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THE SUSPECTED MASTERMIND OF THE KIDNAPPING OF AMERICAN REPORTER DANIEL...

The suspected mastermind of the kidnapping of American reporter Daniel Pearl threatened on Tuesday to make the United States pay dearly if he was extradited from Pakistan to face charges. British-born militant Ahmed Saeed Omar Sheikh, commonly known as Sh

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AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE TO RAISE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO REBUILD MA...

An international conference to raise millions of dollars to rebuild Macedonia's war-ravaged economy takes place in Brussels.The meeting was given the go-ahead after the Macedonian parliament adopted key parts of an agreement which ended the conflict with

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THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT SAYS IT IS "DEEPLY SHOCKED" AT REPORTS OF U.S. ...

The Chinese government says it is "deeply shocked" at reports of U.S.

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SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA AND ITS CREW OF SEVEN RETURNED TO EARTH ON TUES...

Space shuttle Columbia and its crew of seven returned to Earth on Tuesday for a pre-dawn ending to their triumphant Hubble Space Telescope repair mission.The shuttle landed right on time on NASA 's 3-mile-long runway, illuminated by powerful xenon floodli

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ISRAELI FORCES STAGED A FEROCIOUS ASSAULT IN THE GAZA STRIP AND TANKS ...

Israeli forces staged a ferocious assault in the Gaza Strip and tanks stormed into the West Bank town of Ramallah Tuesday, killing at least 20 Palestinians and setting back peace hopes ahead of a new U.S.

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WHERE SIX MONTHS AGO SMOKE AND ASHES DARKENED THE DAYTIME SKY OVER NEW...

Where six months ago smoke and ashes darkened the daytime sky over New York, two shafts of bright light pierced the night sky Monday in memory of all those who lost their lives in the September 11 attacks. The lighting of the "Tribute in Light" was one of

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IRAQ POSES A REAL THREAT TO WORLD STABILITY BUT NO DECISIONS HAVE BEEN...

Iraq poses a real threat to world stability but no decisions have been taken on how to tackle Saddam Hussein's build-up of weapons of mass destruction, Tony Blair has said. The British prime minister's warning about the threat posed by Iraq was backed by

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FRANCE'S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN GOT DOWN AND DIRTY MONDAY AS SOCIALIST ...

France's presidential campaign got down and dirty Monday as Socialist Prime Minister Lionel Jospin attacked Jacques Chirac as old and worn out and the president accused the left of using fascist methods.Jospin's unusually tough language, published as yet

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ISRAEL SENT GROUND FORCES INTO ANOTHER PALESTINIAN CITY ON MONDAY, RAI...

Israel sent ground forces into another Palestinian city on Monday, raiding Qalqilya after Prime Minister Ariel Sharon vowed to push ahead with a military campaign while engaging in U.S.

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NEW YORK PAUSED FOR MOMENTS OF SILENCE AT 8:46 A.M. EST AND AGAIN SEVE...

New York paused for moments of silence at 8:46 a.m.

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THE U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WILL ASK A FEDERAL JUDGE TO PLACE TOUGH NE...

The U.S.

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ISRAELI TROOPS RINGED A WEST BANK REFUGEE CAMP WITH TANKS ON MONDAY AN...

Israeli troops ringed a West Bank refugee camp with tanks on Monday and intensified searches in another camp nearby, continuing their offensive in Palestinian-ruled areas following an upsurge of violence.

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US VICE-PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY IS TO VISIT UK PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR...

US Vice-President Dick Cheney is to visit UK Prime Minister Tony Blair at Downing Street on Monday, amid continuing speculation of forthcoming military action against Iraq. A spokeswoman for Mr Cheney said the men would be discussing "the progress of the

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US VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY LEFT ON SUNDAY ON A 10-DAY, 12-NATION MI...

US Vice President Dick Cheney left on Sunday on a 10-day, 12-nation mission of war and peace to the Middle East, the Gulf and Britain in search of support for extending the fight against terrorism and a resolution to escalating Israeli-Palestinian violenc

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BILLIONAIRE INVESTMENT GURU GEORGE SOROS HAS SAID THAT IT IS "IMPOSSIB...

Billionaire investment guru George Soros has said that it is "impossible" for Britain to reject adoption of the euro. Mr Soros, whose currency investments have earned him a formidable reputation, warned that there were still concerns over Europe's single

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LONG QUEUES HAVE AGAIN FORMED AT POLLING STATIONS IN ZIMBABWE'S CAPITA...

Long queues have again formed at polling stations in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, as people vote on the second day of the country's presidential elections. Some voters spent the night in the open, wrapped in blankets, waiting for the polling stations to re

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PRESIDENT BUSH SATURDAY SIGNED A STRIPPED-DOWN VERSION OF AN ECONOMIC ...

President Bush Saturday signed a stripped-down version of an economic stimulus bill that extends unemployment benefits for displaced workers, but doesn't contain the tax cuts the president originally supported. "We're seeing some encouraging signs in the

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U.S. BOMBING WIPED OUT AN AL QAEDA BUNKER COMPLEX AND TOP AFGHAN COMMA...

U.S.

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ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON SAID SUNDAY HE FAVORS LIFTING THE ...

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Sunday he favors lifting the ban preventing Yasser Arafat from traveling outside Ramallah so the Palestinian Authority president can attend the Arab League summit. Sharon's comments come a day after two back-to-bac

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A FLURRY OF NEW INTERNATIONAL PEACE EFFORTS FAILED TO SLOW MIDEAST VIO...

A flurry of new international peace efforts failed to slow Mideast violence Saturday as Palestinian militants unleashed two major attacks — a shooting at a seaside Israeli hotel and a bombing at a crowded Jerusalem cafe. At least five Israelis were killed

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THE MAKEOVER IS NOW COMPLETE AND THE HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE IS FLYING ...

The makeover is now complete and the Hubble Space Telescope is flying free again. After five spacewalks to upgrade it, the telescope was redeployed early Saturday.

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