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Saturday, March 12, 2005
A global strategy for fighting terrorism
One year ago, 192 innocent people were brutally murdered in the terrorist attacks on Madrid's commuter trains. Over the past few years, thousands more have fallen victim to terrorism in all parts of the world. Terrorism is a threat to all states ...
Shia-Kurd pact, a setback to U.S.
MANAMA, MARCH 11. The Shia dominated United Iraqi Alliance (UIA) and the Kurdish parties have arrived at an understanding that would allow them to form a coalition government once Parliament convenes on March 16. The UIA had won 140 seats. ...
Khan issue generates heat in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, MARCH 11. The Pakistani Parliament was plunged into disorder today over the statement made by the Information and Broadcasting Minister, Shaikh Rashid Ahmad, on Thursday that the disgraced nuclear scientist, Abdul Qadeer Khan, had ...
China objects to U.S. remark on anti-secession law
SINGAPORE, MARCH 11.China on Thursday opposed the "irresponsible" comments by the United States on the current move in the Chinese Parliament to enact an anti-secession law that would keep the non-sovereign territory of Taiwan in line for ...
Africa panel report urges rich nations to double aid
LONDON, MARCH 11.The British-sponsored Commission for Africa has called upon rich nations to double their aid to the region, cancel debts and take steps to provide a more level-playing field to African countries in the world market. The 400-page ...
Israel subverting law on outposts, says report
JERUSALEM, MARCH 11.The Israeli Government is guilty of systematic fraud, ``institutional lawbreaking'' and the theft of private Palestinian land to covertly establish illegal Jewish outposts in the West Bank, according an official report. The ...
India & World
India, U.K. troops begin aid exercise
NEW DELHI, MARCH 11. The Indian and the British troops have embarked on a joint exercise in planning and implementing humanitarian assistance under the United Nations mandate. The exercise, being conducted in Secunderabad, aims at improving the ...
Tension on Bangladesh border
DHAKA, MARCH 11. The Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) and the Border Security Force (BSF) have massed personnel and artillery on the border following the exchange of fire over the construction of barbed-wire fences on the northern Panchakumar frontier. ...
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