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Nuclear Leak Scare after Japan Earthquake

Officials at the world's biggest nuclear power plant, Kashiwazaki in central Japan, said the powerful earthquake that hit the area earlier in the day has caused a radioactive leak, BBC reported. Water containing radioactive material has seeped out into t

World | July 16, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4561

Miami Airport Evacuated after Security Scare

Miami International Airport is being evacuated because of a security scare, CNN reported.

World | July 16, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1136

85 Killed, 180 Injured in Bomb Attacks in Kirkuk

??t least 85 were killed and another 180 injured in two bomb attacks in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk, BBC reported.

World | July 16, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1287

Powerful Earthquake Rocks Japan, 5 Dead

At least five people died and over 400 have been injured after a powerful earthquake struck central Japan Sunday night, BBC reported.

World | July 16, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1328

Powerful Earthquake Rocks Japan, 5 Dead

At least five people died and over 400 have been injured after a powerful earthquake struck central Japan Sunday night, BBC reported.

World | July 16, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1963

Bomb Explodes in front of UK's Embassy in Chile

A powerful explosion burst Monday in front of the building of UK's Embassy in Chile's capital city of Santiago, an official from the Foreign office in London reported. There are no immediate reports on casualties or serious damages.

World | July 16, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1084

Doubts Raised over "New" Bin Laden Tape

A recent videotape in which Osama bin Laden stresses the importance of martyrdom for a Muslim might contain old footage, CNN reported on Sunday. The 40-minute videotape was made recently, but includes a clip, less than a minute long, with a message from

World | July 15, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 11285

UN Checks on North Korea Nuke Reactor

UN inspectors will visit North Korea's nuclear reactor at Yongbyon to verify Pyongyang's claims it closed down the reactor, the BBC reported. North Korean officials made the announcement on Saturday, having agreed to end to shut it down earlier this year

World | July 15, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1790

Two Suicide Attacks in Pakistan Claim at least 25 Dead

At least 11 security personnel died in a suicide attack in the north-western part of Pakistan, while another 14 were killed when a military convoy was attacked, the Washington Post reported on Sunday. On Saturday, another 24 Pakistani soldiers were kille

World | July 15, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1391

Third Man Charged over Glasgow, London Bombs

A third man has been charged in connection with the failed car bomb attacks in Glasgow and London, BBC reported.

World | July 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2688

Release of Teen Sex Tape Triggers Storm in US

A federal prosecutor wants a Georgia district attorney to stop giving out copies of a videotape used as evidence in a teenage sex case that has drawn national attention, CNN reported.

World | July 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6273

New York-Seattle Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

A plane of Delta Airlines flying from New York to Seattle made an emergency landing in Chicago late Friday after the pilot reported smoke in the plane's cabin, ABC News reported, citing the airline spokesman. Delta flight 597 was carrying 181 passengers

World | July 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1527

US Senate Doubles Bin Laden Reward to USD 50 M

The US Senate voted to double the reward for the death or capture of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden to USD 50 M, BBC reported.

World | July 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1155

NASA to Launch Mars Underground Probe

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander will take the search for life on the red planet underground next year when it probes beneath the surface of the arctic northern plains, U.S.

World | July 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1163

Prickly Pigs Attack Israeli Nuclear Research Centre

Dozens of prickly pigs attacked the Nuclear Research Centre in the Israel's city of Dimona in the Negev desert, local authorities reported. There have been sent specialists, who are responsible for the parks' maintenance to help the centre's servants to

World | July 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2019

Abramovich Buys Gold Mine in Chukotka - Report

Millhouse Capital, an investment vehicle for Russia's number one on the Forbes list, Roman Abramovich, has bought its first gold mine in the Chukotka Region, governed by the billionaire, Russian RIA Novosti agency reported, citing Vedomosti business daily

World | July 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2515

Reuters Photographer and Driver Killed in Iraq

An Iraqi photographer and driver working for Reuters in Iraq were killed in Baghdad on Thursday in what witnesses said was a US helicopter attack, the agency reported.

World | July 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1535

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Peru

A powerful earthquake, measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale, hit Peru early on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.

World | July 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3225

Four 21/7 London Bomb Plot Convicts Jailed for 40 Years

Four men were sentenced to at least 40 years in prison after being found guilty of a plot to bomb London's transport network on July 21, 2005, Bloomberg agency reported.

World | July 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1878

Plane Crashes into House in Florida, 2 Dead, Toddler Missing

Two people died and another three were seriously injured after a small plane crashed Tuesday into a home in Florida setting at least one more house on fire. The victims are the machine's pilot and the other passenger on board.

World | July 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1984

Plane Crashes into House in Florida, Boy Suffers Heavy Burns

A 10-year-old boy has suffered burns over 90 percent of his body after a small plane crashed Tuesday into his home in Florida setting at least one more house on fire. Several other people were reportedly injured, the boy's mother among them, at the accid

World | July 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1911
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