Germany is officially in recession, after recording a 0.1% economic contraction in the three months to June.
Organisers of Italy's state-run lottery are searching for the winner or winners of Wednesday's 66 million-europrize, the biggest ever in Europe. The roll-over jackpot was finally won after 44 occasions on which no-one managed to guess the correct numbers.
Lawyers acting for families of the Lockerbie bombing victims say they have reached agreement with Libya on the payment of compensation. The deal to set up a USD 2,7 B fund was struck with Libyan officials after negotiations in London.
Israeli troops have killed a Palestinian militant leader who was holed up in a house in the West Bank city of Hebron. The militant was named as Mohammed Seder, the local head of Islamic Jihad's armed wing.
Thousands of civilians and gunmen pillaged oil and sacks of grain from Monrovia's port Wednesday ahead of rebels' promised withdrawal, and the United States pledged 200 troops to bolster West African peacekeepers. A ship laden with humanitarian aid bobbed
Suspected separatist rebels blew up a bridge on the main highway in India's northeast Thursday, killing five civilians travelling on a bus, news reports said. The attack came a day before India celebrates its national independence.
The UN Security Council was set to acknowledge but not formally recognize Iraq's interim government as a message attributed to ousted dictator Saddam Hussein called on Iraqi Shiites to wage holy war against the US-led occupation. The United States promise
Three people are expected to appear in a New Jersey court in connection with an alleged plot to smuggle a Russian surface-to-air missile into the United States, an operation feared to lead to commercial aircraft terror attacks. The precise charges they
The Israeli security services were on high alert in the Tel Aviv region a day after two Israelis were killed in back-to-back Palestinian suicide bombings, army radio said. Roadblocks were set up and checks tightened in the area located between the Tel Avi
Israeli troops demolished the West Bank home of a teenage suicide bomber early Wednesday and rounded up Palestinian terrorist suspects in the wake of two bombing attacks that shook a fragile truce. However, both sides indicated they wanted the cease-fire
A bomb exploded outside a bank in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, wounding 31 people, police said. The bomb was planted on a bicycle parked outside a local branch of the State Bank of India in the town of Bandipora, about 40 miles north of Srinaga
North Korea demanded Wednesday that the United States commit to a nonaggression treaty and normalize ties with the communist nation while rejecting any early inspection of its nuclear programs. The demands came ahead of planned talks in Beijing to deal wi
The latest Internet attack on Microsoft operating systems - a virus-like worm, dubbed "LovSan" or "blaster," disabled tens of thousands of computers worldwide. Security experts said the world was lucky this time around because LovSan is comparatively mild
Thousands of Marxist supporters marched through the streets of the Sri Lankan capital and staged an impromptu rally outside the Norwegian embassy to protest Oslo's renewed moves to broker peace on the island. An estimated 7,000 to 8,000 people, led by the
Palestinian suicide bombers blew themselves up at a strip mall in Israel and a bus stop at Jewish West Bank settlement Tuesday, killing two Israelis, shattering a summer of relative calm and raising new doubt about the fate of a shaky Mideast truce. Ther
US movie star Kevin Costner, who is aiming to repeat his "Dances with Wolves" success with his new western film "Open Range," was awarded a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. "I've loved taking movies to audiences around the world," he said after the prest
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