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Tuesday, September 30, 2003
Sunnis, Shias vie for political power in Iraq
BAGHDAD, SEPT. 29.As the U.S. occupation encounters mounting difficulties, Iraq's dominant religious and ethnic communities are engaged in intense behind-the-scenes activity, anticipating a fresh opportunity to claim political power in the ...
Japan pledges $1 billion in aid to Africa
SINGAPORE, SEPT. 29.Japan today said that it "aims to extend grant aid totalling $ 1 billion ..... to Africa'' over the next five years in respect of "areas such as health and medical care, including measures against AIDS, as well as education, ...
Al-Qaeda seeks overthrow of Musharraf
DUBAI, SEPT. 29. In a new audiotape released by the terror mastermind, Osama bin Laden's group, the Al-Qaeda has appealed to Pakistani soldiers to ``topple'' its President, Pervez Musharraf, or he would ``hand over'' them to the Hindus. The tape ...
White House on the defensive over spy issue
WASHINGTON, SPET. 29. Even as senior members of the administration were defending the intelligence material used to assess Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, the White House came under varying degrees of pressure on yet another aspect of its ...
India & World
Hand of friendship yet to reach us: Pak.
ISLAMABAD, SEPT. 29. The spat between India and Pakistan triggered by the spat at the United Nations and the decision of the Commonwealth not to lift its suspension of Pakistan has reached a new level of bitterness. Islamabad today called New ...
We would have liked to see Indian troops in Iraq: Powell
WASHINGTON, SEPT. 29.The United States does not expect India to send troops to Iraq but was confident that other nations would be able to do so in the context of the so-called stabilisation of Iraq. At a Sunday Talk show, the U.S. Secretary of ...
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