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Thursday, October 23, 2003
Halt wall construction, Israel told
OTTAWA, OCT. 22.The 191-member United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly on a resolution demanding that Israel halt the construction of a wall or a barrier in the West Bank that cuts deep into Palestinian territory. The vote was ...
Israel sounds defiant on wall
MANAMA, OCT. 22.Israel has decided to continue construction of a controversial separation wall, despite the negative vote in the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. Israel has been building a 336-km security barrier allegedly to keep out ...
Bush, Goh agree to firm up defence ties
SINGAPORE, OCT. 22. The U.S. and Singapore have decided to discuss a "Framework Agreement for the Promotion of a Strategic Cooperation Partnership in Defence and Security''. This was decided when the U.S. President, George W. Bush, met the ...
Irish peace deal collapses
LONDON, OCT. 22. The much-hyped deal to revive the Northern Ireland peace process was put on hold after the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) rejected the IRA's assurances on arms decommissioning. However, elections to the Provincial Assembly, ...
LTTE begins talks with Tamil leaders on counter-proposals
COLOMBO, OCT. 22.The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam today commenced a series of meetings with Tamil political leaders before submitting its "counter-proposals" to the Sri Lankan Government on October 31. Today's meeting with the members of ...
India & World
Pak. reacts cautiously to proposals
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 22. Pakistan has reacted cautiously to the 12 confidence building measures (CBMs) unveiled by the Cabinet Committee on Security for improvement of people-to-people contact between India and Pakistan. Though most of the ...
Ties with India entering a 'new phase': Canadian Minister
OTTAWA, OCT. 22. On the eve of the Canadian Prime Minister, Jean Chretien's visit to India, Ottawa is convinced that its relationship with New Delhi is entering a "new phase" and that this has to be developed to its full potential. "My trip and ...
SLFP hails Ranil's Delhi visit outcome
COLOMBO, OCT. 22.The Sri Lankan President, Chandrika Kumaratunga's party displayed rare agreement with her arch rival, the Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, in welcoming the outcome of his visit to New Delhi. Ms. Kumaratunga's Sri Lanka ...
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