Britain has temporarily halted the deportation of asylum-seekers to Zimbabwe after Home Secretary David Blunkett called for a review of the situation. The move comes amid international concern for supporters of Zimbabwe's opposition politicians, after Pre
Enron chairman Kenneth Lay was warned in August 2001 of the accounting irregularities that brought the once-mighty energy trading company to its knees, according to US Congressional investigators. Evidence before the House of Representatives' Energy and C
The United Nations says Afghanistan is close to bankruptcy and needs funds immediately. Ahmed Fawzi, spokesman for the UN special representative for Afghanistan, said the national kitty was now below $10m.
The French investigating magistrate who led the main investigation into allegations of corruption against President Chirac has announced he's retiring, saying that his work was sabotaged. In his first ever interview, Judge Eric Halphen, who worked on the
The Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has robustly defended his European policies in his first parliamentary speech since taking over the country's Foreign Ministry. Mr Berlusconi said Italy had a strong commitment to the European Union, and that
Argentina's President, Eduardo Duhalde, has called for a "historic national dialogue" to take the country out of the worst economic crisis of its history. "I want to be one more worker in this convergence that unites the main members of political forces,
British police have refused to rule out taking action against Prince Harry over his cannabis smoking and underage drinking. The youngest son of Prince Charles and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, attended a drug rehabilitation clinic after he admitted t
A top militant from Palestinian leader's Yasser Arafat's Fatah party was killed Monday in an explosion in the West Bank, Palestinian security officials said. In another development, Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres announced that the Israeli governme
Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit visits Washington this week hoping to dissuade President Bush from making Turkey's neighbor Iraq the next target of the "war on terror." Few doubt that Iraq will be top of the agenda when Ecevit, flying to Washington M
A mid-sized cargo plane crashed in northern Spain early on Monday, killing its three crew members, an executive of Ibertrans, the package-delivery company that operated the plane, told CNN. The Brazilian-made dual propeller Embraer 120 lost contact with t
British Prime Minister Tony Blair held telephone talks with South African President Thabo Mbeki on the deepening political and economic crisis in Zimbabwe, officials said on Sunday. Leaders of the 14-member Southern African Development Community (SADC) bl
Al Qaeda militants practiced carrying out a mass assassination of world leaders and an attack on a motorcade, according to a video obtained in Afghanistan and broadcast on Australian television. The Australian Broadcasting Corp.
The Indian military is reporting a new militant attack in Kashmir, despite Islamabad's new pledge to root out terrorism. Two suspected militants were shot to death after they allegedly tried to attack a paramilitary camp in Srinigar Sunday.
Responding to an ultimatum from President Andres Pastrana, Colombia's largest rebel group said Sunday it will give up its control of a 16,000-square-mile demilitarized zone. The leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known by its Spanish acronym
A journalist working for a leading African newspaper has fled Zimbabwe and is in fear for his life after he was branded a terrorist on television by a minister in President Robert Mugabe's government. Dingilizwe Ntuli, a reporter working for South Africa'
Auditing firm Arthur Andersen instructed its employees in a memo to destroy most of their material relating to Enron just days before the energy trading company went bankrupt, according to a report in the latest edition of Time magazine. Enron markets ele
Israeli missiles fired from the sea hit Palestinian naval targets near Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat's office in Gaza City on Saturday, Palestinian security sources said. They said one boat capsized and another was badly damaged, and a fue
Military sources in Kandahar said Sunday they are holding detainees who had "plans to one day travel to the United States and kill Americans." Bagram air base north of Kabul -- now holding roughly 50 detainees -- appears to be an increasingly important ar
Cyrus R. Vance, who resigned as President Jimmy Carter's Secretary of State over an ill-fated attempt to save American hostages from Iran, has died.
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