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A SENIOR PALESTINIAN MILITANT HAS DIED IN A SHOOTOUT WITH ISRAELI TROO...

A senior Palestinian militant has died in a shootout with Israeli troops, Palestinian and Israeli sources said. The man, identified by Palestinian medical sources as Khamis Ahmed Ali Abdullah, was said to be a senior member of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades

World | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 848

A SUSPENDED STUDENT WHO OPENED FIRE WEDNESDAY AT A LAW SCHOOL IN SOUTH...

A suspended student who opened fire Wednesday at a law school in southwestern Virginia, leaving three people dead and three others wounded, was described as "a time bomb" by a local doctor who recently treated him for stress. One of those killed was the d

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U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL HAS PROMISED CONTINUED U.S. SUPPO...

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THE GERMAN ECONOMY TURNED IN ITS WORST PERFORMANCE IN ALMOST A DECADE ...

The German economy turned in its worst performance in almost a decade in 2001, as the global slowdown hurt exports and hampered investment. The Federal Statistics Office said on Thursday that Germany's gross domestic product grew by just 0.

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RICHARD REID, WHOM ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN ASHCROFT REFERRED TO AS "AN A...

Richard Reid, whom Attorney General John Ashcroft referred to as "an al Qaeda-trained terrorist," was indicted Wednesday on charges related to his alleged attempt to set off a bomb in his shoe aboard an airliner. Reid was initially charged with interferin

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WEDNESDAY MARKED THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE PEACE ACCO...

Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the signing of the peace accords that ended El Salvador's 12-year civil war between a right-wing dictatorship and guerrillas of the leftist Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front. A recently released poll reveal

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A U.S. MARINE CORPS GENERAL SAID WEDNESDAY THAT THE AL QAEDA AND TALIB...

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INDIA'S MILITARY SAYS IT HAS FULLY MOBILIZED ITS NAVY, ADDING FIREPOWE...

India's military says it has fully mobilized its navy, adding firepower to its massive infantry presence along its border in a tense military stand-off with Pakistan.

World | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 509

NEARLY 11 YEARS AFTER THE BEGINNING OF THE GULF WAR, IRAQ IS CALLING F...

Nearly 11 years after the beginning of the Gulf War, Iraq is calling for reconciliation with its neighbours. Last month, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein called for an Arab summit to be held in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

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JUST HOURS AFTER PRESIDENT ANDRES PASTRANA ACCEPTED AN ELEVENTH-HOUR A...

Just hours after President Andres Pastrana accepted an eleventh-hour accord to salvage Colombia's three-year-old peace process, leftist rebels came out fighting Tuesday. Pastrana had given a U.

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A LEADING FINANCIER OF THE AL QAEDA TERRORIST NETWORK HAS "TURNED HIMS...

A leading financier of the al Qaeda terrorist network has "turned himself in" at the airport in Kandahar, potentially providing a bonanza of intelligence information on the group, U.S.

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ISRAEL SAYS IT WANTS PROOF THAT PALESTINIAN POLICE HAVE ARRESTED AHMED...

Israel says it wants proof that Palestinian police have arrested Ahmed Saadat, the leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). "Until I see him behind bars, I won't believe it," Raanan Gissin, an adviser to Israeli Prime Minister A

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US SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL HAS ARRIVED IN PAKISTAN, WHERE HE H...

US Secretary of State Colin Powell has arrived in Pakistan, where he hopes to defuse tensions with India over Kashmir. Mr Powell has said he believes that "the rush towards conflict has slowed quite a bit".

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THE GROWING SCANDAL OVER THE COLLAPSE OF ENRON CORP. DEEPENED, WITH AC...

The growing scandal over the collapse of Enron Corp. deepened, with accounting firm Andersen saying its lead partner for auditing the energy trader had ordered documents destroyed after learning federal regulators wanted to see them.

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THE UNITED STATES WILL TRY CAPTURED AMERICAN TALIBAN FIGHTER JOHN WALK...

The United States will try captured American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh on charges of aiding and abetting a terrorist organization, Attorney General John Ashcroft said on Tuesday.

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U.S. MARINES TUESDAY UNCOVERED A CACHE OF WEAPONS HIDDEN IN CAVES AND ...

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BRITAIN HAS TEMPORARILY HALTED THE DEPORTATION OF ASYLUM-SEEKERS TO ZI...

Britain has temporarily halted the deportation of asylum-seekers to Zimbabwe after Home Secretary David Blunkett called for a review of the situation. The move comes amid international concern for supporters of Zimbabwe's opposition politicians, after Pre

World | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 569

U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL CALLS FOR INDIA AND PAKISTAN TO P...

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ENRON CHAIRMAN KENNETH LAY WAS WARNED IN AUGUST 2001 OF THE ACCOUNTING...

Enron chairman Kenneth Lay was warned in August 2001 of the accounting irregularities that brought the once-mighty energy trading company to its knees, according to US Congressional investigators. Evidence before the House of Representatives' Energy and C

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THE UNITED NATIONS SAYS AFGHANISTAN IS CLOSE TO BANKRUPTCY AND NEEDS F...

The United Nations says Afghanistan is close to bankruptcy and needs funds immediately. Ahmed Fawzi, spokesman for the UN special representative for Afghanistan, said the national kitty was now below $10m.

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THE FRENCH INVESTIGATING MAGISTRATE WHO LED THE MAIN INVESTIGATION INT...

The French investigating magistrate who led the main investigation into allegations of corruption against President Chirac has announced he's retiring, saying that his work was sabotaged. In his first ever interview, Judge Eric Halphen, who worked on the

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