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Qaddafi Signs EUR 10 B Trade Deals during Controversial Paris Visit

Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi has signed ten billion euros of trade bills with France during his unprecedented visit to Paris that started Monday. Libya plans to purchase 21 Airbus planes and 14 Rafale fighter jets, as well as nuclear reactors, French of

World | December 11, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1490

Putin Backs Deputy PM Medvedev as Successor

Russia's outgoing president Vladimir Putin has backed one of his closest allies, first deputy PM Dmitry Medvedev, to succeed him at next year's presidential polls. "As far as Medvedev's nomination is concerned, I have known him very closely for more than

World | December 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2141

Kosovo Talks Deadline Expires, EU Ministers Continue Debates

Foreign ministers from the EU are meeting in Brussels to discuss the Kosovo issue after the United Nations' deadline for an agreement on the province's final status expired on Monday. The so-called "troika" of international negotiators - the US, Russia a

World | December 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1763

Shootings in US Religious Centres Leave 4 Dead

At least four people have been killed and another six injured in shooting incidents at religious centres in Colorado in the western US, BBC reported Monday.

World | December 10, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1527

CNN: Gunman Kills 2 at Christian Training Center

A gunman opened fire Sunday in a training center for young Christian missionaries outside Denver, Colorado, killing two people and wounding two others, CNN reported, citing police.

World | December 9, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1362

Camera Catches Chilling Photos of Omaha Mall Shooter

The authorities on Friday released photographs taken from a store surveillance video and notes written by a gunman as they continued to piece together what led the man to kill eight people and himself in a mall rampage this week, the New York Times report

World | December 8, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2963

Oil Slick Reaches S Korean Shore

Oil from a damaged tanker has reached South Korea's west coast, not far from a nature reserve, BBC reported, citing coast guards. Emergency workers in Taean region are battling to contain the slick, now up to 20km (12 miles) long, from harming wildlife a

World | December 8, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1384

Man Held over Deadly Paris Blast

Police in Paris have detained a man in connection with Thursday's parcel bomb attack at law offices which killed one person and injured several others.

World | December 7, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1578

105 Die in China Mine Blast

A gas explosion at a coal mine in northern China killed at least 105 people, the official Xinhua news agency said Friday.

World | December 7, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1643

1 Killed, 5 Injured in Paris Explosion

One person was killed and at least five were injured in a parcel bomb explosion at law offices in central Paris.

World | December 6, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1531

German Police Find 5 Dead Children, Mother Suspected

The police found late Wednesday the bodies of five children aged between 3 and 9 in a house in northern Germany and said their mother is the prime suspect.

World | December 6, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1445

Teenage Gunman Kills 8, Commits Suicide at US Mall

A gunman has opened fire in a shopping centre in the US state of Nebraska, killing eight people before turning the weapon to himself, BBC reported on Thursday.

World | December 6, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1409

Iran President: US Nuclear Report Victory

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday called a US intelligence report that downgraded his country as a nuclear threat "a declaration of victory" for the Iranian nuclear program, CNN reported.

World | December 5, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1423

13 Killed by Car Bomb in Kabul

At least 13 people were killed early Wednesday by a suicide car bomb attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul. In the morning rush hour the car bomb hit a bus carrying Afghan soldiers killing six of them, as well as seven civilians, BBC reported.

World | December 5, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1786

Bush: Nuke-less Iran Remains Dangerous

Iran remains a danger to the world even though it stopped a program to develop a nuclear weapon four years ago, President Bush said Tuesday, as cited by CNN.

World | December 4, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1835

Brad Pitt to Rebuild 150 Homes Devastated by Hurricane Katrina

Hollywood star Brad Pitt plans to help at least 150 families, whose homes have been devastated after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, expanding on a promise he made nearly two months ago, CNN reported. "To build those houses, we need the help o

World | December 4, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1609

Putin's United Russia Claims Victory at Legislature Polls

With nearly 98% of ballots counted, outgoing Russian president Vladimir Putin's party won the parliamentary polls in the country, BBC reported.

World | December 3, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1404

Australia New Government Ratifies Kyoto Treaty

Australia's new prime minister, Kevin Rudd, signed the ratification documents of the Kyoto treaty immediately after he took the oath on Monday, thus ending the country's opposition to the global climate agreement. "This is the first official act of the n

World | December 3, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1348

Venezuela Rejects Chavez's Plans for More Power

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has lost a referendum on controversial constitutional reforms that would have cemented his power, the electoral council of the country reported early Monday. Voters said "No" on Sunday to reforms intended to abolish presi

World | December 3, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1535

Putin's Party Wins Russian Polls - Early Results

United Russia, the party of Russian president Vladimir Putin, has won the majority of seats in Russia's lower house of parliament, Duma. The party is believed to have won more than 60% of the votes, with the Communists in a distant second place with 11,5

World | December 2, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1532

Russia Votes in Parliamentary Polls

Eleven parties are running for places in the next Russian legislature at the polls for the lower house of parliament, the Duma, on Sunday. Outgoing president Vladimir Putin's party United Russia is expected to win a majority of seats again and it is uncl

World | December 2, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1240
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