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Friday, October 15, 2004
Bill allows Musharraf to keep army job
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 14. The Pakistan National Assembly today approved amid noisy opposition a Bill that would enable the President, Pervez Musharraf, to continue as Chief of Army Staff (COAS). The Bill would now go to the Senate (equivalent of ...
Energy tops Putin's China agenda
SINGAPORE, OCT. 14. The Chinese President, Hu Jintao, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, today held talks in Beijing amid expectations of a new dynamism in bilateral ties. As Mr. Putin arrived in Beijing, China announced its backing for ...
Chinese hostage dies in rescue bid
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 14. One of the two Chinese hostages and their five kidnappers were killed early this morning in a rescue operation by Pakistani forces in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
New President for Maldivian Special Majlis
COLOMBO, OCT. 14. The Maldivian Special Majlis (Constituent Assembly) today elected a new President and Vice-President, formally commencing the atoll-nation's moves to bring in constitutional reforms. According to the Chief Government ...
Eric Clapton in the dock
DIJON, OCT. 14. Eric Clapton will not be driving in France for a while. The French police on Thursday clocked the rock star speeding down a highway at 216 km an hour and suspended his licence. Radar caught him whizzing down a highway in his ...
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