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Tuesday, June 10, 2003
Hillary not to run for presidency
WASHINGTON, JUNE 9.The former U.S. first lady, Hillary Clinton, has no plans to run for the White House, but hopes such speculation will lead to a woman running for President someday, ABC News quoted her as saying in an interview. ...
Accord reached on E.U. power structure
BRUSSELS, JUNE 9.After days of tough negotiations, the 105-member `European Convention' under the chairmanship of the former French President, Valerie Giscard d'Estaing, has reached a compromise on the power structure for the European ...
Poles celebrate `yes' vote
WARSAW: Relegating decades of Cold War division firmly to history, jubilant Poles celebrated their return to the European fold after a decisive vote to join the European Union. Poland, with 38 million people, is the largest of 10 nations set to ...
Indian leadership should speak in one voice: Pak.
ISLAMABADNEW DELHI, JUNE 9.JUNE 9. Pakistan today complained about the slow pace of the peace process and openly expressed its worry over what it called reports of `internal dissension' within the Vajpayee Government on the approach towards ...
Tremors jolt Taiwan
TAIPEI: A strong earthquake struck Taiwan on Monday, triggering rockslides on mountainside highways. But no major damage or injuries were immediately reported. The magnitude 6.3 tremor was centred at sea 25 km east of the north-eastern coastal ...
Violence: Abbas makes frantic efforts to repair damage
MANAMA, JUNE 9.After the encounter between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian gunmen on Sunday which threatened to torpedo the budding revival of the Israel-Palestinian peace process, the Palestinian Prime Minister, Mahmoud Abbas, has begun ...
Mauritania Army Chief killed
Nouakchott (MAURITANIA): Heavy explosions and machine-gun fire shook the capital of this Arab-dominated west African nation as Mauritania's pro-West leader battled a coup attempt. The Army Chief of Staff, Mohammed Lamine Ould N'Deyane, was killed ...
Intelligence inputs justified war: Rice
WASHINGTON, JUNE 9.The Bush administration is stressing that since Iraq had so well concealed its weapons of mass destruction over the years, it is going to take time to find them. And a top official has rejected allegations that the ...
Pyongyang admits to n-deterrent plan
SINGAPORE, JUNE 9.For the first time, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or the North) has acknowledged that it was pursuing a nuclear weapons programme to build a "deterrent force" against the United States. The open admission ...
Ranil offers LTTE more powers
TOKYO, JUNE 9. Trying to jump-start a stalled peace process, Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, today offered Tamil rebels more authority in rebuilding and administering parts of the war-ravaged island nation. The Prime Minister, Ranil ...
Explosions rock Monrovia
MONROVIA (LIBERIA), JUNE 9. French military helicopters started evacuating Americans and Europeans from the besieged capital of Liberia on Monday, ferrying them out of embassy compounds to a French ship in the Atlantic. The evacuation came as ...
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