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Saturday, July 29, 2006
Hizbollah fires longer range rockets at Israel
Militant group providing relief to thousands of refugees
Blair under pressure
LONDON: Leading British academics, writers, politicians, human rights lawyers, media personalities and a host of former diplomats have urged Prime Minister Tony Blair to distance Britain from the U.S. line on the Israel-Lebanon crisis and support ...
Finland pulling out of Sri Lanka mission
COLOMBO: Finland is pulling out of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) on grounds of security before the September 1 deadline set by Tamil Tigers for all European Union (EU) ceasefire monitors to leave. Robert Nilson, acting spokesperson ...
Finland move prompted by LTTE
Their presence untenable after ban, say Tigers
Fillip to Pakistan democracy push
MMA to support no-confidence resolution
Flying right on technology's edge
Robotic aircraft competition in the U.S. features student team from Delhi
ARF's plea to N. Korea
SINGAPORE: ASEAN's Regional Forum (ARF), which held its annual ministerial session in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, failed to reach a consensus on the North Korean missile issue. Malaysian Foreign Minister and the ARF session chairman Hamid Albar said ...
Maoists extend ceasefire
KATHMANDU: The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) has extended ceasefire by another three months a few hours before the expiry of the truce. In a press statement, Chairman Prachanda said, "CPN-M is extending the ceasefire as per the aspirations of ...
Italy to free prisoners
ROME: Italian MPs on Thursday voted in favour of cutting the sentences of thousands of prisoners in an attempt to ease overcrowding. The measure would take three years off prison terms for crimes committed before May 2 this year, freeing an ...
India & World
An index of happiness
Study says India is the 125th happiest country
U.S. to impose sanctions on two Indian firms
WASHINGTON: The Bush administration has decided to impose sanctions on two Indian firms for missile-related transactions with Iran, U.S. officials said. The disclosure came hours after the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday ...
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