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General News Archive - May 29, 2006

KABUL (Reuters) - Shooting erupted in the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday during a protest by angry residents after a U.S. military convoy was involved in a traffic accident. It was not immediately clear who opened fire. Witnesses said some protesters were hurt.

KABUL (Reuters) - Shooting erupted in the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday and some people were killed and wounded, a security official said, during a protest by angry residents after a U.S. military convoy was involved in a traffic accident. It was not immediately clear who opened fire.

By Yousuf Azimy KABUL (Reuters) - Shooting erupted in the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday and some people were killed and wounded, Afghan officials said, during a protest by angry residents after a U.S. military convoy was involved in a traffic accident.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Iraqi army arrested a senior aide of al Qaeda leader in Iraq Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in Baghdad on Sunday evening, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Monday.

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian gunmen along the Gaza-Israel border early on Monday, Palestinian medics and security sources said.

By Yousuf Azimy KABUL (Reuters) - Several Afghans were killed and more were wounded on Monday when firing erupted during a violent protest over a traffic accident involving a U.S. military convoy in the capital Kabul, Afghan officials said.

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday there had been no mention of Tehran surrendering its disputed uranium enrichment programme in talks with Igor Ivanov, Secretary of Russia's Security Council.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces have captured a senior aide of al Qaeda leader in Iraq Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in Baghdad, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Monday.

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday it had no intention of moving all of its uranium enrichment work to Russia to allay the international community's fears that it could use nuclear fuel technology to make atomic bombs.

By Yousuf Azimy KABUL (Reuters) - Several Afghans were killed and at least 20 were wounded on Monday when firing erupted during a violent protest over a traffic accident involving a U.S. military convoy in the capital, Kabul, Afghan officials said.

Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.