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Many Die in Falluja Raid

A Falluja blast on Saturday has killed at least 16 people, according to media reports. According to witnesses, US military aircrafts hovered over the city, and fired missiles at the site.

World | June 19, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 302

Bombs Target Istanbul Banks

Small bombs have exploded outside four banks in Turkey's Istanbul and the city of Izmir. Three people have been slightly injured in Friday night's attacks, local officials said.

World | June 19, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 226

Croatia Named EU Candidate

Croatia is to start pre-accession talks with the European Union next year, EU leaders decided at a two-day summit in Brussels. We are very satisfied because Croatia is going with us into Europe, the European Commission's President Romano Prodi said.

World | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1586

Greenspan Reelected

The U.S.

World | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 359

Hundreds Bid Farewell to Ray Charles

Hundreds of fans bade an emotional farewell to legendary R&B musician Ray Charles, as his body went on public display at Los Angeles' Convention Center a day ahead of his funeral. Ray Charles died at the age of 73 in Los Angeles last week after suffered a

World | June 18, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1748

US "Disastrously Unprepared" on Sept 11

The special September 11 inquiry panel said that the US air defence was "disastrously unprepared" to react to the attacks. According to the document, officials were left with no other chance but to improvise a response.

World | June 17, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 302

Milosevic Demands Clinton, Blair's Testimonies

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has called on Hague Tribunal judges to order former US President Bill Clinton and Prime Minister Tony Blair to testify at his war crimes trial. Milosevic, charged with genocide, crimes against humanity and war

World | June 17, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 333

Belgian Pedophile Found Guilty

Belgian pedophile Marc Dutroux was found guilty on abduction, rape and murder charges, after a three-month trial. The man was charged with leading a gang that abducted and raped six girls, causing the deaths of four of the victims.

World | June 17, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 473

Poll: Iraqis Want US Out

A recent survey commissioned by the Iraqi administration showed that local people overwhelmingly consider the US an occupier. More that a half of the inquired said the country would be safer without American forces.

World | June 16, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

Farm Workers Massacred in Colombia

Armed men have killed 34 workers in a Columbian coca farm. A left-wing rebel group is suspected for carrying out the massacre.

World | June 16, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

Iraqi Oil Security Chief Killed

The security chief for oil industry in northern Iraq has been assassinated. Ghazi al-Talabani was attacked by armed men outside his home.

World | June 16, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 650

US to Hand Over Saddam in 2 Weeks

Iraq's interim prime minister says the USwill hand over Saddam Hussein and all other detainees to Iraq's new government as sovereignty is restored. US officials have said they plan to continue to hold up to 5,000 prisoners considered a threat to the coali

World | June 15, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 279

Bush Foreign Policy Attacked

A group of senior former US government officials will release a statement later this week condemning President George Bush's foreign policy. The group call themselves Diplomats and Military Commanders for Change.

World | June 15, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 329

British Defence Chief Visits Troops In Iraq

Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon has made a surprise visit to the southern Iraqi city of Basra, where the majority of Britain's 8,000 troops in Iraq are deployed. On a 24-hour trip, Mr Hoon visited the headquarters of the provincial administration where he me

World | June 14, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 293

Istanbul Hosts Islamic Conference Summit

More than two thousand participants including delegates and press members are expected at the 31st Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Foreign Ministers' Conference, held in Istanbul on Monday. The Sixth Meeting of Neighboring Countries with Iraq wil

World | June 14, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 627

Europeans Batter Governing Parties

Provisional results from elections to the EU parliament show gains for opposition parties across Europe. Governing parties in Germany, France and Poland have suffered big losses, while many Euro-sceptic parties have had their best result at the polls.

World | June 14, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 258

Run Off to Decide Serbian Presidential Elections

Serbia's next president will be elected at a run off as a nationalist supporter of ousted president Slobodan Milosevic faced strong rivalry of a pro-western leader in yesterday's elections. Preliminary results released by the Centre for Free Elections and

World | June 14, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 336

Critical Group Urges People Not to Vote for Bush

Angered by Bush administration policies they contend endanger national security, 26 retired American diplomats and military officers are urging Americans to vote President Bush out of office in November. The group, which calls itself Diplomats and Militar

World | June 14, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 318

EU Election, Polls across Europe

Citizens of 19 European Union nations, including France, Germany and Poland, are completing the European Parliament election this Sunday. Europe's biggest election ever began last Thursday in Britain and the Netherlands.

World | June 13, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

Serbia Elects New President

The people of Serbia go to the polls to chose a new president on Sunday. It is the fourth time in 18 months that Serbs have tried to elect a leader - previous attempts failed because a low turnout.

World | June 13, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 306

Al-Sadr Endorses Interim Gov

Rebel cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has vowed conditional support for the new Iraqi interim government in a sermon on Friday. The representative also asked members of Sadr's militia to obey orders, an implicit request to adhere to a cease-fire that was broken th

World | June 12, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 270