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GDP IN THE GROUP OF SEVEN LEADING INDUSTRIAL NATIONS SHRANK BY 0.2 PER...

GDP in the Group of Seven leading industrial nations shrank by 0.2 per cent in Q3, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said on December 12.

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U.S. B-52 BOMBERS RESUME HEAVY ATTACKS ON AL QAEDA FIGHTERS HOLDING OU...

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“YASSER ARAFAT PLEDGED TO FIGHT TERRORISM AND CRACK DOWN ON ORGANIZATI...

“Yasser Arafat pledged to fight terrorism and crack down on organizations that support it,” European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana said after meeting with the Palestinian Authority president on December 11. Solana also met with leaders of Pales

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ZACARIAS MOUSSAOUI, A FRENCH CITIZEN OF MOROCCAN DESCENT, IS THE FIRST...

Zacarias Moussaoui, a French citizen of Moroccan descent, is the first indicted for the September 11 terror attacks. He has been charged with conspiring with Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda to "murder thousands of people" in New York, Pennsylvania and at the

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A PAIR OF ASTRONAUTS VENTURED OUTSIDE THE SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR ON M...

A pair of astronauts ventured outside the space shuttle Endeavour on Monday, the second spacewalk in as many weeks to make repairs to the International Space Station. Linda Godwin and Daniel Tani wrapped some thermal blankets around the base of the statio

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PRESIDENT BUSH SAID A VIDEOTAPE OF OSAMA BIN LADEN PURPORTEDLY BRAGGIN...

President Bush said a videotape of Osama bin Laden purportedly bragging about the September 11 terrorist attacks will show viewers that he is guilty of "incredible murder." The tape will be shown today.

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FORMER YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC HAS REFUSED TO ENTER A PL...

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has refused to enter a plea on genocide charges at the U.N.

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SOUTH KOREA HAS UNVEILED ITS NEWEST AND ARGUABLY MOST SPECTACULAR FOOT...

South Korea has unveiled its newest and arguably most spectacular football stadium, the last of 20 venues to be built or redeveloped for next year's World Cup. Seogwipo Stadium on the resort island of Jeju is the last of South Korea's World Cup facilities

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U.S. FIGHTER JETS ON DECEMBER 11 BOMBARDED POSITIONS IN THE EASTERN AF...

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ISRAELI ATTACK HELICOPTERS STRUCK TARGETS IN BEIT HANUN IN NORTHERN GA...

Israeli attack helicopters struck targets in Beit Hanun in northern Gaza early in the morning on December 11, CNN reported, citing Palestinian sources. Witnesses identified the targets as a building housing Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's personal g

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DIPLOMATS EXPECT BRITAIN TO ANNOUNCE ON DECEMBER 11 IT WILL LEAD AN IN...

Diplomats expect Britain to announce on December 11 it will lead an international peacekeeping force in Afghanistan. Although the force won't be composed of United Nations peacekeepers, diplomats say the Afghan leadership and contributing countries want t

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RUSSIA AND THE UNITED STATES HAVE COME “VERY CLOSE” TO REACHING AN AGR...

Russia and the United States have come “very close” to reaching an agreement on the reduction of the amount of nuclear weapons, US Secretary of State Colin Powell said December 10, after a meeting with the Russian foreign minister Igor Ivanov.

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THE UNITED NATIONS AND ITS SECRETARY-GENERAL, KOFI ANNAN, HAVE JOINTLY...

The United Nations and its secretary-general, Kofi Annan, have jointly been awarded with the 100th Nobel Peace Price. Annan was joined by South Korean Foreign Minister Han Seung-soo, the president of the U.

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ISRAEL REJECTED A TEMPORARY CEASE-FIRE OFFER BY FOUR MILITANT PALESTIN...

Israel rejected a temporary cease-fire offer by four militant Palestinian groups on December 9 to halt their attacks through the end of Ramadan if Israel agreed to stop assassinating their members.The offer came the same day a suicide bombing at a Haifa b

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VENEZUELANS JAMMED SUPERMARKETS AND HURRIED TO WITHDRAW MONEY FROM BAN...

Venezuelans jammed supermarkets and hurried to withdraw money from banks ahead of a strike called by big businesses to protest new economic legislation. President Hugo Chavez condemned the strike as a political maneuver and urged Venezuelans to go to work

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EASTERN ALLIANCE FORCES MADE KEY GAINS ON DECEMBER 10 AGAINST AL QAEDA...

Eastern Alliance forces made key gains on December 10 against al Qaeda fighters positioned high in Afghanistan's rugged White Mountains near the border with Pakistan. Alliance troops had taken two al Qaeda command centers and four tunnel complexes, CNN re

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UK TROOPS APPEAR TO BE READY TO PLAY AN IMPORTANT PART IN THE MULTI-NA...

UK troops appear to be ready to play an important part in the multi-national peace keeping force for Afghanistan, army sources have told BBC.

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EUROPEAN UNION INTERIOR MINISTERS HAVE AGREED TO END VISA REQUIREMENTS...

European Union interior ministers have agreed to end visa requirements for Romanian nationals, during a meeting in Brussels last Friday. Romania was the only aspiring EU candidate apart from Turkey still subject to travel restrictions.

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SOURCES FROM TURKEY SAY TWO SHIPS HAVE GONE DOWN IN ROUGH WEATHER IN T...

Sources from Turkey say two ships have gone down in rough weather in the Black Sea, BBC reports. All but one crew member were said to have been rescued.

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US SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL ARRIVED IN MOSCOW ON DECEMBER 9 AS ...

US Secretary of State Colin Powell arrived in Moscow on December 9 as part of an eight day trip to Europe and central Asia. Powell is due to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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30 AMERICAN TANKS LEFT THEIR MILITARY BASE AND HEADED TOWARDS KANDAHAR...

30 American tanks left their military base and headed towards Kandahar, the Afghan Islamic Press announced.

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