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17 Killed in Series of Blasts in Algerian Capital - BBC

At least 17 people have been killed after several blasts rocked Algeria's capital - one exploding near the prime minister's office, BBC reported.

World | April 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1155

At Least 7 Killed in Algerian Capital Blast - Report

At least seven people were killed and dozens injured after a powerful explosion hit an area in the Algerian capital where the prime minister's office is located, sources from local police said.

World | April 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 673

Blast Rocks Algerian Capital, Dozens Injured

A powerful explosion has hit an area in the Algerian capital where the prime minister's office is located, BBC reported.

World | April 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1105

Iran Makes Movie, Book about UK Sailors

Iran will shoot a movie and publish a book about he detention of the fifteen Royal Navy crewmembers in a bid to disclose the whole truth, DPA reported, citing a statement of Iran armed forces.

World | April 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3352

Russia's FM: Europe Should Stop US Anti-Missile Scheme

Russian foreign minister took a staunch stance against US plans for an anti-missile shield in Europe, arguing it would alter the continent's geo-strategic landscape. In an article for the Financial Times Sergey Lavrov assured that Russia is ready to take

World | April 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1338

Turkish Plane Hijacked, Kidnapper Arrested

A plane of private Turkish Pegasus Airlines has been hijacked Tuesday during a flight from Diarbekir in south eastern part of the country to the most populous city of Istanbul.

World | April 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2126

More than 100 Inmates Break out of Indonesian State Prison

Nearly half of the inmates of the Indonesian state prison in the Muslim province of Aceh have escaped after a mass breakout, international media reported.

World | April 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 957

Greek Minister: Human Mistake Causes Greece Cruise Ship Wreck

A human mistake was among the reasons for the Cypriot cruise ship's sinking, Greece's Merchant Marine Minister Manolis Kefaloyiannis announced Tuesday after a meeting with the Prime Minister Konstandinos Karamanlis. "The authorities are now putting all t

World | April 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1635

12 Contenders Enter Race for France Next President

France's official election campaign for the presidential office got underway at the beginning of the week with twelve candidates to measure their strengths on April 22.

World | April 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1252

Greece Woken up by Dozen of Earthquakes

Greece was rattled Tuesday morning by a dozen of moderate earthquakes, the largest with a magnitude of 5.4, but there were no reports of injuries or damage, the Athens Geodynamic Institute said.

World | April 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1432

Bloody Protests Mark Iraq War Anniversary

Thousands of Shiite protesters gathered in Iraq on Sunday to mark fourth anniversary of the U.S.

World | April 9, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2330

Landslide Collapse Hurts 6 in Austrian Hotel

A part of a hotel in Austria has collapsed after a landslide early Monday, injuring six employees, one seriously. The dormitory for employees was buried under the rubble in the Obertauern, in Salzburg province.

World | April 9, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1722

White Mouse Ground Vietnamese Plane

Vietnam Airlines grounded their flight to Japan for hours, while staff searched the plane for a white mouse that had broken loose.

World | April 9, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1112

Interpreter of Kidnapped Italian Journalist Executed - Report

The kidnapped interpreter of the Italian journalist Mastrogiacomo has been executed Sunday, international media reported, citing a purported spokesman for the Taliban. Ajmal Naqshbandi, a freelance journalist and interpreter, was kidnapped March 5 in sou

World | April 8, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1974

Pope Benedict XVI Slams "Continual Slaughter'' in Iraq

Pope Benedict XVI criticized harshly suffering in the world, lamenting the "continual slaughter'' in Iraq and expressing worry over unrest and instability in Afghanistan in his Easter message on Sunday.

World | April 8, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1332

UK Troops' Mistreatment Allegations "Unfounded" - Iranian Official

Allegations of mistreatment from the UK Troops seized last month in the Persian Gulf were unfounded and stage-managed, an Iranian official said Saturday, cited by Agence France-Presse. "The mistreatment of the sailors is a lie," said Ali Akbar Javanfekr,

World | April 8, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1388

Captain, 5 Officers Charged after Greece Cruise Ship Wreck

The captain of the Cypriot cruise ship sank Friday in a bay off the Greek island of Santorini as well as five other officers were accused of causing the wreck because of their carelessness. They were charged also with violating the international security

World | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7212

Ukrainians Stage Tent Protest against Parliament's Dissolution

Thousands of Ukraine's nationals pitched tents in front of the Parliament's building in Kiev in protest against the President Viktor Yushchenko's decree for the Parliament's dissolution. The protesting actions come hour after citizens announced they are

World | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1541

Huge Fire Rages near Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

A residential building near the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica in Paris burst into flames on Saturday. More than 130 firemen managed to extinguish the huge fire in about an hour and a half.

World | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1664

Pope Benedict XVI Helps UK Sailors, Marines Release

Pope Benedict XVI has contributed to the release of the British troops, who were held for two weeks by Iran, The Independent newspaper reported. The Pope called the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to free the group of 15 UK military personnel, said

World | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1345

Prince William's Friend Killed in Iraq

A female soldier, one of the victims of a Thursday bomb blast in Iraqis city of Basra, was British prince William's close friend, the spokesman of the royal family announced. The army second lieutenant Jo Dyer was killed in the attack along with three co

World | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1774
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