The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – October 10, 2004

Afghan officials agree to create an independent commission to probe charges of fraud in yesterday’s first ever presidential election, after all 15 challengers to U.S. backed interim president Hamid Karzai said they’d contest the results Two car bombs in Baghdad kill at least 11 and wound 16, as U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, on his … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – October 9, 2004

All 15 candidates opposing U.S. backed interim president Hamid Karzai withdraw in the middle of today’s historic Afghan election. …they charge the government and the United Nations with fraud and incompetence…. Australian Prime Minister John Howard’s conservative alliance easily wins a fourth term despite the anger at his decision to send troops to Iraq…. Shiite … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – October 6, 2004

The chief U.S. weapons inspector says Iraq had no stockpiles of biological and chemical weapons and its nuclear program had deteriorated before last year’s U.S. invasion …President Bush had cited Iraq’s purported weapons program to justify the invasion. . . Israel presses forward with its weeklong assault on Gaza — the biggest and bloodiest during … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – October 4, 2004

Dozens are dead in Israel’s massive offensive in the Gaza Strip. ..arab nations ask the U.N. Security Council to intervene. .. the U.S. defends Israel’s military action U.S. military forces battle Iraqi resistance fighters in Baghdad’s Sadr City and launch yet more air stakes on the rebellious city of Fallujah…in Baghdad and Mosul, car bombings … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – October 3, 2004

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon vows to continue the invasion of the Gaza Strip, which already has killed-dozens of Palestinians… U.S. and U.S.-backed Iraqi forces say they’ve defeated Iraqi insurgents in Samarra… Forest activists turn out in Oregon to try to stop logging in the Klamath-Siskyou region… other forest activists demonstrate in British Columbia against … Continued