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Sunni body slams new Iraq Government
MANAMA, JUNE 2.Iraq's highest religious authority representing Sunni Muslims has slammed the new Iraqi interim government, calling it "sectarian and disappointing." Mohammed Bashar al-Faidi, spokesman for the Committee of Muslim Ulemas, said ...
U.S. armymen fired at in Riyadh
RIYADH, JUNE 2. Saudi security forces killed two suspected militants linked to a weekend shooting and hostage-taking crisis in eastern Saudi Arabia that killed 22 people, said the Interior Ministry on Wednesday. Also on Wednesday, the U.S. ...
Shaken expatriates rethink their future
LONDON, JUNE 2.Expatriates in Saudi Arabia are taking stock after the bloody attacks that culminated in 22 deaths in Al-Khobar at the weekend. Several Japanese companies yesterday joined Shell, the Anglo-Dutch oil giant, in offering to ...
Begin talks soon, donors tell Colombo, LTTE
COLOMBO, JUNE 2.The international donors backing Sri Lanka's peace process have urged Colombo and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to "rapidly resume negotiations," failing which "donor attention and funding might go elsewhere." The ...
`Chalabi compromised U.S. counter-intelligence'
WASHINGTON, JUNE 2. Ahmad Chalabi, the Iraqi leader who at one time was the darling of the Republican administration here but dumped unceremoniously recently, had disclosed to an Iranian official that the United States had broken the secret ...
India & World
Kerry for reducing tension between India, Pakistan
WASHINGTON, JUNE 2. The soon-to-be Democratic nominee for this year's U.S. Presidential elections, John Kerry, has said that steps must be taken to reduce tensions between India and Pakistan and guard against the possibility of nuclear weapons ...
Natwar's proposal on nuclear doctrine innovative: Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 2. Pakistan has said that the proposal mooted by the External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh, for a "common nuclear doctrine" among India, China and Pakistan was "new and innovative" and said it needed further and deeper ...
BEIJING, JUNE 2. China, one of the five recognised nuclear powers, today kept mum on New Delhi's surprise call for a ``common'' nuclear doctrine for India, China and Pakistan and sought to distance itself from any move that would acknowledge the ...
Indian charged with racial discrimination
WASHINGTON, JUNE 2. An Indian motel owner in the American town of Perry discriminated against African-American customers by placing them in inferior rooms and preventing them from using the swimming pool, Florida's Attorney General Charlie Crist ...
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