Maoists prepare for first taste of power
Rebel Maoists in Nepal touted a new vision for
the impoverished nation Thursday as they readied for their first
taste of power, amid international warnings that peace must not be
allowed to slip.
World horrified by Israeli killings in Gaza
The world reacted with horrified shock on
Wednesday to an Israeli army attack on Palestinian homes in the Gaza
Strip that killed 18 civilians, eight of them children.
Democrats ask Bush to hold summit on Iraq
Triumphant U.S. congressional Democratic leaders
began to flex their new political muscle on Wednesday by urging
President George W. Bush to host a bipartisan summit on the Iraq war
and find common ground with them on such domestic issues as
education and health care.