Yet another US soldier was killed in Iraq, after bullets were sprayed from a driving-by car at the American troops. The incident took place in the town of Mosul north of capital Baghdad.
Poland may veto the draft EU constitution if the country's voting rights, gained three years ago, are downgraded, Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski said ahead of his meeting with German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder on Thursday. The two top statesmen
Two US soldiers and a Kurdish official were killed in separate attacks in Iraq as France, Germany and Russia expressed bewilderment with a US decision barring countries that refused to join the Iraq war coalition from bidding for lucrative contracts in th
A US military airplane has been hit by a rocket at the moment it was taking off from a Baghdad airport, news agencies reported Wednesday. However, the aircraft managed to land safely soon after the incident occurred, and no people got injured.
At least eight people died in Liberia's capital Monrovia as clashes erupted between United Nations (UN) peacekeepers and local militiamen. Violence started escalating on Sunday, when rioters demanded immediate payment in return for their guns, which had t
The US troops killed six Afghanistan children in a US air attack in the eastern part of the country last weekend, a military spokesman confirmed. It was the second attack of this kind within 24 hours, causing the death of children.
A pupil died and six others were injured when a shell exploded during military preparation training at a high school in the capital of Georgia Tbilisi. The same shell had been used for educational purpose for two years.
Fourty-one US soldiers and six Iraqi civilians were injured after a car bomb exploded outside at the entrance to the barracks in a northern Iraqi town, US Army said. The blast occured when a car drove through a gate to the base of 3rd Brigade of 101 Airbo
The United Nations published new predictions on the size and age of the world's population 300 years from now. It says that if fertility stays at the current level, the global population could rise to 134 trillion.
Japan approved a plan to dispatch some 500-700 ground troops to Iraq to provide humanitarian aid for between six months to a year. Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's cabinet approved a plan to deploy non-combat troops to Iraq, paving the way for its large
The US military has announced its biggest ever ground operation against Islamic militants in Afghanistan. The military said it launched "Operation Avalanche" at the weekend across eastern and southern Afghanistan, where Taliban and allied Islamic militant
Greek court found leader of local terrorist group November 17 guilty on charges of waging a campaign of bombing, robberies and at least 23 murders since 1975. Among victims of the radical group are said to be many foreign diplomats, local business people
"We would have rather no constitution than a bad constitution; than a mutilated Constitution", said the architect of the draft Constitution on Europe, the Convention President, Val?ry Giscard d'Estaing. He added that the job of governments was to improve
Nicaragua's former President Arnoldo Aleman has been sentenced to 20 years behind bars over corruption charges. The former state leader was found guilty of money-laundering, fraud, embezzlement and electoral crimes, judicial officials said.
The party of Russian President Vladimir Putin and its allies have won a clear majority in Russia's lower house of parliament. The leading opposition Communist Party suffered significant losses in Sunday's elections and accuses the Kremlin of vote-riggin
Russia's police detained one man in connection to the explosion that rocked a commuter train in Southern Russia killing 42 mainly young people and wounding over 200 other. The arrested man is said to have assisted the other four assailants- a man and four
The UN called for a swift inquiry into the "profoundly distressing" deaths of nine children in a US bombing in Afghanistan. "This incident, which follows similar incidents, adds to a sense of insecurity and fear," special UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said in
US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld promised Iraqis that US troops would stay on until they have eliminated all vestiges of Saddam's regime. In a broadcast on coalition-run Al-Iraqiya television during an unannounced visit to the capital Saturday, the ha
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