Reformed yakuza now serve a higher boss - THE SPIRIT OF ELVIS
Non-economic issues, LIKE KILLING PROTESTERS,
STEALING MILITARY SECRETS, RAMPANT CORRUPTION, AND THE OUT-OF-DATE WARDROBES OF
ITS LEADERS could jeopardize U.S.-China trade agreement
Impeachment against Yeltsin may be gaining
momentum, WHICH MAY FORCE HIM TO RESIGN SOMETIME IN THE NEXT THREE OR FOUR
YEARS, SAY OFFICIALS
Israel drops threat to close Palestinian offices
in Jerusalem, GOES BACK TO OLD-FASHIONED BACK ALLEY MURDERS OF PALESTINIAN
U.S. asks for ARMS talks with Libya after 18-year
hiatus, NOTING LIBYA IS ONE OF THE 8 OR 9 COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD THAT DOESN'T
BUY U.S. WEAPONS; LIBYA MENTIONS INTEREST IN PURCHASING LONG RANGE FIGHTER-BOMBER
SQUADRON AS 'SIGN OF RENEWED FRIENDSHIP'
China detains dissident, MOBILIZES TANKS, AND
SETS UP MACHINE GUN NESTS amid jitters over Tiananmen's 10th anniversary
Prosecutor seeks 15-year prison term for former
Italian premier WHO MANAGED TO STAY UNCORRUPTABLE DURING HIS 4-MONTH TERM,
CLAIMING 'HE'S A TRAITOR TO ITALIAN POLITICS IF HE DIDN'T PLAY THE GAME'
Ukrainian sentenced to death for 52 killings,
Former Rwandan officials plead innocent to
genocide charges, STATING 'YOU HAVE THE WRONG RUTHLESS KILLERS, YOUR HONOR'
Venezuelan president threatens to declare state
of emergency AND INVADE PANAMA IF VENEZUELA'S TELEVISIÓN NACIONAL
DOESN'T GET BROADCAST RIGHTS FOR 'THE X-FILES'
Jordanian parliament gives overwhelming support
to Abdullah's first Cabinet, BUT THEN AGAIN, THAT'S THEIR JOB
China submits 2008 Olympics bid, hoping politics
won't matter, THREAT OF NUCLEAR ANNIHILATION WILL
Sikhs celebrate 300 years of their order with
pilgrimage to Indian shrine, GUN PLAY
Mexican police regain control of Chiapas state
town hall BY BLASTING REBELS INSIDE WITH 200 DECIBELS OF HANSON MEGA-HIT
'MMM BOP' FOR 5 HOURS STRAIGHT
Arafat cuts short his Japan visit AFTER REALIZING
HE HAD NOT PREPARED A KARAOKE SONG TO SING WITH JAPANESE DIGNITARIES
Colombia names new chief OF DRUG RUNNING AND
MONEY LAUNDERING for troubled prison system
Pakistani rights groups demand laws to protect women from honorABLE killings, STIPULATING 'THEY MUST DIE LIKE DOGS IN THE STREET'