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HOURS AFTER ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON DECLARED WAR ON WHAT H...

Hours after Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon declared war on what he called Yasser Arafat's "terrorist infrastructure" tanks were on the move into two Palestinian towns in the West Bank. Mr Sharon had been speaking in a televised address to the nation

World | April 1, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 379

THE QUEEN MOTHER'S FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY ON TUE...

The Queen Mother's funeral will take place in Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 9 April, Buckingham Palace has announced. For four days before the funeral, her body will be laid in state at Westminster Hall for the public to pay their respects.

World | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 405

A SUICIDE BOMBER SET OFF A MASSIVE EXPLOSION SUNDAY AT A RESTAURANT IN...

A suicide bomber set off a massive explosion Sunday at a restaurant in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, killing at least 14 people, police and ambulance sources said. At least 35 people were injured, seven of them seriously.

World | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 360

A POWERFUL EARTHQUAKE HAS SHAKEN TAIWAN, KILLING AT LEAST FOUR PEOPLE ...

A powerful earthquake has shaken Taiwan, killing at least four people and injuring more than 200. The tremors were felt across the island.

World | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

POPE JOHN PAUL II HAS ISSUED AN URGENT APPEAL FOR PEACE IN THE MIDDLE ...

Pope John Paul II has issued an urgent appeal for peace in the Middle East, saying in his Easter Sunday address that "nothing is resolved by war". Addressing a crowd of 50,000 pilgrims in St Peter's Square in Rome, he said it seemed that "war has been dec

World | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 316

BRITAIN IS IN MOURNING FOR THE QUEEN MOTHER, WHO DIED IN HER SLEEP AGE...

Britain is in mourning for the Queen Mother, who died in her sleep aged 101. Books of condolences are to be opened in London and Edinburgh and crowds of mourners have gathered outside Britain's royal palaces to lay flowers and remember.

World | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 277

POPE JOHN PAUL II, DETERMINED TO CELEBRATE EASTER CEREMONIES DESPITE P...

Pope John Paul II, determined to celebrate Easter ceremonies despite painful ailments, marked the final hours before the holiday at Saturday's candlelight vigil in St. Peter's Basilica, the most solemn ceremony in the Catholic calendar.

World | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

AUSTRALIAN POLICE WERE STILL SEARCHING FOR 8 ASYLUM SEEKERS WHO REMAIN...

Australian police were still searching for 8 asylum seekers who remained at large after escaping from the country's outback Woomera detention centre. Immigration Minister Philip Ruddock said a total of 41 asylum seekers had escaped overnight after protest

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 347

POPE JOHN PAUL II INTENDS TO LEAD EASTER MASS ON SUNDAY AFTER EARLIER ...

Pope John Paul II intends to lead Easter Mass on Sunday after earlier faltering appearances during Holy Week. The pope, who is 82 in May and suffers from an arthritic knee, was forced to miss two Masses because of ill-health.

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 231

AN EXPLOSION HAS ROCKED A HINDU TEMPLE IN INDIA'S JAMMU AND KASHMIR ST...

An explosion has rocked a Hindu temple in India's Jammu and Kashmir state during an attack by two suspected Islamic militants that left at least 10 people dead. More than 19 others were injured after one of the attackers hurled a grenade outside the popul

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 228

THE PRIME SUSPECT IN THE KIDNAP AND MURDER OF U.S. REPORTER DANIEL PEA...

The prime suspect in the kidnap and murder of U.S.

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 659

PRESIDENT BUSH SAID ON SATURDAY HE HOPED THIS WEEK'S CELEBRATIONS OF E...

President Bush said on Saturday he hoped this week's celebrations of Easter and Passover comfort the many Americans who may still be grieving nearly seven months after the Sept. 11 attacks.

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 231

ONLY A DOOR SEPARATED ISRAELI SOLDIERS FROM PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT YASS...

Only a door separated Israeli soldiers from Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's private office on Saturday after a night of continuous shelling and shooting around his headquarters, aides said. Arafat spent the night in darkness after Israeli troops bes

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 227

THE INVESTIGATIVE ARM OF CONGRESS SAID FRIDAY THAT THE CRIMINAL INVEST...

The investigative arm of Congress said Friday that the criminal investigation of former President Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton has cost $70 million. The General Accounting Office's figures make the probe of the Clintons the most expensive in the his

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 310

AN INTENSE GUNBATTLE ERUPTED EARLY SATURDAY BETWEEN ISRAELI TROOPS AND...

An intense gunbattle erupted early Saturday between Israeli troops and Palestinian fighters holed up inside an office building in the heart of Ramallah. Sporadic gunfire was continuing outside the headquarters of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, a day af

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 296

ISRAELI TROOPS TOOK OVER MOST OF PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY PRESIDENT YASSE...

Israeli troops took over most of Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat's Ramallah compound on Friday, fighting room-to-room and arresting as many as 70 people, Israel Defense Forces said. The Palestinians disputed the number of arrests, but said o

World | March 29, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 210

THE MAN ACCUSED OF MASTERMINDING THE KIDNAPPING AND MURDER OF AMERICAN...

The man accused of masterminding the kidnapping and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl appeared in a brief closed-door court session Friday. Under heavy security, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh was brought into the courtroom shortly before noon (2 a.

World | March 29, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 197

POPE JOHN PAUL II WAS ABLE TO HEAR CONFESSIONS FROM WORSHIPPERS ON GOO...

Pope John Paul II was able to hear confessions from worshippers on Good Friday despite earlier concerns over his health. An arthritic knee prevented the ailing 81-year-old pope celebrate Mass for the second time in a week on Thursday.

World | March 29, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 311

A SUSPECTED WOMAN SUICIDE BOMBER BLEW HERSELF UP IN A SUBURB OF JERUSA...

A suspected woman suicide bomber blew herself up in a suburb of Jerusalem on Friday, injuring at least eight people, witnesses said, quoted by Reuters. Police gave few immediate details of the explosion which rocked a large supermarket in the Kiryat Yovel

World | March 29, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 226

THAILAND WILL BE THE VENUE FOR HISTORIC FACE-TO-FACE TALKS BETWEEN THE...

Thailand will be the venue for historic face-to-face talks between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil Tiger rebels, officials said on Friday. "Both parties to the conflict have agreed to holding the talks in Thailand," said a statement read out by Thai F

World | March 29, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 275

ABOUT 30 ISRAELI TANKS MOVED INTO THE WEST BANK TOWN OF RAMALLAH EARLY...

About 30 Israeli tanks moved into the West Bank town of Ramallah early on Friday, surrounding the offices of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Gun battles have broken out between Israeli troops and Mr Arafat's bodyguards and four Palestinians were reporte

World | March 29, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 295
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