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Michael Jackson Expected To Give Himself Up to Police

Pop superstar Michael Jackson is expected to give himself up to the police obeying an arrest warrant, which charges him with multiple cases of child molestation. Police have set a deadline for Jackson to show up and hand them his passport.

World | November 20, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 239

US President States Once Again Support to Blair

US President George Bush once again stated his support to UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, whose attitude towards the Iraqi conflict provoked sharp reaction among the British society. Tens of thousands of anti-war protestors gather for a march on Parliament.

World | November 20, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 173

UN Security Council Affirms Mideast Road Map

The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously endorsed the so-called road map to a permanent two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. The stalled peace plan was drafted by Russia, the United States, the United Nations and the European Uni

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 203

Buckingham Palace Probes Security Breach

A British newspaper reporter infiltrated Buckingham Palace ahead of US President Bush 's state visit, using a fake reference to get job on the royal staff, and was assigned to serve members of Bush's party in an embarrassing breach of security revealed We

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 217

Michael Jackson Sought on Molestation Counts

Michael Jackson was being sought on an arrest warrant alleging multiple counts of child molestation, it was announced. Jackson was being given an opportunity to surrender and bail would be set at USD 3 M, a US police official announced.

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 242

Tourists Hurt in Israel-Jordan Border Shooting

Five tourists from Ecuador have been hurt Wednesday in shooting at a border crossing point between Israel and Jordan, Israeli officials have said. Israeli security forces have shot the gunman who opened fire, and said that he approached from the Jordanian

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 235

Turkey Synagogue Bombers 'Identified'

Turkish investigators have identified the bodies of two men suspected of carrying out Saturday's suicide attacks on two synagogues in Istanbul. DNA tests showed that both men are Turks, named Mesut Cabuk, aged 29, and 22-year-old Gokhan Elaltuntas, the ci

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 186

Four People Die, Two Missing in Sweden Helicopter Crash

Four people died and other two are missing after a military Superpuma helicopter crashed off the west coast of Sweden Tuesday night. The tragedy happened during a training.

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 174

US President Defends Iraq War in the UK

US President George Bush is expected to defend the invasion of the coalition forces in Iraq on the first day of his historic official visit to the UK. Bush is expected to tell the audience at London's Banqueting House on Wednesday that war is sometimes th

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 201

Bush Arrives at Buckingham Palace

George Bush arrived in the UK for the first state visit by a US president amid some of the tightest security London has ever seen. Prince Charles met Bush and his wife at Heathrow, before they travelled via helicopter to Buckingham Palace for a welcome re

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 205

Italy Bids Farewell to Iraq Victims

In an emotional farewell that brought the nation to a standstill, Italy laid to rest the 19 Italian victims of the Nasiriyah bombing, the worst attack on Italian troops since World War II. On a day of national mourning marked by public sadness and pride,

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 286

Hostage Drama in Istanbul

Just days after the deadly synagogue attacks in Istanbul, the city's main courthouse was the scene of a dramatic but brief hostage drama as Kurdish protestors held several judges captive before being overpowered by Turkish riot police. A gang of about 20

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 349

Chretien to Resign As Canada PM in Dec

Prime Minister Jean Chretien announced on Tuesday he will step down on December 12 after attending a Commonwealth meeting in Nigeria. Chretien, who turns 70 in December, previously said he would retire as prime minister by February 2004.

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 172

2 Israelis Killed in West Bank Ambush

A Palestinian gunman, his rifle wrapped in a prayer mat, walked to a West Bank checkpoint and killed two Israeli soldiers at close range on Tuesday, just a day after both sides hinted at progress toward a truce and a quick Israel-Palestinian summit.The sh

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 181

US Jets Strike Iraq Guerrilla Positions

US fighter jets crushed suspected insurgent positions on Tuesday in the largest bombardment of guerrillas in central Iraq since US President Bush declared the end of major combat in May. In northern Iraq, guerrillas detonated a roadside bomb, wounding two

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 196

U.N. Refugee Agency Drags Foreign Staff Out of Afghanistan

The U.N.

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 203

Security Measures Tight for Bush Visit to UK

The state visit of the US President George W. Bush to the UK will be held among high security measures, taken by the British police.

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 167

Schwarzenegger Sworn in as California Governor

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the 56-year-old Hollywood action hero, was sworn in Monday as governor of California and said he was ready to take on the "massive weight we must lift off our state." After being sworn-in as the state's 38th governor, Schwarzenegger

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 259

Film Clue to Turkey Synagogues Attack

Security cameras filmed a suicide bomber as he drove a truck laden with explosives at an Istanbul synagogue, Turkey's interior minister has said. Investigators are now trying to identify the attacker although the footage is not clear.

World | November 17, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 288

Ex-Soldier "Guilty" on US Sniper Shooting

Former US soldier and Washington sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad was found guilty of murder, terrorism, conspiracy and a firearms charge in Monday's court session in West Virginia. The 42-year-old Gulf War veteran was convicted of shooting dead Dean Me

World | November 17, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 288

US Raid in Tikrit Left 6 Dead

In a raid at Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit Monday US forces attacked dozens of suspected guerrilla positions, killing six alleged insurgents and capturing others, officials have said. Meanwhile, in Baghdad troops continue their biggest-ever hunt for

World | November 17, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 252