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THE GROUP ALSO CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR A SUICIDE ATTACK SATURDAY IN...

The group also claimed responsibility for a suicide attack Saturday in Jerusalem that killed nine bystanders, including four children. In a separate incident Sunday, one Israeli was killed and four others wounded at the Kissufim Crossing on the Gaza-Israe

World | March 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 337

KILLINGS IN INDIA'S WORST HINDU-MUSLIM BLOODSHED IN A DECADE EASED OVE...

Killings in India's worst Hindu-Muslim bloodshed in a decade eased overnight, but the death toll jumped to almost 500 as scores more bodies were pulled from the rubble, officials said on Sunday. In the bloodiest incident overnight, a mob burned four peopl

World | March 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 929

THE BIGGEST U.S.-LED GROUND OFFENSIVE OF THE FIVE-MONTH AFGHAN WAR ENT...

The biggest U.S.

World | March 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 248

EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT HOSNI MUBARAK IS IN WASHINGTON TO PERSUADE THE U.S....

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is in Washington to persuade the U.S.

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 352

ISRAEL SAID ITS FORCES WITHDREW ON SATURDAY TO THE EDGE OF ONE OF TWO ...

Israel said its forces withdrew on Saturday to the edge of one of two refugee camps it raided on a hunt for Palestinian militants but insisted it would go wherever it saw fit to track down killers of its citizens. An army spokesman said military forces re

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 427

VIOLENCE RAGED IN INDIA'S WESTERN GUJARAT STATE ON SATURDAY AS THE PRI...

Violence raged in India's western Gujarat state on Saturday as the Prime Minister appealed for peace while sending in fresh troops to quell the country's worst religious bloodshed in a decade. Despite the deployment of thousands of heavily armed soldiers

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 467

AFGHAN TROOPS BEATEN BACK IN AN ATTACK ON AL QAEDA AND TALIBAN FORCES ...

Afghan troops beaten back in an attack on al Qaeda and Taliban forces in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday were facing up to 5,000 die-hard fighters, soldiers returning from the front said. In the first on-the-spot indication of the scale of the developing

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 289

TROOPS ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE IN A DISTRICT NEAR THE TOWN OF GODHRA, I...

Troops are expected to arrive in a district near the town of Godhra, in villages where Hindu attackers burned at least 30 Muslims to death inside their homes. In another attack late on Friday, Hindu mobs set fire to houses and shops in the village of Sard

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 239

ISRAELI FORCES MAINTAINED THEIR HOLD ON TWO WEST BANK REFUGEE CAMPS ON...

Israeli forces maintained their hold on two West Bank refugee camps on Saturday despite international calls to withdraw after fierce fighting that has killed 20 Palestinians and two soldiers. The two-day-old assault on the crowded camps of Balata and Jeni

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 360

THE SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA WILL GET AT LEAST ONE MORE DAY IN SPACE AND...

The space shuttle Columbia will get at least one more day in space and its crew is likely to press on with their mission to the Hubble Space Telescope despite a problem with a critical coolant system that developed shortly after launch on Friday, NASA sai

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 307

AT LEAST 50 PEOPLE, MOSTLY MUSLIMS, DIED ON FRIDAY IN FRESH ATTACKS IN...

At least 50 people, mostly Muslims, died on Friday in fresh attacks in India's western Gujarat state, racked by three days of Hindu-Muslim bloodshed that has now claimed about 260 lives, officials said. The latest deaths occurred near the Gujarat town of

World | March 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321

UNARMED CUBAN SPECIAL FORCES ENTERED THE MEXICAN EMBASSY IN HAVANA IN ...

Unarmed Cuban special forces entered the Mexican Embassy in Havana in the early hours of Friday to expel 21 young men who stormed the compound earlier this week in a hijacked bus, the government and witnesses said. The operation, accompanied by muffled sh

World | March 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 470

TROOPS ARRIVED IN INDIA'S RIOT-TORN WESTERN STATE OF GUJARAT ON FRIDAY...

Troops arrived in India's riot-torn western state of Gujarat on Friday to crush religious violence that has killed more than 190 people in two days, the worst communal bloodshed in a decade. The state's main city, Ahmedabad, and the eye of the violence, t

World | March 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 263

U.S. MILITARY INSTRUCTORS WILL ARRIVE IN EX-SOVIET GEORGIA THIS MONTH ...

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World | March 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 263

THE ISRAELI ARMY PUSHED INTO A SECOND WEST BANK REFUGEE CAMP FRIDAY AN...

The Israeli army pushed into a second West Bank refugee camp Friday and fought gunmen in what it called an attempt to smash terror, as a poll showed Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's popularity at a new low. Palestinian officials said the raids were intended

World | March 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 250

IN THE LARGEST ASSAULT ON REFUGEE CAMPS SINCE FIGHTING BETWEEN ISRAEL ...

In the largest assault on refugee camps since fighting between Israel and Palestinians began 17 months ago, Israel launched major attacks Thursday in what it says is an attempt to root out terrorists in the West Bank. The Israeli assaults with tanks, heli

World | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 318

U.S. WARPLANES ON THURSDAY ATTACKED IRAQI AIR-DEFENSE SITES IN A "NO-F...

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World | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 368

“O BROTHER," A BLUEGRASS SOUNDTRACK THAT TOPPED THE COUNTRY CHARTS LAS...

“O Brother," a bluegrass soundtrack that topped the country charts last year, won five Grammys, including an upset award for album of the year, defeating works by U2, Bob Dylan, OutKast and India.Arie.

World | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

A MASSIVE NATO OPERATION IS UNDER WAY NEAR THE SOUTHERN BOSNIAN TOWN O...

A massive NATO operation is under way near the southern Bosnian town of Foca, widely believed to be the hiding place of the former Bosnian Serb President and war crimes suspect, Radovan Karadzic. Reports say people are not being allowed to leave their hou

World | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

FIFTY-ONE SUSPECTS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOLLOWING AN ARSON ATTACK ON A T...

Fifty-one suspects have been arrested following an arson attack on a train in the western Indian state of Gujarat, which killed 58 people, government officials said. Those arrested are being held on charges of arson, rioting and looting.

World | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 438

THE UNITED NATIONS AND A LEADING CHARITY HAVE LAUNCHED AN INQUIRY INTO...

The United Nations and a leading charity have launched an inquiry into allegations that relief agency staff sexually exploited refugee children in Africa. U.

World | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 314
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