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ARGENTINA'S CENTRAL BANK ON THURSDAY INTERVENED IN THE FOREIGN EXCHANG...

Argentina's Central Bank on Thursday intervened in the foreign exchange market for the third consecutive day to offer dollars at around 2.325 pesos to prop up the peso, traders said.

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MONTENEGRO SHELVED ITS INDEPENDENCE PLANS ON THURSDAY TO FORM A NEW UN...

Montenegro shelved its independence plans on Thursday to form a new union with Serbia, consigning Yugoslavia to history in a deal the West hopes will avoid more violent redrawing of Balkan borders. "We have taken an important step forward for the stabilit

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VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY ON THURSDAY WON YEMENI SUPPORT FOR WASHINGT...

Vice President Dick Cheney on Thursday won Yemeni support for Washington's drive to prevent the poor Arab country from becoming "another Afghanistan" and to stop al Qaeda forces regrouping there. But Yemen told Cheney it opposed any U.

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ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON ORDERED A PHASED TROOP WITHDRAWAL ...

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon ordered a phased troop withdrawal from the West Bank city of Ramallah on Thursday as a U.S.

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BELEAGUERED ACCOUNTING FIRM ANDERSEN HAS BLASTED A U.S. GOVERNMENT THR...

Beleaguered accounting firm Andersen has blasted a U.S.

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THE LIBYAN MAN FOUND GUILTY OF THE LOCKERBIE BOMBING HAS LOST HIS APPE...

The Libyan man found guilty of the Lockerbie bombing has lost his appeal against the conviction. Abdelbaset ali Mohmed al-Megrahi will now be taken to a jail in Scotland to begin a sentence of at least 20 years.

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INTERNATIONAL DONORS HAVE APPROVED A $515 MILLION PACKAGE TO REBUILD M...

International donors have approved a $515 million package to rebuild Macedonia's economy after last year's conflict with ethnic Albanian rebels - more than doubling their initial target. Meeting in Brussels, about 40 countries and international organisati

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THE UNITED STATES ON FRIDAY WILL MAKE A SIXTH ATTEMPT TO INTERCEPT AND...

The United States on Friday will make a sixth attempt to intercept and shoot down a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean in a controversial missile defense test program opposed by Moscow, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The test is part of President Bush's

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A ROADSIDE BOMB EXPLODED NEXT TO A LARGE VEHICLE IN THE GAZA STRIP THU...

A roadside bomb exploded next to a large vehicle in the Gaza Strip Thursday, killing at least three Israelis, military sources said. They said the attack occurred on a road leading from the Karni crossing with Israel to the Jewish settlement of Netzarim i

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U.S. VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY SAID WEDNESDAY THE "BURDEN IS ON BOTH"...

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PRESIDENT BUSH ON WEDNESDAY SAID HE IS "DEEPLY CONCERNED" ABOUT IRAQ. ...

President Bush on Wednesday said he is "deeply concerned" about Iraq. "We are going to deal with him," Bush said of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and added that the United States would consult with its allies before taking any action.

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ISRAEL DECIDED WEDNESDAY ON THE EVE OF A NEW U.S. PEACE MISSION TO KEE...

Israel decided Wednesday on the eve of a new U.S.

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THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL HAS FOR THE FIRST TIME PASSED A RE...

The United Nations Security Council has for the first time passed a resolution calling for a Palestinian state alongside Israel. The US-drafted document "affirming a vision" of a Palestinian state was backed by 14 out of 15 members of the Security Council

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ACCORDING TO PROVISIONAL FIGURES, THE LUFTHANSA GROUP POSTED AN OPERAT...

According to provisional figures, the Lufthansa Group posted an operating profit of 20 million euros in the 2001 business year.

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IN ARGENTINA, THE PESO HAS SLIPPED TO A RECORD LOW AMID GLOOMY PREDICT...

In Argentina, the peso has slipped to a record low amid gloomy predictions that the country's worst ever economic crisis will deepen further this year. Until devaluation in January, the peso was tied to the US dollar at one-to-one for a decade.

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KING ABDULLAH OF JORDAN HAS WARNED US VICE-PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY THAT ...

King Abdullah of Jordan has warned US Vice-President Dick Cheney that a US attack on Iraq could seriously destabilise the region. In a statement released by the royal palace following a meeting with Mr Cheney in the Jordanian capital Amman, King Abdullah

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ZIMBABWE'S PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE HAS WON A FIFTH TERM IN OFFICE AMID...

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has won a fifth term in office amid accusations of ballot irregularities and ruling party violence. He defeated rival Morgan Tsvangirai by a substantial margin in a presidential election described by foreign and local ob

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A TEXAS JURY FOUND ANDREA YATES GUILTY OF CAPITAL MURDER TUESDAY, REJE...

A Texas jury found Andrea Yates guilty of capital murder Tuesday, rejecting her claim that she was insane when she drowned her five children in a bathtub last summer. Yates, 37, met the verdict stoically, nodding, with the twitching of a jaw muscle her on

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THE U.S. MILITARY SAID WEDNESDAY THEIR AFGHAN ALLIES CAPTURED A KEY RI...

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THE SUSPECTED MASTERMIND OF THE KIDNAPPING OF AMERICAN REPORTER DANIEL...

The suspected mastermind of the kidnapping of American reporter Daniel Pearl threatened on Tuesday to make the United States pay dearly if he was extradited from Pakistan to face charges. British-born militant Ahmed Saeed Omar Sheikh, commonly known as Sh

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AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE TO RAISE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO REBUILD MA...

An international conference to raise millions of dollars to rebuild Macedonia's war-ravaged economy takes place in Brussels.The meeting was given the go-ahead after the Macedonian parliament adopted key parts of an agreement which ended the conflict with

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