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Wednesday, October 06, 2004
'U.S. invaded Iraq too soon'
NEW YORK, OCT. 5.The U.S. democratic presidential candidate, Senator John Kerry, came out of his first debate with the U.S. President, George W. Bush, having reassured many Americans of his ability to handle an international crisis or a terrorist ...
Rumsfeld says proof lacking for Saddam, Al-Qaeda link
WASHINGTON, OCT. 5.The U.S. Defence Secretary, Donald H. Rumsfeld, said on Monday that he had seen no ``strong, hard evidence'' linking Saddam Hussein and Al-Qaeda, although he tempered his comment by noting that stark disagreements on that issue ...
Polls will deliver us from war: Karzai
GHAZNI, OCT. 5.The Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, made his second successful campaign stop outside the safety of the capital today, telling a crowd of 10,000 people that historic elections this weekend will deliver them from a quarter-century of ...
Chechnya President sworn in
MOSCOW: A new pro-Russia President was installed in Chechnya on Tuesday as Moscow attempts to re-launch a pacification process interrupted by the assassination of the previous Chechen leader five months ago. Alu Alkhanov, the 47-year-old former ...
64 dead as migrants' boat sinks
TUNIS (TUNISIA): Up to 64 North African migrants were feared dead on Monday night after their boat sank en route from Tunisia to southern Italy, according to Tunisian authorities. Twenty-one bodies had been found and the Tunisian coast guard said ...
Locusts devastate Mauritania
NOUAKCHOTT (MAURITANIA): Some wore buckets on their heads, others swung sticks, and those who could, sheltered indoors, praying for an end to the locust invasion which on Monday swept through Mauritania's capital, Nouakchott. The swarm devastated ...
Space flight prize won
Los Angeles: The latest episode of the space race was won on Monday when a short stubby craft soared more than 100 km into the air above the Mojave desert and landed successfully for the second time in a week. SpaceShipOne, piloted by a ...
India & World
The Patak feud continues
LONDON, OCT. 5.A family feud over the Patak food business returned to court on Tuesday.Two sisters, Anila Shastri, 52, and Chitralekha Mehta, 56, claim they were shut out because they are women and only men inherit family businesses. Kirit ...
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