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Published:Monday | January 28, 2008 | 8:58 PM

Preliminary charges have been filed against Jerome Kerviel, the trader blamed for huge losses at French bank Societe Generale.

Published:Monday | January 28, 2008 | 8:57 PM

The police are reportedly struggling to restore order in Kenya, amid a recent wave of violence linked to the disputed elections.

Published:Monday | January 28, 2008 | 2:48 PM

More than 250 students and several of their teachers are being held hostage in a school in Bannu Town, Pakistan.

Published:Monday | January 28, 2008 | 11:37 AM

At least seven people were killed in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, as protestors clashed with members of the security forces.

Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 2:17 PM

British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown is denying claims that he considered firing Cabinet Minister, Peter Hain over a donations issue.

Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 2:15 PM

At least six people have been killed in a car bombing in the eastern suburb of the Lebanese capital Beirut.

Published:Friday | January 25, 2008 | 9:47 AM

Italian Prime Minister, Romano Prodi, resigned after being defeated in a vote of no confidence in the upper house of parliament.

Published:Thursday | January 24, 2008 | 2:26 PM

Work and Pensions Secretary for the United Kingdom, Peter Hain has resigned from Cabinet.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 9:10 PM

More than 18,500 police officers marched in central London in a protest over salary, today.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 2:03 PM

US and European stocks have fallen following fears that key global economies will enter recession.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 11:04 AM

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.

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2008 | 11:02 AM

The Iraqi parliament has voted to change the country’s flag.

Published:Tuesday | January 22, 2008 | 10:56 AM

Israel has agreed to allow one shipment of diesel fuel and medications into Gaza for one day.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 2:13 PM

At least 30 people were killed in some of the worst cases of post-election violence in Kenya, last weekend.

Published:Monday | January 21, 2008 | 8:19 AM

Pakistani police arrested a teenage boy who has confessed to being involved in the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.

Published:Friday | January 18, 2008 | 2:55 PM

United Kingdom investigators have launched a probe into the crash landing of a British Airways plane at London’s Heathrow airport yesterday.

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2008 | 4:22 PM

Ten persons were killed at a Shia mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.

Published:Wednesday | January 16, 2008 | 10:17 AM

Opposition activists in Kenya are set to begin three days of banned mass rallies across the country against the disputed presidential election result.

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2008 | 2:16 PM

At least 16 Palestinians, including 13 militants have been killed in an Israeli raid in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2008 | 9:03 AM

A diplomatic row between Russia and the United Kingdom has intensified after Britain reopened two regional cultural offices in Russia.

Published:Monday | January 14, 2008 | 10:31 AM

Peace talks between Israel and Palestine are expected to begin today.

Published:Monday | January 14, 2008 | 8:59 AM

Pakistan\'s electoral commission is to meet to decide whether to put off the elections planned for next month.

Published:Friday | January 11, 2008 | 2:14 PM

Kenya’s main opposition leader, Raila Odinga has called three days of nationwide rallies next week to protest the December 27 elections.

Published:Thursday | January 10, 2008 | 10:43 AM

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.

Published:Wednesday | January 9, 2008 | 3:06 PM

United States President, George Bush, arrived in Israel in a landmark visit to the region.


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