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General News Archive - April 18, 2006

By Luke Pachymuthu SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil climbed to within 10 cents of a record high on Tuesday, extending gains above $70 a barrel as fears grew of possible military action against Iran and a major Nigerian supply outage dragged into a third month. U.S.

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said during an armed forces parade on Tuesday that any aggressor would regret attacking the Islamic Republic, which is embroiled in a nuclear dispute with the West.

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said during an armed forces parade on Tuesday that any aggressor would regret attacking the Islamic Republic, which is embroiled in a nuclear dispute with the West.

By Luke Pachymuthu SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil climbed to within 10 cents of a record high on Tuesday, extending gains above $70 a barrel as fears grew of possible military action against Iran and a major Nigerian supply outage dragged into a third month. U.S.

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Tuesday weighed launching a first Israeli offensive against the new Hamas-led Palestinian government after a suicide bomber killed nine people in Tel Aviv.

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said during an armed forces parade on Tuesday that any aggressor would regret attacking the Islamic Republic, which is embroiled in a nuclear dispute with the West.

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert convened top advisers on Tuesday to decide on a possible military strike on the new Hamas-led Palestinian Authority after a suicide bomber killed nine people in Tel Aviv.

By Janet McBride LONDON (Reuters) - Oil surged to a record high above $72 on Tuesday on concern that Iran's nuclear stand-off with the West could cut oil exports from the world's fourth-largest crude exporter.

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's interim government decided on Tuesday to hold the Palestinian Authority responsible for a Tel Aviv suicide bombing, but not to authorize military action against the Hamas government, a political source said.

By Kamal Sadat KHOST, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S.-led troops in southeastern Afghanistan wounded a new born baby girl, her mother, a five-year-old boy and three other Afghans, when they opened fire on cars that had ignored instructions to stop, police and residents said on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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