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1. Accidents & Disasters
2. Conflicts/Politics - Asia
3. Conflicts/Politics - Economy
4. Conflicts/Politics - General

5. Conflicts/Politics - Middle East
6. Crime
7. Diseases & Health
8. Environment
9. General Interest
10. Natural Disasters
11. Sport
12. Technology

9. GENERAL INTEREST
9A 30th Birthday for Sydney Opera House (20 October 03)
9B Actor Defends Michael Jackson (16 May 05)
9C Airlines Cancel Flights (2 February 04)
9D Airplane Disappears (19 June 03)
   Airplane Disappears (19 June 03) 
9E American Recording Industry Drops Lawsuit (25 September 03)
9F Aum Leader in Court (21 April 03)
9G Best Cities in the World (6 February 04)
9H European Men are the Tallest in the World (19 April 04)
9I Fears Building in Madrid May Collapse (14 February 05) 
9J Finland (4 Feb 02)
  Finland (4 Feb 02) 
  Finland (4 Feb 02)  
9K History Making Flight ( 21 June 04)
9L Italian Solutions to Poverty (7 December 04)
9M Japan Introduces Measures to Stop Falling Birth Rate (24 July03)
  Japan Introduces Measures to Stop Falling Birth Rate (24 July03) 
9N Japanese Businesses Battered (12 June 03)
  Japanese Businesses Battered (12 June 03)
  Japanese Businesses Battered (12 June 03) 
9O Korea to Lead the World (26 July 03)  
9P Michael Jackson CD is selling (25 November 03)  
9Q Music Association Sues (27 June 03)
  Music Association Sues (27 June 03)      
9R Police Search for Canoeist (9 September 04) 
9S Retail Stockbroking in Decline   (28 March 05)  
9T Rome Back to Normal (10 April 05)
9U Teenage Accuser Faces Jackson in Court  (30 January 05)  
9V The New Richest Man in the World  (5 April 04)  
9W World's Best City (6 Mar 03)  
9X World's Most Dangerous City (3 Mar 03)

10. NATURAL DISASTERS
10A 15 Die in Storm (28 June 04)
10B 1,000 Die in Heatwave (4 June 03)
10C 30,000 Dead in Iran Earthquake (31 December 03) 
10D Afghani Earthquake (27 Mar 02)
  Afghani Earthquake (27 Mar 02)
  Afghani Earthquake (27 Mar 02)
10E Aftershocks Continue in Japan (25 October 04)
10F Earthquake Hits Mexico (23 Jan 03)
  Earthquake Hits Mexico (23 Jan 03)
  Earthquake Hits Mexico (23 Jan 03)
10G Fire Disaster in Portugal (6 August 03)
10H Fires Out of Control in Australia (27 Jan 03)
  Fires Out of Control in Australia (27 Jan 03)
  Fires Out of Control in Australia (27 Jan 03) 
10I Flooding Affects Millions (13 July 03)  
10J Flooding in Sri Lanka (19 May 03)
10K Floods in Haiti and the Dominican Republic (30 May 04)
10L Houses Destroyed in California Fires (30 October 03)
10M Ivan Hits US (19 September 04)    
10N More Earthquakes Hit Japan (29 November 04)  
10O Tension in Banda Aceh (9 January 05)  
10P Thunderstorm Kills 34 People (24 April 03)  
10Q Tsunami Warning for Japan and Korea (20 March 05)
10R Tsunami Victim Identfication Slow (4 January 05)
10S Typhoon Maemi Hits Korea (14 September 03) 
10T Volcano Erupts (20 Jan 02)
  Volcano Erupts (20 Jan 02)
  Volcano Erupts (20 Jan 02)
10U Soldiers Evacuate People Stranded in New Orleans