November 2, 2001

Britain Says Hu Jintao's Visit Further Promotes UK-China Ties
British Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott said here on Tuesday that Chinese Vice-President Hu Jintao's official visit to Britain will further promote the development of relations between the two countries.

Russian Official Reiterates Opposition to NATO's Eastward Expansion
Chairman of Russia's State Duma Gennady Seleznyov said here on Tuesday that Russia's cooperation with the United States and its allies against terrorism does not imply any change in Russia's opposition to NATO's eastward expansion.

Rumsfeld: No Break in Bombing During Ramadan
American airstrikes on Afghanistan have killed some leaders of the Taliban military and the al-Qaida network, but not the top ones, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Monday.

U.S. Attorney General Issues New Terrorism Alert
U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft warned on Monday that there may be additional terrorist attacks within the United States and against U.S. interests abroad within the next week.

Bush Announces Creation of "Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task Force"
U.S. President George W. Bush announced the creation of a "Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task Force" on Monday to prevent terrorists from entering the U.S. by tightening up enforcement of immigration policies.

Bush Moves to Tighten Immigration Procedures
U.S. President George W. Bush moved to tighten immigration rules on Monday in an effort to prevent terrorists from entering the country.

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