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Saturday, January 24, 2004
Standoff in Iran turning bitter
MANAMA, JAN. 23.Masking a power struggle between conservative clerics and elected representatives, the standoff between Iranian hardliners and liberals is turning bitter with the assault on several speakers at a pro-reform meeting in western Iran ...
Probe into `assaults' on Hawking
LONDON, JAN. 23.Stephen Hawking, the world's most famous disabled scientist and author of the international best-seller `A Brief History of Time', has become the subject of a bizarre controversy over claims that he has been a victim of a series ...
Halliburton admits to kickbacks in Iraq work
WASHINGTON, JAN. 23.In a development that is bound to have far reaching implications, Halliburton has informed the Pentagon that two of its employees have received a total of $6 millions in kickbacks for giving away lucrative Iraq-based work to a ...
LoC conversion is no solution: Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 23. Pakistan has said that conversion of the Line of Control into International Border would not be a just solution to the Kashmir problem. The Pakistan Defence Secretary, Hamid Nawaz Khan, told a visiting American Congressional ...
`SLFP-JVP ties a poll move'
COLOMBO, JAN. 23. The international donor community remains hopeful that the current Sri Lankan political standoff is of a "passing nature" and that "there is still life in the peace process'' to see it through the present challenge. In an ...
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