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Tuesday, August 24, 2004
Lee to harness youth power
SINGAPORE, AUG. 23. Singapore's new Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, has set out a new agenda for his governance. Addressing the City State late at night on Sunday, Mr. Lee, who assumed office on August 12, called for "free expression" by the ...
Bangladesh parties vow to fight Islamist militants
DHAKA, AUG. 23.As shock and anger continue to prevail in Bangladesh two days after the brutal grenade attack on the Opposition leader, Sheikh Hasina's rally on Saturday, killing 19 persons and inuring over 300, the country's secular political ...
Sri Lankan Government encouraging armed groups, says LTTE
COLOMBO, AUG. 23. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam today charged the Sri Lankan Government with "accommodating and encouraging" armed groups and said it was "a serious threat" to the two-year-old ceasefire agreement. Three days after two ...
Sudan holds talks with rebels
ABUJA (NIGERIA), AUG. 23. The Sudanese Government and rebels delegates met on Monday for talks to resolve the crisis in western Darfur a week before a U.N. deadline expires for the Government to disarm the mostly Arab pro-government militias ...
Plea to move prison abuse case out of Iraq rejected
MANNHEIM (GERMANY), AUG. 23.Lawyers for a key suspect in the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal failed to persuade a U.S. military judge on Monday to bar evidence gained from the defendant's computer, which the defence argued may have been ...
India & World
Hostage crisis: talks gather new momentum
MANAMA, AUG. 23. Talks between the Kuwaiti transport company, whose seven employees have been kidnapped, and a new Iraqi mediator have gathered momentum, raising hopes that the crisis many not prolong indefinitely. "We had very good talks with ...
India, Japan discuss reform of United Nations
SINGAPORE, AUG. 23. Official-level talks between India and Japan were held in Tokyo today on the question of reforms in the United Nations. An agreement was reached in New Delhi on August 12 by the External Affairs Minister, K. Natwar Singh, ...
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