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INDIA SAYS IT SEES NO CHANGE IN PAKISTAN'S STANCE TOWARDS TERRORISM AN...

India says it sees no change in Pakistan's stance towards terrorism and is waiting for President Pervez Musharraf to take "substantive" steps towards curbing the activities of Islamic militants. Relations between India and Pakistan have soured to their wo

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U.S. TROOPS ARE WRAPPING UP THEIR HUNT FOR OSAMA BIN LADEN IN THE MOUN...

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THE FIRST CONTINGENT OF 70 GERMAN TROOPS IS DUE TO ARRIVE IN AFGHANIST...

The first contingent of 70 German troops is due to arrive in Afghanistan to join the international stabilisation force. They are due to join 32 Dutch troops for the journey onward to Kabul, via Trabzon in northern Turkey.

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THE HEAD OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) HAS SAID IT IS READY...

The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said it is ready to work with Argentina to solve the debt-ridden country's problems. But IMF managing director Horst Koehler said Argentina's difficulties were "home-grown" and finding a solution would

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UNITED STATES PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH HAS CALLED ON THE PAKISTANI LEADER...

United States President George Bush has called on the Pakistani leader, Pervez Musharraf, to make a clear statement to the world that he intends to crack down on terror.

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HEAVY SNOW AND FREEZING CONDITIONS IN TURKEY HAVE NOW CLAIMED 11 LIVES...

Heavy snow and freezing conditions in Turkey have now claimed 11 lives, and cut off thousands of villages.

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UK PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR HAS BECOME THE FIRST WORLD LEADER TO VISI...

UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has become the first world leader to visit Afghanistan since the fall of the Taleban. He was also the first to meet the new interim leader, Hamid Karzai, on his home soil, during a visit to Bagram air base north of Kabul.

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AUSTRALIA'S TWO-WEEK-OLD BUSH FIRE CRISIS HAS FINALLY TAKEN A TURN FOR...

Australia's two-week-old bush fire crisis has finally taken a turn for the better, with unexpectedly heavy overnight rainfall in and around Sydney bringing some relief to the beleaguered city. But fire authorities warned Monday that the rain had not been

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FRANCE IS CALLING ON ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER SILVIO BERLUSCONI TO REAFF...

France is calling on Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to reaffirm his commitment to the development of Europe, after the country's foreign minister resigned over European policy. Berlusconi appointed himself the country's interim foreign minister

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FORD MOTOR COMPANY'S BOARD WILL THIS WEEK APPROVE A US RESTRUCTURING E...

Ford Motor Company's board will this week approve a US restructuring expected to involve up to 20,000 job losses, closure of plants and capacity cutbacks, Financial Times wrote.

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BRITISH PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR IS PREPARING TO HOLD TALKS IN PAKIST...

British Prime Minister Tony Blair is preparing to hold talks in Pakistan in the latest stage of international efforts to ease tensions with neighboring nuclear rival India. After meeting with the Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf he will travel

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ARGENTINA HAS DEVALUED ITS CURRENCY, THE PESO, BY NEARLY 30 PERCENT IN...

Argentina has devalued its currency, the peso, by nearly 30 percent in a bid to tackle the growing economic crisis. The devaluation, announced on Sunday by Economic Minister Jorge Remes Lenicov, is the latest blow to the country's crippled economy as new

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U.S. MIDDLE EAST ENVOY ANTHONY ZINNI HEADED HOME SUNDAY AFTER FOUR DAY...

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PAKISTANI OFFICIALS HAVE DENIED THAT INDIA HAS SHOT DOWN AN UNMANNED P...

Pakistani officials have denied that India has shot down an unmanned Pakistani spy plane intruding into Indian air space over Kashmir.

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SINGAPORE BELIEVES IT HAS BROKEN UP A NETWORK OF MILITANTS TARGETING T...

Singapore believes it has broken up a network of militants targeting the U.S.

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A NOTE WRITTEN BY THE 15-YEAR-OLD BOY WHO CRASHED A CESSNA INTO A TAMP...

A note written by the 15-year-old boy who crashed a Cessna into a Tampa office building Saturday indicated he supported Osama bin Laden and that the act was deliberate, authorities said Sunday. Charles J.

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ARGENTINE LAWMAKERS IN THE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES HAVE APPROVED EMERGENCY...

Argentine lawmakers in the Chamber of Deputies have approved emergency powers for new President Eduardo Duhalde. The sweeping emergency powers, aimed at to rebuilding the nation's troubled economy, include allowing him to devalue the peso by no longer tyi

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THE BUSH FIRES THAT HAVE DESTROYED HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF ACRES FORE...

The bush fires that have destroyed hundreds of thousands of acres forest in southeast Australia are taking a huge toll on the country's native wildlife, National Parks officials say.

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GERMAN AUTHORITIES SAID ON SUNDAY THEY HAD NO EVIDENCE A MAN DETAINED ...

German authorities said on Sunday they had no evidence a man detained at a west German hotel overnight was a member of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network as originally maintained.

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ITALIAN FOREIGN MINISTER RENATO RUGGIERO HAS RESIGNED AFTER A DISAGREE...

Italian Foreign Minister Renato Ruggiero has resigned after a disagreement with other cabinet members over the government's unenthusiastic reception of the new euro currency.

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RESEARCHERS IN JAPAN SAY THEY HAVE SUCCEEDED IN GROWING THE WORLD'S FI...

Researchers in Japan say they have succeeded in growing the world's first artificial eyeball. The scientists at Tokyo University have been experimenting with tadpoles in an effort to develop treatments for the blind.

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