Castro Re-Elected to 6th Term in Cuba Cuban President Fidel Castro is congratulated by his brother Raul Castro after a speech as he has been re-elected as president of the state council for the sixth term, Thursday March, 6, 2003 in Havana, Cuba. The National Assembly voted unanimously to re-elect him.
US May Act on Iraq without UN US President Bush answers a question during a prime-time news conference from the East Room of the White House Thursday, March 6, 2003. Bush, preparing the nation for the possibility of war, said Thursday night the United States will drive Saddam Hussein from power if it comes to war in Iraq _ with or without support from France, Germany and other skeptical allies. (AP Photo)
Airplane crash in Algeria kills 102 People check the list of victims Thursday, March 6, 2003 at Algiers airport after an Air Algerie passenger jet crashed after takeoff in Tamanrasset, 1,600 kilometers (990 miles) south of the Algerian capital, Algiers. The Boeing 737 was bound for Algiers when it crashed and 103 people were killed . One person survived. (AP Photo)
Jiang Calls for Hard Work on Economic Construction "Under the current international situation, we must concentrate on our own business, boost economic construction and enhance China's national strength," Jiang said during a panel discussion with deputies to the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, from Shanghai.
Hu Jintao Joins Panel Discussions of NPC Deputies After hearing opinions of deputies from southwest China's Guizhou province, Hu, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, said cadres at all levels, especially leading officials, should keep pace with the times and display a pioneering spirit, work for the benefits of the people in a down-to-earth manner, and foster a nice public image featuredby clean governance and dedication to the society.