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Thursday, October 14, 2004
Mehdi Army makes a killing over arms surrender
MANAMA, OCT. 13. Loyalists of Moqtada Al-Sadr have been handing over their heavy weapons for the third consecutive day, but the move is unlikely to weaken the radical Shia cleric who has twice led an uprising against the American occupation ...
Hand over Zarqawi or face action, says Allawi
BAGHDAD, OCT. 13.Iraq's interim Prime Minister, Iyad Allawi, on Wednesday threatened military action against the main militant stronghold of Fallujah if residents don't hand over the Jordanian terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Fallujah, ...
Japan's aid for elections
SINGAPORE, OCT. 13.The Japanese Foreign Minister, Nobutaka Machimura, today announced that his country would extend aid amounting to the tune of $40 millions towards the `successful' conduct of elections in Iraq by the end of January next year. ...
Khaleda sees `conspiracy'
DHAKA, OCT. 13. The Bangladesh Prime Minister, Khaleda Zia, has again alleged that an Opposition political party, obviously meaning the Awami League, was conspiring to capture power with the help of foreign countries. "Nobody can gain power ...
Blair apologises over Iraq
LONDON, OCT. 13.At last, the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, on Wednesday apologised to Parliament that he got the intelligence on Iraq wrong but said he "will not apologise" for removing Saddam Hussein. "It was a difficult choice. I took the ...
India & World
Arundhati Roy to donate prize money to Australia's aborigines
SYDNEY, OCT. 13. Comparing Australia's aborigines to India's "untouchables," author Arundhati Roy has accused Canberra of genocide and said she wanted to donate her $50,000 Sydney Peace Prize to aboriginal political activities to further their ...
Russia building nuclear submarines for India
MOSCOW, OCT. 13. Russia is building two nuclear submarines for the Indian Navy, a leading business daily here reported. The construction of two unfinished nuclear submarines of Project 971 resumed this month at the Amur Shipyards in ...
Take Kashmiris' wishes into consideration: Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 13. The Pakistan Cabinet today decided that any resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir issue must reflect the wishes of the people of Kashmir. A meeting of the Cabinet, presided over by the Pakistan Prime Minister, Shaukat Aziz, ...
India denies Bangladesh media reports
DHAKA, OCT.13.The Indian authorities here have denied Bangladeshi media reports regarding the breaching of an embankment in Satkhira, causing floods in the vast southern villages. A press release of the Indian High Commission here said: ...
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