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Iraq Parliament Approves Constitution

Iraqi Parliament signed off the much-awaited draft constitution. The constitution was signed after series of negotiations and amid of escalating violence in the country.

World | September 19, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 448

US: Iran's President Being Aggressive

The United States is labeling as "very aggressive," a United Nations speech Saturday by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, in which he said Iran has an inalienable right to a complete nuclear fuel cycle, the Voice of America reported. Senior State Dep

World | September 18, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 490

Seven Killed on Afghan Election Day

Taliban rebels have reportedly shot dead seven Afghan civilians after finding a registration document for Sunday's milestone elections in their car, according to a provincial governor, Al-Jazeera reported. The attack on Tuesday in the central province of

World | September 18, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 402

Car Bomb Kills 30 in Iraqi Town

A car bomb has killed 30 people and wounded 38 in a town east of Baghdad after one of the bloodiest weeks in and around the Iraqi capital since the US-led invasion of 2003.

World | September 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 668

Pilot Steals Plane, Threatens New Zealand's Tower

A pilot threatened to fly a stolen plane into the Sky Tower, a landmark building in Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, on Saturday before crashing into the sea, police said. The pilot has been hospitalized with moderate injuries, international agencies

World | September 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1057

Another Day of Terror in Iraq

A suicide car bomber blew himself up outside a Shiite mosque north of Baghdad, killing eleven people and wounding over twenty others. Iraqi police said the bomb went off as worshippers left Friday prayers in the central town of Tuz Khurmatu.

World | September 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 830

Bush Concedes Lack of Coordination over Katrina

US President Bush pledged Thursday night to put the full might and money of the federal government behind the reconstruction of the Gulf Coast and outlined his plans to assist recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. In a nationally televised ad

World | September 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 936

US Airline Giants File for Bankruptcy

Two of the largest US airline companies - Delta and Northwestern - filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, announced BBC. The companies will now be working under Chapter 11 of US law, which allows them to function for a period of time, in order to reorg

World | September 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556

Baghdad Hit by Violence Anew

At least 16 policemen and 5 civilians have been killed in a second day of deadly bomb attacks in Baghdad. A convoy of police cars were passing by a bus station in the Dura district when a suicide bomber drove into it.

World | September 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 453

Britney Spears Gave Birth to a Boy

Britney Spears gave birth to a baby boy, her official site confirmed. The pop star, 23, gave birth by Caesarean section on Wednesday, US Weekly magazine reported earlier.

World | September 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1781

Pakistan "Destroys al-Qaeda Base"

The Pakistani army says it has destroyed a major al-Qaeda hideout in its biggest ever operation in the North Waziristan tribal region. The military says it has arrested more than 20 suspected militants near the Afghan border and seized a Chinese-made spy

World | September 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 712

Over 150 Killed in Baghdad Accidents

More than 150 people have been killed and hundreds injured in a series of bomb attacks and shootings across Iraq. In the worst incident, at least 114 people were killed and 160 injured when a car bomb exploded in Baghdad's mainly Shia district of Kadhimi

World | September 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 927

Los Angeles Panicks after Accidental Blackout

A sudden blackout in most parts of Los Angeles following an "accidental" cut in the power line by maintenance workers caused panic after a videotape by a purported al Qaeda member threatening attacks on it. The nearly two-hour-long blackout trapped people

World | September 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 625

Colombian Hijacking Crisis Ends

All passengers and crew on a hijacked Colombian airliner were released and the two hijackers surrendered to the authorities in the capital of Bogota. A Colombian airliner with 20 passengers and five crewmembers aboard was hijacked on Monday during a fligh

World | September 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 745

Katrina Toll Climbs past 400

The official death toll from Hurricane Katrina exceeded 400 on Monday as US President George W Bush toured New Orleans. Initially some 10,000 people were feared to have died in the August 29 storm, which has displaced a million people.

World | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 584

Israel Completes Gaza Pull-out

Israeli troops have pulled out of the Gaza Strip 38 years after capturing the narrow coastal area. Soldiers shut the Kissufim border crossing and raised the Israeli flag after the final military convoy rolled back into Israel on Monday morning, BBC report

World | September 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 654

Japan's PM Wins Landslide Victory

Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has won a smashing reelection victory on Sunday. Opinion polls gave Koizumi's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) a 20%-lead over its main rival, the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) and an outright majority of 296 seats

World | September 11, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 721

Israel Ends Gaza Rule

Israel has decided to leave the Gaza Strip without demolishing more than 20 synagogues at evacuated settlements, BBC reported. A meeting of cabinet ministers decided to leave the structures intact, after rabbis argued demolition was forbidden under Jewish

World | September 11, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 524

Italian Journalist Abducted in Gaza

Palestinian gunmen have abducted an Italian journalist in the Gaza Strip on Saturday. According to witnesses said, four masked gunmen pulled the journalist out of a car in the town of Deir al-Balah.

World | September 10, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 384

Rivals Protest Egypt Poll Results

Defeated candidates in Egypt's first contested presidential election have denounced the result of the poll and called for a re-run. President Hosni Mubarak, in power for 24 years, won with 88.

World | September 10, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 699

US Urges for Sanctions on Iran

The US secretary of state has urged China, Russia and India to back US threats of imposing sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. Condoleezza Rice said Iran needed to get a "unified message" from the international community after reopening the I

World | September 10, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386
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