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Virgin Atlantic Skipper Arrested for Boozing

The skipper of a Virgin Atlantic flight was arrested on Saturday morning and was hauled off his plane in handcuffs for being drunk, the UK newspaper the Sun reported.

World | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1705

All UK Sailors Confess to Illegal Entry - Iran TV Channel

All 15 British naval personnel, held by Iran, have confessed to illegally entering Iranian waters when they were seized, Iran state TV channel Al Alam claimed Monday.

World | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2380

Earthquake Kills 12 on Solomon Islands, Sends Tsunami Alert

A powerful underwater earthquake and a tsunami struck Monday the tiny Solomon Islands, killing at least 12 people and leaving many more missing, international media reported.

World | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1753

Climate Changes Discussed in Brussels

The Intergovernmental Panel is to discuss Monday the changes in the world's climate in Brussels. It is expected that the specialists will complete and present the second part of its fourth report on the topic.

World | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1188

Blast Destroys Amsterdam's Courts of Justice

A bomb Bursted in the Amsterdam's Courts of Justice in the small hours of Monday, causing serious damages. The accident occurred just hours before the start of a trial against a criminal boss, accused of murders and extortion.

World | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1261

Iranian Protesters Attack British Embassy in Tehran

About 200 protesters threw rocks and firecrackers at the British Embassy in Tehran on Sunday, calling for the expulsion of the British ambassador because of the recent row between the two countries, the Associated Press reported. Iranian police prevented

World | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2455

Romanian PM Demands Support for Minority Government

Romanian Prime Minister Calin Popescu Tariceanu said on Sunday he would ask the country's legislature to endorse a new minority cabinet next week. The political crisis in the country, stemming from the conflict between Liberal party leader Tariceanu and

World | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1058

Superbug Kills 17 at British Hospital

A virulent stomach bug has been linked to the death of 17 patients in a Norfolk hospital in the United Kingdom, with 16 more being treated, Sky News reported. The patients, most of them over 65, were hit by a new strain of the Clostridium Difficile, comm

World | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8545

Bush Demands Iran Releases UK Hostages

US President Bush qualified Iran's capture of 15 British sailors last month "inexcusable", asking Iran to "give back the hostages," the Associated Press reported. It was George W.

World | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1610

UK Sends Note to Iran as Trial for Sailors Looms

Britain has written to Iran to seek a peaceful resolution to the standoff over 15 sailors and marines, now held for nine days. "We have made our response and now we are beginning to discuss.

World | March 31, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1306

Russian Intelligence: US to Attack Iran in April

Russian intelligence has received information that the US armed forces have nearly completed preparations for a possible military operation against Iran, due in early April. This was reported by Ria Novosti news agency, citing a security official.

World | March 31, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3433

Iran Threatens to Take to Court UK Sailors

The fifteen British sailors, held by Iran, could be tried for violating international law, Iran's ambassador to Russia said, as cited by Iran's state news agency IRNA. Gholam-Reza Ansari told Russian television Vesti-24 on Friday that Iran had launched a

World | March 31, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1176

EU Firmly Tells Iran to Release British Sailors "Immediately"

EU foreign ministers, meeting in Germany, called on Iran to release the 15 British sailors and marines it is holding in its custody "immediately". They also warned of "appropriate measures" if Tehran did not comply, but declined to elaborate on what these

World | March 31, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1412

US Rejects Iran Captives Exchange

US officials have ruled out a deal to exchange 15 Royal Navy personnel captured in the Gulf for five Iranians seized by American forces in Iraq.

World | March 31, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2839

Scientist Create Self-Repairing Robot

For the first time, researchers have created a robotic machine that can take a beating and keep on trucking. Developed by scientists from Cornell University and the University of Vermont, the new robot looks like a spider with four legs.

World | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 951

UK Sailor Confesses in Video to Illegal Entry into Iranian Waters

Iran's official Arabic-language TV channel Al-Alam broadcast footage, which showed one of the 15 detained British sailors, confessing they strayed into Iranian territorial waters. The serviceman, identified as Nighton Thomas Summers, said he was aware th

World | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1368

Six Islamic Militants Executed in Bangladesh

Six Islamic militants convicted of killing two judges during a wave of bomb attacks have been hanged in Bangladesh, BBC reported.

World | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 985

UN Demands Consular Access to Iran-Captured UK Sailors

The UN Security Council has called on Tehran to allow UK consular access to the fifteen British sailors, who were captured on Friday for straying into Iranian territorial waters.

World | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1455

3 Simultaneous Bombings Kill at Least 40 in Iraq

Three car explosions killed at least 30 people and wounded 74 others on Thursday in a predominantly Shiite town north of Baghdad, international media reported.

World | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1560

Iran May Delay UK Female Sailor Release

Iran may delay its plan to release the one woman in a group of 15 British military personnel because of the UK's "incorrect attitude", an official has said, as cited by BBC.

World | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1292

Japanese Gathers Candidate Suicides on Internet, Strangles Them

A Japanese court passed a death sentence to a 38-year-old Osaka's citizen, who gathered people for committing mass suicides and after that killed all the runners. The murderer even signed on contracts with the victims on Internet, by which they agreed to

World | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1136
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