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Eliot Spitzer Resigns as NY Governor

New York Governor Eliot L. Spitzer announced his resignation Wednesday following allegations, but no charges, that he is a client of a high-priced prostitution service ensnared in a federal investigation, CNN reported.

World | March 12, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2383

Obama Crushes Clinton in Mississippi Primary and Texas Caucuses

Sen. Barack Obama won with a wide margin over Sen.

World | March 12, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3132

Serbia Opposes EULEX Mission in Kosovo, Says UN Must Keep Control

Serbia will not accept solutions that violate the international laws and it opposes transfer of responsibilities from the UN mission in Kosovo to other organisations such as the European Union's planned EULEX mission in the region, Foreign Minister Vuk Je

World | March 12, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2126

EU Welcomes Snap Polls in Serbia

The dissolution of Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica's government, which paved the way for early parliamentary elections in Serbia, was welcomed by the EU with officials hoping the coming polls would benefit pro-European parties. "With the coming electio

World | March 11, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1557

Spain Marks 4 Years since Bloody Terrorist Attacks

Spain marks Tuesday the fourth year since the terrorist attacks of March 11, 2004, that left 191 dead and almost two thousand wounded.

World | March 11, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1098

Obama Refuses to Become Clinton's Running Mate

The leader in the Democratic Party race for the US Presidency Sen. Barack Obama categorically explicitly declined the invitation by Sen.

World | March 11, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1561

Serbia Dissolves Government, Calls for Snap Polls

Serbia's government proposed the date for new parliamentary elections to be May 11 after the cabinet collapsed because of an impasse over how Kosovo's independence affects Serbia's pursuit of EU membership. A statement from the Monday's session said that

World | March 10, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1427

Sarkozy Receives Warning in French Local Elections

The French Socialist Party is leading against the President Sarkozy's UMP party in the first round of the French local elections, the BBC reported.

World | March 10, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1369

Spain's Ruling Socialists Win Parliamentary Elections

The ruling Spanish Socialist Workers' Party of the PM Zapatero won the general elections on Sunday with a narrow margin over its closest rival, the Popular Party, the BBC reported.

World | March 10, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1326

Obama Wins Wyoming Caucus

US presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama won the Wyoming Democratic caucus on Saturday after losing the contests in the delegate-rich states of Ohio and Texas this week, CNN reported.

World | March 9, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1504

Serbia's PM Kostunica Resigns

Serbia's Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica announced his resignation on Saturday and called for new elections, BBC reported.

World | March 8, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2633

At Least 23 Injured after Train Derails in Greece

A train has derailed in central Greece, leaving at least 23 people injured, BBC reported Saturday. The train, reportedly heading to the north-eastern town of Alexandroupolis from Athens, is said to have come off the tracks near the town of Larissa.

World | March 8, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1604

Serbia Lifts Visas for Russians

Serbia's government is to abolish visa requirements for Russian citizens, the Cabinet of Ministers said on Thursday. Serbian officials did not specify when the new rules for Russian citizens entering the Balkan country would come into effect, Ria Novosti

World | March 7, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1662

Patrick Swayze Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer, Doctors "Optimistic"

Hollywood actor Patrick Swayze has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, his doctor reported.

World | March 6, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1928

Blackouts Hit Greece as Workers' Strike Continue

Dozens of areas across Greece, including the capital Athens, suffered blackouts on Thursday as union workers continued strikes over pension reforms.

World | March 6, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2193

Slovenia First Former Yugoslav Republic to Recognize Kosovo

The Slovenian Parliament voted Wednesday to recognize independent Kosovo, the Serbian information agency BETA reported. This makes Slovenia the first former Yugoslavia republic to recognize the independence of the new Republic of Kosovo.

World | March 6, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6923

Georgia's Breakaway Regions Seek Recognition after Kosovo

Governments in Georgia's breakaway republics, South Ossetia and Abkhazia, are stepping up efforts to get international recognition following the recognition and the West's support for Kosovo's secession.

World | March 6, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3113

Clinton Revives Candidacy after Ohio, Texas Wins

Senator Hillary Clinton revived her presidential campaign and prolonged fight with rival Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination with twin triumphs in the Texas and Ohio primaries, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

World | March 5, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1496

Germany Hit by Widespread Public-Sector Strikes

A new round of public-sector strikes hit Germany on Wednesday as workers at the country's airports walked off the job, while train workers also threatened to join the strike. The Verdi trade union, which is trying to win an 8 percent wage increase for so

World | March 5, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1302

Ohio, Texas Hold Crucial Ballots

The races for both the Democratic and Republican US presidential nominations could be settled as four states vote in a major round of primary elections, BBC reported Tuesday.

World | March 4, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1205

Famous Italian Tenor di Stefano Dies at 86

One of the greatest tenors of the 20th century, Giuseppe di Stefano, has died at his home near the Italian city of Milan at the age of 86, BBC reported Tuesday.

World | March 4, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2001
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