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Published:Friday | March 14, 2008 | 1:47 PM

Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after they tried to run down two armed police officers in south London.

Published:Friday | March 14, 2008 | 1:45 PM

EU leaders have agreed to end talks on an ambitious plan to fight climate change by the end of 2008.

Published:Friday | March 14, 2008 | 9:47 AM

The Supreme Court in Brazil authorised the extradition of one of Colombia’s most powerful drug cartel leaders to the United States.

Published:Thursday | March 13, 2008 | 4:35 PM

A Chaldean Catholic archbishop who was kidnapped in Iraq last month has been found dead.

Published:Thursday | March 13, 2008 | 4:35 PM

The prostitute at the centre of New York Governor, Eliot Spitzer\'s sex scandal has been named.

Published:Thursday | March 13, 2008 | 10:16 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the United States has tightened air quality standards to help improve public health.

Published:Wednesday | March 12, 2008 | 10:21 AM

Barack Obama has beaten rival Hillary Clinton to win the Democratic primary election in the state of Mississippi.

Published:Tuesday | March 11, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Barack Obama has dismissed the idea of becoming Hillary Clinton\'s running mate in the US presidential election.

Published:Monday | March 10, 2008 | 3:13 PM

A man has been sentenced to jail for a month for allegedly breaching the Zimbabwe\'s electoral laws, when he destroyed a poster.

Published:Monday | March 10, 2008 | 3:11 PM

At least 18 people have been killed and 47 injured after a passenger train crashed into a bus in the town of Dolores in eastern Argentina.

Published:Monday | March 10, 2008 | 12:47 PM

Zimbabwe\'s President Robert Mugabe has approved legislation giving local owners the right to take a majority share of foreign companies.

Published:Friday | March 7, 2008 | 1:57 PM

Zimbabwe has banned observers from Western countries from monitoring its elections scheduled for later this month.

Published:Friday | March 7, 2008 | 1:56 PM

The Surinamese army said measures are being implemented to prevent a possible flood of illegal Brazilian gold miners from neighbouring French Guiana.

Published:Friday | March 7, 2008 | 12:12 PM

Nicaragua President, Daniel Ortega said he is breaking off diplomatic relations with Columbia.

Published:Thursday | March 6, 2008 | 5:17 PM

An explosive device caused minor damage to a military recruitment centre in New York City\'s Times Square.

Published:Thursday | March 6, 2008 | 10:52 AM

The state opening of Kenya\'s parliament is due to take place in Nairobi today.

Published:Wednesday | March 5, 2008 | 1:52 PM

Ecuador urged the Organisation of American States (OAS) to condemn Colombia for violating its territory.

Published:Wednesday | March 5, 2008 | 10:52 AM

Senator Hillary Clinton last night claimed victory in Ohio and Rhode Island primaries.

Published:Tuesday | March 4, 2008 | 3:49 PM

The races for both the Democratic and Republican US presidential nominations could be settled today as four states vote in a major round of primary elections.

Published:Tuesday | March 4, 2008 | 9:39 AM

The Pakistani government has released a man who had spent 35 years in prison on death row.

Published:Monday | March 3, 2008 | 2:43 PM

The police in Kenya said at least 12 persons were killed in land clashes in the west of the country last weekend.

Published:Monday | March 3, 2008 | 2:42 PM

Four French police officers have been injured after gunmen reportedly opened fire on them in the southern Paris suburb on Grigny yesterday.

Published:Monday | March 3, 2008 | 10:48 AM

An election court will convene today as a defeated candidate of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) seeks a recount of the ballots cast in the constituency he contested in the January 15 general election.

Published:Friday | February 29, 2008 | 4:12 PM

Israeli forces have kept up attacks on the Gaza Strip, where they have killed at least 32 Palestinians, militants and civilians, since Wednesday morning.

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2008 | 5:44 PM

The police in Sweden and Norway have each arrested three persons for terrorist related activities.


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