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Tuesday, June 01, 2004
15 die in Karachi mosque blast
ISLAMABAD, MAY 31. At least 15 persons were killed and dozens were injured in a massive bomb blast that rocked a well-known mosque in the port city of Karachi this evening. The condition of the several injured persons is stated to be serious. ...
2 U.S. soldiers killed in fierce clashes
KUFA, MAY 31. The U.S. troops clashed with Shia militiamen in Kufa for a second day on Monday in fighting that has killed two Americans soldiers. A car bomb exploded in Baghdad near the green zone headquarters of the U.S. coalition, killing at ...
Worst time for coalition troops: Blair
LONDON, MAY 31.The British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has admitted that the situation in Iraq is worse today than since the war ended a year ago, and warned of a more difficult period ahead in the run-up to the transfer of power. In an ...
Journalist shot dead in Batticaloa
COLOMBO, MAY 31. In continued killings in eastern Sri Lanka, Aiyathurai G. Nadesan, a provincial Tamil journalist, was shot dead by "unidentified gunmen'' in Batticaloa town this morning. "The body of Mr. Nadesan was found in a drain and was ...
`Militants escaped using hostages as human shields'
KHOBAR (SAUDI ARABIA), MAY 31. Saudi authorities searched a hotel in an upscale residential compound on Monday for evidence and any explosives left behind by suspected Al-Qaeda militants three of whom were on the run after a ...
Saudi militants `fired at school van'
RIYADH, MAY 31. The first attacks were timed to ambush foreign oil and construction experts as they returned to work after the Muslim weekend. It was 7.15am on Saturday. The traffic was building up on the palm tree-lined highways in ...
India & World
Kasuri calls for rhetoric restraint regime
ISLAMABAD, MAY 31. Reacting to the reported comments of the External Affairs Minister, K. Natwar Singh, on India-Pakistan relations, the Pakistan Foreign Minister, Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri, has called for a `rhetoric restraint regime' and said ...
The receptionist's call saved him
MANAMA, MAY 31.Saudi commandos dropping out from three helicopters on the rooftop, fanned out into the building that had been taken over by the Al-Qaeda militants and broke open doors using special explosives to rescue hostages who were lodged ...
A vacation that was not to be
PANAKAJE MADYANTHAR, (BELTHANGADY TALUK), MAY 31. But for the terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia over the weekend, the Monice family would have celebrated on June 16 when Lawrence Monice had planned to come home on a 45-day vacation. But that was ...
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