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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: 1712

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: 2744

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

Passenger Jet Crashlands at Heathrow, 3 Injured

A passenger jet Boeing 777 has crashlanded Thursday at world's busiest Heathrow airport short of the south runway, injuring three of the passengers on board, CNN reported. British Airways' flight BA38 from Beijing, China was the machine, involved in the

World | January 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1876

Islamic Militants Abandon Captured Fort in Pakistan

Islamic militants have abandoned a border fort in north-western Pakistan they overran after dealing an embarrassing defeat to Pakistan's army on Wednesday. The battle for the control of the fort killed at least seven of 40 Pakistani troops stationed ther

World | January 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2041

Republican Romney Takes Michigan Primary, Democrat Vote Void

Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, has injected new life into his bid to win the Republican nomination for the White House, winning the primary election in Michigan. The Democrat vote was declared void long in advance after a scheduling d

World | January 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1947

11 Helicopter Crash Victims Buried in Macedonia

Eleven Macedonian soldiers killed in a helicopter crash were buried with military honours on Tuesday. The Mi-17, taking the Bosnia peacekeepers back home, crashed near the capital Skopje minutes before landing on Saturday.

World | January 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4318

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: 2136

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: 1768

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: 1531

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: 1598

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: 2181

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: 1675

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: 1591

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: 2526

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: 1915

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: 8207

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: 1610
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