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U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL, AFTER MEETING FRIDAY WITH ISRAEL...

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World | April 12, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 432

U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL, AFTER MEETING FRIDAY WITH ISRAEL...

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World | April 12, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 375

MR STOJILJKOVIC - WHO HEADED THE POLICE UNDER FORMER PRESIDENT SLOBODA...

Mr Stojiljkovic - who headed the police under former President Slobodan Milosevic - shot himself in front of the federal parliament just hours after its members voted to allow the extradition of suspects to The Hague tribunal. Yugoslav President Vojislav

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THE HEAD OF VENEZUELA'S LARGEST BUSINESS ASSOCIATION WAS NAMED LEADER ...

The head of Venezuela's largest business association was named leader of an interim government Friday, following the resignation of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez. The new leader, Pedro Carmona Estanga, is the president of the Federation of Chambers of

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US SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL HAS BEGUN CRUCIAL TALKS WITH ISRAEL...

US Secretary of State Colin Powell has begun crucial talks with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon aimed at securing an immediate Israeli troop withdrawal in the West Bank. As the marathon three-hour meeting got under way the Israeli army acknowledged th

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FIVE PEOPLE WERE KILLED ON THURSDAY WHEN A TRUCK FILLED WITH NATURAL G...

Five people were killed on Thursday when a truck filled with natural gas blew up near a historic synagogue in Tunisia, a U.S.

World | April 11, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 329

U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL ARRIVED IN ISRAEL LATE THURSDAY, ...

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THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE WAR OVER AMERICAN TARIFFS ON STEEL HAS STEPPED...

The international trade war over American tariffs on steel has stepped up a gear, after Japanese Trade Minister Takeo Hiranuma told US Trade Representative Robert Zoellick that Japan may prepare retaliatory action. Tokyo is demanding that the US provide c

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MORE THAN 4,000 PALESTINIANS HAVE BEEN DETAINED DURING ISRAEL'S OFFENS...

More than 4,000 Palestinians have been detained during Israel's offensive in the West Bank, the army says. The figure - which has doubled in the past 24 hours - reflects the growing pace of the military campaign, correspondents say.

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AT LEAST 23 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED AND 27 MORE ARE MISSING IN THE PHI...

At least 23 people have been killed and 27 more are missing in the Philippines following a fire on a passenger ferry in the seas southeast of Manila. The ferry, the MV Maria Carmella, had set sail from the island of Masbate but was abandoned due to the fi

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UPPING THE STAKES IN A BITTER DISPUTE THAT HAS CUT VENEZUELA'S OIL EXP...

Upping the stakes in a bitter dispute that has cut Venezuela's oil exports, the country's largest labor confederation announced late Wednesday it will extend its 48-hour general strike indefinitely. Carlos Ortega, president of the 1 million-member Venezue

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ISRAELI TROOPS HAVE OCCUPIED THREE MORE AREAS IN THE WEST BANK AND WIT...

Israeli troops have occupied three more areas in the West Bank and withdrawn from several others, hours before US Secretary of State Colin Powell is due to arrive on a peace mission. Tanks and troops entered the town of Bir Zeit, the refugee camp of Ein B

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AT LEAST EIGHT PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED AND MORE THAN A DOZEN INJURED I...

At least eight people have been killed and more than a dozen injured in a suicide attack on a bus near the Israeli city of Haifa. It was the second major attack against civilians since the army launched its massive military operation in the West Bank on 2

World | April 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 373

CHINA EXECUTED AT LEAST 2,468 PEOPLE LAST YEAR, ACCOUNTING FOR MORE TH...

China executed at least 2,468 people last year, accounting for more than 80 percent of people put to death worldwide, according to a report published on the Web site of Amnesty International. Amnesty said 90 percent of the 3,048 executions last year took

World | April 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 398

VIOLENCE FLARED BETWEEN LEBANON'S HIZBOLLAH GUERRILLAS AND ISRAELI TRO...

Violence flared between Lebanon's Hizbollah guerrillas and Israeli troops along the border on Wednesday, raising fears of a widening of the conflict between Israel and its Arab foes. The Syrian-and Iranian-backed Muslim group has launched strikes almost d

World | April 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE ABLE TO VISIT THE QUEEN MOTHER'S LAST RESTIN...

Members of the public are able to visit the Queen Mother's last resting place, starting from Wednesday morning. St George's chapel at Windsor will be open to the public until Friday 19 April so well-wishers can pay their final respects.

World | April 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 355

AT LEAST EIGHT PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED AND MORE THAN A DOZEN INJURED I...

At least eight people have been killed and more than a dozen injured in a suicide attack on a bus near the Israeli city of Haifa. The explosion tore through the bus crowded with early morning commuters, throwing bodies and wreckage along the road.

World | April 10, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

THE GOVERNMENT IN PAKISTAN HAS ANNOUNCED THE DATE FOR A NATIONAL REFER...

The government in Pakistan has announced the date for a national referendum on extending President Pervez Musharraf's rule by five years. A statement issued by the law ministry said voting will be held on 30 April.

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 289

AIR RAID SIRENS HAVE SOUNDED THROUGHOUT ISRAEL TO COMMEMORATE THE HOLO...

Air raid sirens have sounded throughout Israel to commemorate the Holocaust, the slaughter of 6 million Jews by Nazis and their sympathizers during World War II. The sirens went off at 10 a.

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 410

AS ISRAEL PULLED BACK FROM TWO WEST BANK TOWNS AND ENTERED ANOTHER, 13...

As Israel pulled back from two West Bank towns and entered another, 13 Israeli soldiers were killed in what the Israeli army called an ambush in the West Bank town of Jenin. Meanwhile, U.

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

HEAVY FIGHTING HAS BROKEN OUT BETWEEN ISRAELI SOLDIERS AND PALESTINIAN...

Heavy fighting has broken out between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in the West Bank town of Jenin, with reports of heavy casualties on both sides. An Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman, Ofer Gendleman, told the BBC that 10 Israeli soldiers had been k

World | April 9, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 317
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