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IRISH VOTERS HAVE NARROWLY REJECTED A MOVE TO STRENGTHEN THE PREDOMINA...

Irish voters have narrowly rejected a move to strengthen the predominantly Roman Catholic country's abortion law, final results show. The referendum, held on Wednesday, focused on a legal loophole that allows women to have an abortion if they claim to be

World | March 8, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 465

U.S. OFFICIALS SAID THAT AS MANY AS HALF OF THE AL QAEDA AND TALIBAN F...

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ISRAELI TROOPS SWEPT THROUGH PALESTINIAN-RULED BETHLEHEM FRIDAY AS THE...

Israeli troops swept through Palestinian-ruled Bethlehem Friday as the United States prepared to follow a long trail of bloodshed with a new truce mission by its Middle East envoy. At least 34 Palestinians, including a general and a nine-year-old boy, had

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THE ASTRONAUTS JIM NEWMAN AND MIKE MASSIMINOWHO STARTED AN EXTENSIVE S...

The astronauts Jim Newman and Mike Massiminowho started an extensive series of upgrades Monday on Hubble, installed a new camera on the telescope on Thursday. Called the Advanced Camera for Surveys, or ACS, the camera is expected to greatly improve Hubble

World | March 7, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 544

A VIDEO OF AN AMERICAN MISSIONARY COUPLE HELD HOSTAGE BY ABU SAYYAF RE...

A video of an American missionary couple held hostage by Abu Sayyaf rebels in the Philippines has been released, showing them reading a statement from their captors. The statement read at gunpoint by Martin Burnham criticizes U.

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THE UNITED STATES HAS NO TIME FRAME FOR THE OPERATION IN EASTERN AFGHA...

The United States has no time frame for the operation in eastern Afghanistan, where al Qaeda and Taliban fighters have waged a fierce battle against allied fighters in the past several days, an Army spokesman said Thursday. "It'll go as long as the Taliba

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PRESIDENT PERVEZ MUSHARRAF HAS TOLD PAKISTANI WOMEN HIS GOVERNMENT WIL...

President Pervez Musharraf has told Pakistani women his government will end discrimination and violence against them. Political empowerment will enable women to fight for their rights.

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DIPLOMATS IN NEW YORK SAY THE UNITED STATES HAS EVIDENCE WHICH IT SAYS...

Diplomats in New York say the United States has evidence which it says shows that Iraq has broken the terms of the United Nations oil-for-food programme. The diplomats say that photographs taken by US spy satellites indicate that trucks imported by Iraq f

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ISRAEL HAS INTENSIFIED ITS FIERCE OFFENSIVE AGAINST THE PALESTINIANS, ...

Israel has intensified its fierce offensive against the Palestinians, with dozens of tanks entering one West Bank city and F-16 fighter jets attacking another. Tanks poured into Tulkarm early on Thursday as helicopters fired missiles, killing one Palestin

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THREE DANISH AND TWO GERMAN SOLDIERS HAVE DIED IN AN EXPLOSION IN THE ...

Three Danish and two German soldiers have died in an explosion in the Afghan capital, Kabul. The German Defence Ministry said the five men, who were serving with the international peacekeeping force, were killed while destroying two Russian-made SA-3 grou

World | March 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 509

THE PRIME SUSPECT IN THE KIDNAP OF MURDERED U.S. REPORTER DANIEL PEARL...

The prime suspect in the kidnap of murdered U.S.

World | March 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 529

SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC SUFFERED A SETBACK ON WEDNESDAY WHEN WAR CRIMES TRI...

Slobodan Milosevic suffered a setback on Wednesday when war crimes tribunal judges at the Hague rejected his request for temporary release from custody to help him mount a more effective defense.

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ISRAEL SHELLED PALESTINIAN TARGETS BY LAND, AIR AND SEA WEDNESDAY IN R...

Israel shelled Palestinian targets by land, air and sea Wednesday in retaliation for a Palestinian rocket attack on an Israeli town. Seven Palestinians, including three civilians, and two Israeli soldiers were killed in one of the most intense Israeli ass

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PRESIDENT BUSH GREETED MARCH 6 THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW I,...

President Bush greeted March 6 the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians. Bartholomew is the spiritual leader of 14 autonomous Orthodox Christian churches, including those of Greece, Russia, Serbia, Albani

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INTERIM AFGHAN LEADER HAMID KARZAI SAID WEDNESDAY A U.S.-LED OFFENSIVE...

Interim Afghan leader Hamid Karzai said Wednesday a U.S.

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THERE HAS BEEN ANGRY INTERNATIONAL REACTION TO US PRESIDENT GEORGE W B...

There has been angry international reaction to US President George W Bush's decision to impose punishing tariffs on steel imports. President George Bush was responding to pressure from the US steel industry, which is struggling to compete with cheaper pro

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US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH HAS SAID HE WILL REDOUBLE HIS EFFORTS TO EN...

US President George W Bush has said he will redouble his efforts to end the cycle of violence in the Middle East. Speaking at a joint news conference with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Mr Bush praised recent peace initiatives by Egypt and Saudi Arabia

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U.S.-LED FORCES HAVE KILLED HALF THE TALIBAN AND AL QAEDA FIGHTERS HOL...

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THE EUROPEAN UNION, THE UK AND RUSSIA HAVE WARNED PRESIDENT BUSH AGAIN...

The European Union, the UK and Russia have warned President Bush against slapping punishing tariffs on steel imports. Mr Bush is to make an announcement on whether to impose a levy, touted to be between 20% and 40% on most imports, later on Tuesday.

World | March 5, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 461

THE CYCLE OF TERROR ATTACKS IN THE MIDEAST CONTINUED TO SPIRAL UPWARD ...

The cycle of terror attacks in the Mideast continued to spiral upward Tuesday, leaving five Israeli civilians dead in three separate attacks and eight Palestinians injured in an explosion at a school. Israeli helicopters have fired missiles on Palestinian

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THE TRIAL OF FORMER YUGOSLAV LEADER SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC HAS BEEN POSTPO...

The trial of former Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic has been postponed after a fire broke out in a kitchen at the war crimes tribunal in The Hague. The building was evacuated after thick smoke started billowing from the cafeteria on the second floor, j

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