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Friday, September 03, 2004
Crisis talks on as hostage deadline passes
BAGHDAD/PARIS, SEPT. 2.The managing editor of France's Le Figaro newspaper told a radio station on Thursday that the two French journalists held hostage in Iraq were still believed alive, despite threats they would be executed unless Paris ...
Anwar barred from politics for some time
SINGAPORE, SEPT. 2.Malaysia's former Deputy Prime Minister, Anwar Ibrahim, was today set free from prison after the Federal court in Putrajaya set aside his conviction in the "sodomy case" against him. Once a leading political dissident, Mr. ...
Kasuri retained as Foreign Minister
ISLAMABAD, SEPT. 2. As anticipated, the new Pakistan Prime Minister, Shaukat Aziz has retained the Finance portfolio and named Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri as the new Foreign Minister in his Government. Mr. Aziz, the chosen nominee of the Pakistan ...
Commonwealth curbs on poaching of teachers
LONDON, SEPT. 2.
India & World
`KGL paid abductors half a million dollars'
MANAMA, SEPT. 2. The Kuwaiti transport company whose seven kidnapped employees, including three Indians, were freed in Baghdad on Wednesday paid over $500,000 for their release. The chief executive officer of the Kuwait and Gulf Link Transport ...
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