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Pakistani President Calls for January Polls

Pakistan's president Pervez Musharraf called on the country's electoral commission to schedule parliamentary polls as soon as possible, preferably by early-January, but gave no sign he planned to suspend martial law. In his first press conference since i

World | November 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1323

Russian Oil Tanker Splits near Black Sea

A Russian oil tanker has split in half during a storm in the Kerch strait between the Azov and Black seas, dumping an estimated 1,000 to 1,200 tonnes of fuel oil, Russian media reported on Sunday. The weather conditions remain harsh, which is hampering t

World | November 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2775

US Troops Killed in Afghanistan

The six soldiers, who were killed in an ambush in eastern Afghanistan together with three Afghan troops, are Americans, Nato officials have said.

World | November 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1506

Aide Says She Beat Linda Stein to Death with Yoga Stick

In a stunning end to a sensational whodunit, Linda Stein's assistant confessed she bashed in the Realtor's head with a yoga stick after she blew pot smoke in her face and made a racial crack, the New York Daily News reported, citing the police. Natavia L

World | November 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4861

6 NATO Troops Killed, 8 Wounded in Afghanistan

Six NATO-led soldiers and three Afghan troops were killed in heavy fighting in eastern Afghanistan, NATO's International Security Assistance Force announced. Another eight ISAF soldiers and 11 Afghan troops were wounded in the battle on Friday which erup

World | November 10, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1439

Ex-PM Bhutto under House Arrest

Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto has been served with a temporary detention notice, BBC reported. The move came as she tried to leave her Islamabad home, which has been blocked off by police to stop her joining a planned rally in nearby Rawalpi

World | November 9, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1849

Bush, Sarkozy Pressure Musharraf

President Bush and French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday called on Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf to hold planned elections and to step down from the military, CNN reported.

World | November 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1063

Finnish School Shooter Dies

An 18-year-old, who shot eight people inside his high school in southern Finland, before turning the gun on himself, has died, CNN reported, citing the police. The shooting appeared to have been planned out in graphic videos posted on Internet file-shari

World | November 8, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2112

8 Killed, 10 Injured in Finland High School Shooting

Eight people were killed and another ten injured when a gunman opened fire at a school near Helsinki, in the first such shooting in Finland since 1989, Bloomberg reported late on Wednesday. The dead included five boys, two girls and the school principal,

World | November 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4099

You Tube Video Linked to School Shooting in Finland, 7 Reported Dead

A video posted on YouTube has been linked to the massacre at a Finnish school, in which seven have been reported killed.

World | November 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5263

CNN: Gunman in Deadly School Shooting in Finland Caught

A gunman who killed at least seven people at a school in Finland has been caught, CNN reported, citing Finnish media sources. The headmistress of the school in Tuusula, near Helsinki, was first reported to have died in the attack, according to a reporter

World | November 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5367

Deadly Shooting at School in Southern Finland

At least three people were shot, one of whom died, at a school in southern Finland on Wednesday, media reports said. The Ilta-Sanomat newspaper initially reported three people were killed, but later said only one of the victims had died.

World | November 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1880

Bhutto Issues Pakistan Ultimatum

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has issued what correspondents say is an ultimatum to President Pervez Musharraf to end emergency rule, BBC reported.

World | November 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1414

Many-Limbed Girl Surgery a Success

Doctors in India, who operated on a two-year-old child who was born with four arms and four legs, say the surgery has been successful, BBC reported.

World | November 7, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1339

Pope Benedict XVI Welcomes Saudi King Abdullah at Vatican Library

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah met Tuesday Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican, which was the first ever audience by the head of the Roman Catholic Church with a Saudi monarch, BBC reported.

World | November 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6836

Girl with 8 Limbs Faces Surgery

Doctors in India are attempting rare surgery to give a chance of a normal life to a two-year-old child who was born with four arms and four legs.

World | November 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2597

US Warns Pakistan over Emergency

The United States has urged Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf to sever his links with the military and reinstate civilian rule, CNN reported.

World | November 6, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 852

2,000 Pose UK Terror Threat - MI5

There are at least 2,000 people in the UK who pose a threat to national security because of their support for terrorism, the head of MI5 has said, as cited by BBC. Jonathan Evans, head of the United Kingdom's counter-intelligence and security agency, sai

World | November 5, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1411

Sicilian Mafia Boss Arrested

Italian police have arrested the reputed new boss of the Sicilian Mafia, BBC reported.

World | November 5, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2336

Tutankhamun's Face Revealed to World

The face of Egypt's most famous ancient ruler, King Tutankhamun, has been put on public display for the first time, BBC reported.

World | November 4, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5058

US Runner Dies during Olympic Trials, Diagnosed with Enlarged Heart

American distance runner Ryan Shay, a former national champion and contender to represent the United States in Beijing next year, died on Saturday after collapsing during the Olympic marathon qualifying trials in Central Park, CNN reported.

World | November 4, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1583
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