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01-30 Ex-Prime Minister guilty of corruption Paris
C. 01-30 Manslaughter verdict for cannibal Germany
D. 01-30 Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinian 'terrorists' West Bank
4. 01-30 Blair blasted on Iraq intelligence England
F. 01-30 Helicopter crashes on Lagos beach Nigeria
G. 01-30 Deadly bird flu spreading Shanghai
7. 01-30 Bush wants 'facts' on Iraqi WMD Washington
8. 01-30 U.N. election team heading to Iraq UN


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Morning News

Jan.30   Paris   Ex-Prime Minister guilty of corruption
  A court has found Alain Juppe guilty of involvement in a party funding scam in Paris in the 1980s and 1990s

  Germany   Manslaughter verdict for cannibal  A court has sentenced self-confessed cannibal Armin Meiwes to 8 years and 6 months in prison

  Melbourne     Federer races past Ferrero in semifinal  Roger Federer booked his place in the final of the Australian Open with a flawless 6-4 6-1 6-4 victory

  West Bank     Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinian 'terrorists'  Israeli forces killed a wanted Hamas operative in the West Bank. In Gaza, forces killed 2 suspected of preparing an attack

  England Blair blasted on Iraq intelligence  An ex-member of Blair's government R. Cook says the government should admit it went to war over 'wildly wrong' intelligence

  Nigeria Helicopter crashes on Lagos beach  A 25-seat charter helicopter crashed near Nigeria's main commercial city

  Shanghai Deadly bird flu spreading  Deadly virus had struck in 3 provinces, possibly 2 more and perhaps the financial capital of Shanghai

Day News

  Washington   Bush wants 'facts' on Iraqi WMD
  US President has said he wants to 'know the facts' about Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction

  UN     U.N. election team heading to Iraq  The United Nations expect to send election advisers despite a warning by U.S. military of a rise in violence

  Iran Most candidates' bans stay  Guardian Council had reversed bans on one-third of candidates it had initially blocked from parliamentary elections

Evening News

  Melbourne     Henin claims Australian crown
  Justine Henin-Hardenne took her first Australian Open title with a 6-3 4-6 6-3 win over Kim Clijsters

  UN Security Council   UN votes on tough terror measures  The Security Council has voted unanimously to name and shame countries that fail to report on th efforts to fight terrorism

  Saudi Arabia     Muslim pilgrimage nears its climax  More than a million people from around the world have begun climbing Mount Arafat for the annual Hajj

  Iran Khatami considers elections illegitimate  President said a deadlock had been reached in talks to overturn a ban on reformist candidates by the Guardian Council

San Francisco Bay Area , January 30, 2004 Timeline