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A HANDFUL OF PRISONERS CAPTURED BY ANTI-TALIBAN FORCES SAID MONDAY THE...

A handful of prisoners captured by anti-Taliban forces said Monday they believe terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden is hiding out in Tora Bora, but the U.S.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 301

ARGENTINA ON MONDAY VOWED TO SLASH ITS BUDGET SPENDING BY NEARLY A FIF...

Argentina on Monday vowed to slash its budget spending by nearly a fifth in 2002 to ensure it can service its debt, but social protest at government austerity and banking curbs continued to flare.

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INDIA TUESDAY ACCUSED PAKISTAN OF TRYING TO WIPE OUT ITS POLITICAL LEA...

India Tuesday accused Pakistan of trying to wipe out its political leadership in last week's suicide attack on parliament because Islamabad could not accept a powerful and secular neighbor.

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TWO U.S. TRANSPORT PLANES CAME UNDER ATTACK BY STINGER GROUND-TO-AIR M...

Two U.S.

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U.S. MILITARY FORCES HAVE FIVE AL QAEDA GUERRILLAS IN CUSTODY, BUT THE...

U.S.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 299

PORTUGUESE STAR LUIS FIGO HAS BEEN VOTED WORLD FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR ...

Portuguese star Luis Figo has been voted World Footballer of the Year by the sport's governing body, FIFA. Figo plays in Spain for Real Madrid.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 530

AFGHANISTAN'S NEW INTERIM LEADER, HAMID KARZAI, HAS ARRIVED IN ROME FO...

Afghanistan's new interim leader, Hamid Karzai, has arrived in Rome for talks with former King Zahir Shah.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 379

PRISONERS CAPTURED BY ANTI-TALIBAN FORCES IN EASTERN AFGHANISTAN SAID ...

Prisoners captured by anti-Taliban forces in eastern Afghanistan said they believe terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden is still in the mountainous Tora Bora region, CNN reported on December 17. That contradicts other reports on the whereabouts of the wor

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 246

PORTUGUESE PRIME MINISTER ANTONIO GUTERRES OFFERED HIS RESIGNATION TO...

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres offered his resignation to President Jorge Sampaio Monday afternoon. Guterres' Socialist Party suffered a sweeping defeat on Sunday at the hands of the opposition Social Democrats in local elections.

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GEOLOGIST CHIRANANDA DE TOLD THE BBC THAT FOSSILISED RAIN IMPRINTS WER...

Geologist Chirananda De told the BBC that fossilised rain imprints were found on a rippled surface in primitive rocks in the lower Vindhyan range in Madhya Pradesh state. ''These imprints, which are at least 1,600 million years old, constitute one of the

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 415

EURO COINS HAVE GONE ON SALE IN GERMANY, ACCOMPANIED BY CELEBRATIONS I...

Euro coins have gone on sale in Germany, accompanied by celebrations in several major cities. But an opinion poll on Sunday found that only one in three Germans thought the euro would benefit them, confirming that many are still deeply ambiguous about the

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PORTUGUESE PRIME MINISTER ANTONIO GUTERRES HAS SAID HE WILL TENDER HIS...

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres has said he will tender his resignation, after his ruling Socialist Party suffered a crushing defeat in the municipal elections. "This defeat is my defeat," he told a news conference.

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A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL CH...

A major international conference on the multi-billion-dollar global child sex trade has opened in the Japanese city of Yokohama. More than 3,000 delegates from 137 countries are attending the four-day conference, the second of its kind.

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 375

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL EXPERTS SENT TO A REMOTE JUNGLE AREA OF NORTHERN...

International medical experts sent to a remote jungle area of northern Gabon are searching for victims of an Ebola outbreak that has already claimed 12 lives. A statement from the World Health Organisation said the 14-strong team of international and Gabo

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PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT HAS CALLED ON THE ISRAELI PRIME MINIS...

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has called on the Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, to return to the negotiating table and urged militants to cease their attacks on Israel.

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THREE U.S. MARINES WERE WOUNDED WHEN ONE STEPPED ON WHAT APPEARED TO H...

Three U.S.

World | December 16, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

OSAMA BIN LADEN, THE UNITED STATES' MAIN QUARRY IN AFGHANISTAN, REMAIN...

Osama bin Laden, the United States' main quarry in Afghanistan, remained outside its clutches Sunday as Afghan forces said they had virtually wiped out his al Qaeda guerrillas without finding him.

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DEFENSE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD ARRIVED IN KABUL ON SUNDAY. RUMSFELD...

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld arrived in Kabul on Sunday. Rumsfeld was greeted at the airport by designated Afghan defense minister Mohammad Fahim and sat down to talks with Hamid Karzai, who will head an interim government that takes power next week

World | December 16, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 327

INDIAN POLICE SAID SUNDAY PAKISTAN'S MAIN INTELLIGENCE SERVICE WAS CON...

Indian police said Sunday Pakistan's main intelligence service was connected to last week's suicide attack on the Indian parliament, in a move likely to worsen already tense relations between the nuclear rivals.

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EASTERN ALLIANCE FIGHTERS BATTLED THE COLD AND AL QAEDA AND U.S. WARPL...

Eastern Alliance fighters battled the cold and al Qaeda and U.S.

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THE UNITED STATES IS "REASONABLY CERTAIN" THAT ONE OF THE VOICES IT HA...

The United States is "reasonably certain" that one of the voices it has been monitoring on battlefield radios in eastern Afghanistan is that of Osama bin Laden, a U.S.

World | December 16, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 275
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