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Wednesday  December 10, 2003

Bosnian Serb gets 17 years in prison for role in Europe's worst massacre since World War II - 12/10/03 10:34 PM
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) -- An international court sentenced a Bosnian Serb colonel on Wednesday to 17 years in prison for leading one of two brigades responsible for the worst massacre in Europe since World War II.
Annan names U.N. humanitarian expert Ross Mountain as interim envoy to Iraq - 12/10/03 9:06 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Iraq is still too dangerous to reopen the U.N. office in Baghdad, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Wednesday after appointing a replacement for the top envoy to Iraq, who was killed in an August suicide bombing along with 21 other people.
Pentagon decision to ban war critics from contracts reopens diplomatic wounds - 12/10/03 8:52 PM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- Russia suggested it would not restructure Iraq's debt. Canada threatened to stop sending aid to Baghdad. The European Union said it would study whether global trade rules had been violated.
Pentagon decision to ban war critics from contracts reopens diplomatic wounds - 12/10/03 7:05 PM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- Russia suggested it would not restructure Iraq's debt. Canada threatened to stop sending aid to Baghdad. The European Union said it would study whether global trade rules had been violated.
War crimes court established for Iraq; guerrillas kill two soldiers, strike military plane - 12/10/03 6:34 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's U.S.-appointed interim government established a war crimes tribunal Wednesday to try former members of Saddam Hussein's regime.
U.S. troops kill senior Saddam Fedayeen officer, his neighbors say - 12/10/03 5:04 PM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops shot and killed a senior officer of the paramilitary group Saddam Fedayeen after storming his house in this northern city on Wednesday, his neighbors said.
Suspected killers of Spanish intelligence agents arrested in Iraq - 12/10/03 4:54 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Coalition troops have arrested the suspected killers of seven Spanish intelligence agents slain last month in Iraq, Spanish Defense Minister Federico Trillo said Wednesday.
Bush welcomes Iraq's new representative - 12/10/03 4:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush welcomed Rend Rahim Francke to the White House on Wednesday, praising the woman who comes the closest to being Iraq's first ambassador to the United States since a diplomatic break 13 years ago.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 12/10/03 4:40 PM
As of Wednesday, Dec. 10, 449 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 309 died as a result of hostile action and 140 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
War crimes court established for Iraq, military plane hit, two soldiers killed - 12/10/03 3:37 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's U.S.-appointed interim government established a war crimes tribunal Wednesday to try former members of Saddam Hussein's regime.
Pentagon: One-third of new soldiers in Iraq army quit just before starting operations - 12/10/03 3:19 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Plans to deploy the first battalion of Iraq's new army are in doubt because a third of the soldiers trained by the U.S.-led occupation authority have quit, defense officials said Wednesday.
Annan names U.N. humanitarian expert Ross Mountain as interim envoy to Iraq - 12/10/03 3:06 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Iraq is still too dangerous to reopen the U.N. office in Baghdad, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Wednesday after appointing a replacement for the top envoy to Iraq, who was killed in an August suicide bombing along with 21 other people.
AP NewsBreak: Health Ministry ordered halt to counting of civilian dead from war, Iraqi official says - 12/10/03 2:41 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi Health Ministry officials ordered a halt to a count of civilian casualties from the war and told workers not to release figures already compiled, the head of the ministry's statistics department told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
AP NewsBreak: Health Ministry ordered halt to counting of civilian dead from war, Iraqi official says - 12/10/03 2:12 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi Health Ministry officials ordered a halt to a count of civilian casualties from the war and told workers not to release figures already compiled, the head of the ministry's statistics department told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Pentagon decision to ban war critics from contracts reopens diplomatic wounds - 12/10/03 1:53 PM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- Russia suggested it would not restructure Iraq's debt. Canada threatened to stop sending aid to Baghdad. The European Union said it would study whether global trade rules had been violated.
White House defends policy barring Iraq war opponents from reconstruction contracts - 12/10/03 1:06 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House, defending a new policy barring companies from nations that opposed the Iraq war from bidding on $18.6 billion in reconstruction contracts, said Wednesday that countries wanting a slice of that lucrative pie must participate militarily in the postwar effort.
AP Newsbreak: Iraq's Health Ministry ordered to stop counting civilian dead from war - 12/10/03 12:58 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's Health Ministry has ordered a halt to a count of civilians killed during the war and told its statistics department not to release figures compiled so far, the official who oversaw the count told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
EU to examine whether U.S. decision to shut Iraq war opponents out of reconstruction contracts violates WTO rules - 12/10/03 12:55 PM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- The European Union said Wednesday it would examine whether the United States violates world trade rules with its decision to bar countries that opposed its war in Iraq from bidding for $18.6 billion worth reconstruction contracts.
Iraqi interim government establishes tribunal for crimes against humanity - 12/10/03 12:21 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim government established a special tribunal Wednesday to try top members of Saddam Hussein's government for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, and said Saddam could be tried in absentia.
U.S. allies angered, disappointed by bar on bidding for Iraqi contracts - 12/10/03 12:12 PM
PARIS (AP) -- U.S. allies that opposed the war in Iraq were angered and surprised Wednesday by the Pentagon's decision to bar their companies from bidding for $18.6 billion worth of reconstruction contracts, with France questioning its legality and Canada threatening to halt further aid.
Two U.S. soldiers killed and four wounded in attacks in northern city of Mosul - 12/10/03 11:27 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two U.S. soldiers were killed and four wounded in separate attacks Wednesday in the northern city of Mosul, the military said. American troops in another northern city arrested five Iraqi policemen and 24 others suspected of ties to insurgents.
Iraqi interim government establishes tribunal for crimes against humanity - 12/10/03 11:05 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim government established a special tribunal Wednesday to try top members of Saddam Hussein's government for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, and said Saddam could be tried in absentia.
U.S. allies denounce bar on bidding for Iraqi contracts - 12/10/03 10:48 AM
PARIS (AP) -- U.S. allies that opposed the war in Iraq were angered and surprised Wednesday by the Pentagon's decision to bar their companies from bidding for $18.6 billion worth of reconstruction contracts, with France questioning its legality and Canada threatening to halt aid.
White House defends policy barring Iraq war opponents from reconstruction contracts - 12/10/03 10:39 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House on Wednesday firmly defended a new policy barring companies from countries opposed to the Iraq war from bidding on $18.6 billion in reconstruction contracts.
White House defends Pentagon ruling barring Iraq war opponents from bidding on contracts - 12/10/03 10:29 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House on Wednesday firmly defended a new policy barring companies from countries opposed to the Iraq war from bidding on $18.6 billion in reconstruction contracts.
AP Newsbreak: Iraq's Health Ministry ordered to stop counting civilian dead from war - 12/10/03 10:27 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's Health Ministry has ordered a halt to a count of civilians killed during the war and told its statistics department not to release figures compiled so far, the official who oversaw the count told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
US allies protests Pentagon ruling barring Iraq war opponents from bidding on contracts - 12/10/03 10:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon came under sharp criticism Wednesday from U.S. allies after formally barring companies from countries opposed to the Iraq war from bidding on 26 lucrative reconstruction contracts.
Pentagon: U.S. military plane probably hit by missile, lands safely - 12/10/03 9:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Guerrillas hit a U.S. Air Force transport plane with a surface-to-air missile, causing the engine to explode, a senior Pentagon source said Wednesday. The plane landed safely.
Iraqi interim government formally establishes tribunal for crimes against humanity - 12/10/03 8:52 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's Governing Council formally established a war crimes tribunal Wednesday to try top members of Saddam Hussein's government, and said Saddam could be tried in absentia.
Two U.S. soldiers killed and four wounded in attacks in northern city of Mosul - 12/10/03 8:13 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two U.S. soldiers were killed and four wounded in separate attacks Wednesday in the northern city of Mosul, the military said. American troops in another northern city arrested five Iraqi policemen and 24 others suspected of ties to insurgents.
Two U.S. soldiers wounded in drive-by shooting in northern Iraq - 12/10/03 6:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two U.S. soldiers guarding a gas station were wounded in a drive-by shooting in the northern city of Mosul on Wednesday, and American troops in another northern city arrested five Iraqi policemen and 24 others suspected of ties to insurgents.
U.S. helicopter likely downed by ground fire, military says - 12/10/03 3:03 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The crash landing of a U.S. helicopter near Fallujah was likely the result of ground fire by insurgents operating in the area, the military said Wednesday.
Canada protests Pentagon ruling barring Iraq war opponents from bidding on contracts - 12/10/03 2:09 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon drew criticism from one U.S. ally after formally barring companies from countries opposed to the Iraq war from bidding on 26 reconstruction contracts.
At Iraq's first job fair, lots of tips on preparing resumes, but few jobs - 12/10/03 1:51 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Nabil Skaria stood on stage in white shirtsleeves and asked the crowd of hundreds an opening question: "How many people here have heard of Procter & Gamble?"

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