At least four people were killed in central Baghdad on Saturday by a suicide bomber, world media reported. The attacker blew himself up next to an Iraqi police patrol.
Dutch military chiefs are appearing in court in the Netherlands in a case brought by families of some victims of the Srebrenica massacre in 1995. More than 7,000 men were killed by Bosnian Serb troops who overran the Muslim enclave during the Bosnian war.
At least 10 Iraqis have been killed and up to 20 injured in two car bomb explosions that rocked Baghdad Thursday morning. According to Aljazeera reports several civilians have died in the first explosion that hit security officials as they were eating in
At least 24 people were killed and over 70 injured when a suicide car bomb exploded at a crowded market near a police station in the Iraqi town of Tikrit. Tikrit - a predominately Sunni city about 130 km north of Baghdad - is a home town of ousted Iraqi l
UK Prime Minister Tony Blair is facing criticism for using his reshuffle to appoint one of his policy advisers as a minister. Andrew Adonis, said to be the driving force behind the controversial top-up fees policy, has been given a peerage and a job in th
German politicians and Jewish leaders have marked 60 years since the end of World War II by officially opening Berlin's vast Holocaust memorial. The Monument to the Murdered Jews of Europe is a sprawling field of 2,700 stone slabs near the Brandenburg Gat
Georgia is a "beacon of liberty for the region and the world", US President George W Bush has told a cheering crowd in the former Soviet republic. Georgia's peaceful Rose Revolution set an example for others, including Ukraine, Iraq and Lebanon, he said.
Oscar-winning actress Renee Zellweger has secretly married country singer Kenny Chesney, world media disclosed Tuesday. The small ceremony took place in the Carribean on Monday, Zellweger's publicist was cited as saying.
A car bomb exploded in a business district of central Baghdad on Tuesday morning, killing at least seven people and wounding 16 more, police officials said. The blast, which occurred near a cinema, sent a huge plume of black smoke into the sky.
Four people were killed and eight wounded when a suicide bomber rammed his car into two police vehicles at a roadside checkpoint early Monday in southwest Baghdad, an interior ministry official said. Two of those killed were policemen burned to death in t
The Iraqi parliament has approved appointments for six cabinet vacancies, handing four more positions to the Sunni Arab minority. But the Sunni selected as human rights minister turned down the job, saying he cannot accept a position awarded on sectarian
Anti-Syrian leader Michel Aoun has returned from 14 years' exile in France to a crowd of cheering supporters gathered at Beirut's airport. "Today is a day of happiness and joy," he told a news conference.
Iraqi security forces have seized in late April an aide to Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the al Qaeda leader in Iraq, the government said on Saturday. According to a government statement Iraqi forces arrested Ghassan al-Rawi, identified as the
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