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07/18/2006

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World Leaders Seek Solution to Mideast Crisis

A day after rockets hit the Israeli city of Haifa, the death toll from the conflict surpasses 200.

Nasrallah Claims Hezbollah Is Working at Full Strength

Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah urged Arabs and Muslims worldwide to support his guerrillas, saying Sunday that his group is fighting Israel on their behalf and that the battle has just begun.

Iraqi Market Attack Kills Dozens

Further sectarian killing claims at least 41 lives as Iraqi police are unable to control the violence.

An Aging Population Poses Pension Problem

Heaps of dumplings and schnitzels. Free drinks. A three-man band. It's party time at a Vienna retirement home -- but two women in the silver-haired crowd just can't get into the mood.

Congolese Citizens Need a Miracle to Get to the Polls

Getting the vote out to this eastern Congo town means conquering inaccessible jungle, without access to telephone networks or banks to pay poll workers.

Airshow Provides Impetus for Airbus

Airbus, reeling from a management shakeup that followed delays in its flagship superjumbo jet program, unveiled a long-awaited revamp of its mid-sized A350 on Monday.

Oil Falls on Mideast Outlook

Oil fell back from record prices and gold dropped from its highest level in almost two months Monday on reports Israel might soon end its Lebanon offensive, although the government quickly said it had no intention of halting operations against Hezbollah guerrillas yet.

Disney to Overhaul Its Movie Division

Since last year, Hollywood has been expecting the Walt Disney Company to announce layoffs in its film division. But with two humbling years at the box office, the company is planning something bigger: an overhaul of its movie studio.

Europe Fails Kyoto Pollution Standards

When European Union officials created a market for trading pollution credits, they boasted it was a cost-conscious way to save the planet from global warming.

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