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  • Bloody Israeli Raid On Gaza-bound Ships Sparks Harsh Criticism, Diplomatic Crisis

    Bloody Israeli Raid On Gaza-bound Ships Sparks Harsh Criticism, Diplomatic Crisis
    Israeli commandos rappelled down to an aid flotilla sailing to thwart a Gaza blockade on Monday, clashing with pro-Palestinian activists on the lead ship in a botched raid that left at least nine passengers dead. Bloodied passengers sprawled on the...
  • Pope John Paul II Gunman Released from Prison

    Pope John Paul II Gunman Released from Prison
    ANKARA, Turkey -- The Turk who shot Pope John Paul II in 1981 was released from prison on Monday after more than 29 years behind bars and proclaimed that he was a messenger of God and that the world will end in this century. Mehmet Ali Agca, 52, waved to...
  • Quake In Turkey Reveals Poor Construction Standards

    Quake In Turkey Reveals Poor Construction Standards
    Homes in eastern areas of Turkey prone to earthquakes must be better built to withstand jolts like the magnitude 6 temblor that toppled village houses and killed 51 people this week, the Turkish government acknowledged Tuesday. Hundreds of quake...
  • Hussein Rejects Ultimatum; U.S. Hones Its Plans for War

    War ticked ever closer Tuesday as Saddam Hussein appeared on television in uniform and rejected with contempt President Bush's ultimatum to relinquish power and flee Iraq by tonight. Instead, his foreign minister suggested that Bush and British Prime...
  • U.S. Forces Enter Iraq

    U.S. and British troops swept into southern Iraq on Thursday in an invasion aimed at Baghdad, where a new wave of missiles and bombs struck a presidential compound housing several government departments at the heart of Saddam Hussein's power. The...