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Saturday, July 05, 2003
11 killed in heavy clashes near Balad
BALAD (IRAQ), JULY 4. U.S. troops killed 11 Iraqis who ambushed a convoy outside Baghdad on Friday, one of the heaviest clashes yet in the daily grind of attacks on American forces. The ambush came hours after mortars hit a nearby base, ...
Saddam 'vows' more attacks
BAGHDAD, JULY 4.A voice purported to be that of the former Iraqi President, Saddam Hussein, was aired on Al-Jazeera television on Friday, saying he is still in Iraq and vowing more attacks on Americans. "No to surrender and no to ...
Berlusconi apologises for Nazi remark
BRUSSELS, JULY 4.The Italian Prime Minister and President of the European Union, Silvio Berlusconi, on Thursday apologised for likening the German Member of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, to a Nazi concentration camp guard. The German ...
Breather for Blair Govt.
LONDON, JULY 4. The Blair Government today looked set to win a breather over allegations that it manipulated intelligence reports to justify the invasion of Iraq after it emerged that an inquiry committee of MPs had reportedly found no conclusive ...
Bush studying despatch of troops
WASHINGTON, JULY 4.The United States President, George W. Bush, has said that he is not going to be hurried into a decision on Liberia and dismissed media reports that he has decided to dispatch American troops to that strife-torn African ...
Blast at nuclear plant
Tokyo: An explosion occurred at a non-functional nuclear power plant in central Japan on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of radiation leak or injuries. The explosion took place at an incinerator for waste disposal within the ...
Rover launchon Sunday
Cape Canaveral (Florida): NASA again pushed back the launch of the latest Mars rover, this time until Sunday, so replacement cork insulation has more time to adhere to the aluminium rocket body. The launch of the rover "Opportunity", which had ...
India & World
India, S.Africa to sign new agreement
PRETORIA, JULY 4. India and South Africa today agreed to give a boost to economic cooperation, particularly in mining, information and communications technology and pharmaceuticals. A joint statement issued after a meeting of the India-South ...
Musharraf pushes West Asia-style roadmap on Kashmir
PARIS, JULY 4. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, today pursued his push for a four-step West Asia-style peace roadmap on the Kashmir issue, despite India's rejection of the concept. Gen. Musharraf told reporters in Paris at the end of a ...
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