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1. China told Japan bluntly(直率地) on Sunday that it had no reason to apologize for weeks of anti-Japanese protests, some violent, in cities across China.
2. Spain's High Court sentenced an Argentine former navy captain(海軍上校) to 640 years in prison for crimes against humanity and torture on Tuesday over "dirty war" crimescommitted during Argentina's military rule of 1976-83.
3. More than 15,000 medical personnel took to the streets(走上街頭) yesterday to protest against what they called unfair allocation of medical service payment by the Bureau of National Health Insurance (BNHI).
4. Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi moved to end the crisis that has threatened to tear his coalition apart by announcing he would resign on Wednesday and immediately form a new administration(新政府) with the same allies.
5. Australia's largest air and sea operationtargeting illegal fishing(非法捕魚) has netted 27 Indonesian boatscarrying 240 crew in the past week off the country's north coast, Fisheries Minister(漁業部長) Ian Macdonald said on Wednesday.
6. Japan and China moved away from a war of words(口水戰) on Wednesday as the two sides sought to arrange a summit between their leaders in a bid to repair ties currently at their worst in decades.
7. The bodies of more than 50 people have been recovered from the Tigris River(泰格利斯河) and have been identified, President Jalal Talabani said Wednesday. The bodies were believed to have been those of hostagesseized in the Madain region earlier this month.
8. US President George W Bush has suffered an unexpected and embarrassing blow after a new delay in John Bolton's passage to becoming the US ambassador to the United Nations.
9. Israeli police have arrested one of the country's diplomats serving in the Netherlands for allegedly issuing passports in exchange for bribes.
10. A study found offshore oil rig workers who worked seven nights then seven days had a higher risk of heart disease than those who stayed on days or nights.
11. The Portuguese parliament is debating a government proposal to hold a public referendum(公投) on relaxing the country's strict abortion laws. Voters rejected reform six years ago but a series of prosecutions of women who had abortions has changed the public mood.
12. Germans in Pope Benedict XVI's home town(新教宗本篤十六世的家鄉) were given free beer to celebrate their newly famous son(指新教宗). Hundreds of locals(當地人) in the small Bavarian town also flocked to the house where the new Pope was born, firing salutary shots with blank bullets(空包彈) into the air.
13. A criminal was caught when he was admitted to hospital and given a bed next to a police officer who had been hunting him. The burglar for legal reasons was admitted to the St Josef hospital in the German city of Beuel with appendicitis(盲腸炎).
14. A Romanian thief caught stealing a week after he was released from jail is demanding £200,000 compensation. Danut Mester, 38, says it is the state's fault (that) he is back inside(the prison) because they failed to rehabilitate(使重新做人) him.
15. Despite his pledge to remain in office, Ecuador's beleaguered(遭圍困的) President, Lucio Gutierrez, fled the government palace Wednesday after a week of deadly street protests. Ecuador's attorney general(最高檢察長) has ordered the new head of national police in pursuit of Gutierrez, who fled the palace in a helicopter.