Preliminary charges have been filed against Jerome Kerviel, the trader blamed for huge losses at French bank Societe Generale.
The police are reportedly struggling to restore order in Kenya, amid a recent wave of violence linked to the disputed elections.
More than 250 students and several of their teachers are being held hostage in a school in Bannu Town, Pakistan.
At least seven people were killed in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, as protestors clashed with members of the security forces.
British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown is denying claims that he considered firing Cabinet Minister, Peter Hain over a donations issue.
At least six people have been killed in a car bombing in the eastern suburb of the Lebanese capital Beirut.
Italian Prime Minister, Romano Prodi, resigned after being defeated in a vote of no confidence in the upper house of parliament.
Work and Pensions Secretary for the United Kingdom, Peter Hain has resigned from Cabinet.
More than 18,500 police officers marched in central London in a protest over salary, today.
US and European stocks have fallen following fears that key global economies will enter recession.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said achieving Millennium Development Goal (MDG) four will require accelerated action in reaching several other millennium development targets.
The Iraqi parliament has voted to change the country’s flag.
Israel has agreed to allow one shipment of diesel fuel and medications into Gaza for one day.
At least 30 people were killed in some of the worst cases of post-election violence in Kenya, last weekend.
Pakistani police arrested a teenage boy who has confessed to being involved in the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.
United Kingdom investigators have launched a probe into the crash landing of a British Airways plane at London’s Heathrow airport yesterday.
Ten persons were killed at a Shia mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
Opposition activists in Kenya are set to begin three days of banned mass rallies across the country against the disputed presidential election result.
At least 16 Palestinians, including 13 militants have been killed in an Israeli raid in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.
A diplomatic row between Russia and the United Kingdom has intensified after Britain reopened two regional cultural offices in Russia.
Peace talks between Israel and Palestine are expected to begin today.
Pakistan\'s electoral commission is to meet to decide whether to put off the elections planned for next month.
Kenya’s main opposition leader, Raila Odinga has called three days of nationwide rallies next week to protest the December 27 elections.
Authorities in the US state of Alabama are searching for the bodies of four children who were reportedly thrown over a bridge by their father.
United States President, George Bush, arrived in Israel in a landmark visit to the region.