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Wednesday, November 12, 2003

Occupation of Iraq: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war, are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.
Thirty-one people, mostly members of Italian security forces, are killed in a mid-morning truck bombing in Nasiriya. Italian opposition politicians call for a pullout from Iraq. //news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3263087.stm//www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1083284,00.html
The Peruvian Congress approves more charges against ex-President Alberto Fujimori, alleging he trafficked arms to Colombian guerrillas, sanctioned torture, was responsible for the disappearance of student activists, and mismanaged millions of dollars from Japanese charities to build schools for poor children in Peru, with an unexplained shortfall in funds received, among other irregularities.
Shanghai With 501 km/h (311 mph) the Shanghai Transrapid sets up a new world record for commercial railway systems. //www.transrapid.de/cgi-tdb/en/basics.prg?session=543d3a_no=9
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