North Korea and the United States traded harsh criticism on Thursday, with a U.S.
West African leaders meet in Ghana on Thursday to review plans for a long-awaited peacekeeping mission to Liberia. A Nigerian-led military fact-finding mission flew into Liberia on Wednesday evening and is expected to work there until Saturday.
Talks on transferring further control of the West Bank to the Palestinians have broken down, according to Israeli media reports. Disagreement reportedly centred on which two towns should next be vacated by Israeli troops, with Palestinian security chief M
Fighting raged at two key bridges leading to the heart of Monrovia as a west African military team was expected in the war-riven Liberian capital to assess the situation ahead of the promised deployment of peacekeepers. Rebel Liberians United for Reconcil
A spectacular wave of domestic violence has finally spurred Spain's politicians into action, with lawmakers due to adopt new legislation to help protect women from attacks by their partners. Shocked by the murder of more than 50 victims of conjugal violen
The first organised group of refugees to return to Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein is heading for the southern city of Basra. Ten buses and trucks carrying more than 240 refugees left the Rafha refugee camp in the Saudi desert late on Tuesday, marki
Child trafficking should be made a criminal offence in the UK, closing a legal loophole, says Unicef. The UN agency says thousands of children were being trafficked to Britain each year, and human trafficking is the fastest growing business of organised c
The French authorities are planning to stop and search people visiting forests in the south of the country to try to prevent arsonists starting more fires. Five people have died and thousands - many of them holidaymakers - have been moved to emergency acc
An Arab satellite TV aired what it said was a Saddam Hussein tape mourning his "martyred" sons Uday and Qusay on Tuesday, as a US-backed Governing Council opted for a rotating presidency in the new Iraq. "We thank God for honoring us with their martyrdom"
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon arrived at the White House, hoping goodwill gestures towards Palestinians will draw the sting from US objections over the construction of a security wall around the West Bank. President George W.
Some 123 'Buddy Bears' were created by 123 artists from 123 countries to promote tolerance and international understanding. The Buddy Bears were financed by different sponsors and will be auctioned with the proceeds going to UNICEF after a world tour.
US military said Tuesday it has detained a suspected member of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's security team in dawn raids north of Baghdad. "Several men were captured but one of them is believed to be a very close member of the Saddam Hussein securi
Bob Hope, ski jump-nosed master of the one-liner and favorite comedian of servicemen and presidents alike, has died, just two months after turning 100. Hope died late Sunday of pneumonia at his home in Toluca Lake, with his family at his bedside, longtime
Fourteen civilians were hurt in a grenade blast at one of Indian Kashmir's busiest picnic spots as five people died in separatist violence and six were killed when Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire, officials said. Suspected Muslim militants hurled
Forensic experts begun work to open what is believed to be the largest mass grave ever found in Bosnia. The grave is thought to contain the remains of up to 700 Muslim men and boys -- many of them killed after the fall of the town of Srebrenica to Bosnian
A deputy governor in the south Afghan province of Zabol appealed for help from US-led coalition forces. The senior official called on the coalition to mount a military operation against resurgent Taleban forces in the area.
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