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Turkey Moves to Ban Poll-topping AKP

A Turkish judge has ordered police to bring the head of the front running AKP party to court over charges of illegal earnings. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the charismatic former mayor of Istanbul, could face up to five years in prison over the allegations, but

World | October 24, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 211

Chechen Rebels Hold Hundreds of Hostages in Moscow

Russian security forces are on high alert after an armed gang of Chechen guerrillas invaded a Moscow theatre taking hundreds of people hostage. Special anti-terrorist troops have said they will not try to storm the building unless the gunmen begin killing

World | October 24, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 241

Protests in Baghdad over Missing Prisoners

In Baghdad, dozens of relatives of prisoners not released after Saddam Hussein's amnesty on Sunday have held an unauthorised demonstration. The protesters were demanding information about what had happened to their family members.

World | October 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 185

Yugoslav Officials Sacked

The Yugoslav Government has dismissed a deputy defence minister after allegations that a state-run firm was involved in arms sales to Iraq. Ivan Djokic was sacked after the US accused the Jugoimport company of helping a Bosnian Serb firm sell spare parts

World | October 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 208

Sniper in U.S: Children Not Safe Anywhere

The sniper who has killed nine people in the area around the US capital Washington has issued a warning that children are under specific threat, according to police. The warning comes as officers made a fresh appeal for the sniper to contact them over dem

World | October 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 189

US Warning over Iraq Delays

The US administration has indicated that its patience with the United Nations is running out, after members of the Security Council voiced objections to a new draft resolution on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. White House spokesman Ari Fleischer said

World | October 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 144

EU Ministers Fail to Reach Agreement on Enlargement

European Union foreign ministers have failed to reach agreement on how to finance enlargement. The ministers did not even discuss the biggest stumbling block, agricultural subsidies, after all sides indicated that their positions had not changed.

World | October 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 156

Moroccan Denies Knowledge of Terror Attacks

A 28-year-old Moroccan man accused of supporting the 11 September attackers has denied any knowledge of plans to launch terror attacks on the United States. Mounir al-Motassadek is on trial in Germany, charged with membership of a terrorist cell and of be

World | October 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 231

Shooting in U.S. Renews Sniper Fears

A shooting has taken place in the US state of Maryland, renewing fears that a sniper is still operating in the area. A 40-year-old bus driver was hit in the chest by a single bullet in the early hours of Tuesday morning on the steps of his bus in the Aspe

World | October 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 208

Schroeder Re-elected German Chancellor

Gerhard Schroeder has been formally re-elected German Chancellor by parliament - but by a wafer-thin majority which demonstrates the shakiness of his Red-Green coalition. Mr Schroeder took 305 of the 599 votes in the Bundestag, the lower house of parliame

World | October 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 231

Fresh Elections in the Netherlands

Dutch political parties are preparing for a fresh general election on 22 January - only eight months after doing battle in the previous poll. The new date was announced after Queen Beatrix finally accepted the resignation of the collapsed coalition govern

World | October 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 181

September 11 Suspect Tried in Germany

The trial of a 28-year-old Moroccan man accused of supporting the 11 September attackers gets under way in the north German port city of Hamburg on Tuesday. Mounir El Motassadeq is charged with membership of a terrorist cell and of being an accessory to t

World | October 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 170

Annan Condemned Suicide Attack in Israel

United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has strongly condemned a suicide attack on a bus in northern Israel which killed at least 15 people, including the bomber. Mr Annan was "appalled by the terrorist car bomb attack in northern Israel [and] reitera

World | October 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 180

At Least Twenty People Hurt in Israel Bus Blast

A bus exploded in northern Israel Monday and rescue workers said at least 20 people were hurt. "I was 60 meters from the bus station ...

World | October 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 174

Swedish PM Reshuffles Government

The Swedish Prime Minister, Goeran Persson, has reshuffled his cabinet, announcing two new appointments in his minority Social Democrat government. The appointments came after the Industry Minister, Bjoern Rosengren, announced his retirement and resigned

World | October 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 218

Diana Kept Ex-Lover's Ring

Diana, Princess of Wales kept a signet ring belonging to her former lover James Hewitt in a locked box in her sitting room, the trial of her former butler Paul Burrell has heard. The item was deemed so sensitive by police it was initially not identified i

World | October 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 170

Blast in Ethiopia Leaves 28 Pupils Injured

Police in Ethiopia are investigating an explosion in a classroom at a school in the capital, Addis Ababa. The blast, which took place at Kokebe Tsibah Primary School, is reported to have injured 28 pupils, three seriously.

World | October 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 219

Court Rejects Kostunica Poll Appeal

Serbia's Supreme Court has rejected a complaint by Yugoslav President Vojislav Kostunica challenging the annulment of the Serbian presidential elections earlier this month. Mr Kostunica won the 13 October poll, but it was declared invalid, because turnout

World | October 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 201

Montenegro Votes for Coalition, Led by President Djukanovic

A coalition of pro-independence parties appears to have won an absolute majority in Montenegro's general election. The grouping led by President Milo Djukanovic took 39 of the 75 seats in the national parliament, according to independent election monitors

World | October 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 214

Saddam Hussein Frees All Political Prisoners

Iraq has begun releasing political prisoners under an unprecedented amnesty issued by president Saddam Hussein to mark his 100 percent win in last week's referendum. It is the first time the president has pardoned political prisoners in his 23-year rule.

World | October 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 227

Australians Mourn Bali Victims

Thousands of people have gathered in churches, parks and beaches throughout Australia to mourn the victims of the attacks. More than a hundred Australians are thought to have died in the tragedy, mostly young surfers or sportspeople celebrating the end of

World | October 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 174
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