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LIBYA'S REPORTED OFFER OF COMPENSATION OVER THE BOMBING OF A PAN AM FL...

Libya's reported offer of compensation over the bombing of a Pan Am flight in 1988 has been welcomed by US Secretary of State Colin Powell as a "step in the right direction". "We are waiting to see what the actual Libyan offer is.

World | May 30, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 280

THE US GOVERNMENT HAS OFFERED A REWARD OF UP TO $5M FOR THE CAPTURE IN...

The US Government has offered a reward of up to $5m for the capture in the Philippines of leaders of the Abu Sayyaf, the Muslim militant group holding an American missionary couple and a Filipina nurse hostage.

World | May 30, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 257

ATTACKERS BELIEVED TO BE ISLAMIC SEPARATIST MILITANTS HAVE STORMED A P...

Attackers believed to be Islamic separatist militants have stormed a police base in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing at least three officers.

World | May 30, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 220

BRITISH FORCES HAVE LAUNCHED AN OPERATION TO STOP AL QAEDA AND THE TAL...

British forces have launched an operation to stop al Qaeda and the Taliban in Pakistan from infiltrating into southeastern Afghanistan and disrupting the nation's political reform process, coalition officials said Wednesday. Called Operation Buzzard, the

World | May 29, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 306

UK FOREIGN SECRETARY JACK STRAW HAS SAID THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY E...

UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has said the international community expects "action, not just words" from Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in cracking down on cross-border attacks in Indian-administered Kashmir.

World | May 29, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 178

THE EUROPEAN UNION HAS GIVEN RUSSIA A BOOST BY DESIGNATING ITS ECONOMY...

The European Union has given Russia a boost by designating its economy a "free market". It is an important step forward in Russia's attempt to gain better access to world markets for its products and for it eventually to join the World Trade Organization.

World | May 29, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 255

LIBYA HAS DENIED SUGGESTIONS BY A NEW YORK LAW FIRM THAT IT OFFERED $2...

Libya has denied suggestions by a New York law firm that it offered $2.7bn to compensate the families of the 1988 Lockerbie disaster as part of a deal to lift sanctions.

World | May 29, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 273

BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY JACK STRAW IS MEETING INDIAN LEADERS IN DELH...

British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw is meeting Indian leaders in Delhi on the second leg of his efforts to avert a possible war between India and Pakistan over Kashmir. Mr Straw's talks with Indian Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh and Prime Minister Atal B

World | May 29, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 213

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN IS HOSTING KEY TALKS WITH EUROPEAN UN...

Russian President Vladimir Putin is hosting key talks with European Union leaders in Moscow, fresh from signing a landmark accord establishing a new relationship between Moscow and Nato. Mr Putin hopes to make progress on a number of trade and political i

World | May 29, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 316

LIBYA HAS OFFERED $2.7 BILLION TO COMPENSATE FAMILIES OF THE 270 VICTI...

Libya has offered $2.7 billion to compensate families of the 270 victims of the Lockerbie air disaster, a law firm representing the families said.

World | May 29, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 343

PRESIDENT BUSH MET POPE JOHN PAUL TUESDAY . THE POPE, WHOSE HEALTH HAS...

President Bush met Pope John Paul Tuesday . The pope, whose health has been failing, appeared in relatively good condition as he greeted Bush standing at his desk in his private study in the Vatican's Apostolic Palace.

World | May 28, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 218

INDIA SAID ON TUESDAY PAKISTAN PRESIDENT PERVEZ MUSHARRAF'S LATEST SPE...

India said on Tuesday Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's latest speech on the countries' military standoff over Kashmir was disappointing and dangerous and had stoked tensions rather than eased them. Pakistan fired the last in a series of missile tests

World | May 28, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 281

PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT YASSER ARAFAT CALLED TUESDAY FOR A RETURN TO MID...

Palestinian President Yasser Arafat called Tuesday for a return to Middle East peace talks as Israeli troops raided more West Bank cities after a suicide bomber killed a baby and her grandmother at a cafe in Israel. President Bush condemned the bombing, t

World | May 28, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 316

PROPOSALS FOR A MAJOR OVERHAUL OF EUROPE'S FISHERIES POLICY HAVE BEEN ...

Proposals for a major overhaul of Europe's fisheries policy have been announced in Brussels.

World | May 28, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 266

NATO AND RUSSIA CREATED A NEW SECURITY COOPERATION FORUM ON TUESDAY, C...

NATO and Russia created a new security cooperation forum on Tuesday, crowning a dramatic transformation in relations between the former Cold War enemies accelerated since September 11. NATO Secretary General George Robertson hailed the pact that joins nat

World | May 28, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 251

NATO AND RUSSIA BEGAN A SUMMIT ON TUESDAY AT WHICH THEY WILL CREATE A ...

NATO and Russia began a summit on Tuesday at which they will create a new security cooperation forum, crowning a dramatic transformation in relations between the former Cold War enemies. Russian President Vladimir Putin joined President Bush and the heads

World | May 28, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 236

SENIOR AL QAEDA LEADERS AND THE TALIBAN HAVE BEEN DRIVEN OUT OF EASTER...

Senior Al Qaeda leaders and the Taliban have been driven out of eastern Afghanistan and are now in Pakistan plotting attacks to disrupt the selection of a new national government in Kabul next month, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.

World | May 28, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 238

US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH AND ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER SILVIO BERLUSCON...

US President George W Bush and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi have held talks in Rome ahead of a Nato-Russia summit that will seal an unprecedented pact between the former Cold War enemies. "A new pact will be signed that gives Russia a new glob

World | May 28, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 315

THE ISRAELI ARMY HAS ENTERED THE WEST BANK TOWN OF JENIN, FOLLOWING A ...

The Israeli army has entered the West Bank town of Jenin, following a suicide attack that killed two Israelis, one of them a baby, and injured more than 30 others in the town of Petah Tikva outside Tel Aviv. The Israeli tanks, supported by helicopters, mo

World | May 28, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 215

PAKISTAN HAS TESTED A THIRD BALLISTIC MISSILE, IN A MOVE LIKELY TO STR...

Pakistan has tested a third ballistic missile, in a move likely to strain still further the already tense relations with neighbouring India over Kashmir.

World | May 28, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 198

THE INCOMING INTERNATIONAL PEACE ENVOY FOR BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, LORD AS...

The incoming international peace envoy for Bosnia-Herzegovina, Lord Ashdown, has pledged to make the fight against crime and the creation of jobs his top priority. Speaking to the Bosnian parliament, the former UK Liberal Democrat party leader also urged

World | May 27, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 282
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