The UK government has requested the release of five British residents from US custody at Guantanamo Bay, BBC reported.
Nicolas Sarkozy lost his temper with two American news photographers, who tried to take pictures of the official while enjoying his vacation in Concord, New Hampshire. Immediately after noticing the reporters, the head of state jumped onto their boat and
US President George Bush has signed into law a bill that gives the government more power to eavesdrop on suspected foreign terrorists, international media reported on Monday.
Japan marked Monday the 62nd anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. The country Monday never to seek atomic weapons and urged nuclear powers to give up their own arsenals 62 years after the world's first nuclear attack.
US Embassies and American interests "at home and abroad" are prime targets for terrorist attacks, American al Qaeda member Adam Yahiye Gadahn said in a newly released al Qaeda-produced video, provided to CNN.
Russia's expedition in which divers aboard two sub-marines put the country's flag on the ocean floor beneath the North Pole has cost USD 4 M, organizers announced. Part of the expenditures have been covered by Swedish businessman Frederik Paulsen.
US Army soldier has been sentenced to 110 years' confinement for participating in the rape of a 14-year-old girl and the killings of her and her family in Iraq, CNN reported, citing a spokeswoman of the army.
Five people are confirmed to have died in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, bridge collapse, CNN reported.
At least 50 people were feared drowned and 148 others were missing after a coastal ferry capsized in rough seas off northern Sierra Leone, a port official said on Friday.
At least 178 people died and 19 million were displaced after heavy monsoon rains flooded Bangladesh and much of northern India, officials reported Friday. The Indian states of Assam, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, along with neighbouring Bangladesh, were among
The man, who drove a burning Jeep Cherokee into a terminal at Glasgow Airport in a terrorism attack died Thursday night in a hospital in Scotland, local authorities reported. The Indian-born aerospace engineer Kafeel Ahmed, 27, was the second man arreste
At least nine people died and other 60 have been injured after the Interstate 35W bridge that spans the Mississippi River in Minneapolis collapsed on Wednesday evening. About 20 more people are still missing, newspaper Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.
Two earthquakes with a magnitude above 6 on the Richter scale shook the southern part of the Sakhalin island in the Far East, killing two people and causing a small tsunami on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Falling buildings killed two people, while th
France, Denmark and Indonesia pledged to contribute to a United Nations mission to Darfur, Sudan, in an attempt to end the conflict between pro-government militias and rebels. The conflict has killed more than 200,000 people in the last four years.
Rescue workers freed 69 Chinese coal miners in the central province of Henan for the past three days, the CNN reported. The miners had been trapped after a flash flood but were able to communicate throughout their captivity using a telephone line that su
America's vice president Dick Cheney has had minor surgery to replace the batteries on his heart device on Sunday, US media reported. The 66-year-old Cheney was treated at George Washington University Hospital but he did not stay overnight.
Italian police arrested Saturday a Ukrainian national less than an hour after he hijacked a bus near the city of Rome. The hijacker threatened the driver with a knife and made him change the rout of the vehicle, which was travelling from Rome to Ukraine'
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