India's military says it has fully mobilized its navy, adding firepower to its massive infantry presence along its border in a tense military stand-off with Pakistan.
Nearly 11 years after the beginning of the Gulf War, Iraq is calling for reconciliation with its neighbours. Last month, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein called for an Arab summit to be held in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Just hours after President Andres Pastrana accepted an eleventh-hour accord to salvage Colombia's three-year-old peace process, leftist rebels came out fighting Tuesday. Pastrana had given a U.
A leading financier of the al Qaeda terrorist network has "turned himself in" at the airport in Kandahar, potentially providing a bonanza of intelligence information on the group, U.S.
Israel says it wants proof that Palestinian police have arrested Ahmed Saadat, the leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). "Until I see him behind bars, I won't believe it," Raanan Gissin, an adviser to Israeli Prime Minister A
US Secretary of State Colin Powell has arrived in Pakistan, where he hopes to defuse tensions with India over Kashmir. Mr Powell has said he believes that "the rush towards conflict has slowed quite a bit".
The growing scandal over the collapse of Enron Corp. deepened, with accounting firm Andersen saying its lead partner for auditing the energy trader had ordered documents destroyed after learning federal regulators wanted to see them.
The United States will try captured American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh on charges of aiding and abetting a terrorist organization, Attorney General John Ashcroft said on Tuesday.
Britain has temporarily halted the deportation of asylum-seekers to Zimbabwe after Home Secretary David Blunkett called for a review of the situation. The move comes amid international concern for supporters of Zimbabwe's opposition politicians, after Pre
Enron chairman Kenneth Lay was warned in August 2001 of the accounting irregularities that brought the once-mighty energy trading company to its knees, according to US Congressional investigators. Evidence before the House of Representatives' Energy and C
The United Nations says Afghanistan is close to bankruptcy and needs funds immediately. Ahmed Fawzi, spokesman for the UN special representative for Afghanistan, said the national kitty was now below $10m.
The French investigating magistrate who led the main investigation into allegations of corruption against President Chirac has announced he's retiring, saying that his work was sabotaged. In his first ever interview, Judge Eric Halphen, who worked on the
The Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has robustly defended his European policies in his first parliamentary speech since taking over the country's Foreign Ministry. Mr Berlusconi said Italy had a strong commitment to the European Union, and that
Argentina's President, Eduardo Duhalde, has called for a "historic national dialogue" to take the country out of the worst economic crisis of its history. "I want to be one more worker in this convergence that unites the main members of political forces,
British police have refused to rule out taking action against Prince Harry over his cannabis smoking and underage drinking. The youngest son of Prince Charles and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, attended a drug rehabilitation clinic after he admitted t
A top militant from Palestinian leader's Yasser Arafat's Fatah party was killed Monday in an explosion in the West Bank, Palestinian security officials said. In another development, Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres announced that the Israeli governme
Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit visits Washington this week hoping to dissuade President Bush from making Turkey's neighbor Iraq the next target of the "war on terror." Few doubt that Iraq will be top of the agenda when Ecevit, flying to Washington M
A mid-sized cargo plane crashed in northern Spain early on Monday, killing its three crew members, an executive of Ibertrans, the package-delivery company that operated the plane, told CNN. The Brazilian-made dual propeller Embraer 120 lost contact with t
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