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23 Die in Sri Lanka Bus Bombing

At least 23 people have been killed and more than 50 injured in a pair of bombing attacks in Sri Lanka. Authorities blame the Tamil Tiger rebels for the deadly blasts against a bus carrying factory workers and an armoured military vehicle, CNN reported.

World | January 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2161

CNN: US Embassy Car Blast Kills 4 in Lebanon

An explosion ripped through a US Embassy vehicle Tuesday as it travelled along a coastal highway north of Beirut, killing four Lebanese civilian bystanders, a US State Department spokesman told CNN. State Department spokesman Sean McCormack said the driv

World | January 15, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1782

6 Die in Kabul Hotel Blast

At least six people have died in a Taleban attack on a luxury hotel in the Afghan capital, Kabul late on Monday. Among the dead are a Norwegian journalist and a US citizen as well as a number of security guards of the Serena hotel, BBC reported.

World | January 15, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1543

Bush Discusses Iran in Saudi Arabia

US President George W. Bush arrived in Saudi Arabia, which is the second stop on his Middle East tour, reportedly hoping the kingdom will maintain pressure on Iran.

World | January 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1605

Sarkozy Marries Bruni Secretly - Report

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has married supermodel Carla Bruni at a secret ceremony held at the Elysee palace, local newspaper l'Est Republicain reported Monday. The newspaper cites a source close to someone "present at the ceremony," which reported

World | January 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2194

Sarkozy Launches Gulf States Tour

French President Nicolas Sarkozy started Sunday a three-day Middle Eastern visit to boost energy and defense contracts and discuss regional political matters, Bloomberg reported.

World | January 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1684

Scandal-Hit Interpol Chief Quits

The president of the international police agency, Interpol, has resigned, BBC reported, citing a statement of Interpol.

World | January 13, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1594

11 Dead in Macedonia Military Helicopter Crash

A Macedonian military helicopter, taking soldiers home from Bosnia crashed south-east of the Macedonian capital Skopje on Saturday, killing all 11 people on board. The cause of the crash is still unclear.

World | January 12, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2549

Bush Agrees on Slowing down Iraq Troop Withdrawal

US President George Bush said he is willing to slow the pace of the withdrawal of his country's troops from Iraq if his top military commander recommends it, Bloomberg reported Saturday.

World | January 12, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1936

Edmund Hillary, First Man to Climb Everest, Dies at 88

Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to climb the world's highest Mount Everest, died Friday at the age of 88 after a brief illness, BBC reported.

World | January 11, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8384

Bush Calls for Israeli Occupation End

US President George W Bush has said Israel must end occupation of Arab land to enable the creation of a viable Palestinian state, BBC reported.

World | January 10, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1622

At Least 25 Dead in Pakistan Suicide Bombing Attack

At least 25 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide bomb attack in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Thursday. According to authorities, the suicide bomber blew himself up among police guards deployed in front of Lahore High Court, killing 22 of

World | January 10, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1790

Bush Begins Middle East Peace Mission

US President George W. Bush arrived in Jerusalem on Wednesday aiming to spur the fragile Mideast peace process, CNN reported.

World | January 9, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1597

Democrat Clinton, Republican McCain Clinch New Hampshire Polls

New York senator Hillary Clinton the Democrat primary and Arizona senator John McCain the Republican counterpart vote in New Hampshire late on Tuesday, boosting their bids to win the White House nomination of their respective parties. Last week, Illinois

World | January 9, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1830

Sarkozy Hints at Marriage with Model Bruni

French President Nicolas Sarkozy suggested that he will marry the Italian model and singer Carla Bruni but failed to mention an exact wedding date, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

World | January 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1893

Sri Lanka Minister Killed in Bombing Attack

A Sri Lankan minister died after a roadside bomb hit his convoy near the capital Colombo on Tuesday. D.

World | January 8, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1646

US White House Hopefuls Battle for New Hampshire

The candidates in the race for the Republican and Democrat nomination in November's presidential elections are drumming up support with one day left before the primary polls in the state of New Hampshire. Despite its meagre population of 1,3 million, the

World | January 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1660

Georgia President "Re-Elected"

Mikhail Saakashvili has been re-elected president of Georgia after winning 52.8% of the votes in a snap poll, BBC reported, citing preliminary official results.

World | January 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1133

QE2 Liner Departs on Final World Voyage

The world-famous Queen Elizabeth 2 passenger liner has departed from her home port of Southampton on her final world trip before being turned into a floating hotel in Dubai, BBC reported.

World | January 7, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2239

Georgia President "Wins Election"

Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has said he is confident of victory in the country's snap election after exit polls gave him a commanding lead, BBC reported.

World | January 6, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1480

Greece Rocked by Strong Quake

A powerful earthquake hit Greece early on Sunday and was felt strongest in the capital Athens, shaking buildings and waking people from their sleep.

World | January 6, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2548
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