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Published:Tuesday | February 5, 2008 | 1:00 PM

Thousands of people have fled the Chad capital, N’Djamena after two days of fierce fighting between the government and rebel forces in the city.

Published:Monday | February 4, 2008 | 2:03 PM

Crocodiles have killed three people and injured two others near the central Mozambique town of Chemba.

Published:Monday | February 4, 2008 | 2:02 PM

A search is now on for persons who went missing after a series of earthquakes hit the Great Lakes area of Rwanda and the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday.

Published:Monday | February 4, 2008 | 9:58 AM

Armed forces have used tanks and helicopter gun ships in an attempt to drive back rebels from the Presidential Palace in Chad’s capital N\'Djamena.

Published:Friday | February 1, 2008 | 3:37 PM

64 persons are dead following two bomb explosions in Baghdad.

Published:Wednesday | January 30, 2008 | 2:09 PM

More than half a million troops have been deployed in China to assist persons affected by severe snowstorms.

Published:Wednesday | January 30, 2008 | 11:44 AM

At least 100 passengers on a boat are feared dead after their vessel sank on Lake Tanganyika off the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Published:Tuesday | January 29, 2008 | 2:42 PM

A 37-year-old Birmingham man pleaded guilty to plotting to kidnap and kill a British soldier.

Published:Monday | January 28, 2008 | 8:58 PM

Preliminary charges have been filed against Jerome Kerviel, the trader blamed for huge losses at French bank Societe Generale.

Published:Monday | January 28, 2008 | 8:57 PM

The police are reportedly struggling to restore order in Kenya, amid a recent wave of violence linked to the disputed elections.

Published:Monday | January 28, 2008 | 2:48 PM

More than 250 students and several of their teachers are being held hostage in a school in Bannu Town, Pakistan.

Published:Monday | January 28, 2008 | 11:37 AM

At least seven people were killed in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, as protestors clashed with members of the security forces.

Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 2:17 PM

British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown is denying claims that he considered firing Cabinet Minister, Peter Hain over a donations issue.

Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 2:15 PM

At least six people have been killed in a car bombing in the eastern suburb of the Lebanese capital Beirut.

Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 9:47 AM

Italian Prime Minister, Romano Prodi, resigned after being defeated in a vote of no confidence in the upper house of parliament.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 2:26 PM

Work and Pensions Secretary for the United Kingdom, Peter Hain has resigned from Cabinet.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 9:10 PM

More than 18,500 police officers marched in central London in a protest over salary, today.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 2:03 PM

US and European stocks have fallen following fears that key global economies will enter recession.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 11:04 AM

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said achieving Millennium Development Goal (MDG) four will require accelerated action in reaching several other millennium development targets.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 11:02 AM

The Iraqi parliament has voted to change the country’s flag.

Published:Tuesday | January 22, 2008 | 10:56 AM

Israel has agreed to allow one shipment of diesel fuel and medications into Gaza for one day.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 2:13 PM

At least 30 people were killed in some of the worst cases of post-election violence in Kenya, last weekend.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 8:19 AM

Pakistani police arrested a teenage boy who has confessed to being involved in the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 2:55 PM

United Kingdom investigators have launched a probe into the crash landing of a British Airways plane at London’s Heathrow airport yesterday.

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2008 | 4:22 PM

Ten persons were killed at a Shia mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.

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