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Friday, August 08, 2003
Sentence for `directing' terrorism
LONDON, AUG. 7. The controversial Real IRA leader, Michael McKevitt, who was convicted on terror charges on Wednesday, was sentenced to 20 years today, becoming the first person ever in Ireland to be jailed for `directing' terrorism without being ...
Pakistani man faces terror charges in U.S.
WASHINGTON, AUG. 7. The Federal Government will soon be bringing formal charges against a Pakistani man who was picked up this March as material witness and held in secret detention as a larger part of a probe on Al-Qaeda activities. The ...
Schwarzenegger in race
LOS ANGELES, AUG. 7.The Hollywood action hero, Arnold Schwarzenegger, ended the suspense and jumped into the race for California Governor, instantly becoming the best-known of the declared candidates seeking to replace the Democrat, Gray Davis, ...
Stop farm seizures, Mugabe told
HARARE: Zimbabwe's once-powerful white farmers' union, left in tatters by the Government's land redistribution programme, called for an immediate freeze on new land seizures, its leader said on Wednesday. Scores of white-owned commercial farms ...
Snag in Mars-bound rover
LOS ANGELES: An instrument aboard one of the two NASA rovers en route to Mars has malfunctioned, prompting worries it could harm the robot's information-gathering ability, a scientist said. If left unfixed, the instrument could still determine ...
Oldest spider-web silk found
LONDON: A strand of spider web silk about 130 million years old has been found preserved in Lebanese amber, a Swiss scientist said. The four-millimetre strand, the world's oldest, was discovered in amber beds near Jezzine in Lebanon on Wednesday. ...
Omar Sharif convicted
Cergy (France): The Egyptian actor, Omar Sharif, has been given a one-month suspended prison sentence and fined 1,500 euros for head-butting a policeman at a casino in the Paris suburbs, court officials said on Thursday. Mr. Sharif (70), had ...
India & World
Myers hails India's cooperation on global terrorism
WASHINGTON, AUG. 7. The Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Richard Myers, has praised India's cooperation in tackling global terrorism and the evolving defence ties between the two countries. Gen. Myers, who was recently in ...
U.S. condemns killing of Indian police officer
WASHINGTON, AUG. 7. The State Department has condemned the killing of the Indian police officer, Satish Menon, serving the United Nations in Kosovo. "...The United States joins the United Nations... in strongly condemning the murder of a U.N. ...
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