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Sunday, August 29, 2004
Russian crashes: Bombers linked to Al-Qaeda
MOSCOW, AUG. 28.The leader of an Islamist group that claimed responsibility for the bombing of two Russian airliners on Tuesday had long been based in Pakistan before moving to Chechnya, a Russian daily reported. The Al-Qaeda-linked militant ...
Shaukat Aziz sworn in
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 28.The newly-elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shaukat Aziz, was administered the oath of office and secrecy minus his Council of Ministers by President Pervez Musharraf. The new Council of Ministers is expected to be sworn in ...
U.S. examines 'Israeli spy case'
WASHINGTON, AUG. 28. The FBI is examining if a senior Pentagon official fed Israel secret material of the White House deliberations on Iran. What is politically troublesome to the U.S. President, George W Bush, is that the official is an ...
Unrelenting violence in Baghdad
BAGHDAD, AUG. 28. Shia militants and the U.S. forces battled on Saturday in the Baghdad slum of Sadr City and a mortar barrage slammed into a busy eastern Baghdad neighbourhood in a new round of violence, that left five persons dead and dozens ...
Powell cancels Athens visit amid protests
WASHINGTON, AUG. 28. The U.S. State Department has said "due to press of business in Washington" the Secretary of State, Colin Powell, will not visit Athens to attend the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games. There is a widespread feeling ...
Violence rocks Bangladesh
Dhaka: Over 100 persons were injured in police beating and sniper attacks in Bangladesh as the Opposition parties on Saturday observed their third general strike in five days to protest the August 21 grenade attack on the former Premier, Sheikh ...
More Americans poor now
New York: The number of Americans living in poverty grew for the third successive year during 2003, swelling to almost 36 million people. The figures will be unwelcome news for the U.S. President, George Bush, struggling to convince voters ahead ...
India & World
India to be sounded on Malacca Straits security
SINGAPORE, AUG. 28.India is likely to be consulted on security issues concerning the safe passage of ships along the busy Straits of Malacca. This has been indicated by the Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Security ...
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