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New Leads in Search of Steve Fossett Reported

There are new leads in the search for missing record-breaking US aviator and adventurer Steve Fossett, ABC TV reported.

World | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1987

US Polygamist Sect Leader Found Guilty

Warren Steed Jeffs, the leader of a polygamist sect, was found guilty Tuesday of being an accomplice to rape for using his religious authority to push a 14-year-old girl into a marriage she did not want, CNN reported.

World | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1211

Burma Troops Encircle Monasteries

Truckloads of soldiers and riot police have surrounded a number of monasteries in Burma's largest city, Rangoon, to try to prevent a ninth day of protests, BBC reported.

World | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1249

Iran Leader: Debate over Tehran's Nuclear Programme Closed

Iran's president has criticised "illegal" UN Security Council sanctions against his country, in a speech to the General Assembly in New York, BBC reported.

World | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1481

Nuclear Iran Could Lead to War - Sarkozy

Allowing Iran to acquire nuclear weapons would incur an unacceptable risk to stability in the region and the world and could lead to war, French President Nicolas Sarkozy told the United Nations on Tuesday. "There will be no peace in the world if the int

World | September 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1636

Bush: US Will Tighten Sanctions on Myanmar

The United States will tighten sanctions on the military government in Myanmar and its financial backers, President Bush told the UN General Assembly, as cited by CNN. In Myanmar, the military government "has imposed a 19-year reign of fear," including p

World | September 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1136

Bacteria Become More Virulent in Space - Research

Bacteria flown to space can sense the change in the environment and mutate to become more virulent, a team of US researchers has shown. Salmonella bacteria flown on a 12-day mission last year have displayed changes in 167 genes and were three times as li

World | September 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1023

Iran President Sparks Controversy in Columbia Address

True to his usual form, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sparked controversy in his address at the Columbia University in New York on Monday night, questioning the Holocaust and refusing to back down in his stance on Israel. Invited to speak in fron

World | September 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1668

Russia's PM Vladimir Putin Reshuffles Cabinet

Russian President Vladmir Putin promoted Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin to deputy prime minister and named his longtime ally Dmitry Kozak as regional development minister in a new cabinet presented late on Monday. Economic Development and Trade Minister

World | September 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1488

100,000 Protestors Flood Streets of Rangoon in "Saffron Revolution"

The seventh consecutive day of protests in Myanmar's biggest city Rangoon gathered more than 100,000 people in the strongest show of dissent against the ruling generals in nearly two decades. The enormous show of strength drew a swift threat from the mil

World | September 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 15116

Titanic Binoculars Store Key Sold for GBP 90,000

A tiny key from the binoculars store that might have helped prevent Titanic sinking was sold at auction for GBP 90,000 on Saturday, BBC reported.

World | September 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4107

2 Killed, 11 Injured as Deadly Blast Hits Kosovo Capital

Two people were killed and 11 injured in an explosion in Kosovo's capital city of Pristina on Monday, BBC reported.

World | September 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1566

20,000 Protest against Government in Myanmar

Twenty thousand people, including nuns, monks and ordinary Burmese, marched through the streets of Rangoon on Sunday, demanding freedom for the Nobel Laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi. The protest was seen as a dramatic escalation of the country's Buddhist-led

World | September 23, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1530

Fukuda Yasuo to Succeed Japan's Outgoing PM

Fukuda Yasuo was elected as the new president of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Sunday and will take the post of the country's new Prime Minister on Tuesday.

World | September 23, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1227

Cuba's Leader Fidel Castro Appears in TV Interview

Ailing Cuba's leader Fidel Castro has appeared in a TV interview for the first time for three months now, putting speculation about his death to an end, BBC reported on Saturday. Castro, 81, has not appeared in public since July last year when he underwe

World | September 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2800

NASA Orbiter Detects 7 Possible Cave Entrances on Mars

NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft found seven possible cave entrances on Mars, US space agency reported. Images showed dark, nearly circular spots between 100 meters and 250 meters wide on the slopes of the Arsia Mons volcano, located near the Red planet's

World | September 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1192

Two Students Shot at Delaware State University

Two Delaware State University students were shot by a gunman who remains at large, leading to locking down the campus on Friday , CNN reported. A male student who was shot is in stable condition, the university said in a statement, and a female student's

World | September 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1184

New Osama bin Laden Recording Criticizes Pakistani President

Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, believed to be hiding in Pakistan's remote tribal regions, took direct aim at faltering Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf in a recording released Thursday, international media reported.

World | September 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2344

US President Bush Calls for Permanent Eavesdropping Law

US President George Bush has stepped up pressure on the Congress to extend a law allowing eavesdropping on conversations between US citizens and foreign terrorist suspects without court approval, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.

World | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1333

Canada Recognises Macedonia's Disputed Name

Canada officially recognised Macedonia under the name written in the country's constitution, which has long elicited strong opposition from neighbouring Greece, local media reported on Thursday. The information has been confirmed through diplomatic chann

World | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2194

9 Dead, 2.7 Million Evacuated after Powerful Typhoon Slams China

A total of nine people died and 2,7 million evacuated after the powerful typhoon Wipha slammed into China's east coast early on Wednesday, CNN reported. Typhoon Wipha has already weakened as it slammed the country with strong winds and torrential rains.

World | September 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1500
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