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Published:Monday | August 4, 2008 | 2:57 PM

16 Chinese policemen have been killed and 16 others injured in an attack on a border post in the restive Muslim region of Xinjiang.

Published:Monday | August 4, 2008 | 2:56 PM

A manhunt is said to be underway in Kenya for an al-Qaida operative.

Published:Monday | August 4, 2008 | 2:41 PM

16 Chinese policemen have been killed and 16 others injured in an attack on a border post in the restive Muslim region of Xinjiang.

Published:Monday | August 4, 2008 | 9:39 AM

A human rights group has claimed that Israeli security agents are putting pressure on some Palestinian medical patients to become informants.

Published:Thursday | July 31, 2008 | 2:22 PM

Israeli opposition leader Binyamin Netanyahu is calling for snap elections, after Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced his resignation.

Published:Thursday | July 31, 2008 | 2:00 PM

White House hopeful Barack Obama has hit back over a television advertisement, which questions his readiness to lead the United States.

Published:Thursday | July 31, 2008 | 9:43 AM

South African President Thabo Mbeki said crisis talks between Zimbabwe\'s government and the opposition will resume on Sunday.

Published:Wednesday | July 30, 2008 | 6:27 PM

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has announced his intention to resign, saying his family is being hurt by corruption allegations against him.

Published:Wednesday | July 30, 2008 | 5:34 PM

Zimbabwe\'s central bank said it would be introducing a new currency on Friday as part of efforts to fight the effects of hyperinflation.

Published:Wednesday | July 30, 2008 | 11:25 AM

Iraq will be allowed to participate in the Beijing Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday rescinded its suspension of the country’s Olympic association.

Published:Wednesday | July 30, 2008 | 11:25 AM

Former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic is to be transferred today from a detention facility in Belgrade, Serbia, to The Hague to answer war crimes charges.

Published:Tuesday | July 29, 2008 | 2:47 PM

The Greater Manchester Police in the United Kingdom said they have launched an investigation into the theft of 3,000 passports and visas worth approximately 2.5 million pounds.

Published:Tuesday | July 29, 2008 | 10:48 AM

Human rights group, Amnesty International said the human rights situation in China has deteriorated, instead of improved, with its hosting of the Olympic Games this year.

Published:Monday | July 28, 2008 | 2:08 PM

There is speculation that Zimbabwe will take measures to tackle the country\'s rampant inflation.

Published:Monday | July 28, 2008 | 2:08 PM

At least 47 persons are now dead and more than 200 injured following several suicide bombings in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk this morning.

Published:Monday | July 28, 2008 | 1:59 PM

There is speculation that Zimbabwe will take measures to tackle the country\'s rampant inflation.

Published:Monday | July 28, 2008 | 10:34 AM

The authorities in the Metropolitan areas of India remain on high alert after a wave of synchronised bombs hit the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on the weekend.

Published:Friday | July 25, 2008 | 2:22 PM

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is urging his Labour Party to have confidence in policies, which he said would persuade voters to back the party at the next general election.

Published:Friday | July 25, 2008 | 2:22 PM

At least 42 people have died after their boat sank on a remote river in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Published:Friday | July 25, 2008 | 10:01 AM

The authorities in Iraq said a female suicide bomber has killed eight people and wounded more than 20 others.

Published:Thursday | July 24, 2008 | 5:23 PM

At least five people have been killed and 21 injured in an attack by suspected militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir.

Published:Thursday | July 24, 2008 | 2:01 PM

The director of a leading US cancer research institute has sent a memo to thousands of staff warning of possible higher risks from mobile phone use.

Published:Thursday | July 24, 2008 | 2:00 PM

Representatives of Zimbabwe\'s ruling and opposition parties have begun power-sharing talks in South Africa.

Published:Thursday | July 24, 2008 | 11:49 AM

The main opposition United National Congress Alliance (UNCA) wants the government to hold further consultations with the various stakeholders before Trinidad and Tobago signs the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

Published:Thursday | July 24, 2008 | 11:48 AM

The US House of Representatives has passed a massive housing rescue bill that could help struggling homeowners get cheaper loans.

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