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Friday, August 13, 2004
Iraq resistance: Militants take refuge in shrine
BAGHDAD, AUG. 12. The Iraqi Prime Minister, Iyad Allawi, called on Thursday on the Shia militants fighting the U.S. and Iraqi forces in the holy city of Najaf to put down their weapons and leave the Imam Ali shrine where they have sought refuge. ...
Islam, idealism drive Najaf's militants
NAJAF, AUG. 12.In a dirty alley on the outskirts of the old city of Najaf yesterday stood a crowd of militia fighters the newest volunteer among them a bright young biology student called Ali. He arrived seven days ago, bringing his ...
Lee Kuan Yew made `Minister Mentor'
SINGAPORE, AUG. 12.Lee Hsien Loong was today sworn in Singapore's Prime Minister at an impressive ceremony. Heralding the change of guard at the helm, the City State's President, S. R. Nathan, appointed the new Prime Minister, who was then ...
Editor admits laxity on Iraq
WASHINGTON, AUG. 12.Editors at the influential newspaper The Washington Post have acknowledged that they underplayed stories that questioned the President, George W. Bush's claims of threat from Iraq's weapons of mass destruction in the ...
India & World
Talks to boost trade ties with Pakistan end on a tame note
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 12. The two-day talks between India and Pakistan for enhancing economic and commercial cooperation ended on a tame note today with both sides promising to consider the innumerable proposals exchanged during the ...
Colin Powell, Ranendra Sen discuss bilateral issues
WASHINGTON, AUG. 12. The Secretary of State, Colin Powell and the Indian Ambassador designate, Ranendra Sen, (also referred to as Ronen Sen) on Wednesday discussed various issues mostly relating to the bilateral relationship, when he went to the ...
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