Bush Vows to Prevent Violence in Kosovo

President George Bush said on a visit to Africa that the United States "will continue to work with our allies to make sure there's no violence in Kosovo."

World | February 17, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1373

EU Gives Green Light for Kosovo Police Mission

The European Union approved Saturday a civilian police and justice mission to help enforce the rule of law in the Serbian province of Kosovo, expected to declare independence on Sunday. The EU mission, known as EULEX, is to be deployed over four months,

World | February 16, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1486

Shooter in Illinois Campus Attack Identified

US police authorities have identified the gunman, who killed five students before turning a weapon to himself, in a shootingopened at a university near Chicago, as a former student Stephen Kazmierczak, BBC reported Friday.

World | February 15, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2208

Kosovo Declares Independence on Sunday - Report

Kosovo is to declare independence from Belgrade at 5 pm local time on Sunday, Russian news agency Ria Novosti reported. The source of information is a spokesman of Kosovo's Prime Minister, the agency said.

World | February 15, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2433

Tadic Swears in, Vows to Fight for Kosovo

Serbia's newly re-elected president, Boris Tadic, was formally sworn in Friday for a new, five-year term in office. Tadic was inaugurated at a ceremonial session of parliament, attended by top officials, diplomats, Serbian Orthodox Church dignitaries and

World | February 15, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1488

Serbia, Russia Urge UN to Oppose Kosovo Independence

Serbia and Russia urged the UN Security Council to oppose Kosovo's planned unilateral declaration of independence, slamming the move as a violation of international law. "The Republic of Serbia shall never accept any violation of its territorial integrit

World | February 15, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1783

Gunman Kills 5 in Illinois University

A young gunman stormed a lecture hall at Northern Illinois University on Thursday and shot 21 people, five of them fatally, before killing himself. The shooting took place in an afternoon geology class when the gunman, all dressed in black and carrying a

World | February 15, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1519

Southern Greece Rocked by Strong Quake

A strong earthquake has struck southern Greece, shaking buildings over an area from the southern Peloponnese region to the capital, Athens, BBC reported.

World | February 14, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1717

UN Security Council Meets over Kosovo at Serbia's Request

The Security Council of the United Nations is going to hold a special closed meeting Thursday evening in anticipation of the unilateral declaration of independence of the Serbian breakaway province of Kosovo. The meeting is convened at Serbia's special r

World | February 14, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1674

Pakistani Diplomat Missing, Reportedly Kidnapped

Pakistani authorities have said there is still no news on its ambassador to Afghanistan who is believed to have been kidnapped on Monday.

World | February 14, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1296

Australia Apologized Officially to Aborigines

The newly-sworn Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd pronounced a speech of apology to Australia's natives for past wrongs before Australian Parliament on Wednesday.

World | February 13, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2179

Spielberg Drops out as Beijing Olympics Advisor over Darfur

Hollywood director Steven Spielberg has withdrawn as an advisor to the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games protesting over China's support of the Sudanese government and the escalating violence in the Darfur region. "Sudan's

World | February 13, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1843

Obama Takes the Lead over Clinton in US Democratic Primaries

Senator Barrack Obama won another triple victory in the Democratic primaries for the presidential nomination, in the states of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

World | February 13, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1769

Russia Bombers Buzz above US Aircraft in the Pacific

Four US F/A-18 fighters intercepted two Russian Tu-95 bombers as one of them buzzed above the US aircraft carrier Nimitz, and another flew some 90 km away from it in the Pacific on Saturday.

World | February 12, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2971

US to Seek Death Penalty against 9/11 Attacks Suspects

The US government announced Monday that it is to seek death penalty against six suspects in the 9/11 attacks although attorneys claimed such a trial could leave the detainees looking like martyrs to their supporters, CNN reported. A military commission t

World | February 12, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1282

Serbia's Students: Europe Has No Alternative

Hundreds of university students rallied in Belgrade, calling for Serbia's fast integration in the European Union. Students' organisations that started the protests demanded Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica's resignation if he fails to sign an associatio

World | February 12, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2395

Iran Celebrates 29 Years since the Islamic Revolution

Thousands of Iranians participated in rallies in cities all over the country celebrating the 29th anniversary since the revolution on February 11, 1979, which brought down the government of Shah Mohamad Reza Pehlavi, and gave birth to the present Islamic

World | February 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1594

Obama Triumphs over Hillary and Bill Clinton

Senator Barrack Obama won over Senator Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary in the state of Maine, CNN reported.

World | February 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1800

Russian Deputy PM: EU Recognition of Kosovo to Open Pandora's Box

Russia's First Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Ivanov said Sunday that if the European Union recognized independent Kosovo, it had to do the same with Northern Cyprus.

World | February 10, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1889

Obama Strikes Triple Victory in US Presidential Primaries

Several days after the Super Tuesday on which half of USA voted in primaries, Senator Barrack Obama cemented his lead before Senator Hillary Clinton in the number of states he has won in the Democratic Party's presidential candidacy race. On Saturday Oba

World | February 10, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2351

Shuttle Atlantis to Deliver European Lab

Shuttle Atlantis has started docking at the the International Space Station (ISS), where it is to deliver Europe's Columbus science laboratory, which will make the European Space Agency a full member of the orbital project, BBC reported Saturday.

World | February 9, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1474
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