Saddam ‘not talking’
He doesn't have a lawyer in the room, but Saddam Hussein apparently is practicing what most attorneys would advise: Don't talk.
Report fuel Iraq war debate
An official US report saying Iraq had no weapons of mass destruction when US-led forces invaded has intensified the debate about justification for the war.
Singapore: Gum owners to be registered
The ultra-tidy nation Singapore is lifting its famous ban on chewing gum after 12 years - but only for registered users.
Nuclear whistleblower walks free
Israeli nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu walked to freedom late yesterday after serving an 18-year prison term for revealing secrets that exposed Israel as a nuclear power.
France turns screws on imams
France has detained a Muslim preacher suspected of giving extremist sermons for refusing to heed a house arrest order, a judicial official said today.
15 April 2003
Christian Democrats divided over nursery price cap Call for compromise over pre-school day-care Labours Jens Stoltenberg prepared for Governments resignation EU membership more important than government office for Conservatives Conference on terrorism in New York We spend most on beer and tobacco 200 formed Progress Party branch in Spain Police warn of major traffic controls Todays comment from Vårt Land
North Korea: Half the dead were children
Foreign aid workers reported a scene of utter devastation at the site of the North Korean train explosion today, and confirmed about half of the 154 victims were children.
Poet Abbas Amini granted asylum in England
The poet victim of torture during six years in prison in Iran. in solidarity of other asylum seekers He has spent eight days without food and water and has refused to take any medicine.
Thailand hit by violence
Thailand troubled south remains tense after a series of violent incidents leaving seven dead.
Spain braces for Easter of terror
Spain is braced for an Easter week terrorist attack after police admitted several suspects had probably escaped before their associates blew themselves up in Madrid at the weekend.