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Britain Calls EU Ministers to Terror Summit

British home secretary Charles Clarke has called European interior ministers to a special terror summit in Brussels next Wednesday. He acted on the suggestion of the Spanish government as members of Europol, the European police intelligence exchange agenc

World | July 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 397

Three Gored in Spain's Bull Run

At least three people were gored and several others suffered scrapes and cuts during the traditional running of the bulls in Spain. Six bulls charged through the medieval streets of Pamplona, chasing enthusiasts to follow fans of the 16th century traditio

World | July 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 738

Silence for London Blasts Victims

A two-minute silence will be held next Thursday to remember the victims of the four London explosions. People in Britain will be asked to observe the silence at noon.

World | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 344

Talibans "Kill" US Soldier

Talibans have announced they killed the American soldier, who has been missing since June 28. The US military authorities have not yet confirmed the information.

World | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 301

New York Vows Support for London

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city would do all it could to help London overcome the terrorist attacks from Thursday. He explained that four New York detectives had already been sent to Britain and that all counter-terrorism intelligence would

World | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 266

Hurricane Kills At Least 10 in Cuba

The Dennis hurricane has so far killed at least 10 people. Thousands have escaped from their homes in Cuba.

World | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

G8 Agree USD 50 B Aid Boost

Prime Minister Tony Blair has announced that the G8 agreed a USD 50 B boost to aid for developing countries. Blair said there was a commitment to find an end date for farm subsidies and a will to make a success of the Hong Kong trade round later this year

World | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 305

German Sentenced for Sasser Worm

A German youth has been given a 21-month suspended sentence after being convicted of creating the Sasser worm which crippled computers worldwide. Sven Jaschan was found guilty of computer sabotage and illegally altering data, said a court official.

World | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

Al-Qaeda Linked Group Threatens to Hit Rome

An Al-Qaeda linked groups threatened to attack Rome to punish Italy for supporting the United States, a Web statement said. It also praised the bombings in London.

World | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 422

Romanian Government Resigns

Romanian Premier Calin Tariceanu announced Thursday the resignation of his government, opening the way to early elections. "We are returning to voters again, by handing in the government's resignation," Tariceanu said as cited by the CNN.

World | July 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 672

Egypt Confirms Envoy Killed

Egypt has confirmed the killing of the country's ambassador to Iraq. Authorities confirmed Thursday the information in an Internet message, which stated that the envoy, Ihab al-Sherif, was killed, BBC reported.

World | July 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

Rapper Lil' Kim Jailed

Grammy-winning rap star Lil' Kim has been sentenced to one year in jail over perjury. The start confessed that she had repeatedly lied to a grand jury to protect friends involved in a gun battle.

World | July 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1260

Zarqawi Claims over Egypt Abduction

A message posted on the Internet says the abduction of the Egyptian envoy in Baghdad was carried out by a group calling itself al-Qaeda in Iraq. The statement purported to be from the militant group, which is led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, is the first clai

World | July 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1237

Police Clash with G8 Protesters

Police have clashed with hundreds of protesters as the leaders of the world's wealthiest nations head for the G8 summit in Scotland. Delegations from the UK, US, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan and Russia are gathering at Gleneagles.

World | July 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 402

Two Killed in Albania Poll Celebrations

Two men were killed in Albania, as the country moved beyond the elections held last week. One was shot outside opposition party offices in the town of Lushnje, while the other was killed in what seemed as a reprisal shooting.

World | July 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 551

G8 Leaders Prepare for Summit

World leaders are set to begin arriving in Scotland for this year's G8 summit. The meeting will discuss a variety of topics including climate change, global trade, aid for Africa and debt relief.

World | July 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 723

Gunmen Killed at Holy Indian Site

Police in India have killed several militants who had raided the disputed religious complex in the northern Indian town of Ayodhya. The site is now under the control of the security forces after a two-hour gun battle.

World | July 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 332

US Marks Independence Day

Parades, fireworks, concerts and laughter filled the streets of the US cities as the country marks its national holiday July 4. The Independence Day 2005 commemorates the 229th anniversary of the signing of the US Declaration of Independence.

World | July 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 638

Russia Greets US over July 4

President Vladimir Putin has sent a telegram to US President George W. Bush with a special message for Independence Day.

World | July 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 364

5 Iraqi Soldiers Killed in Patrol Raid

Five Iraqi soldiers were killed and three wounded on Monday when an Iraqi-US joint patrol came under attack south of Baghdad, the US military said. Three civilians also were wounded, the military said.

World | July 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 350

NASA Probe Collides with Planet

A NASA space probe slammed into a comet early Monday, capping a six-month mission that researchers hope will give them new clues about the birth of our solar system. The Deep Impact spacecraft released the washing machine-size probe, known as the "impacto

World | July 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341
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