[Bengladesh bomb blast kills 21. Read photo caption
DHAKA, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladesh police arrested three suspects Sunday after a bomb killed 22 people at a ruling Awami League meeting, state news agency BSS said.
Fifteen people died at the scene of Saturday night's bombing in Narayanganj, nine miles east of the capital. Nearly.. More
[Putin and Kustinica discuss renewed tension in the volatile Balkans region.Read photo caption below.]
PRISTINA, Yugoslavia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned Western policy in Kosovo and Macedonia during a visit to Yugoslavia Sunday and called for an agreement to reaffirm borders in the volatile Balkans.
Putin, speaking to Russian.. More
[Israel's commitment to fragile ceasefire remains cosmetic: Palestinians.Read photo caption below].
JERUSALEM, (Islamweb, Agencies) -
Palestinian and Israeli security chiefs met again in US-supervised talks on the fragile ceasefire between them Monday, at the end of one of the worst days of violence since the truce took effect Wednesday.
[Syrian tanks, equipment and personnel streamed along the highway over the weekend and crossed Lebanon's eastern border into Syria. See photo caption below].
BEIRUT (Islamweb, Agencies) - Syrian forces have abandoned almost all their military positions in and around Beirut in the last five days of surprise troop withdrawals from Lebanon, Lebanese.. More
[Slav-dominated Macedonian police
forces tighten security measures on roads
leading to villages held by Albanian
freedom fighters.Read photo caption below
SKOPJE (Islamweb, Agencies)-Leaders of Macedonia's ethnic Albanian minority are taking a hard line in cross-party talks intended to avert another Balkan war, diplomatic sources said on Sunday.
[Berber youth clash with riot police
in Algiers, June, 14, 2001.Read
photo caption below.]
Algeria Releases 300 People
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - Authorities released 300 people detained during a massive pro-democracy demonstration in Algiers, but unrest continued Saturday in the North African nation's ethnic Berber region.
Clashes between security.. More
[First BushPutin summit Ljubljana, Slovenia,
Saturday, June, 16, 2001.Read photo caption
Bush flies home with mixed results from European tour
LJUBLJANA, June 17 (AFP) -
US President George W. Bush wrapped up a five-nation European tour and flew home to Washington Sunday after a meeting with Russian counterpart Vladmir Putin that was --.. More
[EU top officials listening to final speech
by Swedish premeir, Goran Persson at
EU summit in Gothenburg, Saturday, 16, Jun
2001. Read photo caption below.]
EU commits to enlargement with offer of late 2002 target date
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, June 17 (AFP) -
The European Union has strengthened its commitment to an historic expansion into eastern Europe.. More
[A large poster showing Bulgaria's former
King Simeon II. Read photo caption below.]
Bulgarians go to polls, ex-king tipped for victory
SOFIA, June 17 (AFP) -
Bulgaria's 6.4 million voters go to the polls Sunday for legislative elections expected to return former child king Simeon II to power, 55 years after he fled into exile after World War II.
[UN Chief meets Israeli and Palestinian
leaders.Read photo caption below.]
Annan to Meet Palestinians, Israelis on Truce
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annanmeets Palestinian and Israeli leaders on Saturday to help cement a shaky U.S.-brokered cease-fire to end eight months of bloodshed.
Annan was due to meet Palestinian President.. More
[Friday, Jun 15, the last day the UN's World
Food Program (WFP) distribution in
Afghanistan. Read photo caption below.]
Taliban Seek More Talks to Keep U.N. Bread Aid
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Afghanistan 's ruling Taliban have requested further talks to avert a permanent closure of a U.N. food subsidy program feeding nearly 300,000 people in the capital,.. More
[Site of first BushPutin summit in
Slovenia, Saturday, June, 16, 2001. Read
photo caption below]
Bush, Putin to Meet for First Time, Build Relations
WARSAW (Reuters) - President Bushand Russian President Vladimir Putinmeet on Saturday for the first time, far apart on U.S. missile defense plans but eager to size each other up and start to build a.. More
[Anarchist protests mar EU summit meetings
in Gothenburg, Sweden, June, 15-16, 2001.
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EU Summit Braced for More Violence
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - Swedish police were braced for fresh protests on Saturday after rioting raged through a European Unionsummit, leaving three anarchist protesters shot and wounded and 12 policemen.. More
[Bloody clashes betwee Berber protesters
and police continue in Algeria.Read
photo caption below.]
Four Killed in Algerian Protests
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - Authorities on Friday raised the death toll in a massive protest by demonstrators demanding greater democracy, saying four people were killed during the rioting a day earlier.
Journalists estimated.. More
[Tiger Woods, US Open, Tusla, June, 15, 2001.
Read photo caption below.]
Woods Trails Leading Trio by Nine at U.S. Open
TULSA, Okla. (Reuters) – Tiger Woods seeking a fifth consecutive major title, was battling to make the cut at the U.S. Open on Friday when he finished the second round with a five-over-par 145, nine strokes off the pace.