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Fresh Tiger attack on Jaffna
Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tiger rebels launched a new attack on the besieged northern Jaffna peninsula, the army said today, as a senior US diplomat met President Mahinda Rajapaske to press for an immediate halt to the fighting. ...  | Read.. 
 
Monks clash with protesters
Protesters calling for an end to recent violence in Sri Lanka found themselves brawling with hardline Buddhist monks today, after a rally dubbed a “peace protest” t ...  | Read.. 
 
Merck blamed
A federal jury today found that Merck & Co. Inc. was negligent and knowingly made misrepresentations about its withdrawn pain medicine Vioxx, and awarded $51 million to t ...  | Read.. 
 
Bangladesh poet dead
Shamsur Rahman, a leading Bangladeshi poet who wrote about liberty and human dignity, died from heart and kidney failure at a state-run hospital today, his family and doctors ...  | Read.. 
 
Pak: Plot had Qaida backing
Interrogations of suspects in Pakistan lead its investigators to believe that the alleged plot to blow up US-bound jetliners was sanctioned by the al Qaida leadership, a sen ...  | Read.. 
 
not that kind: US singer-songwriter Anastacia in a Hamburg store where she presented her latest fashion collection called “Anastacia by s.Oliver”. Th ...  | Read
Pirate to barber
Grass still an icon: Rushdie
British writer Salman Rushdie sprang to the defence of Gunter Grass today after Germany’s Nobe..  | Read.. 
Senator sorry for slur
Interrupting his Senate re-election campaign, Republican presidential hopeful George Allen yest..  | Read..