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Israel arrested Irish "Bomb Expert"

A suspected dissident Irish republican who Israeli police accuse of training Palestinian militants in the use of explosives was arrested in the West Bank. The 40-year old man is currently interrogated to discover the extent of the network he had developed

World | July 14, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 192

US Alarmed of Increasing Attacks in Iraq

Attacks on US forces in Iraq could increase in July, US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld warned. He pointed the number of significant anniversaries for the former ruling Baath Party as a possible reason for more violence in Iraq.

World | July 14, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 179

US Forces Kill 4 in Iraq Operation

American forces killed four suspected insurgents and arrested more than 50 people as they launched a fourth major offensive in central Iraq, aiming to blunt anti-U.S.

World | July 13, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 279

Post-Saddam Council Inaugurated

A 25-member governing council of prominent Iraqis from diverse political and religious backgrounds was named at an inaugural meeting Sunday, the first national body since the fall of Saddam Hussein and a crucial first step on the nation's path to democrac

World | July 13, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 298

Moderate Earthquake Rattles Turkey on Sunday

A moderate earthquake rattled southeast Turkey on Sunday, causing no significant damage or casualties. The earthquake measured 5.

World | July 13, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 197

Half a Million Jam to Berlin for Techno Love Parade

Over 500,000 of techno music fans flocked to the German capital Saturday for the annual Love Parade. Under this year's motto "Love Rules," the parade culminated at the city's landmark Victory Column, close to the Brandenburg Gate, with programs running la

World | July 13, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

Italy's Tourism Minister Offers Resignation over Insult

The Italian tourism minister, Stefano Stefani, has offered to resign from the Italian government after coming under fire for comments he made about German tourists. Stefani had described Germans as loud hyper-nationalistic blondes and arrogant beer guzzle

World | July 12, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 216

Floods in China Kill 569

The worst flood since 1991 in southeast China has killed 569 people, displaced 2.29 million people and damaged 23.

World | July 12, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 156

Korea Nuclear Talks Bids Fail

North and South Korean negotiators have failed to agree on a format for talks to resolve the dispute over Pyongyang's suspected nuclear threat. But the two nations on Saturday agreed to a vaguely worded statement pledging to pursue "appropriate dialogue"

World | July 12, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 247

Missing Jetliner Spurs Terrorism Concerns

The recent disappearance of a Boeing 727 along with a resurgence of terror activities near the Horn of Africa have spurred the United States to add new combat power to the region, the senior U.S.

World | July 12, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 284

US President Met With AIDS Patients in Uganda

US President George Bush visited Friday an Ugandan AIDS clinic and met with about two dozen AIDS patients. Uganda is a model for stemming its once-spiraling rate of HIV infection.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 435

Explosion Killed 2 in Pakistan

Explosion outside an office building in the Pakistani city of Karachi killed two people and injured several others on Muslim Day of Rest June 11th. About five other people were killed by flying glass, Pakistani policemen said.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

US "Needs Help in Iraq"

The United States Senate voted unanimously for urging President George Bush to consider asking NATO and the United Nations (UN) for help in rebuilding Iraq. Conditions in Iraq pose a serious threat to US troops, the resolution said.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 167

US Shares Tumble on Job Figures

The number of people out of work in the US has hit a 20 year high. The queue of people making unemployment benefit claims for two weeks or more leapt 87,000 to 3.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 285

Diana Fund Faces Financial Crisis

The memorial fund set up in the name of Diana, Princess of Wales, has been forced to approach donors for more money because of a financial crisis, the BBC has learned. The fund's own projects are under threat as it contests an expensive legal case in the

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 203

Algeria Hit by Plague Outbreak

UN health officials are helping Algeria to investigate an outbreak of plague in the west of the country which has claimed at least one life.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

Two Killed in Karachi Blast

An explosion outside an office building in the Pakistani city of Karachi has killed at least two people and injured many more. The explosion happened outside the Crown Plaza office building, on the main road leading to the southern city's international ai

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 227

Bush Pledges AIDS Help

President Bush pledged to the nation with the world's highest AIDS infection rate that it will have a strong partner in his administration in fighting the disease. "You will not face this enemy alone," he said Thursday.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 215

Three Men Gored in Spanish Bull Run

Bulls gored three Spaniards and cut or bruised at least ten other people -- including an American teenager -- in a particularly dangerous stampede during the San Fermin Fiesta. Two other men from the Spanish town of Pamplona were attacked in the shoulder

World | July 10, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 821

Coffins of Dead Conjoined Twins Arrive in Iran

Tens of friends and government officials, led by the head of the State Welfare Organization Mohammad Reza Rahchamani, were at Tehran airport Thursdayas the coffins of formerly conjoined twins arrived in Iran for burial. The 29-year-old sisters, who were j

World | July 10, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 757

US President Admitted "Security Problems" in Iraq

US President George Bush admitted there is still a security problem in Iraq. The statement came amid Bush's visit in Botswana on the latest stage of his Southern Africa tour.

World | July 10, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 216