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THE CUBAN AUTHORITIES HAVE ANGRILY DISMISSED REMARKS BY US PRESIDENT G...

The Cuban authorities have angrily dismissed remarks by US President George W Bush, in which he reaffirmed his commitment to maintain Washington's trade embargo against Havana.

World | May 21, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 235

ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON HAS DISMISSED FOUR MINISTERS - ALL...

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has dismissed four ministers - all members of an ultra-Orthodox party - from his cabinet. The four ministers from the Shas party and several deputy ministers from the United Torah Judaism (UTJ) party, another ultra-Orth

World | May 21, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 258

PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH HAS SET OUT A LIST OF CONDITIONS FOR EASING TH...

President George W Bush has set out a list of conditions for easing the 40-year-old US trade embargo against Cuba. Mr Bush said that unless the Communist-run island holds free and fair National Assembly elections next year, releases political prisoners an

World | May 20, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 204

INDIAN AND PAKISTANI FORCES TRADED HEAVY FIRE ACROSS THEIR FRONTIER FO...

Indian and Pakistani forces traded heavy fire across their frontier for a fourth day on Monday, fanning fears that escalating tensions between the nuclear-capable neighbors could push them into war.

World | May 20, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 210

A CAR BOMB HAS EXPLODED IN A BUSY COMMERCIAL DISTRICT OF THE LEBANESE ...

A car bomb has exploded in a busy commercial district of the Lebanese capital Beirut, killing the son of hardline Palestinian leader Ahmed Jibril. Forty-year-old Muhammad Jihad Jibril reportedly detonated an estimated two kilogrammes (4.

World | May 20, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 215

THE PROSPECT OF ANOTHER TERROR ATTACK AGAINST THE UNITED STATES IS "NO...

The prospect of another terror attack against the United States is "not a matter of if, but when," Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday. "In my opinion, prospects of a future attack against the United States is almost certain," Cheney said.

World | May 20, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 236

ONLY HOURS AFTER EAST TIMOR WAS DECLARED INDEPENDENT, A NEW GOVERNMENT...

Only hours after East Timor was declared independent, a new government has been sworn in, faced with the enormous task of rebuilding of Asia's poorest nation. President Xanana Gusmao - himself only inaugurated shortly after midnight (1500GMT) - swore in a

World | May 20, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 201

US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH IS TO RULE OUT EASING THE US TRADE EMBARGO ...

US President George W Bush is to rule out easing the US trade embargo against Cuba in a speech on Monday, according to excerpts released in advance by the White House. Branding Cuban President Fidel Castro a dictator, he will say that the embargo will sta

World | May 20, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 257

BRITISH AIRWAYS HAS HAD ITS WORST YEAR YET, RECORDING A LOSS OF ?200M ...

British Airways has had its worst year yet, recording a loss of ?200m before tax and one-off charges for the year to March 2002.

World | May 20, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 224

PALESTINIAN OFFICIALS HAVE CONDEMNED SUNDAY'S BOMB ATTACK IN THE ISRAE...

Palestinian officials have condemned Sunday's bomb attack in the Israeli coastal resort of Netanya in which four people, including a suicide bomber, were killed.

World | May 20, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 183

PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT IS UNDER GROWING PRESSURE TO REFORM H...

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is under growing pressure to reform his administration, as a key committee convenes to discuss steps towards holding elections. The meeting of the Palestinian Electoral Commission comes amid doubts about Mr Arafat's commit

World | May 19, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 260

WITH NEARLY ALL THE VOTES FROM FRIDAY'S ELECTION COUNTED, THE IRISH PR...

With nearly all the votes from Friday's election counted, the Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern and his Fianna Fail party have emerged as easy winners in the country's general election. But it is still not clear if Mr Ahern - who has presided over what he

World | May 19, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 258

A SUICIDE BOMBER HAS ATTACKED A MARKET IN THE NORTHERN ISRAELI COASTAL...

A suicide bomber has attacked a market in the northern Israeli coastal town of Netanya, killing at least two people and injuring about 40. Israeli television said the alleged bomber died along with one other person.

World | May 19, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 270

EAST TIMOR HAS OFFICIALLY BEEN DECLARED INDEPENDENT, IN A CEREMONY MAR...

East Timor has officially been declared independent, in a ceremony marking an official end to 450 years of foreign rule over the territory. World leaders attending the celebrations in the capital, Dili, include UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, who has han

World | May 19, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 190

SUSPECTED ISLAMIC MILITANTS ATTACKED AN INDIAN ARMY CAMP IN KASHMIR SU...

Suspected Islamic militants attacked an Indian army camp in Kashmir Sunday killing at least four Indian soldiers and wounding another 10, Indian army sources said. The attack came hours before India's top security panel convened for a second day.

World | May 19, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 223

EAST TIMORESE PRESIDENT-ELECT XANANA GUSMAO IS PREPARING TO WELCOME TH...

East Timorese President-elect Xanana Gusmao is preparing to welcome the leader of former adversary Indonesia to celebrations marking the birth of his nation. In his inaugural address shortly after independence is declared at midnight Sunday, Gusmao will c

World | May 19, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 234

SINN FEIN, THE POLITICAL ALLY OF THE IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY, HAS WON FI...

Sinn Fein, the political ally of the Irish Republican Army, has won five seats in the Irish general election. Prime Minister Bertie Ahern's Fianna Fail is expected to win a convincing victory when final results are announced later on Sunday.

World | May 19, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 225

U.S. INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES HAVE SEEN AN INCREASED LEVEL OF ACTIVITY SU...

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World | May 19, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 210

A UNMANNED U.S. AIR FORCE SPY PLANE CRASHED IN PAKISTAN EARLY SATURDAY...

A unmanned U.S.

World | May 18, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 214

THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) POSTPONED ON SATURDAY THE PLANNED ...

The World Health Organization (WHO) postponed on Saturday the planned destruction of the world's last remaining stocks of smallpox virus to allow more research into vaccines against the bioterror weapon.Two years ago, the United Nations top health body se

World | May 18, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 223

IRISH PRIME MINISTER BERTIE AHERN HEADED COMFORTABLY FOR A SECOND TERM...

Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern headed comfortably for a second term in power as his Fianna Fail party scored gains in Ireland's general election. What was unclear, however, was whether his party would win the 84 seats required to form the first Irish m

World | May 18, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 279
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