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2007-10-04 06:00:00

Tonight, I will sit in my backyard spa and look into the evening twilight and count the passing satellites. In the clear, dry New Mexican sky they're easy to see.

2006-08-30 00:02:02

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Despite U.S. efforts to stop left-wing Nicaraguan politician Daniel Ortega from returning to power, a poll released on Tuesday showed he maintained a six-point lead over rival presidential candidates.

2006-08-29 22:21:33

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (Reuters) - Despite U.S. efforts to stop left-wing Nicaraguan politician Daniel Ortega from returning to power, a poll released on Tuesday showed he maintained a six-point lead over rival presidential candidates.

2006-08-27 00:36:28

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has proposed South Korea assume wartime command of its troops from the United States in 2009, the South Korean defense ministry said on Sunday. That timeframe compares with Seoul's goal of taking command by 2012.

2006-08-25 15:22:08

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba will hold a summit of 116 developing nations in two weeks, but the man who championed their cause for decades, Cuban leader Fidel Castro, is not expected to host the event.

2006-08-21 07:52:37

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. and South Korean troops began military drills on Monday that are likely to increase regional tensions already high due to the North's July 5 missile launches and reports it is preparing for a nuclear test.

2006-08-21 01:24:12

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has arrested a susp

2006-08-20 23:59:19

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has arrested a suspected North Korean spy trying to enter the country at a time when tensions are running high on the peninsula, Yonhap news agency reported on Monday.

2006-08-09 03:21:01

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's planned takeover of wartime command of its troops from the United States will not weaken their alliance or lead to a pullout of the U.S. military from the country, a South Korean official said on Wednesday.

2006-08-07 07:10:00

But in Berlin, a city where space is plentiful and property cheap by European standards, the huge Tempelhof airport with its imposing terminal threatens to pose a problem for city authorities when it is closed to air traffic next year.


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