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Published:Monday | February 1, 2010 | 6:22 PM

Gunmen have killed at least 14 people at a high school student party in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez.

Published:Monday | February 1, 2010 | 1:02 PM

The US White House has given the go ahead for the resumption of medical evacuation flights from Haiti to the US.

Published:Monday | February 1, 2010 | 9:30 AM

The United States is today expected to resume emergency evacuation flights for critically injured Haitian quake victims.

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP):A Bahamas court has rejected a United States bid to extradite a Czech-born financier on charges of plotting to bribe officials in the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan in the late 1990s to get favourable treatment in oil...

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 6:02 PM

Six South African airlines are being investigated for allegedly colluding to hike fares for local flights during World Cup football in June.

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 6:02 PM

Carmaker Toyota has recalled up to one point 8 million cars across Europe, including about 200,000 in the UK, following an accelerator problem.

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 1:27 PM

A US man accused of murdering abortion Doctor, George Tiller has said he did it to save the lives of unborn children.

Published:Friday | January 29, 2010 | 1:26 PM

The US administration is considering moving the trial of the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks out of New York City.

Published:Thursday | January 28, 2010 | 5:55 PM

Venezuela has received a formal protest from Colombia after one of its military helicopters crossed the border near a military base.

Published:Thursday | January 28, 2010 | 12:33 PM

A judge in the United States has approved the sale of real estate owned by corporations controlled by alleged swindler Allen Stanford.

Published:Thursday | January 28, 2010 | 9:02 AM

Porfirio Lobo Sosa has been sworn in as President of Honduras, bringing an end to the de facto government that ruled the country following a June coup.

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 5:35 PM

Rescuers are now searching for four people in icy Norwegian waters after the helicopter they were flying in crashed.

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 5:34 PM

Honduras is set to swear in newly-elected president, Porfirio Lobo, after months of crisis over the fate of his ousted predecessor, Manuel Zelaya.

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:40 PM

The Vice-President of Venezuela, Ramon Carrizalez, has resigned from the government.

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Kenya (AP):The United States has suspended a five-year plan to fund Kenya's education programmes following allegations that more than $1 million in funds went missing at the Education Ministry, its ambassador said...

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Paris, France (AP): Mass transport, hospitals, post offices, these and all public services in France would be off-limits to Muslim women wearing face-covering veils if a parliamentary panel's recommendations becomes law.The panel's number two predicts...

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

GUATEMALA (AP):Police captured fugitive former President Alfonso Portillo in northern Guatemala yesterday, a day after United States prosecutors indicted him on charges of laundering money stolen from foreign donations meant to buy children's...

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

UNITED STATES (AP): President Barack Obama will use the State of the Union address to reveal a new plan for responding to bioterrorism threats and attacks, the White House said yesterday, hours after the release of a report that criticised...

Published:Wednesday | January 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BAGHDAD (AP):A suicide car bomber struck a police crime lab in central Baghdad yesterday Tuesday, killing at least 21 people and injuring dozens a day after suicide attacks hit several hotels favoured by Western journalists...

Published:Tuesday | January 26, 2010 | 5:09 PM

The US has suspended $7 million in funding for free primary schools in Kenya until fraud allegations are investigated.

Published:Tuesday | January 26, 2010 | 1:13 PM

Lebanese officials are reporting that the Ethiopian jet that crashed into the sea off Beirut yesterday did not fly in the direction suggested by the control tower.

Published:Tuesday | January 26, 2010 | 1:13 PM

There have been clashes in Venezuela between police and students who are against the government’s move to reprimand a television channel that was critical of President Hugo Chavez.

Published:Tuesday | January 26, 2010 | 9:47 AM

Former Guatemalan President, Alfonso Portillo is facing money-laundering charges in the United States.

Published:Tuesday | January 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):President Barack Obama yesterday offered help for Ameri-cans struggling to pay bills and care for their families, appealing to a middle class he says has been "under assault for a long time".Obama is seeking to offer some attractive...

Published:Tuesday | January 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MONTREAL (AP):Aid groups will work off of an existing plan for Haiti's development to help the country recover from a devastating earthquake, United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton disclosed...


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