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General News Archive - December 10, 2005

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea strongly criticized the U.S. envoy to Seoul on Saturday for describing the communist state as a "criminal regime," saying his remark was a declaration of war that had killed the spirit of nuclear arms talks. Alexander Vershbow, the U.S.

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Nine policemen were killed in two separate attacks by Taliban guerillas in Afghanistan, police said on Saturday.

MADRID (Reuters) - Croatian General Ante Gotovina, one of the three most wanted suspects from the Balkan wars of the 1990s, left prison in Spain to be flown to The Hague war crimes tribunal on Saturday, a Reuters witness said.

By Clarence Fernandez KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Australia signed a peace treaty with its Southeast Asian neighbors on Saturday and rejected what it called puerile comments about it being America's deputy sheriff in the region.

MADRID (Reuters) - Croatian General Ante Gotovina, one of the three most wanted suspects from the Balkan wars of the 1990s, left Spain on his way to The Hague war crimes tribunal on Saturday, an airport official said.

MADRID (Reuters) - Croatian General Ante Gotovina, one of the three most wanted suspects from the Balkan wars of the 1990s, left Spain on his way to The Hague war crimes tribunal on Saturday, an airport official said. Gotovina was arrested in Spain's Canary Islands on Wednesday.

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Environment ministers agreed on Saturday to launch new, open-ended world talks on ways to fight global warming, including the United States which had resisted taking part. Ministers at the U.N.

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Gunmen have abducted an Egyptian working for the U.S. military, police said on Friday, raising the number of foreigners to have been kidnapped in Iraq in the past two weeks to at least eight. The Egyptian man was working as a translator for the U.S.

Corrects day in first paragraph TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Gunmen have abducted an Egyptian working for the U.S. military, police said on Saturday, raising the number of foreigners to have been kidnapped in Iraq in the past two weeks to at least eight.

OSLO (Reuters) - The International Atomic Energy Agency and its chief Mohamed ElBaradei received the Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday for their work to prevent the spread of nuclear arms and promote the safe use of atomic power.