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US Troops Detained 25 Iraqis in Raids

US soldiers detained about two dozen people, including a "targeted leader" of Saddam Hussein's regime, in a series of Sunday raids against people said to be participating in the violent resistance to the U.S.

World | August 4, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 165

ETA to Tourists: Don't Come to Spain

ETA, branded a terrorist organisation by the United States and the European Union, warned on Sunday foreign tourists not to visit Spain. The armed Basque separatist group announced it intended to strike economic and tourist interests in Spain.

World | August 3, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 172

Report Examines Saudi Links to Terror Attacks

Interactions between Saudi businessmen and the royal family may have intentionally or unwittingly aided al-Qaida or the suicide hijackers, according to still-secret parts of the congressional report into the Sept. 11 attacks, AP reported, citing people wh

World | August 3, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 139

Death Toll at Russian Hospital Reaches 50, Search Ends

Rescuers gave up a two-day search for survivors trapped beneath the rubble of the bombed military hospital at Mozdok in southern Russia, which claimed the lives of at least 50 people. Another 72 wounded in Friday's devastating strike blamed on separatist

World | August 3, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 200

Top Al-Qaeda Official Warns US

An audio tape purported to be from a top al-Qaeda official has warned the United States it will pay a "high price" if any of the men it is holding at Guantanamo Bay are harmed. The US is holding more than 600 alleged al-Qaeda and Taleban fighters at its G

World | August 3, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 173

Explosive Detonates in Pakistan, Kills 50

At least 50 people were killed when explosives used in road works caught fire and detonated in a northern Pakistan village of Gayal. According to police reports, an electric short circuit triggered a pre-dawn fire in a house village, 168 kilometers (104 m

World | August 3, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 161

US Soldier Killed North of Baghdad

A US soldier was killed and three others injured in a grenade attack north of Baghdad, the US military said Saturday. The US-led coalition says 53 US soldiers have been killed in guerrilla attacks since US President George W.

World | August 2, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 158

Turkey Receives USD 475 M from IMF

Turkey will receive another USD 475 M in economic assistance from the International Monetary Fund as the latest tranche of the country's IMF loan was released on Friday. In addition, the country will receive a one-year extension on the repayment of USD 11

World | August 2, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 148

Bodies of Saddam's Sons Handed Over to Iraqi Red Crescent

The U.S.

World | August 2, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 178

Liberian Leader Leaves Monrovia

West African leaders flew into bloodied Liberia on Friday to press embattled warlord-turned-president Charles Taylor to cede power as promised, as deadly new fighting erupted in Monrovia and peace forces geared for deployment in Taylor's rebel-besieged ca

World | August 1, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393

Blast Destroys Hospital Near Chechnya, Kills 20

A car-bomb blast destroyed a Russian military hospital near Chechnya , killing at least 20 people, according to emergency officials and Russian news agencies. At least 100 wounded people were in the hospital at the time of the blast in the town of Mozdok

World | August 1, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 291

Iraq Oil Pipeline Blown Up by Saboteurs

Saboteurs blew up part of a key oil pipeline in northern Iraq, which was still ablaze following a big overnight blast, a senior official in the nearby refinery town of Baiji said. Police and witnesses at the scene said a large explosion rocked Baiji Thurs

World | August 1, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 288

Auction of Wild Ponies in Virginia

An annual auction of wild Chincoteague ponies was held at the carnival grounds on Chincoteague Island in Virginia. The event takes place the day after the annual pony swim.

World | August 1, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

Blair to Face Inquiry on Weapon Expert's Death

The judge investigating the events surrounding the death of the UK Government weapons expert Dr David Kelly has opened his inquiry and confirmed he intends to call Tony Blair as a witness. Lord Hutton began by telling a packed court room that the inquiry

World | August 1, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 235

Bosnian Serb Faced Life Sentence at the Hague

Bosnian Serb and former doctor Milomir Stakic was cleared of genocide during the Bosnian war but convicted of related crimes and sentenced to life in prison by the war crimes tribunal at the Hague. It is the first time the tribunal handed down a life sent

World | August 1, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 149

Saddam's Daughters Reached Jordan

Two daughters of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein are in Jordanian capital Aman with their nine children, it has been announced. The women -- Raghad Saddam Hussein and Rana Saddam Hussein -- were married to two senior Iraqi officials who defected to

World | August 1, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1535

Elections in Iraq May Take Place 2004

General elections in Iraq could be held within a year to replace the US-appointed Governing Council, US administrator of Iraq Paul Bremer said. The 25-member Interim Governing Council (IGC) recently opted for a nine-member rotating presidency made up of r

World | July 31, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 129

Bosnian Serb Faces Genocide Verdict

Judges at the war crimes tribunal in The Hague are preparing to deliver their verdict in the case of former Bosnian Serb doctor Milomir Stakic who was accused of genocide. Prosecutors have asked for a life sentence for 41-year-old Stakic, claiming that he

World | July 31, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 234

Austrian Made Record Channel Skydiving

Austrian Felix Baumgartner became Thursday the first person to skydive across the English Channel. Baumgartner leapt from a plane above Dover and landed 22 miles (35 kilometres) away in Cap Blanc-Nez near Calais just 14 minutes later.

World | July 31, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 281

Philippine President Says Coup Threat "Far from Over"

Philippine President Gloria Arroyo has warned that the threat posed by a military-backed coup attempt at the weekend was "far from over," with remnants of the revolt still at large. Arroyo aides singled out opposition Senator Gregorio Honasan and supporte

World | July 31, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 141

North Korea, US Trade Harsh Criticism

North Korea and the United States traded harsh criticism on Thursday, with a U.S.

World | July 31, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 182