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U.S. defers attack on Fallujah
MANAMA, APRIL 26. The United States occupation forces and Iraqi civilian representatives have reached an agreement to extend the ceasefire in Fallujah `indefinitely,' signalling that the storming of the town was not imminent. "We have reached a ...

Le Pen faces angry protests in U.K.
LONDON, APRIL 26. Jean-Marie Le Pen, the controversial leader of the French far-right National Front, faced angry protests during a brief visit to Britain on Sunday as anti-racist demonstrators laid siege to the hotel where he was closeted with ...

Seven cadres shot dead, complains LTTE
COLOMBO, APRIL 26. A fortnight after the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam established ground-level control in Sri Lanka's eastern Batticaloa district, it has complained that seven of its cadres were killed last night in areas under its control by ...

China rules out popular vote in Hong Kong
SINGAPORE, APRIL 26.Snuffing out the idea of universal suffrage for Hong Kong in the near-term future, China today affirmed its "consistent stance .... to develop democracy'' in that territory in accordance with the "principle of gradual and ...

Some candid Einstein snapshots
LOS ANGELES, APRIL 26.She had, perhaps, one of the toughest jobs in science. Johanna Fantova was faced with the task of untangling a web of matter and space and of imposing order on a knot of mass, energy and length which enthralled scientists ...

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