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World News, 2/23/04 - 2004-02-25


A powerful suicide car bombing at a police station in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk has killed at least 10 people and wounded scores of others. Iraqi police officials say most of the victims were policemen. A short time after the attack, U-S Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld arrived in Baghdad to meet with U-S military officials and members of the growing new Iraqi security force.

The World Court in the Hague has opened hearings on the legality of the barrier Israel is building to limit access to its territory from the West Bank.

Rebels in Haiti are vowing to march on the capital, Port-Au-Prince, to oust embattled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Rebels issued the threat after seizing the country's second-largest city, Cap Hatien, early Sunday.

Vietnam has put 11 people - including a U-S citizen - on trial on drug smuggling charges. Local media report that the group is alleged to have brought heroin, marijuana and methamphetamines into Vietnam from Laos and Cambodia. The drugs were then sent on to Japan by boat and airplane. The trial is expected to last until Thursday.

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