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BEIRUT (Reuters) - The chief U.N. investigator into the assassination of a former Lebanese prime minister headed to Damascus on Thursday for talks on Syrian cooperation with the inquiry, Lebanese security sources said.
By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will push the U.N. Security Council to give details on Syria's cooperation with a U.N. inquiry into the killing of Lebanon's former premier, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Thursday.
By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Washington remains concerned about Syrian obstruction of a U.N. inquiry into the killing of a former Lebanese prime minister and is watching the matter closely, U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said on Friday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Belgian prosecutor arrived in Beirut on Thursday to take over the U.N. investigation into the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A Belgian prosecutor with the International Criminal Court is expected to be named on Wednesday as head of the U.N. investigation into the death of a former Lebanese prime minister, U.N. officials said.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria has agreed to allow U.N. investigators to interview its foreign minister over the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri, diplomats said on Wednesday. Syria was still considering a request by the U.N.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and other senior Syrian officials threatened former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri who was assassinated in February, a former Syrian vice president said.
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria said on Wednesday it wanted to lay fresh ground rules for cooperation with the new chief of a U.N. team investigating the killing of Lebanese former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Wednesday he was prepared to have a dialogue with Syria but only if Damascus cooperates with the United Nations on an investigation into the killing of a former Lebanese leader.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Syria's foreign minister said on Tuesday that false witnesses misled an investigation into the killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri but that Damascus would cooperate with the new inquiry chief.
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- A timorous, cowardly fellow.