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Canadian abducted from Nigerian oil rig

Canadian abducted from Nigerian oil rig

The unnamed Canadian, six Britons and an American were abducted when 20 to 30 armed men in speedboats attacked the drilling rig Bulford Dolphin(photo) at (...)

| June 2006 | 562 views

Turkish judge killed in courthouse shooting

Turkish judge killed in courthouse shooting

An armed man burst into a Turkish courthouse Wednesday morning and opened fire, killing one judge and wounding four others. The gunman(photo) shouted that (...)

| May 2006 | 566 views

Vatican excommunicates Chinese Bishops

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 (...)

| May 2006 | 4182 views

Chad threatens to shut down oil pipeline

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 | 830 views

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 | 632 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 | 729 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 | 725 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 | 788 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 | 790 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 | 779 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 | 850 views