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German, French, British Leaders to Meet

The leaders of Germany, France and Britain will try to find accord on stabilizing Iraq at a summit aimed at avoiding the kind of diplomatic snarl that divided Europe over the Iraq war. German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and French President Jacques Chira

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 233

Iraq's Former Defence Minister Surrenders

Iraq's former Defence Minister Sultan Hashim Ahmad al Tal surrendered Friday to U.S.

World | September 19, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 173

US Troops Die in Tikrit Ambush

Three US soldiers have been killed in an ambush near Saddam Hussein's home town of Tikrit, the latest in a continuing series of attacks on Americans in Iraq. Two soldiers were injured in a separate attack on a convoy in the town of Khaldiyah, west of Bagh

World | September 19, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 221

Hurricane Isabel Weakens, Kills 15 People

Hurricane Isabel plowed into North Carolina's Outer Banks with 100 mph winds and pushed its way up the Eastern Seaboard, weakening to a tropical storm by but not before swamping roads and knocking out power to more than 2.6 million people.

World | September 19, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 229

UN General Assembly Resumes Emergency Session on Palestine

The United Nations General Assembly will hold a special emergency session September 19 in a move by Arab and Non-Aligned Movement states to circumvent a United States veto of Tuesday's Security Council resolution demanding that Israel not deport or threat

World | September 19, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 200

Bomb Attack "Killed Three US Soldiers in Iraq"

At least three US soldiers were killed in an attack on a convoy in the town of Khaldiyah, west of capital Baghdad, according to witnesses reports. They claimed that a truck transporting troops was blown up by an explosive device or landmine on a road, and

World | September 18, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 278

Bali Bomber Sentenced to Life in Jail

Ali Imron, one of the few defendants to express remorse over the terrorist attacks on Indonesia's Bali Island, was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the bombings that killed 202 people. Imron had already acknowledged involvement in the Oct.

World | September 18, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 298

US Troops Ambushed in Iraq

US troops were trapped on the main road of this central Iraqi town Thursday, coming under heavy gunfire that destroyed a truck. Al-Arabiya television reported that 8 Americans were killed and 1was wounded.

World | September 18, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 213

Arafat, Fatah Meet to Pick Ministers

Yasser Arafat and leaders of his Fatah movement met to choose ministers for the new Palestinian government. Arafat also reported progress in truce talks with Islamic militant groups.

World | September 18, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 211

NYSE Chief Resigns

The chairman of the New York Stock Exchange has resigned following a public outcry over his USD 140 M pay package. Richard Grasso, who has worked at the exchange for 36 years, quit after an emergency board meeting following mounting pressure from investor

World | September 18, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 206

Suspect Denies Allegations over Anna Lindh's Murder

The man arrested by Swedish police over last week's murder of Foreign Minister Anna Lindh denied the allegations, international agencies reported, citing his defense lawyer. "I just met my client and during the hearings he said he had nothing to do with t

World | September 18, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 303

Hurricane Isabel Makes Tens of Thousands Flee US East Coast

Tens of thousands of people fled the US Atlantic coast as the government heightened its Hurricane Isabel alert. The speed of the wind reaches 170 kilometers (105 miles) per hour and is expected hit on Thursday and sweep up the East Coast.

World | September 18, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 248

Palestinian Leader Arafat Offers New Truce to Israel

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat offered a new truce to Israel after Palestinian officials said the militant group Hamas has shown indications that it might agree to stop attacking Israelis.In a TV interview Arafat said that there was possibility for a ce

World | September 17, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 247

Wesley Clark Joins Presidential Race in US

Retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark entered the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday.

World | September 17, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 301

Israel Delayed Decision on Barrier

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon delayed a decision on the path of a contested security barrier cutting through the West Bank, a Cabinet minister said Wednesday, a day after the United States warned Israel might forfeit part of a USD 9 B loan guarantee package

World | September 17, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 298

Alleged Saddam Tape Urges Resistance

A new audiotape claimed to carry the voice of ousted dictator Saddam Hussein was broadcast on Arab television Wednesday, demanding that U.S.

World | September 17, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 241

Hurricane Isabel Heads for US East Coast

More than 100,000 people on the US east coast were urged to leave their homes and seek refuge inland as Hurricane Isabel heads for the US shores. Experts had predicted that the storm would be a Category Five one -- the most dangerous level -- but its top

World | September 17, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 224

Swedish Police Arrested Foreign Minister Murder Suspect

Sweden's police will question Wednesday the man that was held over suspicion of committing last week's attack that killed Foreign Minister Anna Lindh. Forensic expertise is expected to clarify whether the suspect's genetic code matches the sample taken fr

World | September 17, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 284

US Vetoed UN Resolution Condemning Israel

The US vetoed September 16 a resolution opposing Israel's plan to expel Yasser Arafat, leaving the United Nations (UN) Security Council facing new divisions. Eleven states, including France, China and Russia, voted for a draft resolution presented by the

World | September 17, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 250

US Forces Detained Westerners in Iraq

U.S.

World | September 16, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 248

Top Taliban Commander Killed

A top commander of the former Taliban regime who allegedly led rebel fighters in southern Afghanistan was killed in a shooting with Afghan forces, officials said Tuesday. The commander, identified as Hafiz Abdul Rahim, was killed late Sunday in Kandahar p

World | September 16, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 356