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Wednesday, March 24, 2004
China suspends dialogue with U.S. on rights
BEIJING, MARCH 23. China today angrily suspended dialogue on human rights with the United States, one day after Washington said it would seek to criticise the mainland's rights record at a United Nations conference. The rights dispute ``has ...
Life term for Lindh's killer
STOCKHOLM: Mijailo Mijailovic, who confessed to the fatal stabbing of the Swedish Foreign Minister, Anna Lindh (in the picture), was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday. The sentence came more than six months ...
`He will kill more in death'
GAZA CITY, MARCH 23. The mourners in tow behind the mutilated body of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin some chanting their desire to swiftly follow him in death, others shuffling silently in contemplation found unspoken agreement on what will ...
FBI spied on Kerry in 1970s, files show
LOS ANGELES, MARCH 23. The FBI spied on John Kerry, the Democratic presidential candidate, for more than a year in the early 1970s, files released under the U.S. freedom of information legislation show. The surveillance took place after Mr. ...
World population growth slows down
WASHINGTON, MARCH 23.Fewer births and more deaths from AIDS are helping slow world population growth, the United States Census Bureau says. In a report on Monday, the bureau forecast a world population of about 9.1 billion people by 2050, a ...
U.S. changes tack on Yassin's death
WASHINGTON, MARCH 23. After initially believing that it could ride out of the storm by saying nothing substantively on the brazen killing of the Hamas spiritual leader, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, the Bush administration changed tack later in the day ...
India & World
In Lahore, a subcontinental passion
LAHORE, MARCH 23. The great Indian influx into Lahore continues. The Indian cricket team's visit to Pakistan appears to have cast some kind of a magic spell. It is as if Indians and Pakistanis have taken a break from animosity. Decades of ...
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