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Hostages Taken at Saudi Hospital

Armed men have taken hostages at a hospital in the southern Saudi province of Jizan, reports say. Local residents reported hearing sporadic gunfire around the building.

World | September 23, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 249

Bush to Address UN on Iraq

US President Bushwill address the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday to push his plan for steady transition to democratic rule in Iraq. Only in that way, Bush says, will Iraq get a chance to leap from deposed President Saddam Hussein's despotic go

World | September 23, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 316

US Airstrike Kills 3 in Iraq

US aircraft fired six missiles into a farm north of Fallujah, killing three men and wounding three others. The US military said its forces were pursuing guerrillas who attacked soldiers and that it knew of only one person killed.

World | September 23, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 241

Greenpeace: Austrian Body Products Contain Dangerous Substances

The ecologist organization Greenpeace said that the Austrian versions of well-known toothpastes and baby creams contain preservatives that can cause skin rashes and make bacteria resistant to medicine. Greenpeace chemist Herwig Schuster called on the auth

World | September 23, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 316

Romania-Found Human Fossils "The Oldest in Europe"

Fossils found in a bear cave in Romania are the oldest specimens yet found of modern humans in Europe, scientists said Tuesday. One of the items -- a male jawbone -- has been dated to be between 34,000 and 36,000 years old.

World | September 23, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1054

Suicide Bombing Kills 2 in Iraq

An Iraqi policeman was killed and 19 people were wounded as a suicide bomber struck a police checkpoint outside U.N.

World | September 23, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 269

September 11 Conspirator: Preparing the Attack Took 5 Years

Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, mastermind of the September 11, 2001 drama in New York told US officials it took five years to arrange the attacks and that a wave of suicide attacks was supposed to follow, reports said. Mohammed also claimed that the hijacking te

World | September 22, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 303

France Won't Veto US-Backed Resolution for Iraq

France will not veto a US-backed resolution of the United Nations (UN) Security Council on the future of Iraq, French President Jacques Chirac said. The draft text for a resolution has not yet been put to a vote.

World | September 22, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 298

NASA Aircraft Completed Jupiter Mission

NASA's Galileo spacecraft plunged into Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere on Sunday and then self-destructed after a 14-year, exploration of the solar system's largest planet and a 2.8 billion-mile journey.

World | September 22, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

Car Bomb Killed Two at UN Compound in Iraq

A car bomb exploded Monday morning while the vehicle was being examined at a checkpoint as it tried to enter the United Nations (UN) compound in Iraq, killing at least two people -- the driver and an Iraqi policeman -- and injuring nineteen others, local

World | September 22, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 296

Hashimi in "Critical but Stable" Condition

Iraqi Governing Council member Akila al-Hashimi was in a "critical but stable" condition after a second operation for gunshot wounds, while her colleagues were split over whether Saddam Hussein loyalists or foreign militants tried to kill her. Douglas Bra

World | September 21, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

3 American Soldiers Killed in Iraq

Three American soldiers were killed and 13 injured in a mortar attack and a bombing in the volatile region of central Iraq, the U.S.

World | September 21, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 312

Market Blast Kills 3 in Indian Kashmir

A bomb hidden inside a videocassette recorder exploded in a busy market in Indian Kashmir, killing three people and wounding 28 others.The VCR had been brought to an electronics shop in the town of Rajauri to be repaired.

World | September 21, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 253

Iraq to Open Most of Economy to Investors

Iraq 's leadership council announced it would open all sectors of its economy except oil to private investment, hoping to rebuild an economy mismanaged under Saddam Hussein's rule and battered by international sanctions and war. The wide-ranging reforms,

World | September 21, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

Attack Kills 2 US Officers Near Iraq Prison

Two U.S.

World | September 21, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 217

Millions Still Await Power After Isabel

Isabel made a swift flight across the Mid-Atlantic, but its devastation promises to be slow to overcome: Millions were still without power, debris blocked streets, and flooding left drinking water contaminated. Federal officials warned of new flooding as

World | September 21, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 290

Bush Will Call on UN for Assistance in Iraq

US President Bush will challenge the United Nations with a call to action for money and troops in Iraq and Afghanistan despite remaining differences and unwillingness by many countries to make major contributions. Bush, addressing the General Assembly on

World | September 21, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 282

Latvia Votes Yes to EU Entry

Latvia is celebrating voting "Yes " to joining the European Union and sealing the success of the bloc's plans to welcome 10 more nations, mostly ex-Soviet states, into the fold next May. Final official results announced by the election commission showed L

World | September 21, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 263

Clinton Opened Massacre Memorial in Bosnia

Former US President Clinton condemning the "genocidal madness" that fuelled Bosnia's 3 1/2-year war, joined thousands of survivors on September 20 at the site of the worst massacre in Europe since World War II. Clinton, on a visit to the Balkans to visit

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444

Millions Left in Dark as Isabel Fades

The flooding caused by Isabel receded from city streets and suburban docks across the Mid-Atlantic, but millions of people remained without power and faced the hard work of cleaning out basements and yards during the weekend. Isabel raced into Canada on F

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 291

G7 Meeting Kicked Off in Dubai

The meeting of the finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the G7 group of the world's seven richest nations kicked off in Dubai. The economic leaders from the Group of Seven are meeting against a background of increasing optimism over the world ec

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343