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Monday, February 21, 2005
U.S., Japan concerned over North Korean move
WASHINGTON, FEB. 20.The United States and Japan have expressed "deep concern" over North Korea, especially Pyongyang's withdrawal from the multi-party talks over its nuclear programmes; and the Japanese Foreign Minister, Nobutaka Machimura, has ...
Spain puts European Constitution to the test
MADRID, FEB. 20.Spaniards voted on the European Union Constitution on Sunday, giving the landmark charter its first taste of grass-roots sentiment in a referendum. But the prospect of low turnout threatened to get the document off to a ...
Former detenus allege torture
MOSCOW: Former Russian inmates of Guantanamo are going to sue American authorities for illegal detention and torture. Out of eight Russian nationals detained by U.S. forces in Afghanistan and transferred to the Guantanamo military base in Cuba in ...
Twist to Tory campaign
LONDON: The British Conservative Party's shrill anti-immigration campaign has taken an embarrassing turn after it emerged that its leader Michael Howard's father came to Britain as an illegal immigrant in the 30s, and ironically it was a member ...
U.K. Muslims mobilise their one million votes
LONDON, FEB. 20.The Muslim Council of Britain is to take the unprecedented step of mobilising the country's one million Muslim voters through a card listing 10 key questions they should ask prospective Members of Parliament at the general ...
India expresses desire to invest in Yemen's oil sector
MANAMA, FEB. 20. India has expressed its desire to invest in Yemen's oil and gas sector as part of efforts to improve economic and political ties. The visiting Minister of State for External Affairs, E. Ahamed told the Foreign Minister of ...
Clinton, senior Bush in Sri Lanka
COLOMBO, FEB. 20.Two former U.S. Presidents, Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush, arrived here today on an overnight visit to the tsunami-affected island-nation as part of their four-nation tour of South and South-east Asia. Mr. Bush (Sr) and Mr. ...
Two Indians among news reporting award winners
NEW YORK, FEB. 20. Two Indians are among winners of the Washington Post and The New York Times awards for deadline news reporting in 2004. The Indian correspondent of Washington Post, Rama Lakshmi and Indian-origin staff ...
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