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Tutankhamun's Face Revealed to World

The face of Egypt's most famous ancient ruler, King Tutankhamun, has been put on public display for the first time, BBC reported.

World | November 4, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5045

US Runner Dies during Olympic Trials, Diagnosed with Enlarged Heart

American distance runner Ryan Shay, a former national champion and contender to represent the United States in Beijing next year, died on Saturday after collapsing during the Olympic marathon qualifying trials in Central Park, CNN reported.

World | November 4, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1566

Astronauts Mount Dangerous Spacewalk to Repair ISS

Astronauts mounted a difficult and dangerous emergency spacewalk today to repair a damaged solar panel jeopardizing the International Space Station.

World | November 3, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1210

Pakistani President Declares State of Emergency over Unrest

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf declared a state of emergencyon Saturday after he faced increasing violence and unrest in the country, CNN reported. The nation's constitution has been suspended, government sources said, and martial law has been decl

World | November 3, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1310

CBS Unveils Name of Man Blamed for Droving US Government Invade Iraq

CBS's 60 Minutes has identified the man whose fabricated story of Iraqi biological weapons drove the US argument for invading Iraq. It has also obtained video of "Curve Ball," as he was known in intelligence circles.

World | November 3, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2246

US Declares PKK "a Common Enemy"

The US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, has said Turkey and the United States share a common enemy in the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), BBC reported.

World | November 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1258

Caribbean Storm Reaches Hurricane Strength

Tropical Storm Noel, already the deadliest storm in the Atlantic this year, has strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane, the lowest grade on the Saffir-Simpson scale, the US National Hurricane Center said in an advisory on its website. "Maximum sustained

World | November 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1646

Hiroshima Bomb Pilot Dies at 92 with "No Regrets"

The commander of the B-29 plane that dropped the first atomic bomb, on Hiroshima in Japan in World War II, has died at the age of 92, BBC reported.

World | November 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 45919

Caribbean Storm Claims 81 Lives

Tropical Storm Noel claimed 81 lives in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica, heading for the Bahamas, Bloomberg reported. The death toll could still rise, with Dominican authorities saying dozens of people were missing and more than 25,000 have bee

World | November 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1215

Boy Confesses for Starting Devastating California Fire

A young boy has confessed to starting the devastating wildfire in California by playing with matches, BBC reported, citing US officials.

World | October 31, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1989

Madrid Bombers Get 40 000 Years in Jail

A Spanish court has delivered guilty verdicts on four of the leading defendants over the Madrid train bombings of March 2004, BBC reported.

World | October 31, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5203

NASA Studies Ripped Solar Panel at ISS

NASA engineers are trying to assess the damage in a newly unfurled solar wing at the International Space Station (ISS), using numerous images, BBC reported.

World | October 31, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1678

Bus Blast Kills 8 in Russia

Eight people have been killed and twenty njured when an explosion tore through a bus in the Samara region of southern Russia, Russian news agencies reported. The blast occurred on a public transport bus at a junction in the small town of Tolyatti, RIA-No

World | October 31, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1453

Chad Charges 16 Europeans in Alleged Kidnapping of African Children

Prosecutors in Chad have brought attempted kidnapping charges against six employees of a French aid group and three French journalists over a thwarted flight that was to take 103 supposed Darfuri orphans to Europe, media reports said Tuesday.

World | October 30, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1035

Indonesian President Launches Debut Album

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has found a new use for his presidential pen, composing an album of 10 heartfelt songs for release across the nation this week. My Longing for You, a 50-minute album released on compact disc, features pop son

World | October 30, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1002

UK, US Embassies in Baku "Under Threat"

Reacting to unspecified threats, Britain on Monday closed its embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan, and the United States reduced its embassy's operations in the central Asian nation, CNN reported.

World | October 29, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1413

Israel's PM Has Prostate Cancer

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has said he will have surgery for prostate cancer, but he added it had been caught early and he would remain in office, BBC reported. Olmert, 62, has led Israel since 2006 when Ariel Sharon had a massive stroke that has

World | October 29, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 969

Russia's "Chessboard" Serial Killer Gets Life Sentence

A Moscow court on Monday sentenced a man convicted of 48 murders to life imprisonment, ending one of Russia's worst serial killer cases.

World | October 29, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1344

Argentine First Lady Succeeds Husband in Presidency

First Lady Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner declared victory Sunday night as election returns showed her leading all rivals in her bid to succeed her husband and become the country's first female president. Fernandez, 54, a longtime federal senator and wif

World | October 29, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1262

Nobel Prize Winner Arthur Kornberg Dies at 89

Doctor Arthur Kornberg, winner of the 1959 Nobel Prize for a groundbreaking discovery about DNA and considered one of the pioneers in the field of human genetics, has died Friday at the age of 89. Kornberg, who became chairman of Stanford University's bi

World | October 28, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1206

Moderate Earthquake Rattles South-western Greece

A 5-strong earthquake rattled Saturday the southwestern part of Greece, affecting areas ravaged by deadly August forest fires, Darik Radio reported. There were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage.

World | October 27, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1703
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