The authorities in Santa Fe province in northern Argentina have evacuated 15,000 people in the most severe flooding in 30 years. Local civil defence officials said in some areas the rivers rose by as much as 50 centimetres in 12 hours.
North Korea says the United States used a "mean trick" to hinder progress at last week's nuclear talks by focussing on Pyongyang's alleged admission that it already had nuclear weapons. The state-run KCNA news agency said the talks failed because of the U
A Palestinian suicide bomber killed four people and wounded dozens more in an attack on a crowded cafe near the US embassy in Tel Aviv, just hours after Mahmud Abbas was endorsed as the first-ever Palestinian prime minister, AFP reported. The attack kille
Serbian ultra-nationalist Vojislav Seselj has been charged in connection with last month's assassination of reformist Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic. He faces charges of "incitement to terrorism and murder", Serbian Interior Minister Dusan Mihajlovic told
Air raid sirens sounded throughout Israel on Tuesday, marking two minutes of silence, as Israelis remembered the 6 million Jews who died at the hands of the Nazis and commemorated the anniversary of the best-known uprising against the Germans, AP reported
North Korea has said that nuclear talks with the United States are pointless if Washington continues to insist Pyongyang first scraps its suspected nuclear programme. A North Korean official newspaper, Minju Joson, said that as long as the US maintained s
South-East Asian leaders are meeting in Thailand on Tuesday to co-ordinate efforts to fight the spread of the SARS virus, which has claimed at least 330 lives - mostly in East Asia. Thousands of people have been quarantined in the worst hit country, China
The Israeli army has detained more than 30 Palestinians in overnight raids into the West Bank, BBC reported, citing Israeli security sources. Most of the arrests have been made overnight around the town of Hebron.
A man who hijacked a Berlin bus Sunday night demanded that Israel withdraw from Palestinian territories, police said Monday. Reuters reported that the 27-year-old Lebanese man surrendered after holding eight passengers and the driver for 45 minutes.
A Russian Soyuz spaceship has docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on the first manned mission to fly into orbit since the US shuttle Columbia disintegrated in February. The Soyuz TMA-2 capsule, which was launched on Saturday from the Baikonu
A bomb ripped through a restaurant area at Indonesia's main international airport, injuring 11 people in what officials called a terrorist attack. The blast near a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant -- the second explosion in three days in the country -- m
Beijing has sealed off another hospital and ordered 4,000 people to stay at home to prevent the spread of the pneumonia-like SARS virus. The government has brought in emergency measures to quarantine people with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, but deni
North Korea says it put forward a "bold proposal" at talks on its nuclear programme, but heard nothing new from the United States. The talks in Beijing ended amid mutual recriminations on Friday, after US officials said Pyongyang had admitted having nucle
A heavily armed 14-year-old boy shot and killed his school principal inside a crowded junior high cafeteria Thursday morning, then killed himself, authorities said. The shootings happened about 15 minutes before the start of classes at the Red Lion Area J
A Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up at a crowded train station in central Israel, killing a security guard who tried to prevent him from entering the station. The bomb wounded 13 bystanders during the busy morning rush hour in the town of Kfar Sa
China has sealed off a major hospital in the capital, Beijing, in its latest move to fight the deadly Sars virus. It came a day after the World Health Organization (WHO) added Beijing and China's Shanxi province to its list of places travellers should avo
North Korea says the responsibility is on the United States to change its "hostile policy" as the two countries begin a second day of talks aimed at defusing a nuclear crisis. A report in the official Korean Central News Agency says the US-led war on Iraq
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