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UNITED STATES PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH HAS ANNOUNCED HIS COMMITMENT TO ...

United States President George W Bush has announced his commitment to work with Peru in the fight against drug trafficking and terrorism. Speaking at a joint press conference with Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo in the capital Lima, Mr Bush said that

World | March 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

THE EUROPEAN UNION'S EXECUTIVE BODY HAS DRAWN UP PLANS TO RETALIATE AG...

The European Union's executive body has drawn up plans to retaliate against US President George W Bush's decision to impose tariffs of up to 30% on imported steel. It has sent the 15 member states a list of counter-tariffs on US exports to the EU worth $2

World | March 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

A MULTI-STOREY BUILDING HAS COLLAPSED IN THE LEBANESE CAPITAL BEIRUT, ...

A multi-storey building has collapsed in the Lebanese capital Beirut, killing at least two people and injuring scores. The building reportedly collapsed forwards, sending debris flying down the street, crushing several passers-by and vehicles.

World | March 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 327

THOUSANDS OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS ARE RE-OPENING IN AFGHANIST...

Thousands of primary and secondary schools are re-opening in Afghanistan for the start of the school year - the first since the fall of the Taleban. Almost two million children are expected to return to school - significantly, many of them girls who were

World | March 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 325

SENIOR U.S. MILITARY OFFICIALS SAID ON SATURDAY, QUOTED BY REUTERS THE...

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World | March 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 220

ZAMBIA'S FORMER PRESIDENT, FREDERICK CHILUBA, HAS STEPPED DOWN AS PRES...

Zambia's former President, Frederick Chiluba, has stepped down as president of the ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy after rows with his successor as national leader, Levy Mwanawasa.

World | March 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 328

US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH HAS SAID THAT A MEETING BETWEEN VICE PRESID...

US President George W Bush has said that a meeting between Vice President Dick Cheney and Yasser Arafat is still possible, if the Palestinian leader halts attacks against Israel. "A meeting could happen if and when Chairman Arafat performs, does what he's

World | March 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

LEADERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD AGREED ON A PLAN TO COMBAT POVERTY, AS T...

Leaders from around the world agreed on a plan to combat poverty, as the United Nations development summit in Mexico drew to a close. The new agenda, adopted by nearly 60 countries, aims to help millions of people out of poverty by increasing aid, reducin

World | March 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

U.S. TROOPS BATTLING REMNANTS OF THE AL QAEDA NETWORK IN SOUTHEAST AFG...

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World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 222

U.S.-MEDIATED TALKS AIMED AT FORGING AN ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CEASE-FIRE...

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World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 255

PRESIDENT BUSH PLEDGED MORE CASH ON FRIDAY TO POOR NATIONS THAT ROOT O...

President Bush pledged more cash on Friday to poor nations that root out corruption, helping make a U.N.

World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 319

FOUR SUSPECTS, INCLUDING BRITISH-BORN AHMED OMAR SAEED SHEIKH, WERE CH...

Four suspects, including British-born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, were charged in a Pakistani court Friday with the kidnap and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, the chief prosecutor said. Wall Street Journal reporter Pearl was abducted in the port

World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 504

U.S. ENVOY ANTHONY ZINNI HELD TALKS WITH PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT YASSER ...

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World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 253

THE OWNERS OF TWO DOGS THAT ATTACKED AND KILLED A NEIGHBOR IN THEIR SA...

The owners of two dogs that attacked and killed a neighbor in their San Francisco apartment building were found guilty Thursday of all charges against them, including involuntary manslaughter and having a mischievous animal that kills. One of the owners,

World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 364

US SOLDIERS IN AFGHANISTAN SAY THEY HAVE FOUND 10 BODIES AFTER AMERICA...

US soldiers in Afghanistan say they have found 10 bodies after American planes responded to an attack near an airfield in the east of the country, BBC reported. A military spokesman said they had also detained one person after the attack, near the town of

World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

KING MOHAMMED VI OF MOROCCO HAS MARRIED A 24-YEAR-OLD COMPUTER ENGINEE...

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has married a 24-year-old computer engineer in a break with tradition that is seen as a step towards modernising the country. It is the first time in Morocco that a royal wedding has been publicised, with the bride named and he

World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 671

THE ISRAELI SECURITY CABINET HAS AGREED TO SHOW RESTRAINT FOLLOWING TH...

The Israeli security cabinet has agreed to show restraint following the latest suicide bombing in central Jerusalem. The Palestinian bomber and three Israelis died in the attack, which also injured more than 40 people.

World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 329

THE STRUGGLING JAPANESE ECONOMY IS CONTINUING TO DETERIORATE, BUT THE ...

The struggling Japanese economy is continuing to deteriorate, but the decline shows signs of slowing down, the country's central bank said on Friday. The bank of Japan's March report said the economic deterioration was expected to moderate steadily as pro

World | March 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 308

A SUSPECTED PALESTINIAN SUICIDE BOMBER KILLED HIMSELF AND AT LEAST ONE...

A suspected Palestinian suicide bomber killed himself and at least one woman on Thursday when he blew himself up on a busy Jerusalem shopping street, an Israeli rescue worker at the scene said, quoted by Reuters. "Other than the bomber, at least one woman

World | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

A JOINT SECURITY MEETING WITH ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS ENDED EARLY TH...

A joint security meeting with Israelis and Palestinians ended early Thursday without a cease-fire agreement because of "gaps and differences" on both sides, a senior Israeli defense ministry official said, quoted by CNN. The official, however, said the tw

World | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 379

POLICE IN KENYA HAVE ARRESTED 200 MEMBERS OF THE BANNED MUNGIKI SECT, ...

Police in Kenya have arrested 200 members of the banned Mungiki sect, which has been blamed for violence in the capital, Nairobi. Weapons - including clubs, swords, and arrows - were recovered in raids carried out in the Kajiaro district, south of Nairobi

World | March 21, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 267
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