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Thursday, June 17, 2004
Pipeline blasts affect oil exports
MANAMA, JUNE 16.Gunmen have shot dead the security chief of the northern Iraqi oil fields amid a series of pipeline explosions that have halted exports from Iraq's main southern oil terminals. Ghazi al-Talabani was shot dead as he travelled to ...
9/11: panel does not find Baghdad links
WASHINGTON, JUNE 16. The National Commission looking into the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 has said that there is "no credible evidence" of a link between Iraq and the Al-Qaeda in attacks against the United States. It has maintained that ...
U.S., Iraq at odds over Saddam's custody
WASHINGTON, JUNE 16. The U.S. and the new Iraqi Government are mired in disagreement over the fate of Saddam Hussein after the U.S. President, George Bush, said Iraqi demands for immediate custody of Mr. Hussein could not be met until it was ...
Threat to kill American hostage
CAIRO, JUNE 16. An Islamic Web site screened a videotape of an American hostage in Saudi Arabia, saying he would be killed unless the Saudi Government freed all its Al-Qaeda detenus by Friday night. Paul Johnson (49) of Stafford Township, New ...
India & World
Helpline for Indian expatriates in Riyadh
DUBAI, JUNE 16. The Indian embassy was setting up a 24-hour helpline in Riyadh for the expatriates in distress and this facility would be expanded to the rest of the Gulf countries, the Minister of State for External Affairs, E. Ahamed, said at a ...
India, Pakistan to share intelligence on narcotics trafficking
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 16. India and Pakistan today decided to share information and operational intelligence to curb narcotics trafficking as part of the initiative for improvement of bilateral relations. A decision to this effect was taken at a ...
Scope of India-Pakistan talks will be enlarged, says Natwar
LONDON, JUNE 16. The scope of the current dialogue between India and Pakistan would be "enlarged'' to give it a new momentum, the External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh, said here today. He said he would be meeting the Pakistani Foreign ...
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