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Crashed Kenyan Jet Wreckage Found in Cameroon's Jungle

Rescue services found the wreckage of the Kenyan plane with 114 people aboard, which crashed shortly after takeoff on Saturday in Cameroon. There are no immediate reports on the number of the passengers, who lost their lives in the accident.

World | May 7, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2940

Riots in France over Presidential Elections' Outcome

Furious opponents of the newly elected French President Nicolas Sarkozy staged a riot in the centre of Paris on Sunday evening.

World | May 7, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2680

France Elects Nicolas Sarkozy Its New President

The centre-right candidate Nikolas Sarkozy was elected the new France's president in the Sunday run-offs, claiming 53% of the votes. Sarkozy managed to win against his socialist opponent Segolene Royal, who won 47% of the votes in the most violent battle

World | May 6, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1408

Sarkozy - 53,5, Royal - 46,5 - Exit Polls

The centre-right candidate Nikolas Sarkozy was elected the new France's president in the Sunday run-offs, the exit polls showed. Sarkozy managed to win against his socialist opponent Segolene Royal, claiming 53,5% of the votes in the most violent battle

World | May 6, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1164

Belgium Media: Sarkozy Takes Lead in France's Presidential Run-offs

The centre-rightist candidate Sarkozy gathered between 53% and 56% of the votes in France's presidential run-offs on Sunday, leaving his socialist opponent Royal behind with up to 47%, the French language Belgium newspaper ???Soir" reported. The media ba

World | May 6, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1105

Cameroon Refutes Finding of Crashed Kenyan Plane's Wreckage

Rescue services have not found yet the wreckage of the Kenyan plane which crashed shortly after takeoff in the small hours of Saturday, Cameroon's state radio reported, refuting the information delivered earlier in the day. The densely forested area near

World | May 6, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2574

France's Elections Turnout on Track to Beat Record

Voter turnout in the first round of French presidential elections on Sunday stood at 75,11% at 5 pm local time, three hours before the last polling stations were due to close in continental France, daily Le Monde reported. The figure is already higher th

World | May 6, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3302

Crashed Kenyan Plane's Wreckage Found in Cameroon

Rescue services found the remains of the Kenyan plane with 114 people aboard, which crashed shortly after takeoff in the small hours of Saturday, Cameroon's state radio reported. The densely forested area near the town of Niete, where the machine went do

World | May 6, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3240

Sarkozy, Royal Cast Votes in France's Presidential Run-offs

The two France's presidential candidates Nicolas Sarkozy and Segolene Royal have also cast their votes in the Sunday run-offs. The socialist runner Royal voted in her mansion in the town of Melle, where she was welcomed by her supporters, crying "Segolen

World | May 6, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1328

Record High Early Turnout in France's Presidential Polls

Voters turned out en masse in the early hours of the run-offs of presidential elections in France, with 34,11% casting their ballots by noon local time on Sunday, daily Le Monde reported. The figure reported surpasses even the number of people, who cast

World | May 6, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2739

Turkey's Presidential Elections Fail over Sole Runner's Withdrawing

The presidential elections in Turkey failed after the sole runner withdrew his candidature. Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul was not elected in an abortive ballot re-run in parliament on Sunday, when the session could not open for lack of a quorum.

World | May 6, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1113

Jungle Searched for Crashed Kenyan Plane in Cameroon

Rescue services are still combating the densely forested area near Cameroon's town of Niete, where a Kenyan plane with 114 people aboard crashed shortly after takeoff on Saturday.

World | May 6, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1409

France's Classic Right-Left Battle Underway

Voting opened at 8 a.m.

World | May 6, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1214

Sarkozy, Royal Start Overseas Run-off Battle

Voting began overseas on Saturday in the second round of France's presidential elections. The heated run-off fight got under way at 1000 GMT in France's tiny island of St.

World | May 5, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1961

Prince of Mecca Dies in US

The Prince of the Islam's holy city of Mecca died Saturday in an US hospital after a long illness. Abdel Majid Bin Abdel Aziz, 65, who has been transported to the US for treatment, passed away after sudden health deterioration.

World | May 5, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1222

Kenyan Plane with 115 people on Board Crashes in Cameroon

A plane belonging to the Kenya Airways with 115 people on board, which went missing shortly after it took off, has crashed in Cameroon, the state radio reported.

World | May 5, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1363

Kenyan Plane with 115 people on Board Goes Missing

A plane belonging to the Kenya Airways with 115 people on board has gone missing shortly after it took off Cameroon on Friday night. The machine, which was flying from Cameroon's town of Douala to the Kenya's capital city of Nairobi, lost communication w

World | May 5, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1062

Sailboat Capsizes in Caribbean Sea, 36 Dead

At least 36 illegal Haitian migrants died and 46 are missing after an overloaded sailboat capsized near the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean Sea on Friday. The US Coast Guard managed to rescue 78 people out of 160 on board.

World | May 5, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2086

Ukrainian Rivals Agree Snap Polls to End Crisis

Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko and Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich agreed on snap parliamentary polls to end the political crisis that has gripped the country in recent weeks, the BBC reported. Yushchenko dissolved the parliament last month and s

World | May 4, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1120

Borat In Time's Influential People List, Bush Not

British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, who won notoriety for his portrayal of fictional character Borat, made the list of Time magazine's 100 most influential people, but US president George W. Bush was left out.

World | May 4, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1473

Royal: Sarkozy to Plunge France into Violence

Segolene Royal, the Socialist contender in France's presidential run-off, has warned of violence sweeping the country if rivalling right-winger Nicolas Sarkozy wins the elections.

World | May 4, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2431
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