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Golan Heights: Canada Lowers Flag

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 (...)

| March 2006 | 608 views

Slobo is Dead

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 | 706 views

Saddam Ends Hunger Strike

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 Iraqi (...)

| February 2006 | 702 views

 British Historian Jailed for Denying Holocaust

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 | 765 views

Four US Presidents Honour Coretta

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 | 766 views

Betty Friedan Dies at 85

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 (...)

| February 2006 | 756 views

Coretta Scott King is Dead

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. (...)

| February 2006 | 825 views

The Doha Development Agenda

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 (...)

| January 2006 | 792 views

Wilson Pickett is Dead

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 in (...)

| January 2006 | 899 views

Dr. Martin Luther King Remembered

Dr. Martin Luther King Remembered

Yesterday was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. He was born January 15, 1929. If he lived, he would have turned 77 years old. In the early 1960s, King focused (...)

| January 2006 | 915 views

Drinking and Cirrhosis of the Liver

The death toll from cirrhosis of the liver among men in Scotland more than doubled between the periods of 1987-1991 and 1997-2001. In England and Wales, (...)

| January 2006 | 1063 views