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ISRAELI FORCES MAINTAINED THEIR HOLD ON TWO WEST BANK REFUGEE CAMPS ON...

Israeli forces maintained their hold on two West Bank refugee camps on Saturday despite international calls to withdraw after fierce fighting that has killed 20 Palestinians and two soldiers. The two-day-old assault on the crowded camps of Balata and Jeni

World | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 488

THE SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA WILL GET AT LEAST ONE MORE DAY IN SPACE AND...

The space shuttle Columbia will get at least one more day in space and its crew is likely to press on with their mission to the Hubble Space Telescope despite a problem with a critical coolant system that developed shortly after launch on Friday, NASA sai

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AT LEAST 50 PEOPLE, MOSTLY MUSLIMS, DIED ON FRIDAY IN FRESH ATTACKS IN...

At least 50 people, mostly Muslims, died on Friday in fresh attacks in India's western Gujarat state, racked by three days of Hindu-Muslim bloodshed that has now claimed about 260 lives, officials said. The latest deaths occurred near the Gujarat town of

World | March 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 523

UNARMED CUBAN SPECIAL FORCES ENTERED THE MEXICAN EMBASSY IN HAVANA IN ...

Unarmed Cuban special forces entered the Mexican Embassy in Havana in the early hours of Friday to expel 21 young men who stormed the compound earlier this week in a hijacked bus, the government and witnesses said. The operation, accompanied by muffled sh

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TROOPS ARRIVED IN INDIA'S RIOT-TORN WESTERN STATE OF GUJARAT ON FRIDAY...

Troops arrived in India's riot-torn western state of Gujarat on Friday to crush religious violence that has killed more than 190 people in two days, the worst communal bloodshed in a decade. The state's main city, Ahmedabad, and the eye of the violence, t

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U.S. MILITARY INSTRUCTORS WILL ARRIVE IN EX-SOVIET GEORGIA THIS MONTH ...

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THE ISRAELI ARMY PUSHED INTO A SECOND WEST BANK REFUGEE CAMP FRIDAY AN...

The Israeli army pushed into a second West Bank refugee camp Friday and fought gunmen in what it called an attempt to smash terror, as a poll showed Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's popularity at a new low. Palestinian officials said the raids were intended

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IN THE LARGEST ASSAULT ON REFUGEE CAMPS SINCE FIGHTING BETWEEN ISRAEL ...

In the largest assault on refugee camps since fighting between Israel and Palestinians began 17 months ago, Israel launched major attacks Thursday in what it says is an attempt to root out terrorists in the West Bank. The Israeli assaults with tanks, heli

World | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 553

U.S. WARPLANES ON THURSDAY ATTACKED IRAQI AIR-DEFENSE SITES IN A "NO-F...

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“O BROTHER," A BLUEGRASS SOUNDTRACK THAT TOPPED THE COUNTRY CHARTS LAS...

“O Brother," a bluegrass soundtrack that topped the country charts last year, won five Grammys, including an upset award for album of the year, defeating works by U2, Bob Dylan, OutKast and India.Arie.

World | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 530

A MASSIVE NATO OPERATION IS UNDER WAY NEAR THE SOUTHERN BOSNIAN TOWN O...

A massive NATO operation is under way near the southern Bosnian town of Foca, widely believed to be the hiding place of the former Bosnian Serb President and war crimes suspect, Radovan Karadzic. Reports say people are not being allowed to leave their hou

World | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

FIFTY-ONE SUSPECTS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOLLOWING AN ARSON ATTACK ON A T...

Fifty-one suspects have been arrested following an arson attack on a train in the western Indian state of Gujarat, which killed 58 people, government officials said. Those arrested are being held on charges of arson, rioting and looting.

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THE UNITED NATIONS AND A LEADING CHARITY HAVE LAUNCHED AN INQUIRY INTO...

The United Nations and a leading charity have launched an inquiry into allegations that relief agency staff sexually exploited refugee children in Africa. U.

World | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 467

A PALESTINIAN WOMAN WITH EXPLOSIVES STRAPPED TO HER BODY BLEW HERSELF ...

A Palestinian woman with explosives strapped to her body blew herself up in a suicide attack at a West Bank checkpoint, wounding at least two Israeli police officers and killing two other Palestinians in her car, Israeli military sources said. The attack

World | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 468

SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC HAS MADE A FRESH DEMAND FOR HIS RELEASE FROM CUSTOD...

Slobodan Milosevic has made a fresh demand for his release from custody, saying it is hindering his ability to defend himself at his war crimes trial. He clashed bitterly on Wednesday with trial judge Richard May as he insisted he was being treated unjust

World | February 27, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 441

AUSTRIAN RAIL INVESTIGATORS HAVE BEGUN TRYING TO FIND OUT WHAT CAUSED ...

Austrian rail investigators have begun trying to find out what caused a train crash which left six people dead and 15 injured. Two freight trains collided near the Austrian capital, Vienna, in one of the country's worst railway accidents in recent years.

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SLAIN AMERICAN JOURNALIST DANIEL PEARL DISCUSSED HIS JEWISH HERITAGE A...

Slain American journalist Daniel Pearl discussed his Jewish heritage and made propaganda statements, under apparent duress, on a roughly produced videotape that also contained violent footage of his death, CNN Correspondent Connie Chung reported who viewe

World | February 27, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 464

PRIME MINISTER JUNICHIRO KOIZUMI, SEEKING TO REKINDLE GROWTH IN JAPAN,...

Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, seeking to rekindle growth in Japan, unveiled a new plan Wednesday designed to end deflation and haul the economy out of its third recession in a decade. But even before the announcement, analysts were skeptical that the

World | February 27, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

UP TO 30 PEOPLE DIED WHEN A TRAIN CARRYING HINDU ACTIVISTS FROM THE CO...

Up to 30 people died when a train carrying Hindu activists from the controversial site of a razed mosque was set on fire in western India on Wednesday, officials said. The activists were returning from northern Ayodhya, where hard-line Hindus are gatherin

World | February 27, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

EUROPEAN UNION FOREIGN POLICY CHIEF JAVIER SOLANA FLEW INTO SAUDI ARAB...

European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana flew into Saudi Arabia Wednesday to discuss Arab-Israeli peacemaking after Crown Prince Abdullah revived an Arab offer to trade Israeli-occupied land for peace. Solana cut short a visit to Israel and the P

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GEORGIA SAID WEDNESDAY IT WAS NOT PLANNING JOINT ANTI-TERROR OPERATION...

Georgia said Wednesday it was not planning joint anti-terror operations with U.S.

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