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2006-01-26 19:30:12

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army notified Congress on Thursday it planned to reduce troop strength for its reserves and National Guard, a step Democrats questioned because of demands from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

2006-01-16 00:16:01

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is assigning more than 2,000 Army military police advisers to speed up training of Iraqi police, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

2006-01-15 23:20:45

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is assigning more than 2,000 Army military police advisers to speed up training of Iraqi police, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

2006-01-15 01:40:02

By Haitham Haddadin KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, ruler of the tiny Gulf oil-producing state and a U.S. ally, died on Sunday after a long illness, state media reported. He was 78.

2006-01-15 00:58:12

By Haitham Haddadin KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, ruler of the tiny Gulf oil-producing state and a U.S. ally, died on Sunday after a long illness, state media reported. He was 78.

2006-01-13 10:41:12

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - German's security services faced the prospect of a parliamentary inquiry on Friday, triggered by reports that German agents in Baghdad had helped the United States pinpoint bombing targets at the start of the Iraq war.

2006-01-13 09:55:30

By Omar al-Ibadi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The wife and daughter of former Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz demanded his release from prison after visiting him on Friday, saying he was seriously ill and suffering from a host of ailments. "My father is losing weight.

2006-01-12 10:38:50

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign intelligence agency denied on Thursday reports its spies in Baghdad had helped U.S. warplanes select bombing targets during the invasion of Iraq, which the Berlin government had strongly opposed.

2006-01-11 16:35:56

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army has displayed damaging cultural insensitivity in Iraq, while being blinded by unrealistic optimism and predisposed to use maximum force, a senior British officer wrote in a blistering appraisal in a U.S. military publication.

2006-01-10 11:01:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, facing a mounting U.S.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.