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North Korea Blames US; Indonesia Opposed to War in Iraq; Britain Sends Jets; India Tests Missile - 2003-01-16

Reuters reported on Wednesday Jan 8 that North Korea accused the United States of increasing the danger of war on the Korean peninsula after Washington signaled a willingness to talk about their nuclear standoff.

The New York Times reported this week that Indonesia, the world most populous Muslim nation, is opposed to military action to topple the Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein.

The Associated Press reported this week that Britain said it would send 14 jet fighters to Jordan later this month, in what's seen as a further sign London was preparing for a possible US led war with Iraq.

Agence France Press reported this week that India had carried out another test of its Agni-One ballistic missile, which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.