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ZACARIAS MOUSSAOUI, THE FIRST PERSON CHARGED IN DIRECT CONNECTION WITH...

Zacarias Moussaoui, the first person charged in direct connection with the September 11 terrorist attacks, appeared very briefly December 19 before a U.S.

World | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 597

AL QAEDA FIGHTERS WHO HAD BEEN ARRESTED AFTER CROSSING THE BORDER INTO...

Al Qaeda fighters who had been arrested after crossing the border into Pakistan staged an armed revolt December 19, and 21 of the prisoners escaped, local commanders said.

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A STATE OF SIEGE WAS DECLARED IN ARGENTINA, AS UP TO SIX PEOPLE WERE K...

A state of siege was declared in Argentina, as up to six people were killed in clashes with police and dozens more were injured. Argentine Economy Minister Domingo Cavallo quit along with the rest of the cabinet on Thursday amid the worst civil unrest in

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FBI AGENTS IN KANDAHAR PLAN TO INTERVIEW 15 CAPTURED AL QAEDA FIGHTERS...

FBI agents in Kandahar plan to interview 15 captured al Qaeda fighters whom U.S.

World | December 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 458

INDIAN PRIME MINISTER ATAL BEHARI VAJPAYEE HAS SAID HIS GOVERNMENT IS ...

Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee has said his government is discussing war as an option in response to last week's raid on parliament but is using diplomacy with Pakistan as its first weapon.

World | December 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 514

UNITED STATES DEFENCE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD HAS WARNED THAT EUROPE...

United States Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has warned that European cities could be targets of terrorist attacks similar to those which struck America on 11 September. Speaking at a meeting of Nato defence ministers in Brussels, Mr Rumsfeld said Euro

World | December 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 527

THE NEW INTERIM LEADER OF AFGHANISTAN, HAMID KARZAI, HAS WELCOMED PROP...

The new interim leader of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has welcomed proposals for an international security force. But he stressed that such a force was a purely temporary measure, only needed until the new Afghan Government was able to put in place its own

World | December 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 575

U.S. DEFENCE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD IS HOLDING A TWO-DAY MEETING IN...

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World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 487

THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION IS STEPPING UP PRESSURE ON THE EUROPEAN COMMIS...

The Bush administration is stepping up pressure on the European Commission to approve imports of a dozen crops made with genetically-modified organisms, warning that a continuation of the moratorium could escalate into a serious trade dispute.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 520

THE UNITED STATES RESUMED ITS OFFICIAL DIPLOMATIC PRESENCE IN AFGHANIS...

The United States resumed its official diplomatic presence in Afghanistan when it raised the flag Monday at the U.S.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

A HANDFUL OF PRISONERS CAPTURED BY ANTI-TALIBAN FORCES SAID MONDAY THE...

A handful of prisoners captured by anti-Taliban forces said Monday they believe terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden is hiding out in Tora Bora, but the U.S.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 504

ARGENTINA ON MONDAY VOWED TO SLASH ITS BUDGET SPENDING BY NEARLY A FIF...

Argentina on Monday vowed to slash its budget spending by nearly a fifth in 2002 to ensure it can service its debt, but social protest at government austerity and banking curbs continued to flare.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 536

INDIA TUESDAY ACCUSED PAKISTAN OF TRYING TO WIPE OUT ITS POLITICAL LEA...

India Tuesday accused Pakistan of trying to wipe out its political leadership in last week's suicide attack on parliament because Islamabad could not accept a powerful and secular neighbor.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 475

TWO U.S. TRANSPORT PLANES CAME UNDER ATTACK BY STINGER GROUND-TO-AIR M...

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U.S. MILITARY FORCES HAVE FIVE AL QAEDA GUERRILLAS IN CUSTODY, BUT THE...

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World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505

PORTUGUESE STAR LUIS FIGO HAS BEEN VOTED WORLD FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR ...

Portuguese star Luis Figo has been voted World Footballer of the Year by the sport's governing body, FIFA. Figo plays in Spain for Real Madrid.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 744

AFGHANISTAN'S NEW INTERIM LEADER, HAMID KARZAI, HAS ARRIVED IN ROME FO...

Afghanistan's new interim leader, Hamid Karzai, has arrived in Rome for talks with former King Zahir Shah.

World | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 601

PRISONERS CAPTURED BY ANTI-TALIBAN FORCES IN EASTERN AFGHANISTAN SAID ...

Prisoners captured by anti-Taliban forces in eastern Afghanistan said they believe terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden is still in the mountainous Tora Bora region, CNN reported on December 17. That contradicts other reports on the whereabouts of the wor

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

PORTUGUESE PRIME MINISTER ANTONIO GUTERRES OFFERED HIS RESIGNATION TO...

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres offered his resignation to President Jorge Sampaio Monday afternoon. Guterres' Socialist Party suffered a sweeping defeat on Sunday at the hands of the opposition Social Democrats in local elections.

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 511

GEOLOGIST CHIRANANDA DE TOLD THE BBC THAT FOSSILISED RAIN IMPRINTS WER...

Geologist Chirananda De told the BBC that fossilised rain imprints were found on a rippled surface in primitive rocks in the lower Vindhyan range in Madhya Pradesh state. ''These imprints, which are at least 1,600 million years old, constitute one of the

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 647

EURO COINS HAVE GONE ON SALE IN GERMANY, ACCOMPANIED BY CELEBRATIONS I...

Euro coins have gone on sale in Germany, accompanied by celebrations in several major cities. But an opinion poll on Sunday found that only one in three Germans thought the euro would benefit them, confirming that many are still deeply ambiguous about the

World | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 688
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