World

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  • October 29, 2003   BY Admin 

    Sections of Southern California ravaged by devastating wildfires in recent days are expecting cooler, more humid weather conditions Wednesday as legions of firefighters continue to battle the blazes that have killed at least 16 people. Continue reading

  • October 29, 2003  

    Betty Ann Bowser reports on the desperate situation in Ethiopia, and efforts to mitigate the effects of famine. Continue reading

  • October 29, 2003  

    Following an attack on their Baghdad headquarters, the International Committee of the Red Cross has decided to remain in Iraq, but with a reduced number of foreign staffers. Continue reading

  • October 28, 2003  

    Wind-swept wildfires have consumed 522,000 acres of Southern California, destroyed 1,552 homes and claimed 17 lives. Jeffrey Kaye of KCET-Los Angeles provides a firsthand view of the devastation from the fireline in San Bernadino. Continue reading

  • October 27, 2003   BY Admin 

    Wind driven wildfires in Southern California have killed at least 13 people and destroyed some 850 homes, as firefighters battle the state’s deadliest blaze in a decade that shows no signs of abating. Continue reading

  • October 27, 2003  

    Wildfires continued to rage out of control in parts of Southern California on Monday. Ray Suarez speaks with San Diego Mayor Dick Murphy about the battle against the fires that have already taken 13 lives and destroyed more than 850 homes. Continue reading

  • October 24, 2003  

    After a vigorous U.S. campaign for more economic aid for postwar Iraq, an international donors’ conference in Madrid yields some $13 billion in new aid from the world community on top of more than $20 billion from the United States. A reporter at the conference recaps the outcome of the meetings. Continue reading

  • October 23, 2003  

    President Bush finished his week-long trip to the Far East with a visit to the United States’ closest ally south of the equator, Australia. Experts assess the impact of the trip. Continue reading

  • October 22, 2003   BY Admin 

    U.S. authorities have told The Wall Street Journal they now have credible evidence that Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, personally murdered Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in Pakistan early last year. Continue reading

  • October 21, 2003  

    The Iranian government on Tuesday told a group of European foreign ministers meeting in Tehran that it will suspend uranium enrichment and permit unrestricted inspections of its nuclear facilities as demanded by the U.N. Gwen Ifill discusses Iran’s unexpected cooperation with a nonproliferation expert. Continue reading