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Published:Monday | August 24, 2009 | 12:42 PM

Scottish justice secretary, Kenny MacAskill, has defended his decision to free the Lockerbie bomber at a special meeting of the Scottish Parliament.

Published:Monday | August 24, 2009 | 10:11 AM

A leading black community figure has warned that the police DNA database is one of the biggest crises facing race relations in the United Kingdom, according to a report by Maxine Myers on

Published:Monday | August 24, 2009 | 10:09 AM

Nurses in Ontario experience racism on the job from patients, doctors, nurse managers, and most often from other nurses, research by a York University professor has found, according to a report on

Published:Monday | August 24, 2009 | 9:47 AM

Traffic along Highway 101 in California, in the United States, was halted yesterday after a single engine airplane landed on the roadway.

Published:Monday | August 24, 2009 | 9:47 AM

Several thousand residents of Athens\' northern suburbs have evacuated their homes as wildfires continue to blaze around the Greek capital.

Published:Friday | August 21, 2009 | 1:30 PM

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is in court challenging bills run up by the receiver appointed to settle the assets of former billionaire Allen Stanford.

Published:Friday | August 21, 2009 | 9:37 AM

Mexico\'s economy reportedly shrank by 10.3 per cent between April and June as the global downturn hit demand for exports, and the H1N1 epidemic drove tourist numbers down.

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2009 | 1:54 PM

The Libyan man convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing in which 270 people died is to be freed on compassionate grounds.

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2009 | 1:52 PM

Women have been included in the Iranian Cabinet for the first time since the 1979 revolution.

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2009 | 9:27 AM

The former manager of a nightclub in Argentina\'s capital, Buenos Aires, has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for a fire which killed 194 people in 2004.

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2009 | 1:47 PM

North Korea said today it would send a delegation to the funeral of the former South Korean president Kim Dae-jung, according to a lawmaker quoted by the Yonhap news agency in Seoul.

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2009 | 1:46 PM

US Catholic bishops think US President Barack Obama needs to move more quickly to patch up long bitter relations with Cuba and they hope to speed things up with a visit to the communist island this week, according to a report by Esteban Israel on www.cari

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2009 | 12:59 PM

Afghanistan has called for domestic and foreign media not to cover any violence on the day of the presidential election in case the reports scare away voters.

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2009 | 9:19 AM

The interim government of Honduras has ordered all Argentine diplomats to leave the country within three days.

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2009 | 6:31 PM

Pop icon Michael Jackson will finally be buried more than two months after his death.

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2009 | 6:30 PM

A suicide car bomber has killed 10 people in an attack on Western troops in the Afghan capital, days before a presidential election.

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2009 | 4:28 PM

US prosecutors have charged a man with stealing data relating to 130 million credit and debit cards, according to a report on

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2009 | 4:27 PM

A FAR-right group has reportedly launched a vicious campaign of intimidation and violence against political opponents, including a series of death threats, according to a report on

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2009 | 3:52 PM

Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, who pioneered his country\'s Sunshine Policy of engagement with North Korea, has died.

Published:Tuesday | August 18, 2009 | 9:56 AM

Former Zambian President Frederick Chiluba has been cleared of corruption charges after a long-running trial.

Published:Monday | August 17, 2009 | 6:05 PM

US President Barack Obama\'s administration has hinted that its healthcare reforms may be diluted, amid pressure from opponents.

Published:Monday | August 17, 2009 | 12:43 PM

US President Barack Obama\'s administration has hinted that its healthcare reforms may be diluted, amid pressure from opponents.

Published:Monday | August 17, 2009 | 11:12 AM

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake has hit off the shores of Japan.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 6:13 PM

Argentina has ordered the expulsion of the Honduran ambassador because of her public support for a coup which ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya.

Published:Friday | August 14, 2009 | 4:23 PM

Britons, including Prime Minister Gordon Brown, have leapt to the defense of their creaking healthcare service after President Barack Obama\'s plans for a similar system in the United States were branded \"evil\" by Republicans, according to a report on w


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