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Published:Monday | March 8, 2010 | 9:31 AM

Iraqis turned out in large numbers yesterday to cast their votes in key parliamentary elections despite violent attacks.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CONCEPCION, Chile (AP): Huge piles of wreckage and tons of rotting fish and other debris blanketing the ground are turning the coastal towns shattered by Chile's earthquake and tsunami into nests of infection, doctors warned.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP):A group of lawmakers is pushing to make Nebraska the first Unites States state to outlaw most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the argument that the fetus might feel pain during the procedure.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):Spain last week approved a sweeping new law that eases restrictions on abortion, declaring the practice a woman's right and doing away with the threat of imprisonment, in part of a drive toward liberal policies that has angered conservatives...

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP):Their home is a pile of rubble, their church in ruins and their honeymoon suite a tent shared with eight relatives.

Published:Sunday | March 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP):The Vatican's top bioethics official dismissed calls for his resignation following an uproar over his defense of doctors who aborted the twin fetuses of a nine-year-old child who was raped by her stepfather.

Published:Friday | March 5, 2010 | 5:21 PM

At least 12 people have been killed and 25 injured in what police say was a suicide bomb attack in the Hangu district of north-west Pakistan.

Published:Friday | March 5, 2010 | 1:45 PM

A review from the UK Meteorological Office says it is becoming clearer that human activities are causing climate change.

Published:Friday | March 5, 2010 | 1:44 PM

The police say the 41-year-old father and his 25-year-old wife were arrested in the city of Suweon, south of Seoul, earlier this week, five months after they reported the death of their baby.

Published:Friday | March 5, 2010 | 9:41 AM

Turkey has reacted angrily to a United States congressional panel\'s resolution describing as genocide, killings of Armenians in World War one.

Published:Thursday | March 4, 2010 | 5:44 PM

At least 14 people have been killed in Baghdad on the first day of voting in Iraq\'s parliamentary elections.

Published:Thursday | March 4, 2010 | 5:43 PM

A law allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry is now in effect in Mexico City.

Published:Thursday | March 4, 2010 | 1:18 PM

A campaign has been launched to accelerate worldwide action to stop women and girls from contracting HIV/AIDS.

Published:Thursday | March 4, 2010 | 1:17 PM

Some Puerto Ricans are insisting that the persistent wrangling over the island\'s political status is affecting solutions to its worsening social and economic challenges.

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 6:06 PM

An Indian naval plane crashed this morning at an air show in the city of Hyderabad killing both pilots.

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 6:05 PM

At least 31 people have been killed by suicide bombs in the central Iraqi city of Baquba.

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 1:07 PM

US officials are investigating how a child was apparently allowed to direct planes at New York\'s JFK airport.

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2010 | 1:07 PM

The Greek government has approved a new package of tax increases and spending cuts to save 4.8 billion euros in an effort to ease its budget crisis.

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 5:34 PM

Former UK Conservative parliamentarian Winston Churchill, grandson of the wartime Tory prime minister, has died at age 69.

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 5:33 PM

The curfew which was imposed in Chile\'s second city, Concepcion, following Saturday’s devastating earthquake has ended.

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 1:06 PM

General Motors (GM) is recalling 1.3 million small cars in North America because of a power steering problem that has been linked to 14 crashes.

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2010 | 1:06 PM

The US State Department is reporting that drug traffickers are adapting to law enforcement pressures in Mexico by shifting their illicit operations to Central America and the Caribbean.

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 5:33 PM

Seventeen Nigerian police personnel have been arrested over the alleged extra-judicial killing of members of the Boko Haram religious sect last year.

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 5:31 PM

White House officials say President Barack Obama is planning dramatic reductions in the country\'s nuclear arsenal.

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 1:34 PM

The military in Chile is attempting to restore order in the country\'s second city, Concepcion, amid looting after Saturday\'s 8.8 magnitude earthquake.


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