The Republicans have formally nominated George Bush to run for a second mandate as US President. The move came during the Republican national convention in New York.
On the seventh anniversary of the death of Princess Diana on Tuesday, it has been revealed a new film based on the tragedy is being planned. Dame Helen Mirren is set to star as Queen Elizabeth II in the movie, which examines the relationship between Bucki
Two of America's most respected politicians vowed support to US President Bush's campaign for re-election. Senator John McCain and the former Mayor of New York, Rudolph Giuliani, praised Bush's leadership, at the Republican Party's New York convention.
Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic is due to open his much-delayed defence when his trial resumes shortly at The Hague. Milosevic's poor health has caused dozens of delays, but he insists on representing himself.
France's foreign minister made an impassionate speech Monday, pleading for the release of two hostages in Iraq. Minister Michel Barnier stressed on the fact that France was tolerant of all religions and human rights.
The US government warned its citizens to keep a low profile after a car bomb hit a private American security firm in the Afghan capital, killing at least seven people, including two Americans.The Taliban claimed responsibility for Sunday's attack on the o
Hundreds of thousands rallied in New York against President Bush, as members of his Republican Party gather for their national convention. Speakers on the first day of the convention will include the former mayor of New York, Rudolph Giuliani, and Senator
India's surface-to-surface missile Agni-II was test fired on Sunday from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Wheelers' island in the Bay of Bengal off the Orissa coast, Defence sources here said. The sleek missile roared into the sky from a mobile launcher
At least seven people were killed and 45 injured in a pileup involving a coach and 10 cars in southern France. The accident happened on one of the busiest weekends of the year at Belin-Beliet on the Bayonne-Bordeaux highway.
The FBI is investigating whether an aide to Pentagon acted as a spy for Israel, giving the Jewish state classified material about secret White House deliberations on Iran. No arrests had been made, said two government law enforcement officials, speaking a
At least 25 bodies of executed civilians and police have been found in the basement of a religious court set up by rebel cleric Moqtadr al Sadr, according to AFP news agency. Some of the bodies had been mutilated or burned, according to the reports.
Shiite Muslims in Najaf have flocked to the Imam Ali shrine after a long-anticipated deal between security forces and radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr. He had barricaded himself in the holy complex, and continuously refused to hand over control during month
Pope John Paul II said he hoped the return of a precious icon to the Russian Orthodox Church would hasten "mutual understanding and reconciliation" between the Roman Catholic Church and its Eastern counterpart. The 84-year-old pope was speaking Wednesday
Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Husseini al-Sistani, has arrived at the holy city of Najaf to start talks aimed at ending weeks of fighting between US forces and Iraqi insurgents. A 24-hour truce ordered by Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi
At least 25 people were killed and 60 wounded in a mortar bomb explosion in main Kufa mosque, controlled by Shiite militiamen. According to people who ferried the wounded to the hospital, hundreds had gathered at the mosque, preparing to greet Iraq's Shii
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