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Monday, April 04, 2005
Pope's efforts for peace will be admired: Chandrika
COLOMBO, APRIL 3. The Sri Lankan President, Chandrika Kumaratunga, in her condolence message, described Pope John Paul II as ``a most revered and popular global personality.'' His efforts ``to promote peace and harmony, especially in the ...
44 U.S. soldiers injured in Iraq attack
MANAMA, APRIL 3. After weeks of squabbling, Iraq's Parliament has finally elected a Speaker, setting the stage for the formation of an interim government over the next two weeks. However, hours before the lawmakers went into a huddle behind ...
China, Pakistan for Free Trade Agreement
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 3.Pakistan and China are to sign a number of pacts including an "Early Harvest Agreement", the first stage towards a free trade agreement (FTA), during the bilateral visit of the Chinese Premier, Wen Jiabao, beginning here on ...
U.K. ethnic groups issue poll manifesto
LONDON, APRIL 3.Britain's ethnic groups have issued their own manifesto ahead of a general election, expected next month, demanding the appointment of a Race Minister to deal specifically with their concerns. The move, initiated by Operation ...
Charles' wedding faces protocol problems
LONDON, APRIL 3. The death of Pope John Paul II has cast a shadow on Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles' wedding arrangements amid speculation that the marriage could clash with the Pope's funeral. This follows Italian media reports that ...
India & World
Pakistan studying four options to acquire natural gas
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 3. The Pakistan Prime Minister, Shaukat Aziz, has said his country was studying four options to acquire natural gas and would make a final decision keeping in view the `economic feasibility and the national interests'. He told ...
Solution to boundary issue possible, says Wen Jiabao
BEIJING, APRIL 3. Suggesting that India and China should handle their relations from a "strategic high ground," the Chinese Prime Minister, Wen Jiabao, today said that a solution to the boundary issue was possible if the two sides showed mutual ...
IPU endorses Speaker's initiative on tsunami relief
SINGAPORE, APRIL 3. The Asia Pacific Group of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU), meeting in Manila, today endorsed the initiative by the Lok Sabha Speaker, Somnath Chatterjee, for discussion on the ``impact of tsunami and the need for an ...
India, Bangladesh to set up new boundary pillars
DHAKA, APRIL 3. Bangladesh and India have agreed to set up new boundary pillars and repair the damaged ones and resolve amicably the disputes over illegally-occupied lands along the border. Bangladesh officials said the two sides reached the ...
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