March 17th, 2009
World Links: Pope Says Condoms Won't Stop AIDS

Madagascar’s president cedes power to the military after months of protests that have killed 135 people.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev orders a large-scale rearmament program to counter perceived NATO expansion near the Russian border.

En route to his first papal visit to Africa, Pope Benedict XVI says that condoms will not solve the AIDS crisis. “On the contrary,” he said, “it increases the problem.”

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