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Saturday, October 6, 2001, Chandigarh, India
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USA tightens noose around Laden
Troops fly to Uzbekistan; Aid for Afghan refugees
Islamabad/Washington, October 5
The USA and its allies today prepared the world for a military strike against Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers and the world’s most wanted man, Osama bin Laden.



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President George Bush says the USA will give $320 million in urgent humanitarian aid to ease a growing refugee problem in Afghanistan.

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Twenty billion dollars is already being spent on the clean-up operation in America. Now there are warnings the long-term cost of the attacks will be far higher.
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UK renews defence ties with Pak
Blair lauds Musharraf’s stand

Islamabad, October 5
In major concessions for supporting the fight against terrorism, Britain today announced renewal of defence cooperation with Pakistan, suspended since the 1998 nuclear tests.

Protest against USA, UK in Pak

Blair, PM talks today


Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair (L) holds a Press conference with Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf in Islamabad on Friday. — Reuters photo

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Counter-coup threat in Pak
New Delhi, October 5
Clear-cut divisions have surfaced among Pakistan’s fundamentalist parties which are split over the military ruler, Gen Pervez Musharraf’s decision to extend facilities to the USA in apprehending Osama bin Laden.

Taliban’s strategy against US plans
Islamabad, October 5
The Taliban and its Pakistani supporters have worked out a strategy against US plans to set up a new government in Kabul.


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This television image released by Qatar's Al-Jazeera television broadcast on Friday is said to show the most recent images of Osama bin Laden, centre. At left is bin Laden's top lieutenant, Egyptian, Ayman al-Zawahri.  
— AP/PTI

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by Ashwini Bhatnagar

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by Prabhjot Singh

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by Rama Sharma

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External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh in Berlin for the last leg of his four-nation tour.
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Jaswant Singh meets German counterpart Joschka Fischer.

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USA lifts more sanctions on Pak
Washington, October 5
In a move that further fortifies US-Pakistan relationship in the wake of the September 11 attacks, the US Senate late last night unanimously passed a legislation that lifts additional sanctions against that country.


24 ultras shot in encounters
Srinagar, October 5
Twentyfour militants and a civilian were killed and a security force camp was attacked in the Jammu and Kashmir during the past 24 hours.


Badal sees political motive
Warns those behind sacrilege of holy book

Smadhbhai (Punjab), October 5
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today warned political organisations against using the incidents of desecration to create a rift among different communities.

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