Front Page Saturday June 9, 2001
Sections
Front Page
Business
Arts & Leisure
Travel
Technology
Health & Science
Sports
Editorials & Opinion
Money Report
Special Reports
Article Index
Regions
Africa & Middle East
Americas
Asia - Pacific
Europe
Publishing Partners
Asahi Shimbun, FAZ, Ha'aretz, Italy Daily, JAI and Kathimerini
Services
Currency Converter
Weather
Sponsored Sections
Classifieds
Search

Advanced Search
Articles by Day
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Weekend

Prime Minister Tony Blair, watched by his wife Cherie, holding his son Leo on the steps of No. 10 Downing Street on Friday.
Adam Butler/Associated Press

Hague to Resign After Tory Defeat

William Hague announced Friday he was stepping down as leader of Britain's Conservative Party after returns from Thursday's election showed that the party had suffered its second straight devastating defeat.

  * NEWS ANALYSIS Blair's Big Victory Rests on Fragile Pillars of Voter Expectations
  * Pound Tumbles on Concern Blair Will Speed Way to Euro

Man Kills 8 Schoolchildren in Japan

In a crime of rare violence for this country, at least eight schoolchildren were killed and more than 20 people wounded Friday when an apparently deranged man burst into an elite elementary school in a suburb of Osaka and began stabbing students with a kitchen knife, police and fire officials said.

NYSE Halts Trading as Computers Break Down

A failed software upgrade paralyzed the New York Stock Exchange for nearly an hour and a half Friday, in what analysts called a brief but conspicuous blow to the prestige of the world's largest stock market.

Irish Voters Send Signal With a 'No' to EU Expansion

In a referendum tallied Friday, Irish voters rejected the enlargement of the European Union, sending a powerful negative message to the community. But top EU officials vowed to prevent the vote from significantly delaying the EU's planned expansion eastward.

Belgium Sentences 2 Hutu Nuns for Genocide

In a landmark trial that human rights campaigners hailed as a precedent for legal action for prosecuting war crime suspects, a Belgian court Friday sentenced four Rwandan Hutu to prison terms ranging from 12 to 20 years for their role in the 1994 genocide in their central African country.

So, You're Lost in the Airport

There is no better introduction to the chaotic nature of New York City than its airports. Information designer, Paul Mijksenaar has been brought in by the Port Authority to redo the city's obtuse airport signs.

This Museum Won’t Give Up

China's first-ever sex museum was hemorrhaging money, so it closed shop here after 20 months of showcasing some of the most splendid moments in the country's bedroom history. But the man behind the groundbreaking exhibit is not giving up.

E-mail Alerts
Sign up to receive the IHT's latest headlines via e-mail with our News, Tech, and Travel Alerts.

In Depth
Padua's Splendid Array of Bronze
The Odd Kinship of Painting and Photography
Pieces in the 'Puzzle' of Australia
Editorials & Opinions
A Warning on Warming
New President's Tour of Europe Turns Into a Test of Fire
Israel Needs Wisdom, Not More Force

Of Special Interest
Orion's Brown Dwarfs: A Close-Up on Unborn Stars
Defense Stocks' Upward Trajectory Leaves Others Behind
Creator of War Memorial Is Scarred but Pleased
Special Reports
BizTech
Sponsored Sections
Business & The Rio Decade, Part V: Sustainable Livelihoods/Food and Health

International Bonds

In Our Pages

Today's Front Page [pdf]
International Funds
paid advertisements

Education & Careers


Subscriptions E-mail Alerts About the IHT : Privacy & Cookies : Contact the IHT  

Copyright © 2001 the International Herald Tribune All Rights Reserved
Terms of Use | Contributor Policy