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Pope Benedict XVI Slams "Continual Slaughter'' in Iraq

Pope Benedict XVI criticized harshly suffering in the world, lamenting the "continual slaughter'' in Iraq and expressing worry over unrest and instability in Afghanistan in his Easter message on Sunday.

World | April 8, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1324

UK Troops' Mistreatment Allegations "Unfounded" - Iranian Official

Allegations of mistreatment from the UK Troops seized last month in the Persian Gulf were unfounded and stage-managed, an Iranian official said Saturday, cited by Agence France-Presse. "The mistreatment of the sailors is a lie," said Ali Akbar Javanfekr,

World | April 8, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1377

Captain, 5 Officers Charged after Greece Cruise Ship Wreck

The captain of the Cypriot cruise ship sank Friday in a bay off the Greek island of Santorini as well as five other officers were accused of causing the wreck because of their carelessness. They were charged also with violating the international security

World | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7204

Ukrainians Stage Tent Protest against Parliament's Dissolution

Thousands of Ukraine's nationals pitched tents in front of the Parliament's building in Kiev in protest against the President Viktor Yushchenko's decree for the Parliament's dissolution. The protesting actions come hour after citizens announced they are

World | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1538

Huge Fire Rages near Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

A residential building near the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica in Paris burst into flames on Saturday. More than 130 firemen managed to extinguish the huge fire in about an hour and a half.

World | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1629

Pope Benedict XVI Helps UK Sailors, Marines Release

Pope Benedict XVI has contributed to the release of the British troops, who were held for two weeks by Iran, The Independent newspaper reported. The Pope called the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to free the group of 15 UK military personnel, said

World | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1336

Prince William's Friend Killed in Iraq

A female soldier, one of the victims of a Thursday bomb blast in Iraqis city of Basra, was British prince William's close friend, the spokesman of the royal family announced. The army second lieutenant Jo Dyer was killed in the attack along with three co

World | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1765

Protests in Ukraine Stop during Easter Holidays

The protests in Ukraine against the President Viktor Yushchenko's decree for the Parliament's dissolution, will be called off during the Easter holidays. It is expected that they will be resumed immediately after the end of the celebrations.

World | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1731

UK Convict: Whole Thing in Iran was Media Stunt

The whole thing in Iran was a complete media stunt, Marine Joe Tindell, one of the captured and later released UK troops said at a Friday press conference.

World | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1345

Freed Britons: We were Blindfolded, Isolated

The group of 15 British military personnel, who were held for two weeks by Iran, complained they were blindfolded, bound and held in isolation during their 13 days in captivity. In a joint statement, cited by BBC, the crew said they were also subject to

World | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1314

Son of Late French President Faces Court for Guns Smuggling

Late French president Francois Mitterand's son will face court on suspicion of illegal arms sells to Angola during the African nation's civil war together with 41 other people, Le Point weekly magazine reported.

World | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1236

2 French Tourists Missing as Cypriot Ship Sinks

Two French tourists are missing after 1,600 passengers and crew were evacuated from a Cypriot cruise ship that sank off the Greek island of Santorini.

World | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1504

Cypriot Ship Sinks off Greek Island

A Cypriot cruise ship sank in a bay off the Greek island of Santorini where it had been towed after its passengers were evacuated, Bloomberg agency reported.

World | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1051

2 Women among Latest British Casualties in Iraq

Two women were among the four British soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Thursday, BBC reported.

World | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1923

UK Sailors Won't be Punished for Apologizing

UK's Defence Ministry has announced that none of the sailors, who were freed from Iran on Thursday would be punished for apologizing to the Iranian people.

World | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1331

Romania's New Ministers Swear In

The new Romanian ministers swore in before Prime Minister Calin Popescu Tariceanu on Thursday after the country's two chambers of Parliament voted on Tuesday to endorse a new minority government. Earlier in the week, the country's lawmakers approved the

World | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 978

Blair Insists No Deal Done with Iran

British Prime Minister Tony Blair has insisted no deal was done to free 15 Royal Navy crew members, who arrived safely at Heathrow on Thursday after being held in Iran for two weeks.

World | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1021

4 UK Troops, 1 Interpreter Killed by Bomb in Iraq

Four British soldiers and a Kuwaiti interpreter have been killed on Thursday in a roadside bomb attack in the Shia stronghold of Basra in southern Iraq, CNN reported.

World | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1569

UK Sailors, Marines Land at Heathrow Airport

The 15 Royal Navy crewmembers held captive by Iran landed in London on Thursday. They were freed a day earlier by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in what he described as goodwill gesture to the UK.

World | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1942

Thousands Protest against Ukrainian Parliament's Dissolution

About 2,000 Ukrainians staged a Thursday protest against the President Viktor Yushchenko's decree for the Parliament's dissolution, issued earlier this week. "We expect that the state's head will recall his decree and we will stay here until the Constitu

World | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1560

Another 36 Bodies Found on Solomon Islands

Another 36 dead bodies have been found on the Solomon Islands, devastated after the Monday's powerful underwater earthquake and the tsunami.

World | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1068
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