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1. "Today we bury his remains(遺體) in the earth as a seed of immortality(永恆的種子) -- our hearts are full of sadness, yet at the same time of joyful hope and profound gratitude," said Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger in heavily accented Italian(濃重義大利腔).
2. The◆ fact that people took actions such as throwing rocks at the ambassador's residence as well as the embassy is not something that the Chinese government can accept," Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Qiao Zonghuai was quoted as saying.
3. "We also renew our strong ＊request that (China) take thorough guard and other necessary measures to ensure the safety of Japanese nationals and normal operations of Japanese companies," he said.
4. "It's ＊important that the new government be attentive to the competence of the people in the ministries and that they avoid unnecessary turbulence," Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said.
5. Using a mobile phone does not increase the risk of developing a brain tumor(腦瘤), the latest research suggests. But the authors say long-term data is still needed because the technology has not been around long enough to know for sure if mobiles cause any ill health.
6. Rescue teams have worked through the night to try to reach people trapped in a nine-story garment factory which collapsed in Bangladesh on Sunday. At least 26 bodies have been retrieved(尋獲) from the factory, which is located in Savar, 32km (20 miles) north-west of the capital, Dhaka(達卡).
7. A teenager has appeared in court accused of murdering a 15-year-old girl who was stabbed to death at a party. The 17-year-old girl from Brentwood, Essex, who cannot be named due to her age, was remanded(還押) in custody until 19 April by Redbridge Youth Court.
8. China's premier told Japan to "face up to history"(面對歷史) and Tokyo's trade minister called China "scary"(恐怖的) on Tuesday as a dispute over Japan's wartime past rumbled on(繼續中) after violent weekend demonstrations.
9. ASEAN(東協) foreign ministers meeting in the Philippines on Monday said Australia and New Zealand could only join a new East Asia Summit, created by ASEAN members plus South Korea, China and Japan in 2004, if they sign the non-aggression treaty.
10. Japan has begun allocating gas exploration rights in an area of the East China Sea(東海) also claimed by China. The move is likely to anger Beijing, at a time when tensions between the two nations are already rising(關係副詞).
11. New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has been left badly bruised after an aircraft she was travelling in was forced to make an emergency landing(廹降). The twin-engined Piper Aztec's door blew open when it hit turbulence(亂流) at 8,000 feet (2,440m).
12. Britain has imposed a ban on entry visas(入境簽証) for young Nigerians aged between 18 and 30 who intend to visit the UK for the first time. The British High Commission(英國最高行政公署) in Nigeria(奈及利亞) says it cannot deal with the high number of visa applications, which have nearly doubled in the last two years.
13. The tomb of John Paul II (天主教教宗若望保祿二世)has opened to the public in the crypt (教堂地下室)beneath St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. Hundreds had queued for hours to see the tomb, which is covered with a white marble slab inscribed with the Pope's name and the dates of his papacy.
14. Turkish President Ahmet Necdet Sezer has begun a two-day visit to Syria aimed at strengthening bilateral ties. Before his departure, Mr Sezer said he hoped the visit would help contribute to peace and stability in the region.
15. Taiwan this month stopped allowing journalists from China's official Xinhua news agency(新華社) and People's Daily(人民日報) to report from the island, the first concrete retaliatory measure(具體報復措施) since China passed a law in March mandating war(授權作戰) or other "non-peaceful" means(非和平手段) should Taiwan formally declare independence.