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Ohio, Texas Hold Crucial Ballots

The races for both the Democratic and Republican US presidential nominations could be settled as four states vote in a major round of primary elections, BBC reported Tuesday.

World | March 4, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1196

Famous Italian Tenor di Stefano Dies at 86

One of the greatest tenors of the 20th century, Giuseppe di Stefano, has died at his home near the Italian city of Milan at the age of 86, BBC reported Tuesday.

World | March 4, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1979

CNN: US Missiles Fired in Somalia

The United States attacked a "known terrorist target" with precision missiles in southern Somalia on Monday, a U.S.

World | March 3, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1711

Israeli Forces Leave More than 100 Dead in Gaza

Israeli forces pulled out of Gaza overnight, several days after entering to try to suppress rocket fire, leaving more than 100 people dead, BBC reported.

World | March 3, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1610

Medvedev Expectedly Wins in Russian Landslide

Dmitry Medvedev expectedly won the Russian presidential election by a landslide and vowed to work closely with the man who tapped him for the job, President Vladimir Putin. Medvedev won 70.

World | March 3, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1616

Russia Elects New President

Russians are voting in a presidential poll on Sunday, bringing to a close Vladimir Putin's eight years in office.

World | March 2, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1651

Iraq Approves Execution of Chemical Ali

Iraq's presidency has approved the execution of Ali Hassan al-Majid, a Saddam Hussein's cousin and henchman, known to the world as "Chemical Ali" for ordering gas attacks on Iraqi Kurds in the 80s. Majid was condemned to death on genocide charges for kil

World | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2035

40,000 Exposed to Hepatitis, HIV in Las Vegas Clinic

A clinic in Las Vegas may have infected 40,000 people with Hepatitis C virus and HIV due to improper medical procedures, US health officials reported. An investigation determined that "unsafe injection practices related to the administration of anaesthes

World | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4892

Kostunica: Serbia to Join EU Only with Kosovo

Serbia's PM Vojislav Kostunica declared the country's territorial integrity is of "the utmost importance" when discussing the possibility for Serbia to join the European Union. "Kosovo is not merely a question of Serbia's wholeness and its territorial in

World | February 29, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1503

Germany First to Open Embassy in Kosovo

Germany became Thursday the first country to formalize its recognition of Kosovo by renaming its diplomatic office in Prishtina into an embassy. An inscription reading "Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany" appeared on the fa?§ade of the German dip

World | February 28, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6869

Blast Rocks Downtown Lyon, Casualties Reported

At least seventeen people have been hurt in a gas explosion in the centre of the east central French town of Lyon, the prefecture announced, as cited by Le Monde.

World | February 28, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1769

Spain Cites Principles and Legal Reasons against Recognizing Kosovo - Report

Spain's position not to recognize independent Kosovo is justified by international legal documents, and by principles and values accepted by the international community and the EU.

World | February 28, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2509

Czech PM Visits Washington to Finalise Missile Shield Deal

Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek is on a visit to Washington to finalise a controversial agreement over hosting US missile defence shield. The US plans to place radars in the Czech Republic, ostensibly to be used in a shield against rogue states, suc

World | February 28, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1301

Ukraine's PM Tymoshenko Hospitalized after Gas Negotiations

Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko was hospitalized on Thursday due to aggravated flu after gas supply negotiations in Moscow, official reports said. Vice PM Oleksandr Turchynov said Tymoshenko's health condition was "serious" and pointed out her

World | February 28, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4750

5000 Protest in Skopje over Macedonia Name Dispute with Greece

About 5,000 people demonstrated late Wednesday in Skopje against any change to Macedonia's name demanded by Greece, which says the name could provoke more territorial claims on the Balkans. According to protesters, Macedonia should stop any negotiations

World | February 28, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8513

Serbia Vows to Sue All Countries Recognizing Kosovo

The Serbian government will form a team of lawyers which is going to file suits in international courts against any country that recognizes Kosovo' independence.

World | February 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2365

Serbia Stops Paying off Kosovo Debts

The Serbian Economy Minister Mladan Dinkic said Tuesday his country should stop paying off Kosovo's foreign debt, and use the money to support the Serbian minority in newly proclaimed republic.

World | February 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2194

EU Imposes Record High EUR 899 M Fine on Microsoft

European Union regulators imposed the largest ever fine against a single company on the giant Microsoft, set at the record EUR 899 M, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

World | February 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1523

Strongest Quake in Two Decades Shakes Britain

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 shook Britain early on Wednesday, causing minor damage, although no injuries were immediately reported.

World | February 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1427

Poland Recognizes Kosovo

Poland became Monday the nineteenth country to officially recognize independent Kosovo.

World | February 26, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3079

Serbia and Russia Sign Deal on South Stream Gas Pipeline

A high-ranking Russia delegation visited Serbia Monday and signed an agreement for the construction of the South Stream gas transit pipeline on Serbian territory. Russia's delegation was led by the First Deputy PM and Putin's most likely successor as pre

World | February 25, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2128
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