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Saturday, September 25, 2004
Now, Rumsfeld talks of partial polls
WASHINGTON, SEPT. 24. The U.S. Defence Secretary, Donald H. Rumsfeld, on Thursday said parts of Iraq might have to be excluded from the elections because of continuing violence. With car bombs, shootings and kidnappings escalating and ...
Blair under pressure
LONDON, SEPT. 24.The pressure on the British Government to secure the release of Kenneth Bigley, a construction engineer taken hostage in Iraq a week ago, increased on Friday after his frail 86-year-old mother, Elizabeth Bigley, fell ill and was ...
West's views on terrorism skewed, says Putin
MOSCOW, SEPT. 24.The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has hit out against double standards in the West on combating terrorism. "It is impossible to fight terrorism and extremism while maintaining that two heads of the hydra are dangerous but ...
Uganda's AIDS success `oversold'
KAMPALA (UGANDA), SEPT. 24.Uganda's dramatic progress in combating HIV/AIDS has been undermined by a survey which challenges the country's reputation as a beacon for a continent that is being ravaged by the disease. The non-governmental ...
India & World
Time to heal the wounds: Musharraf
UNITED NATIONS, SEPT. 24. The "signals" from India and Pakistan through speeches at the United Nations General Assembly and in the contacts of senior officials are "positive and optimistic" and the two countries have started on a right note for a ...
Manmohan reaches out to the Indian community
NEW YORK, SEPT. 24. After wooing the international community and the world's leaders over the last three days, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, this afternoon got down to reaching out to the expatriate Indian community, telling it of a new and ...
India, Brazil, South Africa call for U.N. revamp
NEW YORK, SEPT. 24.The Foreign Ministers of India, Brazil and South Africa have stressed the need to revamp the United Nations. ``The General Assembly must be revitalised. The role of the ECOSOC must be strengthened. The Security Council must ...
India donates medicines for Beslan victims
MOSCOW, SEPT. 24.India today strongly supported Russia in its fight against terrorism and denounced Western attempts to lecture Moscow on this score. "There should be no attempt to give any lectures to Russia as to how it should fight ...
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