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Wednesday, August 11, 2004
U.S. asks civilians to leave Najaf
NAJAF, AUG.10.U.S. helicopter gunships opened fire on Shia militants hiding in Najaf's massive cemetery on Tuesday as U.S. patrols armed with speakers warned the militants to leave the city immediately or face death. U.S. tanks drove into the ...
Right man to lead CIA: Bush
WASHINGTON, AUG. 10. The U.S. President, George W Bush, today named the retiring Republican Congressman from Florida, Porter Goss, to be the next CIA Director. The name of Mr. Goss has been doing the rounds ever since the previous Director, ...
Chaos and defiance inside Najaf
NAJAF, AUG. 10. Iraq's rebel Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr defied a five-day onslaught by the U.S. military yesterday to appear in public for the first time since launching his latest uprising. As his militia fought in the streets around him, Mr. ...
U.S. pledges aid to 9/11 trial
HAMBURG, AUG. 10. The U.S. authorities have pledged to provide evidence at the retrial of the only Sept. 11 terror suspect ever convicted, a sign of progress compared to his first trial, a judge said on Tuesday. The pledge came in a U.S. State ...
India & World
Trade ties: breakthrough unlikely in talks with Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 10. There is no hope of any major breakthrough at the two-day talks between India and Pakistan beginning tomorrow for enhancement of economic cooperation. The Union Commerce Secretary, Deepak Chatterjee, is leading the Indian ...
Left favours full autonomy to solve Sri Lankan crisis
COLOMBO, AUG. 10. The Left parties in India favour "full autonomy, within the framework of a united Sri Lanka," as a solution for the ethnic conflict, and were against any dilution of the island-nation's territorial integrity, Sitaram Yechury, ...
I will never return to Canada: Sanjay Dutt
VANCOUVER, AUG. 10. Bollywood superstar Sanjay Dutt, who is in Canada for filming his latest movie, today said he was hurt by reports which appeared here linking him to terrorist activities in India, and vowed never to return to the North ...
Concern over 'continuing infiltration'
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 10. India today conveyed its concerns to Pakistan about continued terrorist infrastructure in the country and infiltration across the Line of Control (LoC) as both sides got down to candid exchange of views on one of the most ...
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