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.
Crocodiles have killed three people and injured two others near the central Mozambique town of Chemba.
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.
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.
64 persons are dead following two bomb explosions in Baghdad.
More than half a million troops have been deployed in China to assist persons affected by severe snowstorms.
At least 100 passengers on a boat are feared dead after their vessel sank on Lake Tanganyika off the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A 37-year-old Birmingham man pleaded guilty to plotting to kidnap and kill a British soldier.
Preliminary charges have been filed against Jerome Kerviel, the trader blamed for huge losses at French bank Societe Generale.
The police are reportedly struggling to restore order in Kenya, amid a recent wave of violence linked to the disputed elections.
More than 250 students and several of their teachers are being held hostage in a school in Bannu Town, Pakistan.
At least seven people were killed in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, as protestors clashed with members of the security forces.
British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown is denying claims that he considered firing Cabinet Minister, Peter Hain over a donations issue.
At least six people have been killed in a car bombing in the eastern suburb of the Lebanese capital Beirut.
Italian Prime Minister, Romano Prodi, resigned after being defeated in a vote of no confidence in the upper house of parliament.
Work and Pensions Secretary for the United Kingdom, Peter Hain has resigned from Cabinet.
More than 18,500 police officers marched in central London in a protest over salary, today.
US and European stocks have fallen following fears that key global economies will enter recession.
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.
The Iraqi parliament has voted to change the country’s flag.
Israel has agreed to allow one shipment of diesel fuel and medications into Gaza for one day.
At least 30 people were killed in some of the worst cases of post-election violence in Kenya, last weekend.
Pakistani police arrested a teenage boy who has confessed to being involved in the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.
United Kingdom investigators have launched a probe into the crash landing of a British Airways plane at London’s Heathrow airport yesterday.
Ten persons were killed at a Shia mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.