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Since 1st March, 1999
I’m coming back, says hostage
A Filipino held hostage in Iraq told his family in a videotaped message aired today he would be home soon, but the militants holding him said he would be freed only after Manila withdrew its troops from Iraq. ...  | Read.. 
NZ freezes Israel ties over fraud
New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark suspended all high-level contacts with Israel today after two Israelis suspected of being spies for Mossad were jailed for trying to ob ...  | Read.. 
Kerry slams Bush for ‘narrow values’
Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry tried today to exploit US President George W. Bush’s rejection of a speaking invitation from the oldest US Black organisation and ...  | Read.. 
Allawi unveils security plan
Iraq’s interim Prime Minister announced the formation of a domestic spy agency today in a bid to uncover insurgents carrying out daily attacks on US-led troops and Iraqi forc ...  | Read.. 
Jennifer Garner, who plays CIA agent Sydney Bristow in the hit television drama Alias, received an Emmy nomination for lead actress in a drama in Los Angeles. (Reuters)
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Reese to let hair down for Rapunzel
Reese Witherspoon is in negotiations to lend her voice to the Disney cartoon Rapunzel: Unbraided..  | Read.. 
Whoopi axed after Bush joke
Comedian Whoopi Goldberg will no longer appear in ads for diet aid maker Slim-Fast following her le..  | Read.. 
Tiger feud spills into Lanka prison
Factional fighting between Sri Lanka’s rebels spilled into ...  | Read.. 

‘Teflon Tony’ faces byelection reversals
Britons in two ethnically diverse cities voted today in bye ...  | Read.. 

Dictionary catches ‘Dubyavirus’
If you’ve never dropped the word “Dubyavirus” into casual c ...  | Read..