There is hardly any chance for survival of 141 people trapped in a Chinese coal mine, an official has said Monday. At least 25 people have been confirmed dead since Sunday's explosion.
There is a clear link between the March 11 Madrid train bombs and the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York according to a latest FBI investigation, a Spanish newspaper reported Sunday. The FBI has told Spanish investigators that one of three men believe
US marines said they killed several insurgents and arrested 32 suspects in a series of actions south of Baghdad overnight that included a high-speed riverborne raid on suspected weapons dumps on the Euphrates. Two Marines were also killed in the region kn
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has said he is ready to meet Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. Talking to the US magazine Newsweek, he said he would seek to co-ordinate the withdrawal of Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip and was willing to meet Mr
Five Polish soldiers were slightly wounded in a car accident in the vicinity of Abu Gharaq Village, 10 km north-west from the city of Al-Hillah, the public Information Office of Camp Babylon said in a statement, obtained by Sofia News Agency. The soldiers
At least 166 miners have been trapped underground after a mine blast exploded in central China. The accident, which threatens to be the worst disaster to hit the world's biggest coal producer in recent years, occurred early on Sunday at the state-owned Ch
Four men were found dead Sunday in a Tokyo apartment in what is believed to be Japan's latest suicide pact. It appeared the four died of carbon monoxide poisoning after lighting charcoal stoves in a room sealed with tape, police said.
At least 25 people have died in flash floods triggered by Typhoon Muifa in central Vietnam earlier this week, submerging more than 10,000 houses and bringing traffic to a standstill. Vietnam is the world's largest producer of robusta coffee, but no damage
The Iraqi interim government says it is determined to hold elections January 30 as scheduled. Iraq's electoral commission also ruled out postponing the vote, saying it was a technical body and not empowered to have a say in legislative issues.
Millions of Americans have come together with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. The annual festival marks the feast the pilgrims held in 1621 to give thanks for a good harvest after their arrival in the New World.
An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale shook northern Italy on Wednesday night, injuring at least five people and sending hundreds fleeing homes and buildings to the streets for safety, authorities said.
The Al-Qaeda terror network is fully capable of building a radioactive "dirty bomb" targeting the United States and other Western nations and "has crude procedures" for producing chemical weapons, the CIA warned. In an annual report to Congress on prolife
UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw heads to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Wednesday for a two-day mission to help revive the Middle East peace process. The foreign secretary will meet Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon before heading to the West
US President George W Bush has ordered an internal review into whether the Pentagon should take over CIA secret paramilitary operations, officials say. The recommendation was made by the 9/11 panel, as part of a package of reforms to overhaul the intellig
Google has launched a new search engine aimed at boosting the public access to academic material. The Google Scholar service allows users to search for scholarly literature like peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical repor
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