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Published:Wednesday | February 9, 2011 | 10:52 AM

Authorities say a man charged with imprisoning his daughter and fathering seven children with her has died in a prison riot in northeastern Brazil.

Published:Wednesday | February 9, 2011 | 9:54 AM

The United States has called for the Egyptian government to immediately lift the country's emergency laws, which have been in place for 30 years.

Published:Wednesday | February 9, 2011 | 9:49 AM

South Korea says it has in principle accepted a North Korean offer to resume talks on humanitarian issues.

Published:Wednesday | February 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Tirana (AP):Albanian police say they have seized 1,000 kilograms (2,205 pounds) of marijuana, which was to be smuggled to neighbouring Greece.

Published:Wednesday | February 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Port-of-Spain (CMC):Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday described the late journalist Keith Smith as an exemplar of hard work, dedication and patriotism.Smith, who was the Editor-at-Large at the...

Published:Wednesday | February 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

(AP): A young leader of Egypt's anti-government protesters, newly released from detention, joined a massive crowd in Cairo's Tahrir Square for the first time yesterday and was greeted with cheers, whistling ...

Published:Tuesday | February 8, 2011 | 1:42 PM

The Egyptian government says it has set up two committees to manage a transition of power.

Published:Tuesday | February 8, 2011 | 1:40 PM

The Puerto Rico government is using a retail lottery scheme to try to force many small markets, food stalls and other micro businesses to collect sales tax.

Published:Tuesday | February 8, 2011 | 11:04 AM

CMC – Former president Jean Bertrand Aristide has received a new passport enabling him to end his exile in South Africa and return to the impoverished, French-speaking Caribbean country.

Published:Tuesday | February 8, 2011 | 12:00 AM

LONDON, United Kingdom (AP):The lawyer for Julian Assange argued yesterday that the embattled WikiLeaks founder will face a secret trial that violates international standards of fairness if sent to Sweden to face sexual...

Published:Tuesday | February 8, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Maiduguri, Nigeria (AP): Authorities say a bus has crashed into a car in northern Nigeria, killing more than 20 people.

Published:Tuesday | February 8, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Cairo, Egypt (AP):At least 297 people have been killed since Egypt's anti-government uprising began two weeks ago, United States-based Human Rights Watch told The Associated Press yesterday.The count is based on visits to seven...

Published:Tuesday | February 8, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON, United States (AP): The United States said yesterday it would recognise an independent Southern Sudan and review its designation of Sudan's government in Khartoum as a state sponsor of terrorism after that African nation accepted the south's vote...

Published:Monday | February 7, 2011 | 1:22 PM

Attempts to return Egypt to normality after two weeks of deadly anti-government protests have suffered a number of setbacks.

Published:Monday | February 7, 2011 | 1:20 PM

Puerto Rico's police commissioner, Colonel Hilton Corder, is being investigated after his young daughter told school officials that he was molesting her.

Published:Monday | February 7, 2011 | 9:20 AM

The Egyptian government and opposition groups have made concessions on key issues to change governance in the country.

Published:Monday | February 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (CMC):The first known cases of cholera in New York since the outbreak of the disease in Haiti last year have been confirmed by city officials.New York City health officials said a commercial laboratory notified them...

Published:Monday | February 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP): The owners of the Mets turned a blind eye to Bernard Madoff's massive fraud, reaping $300 million in false profits and using a large chunk to run the team, according to a lawsuit unsealed...

Published:Saturday | February 5, 2011 | 12:01 PM

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has held talks with ministers to try to revive an economy hit by a wave of anti-government protests.

Published:Friday | February 4, 2011 | 1:21 PM

The head of the United Nations Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano wants cancer to be established as a global health issue in developing countries.

Published:Friday | February 4, 2011 | 11:22 AM

US military officials say an Afghan inmate at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has collapsed and died after exercising.

Published:Friday | February 4, 2011 | 11:21 AM

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has said he would like to resign immediately but fears the country would descend into chaos if he does.

Published:Friday | February 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

CAIRO, Egypt (AP):Foreign journalists were beaten with sticks and fists by pro-government mobs yesterday, while dozens were detained by security forces.

Published:Friday | February 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Washington, United States (AP):Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has issued a sharp criticism of attacks on journalists, peaceful demonstrators, human-rights activists and diplomats in Egypt.Clinton said the...

Published:Thursday | February 3, 2011 | 4:54 PM

Journalists attempting to cover unprecedented unrest in Egypt have reported being beaten, arrested and harassed by security forces and police.


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