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Monday  January 31, 2005

Workers begin final tally of Iraq election 1/31/2005, 11:33 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Workers on Tuesday began a final tally of results from Iraq's elections, logging vote counts from individual precincts into computers in Baghdad.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 1/31/2005, 7:20 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at least 1,433 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,089 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said.
94 percent of registered Iraq ex-pats vote 1/31/2005, 5:51 p.m. PT
GENEVA (AP) Nearly 94 percent of registered Iraqi voters living abroad cast absentee ballots in Iraq's election, international organizers said Monday.
Allawi calls for unity after Iraqi vote 1/31/2005, 3:38 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Ayad Allawi urged Iraqis Monday to unite behind democracy in the wake of the country's historic elections, but al-Qaida's arm in Iraq vowed to press ahead with its "holy war" despite its failure to stop the voting by millions of Iraqis.
Leaders praise Iraq voting, urge caution 1/31/2005, 2:20 p.m. PT
PARIS (AP) World leaders, including French President Jacques Chirac and other leading opponents of the war in Iraq, heaped praise on Iraqi voters Monday for their strong turnout in landmark elections, saying terrorists were the losers.
Iraqi vote may not resolve Sunni dilemma 1/31/2005, 2:08 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Just how many Sunni Arabs voted in Iraq's election might not be known for a long time. But one thing already is certain: A lot did not.
Iraq finishes first-phase ballot count 1/31/2005, 1:57 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim leader called on his countrymen to set aside their differences Monday, while polling stations finished the first-phase count of millions of ballots from the weekend election that many Iraqis hope will usher in democracy and hasten the departure of 150,000 American troops.
Iraq insurgents' failure raises questions 1/31/2005, 1:50 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) They sent nine suicide bombers, killed more than 40 people, claimed to have shot down a British military plane and threatened to wash the streets with blood.
Audit: $9 billion unaccounted for in Iraq 1/31/2005, 1:35 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. occupation authority in Iraq was unable to keep track of nearly $9 billion it transferred to government ministries, which lacked financial controls, security, communications and adequate staff, an inspector general has found.
U.S. guards kill 4 detainees in Iraq riot 1/31/2005, 1:27 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. guards opened fire Monday on prisoners during a riot at the main detention facility for security detainees, killing four of them, the U.S. command said. Six other prisoners were injured.
Leaders praise Iraq voting, urge caution 1/31/2005, 12:59 p.m. PT
PARIS (AP) World leaders, including French President Jacques Chirac and other leading opponents of the war in Iraq, heaped praise on Iraqi voters Monday for their strong turnout in landmark elections, saying terrorists were the losers.
Al-Zarqawi's group slams Iraqi elections 1/31/2005, 12:05 p.m. PT
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) The al-Qaida-linked militant group led by terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said Monday that Iraq's election would not stop its campaign of violence, vowing to step up its holy war.
Iraq finishes first-phase ballot count 1/31/2005, 11:54 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim leader called on his countrymen to set aside their differences Monday, while polling stations finished the first-phase count of millions of ballots from the weekend election that many Iraqis hope will usher in democracy and hasten the departure of 150,000 American troops.
Audit: $9 billion unaccounted for in Iraq 1/31/2005, 10:10 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. occupation authority in Iraq was unable to keep track of nearly $9 billion it transferred to government ministries, which lacked financial controls, security, communications and adequate staff, an inspector general has found.
Leaders praise Iraq voting, urge caution 1/31/2005, 10:00 a.m. PT
BERLIN (AP) The presidents of France and Russia, top opponents of U.S. policy in Iraq, joined world leaders Monday in praising this weekend's landmark Iraqi elections as a success of democracy over terrorism, but the welcome was tempered by concern that Sunni Arabs be included in a future government.
Purported tape of shot down plane shown 1/31/2005, 9:33 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents claimed on Monday to have shot down a British military plane north of Baghdad over the weekend, and Al-Jazeera television aired a videotape from guerrillas showing flaming wreckage of a plane. Britain said all 10 personnel on the flight were missing and presumed dead.
Four U.S. Marines killed in Iraq fighting 1/31/2005, 8:25 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Three U.S. Marines were killed in combat south of Baghdad on Monday and a fourth was killed in a separate operation in Iraq's western Anbar province, the military said.
Chirac says is satisfied with Iraq voting 1/31/2005, 5:59 a.m. PT
PARIS (AP) Although a leading opponent of the U.S.-led war, French President Jacques Chirac told President Bush on Monday he was satisfied with the organization of Iraq's elections and that the terrorists have been partly thwarted.
93 percent of registered Iraq ex-pats vote 1/31/2005, 5:38 a.m. PT
GENEVA (AP) About 93 percent of the 280,000 Iraqi voters registered abroad cast absentee ballots in the country's election, the agency that organized the vote said Monday.
Allawi calls for unity in Iraq after vote 1/31/2005, 3:50 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim leader called on his countrymen to set aside their differences Monday while jubilant Iraqis sifted through ballots, tallying the results of a vote that millions hoped would usher in democracy and lead to the departure of 150,000 American troops
World leaders welcome high turnout in Iraq 1/31/2005, 3:28 a.m. PT
BERLIN (AP) World leaders said Monday that Iraqis handed a defeat to terrorism by voting in large numbers in landmark weekend elections, but their welcome was tinged with concern over the low turnout among the Sunni Arab minority.
Child said used in Iraq suicide attack 1/31/2005, 3:18 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interior minister said Monday that insurgents used a handicapped child as one of the suicide bombers who launched attacks on election day.
Allawi: Iraqis must set aside difference 1/31/2005, 3:17 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi hinted Monday that he will work in the coming weeks to ensure the country's minority groups get adequate representation in whatever new government takes power after the election.
Crash is deadliest day for U.K. in Iraq 1/31/2005, 3:05 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain's foreign minister said Monday that the downing of a C-130 military transport plane north of Baghdad, which reportedly killed about 10 servicemen, was the biggest single loss of British lives since the start of the Iraq war.
AP Interview: Iraq can count on EU help 1/31/2005, 2:41 a.m. PT
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) European Union foreign affairs chief Javier Solana said Monday the Iraqi authorities can count on the support of the 25-nation EU after this weekend's elections highlighted the willingness to move toward a democratic Iraq.
Iraqi vote meets international standards 1/31/2005, 1:32 a.m. PT
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) The leader of a team of international election experts watching the Iraqi poll said the elections generally met international norms, but some unspecified legal areas need improvement.

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