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GERMAN AUTHORITIES SAID ON SUNDAY THEY HAD NO EVIDENCE A MAN DETAINED ...

German authorities said on Sunday they had no evidence a man detained at a west German hotel overnight was a member of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network as originally maintained.

World | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 357

ITALIAN FOREIGN MINISTER RENATO RUGGIERO HAS RESIGNED AFTER A DISAGREE...

Italian Foreign Minister Renato Ruggiero has resigned after a disagreement with other cabinet members over the government's unenthusiastic reception of the new euro currency.

World | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

RESEARCHERS IN JAPAN SAY THEY HAVE SUCCEEDED IN GROWING THE WORLD'S FI...

Researchers in Japan say they have succeeded in growing the world's first artificial eyeball. The scientists at Tokyo University have been experimenting with tadpoles in an effort to develop treatments for the blind.

World | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

A REGIONAL SUMMIT OF SOUTH ASIAN LEADERS HAS ENDED IN NEPAL, WITH NO S...

A regional summit of South Asian leaders has ended in Nepal, with no sign of any breakthrough in the tense military stand-off between India and Pakistan. Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee shook hands with President Pervez Musharraf for a second t

World | January 6, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 461

THE LONG-DISTANCE TELEPHONE COMPANY AT&T WILL SET ASIDE $1BN TO PAY FO...

The long-distance telephone company AT&T will set aside $1bn to pay for 10,000 job cuts this year. The company, whose cable television operations are due to be sold to Comcast, said tough competition and a weak economy had forced it to slash costs.

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 442

THE ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER SAYS HIS GOVERNMENT IS COMMITTED TO THE EU,...

The Italian Prime Minister says his government is committed to the EU, after several ministers are criticised for their negative attitudes.

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 302

FIREFIGHTERS IN EASTERN AUSTRALIA ARE PREPARING FOR WORSENING WEATHER ...

Firefighters in eastern Australia are preparing for worsening weather conditions as they battle devastating bush fires which have forced thousands of people to flee their homes. Fire officers have warned that there is little hope of bringing the blazes un

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

AN ATTEMPT BY ARGENTINA'S NEW GOVERNMENT TO TACKLE THE COUNTRY'S SEVER...

An attempt by Argentina's new government to tackle the country's severe economic crisis has hit its first obstacle, with Congress failing to agree on early action. The session broke up without agreement on a draft bill ending the link between the dollar a

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 375

DEPOSED TALEBAN LEADER MULLAH OMAR ESCAPES FROM HELMAND PROVINCE WHERE...

Deposed Taleban leader Mullah Omar escapes from Helmand province where he was believed to be hiding, Afghan officials say.

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 452

“I WOULD LIKE... TO EXTEND A HAND OF GENUINE, SINCERE FRIENDSHIP TO PR...

“I would like... to extend a hand of genuine, sincere friendship to Prime Minister Vajpayee” Pervez Musharraf, Pakistani president.

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 543

BLAIR FLEW INTO BANGALORE FROM BANGLADESH ON FRIDAY AS PART OF A SIX-D...

Blair flew into Bangalore from Bangladesh on Friday as part of a six-day tour during which he hopes to reduce the current tension between India and Pakistan. Before leaving Bangladesh he warned that the simmering conflict between the two nuclear neighbour

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 377

IN A TELEVISED SPEECH TO THE NATION, ARGENTINE PRESIDENT DUHALDE GAVE ...

In a televised speech to the nation, Argentine President Duhalde gave no specifics about his recovery plan but also signaled he will move to protect Argentine industries as he tries to right what he admitted is a "bankrupt" economy.

World | January 5, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 459

AFGHAN FORCES, AIDED BY U.S. COMMANDOS, HAVE STEPPED UP THEIR SEARCH F...

Afghan forces, aided by U.S.

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

POLICE IN PAKISTAN SAY THEY HAVE DETAINED ANOTHER 120 ISLAMIC MILITANT...

Police in Pakistan say they have detained another 120 Islamic militants, including several belonging to groups linked to last month's suicide attack on the Indian parliament. The issue of anti-Indian militancy is the key sticking point to attempts to reso

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

HOPES THAT CLONED PIGLETS MIGHT SOON PROVIDE REPLACEMENT ORGANS FOR SI...

Hopes that cloned piglets might soon provide replacement organs for sick people received a setback on Friday when it emerged that Dolly the sheep had developed arthritis. Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned from adult donor cells and her health has lo

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

THE START OF A SOUTH ASIAN REGIONAL SUMMIT IN NEPAL HAS BEEN DELAYED U...

The start of a South Asian regional summit in Nepal has been delayed until Saturday morning after bad weather held up Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's flight from China, a delegation official said, quoted by CNN.

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 400

AN ISRAELI ARMORED FORCE RAIDED A PALESTINIAN VILLAGE IN THE WEST BANK...

An Israeli armored force raided a Palestinian village in the West Bank Friday ahead of a U.S.

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 384

PRESIDENT BUSH HAS INVITED HAMID KARZAI, AFGHANISTAN'S INTERIM GOVERNM...

President Bush has invited Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's interim government chairman, to visit Washington and meet with him at the White House, CNN reported, citing a senior administration official.No date has been set yet, but the target is said to be some

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 413

PAKISTAN PRESIDENT GENERAL PERVEZ MUSHARRAF AND INDIAN PRIME MINISTER ...

Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf and Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee will both attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu. It will be the first time the two nuclear p

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 515

U.S. MIDDLE EAST ENVOY ANTHONY ZINNI RETURNED TO THE REGION THURSDAY, ...

U.S.

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 400

BUSH FIRES ARE CONTINUING TO FORCE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE TO EVACUATE THE...

Bush fires are continuing to force thousands of people to evacuate their homes to the west and south of Australia’s Sydney as dry weather and erratic winds prolong the crisis. Twelve days after the first blazes began, more than 80 fires still burn across

World | January 4, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 542
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