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Japan Considers Strike Against N. Korea

Japan Considers Strike Against N. Korea

By Mari Yamaguchi Japan said Monday it was considering whether a pre-emptive strike on the North’s missile bases would violate its constitution, (...)

| July 2006 | 698 views

Sri Lankan bus blast kills at least 64

Sri Lankan bus blast kills at least 64

The Sri Lankan government bombed Tamil strongholds on Thursday after an explosion tore through a bus killing at least 64 people. The government blamed the (...)

| June 2006 | 574 views

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 | 602 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 | 608 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 | 4221 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 | 877 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 | 673 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 | 770 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 | 765 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 | 828 views