Milestones Jan. 23, 2006

RELEASED. MEHMET ALI AGCA, 48, Turkish assailant who spent almost 20 years in prison in Italy for shooting and wounding Pope John Paul II in 1981, then served five more in a Turkish jail for the 1979 murder of a journalist; in Istanbul. The Pontiff, who was shot by Agca while riding in an open car through St. Peter's Square in Rome, forgave his would-be assassin and visited him in prison. But after the Turkish press railed at his release, Justice Minister Cemil Cicek ordered a review of whether Agca had been credited correctly for time served. Cicek said Agca was...

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