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08/26/2003

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Iraqi Police Will Be Trained in Hungary

Eager to have more Iraqis take responsibility for their country's security, U.S. officials are planning to ferry as many as 28,000 Iraqis to Eastern Europe for an intensive police training course.

Bombay Blasts Kill at Least 42

Bombs exploded in a crowded jewelry market and a historical landmark in Bombay on Monday, killing at least 42 people, wounding 150 others and shaking buildings in India's financial capital.

Next-Generation Subs Will Be Smaller

Russia's next-generation nuclear submarines will be smaller than their huge Soviet-era predecessors, the navy chief said Monday.

Israel Says Hamas Members Are Targets for 'Liquidation'

Israel killed four members of the militant group Hamas in a missile strike and declared anyone in the group a legitimate target for ""liquidation,"" prompting Hamas to vow revenge Monday.

Do Svidanya, Detsky Sad?

In the 1950s, someone in the Soviet leadership got the bright idea of sticking Moscow's ""creative intelligentsia"" together in one part of town.

Bruisers and Blubbers at Judo Championship

For the first time in its history, Azerbaijan hosted the European Cadet Judo Championships, and it was a huge success.

Pubs Make for Cozy Investment Targets

In Europe this year, some of the most frenzied deal-making is centered around one of the oldest and once stodgiest of institutions, the British pub.

Foreigners Eye China's Beer Market

Factory foreman Ye Jianchun grins widely as he downs his third can of Bud.

Vivendi Faces Its Moment of Truth

After months of spin and high drama, the multibillion dollar auction of Vivendi Universal's show business empire comes down to the wire this week as the media giant seeks to end its ill-fated foray into Hollywood.

Exxon Fights $4Bln Award for Oil Spill

A federal appeals court has again ordered a court in Alaska to reconsider a multibillion dollar punitive damages award against ExxonMobil Corp. for the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

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