An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale has shook Taiwan Friday.
US forces have launched a fresh air attack on the rebel-dominated Iraqi city of Falluja, after peace talks failed once again. The raid came hours after Falluja leaders suspended talks with officials from Iraq's interim government.
A Bosnian Serb official report admits for the first time that more than 7,000 Muslims were massacred at Srebrenica. The Bosnian Serb news agency SRNA said the commission's report on the 1995 massacre was being submitted to the Bosnian Serb government on F
US car giant General Motors (GM) has said it is to shed 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of a cost-cutting drive. GM's German operations - which include car firm Opel - are expected to bear the brunt of the losses.
An armed robber met his match in downtown Zagreb when a woman in a money exchange office laughed at his efforts to threaten her, police said. The masked robber burst into the office and threatened the woman but instead of shrinking with fear she broke out
At least 32 people were killed in attacks in Iraq, including bombings inside Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone said to have been claimed by the suspected Al-Qaeda chief in the country, Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi. The bloodshed comes only a day after Prime
The first results released in Afghanistan's presidential election put President Hamid Karzai in the lead after 7513 votes were counted in the northern province of Kunduz, Afghanistan's electoral commission said. The Afghan Joint Electoral Management Body
A mass grave being excavated in a north Iraqi village has yielded evidence that Iraqi forces executed women and children under Saddam Hussein. US-led investigators have located nine trenches in Hatra containing hundreds of bodies believed to be Kurds kill
Libya has arrested 17 members of a group linked to Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network, officials say. Interior Minister Nasser al-Mabruk said the nature of the links was not yet clear, but the inquiry was continuing.
Australian Prime Minister John Howard announced that national security and the economy will be priorities for his fourth term in office. After the success of his conservative coalition in Saturday's election, Howard confirmed he would keep Australian troo
Iraqi Shia militiamen in the Sadr City area of Baghdad started handing in heavy weapons on Monday, under a deal with the government. The transfer is expected to last five days, and put an end to six months of brutal fighting in the area.
The death toll from flooding in southern Vietnam's Mekong Delta has claimed 27 lives, while another nine people were killed after heavy storms lashed the region. The worst affected provinces were Dong Thap, An Giang, Long An and Kien Giang, which all bord
Poland's Defence Minister Jerzy Szmajdzinski visited Poland's unit in Iraq. He inspected the preparation for the relocation of the troops under Polish commandment.
At least four people were killed and other four wounded in a suicide bomb blast in a mosque used by Shia Muslims in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore. A series of attacks blamed on Sunni and Shia militants have claimed more than 60 lives in Pakistan th
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