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Friday, February 06, 2004
Russia expresses alarm
MOSCOW, FEB. 5.The Russian Defence Ministry has voiced "extreme concern" over the nuclear technology transfers from Pakistan. "The Defence Ministry is extremely concerned over the consequences of the nuclear proliferation leakages from Pakistan ...
Khan was my hero too, says Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, FEB. 5The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, announced today that he had pardoned the father of Pakistan's nuclear programme, A.Q. Khan, for transfer of nuclear technology to Iran, Libya and North Korea. The announcement made at a ...
Qurei calls for `deeds, not words'
MANAMA, FEB. 5. The Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon's surprise announcement on Monday of his intent to dismantle key Israeli settlements in the Gaza strip has been met with considerable scepticism and suspicion in the region. The plan ...
U.S. to scale down forces in Europe
BRUSSELS, FEB. 5.In a significant development that could have a major impact on the geopolitical balance in Europe, the United States has decided to drastically `slash' its troops in the continent. At the height of the Cold War, the U.S. had ...
Bush supports extension for 9/11 probe panel
WASHINGTON, FEB. 5.After initially giving the impression that it is against any extension for the bipartisan commission looking into the events of September 11, 2001, the White House has turned around and said the President, George W. Bush, ...
U.S. lawmakers highlight abuse of L-visas
WASHINGTON, FEB. 5.Some lawmakers in the United States have called for drastic changes in the law on L-visas. Members of the International Relations Committee of the House of Representatives, were hearing testimonies on these visas on ...
We broke his network: CIA chief
WASHINGTON, FEB. 5.The Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), George Tenet, has said that his outfit had delivered a crushing blow to the network run by the father of Pakistan's nuclear programme, A.Q. Khan, which had resulted in the ...
India & World
No change in traditional stance on Kashmir: Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, FEB. 5. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has asserted that the Kashmir cause and nuclear missile power were of vital national interest to Pakistan and anyone who "sells out on either of these, is a traitor." Addressing the ...
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