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British Airways chief apologizes for Heathrow chaos
London, March 28 (DPA) The head of British Airways (BA) apologized Friday to thousands of travellers using the airline's exclusive new Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport as they faced a second day of chaos, with further delays, cancellations and lost luggage.

Friday, March 28, 2008 7:44:46 PM

Iraqis running out of food and water: aid agencies
Geneva, March 28 (DPA) Aid agencies said they feared for the plight of civilians Friday as a major military offensive continued in Basra in southern Iraq stopping food and medical relief efforts.

Friday, March 28, 2008 7:29:22 PM

Cartoonist criticizes drawing in Dutch anti-Islam film
Copenhagen, March 28 (DPA) Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard Friday criticized the 'misuse' of his controversial cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed in Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders' new anti-Islam film, and received backing from the Danish Union of Journalists.

Friday, March 28, 2008 7:18:16 PM

Anand finishes sixth, Aronian wins Melody Amber title
Nice, March 28 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand drew with Dutchman Loek wan Wely to finish tied sixth while Armenian Levon Aronian won the title at the Amber blindfold and rapid chess tournament at Nice, France, on Thursday.

Friday, March 28, 2008 7:17:37 PM

'England cricketers want to play in IPL'
London, March 28 (IANS) The head of England's Professional Cricket Association (PCA) Friday said attempts to keep English cricketers from joining the IPL Twenty20 championship in India would backfire because 'ultimately, money talks'.

Friday, March 28, 2008 6:54:05 PM

Mahatma Gandhi statue in Leicester soon
London, March 28 (IANS) The residents of Leicester - home to the largest ethnic Indian population in Britain - are set to receive a statue of Mahatma Gandhi after footballer Gary Lineker gave his support in writing to a local MP.

Friday, March 28, 2008 6:16:46 PM

German chancellor not to attend Olympic opening ceremony
Brdo (Slovenia), March 28 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other top officials are not to attend the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Beijing, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Friday.

Friday, March 28, 2008 5:47:00 PM

Russia to continue Arctic shelf research
Moscow, March 28 (RIA Novosti) Russian scientists will continue to study the Arctic shelf in order to bolster the country's claim to a large swathe of seabed believed to be rich in oil and gas, a Russian lawmaker has said.

Friday, March 28, 2008 4:48:54 PM

'Tata may roll out 100,000 Jaguars in near term'
London, March 28 (IANS) Jaguar production could nearly double to 100,000 in the near term following its takeover by Tata Motors, a leading auto industry analyst said.

Friday, March 28, 2008 4:35:54 PM

Former Georgian minister gets jail term for graft
Tbilisi, March 28 (RIA Novosti) A court in the Georgian capital Friday sentenced former defence minister Irakly Okruashvili, currently in France awaiting extradition, to 11 years in prison for taking bribes.

Friday, March 28, 2008 4:35:15 PM

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