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Iraqi militants behead South Korean
BAGHDAD, JUNE 22. An Iraqi militant group believed linked to the Al-Qaeda beheaded a South Korean hostage after the Seoul Government refused to remove its soldiers from Iraq, Al-Jazeera television said on Tuesday. The South Korean Foreign ...

U.S. soldiers find hostage's body
CAIRO, JUNE 22. An Iraqi militant group has beheaded its South Korean hostage, a week after it kidnapped him. The pan-Arab satellite channel, Al-Jazeera, broadcast a video tape tonight in which the kidnappers said they had killed Kim Sun-Il. ...

Ingushetia Interior Minister among victims
MOSCOW, JUNE 22. Over 100 persons were killed and scores injured in a daring rebel raid on Ingushetia, a Russian region neighbouring Chechnya, early Tuesday. About 200 Chechens armed with grenade and rocket launchers and machine-guns attacked ...

Confidence in Bush eroding: poll
WASHINGTON, JUNE 22.In what should come as disturbing news to the White House, a poll is showing that public confidence in the President, George W. Bush's ability to fight terrorism has significantly eroded; and for the first time, more than 50 ...

Six Al-Qaeda suspects detained in Bahrain
MANAMA, JUNE 22.In a pre-dawn swoop, Bahrain's security forces have detained six people suspected of having links with Osama bin Laden's Al-Qaeda network. Abdullah Hashim, the lawyer for three of the six Bahrainis who were picked up told ...

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    India & World
    Call for 'security through cooperation'
    SINGAPORE, JUNE 22. India, China and Pakistan today joined several other Asian countries in endorsing a commitment to resolve disputes through dialogue. "Asian nations should resolve their disputes or discords through dialogue, with a view to ...

    Protesters in U.S. enthused
    WASHINGTON, JUNE 22.Organisers of the Bhopal protests in Washington DC and Houston, Texas, have said that they are "encouraged" by the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh's decision to have the Government of India issue a letter to the Federal Court ...

    U.S. welcomes Natwar Singh, Kasuri meeting
    WASHINGTON, JUNE 22. The United States has welcomed the meeting between the Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan saying this was an opportunity for further progress in "comprehensive engagement" as well as in taking concrete steps to lower the ...



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