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Blast Kills 7 at Marketplace in India

A total of seven people died and 18 were injured after a bomb exploded at a busy marketplace in northeastern India on Saturday. The bomb was hidden in a ricksha, parked in the centre of Guwahati - the capital city of the state Assam, the local police rep

World | May 26, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1143

Execution in US State of Ohio Takes Two Hours

The execution of a prisoner for killing a fellow cellmate over a chess game took two hours as his executioners struggled to find a vein in his arm for the lethal injection, reports said Friday.

World | May 25, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2132

Strike Cancels Flights to and from Sweden

The unit of the Scandinavian Airlines System in Sweden announced the cancellation of hundreds of European and domestic flights after talks between unions and management broke down. Three hundred flights were cancelled on Friday and another one hundred an

World | May 25, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1046

Kurd Guerrillas Derail Freight Train in Turkey

Suspected Kurdish guerrillas derailed Friday seven cars of a freight train in the latest attack in southeastern Turkey, Turkish media reported.

World | May 25, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1487

Cuban Leader Castro Says He is Recovering

Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro discussed details of his recent health problems for the first time Wednesday and broke the silence he had maintained for the past few months in an article. In the written message he told his countrymen he underwent severa

World | May 24, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1561

US, Poland in Talks over US Missile Shield

The United States and Poland have launched negotiations over the deployment of an anti-missile shield, ITAR-TASS reported, citing diplomatic sources.

World | May 24, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1758

Twelve Found Guilty of Djindjic Murder

A Serbian court has found 12 men guilty of the 2003 assassination of the pro-Western Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic in Belgrade, BBC reported.

World | May 23, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1201

Litvinenko's Widow Approaches European Court of Human Rights

The widow of Alexander Litvinenko, the ex-Russian spy who died of poisoning, has approached the European Court of Human Rights, the Bulgarian News Agency reported.

World | May 23, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1422

6 Killed, 100 Injured in Ankara Blast

The number of the injured in Tuesday's blast in the centre of Turkey's capital Ankara reached 100, according to official figures.

World | May 23, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1618

Cessna Plane Loaded with Half a Ton of Cocaine Crashes in Venezuela

A Cessna plane loaded 480 kilograms of with cocaine crashed in eastern Venezuela on Monday night, Venezuelan media reported.

World | May 23, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1059

Blast in Turkish Capital Kills 5, Injures 60

An explosion in a shopping district in the centre of Turkey's capital Ankara killed at least five and injured another sixty, officials said.

World | May 22, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1449

Blast in Turkish Capital Kills 4, Injures 56

An explosion in a shopping district in the centre of Turkey's capital Ankara killed at least four and injured another fifty-six, the mayor of the city announced.

World | May 22, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1236

Ex-KGB Officer Faces Litvinenko Charge, Russia Defiant

UK public prosecutions have recommended that a former KGB officer should be charged with the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, BBC reported.

World | May 22, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1558

Police Look for Clues in "Suspicious" Cutty Sark Fire

Police will examine on Tuesday the charred hull of the famous Cutty Sark clipper, looking for any clues that might shed light over the causes of the fire that ravaged the ship the previous day. Local borough CCTV footage showed several people in the area

World | May 22, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1980

Comet Wiped Out Mammoths, Cavemen

US scientists are expected to outline later this week the details of their theory that the explosion of a giant comet next to Earth caused the extinction of the mammoth and several primitive Stone Age cultures. The blast occurred 13,000 years ago and cau

World | May 21, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1639

20 Women Die in Road Accident in China

Tricycle overturned in the Chinese province of Liaoning, killing 20 women on Sunday evening.

World | May 21, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1249

Cutty Sark Museum Ship Catches Flames

One of the greatest London's attractions, the museum ship Cutty Sark burnt in a huge fire on Monday, local fire brigade reported. The fire broke at 6 a.

World | May 21, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2496

Romanian Voters Keep President Basescu in Power

Romanians rejected the Parliament's impeachment of President Traian Basescu, backing him to keep his job at Saturday's referendum. About 30% of the eligible voters went to the polling booths and 78% of them supported the president, the exit polls show.

World | May 19, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1488

16 Flights Cancelled over Strike in Italia's Airlines

A total of 16 flights were cancelled Saturday over the strike of the air-hosts in Italia's air carrier "Alitalia". The staff is holding the protest against freezing the negotiations over renewing their collective labour agreement.

World | May 19, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2197

Romania Votes at Presidential Impeachment Referendum

Romanians started Saturday voting at the referendum that will endorse or reject the Parliament's impeachment of President Traian Basescu. Polling stations opened at 8 a.

World | May 19, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1184

13 Dead after Indian Mosque Bombing, Riots

At least 13 people died after a bomb blast in a historic mosque in Hyderabad in southern India and the riots that followed. The bomb was detonated at the end of the traditional Friday prayer, killing at least nine people and wounding dozens, some of them

World | May 18, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1946
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