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Proceedings Against Saddam 'Days Away'

Court proceedings against deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein could begin within days, according to a special tribunal which says it has made the first charges against him. The tribunal's chief investigating judge says Saddam has been charged along with

World | July 17, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 320

Fresh Bombings Kill Four Iraqis

Two fresh car bombings in the Iraqi capital have killed four people, including three police commandos, hours after dozens died in a suicide attack. The first bombing, which took place in southern Baghdad, left two police commandos and a civilian dead and

World | July 17, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1102

Israeli Sniper Kills Hamas Commander

A commander in the armed wing of the Islamic resistance movement Hamas has been shot dead by an Israeli sniper after he left his home in the southern Gaza town of Khan Yunus. Palestinian medical sources named the man as 30-year-old Said Seyam, a Hamas com

World | July 17, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 689

Car Bomber Kills 58 Near Baghdad

Police say a fuel tanker hit by a car bomber exploded, killing at least 58 people south of Baghdad.

World | July 16, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 300

London Toll Hits 55

The death toll from the London terrorist attacks climbed up to 55 after another victim died in hospital overnight, police say. Bombers targeted three underground trains and a double-decker bus in London during the morning rush hour on July 7.

World | July 16, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 331

Muslim Leaders Condemn London Bombings, Justify Those in Iraq

Muslim leaders condemned the London's last week deadly bombings but did not decry all suicide attacks, saying those targeting occupying forces are sometimes justified. According to the imams the perpetrators of the subway blasts had violated the Quran by

World | July 16, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1028

World Games Duisburg 2005 Launched

The Opening Ceremony of the World Games Duisburg 2005 started Thursday evening with the arrival of the logo of the World Games Duisburg 2005. It was brought inside the MSV Arena by a representative of Akita (Japan) where the 6th World Games took place in

World | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 658

Six Injured in NY Building Collapse

A building collapsed in New York Thursday, injuring six people. About 30 firefighting unites were sent to the scene to look for anyone who might be trapped under the debris.

World | July 14, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 854

NASA Probes into Shuttle Failure

NASA is hunting the source of a problem that forced it to abort the launch of space shuttle Discovery. The US space agency had to scrub Wednesday's launch attempt when a fuel tank sensor started to play up.

World | July 14, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 472

British, Austrian Kidnapped in Gaza Strip

A pair of foreign workers, one British and one Austrian were kidnapped in the Gaza Strip. According to diplomatic sources, they were seized in the Bureij area of the central Gaza Strip, according to the Arabic TV network al-Jazeera.

World | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

British Police Find Numerous Explosives

British police have found a large quantity of explosives similar to the ones used in last week's attacks. The materials have been found in the city of Leeds.

World | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 472

Israel Seals Territories after Mall Blast

The Israeli army has sealed off the West Bank and Gaza Strip after a bomber blew himself up at a shopping centre in the coastal city of Netanya in Israel, killing at least three Israelis, a military spokesman says. The explosion hit a shopping centre in N

World | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 678

Bomb Blasts Hit Spanish Power Plant, ETA Responsible

The Spanish city Bilbao was hit by series of explosions to which ETA rebellious organisation has claimed responsibility. The explosions occurred near a power plant in the Spanish town of Amorebieta, located near the Basque city of Bilbao, several Spanish

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1399

Bomb Threat Closes Warsaw Underground

The only line in the underground of Poland's capital Warsaw was evacuated on Tuesday after an anonymous bomb threat, police said. Security at train and bus stations in Poland was stepped up after the attacks in London last week, which claimed the lives of

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 537

Prince Albert Assumes Monaco Throne

A day-long celebration kicked off to officially proclaim Prince Albert II of Monaco the ruler of the tiny Riviera principality. Celebrations opened with a solemn Mass at the vast cathedral where his father Rainier III was buried three months ago.

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

Blast Rocks North Beirut Suburb

A bomb blast wounded pro-Syrian caretaker Defense Minister Elias Al-Murr north of Beirut on Tuesday, security officials said. The blast targeted Murr's motorcade in the busy Christian Antelias suburb.

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386

Monaco Expects Prince Coronation

Prince Albert II of Monaco is to be enthroned as ruler of the tiny Mediterranean principality. The move follows the death of his father, Prince Rainier, in April.

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 410

Bush Calls for Action on Terror

US President George Bush described last week's London bombs as "an attack on the civilised world" adding they would not be tolerated. Speaking at the FBI academy in Virginia, Bush said: "We continue to take the fight to the enemy and will fight until this

World | July 12, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 294

At Least 19 Die in Russian Store Fire

A fire in a store in the Russian city of Ukhta killed about 20 people, Russian officials said. The Emergency Situations Ministry has so far reported 19 dead and 17 injured.

World | July 11, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 389

Srebrenica Marks Massacre 10th Anniversary

Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the massacre of Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica. In Europe's worst atrocity since World War II, about 8,000 men and boys were killed by Serbian forces in 1995.

World | July 11, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 577

At Least 2 Foreigners Injured in Turkey Blast

At least two foreign tourists were among those 20 injured in a bomb blast in a popular seaside resort in west Turkey. Izmir health officials said one person is in a serious condition and has been taken to a hospital in Izmir.

World | July 10, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 671
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