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Published:Wednesday | July 15, 2009 | 3:35 PM

The European Parliament has elected former Polish Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek as the chamber\'s president.

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2009 | 5:18 PM

The government in Venezuela and Guyana are reportedly close to agreeing the appointment of a new representative of the United Nations to restart negotiations over their border dispute.

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2009 | 5:18 PM

The US carrier Southwest Airlines has inspected about 200 planes after a hole opened up in the passenger cabin during a flight, forcing an emergency landing.

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2009 | 3:27 PM

Hannah Clark is no ordinary teenager and her normal life today could not have been possible without a unique, life-changing heart surgery, according to a report on CNN.com.

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2009 | 3:26 PM

Renowned British conductor Sir Edward Thomas Downes, CBE, has died at the age of 85, after traveling to the assisted suicide clinic Dignitas with his wife, according to a report on news.bbc.co.uk.

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2009 | 3:25 PM

More than 12, 000 United Kingdom (UK) postal workers are to strike on Friday in a row over jobs, pay and services, according to a report on news.bbc.co.uk. The announcement was made by the Communication Workers Union.

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2009 | 1:00 PM

Canada has imposed visa requirements on travelers from Mexico and the Czech Republic.

Published:Tuesday | July 14, 2009 | 12:59 PM

Talks between the United States and Cuba on immigration issues are expected to resume today at the United Nations in New York.

Published:Monday | July 13, 2009 | 5:33 PM

A baby born prematurely to the first woman in Spain die from the Influenza A (H1N1) virus has also died after a medical error.

Published:Monday | July 13, 2009 | 5:26 PM

Confirmation hearings have begun in the US for Sonia Sotomayor, who could become the first Hispanic to serve on the Supreme Court.

Published:Monday | July 13, 2009 | 4:05 PM

The US Senate has begun a hearing on whether to confirm Sonia Sotomayor as President Barack Obama\'s choice to serve on the Supreme Court.

Published:Monday | July 13, 2009 | 1:23 PM

US President Obama has ordered national security officials to probe allegations that the Bush administration resisted efforts to investigate a CIA-backed Afghan warlord over the 2001 killings of Taliban prisoners.

Published:Monday | July 13, 2009 | 1:21 PM

A conference aimed at drafting a new constitution for Zimbabwe was abandoned after fights broke out between rival delegations.

Published:Monday | July 13, 2009 | 1:10 PM

The speaker of Guyana\'s parliament, Ralph Ram Karran wants the Assembly of Caribbean Community Parliamentarians (ACCP) to be revived.

Published:Monday | July 13, 2009 | 10:42 AM

The ruling coalition of Japan\'s Prime Minister Taro Aso has been defeated in a Tokyo local election which is held as a key popularity test prior to general elections.

Published:Friday | July 10, 2009 | 5:55 PM

The US President, Barack Obama is now in Ghana.

Published:Friday | July 10, 2009 | 5:54 PM

US car company General Motors (GM) said it has emerged from bankruptcy after downsizing.

Published:Friday | July 10, 2009 | 2:03 PM

Leaders of the G8 group of developed nations have pledged US$20 Billion to boost food supplies to needy countries.

Published:Friday | July 10, 2009 | 2:02 PM

Two men have been given prison sentences after becoming the first in the UK to be convicted of inciting racial hatred online.

Published:Friday | July 10, 2009 | 9:02 AM

More than 10,000 Chinese have been left homeless after an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 6 stuck the country yesterday.

Published:Friday | July 10, 2009 | 9:01 AM

Agents from the United States Attorney General’s Office in California have arrested 20 persons whom they believe are part of a group which offered unlicensed medical care to disabled children.

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2009 | 6:05 PM

A husband and wife were charged in the Bermuda Magistrates\' Court today after they allegedly stole more than US$3 million from the investment firm they set up.

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2009 | 5:54 PM

Six gang members have been given life sentences for stabbing a 14-year-old boy to death in an east London park.

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2009 | 5:53 PM

US President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the parliament of Ghana this Saturday.

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2009 | 1:53 PM

UK police are to investigate claims that the British paper News of the World ran a huge mobile phone hacking operation.

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