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Thursday, October 07, 2004
Iraq had no WMD: report
WASHINGTON, OCT. 6. Adding to the campaign woes of the U.S. President, George W Bush, the Chief U.S. weapons inspector in Iraq, Charles A. Duelfer, has reportedly declared in a 1,000-page report that the former Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, had ...
Debate turns a testy exchange
WASHINGTON, OCT. 6. Following the lead set by the Democratic nominee, Senator John Kerry, for the November 2 U.S. presidential election, his running-mate Senator John Edwards slammed the Bush administration for not only bungling the war on Iraq, ...
U.K. hostage family willing to pay ransom
LONDON, OCT. 6.The family of Ken Bigley, the British construction engineer held hostage in Iraq for over two weeks, has said that it is willing to pay ransom to secure his release. "If they say they want the money they will get the money. I ...
Chemistry Nobel for cell research
STOCKHOLM, OCT. 6. Israelis Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko and American Irwin Rose won the 2004 Nobel Prize in chemistry on Tuesday for their work in discovering a process that lets cells destroy unwanted proteins. Mr. Ciechanover (57), ...
Understandable if Musharraf remains in uniform: Hoon
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 6. The visiting British Defence Secretary, Geoff Hoon, surprised diplomatic and political observers here when he said that if the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, decided to remain in uniform, it would be an "understandable ...
Karzai aide escapes bid on life
FAIZABAD (Afghanistan): The Afghan President, Hamid Karzai's running mate for this weekend's election escaped unhurt on Wednesday when the convoy he was travelling in was hit by a mine explosion, officials said. The Vice-presidential candidate, ...
London: Who says physics is difficult? In a worldwide poll, experts in the subject have named the elementary sum 1+1=2 among the greatest equations of all time. The simple formula received more votes than seminal equations devised by heavyweights ...
India & World
Russia to focus on terrorism in talks
MOSCOW, OCT. 6. Terrorism will dominate the agenda of the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, during his interactions in Delhi later this week, a Russian spokesman said. "In Russia-India dialogue on international issues we specially stress ...
Investor confidence restored: Chidambaram
WASHINGTON, OCT. 6. The Union Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram, has disputed the notion that American investors lack confidence in the Indian economy but said that while there may have been some concerns during the election cycle, confidence had ...
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