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Canada Might Pull out of Afghanistan

It is possible that Canadian forces within the NATO contingent in Afghanistan may have to be withdrawn if they do not receive reinforcements on the ground from other members of the alliance.

World | February 6, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2564

Highly Contested Presidential Primaries in US Super Tuesday

As US voters in 24 states went to the polls on Tuesday to elect their candidates for the US presidency, the Democratic vote failed to show a decisive lead for anyone. The Democratic race between the New York Senator Hillary Clinton, and the Illinois Sena

World | February 6, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2146

Romania Ratifies Lisbon Treaty in Wake of Sarkozy Visit

The Romanian Parliament ratified with an overwhelming majority the EU Reform Treaty on Tuesday after the French President Nicola Sarkozy addressed the Romanian parliament Monday.

World | February 5, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3057

Half of USA Votes in Primaries on Super Tuesday

For the first time in the history of the USA, 24 states will hold primaries and caucuses Tuesday to determine the candidates of the Republicans and the Democrats for the November 2008 presidential elections.

World | February 5, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2324

US Teenager Kills Sleeping Family

A 15-year-old boy was charged Sunday with killing his parents and two younger brothers in their family house in the town of Cockeysville in the US state of Maryland. Nicholas Browning used his father's handgun to shoot all four dead on Friday night, Balt

World | February 4, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2971

Chad Rebels Withdraw from Capital

Chad's government announced Monday that rebels seeking to overthrow the country's president have been driven out of the capital after fighting continued throughout the whole weekend.

World | February 4, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1528

Serbia's Tadic Re-Elected President

Incumbent president of Serbia Boris Tadic won Sunday's presidential election run-off, defeating by a narrow margin nationalist candidate Tomislav Nikolic. Results show Tadic, who supports Serbia's eventual EU membership edged out Nikolic by a margin of 5

World | February 4, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1589

5 Shot Dead in Strip Mall Shooting in US

A gunman shot and killed five women in a clothing store at a suburban Chicago strip mall Saturday, CNN reported.

World | February 3, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1715

Serbian Voters Elect President in Run-Off

Serbians are voting on Sunday in run-off presidential election, seen as key to the country's future, with the two candidates level in opinion polls.

World | February 3, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1361

Chad Rebels Advance on Capital

Fighting broke out between rebels and government forces in Chad's capital Ndjamena Saturday as rebel fighters entered the city from several directions and moved on the presidential palace. Currently, there is no information about the whereabouts of Chad'

World | February 2, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1307

French President Sarkozy Marries Bruni

French President Nicolas Sarkozy married supermodel Carla Bruni on Saturday, according to reports from a French radio, which were later officially confirmed.

World | February 2, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1811

Bus Bomb Kills 20 in Sri Lanka

A bomb detonated Saturday aboard a civilian bus in the Sri Lankan tourist town of Dambulla, killing 20 people and wounding at least 50 others, some of them critically. The blast took place after the bus stopped at a station on its way from the central to

World | February 2, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1538

Romania, Cyprus Adamantly Oppose Independent Kosovo

The Romanian President Traian B??sescu stated Thursday night that his country would not recognize Kosovo if the Serbian province declared independence because this would send a wrong message to other minorities elsewhere and would damage traditional inter

World | February 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4883

Microsoft Offers USD 44,6 B for Yahoo

Software giant Microsoft announced Friday it offered to buy Internet search engine operator Yahoo with a cash and stock bid worth USD 44.6 billion.

World | February 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1980

Clinton, Obama Hold Final Debate before Mass Primary Voting in US

US democratic presidential runners Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama aired their policy differences over health care and Iraq in a final debate before primary voting in 22 states on February 5, Bloomberg reported. "The differences between Barack and I pal

World | February 1, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4291

Serbia President: Belgrade Will Never Recognize Independent Kosovo

Serbia's president Boris Tadic declared Belgrade would never recognize eventual declaration of independence of the Kosovo province. "I will never recognize an independent Kosovo and will do everything possible to preserve Serbia," Tadic said during a vis

World | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1517

Blast Kills 17 in Istanbul

An explosion has killed at least 17 people and injured more than 40 at a textile firm's premises in a suburb of Istanbul, CNN Turk reported.

World | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1353

Fed Cuts Rate Again

The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut a key interest rate for the second time in just over a week, reducing the federal funds rate by a half point, CNN reported.

World | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1198

Giuliani Quits White House Race

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has pulled out of the Republican race for the White House after disappointing primary results in Florida, BBC reported.

World | January 31, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1351

Serbia to Sue EU Members Recognizing Kosovo Independence

Serbia is to launch trials against every EU member state that recognises eventual declaration of independence of the Kosovo province, which is said to be a matter of days. "We shall sue EU states that recognize Kosovo's independence but this does not mea

World | January 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2189

Anonymous Philanthropist Donates USD 130 M to Cyclone-hit Bangladesh

An anonymous donor donated USD 130 M to help the recovery of Bangladesh's cyclone-devastated southern coast, ABS News reported Wednesday. The money, deposited with the Islamic Development Bank, will be used to construct more than 500 schools that can als

World | January 30, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1277
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