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Serbia Parliament Issue Kosovo Warning

The Serbian parliament has voted overwhelmingly to condemn any attempt by Kosovo to become independent, BBC reported Thursday.

World | December 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1181

6 in Family Found Shot Dead in US

Six people have been found dead at a rural home near the western US city of Seattle in Washington State, BBC reported Thursday.

World | December 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1576

US Zoo Probes Killer Tiger's Escape

Investigators on Wednesday will try to determine how a Siberian tiger escaped from her enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo the day before, killing one zoo visitor and mauling two others, CNN reported.

World | December 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2287

Dozens Buried in Java Landslides

Several dozen people have been have buried in landslides in central Java in Indonesia after hours of heavy rain, BBC reported.

World | December 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1344

Tiger Kills 1, Injures 2 at San Francisco Zoo

An escaped Siberian tiger attacked and killed one zoo patron and injured two others Tuesday afternoon in a cafe at the San Francisco Zoo, a spokeswoman for the San Francisco Fire Department told CNN. The tiger was shot and killed by police, Fire Departme

World | December 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8907

Suicide Bomber Kills 20, Wounds 80 in Iraq

A suicide bomber killed at least 20 people, injuring another 80, in the town of Baiji, 250 kilometres north of Iraqi capital Baghdad, the BBC reported on Tuesday. The bomber detonated the charge when he was stopped by police and local militias in the tow

World | December 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2952

11 Dead in US Snow Storms

Snow storms in the central US killed at least 11 people and left tens of thousands without electricity.

World | December 24, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1182

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Sells 8 TV Stations

News Corporation, the media company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, is to sell eight of its US Fox network-affiliated TV stations to Oak Hill Capital Partners LP for about USD 1.1 B, Bloomberg reported.

World | December 23, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1937

McCann Family Send Christmas Message for Missing Daughter Madeleine

The parents of missing UK girl Madeleine McCann have sent a Christmas message to their daughter in a new video appeal for information, BBC reported.

World | December 23, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3118

London Crowned World's Capital City

The British capital London has been named the capital of the world after outstripping 60 global rivals as an economic and cultural powerhouse in a study of The Independent newspaper.

World | December 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9203

Avalanche Hits Road, Kills 15 in Tajikistan

An avalanche on a road linking the Tajik capital Dushanbe with the country's second city Khudzhand has killed at least 15 people, BBC reported.

World | December 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1154

Air France Strike Causes Cancellations, Delays

A strike by Air France ground staff at Paris' Orly airport led to the cancellation of dozens of domestic flights and delayed others for more than an hour on the eve of the Christmas holidays.

World | December 22, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3503

Schwarzenegger vs. Bush Administration over CO2 Emissions

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vowed on Thursday to sue the Bush administration over its decision not to allow the state's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The California law calls for a 30-percent cut in tailpipe and other vehicle emi

World | December 21, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1777

Explosion in Florida Chemical Plant Kills 4

Four people died and several others were injured after a powerful explosion rocked late Wednesday a chemical plant in the US state of Florida. It is still not clear what caused the blast at the T2 Laboratories plant in Jacksonville, which makes chemical

World | December 20, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2150

Pakistan Train Crash Kills 50

A crowded passenger train has derailed in southern Pakistan, killing at least 50 people and injuring up to 100, BBC reported.

World | December 19, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1307

UK to Halve Tourist Visa Times

Visitors to the UK would be allowed to stay in the country three months instead of the current six under new visa proposals being considered by the government, BBC reported Tuesday.

World | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4327

Hungary OKs Same-Sex Partnerships

Hungary's parliament gave the green light to legalizing the status of same-sex couples.

World | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2034

Gas Princess Tymoshenko Elected Ukraine's PM

Ukraine's parliament voted Tuesday in favour of Yulia Tymoshenko becoming a prime minister of the country for the second time. The businesswoman, who is widely known as the gas princess of Ukraine, was narrowly elected by 226 votes in a 450-seat parliame

World | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7949

UN Votes Death Penalty Abolition

The UN General Assembly votes Tuesday on a moratorium on the death penalty, which is already banned in 130 countries while others like the United States and China continue executions. More than 90 countries, including most European states, have submitted

World | December 18, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1329

Russia's Putin Agrees to be PM under Medvedev

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he is ready to become prime minister next year if the presidential candidate he is backing wins the elections. At a meeting of his United Russia party, Putin announced that he had accepted an offer from his

World | December 17, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1124

UK Troops Return Control over Basra to Iraq

British troops handed over control of Basra province to the Iraqi authorities on Sunday, four-and-a-half years after the invasion. The handover marks a significant milestone towards Britain's final withdrawal from southern Iraq, British authorities said

World | December 16, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1177
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