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General News Archive - May 30, 2006

By Simon Cameron-Moore KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan troops patrolled the streets of the capital of Kabul on Tuesday after the worst anti-U.S. riots since the fall of the Taliban in 2001 killed at least eight people.

ATHENS (Reuters) - A powerful bomb exploded near the home of Greek Culture Minister George Voulgarakis on Tuesday, wrecking cars, but causing no injuries, police said. "It happened just before he left for work, he was still at home.

ATHENS (Reuters) - A powerful bomb exploded near the home of Greek Culture Minister George Voulgarakis on Tuesday, wrecking cars, but causing no injuries, police said. "It happened just before he left for work, he was still at home.

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers killed at least six Palestinian militants in overnight raids on Tuesday in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, fighting a gun battle inside Gaza for the first time since quitting the territory last year.

By Simon Cameron-Moore KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan troops patrolled the streets of the capital of Kabul on Tuesday after the worst anti-U.S. riots since the fall of the Taliban in 2001 killed at least eight people.

ATHENS (Reuters) - A powerful bomb apparently targeting Greek Culture Minister George Voulgarakis exploded in central Athens on Tuesday, wrecking cars but causing no injuries, police said. "It was placed under a car about 70 metres (yards) from his house.

BEIJING (Reuters) - Foreign ministers of six major powers are to meet on Thursday in a bid to resolve the Iran nuclear crisis, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CBS correspondent Kimberly Dozier, wounded in a bomb attack on a U.S. military patrol in Baghdad that killed two members of her news crew, has landed in Germany for further medical treatment, the network said on Tuesday.

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union acted illegally when it agreed to transfer airline passenger data to the United States as part of U.S. efforts to fight terrorism, the bloc's highest court said on Tuesday. Under a May 2004 EU-U.S.

BEIJING (Reuters) - Representatives of six major powers are to meet on Thursday in Vienna in a bid to resolve the Iran nuclear crisis, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said.

Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.