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Gaza Raid Kills Three Israelis

Palestinian gunmen have killed three Israelis in a Jewish settlement in the Gaza Strip, Israeli security sources say. The gunmen infiltrated the heavily guarded Netzarim settlement in the central Gaza Strip and opened fire under cover of darkness.

World | October 24, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 189

Clinton Brokers Landmark AIDS Deal

Former US President Bill Clinton has brokered a deal to supply cut-price Aids drugs to developing countries. An agreement was reached with four generic drug companies in India and South Africa to provide certain treatments at less than a third of the cost

World | October 24, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 187

UK MP Expelled over Views on Iraq War

British MP George Galloway has been expelled from the Labour Party due to his outspoken comments on the US-led war in Iraq. Galloway "incited foreign forces to rise up against British troops", Chairman of the party Ian McCartney claimed.

World | October 23, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 175

Separatists Accept India's Talks Offer

Kashmiri separatists accepted an offer for talks from the Indian government, but said they would discuss a solution to the Kashmir dispute with Pakistan as well. The All Parties Hurriyat Conference, a legal grouping of religious and political parties that

World | October 23, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 191

Train Crash in India Kills at Least 7

At least seven people have been killed and 35 injured after a passenger train crashed in southern India. It was reported that accident took place between Bangalore and the palace town of Mysore.

World | October 23, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 231

Bush Praises Australia for Support in Iraq

US President George W. Bush thanked Australia on Thursday for sending troops to Iraq and declared that Australia had a "special responsibility" to shoulder a regional security role that has made some of its neighbors nervous.

World | October 23, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 226

Thousands Attend Izetbegovic's Funeral in Bosnia

Thousands of Bosnians gathered around the Parliament building as they paid last tribute to late former Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic in Sarajevo on Wednesday. Braving the drizzling rain, tens of thousands of mourners from all over the country arrive

World | October 22, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 297

Iraq Attacks on US Troops Up

The commander of US forces in Iraq said on Wednesday the number of attacks against American troops in Iraq is increasing. Lt.

World | October 22, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 180

N Korea Rebuffs US Deal

North Korea rebuffed US President Bush 's suggestion to give it multi-nation security assurances if it agrees to scrap its nuclear weapons program, saying the offer was "not worth considering. Bush in turn brushed off North Korea's reaction on Wednesday,

World | October 22, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 197

Israeli Soldiers Kill 2 Suspected Militants

Israeli troops killed two suspected Palestinian militants in the West Bank, a day after Palestinians in a Gaza refugee camp buried seven people they say were killed in a deadly air attack. The Israeli military and Palestinian witnesses offered conflicting

World | October 22, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 162

Israel to Build Wall Despite UN Resolution

In a decision the UN General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution demanding that Israel tear down a barrier that it says is needed to protect it from suicide bombers. Israeli officials said that construction of the fence would continue, while Palest

World | October 22, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 179

Futuristic Vehicles as Tokyo Motor Show Opens

The Tokyo Motor Show opened showcasing products from more than 260 auto industry companies, with the emphasis on cutting-edge green cars and futuristic vehicles challenging current preconceptions about driving. Around 700 vehicles including motorcycles ar

World | October 22, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 273

Bush Makes Symbolic Bali Visit

US President George W Bush has arrived on the Indonesian island of Bali for what US officials describe as a symbolic visit. During his three-hour stop in Bali - the site of last year's bomb attacks that killed 202 people - Bush met Indonesian President Me

World | October 22, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 188

UN Condemns West Bank Wall

The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly passed a resolution demanding that Israel halt the construction of a security barrier in the West Bank. The resolution also calls for existing stretches of fence to be removed.

World | October 22, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 215

Niagara Falls Man to Be Charged for Stunt

The man who went over Niagara Falls with only the clothes on his back and survived will be charged with illegally performing a stunt, park police said Tuesday. Kirk Jones, 40, of Canton, Mich.

World | October 22, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 236

Iran to Suspend Uranium Enrichment

Iran has agreed to suspend uranium enrichment and allow unrestricted inspections of its nuclear program, Iranian official has said Tuesday after three European foreign ministers came to Tehran to press on the case. Iran, however, hasn't set a date for the

World | October 21, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 217

Man Survived Niagara Falls Plunge

An unidentified man survived Monday a historic plunge over the Niagara Falls, witnesses said. This is the first person known to have done it and survived without safety devices.

World | October 21, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

Robert De Niro Diagnosed with Cancer

Actor Robert De Niro has been diagnosed with prostate cancer but is expected to recover fully, a spokesman said Monday. Doctors for De Niro, 60, a two-time Oscar winner, caught the cancer at an early stage during a regular health checkup within the past

World | October 21, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 285

EU Starts Iran Nuclear Talks

A top European Union team starts talks in Tehran in the latest attempt to defuse the crisis over Iran's controversial nuclear programme. The foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany are expected to offer co-operation with Iran's peaceful nuclear p

World | October 21, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 191

Bush to Leave APEC Without N Korea Statement

US President Bush leaves a Pacific Rim summit, pleased with progress on trade and the war on terrorism but without a hoped-for condemnation of North Korea 's nuclear ambitions. Asked whether the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum would mark a

World | October 21, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 211

Brussels Studying Microsoft Response in Anti-Trust Probe

The European Commission said it was studying a response by Microsoft to charges it has unfairly crushed competitors through its near-monopoly in personal computing software. The EU executive received the response from the US software giant last Friday.

World | October 20, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 262