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Wednesday, April 21, 2004
Palestinians fire barrage of rockets at Jewish settlements
JERUSALEM, APRIL 20.Palestinians fired a barrage of rockets and mortar shells at Gaza Strip settlements and towns inside Israel in retaliation for the killing of Hamas leader, Abdel Aziz Rantisi, Israel said on Tuesday. Israeli soldiers raided ...
Israeli nuclear whistle-blower to be released today
JERUSALEM, APRIL 20.Mordechai Vanunu, one of the world's pre-eminent prisoners of conscience, who has spent 18 years in Israel's jails for leaking out its nuclear secrets, will be released on Wednesday. This promises to be a major event for the ...
Murdoch press `influenced' decision on E.U. referendum
LONDON, APRIL 20. Such is the importance of being the Murdoch press in Britain that the fear of losing its support at the next general election is reported to have been a key factor behind the Prime Minister, Tony Blair's decision to agree to a ...
U.K. used more bombs in Iraq than in Kosovo
LONDON, APRIL 20. The total tonnage of ordnance dropped by British aircraft on Iraq far exceeded the amount dropped during the Kosovo war, in about half the time, figures released today show, raising questions about the conduct of the war. The ...
India & World
India criticises Israel for killings
UNITED NATIONS, APRIL 20. India has criticised Tel Aviv for targeted killings of Hamas leaders, saying the action was "unjustified and unacceptable." In a brief intervention in the Security Council debate on the Middle East yesterday, the Indian ...
`Grant of non-NATO ally status to Pakistan unfortunate''
NEW YORK, APRIL 20. Indian Ambassador-at-large for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and People of Indian Origin (PIOs), B.K. Agnihotri, has expressed concern over grant of non-NATO ally status to Pakistan, describing it as ``unfortunate.'' ...
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