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THOUSANDS OF DEMONSTRATORS MARCHED ON THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE LATE FRI...

Thousands of demonstrators marched on the presidential palace late Friday, hours after President Eduardo Duhalde unveiled a sweeping plan to scale back political spending in his cash-strapped country. Earlier Friday evening, Duhalde announced moves to red

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A STATE OF EMERGENCY HAS BEEN DECLARED IN LIBERIA AMID FEARS THAT AN A...

A state of emergency has been declared in Liberia amid fears that an armed rebellion is close to the capital city. The government said its forces had driven rebels from Kley junction, just 22 miles from the capital, the to Monrovia they have come to the c

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US MILITARY OFFICIALS SAY THEIR FORCES IN SOUTHERN AFGHANISTAN ARE QUE...

US military officials say their forces in southern Afghanistan are questioning the foreign minister of the ousted Taleban administration - Wakil Ahmad Mutawakil. Afghan officials earlier transferred Mr Mutawakil to the US military base at Kandahar, the US

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AS INDIAN AND PAKISTANI TROOPS STAGE A TENSE STAND-OFF ALONG THEIR COM...

As Indian and Pakistani troops stage a tense stand-off along their common border, India's defense minister announced a major arms deal with Russia on Friday. A Russian delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister Ilya Klebanov has been negotiating in New De

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PRINCESS MARGARET, THE YOUNGER SISTER OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II, HAS DIED ...

Princess Margaret, the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II, has died "peacefully in her sleep" at the age of 71. In a statement Buckingham Palace said: "The Queen, with great sadness, has asked for the following announcement to be made immediately.

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AMID PATRIOTISM AND PRIDE, THE 2002 OLYMPIC GAMES GOT UNDER WAY FRIDAY...

Amid patriotism and pride, the 2002 Olympic Games got under way Friday in Salt Lake City. The Opening Ceremony was highlighted by the arrival of the World Trade Center flag and the lighting of the cauldron by the 1980 U.

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A DELEGATION FROM NORWAY HAS ARRIVED IN SRI LANKA TO BEGIN WORK ON HAM...

A delegation from Norway has arrived in Sri Lanka to begin work on hammering out a formal ceasefire agreement that would end almost two decades of civil war in the country. Both the government and the Tiger leadership have said they hope to have an agreem

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A DELEGATION HEADED BY RUSSIAN DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER ILYA KLEBANOV IS ...

A delegation headed by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Ilya Klebanov is in the Indian capital this week working on the deal, which may see India obtain long-range nuclear-capable strategic bombers, nuclear-powered submarines and an aircraft carrier. India

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ARGENTINA'S ECONOMY MINISTER JORGE REMES LENICOV WILL START TALKS WITH...

Argentina's Economy Minister Jorge Remes Lenicov will start talks with the International Monetary Fund here next week to try and restart aid for the crisis-wracked nation, a senior IMF official said Thursday.

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IRAN HAS REJECTED BRITAIN'S CHOICE OF AMBASSADOR TO TEHRAN AND FOREIGN...

Iran has rejected Britain's choice of ambassador to Tehran and Foreign Office sources, quoted by Reuters said on Thursday the decision had complicated relations between the two countries.

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PRESIDENT BUSH DECIDED ON THURSDAY TO APPLY THE GENEVA CONVENTION TO T...

President Bush decided on Thursday to apply the Geneva Convention to Taliban fighters held by the United States but not to al Qaeda members, a decision that will not change the captives' treatment but may help to protect U.S.

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CHINA SAID ON THURSDAY THAT ABOUT 132 MILLION OF ITS PEOPLE ARE UNEMPL...

China said on Thursday that about 132 million of its people are unemployed - tens of millions more than previously stated.Officials also admitted that the situation in the world's most populous nation will get a lot worse before it gets better.

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US POLITICIANS INVESTIGATING THE COLLAPSE OF ENRON HAVE BEGUN QUESTION...

US politicians investigating the collapse of Enron have begun questioning the company's former boss, Jeffrey Skilling. In an opening statement to a Congressional committee, Mr Skilling said that when he left the firm last year, he "fervently believed" in

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FORMER SOUTH AFRICA PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA HAS SAID HIS COUNTRY NEED...

Former South Africa President Nelson Mandela has said his country needs to fight a war against HIV and Aids, in remarks that seem to be tacit criticism of his successor.

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BROADCAST MEDIA DID NOT CARRY NEWS BULLETINS ON FEBRUARY 7TH AND THERE...

Broadcast media did not carry news bulletins on February 7th and there will be no newspapers on February 8th in Greece because journalists are holding a 24-hour strike. The national federation of journalists’ unions (POESY) and the Athens union (ESIEA) ca

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YASSER ARAFAT SAYS HE IS GIVING "100% EFFORT" TO CURBING VIOLENCE, AS ...

Yasser Arafat says he is giving "100% effort" to curbing violence, as Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon visits the US to secure further approval of his policy to isolate the Palestinian leader. But violence has flared again in the West Bank, with four p

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PEOPLE WANTING TO BECOME BRITISH CITIZENS WILL HAVE TO UNDERGO STRINGE...

People wanting to become British citizens will have to undergo stringent tests in future to help them integrate into the wider community. The new requirements are at the centre of a package of sweeping reforms to the immigration and asylum system unveiled

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IRELAND'S LARGEST BANK ALLIED IRISH SAID ON WEDNESDAY A SUSPECTED ROGU...

Ireland's largest bank Allied Irish said on Wednesday a suspected rogue U.S.

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A U.S. MILITARY OPERATION WAS UNDER WAY THURSDAY TO DEPLOY FORCES INTO...

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CIA DIRECTOR GEORGE TENET TOLD CONGRESS ON WEDNESDAY THAT OSAMA BIN LA...

CIA Director George Tenet told Congress on Wednesday that Osama bin Laden and his al Qaeda network remain the most serious threat to U.S.

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US SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL HAS MADE IT CLEAR THAT PRESIDENT GE...

US Secretary of State Colin Powell has made it clear that President George W Bush is considering fresh military action against Iraq. Mr Bush is "leaving no stone unturned" in examining a "full range" of options for the country's strategy in dealing with t

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