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Published:Wednesday | March 5, 2008 | 1:52 PM

Ecuador urged the Organisation of American States (OAS) to condemn Colombia for violating its territory.

Published:Wednesday | March 5, 2008 | 10:52 AM

Senator Hillary Clinton last night claimed victory in Ohio and Rhode Island primaries.

Published:Tuesday | March 4, 2008 | 3:49 PM

The races for both the Democratic and Republican US presidential nominations could be settled today as four states vote in a major round of primary elections.

Published:Tuesday | March 4, 2008 | 9:39 AM

The Pakistani government has released a man who had spent 35 years in prison on death row.

Published:Monday | March 3, 2008 | 2:43 PM

The police in Kenya said at least 12 persons were killed in land clashes in the west of the country last weekend.

Published:Monday | March 3, 2008 | 2:42 PM

Four French police officers have been injured after gunmen reportedly opened fire on them in the southern Paris suburb on Grigny yesterday.

Published:Monday | March 3, 2008 | 10:48 AM

An election court will convene today as a defeated candidate of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) seeks a recount of the ballots cast in the constituency he contested in the January 15 general election.

Published:Friday | February 29, 2008 | 4:12 PM

Israeli forces have kept up attacks on the Gaza Strip, where they have killed at least 32 Palestinians, militants and civilians, since Wednesday morning.

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2008 | 5:44 PM

The police in Sweden and Norway have each arrested three persons for terrorist related activities.

Published:Wednesday | February 27, 2008 | 2:21 PM

The European Commission fined United States computer giant Microsoft for disobeying sanctions imposed on it for anti-competitive behaviour.

Published:Wednesday | February 27, 2008 | 11:25 AM

Pakistan’s opposition leader, Nawaz Sharif who was banned from taking part in last week’s election because of criminal convictions is planning to contest the by-election.

Published:Tuesday | February 26, 2008 | 2:59 PM

Former Prime Minister of Thailand, Thaksin Shinawatra is reportedly scheduled to return from exile on February 28.

Published:Tuesday | February 26, 2008 | 9:42 AM

The leaders of the divided Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities are optimistic they can make progress towards reunification of the island.

Published:Tuesday | February 26, 2008 | 9:41 AM

The chief peace negotiator in Kenya, Kofi Annan is threatening to leave, as mediator if a quick agreement is not reached between the opposition and ruling party.

Published:Monday | February 25, 2008 | 2:05 PM

The Taleban warned mobile phone companies in Afghanistan it will blow up telephone poles in if the companies fail to switch off their signals at night.

Published:Monday | February 25, 2008 | 11:00 AM

Authorities in India have arrested seven people in connection to a murder suspect who was beaten unconscious by an angry mob.

Published:Friday | February 22, 2008 | 2:33 PM

Rescuers have located a commercial plane with 46 people aboard that crashed in Venezuela.

Published:Friday | February 22, 2008 | 9:21 AM

The authorities in Serbia are to ascertain the identity of a body found on the compound of the US Embassy in Belgrade.

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2008 | 4:53 PM

A United States soldier has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with the killing of an Iraqi man near Kirkuk in Iraq, last year.

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2008 | 12:02 PM

An international group warned that further violence could erupt in Kenya unless an urgent solution is found for the country’s political crisis.

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2008 | 2:46 PM

The US military has imposed a curfew on its troops in Okinawa, Japan, over the alleged rape of a teenager by a US marine and other instances of misconduct.

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2008 | 2:32 PM

Pakistani President, Pervez Musharraf said he has no plans to resign, despite a sweeping victory by the opposition in the country\'s parliamentary elections.

Published:Tuesday | February 19, 2008 | 10:49 AM

United Nations officials have reported a clash between soldiers and ex-rebels waiting to be integrated into the army in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Published:Monday | February 18, 2008 | 1:38 PM

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has ordered the recall of 143 million pounds of beef, the largest meat recall in the country\'s history

Published:Friday | February 15, 2008 | 2:30 PM

The European Justice Minister, Franco Frattini wants every visitor to the EU to have their fingerprints taken as soon as they enter the region.


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