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World Discuses Reporters' Security on Press Freedom Day

The crimes committed against reporters all around the world and the journalists' security will be one of the main topics to be discussed at a Thursday conference in Columbia, which will mark the World Media Freedom Day 2007. The conference has been organ

World | May 3, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1093

Emotions Run High in France's Run-off Dispute

The two France's presidential runners carried on a violent TV dispute, watched by more than 20 million people on Wednesday. Centre-right Nicolas Sarkozy and socialist contender Segolene Royal discussed the country as a whole, the institutions, economic,

World | May 3, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1420

Former Afghanistan's PM Shot Dead in Kabul

The former Afghanistan's Prime Minister Abdul Saboor Farid was shot dead Wednesday evening in front of his house in the capital city of Kabul. Several men shot Farid dead while driving a car along the street.

World | May 3, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1433

British Petroleum CEO Resigns over Homosexual Relationship

Lord John Browne, CEO of British Petroleum, surprisingly resigned from his post on Tuesday after he lost a court battle with a London tabloid over revelations of his homosexual relationship with a younger man. The British magnate handed his resignation e

World | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5578

Chelsea Vice President Feared Dead in Crashed Flight from Liverpool

An honorary vice president of Chelsea football club is believed to be among the four people aboard the helicopter that went missing early on Wednesday after taking off from Liverpool.

World | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1875

Explosion Demolishes Building in Spain, Death Toll Up to 7

At least seven people died and 12 were injured after a building collapsed in the Spanish city of Palencia on Tuesday. The demolition was caused by an explosion after gas flowing.

World | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1107

Bush Veto Draft on Drawing off US Troops in Iraq

President George Bush put a veto on the draft on withdrawing the US troops from Iraq on Tuesday. The draft, which has been prepared from the democrats in the Congress, provided drawing off the army until the beginning of the next year.

World | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1058

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: 1382

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: 3425

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: 1792

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: 2430

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: 1451

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: 1909

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
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