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Many Die in Baghdad Bombing

At lest nine people died in Baghdad when a suicide bomber attacked the main Geeen Zone entrance. The explosion came just as workers were queuing to get inside the complex.

World | July 14, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

Chechnya Acting President Escapes Death

Chechnya's acting president escaped injury in the Chechen capital when an explosion hit his motorcade. Still, one person was killed and three were wounded in the attack.

World | July 13, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393

500 Arrests in Iraq

Iraqi police detained more than 500 crime suspects, in what is said to be the country's biggest raid since war was declared over. The detainees are suspected of crimes including murder, kidnapping and drug-dealing.

World | July 13, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 385

Quake Shook Slovenia

A climber died during an earthquake measuring at least 4.9 degrees on the Richter scale in Slovenia's mountainous northwest.

World | July 13, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 406

India Eyes Dancing Record

People in the Indian capital Delhi have been dancing continuously for 55 hours, hoping to break a world record and enter the Guinness Book. Several of the country's best DJs kept the party going on.

World | July 13, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 375

US to Stay in BiH

The United States is considering keeping a key military air base in Bosnia-Herzegovina after NATO wraps up its peace mission there as part of a new force projection concept designed to facilitate the war on terror, military officials said. The plan, whose

World | July 13, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 330

France-Iraq Ties Restored

Iraq and France have restored their diplomatic relations, and plan to exchange ambassadors as soon as possible. Ties between the two countries were severed in 1991 by Iraq's then leader Saddam Hussein.

World | July 12, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 319

Athens Plunges into Darkness

A power blackout hit the Greek capital around noon today. The officials are still uncertain as to the cause of the failure.

World | July 12, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 406

Rockefeller Dies at 94

Laurance Rockefeller, the conservationist and philanthropist who founded Grand Teton Lodge Co. and protected part of Grand Teton National Park, died in his sleep Sunday.

World | July 12, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 462

US Might "Delay Elections over Terror Threat"

The Bush administration is said to be investigating the possibility of postponing the presidential election in the event of a terror attack. The White House will neither confirm or deny the report, which suggests Congress might be asked to grant the power

World | July 12, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 492

Iraq, Syria Seal Frontier

Iraq reported it reached an agreement with Syria to seal their long desert border and stop the infiltration of foreign insurgents. Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Barham Saleh announced the move after talks in Damascus with President Bashar Assad.

World | July 12, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 333

Biggest AIDS Conference Opens

The largest ever International AIDS Conference opened in Bangkok with 17,000 delegates due to attend. The six-day 5th International AIDS Conference will seek ways to fight the pandemic.

World | July 11, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

Serbia's President Sworn in

Serbia's first pro-democracy president since World War II was inaugurated on Sunday. He promised to work to achieve stability for the Balkan republic and bring it closer to the European Union.

World | July 11, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 349

Tel Aviv Bomb Kills 1

Palestinian bomb killed a woman and wounded about 14 other people at a bus stop in Israel Sunday. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said proved the need to continue building a West Bank barrier, which was declared illegal by the World Court.

World | July 11, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 300

Austrian President Laid to Rest

Former Austrian President Thomas Klestil has been laid to rest, after a funeral held at Vienna's St Stephen's cathedral. Dozens of heads of state and members of European royal families gathered to pay their last respects to the 71-year-old Klestil.

World | July 10, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

Sex Charges against US Female Soldier in Iraq

New sex charges have been raised against a US female soldier, involved in the mistreatment scandal, according to reports. Pfc.

World | July 10, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1322

Forbes Editor Killed in Russia

The editor of Forbes' Russian edition, Paul Klebnikov, has been shot dead near his office in capital Moscow. Investigators have said that they were at least two attackers who fired at the 41-year-old man.

World | July 10, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 488

ICJ Rules out Israeli Wall

The World Court has ruled that Israel must immediately stop its construction of the West Bank barrier, saying it is tantamount to annexation and in violation of international humanitarian law. The Hague-based court ruled on Friday that parts encroaching o

World | July 10, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 432

Emergency Op for David Bowie

David Bowie had to undergo an emergency operation because of acutely blocked artery, his publicist disclosed. The legendary musician has been treated last month in Germany, where he was on tour.

World | July 9, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 378

Missing US Marine Safe in Beirut

US Marine Wassef Ali Hassoun, who was abducted in Iraq last month, is now in the US embassy in the Lebanon. This week, Hassoun's brother Sami announced that Hassoun was alive and had been released by his captors.

World | July 8, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 424

Iraqi Mortar Attack Kills Three

Three US soldiers and one Iraqi guardsman were killed in a mortar strike that destroyed an Iraqi guard headquarters. Another 18 US troops and three Iraqis were wounded in the attack on the coalition headquarters in Samarra.

World | July 8, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 362