'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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PARIS — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spent 24 hours in Paris this week. During that time, she participated in 13 meetings, gave two television interviews and held a brief press conference in the freezing cold courtyard of the Elysee Palace.
GHAZNI, Afghanistan (AP) A purported Taliban spokesman today said a meeting between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and President Bush had "no result" and that militants' demands must be met if 21 South Korean hostages are to be safely released.
South Korean Foreign Minister Song Min-soon said the results of the summit were anticipated and cautioned that the country should be prepared for a protracted standoff, noting that other hostages in Afghanistan had been held an average of 35 days.