Armed men have taken hostages at a hospital in the southern Saudi province of Jizan, reports say. Local residents reported hearing sporadic gunfire around the building.
US President Bushwill address the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday to push his plan for steady transition to democratic rule in Iraq. Only in that way, Bush says, will Iraq get a chance to leap from deposed President Saddam Hussein's despotic go
US aircraft fired six missiles into a farm north of Fallujah, killing three men and wounding three others. The US military said its forces were pursuing guerrillas who attacked soldiers and that it knew of only one person killed.
The ecologist organization Greenpeace said that the Austrian versions of well-known toothpastes and baby creams contain preservatives that can cause skin rashes and make bacteria resistant to medicine. Greenpeace chemist Herwig Schuster called on the auth
Fossils found in a bear cave in Romania are the oldest specimens yet found of modern humans in Europe, scientists said Tuesday. One of the items -- a male jawbone -- has been dated to be between 34,000 and 36,000 years old.
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, mastermind of the September 11, 2001 drama in New York told US officials it took five years to arrange the attacks and that a wave of suicide attacks was supposed to follow, reports said. Mohammed also claimed that the hijacking te
France will not veto a US-backed resolution of the United Nations (UN) Security Council on the future of Iraq, French President Jacques Chirac said. The draft text for a resolution has not yet been put to a vote.
NASA's Galileo spacecraft plunged into Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere on Sunday and then self-destructed after a 14-year, exploration of the solar system's largest planet and a 2.8 billion-mile journey.
A car bomb exploded Monday morning while the vehicle was being examined at a checkpoint as it tried to enter the United Nations (UN) compound in Iraq, killing at least two people -- the driver and an Iraqi policeman -- and injuring nineteen others, local
Iraqi Governing Council member Akila al-Hashimi was in a "critical but stable" condition after a second operation for gunshot wounds, while her colleagues were split over whether Saddam Hussein loyalists or foreign militants tried to kill her. Douglas Bra
A bomb hidden inside a videocassette recorder exploded in a busy market in Indian Kashmir, killing three people and wounding 28 others.The VCR had been brought to an electronics shop in the town of Rajauri to be repaired.
Iraq 's leadership council announced it would open all sectors of its economy except oil to private investment, hoping to rebuild an economy mismanaged under Saddam Hussein's rule and battered by international sanctions and war. The wide-ranging reforms,
Isabel made a swift flight across the Mid-Atlantic, but its devastation promises to be slow to overcome: Millions were still without power, debris blocked streets, and flooding left drinking water contaminated. Federal officials warned of new flooding as
US President Bush will challenge the United Nations with a call to action for money and troops in Iraq and Afghanistan despite remaining differences and unwillingness by many countries to make major contributions. Bush, addressing the General Assembly on
Latvia is celebrating voting "Yes " to joining the European Union and sealing the success of the bloc's plans to welcome 10 more nations, mostly ex-Soviet states, into the fold next May. Final official results announced by the election commission showed L
Former US President Clinton condemning the "genocidal madness" that fuelled Bosnia's 3 1/2-year war, joined thousands of survivors on September 20 at the site of the worst massacre in Europe since World War II. Clinton, on a visit to the Balkans to visit
The flooding caused by Isabel receded from city streets and suburban docks across the Mid-Atlantic, but millions of people remained without power and faced the hard work of cleaning out basements and yards during the weekend. Isabel raced into Canada on F
The meeting of the finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the G7 group of the world's seven richest nations kicked off in Dubai. The economic leaders from the Group of Seven are meeting against a background of increasing optimism over the world ec
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