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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: 510

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: 609

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: 497

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: 535

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: 551

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: 572

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: 427

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: 611

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: 743

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: 611

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: 672

SPEAKING AHEAD OF A DONORS' CONFERENCE NEXT WEEK, JAPAN'S SPECIAL ENVO...

Speaking ahead of a donors' conference next week, Japan's special envoy for Afghanistan on Saturday urged the global community to commit to the long haul to rebuild the country, shattered by war and disaster. Donors are set to pledge billions of dollars t

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 639

A FEDERAL JUDGE FRIDAY DENIED A REQUEST TO TELEVISE THE TRIAL OF ZACAR...

A federal judge Friday denied a request to televise the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui, the first person charged in the September 11 terrorist attacks.

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 646

PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH ON FRIDAY SPOKE BY TELEPHONE TO ARGENTINE PRE...

President George W. Bush on Friday spoke by telephone to Argentine President Eduardo Duhalde and assured him that the United States will help Argentina when his government commits to a sound, sustainable economic recovery plan.

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 692

REFUGEES ARE CONTINUING TO FLEE A DEVASTATING VOLCANIC ERUPTION IN CEN...

Refugees are continuing to flee a devastating volcanic eruption in central Africa amid fears of a major humanitarian crisis in the region. Hundreds of thousands of people left their homes after the Nyiragongo volcano erupted on Thursday, with smoking lava

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 696

PAKISTANI PRESIDENT GEN. PERVEZ MUSHARRAF SAID FRIDAY HE THINKS OSAMA ...

Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said Friday he thinks Osama bin Laden has not been able to get treatment for his kidney disease and is most likely dead.

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 481

ISRAELI SOLDIERS BLEW UP THE BUILDING HOUSING THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE ...

Israeli soldiers blew up the building housing the headquarters of the Voice of Palestine radio service and some Palestinian television studio facilities early Saturday, eyewitnesses told CNN. It was the latest action by Israel to step up pressure on the P

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 544

BOSNIAN AUTHORITIES HAVE HANDED OVER TO U.S. CUSTODY SIX ALGERIANS DET...

Bosnian authorities have handed over to U.S.

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 525

US SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL HAS SAID HE IS ENCOURAGED THAT A SO...

US Secretary of State Colin Powell has said he is encouraged that a solution can be found in the military standoff between India and Pakistan centred on Kashmir. Mr Powell, who has ended a visit to India as part of a peace-making tour of South Asia

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 473

IRAQI PRESIDENT SADDAM HUSSEIN HAS SAID BAGHDAD IS READY FOR ANOTHER F...

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has said Baghdad is ready for another full-scale attack by America but would defeat any new military campaign.

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 548

FRENCH PRIME MINISTER LIONEL JOSPIN HAS SUFFERED A SETBACK AFTER THE C...

French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin has suffered a setback after the country's highest court ruled that a bill to give the island of Corsica limited self-government was unconstitutional. The Constitutional Council threw out legislation to give the trouble

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 524
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