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Hockey Rivals Team Up for Children's Hospital

The goalie who played for the Soviet Union against Canada in 1972 is helping bring the two sides together again Tuesday at a charity party to raise money for sick children.

Saudi Arabia Frets As Wells Run Dry

From the air, the circular wheat fields of this arid land's breadbasket look like forest-green poker chips strewn across the brown desert.

Likud May Struggle for Coalition

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's right-wing Likud party kept its firm lead in final opinion polls published Monday on the eve of Israel's general election, but looked set to struggle to form a stable coalition.

Restoring Pavlovsk's Pre-Revolutionary Grandeur

Best known as an entrepreneur and owner of the Podvorye restaurant, Sergei Gutzait's community work goes largely unnoticed in Pavlovsk, a small St. Petersburg suburb.

Blair Pays Price for Supporting Bush

Prime Minister Tony Blair's moralizing diplomacy, his tough talk on Iraq and his steadfast loyalty to U.S. President George W. Bush have gained him acceptance in the United States and an invitation to Washington this crucial week, but they have cost him popularity at home and hard-won influence in Europe.

Thousands Picket UN Offices in Arab Cities

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in some Arab capitals Monday to protest a possible U.S. war on Iraq, labeling President George W. Bush a ""butcher"" and his administration ""arrogant.""

Protesters Denounce Ivory Coast Peace Deal

Gangs of youths grouped in Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan on Monday to protest a peace deal they say was imposed by former colonial power France.

Privalova Back for 'Russian Winter'

Irina Privalova is making a long-awaited return to athletics after nearly 2 1/2 years away and aims to write her name into history as the oldest women's Olympic track champion.

Kasparov Draws First Blood Over Junior

World No. 1 Garry Kasparov crushed the champion computer program Deep Junior in his trademark aggressive style Sunday in the first game of their six-game ""Man vs. Machine"" match in New York.

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