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Monday, January 19, 2004
Democrats set to kick off Iowa caucuses
WASHINGTON, JAN. 18.With the political season formally set to open tomorrow by way of the Iowa caucuses, the U.S. President, George W. Bush, is finding in a latest CBS-New York Times poll that while he is getting solid marks for his ...
7 Al-Qaeda suspects arrested in Karachi
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 18. Pakistani authorities in the port city of Karachi have arrested seven Al-Qaeda suspects and confiscated weapons. At least one of the seven is considered to be an important functionary of the Al-Qaeda. However the ...
`Pakistan scientists trading in n-arms'
LONDON, JAN. 18.`Rogue' scientists from Pakistan have been accused of being part of a worldwide `network' of illegal trade in nuclear technology, according to a British newspaper. The Observer claimed today that Pakistan was at the heart ...
Hutton inquiry report on January 28
LONDON, JAN. 18. The much-awaited Hutton inquiry report into the death of the British weapons expert, David Kelly, and allegations of abuse of intelligence by the Government in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq will be published on January 28 in ...
SLFP-JVP alliance likely to initiate talks with LTTE
COLOMBO, JAN. 18. The emerging alliance between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the radical-hardline Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), "has indicated that it will initiate talks with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), with ...
LTTE for team to assess situation
COLOMBO, JAN. 18.The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has extended an "open invitation'' to the Sri Lankan President, Chandrika Kumaratunga, to send a team of her choice to the rebel-held northern Sri Lanka to assess the ground situation. ...
India & World
Talks on Baglihar project to continue
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 18. Keeping alive the spirit of the January 6 joint statement to strive for resolution of all differences through dialogue, India and Pakistan today decided to continue their quest for sorting out differences on the construction ...
Kashmir group's plea
LONDON, JAN. 18. The United Kingdom-based International Kashmir Alliance (IKA) has welcomed the thaw in India-Pakistan relations but says that there can be no lasting settlement of the Kashmir issue unless it has the backing of the Kashmiris on ...
Ivanov visit: Focus likely on security, terrorism
MOSCOW, JAN. 18. The issues of security and terrorism are expected to top the agenda of Indo-Russian defence talks in Delhi this week. The Russian Defence Minister, Sergei Ivanov, who arrives in India on Monday for a three-day visit to seal the ...
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