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AN EXPLOSION HAS ROCKED A HINDU TEMPLE IN INDIA'S JAMMU AND KASHMIR ST...

An explosion has rocked a Hindu temple in India's Jammu and Kashmir state during an attack by two suspected Islamic militants that left at least 10 people dead. More than 19 others were injured after one of the attackers hurled a grenade outside the popul

World | March 30, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 352

THE PRIME SUSPECT IN THE KIDNAP AND MURDER OF U.S. REPORTER DANIEL PEA...

The prime suspect in the kidnap and murder of U.S.

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PRESIDENT BUSH SAID ON SATURDAY HE HOPED THIS WEEK'S CELEBRATIONS OF E...

President Bush said on Saturday he hoped this week's celebrations of Easter and Passover comfort the many Americans who may still be grieving nearly seven months after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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ONLY A DOOR SEPARATED ISRAELI SOLDIERS FROM PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT YASS...

Only a door separated Israeli soldiers from Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's private office on Saturday after a night of continuous shelling and shooting around his headquarters, aides said. Arafat spent the night in darkness after Israeli troops bes

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THE INVESTIGATIVE ARM OF CONGRESS SAID FRIDAY THAT THE CRIMINAL INVEST...

The investigative arm of Congress said Friday that the criminal investigation of former President Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton has cost $70 million. The General Accounting Office's figures make the probe of the Clintons the most expensive in the his

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AN INTENSE GUNBATTLE ERUPTED EARLY SATURDAY BETWEEN ISRAELI TROOPS AND...

An intense gunbattle erupted early Saturday between Israeli troops and Palestinian fighters holed up inside an office building in the heart of Ramallah. Sporadic gunfire was continuing outside the headquarters of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, a day af

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ISRAELI TROOPS TOOK OVER MOST OF PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY PRESIDENT YASSE...

Israeli troops took over most of Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat's Ramallah compound on Friday, fighting room-to-room and arresting as many as 70 people, Israel Defense Forces said. The Palestinians disputed the number of arrests, but said o

World | March 29, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 298

THE MAN ACCUSED OF MASTERMINDING THE KIDNAPPING AND MURDER OF AMERICAN...

The man accused of masterminding the kidnapping and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl appeared in a brief closed-door court session Friday. Under heavy security, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh was brought into the courtroom shortly before noon (2 a.

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POPE JOHN PAUL II WAS ABLE TO HEAR CONFESSIONS FROM WORSHIPPERS ON GOO...

Pope John Paul II was able to hear confessions from worshippers on Good Friday despite earlier concerns over his health. An arthritic knee prevented the ailing 81-year-old pope celebrate Mass for the second time in a week on Thursday.

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A SUSPECTED WOMAN SUICIDE BOMBER BLEW HERSELF UP IN A SUBURB OF JERUSA...

A suspected woman suicide bomber blew herself up in a suburb of Jerusalem on Friday, injuring at least eight people, witnesses said, quoted by Reuters. Police gave few immediate details of the explosion which rocked a large supermarket in the Kiryat Yovel

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THAILAND WILL BE THE VENUE FOR HISTORIC FACE-TO-FACE TALKS BETWEEN THE...

Thailand will be the venue for historic face-to-face talks between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil Tiger rebels, officials said on Friday. "Both parties to the conflict have agreed to holding the talks in Thailand," said a statement read out by Thai F

World | March 29, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341

ABOUT 30 ISRAELI TANKS MOVED INTO THE WEST BANK TOWN OF RAMALLAH EARLY...

About 30 Israeli tanks moved into the West Bank town of Ramallah early on Friday, surrounding the offices of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Gun battles have broken out between Israeli troops and Mr Arafat's bodyguards and four Palestinians were reporte

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PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT YASSER ARAFAT ANNOUNCED ON THURSDAY HE WAS READY...

Palestinian President Yasser Arafat announced on Thursday he was ready to implement an immediate, unconditional cease-fire but Israel said it wanted actions not words. Arafat told a news conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah he had informed U.

World | March 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 523

THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WILL SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY FOR ZACARIAS MOUSSA...

The Justice Department will seek the death penalty for Zacarias Moussaoui if a jury finds the French citizen guilty of conspiring to kill thousands in the Sept. 11 attacks on America, according to court papers filed on Thursday.

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ARAB LEADERS MEETING IN BEIRUT HAVE UNANIMOUSLY ENDORSED SAUDI ARABIA'...

Arab leaders meeting in Beirut have unanimously endorsed Saudi Arabia's peace plan for the Middle East. Israel, however, has rejected the peace initiative, which offers it "normal relations" and full peace with Arab states, if it pulls out of all Arab lan

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ABOUT 200 RETIRED WORKERS HAVE STAGED A PROTEST IN THE CHINESE CAPITAL...

About 200 retired workers have staged a protest in the Chinese capital Beijing to demand unpaid pension benefits. The workers demonstrated outside the gates of the state-run Beijing Automobile works on Wednesday morning, blocking traffic.

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US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH HAS CONDEMNED THE BOMB ATTACK IN NETANYA, A...

US President George W Bush has condemned the bomb attack in Netanya, and called on Yasser Arafat to do everything in his power to stop what he called "terrorist killing". Secretary of State Colin Powell said that the US envoy, General Anthony Zinni would

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AMERICAN CITIZENS COULD BE TARGETED BY EXTREMIST GROUPS IN ITALIAN CIT...

American citizens could be targeted by extremist groups in Italian cities over Easter, the US State Department has warned. The US did not identify the groups or nature of the attacks, but said the cities at risk were Florence, Venice, Verona and Milan.

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THE ZIMBABWE CORRESPONDENT OF BRITAIN'S DAILY TELEGRAPH HAS BEEN ARRES...

The Zimbabwe correspondent of Britain's Daily Telegraph has been arrested on charges of publishing false information. Peta Thornycroft, 57, was detained in Chimanimani, 480 kilometres (300 miles) south-east of the capital, Harare.

World | March 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

A CURFEW HAS BEEN IMPOSED AND A STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED IN PARTS O...

A curfew has been imposed and a state of emergency declared in parts of northern Ghana after violent clashes between two rival clans.More than 30 people died after fighting between the Abudus and the Andanis in the town of Yendi, about 500 kilometres (300

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A MEMBER OF THE US AIR FORCE IN JAPAN HAS BEEN JAILED FOR 32 MONTHS AF...

A member of the US Air Force in Japan has been jailed for 32 months after being found guilty of raping a woman in Okinawa. The Naha District Court ruled that Staff Sergeant Timothy Woodland, 25, raped the 24-year-old Japanese woman in a car park at a shop

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