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Benazir Bhutto Buried

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has been laid to rest beside her father in the family tomb near their hometown of Larkana in the south of the country.

World | December 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5331

Hundreds of Thousands of Mourners Attend Bhutto's Funeral

Hundreds of thousands of mourners gathered in southern Pakistan for the funeral of the opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated on Thursday. Grieving supporters were weeping around the family mausoleum where the former prime minister was in

World | December 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1893

Violence Grips Pakistan ahead of Bhutto's Burial, 22 Die

At least 22 people had been killed and about 500 private and government vehicles were set on fire across Pakistan, during the unrests following the assassination of Benazir Bhutto on Thursday. Five of the deaths in the street violence were reported in th

World | December 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1737

NYT: Sniper Shot Dead Bhutto

Pakistani former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated as she was leaving an election rally on Thursday, may have been killed by a sniper firing from a nearby building, the New York Times reported, citing witnesses.

World | December 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2293

Al Qaeda Claims Responsibility for Killing Bhutto

Al-Qaeda claimed late Thursday responsibility for the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

World | December 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1978

Unrest Hits Pakistani Streets after Bhutto's Death

Security forces in Pakistan are on highest alert after street violence erupted all over the country, following the assassination of opposition leader and former PM Benazir Bhutto in a suicide bombing attack. Local news agencies said thousands poured on t

World | December 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1977

US, Russia Condemn Assassination of Bhutto

Russia and the US were the first to condemn the assassination of Pakistan's opposition leader Benazir Bhutto on Thursday, calling on the authorities to ensure stability in the country. "An act of terror is a bad sign.

World | December 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1722

Bhutto Assassinated in Suicide Attack

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Thursday after a suicide bombing killed at least 20 supporters during an election rally, CNN reported. Ms Bhutto had just addressed the rally in the town of Rawalpindi, ahead of the parliam

World | December 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3541

Serbia Parliament Issue Kosovo Warning

The Serbian parliament has voted overwhelmingly to condemn any attempt by Kosovo to become independent, BBC reported Thursday.

World | December 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1169

6 in Family Found Shot Dead in US

Six people have been found dead at a rural home near the western US city of Seattle in Washington State, BBC reported Thursday.

World | December 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1562

US Zoo Probes Killer Tiger's Escape

Investigators on Wednesday will try to determine how a Siberian tiger escaped from her enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo the day before, killing one zoo visitor and mauling two others, CNN reported.

World | December 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2255

Dozens Buried in Java Landslides

Several dozen people have been have buried in landslides in central Java in Indonesia after hours of heavy rain, BBC reported.

World | December 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1336

Tiger Kills 1, Injures 2 at San Francisco Zoo

An escaped Siberian tiger attacked and killed one zoo patron and injured two others Tuesday afternoon in a cafe at the San Francisco Zoo, a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Fire Department told CNN. The tiger was shot and killed by police, Fire Departme

World | December 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8824

Suicide Bomber Kills 20, Wounds 80 in Iraq

A suicide bomber killed at least 20 people, injuring another 80, in the town of Baiji, 250 kilometres north of Iraqi capital Baghdad, the BBC reported on Tuesday. The bomber detonated the charge when he was stopped by police and local militias in the tow

World | December 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2915

11 Dead in US Snow Storms

Snow storms in the central US killed at least 11 people and left tens of thousands without electricity.

World | December 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1165

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Sells 8 TV Stations

News Corporation, the media company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, is to sell eight of its US Fox network-affiliated TV stations to Oak Hill Capital Partners LP for about USD 1.1 B, Bloomberg reported.

World | December 23, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1921

McCann Family Send Christmas Message for Missing Daughter Madeleine

The parents of missing UK girl Madeleine McCann have sent a Christmas message to their daughter in a new video appeal for information, BBC reported.

World | December 23, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3047

London Crowned World's Capital City

The British capital London has been named the capital of the world after outstripping 60 global rivals as an economic and cultural powerhouse in a study of The Independent newspaper.

World | December 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9019

Avalanche Hits Road, Kills 15 in Tajikistan

An avalanche on a road linking the Tajik capital Dushanbe with the country's second city Khudzhand has killed at least 15 people, BBC reported.

World | December 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1140

Air France Strike Causes Cancellations, Delays

A strike by Air France ground staff at Paris' Orly airport led to the cancellation of dozens of domestic flights and delayed others for more than an hour on the eve of the Christmas holidays.

World | December 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3488

Schwarzenegger vs. Bush Administration over CO2 Emissions

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vowed on Thursday to sue the Bush administration over its decision not to allow the state's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The California law calls for a 30-percent cut in tailpipe and other vehicle emi

World | December 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1765
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