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Helping a nation in distress
GALLE, DEC. 31. About a nautical mile from the devastated southern Sri Lankan coast stand two Indian naval ships which raced to the rescue of the island-nation when its coastline was pillaged by the tsunami. Since then seven Indian naval vessels ...
Death toll, despair mount in Indonesia
BANDA ACEH (INDONESIA), DEC. 31. Frustration and anger mounted in Indonesia's tsunami-devastated Aceh province today as residents formed long lines for fuel, but aid workers said supplies were beginning to reach survivors. The Government said ...
Blair differs with Bush on relief
LONDON, DEC. 31.Breaking ranks with the U.S. President, George W. Bush, who has entrusted the task of coordinating relief for tsunami victims to a group of `core' donor countries in the region, the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has said ...
Powell, Jeb Bush to tour ravaged areas
WASHINGTON, DEC. 30. The U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell, seeking to raise the American profile in the international relief effort in Asia, will tour devastated parts of the region next week to assess the need for future aid programmes ...
A re-union after 8 years
KARACHI, DEC. 31. The husband of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto joined his family in Dubai, after he was released on bail following eight years in prison and permitted to travel abroad, a spokesman said today. Asif Ali Zardari ...
Locked exit doors "led to stampede"
BUENOS AIRES, DEC. 31. Fire roared through a Buenos Aires nightclub packed with youngsters attending a rock concert, killing at least 174 persons and injuring some 410 in one of Argentina's worst disasters in decades, officials said on Friday. ...
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