Al-Qaeda group claims Riyadh blast

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An extremist group with links to al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for Wednesday's suicide bombing in the Saudi capital of Riyadh that killed at least four people and injured 148.

Cuba: Deal with US state signed

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The governor of the US state of Maine, John Baldacci, has signed a multi-million dollar trade deal with Cuba.

5 June 2003

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More Hafslund biddersHEP to go ahead on the SaudaNOK 30 billion public spending boost no threat to interest ratesSupport for exiled Iranian group35-year-olds, dismissed!Companies named and shamed for lack of women at the top Today’s comment from Verdens Gang

Norway chief cop in campaign against criminality

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The head of Norway's National Bureau of Crime Investigation (Kripos) is calling for stronger criminal penalties and even new limits on immigration.

India, Pakistan to work for peace

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The leaders of India and Pakistan have said that peace between the two nuclear rivals is "irreversible".

Rwanda, the troubled country

Rwanda is bordered by Tanzania, Democratic Republic Congo, Uganda and Burundi. Agriculture is the principal industry in this former Belgian colony. Known as "the land of a thousand hills," it has a balmy climate with excellent soil. About 90 percent of the population is engaged in (mainly subsistence) agriculture. The major cash crops are sweet potatoes, coffee and tea.

Bush: To ‘unite’ the US

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US President George Bush is set to return to unite the American people after his recent re-election victory.

Solution on Kashmir ‘within grasp’

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Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and Indian leader, Manmohan Singh, has soon a solution to the dispute over Kashmir.

UK: Students demonstrate against tutor

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Students from the University of Leeds have demonstrated against a lecturer who claims black people have a genetically lower IQ than white people.

UK: Massive earthquake appeal

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The UK's DEC - Disasters Emergency Committee - has launched an appeal for victims of the South Asia earthquake, saying funds are "desperately needed".