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LESS THAN A DAY AFTER TREMORS ROCKED AFGHANISTAN, A MODERATE INTENSITY...

Less than a day after tremors rocked Afghanistan, a moderate intensity earthquake hit Pakistan on Monday. An official at the Seismic Centre in the northwestern city of eshawar says there have been no reports of deaths, injuries or damage.

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EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT HOSNI MUBARAK HAS ASKED ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIE...

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has asked Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to visit Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt to discuss the Middle East crisis -- on the condition that Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat could also be invited. Violence betwe

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A POLICEMAN HAS BEEN WOUNDED AND SIX MILLION EUROS ($5 MILLION) STOLEN...

A policeman has been wounded and six million euros ($5 million) stolen after an armed gang robbed a money depot in central Paris. The incident happened on Monday when up to 15 men used explosive to break into a euro storage warehouse.

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AT LEAST SEVEN U.S. TROOPS WERE KILLED MONDAY IN TWO ATTACKS ON MILITA...

At least seven U.S.

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SIX PALESTINIANS HAVE BEEN KILLED IN WHAT APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN A FAILE...

Six Palestinians have been killed in what appears to have been a failed Israeli assassination attempt against a suspected Hamas militant. Witnesses in the West Bank town of Ramallah say a car belonging to Hussein Abu Kweik was hit by Israeli tank shells.

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AL QAEDA AND TALIBAN FORCES MONDAY WERE UNDER CONSTANT BOMBARDMENT BY ...

Al Qaeda and Taliban forces Monday were under constant bombardment by U.S.

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KOSOVO TAKES A MAJOR STEP TOWARDS SELF-RULE ON MONDAY WHEN ITS LEGISLA...

Kosovo takes a major step towards self-rule on Monday when its legislature appoints a president, prime minister and government. The votes in the 120-member Kosovo assembly should be a formality, Reuters commented.

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THE ISRAELI ARMY ENDED AN INCURSION INTO A PALESTINIAN REFUGEE CAMP IN...

The Israeli army ended an incursion into a Palestinian refugee camp in Gaza early Monday and began a separate operation into Jenin in the West Bank as the country vowed more military action against the Palestinian Authority after a bloody weekend of Pales

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SWISS VOTERS HAVE NARROWLY APPROVED JOINING THE UNITED NATIONS IN SUND...

Swiss voters have narrowly approved joining the United Nations in Sunday's referendum after five decades of sitting on the sidelines. Tallies from all precincts showed a nationwide margin of 55-45 percent in favour, but the crucial second hurdle -- approv

World | March 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 394

ISRAELI HELICOPTERS AND TANKS ATTACKED PALESTINIAN TARGETS IN THE WEST...

Israeli helicopters and tanks attacked Palestinian targets in the West Bank Sunday in response to a series of weekend attacks by Palestinian militant groups that have killed at least 20 Israelis. One Palestinian was killed in the Ramallah tank shelling an

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THE GROUP ALSO CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR A SUICIDE ATTACK SATURDAY IN...

The group also claimed responsibility for a suicide attack Saturday in Jerusalem that killed nine bystanders, including four children. In a separate incident Sunday, one Israeli was killed and four others wounded at the Kissufim Crossing on the Gaza-Israe

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KILLINGS IN INDIA'S WORST HINDU-MUSLIM BLOODSHED IN A DECADE EASED OVE...

Killings in India's worst Hindu-Muslim bloodshed in a decade eased overnight, but the death toll jumped to almost 500 as scores more bodies were pulled from the rubble, officials said on Sunday. In the bloodiest incident overnight, a mob burned four peopl

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THE BIGGEST U.S.-LED GROUND OFFENSIVE OF THE FIVE-MONTH AFGHAN WAR ENT...

The biggest U.S.

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EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT HOSNI MUBARAK IS IN WASHINGTON TO PERSUADE THE U.S....

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is in Washington to persuade the U.S.

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ISRAEL SAID ITS FORCES WITHDREW ON SATURDAY TO THE EDGE OF ONE OF TWO ...

Israel said its forces withdrew on Saturday to the edge of one of two refugee camps it raided on a hunt for Palestinian militants but insisted it would go wherever it saw fit to track down killers of its citizens. An army spokesman said military forces re

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VIOLENCE RAGED IN INDIA'S WESTERN GUJARAT STATE ON SATURDAY AS THE PRI...

Violence raged in India's western Gujarat state on Saturday as the Prime Minister appealed for peace while sending in fresh troops to quell the country's worst religious bloodshed in a decade. Despite the deployment of thousands of heavily armed soldiers

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AFGHAN TROOPS BEATEN BACK IN AN ATTACK ON AL QAEDA AND TALIBAN FORCES ...

Afghan troops beaten back in an attack on al Qaeda and Taliban forces in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday were facing up to 5,000 die-hard fighters, soldiers returning from the front said. In the first on-the-spot indication of the scale of the developing

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TROOPS ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE IN A DISTRICT NEAR THE TOWN OF GODHRA, I...

Troops are expected to arrive in a district near the town of Godhra, in villages where Hindu attackers burned at least 30 Muslims to death inside their homes. In another attack late on Friday, Hindu mobs set fire to houses and shops in the village of Sard

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ISRAELI FORCES MAINTAINED THEIR HOLD ON TWO WEST BANK REFUGEE CAMPS ON...

Israeli forces maintained their hold on two West Bank refugee camps on Saturday despite international calls to withdraw after fierce fighting that has killed 20 Palestinians and two soldiers. The two-day-old assault on the crowded camps of Balata and Jeni

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THE SPACE SHUTTLE COLUMBIA WILL GET AT LEAST ONE MORE DAY IN SPACE AND...

The space shuttle Columbia will get at least one more day in space and its crew is likely to press on with their mission to the Hubble Space Telescope despite a problem with a critical coolant system that developed shortly after launch on Friday, NASA sai

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AT LEAST 50 PEOPLE, MOSTLY MUSLIMS, DIED ON FRIDAY IN FRESH ATTACKS IN...

At least 50 people, mostly Muslims, died on Friday in fresh attacks in India's western Gujarat state, racked by three days of Hindu-Muslim bloodshed that has now claimed about 260 lives, officials said. The latest deaths occurred near the Gujarat town of

World | March 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 418
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