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Dutch Wedding Jolt

Dutch Prince Johan Friso has married his loved one, despite royal objections. Doing so, the Prince renounced his claim to the throne.

World | April 24, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386

Cyprus Unification Plan Rejected

Greek Cypriots have overwhelmingly rejected the plan for unification, polls results showed. Twin referendums took place on Saturday, with the Turkish side well predisposed toward the UN plan.

World | April 24, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

Dog Lives after Swallowing 28 Golf Balls

A German Shepard survived after an operation to take 28 golf balls out of its stomach. The dog's owner works at a golf course, and Libby enjoyed picking up balls during the daily walk.

World | April 24, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 372

More US Deaths in Iraq

At least five US soldiers were killed north of Baghdad Saturday. Rockets were fired at their base in Taji, at 19 kilometers from the Iraqi capital.

World | April 24, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 280

Indonesia Landslide Kills Dozens

Landslide triggered by heavy rain buried a bus and killed at lest 37 people in Indonesia. Rescuers struggled to reach those trapped under the tons of mud.

World | April 24, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 230

Unification Vote Starts in Cyprus

Greek and Turkish Cypriots are voting Saturday on whether to reunite the island. Observers say that the Turkish north is likely to back the unification plan.

World | April 24, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 213

N Korea Admits Train Disaster

North Korean authorities have finally acknowledged a "serious" incident, as 154 railway blast victims were already reported. Two wagons carrying dynamite exploded Thursday in the Ryongchon station, near the Chinese border.

World | April 24, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 222

Cyprus Prepares for Referendum

Cyprus has seen last campaigning ahead of Saturday's referendum to accept or to reject a UN blueprint to reunify the island. The vote has provoked strong feelings on both sides of the divided island.

World | April 23, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

Latvia Expels Russian Diplomat

Latvia announced the expelling of a Russian diplomat accusing him for trying to access NATO-labelled secrets. It is the first time that the former Soviet republic has expelled a diplomat since it regained independence in 1991.

World | April 23, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 180

Germany OKs Sex for Soldiers

German soldiers who are in relationships with each other will be allowed to sleep together in barracks and while on foreign missions. The new guidelines applies to homosexuals and heterosexuals, Defense Minister Peter Struck said, as cited by Daily Telegr

World | April 23, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 397

Saudi Forces Kill Jeddah Gunmen

Saudi security forces killed at least three suspected militants in a late-night raid in the city of Jeddah. Reports said a gun battle broke out as police officers surrounded four men in a block of flats after a car chase.

World | April 23, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 234

Marines Urge Weapon Handover in Fallujah

US Marines warned guerrillas in this violence-wracked city that they have only days to hand over their heavy weapons or face a possible American attack. So far the insurgents have turned in mainly dud rockets, rusty mortar shells and grenades labelled "in

World | April 23, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

New Sars Outbreak in China

China suspects a new case of Sars detected in the capital Beijing. The respiratory disease killed 800 people and infected more than 8,000 in over 30 countries when it emerged last year.

World | April 22, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 229

Russia Vetoes Cyprus Resolution

Russia has vetoed a United Nations resolution on security arrangements for Cyprus should the islanders vote for reunification. Russia's Deputy Ambassador to the UN, Gennady Gatilov, said the resolution as an attempt to influence Saturday's twin referendum

World | April 22, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 294

Michael Jackson Indicted

A grand jury in Santa Barbara indicted Michael Jackson on charges of child molesting, making it a virtual certainty he will stand trial in a case brought by prosecutors in December. Jackson had originally been accused of seven counts of sexually abusing a

World | April 22, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 345

New Threat Targets 8 US Allies in Iraq

A self-proclaimed "anti-American" group is threatening to launch terrorist attacks against diplomatic compounds, airlines and public transportation systems in eight countries allied with the U.S.

World | April 22, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 305

US Tornado Kills at Least 4

Tornado in Utica, Illinois killed at least four people. The disaster struck a three-story building and razed it to the ground.

World | April 21, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 237

Russian Craft Docks with Space Station

A Russian rocket delivered a new three-man crew to the International Space Station (ISS). The Soyuz spacecraft docked with the ISS on Wednesday, after a two-day flight from Kazakhstan.

World | April 21, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 234

Tribunal Set Up for Saddam Trial

A new tribunal was set up to try former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. The Iraqi National Congress has named a general director of the tribunal, seven judges and several prosecutors.

World | April 21, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 260

Bloodshed on India Election Day

More than twenty people died on a turbulent election day in India. A range of attacks by separatists and communists troubled people who went to cast ballots.

World | April 20, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 345

1st Stage of India Polling Ends

Tens of millions of Indians voted in phase one of the country's first all-electronic election. Every vote in the world's largest democracy is being recorded at the press of a button.

World | April 20, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 213