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INDIAN PRIME MINISTER ATAL BEHARI VAJPAYEE HAS SAID HIS GOVERNMENT IS ...

Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee has said his government is discussing war as an option in response to last week's raid on parliament but is using diplomacy with Pakistan as its first weapon.

World | December 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 594

UNITED STATES DEFENCE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD HAS WARNED THAT EUROPE...

United States Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has warned that European cities could be targets of terrorist attacks similar to those which struck America on 11 September. Speaking at a meeting of Nato defence ministers in Brussels, Mr Rumsfeld said Euro

World | December 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 637

THE NEW INTERIM LEADER OF AFGHANISTAN, HAMID KARZAI, HAS WELCOMED PROP...

The new interim leader of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has welcomed proposals for an international security force. But he stressed that such a force was a purely temporary measure, only needed until the new Afghan Government was able to put in place its own

World | December 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 670

U.S. DEFENCE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD IS HOLDING A TWO-DAY MEETING IN...

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World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION IS STEPPING UP PRESSURE ON THE EUROPEAN COMMIS...

The Bush administration is stepping up pressure on the European Commission to approve imports of a dozen crops made with genetically-modified organisms, warning that a continuation of the moratorium could escalate into a serious trade dispute.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 622

THE UNITED STATES RESUMED ITS OFFICIAL DIPLOMATIC PRESENCE IN AFGHANIS...

The United States resumed its official diplomatic presence in Afghanistan when it raised the flag Monday at the U.S.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 672

A HANDFUL OF PRISONERS CAPTURED BY ANTI-TALIBAN FORCES SAID MONDAY THE...

A handful of prisoners captured by anti-Taliban forces said Monday they believe terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden is hiding out in Tora Bora, but the U.S.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 590

ARGENTINA ON MONDAY VOWED TO SLASH ITS BUDGET SPENDING BY NEARLY A FIF...

Argentina on Monday vowed to slash its budget spending by nearly a fifth in 2002 to ensure it can service its debt, but social protest at government austerity and banking curbs continued to flare.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 643

INDIA TUESDAY ACCUSED PAKISTAN OF TRYING TO WIPE OUT ITS POLITICAL LEA...

India Tuesday accused Pakistan of trying to wipe out its political leadership in last week's suicide attack on parliament because Islamabad could not accept a powerful and secular neighbor.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 550

TWO U.S. TRANSPORT PLANES CAME UNDER ATTACK BY STINGER GROUND-TO-AIR M...

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World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 643

U.S. MILITARY FORCES HAVE FIVE AL QAEDA GUERRILLAS IN CUSTODY, BUT THE...

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World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 601

PORTUGUESE STAR LUIS FIGO HAS BEEN VOTED WORLD FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR ...

Portuguese star Luis Figo has been voted World Footballer of the Year by the sport's governing body, FIFA. Figo plays in Spain for Real Madrid.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 866

AFGHANISTAN'S NEW INTERIM LEADER, HAMID KARZAI, HAS ARRIVED IN ROME FO...

Afghanistan's new interim leader, Hamid Karzai, has arrived in Rome for talks with former King Zahir Shah.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 664

PRISONERS CAPTURED BY ANTI-TALIBAN FORCES IN EASTERN AFGHANISTAN SAID ...

Prisoners captured by anti-Taliban forces in eastern Afghanistan said they believe terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden is still in the mountainous Tora Bora region, CNN reported on December 17. That contradicts other reports on the whereabouts of the wor

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 509

PORTUGUESE PRIME MINISTER ANTONIO GUTERRES OFFERED HIS RESIGNATION TO...

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres offered his resignation to President Jorge Sampaio Monday afternoon. Guterres' Socialist Party suffered a sweeping defeat on Sunday at the hands of the opposition Social Democrats in local elections.

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 612

GEOLOGIST CHIRANANDA DE TOLD THE BBC THAT FOSSILISED RAIN IMPRINTS WER...

Geologist Chirananda De told the BBC that fossilised rain imprints were found on a rippled surface in primitive rocks in the lower Vindhyan range in Madhya Pradesh state. ''These imprints, which are at least 1,600 million years old, constitute one of the

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 752

EURO COINS HAVE GONE ON SALE IN GERMANY, ACCOMPANIED BY CELEBRATIONS I...

Euro coins have gone on sale in Germany, accompanied by celebrations in several major cities. But an opinion poll on Sunday found that only one in three Germans thought the euro would benefit them, confirming that many are still deeply ambiguous about the

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 791

PORTUGUESE PRIME MINISTER ANTONIO GUTERRES HAS SAID HE WILL TENDER HIS...

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres has said he will tender his resignation, after his ruling Socialist Party suffered a crushing defeat in the municipal elections. "This defeat is my defeat," he told a news conference.

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 804

A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL CH...

A major international conference on the multi-billion-dollar global child sex trade has opened in the Japanese city of Yokohama. More than 3,000 delegates from 137 countries are attending the four-day conference, the second of its kind.

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 704

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL EXPERTS SENT TO A REMOTE JUNGLE AREA OF NORTHERN...

International medical experts sent to a remote jungle area of northern Gabon are searching for victims of an Ebola outbreak that has already claimed 12 lives. A statement from the World Health Organisation said the 14-strong team of international and Gabo

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 716

PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT HAS CALLED ON THE ISRAELI PRIME MINIS...

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has called on the Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, to return to the negotiating table and urged militants to cease their attacks on Israel.

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 661
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