Updated : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 06:48:11 GMT
Musharraf hails democracy in Pakistan (AP)
AP - President Pervez Musharraf on Sunday hailed the start of a "new era of real democracy" in Pakistan, a day after his foes named their candidate to lead a coalition government united against him.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 06:41:05 GMT
US deaths in Iraq approach 4,000 (AP)
AP - A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers north of Baghdad on Saturday, pushing the U.S. death toll in the five-year conflict to nearly 4,000.
Publ.Date : Sat, 22 Mar 2008 23:07:31 GMT
Pope baptizes prominent Italian Muslim (AP)
AP - Italy's most prominent Muslim, an iconoclastic writer who condemned Islamic extremism and defended Israel, converted to Catholicism Saturday in a baptism by the pope at a Vatican Easter service.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 01:24:55 GMT
Duke loses, UCLA survives in NCAA hoop play (Reuters)
Reuters - On the same day the NCAA Tournament lost one of its four number two seeds, a number one barely escaped to advance to next weekend's Sweet 16.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 06:45:03 GMT
Pope set to celebrate Easter mass (AFP)
AFP - Pope Benedict XVI was set to celebrate on Sunday an open-air Easter mass in St Peter's Square, followed by his traditional "urbi et orbi" (to the city and the world) blessing.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 05:12:42 GMT
China accuses Dalai Lama of taking Olympics "hostage" (Reuters)
Reuters - China has accused the Dalai Lama of plotting "terror" in Tibet and colluding with Uighur separatists in Xinjiang as it escalates a security and propaganda drive to stifle anti-Chinese unrest ahead of the Olympics.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 06:22:40 GMT
Free by error, ex-radical back in prison (AP)
AP - Just days after her release on parole, a former 1970s radical was headed back to prison Saturday to serve at least one more year after corrections officials said a miscalculation resulted in her early release.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 03:01:17 GMT
China attacks Dalai Lama, says areas hit by unrest returning to normal (AFP)
AFP - China launched another broadside Sunday against Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, while state media said Tibetan areas rattled by lethal unrest were slowly returning to normal.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 05:33:15 GMT
Long road ahead before peace between Taiwan and China (Reuters)
Reuters - An end to the more than half a century of hostility and tension between Taiwan and China may be in the offing with the election of a more China-friendly president for the island, but progress will be slow and tortuous.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 05:23:03 GMT
Cheney: U.S. won't pressure Israel on security (Reuters)
Reuters - Vice President Dick Cheney, starting a visit on Saturday to try to push forward Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, said Washington would never pressure Israel to take steps that threaten its security.
Publ.Date : Sat, 22 Mar 2008 22:29:53 GMT
Pope baptizes famous Muslim convert (Reuters)
Reuters - Pope Benedict led the world's Catholics into Easter on Saturday at a Vatican service where he baptized a Muslim-born convert who is one of Italy's most famous and controversial journalists.
Publ.Date : Sat, 22 Mar 2008 22:45:36 GMT
2 charged in Conn. millionaire's death (AP)
AP - A chauffeur and his cousin are being charged in the 2006 stabbing death of a millionaire developer accused of real estate fraud, police said Saturday.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 04:08:39 GMT
2 coalition soldiers die in Afghanistan (AP)
AP - Two soldiers from the U.S.-led coalition have been killed in southern Afghanistan.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 04:17:20 GMT
China offers its version of protests (AP)
AP - With restive Tibetan areas swarming with troops and closed to scrutiny from the outside world, China's government has turned up efforts to put its own version of the unrest before the international public.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 06:48:11 GMT
Early morning barrage hits Baghdad's Green Zone (Reuters)
Reuters - Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses the Iraqi parliament and U.S. embassy, was hit by a sustained barrage of rocket or mortar fire early on Sunday but there were no reports of casualties, officials said.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 06:10:38 GMT
Over 100 anti-war protesters arrested at NATO HQ (Reuters)
Reuters - Around 100 anti-war protesters were arrested trying to force their way into NATO's headquarters in Belgium on Saturday, police said.
Publ.Date : Sat, 22 Mar 2008 14:35:09 GMT
Astronauts complete fifth spacewalk (AP)
AP - Endeavour's astronauts embarked on the fifth and final spacewalk of their mission Saturday, this time attaching a 50-foot inspection pole to the international space station for use by the next shuttle visitors.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 05:41:55 GMT
Flakey sale nets Virginia sisters $1,350 (AP)
AP - Two sisters from Virginia sold their Illinois-shaped corn flake on eBay Friday night for $1,350.
Publ.Date : Sat, 22 Mar 2008 12:25:39 GMT
Hey it's a hospital. No horses allowed (AP)
AP - A man hoping to cheer up an ailing relative at Wilcox Memorial Hospital hadn't considered one of the visitation rules: No horses allowed.
Publ.Date : Sun, 23 Mar 2008 06:07:54 GMT
Bhutto party announces candidate for Pakistani PM (Reuters)
Reuters - The party of assassinated former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto nominated on Saturday former National Assembly speaker Yousaf Raza Gilani as its candidate for prime minister.
Publ.Date : Sat, 22 Mar 2008 18:02:22 GMT
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