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WHERE SIX MONTHS AGO SMOKE AND ASHES DARKENED THE DAYTIME SKY OVER NEW...

Where six months ago smoke and ashes darkened the daytime sky over New York, two shafts of bright light pierced the night sky Monday in memory of all those who lost their lives in the September 11 attacks. The lighting of the "Tribute in Light" was one of

World | March 12, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393

IRAQ POSES A REAL THREAT TO WORLD STABILITY BUT NO DECISIONS HAVE BEEN...

Iraq poses a real threat to world stability but no decisions have been taken on how to tackle Saddam Hussein's build-up of weapons of mass destruction, Tony Blair has said. The British prime minister's warning about the threat posed by Iraq was backed by

World | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 411

FRANCE'S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN GOT DOWN AND DIRTY MONDAY AS SOCIALIST ...

France's presidential campaign got down and dirty Monday as Socialist Prime Minister Lionel Jospin attacked Jacques Chirac as old and worn out and the president accused the left of using fascist methods.Jospin's unusually tough language, published as yet

World | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 357

ISRAEL SENT GROUND FORCES INTO ANOTHER PALESTINIAN CITY ON MONDAY, RAI...

Israel sent ground forces into another Palestinian city on Monday, raiding Qalqilya after Prime Minister Ariel Sharon vowed to push ahead with a military campaign while engaging in U.S.

World | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 286

NEW YORK PAUSED FOR MOMENTS OF SILENCE AT 8:46 A.M. EST AND AGAIN SEVE...

New York paused for moments of silence at 8:46 a.m.

World | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

THE U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WILL ASK A FEDERAL JUDGE TO PLACE TOUGH NE...

The U.S.

World | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

ISRAELI TROOPS RINGED A WEST BANK REFUGEE CAMP WITH TANKS ON MONDAY AN...

Israeli troops ringed a West Bank refugee camp with tanks on Monday and intensified searches in another camp nearby, continuing their offensive in Palestinian-ruled areas following an upsurge of violence.

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US VICE-PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY IS TO VISIT UK PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR...

US Vice-President Dick Cheney is to visit UK Prime Minister Tony Blair at Downing Street on Monday, amid continuing speculation of forthcoming military action against Iraq. A spokeswoman for Mr Cheney said the men would be discussing "the progress of the

World | March 11, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 368

US VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY LEFT ON SUNDAY ON A 10-DAY, 12-NATION MI...

US Vice President Dick Cheney left on Sunday on a 10-day, 12-nation mission of war and peace to the Middle East, the Gulf and Britain in search of support for extending the fight against terrorism and a resolution to escalating Israeli-Palestinian violenc

World | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 375

BILLIONAIRE INVESTMENT GURU GEORGE SOROS HAS SAID THAT IT IS "IMPOSSIB...

Billionaire investment guru George Soros has said that it is "impossible" for Britain to reject adoption of the euro. Mr Soros, whose currency investments have earned him a formidable reputation, warned that there were still concerns over Europe's single

World | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 500

LONG QUEUES HAVE AGAIN FORMED AT POLLING STATIONS IN ZIMBABWE'S CAPITA...

Long queues have again formed at polling stations in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, as people vote on the second day of the country's presidential elections. Some voters spent the night in the open, wrapped in blankets, waiting for the polling stations to re

World | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

PRESIDENT BUSH SATURDAY SIGNED A STRIPPED-DOWN VERSION OF AN ECONOMIC ...

President Bush Saturday signed a stripped-down version of an economic stimulus bill that extends unemployment benefits for displaced workers, but doesn't contain the tax cuts the president originally supported. "We're seeing some encouraging signs in the

World | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386

U.S. BOMBING WIPED OUT AN AL QAEDA BUNKER COMPLEX AND TOP AFGHAN COMMA...

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World | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 311

ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON SAID SUNDAY HE FAVORS LIFTING THE ...

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Sunday he favors lifting the ban preventing Yasser Arafat from traveling outside Ramallah so the Palestinian Authority president can attend the Arab League summit. Sharon's comments come a day after two back-to-bac

World | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

A FLURRY OF NEW INTERNATIONAL PEACE EFFORTS FAILED TO SLOW MIDEAST VIO...

A flurry of new international peace efforts failed to slow Mideast violence Saturday as Palestinian militants unleashed two major attacks — a shooting at a seaside Israeli hotel and a bombing at a crowded Jerusalem cafe. At least five Israelis were killed

World | March 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 405

THE MAKEOVER IS NOW COMPLETE AND THE HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE IS FLYING ...

The makeover is now complete and the Hubble Space Telescope is flying free again. After five spacewalks to upgrade it, the telescope was redeployed early Saturday.

World | March 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 272

CITING A CLASSIFIED PENTAGON REPORT, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES REPORTED ON...

Citing a classified Pentagon report, the Los Angeles Times reported on Saturday that The Bush administration has told the Defense Department to prepare, on a contingency basis, plans to use nuclear weapons against at least seven countries.

World | March 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 406

UNKNOWN ATTACKERS HAVE EXPLODED A GRENADE ON AN APPROACH ROAD TO THE M...

Unknown attackers have exploded a grenade on an approach road to the Mont Blanc tunnel just hours before the scheduled reopening of the road link from France to Italy. The blast - believed to have been caused by a device used to start avalanches - damaged

World | March 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 357

ISRAEL HAS KEPT UP ITS ATTACKS ON PALESTINIAN AREAS, LAUNCHING NEW HEL...

Israel has kept up its attacks on Palestinian areas, launching new helicopter raids after the worst day of bloodshed in 17 months of violence. Despite the continuing clashes, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has said he will hold talks with the Palesti

World | March 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 340

LONG QUEUES OF VOTERS HAVE FORMED IN THE ZIMBABWEAN CAPITAL, HARARE, A...

Long queues of voters have formed in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, and in the country's second city, Bulawayo, for the most fiercely contested presidential election since independence in 1980. Tempers flared among voters waiting in long lines at polling

World | March 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

KMART, THE US DISCOUNT RETAILER THAT FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION I...

Kmart, the US discount retailer that filed for bankruptcy protection in January, said it would cut 22,000 jobs - some 10 per cent of the total workforce - and close 284 stores as part of its initial Chapter 11 financial review. The group said it would tak

World | March 8, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 431
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