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General News Archive - July 23, 2005

By Tom Perry SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Fifty people died and 200 were wounded when car bombs ripped through a bazaar and tourist hotels in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday in Egypt's worst attack in nearly a decade.

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - The death toll from bombings in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday has risen to 59, the satellite news channel Al Jazeera said, quoting Egyptian Interior Minister Habib el-Adli. It carried the report in an on-screen news alert.

By Tom Perry SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - At least 62 people were killed and 200 injured when car bombs ripped through markets and hotels in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday in Egypt's worst attack in nearly a decade.

LONDON (Reuters) - British police have arrested a second person under anti-terrorism laws in a hunt for four men wanted for failed bomb attacks on London's transport system two weeks after suicide bombers killed 52 commuters. "He was taken into custody last night," a police spokeswoman told Reuters.

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 shook areas near Tokyo on Saturday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The epicenter of the moderate quake, which struck at 4:35 p.m.

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Police arrested a second man in south London as they combed the city in one of the biggest manhunts in British history on Saturday for four men wanted for failed bomb attacks on London's transport system.

TOKYO (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake struck near Tokyo on Saturday, shaking buildings and injuring five people in a shopping center, the weather office and a Japanese news agency said. The epicenter of the 5.7 magnitude quake, which occurred at 4:35 p.m.

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Police were questioning two men arrested in south London as they combed the city in one of the biggest manhunts in British history on Saturday for four men wanted for failed bomb attacks on London's transport system.

DUBAI (Reuters) - A group claiming links to al Qaeda said on Saturday it had bombed markets and hotels in an Egyptian resort in retaliation for "crimes committed against Muslims," according to an Internet statement.

By Tom Perry SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - At least 83 people were killed and 200 injured when car bombs ripped through markets and hotels in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday in the worst attack in Egypt since 1981.

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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