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Friday, August 20, 2004
Tension mounts at shrine
MANAMA, AUG. 19.Tension outside the Imam Ali shrine in Najaf has been mounting with an interim Iraqi Minister today issuing a `final' ultimatum to the Shia leader Moqtada Al-Sadr who is inside the building to vacate the site or face military ...
Aziz set to become Premier
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 19. It is all clear for Shaukat Aziz, Pakistan Finance Minister and chosen nominee of the President Pervez Musharraf, to take over as Prime Minister after he was declared elected to the National Assembly from both the ...
Blockade affects prices
KATHMANDU, AUG. 19. A Maoist-enforced blockade of the Nepalese capital entered the second day today, keeping most vehicles off the roads and causing price rises, even as the Government said there was over a month's supply of food for residents. ...
Blair not to invite Allawi
LONDON: The British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has been forced to drop plans to invite the Iraqi interim Premier, Iyad Allawi, to the Labour Party's coming annual conference after delegates threatened a walkout accusing the Iraqi leader of ...
India & World
India supports Palestine cause
DURBAN, AUG. 19. Voicing its full support to the legitimate aspirations of the Palestinian people, India today urged the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to look at meaningful ways to mobilise further the international community to lend its support to ...
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