The famous Superman star Christopher Reeve, 52, died Sunday of heart failure, his publicist said. Reeve fell into a coma Saturday after going into cardiac arrest while at his New York home.
Australian Prime Minister John Howard announced that national security and the economy will be priorities for his fourth term in office. After the success of his conservative coalition in Saturday's election, Howard confirmed he would keep Australian troo
Iraqi Shia militiamen in the Sadr City area of Baghdad started handing in heavy weapons on Monday, under a deal with the government. The transfer is expected to last five days, and put an end to six months of brutal fighting in the area.
The death toll from flooding in southern Vietnam's Mekong Delta has claimed 27 lives, while another nine people were killed after heavy storms lashed the region. The worst affected provinces were Dong Thap, An Giang, Long An and Kien Giang, which all bord
Poland's Defence Minister Jerzy Szmajdzinski visited Poland's unit in Iraq. He inspected the preparation for the relocation of the troops under Polish commandment.
At least four people were killed and other four wounded in a suicide bomb blast in a mosque used by Shia Muslims in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore. A series of attacks blamed on Sunni and Shia militants have claimed more than 60 lives in Pakistan th
At least 17 people were killed in two suicide car bomb attacks in Baghdad on Sunday. One of the cars exploded near an eastern Baghdad police academy, and the other - near a small market in the area of the Culture Ministry.
Afghanistan's first democratic election was boycotted Saturday by most of the presidential candidates following claims of widespread voting frauds. The boycott was agreed by 15 candidates, who say they would not recognize the results.
Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry was widely perceived as the winner in a second public debate with incumbent George Bush. The two sparred over the Iraq war, as well as over the economy, healthcare system and taxes.
A bomb has exploded at the Indonesian embassy in Paris injuring nine people, including four embassy workers, French Interior Minister Dominique de Villepin said. A rigged package exploded at the base of a flag pole in front of the Indonesian embassy, de V
At least 39 people have been killed and about 100 others injured in two explosions in the central Pakistan city of Multan. Police said the explosions were caused by a car bomb and a motorcycle bomb, targeting a large group of Sunni Muslims.
At least two rockets were fired toward the Sheraton and Palestine hotels in central Baghdad on Thursday and a fire broke out in the area. Shortly after the attack, bursts of gunfire could be heard echoing across the city center.
President Jacques Chirac has accepted an invitation to visit Libya this year, French Foreign Minister Michel Barnier announced on Wednesday while visiting the African country. It would be the first trip to Libya by a French president in two decades.
Violence in the run-up to Afghanistan's landmark elections had not reached feared levels just days before the vote, still there are fears of major attacks on polling day.Officials have warned of a possible sharp spike in attacks on the day some 10.
There is no clear evidence that former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein harbored Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, according to a CIA report. Before last year's invasion to topple Saddam, the Bush administration portrayed Zarqawi as al Qaeda's link to Baghdad.
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