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Published:Tuesday | July 1, 2008 | 3:05 PM

Iraq has begun the process of opening up its oil industry to foreign investment in an effort to boost output of the country\'s key income earner.

Published:Tuesday | July 1, 2008 | 3:04 PM

A United States diplomat said the quantity of drugs being transported through Venezuela has increased significantly in the last few years.

Published:Monday | June 30, 2008 | 4:06 PM

Firefighters in Northern California are still struggling to contain more than 1,000 wildfires that have been burning for more than a week.

Published:Monday | June 30, 2008 | 2:44 PM

Prime Minister of Kenya, Raila Odinga urged the African Union to suspend Robert Mugabe from the alliance until he allows free and fair elections in Zimbabwe.

Published:Monday | June 30, 2008 | 2:43 PM

Firefighters in Northern California are still struggling to contain more than 1,000 wildfires that have been burning for more than a week.

Published:Monday | June 30, 2008 | 11:07 AM

A military shooting demonstration in South East France has left 16 people wounded, after real bullets were used instead of blanks.

Published:Friday | June 27, 2008 | 3:38 PM

An 11 year old Romanian girl who is 21 weeks pregnant after being raped by an uncle will be able to have an abortion, even though its forbidden by law.

Published:Friday | June 27, 2008 | 12:30 PM

The people of Zimbabwe are going to the polls in the second round of a presidential election in which Robert Mugabe is the only candidate.

Published:Thursday | June 26, 2008 | 4:43 PM

70 people have been confirmed dead and more than 700 remain missing more than four days after a ferry capsized in a typhoon off the coast of the Philippines.

Published:Wednesday | June 25, 2008 | 8:57 AM

The International Cricket Council (ICC) will discuss whether to ban Zimbabwe from international cricket at a meeting in Dubai on July 2.

Published:Monday | June 23, 2008 | 3:54 PM

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has condemned a decision by the European Union (EU) to lift diplomatic sanctions against Cuba but impose tough human rights conditions.

Published:Monday | June 23, 2008 | 3:53 PM

The European Union has agreed to new financial sanctions aimed at pressuring Iran to halt uranium enrichment.

Published:Monday | June 23, 2008 | 3:51 PM

Zimbabwe’s opposition presidential candidate, Morgan Tsvangirai is seekiing refuge at the Dutch embassy in Harare just days after withdrawing from run-off against incumbent Robert Mugabe.

Published:Monday | June 23, 2008 | 3:48 PM

Retired Jamaican and FIFA football referee Winston ‘Dirks’ Campbell is dead.

Published:Friday | June 20, 2008 | 3:34 PM

Zimbabwe\'s opposition Movement for Democratic Change says it will announce on Monday whether the party will withdraw from the June 27 presidential run-off.

Published:Friday | June 20, 2008 | 3:33 PM

The European Union has lifted sanctions imposed on Cuba in 2003 in protest against the Cuban government\'s imprisonment of more than 70 dissidents.

Published:Friday | June 20, 2008 | 10:25 AM

The UN Security Council has voted unanimously in favour of a resolution classifying rape as a weapon of war.

Published:Thursday | June 19, 2008 | 1:15 PM

The bodies of four supporters of Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) have reportedly been found near the Zimbabwean capital.

Published:Thursday | June 19, 2008 | 1:14 PM

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has ordered members of the National Guard Troops to ride on city buses in the capital, Caracas, in a bid to prevent armed robberies and the frequent killing of bus drivers.

Published:Thursday | June 19, 2008 | 7:27 AM

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said the violence in Zimbabwe could undermine the outcome of the presidential run off election.

Published:Wednesday | June 18, 2008 | 1:03 PM

The European Parliament has approved new rules which could see illegal immigrants detained for up to 18 months or banned for five years from re-entering the European Union.

Published:Wednesday | June 18, 2008 | 12:38 PM

The death toll from the southern China flooding has risen to more than 100.

Published:Tuesday | June 17, 2008 | 11:03 AM

The price of crude oil yesterday hit a new high of close to $140 a barrel in New York trade despite Saudi Arabia agreeing to increase output in July.

Published:Monday | June 16, 2008 | 1:56 PM

Motor company Honda has begun the first commercial production of a zero-emission, hydrogen fuel-cell powered vehicle.

Published:Monday | June 16, 2008 | 1:47 PM

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown and US President George W. Bush have warned Iran to accept their offers of partnership or face tough sanctions and international isolation.

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