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Published:Thursday | January 8, 2009 | 11:29 AM

At least three rockets have reportedly been fired into northern Israel from Lebanon.

Published:Thursday | January 8, 2009 | 11:28 AM

The Mexican government has unveiled emergency measures to protect its economy from the global financial crisis and the recession in the United States.

Published:Wednesday | January 7, 2009 | 1:21 PM

Israel has implemented a daily ceasefire in Gaza.

Published:Tuesday | January 6, 2009 | 3:38 PM

The new US Congress is preparing to convene, with Democrats in charge of both chambers.

Published:Tuesday | January 6, 2009 | 3:38 PM

Gunmen armed with grenades have ransacked offices of the largest private TV station in Sri Lanka.

Published:Tuesday | January 6, 2009 | 9:25 AM

Israeli troops have clashed with Palestinian militants on the edge of Gaza City on the third night of Israel\'s ground assault on Gaza.

Published:Tuesday | January 6, 2009 | 8:59 AM

The Indian government says it has handed to Islamabad evidence that links the deadly Mumbai attacks to persons in Pakistan.

Published:Tuesday | January 6, 2009 | 8:53 AM

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak is warning that the country will not let up on its attacks on Gaza.

Published:Monday | January 5, 2009 | 8:46 AM

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.

Published:Monday | January 5, 2009 | 8:46 AM

Fighting raged into the night in the Gaza Strip, where Israeli ground forces and heavy armour have effectively cut the territory in two.

Published:Monday | January 5, 2009 | 8:45 AM

New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson has withdrawn as US President-elect Barack Obama\'s nominee for commerce secretary.

Published:Friday | January 2, 2009 | 2:42 PM

Up to 30 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in a town south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad.

Published:Friday | January 2, 2009 | 2:41 PM

Britain is being urged to take some Guantanamo Bay inmates so that the United States can close the Cuban detention camp.

Published:Friday | January 2, 2009 | 8:04 AM

Hamas officials say one of its senior leaders has been killed by an Israeli air strike on his home in the Gaza Strip.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 2008 | 12:31 PM

Israel has rejected international calls for a 48-hour truce in the Gaza Strip to allow humanitarian aid to come in.

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 2008 | 9:54 AM

A concerted diplomatic drive is under way to try to end to Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip and Palestinian militant rocket attacks.

Published:Tuesday | December 30, 2008 | 12:33 PM

Israeli jets have for a fourth day attacked targets linked to the militant Hamas movement, which controls the Gaza Strip.

Published:Tuesday | December 30, 2008 | 12:32 PM

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.

Published:Tuesday | December 30, 2008 | 8:40 AM

Israeli jets have attacked the Gaza Strip for a fourth day, with raids on a number of Hamas government buildings and security installations.

Published:Monday | December 29, 2008 | 11:35 AM

The Centre for Economic and Policy Research, is calling for international agencies to cancel Haiti’s debts.

Published:Monday | December 29, 2008 | 11:34 AM

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.

Published:Monday | December 29, 2008 | 11:33 AM

Two people have been killed and another 20 wounded in a suicide car bomb attack in northern Afghanistan.

Published:Monday | December 29, 2008 | 9:30 AM

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.

Published:Monday | December 29, 2008 | 9:28 AM

While the rest of the Caribbean seems to be struggling with its tourism sector, Cuba is reportedly gearing up for a strong winter season.

Published:Monday | December 29, 2008 | 9:28 AM

About 300 illegal migrants are feared to have drowned in the Bay of Bengal off the coast of India\'s Andaman and Nicobar islands.


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