- Making News: New Push to Find Osama bin Laden
Afghans and Pakistanis are being reminded there-s a $25 million price on the head of Osama bin Laden. That may be increased next month to $50 million, according to Time magazine, in an article by Tim McGirk.
- Reporter's Notebook: UN Remembers 60th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
As the United Nations was being formed in 1948, the world was just learning details of the Holocaust in Nazi Germany, but not until today has the UN General Assembly officially commemorated those events. Secretary General Kofi Annan led the memorial, on the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, where more than a million people were killed in gas chambers and of starvation and disease. Beni Avni is covering today's event for the New York Sun and Israeli radio.
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