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Tuesday, June 24, 2003
Musharraf arrives in Washington
WASHINGTON, JUNE 23. The President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, arrived here today for the start of three days of intensive and extensive discussions with the administration on a number of issues including terrorism, trade, human rights and ...
Iraqi weapons: CIA chief to be examined
WASHINGTON, JUNE 23.At least one senior and influential Republican lawmaker sitting on the Senate Intelligence Committee is urging the administration to come clean on information pertaining to Iraq and its weapons of mass destruction, an issue ...
Chairman Mao is still revered
BEIJING, JUNE 23. The Great Hall of the People dominates Tiananmen Square in the heart of this historic capital city. The Indian tricolour flutters along with the Chinese red flag as the Indian and Chinese Prime Ministers, Atal Behari Vajpayee ...
Armed forces not equipped for LTTE attack: Chandrika
COLOMBO, JUNE 23. The Sri Lankan President, Chandrika Kumaratunga, has cautioned the nation that the armed forces are least prepared for a military assault by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. At a political convention of the Sri Lanka ...
Belgium to amend law
PARIS, JULY 23. Belgium, apparently bowing to American pressure, said on Sunday that it would change a law that has been used to charge U.S. officials with war crimes. The Prime Minister, Guy Verhofstadt, said the law would be amended to make ...
Probe on into terror angle
ATHENS: The Greek coast guard on Monday questioned the crew of a ship carrying 680 tonnes of explosive materials to determine any possible terrorist or criminal link. An army demolitions expert was also asked to examine the cargo aboard the ...
Crack found in n-reactor
MOSCOW: Engineers found a crack in a nuclear reactor during maintenance operations at the Novovoronezh power plant in central Russia, officials said on Monday. The 3-millimeter crack was discovered in a tube in the heat exchanger of one of the ...
Confession through `torture'
Bali (Indonesia): The alleged operations chief of the Jemaah Islamiyah terror group told a court on Monday that police tortured him into signing a confession that he planned last year's Bali bombings. Ali Ghufron; one of the three suspected ...
Taken off SARS list
HONG KONG: The World Health Organisation removed Hong Kong from its list of SARS-infected areas on Monday, but warned the territory to keep up its guard against future outbreaks that might put it back on the list. Hong Kong's great concern is to ...
India & World
Pak. Govt. functionaries cold-shoulder Indian Parliamentary team
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 23. Members of a visiting Indian Parliamentarians' delegation are intrigued by the decision of the Pakistani establishment not to establish any contact with them throughout their week-long stay here. The leader of the ...
India, China to simplify visa procedures
BEIJING, JUNE 23. India and China today signed nine agreements in the presence of Prime Ministers Atal Behari Vajpayee and Wen Jiabao including one simplifying visa procedures, especially for business travel. As per the visa agreement, ...
A feel-good factor
BEIJING, JUNE 23.definitive upturn in the Sino-Indian relationship by saying that he felt "encouraged" after his discussions with his Chinese counterpart, Wen Jiabao, here today. Speaking at a public function amid the intensive discussions ...
`India suffering from Pak. paranoia'
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 23.Pakistan today accused India of suffering from what was dubbed as `Pakistan paranoia' and said New Delhi should re-consider its thinking towards Islamabad for betterment of relations. The Foreign Office spokesman, Masood ...
India seeking place in expanded G-8 for sending troops to Iraq
MANAMA, JUNE 23. With the expansion of the U.N. Security Council virtually frozen, India may be aiming for accommodation in an expanded G-8 forum, in return for sending its troops for "stabilising" the internal situation in parts of ...
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