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ISRAEL LAUNCHED AIR STRIKES AGAINST PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT TARGETS IN ...

Israel launched air strikes against Palestinian government targets in the West Bank Sunday in retaliation for a suicide bombing that killed two teenagers and wounded 20 people in a Jewish settlement.

World | February 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 283

AFGHANISTAN'S INTERIM LEADER, HAMID KARZAI, SAID ON SUNDAY HE WOULD DO...

Afghanistan's interim leader, Hamid Karzai, said on Sunday he would do everything necessary to ensure security after the assassination of the tourism and civil aviation minister and an attack on British peace-keeping troops. But as Karzai was vowing to ma

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PRESIDENT BUSH ARRIVED IN TOKYO ON SUNDAY AT THE START OF AN ASIAN TOU...

President Bush arrived in Tokyo on Sunday at the start of an Asian tour, during which he hopes to win more support for his declared war on terror and to cajole Japan to bite the bullet on economic reforms. About 100 demonstrators wearing helmets and face

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NORTH KOREA MARKED LEADER KIM JONG-IL'S 60TH BIRTHDAY ON SATURDAY WITH...

North Korea marked leader Kim Jong-il's 60th birthday on Saturday with dancing children, a vow of 'ardent worship' and a pledge to boost the fighting ability of its huge army in the face of U.S.

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AN EXPLOSION AT A SHOPPING CENTER PIZZERIA IN A WEST BANK JEWISH SETTL...

An explosion at a shopping center pizzeria in a West Bank Jewish settlement late Saturday killed three people and wounded 26, Israeli police said. Two of the dead were Israelis and a third appeared to be a suicide bomber, West Bank Police Chief Shahar Aya

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PRESIDENT BUSH TOOK A HARD LINE TOWARD NORTH KOREA AS HE SET OFF ON SA...

President Bush took a hard line toward North Korea as he set off on Saturday for Asia, calling for Pyongyang to stop spreading weapons technology and to stand down its armed forces. Bush departed on a six-day trip to Japan, South Korea and China on Saturd

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POLICE IN PAKISTAN SEARCHING FOR ABDUCTED AMERICAN JOURNALIST DANIEL P...

Police in Pakistan searching for abducted American journalist Daniel Pearl say they are now focusing on another key suspect in his kidnapping. Police sources say the man has a number of aliases, one of which is Imtiaz Siddiqui.

World | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 418

THREE PALESTINIANS, INCLUDING TWO TEENAGERS, ARE KILLED NEAR A REFUGEE...

Three Palestinians, including two teenagers, are killed near a refugee camp in Gaza, as militants fire a second Qassam-2 missile at Israel.

World | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 335

THE FUNERAL OF MURDERED AFGHAN CIVIL AVIATION MINISTER ABDUL RAHMAN TO...

The funeral of murdered Afghan civil aviation minister Abdul Rahman took place in the capital Kabul, attended by interim leader Hamid Karzai and other top government officials. Seven people have been arrested in connection with the killing at Kabul airpor

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TWO BOMB BLASTS HAVE ROCKED THE SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES, KILLING AT LEAST...

Two bomb blasts have rocked the southern Philippines, killing at least five people and wounding dozens.A bomb tore through the lower floor of a movie house in a Zamboanga shopping mall near the Philippine military southern command post on Saturday, injuri

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-- PRESIDENT BUSH PLANS TO MEET WITH CHINA'S HEIR-APPARENT, TALK TOUGH...

-- President Bush plans to meet with China's heir-apparent, talk tough about North Korea's weapons programs and discuss economics in Japan during his three-nation Asian trip. Bush's visit to the regional capitals of Tokyo, Seoul, and Beijing initially was

World | February 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

AFTER THE BIGGEST SCANDAL AT THE WINTER OLYMPICS FOR 30 YEARS, THE IOC...

After the biggest scandal at the Winter Olympics for 30 years, the IOC took the unprecedented step on Friday of awarding gold medals to two Canadian figure skaters beaten in competition by improper judging. A French judge at the center of allegations of v

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AFTER NABBING THE MASTERMIND OF THE KIDNAPPING OF U.S. REPORTER DANIEL...

After nabbing the mastermind of the kidnapping of U.S.

World | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 278

FORMER YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC SAYS HE WILL CALL EX-US L...

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic says he will call ex-US leader Bill Clinton and other Western politicians to testify at his trial for war crimes at The Hague. On the second day of his defence case, he has repeated his allegation that Nato is

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POLICE AND SECURITY COMPANY OFFICIALS ARE TRYING TO DISCOVER HOW MANY ...

Police and security company officials are trying to discover how many asylum seekers escaped from the Yarl's Wood detention centre during a major fire. The fire which spread throughout the complex started after a riot broke out at the centre in north Bedf

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A STRONG EARTHQUAKE SHOOK SOUTHERN MEXICO AND GUATEMALA LATE ON THURSD...

A strong earthquake shook southern Mexico and Guatemala late on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, officials said. The National Seismological Service said the quake struck at at 5:23 p.

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A MOB OF AFGHAN PILGRIMS HAS BEATEN TO DEATH A MINISTER IN THE COUNTRY...

A mob of Afghan pilgrims has beaten to death a minister in the country's interim cabinet at Kabul airport. Afghan government sources confirmed on Friday that Civil Aviation Minister Abdul Rahman had died of his injuries.

World | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

FIJI IS ABOLISHING THE DEATH PENALTY FOR TREASON ON THE EVE OF THE TRI...

Fiji is abolishing the death penalty for treason on the eve of the trial of 13 coup plotters. The long awaited trial of coup leader George Speight and 12 others on charges of treason is due to be heard in the High Court on Monday.

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PRESIDENT BUSH THURSDAY UNVEILED A SERIES OF TAX CREDITS AND OTHER INC...

President Bush Thursday unveiled a series of tax credits and other incentives to encourage business and farmers to reduce harmful emissions, a less stringent alternative to the international Kyoto treaty he rejected last year. Under his plan, Bush set a g

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PRESIDENT BUSH'S NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER CONDOLEEZZA RICE SAID THURS...

President Bush's National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice said Thursday the United States is "not ruling out any options" in its approach with Iraq, saying Saddam Hussein's regime is a "problem" and that a new approach is needed. But Rice also emphasize

World | February 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

THE RULER OF BAHRAIN HAS BEEN PROCLAIMED KING AND THE TINY GULF ISLAND...

The ruler of Bahrain has been proclaimed king and the tiny Gulf island state a constitutional monarchy, a major step in democratic reforms. The emir, Sheik Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, immediately called national elections for a legislative body in October a

World | February 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 523
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