The wife of the acting Cuba's President Raul Castro Vilma Espin Guillois died Monday at the age of 77 after a long illness.
Centre-right UMP party of French president Nicolas Sarkozy won a comfortable legislative majority at Sunday's second round of parliamentary elections, but the cabinet received a blow after Alain Juppe had to step down as energy and environment minister.
Segolene Royal, France's Socialist presidential candidate, who lost out to Nicolas Sarkozy last month, has broken up with her life partner after a 25-year-long relationship. Royal said the reason for the parting was the infidelity of her partner , Social
At least seven Afghan children were killed in a US-led coalition air strike in a religious school on Sunday evening. The compound containing a mosque and a madrassa, situated in southeast Paktika province was believed to have been used as a safehouse by
A Mongolian military helicopter crashed into a mountain last week, killing 14 out of 22 aboard, a government official said Monday. The Russian-made Mi-8 machine, which was carrying firefighters and equipment, disappeared on Wednesday en route to a forest
The centre-right party of French president Nicolas Sarkozy maintained its comfortable majority in the parliament, despite losing some ground, while the Socialists strengthened their position, exit polls showed after the second round of legislative electio
Montenegrin police, assisted by their Serbian counterparts, arrested former top police commander Vlastimir Djordjevic, a war crimes suspect wanted by the Hague Tribunal. Djordjevic is accused of encouraging police to generate an atmosphere of oppression
Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas has sworn in a new emergency cabinet on Sunday after ejecting the members of the Hamas movement, which rivals his own Fatah. The split in the government of national unity came after Hamas took control of the
German chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek on Sunday, one day after holding talks with Polish President Lech Kaczynski, as she tries to secure a compromise to bring back to life the European constitution. The two easte
Cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Oleg Kotov finally managed to fix the International Space Station computers that control orientation and supply of oxygen and water supplies on Saturday after four days of work, NASA reported.
Hundreds of Fatah gunmen stormed Hamas-controlled institutions in the West Bank, including parliament and government ministries on Saturday, international media reported.
Two UK nationals and an Italian driver died after two trains collided on the island of Sardinia on Friday. About a dozen of people have been injured in the accident, local authorities reported.
International Space Station's computers that control the station's orientation and supply of oxygen and water have failed, potentially extending the space shuttle's mission or cutting it short, NASA reported on Thursday.
The elder statesman Shimon Peres was elected Israel's ninth president on Wednesday after winning the support of 86 MPs at the second vote. Peres, who is representative of the ruling Kadima Party, was elected after his opponents Reuven Rivlin of the hawki
A Belgian newscaster offered apologies for hinting French President Nicolas Sarkozy was drunk in footage shot at the G8 summit that ranks among the top video clips on the YouTube website, AFP reported.
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