|Appalachian School of Law Shootings|
Fri, 18 Jan 2002
UN names date
for E Timor poll
DILI: In a final step towards nationhood, East Timor will hold its first presidential elections on April 14, the territory’s UN administrator announced yesterday.
Independence leader Xanana Gusmao is widely expected to win and become East Timor’s first head of state when it gains full independence on May 20.
BUENOS AIRES: Argentina has announced emergency measures to feed the poor and will consider using troops to free up police facing unrest and protests over banking curbs.
WASHINGTON: Three people were killed yesterday in a shooting at the Appalachian School of Law in southwestern Virginia, authorities said.
Elephant kills 10
RANCHI, India: At least 10 people, including a woman and two children, were killed and several others injured when an elephant went on a rampage in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, officials said yesterday.