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Thursday, October 21, 2004
CARE suspends Iraq operations
BAGHDAD, OCT. 20. CARE International suspended operations in Iraq on Wednesday after gunmen seized the woman who ran the humanitarian organisation's work in the country. The victim's Iraqi husband appealed to the kidnappers to free her "in the ...
Threat to Sharon from Jewish extremists: Peres
TEL AVIV, OCT. 20. Ariel Sharon, the Israeli Prime Minister, is in danger of assassination at the hands of Jewish extremists, said Shimon Peres, leader of the Labour party. The atmosphere in Israel was similar to the political turmoil of 1995 ...
Annan appeals for U.S. restraint
LONDON, OCT. 20.The U.N. Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, has appealed for U.S. forces to show restraint in any coming battle to purge the Sunni triangle, including Fallujah, of insurgents, and so prepare the way for elections in Iraq in ...
Abu Ghraib: soldier pleads guilty
BAGHDAD, OCT. 20. The highest-ranking soldier charged in the Abu Ghraib scandal pleaded guilty on Wednesday to five charges of abusing Iraqi detenus at the prison as a two-day court-martial opened at a U.S. base in Baghdad. U.S. Army reservist ...
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Veerappan makes news in China
BEIJING, OCT. 20.``Why did India take such a long time to capture Veerappan,'' is a question many had been asking after the Chinese media today widely reported the Veerappan killing. ``I was shocked after I read that the man with a huge ...
Naga talks in Bangkok
BANGKOK, OCT. 20. The Indian Government and the Naga outfit, National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) will discuss some key outstanding issues during a crucial round of talks beginning here tomorrow. The talks are part of the ongoing ...
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