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Pentagon needs more money for Iraq
WASHINGTON, APRIL 22. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are hearing vague messages from the military brass at the Pentagon that `more' money may be needed for the operations in Iraq and Afghanistan starting this September. The Chairman of the Joint ...

Russia vetoes U.N. resolution on Cyprus
MOSCOW, APRIL 22.Russia demonstrated a new tough stance killing a U.N. Security Council resolution on Cyprus on Wednesday in what is seen as the first foreign policy test for the President, Vladimir Putin, after his re-election last ...

Basra blasts toll 73
MANAMA, APRIL 22.The toll in Wednesday's serial blasts in Basra has climbed to 73, with five of the injured dying in hospital last night. The attacks at three police stations and at the police academy were the worst that Basra has experienced ...

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    Bangladesh asked to investigate destination of smuggled arms
    DHAKA, APRIL 22. India has expressed concern over the recent seizure of a large quantity of arms and ammunition in Chittagong, and has requested the Bangladesh Government to investigate the source and destination of the smuggled weapons. The ...

    `Spice war' settled
    LONDON, APRIL 22.The bitter ``spice war,'' involving one of Britain's richest Asian families that has made a fortune from selling Indian spice, has been settled after a six-week court battle costing nearly 1 million. The settlement, reached ...

    Indian origin leader is provincial PM in South Africa
    DURBAN, APRIL 22.A leader of Indian origin, Ebrahim Rassool, has been nominated as the Premier of the Western Cape Province by the South African President, Thabo Mbeki. Mr. Rassool was chosen along with eight other prime ministers around the ...

    Bush sees progress in India-Pakistan relations
    WASHINGTON, APRIL 22. The United States President, George W. Bush has said that the situation in the subcontinent is much different than what it was in 2001 and that progress being made held out the hope that India and Pakistan will be able to ...



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