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Georgia "On Verge of Revolution"

Georgia's main opposition leader vowed to "trample" the country's leadership as supporters gathered for protests in the capital Tbilisi. Mikhail Saakashvili said a "bloodless revolution" was going on after official results gave the government victory in p

World | November 21, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 225

Bush Heads Home after Visit to UK

US President George Bush ended his visit to the UK with a trip to Tony Blair's constituency of Sedgefield. Bush and wife Laura had a pub lunch with the prime minister and wife Cherie before visiting a local school.

World | November 21, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 216

US Military Dismiss Iraq Attacks

More than a dozen rockets fired from donkey carts slammed into Iraq 's Oil Ministry and two hotels Friday - attacks dismissed by a US general as "militarily insignificant" but which also exposed weaknesses in gathering intelligence on insurgents. The braz

World | November 21, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 194

UK, Turkey Join Anti-Terror Efforts

The UK and Turkey have pledged not to bow to terror following the blasts on the UK consulate and a British bank in Istanbul that reportedly killed 28 people and injured more than 450. The attacks will strengthen the global fight against terrorism, Turkish

World | November 21, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 186

Jackson Freed on USD 3 M Bail

Pop star Michael Jackson has been released on a USD 3 M bail after being formally charged with child molestation. Jackson then flied to Las Vegas, and was mobbed by fans on his return.

World | November 21, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 223

Blasts Shook Iraq's Oil Ministry

Explosions shook Iraq's oil ministry on Friday morning, witnesses have said, and thick black smoke poured from the heavily guarded compound. Imad Ahmed, a retired civil servant who lives near the ministry, has said he heard five explosions early in the mo

World | November 21, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 289

UK Issues Turkey Travel Warning

The Britain Foreign Office advised against travel to Turkey following devastating bomb blasts in Istanbul. The British consulate and a British-based bank, HSBC, were struck by bomb blasts Thursday, killing dozens of people and injuring hundreds of others.

World | November 20, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1064

Bush, Blair Condemn Istanbul Attacks

UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and US President George Bush spoken of their joint determination to defeat terrorism after bomb attacks in Turkey.

World | November 20, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 330

Child-Abuse Charged Jacko with Deadline to Surrender

Pop star Michael Jackson has been set an undisclosed deadline to turn himself in to Santa Barbara police in California, and face an arrest warrant and multiple charges of child abuse. Currently, the singer is reportedly in Las Vegas and plans to meet poli

World | November 20, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 198

Michael Jackson Expected To Give Himself Up to Police

Pop superstar Michael Jackson is expected to give himself up to the police obeying an arrest warrant, which charges him with multiple cases of child molestation. Police have set a deadline for Jackson to show up and hand them his passport.

World | November 20, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 240

US President States Once Again Support to Blair

US President George Bush once again stated his support to UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, whose attitude towards the Iraqi conflict provoked sharp reaction among the British society. Tens of thousands of anti-war protestors gather for a march on Parliament.

World | November 20, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 174

UN Security Council Affirms Mideast Road Map

The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously endorsed the so-called road map to a permanent two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. The stalled peace plan was drafted by Russia, the United States, the United Nations and the European Uni

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 203

Buckingham Palace Probes Security Breach

A British newspaper reporter infiltrated Buckingham Palace ahead of US President Bush 's state visit, using a fake reference to get job on the royal staff, and was assigned to serve members of Bush's party in an embarrassing breach of security revealed We

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 217

Michael Jackson Sought on Molestation Counts

Michael Jackson was being sought on an arrest warrant alleging multiple counts of child molestation, it was announced. Jackson was being given an opportunity to surrender and bail would be set at USD 3 M, a US police official announced.

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 242

Tourists Hurt in Israel-Jordan Border Shooting

Five tourists from Ecuador have been hurt Wednesday in shooting at a border crossing point between Israel and Jordan, Israeli officials have said. Israeli security forces have shot the gunman who opened fire, and said that he approached from the Jordanian

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 235

Turkey Synagogue Bombers 'Identified'

Turkish investigators have identified the bodies of two men suspected of carrying out Saturday's suicide attacks on two synagogues in Istanbul. DNA tests showed that both men are Turks, named Mesut Cabuk, aged 29, and 22-year-old Gokhan Elaltuntas, the ci

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 186

Four People Die, Two Missing in Sweden Helicopter Crash

Four people died and other two are missing after a military Superpuma helicopter crashed off the west coast of Sweden Tuesday night. The tragedy happened during a training.

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 174

US President Defends Iraq War in the UK

US President George Bush is expected to defend the invasion of the coalition forces in Iraq on the first day of his historic official visit to the UK. Bush is expected to tell the audience at London's Banqueting House on Wednesday that war is sometimes th

World | November 19, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 201

Bush Arrives at Buckingham Palace

George Bush arrived in the UK for the first state visit by a US president amid some of the tightest security London has ever seen. Prince Charles met Bush and his wife at Heathrow, before they travelled via helicopter to Buckingham Palace for a welcome re

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 205

Italy Bids Farewell to Iraq Victims

In an emotional farewell that brought the nation to a standstill, Italy laid to rest the 19 Italian victims of the Nasiriyah bombing, the worst attack on Italian troops since World War II. On a day of national mourning marked by public sadness and pride,

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 286

Hostage Drama in Istanbul

Just days after the deadly synagogue attacks in Istanbul, the city's main courthouse was the scene of a dramatic but brief hostage drama as Kurdish protestors held several judges captive before being overpowered by Turkish riot police. A gang of about 20

World | November 18, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 349