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Published:Thursday | July 2, 2009 | 12:55 PM

A former chief financial officer of the Stanford Financial Group who was implicated in the Allen Stanford fraud case has reached a deal with prosecutors.

Published:Thursday | July 2, 2009 | 12:54 PM

The United Nations commission set up to look into the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto has begun its probe.

Published:Thursday | July 2, 2009 | 8:02 AM

Mexico’s Attorney General has called for the arrest of nine more persons believed to be connected to the fire, which killed 48 children at a day-care centre on June 5.

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2009 | 6:08 PM

Celebrity pop star Michael Jackson has reportedly left his entire estate to a family trust.

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2009 | 3:34 PM

Three more Iranian British Embassy staff have been released by the Iranian authorities in Tehran, according a report on news.bbc.co.uk.

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2009 | 1:35 PM

The Organisation of American States (OAS) has given the current leaders of Honduras three days to restore exiled President Manuel Zelaya to power.

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2009 | 1:34 PM

More than two dozen TV satellite trucks are reportedly lining the roadway leading to Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch to reserve a space for a public viewing of the pop icon’s body later this week.

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2009 | 10:19 AM

Honduran coup leaders have three days to restore deposed President Manuel Zelaya to power, The Organisation of American States (OAS) said today, before Honduras risks being suspended from the group.

Published:Wednesday | July 1, 2009 | 8:55 AM

A Unites States Judge in Houston has overturned the bail of Texan billionaire Sir Allen Stanford.

Published:Tuesday | June 30, 2009 | 6:18 PM

France’s Transport Minister has reportedly said that a Yemeni airline, which crashed into the Indian Ocean, was banned from France because of irregularities.

Published:Tuesday | June 30, 2009 | 6:16 PM

The United Nations General Assembly has approved a resolution calling for the reinstatement of ousted Honduran President, Manuel Zelaya.

Published:Tuesday | June 30, 2009 | 1:35 PM

Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of American States (OAS) are due to meet today in a special session in Washington to discuss the coup in Honduras.

Published:Tuesday | June 30, 2009 | 9:31 AM

A Yemen plane carrying about 150 people has crashed in the Indian Ocean near the Comoros archipelago.

Published:Monday | June 29, 2009 | 6:06 PM

Iran\'s top electoral body, the Guardian Council, has confirmed the victory of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the presidential election following a partial recount.

Published:Monday | June 29, 2009 | 1:28 PM

United States financier Bernard Madoff has been sentenced to 150 years in prison over a multi-billion-dollar fraud scheme.

Published:Monday | June 29, 2009 | 9:24 AM

Jamaica’s foreign affairs minister Dr. Kenneth Baugh has condemned the circumstances, which led to the overthrow of the president in Honduras, Jose Manuel Zelaya.

Published:Friday | June 26, 2009 | 6:00 PM

A 15-year-old boy has been convicted of murdering a two-year-old girl who was left in his care.

Published:Friday | June 26, 2009 | 1:14 PM

Medical authorities in Los Angeles are now conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of the death of pop star Michael Jackson.

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2009 | 1:04 PM

Figures form the US government show that economy did better than expected by shrinking by only 5.5 per cent.

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2009 | 8:37 AM

Iranian riot police are reported to have clashed with demonstrators who are defying government decrees to stop street protests over disputed elections.

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2009 | 8:35 AM

The United States and Venezuela are to reinstate the ambassadors to each country’s capitals following tit-for-tat expulsions last year.

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2009 | 6:43 PM

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford says he will resign as chairman of the Republican Governors\' Association, after admitting to having an extra-marital affair.

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2009 | 1:02 PM

The United Nations annual drug report said global markets for cocaine, opiates and cannabis are either steady or are declining.

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2009 | 1:01 PM

The lawyer of former US financier Bernard Madoff said his client deserves 12 years in prison for his crimes.

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2009 | 8:42 AM

An Indian court has issued arrest warrants for 22 Pakistani men wanted in connection with last year\'s terror attacks in Mumbai.


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