Washington/New York - Their opposing fates have been intertwined since World War II.
Pope Benedict XVI, 81, was an unwilling member of the Hitler Youth conscripted into military duty at age 16, and Rabbi Arthur Schneier, 78, a Vienna-born Jew, survived the Holocaust in the Budapest ghetto.
On Friday, the two religious leaders met at the upscale Park East Synagogue, on New York's Upper East Side, chatting softly - almost out of reach of the microphone - in their native German as they shifted positions at the podium and handed each other gifts at the front of the Jewish sanctuary.
Surendra Bhave and Narendra Hirwani will be the visiting selectors in New Zealand. At least one member of the national selection committee is likely reach there during, if not before, the start of the one-day series. The other may join him later. Both will stay on till the end of the series.
It is learnt that the selection committee has identified the two on the basis of their availability. North Zone's Yashpal Sharma and East's Raja Venkat are unable to make the trip for different reasons. Yashpal has suffered personal tragedies and has conveyed to the Board about his inability to make the trip.
London, June 21 : Tyrannosaurus rex, the best-known predatory species, may have been far more lithe than previously thought, researchers have discovered.
In a new study, boffins have claimed that dinosaurs may have been much lighter and sleeker than earlier believed because of potential flaws in the equations used to calculate their weight, reports The Times.
Melbourne, Jan. 21: Australian all rounder Andrew Symonds has been cleared to make his comeback from a knee injury this weekend - for club side Gold Coast.
Symonds, who underwent knee surgery after struggling through the Boxing Day Test against South Africa, returns to Queensland training tomorrow morning before suiting up for the Dolphins against Redlands on Saturday.
If he comes through that match unscathed, Symonds, 33, is in with a chance of playing for the Bulls in next week''s Sheffield Shield match against the Western Australia.
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New Delhi, Feb 18 : The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) on Wednesday staged demonstrations near Raj Bhavan to protest against the current Presidential rule in Jharkhand.
"We demand dissolution of the state assembly and favour simultaneous elections along with Lok Sabha elections. This will not only prevent unscrupulous arithmetic for forming a fifth government in four years but also save time and money," said former Chief minister and JVM (P) President Babulal Marandi.
Naga Chaitanya has finally managed to come out of his father' shadow and develop a name for himself in the Telugu film industry. The actor did a fantastic job in his last film Ye Maaya Chesave. Since then, he has got the nickname of Chay. Chaitanya has a certain charisma about him that endears him to the rest of the film fraternity. Despite being a supestar's son, he has managed to keep his feet grounded and belted out quite a few hits in the past.
Beijing - German President Horst Koehler left China Monday on board a commercial Air China flight because of technical problems with his German air force plane.
The Airbus Konrad Adenauer could not be repaired in time, forcing Koehler and his 50-member delegation to fly to Frankfurt with the commercial airline.
During his three-day visit to Beijing, Koehler attended the opening of the Paralympics, the Olympic games for athletes with disabilities.
The German president said he wanted to send a sign of encouragement for the integration of the physically disabled into society.
New Delhi, Oct. 30 : A Spanish couple, inspired by Indian culture, married in accordance with Hindu rituals in Agra, the city of the world famous Taj Mahal.
Maria and Salvia fell in love with Indian culture during their frequent business trips to Agra for their footwear company.
Wearing Indian attire both bride and groom arrived at the ''Mankameshwar Temple’ dedicated to Lord Shiva to solemnize their marriage.
The couple garlanded each other amidst chanting of holy verses.
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After providing the crystal clear hint the European Central Bank expressed that its contentious government bond buy might conclude as financial market anxiety could sooth and economic projections could turn out to be better.
The bond purchase by the Government, the ECB commenced at the elevation of the euro zone debt catastrophe in the month of early May, when the liquidity situations depreciated harshly for many nation's bonds and approximately left Greece dehydrated.
Washington, December 22 : An international research team has performed a genetic study which reveals that genomic diversity among African and African-American populations are far more complex than originally thought.
The research team, led by scientists from the University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University, has collected and analyzed genotype data from 365 African-Americans, 203 people from 12 West African populations and 400 Europeans from 42 countries to provide a genome-wide perspective of African and African-American ancestry.
Yangon - Myanmar junta chief Senior General Than Shwe said the military's political "road map" to democracy was leading towards a "new nation," amid reports that two pro-military parties were being set up to contest the 2010 polls, officials said Saturday.
"A new nation is now very close despite some countries putting pressure on us," Than Shwe said Friday in a speech to the annual mass meeting of the Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA), held in Naypyitaw, the military's new capital situated about 350 kilometres north of Yangon.
The USDA was formed on September 15, 1993, as a popular support base for the military.
Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has proposed to bring back 201-400 units slab in electricity bills to ease pressure on consumers.
The 201-400 units slab was done away with after DERC announced an increase of 26 per cent in tariff in June this year. The power regulator decided to revert to the original structure after a slew of complaints against overblown electricity bills.
Warsaw - Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski met with US Assistant Secretary of State Stephen Mull Wednesday in the latest round of talks on Polish demands in exchange for a proposed American missile defence system based eastern Europe.
Their meeting came after a day of talks among four teams of experts, said US Embassy spokesman Andrew Schilling. For the past two months the teams have been analyzing the military threat to Poland, strategic options for defence, defence technology and financing.