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Monday, October 20, 2003
British police foil `plot' to assassinate Putin'
LONDON, OCT. 19. British security agencies claim to have foiled a suspected plot to assassinate the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, according to The Sunday Times. The newspaper said that a former KGB agent, believed to be a "trained ...
'Ready to help Iraqis in every way'
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 19. Pakistan and Saudi Arabia said here today that they had no intention of sending troops to Iraq unless Iraqis expressly wished so. This was stated at a joint press conference by the Foreign Ministers of Pakistan and Saudi ...
Bush rules out no-war pact with North Korea
SINGAPORE, OCT. 19. The U.S. President, George W. Bush, today rejected the idea of a bilateral non-aggression pact with North Korea. "We will not have a treaty. That's off the table,'' he said at a photo session with the Thailand Prime Minister, ...
Bush, Hu discuss security issues
SINGAPORE, OCT. 19.The U.S. and China today held wide-ranging discussions on security and economic issues, ahead of a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Bangkok. The two-day summit will begin tomorrow. While ...
Ranil to focus on economic partnership
COLOMBO, OCT. 19. Bilateral economic ties, the progress of the peace process and preliminary talks for further defence cooperation are among the issues to be discussed during a two-day visit by the Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, ...
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President, UAE Prince discuss joint ventures
ABU DHABI, OCT. 19. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, had extended discussions with the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan, this afternoon immediately before a banquet hosted by the latter in his ...
Kalam moots Indo-UAE cyber university
ABU DHABI, OCT. 19. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, has proposed the setting up of a joint India-United Arab Emirates cyber university that can cater to the needs for technology education in both the countries. "It is time for both India ...
At home in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, OCT. 19.You could have mistaken him for an Arab. He was wearing the long flowing white robe with the traditional Arab head gear and mixing freely with dozens of other Arab dignitaries and faculty members at the Higher College of ...
On the threshold of sainthood
VATICAN CITY, OCT. 19. Beatification is the penultimate step on the journey to sainthood. People who have been beatified or canonised as saints may be worshipped as such, and their relics, images and statues venerated. For a person to qualify ...
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