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Bush Seeks Allies over Iraq

US President George Bush is set to continue his attempts at the United Nations to win support for a resolution authorising an expanded international force in Iraq. On the sidelines of Wednesday's UN General Assembly in New York, Bush is due to meet a numb

World | September 24, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 258

Milosevic Indicted over Political Violence

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has been indicted in Serbia with ordering the murder and attempted murder of two key political opponents, the BBC reported. The charges were announced by a special prosecutor for the government in Belgrade and

World | September 24, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 308

More Storms Hit Areas Damaged by Isabel

The East Coast's recovery from Isabel was dealt a setback Tuesday by another round of storms that caused renewed flooding, flattened trees that had withstood the hurricane and knocked out power to thousands of customers, some for the second time. Severe s

World | September 24, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 361

Copenhagen, Sweden Lose Power

A power blackout brought the Danish capital Copenhagen and parts of southern Sweden to a standstill. About 4 million people were without power for almost two hours after storms hit a transmission line separating the two countries.

World | September 23, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 246

Bush Challenged UN to Back Iraq Plan

US President Bush challenged the United Nations to support his plan for steady transition to democratic rule in Iraq but made clear US would follow a timetable "neither hurried nor delayed by the wishes of other parties." This process must unfold accordin

World | September 23, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 275

Ruling Expected on California's Recall Delay

With an appeals court expected to decide Tuesday morning whether to lift a delay of California's recall election, the GOP congressman who bankrolled the effort urged one of the two leading Republicans to drop out. Rep.

World | September 23, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 279

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: 270

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