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Iran Files Complaint against Saddam

Iran said today it has prepared a complaint against former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein for his 1980 invasion of Iran and for using chemical weapons against Iranians during the neighbouring nations' eight-year war. Tehran will file the documents with the

World | July 4, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

Suspected Bomb Device Terrifies Budapest

A Hungarian bomb disposal unit found sand and pebbles in a device that triggered a bomb scare earlier Saturday. One of Budapest's main traffic arteries was sealed off because of the bomb scare.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

8 Dead after Kashmir Violence

Eight people were killed and over 44 were wounded in series of violent attacks in the Indian portion of Kashmir. In the first attack, a timed explosive set off a blast on the main thoroughfare in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu-Kashmir state, killin

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 327

Russian Officers "Attack Yukos"

Russian oil giant Yukos reported that the authorities are trying to take control of its Moscow offices. Yukos spokesperson Alexander Shadrin stated that law enforcement officers had arrived at its headquarters in the city centre.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 358

Iraqi Oil Pipeline Set Ablaze

Saboteurs set a southern oil export pipeline ablaze in the first reported attack on Iraqi oil facilities since the coalition handover to an interim government. US-led troops and Iraqi forces have been on alert for any attacks aimed at disrupting the forma

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 355

Car Crashes into the Houses of Parliament

Police in London are trying to establish whether a car with four Romanians was deliberately crashed into the gates of the Houses of Parliament. Two men are in custody over the collision, which happened last night.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 358

8 Die in India Caste Attack

Eight people belonging to a lower caste have been shot dead in India's impoverished eastern state of Bihar. The attack reportedly happened in Chakwai village in the state's Nawada district.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

Italian FinMin Quits

Italian Economy Minister, Giulio Tremonti, resigned hours before key cabinet talks over a controversial emergency budget. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is taking temporary charge of Tremonti's work.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 309

Troops Raid Iraq "Bomb Factory"

US troops in Iraq claim they have uncovered a bomb-making factory in the south of the capital, Baghdad. A large cache of weapons and cash was also found at the unidentified site, a US military statement said.

World | July 3, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

3 Killed in Turkey Bomb Explosion

Three people were killed and thirteen were injured in a bomb attack on a convoy carrying the governor of eastern Turkey's Van province. The governor was unhurt.

World | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

Jordanian Troops May Enter Iraq

Jordan would consider the possibility to send troops to Iraq, if asked, King Abdullah has said. He is the first Arab leader to consider sending military forces to the war-torn country.

World | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 294

Hubble Discovers 100 New Planets

The Hubble Space Telescope may have discovered as many as 100 new planets orbiting stars in our galaxy. Hubble's discovery comes from a sweep of thousands of stars in the dome-like bulge of the Milky Way.

World | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

Deadly Quake Hits Turkey

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale has hit northeast Turkey, killing 18 people.

World | July 2, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 545

Germany Swears In New President

Conservative Horst Koehler has sworn in as Germany's head of state on Thursday. Koehler, 61, is the ninth president of the post-war country who was previously head of the IMF.

World | July 1, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 467

Iraqi Ministry Official Shot

A senior official of Iraq's Finance Ministry and his staff have been attacked while traveling in a convoy in Baghdad. Two of his bodyguards were reportedly killed and another official heavily injured when a bomb, attached to one of the vehicles, ripped of

World | July 1, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386

Thousands March to Support Democracy

Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Hong Kong to demand greater democracy and send a defiant message to the territory's communist rulers in Beijing. Organisers said over 250,000 people came despite intense heat on the sevent

World | July 1, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

Madrid Bombers with More Targets

The bombers behind the 11 March train blasts in Madrid planned more attacks in the Spanish capital. Some papers found in a flat of several suspects showed that a British school, a Jewish hotel and a recreation centre were among the targets.

World | July 1, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 356

Poll: Bush's Credibility on Iraq Falling

US President George Bush's credibility on Iraq has dropped, with a new poll showing more Americans now believe that he misled the public about the threat posed by Iraq in the lead-up to war. The survey carried out by NBC television and The Wall Street Jou

World | July 1, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 357

Britney "Pregnant"

Pop star Britney Spears is three-months pregnant from her dancer fianc?, according to British tabloids. The rumors come shortly after it was officially announced that Britney and Kevin Federline were engaged.

World | June 30, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 10491

Bomb Threat over Vienna Airport

Vienna's airport has reopened after one of its terminals was closed because of a bomb scare. The terminal was evacuated after a lone suitcase was found unattended.

World | June 30, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386

Bird Flu Outbreak in Vietnam

Vietnam had been struck with a bird-flu outbreak in the country's southern Mekong Delta region. The outbreak in the southern province of Bac Lieu had killed many chickens and local officials there had culled 5000 infected chickens at three farms in effort

World | June 30, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 434