The Basque separatist organisation ETA has threatened new terror attacks against tourism centres in Spain. A statement called tourist facilities legitimate targets.
A second cloned baby has now been born, says the group which claimed the first birth of a cloned human last week. French news agency cites Chief executive of the US-based Clonaid organisation Brigitte Boisselier as saying that the baby girl had been born
South Korea has stepped up efforts to defuse the growing crisis between its northern neighbour and the US over the relaunch of North Korea's nuclear programme. In a flurry of diplomatic activity, Vice Foreign Minister Kim Hang-Kyung is in Moscow to discus
High winds and torrential rain have created widespread damage and claimed lives across Europe. Among the hardest hit countries is Germany, where two people have died and dozens have been injured in floods and winds reaching in places nearly 200 kilometres
At least two people have died of gunshot wounds, another six were wounded in clashes between supporters and opponents of President Hugo Chavez in the Venezuelan capital Caracas. Pitched battles erupted between thousands of rival demonstrators in Caracas,
Security forces in Venezuela have fired tear gas to disperse tens of thousands of government supporters and opposition members involved in violent clashes in the capital, Caracas. Skirmishes broke out as anti-government demonstrators marched to the city's
US President George W Bush rallied US troops on Friday, telling them that a war in Iraq would be "not to conquer but to liberate". He urged Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein to "end his defiance" of UN resolutions and avoid US-led military action.
The United States, Japan and South Korea will discuss the nuclear situation in North Korea at a "trilateral" coordination group meeting in Washington next week. James Kelley, assistant secretary of state for East Asian affairs, will lead the U.
Rael, the head of the Raelian Movement, that claims to have produced the first human clone, said he has told the doctor in charge of the project not to perform any DNA tests on the child. The decision has been made after a "judge in Florida signed a pape
Turkey's leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for new thinking on Turkish policy in Cyprus, saying the future of the divided island needs to be settled quickly. Mr Erdogan criticised the Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash and called on him to negotiat
China hopes to become the third country to put humans into space, launching its first manned spacecraft later this year. According to the semi-official China News Service the launch would take place in the second half of 2003.
France faces an environmental crisis as high winds push oil slicks from the sunken tanker, Prestige, towards its southern coast. The oil is expected to hit the coast in the coming weeks and its size is said to be enough to cover New York City.
The European Union has begun its first foreign security operation, taking over policing duties from the United Nations in Bosnia. The EU police mission (EUPM) will involve 512 officers - 422 from EU member states and 90 from other countries including Russ
Brazil's first left-wing president for 40 years, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, has been sworn into office amid euphoric scenes and popular expectation that he will transform the country. Two-hundred-thousand people thronged the centre of the capital, Brasili
The United States is sending another 15,000 troops to the Gulf as part of its build-up for possible military action against Iraq. The crack Third Infantry division, which specialises in desert warfare, has been ordered to the region.
At least 28 people have been killed in the Mexican port town of Veracruz following an explosion and fire which started at an illegal fireworks stand. Fifty people were injured in the blaze, which engulfed market stalls and nearby buildings in a packed New
New Year celebrations around the world have been held amid tight security, prompted by fears of terrorist attacks. But governments told their citizens not to allow security concerns to mar their enjoyment of the occasion - and many thousands of revellers
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