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Friday, August 27, 2004
Terrorism a possible cause for plane crashes: Russia
MOSCOW, AUG. 26.Russia observed a day of mourning on Thursday for the victims of two air crashes on Tuesday night as a senior official pointed to terrorism as a possible cause of the double tragedy that took the lives of 89 passengers and ...
Najaf standoff: Al-Sistani, Al-Sadr aides hold peace talks
MANAMA, AUG. 26.Iraq's top Shia spiritual leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, arrived in Najaf on Thursday in an attempt to end the three-week-old standoff between American forces and supporters of the firebrand cleric Moqtada Al-Sadr. Talks ...
A 'ruinous trap' of U.S. making
WASHINGTON, AUG. 26. There was no ``imminent threat'' to the United States from Iraq. Then there was no strategy for building a new Iraq. "Hubris and ideology'' ruled. Now, ``Iraq is more dangerous to the U.S. potentially than it was at the ...
MPs plan to impeach Blair
LONDON, AUG. 26.A 200-year-old parliamentary procedure, last used against Warren Hastings when he was Governor-General of India, is to be resurrected by British MPs to impeach the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, for "high crimes and misdemeanours" ...
Aziz to face Muslim League leader
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 26. The Opposition parties in Pakistan have injected some life into the expected election of the Prime Minister-in-waiting, Shaukat Aziz, as Leader of the National Assembly tomorrow, by fielding the jailed Muslim League (Nawaz) ...
'LTTE testing the threshold of tolerance'
COLOMBO, AUG. 26.The Sri Lankan Government said today that the continued internecine killings in eastern Sri Lanka were "testing the threshold of tolerance" and urged the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to "match words with deeds" by ...
Hypertension pervasive in U.S.
Washington: One-third of the adult American population has high blood pressure with the number steadily increasing in the last decade. According to the data collected by the Federal Government, the number of adults suffering from hypertension has ...
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