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