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Flash Flood Kills 35 in Thailand

A flash flood in southern Thailand has killed 35 people, while ten more are missing, according to the latest reports. People swimming in the Prai Sawan and Sairung waterfalls, about five kilometres apart in Trang province, were taken by the sudden flood,

World | April 15, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1342

"I am a Victim," Says Wolfowitz's Lover

The woman, whose personal relation to and subsequent promotion by World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz may cost him the post, says she has been victimized and forced to take a transfer she never wanted in the first place. "I would like to reiterate that I

World | April 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8473

Kasparov Arrested at Anti-Kremlin Rally in Moscow

Police have arrested Russian opposition leader and former chess champion Garry Kasparov at a banned anti-Kremlin rally in central Moscow.

World | April 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1207

Blasts in Karbala, Baghdad Kill 56

Bombings in Baghdad and Karbala killed at least 56 people and wounded 78 more Saturday morning, CNN reported, citing police and medical officials. A car bomb blast in a crowded shopping area of central Karbala, a holy Shiite city about 70 miles southwest

World | April 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1234

US Vows Support for Wolfowitz

US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson voiced the support of the White House for World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz, who is facing calls to resign after admitting he helped his girlfriend land a high-paying job. "He's apologized, the bank has a process in

World | April 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1933

Prince William and Girlfriend Break Up

Prince William has split from his girlfriend Kate Middleton, British media reported.

World | April 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5594

Exiled Russian Oligarch Draws Kremlin's Ire

Boris Berezovsky, one of the most outspoken critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin, drew the fury of Russian prosecutors on Friday, after he said he was financing attempts to overthrow Putin. The Russian oligarch, who lives in exile in London, told

World | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2922

Germany Backs US Anti-Missile Scheme

Germany's defence minister has expressed support for US plans for an anti-missile shield in Europe, arguing it could play an important "protecting role" for the continent as a whole. "The threats have changed.

World | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1233

Germany Backs US Anti-Missile Scheme

Germany's defence minister has expressed support for US plans for an anti-missile shield in Europe, arguing it could play an important "protecting role" for Europe as a whole. "The threats have changed.

World | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1002

World Bank Chief May Quit over Job-for-Lover Scandal

World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz is facing calls to resign after admitting he helped his girlfriend land a high-paying job. A decision on whether Paul Wolfowitz has been too discredited to stay on the job is expected to be taken at a meeting of the Wo

World | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5293

Chaos at Brussels' Airport, Rescue Services Go on Strike

The schedule of most of the flights, which land or take off the Brussels' airport, will be changed after the rescue services launched strike actions Friday morning, a spokesperson of the management announced. The airport's fire brigade went on strike as

World | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2516

New Jersey Governor Seriously Hurt in Crash

New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine has been seriously injured in a crash in the Garden State Parkway, CNN reported.

World | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1096

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Mexico

A powerful earthquake, measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale, hit Mexico early on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

World | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1770

Hearing of Mike Tyson's Drug Case Delayed

The hearing on the case, brought against the legendary boxer Mike Tyson, has been delayed until August 20. Tyson is accused of drug possession and using as well as driving under the influence of alcohol.

World | April 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1748

Four People Missing after Ship Capsizes in North Sea

Four people are still missing after an oil rig support vessel capsized in the North Sea, near the Shetland islands, BBC reported. The Bourbon Dolphin is believed to have capsized close to an oil rig, some 75 miles off the Shetland coast.

World | April 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1422

German Military Jet Crashes in Switzerland

A German military aircraft has crashed in Switzerland on Thursday, international media reported, citing a spokeswoman for the German Defense Ministry. The Federal Army Tornado jet crashed near the Swiss village of Lauterbrunnen in the canton of Bern on i

World | April 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1096

US: Suicide Attack Killed 8 in Iraqi Parliament

Eight people, including two Iraqi MPs, were killed and another 20 wounded in a suicide attack in Iraq's parliament suicide bombing on Thursday, CNN reported, citing US and Iraqi officials.

World | April 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1356

Iraq Parliament Blast Kills 3, Including 2 MPs

Three people, including two MPs, have died and ten were injured in the explosion that hit the cafeteria of Iraq's parliament building on Thursday.

World | April 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1190

2 MPs Killed in Iraq Parliament Blast

At least two MPs were killed and another 15 people injured after an explosion hit the cafeteria of Iraq's parliament building on Thursday.

World | April 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2086

Blast Rocks Iraq Parliament

An explosion has occurred in the cafeteria of Iraq's parliament building where members of parliament were having lunch, CNN reported, citing the Iraqi state television. There are casualties.

World | April 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 954

Sarkozy: Al-Qaeda Group That Bombed Algeria Targets France

French presidential candidate and former Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy claims that the al-Qaeda-linked group that killed 30 people and injured more than 160 in Algiers on Wednesday has members in Europe and is targeting France. "The principal menace

World | April 12, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2092
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