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Hostage begs for life, Korea stands firm
Muslim militants in Iraq threatened to behead a South Korean hostage unless his country scrapped plans to send 3,000 more troops — a demand rejected by Seoul. ...  | Read.. 
Speak English, earn French wrath
French deputies walked out of the Council of Europe’s parliamentary assembly today when their compatriot Jean-Claude Trichet, head of the European Central Bank, began address ...  | Read.. 
US court reins in patient rights
The US Supreme Court ruled today that patients cannot sue their health maintenance organisations (HMOs) under state law for refusing to pay for doctor-recommended care, a dec ...  | Read.. 
Bush must testify on abuse, says lawyer
George W. Bush and secretary of defence Donald Rumsfeld should take the witness stand at the trial of a US soldier charged with abusing prisoners in Iraq, the soldier’s lawye ...  | Read.. 
Duck crossing: A police officer stops traffic to allow a duck and her ducklings to cross the road in Oslo. (AFP)
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Iran seizes 3 British naval ‘warships’
Iran seized three British naval vessels today that entered its territorial waters near the Iraqi bo..  | Read.. 
Britney rocks Britain
Britney Spears topped the UK singles charts yesterday, just weeks after pulling out of a North Amer..  | Read.. 
Militants boast of Saudi help
Islamic militants used police uniforms and cars provide ...  | Read.. 

Hanks’ Terminal hit by Stiller’s Dodgeball
Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn aimed low and came up on top ...  | Read.. 

Trader’s desperate cry shocks parents, Koreans
Kim Sun-il recently told his mother not to worry about his ...  | Read.. 

Arroyo win marred by slur
President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo prepared today for a new ...  | Read.. 

Musharraf convenes security council
President Pervez Musharraf today convened the first-eve ...  | Read..