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Published:Friday | May 16, 2008 | 3:30 PM

United States President George Bush is now in Saudi Arabia following a three-day visit to Israel.

Published:Friday | May 16, 2008 | 3:29 PM

Police in Vietnam said they have found nearly nine tons of cannabis in a shipment of blue jeans from Pakistan.

Published:Thursday | May 15, 2008 | 3:25 PM

A trade union representing South Africa\'s soldiers has reportedly sued the country’s defence ministry, accusing it of discriminating against people with HIV.

Published:Thursday | May 15, 2008 | 3:25 PM

The Chinese government said more than 50,000 people may have died in the earthquake that devastated parts of China on Monday.

Published:Thursday | May 15, 2008 | 11:52 AM

The government in Zimbabwe has extended the deadline by which the presidential run-off vote must be held to July 31.

Published:Wednesday | May 14, 2008 | 1:04 PM

Chinese rescue teams have reached the epicentre of Monday\'s devastating earthquake, Wenchuan county, where an estimated 60,000 people remain missing.

Published:Tuesday | May 13, 2008 | 5:07 PM

At least 11 people have been killed and 20 injured in clashes between United States troops and soldiers in Baghdad\'s Sadr City.

Published:Tuesday | May 13, 2008 | 12:31 PM

The death toll following yesterday’s powerful earthquake in China has reached at least 10,000 with many more people still trapped.

Published:Monday | May 12, 2008 | 5:08 PM

Zimbabwe\'s Electoral Commission said the second round of the country\'s presidential election might be delayed.

Published:Monday | May 12, 2008 | 5:05 PM

The Pakistan Muslim League Party has announced that it is pulling out of the government, just three months after landmark general elections.

Published:Monday | May 12, 2008 | 10:15 AM

Three top Mexican police officials have been shot dead in as many days while the country\'s fight against drug-trafficking continues.

Published:Friday | May 9, 2008 | 4:05 PM

A senior Mexican police official has been gunned down in the capital, Mexico City.

Published:Friday | May 9, 2008 | 4:03 PM

The United Nations said the World Food Program will be suspending cyclone aid to Myanmar formerly Burma, because its government seized supplies flown into that country.

Published:Friday | May 9, 2008 | 12:25 PM

The price of a barrel of crude oil has reached another record high in both Britain and the United States.

Published:Thursday | May 8, 2008 | 5:13 PM

A Colombian army colonel and 14 other soldiers have received prison sentences of up to 54 years for the killing of 10 undercover police officers in 2006.

Published:Wednesday | May 7, 2008 | 2:59 PM

29 people, most of them students, have been arrested in a drugs raid at a university in California.

Published:Wednesday | May 7, 2008 | 2:58 PM

The United Kingdom Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith, said cannabis is to be reclassified as a class B drug.

Published:Wednesday | May 7, 2008 | 2:03 PM

Senator Hillary Clinton has claimed victory over Barack Obama in Indiana\'s presidential primary, based on a narrow lead with most votes counted up to late last night.

Published:Tuesday | May 6, 2008 | 2:53 PM

A prominent police chief in the United Kingdom has retired following allegations of corruption.

Published:Tuesday | May 6, 2008 | 2:20 PM

The price of a barrel of oil rose above US$120.00 for the first time yesterday.

Published:Monday | May 5, 2008 | 5:45 PM

There has reportedly been a dramatic increase in the number of employers being prosecuted for hiring illegal immigrants in the United Kingdom.

Published:Monday | May 5, 2008 | 5:44 PM

Nearly 4,000 persons are now dead after a cyclone hit the southeast country of Burma over the weekend.

Published:Monday | May 5, 2008 | 12:35 PM

The Burmese state media said a referendum on a new constitution would go ahead on May 10 despite Tropical Cyclone Nargis, which killed 350 people.

Published:Friday | May 2, 2008 | 4:24 PM

Police investigators in Israel have reportedly been questioning the Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert.

Published:Friday | May 2, 2008 | 4:24 PM

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said it has been a disappointing election for the Labour party, in the wake of its loss in the recent council votes.

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