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Thursday, September 09, 2004
Russia will hit terror bases `worldwide'
MOSCOW, SEPT. 8.Russia is prepared to launch pre-emptive strikes on terrorist bases anywhere in the world, a top general said today. "As for launching pre-emptive strikes on terrorist bases, we will carry out all measures to liquidate terrorist ...
`Iraqi civilian toll could cross 11,000'
MANAMA, SEPT. 8.The number of Iraqi civilians killed since the U.S. invasion of Iraq in March 2003 could cross 11,000, said a group called Iraq Body Count (IBC). The official figures are not available.
Is war on terror being lost?
LONDON, SEPT. 8.Forget all the arguments about Iraq, we are told. In the U.K., we have had two separate enquiries (Hutton and Butler), Tony Blair won't apologise for misleading the public and Parliament, and it is time to move on. But how can we ...
U.S. deaths in Iraq cross 1000-mark
WASHINGTON, SEPT. 8. The U.S. military deaths in Iraq have crossed the 1000 mark on Tuesday. The toll now stands at 1003, including three civilians working for the Army and the Air Force. The majority of the deaths came after May 1, 2003, when ...
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Bangladesh Minister refutes allegations
DHAKA, SEPT. 8. The Bangladesh Foreign Minister, M. Morshed Khan, has refuted India's allegations about insurgent camps in Bangladesh and demanded an end to what he termed the "blame-game." Speaking at the inaugural function of the ...
Ties with India will progress steadily, says Talbott
WASHINGTON, SEPT. 8. Relations between the United States and India will progress steadily under a Kerry administration in spite of the Democratic nominee's outbursts on such issues as outsourcing of jobs, says the former Deputy Secretary of ...
It will take time to resolve Kashmir issue, says Powell
WASHINGTON, SEPT. 8.The United States Secretary of State, Colin Powell, told reporters here yesterday that Kashmir is a ``very difficult issue,'' which will take time to resolve and that India and Pakistan know that the issue would have to be ...
Relief in Pakistan over outcome
ISLAMABAD, SEPT. 8. The decision of New Delhi and Islamabad to begin a second round of composite dialogue in December has been greeted with relief in Pakistan. At the same time, there is a widespread view that "little movement" on the Kashmir ...
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