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Spain's Ibiza Airport Evacuated, Small Blast Follows

Police detonated a suspicious parcel at Spain's Ibiza airport after the airport was evacuated following a bomb warning, newspaper El Pais reported on Saturday. Earlier it said a small bomb had exploded, without providing further details.

World | June 30, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1299

UK Police Have Clear Photo of Suspect - Report

British investigators have a "crystal clear" picture of one suspect in the attempted London car bombing, ABC News reported.

World | June 30, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1459

London Nightclubs "Warned" Before Foiled Bombing

Nightclubs across Britain were warned they could be terrorist targets just days before Friday's attempted double car-bomb attack in London, according to a report in the Times of London. The article points out that the foiled bombing plot came as it emerg

World | June 30, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2532

Police Hunts London Car Bombers

Anti-terrorism police have launched a huge manhunt for the people who planted two car bombs in central London, BBC reported.

World | June 30, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1264

Main London Street Cordoned off over New Bomb Alert, Terrorist Probe Launched

The main Park Lane Street in downtown London was cordoned off over a second alert for a bomb planted in a car on Friday.

World | June 29, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2268

Notorious Bosnian Muslim Warlord Shot Dead

One of Sarajevo's most notorious former Muslim warlords was gunned down at the entrance to his apartment building in central Sarajevo, international media reported.

World | June 29, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3916

British Police Defuse Bomb in Downtown London

The London police defused a bomb on Friday in Haymarket in the central part of the city, after a tip off led them to a vehicle in a side street close to Piccadilly.

World | June 29, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2148

Lockerbie Assaulter Allowed to Appeal Life Sentence

Libyan Abdel Basset Ali Mohmed Al-Megrahi was allowed to appeal the life sentence, imposed to him over accusations of organizing the Lockerbie assault, before Scotland's Supreme Court. The decision was made Thursday by Scotland's Committee for reconsider

World | June 28, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1586

Petrol Rationing Spark Riots in Iran

The government's decision to introduce monthly rations on petrol, together with a 20% price hike on fuels, has sparked mass riots at gas stations in Iran, CNN reported. Hundreds of thousands of motorists have been lining up in queues, while some petrol s

World | June 28, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1282

Britain's Blair Appointed Middle East Envoy

Tony Blair will become a Middle East envoy and work on the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it emerged just hours after he stepped down as UK Prime Minister on Wednesday after a decade in office. Blair would act on behalf of US, Russia, th

World | June 27, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1241

Gordon Brown Appointed Britain's New Prime Minister

Former British finance minister Gordon Brown became on Wednesday Britain's new Prime Minister after a private meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. Brown and his wife, Sarah, left the palace after a 55-minutes audience, following his pred

World | June 27, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2037

Wrestler Benoit Strangles Wife, Son, Leaves Bibles by Bodies, Hangs Himself

The free-style wrestler Chris Benoit caused the death of his wife and seven-year-old son after strangled them and then hanged himself with a weight-machine pulley, authorities said Tuesday.

World | June 27, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2324

Blair Steps down as Britain's PM, Gives up MP Powers

Tony Blair officially stepped down as British prime minister on Wednesday after a decade in office, giving up also his MP powers. Blair's decision to withdraw from the Parliament calls for choosing a representative of Sedgefield district in the House of

World | June 27, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1164

Free Style Wrestling Star Kills Wife, Son, Commits Suicide

The star of the free style wrestling Chris Benoit committed suicide after murdering his wife and seven-year-old son in their home in Atlanta, Georgia.

World | June 26, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 16962

World Bank Board Appoints Zoellick President

Robert Zoellick, former US trade representative, won unanimous approval from the World Bank executive board to become the institution'ss next president, the bank said on Monday. Zoellick replaces Paul Wolfowitz, forced to resign last month after a scanda

World | June 25, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1649

Bomber Kills 12 in Suicide Attack in Baghdad Hotel

A suicide bomber blasted up in the lobby of a hotel in Baghdad on Monday, killing 12 people and injuring 18 others, Iraqi media reported.

World | June 25, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2993

Moderate Earthquake Shakes Northern Greece

A moderate earthquake with the magnitude of 4,4 on the Richter scale hit northern Greece's city of Serres on Monday.

World | June 25, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1586

Second Video of Kidnapped BBC Reporter Girded With "Explosive Belt" Released

A new video that shows the kidnapped in Gaza BBC correspondent Alan Johnston, dressed in an explosive vest has appeared on the Internet in the early hours of Monday. It was posted by the Palestinian group, called Army of Islam that claims it is holding t

World | June 25, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1491

Brown Becomes Labour Leader

Gordon Brown has been crowned Labour leader, promising to give the party not just policies but "a soul", BBC reported.

World | June 24, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 961

Storms in Pakistan Kill 228 People

Torrential rains and gale-force winds have led to the deaths of 228 people in the Pakistani city of Karachi, BBC reported.

World | June 24, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1573

"Chemical Ali" Sentenced to Death

A cousin and key aide of the late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has been sentenced to death by an Iraqi court for the mass murder of Kurds in 1988.

World | June 24, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1317
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