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Court rejects dead husband's sperm claim

A court in Japan ruled - A baby boy born to a woman using her husband's frozen sperm 20 months after his death is not legally his son.

Thai suggestions will lead to reconciliation in Myanmar:PM

An upbeat Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra returned from a four-nation leadership meeting in the Myanmar town of Pagan, expressing confidence that Thailand’s suggestions would generate national reconciliation among Myanmar’s disparate political groups, and stressing that Thailand’s approach would lead to regional peace and development.

"LTTE will remain committed to Peace Process and Ceasefire Agreement." - Prabakaran

"LTTE will remain committed to the Peace Process and the Ceasefire Agreement with Colombo." This was a declaration made by Tiger Supremo Velupillai Prbakaran this morning. The undertaking, which was made loud and clearly in no uncertain terms, shows Prabakaran’s steadfast dedication to the Peace Process.

India, Russia concerned about Taliban, Al Qaida presence in Afghanistan

By Rezaul H. Laskar : Indo-Asian News Service

India and Russia are concerned over the resurgence of Taliban and Al Qaida activities in Afghanistan, with visiting Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to focus more attention on the situation there, official sources said.

Karenni Leader Urge for a Federation to Save the Burmese people.

Karenni Leaders repeat their call for the formation of a federal union to free Burmese people from oppression.

LTTE cadres break jail

by Norman Palihawadane

The LTTE is believed to have assisted four of their cadres to escape from the Trincomalee prison in the early hours of yesterday.

LTTE to comment on Southern Developments

by Ranil Wijayapala

The LTTE is to come out with its stance on the peace process in the context of the recent political developments in the South, following their meeting with Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Vidar Helgessen today in Kilinochchi.

Bt10 bn for poor neighbours

By Piyanart Srivalo

Thailand will budget at least Bt10 billion a year for development projects in Burma, Laos and Cambodia, Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said yesterday.

Italian HQ bombing toll now 26

A bomb attack in the southern Iraqi city of al-Nasiriya has killed at least 25 people.

Jaya, journalists make peace

By M.R. Venkatesh

As V. Jayanth, The Hindu's associate editor and bureau chief, returned to work today, its editor-in-chief N. Ram said: "It is time to return to business."

American's book on Ganesha stirs Hindu outrage

When an American religion professor wrote a book about Hindu
god Ganesha 18 years ago, none outside the academic circles
noticed it.

Philippine former first lady Imelda Marcos back in court

Philippine former first lady Imelda Marcos, widow of deposed dictator Ferdinand Marcos, appeared in court Thursday after violating travel restrictions for staying over a month in the United States and Europe.