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Tuesday, April 20, 2004
U.S. agrees to truce in Fallujah
MANAMA, APRIL 19.The United States-led occupation Authority and Iraqi civilian representatives have formalised a ceasefire agreement to ease tension in the Iraqi town of Fallujah, as negotiations to end the standoff in the Shia stronghold of ...
Israeli hit-list extends to targets abroad?
LONDON, APRIL 19.The Israeli Government has signalled it was ready to extend its policy of assassinating Palestinian leaders to targets abroad after the killing on Saturday of the Hamas leader, Abdul Aziz Rantisi. An Israeli Cabinet Minister, ...
Tribal `army' launches search for Al-Qaeda
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 19. An army of tribals in Wazirstan agency near Afghanistan border today launched a search operation in the Azam Warsak area for Al-Qaeda and Taliban fugitive after alleged harbourers of the wanted elements refused to ...
Legislators opposed to Seoul move
SINGAPORE, APRIL 19. Nearly 70 per cent of the legislators belonging to the newly-elected ruling party in South Korea `favour' a reversal of the Government's move to send additional troops to Iraq, according to an opinion survey conducted by the ...
Spacecraft blasts off to ISS
BAIKONUR (Kazakhstan): A Russian rocket roared into space on Monday carrying a new crew headed for the International Space Station on the third manned mission since the halt of the U.S. shuttle programme. American Michael Fincke, Russian Gennady ...
Chandrika grants interim aid to displaced persons in east
COLOMBO, APRIL 19. The Sri Lankan President, Chandrika Kumaratunga, today allotted a sum of Rs. 10 million as an `interim measure' for assisting the resettlement of internally-displaced persons (IDP) in eastern Sri Lanka. Ms. Kumaratunga, who ...
India & World
Tragedy strikes Indian family
NEW YORK, APRIL 19. Tragedy struck an Indian family preparing to celebrate a wedding in Queens, a suburb of New York, when a beam of a ceremonial tent, being erected for the reception, fell on a six-year-old boy on Saturday. The boy, Ajay ...
India may order three more frigates from Russia
BALTIYSK, APRIL 19.India may order three more frigates from Russia after acquiring enough experience with those already inducted, an Indian naval official said after taking delivery of the last of the three high-tech stealth frigates built in ...
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