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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.

World | December 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

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: 415

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: 386

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: 450

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.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 857

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: 328

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.

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 433

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: 341

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: 394

AUTHORITIES ARE TRYING TO DETERMINE THE IDENTITY AND MOTIVES OF A MAN ...

Authorities are trying to determine the identity and motives of a man overpowered aboard an American Airlines flight, a day after the plane was diverted to Boston's Logan International Airport. Passengers and crewmembers subdued the man December 22 on the

World | December 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

ADOLFO RODRIGUEZ SAA, A 54-YEAR-OLD PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR APPOINTED TO S...

Adolfo Rodriguez Saa, a 54-year-old provincial governor appointed to serve as Argentina’s replacement president until elections on 3 March, announced the country will suspend its foreign debt payments, triggering the biggest debt default in history. Argen

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 446

ARGENTINA’S CONGRESS DELAYED APPOINTING A NEW INTERIM PRESIDENT SATURD...

Argentina’s Congress delayed appointing a new interim president Saturday night as lawmakers quarreled over how long a caretaker government should remain in office and when to call fresh elections. They are likely to elect Adolfo Rodriguez Saa, a provincia

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 340

NEWLY SWORN IN AFGHAN LEADER HAMID KARZAI HAS BEGUN THE JOB OF REBUILD...

Newly sworn in Afghan leader Hamid Karzai has begun the job of rebuilding his shattered land, with a meeting of his cabinet the first order of business. Chairman Karzai promised to fulfill his mission to bring peace to Afghanistan after years of war.

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

ISRAEL SAYS IT WILL BAR PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY PRESIDENT YASSER ARAFAT ...

Israel says it will bar Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat from visiting Bethlehem at Christmas because he has not done enough to stop terrorism. The Palestinian leader told Voice of Palestine radio December 22 he would visit the town of Jesus

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 307

NEW YORK MAYOR RUDY GIULIANI HAS BEEN NAMED TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSONALIT...

New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been named Time magazine's Personality of the Year, the magazine announced on December 23.

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 291

AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 63 FROM PARIS TO MIAMI MADE AN EMERGENCY LAND...

American Airlines flight 63 from Paris to Miami made an emergency landing in Boston after a passenger tried to light what may have been explosives in his shoes, authorities said. The FBI is still examining materials found after the incident on board a com

World | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 463

A NEW INTERIM AFGHAN GOVERNMENT WAS SWORN ON DECEMBER 22 IN THE CAPITA...

A new interim Afghan government was sworn on December 22 in the capital, Kabul, joining together members of the country's various factions and bringing an official end to five years of Taliban rule. Moments after assuming chairmanship of the interim admin

World | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 340

PAKISTAN'S LEADER GENERAL PERVEZ MUSHARRAF HAS SLAMMED INDIA'S DECISIO...

Pakistan's leader General Pervez Musharraf has slammed India's decision to cut transport ties and withdraw a top diplomat following a deadly attack on the Indian parliament last week. Musharraf, who is on a five-day political mission in China, described I

World | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 440

FORMER YUGOSLAV LEADER SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC HAS LODGED AN APPEAL WITH TH...

Former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic has lodged an appeal with the European Court of Human Rights for immediate release. It is the latest attempt by Milosevic to have the International War Crimes Tribunal charges against him thrown out.

World | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 304

WITH ITS ECONOMY IN TATTERS AND THE NATION SHAKEN BY DEADLY PROTESTS, ...

With its economy in tatters and the nation shaken by deadly protests, Argentina's interim president said he was stepping aside. Ramon Puerta, who is the country's Senate leader, had said he did not want the interim position following Thursday's resignatio

World | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 274

THE CEREMONY FOR THE SWEARING-IN OF AFGHANISTAN'S NEW INTERIM LEADER H...

The ceremony for the swearing-in of Afghanistan's new interim leader Hamid Karzai and his interim government began in Kabul on December 21. The move officially ends Taliban rule in Afghanistan and is the first peaceful transfer of power in decades.

World | December 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 327
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