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Published:Friday | December 18, 2009 | 1:44 PM

After more than 30 years in prison, a Florida man was set free yesterday after a DNA test showed he did not kidnap and rape a 9-year-old boy in 1974.

Published:Friday | December 18, 2009 | 1:43 PM

Investigators probing the June crash of an Air France flight in the Atlantic Ocean still do not know what brought the plane down.

Published:Thursday | December 17, 2009 | 6:08 PM

US diplomats have issued complaints that Pakistan is delaying the extension of visas of more than 100 US officials.

Published:Thursday | December 17, 2009 | 1:24 PM

A high court has issued a ruling declaring the planned strike by British Airways cabin crew illegal.

Published:Thursday | December 17, 2009 | 1:23 PM

The Danish presidency of the climate summit in Copenhagen said a deal may have to wait until 2010.

Published:Thursday | December 17, 2009 | 9:33 AM

The Canadian Supreme Court will today for the first time hear a matter on the plight of migrant workers in that country.

Published:Thursday | December 17, 2009 | 9:32 AM

Talks to avert strike action by British Airways cabin crew are due to resume later after ending without agreement yesterday.

Published:Wednesday | December 16, 2009 | 1:13 PM

The police were this morning called in to control hundreds of protesters who tried to break through a perimeter fence at the UN climate summit venue in Copenhagen.

Published:Wednesday | December 16, 2009 | 1:12 PM

The Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Board, Ben Bernanke has been named Time Magazine\'s Person of the Year.

Published:Wednesday | December 16, 2009 | 9:21 AM

One of the five manufacturers supplying Influenza H1N1 vaccine to the United States is recalling hundreds of thousands of flu shots because they are not as potent as they should be.

Published:Tuesday | December 15, 2009 | 8:18 PM

Renowned US television evangelist Oral Roberts has died in California at the age of 91.

Published:Tuesday | December 15, 2009 | 6:42 PM

At least 20 people have been killed in a bomb attack in a market in central Pakistan.

Published:Tuesday | December 15, 2009 | 6:40 PM

US President Barack Obama has ordered the federal government to buy a prison in Illinois to house a number of inmates from Guantanamo Bay.

Published:Tuesday | December 15, 2009 | 1:19 PM

The United Nations is reporting that negotiations at the Copenhagen climate summit are progressing too slowly after developing countries won concessions.

Published:Tuesday | December 15, 2009 | 9:19 AM

US President Barack Obama has told some of the country’s top bankers to increase loans to small and medium-size businesses.

Published:Monday | December 14, 2009 | 6:41 PM

A court in Pakistan has ruled that five Americans detained for suspected militant links cannot be deported while judges review their case.

Published:Monday | December 14, 2009 | 6:39 PM

A United Nations environmental economist is warning that more that 250 million people risk losing their livelihoods because of dying tropical coral reefs.

Published:Monday | December 14, 2009 | 1:56 PM

A court in Pakistan has ruled that five Americans detained for suspected militant links cannot be deported, while judges review their case.

Published:Monday | December 14, 2009 | 9:51 AM

Dozens of criminals are on the run following a jail break in the Philippines.

Published:Friday | December 11, 2009 | 6:02 PM

French investigators are now probing problems encountered by an Air France jet last month in nearly the same spot over the Atlantic where another jet mysteriously crashed in June.

Published:Friday | December 11, 2009 | 6:01 PM

Lawyers representing US golfer Tiger Woods have obtained an order stopping UK media from reporting on certain information related to the sportsman.

Published:Friday | December 11, 2009 | 1:00 PM

European Union leaders have agreed to pay 7.2 billion euros over the next three years to help developing nations adapt to climate change.

Published:Friday | December 11, 2009 | 9:41 AM

Recent rainfall has brought new plant growth to parts of Kenya that have not seen rain for years, but aid workers say this has done little to undo the damage caused by years of drought.

Published:Thursday | December 10, 2009 | 1:21 PM

United States President Barack Obama has said the US must uphold moral standards when waging wars that are necessary and justified.

Published:Thursday | December 10, 2009 | 1:21 PM

Blizzards in the Midwest of the US have brought record snowfalls, burying cars, closing schools and causing power cuts.


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