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Friday, October 22, 2004
Ignoring protests, Britain bows to U.S. request
LONDON, OCT. 21. Shrugging off protests from MPs, the British Government on Thursday bowed to a U.S. request for redeployment of hundreds of U.K. troops in Iraq to relieve the pressure on American soldiers in the volatile northern region ...
Deaths, destruction in Japan
TOKYO, OCT. 21. Japan's deadliest storm in more than a decade unleashed flash floods that washed away entire hillsides, killing 55 persons and leaving at least 24 missing before it veered east into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday. Rescue ...
U.S. soldier jailed
BAGHDAD, OCT. 21.The highest ranking soldier charged in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal was sentenced to eight years in prison for abusing Iraqi inmates during a court martial on Thursday in Baghdad. Staff Sgt. Ivan ``Chip'' Frederick (38), an ...
Musharraf firm on tackling terrorism
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 21.The Pakistani President, Pervez Musharraf, has said his country would not be deterred by `sporadic' terrorist activities aimed at tarnishing its image and sabotaging peace. Presiding over a daylong corps commander's ...
India & World
Kazakhstan beckons Indian investment
ALMATY, OCT. 21. The Kazakhstan President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has expressed a keen interest in India getting involved in his country's energy, information technology and construction sectors, Indian officials said here on ...
`Why treat India like a rogue nation?'
WASHINGTON, OCT. 21. A senior Democratic law-maker in the House of Representatives, has slammed the State Department for treating India like a "rogue" nation when it comes to issuing visas for Indian scholars and science students. The New Jersey ...
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