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05/27/2002

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225 Die in China Airlines Crash

A Hong Kong-bound China Airlines jet broke up into four parts in the sky before crashing into the Taiwan Strait on Saturday with 225 people on board, the chief Taiwanese crash investigator said Sunday.

Mozambique Rail Disaster Kills 196

The worst rail disaster in Mozambique's history occurred after a railroad worker used four large stones to unsuccessfully keep a packed passenger train from sliding down a hill, a railway official said Sunday.

Pakistani Missile Tests Stoke Indian Fury

Pakistan conducted its second missile test in as many days Sunday, ignoring calls to abandon a series of launches that has stoked tension with India and increased fears of war between the nuclear-armed rivals.

U.S. Questions Arafat's Leadership

U.S. President George W. Bush said Sunday that Palestinian President Yasser Arafat had let his people down but the United States still hopes he can deliver on pledges to reform.

Bush, Putin Face Crisis as Partners

U.S. President George W. Bush and President Vladimir Putin jointly stepped into the India-Pakistan crisis Saturday.

Finns Vote for Nuclear Reactor

Finland decided Friday to build the first new nuclear reactor in Western Europe in more than a decade to meet rising energy demands despite bitter opposition from environmentalists.

$4.4Bln Bogus Trade Claims Energy Chief

CMS Energy Corp. on Friday said its chairman and chief executive resigned, a week after coming under fire for the utility holding company's admission that it engaged in $4.4 billion of bogus power trades over an 18-month span.

Impressed by Barcelona, Less So by Young Crooks

This year Aeroflot gave World War II veterans the chance to fly to Europe for free over the Victory Day weekend. Fifteen of us took the airline up on its kind offer and set off for Barcelona, the second capital of the country of Cervantes and the great architect Antoni Gaudi.

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