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THE HEADS OF ARGENTINA'S LARGEST BANKS, WHICH ARE BEARING SOME OF THE ...

The heads of Argentina's largest banks, which are bearing some of the heaviest costs of the devaluation, met with the economy minister and said in a statement they were "willing to go along with the effort" to end the brutal recession. Meanwhile, Argentin

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THE WAR ON TERRORISM AFTER AFGHANISTAN COULD FOCUS ON DENYING TERRORIS...

The war on terrorism after Afghanistan could focus on denying terrorist groups sanctuary in such places as Somalia, Yemen, Indonesia and the Philippines, countries where they have sometimes operated freely, according to Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wo

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BEIJING HAS WARNED THE UNITED STATES NOT TO INTERFERE AS IT REACTED TO...

Beijing has warned the United States not to interfere as it reacted to criticism over the detention of a Hong Kong resident accused of smuggling bibles into China. The spokesman commented after U.

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PAKISTAN'S PRESIDENT PERVEZ MUSHARRAF IS CLOSE TO UNVEILING A "BOLD AN...

Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf is close to unveiling a "bold and principled" initiative aimed at easing the threat of war with India, according to U.S.

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WITH DANGEROUS BLAZES CONFINED TO THE COASTAL REGION ABOUT 200 KILOMET...

With dangerous blazes confined to the coastal region about 200 kilometers (120 miles) to the south of Sydney, the arduous task of mopping up after the 16-day bush fire crisis has begun. The son of the Britain's Queen Elizabeth, Prince Andrew, meanwhile, h

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A FIREFIGHT BETWEEN PALESTINIAN GUNMEN AND ISRAELI TROOPS AT A FORTIFI...

A firefight between Palestinian gunmen and Israeli troops at a fortified Israeli army post early Wednesday killed two Palestinians near where the borders of Israel, Gaza, and Egypt converge, Palestinian security and Israeli military officials said. There

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PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT SAID TUESDAY IF ANY PALESTINIAN AUTHO...

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat said Tuesday if any Palestinian Authority officials are involved in an arms shipment intercepted by Israel, they will be punished, but he said he did not believe any were. The Palestinian Authority announced Monday it was

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U.S. FORCES HAVE CAPTURED TWO SENIOR AL QAEDA FIGHTERS NEAR A SUSPECTE...

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MICROSOFT CORP. UNVEILED ITS LATEST GADGET FOR IN-HOME ENTERTAINMENT, ...

Microsoft Corp. unveiled its latest gadget for in-home entertainment, a tablet-like device that is a cross between a handheld computer and a TV remote control.

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INDIA SAYS IT SEES NO CHANGE IN PAKISTAN'S STANCE TOWARDS TERRORISM AN...

India says it sees no change in Pakistan's stance towards terrorism and is waiting for President Pervez Musharraf to take "substantive" steps towards curbing the activities of Islamic militants. Relations between India and Pakistan have soured to their wo

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U.S. TROOPS ARE WRAPPING UP THEIR HUNT FOR OSAMA BIN LADEN IN THE MOUN...

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THE FIRST CONTINGENT OF 70 GERMAN TROOPS IS DUE TO ARRIVE IN AFGHANIST...

The first contingent of 70 German troops is due to arrive in Afghanistan to join the international stabilisation force. They are due to join 32 Dutch troops for the journey onward to Kabul, via Trabzon in northern Turkey.

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THE HEAD OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) HAS SAID IT IS READY...

The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said it is ready to work with Argentina to solve the debt-ridden country's problems. But IMF managing director Horst Koehler said Argentina's difficulties were "home-grown" and finding a solution would

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UNITED STATES PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH HAS CALLED ON THE PAKISTANI LEADER...

United States President George Bush has called on the Pakistani leader, Pervez Musharraf, to make a clear statement to the world that he intends to crack down on terror.

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HEAVY SNOW AND FREEZING CONDITIONS IN TURKEY HAVE NOW CLAIMED 11 LIVES...

Heavy snow and freezing conditions in Turkey have now claimed 11 lives, and cut off thousands of villages.

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UK PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR HAS BECOME THE FIRST WORLD LEADER TO VISI...

UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has become the first world leader to visit Afghanistan since the fall of the Taleban. He was also the first to meet the new interim leader, Hamid Karzai, on his home soil, during a visit to Bagram air base north of Kabul.

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AUSTRALIA'S TWO-WEEK-OLD BUSH FIRE CRISIS HAS FINALLY TAKEN A TURN FOR...

Australia's two-week-old bush fire crisis has finally taken a turn for the better, with unexpectedly heavy overnight rainfall in and around Sydney bringing some relief to the beleaguered city. But fire authorities warned Monday that the rain had not been

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FRANCE IS CALLING ON ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER SILVIO BERLUSCONI TO REAFF...

France is calling on Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to reaffirm his commitment to the development of Europe, after the country's foreign minister resigned over European policy. Berlusconi appointed himself the country's interim foreign minister

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FORD MOTOR COMPANY'S BOARD WILL THIS WEEK APPROVE A US RESTRUCTURING E...

Ford Motor Company's board will this week approve a US restructuring expected to involve up to 20,000 job losses, closure of plants and capacity cutbacks, Financial Times wrote.

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BRITISH PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR IS PREPARING TO HOLD TALKS IN PAKIST...

British Prime Minister Tony Blair is preparing to hold talks in Pakistan in the latest stage of international efforts to ease tensions with neighboring nuclear rival India. After meeting with the Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf he will travel

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ARGENTINA HAS DEVALUED ITS CURRENCY, THE PESO, BY NEARLY 30 PERCENT IN...

Argentina has devalued its currency, the peso, by nearly 30 percent in a bid to tackle the growing economic crisis. The devaluation, announced on Sunday by Economic Minister Jorge Remes Lenicov, is the latest blow to the country's crippled economy as new

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