begins slaughter on FMD worries
in Europe on Monday that foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) could have
spread across the Channel, as Germany and the Netherlands began
preventively slaughtering thousands of animals imported from Britain.
War allies fete victory as U.S. presses tough line on Iraq
Gulf War victors,
led by former U.S. president George Bush, put on a show of support
at lavish celebrations on Kuwait's independence day Sunday, a
decade after liberation and a time of fresh crisis over Iraq.