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Scob Virus Strikes

A new computer virus named Scob has been unleashed, to steal valuable information like passwords or banks' data. Scob is using a new technique that turns popular websites into virus transmitters.

World | June 28, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 947

Israeli Dies in Gaza Blast

Powerful explosion at an Israeli military post in the Gaza strip has killed two people and injured several others. The bomb was planted from underneath the base, after Palestinian militants dug a tunnel, according to Israeli army officials.

World | June 28, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 221

Many Killed in Gaza Explosion

Scores of militaries were reported killed and injured in a blast that hit an Israeli army base in the Gaza Strip. The explosion occurred near one of the largest blocs of Israeli settlements in Gaza, Gush Kadif.

World | June 27, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

Iraqi Holy City Blast Shattered

A mighty blast, believed to be caused by a carbomb, rocked the center of the predominantly Shiite Muslim city of Hilla, killing 17 people and injuring about 40. The blast occurred late on Saturday near the former Saddam Hussein mosque, said Polish Lieuten

World | June 26, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 319

Czech PM Spidla Quits

Czech Prime Minister Vladimir Spidla has resigned as both head of government and chairman of the Social Democratic Party. His statement broke on Saturday after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote in his leadership of the party.

World | June 26, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 264

9/11 Commission Links al-Qaeda, Iran

The commission investigating the September 11, 2001, attacks has concluded that Osama bin Laden's terrorist network had long-running contacts with Iraq's neighbor and historic foe, Iran. While it found no operational ties between al-Qaeda and Iraq, the co

World | June 26, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 477

Iraqi Police Offices Attacked

Offices of the Iraqi prime minister's political party were blown up in Bacuba on Saturday. Another party's offices in the city came under fire.

World | June 26, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

Colorful Gay Parade in Tel Aviv

Many people gathered to take part in the annual gay-prime march and celebration in Tel Aviv. The colourful event might gather thousands of people willing to have fun and enjoy themselves, some of the participants explained.

World | June 25, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 996

Over 25 Killed in Falluja Air Strike

The US military launched its third air strike in a week Friday in Fallujah, using precision weapons to destroy a suspected safe house for Abu Musab Zarqawi's terror network. The Jordanian-born terrorist claimed responsibility for coordinated attacks in ot

World | June 25, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 321

Belka Confirmed as Polish PM

Marek Belka has been confirmed as Poland's prime minister on Thursday after a parliamentary vote of confidence ended months of political uncertainty. Belka's successful attempt to gain the Polish parliament's support averts the prospect of a snap general

World | June 25, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 436

Top Air France Executive Shot Dead

The top Air France executive in Haiti, Didier Mortet, has been shot dead by three unknown gunmen as he headed home from the international airport in Port-Au-Prince. Mortet was sitting in his chauffeur-driven car with his Ukranian-born wife during the acci

World | June 25, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 394

Freed UK Soldiers Head for Kuwait

Eight British soldiers freed here after being arrested for straying into Iranian waters, left Tehran on a plane bound for Kuwait. The soldiers will head for their military bases in Iraq from there.

World | June 25, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

Latest Iraq Attacks Plotted by al-Zarqawi

A terrorists cell linked to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi claimed responsibility for Thursday's series of attacks in Baghdad. Al-Zarqawi, believed to be a key al-Qaeda operative, is also the main suspect for killing US hostage Nicolas Berg.

World | June 24, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 305

Blast Targets Ankara Hotel

An explosion went off near a hotel in Ankara on Thursday, media said. Early reports say that one person was injured in the blast.

World | June 24, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 359

Iran Frees UK Servicemen

Iran has released the eight British servicemen that were held Monday, according to an official report. The Britons - six Royal marines and two sailors - have boarded a plane to capital Tehran, accompanied by British diplomats.

World | June 24, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 318

US War Crimes Immunity Bid Fails

The US has given up trying to win its soldiers immunity from prosecution at the new International Criminal Court. United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan had warned the Security Council not to renew the measure, partly because of the prisoner abuse sc

World | June 24, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 312

US Offers N Korea Nuclear Deal

The White House urged North Korea to accept a new plan for dismantling its nuclear weapons in return for aid. The plan was submitted at ongoing six-nation talks in Beijing.

World | June 24, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 372

Militants Threaten Iraq's Interim PM

A recording made by Iraqi militants threatened to assassinate Iraq's interim prime minister and fight the Americans "until Islamic rule is back on Earth." The audio, found Wednesday on an Islamic Web site, is supposedly from Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the same

World | June 23, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 291

Iran Orders Release of UK Sailors

The eight crew members of three UK patrol boats seized by Iran near the border with Iraq are to be released, an Iranian armed forces spokesman says. Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi was quoted on Wednesday as saying the British crew "will be freed

World | June 23, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

21 Killed in Bus Crash in France

A total of 21 people died and 38 were seriously injured after a Moroccan-registered bus crashed on a road in western France. Twelve of the injured are in critical condition.

World | June 23, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 417

Iran to Prosecute British Sailors

Iranian state TV showed eight British sailors blindfolded and seated on the ground, as Tehran said it would prosecute them for illegally entering Iran's territorial waters. The British government said the men were on a "routine mission" in the Shatt-al-Ar

World | June 22, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381