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Ethnic Violence Spreads in Kenya, 800 Dead

Ethnic fighting once again engulfed Kenya's western Rift Valley, where 800 people have died since the outburst of violence following the presidential elections in the end of December. The latest wave of violence spread to the town of Naivasha, where ther

World | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1383

EU Discusses Offering Serbia Association Agreement

The European Union foreign ministers decide Monday whether to invite Serbia to sign a Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA), which offers a path to EU membership. According to officials, the EU wants to conclude the deal quickly, as Serbia has be

World | January 28, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1755

Turkey Train Crash Kills 8, Injures 50

A passenger train derailed in Turkey Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring about 50 others, CNN-Turk reported. It was at least the fifth major train wreck in the nation in the past four years.

World | January 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1992

Obama Claims Big Win in South Carolina

Sen. Barack Obama claimed a significant victory in the South Carolina Democratic primary on Saturday, CNN reported.

World | January 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1302

Ex-Indonesian President Suharto Passes Away

Former Indonesian dictator Haji Muhammad Suharto, who ruled his country with an iron fist for three decades, died Sunday at a hospital in Jakarta, CNN reported. He was 86.

World | January 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1259

US Aid Worker, Driver Kidnapped in Afghanistan

An American woman has been kidnapped with her driver while travelling to work in an aid agency in southern Afghanistan, BBC reported Saturday.

World | January 26, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1310

Serbia's Interior Min, Driver Suffer Heavy Injuries in Crash

Serbia's Interior Minister Dragan Jocic was seriously injured in a car crash that occurred late on Friday, local media informed. The official's condition was reported stable.

World | January 26, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1484

Prodi Resigns, Crisis Talks Underway

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano is to hold crisis talks with political leaders following the resignation of Prime Minister Romano Prodi, BBC reported.

World | January 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1141

Heath Ledger's Funeral Planned

Relatives of Heath Ledger are expected to arrive in New York Friday in preparation for his funeral, CNN reported.

World | January 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3593

Beirut Blast Kills Anti-Terror Chief

An explosion in a Beirut suburb killed Lebanon's top anti-terror investigating officer and his driver Friday, sources with the Lebanese Internal Security Forces and a government minister told CNN. "It was a powerful blast," CNN's Anthony Mills said.

World | January 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1143

Kosovo Declares Independence within Days

Declaring Kosovo's independence is a matter of days, according to the former guerrilla leader and current PM of the province Hashim Thaci. The independence of Kosovo will most likely be declared on February 6, Radio Kosovo reported, as cited by Makfax ne

World | January 24, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1920

Embattled Prodi Risks Senate Vote

Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi is to risk a confidence vote in the Senate despite calls for him to resign, Italian media reports. Prodi had been advised by President Giorgio Napolitano to avoid the vote, which the PM is in danger of losing.

World | January 24, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1067

20 Killed in Military Plane Crash in Poland

A total of 20 people died after a military plane crashed in northwestern Poland, CNN reported early on Thursday. One brigadier general and four crew members are also among the victims in the crash, which occurred Wednesday evening as the plane was about

World | January 24, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2399

Thousands of UK Police Officers Protest over Low Payment

Thousands of British police officers marched through central London on Wednesday in a major protest over low pay in six years, Bloomberg reported.

World | January 23, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2715

Satellite Photo from Mars Shows Alien "Creature"

An intriguing photo, taken in 2004 by the Mars explorer Spirit, appears to show a human shaped object, website telegraph.co.

World | January 23, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 70996

Recovery Falters after International Market Turmoil

An initial rally in European stocks faltered Wednesday despite gains in Asia that followed two days of big losses and a hefty, surprise rate cut by the US Federal Reserve, CNN reported.

World | January 23, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2858

Serbia Faces Presidential Runoff

Serbia will hold presidential election run-off, as incumbent pro-Western president, Boris Tadic and ultra nationalist Tomislav Nikolic both fell short of the majority needed for outright victory in the first round. Results released by Serbia's election m

World | January 21, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1875

Moustached White Man Linked to Madeleine Disappearance

The family of missing British child Madeleine McCann released two sketches Sunday of a man who may be linked to her disappearance last May from a holiday resort in Portugal, CNN reported.

World | January 20, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1830

McCain, Clinton Score Key Wins in South Carolina, Nevada

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican John McCain scored key wins in the presidential contests in the US states of Nevada and South Carolina, CNN reported.

World | January 20, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2091

Serbians Vote for President

Serbians headed to voting booths on Sunday to cast a ballot in presidential elections, which could shape the country's future direction. Nine candidates are contesting the election, which comes amidst rising tensions over the future of Serbia's disputed

World | January 20, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1720

Another Cargo Ship Sinks in the Sea of Azov

About two weeks after the shipwreck of Bulgarian cargo vessel Vanessa, a Ukrainian ship carrying grain sank in the Azov Sea after being damaged by sea ice.

World | January 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2762
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