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

The president of the Japanese car company Toyota, Akio Toyoda, has apologised to customers in China, the world\'s biggest auto market.

Published:Monday | March 1, 2010 | 9:15 AM

White House social secretary Desiree Rogers has announced her resignation, three months after a couple gate crashed the president\'s first state dinner.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 6:16 PM

South African education officials are investigating reports that a girls\' boarding school dormitory was closed because of lesbian relationships.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 6:16 PM

Australia’s Environment Minister has been demoted following a bungled home insulation programme.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 1:09 PM

A St Kitts born British woman on death row in the United States will today file a last-ditch appeal at the Supreme Court, in a bid to save her life.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 1:08 PM

Venezuela\'s President, Hugo Chavez, has threatened to pull his country out of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (ICHR), following the publication of a report critical of his government\'s human rights record.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 9:05 AM

Two men have pleaded not guilty in a New York court to taking part in an alleged plot to set off home-made bombs on the city\'s subway system.

Published:Friday | February 26, 2010 | 9:04 AM

A baby girl died following an alleged fight between doctors in a Brazilian hospital delivery room, prompting an investigation.

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 6:05 PM

The chief of Algeria\'s national police force, Ali Tounsi, has been shot dead in the capital, Algiers.

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 6:03 PM

Sharp differences have emerged during a live summit on healthcare being hosted by US President Barack Obama.

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 12:53 PM

Japanese automakers Nissan, Daihatsu and Suzuki have announced the recall of thousands of vehicles, mostly in their home market.

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 12:53 PM

US President Barack Obama is now facing top Republicans in a live TV summit on healthcare.

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2010 | 10:26 AM

The president of car manufacturer, Toyota has apologised to the US Congress and American Toyota owners for safety problems that led to deaths and worldwide recalls.

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 5:33 PM

The United Nations’ International Narcotics Control Board is reporting that drug trafficking has become a major security threat in Central America and the Caribbean.

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 1:04 PM

The president of Toyota is to face tough questioning from US politicians, over the firm\'s handling of safety problems, when he appears at a congressional meting today.

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 8:40 AM

Some travellors in France faced long delays as French air traffic controllers took strike action yesrerday, as labor unrest continued to roll across Europe.

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

VIENNA (AP):Iran has formally set out its terms for giving up most of its cache of enriched uranium in a confidential document and the conditions fall short of what has been demanded by the United States and other world...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mexico (AP): LEADERS OF 32 nations agreed yesterday to create a new regional bloc, including every country in the Americas, except Canada and the United States, a show of unity marred when the Venezuelan and Colombian presidents...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BRUSSELS (AP):LAWYERS URGED the European Union (EU) yesterday to review its 2007 fishing accord with Morocco, saying it may be illegal to allow European fishermen to work off disputed Western Sahara.The report by the EU...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 4:59 PM

Venezuelan cable television channel (RCTV) International, has agreed to comply with Venezuelan law after it was removed from the airwaves last month.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 1:39 PM

Latin American and Caribbean leaders meeting in Mexico are supporting Argentina, in its dispute with Britain over the Falkland Islands.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 1:39 PM

At least five people have been killed and dozens are missing after a huge landslide buried a village in West Java, Indonesia.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 9:18 AM

An Afghanistan-born Colorado airport bus driver has pleaded guilty to plotting to blow up New York\'s subway system.

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2010 | 9:18 AM

Flight crews at British Airline have voted to take strike action over working conditions.

Published:Monday | February 22, 2010 | 5:51 PM

US President Barack Obama has unveiled new plans to reform US healthcare and revive stalled legislation on the issue.

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