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A WINTER STORM BATTERED U.S. EAST COAST CITIES FROM WASHINGTON TO NEW ...

A winter storm battered U.S.

World | January 20, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 433

SPEAKING AHEAD OF A DONORS' CONFERENCE NEXT WEEK, JAPAN'S SPECIAL ENVO...

Speaking ahead of a donors' conference next week, Japan's special envoy for Afghanistan on Saturday urged the global community to commit to the long haul to rebuild the country, shattered by war and disaster. Donors are set to pledge billions of dollars t

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 461

A FEDERAL JUDGE FRIDAY DENIED A REQUEST TO TELEVISE THE TRIAL OF ZACAR...

A federal judge Friday denied a request to televise the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui, the first person charged in the September 11 terrorist attacks.

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 488

PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH ON FRIDAY SPOKE BY TELEPHONE TO ARGENTINE PRE...

President George W. Bush on Friday spoke by telephone to Argentine President Eduardo Duhalde and assured him that the United States will help Argentina when his government commits to a sound, sustainable economic recovery plan.

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 469

REFUGEES ARE CONTINUING TO FLEE A DEVASTATING VOLCANIC ERUPTION IN CEN...

Refugees are continuing to flee a devastating volcanic eruption in central Africa amid fears of a major humanitarian crisis in the region. Hundreds of thousands of people left their homes after the Nyiragongo volcano erupted on Thursday, with smoking lava

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 515

PAKISTANI PRESIDENT GEN. PERVEZ MUSHARRAF SAID FRIDAY HE THINKS OSAMA ...

Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said Friday he thinks Osama bin Laden has not been able to get treatment for his kidney disease and is most likely dead.

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 326

ISRAELI SOLDIERS BLEW UP THE BUILDING HOUSING THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE ...

Israeli soldiers blew up the building housing the headquarters of the Voice of Palestine radio service and some Palestinian television studio facilities early Saturday, eyewitnesses told CNN. It was the latest action by Israel to step up pressure on the P

World | January 19, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

BOSNIAN AUTHORITIES HAVE HANDED OVER TO U.S. CUSTODY SIX ALGERIANS DET...

Bosnian authorities have handed over to U.S.

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

US SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL HAS SAID HE IS ENCOURAGED THAT A SO...

US Secretary of State Colin Powell has said he is encouraged that a solution can be found in the military standoff between India and Pakistan centred on Kashmir. Mr Powell, who has ended a visit to India as part of a peace-making tour of South Asia

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 303

IRAQI PRESIDENT SADDAM HUSSEIN HAS SAID BAGHDAD IS READY FOR ANOTHER F...

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has said Baghdad is ready for another full-scale attack by America but would defeat any new military campaign.

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

FRENCH PRIME MINISTER LIONEL JOSPIN HAS SUFFERED A SETBACK AFTER THE C...

French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin has suffered a setback after the country's highest court ruled that a bill to give the island of Corsica limited self-government was unconstitutional. The Constitutional Council threw out legislation to give the trouble

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 354

BANKRUPT ENERGY GIANT ENRON HAS FIRED THE ACCOUNTANCY FIRM ANDERSEN AS...

Bankrupt energy giant Enron has fired the accountancy firm Andersen as the company's auditors with immediately effect. Andersen has been widely criticised for its handling of the Enron account, especially after the revelation that it destroyed documents r

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 338

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE SAID TO BE FLEEING IN PANIC AFTER ...

Hundreds of thousands of people are said to be fleeing in panic after lava from volcanic eruptions engulfed the town of Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Eyewitnesses said huge areas of Goma were ablaze after a massive lava flow from t

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 465

ISRAELI AIRCRAFT HAVE ATTACKED A PALESTINIAN SECURITY HEADQUARTERS IN ...

Israeli aircraft have attacked a Palestinian security headquarters in the West Bank town of Tulkarm, just hours after six Israelis were killed and more than 20 injured in an attack in northern Israel. Palestinian sources said one policeman was killed and

World | January 18, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 491

A SENIOR PALESTINIAN MILITANT HAS DIED IN A SHOOTOUT WITH ISRAELI TROO...

A senior Palestinian militant has died in a shootout with Israeli troops, Palestinian and Israeli sources said. The man, identified by Palestinian medical sources as Khamis Ahmed Ali Abdullah, was said to be a senior member of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades

World | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 576

A SUSPENDED STUDENT WHO OPENED FIRE WEDNESDAY AT A LAW SCHOOL IN SOUTH...

A suspended student who opened fire Wednesday at a law school in southwestern Virginia, leaving three people dead and three others wounded, was described as "a time bomb" by a local doctor who recently treated him for stress. One of those killed was the d

World | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 327

U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL HAS PROMISED CONTINUED U.S. SUPPO...

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World | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

THE GERMAN ECONOMY TURNED IN ITS WORST PERFORMANCE IN ALMOST A DECADE ...

The German economy turned in its worst performance in almost a decade in 2001, as the global slowdown hurt exports and hampered investment. The Federal Statistics Office said on Thursday that Germany's gross domestic product grew by just 0.

World | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 443

RICHARD REID, WHOM ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN ASHCROFT REFERRED TO AS "AN A...

Richard Reid, whom Attorney General John Ashcroft referred to as "an al Qaeda-trained terrorist," was indicted Wednesday on charges related to his alleged attempt to set off a bomb in his shoe aboard an airliner. Reid was initially charged with interferin

World | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

WEDNESDAY MARKED THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE PEACE ACCO...

Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the signing of the peace accords that ended El Salvador's 12-year civil war between a right-wing dictatorship and guerrillas of the leftist Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front. A recently released poll reveal

World | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

A U.S. MARINE CORPS GENERAL SAID WEDNESDAY THAT THE AL QAEDA AND TALIB...

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World | January 17, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 322
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