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Two Indonesian Men Questioned Over Bali Bomb Attack

Two Indonesian men are being intensively questioned by police investigating the bomb attack in Bali which killed nearly 200 people on Saturday. Indonesian police chief Da'i Bachtiar said the identity card of one of them had been found close to the nightcl

World | October 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 161

Two Friends of Mall Bomber Near Helsinki Detained

Finnish police have been questioning two internet chat friends of a chemistry student suspected of killing himself and six others on Friday as he planted a bomb in a crowded shopping centre. "We are holding two of the bomber's friends," said a spokeswoman

World | October 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 254

Guard Kills Seven in Italy

A security guard has gone on the rampage in north-western Italy, killing seven people before committing suicide, police said. The victims are believed to be family members and neighbours.

World | October 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 176

New Sniper Killing Feared in Virginia

A woman has been shot dead with a single bullet outside Washington DC, in the American state of Virginia. Police said they were assuming a link to the recent series of sniper attacks in the area, which have left eight dead and two wounded.

World | October 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 168

"Bin Laden" Hails Anti-Western Attacks

The Arabic television channel Al Jazeera has broadcast what it says is a message from Osama Bin Laden, in which he hails as "heroic" last week's attacks on US Marines in Kuwait and on a French supertanker off Yemen. The statement - which Al Jazeera says b

World | October 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 178

Kenya's Opposition Team up With Dissidents

Kenya's main opposition parties have teamed up with dissidents from the ruling party and are promising to field a single candidate in presidential elections due in December. They announced what is being termed a super alliance, called the National Rainbow

World | October 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 315

Northern Ireland Assembly Suspended

Devolution in Northern Ireland is to be suspended for the fourth time at midnight on Monday amid a further crisis in the political process. The latest deadlock has been caused by allegations of IRA intelligence gathering inside the Northern Ireland Office

World | October 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

Indonesia Blames al-Qaeda for Bali Bombing

Indonesia's defence minister has accused Osama Bin Laden's al-Qaeda network of involvement in the massive bomb attack on the island of Bali which killed at least 188 people. The American FBI and experts from Australia and Britain have joined investigation

World | October 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 406

Death Toll in Bali Set at 187

Investigations have begun into the bomb on the Indonesian island of Bali that ripped through a nightclub on Saturday night killing 187 people and injuring 309. Australia, home to the majority of the blast's victims, has announced that Foreign Minister Ale

World | October 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

Investigations into Ukraine-Iraq Link Start Today

British and American experts will begin work on Monday in Ukraine investigating claims that the government there has sold a military radar system to Iraq. Such a sale would be in breach of United Nations sanctions against Iraq.

World | October 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

Havana Conference Marks Cuban Missile Crisis

A conference in Havana marking the 40th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis has ended with a visit by participants to sites related to the dispute that brought the United States and the Soviet Union to the brink of nuclear war. The delegates - who inc

World | October 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 673

No President Elected in Serbia

Serbia will have to hold fresh presidential elections after only 45.5% of eligible voters turned out for Sunday's run-off, independent elections monitors said.

World | October 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 363

Ivory Coast Rebels Say Have Taken Key City

Rebels in the Ivory Coast say they have taken the western cocoa-producing centre of Daloa - even as a new round of peace talks begins. There have been reports of fighting around Daloa since Saturday, but rebel claims that the city has fallen have not been

World | October 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 130

Palestinian Toddler Killed in Gaza

Two Palestinians were killed in the Gaza Strip, including a toddler crushed when Israeli forces dynamited a house in Rafah, while two Palestinian gunmen died in a shootout while infiltrating southern Israel from Egypt for the first time.

World | October 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 167

Pakistan Call EU Stand on Vote Untrue

Pakistan has rejected as "untrue" EU charges that the voting process in the elections was flawed, as an anti-US Islamic alliance loomed large over a new hung parliament. Accusations that authorities interfered with the electoral process were "indeed unfor

World | October 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 160

Student Suspect in Mall Blast Near Helsinki

One of seven people killed in an explosion at a busy shopping centre near Helsinki was suspected to have carried out the attack, police have said. "There are no indications of motives yet," police official Tero Haapala told a news conference on Saturday.

World | October 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 188

Presidential Run-off in Serbia

Voting has begun in the second round of Serbia's presidential election, with polling stations across the country opening at 0700 (0500 GMT). Voters have to choose between Vojislav Kostunica, a constitutional lawyer and moderate nationalist, and Miroljub

World | October 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 196

Devastating Car Bomb Blast in Bali

At least 182 people are now known to have died in a devastating car bomb blast at a crowded nightclub on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali. Hospital officials estimate that 75% of the dead were foreigners, among them Australians, Britons and Germans,

World | October 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 234

Iraq "Ready" to Receive Inspectors

Iraq has told the chief United Nations arms inspector that it is ready to receive inspectors in a week's time - a move dismissed by the US as another delaying tactic. In a letter to Hans Blix, the UN's chief arms inspector, Iraq said inspectors could retu

World | October 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 138

EU Criticizes Pakistani Poll

International observers from the European Union say Pakistan's general election was seriously flawed by official interference in favour of parties supporting President Pervez Musharraf. Results from Thursday's election give a party allied to President Mus

World | October 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 213

Pakistan's "King's Party" Heads Poll

The party most closely linked to Pakistan's outgoing military regime emerged on Saturday as the main player and potential coalition builder in parliament, after an election in which an Islamic front won major gains. Dubbed the "king's party" for its perce

World | October 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 191
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