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12/17/2003

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Turkish Enclave Split in Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot politicians were wrestling on Tuesday with how to form a government after landmark elections that were seen as crucial to hopes for a solution to the island's division ended in a dead heat.

Berlusconi Smarting From Bill's Veto

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was reeling from a new blow Tuesday after a bill that critics say was tailor-made for his media empire was rejected by the Italian president.

Hussein Supporters Riot Across Iraq

An outburst of violence on Tuesday showed Saddam Hussein's capture offered no quick fix to Iraq's woes, but U.S. leaders hoped his arrest would help win global allies for their plan to speed up Iraqi self-government.

Baker, Chirac Discuss Foreign Debt Relief for Iraq

U.S. special envoy James Baker and French President Jacques Chirac, laying aside differences over the Iraq war, agreed on Tuesday that international creditors must reach a deal to ease Iraq's huge debt in 2004.

Director Flattered By Army Tribute

Among those in their glory Monday at the capture of Saddam Hussein was movie director John Milius, an unapologetic traditionalist who has long contended he is blacklisted by liberal Hollywood for his love of the military.

U.S. Fines Sun for Dual-Use Exports

Sun Microsystems Inc. and its subsidiaries are paying $291,000 in fines to settle allegations that the computer giant exported computers to China that were used for military purposes, the U.S. Commerce Department announced.

Halliburton Gets More Iraqi Deals

The U.S. military said Monday that Vice President Dick Cheney's former company, Halliburton, was allocated $222 million more last week for work in Iraq, at the same time as a Pentagon audit found the firm may have overbilled for some services there.

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