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Some Headlines Of Today

Thursday  January 15, 2004

Defense minister: France could work with Germany, Japan to train Iraqi police and soldiers after power handover - 1/15/04 11:02 PM
PARIS (AP) -- France, Germany and Japan could work together closely to train Iraq's police and soldiers once Iraqis have control of their government, the French defense minister said Thursday.
Press group accuses U.S. commanders of "criminal" responsibility in reporters' deaths - 1/15/04 10:24 PM
PARIS (AP) -- U.S. commanders bear "criminal" responsibility in the deaths of two reporters because they didn't tell troops firing from a tank at a Baghdad hotel that the building housed journalists -- but the soldiers did not deliberately kill the journalists, a press freedom group said Thursday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 1/15/04 6:52 PM
As of Thursday, Jan. 15, 496 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 343 died as a result of hostile action and 153 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Bush administration struggles to salvage plan for self-rule in Iraq - 1/15/04 6:42 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Trying to salvage a timetable for Iraqi self-rule, U.S. administrator L. Paul Bremer was recalled from Baghdad on Thursday for brainstorming consultations at the White House and the United Nations amid an American scramble to overcome growing Shiite resistance to the U.S. plan.
Wave of 101st Airborne soldiers returns from Iraq - 1/15/04 4:54 PM
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) -- First it was eight months rooting out terrorists in the caves and mountains of Afghanistan. Then it was a year in the sand battling to take Iraq and then rebuild it.
Thousands of Shiites protest to back cleric's demands for direct election for parliament - 1/15/04 4:23 PM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Shouting "no to America!" tens of thousands of Shiite Muslims took to the streets Thursday to protest a U.S.-backed formula for choosing Iraq's new legislature.
Iraq's new currency shows surprising pep as old "Saddam" dinars head for the furnace - 1/15/04 3:46 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- As the euro, yen and other major currencies surge in value against the wilting dollar, even Iraq's bantamweight upstart -- the "Saddam-free" dinar -- is showing unexpected muscle.
AP Interview: Guerrilla leader's capture decapitates rebel movement west of Baghdad - 1/15/04 3:10 PM
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) -- A tip led the U.S. Army to capture the flinty guerrilla leader directing attacks in one of Iraq's most dangerous regions, a U.S. military commander told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday.
Germany's Siemens awarded contract to develop Iraq cell phone system - 1/15/04 2:57 PM
BERLIN (AP) -- Siemens AG said Thursday it will develop a cellular phone network in Iraq -- the first reconstruction contract publicly announced by a firm in Germany, which vehemently opposed the U.S.-led war.
Bremer returning to consult with U.N., White House on Iraq transition dilemma - 1/15/04 2:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Trying to salvage a timetable for Iraqi self-rule, the chief U.S. administrator in Iraq, L. Paul Bremer III, is returning from Baghdad for U.N. and White House consultations, U.S. officials said Thursday.
Iraq-Non-Hostile Deaths - 1/15/04 2:41 PM
The sorrow is the same. Sons and daughters, husbands and wives, have died while serving in Iraq, though not in battle. These lives were lost to car rollovers, drownings, heart attacks -- the non-hostile deaths that make up nearly a third of U.S. casualties.
Shiites back cleric's call for elections in Iraq - 1/15/04 1:29 PM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Tens of thousands of Shiite Muslims shouting "No to America!" marched Thursday through this southern city to back their spiritual leader's call for early elections, a stand that could stymie a U.S. blueprint for transferring power to a new Iraqi administration.
Baker and Snow brief IMF and World Bank on Iraq debt discussions - 1/15/04 12:59 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Treasury Secretary John Snow and Bush administration envoy James A. Baker III briefed International Monetary Fund and World Bank officials on Baker's efforts to persuade countries to forgive much of Iraq's massive debt, officials at the lending institutions said Thursday.
First group of Iraqi pilgrims head for hajj, free from Saddam's restrictions - 1/15/04 11:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of Iraqis left Thursday for the annual hajj pilgrimage, the first of what will be the largest Iraqi contingent to travel to Mecca in 35 years, free from Saddam Hussein's restrictions.
Iraqis, occupation authorities look to United Nations to solve political impasse - 1/15/04 10:17 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi leaders and U.S. authorities hope next week's meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will help resolve the impasse over a Shiite Muslim leader's objections to key parts of an American-backed political plan for Iraq.
Shiites back cleric's call for elections in Iraq - 1/15/04 9:46 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Tens of thousands of Shiite Muslims shouting "No to America!" marched Thursday through this southern city to back their spiritual leader's call for early elections, a stand that could stymie a U.S. blueprint for transferring power to a new Iraqi administration.
Shiites back cleric's call for elections in Iraq - 1/15/04 6:39 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Tens of thousands of Shiite Muslims shouting "No to America!" marched through this southern city on Thursday to back their spiritual leader's call for early elections, a stand that could stymie a U.S. blueprint for transferring power to a new Iraqi administration.
New Iraqi currency depicts country's history and landscape instead of Saddam Hussein - 1/15/04 6:03 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi bank notes bearing Saddam Hussein's portrait became obsolete Thursday as a three-month period to exchange old bills for new ones came to an end.
Iraqis, occupation authorities look to United Nations to solve political impasse - 1/15/04 5:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi leaders and U.S. authorities hope next week's meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will help resolve the impasse over a Shiite Muslim leader's objections to key parts of an American-backed political plan for Iraq.
Iraqis, occupation authorities look to United Nations to solve political impasse - 1/15/04 2:39 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi leaders and U.S. authorities hope next week's meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will help resolve the impasse over a Shiite Muslim leader's objections to key parts of an American-backed political plan for Iraq.
Al-Douri still targeted for capture by United States - 1/15/04 1:54 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After Saddam Hussein's capture, another member of his governing elite has taken on the title of the Pentagon's most wanted: Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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