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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

Millions Still Await Power After Isabel

Isabel made a swift flight across the Mid-Atlantic, but its devastation promises to be slow to overcome: Millions were still without power, debris blocked streets, and flooding left drinking water contaminated. Federal officials warned of new flooding as

World | September 21, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 290

Bush Will Call on UN for Assistance in Iraq

US President Bush will challenge the United Nations with a call to action for money and troops in Iraq and Afghanistan despite remaining differences and unwillingness by many countries to make major contributions. Bush, addressing the General Assembly on

World | September 21, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 282

Latvia Votes Yes to EU Entry

Latvia is celebrating voting "Yes " to joining the European Union and sealing the success of the bloc's plans to welcome 10 more nations, mostly ex-Soviet states, into the fold next May. Final official results announced by the election commission showed L

World | September 21, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 263

Clinton Opened Massacre Memorial in Bosnia

Former US President Clinton condemning the "genocidal madness" that fuelled Bosnia's 3 1/2-year war, joined thousands of survivors on September 20 at the site of the worst massacre in Europe since World War II. Clinton, on a visit to the Balkans to visit

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444

Millions Left in Dark as Isabel Fades

The flooding caused by Isabel receded from city streets and suburban docks across the Mid-Atlantic, but millions of people remained without power and faced the hard work of cleaning out basements and yards during the weekend. Isabel raced into Canada on F

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 291

G7 Meeting Kicked Off in Dubai

The meeting of the finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the G7 group of the world's seven richest nations kicked off in Dubai. The economic leaders from the Group of Seven are meeting against a background of increasing optimism over the world ec

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

Latvians Vote on EU Entry

Latvians began voting in the last referendum of the 10 candidate countries seeking membership in the European Union. Voters in the country of 2.

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 270

27 Die in Bus-Train Collision

A train slammed into a bus in central Pakistan on Saturday, killing 27 people and injuring six, police said. The accident occurred in the town of Malikwal as the bus was trying to cross the railway tracks, 24 men and three children were killed.

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 270

Member of Iraq's Governing Council Wounded

Aquila al-Hashimi, a member of Iraq 's Governing Council, was shot and wounded Saturday outside her home in west Baghdad. Al-Hashimi is one of three women on the 25-member council and was preparing to leave for New York as part of the Iraqi delegation to

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 214

Japan's PM Keeps Grip on Ruling Party

Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi was re-elected president of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Saturday, defeating three challengers with a promise to stand by his efforts to revive this country's sputtering economy. Koizumi won a comfortable maj

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 290

Bush Position on Arafat Draws Criticism

The incoming Palestinian prime minister condemned President Bush's refusal to deal with Yasser Arafat, saying failure to treat the Palestinian leader as a partner only hurts peace efforts. Prime Minister-designate Ahmed Qureia's criticism of U.

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 249

Quake Rocks Japan, at Least 7 Hurt

A strong earthquake rocked the Tokyo area Saturday afternoon, injuring at least seven people and causing minor damage to some buildings. The quake, which had a magnitude of 5.

World | September 20, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 242

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