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DONOR COUNTRIES AT THE AFGHAN AID CONFERENCE IN TOKYO HAVE PLEDGED USD...

Donor countries at the Afghan aid conference in Tokyo have pledged USD 1.8 BLN for 2002, and a total of USD 4.

World | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

TWO UNIDENTIFIED GUNMEN ON MOTORCYCLES HAVE OPENED FIRE ON THE AMERICA...

Two unidentified gunmen on motorcycles have opened fire on the American Center in Kolkata (Calcutta), eastern India, killing at least four Indian guards and injuring 14 other people. No U.

World | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 494

THE FAR-RIGHT AUSTRIAN FREEDOM PARTY HAS WON RESOUNDING SUPPORT FOR IT...

The far-right Austrian Freedom Party has won resounding support for its petition against a Czech nuclear power station bordering Austria that has caused a bitter row between the two neighbours. More than 900,000 people - nearly a sixth of Austrian voters

World | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 454

RESIDENTS OF THE STRICKEN CONGOLESE TOWN OF GOMA ARE REPORTEDLY RISKIN...

Residents of the stricken Congolese town of Goma are reportedly risking their lives by using the local lake for drinking, bathing and cooking.

World | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 405

A FORMER EXECUTIVE WITH THE BANKRUPT AMERICAN ENERGY GIANT ENRON HAS S...

A former executive with the bankrupt American energy giant Enron has said that documents were destroyed at the firm's headquarters in Texas long after a court order forbidding such action.

World | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 403

INTERNATIONAL DONORS MEETING IN TOKYO HAVE PROMISED A TOTAL OF $4.5BN ...

International donors meeting in Tokyo have promised a total of $4.5bn to help Afghanistan to start rebuilding after years of war.

World | January 22, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 550

MORE RESIDENTS IGNORED WARNINGS AND RETURNED TO THE VOLCANO-STRICKEN C...

More residents ignored warnings and returned to the volcano-stricken city of Goma on Monday -- as molten lava caused a petrol station to explode. Many of Goma's residents fled to neighboring Rwanda when Mount Nyiragongo erupted, but decided to come home a

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 468

STEEL FROM THE WRECKAGE OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER IS DESTINED FOR A NE...

Steel from the wreckage of the World Trade Center is destined for a new life in India and China, where it has been sent for recycling and is set to end up in new construction projects. The World Trade Center's broken steel outer skeleton comprised of stee

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

THE LEADER OF AFGHANISTAN'S TALIBAN MOVEMENT, MULLAH MOHAMMAD OMAR, RE...

The leader of Afghanistan's Taliban movement, Mullah Mohammad Omar, reportedly survived a direct U.S.

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 611

ISRAELI TROOPS, BACKED BY HELICOPTERS AND DOZENS OF TANKS, SEIZED THE ...

Israeli troops, backed by helicopters and dozens of tanks, seized the Palestinian-ruled city of Tulkarem early Monday, establishing positions all over the town. The Palestinian security sources say one Palestinian was killed and seven were wounded during

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 541

TAIWANESE PRESIDENT CHEN SHUI-BIAN HAS NAMED HIS CHIEF OF STAFF AS PRI...

Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian has named his chief of staff as prime minister after the entire cabinet resigned earlier on Monday. Yu Shyi-ku's appointment was part of a reshuffle which BBC correspondents said is aimed at consolidating the president's

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 467

RICH NATIONS PROMISED MORE THAN $1.5 BILLION ON MONDAY TO START THE LO...

Rich nations promised more than $1.5 billion on Monday to start the long process of rebuilding Afghanistan as aid agencies within the country launched a campaign to save thousands of Afghans from starvation.

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 568

PALESTINIAN GUNMEN IN THE WEST BANK BATTLED ISRAELI TROOPS ON SUNDAY W...

Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank battled Israeli troops on Sunday while thousands protested in the Gaza Strip in support of President Yasser Arafat, blockaded for weeks at his Ramallah headquarters.The unrest followed a deadly Palestinian shooting atta

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WHO FLED A VOLCANIC ERUPTION IN CONGO STRE...

Tens of thousands of people who fled a volcanic eruption in Congo streamed back to their ruined town across a vast field of still steaming lava on Sunday, throwing emergency relief plans into disarray. The returnees, gambling that no more lava from Mount

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 492

AFGHANISTAN'S INTERIM LEADER, HAMID KARZAI, APPEALED TO THE WORLD SUND...

Afghanistan's interim leader, Hamid Karzai, appealed to the world Sunday for help in getting his devastated country back on its feet after two decades of strife and disaster that created a breeding ground for terrorism. Officials from more than 60 governm

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 510

THE CEO OF ARTHUR ANDERSEN, THE ACCOUNTING FIRM RESPONSIBLE FOR AUDITI...

The CEO of Arthur Andersen, the accounting firm responsible for auditing Enron, conceded Sunday that his company made errors but said that the energy giant's demise was ultimately the result of a failed business model, not shady accounting.

World | January 21, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 531

ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS EXCHANGED GUNFIRE SATURDAY NIGHT NEAR THE HE...

Israelis and Palestinians exchanged gunfire Saturday night near the headquarters of Palestinian leader President Yasser Arafat, and rounds of tank fire were heard in and near the West Bank city.

World | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

A UNITED STATES MILITARY HELICOPTER CRASHED IN NORTHERN AFGHANISTAN ON...

A United States military helicopter crashed in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing two of the seven Marines on board, the U.S.

World | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 571

REFUGEES WHO FLED AFRICA'S MOST DESTRUCTIVE VOLCANIC ERUPTION IN 25 YE...

Refugees who fled Africa's most destructive volcanic eruption in 25 years pleaded for food and water on Saturday as a relentless river of black lava destroyed homes and roads for a third day. Fires raged and tremors shook the earth throughout the Rwanda-D

World | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 694

CHINA HAS SAID ITS INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS FOUND MORE THAN 20 SPYING DEV...

China has said its intelligence officers found more than 20 spying devices in a Boeing 767 meant to become President Jiang Zemin's official plane after it arrived from the United States, published reports said on Saturday.

World | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 567

A WINTER STORM BATTERED U.S. EAST COAST CITIES FROM WASHINGTON TO NEW ...

A winter storm battered U.S.

World | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632
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