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Published:Thursday | June 11, 2009 | 6:19 PM

Air France’s chief executive, Pierre-Henri Gourgeon, said no link should be assumed between the speed sensors that were on board the Air France flight 447 and last week’s crash of the plane.

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2009 | 12:39 PM

The World Health Organization (WHO) told its member nations it was declaring a swine flu pandemic Thursday, according to Maria Cheng and Frank Jordnas of the Associated Press. This is the first global flu epidemic in 41 years, as infections climbed in the

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2009 | 9:23 AM

An Australian plane with 203 passengers was forced to make an emergency landing after a fire broke out in the cockpit.

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2009 | 9:20 AM

Ray Nagin, the Mayor of New Orleans in the United States, has been released from quarantine in Shanghai.

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2009 | 6:16 PM

A car killed 28 people and injured dozens of others in the Southern Iraqi town of Bathaa.

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2009 | 5:31 PM

Diplomats say seven key nations agreed on new United Nations (U.N.) sanctions against North Korea for conducting a second nuclear test, according to a report on Los Angles Times website.

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2009 | 5:29 PM

What was supposed to be a pleasant surprise, turned into the shock of a lifetime. A woman in Tel Aviv, Israel, gave her elderly mother a new mattress as a surprise gift; throwing out the old tattered bed her mother had slept on for decades.

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2009 | 5:28 PM

The Obama administration\'s focus on building coalitions may spur more global arms sales for the world\'s leading weapons exporter, a welcome prospect for U.S. defence contractors facing a shirking defence budget at home.

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2009 | 5:25 PM

The World Health Organization (WHO) is on the verge of declaring the first influenza pandemic in more than 40 years, according to a report by Stephanie Nebehay on the Reuters website.

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2009 | 5:07 PM

A suspected white supremacist opened fire inside the United States (US) Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington today, killing a security guard.

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2009 | 1:46 PM

A judge in the US state of Maryland has sentenced a 47 year old man to more than 12 years in prison for conspiracy to import drugs from Barbados and Dominica.

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2009 | 1:44 PM

A French nuclear submarine has arrived in the Atlantic to help to search for the missing data recorders of Air France flight 447.

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2009 | 9:35 AM

The CNN is reporting that the US Supreme Court has cleared the way for the sale of Chrysler to a consortium led by Italian automaker Fiat.

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2009 | 6:19 PM

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has ordered a review of State Department security practices after a former employee and his wife were accused of spying for Cuba last week.

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2009 | 6:19 PM

The Miami-based cruise operator Royal Caribbean Cruises says the recent swine flu outbreak has been affecting its finances.

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2009 | 2:06 PM

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is getting closer to declaring the H1N1 virus a pandemic.

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2009 | 2:05 PM

The first Guantanamo Bay detainee to be tried in a US civilian court will make his initial appearance today in New York.

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2009 | 9:21 AM

Eight more bodies linked to last week\'s crash of an Air France jetliner have been recovered from the Atlantic.

Published:Monday | June 8, 2009 | 6:18 PM

A Brazilian search team in the Atlantic has found a large section of the tail of Air France flight 447 which crashed into the Atlantic last week.

Published:Monday | June 8, 2009 | 1:58 PM

The Mayor of New Orleans Ray Nagin has been quarantined in a Shanghai hotel, after a passenger on his flight from the US fell ill with suspected swine flu.

Published:Monday | June 8, 2009 | 1:58 PM

US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton are against the recent sentencing of two US journalists in North Korea.

Published:Monday | June 8, 2009 | 9:30 AM

More bodies have been recovered from the Atlantic in the area where a French jet disappeared last week, bringing the total number to 17.

Published:Monday | June 8, 2009 | 9:30 AM

Gunmen in Somalia have killed the director of influential Radio Shabelle.

Published:Friday | June 5, 2009 | 6:23 PM

A former State Department official and his wife have been arrested and charged with being spies for the Cuban government for the past 30 years, according to a release by the United States Department of Justice (U.S.D.O.J).

Published:Friday | June 5, 2009 | 6:08 PM

The International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, says it has begun distributing food and other supplies to thousands of Zimbabwean prison inmates.

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