- Making News: First 9/11 Terrorism Conviction
In Hamburg, Germany today, a Moroccan student was convicted of more than 3000 counts of accessory to murder. The trial of Mounir el Motassadeq was the first connected to the terrorist bombings of September 11. Reymer Kluver, who reports for Suddeutsche Zeitung, Germany-s largest daily newspaper, reports on the trial and circumstantial evidence that resulted in el Motassadeq-s maximum sentence.
- Reporter's Notebook: Iraqi Antiquities and Archaeology at War
Iraq was once Mesopotamia, the birthplace of Western civilization. Writing, accounting and the government of city-states were all invented there. The world-s oldest city is now inside an Iraqi air force base, posing a question for 21st Century invaders. David D-Arcy, who writes for The Art Newspaper, a British monthly, reports on the military-s hopes of deposing Iraq-s current regime without destroying unique relics of the ancient past.
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