US President George Bush has called for a major rehash of the state immigration law in order to give illegal immigrants the opportunity to work legally in the country for a fixed period. The aspired changes, however, would not give the undocumented settle
The US-lead coalition in Iraq is set for releasing 100 Iraqi prisoners, the first of more than 500 that should be freed. It is a goodwill gesture aimed at reconciliation, US administrator in Iraq, Paul Bremer explained, adding that "must renounce violence
Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende paid a surprise visit to Dutch troops stationed in Iraq to express his respect for their work. "You are doing very important work for the future of Iraq and I am carrying out this visit in order to express my resp
Microsoft has begun the year with a campaign, which claims that Windows has a lower total cost of operation than Linux and outperforms the open source operating system, Australian Sydney Morning Herald reads. The software giant has set up a specialized we
Gen Mieczyslaw Bieniek has been appointed new high commander of the international troops in Iraq, where the Bulgarian infantry battalion is deployed as well, Polish agency PAP informed. He took over the position from Gen Andzjei Tishkevic.
Greek Prime Minister Kostas Simitis resigned from presidency of the Socialist Party PASOK, which has ruled the country for the last eight years. He scheduled the parliamentary elections at the date of March 7, 2004, which is quite earlier than the due dat
The European Union shall be proposed for 2004 Nobel Peace Prize for its unification of Eastern and Western Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland, former Prime Minister of Norway and now chairman of the Norwegian Parliament's foreign affairs committee announced. Award
Iranian President Mohammad Khatami sent messages to 90 foreign heads of state, thanking them for aiding Bam quake victims. Iran continues to get humanitarian relief aid from about 80 countries, which reacted promptly to the recent tragedy, which befell Ir
The United States announced Wednesday an amnesty for hundreds of prisoners in Iraq and quadrupled funds for political transition as it stepped up preparations for the transfer of power to Iraqis in June. The change in policy, which follows last month's ca
Nearly 22 quakes have steadily rocked the Western part of Iran today. According to data presented by the geophysical university center in capital Tehran, the earthquakes of the last two days hit a magnitude between 3.
A design featuring two reflecting pools, where the World Trade Centre towers once stood, was chosen as a memorial to the victims of the Sept 11, 2001 attacks, officials said on Tuesday. The design called "Reflecting Absence" featured a pair of pools below
Turkish President Ahmet Necdet Sezer welcomed on Tuesday his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad who arrived in Ankara early the same day on a three-day official visit. At a joint press conference the heads of two countries condemned any approaches that wo
Iraq is suffering serious ecological problems in the aftermath of the military campaign last year. In a special report of the United Nations experts warn against the threat of biological self-destruction of bombs and weaponry, fueled with uranium.
Mijailo Mijailovic, the man suspected of killing Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh, has admitted committing the crime. Mijailovic's lawyer, Peter Althin, said his client had confessed to the crime during interrogation.
Leaders from around the world welcomed the decision of India and Pakistan to hold historic talks to resolve their dispute over Kashmir. United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said it was "wonderful news", and the US welcomed the talks a s historic.
Dominica's Prime Minister Pierre Charles, aged 49, died of heart attack Tuesday evening, after being ill for some time and undergoing several operation over the past year. Reportedly, the prime minister's death came after he complained of chest pains and
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