Gov.-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger introduced key members of his transition team Thursday, saying the first thing they would do is conduct an audit to find out just how serious the state's deficit is.
A three-vehicles collision in Indonesia has reportedly killed at least 54 people on Thursday. Most of the victims were schoolgirls riding on a bus that was taking them back home after a trip to the Bali Island.
A Spanish diplomat in Iraq has been killed outside his home in Baghdad, a Spanish foreign ministry spokesman says. Jose Antonio Bernal Gomez, an attache to the Spanish Embassy in Baghdad, was shot as he was leaving his home, the national news agency Efe r
A suicide car bomber hit a police station in northeast Baghdad Thursday morning and police said there were many casualties. Witness said that the driver drove through the police compound gate, was fired at by officers and then detonated the bomb at 9:30 a
Newly appointed Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia started down the road of handling US and Israeli demands to crack down on militants while avoiding internal conflicts, as Palestinian lawmakers prepared for a vote of confidence on his emergency Cabi
Iraqi leaders told US officials that they do not want peacekeepers from Turkey or other neighbouring countries but are willing to soften their opposition to avoid a confrontation with the US-led coalition. They delivered their message as several thousand
US is reconsidering whether to push the Security Council to vote on an Iraq resolution amid growing doubts about whether the measure would generate additional troops and money to stabilize and rebuild the country. The White House announced on Wednesday it
Americans Peter Agre and Roderick MacKinnon won the 2003 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their discoveries concerning "channels in cell membranes, the Royal Swedish Academy said Wednesday. Agre, 54, is part of the staff at the Johns Hopkins University School
Pakistan test fired a medium-range, nuclear-capable missile, and the second such test in less than a week, the army said. The army said it successfully fired off the Hatf-4 missile, also known as the Shaheen 1, in the early morning hours.
US sent mixed signals on the future of a new Iraq resolution that has divided the UN Security Council, saying it wants a vote by an October 23 donor's conference but also raising the possibility of a delay. In Iraq insurgents killed 3 US soldiers with roa
Film star Arnold Schwarzenegger has won the race for governor of California - ousting the Democratic incumbent Gray Davis in the state's unprecedented recall election. Cheers were heard at Arnie's headquarters in Century City, Los Angeles, moment after po
Californians headed to the polls in a historic vote on whether to oust their unpopular governor, with action star Arnold Schwarzenegger. Polls indicated the vote on whether to recall dour Democratic governor Gray Davis would be close.
A mortar attack targeted Iraq's foreign ministry after stalemate at the United Nations left US troops facing a long haul in efforts to stabilize and reconstruct the country "under new management" from Washington. The ministry compound was hit by one morta
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said that his nation would not hesitate to attack its enemies wherever they were. Syria's president countered that the raid - targeting what Israel said was a Palestinian militant training camp - would only enhance his
Turkey's parliament voted overwhelmingly to give the government permission to send troops to Iraq, a move that could lead to the first contingent of Muslim peacekeepers being sent to Iraq. But the Iraqi Governing Council, set up by US, underlined its oppo
Two American citizens and a Russian won the 2003 Nobel Prize in physics for theories about how matter can show bizarre behaviour at extremely low temperatures. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited Alexei A.
Yasser Arafat swore in new Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia and an emergency Cabinet in a move likely to make it more difficult for Israel to carry out its threat to "remove" the Palestinian leader. The new Cabinet did not include Nasser Yousef, a
Candidates for the governorship of America's richest state, California, have been racing to squeeze the maximum coverage out of the final day of the campaign. Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is the frontrunner to replace incumbent Gray Davis, but hi
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