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At Least 4 Dead, 160 Injured after Blast in Albanian Arms Depot

At least four people died and about 160 people were injured after powerful explosions rocked an army munitions depot some 20 kilometres north of Albanian capital Tirana on Saturday. The blasts continued for about two hours, while the initial explosion wa

World | March 15, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1635

100 Dead in Tibet Violence - Report

Violent protests in the Tibetan capital Lhasa against Chinese rule have left at least 100 people dead, CNN reported citing unofficial sources. According to state-owned Chinese media 10 people were killed during the clashes between Tibetans and the police

World | March 15, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5490

Riots Break out in Tibetan Capital, China Troops Seal Monasteries

Opponents of Chinese rule in Tibet set fire to vehicles and shops on Friday while Chinese troops sealed off some of Lhasa's largest monasteries during Tibet's biggest protests in almost 20 years. The rallies, which were initiated by Buddhist monks, have

World | March 14, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1778

Serbia President Tadic Dissolves Parliament, Calls Snap Polls May 11

Serbian President Boris Tadic has dissolved parliament, calling snap elections for May 11, BBC reported Thursday.

World | March 13, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1306

Brussels Is Most Boring, London - Most Expensive among European Cities

Brussels, the capital of Europe, is the most boring city on the continent, while London was declared the most expensive one, according to a survey of international travellers, EU Observer reported Thursday. The second and the third place in the rating fo

World | March 13, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5172

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: 2347

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: 3101

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: 2099

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: 1498

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: 1085

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: 1534

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: 1417

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: 1354

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: 1308

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: 1488

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: 2625

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: 1577

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: 1641

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: 1897

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: 2164

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: 5470
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