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Friday, April 16, 2004
Militant group executes Italian hostage
MANAMA, APRIL 15.An Iraqi group that had taken four Italians hostage has executed one of them. The Arab television Al Jazeera had earlier reported that it had a video of the killing, but would not show it because it was too gruesome. ...
`Osama' offers Europe truce
DUBAI, APRIL 15.Arab television stations aired a new audiotape purportedly from Osama bin Laden today offering a truce with European states if they stop attacking Muslims, but not with the United States. The voice on the tape, broadcast by ...
Putin aide denounces Kyoto protocol
MOSCOW, APRIL 15. Russia appeared yesterday to spell an end to the Kyoto protocol when President Putin's top adviser on the controversial emissions treaty denounced the restrictions it would impose on the country's economy. Andrei Illarionov ...
CIA did not get warning on 9/11, says Tenet
WASHINGTON, APRIL 15.The Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, George Tenet, has told the National Commission looking into the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 that it would take "another five years of work" to put in place a ...
India & World
Plea to secure release of kidnapped NRI
LONDON, APRIL 15. The family of a retired NRI teacher from London has appealed to the Indian and British Governments for help in securing the release of the teacher from a militant Indian outfit which has allegedly kidnapped him for ...
Payment problems may delay MiG delivery
MOSCOW, APRIL 15. Russia is to deliver the first MiG-29K fighter plane for the Gorshkov aircraft carrier in early 2007, but the schedule may be pushed back due to a delay in financing the project. The signing of the contract for the acquisition ...
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