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General News Archive - June 16, 2006

By Chris Buckley and Emma Graham-Harrison SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said a package of incentives and penalties aimed at inducing it to abandon its nuclear programs was a positive step, but gave no hint as to when he might formally respond.

By Steve Ginsburg MIAMI (Reuters) - The Miami Heat rode a spectacular 36-point performance by guard Dwyane Wade to crush the Dallas Mavericks 98-74 and level the NBA Finals at 2-2 on Thursday.

ALMATY (Reuters) - Israeli Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres gave a cautious welcome to Hamas's proposed ceasefire and said on Friday he did not see a need for the United Nations to investigate the beach killings in Gaza last week.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday an investigation had started into the deaths last month of three men in the custody of U.S.-led forces in Iraq.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday it had started an investigation into the deaths last month of three men in the custody of U.S.-led forces in Iraq. Lieutenant General Peter Chiarelli, the number two U.S.

ALMATY (Reuters) - Iran wants to hold "unconditional" talks with Western powers on a package of incentives and penalties aimed at inducing it to abandon its nuclear program, its deputy foreign minister said on Friday.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least six people and wounded another 20 inside a Shi'ite mosque in Baghdad on Friday, police said, two days after security forces launched a crackdown against al Qaeda in the capital.

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 10 people and wounded another 25 inside a Shi'ite mosque in Baghdad on Friday, police said, two days after security forces launched a crackdown against al Qaeda in the capital.

By Chris Buckley and Emma Graham-Harrison SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said a set of incentives and penalties aimed at persuading Tehran to curtail its nuclear programs was a positive step but left open how he would officially respond.

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 10 people inside a Shi'ite mosque in Baghdad on Friday, police said, a day after the national security adviser said al Qaeda's days are numbered in Iraq.

Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.