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Eight die as U.S. helicopter crashes
MANAMA, JAN. 8.Amid mounting attacks on U.S. troops, a Black Hawk helicopter crashed on Thursday, killing all eight people on board, a U.S. military spokeswoman said. The dead include at least four soldiers, she said. The U.S. military command ...

Blair offers to quit if probe proves he lied
LONDON, JAN. 8.The British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has acknowledged that he would have to resign if the Hutton inquiry finds that he `lied' to Parliament over his role in the events leading to the death of the weapons scientist, David Kelly, ...

Bush for overhaul of immigration system
WASHINGTON, JAN. 8. The U.S. President, George W Bush, has called for an overhaul of America's immigration system in a manner that would allow for legal status to millions of undocumented workers now in the country. But the proposals that Mr. ...

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    India, Pakistan to enhance mission strength
    ISLAMABAD, JAN. 8. In yet another step towards normalisation of ties, India and Pakistan have agreed to enhance the strength of their respective missions from the existing 55 to 75 and permit free movement of each other's diplomats. Pakistan ...

    Wishes of Kashmiris will not be ignored, says Musharraf
    ISLAMABAD, JAN. 8.In a bid to allay apprehensions of a possible `deal' between India and Pakistan, the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has said that the wishes of the Kashmiri people would not be ignored in any solution to the ...

    Russian Minister coming to sign Gorshkov deal
    MOSCOW, JAN. 8.Russia's Defence Minister, Sergei Ivanov, will visit India during January 19-21 to sign the Gorshkov deal, a Russian spokesman said here today. "All problems have been settled, the contract has been finalised and will be signed ...



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