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Ukrainians Vote in Parliamentary Polls

Ukrainians headed to voting booths on Sunday as snap polls were called to end months of political turmoil that has paralysed the country's government. More than 43% of the 37 million eligible voters had cast their ballots by 5 pm local time, with voting

World | September 30, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1100

Le Pen: Turkey not a European Country

French far-right nationalist leader Jean-Marie Le Pen renewed his criticism of Turkey's bid to become a member of the European Union on Sunday. Speaking in front of thousands at an electoral rally of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka, Le Pen dismissed th

World | September 30, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2646

Iran Brands US Army, CIA as "Terrorist"

Iranian MPs slammed on Saturday the US Army and the Central Intelligence Agency as terrorist, hitting back at US lawmakers' designation of the elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization.

World | September 29, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2788

3 Young Ethnic Albanians Shot Dead in n Skopje

Three young men, ethnic Albanians, have been shot dead late on Friday on a busy boulevard in Skopje, the Bulgarian national radio reported.

World | September 29, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2463

US Girl Raped on Tape Found Safe - Police

A girl who was shown on a videotape being sexually assaulted in Las Vegas has been found and is safe, officials in Nye County, Nevada, said Friday, as cited by CNN. "We have found the child, Madison.

World | September 29, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5487

Colombia Female Rebel Hijacks Plane

An armed female member of Colombia's Farc rebel group hijacked a small plane to escape her "tortuous life" with the guerrillas, BBC reported.

World | September 29, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1333

Madeleine Killed by Her Mum, Body Hidden in Fridge - Portuguese Police

The parents of Madeleine McCann have called for an end to the "hurtful" smear campaign after sensational new claims that her mother hid her corpse in a fridge after accidentally killing her, British media reported.

World | September 29, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7854

Kabul Bus Blast "Kills Many"

A powerful explosion on a bus carrying army personnel in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has killed at least 27 people including civilians, BBC reported, citing officials. The bus was destroyed by the blast and witnesses described seeing several dead bodies a

World | September 29, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1381

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Lifts off

NASA's Dawn spacecraft launched Thursday evening its eight-year, 3.2-billion-mile journey that scientists hope can help them understand the formation of the solar system.

World | September 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1177

Resistance Group Claims Iran Builds Secret Nuclear Site

An Iranian resistance group has claimed that Iran is constructing a secret underground military nuclear facility near its Natanz uranium enrichment plant. The opposition National Council of Resistance of Iran said, at a Paris news conference, that the si

World | September 28, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1213

9 Killed in Burmese Crackdown

Nine people have been killed amid a crackdown on anti-government protesters in Burma's main city of Rangoon, state television has reported, as cited by BBC.

World | September 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1438

Myanmar Raids Buddhist Monasteries

Security forces in Myanmar raided at least two Buddhist monasteries on the second day of their crackdown on protests, beating and arresting at least 200 monks, according to reports from the capital, Yangon. Facing its most serious challenge since taking

World | September 27, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1850

Reporters: Girl Pictured by Tourist in Morocco Is not Missing Madeleine

The blonde girl, who was photographed by a tourist in Morocco, is not the missing Briton Madeleine McCann, British and Spanish reporters said Wednesday, cited by BBC.

World | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2724

Tourist Photo Shot in Morocco May Show Missing UK Girl McCann

Missing UK girl Madeleine McCann could be the child snapped in a photo made by a Spanish tourist in Morocco about three weeks ago, BBC reported on Wednesday. "It will be very difficult to prove whether Madeleine is the young girl in the photograph," a fa

World | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 12486

New Leads in Search of Steve Fossett Reported

There are new leads in the search for missing record-breaking US aviator and adventurer Steve Fossett, ABC TV reported.

World | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1988

US Polygamist Sect Leader Found Guilty

Warren Steed Jeffs, the leader of a polygamist sect, was found guilty Tuesday of being an accomplice to rape for using his religious authority to push a 14-year-old girl into a marriage she did not want, CNN reported.

World | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1215

Burma Troops Encircle Monasteries

Truckloads of soldiers and riot police have surrounded a number of monasteries in Burma's largest city, Rangoon, to try to prevent a ninth day of protests, BBC reported.

World | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1251

Iran Leader: Debate over Tehran's Nuclear Programme Closed

Iran's president has criticised "illegal" UN Security Council sanctions against his country, in a speech to the General Assembly in New York, BBC reported.

World | September 26, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1490

Nuclear Iran Could Lead to War - Sarkozy

Allowing Iran to acquire nuclear weapons would incur an unacceptable risk to stability in the region and the world and could lead to war, French President Nicolas Sarkozy told the United Nations on Tuesday. "There will be no peace in the world if the int

World | September 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1643

Bush: US Will Tighten Sanctions on Myanmar

The United States will tighten sanctions on the military government in Myanmar and its financial backers, President Bush told the UN General Assembly, as cited by CNN. In Myanmar, the military government "has imposed a 19-year reign of fear," including p

World | September 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1139

Bacteria Become More Virulent in Space - Research

Bacteria flown to space can sense the change in the environment and mutate to become more virulent, a team of US researchers has shown. Salmonella bacteria flown on a 12-day mission last year have displayed changes in 167 genes and were three times as li

World | September 25, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1024
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