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10 Palestinian children die in missile fire
RAFAH (GAZA STRIP), MAY 19. Israeli forces fired a missile and four tank shells to hold back a large crowd of Palestinian demonstrators on Wednesday, killing at least 10 Palestinian children and teens and wounding 50 people, hospital officials ...
Abu Ghraib: jail term for U.S. soldier
MANAMA, MAY 19. An American soldier facing a court martial has been sentenced for one year for abusing prisoners in an Iraqi jail. Jeremy Sivits admitted abusing prisoners and photographing them in humiliating positions in Baghdad's Abu Ghraib ...
British soldiers arrested over fake pictures
LONDON, MAY 19.British military police yesterday arrested a number of soldiers in connection with the faked photographs of British soldiers supposedly torturing Iraqi prisoners. It is understood that up to four people are being questioned. The ...
China to sell four frigates to Pakistan
BEIJING, MAY 19.China has agreed to sell four frigates to Pakistan. Sources here said the agreement was reached during the talks between the visiting Pakistani Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Shahid Karimullah, and senior Chinese defence officials. ...
High drama in the Commons
LONDON: The House of Commons was plunged into confusion on Wednesday after the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, was hit by what eyewitnesses described as a `paintball' thrown by a man from the visitors' gallery. Mr Blair was in the midst of answering ...
India & World
Row over Sonia's origin dominates British media
LONDON, MAY 19. In the end, it took barely 24 hours for India's image here to be transformed from a vibrant and pluralistic democracy to that of a xenophobic nation not willing to accept a foreign-born Indian citizen as Prime Minister. The ...
`U.S. monitoring situation'
WASHINGTON, MAY 19. Staying with the line taken by the State Department in the aftermath of the vote count in India, the White House has said that it is "continuing to monitor" the situation and that the United States is looking forward to work ...
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