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Tuesday, August 19, 2003
Washington not to lift sanctions against Libya
WASHINGTON, AUG. 18. The Bush administration has said that it will keep the American sanctions against Libya in spite of that country accepting responsibility for bringing down a Pan Am commercial liner over Scotland in 1988. The U.S. Secretary ...
U.S. plans naval exercise
WASHINGTON, AUG. 18. In what would definitely be seen as provocative not only in the Korean peninsula but in the Asia Pacific and Russia, the Bush administration is planning a Joint Naval Exercise off north-eastern Australia next month to train ...
Hambali: Jakarta firm on access
SINGAPORE, AUG. 18.Even as Indonesia celebrated its Independence Day in a state of unprecedented security vigil on Sunday, the political attention remained centred on the need to have direct access to Hambali, an Indonesian national and a ...
17 Maoists killed
KATHMANDU, AUG. 18. In the bloodiest clash since the peace talks began, Nepalese soldiers killed 17 rebels in an encounter in far-east Nepal, official sources said today. Maoists last night attacked the security forces near their camp in ...
India & World
Over 55 terrorist camps in India: Pak.
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 18.Pakistan today alleged that India was operating more than 55 terrorist training camps to destabilise Pakistan and accused the Vajpayee Government of cavalier in rejecting the recent "cease-fire" proposal mooted by the Pakistan ...
Pak. proposes talks on train services
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 18. Pakistan today proposed technical-level talks between the railway authorities of the two countries for resumption of the Samjhota Express in the second half of September. Islamabad took the initiative without waiting for New ...
Modi hits out at NGOs
LONDON, AUG. 18. In a swipe at civil rights groups and NGOs, the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, has called them "five-star activists,'' who have "destroyed India''. He alleged that they received foreign funding, talked about poverty ...
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