14 missiles were fired by Israeli helicopters into targets in Gaza city, Palestinian sources said. At least four people were injured, electricity in the area was cut.
A suspect accused of involvement in the Bali bombing was handed to prosecutors by police in Indonesia. Nearly 200 people, many of them foreign tourists, died in the blasts at the Sari nightclubs and Paddy's Bar in Kuta.
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein denounced the work of United Nations weapons inspectors, saying they carry out "pure intelligence work". Inspectors were sent to monitor Iraq's compliance with demands to disarm, saying they were exceeding their mandate.
Rolandas Paksas scored a surprise victory over the incumbent Valdas Adamkus in Lithuania's presidential election. After 99% of the votes were counted, Lithuania's Central Election Commission said Mr Paksas had won 54.
A double suicide bombing has killed at least 19 people and wounded 100 others in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv. The explosions went off in quick succession in an area crowded with people, many of them foreign workers, at the end of the working day.
France's western coast is increasingly being affected by pollution from the sunker tanker, Prestige. A series of oil patches has started to appear, washed ashore by strong winds from the Atlantic.
Current head of state Valdas Adamkus is widely predicted to win today's second round run-off vote for the presidency of Lithuania. The 76-year-old's popularity rests on his succesful negotiations for EU and NATO membership.
Two women have been killed and 20 others injured when part of a Spanish express train was derailed on Saturday evening. It was travelling from Madrid to Carthagene when it ran into trouble around the region of Albacete.
Two police officers have been shot and wounded during further violent protests in the Venezuelan capital Caracas. A male officer was hit in the thigh and a female officer was hit by fragments when a bullet ricocheted off a wall.
A second cloned baby has now been born, says the group which claimed the first birth of a cloned human last week. French news agency cites Chief executive of the US-based Clonaid organisation Brigitte Boisselier as saying that the baby girl had been born
South Korea has stepped up efforts to defuse the growing crisis between its northern neighbour and the US over the relaunch of North Korea's nuclear programme. In a flurry of diplomatic activity, Vice Foreign Minister Kim Hang-Kyung is in Moscow to discus
High winds and torrential rain have created widespread damage and claimed lives across Europe. Among the hardest hit countries is Germany, where two people have died and dozens have been injured in floods and winds reaching in places nearly 200 kilometres
At least two people have died of gunshot wounds, another six were wounded in clashes between supporters and opponents of President Hugo Chavez in the Venezuelan capital Caracas. Pitched battles erupted between thousands of rival demonstrators in Caracas,
Security forces in Venezuela have fired tear gas to disperse tens of thousands of government supporters and opposition members involved in violent clashes in the capital, Caracas. Skirmishes broke out as anti-government demonstrators marched to the city's
US President George W Bush rallied US troops on Friday, telling them that a war in Iraq would be "not to conquer but to liberate". He urged Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein to "end his defiance" of UN resolutions and avoid US-led military action.
The United States, Japan and South Korea will discuss the nuclear situation in North Korea at a "trilateral" coordination group meeting in Washington next week. James Kelley, assistant secretary of state for East Asian affairs, will lead the U.
Rael, the head of the Raelian Movement, that claims to have produced the first human clone, said he has told the doctor in charge of the project not to perform any DNA tests on the child. The decision has been made after a "judge in Florida signed a pape
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