People in Argentina are just starting to enjoy the first summer days as Europe is waving goodbye to the summer of 2004. Argentina welcomed the first sunny lit days with a grandiose fashion show.
The US government warned its citizens to keep a low profile after a car bomb hit a private American security firm in the Afghan capital, killing at least seven people, including two Americans.The Taliban claimed responsibility for Sunday's attack on the o
Hundreds of thousands rallied in New York against President Bush, as members of his Republican Party gather for their national convention. Speakers on the first day of the convention will include the former mayor of New York, Rudolph Giuliani, and Senator
India's surface-to-surface missile Agni-II was test fired on Sunday from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Wheelers' island in the Bay of Bengal off the Orissa coast, Defence sources here said. The sleek missile roared into the sky from a mobile launcher
At least seven people were killed and 45 injured in a pileup involving a coach and 10 cars in southern France. The accident happened on one of the busiest weekends of the year at Belin-Beliet on the Bayonne-Bordeaux highway.
The FBI is investigating whether an aide to Pentagon acted as a spy for Israel, giving the Jewish state classified material about secret White House deliberations on Iran. No arrests had been made, said two government law enforcement officials, speaking a
At least 25 bodies of executed civilians and police have been found in the basement of a religious court set up by rebel cleric Moqtadr al Sadr, according to AFP news agency. Some of the bodies had been mutilated or burned, according to the reports.
Shiite Muslims in Najaf have flocked to the Imam Ali shrine after a long-anticipated deal between security forces and radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr. He had barricaded himself in the holy complex, and continuously refused to hand over control during month
Pope John Paul II said he hoped the return of a precious icon to the Russian Orthodox Church would hasten "mutual understanding and reconciliation" between the Roman Catholic Church and its Eastern counterpart. The 84-year-old pope was speaking Wednesday
Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Husseini al-Sistani, has arrived at the holy city of Najaf to start talks aimed at ending weeks of fighting between US forces and Iraqi insurgents. A 24-hour truce ordered by Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi
At least 25 people were killed and 60 wounded in a mortar bomb explosion in main Kufa mosque, controlled by Shiite militiamen. According to people who ferried the wounded to the hospital, hundreds had gathered at the mosque, preparing to greet Iraq's Shii
Paris clocked the time back Wednesday for a grandiose fete to remember the liberation of the French capital 60 years ago as it threw off the shackles of Nazi occupation. Ceremonies, which drew thousands of people into the streets, began with six firefight
The building of the Polish Embassy in Baghdad has been hit by mortars, causing no casualties. The shots have been fired from a car, damaging the walls of the building, AFP reported, citing the Polish Foreign Ministry.
Suspected militants have threatened to attack embassies of the US-led coalition allies in Stockholm. The militants have sent by fax a letter to the dipllomats in Stockholm, warning them of the attacks, announced a Philippines government official on condit
Margaret Thatcher's son Mark has been arrested over his alleged involvement in a coup plot in Equatorial Guinea, according to a South African news agency. The reports said that the country's elite investigating unit the Scorpions had arrested him in Cape
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