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Wednesday, August 18, 2004
Chandrika offers to meet Prabakaran
COLOMBO, AUG. 17.Signalling Colombo's eagerness to resume negotiations with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), coupled with a message of firmness in approach, the Sri Lankan President, Chandrika Kumaratunga, has offered to meet the ...
Not under pressure: LTTE
COLOMBO, AUG. 17. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has said that it was not under pressure by the international community and blamed Sri Lanka's ``political contradictions'' and ``power struggles'' for having resulted in ``the Tamil ...
Peace mission arrives in Najaf
BAGHDAD, AUG. 17. A truncated delegation of Iraqis arrived in Najaf in helicopters on Tuesday, to present the radical Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr with a peace proposal aimed at ending the violent resistance wracking the holy city. The peace ...
FBI `harassing' protesters
NEW YORK, AUG. 17. The FBI has questioned dozens of demonstrators planning to come to New York for the Republican convention later this month and has encouraged agents to scour protest groups for evidence of any planned disruptions. In a ...
`U.S. troop reduction will not affect East Asia'
SINGAPORE, AUG. 17."I don't think that the deployment of (American) troops (away) from bases in (South) Korea and in Japan will, in any way, lessen the effectiveness of the U.S. military to operate in this part of the world," said the Singapore ...
Flash floods ravage U.K. resort
LONDON, AUG. 17.In scenes that looked straight from a disaster movie, hundreds of tourists and residents of one of Britain's most popular holiday resorts were trapped, as flash floods hit the coastal village of Boscastle in north Cornwall on ...
India & World
Pakistan PM may come in October
NEW DELHI, AUG. 17.The Pakistani Prime Minister in all likelihood Shaukat Aziz is likely to visit India toward the end of October or early November as part of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) process. ...
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