At least eight people have been killed in a powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake which struck northern Chile.
Portugal intends to proceed with plans to hold a referendum on the constitution of the European Union in October, despite French and Dutch rejections of the draft, Prime Minister Jose Socrates said. The process of ratification should continue, Socrates s
UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw attacked the EU budget system as "wasteful" and "unfair." Jack Straw is meeting foreign ministers in Luxembourg to discuss the EU budget and constitution, with a European Council summit in Brussels on 16 and 17 June.
A suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives into a US military convoy in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least five American soldiers, police said. The blast came from a taxi as a US military convoy was heading down a main road to the w
A bomb derailed a train traveling between the Chechen capital of Grozny and Moscow Sunday morning, injuring 15 people. The explosion, which occurred about 90 miles south of Moscow, came as Russians were enjoying a long weekend marking the Russian parliame
The French journalist and her Iraqi driver, who were taken hostage in Baghdad in January, have been released as early as on Saturday, French newspaper Liberation said. Florence Aubenas and her Iraqi driver, Hussein Hanun al-Saadi, were taken hostage after
The three Romanian reporters freed in Iraq last month said they had been held in the same place as the French journalist. Since their release on May 22, the Romanian journalists had perseveringly refused to talk about their time in captivity so as not to
The French journalist and her Iraqi driver, who were taken hostage in Baghdad in January, have been released. Earlier in the day the head of the media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) assured the two were alive and "things are progressing".
Four Palestinians, convicted of murder, were executed before sunrise after they make confessions in a Gaza City court. Three men were hanged and the fourth was killed by a firing squad, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.
At least four Iraqis have been injured after a suicide car bomber blew himself up outside the Slovakian Embassy in southern Baghdad on Saturday. The suicide bomber detonated the vehicle and killed himself.
Finance ministers from the Group of Eight industrialized nations agreed on Saturday to write off more than USD 40 B of African debts. British Finance Minister Gordon Brown said the deal would provide 100 percent write-offs "immediately" for 18 countries a
Eleven people have been killed and 29 others injured after a car bomb exploded overnight in a street in a Shia area of Baghdad. This is said to be the worst case of violence since the launch of the Operation Lightning on 29 May, aimed at hunting down anti
The Briton, who hacked into top-security US military computers, was looking for proves that America had covered up UFO visits to the Earth. Gary McKinnon, 39, is alleged to have hacked into 97 systems belonging to the US Army, Navy and Air Force, the Pent
The United States announced Friday financial aid resumption in Serbia. The lifting of the five-month halt on a USD 10 M aid package comes as the result of the Balkan country's expanded cooperation with the International War Crimes tribunal in the Hague.
The bodies of 16 people who were killed execution-style have been discovered in western Iraq. Police said that 22 Iraqi soldiers from the mainly Shi'ite south were kidnapped after leaving their base in the town of Qaim, a stronghold of the Sunni Muslim in
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