Quantcast

International News Archive - March 13, 2006

By Noel Randewich ECATEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - The leftist leading Mexico's presidential race boasted on Sunday he was "politically indestructible" against growing criticism, and his party won ground in local elections in a key state.

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - A top Russian diplomat urged the United States and North Korea on Monday to show flexibility to resolve their row over U.S. suspicions of the North copying its currency, and get talks on its nuclear programs back on track.

By Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he suspected Washington was holding up Russian entry to the World Trade Organization (WTO) for political reasons. Lavrov said in a newspaper interview published on Monday that the trade issues U.S.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The judge who oversaw the trial of 148 Shi'ite men accused of plotting to assassinate Saddam Hussein in 1982 said in court on Monday he had personally issued a death warrant for them and insisted it was legal.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The judge who oversaw the trial of 148 Shi'ite men accused of plotting to assassinate Saddam Hussein in 1982 said in court on Monday he had personally issued a death warrant for them and insisted it was legal.

By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - Rogue soldiers face tough action by the Philippine government to discourage coup plots after moves to rehabilitate "habitual delinquents" failed, Defense Secretary Avelino Cruz said on Monday.

By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top policeman, already under pressure over the mistaken shooting of a suspected suicide bomber, faced calls for his resignation on Monday after his office admitted he secretly recorded a phone call with the government's senior legal adviser.

By Ibon Villelabeitia BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The judge who oversaw the trial of 148 Shi'ite men accused of plotting to assassinate Saddam Hussein in 1982 said in court on Monday he had personally issued a death warrant for them and insisted it was legal.

By Darren Schuettler BANGKOK (Reuters) - Myanmar has found the H5N1 bird flu virus in chickens in what is believed to be the secretive country's first case of the deadly disease, but there was no sign of human infection, a U.N. official said on Monday.

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iran is still considering a Russian compromise deal aimed at defusing fears Tehran wants an atomic bomb, despite previous comments to the contrary from Iranian officials, Interfax news agency reported on Monday.

Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
Related