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World Briefing - 2003-03-14


Serbian authorities continue their massive search for those responsible for the assassination of Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic. Officials say they have arrested at least 56 members of the organized crime group suspected in Wednesday's shooting. Mr. Djindic's funeral is scheduled for Saturday.

In India, police say they have found and defused six bombs at the main railway station in New Delhi, a day after a blast on a train in Bombay killed 11 people and injured 65 more. New Delhi has been on high alert, with extra police on patrol, since Thursday night's explosion in Bombay. The blast occurred one day after the 10th anniversary of a wave of bomb blasts in Bombay that killed more than 250 people.

Colombian authorities have arrested one of the country's most notorious drug lords, just four months after releasing him from prison based on a controversial court ruling. Former Cali cocaine cartel boss Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela will be charged with shipping 150 kilograms of cocaine to Tampa, Florida by way of Costa Rica.

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