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THE FIRST BANK ROBBERY OF EUROS TOOK PLACE IN GREECE AFTER A GUNMAN AT...

The first bank robbery of euros took place in Greece after a gunman attacked a bank in Athens.

World | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 378

BILLIONAIRE BUSINESSMAN MICHAEL BLOOMBERG TOOK OFFICE DECEMBER 1 AS NE...

Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg took office December 1 as New York's 108th mayor, vowing to rebuild the city in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks and to build on the successes of his predecessor, Rudy Giuliani.

World | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 388

WITH THE E-DAY CELEBRATIONS NOW OVER, THE EURO CHANGEOVER IS SET TO FA...

With the E-Day celebrations now over, the euro changeover is set to face its first real test on Wednesday, when normal working life resumes after the New Year's holiday. The initial days of the changeover will place much pressure on retailers, who will ha

World | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 295

ARGENTINA'S NEW PRESIDENT EDUARDO DUHALDE, THE COUNTRY'S FIFTH LEADER ...

Argentina's new president Eduardo Duhalde, the country's fifth leader in two weeks, said he will form a government of national unity to help deal with massive economic and social chaos. "My commitment from today is to finish with an economic model that ha

World | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 448

THE FIRST MAN CHARGED WITH OFFENCES LINKED TO THE 11 SEPTEMBER ATTACKS...

The first man charged with offences linked to the 11 September attacks in the US is due to appear in court later on Wednesday. Zacarias Moussaoui, a 33-year-old Frenchman of Moroccan descent, faces a chilling list of charges - among them, conspiracy to co

World | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

ABOUT 200 U.S. MARINES RETURNED TO BASE IN KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN, IN T...

About 200 U.S.

World | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 463

AS THE YEAR 2002 ARRIVED AROUND THE WORLD, CASH CHANGED ITS APPEARANCE...

As the year 2002 arrived around the world, cash changed its appearance across Europe. 50 BLN coins and 14.

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 418

A MAJOR BUSH FIRE HAS BROKEN OUT IN THE HEART OF SYDNEY SUBURBIA, THRE...

A major bush fire has broken out in the heart of Sydney suburbia, threatening thousands of homes in the Pennant Hills area about 25 kilometers (16 miles) north west of the city center. So far nearly 300,000 hectares (700,000 acres) of bushland in New Sout

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 406

PAKISTAN-INDIA RELATIONS SHOWED THE FIRST SMALL SIGN OF A THAW MONDAY ...

Pakistan-India relations showed the first small sign of a thaw Monday as India's foreign minister called Pakistan's arrests of Islamic militant leaders a "step in the correct direction." Tensions have been on the rise between the two nations since the Dec

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

ANTI-TALIBAN FORCES MONDAY MOVED TOWARD THE BAGHRAN AREA WHERE PENTAGO...

Anti-Taliban forces Monday moved toward the Baghran area where Pentagon sources said they believe Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammed Omar is hiding. U.

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 357

FOR A FOURTH TIME IN LESS THAN TWO WEEKS, A NEW PRESIDENT WAS SWORN IN...

For a fourth time in less than two weeks, a new president was sworn in Monday as the head of Argentina -- but the latest chief will only hold the job for a day, while a longer-term candidate is found. Eduardo Cama?o -- president of the national Chamber of

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 288

FIREFIGHTERS IN LIMA, PERU FOUND MORE BODIES MONDAY AS THEY SEARCHED T...

Firefighters in Lima, Peru found more bodies Monday as they searched the basement of a shopping center devastated by a weekend blaze that killed close to 300 people. The death toll stood at 296, according to civil defense authorities, but the number of de

World | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 402

ARGENTINA'S INTERIM PRESIDENT, ADOLFO RODRIGUEZ SAA, RESIGNED SUNDAY, ...

Argentina's interim president, Adolfo Rodriguez Saa, resigned Sunday, saying his Peronist party had not supported his efforts to fix the country's economic woes. The move throws Argentina into a fresh round of political and economic chaos.

World | December 31, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 725

AT LEAST SIX PALESTINIANS WERE KILLED BY ISRAELI TROOPS IN SEPARATE IN...

At least six Palestinians were killed by Israeli troops in separate incidents in Gaza, as Palestinian police reportedly arrested a suspect on an Israeli "most wanted" list.

World | December 31, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

THE U.S. ARMY'S 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION WILL REPLACE THE MARINE CONTIN...

The U.S.

World | December 31, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444

AT LEAST 122 PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND 180 INJURED IN LIMA, PERU WHEN FIR...

At least 122 people were killed and 180 injured in Lima, Peru when fireworks exploded in a street-market store, setting off a blaze that swept through four blocks of apartments and stores, officials said Sunday. President Alejandro Toledo declared Sunday

World | December 31, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 350

SMOKE FROM MORE THAN 100 BUSHFIRES HAS BLANKETED SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA'S L...

Smoke from more than 100 bushfires has blanketed Sydney, Australia's largest city, obscuring the tallest skyscrapers, the famous Opera House and Harbour Bridge with visibility cut to just a few hundred meters.

World | December 30, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 360

MORE AL QAEDA AND TALIBAN PRISONERS ARRIVED AT AFGHANISTAN'S KANDAHAR ...

More al Qaeda and Taliban prisoners arrived at Afghanistan's Kandahar International Airport, doubling the number of detainees under a Marine guard. According to a Pakistani official the country would arrest bin Laden if he crosses border

World | December 30, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 352

PEACEKEEPING TROOPS IN KOSOVO ARE TAKING ON A NEW DUTY -- PREPARING TH...

Peacekeeping troops in Kosovo are taking on a new duty -- preparing the province for a new currency. Kosovo -- which is still a province of Yugoslavia -- isn't part of the European Union, which is introducing the currency on Tuesday.

World | December 30, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 415

AT LEAST 77 PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND 115 INJURED IN LIMA, PERU AFTER FIR...

At least 77 people were killed and 115 injured in Lima, Peru after fire engulfed a crowded downtown shopping center loaded with fireworks shops, officials said Sunday. It took nearly five hours for some 440 firefighters to bring the fire under control aft

World | December 30, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 344

INDIAN PRIME MINISTER ATAL BEHARI VAJPAYEE CONVENED LEADERS OF HIS COU...

Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee convened leaders of his country's political parties Sunday to discuss the rising tensions with Pakistan. Vajpayee, leader of the ruling BJP party, already has the support of the main opposition Congress party in

World | December 30, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 294
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