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Strike to Cause Transport Chaos in France

France is on the verge of a transport workers' strike on Tuesday over proposed changes to pensions.

World | November 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1973

Denmark Votes in Early General Elections

Danes are heading to the polling stations to cast their ballots in the early general election with a close result expected, BBC reported Tuesday.

World | November 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1146

Saudi Prince Alwaleed Buys First Private Airbus A380

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has ordered a USD 319 M Airbus SAS A380 superjumbo, becoming the first private customer for the world's biggest aircraft, Bloomberg reported Monday.

World | November 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 35582

Blaze Breaks Out in London, Smoke Covers Sky - CNN

A thick plume of black smoke covered the sky over London Monday as blaze broke out in what was believed to be a bus garage in the east of the city, CNN reported.

World | November 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3502

Blast Reported in East London

Explosion has been reported in East London and witnesses say they see a thick black smoke.

World | November 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1049

Wave of Violence after Italian Fan Shooting

Italian football fans have reacted violently inside and outside stadiums following the police shooting of a Lazio supporter, BBC reported.

World | November 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1225

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: 1324

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: 2777

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: 4864

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: 1850

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: 1064

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: 2113

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: 4102

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: 5264

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: 5368

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: 6841
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