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Since 1st March, 1999
Anxious France steps up diplomatic efforts
An anxious French government accelerated its diplomatic bid to save two French reporters held hostage in Iraq today as a fresh kidnapper deadline neared for Paris to scrap a ban on Muslim headscarves in schools. ...  | Read.. 
Europe gets nod to slap trade ban on US
The EU and its allies got the go-ahead today to slap some $150 million in sanctions on US goods in a row that could stir trade tensions ahead of the U.S. elections. ...  | Read.. 
Aziz to recast cabinet
Pakistanís new Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz will name a cabinet tomorrow with changes in more than half the portfolios, but he will retain finance and there will be no cha ...  | Read.. 
12 killed in Israel blasts
Bomb blasts ripped through two buses in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba today, killing at least 12 people in an attack carried out by Palestinian suicide bombers, Isra ...  | Read.. 
Brad Pitt at the premiere of Criminal in Los Angeles. (AFP)
Naughty noise
Nude feud
9/11 on Bush campís lips
John McCain and Rudolph Giuliani kicked off the Republican convention yesterday with an impassioned..  | Read.. 
Moore in the middle, Republican rage boils
Michael Moore ó filmmaker, rabble-rouser, citizen ó wandered into a dangerous neighbourhood yesterd..  | Read.. 
Moscow park attack kills 8
Eight people were killed in an explosion, possibly the work ...  | Read.. 

Star wattage to burn Venice
Hollywood has packed its bags and headed for the Venice Fil ...  | Read.. 

Fresh from holiday, Blair faces hurdles
Fresh from a five-week summer break, British Prime Minister ...  | Read..