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Monday, July 28, 2003
No threat to national security, says Gloria
SINGAPORE, JULY 27. After the mutiny ended in Manila tonight, the Filipino President, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, sought to assure the international community that "this event does not in any way injure (the Filipino) national security". She said ...
LTTE leader to study situation in east
COLOMBO, JULY 27. The leader of the political wing of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), S.P. Tamilchelvan, today left on a visit to the sensitive eastern districts of Sri Lanka for a "first-hand appraisal of the ground situation". ...
Decision time on Singapore issues at WTO
GENEVA, JULY 27. Longstanding proposals to widen the remit of the World Trade Organisation by drawing up global agreements on the rules for foreign investment, domestic competition, transparency in government procurement and trade facilitation, ...
Quake-hit Japanese pick up their lives
NANGO (JAPAN), JULY 27.With a mix of relief and wariness, thousands in earthquake-hit northern Japan started picking up their lives on Sunday as efforts picked up to haul off debris and repair infrastructure despite moderate aftershocks. ...
Fishermen missing in rough sea
BARISAL (Bangladesh): At least 173 fishermen were missing on Sunday off Bangladesh's coast after 20 trawlers sank in rough weather in the Bay of Bengal, as six other people died in a separate capsize, officials said. In the Borguna district on ...
Test tube babies gather
BOURN( England): In a scene once unimaginable, 1,000 test tube children met to celebrate the 25th birthday of the world's first IVF baby and the anniversary of the revolutionary fertility treatment. Since Louise Brown was born on July 25, 1978, ...
India & World
'Serious study needed before granting MFN status to India'
ISLAMABAD, JULY 27. Pakistan needs to do a "serious study" before granting the most favoured nation (MFN) status to India, the Pakistan Foreign Secretary, Riaz Khokhar, said here today. A "very serious study" by the business community, trade ...
'Mystery witness' ordered to testify in Kanishka case
VANCOUVER, JULY 27. Canada's new anti-terrorism legislation is being used to force a mystery witness believed to have information on the 1985 Air India bombing to testify at a secret "investigative hearing" requested by the country's ...
India's concerns taken into account: Russian official
MOSCOW, JULY 27. Russia takes into account India's security concerns while supplying arms to China, a Russian official source said here. "We have multi-tier arms export controls over what weapons and in what amount can be exported to this or ...
Indian consulates in Afghanistan monitored: Pak.
ISLAMABAD, JULY 27. The Pakistan Government has said that it was monitoring the activities of Indian consulates in Afghanistan. Replying to a query on Islamabad's complaints about the activities of Indian consulates, its Foreign Office spokesman, ...
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