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AT LEAST EIGHT PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED AND MORE THAN A DOZEN INJURED I...

At least eight people have been killed and more than a dozen injured in a suicide attack on a bus near the Israeli city of Haifa. The explosion tore through the bus crowded with early morning commuters, throwing bodies and wreckage along the road.

World | April 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

THE GOVERNMENT IN PAKISTAN HAS ANNOUNCED THE DATE FOR A NATIONAL REFER...

The government in Pakistan has announced the date for a national referendum on extending President Pervez Musharraf's rule by five years. A statement issued by the law ministry said voting will be held on 30 April.

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 237

AIR RAID SIRENS HAVE SOUNDED THROUGHOUT ISRAEL TO COMMEMORATE THE HOLO...

Air raid sirens have sounded throughout Israel to commemorate the Holocaust, the slaughter of 6 million Jews by Nazis and their sympathizers during World War II. The sirens went off at 10 a.

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

AS ISRAEL PULLED BACK FROM TWO WEST BANK TOWNS AND ENTERED ANOTHER, 13...

As Israel pulled back from two West Bank towns and entered another, 13 Israeli soldiers were killed in what the Israeli army called an ambush in the West Bank town of Jenin. Meanwhile, U.

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 277

HEAVY FIGHTING HAS BROKEN OUT BETWEEN ISRAELI SOLDIERS AND PALESTINIAN...

Heavy fighting has broken out between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in the West Bank town of Jenin, with reports of heavy casualties on both sides. An Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman, Ofer Gendleman, told the BBC that 10 Israeli soldiers had been k

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 267

THE QUEEN MOTHER'S COFFIN HAS MADE ITS FINAL JOURNEY FROM WESTMINSTER ...

The Queen Mother's coffin has made its final journey from Westminster Abbey to Windsor where she was laid to rest alongside her beloved husband King George VI. More than a million people lined the route of the funeral cortege, many throwing flowers onto t

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 374

STUDENTS WILL BE SUBJECTED TO MORE STRINGENT RULES BEFORE THEY CAN ENT...

Students will be subjected to more stringent rules before they can enter the United States in a clampdown that could be extended to tourists, immigration officials have announced. Officials also want to limit the time granted to business visitors and tour

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 268

ISRAEL HAS BEGUN TO WITHDRAW TROOPS FROM THE TOWNS OF QALQILYA AND TUL...

Israel has begun to withdraw troops from the towns of Qalqilya and Tulkarm in the northern West Bank. The decision followed intense US pressure on Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to pull soldiers out of Palestinian areas.

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 306

THE FINAL PREPARATIONS ARE BEING MADE FOR THE QUEEN MOTHER'S FUNERAL A...

The final preparations are being made for the Queen Mother's funeral at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday. As many as 200,000 people have solemnly filed past her coffin during her lying-in-state in Westminster Hall.

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 401

ISRAELI FORCES PLANNED TO WITHDRAW FROM TWO WEST BANK CITIES AFTER PRE...

Israeli forces planned to withdraw from two West Bank cities after President Bush delivered an uncompromising message to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Monday to start a pullout from Palestinian areas. Senior Israeli political sources said the army would wit

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 247

IRAQ HAS SAID IT IS HALTING OIL EXPORTS FOR THE NEXT MONTH IN PROTEST ...

Iraq has said it is halting oil exports for the next month in protest against Israel's military campaign in Palestinian areas. President Saddam Hussein said Baghdad would decide its next move in 30 days' time or when Israel withdrew unconditionally.

World | April 8, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 273

THE OPPOSITION SOCIALISTS HAVE NARROWLY WON THE FIRST ROUND OF VOTING ...

The opposition Socialists have narrowly won the first round of voting in Hungary's parliamentary election. With all votes counted the party was found to have 41.

World | April 8, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 240

THE IRA HAS PUT MORE OF ITS ARSENAL OUT OF ACTION IN A MOVE, WHICH HAS...

The IRA has put more of its arsenal out of action in a move, which has been described as "substantial" by the international arms body. In a statement on Monday, the IRA said it had taken another initiative to put "arms beyond use" to "stabilise, sustain a

World | April 8, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 282

THE TRIAL OF THE FORMER YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT, SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC, HAS RE...

The trial of the former Yugoslav president, Slobodan Milosevic, has resumed at the international war crimes tribunal in the Hague after a three-week pause. The hearings were first postponed after Mr Milosevic had been diagnosed with influenza, and further

World | April 8, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 239

TONY BLAIR HAS FLOWN BACK TO THE UK INTO A POLITICAL STORM OVER HIS SU...

Tony Blair has flown back to the UK into a political storm over his support for new military action against Iraq. Nearly 150 backbench MPs, mostly Labour, have already signed a Commons motion expressing "deep unease" about British involvement in fresh att

World | April 8, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 213

ISRAEL IS CONTINUING ITS MILITARY OFFENSIVE IN THE WEST BANK, DESPITE ...

Israel is continuing its military offensive in the West Bank, despite growing pressure from the United States to withdraw its troops from Palestinian territories immediately. As he left for a tour of the Middle East, the US Secretary of State, Colin Powel

World | April 8, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 288

A CROWD ESTIMATED AT LEAST ONE MILLION PEOPLE GATHERED IN THE CENTRE O...

A crowd estimated at least one million people gathered in the centre of the Moroccan capital, Rabat, chanting slogans and waving Palestinian flags and banners on Sunday. Some American flags have been set alight and riot police line the streets, but there

World | April 7, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 300

A CAR BOMB HAS EXPLODED IN A BUSY NIGHT-LIFE DISTRICT OF VILLAVICENCIO...

A car bomb has exploded in a busy night-life district of Villavicencio, south-east of the Colombian capital, Bogota, killing at least 10 people. Authorities are reported to have asked local residents to donate blood in hospitals for the wounded and the to

World | April 7, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 315

THE DUKE OF YORK IS SAID TO BE "OVERWHELMED" BY THE PUBLIC RESPONSE TO...

The Duke of York is said to be "overwhelmed" by the public response to the death of his grandmother, the Queen Mother. Prince Andrew and his daughters, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, chatted with people at the head of the queue of mourners and to volunt

World | April 7, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 257

TWO ROCKETS WERE FIRED ON INTERNATIONAL SECURITY FORCES IN KABUL EARLY...

Two rockets were fired on international security forces in Kabul early Sunday morning, a coalition spokesman has said, quoted by CNN. International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) officials are investigating the incident, said ISAF spokesman Lt.

World | April 7, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 255

DELEGATES FROM 182 COUNTRIES ARE GATHERING IN THE HAGUE FOR A UN-SPONS...

Delegates from 182 countries are gathering in The Hague for a UN-sponsored conference on how to protect the world's plants and animals. Among the issues being discussed during the two-week forum on biodiversity is how to encourage governments to halt the

World | April 7, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 291
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