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Tuesday, May 18, 2004
IRAQI RESISTANCE: Governing Council head killed in blast
MANAMA, MAY 17. The President of the U.S.-backed Iraqi Governing Council was killed in a suicide car bomb attack today in Baghdad's high security zone, amid signs that the security situation was worsening ahead of the formal handover of authority ...
U.K., U.S. planning `exit' strategy
LONDON, MAY 17.Britain and America are reported to be working on an "exit strategy'' that would allow coalition forces to leave Iraq as quickly as possible. The idea is to speed up the process whereby the Iraqis are able to govern themselves. ...
Russian hostages freed
MOSCOW, MAY 17.Two Russian hostages held in Iraq were freed today, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The two men were seized last Monday as they travelled by car to a power station about 50 km from Baghdad. A third Russian was killed in the ...
Sri Lankan peace talks likely in July
COLOMBO, MAY 17. The stalled peace talks between the Sri Lankan Government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) are likely to recommence either in end-July or early August. The Norwegian Government, which has been requested by ...
"The article "Mugabe's gambit ends in stalemate" (May 17), which you reproduced from a British newspaper, shows how some people just can't handle good news from a self-determining African country. "The real story the writer was finding it so ...
India & World
Nuclear CBMs: Pakistan team arriving next week
ISLAMABAD, MAY 17. In a clear signal that it does not want the peace process to be affected by the change of Government in India, Pakistan today said that a high-level official delegation would leave for New Delhi on May 24 for talks on nuclear ...
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