Ukrainian President Viktor Yuschenko marked the 65th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre. Wednesday’s events involved some 1,000 guests from 41 countries in a ceremony at the ravine. The ceremony ended two days of events commemorating the estimated 33,000 Jews killed along the ravine’s edge on Sept. 29-30, 1941.
Spain proposed reprising its 1991 conference for Israeli-Arab peace. The Madrid summit brought together Israeli, Jordanian, Syrian, Lebanese and Egyptian leaders under U.S. and Soviet auspices.
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