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  Space shuttle and crew lost
Jan.5  Tel Aviv  Suicide bombings kill 23
Jan.9  North Korea  N. Korea pulls out of nuclear treaty
Jan.18  European Union  Anti-war protests sweep the world
Feb.1   Texas
  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas.    Those killed on the flight were commander Rick D. Husband; pilot William C. McCool; payload commander Michael P. Anderson; mission specialists David M. Brown, ...
Feb.5  UN Security Council  Powell made evidence presentation
Feb.15  European Union  Millions in peace protests
Feb.17  South Korea  182 died after arson attack in subway
Feb.19  Iran  Military plane crash kills 302
Feb.20  New England  96 killed in nightclub inferno
Mar.12  Belgrade  Serbian Prime Minister assassinated
Mar.13   Hong Kong
Mar.17  Washington  Bush: Saddam has 48 hours to leave Iraq
Mar.19   Iraq
  After air raid sirens went off across Baghdad, anti-aircraft fire and explosions were heard
 Blair ordered British forces to take part in the action to protect against a new threat of 'disorder and chaos'. Saddam that denounced the U.S.-led military campaign as 'criminal'. A convoy of U.S. tanks rolled unopposed through the desert toward the Iraqi capital. Dozens of Iraqi troops surrendered with white flags to British marines.
Apr.9  Baghdad  Baghdad falls to US forces  Baghdad  Statue falls, Saddam's regime in disarray Apr.30  Israel  New Mid-East peace plan launched May.1  Turkey  Children trapped in quake  USA  Bush calls end to 'major combat' May.16  Morocco  41 die in Casablanca blasts May.21  Algeria  More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake Jun.4  Jordan  Summit with Sharon, Abbas, Bush Jul.2  Italy  Berlusconi in EU 'Nazi' slur Jul.8  Singapore  Twins dead after separation Jul.18  England  Missing Iraq 'mole': Body found Jul.22  Mosul  Saddam's sons killed in raid Aug.7  Baghdad  Bomb at Jordanian Embassy Aug.14   France 10,000 dead in heat wave  New York  Major power outage Aug.19  Jerusalem  Powerful bus bomb killed 21  Baghdad  Truck bomb kills 17 including U.N. envoy Aug.29  Iraq  Cleric among 100 dead after mosque blast Sep.10  Sweden  Stabbed Foreign Minister dies Oct.4  Northern Israel  Terror blast kills 19 in Haifa Oct.7  California  Davis out, Schwarzenegger wins Oct.15  China  First Manned Space Flight Ends in Success Nov.15  Istanbul  Synagogue blasts: 23 dead Nov.20  Turkey  Bomb attacks kill 30  Southern California  Jackson arrested Dec.14  Sunni Triangle  Saddam captured Dec.19  Libya  Libya to dismantle WMD programs Dec.25   Southern Iran 28,000 dead after earthquake



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Middle East
Suicide bombings kill 23
Bomb at Jordanian Embassy
Powerful bus bomb killed 21
Truck bomb kills 17 including U.N. envoy
Cleric among 100 dead after mosque blast
Terror blast kills 19 in Haifa
U.N. finds empty warheads
Military plane crash kills 302
'Extremely advanced' nuclear program
U.S. Launches War Against Iraq
Baghdad falls to US forces
Saddam's sons killed in raid
Saddam captured
Sharon wins election, calls for unity
U.S. Official: Saddam Seen on Stretcher
Statue falls, Saddam's regime in disarray
New Mid-East peace plan launched
Summit with Sharon, Abbas, Bush
Military plane crash kills 302
28,000 dead after earthquake
Suicide bombings kill 23
Bomb at Jordanian Embassy
Powerful bus bomb killed 21
Truck bomb kills 17 including U.N. envoy
Cleric among 100 dead after mosque blast
Terror blast kills 19 in Haifa
Arab Countries
41 die in Casablanca blasts
Bomb at Jordanian Embassy
Truck bomb kills 17 including U.N. envoy
Cleric among 100 dead after mosque blast
U.N. finds empty warheads
U.S. Launches War Against Iraq
Baghdad falls to US forces
Saddam's sons killed in raid
Saddam captured
Libya to dismantle WMD programs
U.S. Official: Saddam Seen on Stretcher
Statue falls, Saddam's regime in disarray
Summit with Sharon, Abbas, Bush
More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake
41 die in Casablanca blasts
Bomb at Jordanian Embassy
Truck bomb kills 17 including U.N. envoy
Cleric among 100 dead after mosque blast
Europe
Serbian Prime Minister assassinated
Stabbed Foreign Minister dies
Synagogue blasts: 23 dead
Bomb attacks kill 30
Anti-war protests sweep the world
Millions in peace protests
Turkey fails to approve US deployment
Missing Iraq 'mole': Body found
Anti-war protests sweep the world
Yugoslavia officially abolished
Millions in peace protests
Berlusconi in EU 'Nazi' slur
Stabbed Foreign Minister dies
Children trapped in quake
10,000 dead in heat wave
Terror suspects, ricin seized
Synagogue blasts: 23 dead
Bomb attacks kill 30
Iraq
Bomb at Jordanian Embassy
Truck bomb kills 17 including U.N. envoy
Cleric among 100 dead after mosque blast
U.N. finds empty warheads
U.S. Launches War Against Iraq
Baghdad falls to US forces
Saddam's sons killed in raid
Saddam captured
U.S. Official: Saddam Seen on Stretcher
Statue falls, Saddam's regime in disarray
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Bomb at Jordanian Embassy
Truck bomb kills 17 including U.N. envoy
Cleric among 100 dead after mosque blast
North America
Jackson arrested
Blix: Baghdad doesn't accept disarmament
Inspectors: No banned arms found
Bush calls end to 'major combat'
Powell made evidence presentation
Bush: Saddam has 48 hours to leave Iraq
Davis out, Schwarzenegger wins
Space shuttle and crew lost
96 killed in nightclub inferno
Major power outage
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European Union
Terror suspects, ricin seized
Stabbed Foreign Minister dies
Anti-war protests sweep the world
Millions in peace protests
Missing Iraq 'mole': Body found
Anti-war protests sweep the world
Millions in peace protests
Berlusconi in EU 'Nazi' slur
10,000 dead in heat wave
Terror suspects, ricin seized
USA
Jackson arrested
Bush calls end to 'major combat'
Bush: Saddam has 48 hours to leave Iraq
Davis out, Schwarzenegger wins
Space shuttle and crew lost
96 killed in nightclub inferno
Major power outage
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Baghdad
Bomb at Jordanian Embassy
Truck bomb kills 17 including U.N. envoy
Firestorm of airstrikes rocked Baghdad
Baghdad falls to US forces
U.S. Official: Saddam Seen on Stretcher
Statue falls, Saddam's regime in disarray
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Bomb at Jordanian Embassy
Truck bomb kills 17 including U.N. envoy
East Asia
182 died after arson attack in subway
N. Korea pulls out of nuclear treaty
First Manned Space Flight Ends in Success
First alert over SARS
Twins dead after separation
182 died after arson attack in subway
Israel
Suicide bombings kill 23
Powerful bus bomb killed 21
Terror blast kills 19 in Haifa
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Sharon wins election, calls for unity
New Mid-East peace plan launched
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Suicide bombings kill 23
Powerful bus bomb killed 21
Terror blast kills 19 in Haifa
Turkey
Synagogue blasts: 23 dead
Bomb attacks kill 30
Turkey fails to approve US deployment
Turkey fails to approve US deployment
Children trapped in quake
Synagogue blasts: 23 dead
Bomb attacks kill 30
Iran Your ad is here
Military plane crash kills 302
'Extremely advanced' nuclear program
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Military plane crash kills 302
28,000 dead after earthquake
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UN Your ad is here
Blix: Baghdad doesn't accept disarmament
Inspectors: No banned arms found
Powell made evidence presentation
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Suicide bombings kill 23 N. Korea pulls out of nuclear treaty Anti-war protests sweep the world   Space shuttle and crew lost


January 2003 ... more > Top ^
Jan.5   Tel Aviv
Jan.7  London  Terror suspects, ricin seized
Jan.9   North Korea
Jan.16  Iraq  U.N. finds empty warheads
Jan.18   European Union
Jan.27  UN  Blix: Baghdad doesn't accept disarmament
Jan.28  Jerusalem  Sharon wins election, calls for unity


February 2003 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   Texas  
  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas
 Those killed on the flight were commander Rick D. Husband; pilot William C. McCool; payload commander Michael P. Anderson; mission specialists David M. Brown, Kalpana Chawla and Laurel Clark; and Israel's astronaut, Ilan Ramon. The loss was caused by damage sustained during launch when a piece of insulation broke off
Feb.4  Serbia  Yugoslavia officially abolished Feb.5   UN Security Council Powell made evidence presentation
Feb.7  Colombia  Club blast kills 33 Feb.14  UN  Inspectors: No banned arms found Feb.15   European Union   Millions in peace protests  In London police said the turnout was 750,000, the largest demonstration ever Feb.17   South Korea   182 died after arson attack in subway   135 people are believed to be injured as firefighters struggled to free those still trapped in the city of Daegu Feb.19   Iran Military plane crash kills 302 Feb.20   New England   96 killed in nightclub inferno   Band's pyrotechnics display igniting soundproofing material. Fire engulfed the wooden structure in 3 minutes

March 2003 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1  Turkey  Turkey fails to approve US deployment  Pakistan  Top al Qaeda operative caught Mar.9  Iran  'Extremely advanced' nuclear program Mar.12   Belgrade   Serbian Prime Minister assassinated   Zoran Djindjic, 50, was hit twice in the chest in front of the main government building in Belgrade Mar.13   Hong Kong     First alert over SARS
  Virulent flu and pneumonia has swept through hospitals in Hong Kong and Vietnam.    Health officials have issued a global warning about the flu ...
Mar.17   Washington Bush: Saddam has 48 hours to leave Iraq Mar.19   Iraq     U.S. Launches War Against Iraq
  After air raid sirens went off across Baghdad, anti-aircraft fire and explosions were heard
 Blair ordered British forces to take part in the action to protect against a new threat of 'disorder and chaos'. Saddam that denounced the U.S.-led military campaign as 'criminal'. A convoy of U.S. tanks rolled unopposed through the desert toward the Iraqi capital. Dozens of Iraqi troops surrendered with white flags to British marines.
Mar.21  Baghdad  Firestorm of airstrikes rocked Baghdad  Baghdad  U.S. Official: Saddam Seen on Stretcher Mar.23  Iraq  10 Marines Killed in Faked Surrender  South Africa  Australia retained cricket World Cup Mar.24  Iraq  U.S.-led coalition pushes toward Baghdad

April 2003 ... more > Top ^
Apr.4  Baghdad  U.S troops enter Baghdad Apr.7  Basra  British taking control of Basra Apr.9   Baghdad   Baghdad falls to US forces  A looting breaks out amid scenes of jubilation. U.S. troops tear down a statue of Saddam   Baghdad Statue falls, Saddam's regime in disarray Apr.11  Mosul  Chaos as Mosul falls to Kurds Apr.13  Sunni Triangle  US rescues soldiers held by Iraq Apr.14  Sunni Triangle  U.S. troops sweep into Tikrit  Syria  Pressure mounts on Syria Apr.22  Iraq  Shiite pilgrims flock to Karbala Apr.24  Iraq  Deputy PM Tariq Aziz in custody Apr.27  Beijing  SARS closes Beijing venues Apr.30   Israel New Mid-East peace plan launched

May 2003 ... more > Top ^
May.1   Turkey Children trapped in quake
  USA Bush calls end to 'major combat' May.4  U. S. Midwest  Tornadoes wreak havoc May.12  Saudi Arabia  al Qaeda suspected in Riyadh blasts May.16   Morocco 41 die in Casablanca blasts May.17  Jerusalem  Israeli and Palestinian prime ministers met May.21   Algeria   More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake  51,000 homeless and 8,626 injured. Survivors accused the government of turning a blind eye to shoddy construction May.22  UN Security Council  Council lifts Iraq sanctions May.25  Jerusalem  Cabinet OKs road map

June 2003 ... more > Top ^
Jun.4   Jordan Summit with Sharon, Abbas, Bush
Jun.11  Jerusalem  Suicide blast hits bus, 17 killed Jun.13  Tehran  Militia attack Tehran protesters Jun.16  Iraq  U.S. begins new military operation  London  Inquiry into WMD claims Jun.29  Gaza  Palestinian militants announce cease-fire

July 2003 ... more > Top ^
Jul.2   Italy Berlusconi in EU 'Nazi' slur
Jul.8   Singapore   Twins dead after separation  2 conjoined Iranian women underwent 50 hours of continuous surgery Jul.9  Bangladesh  500 feared dead in ferry tragedy Jul.11  CIA  CIA chief takes blame for Bush speech Jul.13  Iraq  Iraqi council acts for first time Jul.15  North Korea  Enough plutonium to make 6 nukes Jul.18   England Missing Iraq 'mole': Body found Jul.22  Liberia  '600 die' as battle rages   Mosul     Saddam's sons killed in raid  Uday and Qusay were killed by U.S. troops in the northern city of Mosul after a tipster betrayed their hideout Jul.24  Iraq  U.S. releases sons' death photos Jul.27  Paris  Armstrong wins 5th Tour

August 2003 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  North Caucasus  Suicide blast kills 50 Aug.4  Jakarta  Blast at Jakarta hotel kills 13 Aug.6  Southern California  Schwarzenegger to run for governor Aug.7   Baghdad Bomb at Jordanian Embassy
Aug.11  Liberia  Taylor quits under pressure Aug.14   France     10,000 dead in heat wave
  Paris morgues are full and air conditioned tents have been set up to hold bodies.    Officials blame the high death toll on the length of the heat wave and that Parisian buildings typically lack air conditioning. In 'Plan Blan...
  New York   Major power outage  An outage struck simultaneously across dozens of cities in the eastern U.S. and Canada Aug.15  Saudi Arabia  Ugandan dictator Idi Amin dies Aug.19   Jerusalem Powerful bus bomb killed 21   Baghdad Truck bomb kills 17 including U.N. envoy Aug.25  Mumbai  46 dead in twin blasts Aug.28  Beijing  N Korea talks fail to ease tension Aug.29   Iraq Cleric among 100 dead after mosque blast

September 2003 ... more > Top ^
Sep.6  West Bank  Abbas offers resignation Sep.7  West Bank  Qurei nominated as Palestinian PM  Washington  Bush to ask 87 billions more for Iraq Sep.10   Sweden Stabbed Foreign Minister dies
Sep.14  Mexico  Rich-poor divide derails WTO talks Sep.18  Virginia  Isabel knocks out power to 2 million Sep.25  Iraq  Shot politician dies from wounds

October 2003 ... more > Top ^
Oct.4   Northern Israel Terror blast kills 19 in Haifa
Oct.5  Syria  Israeli strike on Syria Oct.7   California Davis out, Schwarzenegger wins Oct.15   China First Manned Space Flight Ends in Success Oct.16  Gaza  Bomb kills 3 Americans Oct.25  Siberia  Khodorkovsky held on fraud charge

November 2003 ... more > Top ^
Nov.2  New Hampshire  Gay bishop consecrated Nov.8  Saudi Arabia  Explosions rock Riyadh, 17 killed Nov.12  Iraq  26 dead in Italy HQ blast Nov.15   Istanbul Synagogue blasts: 23 dead
Nov.20   Turkey Bomb attacks kill 30  London  Mass anti-Bush protest   Southern California Jackson arrested Nov.23  Georgia  Shevardnadze resigns Nov.27  Baghdad  Bush makes surprise visit Nov.29  Iraq  Deadliest month for coalition so far

December 2003 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1  Geneva  Unofficial Mideast initiative unveiled Dec.4  North Caucasus  40 dead as blast strikes train Dec.7  Moscow  Pro-Putin party set for victory Dec.9  Iraq  Iraq tenders 'only for US allies' Dec.11  Paris  Headscarf ban recommended Dec.12  Canada  Chretien stepped down for Paul Martin Dec.14   Sunni Triangle     Saddam captured  Hundreds of Iraqis flooded the streets, firing guns into the air, singing, dancing and throwing candy into the air Dec.19   Libya Libya to dismantle WMD programs
Dec.23  Philippines  Landslides toll tops 200 Dec.25  Southern China  233 died in gas disaster   Southern Iran   28,000 dead after earthquake Map of Bam Iran
  The earthquake is destroying most of the ancient city of Bam. More than 30,000 were injured.    Aid workers caring for 100,000 survivors are calling for more help. Iran's president welcomed the US. 80% of Bam's mud...



N. Korea pulls out of nuclear treaty Anti-war protests sweep the world Millions in peace protests  In London police said the turnout was 750,000, the largest demonstration ever Military plane crash kills 302   U.S. Launches War Against Iraq




World, Top Stories, 2003 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2003
Jan.9   North Korea
Jan.16  Iraq  U.N. finds empty warheads
Jan.18   European Union
Jan.27  UN  Blix: Baghdad doesn't accept disarmament
Feb.14  UN  Inspectors: No banned arms found
Feb.15   European Union
Feb.19   Iran
Mar.1  Turkey  Turkey fails to approve US deployment
Mar.9  Iran  'Extremely advanced' nuclear program
Mar.19   Iraq
  After air raid sirens went off across Baghdad, anti-aircraft fire and explosions were heard
 Blair ordered British forces to take part in the action to protect against a new threat of 'disorder and chaos'. Saddam that denounced the U.S.-led military campaign as 'criminal'. A convoy of U.S. tanks rolled unopposed through the desert toward the Iraqi capital. Dozens of Iraqi troops surrendered with white flags to British marines.
Mar.21  Baghdad  Firestorm of airstrikes rocked Baghdad Mar.23  Iraq  10 Marines Killed in Faked Surrender Mar.24  Iraq  U.S.-led coalition pushes toward Baghdad Apr.4  Baghdad  U.S troops enter Baghdad Apr.7  Basra  British taking control of Basra Apr.9   Baghdad Baghdad falls to US forces  A looting breaks out amid scenes of jubilation. U.S. troops tear down a statue of Saddam Apr.11  Mosul  Chaos as Mosul falls to Kurds Apr.13  Sunni Triangle  US rescues soldiers held by Iraq Apr.14  Sunni Triangle  U.S. troops sweep into Tikrit May.1   USA Bush calls end to 'major combat'
May.25  Jerusalem  Cabinet OKs road map Jun.16  Iraq  U.S. begins new military operation Jun.29  Gaza  Palestinian militants announce cease-fire Jul.15  North Korea  Enough plutonium to make 6 nukes Jul.18   England Missing Iraq 'mole': Body found Jul.22  Liberia  '600 die' as battle rages Jul.22   Mosul   Saddam's sons killed in raid  Uday and Qusay were killed by U.S. troops in the northern city of Mosul after a tipster betrayed their hideout Oct.5  Syria  Israeli strike on Syria Nov.29  Iraq  Deadliest month for coalition so far Dec.1  Geneva  Unofficial Mideast initiative unveiled Dec.14   Sunni Triangle   Saddam captured  Hundreds of Iraqis flooded the streets, firing guns into the air, singing, dancing and throwing candy into the air Dec.19   Libya Libya to dismantle WMD programs



World, Top Stories, 2003 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2003 Feb.1   Texas   Space shuttle and crew lost
  Columbia broke up as it descended toward a planned landing, showering debris across southeastern Texas
 Those killed on the flight were commander Rick D. Husband; pilot William C. McCool; payload commander Michael P. Anderson; mission specialists David M. Brown, Kalpana Chawla and Laurel Clark; and Israel's astronaut, Ilan Ramon. The loss was caused by damage sustained during launch when a piece of insulation broke off
Feb.19   Iran Military plane crash kills 302
Feb.20   New England 96 killed in nightclub inferno   Band's pyrotechnics display igniting soundproofing material. Fire engulfed the wooden structure in 3 minutes Mar.13   Hong Kong   First alert over SARS
  Virulent flu and pneumonia has swept through hospitals in Hong Kong and Vietnam.    Health officials have issued a global warning about the flu ...
Apr.27  Beijing  SARS closes Beijing venues May.1   Turkey Children trapped in quake May.4  U. S. Midwest  Tornadoes wreak havoc May.21   Algeria More than 2,000 killed in 6.7 quake  51,000 homeless and 8,626 injured. Survivors accused the government of turning a blind eye to shoddy construction Jul.8   Singapore Twins dead after separation  2 conjoined Iranian women underwent 50 hours of continuous surgery Jul.9  Bangladesh  500 feared dead in ferry tragedy Aug.14   France   10,000 dead in heat wave
  Paris morgues are full and air conditioned tents have been set up to hold bodies.    Officials blame the high death toll on the length of the heat wave and that Parisian buildings typically lack air conditioning. In 'Plan Blan...
Aug.14   New York Major power outage  An outage struck simultaneously across dozens of cities in the eastern U.S. and Canada Sep.18  Virginia  Isabel knocks out power to 2 million Dec.23  Philippines  Landslides toll tops 200 Dec.25  Southern China  233 died in gas disaster Dec.25   Southern Iran 28,000 dead after earthquake Map of Bam Iran
  The earthquake is destroying most of the ancient city of Bam. More than 30,000 were injured.    Aid workers caring for 100,000 survivors are calling for more help. Iran's president welcomed the US. 80% of Bam's mud...




World, Top Stories, 2003 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2003 Aug.6  Southern California  Schwarzenegger to run for governor Sep.7  Washington  Bush to ask 87 billions more for Iraq Sep.14  Mexico  Rich-poor divide derails WTO talks Dec.9  Iraq  Iraq tenders 'only for US allies'



World, Top Stories, 2003 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2003 Mar.23  South Africa  Australia retained cricket World Cup Jul.27  Paris  Armstrong wins 5th Tour



World, Top Stories, 2003 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2003 Jan.5   Tel Aviv Suicide bombings kill 23
Jan.7  London  Terror suspects, ricin seized Feb.7  Colombia  Club blast kills 33 Feb.17   South Korea 182 died after arson attack in subway   135 people are believed to be injured as firefighters struggled to free those still trapped in the city of Daegu Mar.1  Pakistan  Top al Qaeda operative caught Mar.12   Belgrade Serbian Prime Minister assassinated   Zoran Djindjic, 50, was hit twice in the chest in front of the main government building in Belgrade Apr.24  Iraq  Deputy PM Tariq Aziz in custody May.12  Saudi Arabia  al Qaeda suspected in Riyadh blasts May.16   Morocco 41 die in Casablanca blasts Jun.11  Jerusalem  Suicide blast hits bus, 17 killed Aug.1  North Caucasus  Suicide blast kills 50 Aug.4  Jakarta  Blast at Jakarta hotel kills 13 Aug.7   Baghdad Bomb at Jordanian Embassy Aug.19   Jerusalem Powerful bus bomb killed 21 Aug.19   Baghdad Truck bomb kills 17 including U.N. envoy Aug.25  Mumbai  46 dead in twin blasts Aug.29   Iraq Cleric among 100 dead after mosque blast Sep.10   Sweden Stabbed Foreign Minister dies Sep.25  Iraq  Shot politician dies from wounds Oct.4   Northern Israel Terror blast kills 19 in Haifa Oct.16  Gaza  Bomb kills 3 Americans Oct.25  Siberia  Khodorkovsky held on fraud charge Nov.8  Saudi Arabia  Explosions rock Riyadh, 17 killed Nov.12  Iraq  26 dead in Italy HQ blast Nov.15   Istanbul Synagogue blasts: 23 dead Nov.20   Turkey Bomb attacks kill 30 Nov.20   Southern California Jackson arrested Dec.4  North Caucasus  40 dead as blast strikes train



World, Top Stories, 2003 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2003 Jan.18   European Union Anti-war protests sweep the world
Jan.28  Jerusalem  Sharon wins election, calls for unity Feb.4  Serbia  Yugoslavia officially abolished Feb.5   UN Security Council Powell made evidence presentation Feb.15   European Union Millions in peace protests  In London police said the turnout was 750,000, the largest demonstration ever Mar.1  Turkey  Turkey fails to approve US deployment Mar.17   Washington Bush: Saddam has 48 hours to leave Iraq Mar.21  Baghdad  U.S. Official: Saddam Seen on Stretcher Apr.9   Baghdad Statue falls, Saddam's regime in disarray Apr.14  Syria  Pressure mounts on Syria Apr.22  Iraq  Shiite pilgrims flock to Karbala Apr.30   Israel New Mid-East peace plan launched May.17  Jerusalem  Israeli and Palestinian prime ministers met May.22  UN Security Council  Council lifts Iraq sanctions May.25  Jerusalem  Cabinet OKs road map Jun.4   Jordan Summit with Sharon, Abbas, Bush Jun.13  Tehran  Militia attack Tehran protesters Jun.16  London  Inquiry into WMD claims Jul.2   Italy Berlusconi in EU 'Nazi' slur Jul.11  CIA  CIA chief takes blame for Bush speech Jul.13  Iraq  Iraqi council acts for first time Jul.24  Iraq  U.S. releases sons' death photos Aug.6  Southern California  Schwarzenegger to run for governor Aug.11  Liberia  Taylor quits under pressure Aug.15  Saudi Arabia  Ugandan dictator Idi Amin dies Aug.28  Beijing  N Korea talks fail to ease tension Sep.6  West Bank  Abbas offers resignation Sep.7  West Bank  Qurei nominated as Palestinian PM Sep.7  Washington  Bush to ask 87 billions more for Iraq Sep.10   Sweden Stabbed Foreign Minister dies Sep.14  Mexico  Rich-poor divide derails WTO talks Sep.25  Iraq  Shot politician dies from wounds Oct.7   California Davis out, Schwarzenegger wins Oct.15   China First Manned Space Flight Ends in Success Nov.2  New Hampshire  Gay bishop consecrated Nov.20  London  Mass anti-Bush protest Nov.23  Georgia  Shevardnadze resigns Nov.27  Baghdad  Bush makes surprise visit Dec.1  Geneva  Unofficial Mideast initiative unveiled Dec.7  Moscow  Pro-Putin party set for victory Dec.9  Iraq  Iraq tenders 'only for US allies' Dec.11  Paris  Headscarf ban recommended Dec.12  Canada  Chretien stepped down for Paul Martin