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Six Islamic Militants Executed in Bangladesh

Six Islamic militants convicted of killing two judges during a wave of bomb attacks have been hanged in Bangladesh, BBC reported.

World | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 982

UN Demands Consular Access to Iran-Captured UK Sailors

The UN Security Council has called on Tehran to allow UK consular access to the fifteen British sailors, who were captured on Friday for straying into Iranian territorial waters.

World | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1452

3 Simultaneous Bombings Kill at Least 40 in Iraq

Three car explosions killed at least 30 people and wounded 74 others on Thursday in a predominantly Shiite town north of Baghdad, international media reported.

World | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1557

Iran May Delay UK Female Sailor Release

Iran may delay its plan to release the one woman in a group of 15 British military personnel because of the UK's "incorrect attitude", an official has said, as cited by BBC.

World | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1292

Japanese Gathers Candidate Suicides on Internet, Strangles Them

A Japanese court passed a death sentence to a 38-year-old Osaka's citizen, who gathered people for committing mass suicides and after that killed all the runners. The murderer even signed on contracts with the victims on Internet, by which they agreed to

World | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1130

26 Killed in China Mine Blast

A total of 26 people have been killed in a Chinese mine in the northern province of Shanx. This is the second gas explosion in the province in just ten days.

World | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 934

Russia Abused Released Guantanamo Inmates

Russian authorities have abused and beaten citizens of the country after they were released by the US from Guantanamo Bay, Human Rights Watch announced. The organization said that this came against US policy of cutting a diplomatic deal with the home cou

World | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1148

Iran Promises to Free UK Female Sailor

The one woman in a group of 15 British military personnel held by Iran will be freed later Wednesday or Thursday, CNN reported, citing Iran's foreign minister. Faye Turney was seized last Friday by Iran along with 14 other British Royal Navy sailors and

World | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1111

Philippine Students Hostage Drama Ends in Surrender

A day-care center owner hijacked a busload of his students and teachers and drove them to Manila's city hall to demand better housing and education for the children, releasing his hostages ten hours later after promises that his demands would be met. The

World | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1658

EC Official Arrested in Corruption Raid

Three Italians, including a European Commission official, MEP assistant and a businessman, have been arrested in Brussels as part of a large-scale corruption inquiry, the public prosecutor said.

World | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1847

Philippine Day-care Center Owner Takes Students Hostage

A day-care center owner hijacked a busload of his students and teachers and drove them to Manila's city hall to demand better housing and education for the children. The man, identified as Jun Ducat, and at least one accomplice are armed and are holding

World | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1467

33 Arrested in Child Pornography Bust in Poland

Police in Poland have arrested 33 people in a sting raid against suspected users and distributors of child pornography. A total of 360 policemen took part in the operation confiscating a total of 2,400 CDs and 51 computers.

World | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1331

Woman Smuggles Crocodiles under Her Dress

A woman hid three crocodiles underneath her dress, trying to smuggle them but was arrested on the frontier between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, the Israeli authorities reported. The amphibians were 50-centimeters-long each and their chops were tightly bound

World | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1439

White House Spokesman's Cancer Returns

Tony Snow, White House press secretary and survivor of colon cancer, will have to undergo chemotherapy after his cancer metastasised to his liver, the White House announced.

World | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 919

UN Envoy: Independence "Only Viable" Solution for Kosovo

Independence is the only viable option for Kosovo, the special UN envoy Martti Ahtisaari told the Security Council in a report and a proposal for the future of the province late on Monday, the Associated Press reported. "Upon careful consideration of Kos

World | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1656

Romania PM Wants Iraq Troops Withdrawal in 2007

Romanian Prime Minister Calin Popescu Tariceanu called for a withdrawal of the country's 600-strong contingent in Iraq by Christmas this year. Romania backed the US-led coalition in the campaign to oust the regime of Saddam Hussein in 2003 and was reward

World | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1259

Turkey Arrests Right-Winger for Ethnic Armenian Journalist's Killing

Turkish police detained late on Sunday a right-wing politician in connection with the murder of high-profile Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink.

World | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1287

Brussels's Biggest Casino Robbed

The biggest casino in Brussels has been robbed in the early hours of Sunday, international media reported. Four masked men broke into the casino and forced the staff to open all cases and safes.

World | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1289

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Japan, 1 Dead

A powerful earthquake struck Japan on Sunday, killing at least one person and injuring 150 others as it damaged buildings and triggered a small tsunami along the coast, media reports said. The quake was with a 6.

World | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1541

USA Crown New Beauty Queen

A six-member committee crowned the future journalist Rachel Smith the new US beauty queen. The 21-year-old girl has just graduated the university, is from the state of Tennesse.

World | March 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2002

Ex Criminal Runs for London's Mayor Post

The ex criminal and drug addict John Bird announced Thursday he is to stand for the post Mayor of London as an independent candidate on the elections in 2008. The Tories' supporter is the founder of the news and current affairs magazine Big Issue, which

World | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1537
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