Chinese rescue teams have reached the epicentre of Monday\'s devastating earthquake, Wenchuan county, where an estimated 60,000 people remain missing.
At least 11 people have been killed and 20 injured in clashes between United States troops and soldiers in Baghdad\'s Sadr City.
The death toll following yesterday’s powerful earthquake in China has reached at least 10,000 with many more people still trapped.
Zimbabwe\'s Electoral Commission said the second round of the country\'s presidential election might be delayed.
The Pakistan Muslim League Party has announced that it is pulling out of the government, just three months after landmark general elections.
Three top Mexican police officials have been shot dead in as many days while the country\'s fight against drug-trafficking continues.
A senior Mexican police official has been gunned down in the capital, Mexico City.
The United Nations said the World Food Program will be suspending cyclone aid to Myanmar formerly Burma, because its government seized supplies flown into that country.
The price of a barrel of crude oil has reached another record high in both Britain and the United States.
A Colombian army colonel and 14 other soldiers have received prison sentences of up to 54 years for the killing of 10 undercover police officers in 2006.
29 people, most of them students, have been arrested in a drugs raid at a university in California.
The United Kingdom Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith, said cannabis is to be reclassified as a class B drug.
Senator Hillary Clinton has claimed victory over Barack Obama in Indiana\'s presidential primary, based on a narrow lead with most votes counted up to late last night.
A prominent police chief in the United Kingdom has retired following allegations of corruption.
The price of a barrel of oil rose above US$120.00 for the first time yesterday.
There has reportedly been a dramatic increase in the number of employers being prosecuted for hiring illegal immigrants in the United Kingdom.
Nearly 4,000 persons are now dead after a cyclone hit the southeast country of Burma over the weekend.
The Burmese state media said a referendum on a new constitution would go ahead on May 10 despite Tropical Cyclone Nargis, which killed 350 people.
Police investigators in Israel have reportedly been questioning the Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said it has been a disappointing election for the Labour party, in the wake of its loss in the recent council votes.
The President of the United States George W Bush has offered $770 million in international food aid to help ease the effects of rising food prices.
Zimbabwe\'s electoral commission has told an all-party meeting that Morgan Tsvangirai won almost 48 percent in March\'s presidential election.
At least 30 people have been killed in a double suicide bomb attack in the Iraqi province of Diyala.
Police in Kashmir, India said at least a dozen labourers are feared dead following a huge landslide.
The leaders of Pakistan\'s ruling coalition have begun urgent talks on meeting their pledge to restore judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf.