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A FORMER EXECUTIVE WITH THE BANKRUPT AMERICAN ENERGY GIANT ENRON HAS S...

A former executive with the bankrupt American energy giant Enron has said that documents were destroyed at the firm's headquarters in Texas long after a court order forbidding such action.

World | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 209

INTERNATIONAL DONORS MEETING IN TOKYO HAVE PROMISED A TOTAL OF $4.5BN ...

International donors meeting in Tokyo have promised a total of $4.5bn to help Afghanistan to start rebuilding after years of war.

World | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

MORE RESIDENTS IGNORED WARNINGS AND RETURNED TO THE VOLCANO-STRICKEN C...

More residents ignored warnings and returned to the volcano-stricken city of Goma on Monday -- as molten lava caused a petrol station to explode. Many of Goma's residents fled to neighboring Rwanda when Mount Nyiragongo erupted, but decided to come home a

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 264

STEEL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER IS DESTINED FOR A NE...

Steel from the wreckage of the World Trade Center is destined for a new life in India and China, where it has been sent for recycling and is set to end up in new construction projects. The World Trade Center's broken steel outer skeleton comprised of stee

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 322

THE LEADER OF AFGHANISTAN'S TALIBAN MOVEMENT, MULLAH MOHAMMAD OMAR, RE...

The leader of Afghanistan's Taliban movement, Mullah Mohammad Omar, reportedly survived a direct U.S.

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

ISRAELI TROOPS, BACKED BY HELICOPTERS AND DOZENS OF TANKS, SEIZED THE ...

Israeli troops, backed by helicopters and dozens of tanks, seized the Palestinian-ruled city of Tulkarem early Monday, establishing positions all over the town. The Palestinian security sources say one Palestinian was killed and seven were wounded during

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341

TAIWANESE PRESIDENT CHEN SHUI-BIAN HAS NAMED HIS CHIEF OF STAFF AS PRI...

Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian has named his chief of staff as prime minister after the entire cabinet resigned earlier on Monday. Yu Shyi-ku's appointment was part of a reshuffle which BBC correspondents said is aimed at consolidating the president's

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 300

RICH NATIONS PROMISED MORE THAN $1.5 BILLION ON MONDAY TO START THE LO...

Rich nations promised more than $1.5 billion on Monday to start the long process of rebuilding Afghanistan as aid agencies within the country launched a campaign to save thousands of Afghans from starvation.

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321

PALESTINIAN GUNMEN IN THE WEST BANK BATTLED ISRAELI TROOPS ON SUNDAY W...

Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank battled Israeli troops on Sunday while thousands protested in the Gaza Strip in support of President Yasser Arafat, blockaded for weeks at his Ramallah headquarters.The unrest followed a deadly Palestinian shooting atta

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 249

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WHO FLED A VOLCANIC ERUPTION IN CONGO STRE...

Tens of thousands of people who fled a volcanic eruption in Congo streamed back to their ruined town across a vast field of still steaming lava on Sunday, throwing emergency relief plans into disarray. The returnees, gambling that no more lava from Mount

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 262

AFGHANISTAN'S INTERIM LEADER, HAMID KARZAI, APPEALED TO THE WORLD SUND...

Afghanistan's interim leader, Hamid Karzai, appealed to the world Sunday for help in getting his devastated country back on its feet after two decades of strife and disaster that created a breeding ground for terrorism. Officials from more than 60 governm

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 288

THE CEO OF ARTHUR ANDERSEN, THE ACCOUNTING FIRM RESPONSIBLE FOR AUDITI...

The CEO of Arthur Andersen, the accounting firm responsible for auditing Enron, conceded Sunday that his company made errors but said that the energy giant's demise was ultimately the result of a failed business model, not shady accounting.

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 279

ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS EXCHANGED GUNFIRE SATURDAY NIGHT NEAR THE HE...

Israelis and Palestinians exchanged gunfire Saturday night near the headquarters of Palestinian leader President Yasser Arafat, and rounds of tank fire were heard in and near the West Bank city.

World | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 198

A UNITED STATES MILITARY HELICOPTER CRASHED IN NORTHERN AFGHANISTAN ON...

A United States military helicopter crashed in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing two of the seven Marines on board, the U.S.

World | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

REFUGEES WHO FLED AFRICA'S MOST DESTRUCTIVE VOLCANIC ERUPTION IN 25 YE...

Refugees who fled Africa's most destructive volcanic eruption in 25 years pleaded for food and water on Saturday as a relentless river of black lava destroyed homes and roads for a third day. Fires raged and tremors shook the earth throughout the Rwanda-D

World | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444

CHINA HAS SAID ITS INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS FOUND MORE THAN 20 SPYING DEV...

China has said its intelligence officers found more than 20 spying devices in a Boeing 767 meant to become President Jiang Zemin's official plane after it arrived from the United States, published reports said on Saturday.

World | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 316

A WINTER STORM BATTERED U.S. EAST COAST CITIES FROM WASHINGTON TO NEW ...

A winter storm battered U.S.

World | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 356

SPEAKING AHEAD OF A DONORS' CONFERENCE NEXT WEEK, JAPAN'S SPECIAL ENVO...

Speaking ahead of a donors' conference next week, Japan's special envoy for Afghanistan on Saturday urged the global community to commit to the long haul to rebuild the country, shattered by war and disaster. Donors are set to pledge billions of dollars t

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 365

A FEDERAL JUDGE FRIDAY DENIED A REQUEST TO TELEVISE THE TRIAL OF ZACAR...

A federal judge Friday denied a request to televise the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui, the first person charged in the September 11 terrorist attacks.

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 404

PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH ON FRIDAY SPOKE BY TELEPHONE TO ARGENTINE PRE...

President George W. Bush on Friday spoke by telephone to Argentine President Eduardo Duhalde and assured him that the United States will help Argentina when his government commits to a sound, sustainable economic recovery plan.

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 374

REFUGEES ARE CONTINUING TO FLEE A DEVASTATING VOLCANIC ERUPTION IN CEN...

Refugees are continuing to flee a devastating volcanic eruption in central Africa amid fears of a major humanitarian crisis in the region. Hundreds of thousands of people left their homes after the Nyiragongo volcano erupted on Thursday, with smoking lava

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430
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