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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

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THE FBI HAS ISSUED AN ALERT TO 350 LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN THE SOU...

The FBI has issued an alert to 350 law enforcement agencies in the southwest and Salt Lake City for potential Valentine teddy bear bombs after a suspicious transaction at a Wal-Mart last month. The FBI said a clean-shaven male, possibly of Middle Eastern

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FORMER YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC HAS ACCUSED NATO - AND TH...

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic has accused NATO - and the prosecutors at his war crimes trial - of lying about the Kosovo conflict. Launching a robust defence at The Hague tribunal, he began by showing video footage, including German televis

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PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH HAS WARMLY WELCOMED VISITING PAKISTANI PRESIDE...

President George W Bush has warmly welcomed visiting Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf as a key ally against terrorism. "Together our nations will continue to cooperate against terror and trafficking in drugs," Mr Bush said at a joint news conference w

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POLICE IN YEMEN SAY A SUSPECTED MEMBER OF OSAMA BIN LADEN'S AL-QAEDA N...

Police in Yemen say a suspected member of Osama Bin Laden's al-Qaeda network has blown himself up in a suburb of the capital, Sanaa, after being cornered by security forces. Samir Ahmed Mohammed al-Hada, 25, was being chased and died when a grenade he was

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THE CHIEF SUSPECT IN THE KIDNAPPING OF U.S. REPORTER DANIEL PEARL TOLD...

The chief suspect in the kidnapping of U.S.

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PAKISTANI POLICE INTERROGATING THE CHIEF SUSPECT IN THE KIDNAPPING OF ...

Pakistani police interrogating the chief suspect in the kidnapping of US journalist Daniel Pearl have said he is proving "a hard nut to crack". A day after the British-born Islamic militant Sheikh Omar Saeed was arrested, it was still unclear whether Mr P

World | February 13, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

FIVE PALESTINIANS - INCLUDING AT LEAST FOUR SECURITY OFFICERS - HAVE B...

Five Palestinians - including at least four security officers - have been killed after Israeli tanks moved into three towns in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday. Three of the officers died when Israeli fire hit Palestinian police posts in Deir al-Balah, P

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A JUDGE HAS RULED OUT FORMER YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC'S C...

A judge has ruled out former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic's challenge to the legitimacy of the United Nations tribunal trying him for war crimes in The Hague. Speaking on the second day of his trial, Mr Milosevic said the tribunal had no legal ba

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THE FORMER MAYOR OF NEW YORK, RUDOLPH GIULIANI, HAS RECEIVED AN HONORA...

The former mayor of New York, Rudolph Giuliani, has received an honorary knighthood from the Queen for the role he played in the wake of the 11 September attacks. As he emerged from the ceremony, Mr Giuliani stressed that he had received the honour not fo

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PRESIDENT BUSH HAS DECIDED TO OUST IRAQI LEADER SADDAM HUSSEIN, AND HA...

President Bush has decided to oust Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, and has ordered the CIA, the Pentagon and other U.S.

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A U.S. AIR FORCE MC-130P CRASHED EARLY WEDNESDAY IN A REMOTE SECTION O...

A U.S.

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THE INTERNATIONAL SKATING UNION ANNOUNCED TUESDAY THAT IT WILL CONDUCT...

The International Skating Union announced Tuesday that it will conduct an "internal assessment" into a controversial judging decision at the finals of the Olympic pairs figure skating competition Monday night, where the coveted gold medal went to a Russia

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PAKISTANI PRESIDENT PERVEZ MUSHARRAF HAS LAID OUT HIS VISION FOR THE F...

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has laid out his vision for the future of his country at the beginning of a visit to Washington seeking to bolster newly revived ties with the US. President Musharraf said he wanted Pakistan to be a liberal, tolerant,

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A HEALTH CARD TO ENABLE EU CITIZENS TO GET FREE MEDICAL TREATMENT IN A...

A health card to enable EU citizens to get free medical treatment in all 15 member states is proposed by the European Commission.

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THREE PALESTINIAN POLICEMAN DIED AS ISRAELI TANKS MOVE INTO THREE TOWN...

Three Palestinian policeman died as Israeli tanks move into three towns in the Gaza Strip and take over police posts.

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BRITISH AIRWAYS IS TO AXE 5,800 JOBS, CUT ROUTES AND LOWER FARES TO CO...

British Airways is to axe 5,800 jobs, cut routes and lower fares to combat losses amid a fall in passenger numbers, BBC reported.

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A TIGHT-LIPPED KENNETH LAY, THE FORMER ENRON CORP. CHAIRMAN, WAS SAVAG...

A tight-lipped Kenneth Lay, the former Enron Corp. chairman, was savaged by lawmakers on Tuesday as he declined to testify about the energy giant's collapse amid dubious business dealings and questionable accounting, Reuters reported.

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EPIC FANTASY "THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING" EARNE...

Epic fantasy "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" earned 13 Oscar nominations on Tuesday, more than any other film, including best motion picture, making it the clear front-runner heading up to next month's Academy Awards.

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PAKISTANI POLICE HAVE ARRESTED THEIR PRIME SUSPECT IN THE CASE OF KIDN...

Pakistani police have arrested their prime suspect in the case of kidnapped U.S.

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FRANCE DETERMINED TO STAND BY ITS POSITION ON EU ENLARGEMENT

France is determined to stand by its position on EU enlargement, French Foreign Minister Hubert Vedrine said during his meeting with his Bulgarian counterpart Passy. The two officials met within the framework of the International Conference "Civilization

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