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Published:Thursday | April 17, 2008 | 3:57 PM

South Africa has joined international calls for Zimbabwe\'s electoral commission to release the results of last month\'s presidential election.

Published:Thursday | April 17, 2008 | 12:40 PM

Brazil\'s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has rejected allegations that biofuels are responsible for the recent rise in global food prices.

Published:Wednesday | April 16, 2008 | 4:20 PM

More than 50 Zimbabwean opposition supporters have been arrested after staging a strike yesterday.

Published:Wednesday | April 16, 2008 | 4:20 PM

At least 44 people were killed this morning after a bus ran off the road and plunged into a canal in New Delhi, India.

Published:Wednesday | April 16, 2008 | 11:42 AM

Zimbabwean opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai said he would not contest a run off election if certain conditions were not met.

Published:Tuesday | April 15, 2008 | 2:41 PM

Many Zimbabwean shops and businesses are reportedly open for business despite opposition calls for a general strike to press for election results to be published.

Published:Tuesday | April 15, 2008 | 2:40 PM

United States President, George W. Bush said Haiti is among the countries to first benefit from a US$200 million emergency aid programme to help to alleviate the global food crisis.

Published:Tuesday | April 15, 2008 | 1:58 PM

The European Union (EU) said it is studying further measures to help poor countries deal with rising food prices.

Published:Monday | April 14, 2008 | 3:06 PM

Forces in Iraq have reportedly freed a British journalist.

Published:Monday | April 14, 2008 | 3:05 PM

The Zimbabwean High Court is today expected to decide whether President Robert Mugabe must publish the outcome of the presidential election held more than two weeks ago.

Published:Monday | April 14, 2008 | 12:53 PM

The two Democratic rivals for their party\'s presidential nomination have both affirmed their support for abortion rights.

Published:Friday | April 11, 2008 | 3:22 PM

The former Communist Party chief in Shanghai, China, has been sentenced to 18 years in jail.

Published:Friday | April 11, 2008 | 12:14 PM

Survivors and the families of those killed in the Virginia Tech massacre a year ago have agreed an US$11 million deal with the state.

Published:Thursday | April 10, 2008 | 3:37 PM

China said it has uncovered a criminal ring planning to kidnap athletes and others at the Beijing Olympic Games.

Published:Thursday | April 10, 2008 | 11:31 AM

People in Nepal have begun voting in nationwide elections that will decide the future direction of the country.

Published:Wednesday | April 9, 2008 | 2:56 PM

A former Director of the New York Mercantile Exchange, Nymex, is now facing imprisonment after he admitted to fraud linked to commodities trading

Published:Wednesday | April 9, 2008 | 2:55 PM

Zambia has called for an emergency meeting of the Southern African Development Community on the Zimbabwe presidential poll delay.

Published:Wednesday | April 9, 2008 | 10:03 AM

Zimbabwe have been forced out of the CLICO Under-15 International Cricket Championship, after the players were denied British visas to travel to the Caribbean via London.

Published:Wednesday | April 9, 2008 | 10:02 AM

Baghdad has imposed a one-day vehicle curfew as a security measure for the fifth anniversary of the city\'s capture by American forces.

Published:Tuesday | April 8, 2008 | 10:52 AM

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that the European Union (EU) is still breaking international trade rules with its banana import regime.

Published:Tuesday | April 8, 2008 | 10:52 AM

Nine people convicted for their involvement in suicide bombings in Casablanca have escaped from a prison in Morocco.

Published:Monday | April 7, 2008 | 2:56 PM

A Zimbabwean High Court judge has agreed to hear a petition by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change demanding the immediate release of the recent election results.

Published:Monday | April 7, 2008 | 2:55 PM

Health officials in Spain are reporting that the Mad Cow disease has killed two persons in the Castilla Leon region of North Madrid since December.

Published:Monday | April 7, 2008 | 11:42 AM

France said it has made contact with Somali pirates who seized a luxury French yacht and its crew of about 30.

Published:Friday | April 4, 2008 | 2:28 PM

The first case of human-to-human transmission of avian influenza or bird flu has been confirmed in Pakistan.


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