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2005-12-05 10:50:02

By Mark Heinrich VIENNA (Reuters) - U.N. investigators started questioning five Syrian officials under a cloak of secrecy in Vienna on Monday over the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, diplomatic sources said.

2005-12-04 06:07:38

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Five Syrian officials summoned by a U.N. inquiry into the killing of Lebanon's former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri for questioning in Austria have left for Vienna, diplomatic sources said on Sunday.

2005-12-04 05:45:57

By Lin Noueihed BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has asked U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan to extend for six months the mandate of an inquiry into the killing of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri.

2005-12-02 14:15:50

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States urged U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Friday to persuade German prosecutor Detlev Mehlis to continue leading the probe into the killing of a former Lebanese prime minister into next year.

2005-12-01 07:02:25

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Chief U.N. investigator Detlev Mehlis accused Damascus of using a Syrian witness in the inquiry into the killing of a former Lebanese prime minister as a Communist-like propaganda tool.

2005-12-01 03:21:09

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Chief U.N. investigator Detlev Mehlis was quoted on Thursday as saying his investigation into the killing of a former Lebanese prime minister had not been undermined by a Syrian witness who recanted his testimony.

2005-11-29 10:00:12

By Inal Ersan DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria, pursuing an apparent campaign to discredit the initial findings of a U.N. investigation into the killing of Lebanon's former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri, called on Tuesday for evidence implicating Syrians to be scrutinised. The U.N.

2005-11-28 09:58:32

By Inal Ersan DAMASCUS (Reuters) - A Syrian man, who accused the son of Rafik al-Hariri of bribing him to force him to testify falsely to a U.N. probe into the ex-premier's murder said on Monday his testimony was the main evidence against Syria.

2005-11-28 06:44:16

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - A man has appeared on Syrian state television saying Lebanese officials, including the son of Rafik al-Hariri, had forced him to testify falsely to a U.N. inquiry into the former Lebanese prime minister's assassination.

2005-11-25 12:37:42

By Inal Ersan DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria agreed on Friday to allow U.N. investigators question five officials at the U.N. offices in Vienna in connection with the killing of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri, a top official said.


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