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Saddam to appear before special tribunal
MANAMA, JUNE 29. Iraqi guerillas killed three American soldiers today as the one-day old U.S.-backed interim Government sought to boost its credentials by announcing that it was taking the former President Saddam Hussein into "legal custody" on ...
Ruling on Guantanamo, a blow to Bush
WASHINGTON/LONDON, JUNE 29.Prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay will be able to challenge their detention in the American courts after the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday curbed the Bush administration's power to deny detenus the right to a lawyer. By ...
Chirac slams Bush over Turkey in E.U.
BRUSSELS/ISTANBUL, JUNE 29.The French President, Jacques Chirac, bluntly told his U.S. counterpart, George W. Bush, to mind his own business yesterday when the latter urged European leaders to give Turkey a firm date for starting E.U. membership ...
Liberal Party loses majority
Washington: Canada's Liberal Party has been stripped of its Parliamentary majority even while not being shown the door in terms of governance. It lost more than 30 seats in the House of Commons bringing to an end an 11-year reign. It will be ...
'LTTE abducting child soldiers'
London: The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam is waging a campaign in eastern Sri Lanka to abduct former child soldiers for their forces, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. Over the last three weeks, the armed opposition group has intensified ...
Poll setback for Berlusconi
Rome: If, as Silvio Berlusconi likes to say, Italian politics is like a game of football, then his side has just taken a severe beating on its home ground. His centre-right coalition could even be said to have scored an own goal. Results from ...
India & World
Maran calls for SAARC task force on IT, communications
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 29.The Union Communication and Information Technology Minister, Dayanidhi Maran, has suggested the formation of a SAARC task force to map developments in the field of communications and information technology for the benefit of ...
China against India, Pakistan joining nuclear club
BEIJING, JUNE 29. China today said it was not in favour of welcoming India and Pakistan into the five-member exclusive nuclear club and hoped the international community would stick to the principles of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty as ...
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