A man wielding a sword has killed one person and injured others during a church service in Germany. Police said they found "grisly" scenes after the afternoon attack in the southern city of Stuttgart.
Ousted Kyrgyzstan President Askar Akayev says he has agreed to tender his formal resignation. Akayev made the decision after three hours of talks with a parliamentary delegation from Kyrgyzstan at the country's embassy in Moscow.
Iraq's Transitional National Assembly took a step towards forming a new Iraqi Government nine weeks after the country's historic elections, electing a Speaker and two deputies. With 241 of the 275 members of the National Assembly gathered Sunday, they cho
Ukraine's security service chief has said the death of former Interior Minister Yuri Kravchenko last month was almost certainly suicide. "There is no other version but suicide," Oleksander Turchynov said, citing forensic and ballistics tests.
The health of Monaco's Prince Rainier is "precarious" and there is only a very slim chance that he will recover, the principality's royal palace says. "The hope for a favourable outcome remains extremely weak," a palace statement said.
Macedonia's former Interior Minister, Ljube Boskovski, has pleaded not guilty at the international war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Boskovski is charged with the murder of ethnic Albanian civilians during an insurgency in Macedonia in 2001.
Customs officers at the Vidin Ferry border checkpoint in Northwestern Bulgaria prevented the smuggling in of 265 Internet software CDs worth EUR7, 937. They were found on a Bulgarian-registered truck carrying used domestic appliances from the Netherlands
Ousted President Askar Akayev has agreed to resign without returning to Kyrgyzstan, the parliament speaker said Saturday. He said members of a commission seeking Akayev's formal surrender of power would travel to Moscow on Sunday to meet with the former p
The autopsy of Terri Schiavo has been completed, and the body is ready for release to her husband, who plans to cremate her remains and bury the ashes without telling his in-laws when or where. Results from the autopsy, which was completed Friday, were no
Lawyers representing pop star Michael Jackson have asked the judge in the singer's child sex abuse case to declare a mistrial. They say they have evidence that witnesses have discussed their testimony outside the courtroom, in violation of court rules.
An Indonesian man has been pulled from rubble on the island of Nias nearly five days after a massive earthquake struck the area. Rescuers mounted the operation in the main town of Gunung Sitoli after hearing the 42-year-old man, identified as Hendra, call
The severely brain-damaged American woman, Terri Schiavo, has died at a hospice in the US state of Florida. Schiavo had been in a vegetative state for 15 years following cardiac arrest, kept alive through artificial means.
Thirty people were killed by gunmen in Rio de Janeiro suburbs, officials reported. The shooters who were driving in two cars, first killed 15 people in the Nova Iguazu neighbourhood, and an hour later - in Queimados.
Qatar-based Al-Jazeera Tv station has broadcast a video showing the three Romanian journalists and the US citizen sitting on the floor flanked on both sides by two men pointing machine guns at their heads. One of the seized journalists, Marie Jeanne Ion,
The Indonesia earthquake has taken at least 518 victims, a UN report stated on Wednesday. A total of 500 people have been killed by the quake on Nias island, nine people - on the Simeulue island, and another nine - on Sumatra island and the Banyak islands
Pope John Paul II has been instated a nasal nurturing tube to aid his recovery from illness, the Vatican announced adding he was continuing to convalesce "slowly and progressively". They claimed the pontiff was "directly following" the activity of the Hol
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