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General News Archive - January 10, 2006

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon remained in critical but stable condition on Tuesday as doctors pressed ahead with efforts to bring him out of an induced coma, a hospital official said. "The prime minister's condition remains unchanged ...

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon remained in critical but stable condition on Tuesday as doctors pressed ahead with efforts to bring him out of an induced coma, a hospital official said. "The prime minister's condition remains unchanged ...

By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon remained in a critical but stable condition on Tuesday, a hospital official said, as doctors pressed ahead with efforts to bring him out of an induced coma after a stroke.

By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon remained in a critical but stable condition on Tuesday, a hospital official said, as doctors pressed ahead with efforts to bring him out of an induced coma after a stroke.

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain on Tuesday arrested 10 people suspected of helping to recruit Islamist militants to carry out attacks in Iraq, Spanish state radio reported. The early morning arrests were carried out in the Madrid and Barcelona areas and in the Basque region, the radio said.

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Phantom of the Opera" became the longest-running show in Broadway history on Monday night with a gala 7,486th performance of the hit musical, which included appearances by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and the original phantom, Michael Crawford.

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey has confirmed a new case of bird flu in a patient in the central province of Sivas, CNN Turk television channel said on Tuesday.

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish police arrested 17 people on Tuesday suspected of helping recruit Islamist militants to carry out attacks in Iraq, Spanish state radio reported. The early-morning arrests were carried out in Madrid and Barcelona and in the Basque country in northern Spain, it said.

BERLIN (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog confirmed on Tuesday that Iran has broken U.N. seals at the Natanz uranium enrichment plant, setting the stage for a showdown between the Islamic republic and the West.

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran said it has removed seals from some nuclear fuel research facilities and work will resume there on Tuesday, a move likely to amplify calls for Iran to be sent to the U.N. Security Council for possible sanctions.

Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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