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Turkey Won't Truck Goods to Iraq

Turkey's truckers association said it would stop delivering goods to US forces in Iraq. A video posted on the Internet showed militants killing a Turkish national putting three bullets into his head.

World | August 2, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 229

Cleric Al-Sadr "Trapped Home"

US troops have surrounded the home of wanted Shiite Muslim radical leader Moqtada al-Sadr in the Iraqi city of Najaf, according to reports. US armoured vehicles, backed by Iraqi security forces, have cordoned off the Al-Zahra neighbourhood, where Sadr's h

World | August 2, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1938

Olympic Games Ready to Roll

Athens Olympics chief Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki declared that preparations for the Games were now complete. "Nobody could imagine seeing a whole army of volunteers ready ...

World | August 2, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 324

Disease Spreads as Bangladesh Floods Ease

Emergency medical teams in India and Bangladesh are battling to save thousands of people taken ill after drinking polluted water and rotten food as South Asia's worst floods in 15 years eased after killing more than 1,350. Nearly 5,000 medical teams have

World | August 2, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

UK Terror Threat "Serious"

The UK government said it has launched an investigation into the "real and serious" terror threat but didn't warn of any specific risk. The revelations come as the US remains on "high" alert over fears of an attack on major financial institutions, such as

World | August 2, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

US Threat Level Goes Orange

Security precautions at financial sites in New York City, northern New Jersey and Washington, D.C.

World | August 2, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 402

Iraq Blasts Kills 18

At least 18 Iraqis were killed by a car bomb explosion in the Iraqi city of Mosul Sunday. Two of the victims were policemen.

World | August 1, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 251

Poland Remembers Anti-Nazi Uprising

Poland marks Sunday 60 years since the failed Warsaw uprising against the Nazi occupation. For the first time German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder will attend the ceremonies.

World | August 1, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 254

Nicolas Cage Weds Waitress

Oscar-winning actor Nicolas cage has married a former waitress at a private ceremony in California. The bride - 20-year-old Alice Kim - is Cage's third wife.

World | July 31, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 28758

Deadly Plane Crash in China

Five people have died in a Chinese plane crash, media reported on Saturday. The aircraft burst into flames after hitting an electric wire.

World | July 31, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 402

July Sees "Blue Moon"

A phenomenon referred to as "blue moon" - a second full moon in a calendar month - will occur on Saturday. The "blue moon" can be observed once in about 32 months.

World | July 31, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

Kerry Wants US Trial for Osama

John Kerry, the Democratic candidate for US presidency, said he would better see Osama Bin Laden in US court that in an international tribunal. "I want him tried for murder in New York City, and in Virginia and in Pennsylvania," Kerry has said.

World | July 31, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 344

Pakistan's Next PM Survives Assassination

Pakistan's prime minister in waiting escapes an apparent suicide attack. The suicide bomb attack in central Punjab province left at least five people dead.

World | July 30, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 336

Several Killed in Tashkent Blasts

At least two people were killed in the blast that rocked the Israeli Embassy in Uzbek capital Tashkent on Friday. Two more explosions were heard at almost the same time outside the US ?mbassy and the Prosecutors' Office in the city, where several people w

World | July 30, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

Gas Explosion Kills 15 in Belgium

A huge explosion rocked a gasworks in southern Belgium, killing 15 people and injuring another 112. The explosion took place at about 9:00 a.

World | July 30, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 374

Kerry to Regain Respect for US

US Senator John Kerry has promised to restore the US to its role as a respected global leader in his bid to oust George Bush from the White House. Kerry has been formally nominated to be the Democratic challenger to Bush.

World | July 30, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 301

9 Killed in Falluja Clashes

At least nine Iraqis were killed and 16 others injured in fierce clashes between US forces and gunmen overnight in Falluja, west of Baghdad. Some of the wounded were in a serious condition after the fighting, which residents said lasted several hours and

World | July 30, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 333

26 Killed in Turkey Bus Crash

At least 26 people were killed after bus crashed into a truck near the Turkish city of Erzindjan. Over 30 other people were wounded in the accident.

World | July 30, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 280

Democrats Make Kerry's Nomination Official

US Senator John Kerry was officially nominated by the Democratic Party as its presidential candidate. The votes of the delegation from the battleground state of Ohio gave Kerry the 2,162 he needed to go over the top in the state-by-state roll call vote, o

World | July 29, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

Death Menace on Zeta Jones

Celebrity actress Catherine Zeta Jones entered the courtroom to speak about a woman threatening to kill her. The 32-year-old suspect has sent letters saying she would chop Zeta Jones into pieces.

World | July 29, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

Muslim Force May Enter Iraq

Saudi Arabia has suggested for an international Muslim force to be deployed to Iraq. The talks took place during a visit of US Secretary of State Colin Powell in Jeddah.

World | July 29, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 295