Vienna's airport has reopened after one of its terminals was closed because of a bomb scare. The terminal was evacuated after a lone suitcase was found unattended.
Vietnam had been struck with a bird-flu outbreak in the country's southern Mekong Delta region. The outbreak in the southern province of Bac Lieu had killed many chickens and local officials there had culled 5000 infected chickens at three farms in effort
A Turkish man was injured and arrested after issuing a bomb threat aboard a Free Bird airline Airbus A320 flight bound for Turkey, which was forced to make an emergency landing in Munich late Tuesday. All 150 passengers and seven crew members exited the p
Portuguese prime minister Jose Manuel Durao Barroso accepted an invitation to stand for the post of the European Commission head. "I am going to accept the invitation as it was presented to me by the heads of European states and governments to become a ca
UN war crimes tribunal sentenced Milan Babic, the leader of Croatia's rebellious Serbs, to 13 years in prison for inflaming an ethnic cleansing campaign filled with "ruthlessness and savagery." Babic, 48, once one of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic
Palestinian militants fired five makeshift rockets into southern Israel. The rockets, which wounded one man, were fired a day after a rocket attack killed two Israelis, including a 3-year-old boy, in the border town of Sderot.
India and Pakistan agreed to notify each other before testing missiles, to open consulates and to work toward settling their five-decade dispute over Kashmir. The agreements by their foreign secretaries are part of a peace process that began last year, ge
Insurgents threatened to behead a US Marine and a Pakistani driver they had kidnapped unless the Americans release all Iraqis in "occupation jails," according to a videotape on Arab television. Turkey rejected demands by militants holding three Turkish ho
Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has been handed over to the Iraqi jurisdiction and will face court in a week, Qatar-based Al-Jazeera reported. Iraq's interim prime minister Iyad Allawi told an Arab newspaper that Saddam Hussein will be moved at the sta
Powerful explosion at an Israeli military post in the Gaza strip has killed two people and injured several others. The bomb was planted from underneath the base, after Palestinian militants dug a tunnel, according to Israeli army officials.
A mighty blast, believed to be caused by a carbomb, rocked the center of the predominantly Shiite Muslim city of Hilla, killing 17 people and injuring about 40. The blast occurred late on Saturday near the former Saddam Hussein mosque, said Polish Lieuten
Czech Prime Minister Vladimir Spidla has resigned as both head of government and chairman of the Social Democratic Party. His statement broke on Saturday after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote in his leadership of the party.
The commission investigating the September 11, 2001, attacks has concluded that Osama bin Laden's terrorist network had long-running contacts with Iraq's neighbor and historic foe, Iran. While it found no operational ties between al-Qaeda and Iraq, the co
Many people gathered to take part in the annual gay-prime march and celebration in Tel Aviv. The colourful event might gather thousands of people willing to have fun and enjoy themselves, some of the participants explained.
The US military launched its third air strike in a week Friday in Fallujah, using precision weapons to destroy a suspected safe house for Abu Musab Zarqawi's terror network. The Jordanian-born terrorist claimed responsibility for coordinated attacks in ot
Marek Belka has been confirmed as Poland's prime minister on Thursday after a parliamentary vote of confidence ended months of political uncertainty. Belka's successful attempt to gain the Polish parliament's support averts the prospect of a snap general
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