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Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI

Apr 19, 2005 / 9:59 am

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger of Germany has been selected by the Roman Catholic church as the new pope. Cardinal Jorge Arturo Medina Estevez of Chile made the...

No New Pope Elected

No New Pope Elected

Apr 19, 2005 / 7:21 am

The 115 cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church eligible to choose a new pope failed to come to a decision after casting their second and third rounds of ballots...

India & Pakistan Final Settlement

India & Pakistan Final Settlement

Apr 18, 2005 / 12:30 pm

Tsunami Death Toll Rises

Tsunami Death Toll Rises

Apr 18, 2005 / 7:38 am

The 115 cardinals responsible for picking the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church are filing into the Sistine Chapel to open the conclave. Cardinals will...

Secret Sessions In Rome

Secret Sessions In Rome

Apr 17, 2005 / 11:41 am

Cardinals have just a few more hours to pray with faithful before they have to check-in at a top-security hotel in Vatican City today. On Monday, they'll be...

Cooler Heads Called For

Cooler Heads Called For

Apr 16, 2005 / 10:12 am

China has moved to contain anti-Japan rageahead of planned large-scale protests this weekend. China's anti-Japanese websites and internet forums are continuing...

Deadly Fire In Paris

Apr 15, 2005 / 7:41 am

Fire swept through a budget hotel in central Paris early Friday morning, killing at least 20 people and causing some guests to leap from windows to escape. Half...

Disease Control Debacle

Disease Control Debacle

Apr 14, 2005 / 10:41 am

Baghdad Blasts Kill 18

Apr 14, 2005 / 8:08 am

As many as 18 people were killed and 36 others were wounded on Thursday when a pair of car bombs exploded near government offices in Baghdad. The...

Karzai Stronger Ties U.S.

Karzai Stronger Ties U.S.

Apr 13, 2005 / 9:51 am

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said his country wants longer, stronger ties with the United States, including a long-term "strategic security relationship."...

School Girl Hostages Released

School Girl Hostages Released

Apr 12, 2005 / 3:05 pm

Four school girls taken hostage in northern Germany by a knife-wielding man and held hostage in a cellar for more than five hours have been released, police...

Surprise Trip For Rumsfeld

Surprise Trip For Rumsfeld

Apr 12, 2005 / 10:30 am

U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has made a surprise trip to Iraq and warned the country's new interim leaders against political purges and cronyism that...

No Early Release Martha

No Early Release Martha

Apr 11, 2005 / 1:40 pm

A federal judge Monday rejected Martha Stewart's bid to end her five months of house arrest early, calling her sentence "reasonable and appropriate." Judge...

Bush Hosting Israeli Prime Minister

Bush Hosting Israeli Prime Minister

Apr 11, 2005 / 9:50 am

President Bush will host Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon at his Texas ranch Monday amid U.S. objections to Israel's plan to expand a Jewish settlement in...

Quake But No Tsunami

Quake But No Tsunami

Apr 10, 2005 / 9:50 am

A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake has hit near the Indonesian island of Sumatra. There are no reports of casualties or damage so far, but many people in the...

Royal Couple Now

Royal Couple Now

Apr 9, 2005 / 6:18 am

Thirty-five years after they first began their love affair, Prince Charles and the former Camilla Parker Bowles were married on Saturday. Camilla will be known...

Slain Bodies Found In Baquba

Slain Bodies Found In Baquba

Apr 8, 2005 / 9:41 am

The bodies of 10 slain civilians have been found near Baquba in northern Iraq, a hospital official said Friday. In other violence, an Iraqi police officer was...

Pope Buried Today

Apr 8, 2005 / 5:25 am

As thousands applauded and a single bell tolled, the casket containing the body of Pope John Paul II was carried into St. Peter's Basilica to its final resting...

Mugabe Defied Travel Ban

Mugabe Defied Travel Ban

Apr 7, 2005 / 9:29 am

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe defied a European Union travel ban and arrived Thursday in Rome to join world leaders attending Pope John Paul II's funeral....

Monacos Prince Rainier Dies

Monaco""s Prince Rainier Dies

Apr 6, 2005 / 9:17 am

Prince Rainier III of Monaco, whose marriage to American film star Grace Kelly brought elegance and glamor to one of Europe's oldest dynasties, has died aged...

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