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BUSH FIRES BURNED OUT OF CONTROL AROUND AUSTRALIA'S MAIN CITY SYDNEY A...

Bush fires burned out of control around Australia's main city Sydney and along its east coast on Friday as cooler, calmer conditions offered some respite but the weather forecast pointed to a problem weekend. More than 5,000 weary firefighters raced again

World | December 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 489

THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, IN A LETTER TO ARGENTINA'S INTERIM PR...

The International Monetary Fund, in a letter to Argentina's interim president, said it is open to cooperation with the government to find a solution to the nation's economic crisis, the presidential palace said Thursday.

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THE PLASTIC EXPLOSIVE THAT A PASSENGER ALLEGEDLY TRIED TO DETONATE ABO...

The plastic explosive that a passenger allegedly tried to detonate aboard a trans-Atlantic American Airlines flight last week was "very, very sophisticated," a U.S.

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PAKISTAN AND INDIA FACE WAR, MIGNEWS REPORTED ON DECEMBER 27. DELHI HO...

Pakistan and India face war, MIGnews reported on December 27. Delhi holds nuclear weapons along the frontier, replying the dislocation of the Pakistani middle-range missiles, Daily Telegraph announced.

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ISRAELI FORCES THURSDAY ENTERED THE NORTHERN PART OF THE CITY OF HEBRO...

Israeli forces Thursday entered the northern part of the city of Hebron, in an area under full Palestinian control, and arrested eight Palestinians, a statement from the Israel Defense Forces said. Those arrested were suspected of terrorist activity, and

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THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT TAKES WHAT IT DESCRIBES AS "MINIMAL" DIPLOMATIC ...

The Indian government takes what it describes as "minimal" diplomatic steps against Pakistan, while urging the Pakistani government to crack down on terrorism. India wants Islamabad to take action against two Kashmir-based militant groups blamed for a sui

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 313

THE CHANNEL TUNNEL BETWEEN UK AND FRANCE HAS BEEN REOPENED AFTER SOME ...

The Channel Tunnel between UK and France has been reopened after some 500 refugees trying to get to Britain stormed the French entrance in two waves. Authorities arrested 129 refugees who broke through security in the first wave on Tuesday night and got a

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ARGENTINA WILL INTRODUCE NEW CURRENCY ARGENTINO.”DESPERATE TO REVIVE T...

Argentina will introduce new currency Argentino.”Desperate to revive the spent economy and keep a lid on social unrest, the cash-strapped government said Wednesday a new currency, the Argentino, would start circulating in January alongside the peso and th

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OSAMA BIN LADEN ACCUSED THE UNITED STATES OF HATING ISLAM IN AN EXCERP...

Osama bin Laden accused the United States of hating Islam in an excerpt of a videotaped statement aired Wednesday by the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television network.

World | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 278

RESCUE WORKERS HAVE CONTINUED TO RECOVER BODIES FROM UNDER THE MUDSLID...

Rescue workers have continued to recover bodies from under the mudslides which killed at least 49 people in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro on Christmas Eve. State governor Antony Garotinho said the toll would be even higher, because many bodies wer

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AFTER SUSPENDING FOREIGN DEBT PAYMENTS, ARGENTINA'S NEW POPULIST LEADE...

After suspending foreign debt payments, Argentina's new populist leader drafted plans to print cash to help cut the poverty and unemployment that led to a series of bloody riots that toppled his predecessor last week.

World | December 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 364

THE MAN SUSPECTED OF TRYING TO BLOW UP A TRANSATLANTIC AIRLINER WITH E...

The man suspected of trying to blow up a transatlantic airliner with explosives concealed in his shoes was a British convert to Islam, Britain's Times newspaper said Wednesday.

World | December 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

BUSH FIRES RAGED OUT OF CONTROL AND LICKED AT THE OUTSKIRTS OF AUSTRAL...

Bush fires raged out of control and licked at the outskirts of Australia's biggest city on Wednesday, leaving many to watch weather conditions after disrupted Christmas celebrations, evacuations and destruction.

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PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY LEADER YASSER ARAFAT DID NOT ATTEND CHRISTMAS EV...

Palestinian Authority leader Yasser Arafat did not attend Christmas Eve Mass in Bethlehem because of a ban imposed by Israel.

World | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 414

THOUSANDS OF TOURISTS AND WORSHIPPERS ATTENDED ST PETER'S SQUARE FOR T...

Thousands of tourists and worshippers attended St Peter's Square for the Pope's Christmas message. The 81-year-old pope, celebrating the 24th Christmas of his papacy, said Christ's message of light and hope was still valid.

World | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

CHRISTMAS HYMNS ECHOED IN THE U.S. MILITARY CAMP RHINO AS OFFICIALS WA...

Christmas hymns echoed in the U.S.

World | December 25, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

ARGENTINA'S DECISION TO SUSPEND PAYMENTS ON ITS HEFTY DEBT FAILED TO S...

Argentina's decision to suspend payments on its hefty debt failed to surprise most investors on Monday, and their attention shifted to how the new president can end a grueling recession that sparked his predecessor's resignation.

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AFGHANISTAN'S NEW LEADER, HAMID KARZAI, TURNED 44 ON MONDAY, FACING TH...

Afghanistan's new leader, Hamid Karzai, turned 44 on Monday, facing the daunting task of rebuilding a failed state in which his authority on the ground barely reaches beyond the capital Kabul.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321

NIGERIA'S JUSTICE MINISTER WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY ONE OF SEVERAL UNIDE...

Nigeria's justice minister was shot and killed by one of several unidentified attackers who broke into his home in the southeastern city of Ibadan, government officials and family members said Monday.

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IN A NEW ULTIMATUM, ISRAEL SAID MONDAY IT WILL ONLY ALLOW PALESTINIAN ...

In a new ultimatum, Israel said Monday it will only allow Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to attend Christmas Mass in Bethlehem if he arrests the assassins of an Israeli Cabinet minister by sundown.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 335

PRIME MINISTER JUNICHIRO KOIZUMI'S CABINET ON MONDAY APPROVED A BUDGET...

Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's cabinet on Monday approved a budget plan for the next fiscal year aimed at tightening Japan's drooping fiscal belt, despite calls already emerging for extra spending to rescue the economy. The government's draft budget f

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387
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