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    100 killed in clashes
    MANAMA, SEPT. 13. In less than 24 hours after Sunday's attacks which killed more than 100 Iraqis, American warplanes have raided the Sunni stronghold of nearby Fallujah, killing at least 18 persons and injuring 29. In the pre-dawn raid, the ...

    Putin orders overhaul of state system
    MOSCOW, SEPT. 13.The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has set in motion a sweeping overhaul of the country's political system to boost the centre's powers in the fight against terrorism. Mr. Putin announced plans to appoint regional ...

    Relief for China over Hong Kong outcome
    HONG KONG, SEPT. 13.Pro-democracy Opposition figures gained more clout in Hong Kong's legislature with three new seats, but fell short of expectations and resumed grumbling on Monday about a system they call unfairly rigged. Although the ...

    Sri Lanka: draft Constitution `can be a starting point'
    COLOMBO, SEPT 13. Sri Lanka's draft constitution proposals submitted in 1997 and 2000 "can be a good starting point to find an amicable solution" to the island-nation's ethnic conflict and a federal variant could be found to suit a small nation ...

    Music through a bouquet
    TOKYO, SEPT. 13. The therapeutic power of flowers takes a technological twist with a Japanese gadget that turns them into audio speakers, making the petals and leaves tremble with good vibrations. The machine, called Ka-on, which means ...

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    Musharraf-Manmohan meeting `very important': Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, SEPT. 13. Pakistan has said that the coming meeting between the President, General Pervez Musharraf, and the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 22 as "very ...

    Indians doing well, blending well
    DAR ES SALAAM, SEPT. 13. The strong and vibrant Indian community in Tanzania has given many areas of its capital an unmistakable Indian flavour. While strolling along the popular Coco Beach you can get "potato kachori" as well as other Indian ...

    At home, with children
    DAR ES SALAAM, SEPT. 13. On the penultimate day of his four-day visit to Tanzania, the President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam won the hearts of hundreds of children at the Uhuru Primary School where he bonded with the disabled children, interacting with ...

    U.N. should `represent a just world order': Kalam
    DAR ES SALAAM (TANZANIA), SEPT. 13. Away from banquets and formal engagements, the President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, had a stimulating 50-minute interaction with intellectuals here last night. And, it was his opinion on strengthening and ...



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