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    Bush pushes for war fund
    WASHINGTON, FEB. 15. The White House has formally asked Congress for an additional $82 billions in supplemental spending, most of it going to the Pentagon to help pay for the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and to fix equipment and increase ...

    Blasts mar Valentine's Day
    DHAKA: At least 12 persons including three women students of Dhaka University were injured in a serial bomb attack on a Valentine's Day funfair on the campus on Monday. Three blasts took place during a well-attended debate. The condition of some ...

    Sectarian attack in Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD: At least three persons were killed and four were seriously injured on Tuesday as gunmen opened fire on a funeral procession near the Imam Bari mausoleum. The mausoleum is very near the high security Presidential palace and Prime ...

    Fears of civil strife in Lebanon
    MANAMA, FEB. 15. Lebanon's army has been put on high alert following the assassination of the former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri on Monday. Shops, schools and public institutions have been closed across the country after a three-day official ...

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    India's prowess as a donor nation in full view
    KABUL, FEB. 15. India's growing clout as a donor nation was in full view as the External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh, held discussions with the Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, the Afghan Foreign Minister, Abdullah Abdullah, and other senior ...

    Progress needed on all issues, says Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, FEB. 15. Pakistan continued to talk tough on issues related to the two countries ahead of the External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh's visit to the country. At a press briefing, the Foreign Office spokesman, Masood Khan, said ...



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