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Sunday, December 19, 2004
Deal reached on global warming
BUENOS AIRES (ARGENTINA), DEC. 18.In a United Nations conference's final hours, the United States and the European Union worked out a modest deal early on Saturday to inch ahead in the international efforts to put a cap on global warming. The ...
Pressure mounts on Rumsfeld to quit
WASHINGTON, DEC. 18.The U.S. Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, is at the centre of a Republican firestorm over his handling of the war in Iraq, with pressure appearing to mount in Washington for him to quit. Although Republicans have publicly ...
Questioning of `Chemical' Ali starts
BAGHDAD, DEC. 18.Iraqi judges on Saturday started interrogating Saddam Hussein's former Defence Minister and the notorious general known as Chemical Ali, who is accused of gassing thousands of Kurds in the 1980s, the head judge in charge of ...
China to pass anti-secession law aimed at Taiwan
SINGAPORE, DEC. 18.China's draft law against secession, seen by the international community as a move to ban "Taiwanese independence," will be considered during the next session of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee. The ...
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