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Wednesday, August 06, 2003
U.S. interests the likely target: Jakarta
JAKARTA, AUG. 5. The Indonesian Vice-President, Hamzah Haz, said the deadly blast in Jakrta today, in which more than 13 people died, may have been targeted against U.S. interests. ``I think it is possible that was what was behind it,'' he said. ...
Blair aide apologises for `insensitive' remark
LONDON, AUG. 5. In a new controversy over the David Kelly affair, a senior aide of the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, was today forced to apologise after he compared Kelly, the dead weapons scientist, to a "Walter Mitty'' character who ...
U.K. visa fee hike for overseas students sparks protests
LONDON, AUG. 5.
Bangladesh Jamaat denies attacking minorities
DHAKA, AUG. 5.A leading Minister and Jamaat-e-Islami chief, Matiur Rahman Nizami, has refuted "an international campaign" linking his party with attacks on minority communities in Bangladesh. Mr. Nizami, Industries Minister in the Khaleda Zia ...
Prison guards freed on bail
TEHERAN: Two women Iranian prison guards detained in connection with the death in custody of a Canadian photojournalist last month have been freed on bail, the official IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday. Three other people held over the death ...
India & World
China sticks to its stand
BEIJING, AUG. 5. China today stuck to its charge that the Indian military ``intruded'' into its territory last month and said it had proposed border talks with India. ``Not long ago, Indian military personnel crossed the Line of Actual Control ...
Sikh family attacked in New York
NEW YORK, AUG. 5. A Sikh family from India was roughed up by three drunken white youth, who mistook them as Arabs, in Queens, a suburb of New York. But no one was seriously hurt in the Sunday night attack. Police and witnesses said Surinder ...
Killing of Indian police officer in Kosovo condemned
UNITED NATIONS, AUG. 5. Satish Menon (43), an Indian police officer working with the U.N. mission in Kosovo, was killed in a sniper attack on Sunday night near Slatina village on the outskirts of the country's capital Pristina, when he was ...
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