A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's island of Nias in the late hours of Tuesday, causing visible cracks in the land, media reported. The epicentre of the 6.
The US justice department has released the first video of the plane crashing into the Pentagon on 11 September 2001. 184 people were killed after American Airlines Flight 77 was hijacked and slammed into the US military headquarters.
The newly elected President of Italy Giorgio Napolitano was sworn in on Monday, finally paving the way for the premier-elect Romano Prodi to form a cabinet. The 80-year-old Napolitano was sworn in ato succeed President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, 85, whose seve
Fourteen people have died and six were hurt in a double suicide attack near Baghdad airport, on a day of violence that claimed at least 30 lives in Iraq. The blasts took place in a car park close to the airport compound, the US military said.
Three children were killed and one injured in a bomb explosion Saturday in the eastern Turkey town of Erzincan, the Anadolu news agency reported. The explosion occurred in a wooden hut being used as a garage near a municipal building.
The H5 bird flu virus was detected Friday in 50 birds found dead in central Romania, officials said, less than a month after the virus was said to have been eradicated from the country. The new outbreak in Hurezu village is the 53rd to have been found in
More than 150 people were killed while scavenging fuel when a ruptured fuel pipeline exploded and caught fire near Nigeria's biggest city of Lagos, police and health officials said. As burials took place on Saturday, President Olusegun Obasanjo said he wa
Thousands of people living on the slopes of Mount Merapi in Indonesia are being taken to safety, because of fears the volcano may be about to erupt. The volcano has been rumbling for weeks but is becoming more volatile, streams of lava running down one si
Up to 200 people are feared dead in a pipeline blast that took place in Nigeria on Friday, media reported. The pipeline exploded right when hundreds of villagers had rushed to the site near capital Lagos.
An Internet posted video showing an Al-Qaeda member called upon Muslims to attack Denmark, Norway and France. The move was motivated with vengeance on those countries for publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
Armin Meiwes, the German who killed and ate an apparently willing victim in 2001, was sentenced to life in jail Tuesday. The 44-year-old computer technician was facing a re-trial after a previous sentence for eight-and-a-half-year prison was dismissed as
Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person charged in a US courtroom in connection to the 9/11 attacks, has denied his confession. Moussaoui was recently sentenced to life in jail after he claimed that he was supposed to bring one more plane down straight into t
United States President George Bush nominated General Michael Hayden, who used to work at the US Embassy in Sofia for head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Despite criticism of Hayden's military background, the president nominated him after CIA's
Ten soldiers have been killed when a US helicopter crashed in Afghanistan late on Friday night, officials from the US-led coalition said. The CH-47 Chinook came down in Kunar province near a "mountaintop landing zone" 240km (150 miles) east of Kabul.
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