UN health officials are helping Algeria to investigate an outbreak of plague in the west of the country which has claimed at least one life.
An explosion outside an office building in the Pakistani city of Karachi has killed at least two people and injured many more. The explosion happened outside the Crown Plaza office building, on the main road leading to the southern city's international ai
Bulls gored three Spaniards and cut or bruised at least ten other people -- including an American teenager -- in a particularly dangerous stampede during the San Fermin Fiesta. Two other men from the Spanish town of Pamplona were attacked in the shoulder
Tens of friends and government officials, led by the head of the State Welfare Organization Mohammad Reza Rahchamani, were at Tehran airport Thursdayas the coffins of formerly conjoined twins arrived in Iran for burial. The 29-year-old sisters, who were j
At least five people are reported to have been killed and about 20 injured in a blast in a crowded market in the Philippines. The casualties in the city of Koronadal include a number of children, military spokesman said.
A state security expert has been killed in a Moscow street, while trying to defuse an explosive device. The blast early on Thursday comes less than a week after a double suicide bomb attack at a musical festival in the city, which killed 14.
At least 22 people have been killed when a bus plunged off a road in Hong Kong. The double-decker bus packed with schoolchildren and commuters left the Tuen Mun motorway in western Kowloon, a Hong Kong suburb, and careered down a 50-metre slope.
German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has cancelled his planned holiday in Italy in the wake of anti-German remarks from an Italian government official, Deutsche Welle reported Wednesday. Stefano Stefani, an Italian junior minister responsible for tourism,
After touring a former slave house and paying homage to the humans who were sold there, President Bush is visiting the place where the apartheid system of white-minority rule further oppressed black Africans through the 20th century. With a decision pendi
Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas offered to resign as deputy chairman of the mainstream Fatah movement. The move came amid severe splits in the group headed by Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat over the release of Palestinian prisoners held in Isra
People in Iran expressed their sorrow over the deaths of Ladan and Laleh Bijani, adult conjoined twins who died following a marathon operation to separate them. This is a sad day for the entire nation, Iranian political leaders said.
Five people were shot dead Tuesday by a gunman who then killed himself at an aircraft parts plant near Meridian, Mississippi. Eight other people were injured by the man armed with a shotgun and a semiautomatic rifle, Lauderdale County official said.
Heavy floods in Eastern China killed thirteen people and left more than a million stranded, China's official Xinhua news agency reported. Almost 380,000 people living in the flooded Huai River valley had been evacuated, adding that rising water had cut of
A split opened up between the UK and the United States over a claim that Iraq sought to buy uranium from the West African state of Niger. The US acknowledged for the first time that the claim might be wrong and that President Bush should not have referred
Two conjoined adult Iranian twins have died following unprecedented surgery to separate them, international agencies reported, citing officials at Singapore's Raffles Hospital. Ladan Bijani died due to a loss of blood as the separation of the twins' brain
A Sudanese airliner crashed early Tuesday shortly after taking off from Port Sudan airport, killing 105 passengers and 11 crew, international agencies reported. According to Sudan News Agency only a child has survived the crash but it is still not known w
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