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Published:Wednesday | February 18, 2009 | 5:19 PM

A US federal appeal court has overturned a ruling that would have released 17 Guantanamo Bay detainees.

Published:Wednesday | February 18, 2009 | 5:18 PM

A judge in Zimbabwe has rejected an application to throw out charges against a senior member of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

Published:Wednesday | February 18, 2009 | 1:14 PM

The four week strike in Guadeloupe over the high cost of living has resulted in the death of at least one protester.

Published:Wednesday | February 18, 2009 | 1:14 PM

Zimbabwe\'s new finance minister Tendai Biti, said soldiers and civil servants will now be paid in US dollars to help revive the shattered economy.

Published:Wednesday | February 18, 2009 | 9:18 AM

United States President, Barack Obama, has authorised the deployment of up to 17,000 extra troops to Afghanistan, saying they are to meet urgent security needs.

Published:Tuesday | February 17, 2009 | 7:12 PM

The main airport in Guadeloupe has been forced to close following a night of looting and bonfires in the French overseas territory.

Published:Tuesday | February 17, 2009 | 7:12 PM

US President Barack Obama is today set to sign into law the 787 billion dollar economic stimulus package.

Published:Tuesday | February 17, 2009 | 1:38 PM

Just days after his party signed on to a power-sharing government in Zimbabwe, politician Roy Bennett has been charged with several offences.

Published:Monday | February 16, 2009 | 6:06 PM

Twelve people have been arrested in Guadeloupe in connection with an ongoing strike, which has entered its fourth week.

Published:Monday | February 16, 2009 | 6:06 PM

Eight people are now dead after two roadside bombs exploded in Baghdad.

Published:Monday | February 16, 2009 | 2:18 PM

Trade unions in Guadeloupe said they would not end an ongoing strike in the French territory over the rising cost of living.

Published:Friday | February 13, 2009 | 6:24 PM

Venezuelans are to go to the polls this weekend, in a referendum on whether to remove term limits on the number of times the country\'s president and local politicians can be re-elected.

Published:Friday | February 13, 2009 | 6:23 PM

French President Nicholas Sarkozy has ordered his government to review its policy towards overseas territories.

Published:Friday | February 13, 2009 | 1:24 PM

US financial regulators are reportedly investigating an investment company owned by Antigua-based Texan billionaire, Allen Stanford.

Published:Friday | February 13, 2009 | 1:23 PM

49 people are now dead following a passenger plane crash in Buffalo, New York.

Published:Friday | February 13, 2009 | 1:23 PM

Australian police have charged a man with arson in connection with the deadly fires in the state of Victoria last week.

Published:Friday | February 13, 2009 | 1:23 PM

Australian police have charged a man with arson in connection with the deadly fires in the state of Victoria last week.

Published:Friday | February 13, 2009 | 8:57 AM

Authorities in Cuba are reporting success in combating the illegal drugs trade.

Published:Friday | February 13, 2009 | 8:56 AM

The top US intelligence official, Dennis Blair, said that the global economic crisis is the main security concern facing America.

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2009 | 6:22 PM

Mexican troops have arrested seven suspected members of a drug cartel hit squad in connection with the torture and murder of a retired general in Cancun last week.

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2009 | 6:22 PM

The final results of Israel\'s general election have confirmed that neither of the two main parties can form a government on its own.

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2009 | 4:26 PM

The European Commission said it’s negotiating with leading banana suppliers in Latin America towards a deal that should gradually reduce Europe\'s import tariffs.

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2009 | 10:34 AM

The British High Commission has announced that as of March 3, Jamaicans travelling through the United Kingdom must have an in-transit visa.

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2009 | 10:33 AM

Zimbabwe\'s new Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, has vowed to stabilise the country\'s shattered economy and end political violence.

Published:Wednesday | February 11, 2009 | 6:02 PM

The Heads of eight US banks have sought to reassure a Congressional hearing that the government\'s banking bailout has been well spent.

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