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    Republicans rally behind George Bush
    WASHINGTON, AUG. 30. The Grand Old Party has expectedly set the tone of September 11, 2001, as the backdrop to their political convention in New York with the U.S. Vice-President, Dick Cheney, hailing the leadership of the President, George W. ...

    Iraq war main theme of protests
    NEW YORK, AUG. 30.More than 100,000 protesters vented their anger at the U.S. President, George W Bush, and the Iraq war on Sunday, pounding drums, waving signs and chanting ``no more Bush.'' As an army of police looked on, the largely ...

    Iraqi oil exports grind to a halt
    MANAMA, AUG.30.Resistance attacks on a network of pipelines in northern and southern Iraq have brought oil exports to a halt. The guerillas have set ablaze key pipelines carrying oil from the Rumeila fields to the southern export terminals in ...

    France not to repeal headscarf law
    PARIS, AUG. 30.France will not revoke a law banning wearing of headscarves in public schools despite demands by a militant Islamic group holding two French journalists hostage in Iraq, the Government spokesman said on Monday. ``The law will be ...

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    LONDON: Children's rights campaigners have reacted with shock to claims, made in a BBC documentary, that hundreds of mentally handicapped children from orphanages and care centres were used as "guinea pigs'' in secret vaccination trials in the ...

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    Kasuri expresses concern over Indian statements
    ISLAMABAD, AUG. 30.Pakistan's former Foreign Minister and Ambassador - at-large Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri has expressed concern over what he calls an ``emerging pattern of accusatory statements from high officials'' in India against his country ...

    Reports on extradition treaty denied
    ISLAMABAD, AUG. 30.<150>Pakistan has denied reports that India has proposed an extradition treaty, which "it rejected." At the weekly news briefing today, the Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman, Masood Khan, maintained that since ...



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