The upper house of Russia's parliament on Wednesday passed new media restrictions allowing authorities to exert more control over the reporting of terrorist attacks and major crises like last month's Moscow theater hostage standoff.
Mohammed Al-Douri, Iraq's ambassador to the United Nations, talks with reporters about his country's decision to accept a U.N. resolution requiring Iraq to disarm and readmit weapons inspectors.
Iraq's parliament Tuesday unanimously rejected a new U.N. resolution calling on Baghdad to disarm, but said the final decision on whether to accept the U.N.'s demands rests with Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more injured after band of severe storms spawned more than 70 tornadoes over the weekend and into Monday, battering an area that stretched across 13 states from Louisiana to Pennsylvania.
Iraq's parliament convened Monday for an emergency session called by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to decide its response to the new U.N. resolution on weapons inspections.
All 15 U.N. Security Council members voted Friday to adopt a resolution giving Iraq one week to accept terms designed to eliminate its weapons of mass destruction or face "serious consequences."…
The following is the text of Prime Minister Tony Blair's statement on the passage of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1441, which calls for Iraq to disarm and sets out a new inspections regime.
The following is the text of President Bush's reaction to the U.N. resolution on Iraq, during which the president warns of dire consequences should Iraq refuse to comply with the U.N.'s instructions.
The following is the entire text of the U.N. Resolution on Iraq and Weapons of Mass Destruction passed by the 15-member U.N. Security Council on Friday.
The United States formally introduced its draft resolution to disarm Iraq to the United Nations Security Council Friday.
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