Fierce fighting erupted between US forces and al-Sadr loyalists in Najaf, media reported Friday. Loud explosions were heard at a cemetery near the Imam Ali shrine.
Spain has permanently suspended the Schengen Agreement as part of the security measures for upcoming royal wedding. Visit-wishers from Schengen visa countries, including Bulgaria, will need a Sanish entry visa till May 22, when Spanish Crown Prince Phili
The US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and armed forces chief General Richard Myers have arrived in Iraq on a surprise visit. They flew into Baghdad amid world anger at the treatment of Iraqi prisoners by US troops.
At least 3 Palestinians were killed and over 37 others were injured during fighting in Gaza City between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants.The violence is centered in the Zeitoun neighborhood, where six Israeli soldiers were killed Tuesday after th
Greek Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos was taken to hospital for emergency treatment after collapsing unconscious. World media reported that Papadopoulos had been attending a function when the incident happened.
Seven people were confirmed dead after Tuesday's explosion at the Stockline Plastics factory in Glasgow, Scotland, BBC informed. The local fire service still hopes to find more survivors after hearing knocking noises from beneath the rubble.
President Vladimir Putin made a clandestine visit on Tuesday to the war-ruined capital of Chechnya, whose Kremlin-backed leader was killed by a bomb two days earlier. The secrecy surrounding his morning visit to Grozny, the Chechen capital, underlined the
A US general who investigated abuse by US soldiers against Iraqi prisoners blamed a failure of leadership for allowing the situation to develop. Maj Gen Antonio Taguba told a Senate committee there had been no training or supervision, and a lack of discip
Six Israeli soldiers and seven Palestinians were killed Tuesday in what Israel Defense Forces called a major operation in Gaza City to destroy workshops making Qassam rockets, according to the Israeli military and Palestinian hospital sources. Several hou
Polls taken before Monday's final round forecast India's National Democratic Alliance could grab anywhere between 245 and 282 seats. The ruling economic reform-friendly party needs 272 for a majority in the Parliament.
The US embassy in Tokyo has received an e-mail threatening a bomb attack this week, and officials have warned American citizens in Japan, the embassy said today. The notice said the threat had arrived "through the internet," but an embassy official said t
The Iraq prison-abuse scandal continues to grow as a chilling new photograph appeared showing a naked prisoner cowering before a guard dog, one of scores of still-secret images that leading US lawmakers say must be disclosed to the public.The New Yorker m
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