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Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2009 | 5:58 PM

President Nicholas Sarkozy revamped France\'s Cabinet on Tuesday, turning to conservative loyalists and ousting two poorly performing ministers in second reshuffle of the government since he took office in 2007, according to a report by Laurent Pirot of t

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2009 | 1:49 PM

The United Kingdom (UK) has ordered the expulsion of two Iranian diplomats in a ti-for-tat action after Tehran also orders two UK diplomats to leave the country, according to an article on news.bbc.co.uk.

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2009 | 12:59 PM

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said he is determined to prepare stricter legislation governing the conduct of members of parliament.

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2009 | 12:59 PM

The CNN is reporting that nine people have been killed in Washington Metro train collision yesterday.

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2009 | 9:08 AM

Prosecutors in Mexico have arrested seven regional officials over the deaths of 47 children in a fire at a day-care centre earlier this month.

Published:Tuesday | June 23, 2009 | 9:07 AM

British lawmakers have elected a new Speaker of the House of Commons after a scandal forced the previous speaker to resign last month.

Published:Monday | June 22, 2009 | 6:06 PM

US President Barack Obama has signed into law the recently debated tobacco bill.

Published:Monday | June 22, 2009 | 12:48 PM

Italian police said a key mafia fugitive has been arrested in Venezuela.

Published:Monday | June 22, 2009 | 12:46 PM

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has committed to giving 5 million pounds in extra aid to Zimbabwe.

Published:Monday | June 22, 2009 | 9:14 AM

Officials in Brazil have identified 11 of the 50 bodies recovered from the Air France crash in the Atlantic, which killed 228 people three weeks ago.

Published:Friday | June 19, 2009 | 6:10 PM

The chief executive of Air France said his company would compensate the families of the 228 victims of the June 1 crash of flight 447 over the Atlantic.

Published:Friday | June 19, 2009 | 5:25 PM

President Obama this morning again backed immigration reform, but left open the timing for any push through Congress, according to a article by Micheal Muskal on the Los Angeles Times website.

Published:Friday | June 19, 2009 | 3:35 PM

Texan billionaire R. Allen Stanford was indicted Friday on charges his international banking empire was really just a Ponzi scheme built on lies, bluster, and bribery, according to a report by the Associated Press.

Published:Friday | June 19, 2009 | 1:59 PM

The United States (U.S.) military is planning to intercept a flagged North Korean ship suspected of proliferating weapons material in violation of a United Nation (U.N.) Security Council resolution passed on the 12th of June.

Published:Friday | June 19, 2009 | 9:50 AM

US military officials say the country is in a good position to protect itself from a potential North Korean missile strike.

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2009 | 5:10 PM

The United States (U.S.) Senate approved a fiercely worded resolution today that attempts to formally apologize for the \"fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery\" of African-Americans, according to a report on the Wall Street

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2009 | 3:50 PM

Iran\'s leadership is growing increasingly sensitive to international press on the election protests, with foreign journalists being ordered out and mobile phone networks and newspapers being shut down, according to a report on www.3news.co.nz.

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2009 | 3:04 PM

The CNN reports that Continental Flight 61 was flying from Brussels, Belgium, to the United States when the pilot apparently died of natural causes while at the controls.

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2009 | 1:30 PM

Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton fractured her right elbow during a fall on June 17, according to a report by the Associated Press.

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2009 | 1:29 PM

A captain on a Continental jet died today mid-flight while flying from Brussels, Belgium, to Newark, New Jersey, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Continental Airlines said, according to a report on CNN.com.

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2009 | 9:08 AM

UK Treasury minister Kitty Ussher has quit the government after further questions were raised about her expenses.

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2009 | 9:07 AM

The US government has announced a major reform of banking regulation to prevent future financial crises.

Published:Wednesday | June 17, 2009 | 6:05 PM

Peruvian Prime minister Yehude Simon has said he plans to resign in the coming weeks following the deaths of dozens of people in clashes between indigenous groups and police.

Published:Wednesday | June 17, 2009 | 6:05 PM

Thousands of Iranians gathered today again in Tehran\'s Haft-e-Tir Square to protest in support of opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi.

Published:Wednesday | June 17, 2009 | 4:23 PM

United States (U.S.) president Barack Obama will unveil plans Wednesday to overhaul the U.S. financial regulatory system, in the most sweeping reform proposal since the Great Depression, according to an article on www.voanews.com.


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