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Former Bangladesh Finance Minister killed in blast
DHAKA, JAN. 27. Bangladesh's former Finance Minister, S.A.M.S. Kibria, was killed tonight along with three others and about 150 were injured in a suspected grenade blast at a rally organised by the main Opposition party, the Awami League, in ...
Shaukat Aziz arouses interest in Europe
BRUSSELS, JAN. 27. The visit of Pakistan's Prime Minister, Shaukat Aziz, has invoked much academic interest and aroused wider political expectations in the European circles, about emergence and consolidation of "democratic process" in Pakistan in ...
Rice sworn in
WASHINGTON, JAN. 27.Condoleezza Rice (50) was today sworn in new Secretary of State in place of Colin Powell. She became the first black woman to hold the post. ...
A warning from history
LONDON, JAN. 27.On this day 60 years ago, the Soviet Army liberated the death camp factory called Auschwitz-Birkenau in southern Poland. Auschwitz has since become a symbol of the evil that men are capable of, and a warning from history. At the ...
Mad cow spurs new farm practices
Brandenburg, (Germany), Jan. 27. The outbreak of mad cow and foot-and-mouth diseases in Europe which led to slaughtering of thousands of cattle and caused huge losses to farmers has spurred new farm practices which focus on protection of animals. ...
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Kumaratunga thanks India
COLOMBO, JAN. 27. The Sri Lankan President, Chandrika Kumaratunga, today met a group of Indian Naval and Army personnel, engaged in relief operations along the tsunami-devastated coastline of the island-nation. During the nearly 30-minute ...
New aviation tie-ups with Singapore, China `possible'
SINGAPORE, JAN. 27. A "new bilateral air services agreement" between India and Singapore will be "negotiated", and technical-level talks are under way to explore the scope for enhancing air links between India and China. The Civil Aviation ...
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