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LTTE frees 150 child soldiers
COLOMBO, APRIL 13. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) today released 150 former child soldiers, and claimed that it had wrested control from the expelled eastern military commander, V. Muralitharan (`Col.' Karuna), who gave up some of ...

Ready to die for the country, says Al Sadr
MANAMA, APRIL 13.The Iraqi Shia cleric, Moqtada Al Sadr, leading the resistance against the U.S. occupation, has called upon his followers to continue with their uprising even if he was killed, as relative calm descended over large parts of Iraq ...

More U.S. troops likely
WASHINGTON, APRIL 13. The commander of the U.S. forces in West Asia, Gen. John Abizaid, has asked for more troops in Iraq, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Gen. Abizaid is asking for some 10,000 additional troops or two ...

Gaza: U.S., Egypt await Israeli plan details
WASHINGTON, APRIL 13. The United States and Egypt have given guarded support to an Israeli withdrawal plan from the Gaza but have reserved the last word till the Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, unfolds it when he visits this city ...

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    3 Indians killed as crane collapses
    DUBAI, APRIL 13. At least three Indian workers were among nine persons crushed to death in Sharjah, 15 km from here, when a huge arm of a crane fell on their vehicle from a high-rise building under construction. The huge metal column of the ...



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