Despite the death of one of their own, NATO troops began collecting weapons from ethnic Albanian rebels in war-torn Macedonia.
Secretary of State Powell decides not to attend the United Nations Conference against Racism, citing concerns over criticism of Israel.
A background report on Secretary of State Colin Powell's decision to boycott the U.N. Racism Conference.
NATO officially authorized the deployment of 3,500 troops to Macedonia to begin collecting weapons turned in by the ethnic Albanian rebels.
NATO authorizes 3,500 troops to begin collecting weapons turned in by ethnic Albanian rebels.
Macedonia's rival political leaders sign a peace accord to stop a six-month rebellion by minority ethnic Albanians.
Afghanistan's hard-line Islamic government will allow diplomats to meet with eight foreigners arrested in Kabul.
The Taliban has refused to allow any contact with 24 aid workers arrested in Kabul last weekend, but say they are safe. The workers of an international aid agency were detained for allegedly preaching Christianity to Muslims.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The following is the text of the President's Daily Briefing (PDB), entitled Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S., as presented to President Bush on Aug. 6, 2001.
Famine, corruption and civil strife continue to plague the East African nation of Sudan.
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