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Virgin Mary Statue Shed Bloody Tears in Italy

Bloody tears have started rolling down the cheeks of a statue of the Virgin Mary that has already once amazed pilgrims in 1995 when it cried for several days. The statue of the Madonna portraying the Queen of Peace and coming from Medjugorie, had first st

World | October 23, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 12749

NASA to Launch Two Satellites to the Sun

NASA has scheduled the launching of two identical STEREO (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory) space aircraft to the Sun for October 25.

World | October 21, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 891

15 Killed in Uzbekistan Plane Crash

A plane of Uzbekistan's national air carrier Uzbek Airlines has crashed killing 15 people, reports say. The plane crashed during an emergency landing at the airport in capital Tashkent.

World | October 19, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1793

Britain Tipped as No 1 Al Qaeda Target

Britain has become the main target for the resurgent terror group Al Qaeda, outstripping the United States, the Guardian reported, citing counter-terrorist officials.

World | October 19, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 873

Turkish PM Admitted to Hospital

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was rushed to hospital after suffering a drop in blood sugar. Now he is in a stable condition, officials said.

World | October 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 802

Plane Goes Missing Over Baltic Sea

A small plane has gone missing over the Baltic Sea, Swedish media reported. The aircraft, which had three people aboard, suddenly started to descend rapidly, air traffic controllers explain, and it went off the radars.

World | October 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1091

Brother of Saddam Prosecutor Shot Dead

The brother of the chief prosecutor in the genocide trial of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has been shot dead in Baghdad. Imad al-Faroon was murdered by gunmen outside his home.

World | October 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 568

Itar-Tass Chief Officer Found Dead

The chief of the Itar-Tass property management department, Anatoly Voronin, was found dead in his apartment, the Russian news agency informed. The body was found in Bolshoi Kondratievsky Pereulok street, according to a source at the Moscow Prosecutor's Of

World | October 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 687

Japan Denies Substances Linked to N Korea Test Detected

The Japanese government has denied reports unusual radiation levels had been detected after North Korea's announcement it had conducted a nuclear test. The United States has told Japan it detected radioactive elements in the atmosphere over the vicinity o

World | October 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 965

Manhattan Flights Altitude Restricted

The Federal Aviation Administration imposed a ban on low altitude flights along New York's East River in the wake of crash that killed Yankess pitcher Cory Lidle. The new ban will affect small aircraft, but not helicopters, that previously have been allow

World | October 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 850

US Submit Draft on N Korea Resolution

US diplomats have worked out a new draft of a United Nations resolution imposing sanctions on North Korea in response to its claimed nuclear test. US envoy John Bolton said he hoped the new draft, which the US will formally introduce on Thursday, would pa

World | October 12, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1034

France Train Crash Death Toll Rises

Up to 12 people were killed and about 20 were injured in a head-on train collision in north-east France, rail company SNCF has said. A passenger train collided with a goods train in Zoufftgen, near the Luxembourg border, at about 1145 (0945 GMT).

World | October 11, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 770

At Least 10 Killed in France Train Crash

At least ten people were killed and another 20 injured in a train collision in northeast France, BBC reported. The state-owned rail company SNCF said a passenger train collided with a goods train in Zoufftgen, close to the border with Luxembourg.

World | October 11, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 937

Charter Plane on Fire in Norway

A charter plane with 16 people aboard caught fire and skidded off the runway at a western Norway airport on Tuesday, NBC reported. It was not immediately clear whether passengers had escaped the burning airplane.

World | October 10, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 745

3 South American Countries Left Without Electricity

Three countries in South America were left without electricity after a breakdown in a private power producing company in Honduras. For several hours Nicaragua, Salvador and Honduras stayed without electricity, local media reported.

World | October 10, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632

Denmark Rocked by New Cartoon Row

Danish prime minister has denounced the drawing of new cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad by members of an anti-immigration party's youth wing. Anders Fogh Rasmussen intervened in an apparent effort to prevent a repeat of the widespread protests over s

World | October 9, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 619

Floods Sweep Through Norhtern Greece

Greece announced state of emergency in the Thessaloniki region as floods swept through the north part of the country, Darik News reported. The intense downpour deluged hundreds of buildings during the weekend.

World | October 9, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 919

Killed Russian Journalist's Colleagues Launching Own Probe

The journalists of Russia's Novaya Gazeta newspaper will launch their own probe into the murder of their colleague, daring investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya. Oleg Hlebnikov, the paper's deputy Editor-in-Chief has told local RIA Novosti agency that

World | October 8, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652

Russian Journalist Killed in Moscow

Outspoken Russian journalist Anna Politkovska has been shot to death in Moscow, reports say. A neighbour found Politkovska, who gained popularity with her harsh critiques on the war in Chechnya and Northern Caucasus, in the elevator of the block were she

World | October 7, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1138

German Journalists Shot in Afghanistan

Unknown assailants have killed two German journalists in the north of Afghanistan, the local Interior Ministry has announced. The two were shot in their tent in the Baghlan province late Friday night, reports say.

World | October 7, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 973

UN Headquarters Drop Terror Alert

The United Nations headquarters in Geneva has called of the high terror alert imposed Thursday, reports say. Swiss authorities have alerted the UN that the terrorist threat has been removed, and everything at the HQ is now back to normal.

World | October 7, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652
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