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Thursday  April 15 2004

Bush administration welcomes Brahimi's caretaker plan - 4/15/04 11:35 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration on Thursday welcomed a U.N. envoy's plan for a caretaker government to succeed the U.S. administration in Baghdad.
Bush administration welcomes Brahimi's caretaker plan - 4/15/04 11:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration on Thursday welcomed a U.N. envoy's plan for a caretaker government to succeed the U.S. administration in Baghdad.
Diplomats: Volcker wants U.N. resolution backing oil-for-food investigation - 4/15/04 11:21 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker, tapped to chair a panel investigating alleged corruption in the U.N. oil-for-food program, wants the Security Council to endorse the panel with a resolution before he takes the post, diplomats said Thursday.
British prime minister, U.N. secretary-general discuss way forward in Iraq - 4/15/04 10:49 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- British Prime Minster Tony Blair said on Thursday that the United Nations should play a key role in mediating Iraq's transition to sovereignty and curtailing the spiraling violence that has hindered the U.S.-led occupation.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 4/15/04 9:38 PM
As of Thursday, April 15, 687 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 493 died as a result of hostile action and 194 died of non-hostile causes.
Militants free three Japanese hostages, execute Italian captive - 4/15/04 9:07 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Three Japanese were freed by their captors Thursday, a day after other kidnappers executed an Italian -- the first known killing of a hostage in Iraq's wave of kidnappings. One of the Japanese wept as Sunni clerics tried to comfort her after securing their release.
Diplomats: Volcker wants U.N. resolution backing oil-for-food investigation - 4/15/04 9:00 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker, tapped to chair a panel investigating alleged corruption in the U.N. oil-for-food program, wants the Security Council to endorse the panel with a resolution before he takes the post, diplomats said Thursday.
Investigation shows nuclear facilities remain unguarded, radioactive materials disappearing in Iraq - 4/15/04 6:45 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Some Iraqi nuclear facilities appear to be unguarded, and radioactive materials are being taken out of the country, the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog agency reported after reviewing satellite images and equipment that has turned up in European scrapyards.
Rumsfeld says U.S. death toll in Iraq higher than he expected - 4/15/04 6:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Thursday that the death toll of U.S. troops in recent fighting in Iraq was higher than he had expected, acknowledging a change in plans as he announced thousands of soldiers won't be coming home as early as promised.
Iranian diplomat assassinated in Iraq amid mediation mission - 4/15/04 6:13 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen assassinated an Iranian diplomat in Baghdad on Thursday just as Iran, with tacit U.S. approval, attempted to mediate with a radical Shiite cleric defying American forces in this southern Iraqi city.
In the siege of Fallujah, a kilt-wearing Marine plays his bagpipes - 4/15/04 5:52 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Amid the clatter of gunfire and explosions that regularly rock this city, an unexpected sound rises over the front line -- bagpipes.
Election law must be finished within six weeks to meet deadline for Iraqi vote, U.N. says - 4/15/04 5:51 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi elections are possible by Jan. 31 if Iraqi leaders complete the gargantuan task of drawing up an electoral law in the next six weeks, a U.N. official said Thursday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 4/15/04 5:22 PM
As of Thursday, April 15, 687 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 493 died as a result of hostile action and 194 died of non-hostile causes.
Iranian diplomat assassinated in Iraq amid mediation mission - 4/15/04 4:29 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen assassinated an Iranian diplomat in Baghdad on Thursday just as Iran, with tacit U.S. approval, attempted to mediate with a radical Shiite cleric defying American forces in this southern Iraqi city.
Militants free three Japanese hostages, execute Italian captive - 4/15/04 4:17 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Three Japanese were freed by their captors Thursday, a day after other kidnappers executed an Italian -- the first known killing of a hostage in Iraq's wave of kidnappings. One of the Japanese wept as Sunni clerics tried to comfort her after securing their release.
Rumsfeld announces Iraq tour extensions for thousands of US soldiers - 4/15/04 3:48 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon said Thursday it is extending by three months the tours of some 20,000 American troops in Iraq, giving commanders extra firepower to confront an insurgency that is taking a mounting toll on the U.S.-led coalition.
AP Interview: Freed French journalist interrogated, humiliated during captivity - 4/15/04 3:32 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A French television journalist, freed after four days in captivity in Iraq, said he was repeatedly interrogated by captors who accused him of being an Israeli spy and made him prove his nationality by drawing a map of France.
Iran tries to resolve dispute with radical cleric; U.S. commanders say they want more `capability' in Iraq - 4/15/04 3:26 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iranian envoy headed to Najaf on Thursday to try to resolve the U.S. standoff with a radical Shiite cleric, an intervention by a nation Washington has tried to keep out of Iraqi affairs and a sign of the eagerness to avert a U.S. attack on the holy city.
Investigation shows nuclear facilities remain unguarded, radioactive materials disappearing in Iraq - 4/15/04 3:07 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Some Iraqi nuclear facilities appear to be unguarded, and radioactive materials are being taken out of the country, the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog agency reported after reviewing satellite images and equipment that has turned up in European scrapyards.
Troops weep, remember friends as U.S. forces hold memorial services during bloodiest month in Iraq - 4/15/04 2:46 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- He was a tough, be-medalled infantrymen with a twinkle in his eyes. And he must have been popular because soldier after soldier broke down in tears as they rendered their last salutes.
Rumsfeld announces Iraq tour extensions for thousands of US soldiers - 4/15/04 2:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon stopped the planned return from Iraq of some 20,000 American troops, giving commanders the extra firepower they believe necessary to confront an insurgency that is taking a mounting toll on the U.S.-led coalition.
Investigation shows nuclear facilities remain unguarded, radioactive materials disappearing in Iraq - 4/15/04 2:26 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Iraq's nuclear facilities remain unguarded, and radioactive materials are being taken out of the country, the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog agency reported after reviewing satellite images and equipment that has turned up in European scrapyards.
Troops weep, remember friends as U.S. forces hold memorial services during bloodiest month in Iraq - 4/15/04 2:22 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- He was a tough, be-medalled infantrymen with a twinkle in his eyes. And he must have been popular because soldier after soldier broke down in tears as they rendered their last salutes.
Italy closes ranks behind Berlusconi after the killing of Italian hostage in Iraq - 4/15/04 1:19 PM
ROME (AP) -- Politicians and citizens closed ranks Thursday behind Premier Silvio Berlusconi's vow to stay the course in Iraq after the slaying of an Italian hostage there, and the government worked frantically to save three other Italian captives.
Iran tries to resolve dispute with radical cleric; U.S. commanders say they want more `capability' in Iraq - 4/15/04 12:48 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iranian envoy headed to Najaf on Thursday to try to resolve the U.S. standoff with a radical Shiite cleric, an intervention by a nation Washington has tried to keep out of Iraqi affairs and a sign of the eagerness to avert a U.S. attack on the holy city.
Families rejoice after three Japanese hostages freed unharmed in Iraq - 4/15/04 12:23 PM
TOKYO (AP) -- Three Japanese captives in Iraq were freed unharmed on Thursday, ending a week-long hostage crisis.
Venezuela's Chavez says President Bush to blame for deaths in Iraq - 4/15/04 11:31 AM
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- President Bush is to blame for the death and violence that is going on in Iraq, said Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a fierce critic of the U.S. administration.
Iran tries to resolve al-Sadr dispute; U.S. commanders say they want more `capability' in Iraq - 4/15/04 11:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iranian envoy headed to Najaf on Thursday to try to resolve the U.S. standoff with a radical Shiite cleric, an intervention by a nation Washington has tried to keep out of Iraqi affairs and a sign of the eagerness to avert a U.S. attack on the holy city.
Despite promise of 12-month limit, 21,000 U.S. soldiers will stay in Iraq longer - 4/15/04 10:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For about 21,000 American soldiers, the Army's promise to limit tours of duty in Iraq to no more than 12 months has fallen victim to the surge in anti-occupation violence.
Three Japanese hostages freed; Italian executed by militants - 4/15/04 9:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Three Japanese hostages who had been threatened with death unless Tokyo withdrew its troops from Iraq were released Thursday, a day after militants executed an Italian captive.
Families rejoice after three Japanese hostages freed unharmed in Iraq - 4/15/04 9:14 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- Three Japanese captives in Iraq were freed unharmed on Thursday, ending a week-long hostage crisis.
Despite promise of 12-month limit, 21,000 U.S. soldiers will stay in Iraq longer - 4/15/04 8:57 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For about 21,000 American soldiers, the Army's promise to limit tours of duty in Iraq to no more than 12 months has fallen victim to the surge in anti-occupation violence.
Japan's government says three hostages in Iraq released - 4/15/04 8:28 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- Iraqi militants freed two aid workers and a journalist from Japan on Thursday, the Japanese foreign ministry said.
Iranian diplomat assassinated by gunmen in Baghdad - 4/15/04 8:16 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen killed a high-ranking Iranian diplomat in Baghdad Thursday, but it was unclear whether the killing was linked to Iranian efforts to mediate between U.S. forces and a radical Shiite cleric.
Three Japanese hostages released, media report - 4/15/04 8:00 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Three Japanese hostages were released Thursday in Iraq, Japanese television and the pan-Arab network Al-Jazeera reported.
Iranian diplomat killed in Iraq - 4/15/04 7:52 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iranian diplomat was assassinated in Baghdad by gunmen who fired on his car near Iran's embassy on Thursday, an embassy official said.
Iranian envoy heads to Najaf to try to resolve al-Sadr dispute - 4/15/04 6:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iranian envoy headed to Najaf on Thursday in a mission to work out a solution to the U.S. standoff with a radical Shiite cleric, an intervention by a nation Washington has tried to keep out of Iraqi affairs and a sign of the eagerness to avert a U.S. attack on the holy city.
Venezuela's Chavez says President Bush to blame for deaths in Iraq - 4/15/04 5:25 AM
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- President Bush is to blame for the death and violence that is going on in Iraq, said Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who is a fierce critic of the U.S. administration.
Marines in Fallujah trade 'culturally sensitive' training for bullets - 4/15/04 2:54 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- On a rooftop overlooking Fallujah's industrial wasteland, Lance Cpl. Tom Browne pokes his machine gun muzzle out of a hole in a barrier wall, singing to himself to pass the time.
Iraqi militants execute Italian hostage in first known killing of foreign hostages - 4/15/04 2:41 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi militants executed an Italian hostage, officials confirmed, in the first known killing among nearly two dozen foreigners being held in Iraq.
Russia begins evacuation of specialists from Iraq - 4/15/04 2:27 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian plane headed to Baghdad on Thursday, starting a massive effort to evacuate hundreds of Russian companies' employees from Iraq following a wave of kidnappings.
Iraqi militants execute Italian hostage; French journalist freed - 4/15/04 1:10 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi militants executed one of four Italian hostages, officials in Rome confirmed Wednesday -- the first known execution of any of the 22 foreigners being held in Iraq.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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