Three suspected terrorists aiming to mount attacks on Frankfurt's airport and a nearby US military base have been arrested, a regional German broadcaster reported Wednesday, as cited by dpa.
Record-breaking US aviator and adventurer Steve Fossett went missing on Monday evening in Nevada, a local newspaper reported. Civilian air authorities have began a search for Fossett's blue and white aircraft, in which he was last seen leaving the Hilton
Hurricane Felix was downgraded to a Category 3 storm after making landfall Tuesday morning in Nicaragua as a potentially disastrous Category 5, CNN reported. Shortly before making landfall near Punta Gorda, Nicaragua, Felix regained its status as a Categ
President Bush arrived in Iraq Monday on an unannounced visit, CNN reported, citing a statement of the White House. The president stopped in Iraq en route to an economic summit in Australia and ahead of a briefing in Washington next week by the top U.
British troops withdrew from the city of Basra on Sunday night, handing over control to Iraqi security forces in the latest sign of Britain's slow withdrawal from Iraq. Some 500 troops left the former palace of Saddam Hussein in the city for the Basra ai
Hurricane Felix, the sixth registered and named in the current hurricane season, has strengthened to the highest Category 5 on the Saffir-Simpson scale, with maximum sustained winds of near 270 km/h. Felix has already passed tourist hotspot Aruba and the
North Korea has agreed to shut down and dismantle all of its nuclear facilities by the end of the year, the top US negotiator in the talks with Pyongyang said on Sunday. The details of the agreement will be hammered out later this month at a summit in Ch
Russia has renewed its interest in building a base on the Moon, which could be used as the starting point for manned interplanetary flights, renewing its space rivalry with the US. The US, which beat the Soviet Union to put the first men on the Moon in 1
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that the country reached one of the key goals of its nuclear programme and now has 3,000 centrifuges enriching uranium, the BBC reported The figure is a symbolic threshold, because it allows enriching
Tropical storm Felix, the sixth registered in the Caribbean this year, has strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, with winds of up to 160 km/h. The US National Hurricane Centre in Miami issued a hurricane warning for the isla
Tears, angry questions and suspicions of a cover-up mark the third anniversary of the Beslan school hostage crisis that left 332 people dead, more than half of them children. The central memorial event opened with bells being tolled at the ruins of the s
A 30-year-old Spanish man from Salamanca chopped off his own penis and threw it down the toilet because he "did not want to sin anymore", Typically Spanish reported.
Germany's biggest synagogue, considered to be one of the jewels of the country's Jewish community, reopens on Friday in a special ceremony in Berlin, BBC reported. The building in the east of the city, topped with a stunning blue dome, survived both Nazi
A man who was fired from his job as a janitor in Co-op City in the Bronx and lost a lawsuit to get his job back returned to the housing complex with a .38-caliber revolver and shot three former colleagues, one of them fatally, the New York Times reported.
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