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A MOTORIZED OUTRIGGER BOAT SANK SATURDAY WHILE CARRYING PASSENGERS AND...

A motorized outrigger boat sank Saturday while carrying passengers and cargo in the central Philippines, killing at least 10 people, the coast guard said. Cmdr.

World | May 11, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 264

MORE THAN 200 PRO-TALIBAN FIGHTERS FROM PAKISTAN FLEW HOME SATURDAY AF...

More than 200 pro-Taliban fighters from Pakistan flew home Saturday after being released from a prison where they had been held for nearly six months in cramped quarters and with little food.

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FACING CRITICISM OVER HOW EASILY SOME OF THE SEPT. 11 HIJACKERS ENTERE...

Facing criticism over how easily some of the Sept. 11 hijackers entered and moved about the United States, Attorney General John Ashcroft said on Friday a new Internet-based system will start in July to better track the 1 million foreign students in this

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DISSIDENTS IN CUBA HAVE PRESENTED A PETITION TO THE ISLAND'S NATIONAL ...

Dissidents in Cuba have presented a petition to the island's National Assembly calling for an end to four decades of one-party rule. The petition - the first of its kind by Cuba's small dissident movement - comes ahead of an unprecedented visit to Havana

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A SPECIAL UNITED NATIONS SUMMIT IN NEW YORK HAS ADOPTED AN ACTION PLAN...

A special United Nations summit in New York has adopted an action plan to improve children's lives.The summit's final document includes programmes to protect children from poverty, disease and abuse, with specific targets for the coming years.

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NATO HAS SAID IT WILL REDUCE ITS PEACEKEEPING FORCES IN BOSNIA AND KOS...

NATO has said it will reduce its peacekeeping forces in Bosnia and Kosovo because of the "improving security environment". The alliance said Stabilisation Force (S-For) troops in Bosnia would be cut from 19,000 to 12,000 and K-For troops in Kosovo from 38

World | May 10, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 198

THREE PEOPLE HAVE DIED AFTER A PASSENGER TRAIN TRAVELLING FROM LONDON ...

Three people have died after a passenger train travelling from London to Norfolk crashed at Potters Bar railway station in Hertfordshire, BBC reported. Ambulance service officials have reportedly said that three more casualties have life-threatening injur

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A FIVE-WEEK STANDOFF BETWEEN PALESTINIAN FIGHTERS AT BETHLEHEM'S CHURC...

A five-week standoff between Palestinian fighters at Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity and Israel came to an end Friday, followed by the arrival of 13 Palestinians labeled "senior terrorists" at the Mediterranean island of Cyprus -- a transit point for t

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A FORMER FBI AGENT WHO SOLD U.S. SECRETS TO MOSCOW FOR $1.4 MILLION IN...

A former FBI agent who sold U.S.

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WOMEN HAVE FAILED TO WIN A SINGLE SEAT IN ELECTIONS IN BAHRAIN, DESPIT...

Women have failed to win a single seat in elections in Bahrain, despite being allowed to vote and stand as candidates for the first time. Women made up 10% of the 300 or so candidates standing in the local polls, but none has been selected by the electora

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A MODERATE EARTHQUAKE SHOOK TAIWAN'S SOUTHERN COAST ON FRIDAY, BUT NO ...

A moderate earthquake shook Taiwan's southern coast on Friday, but no damage or injuries were immediately reported.The 5.

World | May 10, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 190

DOZENS OF PALESTINIAN MILITANTS AND CIVILIANS FILED OUT OF BETHLEHEM'S...

Dozens of Palestinian militants and civilians filed out of Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, some of them headed for exile, under a European-brokered deal to end a five-week standoff at one of Christianity's holiest shrines. The first to leave the churc

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THE DUTCH CITY OF ROTTERDAM IS EXPECTED TO COME TO A STANDSTILL ON FRI...

The Dutch city of Rotterdam is expected to come to a standstill on Friday morning for the funeral of the politician Pim Fortuyn, who was shot dead on Monday. The cortege will set off from the one of the city's major landmarks, the Erasmus Bridge, towards

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AN EXPLOSION DURING A VICTORY DAY MILITARY PARADE HAS KILLED AT LEAST ...

An explosion during a Victory Day military parade has killed at least 32 people and injured at least 130 others in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan. Among those killed were 12 children and 15 servicemen.

World | May 9, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 262

MORE THAN 300 PEOPLE ARE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN KILLED IN WESTERN NEPAL...

More than 300 people are reported to have been killed in western Nepal as Maoist rebels and government forces battle for control of a guerilla stronghold. In a statement Thursday Nepal's defense ministry estimated that some 250 rebels had been killed, alo

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RECOVERY CREWS ARE SEARCHING FOR THE WRECKAGE OF THE CHINA NORTHERN AI...

Recovery crews are searching for the wreckage of the China Northern Airlines plane which crashed into the sea near Dalian in north-east China on Tuesday night with the loss of all 112 passengers and crew. Less than 70 bodies have been recovered and boats

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DUTCH MOURNERS ARE EXPECTED TO PAY THEIR LAST RESPECTS TO THE MURDERED...

Dutch mourners are expected to pay their last respects to the murdered politician Pim Fortuyn in Rotterdam's Roman Catholic cathedral on Thursday, one day before his funeral. Fortuyn, who had been due to lead his controversial anti-immigration party into

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AT LEAST 20 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED BY AN EXPLOSION IN THE TOWN OF KAS...

At least 20 people have been killed by an explosion in the town of Kaspiysk in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan. The blast ripped through the main square of the town in the region bordering Chechnya at about 0945 local time (0545 GMT).

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PLANS TO END THE FIVE-WEEK STAND-OFF AT BETHLEHEM'S CHURCH OF THE NATI...

Plans to end the five-week stand-off at Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity have hit last-minute snags after a resolution appeared imminent on Thursday morning. Final arrangements were being made for a group of Palestinian militants to go into exile, after

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PAKISTANI PRESIDENT PERVEZ MUSHARRAF HAS DESCRIBED THE SUICIDE ATTACK ...

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has described the suicide attack on a bus in Karachi, in which 15 people were killed, as an act of international terrorism. General Musharraf said it would be answered with the full force of the government and appealed

World | May 8, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 306

PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT HAS ORDERED HIS SECURITY FORCES TO PR...

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has ordered his security forces to prevent "all terrorist operations" against Israelis after a suicide bomber killed 15 people and himself in an attack near Tel Aviv. Mr Arafat condemned the attack as Israeli Prime Ministe

World | May 8, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 297
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