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West Africa Weighs Liberia Crisis

West African leaders are gathering in Senegal to discuss a proposed peacekeeping force for Liberia, where the latest fighting claimed 90 lives in the capital in a single day. United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has urged West African nations and t

World | July 22, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

Bush Cautions Iran and Syria

US President George W Bush has accused Iran and Syria of continuing to support terrorism and warned that the US may take action. In one of his strongest threats to the two countries recently, Bush said their behaviour was "completely unacceptable" and tha

World | July 22, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 367

Italian PM Received Warm Welcome in the US

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi who arrived on a two-day visit to the US was warmly welcomed by US President George Bush at his ranch in Crawford in the US state of Texas. Berlusconi's trip is seen as a reward for his country's staunch support fo

World | July 21, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 388

US Soldier, Iraqi Translator Killed in Attack

One US soldier and an Iraqi translator were killed in an attack in northern Baghdad. The attack occurred at around 10:30 am in the Al-Sulaykh area of northern Baghdad.

World | July 21, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 388

Blast Rocks Building at Corsica Airport

A strong explosion rocked a warehouse at the airport outside the town of Bastia on the French mediterranean island of Corsica, causing no injuries, police said. The Sunday night explosion hit a building storing material to maintain roads, and a damage est

World | July 21, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

Over 17,000 Acres Burned in California Fire

More than 17,000 acres have been scorched by a wildfire sparked by lightning that injured two fire fighters and destroyed structures at a state university research station in a sparsely populated region of eastern San Diego. The fire, which began Wednesda

World | July 21, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 407

Blasts Hit Kosovo's Capital

Two blasts have rocked Kosovo's capital Pristina in what the police says was a deliberate attack on the judiciary of the UN-administered Yugoslav province. The explosions happened shortly after 21.

World | July 21, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 489

Saddam Hussein "Still Alive, Hiding in Iraq"

Deposed dictator Saddam Hussein is likely still alive and hiding out in Iraq, but will not be able to marshal the support for a comback, Iraq's US civilian adminstrator Paul Bremer said. "There is no public support for him.

World | July 20, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4351

US,Turkey Seek Cooperation for Iraq

Top Turkish and US generals held talks in Ankara on possible cooperation to oust Kurdish militants from northern Iraq. General John Abiziad, the new head of US Central Command which oversees US troops in Iraq, and the Turkish Armed Forces chief, General H

World | July 20, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

US Tourists Killed in Kenya Plain Crash

A light aircraft carrying US tourists was reported to have crashed on Mount Kenya in central Kenya Sunday. More than ten people are thought to have been on board the aircraft bound for a reserve in the north, Kenya TV channel said.

World | July 20, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 551

British PM Heads to S Korea

British Prime Minister Tony Blair headed to South Korea Sunday amid two crises -- a political storm at home threatening his career and fresh signs that North Korea may be forging ahead with a nuclear weapons program. Sunday Blair is scheduled to have talk

World | July 20, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

Two Explosions Hit Nice

Sixteen people are reported slightly injured by two explosions early on Sunday in the French Mediterranean city of Nice. The devices went off outside the regional tax and customs offices, about 50 metres apart, around 02.

World | July 20, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 349

Two US Soldiers Killed in Northern Iraq

Two soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division were killed and another wounded early Sunday when their convoy came under rocket-propelled grenade and small arms fire in northern Iraq, the U.S.

World | July 20, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 433

Sharon Meets Abbas on Sunday

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is to meet his Palestinian counterpart, Mahmoud Abbas in Jerusalem on Sunday. The two leaders are to discuss the implementation of the internationally backed "road map" peace plan.

World | July 19, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 411

Albanian FM Resigns

Albanian Foreign Minister Ilir Meta handed in his resignation late on Friday amid a power struggle with Prime Minister Fatos Nano. ''I resign because I do not want to be part of your governing falseness and hypocrisy.

World | July 19, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 362

UK Police: Found Body is Expert David Kelly

British police have confirmed that a body found Friday is that of missing British Ministry of Defence official David Kelly. Kelly, 59, died from bleeding from a cut to his left wrist, police said Saturday.

World | July 19, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

US Death Toll Exceeds 1991 Gulf War

Insurgents attacked a convoy with explosives, killing one American soldier, and fatally shot another who was guarding a bank in the Iraqi capital, AP reported. The two American deaths brought the total U.

World | July 19, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 479

N Korea Nuclear Threat "Serious"

North Korea poses the "most immediate and most serious threat" to efforts to control the world's nuclear weapons, the UN's atomic watchdog has warned. Mohamed ElBaradei, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, said he was concerned abo

World | July 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 367

Serb PM Rejected Corruption Claims

Serbia's Prime Minister Zoran Zivkovic dismissed allegations that senior members of his government are tainted by corruption. Many people tried to level such accusations against politicians in Serbia but had never been able to prove them, Zivkovic said.

World | July 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

US,UK Leaders Defended War in Iraq

US President George Bush and UK Prime Minister Tony Blair defended the war against Iraq and insisted the decision to topple Saddam Hussein was based on good intelligence after Blair's address to a joint session of the US Congress. Even if we were wrong ab

World | July 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 313

US Freed 11 Pakistanis from Guantanamo Prison

An American military aircraft brought back eleven Pakistani nationals after they were released from US custody at the maximum security prison at Guantanamo Bay. This is the biggest group to be set free from among the fifty-fout Pakistanis taken to the Cam

World | July 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 273
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