Avian flu hotbeds have been confirmed in two districts in Romania's main city of Bucharest. Districts 2 and 4 have been placed under quarantine, Bucharest general mayor Adriean Videanu told media on Saturday.
A thronged pro-independence rally marched along the streets of Podgorica, ahead of Sunday's referendum to decide if Montenegro is to break away from Serbia. Montenegro currently forms part of the state union of Serbia and Montenegro.
The French parliament has adopted a controversial immigration bill that makes it very difficult for the unskilled to settle in France. The bill, drafted by Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy, offers residence permits only to highly qualified newcomers from
Italy's new Prime Minister Romano Prodi has named his new government after giving a list of ministers to President Giorgio Napolitano. There a number of ex-prime ministers on his team - including Massimo D'Alema, who will take the foreign minister seat an
The US justice department has released the first video of the plane crashing into the Pentagon on 11 September 2001. 184 people were killed after American Airlines Flight 77 was hijacked and slammed into the US military headquarters.
The newly elected President of Italy Giorgio Napolitano was sworn in on Monday, finally paving the way for the premier-elect Romano Prodi to form a cabinet. The 80-year-old Napolitano was sworn in ato succeed President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, 85, whose seve
Fourteen people have died and six were hurt in a double suicide attack near Baghdad airport, on a day of violence that claimed at least 30 lives in Iraq. The blasts took place in a car park close to the airport compound, the US military said.
Three children were killed and one injured in a bomb explosion Saturday in the eastern Turkey town of Erzincan, the Anadolu news agency reported. The explosion occurred in a wooden hut being used as a garage near a municipal building.
The H5 bird flu virus was detected Friday in 50 birds found dead in central Romania, officials said, less than a month after the virus was said to have been eradicated from the country. The new outbreak in Hurezu village is the 53rd to have been found in
More than 150 people were killed while scavenging fuel when a ruptured fuel pipeline exploded and caught fire near Nigeria's biggest city of Lagos, police and health officials said. As burials took place on Saturday, President Olusegun Obasanjo said he wa
Thousands of people living on the slopes of Mount Merapi in Indonesia are being taken to safety, because of fears the volcano may be about to erupt. The volcano has been rumbling for weeks but is becoming more volatile, streams of lava running down one si
Up to 200 people are feared dead in a pipeline blast that took place in Nigeria on Friday, media reported. The pipeline exploded right when hundreds of villagers had rushed to the site near capital Lagos.
An Internet posted video showing an Al-Qaeda member called upon Muslims to attack Denmark, Norway and France. The move was motivated with vengeance on those countries for publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
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