven weeks were killed on Monday when Afghan forces and their U.S.

World | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

ISRAELI POLICE SHOT AND KILLED AN ARAB MAN WHO RAN OVER A POLICEMAN NE...

Israeli police shot and killed an Arab man who ran over a policeman near Tel Aviv on Monday and was suspected of bursting through a military roadblock from the West Bank into Israel, police said, quoted by Reuters.

World | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 298

TIBET'S SPIRITUAL LEADER, THE DALAI LAMA, WAS IN GOOD CONDITION AT A H...

Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, was in good condition at a hospital in India after falling ill with stomach pains, a hospital official has said. He has undergone some tests after being flown to the Lilawati Hospital and Research Center in the In

World | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 359

LOUD BLASTS AND MACHINE GUN FIRE WERE HEARD EARLY MONDAY MORNING IN KA...

Loud blasts and machine gun fire were heard early Monday morning in Kandahar as U.S.

World | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 277

OSAMA BIN LADEN IS LIKELY ALIVE AND WILL BE CAUGHT, TOP BUSH ADMINISTR...

Osama bin Laden is likely alive and will be caught, top Bush administration officials said Sunday, but his capture isn't necessary to disrupt global terrorism, they stressed.

World | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 271

AFGHAN INTERIM LEADER HAMID KARZAI CALLED ON EXPATRIATES TO RETURN HOM...

Afghan interim leader Hamid Karzai called on expatriates to return home and help rebuild their shattered homeland.

World | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 218

SAUDI ARABIAN OFFICIALS HAVE ASKED THE UNITED STATES TO REDUCE ITS MIL...

Saudi Arabian officials have asked the United States to reduce its military presence in their country, White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card told CNN on Sunday.

World | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 224

A PAKISTANI GROUP SEEKING BETTER CONDITIONS FOR PRISONERS BEING HELD B...

A Pakistani group seeking better conditions for prisoners being held by the US in Cuba says it has kidnapped an American journalist who went missing last week. The National Movement for the Restoration of Pakistani Sovereignty released a photograph of the

World | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 432

FOURTEEN SENIOR RUSSIAN OFFICIALS, INCLUDING A DEPUTY INTERIOR MINISTE...

Fourteen senior Russian officials, including a deputy interior minister, have died after a military helicopter crashed during a flight over the breakaway republic of Chechnya. It is still unclear whether the helicopter, carrying General Mikhail Rudchenko

World | January 28, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

HUNDREDS OF PROTESTERS HAVE GATHERED IN AUSTRALIA TO SHOW SOLIDARITY W...

Hundreds of protesters have gathered in Australia to show solidarity with nearly 200 Afghan asylum seekers who are on their twelfth day of a hunger strike. Australia's immigration minister is standing firm on the policy, already slammed by the United Nati

World | January 27, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

ONE ISRAELI WAS KILLED AND MORE THAN 110 PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN A PALE...

One Israeli was killed and more than 110 people were injured in a Palestinian suicide bombing attack midday Sunday in the center of west Jerusalem, CNN reported, citing Israeli authorities. It was the second attack in the same area in less than a week.

World | January 27, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 377

THE NAMES OF TWO MORE BRITONS BEING HELD AMONG SUSPECTED AL-QAEDA OR T...

The names of two more Britons being held among suspected al-Qaeda or Taleban members in Camp X-Ray have been released by the Foreign Office. Asif Iqbal, 20, and Shafiq Rasul, 24, were taken to the maximum security prison at the US navy base in Guantanamo

World | January 27, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

THE DALAI LAMA HAS BEEN FLOWN TO BOMBAY FOR A MEDICAL CHECKUP AFTER DO...

The Dalai Lama has been flown to Bombay for a medical checkup after doctors found a lump in his stomach. The Dalai Lama fled Tibet in 1959 with thousands of supporters following a failed uprising against China.

World | January 27, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 364

PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT RENEWED HIS CALL FOR A CEASE-FIRE WIT...

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat renewed his call for a cease-fire with Israel on Saturday, but promised to resist increasing Israeli and U.S.

World | January 27, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 278

CAPRIATI FOUGHT OFF FOUR MATCH POINTS IN THE SECOND SET AND BEAT MARTI...

Capriati fought off four match points in the second set and beat Martina Hingis 4-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2 Saturday to win her second consecutive Australian Open title. No woman had ever saved more match points and won a Grand Slam final.

World | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 299

POLICE FIRED TEAR GAS AND RUBBER BULLETS AS A DEMONSTRATION IN THE ARG...

Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as a demonstration in the Argentine capital descended into violence Saturday. Public outrage against a deep economic crisis triggered renewed protests Friday as unemployed Argentines blocked highways.

World | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321

A DAY AFTER INDIA TEST-LAUNCHED A NUCLEAR-CAPABLE BALLISTIC MISSILE, T...

A day after India test-launched a nuclear-capable ballistic missile, the nation paraded the weapon during the country's Republic Day celebration in New Delhi. India's 53rd annual Republic Day came amid unprecedented security as its troops and Pakistani fo

World | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 394

THE FORMER VICE CHAIRMAN OF ENRON CORP. -- WHO MADE MILLIONS ON THE SA...

The former vice chairman of Enron Corp. -- who made millions on the sale of Enron stock but was unhappy with Enron's business practices and quit last May -- was found dead Friday, the victim of an apparent suicide, police in Sugar Land, Texas, said.

World | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 462

PAKISTAN HAS CRITICIZED INDIA'S TEST LAUNCHING OF A NUCLEAR-CAPABLE BA...

Pakistan has criticized India's test launching of a nuclear-capable ballistic missile, saying the action threatens regional stability and warning that it has "the means to defend itself". Though it was informed in advance of the test, a Pakistani foreign

World | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 356

ISRAELI FIGHTER PLANES STRUCK PALESTINIAN SECURITY INSTALLATIONS IN GA...

Israeli fighter planes struck Palestinian security installations in Gaza and the West Bank late Friday, Palestinian sources and Israel Radio reported. The airstrikes came hours after a suicide bomber in Tel Aviv set off an explosive device near the city's

World | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 284
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