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Published:Thursday | December 11, 2008 | 12:46 PM

The World Bank said Latin America should not prioritise tackling climate change, amid the global financial crisis that\'s restricting government resources.

Published:Thursday | December 11, 2008 | 9:31 AM

Australian police have charged 19 men with being part of a global child pornography network involving people in 70 countries.

Published:Wednesday | December 10, 2008 | 1:10 PM

The United Nations General Assembly will today consider a declaration urging the decriminalisation of homosexuality worldwide.

Published:Wednesday | December 10, 2008 | 1:07 PM

The US House of Representatives could vote on a 15 billion dollar bail-out of the US car industry today.

Published:Wednesday | December 10, 2008 | 10:13 AM

Former Opposition Leader Wayne Furbert has quit the United Bermuda Party (UBP) and will sit as an independent in the House of Assembly.

Published:Wednesday | December 10, 2008 | 10:12 AM

For the first time in its history, the United Nations General Assembly will today consider a declaration urging the decriminalisation of homosexuality worldwide.

Published:Wednesday | December 10, 2008 | 10:12 AM

The authorities in India have released the names and aliases of the nine suspected militants killed during last month\'s attacks in the city of Mumbai.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 1:06 PM

The White House has given a relaxed initial reaction to a plan by Democrats in Congress for a $15 billion bailout of three big US car firms.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 12:58 PM

Pakistani authorities have arrested leading militants following the Mumbai attacks but say they will not hand them over to India.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 12:57 PM

United States immigration officials have resumed deportations to Haiti.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 12:56 PM

The White House has given a relaxed initial reaction to a plan by Democrats in Congress for a $15 billion bailout of three big US car firms.

Published:Tuesday | December 9, 2008 | 8:26 AM

The leader of Canada\'s main opposition Liberal Party, Stephane Dion, has announced he will be resigning.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 7:01 PM

Fresh clashes have broken out between police and protesters across Greece for a third day, after the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old by police on Saturday.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 7:00 PM

The World Bank has launched a fund to help developing countries to further the fight against corruption.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 12:47 PM

Opposition parties in Venezuela have issued a formal rejection of the plan by President Hugo Chavez to seek to stay in office as long as he keeps winning elections.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 12:46 PM

Pakistani security forces said they have captured 4 men who were linked to the recent attacks in Mumbai, India.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2008 | 10:05 AM

Thousands of protesters have attacked banks and shops in Athens and Greece\'s northern city of Thessaloniki, angered by the police\'s killing of a teenager.

Published:Friday | December 5, 2008 | 6:52 PM

Employers in the United States are said to have fired 533,000 people last month.

Published:Friday | December 5, 2008 | 6:51 PM

Former United States football star OJ Simpson has been jailed for 15 years for the kidnap and armed robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel.

Published:Friday | December 5, 2008 | 1:58 PM

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Zimbabwe\'s President Robert Mugabe must resign or be sent to The Hague for the gross violations he has committed.

Published:Friday | December 5, 2008 | 1:58 PM

The bodies of 13 people have been found on a dirt road in Mexico\'s Sinaloa state, which is home to one of the country\'s most violent drug cartels.

Published:Friday | December 5, 2008 | 8:01 AM

Oil prices have fallen to almost four-year lows after more bad economic data in the US, including unemployment benefit rises and big job cuts.

Published:Thursday | December 4, 2008 | 12:15 PM

The prime minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, said he will use every legal means to block plans by the opposition to overthrow his minority government.

Published:Wednesday | December 3, 2008 | 9:02 AM

The estranged brother-in-law of actress Jennifer Hudson has been charged with killing three of her relatives.

Published:Tuesday | December 2, 2008 | 5:57 PM

Thai anti-government protesters have agreed to end their takeover of Bangkok\'s airports.

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