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Osama Bin Laden Spotted in Pakistan

Osama bin Laden, the leader of the terrorist organization Al-Qaeda, was located between October 17 and 19 on the territory of North-Eastern Pakistan. A reconnaissance airplane from the Indian Air Forces located Osama bin Laden, travelling in a column of t

World | November 1, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7152

Arafat Health "Notably Improved"

The condition of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat has improved markedly as he entered a fourth day of emergency treatment in France, Palestinian officials have said Monday. Foreign Minister Nabil Shaath said 75-year-old Arafat was "more lively and less

World | November 1, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 761

Bush Takes Slim Lead over Kerry - Poll

US President George Bush enjoys a three-point edge among likely voters, according to a poll by the Pew Research Center. The survey has President Bush with a three-point lead, 48% to 45% for Sen.

World | November 1, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 575

Baghdad's Deputy Governor Killed

The deputy governor of Baghdad has been assassinated and four of his bodyguards wounded in a drive-by shooting on Monday. Police say the drive-by shooting that killed Hatem Karim occurred in the southern Dora district of the Iraqi capital.

World | November 1, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 747

EU-Eyed Candidate Leads in Ukraine Polls

Viktor Yushchenko, Ukraine's former prime minister has won the first round of voting to choose a successor to President Leonid Kuchma, an exit poll showed. Yushchenko who is seeking to bring the country closer to the European Union took 45.

World | October 31, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

Ukraine Votes for President

Ukrainians go to the polls on Sunday in a contest-intense presidential election judged as a "moment of truth" for the future of democracy in the former Soviet republic. The nationwide goes amid heavy security for the election pitting the pro-Russian rulin

World | October 31, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

Russian Plane Lands on Emergency

A Tupolev-154 passenger jet, flying from Kazan to Egypt's Sharm El Sheikh, was forced to make an emergency landing at the Kazan airport after one of its three engines malfunctioned shortly after takeoff. The engine faulted about twenty minutes after the T

World | October 30, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 442

NASA Resumes Space Missions

The US space agency Nasa says the first space shuttle mission since the Columbia disaster of 2003 is to be launched next May or early June. All shuttle missions had been suspended pending investigation of the accident, in which seven astronauts died.

World | October 30, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

EU Commission Team to Be Revised

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi stated he would replace his controversial nominee to the European Commission, Rocco Buttiglione. The latter has been at the centre of backdrop crisi over his comments on homosexuality and women.

World | October 30, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 394

Two Killed by Missile Fire in Ramadi

Two Iraqi police officers were killed and six other were wounded Friday in a missile and mortar firing in Ramadi between US marines and Iraqi militants. Two of the wounded are US marines, according to US military officials.

World | October 29, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 339

Asian Man Body Found in Tikrit

The body of an Asian man was found Friday in Iraq near the city of Tikrit, north of Baghdad, the US military said in a statement e-mailed from the Iraqi capital. Soldiers from the US-led multinational force have reportedly taken the man's remains from a h

World | October 29, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 483

Russian Security Chief: Terror Attacks Threaten the Country

More than 80 suicide attackers have been trained abroad to launch strikes in Russia, announced country's security services chief during Parliament debates. Nikolai Patrushev called Friday for the creation of a single permanent anti-terrorist centre.

World | October 29, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 356

Spain Nabs Bomb Suspects

Spanish police have arrested 13 more suspected Islamic militants in connection with an alleged plot to blow up the High Court in Madrid. Investigators into the train attacks of 11 March, in which bombers killed 191 people in the Spanish capital, are based

World | October 29, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

Bomb Exploded in Central Athens

A roadside bomb went off Friday morning by a main road in the center of Athens. The explosion occurred just as two buses passed by, but caused no injuries.

World | October 29, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

Explosion at Islamabad Hotel

An explosion hit the Marriott Hotel in the central area of Pakistan's capital Islamabad on Thursday, slightly injuring five people, but the government said it was not a terrorist attack. "There is nothing to worry about.

World | October 28, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 599

Latvia's Government Resigns

Latvia's government resigned Thursday after lawmakers refused to pass the 2005 budget that had been proposed by Prime Minister Indulis Emsis. This was the ten government of the Baltic state.

World | October 28, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 584

Car Bomb Blast Shakes Central Baghdad

A car bomb exploded in the centre Baghdad on Thursday. The vehicle most probably was targeting a U.

World | October 28, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 463

Mine Accident Kills 13 in Siberia

A methane explosion killed 13 people and injured 23 in a mine in Russia's Siberia on Thursday, a spokesman for the Emergencies Ministry said. The reasons for the blast are still unknown.

World | October 28, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

Japan Rejects Troops Withdrawal Demand

An Iraqi group linked to al-Qaeda network threatened in a video posted on a website Tuesday to behead a Japanese hostage within 48 hours unless Japan withdraws its forces from Iraq. In Japan, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi rejected the demand on Wednesd

World | October 27, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 340

Tigers Drama at Turkish Zoo

Two tigers have devoured a worker at the zoo in Turkey's Gaziantep city, according to media reports. The predators grappled the 43-year-old man while he was bringing food into their cage.

World | October 27, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 766

Israel's MPs Back Gaza Withdrawal

Israel's parliament has voted 67-45 to back Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's heatedly debated proposal to withdraw Jewish settlers and the troops protecting them from Gaza Strip. Under the proposal Israel is to maintain control of Gaza's borders, coastline a

World | October 27, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 367
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