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Wednesday, June 25, 2003
Putin begins state visit to U.K.
LONDON, JUNE 24. Vladimir Putin today became the first Russian President in nearly 130 years to be accorded a full state visit when he arrived here at the invitation of the Queen to a welcome fit for a king, signalling an end to the frostiness ...
6 British soldiers killed in Iraq
LONDON, JUNE 24. Six British soldiers were killed and eight others injured in two incidents in southern Iraq, said the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair's office on Tuesday. The Ministry of Defence refused to say whether the soldiers died in ...
Tribals oppose Pak. raids on Al-Qaeda hideouts
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 24. Trouble started in the sensitive Mohamad Agency area along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border following an operation by the Pakistani forces to flush out suspected Al-Qaeda and Taliban operatives hiding in the area. A section ...
Bush camp sets aims high
WASHINGTON, JUNE 24.The U.S. President, George W. Bush, took his anti-terrorism message to New York but was careful not to mention the attacks of September 11, 2001 in his fundraising that brought his campaign an additional $4 millions. ...
Poll panel head for Cambodia
WASHINGTON: The outgoing environment chief, Christie Whitman, will head of a team of observers monitoring the parliamentary elections in Cambodia. Ms. Whitman, who leaves the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, will lead a delegation of ...
Explosives for 'civilian use'
Athens: A cargo ship seized by Greek authorities saying it contained 680 tonnes of explosives was bringing ammonium nitrate to a Sudanese company, said the Sudanese Foreign Minister on Tuesday. The Foreign Minister, Mostafa Osman Ismail, insisted ...
Leon Uris dead
NEW YORK: The author, Leon Uris, an immigrant's determined son who made it big with the million-selling `Exodus' and other greatly popular novels, has died, his ex-wife said. He was 78. Mr. Uris died on Saturday of natural causes at his home on ...
India & World
'India, China have broad common interests'
The following is the text of the declaration on principles for relations and comprehensive cooperation between the Republic of India and the People's Republic of China: At the invitation of Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic ...
Text of declaration on border trade
The following is the text of the Memorandum between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the People's Republic of China on expanding border trade: The Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the ...
Quality of ties with China has changed, says Vajpayee
BEIJING, JUNE 24. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, said today that developing "all-round" bilateral cooperation with China while simultaneously addressing differences had transformed the quality of the bilateral ...
A step forward in resolving boundary dispute: PM
BEIJING, JUNE 24. ``It has been a highly successful round of meetings," the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, said this evening after his discussions with the Chinese President, Hu Jintao, and the Chairman of the Central Military Commission, ...
MPs' team sees change in mindset
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 24. The first Indian parliamentary delegation to visit Pakistan after the Kargil conflict is returning home with impressions of "fundamental changes" in the mindset of various sections of Pakistani society vis-a-vis India. The ...
'Poetry, partnership and Pakistan'
BEIJING, JUNE 24. `Poetry, partnership and a bit of Pakistan'. This was how the External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, summed up the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee's talks with the Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the ...
Pak. welcomes India's move
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 24. Pakistan today welcomed India's decision seeking an early convening of technical-level discussions for resumption of the snapped air links between the two countries and announced that it was all set to resume the Lahore-Delhi ...
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