Articles by Melissa Eddy

European Space Agency Spins Craft Around Venus

  • 12 April 06
  • The Associated Press
A European space probe successfully reached orbit around Venus Tuesday on a mission to explore the mysterious atmosphere of Earth's nearest neighbor.

Rice: Washington Does Not Condone Torture

  • 07 December 05
  • The Associated Press
The U.S. secretary of state says the United States works to rectify any mistakes it makes in the war on terror, but she defends renditions.

Ratzinger's Record Divides Catholics

  • 20 April 05
  • The Associated Press
The new pope is a controversial figure in his native Germany, where many regard him as too rigidly conservative.

Titan Probe Sends First Surface Images

  • 17 January 05
  • The Associated Press
Titan's surface appears to be a pale-orange landscape with a thin crust that gives Saturn's largest moon a squishy consistency, scientists said after refining images from the planet's surface.

French Concorde Meets Soviet Sister in Museum

  • 25 June 03
  • The Associated Press
With the final roars of four engines, an Air France Concorde completed its farewell flight Tuesday ahead of a journey where no supersonic jet has ever gone before -- down the Rhine River to a German museum.

FBI Finds Hijacker's Love Letter

  • 19 November 01
  • The Associated Press
Authorities have found a package containing a lengthy letter from Sept. 11 hijacker Ziad Jarrah to his girlfriend telling her he would not return from the United States, German prosecutors confirmed Saturday.

Putin to Germans: Come Invest

  • 27 September 01
  • The Associated Press
President Putin declared to Germany's business elite that the doors to foreign investment are wide open.

Hearty Breakfast For Freed Pope

  • 15 December 00
  • The Associated Press
Freed businessman Edmond Pope said Friday he was treated ""quite well"" while jailed in a Moscow prison as an accused American spy, but fought depression during more than eight months behind bars.

Objections Block Consensus on Chechnya

  • 28 November 00
  • The Associated Press
Delegates to the ministerial conference of Europe's leading security organization have failed to reach agreement on Chechnya and other issues involving former Soviet republics, the group's chairwoman said Tuesday.

Hitler Appears at Vienna Ball to Show Support for Government

Russian Peacekeepers Shoot 3 Serbs

Refugees Ignore Safety Warnings, Head Home

Peacekeepers Encounter Gunfire, 81 Graves

Refugees Resorting to Payoffs for Tickets Out

Russia Vows To Scrap Weapons