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FORMER US PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER HAS CALLED ON AMERICA TO END ITS 40-Y...

Former US President Jimmy Carter has called on America to end its 40-year economic embargo against Cuba, in an unprecedented televised address in Havana. But he also pointed out to Cubans that the country's economic problems cannot all be blamed on the U.

World | May 15, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 246

THE U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL ON TUESDAY APPROVED THE BIGGEST OVERHAUL OF ...

The U.N.

World | May 14, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 256

ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON BRANDED THE PALESTINIAN LEADERSHIP...

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon branded the Palestinian leadership a "corrupt terror regime" Tuesday and said there could be no peace until it undertook sweeping internal reforms. Sharon was addressing Israel's parliament two days after the central co

World | May 14, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 235

A SHARP BUT MODERATE EARTHQUAKE SHOOK THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA MONDA...

A sharp but moderate earthquake shook the San Francisco Bay Area Monday night, rattling nerves and buildings from San Jose to northern Marin County but causing no initial reports of damage or injuries. The United States Geological Survey said the quake, w

World | May 14, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 251

THREE NORTH KOREANS WHO SOUGHT ASYLUM IN A US CONSULATE IN CHINA ARE H...

Three North Koreans who sought asylum in a US consulate in China are headed for freedom in South Korea. The three men, who climbed over the consulate wall in the north-eastern Chinese city of Shenyang last week, are expected to arrive in Seoul shortly, ha

World | May 14, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 279

FORMER US PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER SAYS AMERICAN OFFICIALS HAVE TOLD HIM...

Former US President Jimmy Carter says American officials have told him there is no evidence of Cuba exporting technology that could be used in weapons of mass destruction. He made the remark on a visit to a bio-technology laboratory in the Cuban capital,

World | May 14, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 251

INDIAN POLICE SAY 29 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED IN AN ATTACK BY SUSPECTED...

Indian police say 29 people have been killed in an attack by suspected militants on an army camp in Indian-administered Kashmir. The dead include a number of civilians as well as the militants.

World | May 14, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 206

PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT TOURED BATTLE-SCARRED WEST BANK CITIE...

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat toured battle-scarred West Bank cities Monday just hours after Israel's ruling Likud party voted never to accept the creation of a Palestinian state. Arafat visited the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, site of a five-w

World | May 13, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 271

PRESIDENT BUSH ON MONDAY ANNOUNCED AN AGREEMENT WITH RUSSIA ON A TREAT...

President Bush on Monday announced an agreement with Russia on a treaty to sharply cut the two countries' nuclear arsenals to 1,700-2,200 from current levels of about 6,000 to 7,000. "This treaty will liquidate the legacy of the Cold War," Bush told repor

World | May 13, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 260

TONY BLAIR HAS URGED EU CITIZENS TO RESIST THE EMERGENCE OF RIGHT-WING...

Tony Blair has urged EU citizens to resist the emergence of right-wing extremism. After talks in Berlin with German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, the UK prime minister said people must reject policies which offer "no real answers".

World | May 13, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 240

THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT HAS SENT A SPECIALIST CIVIL EMERGENCY TEAM TO T...

The Russian government has sent a specialist civil emergency team to the Baikonur space station in Kazakhstan to reach several people trapped after the roof of a hangar collapsed. The condition of the eight people is unknown - they have been trapped in th

World | May 13, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 215

SIX PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED IN A FRESH OUTBREAK OF ETHNIC VIOLENCE IN ...

Six people have been killed in a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence in Madagascar as the political confrontation continues between the newly-declared president and his predecessor, who is refusing to step down. Many others were injured during the clashes i

World | May 13, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 227

FORMER US PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER HAS EMBARKED ON A BUSY SCHEDULE ON TH...

Former US President Jimmy Carter has embarked on a busy schedule on the first day of his tour of Cuba - the first by an American president in more than 40 years. Along with Cuban President Fidel Castro, Mr Carter toured Havana's historical district for se

World | May 13, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 252

PROSPECTS FOR PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST HAVE BEEN DEALT A FRESH BLOW AF...

Prospects for peace in the Middle East have been dealt a fresh blow after Israel's ruling Likud Party adopted a resolution never to accept a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza. The resolution was passed against the wishes of Israeli Prime Ministe

World | May 13, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 197

ONE OF INDIA'S MOST POPULAR TRAINS DERAILED EARLY SUNDAY ON ITS WAY TO...

One of India's most popular trains derailed early Sunday on its way to the eastern city of Patna, killing at least eight people and injuring 70 others, according to a spokesman for Indian Railways. Thirteen of the 24 railcars of the Shramjeevi Express der

World | May 12, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 260

CHRISTIAN PALESTINIANS FLOCKED TO BETHLEHEM'S CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY T...

Christian Palestinians flocked to Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity to pray at the traditional birthplace of Jesus on the first Sunday since the end of an Israeli siege of gunmen. Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, envoy of Pope John Paul and the Latin Patriarch

World | May 12, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 250

ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON RETREATED FROM A PLANNED GAZA STRI...

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon retreated from a planned Gaza Strip offensive Sunday that had been undermined by diplomatic pressure and dissent from generals, and Army Radio said reservists were being sent home.

World | May 12, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 265

FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER ARRIVED IN CUBA ON MAY 12 -- THE FI...

Former U.S.

World | May 12, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 254

PART OF THE ROOF OF RUSSIA'S SPACE STATION AT BAIKONUR IN KAZAKHSTAN H...

Part of the roof of Russia's space station at Baikonur in Kazakhstan has collapsed, injuring at least eight people, according to local media reports. Three out of five segments of the 70-metre high roof of the block, used for assembling and testing space

World | May 12, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 264

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF ISRAELIS HAVE TAKEN TO THE STREETS OF TEL AVIV TO...

Tens of thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets of Tel Aviv to demand the immediate withdrawal of the Israel army and settlers from Palestinian territories. The protest, organised by the Peace Now movement, also called on the Israeli Government to

World | May 12, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 243

AN FBI AGENT EXPLAINED TO A PAKISTANI COURT SATURDAY HOW THE AGENCY TR...

An FBI agent explained to a Pakistani court Saturday how the agency traced e-mail messages that led to the arrests of four suspects in the slaying of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, lawyers said. In a 50-page report he presented to the court un

World | May 11, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 225
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