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Hostages Thank Kidnappers

Dec 6, 2005 / 4:00 pm

A new video has surfaced that shows the four aid workers who are being held hostage in Iraq thanking their kidnappers for their treatment. CTV News A...

Tehran: Plane Hits Building

Tehran: Plane Hits Building

Dec 6, 2005 / 7:10 am

Rice Defends Terrorism Policy

Rice Defends Terrorism Policy

Dec 5, 2005 / 7:07 am

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice turned the tables on European critics of tough U.S. tactics in the war on terror Monday, maintaining that intelligence...

Allawi Chased From Mosque

Allawi Chased From Mosque

Dec 4, 2005 / 9:20 am

Hostages Lives Threatened

Hostages Lives Threatened

Dec 3, 2005 / 7:58 am

Apparently frightened but healthy, the Canadians among members of a Christian peacemaking group held by insurgents in Iraq appear in a new video threatening...

Bomb Kills 10 Marines

Dec 2, 2005 / 2:00 pm

A roadside bomb killed 10 Marines and wounded 11 others while they were on nighttime "foot patrol near Falluja," the Marine Corps said Friday. The attack, which...

Torture Remains Widespread

Dec 2, 2005 / 7:34 am

Torture remains widespread in China, however it is on the decline in urban areas, a UN special envoy said Friday after a groundbreaking visit. CTV News A...

World AIDS Day Cancelled

World AIDS Day Cancelled

Dec 1, 2005 / 3:00 pm

In a royal decree, Swaziland's King Mswati cancelled the AIDS Day events, saying they would interfere with a month-long traditional ceremony. CBC News The...

Bids To Free Hostages

Dec 1, 2005 / 7:10 am

The German government and the British anti-war movement say they are trying to contact gunmen in Iraq who kidnapped a female German archeologist and four peace...

Japan Orders Evictions

Nov 30, 2005 / 12:45 pm

The Japanese government has warned thousands of people that they have two weeks to get out of dozens of high-rises, saying it plans to demolish them as a...

President Bush:  Strategy Iraq

President Bush: Strategy Iraq

Nov 30, 2005 / 7:21 am

President Bush launched a re-tooled White House strategy on Iraq Wednesday by delivering the first of several speeches aimed at boosting public support for the...

Bush "Aloof-Distant"

Nov 29, 2005 / 6:28 am

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell's chief of staff says President Bush was "too aloof, too distant from the details" of post-war planning, allowing...

Hussein Trial Adjourned

Nov 28, 2005 / 6:56 am

The chief judge in Saddam Hussein's trial has adjourned proceedings until December 5 after defendants complained about their lawyers. The defendants said they...

Quake Rocks Iran

Nov 27, 2005 / 7:18 am

At least 10 people were killed and five villages heavily damaged when a strong earthquake struck southern Iran Sunday. A landslide that followed the quake...

Earthquake Kills 14 In China

Earthquake Kills 14 In China

Nov 26, 2005 / 8:20 am

Gaza Crossing To Reopen

Nov 25, 2005 / 7:20 am

A main crossing from southern Gaza into Egypt, closed in September as Israeli forces withdrew from Gaza, was set to reopen Saturday following a United...

Al-Jazeera Furious At U.S.

Al-Jazeera Furious At U.S.

Nov 24, 2005 / 3:00 pm

Employees of the Arabic news network Al-Jazeera have been protesting over a recent report by a British tabloid that the U.S. allegedly planned to bomb the...

Iraq: Car Bomb Kills 30

Nov 24, 2005 / 7:06 am

Thirty people, most of them Iraqi civilians, were killed when a car bomb detonated outside a hospital south of Baghdad on Thursday, police said. CNN News...

Rae Heads Air India Inquiry

Rae Heads Air India Inquiry

Nov 23, 2005 / 2:00 pm

The federal government has accepted Bob Rae's recommendation Wednesday to hold a focused inquiry into the Air India bombings, and wants the former Ontario...

Senior Sunni Leader Killed

Nov 23, 2005 / 8:08 am

Gunmen dressed as Iraqi troops stormed the home of a senior Sunni leader Wednesday, killing him, his three sons and a son-in-law, Iraqi police said. CNN News...