Al-Ahram Weekly Online
4 -10 April 2002
Issue No.580
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Demonstrators in Greece and in Spain demonstrate against Israeli attrocities and in support of the Palestinians . The world protests the US double standards and its unwavering support for Israel (photos: AP and AFP)

Law of the jungle
Differences once more have emerged among Western allies with Washington seeking the death penalty for a terrorist suspect and Paris counselling restraint, writes Anayat Durrani

Afghanistan's agony
The devastating earthquake that hit Afghanistan last week highlighted the grave challenges facing the war-torn country, writes Iffat Malik

Friends in deed
In an unprecedented development, Pakistani and US agents arrest suspected Al-Qa'eda members, reports Absar Alam from Islamabad

Unpaid dues
The question of reparations has finally been brought before America's courts. Gamal Nkrumah examines the implications

Wind of change
The recent massive demonstrations in Rome were almost unprecedented in scope. Nadine Feyder on how they brought together Italy's political Left and may yet bring Berlusconi down

The depth of feelings against Israeli brutality against the Palestinians spanned continents from Europe (left) to Indonesia
(photos: AP and AFP)

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