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Dozens Killed in Turkey Border Clashes

A total 35 people, including 12 soldiers, were killed as the Turkish military clashed with Kurdish rebels near the border with Iraq and Iran, the BBC reported on Sunday.

World | October 21, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1643

Iran's Top Nuclear Negotiator Resigns

Iranian top nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani had resigned for "personal reasons", a government spokesman said Saturday, cited by CNN. Such a step is seen as a victory for hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that could bring about an even tougher stance

World | October 20, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1160

Boat Overturns off Mexico's Shore, 24 "Migrants" Dead

The bodies of 24 men, believed to be illegal migrants, have been washed ashore in the Mexican state of Oaxaca after their boat capsized on Saturday, BBC reported.

World | October 20, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1228

Plane Crashes into Residential Building in Canada, Pilot Killed

A small plane crashed against the ninth floor of an apartment building, killing the pilot and injuring another two people, local media reported Saturday. Fire crews evacuated the 15-story apartment building in the Vancouver suburb of Richmond immediately

World | October 20, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1721

Death Toll Rises to 136 in Suicide Bombing against Bhutto's Convoy in Karachi

A total of 136 people have been killed in the suicide bombing against the former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's convoy in Karachi, CNN reported. More than 387 other were injured after two bombs exploded among the crowds that were celebrating t

World | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1602

Interpol-Wanted Canadian Pedophile Suspect Seized in Thailand

Interpol-wanted Canadian teacher suspected of sexually abusing young boys in photos posted on Internet was arrested in Thailand, CNN reported Friday. Christopher Paul Neil was taken into custody early Friday in the town of Nakhon Ratchafima, where he was

World | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9627

Attack on Bhutto's Convoy in Karachi, at Least 120 Killed

More than 120 people have been killed after two bombs exploded among crowds in Karachi that were celebrating the return of the former Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto, BBC reported Friday.

World | October 19, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1687

US President Bush Warns of World War III

US President George Bush warned the world Wednesday that Iran must be barred from building nuclear weapons to prevent "World War III," CNBC reported.

World | October 18, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2893

Sarkozys Split Official

After weeks of growing rumours of an irrevocable split between French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Cecilia, the divorce was officially confirmed on October 18 by a statement of the Elysee Palace.

World | October 18, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1119

Ex-PM Bhutto Arrives in Pakistan, Throngs Welcome Her

Pakistan's ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has arrived in Karachi after eight years of self-imposed exile, BBC reported.

World | October 18, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2153

France Wakes Up to Transport Chaos

France is facing transport chaos on Thursday because of a nationwide one-day strike by public transport workers that has left the country with almost no train, bus or metro services.

World | October 18, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1256

Macedonia Buries Star Tose Proeski

Macedonian pop star Tose Proeski, who died tragically in a car crash in Croatia, was buried on Wednesday with full state honors in front of thousands of mourners. Proeski, one of the most popular artists in the Balkans, was buried in his hometown of Krus

World | October 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7319

Macedonian Star Proeski was Asleep during Deadly Crash, Police Blames Driver

Macedonian pop star Tose Proeski, who was killed in a car crash on a Croatian motorway in the early hours on Tuesday, was asleep in the passenger seat during the deadly accident, police said.

World | October 17, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8397

Witnesses Tell about Crash Horror at Inquest into Princess Diana's Death

Several witnesses have described their memories of the tragic car accident that killed Princess Diana at the inquest into her death, held in London, BBC reported Tuesday. Francois Levistre, who was driving in front of the princess's car in Paris' Pont de

World | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7749

Late Pope John Paul II Appears in Bonfire Vision

Catholic officials have hailed an eerie photograph of a bonfire as proof of a miracle by the late Pope John Paul II, the Telegraph reported. A Polish cameraman has caught on picture a fiery figure in a bonfire in Poland that is being hailed as Pope John

World | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6738

Macedonia Singer Tose Proeski Dies in Heavy Car, Truck Crash in Croatia

Macedonia's music star Tose Proeski died after the car he was riding in hit against a truck on the highway between Croatia's capital city of Zagreb and the village of Lipovac early on Tuesday. The 26-year-old singer died on spot.

World | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 45374

Turkey Seeks Authorization for Attack on Northern Iraq

The Turkish government asked the country's parliament on Monday for a one-year authorization to conduct military operations in northern Iraq to attack Kurdish separatist guerrillas, BBC reported.

World | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1445

Putin Arrives in Iran for Landmark Visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Iran for a historic visit, the first visit by a Kremlin leader since Stalin joined a summit there in World War II, BBC reported.

World | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1249

2 Planes Collide at Heathrow Airport

Two planes have collided while taxiing on a runway at London's Heathrow Airport, according to the UK's Sky News. Up to 20 fire appliances at the scene have since left.

World | October 16, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1503

3 US Researchers Awarded Nobel Economics Prize

US economists Leonid Hurwicz, Eric Maskin and Roger Myerson have won the Nobel Prize for Economics, BBC reported Monday.

World | October 15, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1189

Cuba's President Castro Speaks Live on Venezuelan Counterpart Chavez Show

Cuban President Fidel Castro has spoken live on his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez's weekly TV show, BBC reported late on Sunday. It was the first time Castro spoke live since handing over power last year as he underwent a serious operation.

World | October 15, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1490
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