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Wednesday, September 24, 2003
Annan calls for rational response to terrorism
UNITED NATIONS, SEPT. 23.The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, has stressed that the war on terrorism demands a rational response and not an emotional one and hence the imperative to use "our heads, not our hearts." "While ...
Russia, Kyrgyzstan seal airbase pact
MOSCOW, SEPT. 23.Russia and Kyrgyzstan have signed a formal agreement on the establishment of a Russian air base in Kyrgyzstan, the first major deployment of Russian forces outside the country since the break-up of the Soviet Union. "Central ...
Poll result a setback to Schroeder
BRUSSELS, SEPT. 23. The anti-Berlin centre-right Christian Democrats have taken 81 per cent of the vote in a regional election in Bavaria delivering the German Chancellor, Gerhard Schroeder's Red and Green coalition government a crippling blow. ...
Koizumi stays the 'reform' course
SINGAPORE, SEPT. 23. The Japanese Prime Minister, Junichiro Koizumi, signalled his intention to stay the `reform' course by retaining those associated with his agenda in a Cabinet shuffle on Monday. The retained members include Heizo ...
India & World
Get over the annual 'itch' on Kashmir, India tells Pak.
NEW YORK, SEPT. 23. The Foreign Secretary, Kanwal Sibal, defended India's non-participation in a seminar on terrorism attended by several world leaders, arguing that it was not possible to be at every conference at every place. That apart it was ...
Trilateral meet will discuss reformation of U.N.
MOCOW, SEPT. 23. Iraq, reformation of the United Nations and new global challenges may be discussed at a trilateral meeting of the Foreign Ministers of India, Russia and China, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly which opened ...
Meera Nair wins literary award
HOUSTON, SEPT. 23.The Indian origin author, Meera Nair, has been selected for the 2003 Asian American Literary Awards for her book "Video: Stories", which narrates the immigrant experience. Ms. Nair's work was chosen from over 60 books of ...
PM meets Bush today
NEW YORK, SEPT. 23. The U.S. President, George W. Bush and the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, will have their bilateral meeting tomorrow over lunch. The U.S. invitation to meet over lunch is being described by Indian officials as a ...
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