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CYRUS R. VANCE, WHO RESIGNED AS PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER'S SECRETARY OF ...

Cyrus R. Vance, who resigned as President Jimmy Carter's Secretary of State over an ill-fated attempt to save American hostages from Iran, has died.

World | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652

CHINA HAS LAUNCHED A MASSIVE 700 BILLION YUAN ($84 BILLION) 5-YEAR ENV...

China has launched a massive 700 billion yuan ($84 billion) 5-year environmental protection plan to combat a worsening pollution problem. By 2005 China hopes to have reduced the total amount of pollutants in the air, water and soil by 10 percent of 2000 l

World | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 434

WELCOMING PAKISTAN PRESIDENT PERVEZ MUSHARRAF'S PLEDGE TO CRACK DOWN O...

Welcoming Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's pledge to crack down on religious extremists, India says it will judge its neighbor's actions before it begins a military de-escalation or resumes dialogue. The statement marks the first Indian reaction to M

World | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

TWENTY AFGHAN WAR DETAINEES SPENT A "CALM AND PEACEFUL" FIRST NIGHT IN...

Twenty Afghan war detainees spent a "calm and peaceful" first night in a temporary detention center -- 6-by-8 chain-link cells on the U.S.

World | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 548

PAKISTAN'S PRESIDENT GEN. PERVEZ MUSHARRAF ROUNDLY DENOUNCED TERRORIST...

Pakistan's President Gen. Pervez Musharraf roundly denounced terrorist fundamentalist Islamic elements in his nation in a highly anticipated speech as Pakistani police arrested dozens of people in Karachi on Saturday.

World | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 464

POLICE IN PAKISTAN HAVE ARRESTED MORE THAN 200 SUSPECTED MILITANTS AHE...

Police in Pakistan have arrested more than 200 suspected militants ahead of a key speech by President Pervez Musharraf, seen widely as an opportunity to satisfy Indian demands that he curbs Islamic extremism.

World | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 403

ISRAELI MISSILES FIRED FROM THE SEA EARLY SATURDAY STRUCK PALESTINIAN ...

Israeli missiles fired from the sea early Saturday struck Palestinian naval targets near Palestinian Authority leader Yasser Arafat's office in Gaza City, according to Palestinian security sources. The strikes were the latest Israeli military and law enfo

World | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

TWENTY AFGHAN WAR DETAINEES ARRIVED AT GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA JANUARY 11...

Twenty Afghan war detainees arrived at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba January 11 and were led off a C-141 transport plane in shackles by U.S.

World | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 605

THE SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT HAS RELEASED A CHILLING VIDEOTAPE IT SAYS SHO...

The Singapore government has released a chilling videotape it says shows details of a planned attack by a broken terrorist cell on U.S.

World | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 462

FORD MOTOR CO. SAID FRIDAY IT IS CUTTING 35,000 JOBS WORLDWIDE AND CLO...

Ford Motor Co. said Friday it is cutting 35,000 jobs worldwide and closing five plants in North America as the No.

World | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 516

ON THE SAME DAY AS THE FIRST GROUP OF DETAINEES FROM AFGHANISTAN ARRIV...

On the same day as the first group of detainees from Afghanistan arrived at a U.S.

World | January 12, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 453

INDIA IS READY FOR WAR WITH PAKISTAN, ITS ARMY CHIEF SAYS, AND WOULD U...

India is ready for war with Pakistan, its army chief says, and would use its nuclear weapons if its neighbor were to launch a nuclear strike first. India blames Pakistan for backing Kashmiri militants and terrorist groups who have conducted an ongoing gue

World | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 591

ZIMBABWE'S PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE CAME UNDER SEVERE CRITICISM AFTER P...

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe came under severe criticism after parliament approved legislation increasing the government's powers in the run-up to presidential elections in March. New Zealand has called for the Commonwealth to freeze Zimbabwe's memb

World | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 521

RIOTERS RANSACKED BANKS, DESTROYED ATM MACHINES AND SET FIRES ACROSS D...

Rioters ransacked banks, destroyed ATM machines and set fires across downtown Buenos Aires early Friday after a night of street protests against a government freeze on bank deposits turned violent. The latest protests came after a largely peaceful nightti

World | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 650

THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT IS CONSIDERING A U.S. PROPOSAL TO SEND A FUL...

The Philippine government is considering a U.S.

World | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 526

A NEW JERSEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD F-16 FIGHTER JET CRASHED NEAR A TRAINI...

A New Jersey Air National Guard F-16 fighter jet crashed near a training range in southern New Jersey on Thursday and the pilot parachuted to safety, suffering minor injuries, officials said.

World | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 563

A U.S. C-17 JET LEFT THE AIRPORT IN KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN THURSDAY, CA...

A U.S.

World | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 899

LISA BEAMER, THE WIDOW OF ONE OF THE HERO PASSENGERS WHO VOWED TO FIGH...

Lisa Beamer, the widow of one of the hero passengers who vowed to fight back before their hijacked plane crashed in Pennsylvania on September 11, has given birth to a healthy baby girl. Todd Beamer, 32, was one of several passengers aboard United Flight 9

World | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 684

THE UNITED STATES HEAPED SOME OF THE MOST INTENSE PRESSURE TO DATE ON ...

The United States heaped some of the most intense pressure to date on the Palestinian Authority Thursday, with President Bush saying it is up to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to "renounce terror" and work hard to get back to the peace table.

World | January 11, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 611

PRESIDENT BUSH ON THURSDAY WARNED IRAN AGAINST HARBORING MEMBERS OF TH...

President Bush on Thursday warned Iran against harboring members of the al Qaeda network who fled Afghanistan and cautioned Tehran against challenging the new Afghan interim government

World | January 10, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 508

THE BELFAST GIRLS' SCHOOL AT THE CENTRE OF A FIERCE DISPUTE BETWEEN CA...

The Belfast girls' school at the centre of a fierce dispute between Catholics and Protestants was closed on Thursday after rioting outside injured 17 police officers.

World | January 10, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 449
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