More than twenty people died on a turbulent election day in India. A range of attacks by separatists and communists troubled people who went to cast ballots.
Tony Blair says a referendum is to be held on the new European constitution - but he has not named the date for a poll. For months the prime minister has denied the need for a vote, but on Tuesday he conceded it was time to "let the people have a final sa
Three terror suspects were killed in a shootout in the Jordanian capital. Working on a tip, police stormed a hideout in east Amman where the suspects had been hiding, the police said in a statement carried by the official Petra news agency.
A four-Richter quake hit South Eastern historical city of Bam at 07:11 local time on Tuesday. According to geophysicists, the quake lasted for about seven seconds, shattering the half-devastated walls and buildings in the city, hit by a 6.
Manchester United have denied being the target for a possible terrorist attack. The Sun newspaper claimed earlier that police have foiled a suicide bomb plot to kill soccer fans at Saturday's English Premier League match between champions Manchester Unite
A Russian-American-Dutch crew blasted into orbit Monday aboard a Russian spacecraft en route to the international space station. This is the third manned mission since the US shuttle program was halted after the Columbia disaster.
UK Prime Minister Tony Blair is set to announce this week whether Britain will hold a referendum on the European Constitution. He had previously rejected holding a public voting on the Constitution, which is due to be agreed by 18 June.
The UN war crimes tribunal in Hague reduced the prison sentence of a Bosnian Serb general to 35 years from 46 previously announced. Radislav Krstic, 56, was sentenced in August 2001 for playing a pivotal role in the slaughter of at least 7,500 Bosnian Mus
Five US troops were killed in insurgent attacks across Iraq on Saturday and a sixth died in a tank rollover. A US military spokesman in Baghdad said two Iraqi civilians were killed in a guerrilla rocket barrage in Baghdad.
Centre-left Ivan Gasparovic, leader of the non-parliamentary Movement for Democracy (HZD), defeated surprisingly Vladimir Meciar in Slovakia's run-off of the direct presidential elections on April 17. Gasparovic collected 1,079,592 votes, or 59.
At least nine people have been killed and about 150,000 evacuated after a number of gas explosions at a chemical plant in south-western China. According to reports chlorine gas leaked from seven tanks at the plant in the city of Chongqing.
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