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  1. Letters

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... History lessons Your correspondent A. Nottrass ('Necessary invasion', September 18) claims that those leaders and nations who do not learn from the mistakes of history are doomed to repeat them. Is he saying that the US has failed to learn from ...

  2. Iraqis must brave the violence and vote

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The landmark elections in Iraq on January 30 will take place in chaotic conditions dominated by widespread fear and violence. This is becoming increasingly clear as security worsens. Attacks by insurgents have been escalating as polling day approaches and ...

  3. Bomb threat on Afghan plane to Urumqi

    Posted Aug 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A plane from Afghanistan scheduled to land in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, received a bomb threat and landed in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Xinhua reported early today. Armed police sources in Xinjiang had earlier said the plane had been hijacked. ...

  4. Life in the aftermath

    Posted Sep 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Five years ago today, an audacious terrorist attack on the US shook the world and prompted an ongoing 'war on terror'. How have the tragic events of 9/11 changed your outlook on the world or your view of life? Write to us ...

  5. Half a decade on, time to take stock

    Posted Sep 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How has the world changed in the five years since the murderous terror strikes of September 11? Are America and the west safer now, or less secure? Are the terrorists winning? In a series of daily reports from tomorrow to next Monday's anniversary, t ...

  6. Tackle terrorism with common sense

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The speech made by British Prime Minister Tony Blair in Australia yesterday suggests western nations leading the fight against terrorism have failed to learn important lessons since the September 11 attacks on the US in 2001. Mr Blair's call for a gl ...

  7. The terrorists' big mistake

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... el-Sheikh, Egypt, all seem to reinforce Ms Aser's feelings. This enemy, deviating from a millennium-old pattern, has no front line, no uniform, no nationality and no borders. He is practically ...

  8. Stem wave of terrorism by giving UN a chance

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The United States marks the fourth anniversary today of the September 11 terrorist attacks in the shadow of an even greater catastrophe wrought by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. Americans are now struggling to come to terms with a superpower's fai ...

  9. Battling terror

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should security levels internationally be stepped up to prevent another London-type terrorist bombing attack? What should be the next step in the global 'war on terror'? Share your views: write to us ...

  10. Wed or shun?

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Movie star Jackie Chan said in Shanghai that local women should be encouraged to marry foreigners so that Chinese culture will be 'spread far and wide'. Conversely, a Russian politician has backed a bill providing severe penalties for Russian wo ...




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