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Operation Medusa Ends

Operation Medusa Ends

Sep 17, 2006 / 7:21 am

Operation Medusa, the Canadian-led NATO mission set up to drive Taliban fighters out of the volatile Panjwaii district of southern Afghanistan has ended after...

Pope Upset - Apologizes

Pope Upset - Apologizes

Sep 16, 2006 / 8:08 am

Pope Benedict XVI has said he is "very upset" that his speech on Islam offended Muslims and expressed his respect for their faith, according to the Vatican....

Bush On Terrorists

Bush On Terrorists

Sep 15, 2006 / 3:00 pm

Questioning of suspected terrorists "won't go forward" unless Congress clarifies a U.S. standard for the treatment and interrogation of detainees, President...

Muslim Fury At Pope

Muslim Fury At Pope

Sep 15, 2006 / 7:32 am

Pope Benedict XVI came under a hail of criticism from the Islamic world Friday for comments he made earlier in the week regarding the Prophet Mohammed and the...

Map Error Led To Strike

Map Error Led To Strike

Sep 14, 2006 / 12:33 pm

An incorrect map and communications failure led to an Israeli air strike on a UN observer post that killed four peacekeepers, including a Canadian, CBC News has...

Hezbollah War Crimes

Hezbollah War Crimes

Sep 14, 2006 / 6:35 am

Amnesty International Thursday released a scathing report accusing Hezbollah of war crimes, during a month-long war with Israel. Amnesty International said its...

Annan: Iraq War Disaster

Annan: Iraq War Disaster

Sep 13, 2006 / 5:00 pm

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has said leaders of Middle Eastern nations believe the Iraq war has "been a real disaster" for the region. His comments to...

NATO Ignores Call

NATO Ignores Call

Sep 13, 2006 / 7:12 am

Leading NATO members are set to ignore a call from military commanders for reinforcements to try to quell the Taliban insurgency in southern Afghanistan,...

Militants Storm Embassy

Militants Storm Embassy

Sep 12, 2006 / 7:24 am

Syrian security forces killed four attackers Tuesday outside the U.S. Embassy in Damascus after a car exploded near the walls of the American compound, the...

U.S. Remembers

U.S. Remembers

Sep 11, 2006 / 6:25 am

A divided world remembered the fifth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on Monday, with allies in the war on terror renewing their resolve to fight...

Florence Now A Hurricane

Florence Now A Hurricane

Sep 10, 2006 / 7:20 am

Florence intensified into a hurricane early Sunday as it headed toward Bermuda, where residents installed storm shutters and hauled their yachts onto beaches....

Atlantis Launched

Atlantis Launched

Sep 9, 2006 / 8:28 am

The space shuttle Atlantis lifted off from Kennedy Space Center on schedule Saturday morning. A lightning strike, a storm and technical problems delayed the...

Clinton Lashes Out

Clinton Lashes Out

Sep 8, 2006 / 4:00 pm

An American television mini-series about the September 11 terrorist attacks has come under fire from Bill Clinton and his former officials, who have condemned...

Shuttle Launch Scrubbed

Shuttle Launch Scrubbed

Sep 8, 2006 / 8:08 am

The scheduled late-morning liftoff of space shuttle Atlantis on Friday is likely to be delayed by 24 hours, NASA program manager Wayne Hale told CNN. As NASA...

Blair Gone Within A Year

Blair Gone Within A Year

Sep 7, 2006 / 7:38 am

Tony Blair has confirmed he will be stepping down as prime minister within the next 12 months. Blair said the Labour conference in two weeks' time would be his...

Austrian Girl Speaks

Austrian Girl Speaks

Sep 6, 2006 / 12:45 pm

An Austrian girl abducted and kept in a basement for eight years dreamt of freedom every day until her do-or-die run for help last month....

Atlantis Launch Postponed

Atlantis Launch Postponed

Sep 6, 2006 / 7:53 am

The launch of space shuttle Atlantis has been postponed yet again -- this time because of a problem with a fuel cell. NASA scrubbed the liftoff after...

Death Caught On Tape

Death Caught On Tape

Sep 5, 2006 / 7:13 am

"Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin was videotaped pulling a poisonous stingray barb from his chest just before he died, according to news reports. Irwin's manager...

Wednesday Launch

Wednesday Launch

Sep 4, 2006 / 1:00 pm

The weather looks favorable for a Wednesday launch of Atlantis, which storms have delayed several times, the shuttle's launch weather officer said Monday....

Election Decided In Court

Election Decided In Court

Sep 4, 2006 / 7:26 am

Mexico's national electoral court announced Monday it will convene on Tuesday to announce its decision over the disputed July 2 presidential elections. The...

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