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Stories for December 30th 2006

  • Saturday, December 30th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Saddam Hussein Is Executed

    Saddam Hussein during his execution

    Two years after U.S. forces in Iraq pulled him from the hole in which he was hiding near Tikrit, Saddam Hussein has been executed.

  • Saturday, December 30th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    British research robot to trawl depths of Antarctica

    Professor Julian A. Dowdeswell, BA, MA, PhD

    The mysteries of the Antarctic deep will be probed in mid January by a new robot vessel capable of plunging 6.5 kilometer down, reports the BBC. Isis, the UK's first deep-diving remotely operated vehicle (ROV), will be combing the sea-bed in the region in its inaugural science mission.

  • Saturday, December 30th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Court ruling fairly reasonable, law experts say

    While the government praised it as reinstating certainty, some savers saw it as the end of a nightmare and banks continue mum and mulling its possible implications, law experts said that the Supreme Court ruling that ordered banks on Wednesday to reimburse savers in pesos dollar deposits frozen during Argentina's 2001 economic debacle, was fairly reasonable.