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The attack -- the worst in Argentina's history -- killed 85 people and injured about 300

BUENOS AIRES (CNN) -- Argentine lawmakers approved an agreement with Iran that will create a five-member commission to investigate the deadly 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community center.


At 2 p.m. ET, his almost unprecedented resignation takes effect

ROME (CNN) -- Amid pomp and ceremony, Benedict XVI left Vatican City Thursday for the last time as pope, ahead of his historic resignation as leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.


Technical experts to resume program talks March 18 in Turkey

Diplomats emerged Wednesday from an unusually secretive round of talks on Iran's controversial nuclear program with a joint announcement to hold a follow-up meeting within weeks.


Pope emeritus is to leave office at 8 p.m. Thursday for a life of seclusion and prayer

Pope Benedict XVI spoke of moments of struggle as well as joy Wednesday during his final public address from a stage set up in St. Peter's Square.


He will be known as pope emeritus, emeritus pope or Roman pontifex emeritus

ROME (CNN) -- With only two full days left of Pope Benedict XVI's papacy, more details emerged Tuesday of what the future holds both for the retiring pontiff and the cardinals who will choose his successor.


On Sunday, a British newspaper reported four men accused O'Brien of abuse

ROME (CNN) -- Scotland's Roman Catholic archbishop, Cardinal Keith O'Brien, has resigned amid allegations that he abused four men studying to be priests in the 1980s.


VIDEO: Did Pope resign because of blackmail?

At the same time as Pope Benedict XVI leaves office on February 28, his Twitter presence as @Pontifex will also come to an end, according to Vatican Radio.


Current rules say vote can begin 15 to 20 days after papal vacancy

Pope Benedict XVI is considering changing the Vatican constitution to allow a vote for his successor to begin before March 15, Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said Wednesday.


Defense Secretary vows to go after perpetrators of Alegerian and Benghazi attacks

The Obama Administration now believes the attack and hostage-taking at a natural gas plant in Algeria last week is the work of al Qaeda operatives based out of northern Mali


Catherine suffers hyperemesis gravidarum, more severe than typical morning sickness

LONDON (CNN) -- Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, is spending a second day in a central London hospital Tuesday after being admitted with acute morning sickness.


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