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Thursday, March 11, 2004
Qurei, Sharon to meet on Tuesday
MANAMA, MARCH 10.Driven by intense behind-the-scenes diplomacy, the Palestinian Prime Minister, Ahmed Qurei, and the Israeli Premier, Ariel Sharon, are set to meet on March 16. The two leaders who met several times, but never in their present ...
Outsourcing, not an issue in Canada
TORONTO, MARCH 10. At a time when the issue of outsourcing is a major issue in the United States, with the ongoing debate there taking on vicious undertones, it is hardly a political issue in Canada even if there may be small groups concerned ...
Shifts likely in Moscow's priorities
MOSCOW, MARCH 10. Russia's new Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, has ruled out any drastic changes in foreign policy, but analysts predict some shifts in Moscow's priorities following his appointment. "There will be no radical changes in ...
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN EUROPE - III
Statistics show up the Swiss
GENEVA, MARCH 10. Tiny Switzerland is home to a mere 7.2 million people. It is extremely rich, modern, industrialised and democratic with excellent health care and a 100 per cent literacy rate. So why has this proud nation with its fiercely ...
Kerry wins more primaries
NEW YORK, MARCH 10. John Kerry, facing little opposition for Democratic nomination to challenge the Republican President, George W Bush, in the November U.S. presidential elections, swept primaries in four southern States, getting an average of ...
Short-lived freedom for them
LONDON, MARCH 10. For four of the five Britons, who returned home on Tuesday night after spending more than two years in the U.S.-run Guantanamo Bay detention centre on suspicion of terrorism, freedom proved illusory as, minutes after they landed ...
Tackle disorder, diseases collectively: Annan
OTTAWA, MARCH 10.The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, has said new solutions must be found to the problems the international community is facing and the starting point is multilateralism. "From that perspective we are not doing very ...
India & World
Talks on bus service inconclusive
ISLAMABAD, MARCH 10.Pakistan is not in favour of quick progress on confidence-building measures (CBMs) with India without some progress on "core issue" of Kashmir. This was evident from the inconclusive meeting of the two-day technical-level ...
NRIs denied 'marriage' licence in U.S.
WASHINGTON, MARCH 10. Two non-resident Indians, who admit they are lesbians, were denied a ``marriage'' licence in Seattle following which they filed a suit against the American State saying their civil rights had been violated. The two ...
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