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Friday, October 29, 2004
Russia rejects U.S. charge
MOSCOW, OCT. 28.Russia has angrily denied a Pentagon claim that its forces had removed nearly 380 tonnes of explosives missing in Iraq. A spokesman for the Russian Defence Ministry slammed the report as an "absurd concoction". The Deputy ...
Tokyo's bid to re-start peace process in Sri Lanka
COLOMBO, OCT. 28. Tokyo's Special Envoy for the Sri Lankan peace process, Yasushi Akashi, today started discussions with a cross section of the island-nation's political leadership in yet another international bid to restart the stalled peace ...
Palestinians monitor Arafat's condition
RAMALLAH, OCT. 28. Palestinians anxiously monitored the declining health of their leader, Yasser Arafat, on Thursday, many convinced his death would plunge their nation into a profound crisis. The 75-year-old leader's persistent two-week ...
Blast rocks Islamabad hotel
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 28. Five persons including foreigners were injured tonight when a massive explosion rocked a five-star hotel in the heart of the national capital. Though the explosion could be heard for almost a kilometre, the Government and the ...
Setback to Barroso in tussle with Parliament
BRUSSELS, OCT. 28.The power struggle between the European Union's Commission and its Parliament came to a head on Wednesday with the President-designate of the executive, Josť Manuel Barroso, being forced to delay the vote on the appointment of ...
Malaysia warns against travel to Thai province
SINGAPORE, OCT. 28. Malaysia has issued an advisory to its citizens against travelling to the "unstable" Tak Bai area in southern Thailand. The arrests of local militiamen recently sparked unrest in Tak Bai. Over 80 protesters were killed, ...
India & World
BDR put on full alert
DHAKA, OCT. 28. The Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) has been put on full alert along over 2,250-km of border with West Bengal to foil what they call "any attempt" by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) to push in "Bangla-speaking Indian Muslims" into ...
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