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Published:Thursday | March 27, 2008 | 3:27 PM

A strike by Argentina farmers over rising taxes on major export goods has entered its third week, with little sign of resolution.

Published:Wednesday | March 26, 2008 | 2:29 PM

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.

Published:Tuesday | March 25, 2008 | 1:49 PM

Government ministers in the United Kingdom are against calls to delay the requirement for all petrol and diesel pumps to provide biofuels.

Published:Tuesday | March 25, 2008 | 9:12 AM

Aid organisation, Oxfam said approximately five billion pounds worth of aid promised to Afghanistan has not been delivered.

Published:Thursday | March 20, 2008 | 3:18 PM

At least 13 people are reported dead following 3 days of heavy rains and flooding in central United States.

Published:Thursday | March 20, 2008 | 11:53 AM

Pakistan’s new parliament has elected the country’s first female speaker from the party of assassinated opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.

Published:Wednesday | March 19, 2008 | 2:22 PM

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.

Published:Wednesday | March 19, 2008 | 2:08 PM

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.

Published:Wednesday | March 19, 2008 | 2:06 PM

Energy Minister in Suriname, Gregory Rusland said Venezuela has expressed an interest in establishing a gas pipeline in the country.

Published:Wednesday | March 19, 2008 | 2:03 PM

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.

Published:Tuesday | March 18, 2008 | 11:41 AM

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said the Dalai Lama’s claim of cultural genocide in Tibet is not true.

Published:Monday | March 17, 2008 | 2:57 PM

Markets from New York to Tokyo have recorded heavy losses in reaction to the emergency bailout of US investment bank Bear Stearns last weekend.

Published:Monday | March 17, 2008 | 2:55 PM

Taiwan\'s finance minister has resigned following a brawl between rival MPs, nine days before the island\'s hotly disputed presidential election.

Published:Monday | March 17, 2008 | 12:59 PM

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.

Published:Friday | March 14, 2008 | 1:47 PM

Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after they tried to run down two armed police officers in south London.

Published:Friday | March 14, 2008 | 1:45 PM

EU leaders have agreed to end talks on an ambitious plan to fight climate change by the end of 2008.

Published:Friday | March 14, 2008 | 9:47 AM

The Supreme Court in Brazil authorised the extradition of one of Colombia’s most powerful drug cartel leaders to the United States.

Published:Thursday | March 13, 2008 | 4:35 PM

A Chaldean Catholic archbishop who was kidnapped in Iraq last month has been found dead.

Published:Thursday | March 13, 2008 | 4:35 PM

The prostitute at the centre of New York Governor, Eliot Spitzer\'s sex scandal has been named.

Published:Thursday | March 13, 2008 | 10:16 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the United States has tightened air quality standards to help improve public health.

Published:Wednesday | March 12, 2008 | 10:21 AM

Barack Obama has beaten rival Hillary Clinton to win the Democratic primary election in the state of Mississippi.

Published:Tuesday | March 11, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Barack Obama has dismissed the idea of becoming Hillary Clinton\'s running mate in the US presidential election.

Published:Monday | March 10, 2008 | 3:13 PM

A man has been sentenced to jail for a month for allegedly breaching the Zimbabwe\'s electoral laws, when he destroyed a poster.

Published:Monday | March 10, 2008 | 3:11 PM

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.

Published:Monday | March 10, 2008 | 12:47 PM

Zimbabwe\'s President Robert Mugabe has approved legislation giving local owners the right to take a majority share of foreign companies.

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