A strike by Argentina farmers over rising taxes on major export goods has entered its third week, with little sign of resolution.
United States presidential candidate, Senator Barack Obama has challenged his rival Senator Hilary Clinton to release information on her tax returns from 2000 to 2006.
Government ministers in the United Kingdom are against calls to delay the requirement for all petrol and diesel pumps to provide biofuels.
Aid organisation, Oxfam said approximately five billion pounds worth of aid promised to Afghanistan has not been delivered.
At least 13 people are reported dead following 3 days of heavy rains and flooding in central United States.
Pakistan’s new parliament has elected the country’s first female speaker from the party of assassinated opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.
Security forces in the Nepalese capital Katmandu have stopped Tibetan protesters from reaching the UN building as tension sparked by violence in Tibet continues to spread across the region.
The Chinese state media announced more than 100 persons have now turned themselves in to police following anti-China riots in Tibet\'s main city, Lhasa.
Energy Minister in Suriname, Gregory Rusland said Venezuela has expressed an interest in establishing a gas pipeline in the country.
Reporters Without Borders want heads of state, heads of government and members of royal families to boycott the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics games on August 8.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said the Dalai Lama’s claim of cultural genocide in Tibet is not true.
Markets from New York to Tokyo have recorded heavy losses in reaction to the emergency bailout of US investment bank Bear Stearns last weekend.
Taiwan\'s finance minister has resigned following a brawl between rival MPs, nine days before the island\'s hotly disputed presidential election.
Political parties in Taiwan have taken advantage of the last weekend for holding big weekend rallies before the island votes for a new president on March 22.
Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after they tried to run down two armed police officers in south London.
EU leaders have agreed to end talks on an ambitious plan to fight climate change by the end of 2008.
The Supreme Court in Brazil authorised the extradition of one of Colombia’s most powerful drug cartel leaders to the United States.
A Chaldean Catholic archbishop who was kidnapped in Iraq last month has been found dead.
The prostitute at the centre of New York Governor, Eliot Spitzer\'s sex scandal has been named.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the United States has tightened air quality standards to help improve public health.
Barack Obama has beaten rival Hillary Clinton to win the Democratic primary election in the state of Mississippi.
Barack Obama has dismissed the idea of becoming Hillary Clinton\'s running mate in the US presidential election.
A man has been sentenced to jail for a month for allegedly breaching the Zimbabwe\'s electoral laws, when he destroyed a poster.
At least 18 people have been killed and 47 injured after a passenger train crashed into a bus in the town of Dolores in eastern Argentina.
Zimbabwe\'s President Robert Mugabe has approved legislation giving local owners the right to take a majority share of foreign companies.