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General News Archive - July 24, 2006

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pakistan is building a reactor that could produce enough plutonium for 40 to 50 nuclear weapons in what would be a major expansion of its nuclear program, The Washington Post reported on Monday.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pakistan is building a reactor that could produce enough plutonium for 40 to 50 nuclear weapons in what would be a major expansion of its nuclear program and an intensified arms race in South Asia, a report showed on Monday.

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber targeted a U.S.-led coalition convoy in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar on Monday, but there was no immediate word about casualties, police said.

By Alaa Shahine BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said there was an urgent need for a sustainable ceasefire in Lebanon but there was no easing in the fighting on Monday between Hizbollah guerrillas and Israeli forces.

By Mirwais Afghan KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A convoy of U.S.-led forces was hit by a blast near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Monday and at least two Canadian soldiers were wounded, coalition forces said. Police said the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber.

GENEVA (Reuters) - The head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Pascal Lamy has told ministers from six trade powers he will suspend the WTO's Doha round of negotiations if there is no breakthrough on Monday, diplomats said.

LONDON (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki insisted on Monday that his country would not slide into civil war despite rising levels of sectarian violence which is killing up to 100 people a day.

By Richard Waddington and William Schomberg GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization (WTO) will suspend nearly five years of trade talks on Monday unless there is a breakthrough on issues such as farm subsidies, diplomats said.

By Richard Waddington and William Schomberg GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization (WTO) will suspend nearly five years of trade talks on Monday unless there is a breakthrough on issues such as farm subsidies, diplomats said.

By Mirwais Afghan KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A blast struck a vehicle carrying U.S.-led forces in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar on Monday wounding two soldiers, two days after deadly suicide attacks in the same province.