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ISRAEL HAS PULLED ITS TROOPS AND TANKS OUT OF THE WEST BANK CITIES OF ...

Israel has pulled its troops and tanks out of the West Bank cities of Nablus and Ramallah, but the compound of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat remains surrounded.

World | April 21, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 228

A SMALL EARTHQUAKE STRUCK THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES ON SATURDAY M...

A small earthquake struck the northeastern United States on Saturday morning, rattling homes, shaking furniture and waking people from New York to New Hampshire, authorities said. The United States Geological Survey said a moderate earthquake occurred abo

World | April 20, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 314

THE U.S. GOVERNMENT FRIDAY ISSUED AN ALERT ABOUT A POSSIBLE ACT OF TER...

The U.S.

World | April 20, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317

THE ARGENTINE CENTRAL BANK ON FRIDAY DECLARED A COMPLETE AND INDEFINIT...

The Argentine central bank on Friday declared a complete and indefinite suspension of all banking activity in the country, in a sign of its desperation at money leaking out of the shattered financial system. The bank said the suspension of all deposit and

World | April 20, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 253

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION PROPOSED MORE THAN $300M OF TRADE SANCTIONS ON...

The European Commission proposed more than $300m of trade sanctions on politically-sensitive US products, including fruit, steel, guns and even billiard tables, in retaliation for US-imposed steel tariffs. The Commission's proposal, which would require ba

World | April 20, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 260

THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL HAS VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO SEND A FACT-FINDING M...

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to send a fact-finding mission to look into Israeli military action at the Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank town of Jenin. But after heavy diplomatic pressure from the US and Israel, the resolution do

World | April 20, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 243

POLLSTERS SAY THE OUTCOME OF THE FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IS WIDE ...

Pollsters say the outcome of the French presidential election is wide open, with less than three days to go before the first round. The incumbent conservative President, Jacques Chirac, has a lead which is so small that it may not be significant, they say

World | April 19, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 221

ITALIAN INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO THE BACKGROUND OF AN ELDERLY SW...

Italian investigators are looking into the background of an elderly Swiss pilot who crashed his light aircraft into Milan's largest skyscraper killing three people. The crash initially caused panic, as people feared it was a terrorist attack similar to th

World | April 19, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 296

THE WORST VIOLENCE FOR A MONTH HAS FLARED UP IN THE GAZA STRIP, AS ISR...

The worst violence for a month has flared up in the Gaza Strip, as Israeli troops continue their partial withdrawal from Palestinian towns in the West Bank. Three Palestinian men were shot dead during an incursion by Israeli tanks and troops into the town

World | April 19, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 298

THE FIVE PLANETS VISIBLE TO THE NAKED EYE ARE LINING UP IN THE SKY. AS...

The five planets visible to the naked eye are lining up in the sky. Astronomers say the rare grouping of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn may not be seen again for a century.

World | April 19, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1466

JAMAICAN POLICE HAVE ARRESTED 51 SUSPECTED DRUG SMUGGLERS AND RECOVERE...

Jamaican police have arrested 51 suspected drug smugglers and recovered 2,502 cocaine-filled condoms they had swallowed. The operation also netted nearly $1 million in suspected drug money.

World | April 19, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 474

THE US HAS SOUNDED OUT JAPAN ON THE POSSIBILITY OF SENDING A DESTROYER...

The US has sounded out Japan on the possibility of sending a destroyer to support a military offensive against Iraq, newspaper reports say. The informal request was made during a meeting of US and Japanese officials, said the Asahi newspaper, which quoted

World | April 19, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 209

ISRAEL HAS REJECTED AN APPEAL BY UN SECRETARY-GENERAL KOFI ANNAN FOR A...

Israel has rejected an appeal by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan for a "robust" armed force to halt the escalating Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Annan told the UN Security Council that an impartial multinational force large enough to take "decisive action

World | April 19, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 257

ISRAEL HAS COMPLETED ITS PULLBACK FROM THE WEST BANK TOWN OF JENIN, RE...

Israel has completed its pullback from the West Bank town of Jenin, redeploying its forces on the outskirts of the town. Residents are being allowed to search for relatives and belongings in a devastated refugee camp, where a UN official called the scene

World | April 19, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 208

AT LEAST FOUR PEOPLE ARE DEAD AND DOZENS INJURED AFTER A SMALL PRIVATE...

At least four people are dead and dozens injured after a small private plane hit Italy's tallest skyscraper, causing a massive explosion that shook windows of nearby blocks and carved a huge gash into the side of the 32-storey structure. Interior Minister

World | April 18, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 285

A LANDMINE CLAIMED AT LEAST 15 LIVES IN CHECHNYA ON THURSDAY JUST AS R...

A landmine claimed at least 15 lives in Chechnya on Thursday just as Russian President Vladimir Putin said in Moscow that the military stage of the conflict was over. Addressing both houses of the Russian parliament, Mr Putin said that the time had come t

World | April 18, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

ISRAEL HAS BEGUN TO WITHDRAW ITS FORCES FROM THE WEST BANK TOWNS OF JE...

Israel has begun to withdraw its forces from the West Bank towns of Jenin and Nablus, the scene of heavy fighting during the past two weeks. Witnesses saw 50 tanks leaving the battered Jenin refugee camp.

World | April 18, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 282

FORMER AFGHAN KING ZAHIR SHAH HAS RETURNED TO KABUL FROM ITALY AMID TI...

Former Afghan king Zahir Shah has returned to Kabul from Italy amid tight security after 29 years in exile. Delegations from all over Afghanistan - holding flowers and pictures of the former king - greeted him at the airport, overjoyed at his return, BBC

World | April 18, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 313

A US FIGHTER PLANE IN AFGHANISTAN HAS ACCIDENTALLY BOMBED A GROUP OF C...

A US fighter plane in Afghanistan has accidentally bombed a group of Canadian troops, killing four soldiers and injuring eight others. The incident, which occurred during a routine training exercise, happened near the southern city of Kandahar, 14 kilomet

World | April 18, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 448

US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH HAS INSISTED THAT THE MIDDLE EAST PEACE MIS...

US President George W Bush has insisted that the Middle East peace mission of his Secretary of State, Colin Powell, was not a total failure. Mr Powell ended his 10-day visit on Wednesday without clinching a ceasefire or securing a full Israeli withdrawal

World | April 18, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 305

CAPTURED AL QAEDA FIGHTERS SAY OSAMA BIN LADEN WAS WOUNDED IN TORA BOR...

Captured al Qaeda fighters say Osama bin Laden was wounded in Tora Bora in December and ordered lieutenants to disperse in various directions, anti-terror coalition sources said, quoted by CNN. But Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has not seen "s

World | April 18, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 255
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