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Published:Wednesday | December 24, 2008 | 9:28 AM

United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials yesterday said their agents arrested more than 100 Caribbean nationals in a major immigration sweep in South Florida.

Published:Tuesday | December 23, 2008 | 12:31 PM

The global police agency Interpol says India has not shared any information with it about last month\'s deadly attacks in Mumbai.

Published:Tuesday | December 23, 2008 | 12:31 PM

Gay groups and activists have reportedly reacted angrily after Pope Benedict XVI said that mankind needed to be saved from a destructive blurring of gender.

Published:Monday | December 22, 2008 | 1:39 PM

Police in Mexico say they have found nine decapitated bodies close to a highway in the southern state of Guerrero.

Published:Monday | December 22, 2008 | 1:38 PM

The Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at United St.ates President George W Bush will is to go on trial on December 31.

Published:Monday | December 22, 2008 | 8:36 AM

The United States says the power-sharing deal in Zimbabwe will not work with Robert Mugabe as president.

Published:Monday | December 22, 2008 | 8:36 AM

The United States says the power-sharing deal in Zimbabwe will not work with Robert Mugabe as president.

Published:Friday | December 19, 2008 | 12:24 PM

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe says African leaders are not brave enough to force him from power.

Published:Friday | December 19, 2008 | 12:22 PM

Venezuela has given preliminary approval for a vote on constitutional changes that would allow President Hugo Chavez to seek indefinite re-election.

Published:Friday | December 19, 2008 | 9:23 AM

Sixty-six countries at the United Nations have called for homosexuality to be decriminalised.

Published:Thursday | December 18, 2008 | 9:33 AM

The president and prime minister of Kenya have signed a deal that will pave the way for an election violence tribunal.

Published:Wednesday | December 17, 2008 | 3:06 PM

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is set to agree to a record cut in oil output of two million barrels a day.

Published:Wednesday | December 17, 2008 | 9:09 AM

A study has revealed that strong evidence has emerged of children and adults being used as slaves in Sudan\'s Darfur region.

Published:Tuesday | December 16, 2008 | 12:39 PM

An Iraqi doctor has been convicted of conspiracy to murder in connection with the London bombings.

Published:Tuesday | December 16, 2008 | 12:38 PM

Five sticks of explosives were this morning found in department store in Paris after a letter was delivered to local media warning of possible bomb threats.

Published:Tuesday | December 16, 2008 | 8:43 AM

Thousands of protestors yesterday demanded the release of a local TV reporter who threw his shoes at US President George W Bush at a news conference in Baghdad.

Published:Monday | December 15, 2008 | 1:37 PM

Some of the world\'s biggest banks have revealed that they are victims of a US$50 billion fraud.

Published:Monday | December 15, 2008 | 1:37 PM

The head of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, is warning that efforts to boost the troubled economies of wealthy nations could cause serious damage to developing countries.

Published:Friday | December 12, 2008 | 12:34 PM

European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have approved a 200 billion pound or US$267 billion stimulus plan for the 27-nation bloc.

Published:Friday | December 12, 2008 | 8:21 AM

A suicide bomber has killed at least 50 people at a restaurant near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk.

Published:Thursday | December 11, 2008 | 12:50 PM

Cuba\'s Foreign Minister, Felipe Perez Roque, is defending the human rights record of the communist island.

Published:Thursday | December 11, 2008 | 12:49 PM

Weather forecasters are predicting that 2009 will see another above average hurricane season.

Published:Thursday | December 11, 2008 | 12:46 PM

The World Bank said Latin America should not prioritise tackling climate change, amid the global financial crisis that\'s restricting government resources.

Published:Thursday | December 11, 2008 | 9:31 AM

Australian police have charged 19 men with being part of a global child pornography network involving people in 70 countries.

Published:Wednesday | December 10, 2008 | 1:10 PM

The United Nations General Assembly will today consider a declaration urging the decriminalisation of homosexuality worldwide.


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