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Half a Million Jam to Berlin for Techno Love Parade

Over 500,000 of techno music fans flocked to the German capital Saturday for the annual Love Parade. Under this year's motto "Love Rules," the parade culminated at the city's landmark Victory Column, close to the Brandenburg Gate, with programs running la

World | July 13, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

Italy's Tourism Minister Offers Resignation over Insult

The Italian tourism minister, Stefano Stefani, has offered to resign from the Italian government after coming under fire for comments he made about German tourists. Stefani had described Germans as loud hyper-nationalistic blondes and arrogant beer guzzle

World | July 12, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 216

Floods in China Kill 569

The worst flood since 1991 in southeast China has killed 569 people, displaced 2.29 million people and damaged 23.

World | July 12, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 156

Korea Nuclear Talks Bids Fail

North and South Korean negotiators have failed to agree on a format for talks to resolve the dispute over Pyongyang's suspected nuclear threat. But the two nations on Saturday agreed to a vaguely worded statement pledging to pursue "appropriate dialogue"

World | July 12, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 247

Missing Jetliner Spurs Terrorism Concerns

The recent disappearance of a Boeing 727 along with a resurgence of terror activities near the Horn of Africa have spurred the United States to add new combat power to the region, the senior U.S.

World | July 12, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 284

US President Met With AIDS Patients in Uganda

US President George Bush visited Friday an Ugandan AIDS clinic and met with about two dozen AIDS patients. Uganda is a model for stemming its once-spiraling rate of HIV infection.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 435

Explosion Killed 2 in Pakistan

Explosion outside an office building in the Pakistani city of Karachi killed two people and injured several others on Muslim Day of Rest June 11th. About five other people were killed by flying glass, Pakistani policemen said.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

US "Needs Help in Iraq"

The United States Senate voted unanimously for urging President George Bush to consider asking NATO and the United Nations (UN) for help in rebuilding Iraq. Conditions in Iraq pose a serious threat to US troops, the resolution said.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 167

US Shares Tumble on Job Figures

The number of people out of work in the US has hit a 20 year high. The queue of people making unemployment benefit claims for two weeks or more leapt 87,000 to 3.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 285

Diana Fund Faces Financial Crisis

The memorial fund set up in the name of Diana, Princess of Wales, has been forced to approach donors for more money because of a financial crisis, the BBC has learned. The fund's own projects are under threat as it contests an expensive legal case in the

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 203

Algeria Hit by Plague Outbreak

UN health officials are helping Algeria to investigate an outbreak of plague in the west of the country which has claimed at least one life.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

Two Killed in Karachi Blast

An explosion outside an office building in the Pakistani city of Karachi has killed at least two people and injured many more. The explosion happened outside the Crown Plaza office building, on the main road leading to the southern city's international ai

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 227

Bush Pledges AIDS Help

President Bush pledged to the nation with the world's highest AIDS infection rate that it will have a strong partner in his administration in fighting the disease. "You will not face this enemy alone," he said Thursday.

World | July 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 216

Three Men Gored in Spanish Bull Run

Bulls gored three Spaniards and cut or bruised at least ten other people -- including an American teenager -- in a particularly dangerous stampede during the San Fermin Fiesta. Two other men from the Spanish town of Pamplona were attacked in the shoulder

World | July 10, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 824

Coffins of Dead Conjoined Twins Arrive in Iran

Tens of friends and government officials, led by the head of the State Welfare Organization Mohammad Reza Rahchamani, were at Tehran airport Thursdayas the coffins of formerly conjoined twins arrived in Iran for burial. The 29-year-old sisters, who were j

World | July 10, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 761

US President Admitted "Security Problems" in Iraq

US President George Bush admitted there is still a security problem in Iraq. The statement came amid Bush's visit in Botswana on the latest stage of his Southern Africa tour.

World | July 10, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 216

Blast Hits Philippines Market

At least five people are reported to have been killed and about 20 injured in a blast in a crowded market in the Philippines. The casualties in the city of Koronadal include a number of children, military spokesman said.

World | July 10, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 173

Moscow Bomb Kills Explosive Expert

A state security expert has been killed in a Moscow street, while trying to defuse an explosive device. The blast early on Thursday comes less than a week after a double suicide bomb attack at a musical festival in the city, which killed 14.

World | July 10, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 199

Hong Kong Bus Crash Kills 22

At least 22 people have been killed when a bus plunged off a road in Hong Kong. The double-decker bus packed with schoolchildren and commuters left the Tuen Mun motorway in western Kowloon, a Hong Kong suburb, and careered down a 50-metre slope.

World | July 10, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 725

US, Egyptians Met with Palestinians

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World | July 10, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 188

Schroeder Cancels Italy Holiday after Insult

German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has cancelled his planned holiday in Italy in the wake of anti-German remarks from an Italian government official, Deutsche Welle reported Wednesday. Stefano Stefani, an Italian junior minister responsible for tourism,

World | July 9, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 238