Scores of militaries were reported killed and injured in a blast that hit an Israeli army base in the Gaza Strip. The explosion occurred near one of the largest blocs of Israeli settlements in Gaza, Gush Kadif.
A mighty blast, believed to be caused by a carbomb, rocked the center of the predominantly Shiite Muslim city of Hilla, killing 17 people and injuring about 40. The blast occurred late on Saturday near the former Saddam Hussein mosque, said Polish Lieuten
Czech Prime Minister Vladimir Spidla has resigned as both head of government and chairman of the Social Democratic Party. His statement broke on Saturday after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote in his leadership of the party.
The commission investigating the September 11, 2001, attacks has concluded that Osama bin Laden's terrorist network had long-running contacts with Iraq's neighbor and historic foe, Iran. While it found no operational ties between al-Qaeda and Iraq, the co
Many people gathered to take part in the annual gay-prime march and celebration in Tel Aviv. The colourful event might gather thousands of people willing to have fun and enjoy themselves, some of the participants explained.
The US military launched its third air strike in a week Friday in Fallujah, using precision weapons to destroy a suspected safe house for Abu Musab Zarqawi's terror network. The Jordanian-born terrorist claimed responsibility for coordinated attacks in ot
Marek Belka has been confirmed as Poland's prime minister on Thursday after a parliamentary vote of confidence ended months of political uncertainty. Belka's successful attempt to gain the Polish parliament's support averts the prospect of a snap general
The top Air France executive in Haiti, Didier Mortet, has been shot dead by three unknown gunmen as he headed home from the international airport in Port-Au-Prince. Mortet was sitting in his chauffeur-driven car with his Ukranian-born wife during the acci
A terrorists cell linked to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi claimed responsibility for Thursday's series of attacks in Baghdad. Al-Zarqawi, believed to be a key al-Qaeda operative, is also the main suspect for killing US hostage Nicolas Berg.
Iran has released the eight British servicemen that were held Monday, according to an official report. The Britons - six Royal marines and two sailors - have boarded a plane to capital Tehran, accompanied by British diplomats.
The US has given up trying to win its soldiers immunity from prosecution at the new International Criminal Court. United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan had warned the Security Council not to renew the measure, partly because of the prisoner abuse sc
A recording made by Iraqi militants threatened to assassinate Iraq's interim prime minister and fight the Americans "until Islamic rule is back on Earth." The audio, found Wednesday on an Islamic Web site, is supposedly from Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the same
The eight crew members of three UK patrol boats seized by Iran near the border with Iraq are to be released, an Iranian armed forces spokesman says. Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi was quoted on Wednesday as saying the British crew "will be freed
Iranian state TV showed eight British sailors blindfolded and seated on the ground, as Tehran said it would prosecute them for illegally entering Iran's territorial waters. The British government said the men were on a "routine mission" in the Shatt-al-Ar
South Korea will evacuate all South Koreans working for businesses in Iraq by early next month, the government announced on Tuesday. The move affects the last 22 businessmen still in Iraq, most of them working for South Korean companies providing supplie
Suspected Chechen rebels rampaged through a southern Russian region early on Tuesday, mounting a brazen onslaught that killed 57 people. The fighters seized Ingushetia's interior ministry building for several hours and attacked other top security points.
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