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Hurricane Kills At Least 10 in Cuba

The Dennis hurricane has so far killed at least 10 people. Thousands have escaped from their homes in Cuba.

World | July 9, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

G8 Agree USD 50 B Aid Boost

Prime Minister Tony Blair has announced that the G8 agreed a USD 50 B boost to aid for developing countries. Blair said there was a commitment to find an end date for farm subsidies and a will to make a success of the Hong Kong trade round later this year

World | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 307

German Sentenced for Sasser Worm

A German youth has been given a 21-month suspended sentence after being convicted of creating the Sasser worm which crippled computers worldwide. Sven Jaschan was found guilty of computer sabotage and illegally altering data, said a court official.

World | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 507

Al-Qaeda Linked Group Threatens to Hit Rome

An Al-Qaeda linked groups threatened to attack Rome to punish Italy for supporting the United States, a Web statement said. It also praised the bombings in London.

World | July 8, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 434

Romanian Government Resigns

Romanian Premier Calin Tariceanu announced Thursday the resignation of his government, opening the way to early elections. "We are returning to voters again, by handing in the government's resignation," Tariceanu said as cited by the CNN.

World | July 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 676

Egypt Confirms Envoy Killed

Egypt has confirmed the killing of the country's ambassador to Iraq. Authorities confirmed Thursday the information in an Internet message, which stated that the envoy, Ihab al-Sherif, was killed, BBC reported.

World | July 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 393

Rapper Lil' Kim Jailed

Grammy-winning rap star Lil' Kim has been sentenced to one year in jail over perjury. The start confessed that she had repeatedly lied to a grand jury to protect friends involved in a gun battle.

World | July 7, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1264

Zarqawi Claims over Egypt Abduction

A message posted on the Internet says the abduction of the Egyptian envoy in Baghdad was carried out by a group calling itself al-Qaeda in Iraq. The statement purported to be from the militant group, which is led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, is the first clai

World | July 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1259

Police Clash with G8 Protesters

Police have clashed with hundreds of protesters as the leaders of the world's wealthiest nations head for the G8 summit in Scotland. Delegations from the UK, US, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan and Russia are gathering at Gleneagles.

World | July 6, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 405

Two Killed in Albania Poll Celebrations

Two men were killed in Albania, as the country moved beyond the elections held last week. One was shot outside opposition party offices in the town of Lushnje, while the other was killed in what seemed as a reprisal shooting.

World | July 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 552

G8 Leaders Prepare for Summit

World leaders are set to begin arriving in Scotland for this year's G8 summit. The meeting will discuss a variety of topics including climate change, global trade, aid for Africa and debt relief.

World | July 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 731

Gunmen Killed at Holy Indian Site

Police in India have killed several militants who had raided the disputed religious complex in the northern Indian town of Ayodhya. The site is now under the control of the security forces after a two-hour gun battle.

World | July 5, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 334

US Marks Independence Day

Parades, fireworks, concerts and laughter filled the streets of the US cities as the country marks its national holiday July 4. The Independence Day 2005 commemorates the 229th anniversary of the signing of the US Declaration of Independence.

World | July 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 656

Russia Greets US over July 4

President Vladimir Putin has sent a telegram to US President George W. Bush with a special message for Independence Day.

World | July 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 369

5 Iraqi Soldiers Killed in Patrol Raid

Five Iraqi soldiers were killed and three wounded on Monday when an Iraqi-US joint patrol came under attack south of Baghdad, the US military said. Three civilians also were wounded, the military said.

World | July 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

NASA Probe Collides with Planet

A NASA space probe slammed into a comet early Monday, capping a six-month mission that researchers hope will give them new clues about the birth of our solar system. The Deep Impact spacecraft released the washing machine-size probe, known as the "impacto

World | July 4, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 344

Putin Calls for World Cooperation on Iraq

Russian President Vladimir Putin called on the world community to work together to bring stability to violence-wracked Iraq, saying after meeting with French and German leaders that past disputes should not prevent future cooperation. "All of the disagree

World | July 3, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 371

Egypt's Ambassador to Iraq Abducted

Egypt's top envoy to Iraq has been kidnapped in Baghdad just weeks after arriving in the country. Ihab al-Sherif was kidnapped late Saturday in the Iraqi capital.

World | July 3, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 569

Saudi Arabia Al Qaeda Leader Killed

The head of the Saudi Arabia branch of the terror group Al Qaeda has been killed, AFP reported. The Moroccan Younus Mohamed al-Hayari, who is number one on a new interior ministry list of the 36 most dangerous terrorists, has been killed in a shooting wit

World | July 3, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1089

Turkey Passenger Train Blasted

Six people were killed and several injured in a blast that his a Turkey train. It was traveling between the eastern towns of Elazig and Tatvan when the blast occurred around 10 a.

World | July 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 399

US Bombs Afghan "Talebans"

US planes have bombed a suspected Taleban hideout in eastern Afghanistan. According to a senior Afghan officials quoted by the BBC, 25 people were killed in the raid.

World | July 2, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 305
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