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Saturday, July 31, 2004
U.S. can do better, says Kerry
WASHINGTON, JULY 30. Declaring that "America can do better" and that as Commander-in-Chief, he would "never mislead" the country into war, Senator John Kerry accepted the Democratic nomination to be the presidential candidate at the Boston ...
Al-Qaeda hand seen in Uzbekistan blasts
MOSCOW, JULY 30.A series of bomb blasts hit Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, on Friday killing at least two and wounding five people, Russian news agencies said. Suicide bombers set off explosions inside the general prosecutor's office and near ...
Scientist who unmasked the `blueprint of life'
LONDON, JULY 30.Tall, slender and very English, Francis Crick, who has died of colon cancer aged 88, was one of that rare group of scientists whose work changed man's perception of himself and of the natural world. With James Watson, at ...
14 killed as gas pipeline explodes
BRUSSELS: An explosion on Friday of a major natural gas pipeline killed at least 14 people and injured about 200 others with an enormous towering inferno that shook the ground for kilometres around. The explosion in the industrial area of ...
Georgia playing with fire: Russia
MOSCOW: Russia has accused Georgia of "playing with fire" as Georgian forces shelled residential quarters of the capital of the breakaway region of South Ossetia in the worst outbreak of violence in the region in recent months. Four people were ...
Raid strips party island of drug
Madrid: The famed dance-till-dawn club nights on the Spanish Mediterranean island of Ibiza will be lacking many of the drugs that fuel them this summer: the Spanish police say they have made their biggest seizure of the stuff that makes ecstasy. ...
India & World
India, Pakistan talks on Wullar barrage inconclusive
ISLAMABAD, JULY 30.India and Pakistan have not been able to resolve their differences over New Delhi's long-pending proposal for the construction of a barrage on Jhelum River to facilitate navigation between Baramullah and Wullar in Jammu and ...
Official to leave for Baghdad
NEW DELHI, JULY 30.India said tonight that it would welcome authentic confirmation of news reports that Iraqi militants holding seven hostages, including three Indian drivers, had retracted their deadline to execute one of their captives by late ...
Naga peace talks `on track'
BANGKOK, JULY 30. As the Government extended the ceasefire with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (I-M) for another year today, the National Security Adviser, J.N. Dixit, told reporters that the peace talks "are on track." The ...
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