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Serbia's Tadic Re-Elected President

Incumbent president of Serbia Boris Tadic won Sunday's presidential election run-off, defeating by a narrow margin nationalist candidate Tomislav Nikolic. Results show Tadic, who supports Serbia's eventual EU membership edged out Nikolic by a margin of 5

World | February 4, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1581

5 Shot Dead in Strip Mall Shooting in US

A gunman shot and killed five women in a clothing store at a suburban Chicago strip mall Saturday, CNN reported.

World | February 3, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1699

Serbian Voters Elect President in Run-Off

Serbians are voting on Sunday in run-off presidential election, seen as key to the country's future, with the two candidates level in opinion polls.

World | February 3, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1352

Chad Rebels Advance on Capital

Fighting broke out between rebels and government forces in Chad's capital Ndjamena Saturday as rebel fighters entered the city from several directions and moved on the presidential palace. Currently, there is no information about the whereabouts of Chad'

World | February 2, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1303

French President Sarkozy Marries Bruni

French President Nicolas Sarkozy married supermodel Carla Bruni on Saturday, according to reports from a French radio, which were later officially confirmed.

World | February 2, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1803

Bus Bomb Kills 20 in Sri Lanka

A bomb detonated Saturday aboard a civilian bus in the Sri Lankan tourist town of Dambulla, killing 20 people and wounding at least 50 others, some of them critically. The blast took place after the bus stopped at a station on its way from the central to

World | February 2, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1532

Romania, Cyprus Adamantly Oppose Independent Kosovo

The Romanian President Traian B??sescu stated Thursday night that his country would not recognize Kosovo if the Serbian province declared independence because this would send a wrong message to other minorities elsewhere and would damage traditional inter

World | February 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4845

Microsoft Offers USD 44,6 B for Yahoo

Software giant Microsoft announced Friday it offered to buy Internet search engine operator Yahoo with a cash and stock bid worth USD 44.6 billion.

World | February 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1978

Clinton, Obama Hold Final Debate before Mass Primary Voting in US

US democratic presidential runners Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama aired their policy differences over health care and Iraq in a final debate before primary voting in 22 states on February 5, Bloomberg reported. "The differences between Barack and I pal

World | February 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4284

Serbia President: Belgrade Will Never Recognize Independent Kosovo

Serbia's president Boris Tadic declared Belgrade would never recognize eventual declaration of independence of the Kosovo province. "I will never recognize an independent Kosovo and will do everything possible to preserve Serbia," Tadic said during a vis

World | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1515

Blast Kills 17 in Istanbul

An explosion has killed at least 17 people and injured more than 40 at a textile firm's premises in a suburb of Istanbul, CNN Turk reported.

World | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1337

Fed Cuts Rate Again

The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut a key interest rate for the second time in just over a week, reducing the federal funds rate by a half point, CNN reported.

World | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1190

Giuliani Quits White House Race

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has pulled out of the Republican race for the White House after disappointing primary results in Florida, BBC reported.

World | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1344

Serbia to Sue EU Members Recognizing Kosovo Independence

Serbia is to launch trials against every EU member state that recognises eventual declaration of independence of the Kosovo province, which is said to be a matter of days. "We shall sue EU states that recognize Kosovo's independence but this does not mea

World | January 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2181

Anonymous Philanthropist Donates USD 130 M to Cyclone-hit Bangladesh

An anonymous donor donated USD 130 M to help the recovery of Bangladesh's cyclone-devastated southern coast, ABS News reported Wednesday. The money, deposited with the Islamic Development Bank, will be used to construct more than 500 schools that can als

World | January 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1273

Bush Delivers Final State of the Union Speech, Targets Economy

US President George W. Bush has delivered Monday his final State of the Union address, focusing on economic issues.

World | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1228

EU Offers Serbia Closer Ties But No Association Agreement

The EU offered Belgrade closer trade relations and relaxed visa requirements but still no path to EU membership.

World | January 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1408

Ethnic Violence Spreads in Kenya, 800 Dead

Ethnic fighting once again engulfed Kenya's western Rift Valley, where 800 people have died since the outburst of violence following the presidential elections in the end of December. The latest wave of violence spread to the town of Naivasha, where ther

World | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1372

EU Discusses Offering Serbia Association Agreement

The European Union foreign ministers decide Monday whether to invite Serbia to sign a Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA), which offers a path to EU membership. According to officials, the EU wants to conclude the deal quickly, as Serbia has be

World | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1734

Turkey Train Crash Kills 8, Injures 50

A passenger train derailed in Turkey Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring about 50 others, CNN-Turk reported. It was at least the fifth major train wreck in the nation in the past four years.

World | January 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1953

Obama Claims Big Win in South Carolina

Sen. Barack Obama claimed a significant victory in the South Carolina Democratic primary on Saturday, CNN reported.

World | January 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1282
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