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2005-12-20 09:43:51

CAIRO (Reuters) - Syria's foreign minister said on Tuesday that witnesses misled an investigation into the killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri but that Damascus would cooperate with the new head of the inquiry.

2005-12-17 12:40:09

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Detlev Mehlis, the outgoing head of a U.N. investigation into the killing of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, has directly blamed "Syrian authorities" for the first time.

2005-12-15 17:56:01

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously on Thursday to extend for six months the international probe into the murder of a former Lebanese leader and told Syria to cooperate fully with investigators. The resolution also authorizes the U.N.

2005-12-15 16:39:07

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Security Council members agreed on Thursday on extending by six months a probe into the murder of a former Lebanese leader but formal approval was delayed by differences over how to characterize Syrian cooperation with the investigation.

2005-12-15 14:02:31

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian cooperation with a U.N. inquiry into the killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri is slow but Damascus has made a significant effort to improve it, the investigation's outgoing chief said on Thursday.

2005-12-14 21:54:39

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council plans on Thursday to extend by six months the inquiry into the death of a former Lebanese prime minister but Western powers were forced to compromise on the scope of the probe.

2005-12-13 18:17:28

Please read in fifth paragraph ... German prosecutor Detlev Mehlis ... instead of ... German judge Detlev Mehlis A corrected story follows: By Inal Ersan DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria on Tuesday rebuffed U.N.

2005-12-13 17:11:29

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. inquiry into the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri could take years unless Syria speeds up cooperation with the investigation, the head of the probe said on Tuesday. In response, Syria's U.N.

2005-12-13 18:22:13

By Inal Ersan DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria on Tuesday rebuffed U.N. accusations that it was hampering an inquiry into the killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri and complained of violations in the questioning of five officials.

2005-12-13 01:07:45

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The 15-nation Security Council weighs its response on Tuesday to a U.N. investigation that accused Syria of hindering its probe into the slaying of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri.


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