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Friday, August 23, 2002
Armitage sees 'glimmer of hope'
JAFFNA/COLOMBO, AUG. 22. In a "visible manifestation" of the changing role of the United States in Sri Lanka's ethnic conflict, the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, Richard Armitage, today went on a whistle-stop tour of the northern Jaffna ...
Advani faces protests in U.K.
LONDON, AUG. 22.The Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, was greeted by angry demonstrators protesting the recent events in Gujarat when he visited the India House here on Wednesday to unveil a bust of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. ...
Let's not cloud SAARC process: Sinha
KATHMANDU, AUG. 22. The External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha here to attend the two-day meeting of the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Council of Ministers today declined to comment on India-Pakistan ...
Statute changes irreversible: Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 22. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has said the constitutional amendments brought in by him empowering himself to dismiss the national assembly, and providing a permanent role for the Army in governance, were ...
Benazir files papers
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 22. The former Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), Benazir Bhutto, today filed her nomination papers from the traditional seat of Larkana in Sind province, for the October general elections. Ms. ...
Not in a hurry on Iraq: Bush
WASHINGTON, AUG. 22.The U.S. President, George W. Bush, has said that while getting rid of the Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, was "in the interests of the world'', the United States was not in any hurry. "I'm a patient man'', Mr. Bush remarked at ...
Muslims denounce French writer
PARIS, AUG. 22.Muslim organisations are up in arms against what they describe as "blasphemous writing'' by France's controversial, award winning author, Michel Houellebecq (pronounced wellbeck) and are taking him to court in another Rushdie-style ...
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