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Turkey Train Crash Kills 8, Injures 50

A passenger train derailed in Turkey Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring about 50 others, CNN-Turk reported. It was at least the fifth major train wreck in the nation in the past four years.

World | January 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1971

Obama Claims Big Win in South Carolina

Sen. Barack Obama claimed a significant victory in the South Carolina Democratic primary on Saturday, CNN reported.

World | January 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1294

Ex-Indonesian President Suharto Passes Away

Former Indonesian dictator Haji Muhammad Suharto, who ruled his country with an iron fist for three decades, died Sunday at a hospital in Jakarta, CNN reported. He was 86.

World | January 27, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1253

US Aid Worker, Driver Kidnapped in Afghanistan

An American woman has been kidnapped with her driver while travelling to work in an aid agency in southern Afghanistan, BBC reported Saturday.

World | January 26, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1297

Serbia's Interior Min, Driver Suffer Heavy Injuries in Crash

Serbia's Interior Minister Dragan Jocic was seriously injured in a car crash that occurred late on Friday, local media informed. The official's condition was reported stable.

World | January 26, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1465

Prodi Resigns, Crisis Talks Underway

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano is to hold crisis talks with political leaders following the resignation of Prime Minister Romano Prodi, BBC reported.

World | January 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1131

Heath Ledger's Funeral Planned

Relatives of Heath Ledger are expected to arrive in New York Friday in preparation for his funeral, CNN reported.

World | January 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3586

Beirut Blast Kills Anti-Terror Chief

An explosion in a Beirut suburb killed Lebanon's top anti-terror investigating officer and his driver Friday, sources with the Lebanese Internal Security Forces and a government minister told CNN. "It was a powerful blast," CNN's Anthony Mills said.

World | January 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1136

Kosovo Declares Independence within Days

Declaring Kosovo's independence is a matter of days, according to the former guerrilla leader and current PM of the province Hashim Thaci. The independence of Kosovo will most likely be declared on February 6, Radio Kosovo reported, as cited by Makfax ne

World | January 24, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1917

Embattled Prodi Risks Senate Vote

Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi is to risk a confidence vote in the Senate despite calls for him to resign, Italian media reports. Prodi had been advised by President Giorgio Napolitano to avoid the vote, which the PM is in danger of losing.

World | January 24, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1065

20 Killed in Military Plane Crash in Poland

A total of 20 people died after a military plane crashed in northwestern Poland, CNN reported early on Thursday. One brigadier general and four crew members are also among the victims in the crash, which occurred Wednesday evening as the plane was about

World | January 24, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2386

Thousands of UK Police Officers Protest over Low Payment

Thousands of British police officers marched through central London on Wednesday in a major protest over low pay in six years, Bloomberg reported.

World | January 23, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2713

Satellite Photo from Mars Shows Alien "Creature"

An intriguing photo, taken in 2004 by the Mars explorer Spirit, appears to show a human shaped object, website telegraph.co.

World | January 23, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 70427

Recovery Falters after International Market Turmoil

An initial rally in European stocks faltered Wednesday despite gains in Asia that followed two days of big losses and a hefty, surprise rate cut by the US Federal Reserve, CNN reported.

World | January 23, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2843

Serbia Faces Presidential Runoff

Serbia will hold presidential election run-off, as incumbent pro-Western president, Boris Tadic and ultra nationalist Tomislav Nikolic both fell short of the majority needed for outright victory in the first round. Results released by Serbia's election m

World | January 21, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1853

Moustached White Man Linked to Madeleine Disappearance

The family of missing British child Madeleine McCann released two sketches Sunday of a man who may be linked to her disappearance last May from a holiday resort in Portugal, CNN reported.

World | January 20, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1821

McCain, Clinton Score Key Wins in South Carolina, Nevada

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican John McCain scored key wins in the presidential contests in the US states of Nevada and South Carolina, CNN reported.

World | January 20, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2078

Serbians Vote for President

Serbians headed to voting booths on Sunday to cast a ballot in presidential elections, which could shape the country's future direction. Nine candidates are contesting the election, which comes amidst rising tensions over the future of Serbia's disputed

World | January 20, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1711

Another Cargo Ship Sinks in the Sea of Azov

About two weeks after the shipwreck of Bulgarian cargo vessel Vanessa, a Ukrainian ship carrying grain sank in the Azov Sea after being damaged by sea ice.

World | January 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2743

Dozens Killed in Iraq Cult Clashes

Clashes between the Iraqi army and members of a Shiite sect claimed the lives of dozens of people in the southern Iraqi cities of Basra and Nasiriya. More than 50 people were killed and 70 were wounded Friday when fighting broke out between security forc

World | January 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1749

Israel Hits Gaza Again, 6 Dead

The Israeli military carried out two airstrikes Thursday in northern Gaza, killing six people, Palestinian security sources said, as cited by CNN. Violence in the region escalated, as Israeli PM Ehud Olmert vowed to wage a war to stop rocket attacks on t

World | January 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1718
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