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  •  - Defendant Stephan L. awaits the start of his trial in a courtroom in Kempten

    Defendant Stephan L. awaits the start of his trial in a courtroom in Kempten

    Posted: 2/7/2006 4:19:59 AM EST
    Defendant Stephan L. awaits the start of his trial in a courtroom in Kempten February 7, 2006. German hospital nurse Stephan L. is accused of killing 29 elderly patients in Sonthofen hospital near Kempten between 2003 and 2004. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle
  •  - A Kenyan policeman stands guard next to Somali nationals at the law courts in the Kenya's costal Cit

    A Kenyan policeman stands guard next to Somali nationals at the law courts in the Kenya's costal Cit

    Posted: 2/3/2006 10:58:56 AM EST
    A Kenyan policeman stands guard next to Somali nationals at the law courts in the Kenya's costal City of Mombassa some 480 km South East of the capital, Nairobi February 3, 2006. The ten suspected pirates of Somali origin, captured by the U.S. Navy last month, pleaded their innocence on Friday at the start of a trial intended to deter rampant piracy off the lawless Horn of Africa. REUTERS/Joseph Okanga
  •  - A TV grab from Russian television RTR Channel shows what it said was a transmitter in an imitation r

    A TV grab from Russian television RTR Channel shows what it said was a transmitter in an imitation r

    Posted: 1/23/2006 6:52:49 AM EST
    A TV grab from Russian television RTR Channel shows what it said was a transmitter in an imitation rock which British diplomats used for spying on a Moscow street and then downloading classified information from it. Russia's intelligence services accused British embassy officials on Monday, January 23, 2006, of spying in Moscow after state television said British diplomats had used a fake rock to try to secure state secrets. Footage taken in autumn 2005. REUTERS/RTR Television/Handout
  •  - Vivian Figueiredo looks at shrine to Jean Charles de Menezes outside Stockwell Underground Station i

    Vivian Figueiredo looks at shrine to Jean Charles de Menezes outside Stockwell Underground Station i

    Posted: 1/22/2006 7:44:48 AM EST
    Family member of Jean Charles de Menezes, Vivian Figueiredo, looks at a shrine outside Stockwell Underground Station in London January 22, 2006. Jean Charles de Menezes was shot and killed by British police by mistake at Stockwell Underground Station during a security alert following the July bomb attacks on the London transport system. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
  •  - File photo of Mehmet Ali Agca displaying issue of Time Magazine as he is led by police officers to m

    File photo of Mehmet Ali Agca displaying issue of Time Magazine as he is led by police officers to m

    Posted: 1/20/2006 11:50:59 AM EST
    Mehmet Ali Agca, the man who shot Pope John Paul II in 1981, displays an issue of Time Magazine with a cover picture showing him with late Pope John Paul in an Italian prison as he is led by police officers to a military recruitment centre in Istanbul in this January 12, 2006 file photo. Mehmet Ali Agca, the man who shot Pope John Paul II in 1981, must return to jail after Turkey's Supreme Court said on January 20, 2006 it had overturned a decision to release him. The Justice Ministry had appeal
  •  - Colombian National police Commander General Castro pulls up coca plant at La Marcarena National Park

    Colombian National police Commander General Castro pulls up coca plant at La Marcarena National Park

    Posted: 1/19/2006 11:55:48 AM EST
    Colombian National police Commander General Daniel Castro (C) pulls up a coca plant at the La Marcarena National Park, Colombia January 19, 2006. Colombia sent over 900 shovel-wielding workers into the national park on Thursday in the country's biggest operation aimed at manually destroying plants used to make cocaine. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
  •  - Segura lawyer for Victims of Terrorism Association talks about Spain's High Court decision in Madrid

    Segura lawyer for Victims of Terrorism Association talks about Spain's High Court decision in Madrid

    Posted: 1/17/2006 12:16:21 PM EST
    Juan Carlos Rodriguez Segura, lawyer for Victims of Terrorism Association, talks about the High Court decision on whether to allow a rally by the outlawed Basque political party Batasuna in Madrid January 17, 2006. Spain's High Court banned the rally and suspended all of Batasuna's activities for a further two years. REUTERS/Susana Vera
  •  - Former CEO of Enron, Jeff Skilling, talks to his attorney Daniel Petrocelli while on their way to th

    Former CEO of Enron, Jeff Skilling, talks to his attorney Daniel Petrocelli while on their way to th

    Posted: 1/12/2006 5:06:11 PM EST
    Former CEO of Enron, Jeff Skilling (R), talks to his attorney Daniel Petrocelli while on their way to the Houston Federal Courthouse for a pre-trial hearing in Houston, January 12, 2006. REUTERS/Tim Johnson
  •  - Alito speaks at his Senate Confirmation hearing in Washington

    Alito speaks at his Senate Confirmation hearing in Washington

    Posted: 1/10/2006 2:19:13 PM EST
    U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito answers questions on the second day of his Senate judiciary committee confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington January 10, 2006. Alito, who voiced opposition to abortion as a Reagan administration lawyer two decades ago, testified on Tuesday the Constitution protects the right to privacy, a key underpinning of the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
  •  - Senator Leahy speaks at Alito's Senate Confirmation hearing in Washington

    Senator Leahy speaks at Alito's Senate Confirmation hearing in Washington

    Posted: 1/10/2006 11:25:10 AM EST
    Ranking Senate Judiciary Committee Democrat Patrick Leahy (D-VT) (Top) asks a question of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito (Bottom) on the second day of Alito's Senate judiciary committee confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 10, 2006. Alito, who voiced opposition to abortion as a Reagan administration lawyer two decades ago, testified on Tuesday the Constitution protects the right to privacy, a key underpinning of the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized aborti
  •  - Judge Alito takes his seat at his Senate Confirmation hearing in Washington

    Judge Alito takes his seat at his Senate Confirmation hearing in Washington

    Posted: 1/10/2006 11:13:12 AM EST
    U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito (L) takes his seat as he prepares to answer questions on the second day of his Senate judiciary committee confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington January 10, 2006. Alito, who voiced opposition to abortion as a Reagan administration lawyer two decades ago, testified on Tuesday the Constitution protects the right to privacy, a key underpinning of the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion. REUTERS/Jason Reed
  •  - US Supreme Court nominee Alito is seen on television as he answers questions at his Senate judiciary

    US Supreme Court nominee Alito is seen on television as he answers questions at his Senate judiciary

    Posted: 1/10/2006 10:49:10 AM EST
    U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito is seen on television as he answers questions on the second day of his Senate judiciary committee confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington January 10, 2006. Alito, who voiced opposition to abortion as a Reagan administration lawyer two decades ago, testified on Tuesday the Constitution protects the right to privacy, a key underpinning of the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
  •  - File photo of former Washington lobbyist Abramoff and lawyer Sonnett leaving the courthouse in Miami

    File photo of former Washington lobbyist Abramoff and lawyer Sonnett leaving the courthouse in Miami

    Posted: 1/4/2006 10:48:05 AM EST
    Former Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff (R) and his lawyer Neal Sonnett leave the Miami Courthouse in Miami in this August 18, 2005 file photo. U.S. President George W. Bush's re-election campaign will give to charity $6,000 in contributions linked to a lobbyist at the center of a mounting corruption scandal, the Republican National Committee said on January 4, 2006. Abramoff pleaded guilty to fraud charges on January 3 and agreed to help U.S. prosecutors in a corruption probe that could involv
  •  - Former German Deputy Foreign Minister Chrobog and his family arrive in Cologne

    Former German Deputy Foreign Minister Chrobog and his family arrive in Cologne

    Posted: 1/1/2006 2:48:04 PM EST
    Juergen Chrobog (L), former German Deputy Foreign Minister, and Georg Boomgarden (R), State Secretary of Germany's Foreign Ministry, walk in front of Chrobog's sons Karim (rear, R) and Felix (rear, L) following their arrival at the military section of the Cologne-Bonn airport January 1, 2006. Yemeni tribesmen freed the former German hostage negotiator, his wife and three children on Saturday after abducting them while they were on holiday and holding them captive for three days. Yemen's presiden
  •  - German Foreign Minister Steinmeier briefs the media before he joins a meeting on the kidnapping of f

    German Foreign Minister Steinmeier briefs the media before he joins a meeting on the kidnapping of f

    Posted: 12/31/2005 5:56:04 AM EST
    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier briefs the media before he joins a meeting on the kidnapping of former German Foreign Ministry's top official Juergen Chrobog in Yemen in the crisis-center in the foreign ministry in Berlin, December 31, 2005. Negotiators led by Yemen's defence minister are making progress in talks to secure the release of a former German government minister, his wife and three children, kidnapped by Yemeni tribesmen, officials said on Friday. REUTERS/Jockel Fin
  •  - Iraqis carry coffin of among 11 Shi'ite family members killed in Latifiya

    Iraqis carry coffin of among 11 Shi'ite family members killed in Latifiya

    Posted: 12/30/2005 11:19:56 AM EST
    Iraqis carry the coffin of among the 11 Shi'ite family members killed in Latifiya during a funeral in Najaf, 160 km (100 miles) south of Baghdad December 30, 2005. Six assailants broke into a house just south of Baghdad on Thursday and killed 11 members of the same Shi'ite family by slitting their throats, police said. They said the family had been warned by insurgents to move out of the largely Sunni district of Latifiya, around 20 km (13 miles) south of the capital, but had not done so. REUTE
  •  - A mourner wearing a Crips bandana stands in front of a floral tribute at the funeral of Stanley Took

    A mourner wearing a Crips bandana stands in front of a floral tribute at the funeral of Stanley Took

    Posted: 12/30/2005 1:09:11 AM EST
    A mourner wearing a Crips bandana stands in front of a floral tribute at the funeral of Stanley Tookie Williams in Los Angeles December 20, 2005. The 51-year-old Williams co-founded the Crips gang and was convicted for murder, but advocated against gang life after he was sent to prison. He was put to death by lethal injection December 13 after California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger refused to commute his sentence. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
  •  - Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein addresses the court during his trial in Baghdad

    Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein addresses the court during his trial in Baghdad

    Posted: 12/30/2005 12:19:52 AM EST
    Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein addresses the court during his trial in Baghdad December 22, 2005. Saddam accused the White House on Thursday of lying by saying he had chemical weapons before the U.S.-led invasion on 2003. REUTERS/John Moore/Pool
  •  - Former Iraqi president Saddam speaks at trial in Baghdad

    Former Iraqi president Saddam speaks at trial in Baghdad

    Posted: 12/30/2005 12:16:22 AM EST
    Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein speaks at his trial in Baghdad December 22, 2005. Saddam accused the White House on Thursday of lying, citing its prewar assertions that Iraq had chemical weapons and its denial of his statement that he had been tortured in American custody. REUTERS/Bob Strong
  •  - An Iraqi soldier stands guard at the gate of Camp Al Adaala prison in Baghdad

    An Iraqi soldier stands guard at the gate of Camp Al Adaala prison in Baghdad

    Posted: 12/29/2005 11:41:43 AM EST
    An Iraqi soldier stands guard at the gate of Camp Al Adaala prison in Kadhimiya district in Baghdad December 28, 2005. Iraqi police shot dead several prisoners in a shootout on Wednesday at a Baghdad military base after one prisoner grabbed a weapon from a guard and opened fire, Interior Ministry officials and police sources said. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani