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Turkey's Constitutional Court Annuls Presidency Vote

Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled to accept the appeal by one of the country's major opposition parties, which demanded the annulment of the Parliament's presidential vote on Friday. The secularist opposition believes the ruling AK party pursues an Isl

World | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1381

EU, US No Closer to Free Travel after Summit

The US appears no closer to lifting visas on citizens of 12 European Union member states, Bulgaria among them, after top-level talks in Washington, DC. Visa-free travel was one of the issues on the agenda of the summit, attended by German Chancellor Ange

World | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1804

Al-Qaeda Leader in Iraq Killed - Report

The leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, has been killed, according to unconfirmed reports, CNN said on Tuesday. Al-Masri, who succeeded Abu Musab al-Zarqawi as the organisation's top man in war-torn Iraq, has reportedly been killed in a clash

World | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3424

Hundreds Detained in Turkish Rally

Police detained close to 600 left-wing demonstrators in Istanbul on Tuesday and fired tear gas to prevent a rally from entering Taksim Square, the BBC reported. The rally commemorated 30 years from the bloody incident in which 34 people lost their lives

World | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1481

Blast Kills 3, Wounds 16 in Northern Spain

A blast shattered a five-storey apartment building on Tuesday morning in the city of Palencia, northern Spain, killing at least three and injuring another 16, daily El Pais reported. The explosion, which occurred around 6 am, local time, is thought to ha

World | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1419

Wolfowitz: I am Victim of Smear Campaign, Won't Resign

Paul Wolfowitz told a special panel that he's a victim of a "smear campaign" and reiterated his decision not to resign.

World | April 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2289

Prince Harry Goes to Iraq with His Regiment

Prince Harry will be deployed to Iraq with his regiment, the head of the British army has said, as cited by BBC.

World | April 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2788

5 Convicted over UK Bomb Plot

Five men have been convicted of a bomb plot linked to al-Qaeda that could have killed hundreds of people in Britain, BBC reported.

World | April 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1791

Embattled Wolfowitz, Girlfriend Face World Bank Panel

World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and his girlfriend will face a special panel on Monday to defend his assistance in helping her land a high-paying job. The investigation of the panel, made up of representatives of the bank's board of member countries,

World | April 30, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2650

Estonia Blames Russia for Provoking Clashes

Estonia has blamed Russia for planning and provoking the clashes in the past two nights in Tallinn after the removal of the Soviet war memorial in the centre of the capital, international media reported.

World | April 29, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2429

Cuban Official: Fidel Castro Recovers Well

Cuba's President Fidel Castro is recovering well and his health is improving day after day, country's economy minister announced Sunday for the international media.

World | April 29, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1511

Bomb Kills At Least 55 in Karbala

A car bomb has killed at least 55 people and injured about 70 in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala, BBC reported.

World | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1450

Estonia Exhumes Soviet Soldiers Remains

Estonia's defence ministry announced that it has started the exhumation of the remains of Soviet soldiers buried near the removed war memorial in Tallinn.

World | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1908

Bomb Injures Pakistani Minister, Kills 22

A suicide bomber has killed at least 22 people and injured Pakistan's interior minister at a rally in North West Frontier Province, BBC reported, citing the police. Interior Minister Aftab Khan Sherpao had finished giving a speech at the meeting in Chars

World | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1937

Gul Fails in First Round of Turkey's MPs Vote

Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul, who was nominated as the country's ruling AK party's presidential nominee, failed to win in the first round of voting at parliament, BBC reported. Gul secured 357 votes - just 10 short of the 367, or two thirds of a

World | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1307

96 Injured, 600 Detained in Clashes over Estonia Statue

At least ninety-six people were reported injured and more than 600 detained in the clashes over the removal of a Soviet war memorial in the Estonian capital, Tallinn, latest information shows.

World | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1548

Quake Rattles Southern England

A moderate earthquake shook parts of southeast England Saturday morning, causing damages but no casualties.

World | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1183

Embattled Wolfowitz, Lover Defend Themselves Next Week

World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and his girlfriend will face a special panel on Monday to discuss his assistance in helping her land a high-paying job. The panel was appointed by the World Bank's board of shareholder nations last week.

World | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2170

70 Injured in Clashes over Estonia Statue

At least seventeen-four people were reported injured and more than 300 detained as clashes erupted following the removal of a Soviet war memorial in the Estonian capital, Tallinn.

World | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1813

Military Helicopter Downed in Chechnya, 18 Killed

At least 18 people died when a military helicopter was shot down in Chechnya. The machine was carrying troops, sent to accomplish a special federal task near the village of Shatoi in southern Chechnya, where rebels still have a significant presence.

World | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1184

Russian Cellist-Conductor Rostropovich Dies Shortly after 80th Anniversary

One of the greatest cellists ever, the Russian famous cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich, died Friday from intestinal cancer at the age of 80. The musician, who bitterly fought for the rights of Soviet-era dissidents, died in a Moscow clinic he

World | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1529
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