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Tuesday  January 18, 2005

8 killed in bombings near embassy in Iraq 1/18/2005, 11:03 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A truck bomb exploded near the Australian Embassy in Bagdad on Wednesday, and a half-hour later a car bomb shook a police station also in the Iraqi capital, with the blasts killing a total of eight people, police and officials said.
Car bomb targets Aussie embassy in Iraq 1/18/2005, 10:00 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb exploded near the Australian Embassy in central Baghdad on Wednesday, killing two people and wounding four, police and witnesses said. A second car bomb exploded about a half hour later at a police station.
Suicide bomber hits Iraq's shiite party 1/18/2005, 3:29 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide bomber struck the Baghdad headquarters of Iraq's biggest Shiite political party Tuesday, killing three people, as the government announced plans to close borders and restrict movements to bolster security in the national election. Three candidates were slain as insurgents intensified their campaign to subvert the ballot.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 1/18/2005, 2:33 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005, at least 1,368 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,073 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said. The figures include three military civilians.
Adviser: Only attacks can halt Iraq vote 1/18/2005, 1:26 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Only a sustained onslaught by insurgents or the mass resignation of electoral workers will prevent this month's national elections from going ahead, the chief U.N. election adviser in Iraq said Tuesday.
A look at foreigners taken hostage in Iraq 1/18/2005, 12:52 p.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 180 foreigners:
Archbishop kidnapped in Iraq is freed 1/18/2005, 11:14 a.m. PT
VATICAN CITY (AP) A Catholic archbishop kidnapped in Iraq was released Tuesday without payment of ransom, the Vatican said. The prelate said his kidnappers didn't realize who he was when they abducted him a day earlier in the northern city of Mosul.
Assailants kill Iraq candidates in Basra 1/18/2005, 10:50 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Assailants in southern Iraq gunned down two more candidates running in the Jan. 30 elections for the political coalition of interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi, a member of the group said Tuesday.
Archbishop kidnapped in Iraq is freed 1/18/2005, 11:14 a.m. PT
VATICAN CITY (AP) A Catholic archbishop kidnapped in Iraq was released Tuesday without payment of ransom, the Vatican said. The prelate said his kidnappers didn't realize who he was when they abducted him a day earlier in the northern city of Mosul.
Gunmen kill three Iraqi candidates 1/18/2005, 11:00 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen shot and killed three candidates running in Iraq's Jan. 30 elections, officials said Tuesday, as a suicide bombing killed two people outside the offices of a leading Shiite political party.
Assailants kill Iraq candidates in Basra 1/18/2005, 10:50 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Assailants in southern Iraq gunned down two more candidates running in the Jan. 30 elections for the political coalition of interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi, a member of the group said Tuesday.
Iraq to seal borders during election 1/18/2005, 10:01 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq will seal its borders, extend a curfew and restrict movement to protect voters during the Jan. 30 election, officials announced Tuesday after the latest major insurgent attack a suicide bombing that killed two people outside the offices of a leading Shiite political party.
Archbishop kidnapped in Iraq is freed 1/18/2005, 9:32 a.m. PT
VATICAN CITY (AP) A Catholic archbishop kidnapped in Iraq was released Tuesday without payment of ransom, the Vatican said. The prelate said his kidnappers didn't realize who he was when they abducted him a day earlier in the northern city of Mosul.
8 Chinese laborers held hostage in Iraq 1/18/2005, 9:05 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents released a video Tuesday showing eight Chinese workers held hostage by gunmen who claim the men are employed by a construction company working with U.S. troops, in the latest abduction of foreigners in Iraq.
Heavy machine-gun fire heard in Baghdad 1/18/2005, 4:53 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Bursts of heavy machine-gun fire were heard coming from southern Baghdad on Tuesday, and witnesses said Iraqi National Guard units were battling insurgents there.
Iraq to seal its borders during election 1/18/2005, 3:39 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi officials announced Tuesday they will seal the country's borders, extend a nighttime curfew and restrict movement to protect voters during the Jan. 30 vote, which insurgents are seeking to ruin with a campaign of violence.
Archbishop kidnapped in Iraq is freed 1/18/2005, 3:25 a.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) A Catholic archbishop kidnapped in northern Iraq was freed Tuesday without any ransom being paid, a day after he was seized by gunmen, the Vatican said.
Archbishop kidnapped in Iraq is freed 1/18/2005, 2:47 a.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) A Catholic archbishop kidnapped in northern Iraq was freed Tuesday, a day after his abduction, a church official said.
Iraq to seal its borders during election 1/18/2005, 2:16 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi officials announced Tuesday that they will seal the nation's borders, extend a nighttime curfew and restrict movement inside the country to protect voters during the Jan. 30 vote, which insurgents are seeking to ruin with a campaign of violence.

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