At least three rockets have reportedly been fired into northern Israel from Lebanon.
The Mexican government has unveiled emergency measures to protect its economy from the global financial crisis and the recession in the United States.
Israel has implemented a daily ceasefire in Gaza.
The new US Congress is preparing to convene, with Democrats in charge of both chambers.
Gunmen armed with grenades have ransacked offices of the largest private TV station in Sri Lanka.
Israeli troops have clashed with Palestinian militants on the edge of Gaza City on the third night of Israel\'s ground assault on Gaza.
The Indian government says it has handed to Islamabad evidence that links the deadly Mumbai attacks to persons in Pakistan.
Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak is warning that the country will not let up on its attacks on Gaza.
The city of Miami Gardens in Florida has passed a resolution urging the Bush administration to provide Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haitian immigrants in the United States.
Fighting raged into the night in the Gaza Strip, where Israeli ground forces and heavy armour have effectively cut the territory in two.
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has withdrawn as US President-elect Barack Obama\'s nominee for commerce secretary.
Up to 30 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in a town south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Britain is being urged to take some Guantanamo Bay inmates so that the United States can close the Cuban detention camp.
Hamas officials say one of its senior leaders has been killed by an Israeli air strike on his home in the Gaza Strip.
Israel has rejected international calls for a 48-hour truce in the Gaza Strip to allow humanitarian aid to come in.
A concerted diplomatic drive is under way to try to end to Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip and Palestinian militant rocket attacks.
Israeli jets have for a fourth day attacked targets linked to the militant Hamas movement, which controls the Gaza Strip.
The United States Treasury has unveiled a US$6 billion rescue package for GMAC - General Motors\' troubled car loan arm, which is co-owned by Chrysler\'s owner, Cerberus.
Israeli jets have attacked the Gaza Strip for a fourth day, with raids on a number of Hamas government buildings and security installations.
The Centre for Economic and Policy Research, is calling for international agencies to cancel Haiti’s debts.
Uganda\'s army has accused rebels of the Lord\'s Resistance Army, of killing 45 civilians in a Catholic church in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Two people have been killed and another 20 wounded in a suicide car bomb attack in northern Afghanistan.
The United Food and Commercial Workers\' Union in Canada has raised concerns over the future of hundreds of workers on the farm work programme in that country.
While the rest of the Caribbean seems to be struggling with its tourism sector, Cuba is reportedly gearing up for a strong winter season.
About 300 illegal migrants are feared to have drowned in the Bay of Bengal off the coast of India\'s Andaman and Nicobar islands.