|Episcopal Church faces possible major defection
CHICAGO (Reuters):The United States (U.S.) Episcopal Church faces major tumult this week when an entire California diocese with more than 9,000 members decides whether to secede in an unprecedented protest over gay issues. The Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin...
Iran 'vindicated' following US report
TEHRAN (Reuters):Iran's president declared victory over the United States (U.S.) yesterday and the head of a United Nations watchdog said Iran had been "somewhat vindicated" by a U.S. report that it halted its nuclear weapons programme in 2003.