Egypt has said it is "absolutely not" considering sending troops to Iraq. Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit made the comments after the kidnapping of an Egyptian diplomat in Baghdad.
Many people were injured in clashes between Macedonian police and protesters after violence flared over plans to give greater local powers to the country's 25 percent ethnic Albanian minority. The riots began early on Friday morning in the southern town o
Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi asked Egypt on Thursday to dispatch troops to boost multinational peacekeeping forces to help Iraq restore security. We have asked for Egypt's security assistance, namely by dispatching troops to protect the mission of the
Assailants tossed two gasoline bombs a Culture Ministry building in central Athens, causing no damage or injuries. The building also houses the Cultural Olympiad, a four-year festival featuring art exhibitions and performances leading up the Aug.
American firefighters keep on battling with a nearly 6,000-acre wildfire in Los Angeles County, where residents were being kept away from about 350 homes. Several California blazes that have scorched thousands of acres and forced hundreds of people to lea
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Manuel Durao Barroso is set to be formally endorsed as the new European Commission president. The 732 members of the European Parliament are expected to vote in favour of his appointment to the post on November 1, suc
A video showing security checks on one group of 11 September hijackers, prior to boarding the plane they crashed into the Pentagon stunned the US and the entire world. Four men undergo additional checks after setting off metal detectors at Washington's Du
The Eiffel Tower was briefly evacuated on Wednesday after authorities received a bomb threat against the world-famous monument. It reopened late in the afternoon after being shut down while police searched it for explosive devices.
The US military denied Iraqi police reports that an American helicopter was shot down in a western area of the country. Earlier on Wednesday local police said that a military aircraft was hit during fierce clashes in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi.
The head of slain US hostage Paul Johnson was found in a fridge when Saudi security forces raided a villa in Riyadh. Johnson, 49, was beheaded by militant supporters of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden last month.
India and Pakistan's prime ministers met to discuss divided Kashmir and ways of boosting peace process. Pakistani Foreign Minister Khursheed Mehmood Kasuri held informal talks with his Indian counterpart Natwar Singh on the sidelines of a regional forum t
Senior advisers to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said work will continue on the West Bank security barrier despite condemnation at the UN. The General Assembly in New York voted by an overwhelming majority to demand that Israel dismantle the barrier
Tony Blair rejected questions about his credibility as he said errors in pre-war intelligence do not mean the Iraq conflict was unjustified. Opening a debate on the Butler report, Blair told MPs it was still clear Saddam Hussein had posed a threat.
The world is marking today the 35th anniversary of the first landing at the Moon. It was 35 years ago today that the world watched as Neil Armstrong uttered the famous line: "It's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a suspected ally to al-Qaeda, has demanded that Japan withdraws troops from Iraq, otherwise faces attacks. According to a statement posted Tuesday on an Islamist web site, Japanese government was warned to do "wha
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