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02/18/2003

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NATO Bridges Rift On Aid for Turkey

After an extraordinary marathon session in Brussels, NATO agreed late Sunday night to begin military planning for the defense of Turkey in the event of a U.S.-led war with Iraq, ending a monthlong deadlock that threatened the credibility and relevance of the world's oldest military alliance.

EU Holds an Emergency Iraq Summit

A deeply divided Europe struggled Monday to close a rift over Iraq and speak with one voice to Saddam Hussein, though leaders were encouraged after resolving a monthlong NATO deadlock on defending Turkey.

Threat to Pull Out GIs Welcomed by Germans

For some angry lawmakers in the U.S. Congress, the best punishment for Germany's refusal to back a war against Iraq would be to scale back the number of American troops stationed here.

21 Die in Chicago Nightclub Stampede

Hundreds of screaming guests rushed to the exit of a crowded nightclub after someone set off a chemical spray, and at least 21 people were crushed to death in the panic, Chicago fire officials said Monday.

Israeli Raid Kills Hamas Fugitive in Gaza

Israeli troops killed a top Hamas fugitive in a roadside ambush Monday, and in a separate operation, soldiers raided a stronghold of the militant Islamic group, shooting dead two Palestinians and blowing up the house of a suspected bombmaker.

London Imposes $8 Fee on Drivers

Tens of thousands of drivers paid ?5 ($8) each to enter central London on Monday as a hotly disputed plan to ease the capital's paralyzing traffic came into force with few of the problems critics had predicted.

In War, OPEC May Lift Output Quotas

OPEC oil exporters will probably agree temporarily to suspend output quotas and pump at will if an attack on Iraq halts exports from the world's eighth-largest exporter, an OPEC source said Monday.

Greenspan Faces Unclear Future

His pointed criticism of U.S. President George W. Bush's tax plan showed that Alan Greenspan, often taken to task for being too murky in his economic pronouncements, can be crystal clear when he wants to be.

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