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Queen Unveils Diana's Fountain

The Queen Elizabeth II unveiled a fountain commemorating Princess Diana at an official opening ceremony in London. The event brought Diana's two families - the Windsors and the Spencers - together for the first time since the princess's funeral in 1997.

World | July 6, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 515

Saddam Defence in Libya

Members of Saddam Hussein's defence team will travel to Libya to meet Libyan members of the team, discuss the latest developments and prepare reports. The trip comes after a daughter of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, Aisha, joined Saddam's defence committ

World | July 5, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 362

NY Repairs Skyline

Almost three years after the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center, the cornerstone was laid on US Independence Day, of the 1,776-foot Freedom Tower that will repair the gash in the New York skyline. "Today we lay the cornerstone for a new symbol

World | July 5, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

Iraqis Wounded Near Karbala

Eleven Iraqis were wounded after Polish troops opened fire west of the Iraqi city Karbala. No soldiers were injured in the accident.

World | July 4, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1012

Turkey Withdraws from North Iraq

Turkey is withdrawing its remaining peacekeepers from northern Iraq where they have been deployed since 1997 to prevent internecine fighting. Iraqi Kurds have sought the withdrawal of the Turkish troops since the US-led war to topple former president Sadd

World | July 4, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

Storm Kills 53 Across Asia

At least 53 people were killed by a tropical storm Mindulle that swept over Taiwan and battered the Chinese coast. The storm pushed on toward South Korea but torrential rains at its fringes continued Sunday in many of Taiwan's mountainous areas and doused

World | July 4, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 407

Iraq to Give Amnesty to Insurgents

Iraq 's Prime Minister Iyad Allawi, less than a week after taking power, may offer amnesty to insurgents. A spokesman for Allawi went as far as to suggest attacks on U.

World | July 4, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

Statue of Liberty Reopens in August

Visitors will be able to again enter the Statue of Liberty on August 3, after being closed for nearly three years of safety and security improvements. Although visitors will not be able to climb to the crown on the statue's head, they will have access to

World | July 4, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 552

Iran Files Complaint against Saddam

Iran said today it has prepared a complaint against former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein for his 1980 invasion of Iran and for using chemical weapons against Iranians during the neighbouring nations' eight-year war. Tehran will file the documents with the

World | July 4, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 796

Suspected Bomb Device Terrifies Budapest

A Hungarian bomb disposal unit found sand and pebbles in a device that triggered a bomb scare earlier Saturday. One of Budapest's main traffic arteries was sealed off because of the bomb scare.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 429

8 Dead after Kashmir Violence

Eight people were killed and over 44 were wounded in series of violent attacks in the Indian portion of Kashmir. In the first attack, a timed explosive set off a blast on the main thoroughfare in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu-Kashmir state, killin

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 327

Russian Officers "Attack Yukos"

Russian oil giant Yukos reported that the authorities are trying to take control of its Moscow offices. Yukos spokesperson Alexander Shadrin stated that law enforcement officers had arrived at its headquarters in the city centre.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 358

Iraqi Oil Pipeline Set Ablaze

Saboteurs set a southern oil export pipeline ablaze in the first reported attack on Iraqi oil facilities since the coalition handover to an interim government. US-led troops and Iraqi forces have been on alert for any attacks aimed at disrupting the forma

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

Car Crashes into the Houses of Parliament

Police in London are trying to establish whether a car with four Romanians was deliberately crashed into the gates of the Houses of Parliament. Two men are in custody over the collision, which happened last night.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 358

8 Die in India Caste Attack

Eight people belonging to a lower caste have been shot dead in India's impoverished eastern state of Bihar. The attack reportedly happened in Chakwai village in the state's Nawada district.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

Italian FinMin Quits

Italian Economy Minister, Giulio Tremonti, resigned hours before key cabinet talks over a controversial emergency budget. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is taking temporary charge of Tremonti's work.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

Troops Raid Iraq "Bomb Factory"

US troops in Iraq claim they have uncovered a bomb-making factory in the south of the capital, Baghdad. A large cache of weapons and cash was also found at the unidentified site, a US military statement said.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

3 Killed in Turkey Bomb Explosion

Three people were killed and thirteen were injured in a bomb attack on a convoy carrying the governor of eastern Turkey's Van province. The governor was unhurt.

World | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

Jordanian Troops May Enter Iraq

Jordan would consider the possibility to send troops to Iraq, if asked, King Abdullah has said. He is the first Arab leader to consider sending military forces to the war-torn country.

World | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 294

Hubble Discovers 100 New Planets

The Hubble Space Telescope may have discovered as many as 100 new planets orbiting stars in our galaxy. Hubble's discovery comes from a sweep of thousands of stars in the dome-like bulge of the Milky Way.

World | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341

Deadly Quake Hits Turkey

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale has hit northeast Turkey, killing 18 people.

World | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 545