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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at reasonable cost is possible, experts at a major UN climate change conference in Bangkok have agreed, BBC reported.
Turkish lawmakers agreed on Thursday to call snap poll on June 22, instead of November, in order to escape the political crisis caused by the disputed presidential election. The country's Constitutional Court declared the Parliament' presidential vote on
The crimes committed against reporters all around the world and the journalists' security will be one of the main topics to be discussed at a Thursday conference in Columbia, which will mark the World Media Freedom Day 2007. The conference has been organ
The two France's presidential runners carried on a violent TV dispute, watched by more than 20 million people on Wednesday. Centre-right Nicolas Sarkozy and socialist contender Segolene Royal discussed the country as a whole, the institutions, economic,
The former Afghanistan's Prime Minister Abdul Saboor Farid was shot dead Wednesday evening in front of his house in the capital city of Kabul. Several men shot Farid dead while driving a car along the street.
Lord John Browne, CEO of British Petroleum, surprisingly resigned from his post on Tuesday after he lost a court battle with a London tabloid over revelations of his homosexual relationship with a younger man. The British magnate handed his resignation e
An honorary vice president of Chelsea football club is believed to be among the four people aboard the helicopter that went missing early on Wednesday after taking off from Liverpool.
At least seven people died and 12 were injured after a building collapsed in the Spanish city of Palencia on Tuesday. The demolition was caused by an explosion after gas flowing.
President George Bush put a veto on the draft on withdrawing the US troops from Iraq on Tuesday. The draft, which has been prepared from the democrats in the Congress, provided drawing off the army until the beginning of the next year.
Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled to accept the appeal by one of the country's major opposition parties, which demanded the annulment of the Parliament's presidential vote on Friday. The secularist opposition believes the ruling AK party pursues an Isl
The US appears no closer to lifting visas on citizens of 12 European Union member states, Bulgaria among them, after top-level talks in Washington, DC. Visa-free travel was one of the issues on the agenda of the summit, attended by German Chancellor Ange
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