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Vatican excommunicates Chinese Bishops

The Vatican has excommunicated two bishops who were ordained by China’s state-run Catholic church without Rome’s approval. Vatican spokesman Joaquin (...)

| May 2006 | 4333 views

Chad threatens to shut down oil pipeline

Chad is threatening to cut off its flow of oil to the international market in a dispute with the World Bank. Oil minister Mahmat Hassan Nasser said (...)

| April 2006 | 1016 views

Golan Heights: Canada Lowers Flag

Canadian Forces(photo) lowered the Maple Leaf on the Golan Heights Friday, ending a 32-year peacekeeping presence in the region. ’Clearly the big mission (...)

| March 2006 | 790 views

Slobo is Dead

Former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic has been found dead in his cell at the United Nations war crimes tribunal at The Hague. An official in the (...)

| March 2006 | 904 views

Saddam Ends Hunger Strike

Saddam Hussein(photo) has reportedly ended a hunger strike he began earlier this month to protest the way his trial has been conducted. The deposed (...)

| February 2006 | 917 views

British Historian Jailed for Denying Holocaust

British historian David Irving was sentenced in Austria to three years in prison after pleading guilty on Monday to charges of denying the Holocaust, (...)

| February 2006 | 993 views

Four US Presidents Honour Coretta

Four US presidents joined more than 10,000 mourners Tuesday in saying goodbye to Coretta Scott King, praised by President Bush as "one of the most admired (...)

| February 2006 | 1025 views

Betty Friedan Dies at 85

Betty Friedan, the feminist crusader and author whose searing first book, "The Feminine Mystique," ignited the contemporary women’s movement in 1963 and as (...)

| February 2006 | 1153 views

Coretta Scott King is Dead

Coretta Scott King, who worked to keep her husband’s dream alive with a chin-held-high grace and serenity that made her a powerful symbol of Rev. Martin (...)

| February 2006 | 1307 views

The Doha Development Agenda

Press Release In a speech in Berlin today EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson set out the EU’s strategy for concluding an ambitious Doha deal (...)

| January 2006 | 1195 views

Wilson Pickett is Dead

Soul pioneer Wilson Pickett, whose hits included Mustang Sally, In the Midnight Hour and Land of 1,000 Dances, has died of a heart attack at 64. Raised (...)

| January 2006 | 1473 views