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Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 9:40 AM

Authorities in the US State of Dallas, Texas say the death of the mayor and her daughter might have been a murder suicide.

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Philippines (AP): The first typhoon to lash the Philippines this year flooded parts of the capital, toppled power lines and killed at least 26 people yesterday, many of them trying to scramble...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

UNITED STATES,Washington (AP) :Retail sales fell in June for the second straight month, more evidence that the United States economic recovery will slow in the second half of the year.

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BRUSSELS (AP):British Airways and Iberia yesterday won the European Union's regulatory approval to merge and to team up with American Airlines to share more of their lucrative transatlantic routes....

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2010 | 6:04 PM

Five more American soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan, placing the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)’s death toll at 12, in the last twenty-four hours.

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2010 | 12:43 PM

Venezuela has extradited alleged Colombian drug baron, Carlos Alberto Renteria, to the US after his arrest in the Venezuelan capital last week.

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2010 | 12:41 PM

A small mushroom, barely known by scientists has been cited as the reason for some 400 sudden deaths in China.

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2010 | 9:54 AM

At least 17 people have been killed and 44 others missing following rain-triggered landslides in southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces.

Published:Tuesday | July 13, 2010 | 5:40 PM

Anna Chapman, one of the Russian spies deported from the United States, has been deprived of her British citizenship.

Published:Tuesday | July 13, 2010 | 5:39 PM

Seven Cuban dissidents have spoken on arriving in Spain after their release from prison in Cuba.

Published:Tuesday | July 13, 2010 | 2:37 PM

France's lower house of parliament has overwhelmingly approved a bill that will ban wearing the Islamic full veil in public.

Published:Tuesday | July 13, 2010 | 2:35 PM

A 37-year-old gunman has killed two people before killing himself at an office building in Albuquerque, in the US state of New Mexico.

Published:Tuesday | July 13, 2010 | 9:11 AM

British Petroleum (BP) has successfully installed a new sealing cap on the leaking oil well in Gulf of Mexico.

Published:Monday | July 12, 2010 | 5:58 PM

The first of a group of dissidents freed by the Cuban government are expected in Madrid, Spain on two scheduled flights tomorrow.

Published:Monday | July 12, 2010 | 5:50 PM

Social networking site, Facebook, has announced that it will allow a panic button.

Published:Monday | July 12, 2010 | 12:18 PM

Engineers in the United States are reporting that they’ve made significant progress towards putting a new cap on the leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.

Published:Monday | July 12, 2010 | 12:16 PM

The first of a group of dissidents freed by the Cuban government are expected in Madrid, Spain on two scheduled flights tomorrow.

Published:Monday | July 12, 2010 | 9:19 AM

Liberia's deputy parliamentary speaker Togba Mulbah has been freed after briefly being held under house arrest for allegedly ordering the beating of a policeman.

Published:Friday | July 9, 2010 | 6:29 PM

The South Africa Government has condemned a painting depicting the body of Nelson Mandela undergoing an autopsy.

Published:Friday | July 9, 2010 | 12:13 PM

Fifty people have been killed and hundreds injured in a suicide bombing in the Pakistani tribal village of Yakaghund.

Published:Friday | July 9, 2010 | 12:04 PM

Google has been allowed to renew its contract with China after an extended stand-off.

Published:Thursday | July 8, 2010 | 11:12 AM

A French court has convicted Panama's former military ruler, Manuel Noriega, on charges of laundering drug money, and has sentenced him to seven years in jail.

Published:Thursday | July 8, 2010 | 11:11 AM

The Cuban government has agreed to release 52 political prisoners

Published:Thursday | July 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

HAVANA (AP): Cuba's Roman Catholic Church said yesterday that the communist government has agreed to free 52 political prisoners and allow them to leave the country in what would be the island's largest mass...

Published:Thursday | July 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP):One of the first terrorism suspects taken to Guantanamo Bay pleaded guilty yesterday to two charges in a plea deal that gives United States President Barack Obama's...

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